1. Colombia
  2. Bolívar
  3. Cartagena
  4. Bazurto market

Cartagena: Bazurto Market Food Tour by Anthony Bourdain

Product ID: 383929
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Follow Anthony Bourdain's steps to visit Bazurto, Cartagena's central market. Discover an authentic place full of history and culture as you eat the same fruits that surprised him and have lunch at the traditional spot he called "The Promise Land".
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

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  • Relive the Anthony Bourdain's culinary adventure in Bazurto Market, the most authentic place in Cartagena
  • Get know the local fish varieties and savor the "rainbow of fruits" that was remarkable during his visit
  • Feel the real Cartagena spirit while walking Bazurto's mazes
  • Meet little merchants and traditional cooks to take home their stories and recipes
  • Have lunch at the same spot where Anthony Bourdain did
Full description
Bring your hunger and get ready to savor new flavors, smells, and experiences reliving the experience of every foodies' favorite host: Anthony Bourdain. He was captivated by the flavors of Cartagena by walking and tasting it at its original location, the Bazurto central market. 

Join a chef and follow Anthony Bourdain's steps trying the true local cuisine. Let the aromas, the music, the colors and that relaxed spirit of Cartagena locals get to you while you talk to the superstars of the market. 

Discover the best spots in between the mazes of the market to taste a "rainbow of fruits" and find out ingredients that you probably didn’t even know existed. Later, continue walking among the kiosks that offer everything from fresh fish, to flowers and meat while learning everything about it. Continue to the same spot where Anthony Bourdain went in his No Reservations show to try a traditional lunch menu.

During the whole tour, benefit from personalized insider tips while exploring a non-touristy place with your small-group. This will be an experience that blends mouth-watering cuisine and wonderful local people, sharing their stories and partaking in conversations.
  • Bilingual Chef-Guide English and Spanish-speaking
  • 1-Way Public Transportation from the historic center to Bazurto
  • Cold beer, local soda and bottled water
  • Local brunch with fish
  • Native fruits tasting
  • 4-Course tasting menu
What’s Not Included
  • Return transfer
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • Vegetarians

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Meeting point

Meet at Boca del Puente, Provincia de Cartagena, Bolívar Inside the Clock Tower's main gate, look for a sign that says Foodies. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the tour, as the tour will begin on time regardless of late-comers.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
This tour will take place rain or shine
Note that unfortunately this tour cannot consider a vegetarian diet or severe allergies
The route has a mix of savory and sweet options

From US$ 51.89 per person

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Foodies SAS

Product ID: 383929