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City Tour of Cartagena for Cruises

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City Tour of Cartagena for Cruises
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City Tour of Cartagena for Cruises
US$80.00
Overview
Enjoy a fascinating 4-hour exploration of Cartagena’s top attractions during this shore excursion designed with cruise ship passengers in mind. Join a local guide to check out Cartagena sights including the striking architecture in the Manga neighborhood and see the colonial San Felipe Fortress. You’ll also have shopping time at Las Bovedas, take a walking tour of the old city and learn about Colombia’s emerald industry at the Emerald Museum. This shore excursion also covers transport by air-conditioned vehicle, bottled water and entrance at the monastery and the Saint Peter Claver Church and Museum.
What to Expect
You will be greet by one of our staff member who will be waiting for you holding up a sign with your name on it at the pier. The tour start by driving you around the Manga neighborhood to appreciate Moorish and Republican Houses (approx. 20 minutes). Then will head to San Felipe Fortress which is on of the most outstanding fort built in America during the colonial times (approx. 10 minutes, photo stop).
The photo stop is followed by a visit to Las Bovedas for shopping of souvenirs (approx. 20 minutes). Get ready to enjoy a walking tour around the old city (approx. 55 minutes). During the walk your will have a stop at Saint Peter Claver Church & Museum for a visit (approx. 30 minutes). After the visit to Saint Peter Claver then you will enjoy a sightseeing tour around the modern side of the city where you will also see the bay of Cartagena. Our last stop will be at the Emerald Museum where an emerald professional guide will teach you how to recognize an original Colombian Emerald (approx. 30 minutes). After this unique experience you will be transfer back to the pier.
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2018
a lot of walking

The transportation and guide were great.However, stop here and then walk there, and most times you end in a Emerald shop. Where they let you "kill time or look around". A lot of walking, and when our ship was there, so were two other. the...More

Thank edwardTiburon
Marketing G, Director Comercial at Guianza Express Tours Guides Y Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hello Mr. Edward. Thanks a lot for your review. We are glad that you liked the tour Guide and Transportation. However remember the streets in the old city are very narrow and buses Don´t have access to some streets because are restricted by the police,...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Glad we booked with Trip Advisor

We had the option of booking tours with the cruise line that we were traveling with, but we were glad we booked with Trip Advisor. The tour was easier to access, i.e. fewer people meant it was easier to organize and we didn't have to...More

1  Thank MaryoftheMountains
Reviewed 6 March 2018
Great walking Tour!!

Excellant walking tour of the old city. Our guide provided us with a great deal of the history of the area and an opportunity to learn about the current products that are produced in the area including emeralds and cacao.

1  Thank rellaford72
Reviewed 9 February 2018
Enjoyed our morning tour with Eduardo

We had a very extensive tour of the historic areas of Cartagena with Eduardo. The tour made me want to return to the city for a longer visit. My only negative was that we had very little time to shop. There were many stores in...More

1  Thank gail w
Reviewed 4 February 2018
Great Tour

I booked this tour through SmartCruiser, not through the cruise line. The tour was great. It was hot, we were picked up in a beautiful car with good air conditioning and cold bottled water. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Traffic was busy and...More

Thank John B
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