Touristic Tours

Below you will find a selection of Sightseeing Tours in Cartagena and surroundings.

Reservations:

If you wish to book the tours listed below, as well as request information on other available tours, please contact:
GEMA TOURS- Hotel Hilton

Vicky Arocha: arochavicky@gmail.com , Telf ( 575) 6650208 – 6657751

Excursions in Cartagena and surroundings

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CARTAGENA DE INDIAS - VISIT TO THE CITY (DURATION: 3 HOURS)
 CARTAGENA – VISIT TO THE CITY
Founded in 1533 by don Pedro de Heredia, Cartagena de Indias performed a crucial role as a commercial center  and as a port for loading the treasures of the Crown during the Spanish dominion. Today Cartagena is one of the most beautiful cities in South America, thanks to its legacy from those heroic times. – Cartagena offers its visitors the incomparable city of fortifications, squares, cloisters, balconies and colonial streets, also beaches, sea and nights full of magical tropical atmosphere.

The Old City  preserves all the enchantment of the Colonial era, with its narrow streets lined with beautiful doors and overhanging balconies. The Puerta del Reloj, main entrance to the walled city, you reach the Plaza de los Coches, where the slave market used to be held. From  there you can enter streets with romantic names , squares, churches, cloisters and antique houses. Some of them :  the church and cloister of San Pedro Claver, church of Santo Domingo, the Palace of the Inquisition, the Plaza de la Aduana where today the Mayor’s office functions.

Cartagena de Indias is a large city seaport on the northern coast of Colombia. Capital of the Bolívar Department, it has a population of 1,000,000  inhabitants  and named after the port of Cartagena in Spain’s Murcia region, it was a major center of early Spanish settlement in the Americas which had impressive development in the XVIII century as the de facto capital of the Viceroyalty of New Granada and as the main hub of commerce and transportation in the late vice royal era, situation that is reflected in its alternative capitality today. Nowadays continues to be the economic hub of the Caribbean region as well as a popular tourist destination.

HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Half day tour, visiting the residential area known as Bocagrande, then will
pass through Manga ” the traditional neighborhood ” .- From there you will go to “San Felipe’s” fortress, the master piece of the Spanish military engineering in America. The construction took around 125 years.

After we finish the main monuments out of the old city, we will go to the city center located inside the walls. We will stop in the dungeons built originally as barracks and storages places today are handicraft shops .-

Walking around the narrow streets and the main squares, we also visit St. Peter’s Church (St. Peter was the father of the slaves in the colonial times), and the Gold Museum, where you will find a sample of the pre-Columbian art.

Duration reloj  3 hours
Included: Private service, transportation, a guide who will be explain all the history, entrances to the monuments and a delicious gelato.
FULL DAY. ARCHIPIELAGO ROSARIO (DURATION: Full day)
 FULL DAY (ARCHIPIELAGO ROSARIO)
Full day of relaxation in the Archipelago known as Rosario, stay at Gente de Mar Island. Rosario is located one hour from Cartagena by speedboats, it is a coral zone, its beaches are small and the area is ideal for snorkel. Typical lunch included: Fish, coconut rice, patacones, salad and a soft drink with food.

  

Duration reloj  Full day
Included: Transfer hotel/pier/hotel, environmental tax are also included.
COOKING CLASES (DURATION: 4 HOURS)
 COCKING CLASES
To learn something of our gastronomy, the Chef of the Capilla del Mar hotel will take a mini cooking course. Once it is finished will able to have your own cook for lunch. 

Duration reloj  4 hours
Included: Transportation and Assistance.
SHOOPING TOUR (DURATION: 4 HOURS)
 SHOPPING TOUR
Transportation and Assistance will be able for 4 hours to go shopping to the Shopping Mall Plaza.

Duration reloj  4 hours
Included: Transportation and Assistance.
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