Cartagena is a city thought for the complete and absolute delight of each visitor, here you will appreciate the history that contains every corner of this beautiful city, you will also observe the preservation of colonial architecture combined with modern architecture, and the wonder of its beaches, extensive and beautiful, which are perfect for an excellent rest and tranquility caused by the beautiful sound of the waves that diminish their speed when you reach the shore. This paradise is surrounded by different islands that are part of its great attraction, islands focused on the preservation and care of the most important coral reefs of the Caribbean coasts. Enjoy typical food of this region and let yourself be surprised by the colors, smells and flavors of each destination.
Bathrooms and private rooms, other features will be provided by the detailed services for each hotel of your choice.
Low level of difficulty, suitable for people without previous experience, short trips of up to one hour walking or by vehicle.
You will begin this tour arriving in a quiet way to the city of Cartagena, where you will be picked up at the airport for the transfer to the chosen hotel. There you can relax and rest before starting this wonderful adventure.
This tour through the city of Cartagena will start in the historic center of the city, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984. Let yourself be enchanted by its architecture and its colonial essence that is still preserved and where modernity merges with the traditional. Visit the Gold Museum inaugurated in 1982, a place that houses many pieces in gold and ceramics from the pre-Columbian cultures of the Zenú culture. Then, you will head towards La Popa, a place located on La Galera hill, where you can find a beautiful church belonging to the Order of Augustinian Recollects, which is one of the most beautiful cloisters in Colombia. At the end of this cultural tour you will be able to visit the San Felipe castle, a fortification that suffered assiduous attacks by English and French conquerors, a whole piece full of history. To culminate this spectacular day, you will enjoy the beautiful beaches of Cartagena where you can relax and watch a beautiful sunset.
On this second day you will visit the Totumo Volcano, a large volcanic cone full of mud where you can take a bath in its different natural formations, this beautiful tourist attraction is one of the wonders of the Caribbean region that you cannot miss. Enjoy the beaches around this place, and finish your afternoon sunbathing on board the catamaran, a private boat that will take you on a tour through nature, during this tour you will know the wonderful and wide aquatic life that resides in the Caribbean waters.
Around the city of Cartagena are different islands that are famous thanks to the authenticity of its beaches. On this spectacular day you will have the opportunity to visit the Rosario Islands, where one of the natural national parks of Colombia is located. One of the aims of the park is to preserve and take care of the most important coral reefs of the Caribbean coasts. Then enjoy the Aquarium of the Rosario Islands, one of the most beautiful and colorful wonders of the Caribbean. You will walk through Playa Blanca on the island of Barú, a long beach with calm waters and stunning turquoise waters that are given thanks to the corals of the area. In this place you will also enjoy a delicious typical lunch of the region. You will conclude your day by visiting the barrier reef, a surprising place that is proof of the survival of the largest coral reef in the region, which has survived despite the adverse conditions to which it is exposed.
This day you will visit the largest aviary in Latin America, a space created to conserve, promote and exhibit in a sustainable way the diversity of birds of Colombia in a natural environment, this is also home to a large number and variety of wild birds, some of them are in danger of extinction and are protected by the park. The sight of so many species full of color will captivate you without doubt, allowing you to feel joy at being able to admire such beauty. Conclude this day by relaxing in Barú and enjoy a regional lunch and a spectacular afternoon at the beach.
The last day, as usual you will take a breakfast on the hotel, after that, you will departure from the hotel to the airport, finishing this amazing adventure.
-Sunglasses, UV filter
-Hat or cap and sunscreen
-Water bottle, thermos or camelback for continuous hydration
-Towel for personal use to use during walks
-Small backpack to use during walks
-Shoes closed and comfortable to walk and easy to dry. Recommended to wear high boots. You can also bring extra sandals
-Lightweight jacket or raincoat
-Wear and use insect repellent
-Basic elements of personal hygiene
-Camera with additional batteries
– Traveler’s documents: passport, identity card or citizenship card, military passbook and health insurance card
• We recommend using comfortable clothes according to the climate of the city, preferably synthetic clothes of fast drying and of light colors. Long pants and shirts or long-sleeved shirts to protect from insects and the sun
• Respect the privacy of the natives of the region (indigenous and / or peasants)
• If you want to take photos with them you must ask permission first
• You must enjoy good health to make this trip
• Do not leave any kind of garbage in the places you visited
•Caring for and respecting the environment and the environment