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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
From US$80.00
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.
Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Historical Columbia

The tour guide, Walter Garcia, was the reason our tour was so incredibly good. I presume the guide on the bus was friendly and knowledgeable, however, due to medical reasons, we missed the bus. We called the tour representative phone number expecting that our chances...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank contentedinCartegena
Marketing G, Gerente at Guianza Express Tours Guides Y Transportation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many Thanks for this Important review, I really enjoy my job because I love it ,You are the reason of my job. There are many destinies ,many beautifull place and you have chosen a cruise that includes cartagena de Indias that´s the reason we have...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Great tour with Benny!!!

Our ship was only in port for six hours, so we selected this tour for our time there. Benny was an amazing tour guide -- friendly, helpful, informative, and easy to understand. He was assisted by a lovely lady Neta (?spelling?) and she was also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank prlong47
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile
City tour

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, also picked us up from airport from hotel back to the airport!!!

Thank vanessa_mia45
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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank MaryoftheMountains
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