The Queen of the Caribbean

4-Day Cartagena Caribbean Experience – Colombia

Prices from £250 pp

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Duration4 days / 3 nights (flexible)


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Cartagena is located on the Caribbean coast with large squares, colourful colonial buildings, graffiti districts and walled old town.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • 3 x breakfast
  • Bike tour

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Arrival in Cartagena

Today you’ll arrive in Cartagena and quickly understand why this is seen as the most beautiful colonial city in Colombia. Your charming accommodation is in the historic city centre and just a few minutes from the beach and all the main sights. The old town is a bit touristy, but its beauty means it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site consisting of a labyrinth of small alleys and many squares. Check out historic centre in the district of El Centro. Otherwise known as “The Walled City”, it’s here that you’ll find a thick wall fortification and colonial buildings that date back centuries.

street view with a balcony

Cartagena Bike Tour / Your Own Time

For your second day in Cartagena, you’ll have a half day bike tour planned. Together with a guide you will get to know more about the history of Cartagena. You’ll explore the neighbourhoods of Getsemaní, Manga and Bocagrande, passing well-known sights and stopping at various places for your guide to tell you all about the cultural and historical aspects of Cartagena that many people miss out on. The rest of your time here is free to do as you please and there is a lot to discover just by strolling through the streets, watching the hustle and bustle and enjoying the cafes and local street food.

street art in Cartagena

Departure from Cartagena

If Cartagena is your last stop in Colombia, you have the option of boarding your international flight from here. If you are lucky to have some more time on the Caribbean Coast, then travel east to Santa Marta the perfect base to explore the beaches and jungle of nearby Tayrona National Park.

food market in cartagena
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"Colombia is a fascinating country, full of of the most caring, friendly people you're likely to meet. As the country continues to come out of the shadow cast by the Medellin Cartel everyone wants to show off their stunning country to you. It's a very special place."

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