Private City tour Cartagena, Historic, Colonial, and Fortifications.
Panoramic tour of the city, where you can enjoy the colonial architecture which is full of colorful squares, churches, cathedrals, and convents. In addition, it was the most important port in South America for the Spanish crown where the treasures of the new Granada and the Viceroyalty of Peru were stored. Cartagena was the economic epicenter of the Spaniards in South America, which made it the target of pirates and corsairs in the Caribbean that in turn caused the most heroic and fearsome naval battles in the continent to be fought, and therefore in this city, It was walled and fortified with the largest defense system in the Caribbean. You will visit the Convent of “La Popa” founded and built from 1606-1611, which is located on a mountain at 140mts altitude and where the virgin patron saint of the city (Virgen de la Candelaria), and then reach the largest fortification del caribe The Fort of San Felipe de Barajas, which was witness and executioner in the most epic naval battle of the Caribbean in 1741 against Admiral Vernon, and finally will make a tour of about an hour walking in the old city visiting its squares, churches, and monuments, being part of this magnificent city of the Colombian Caribbean.
Private city tour Cartagena Includes – Private professional guide service in the requested language (Spanish/English) – Tickets to the convent of “La Popa” and the Fort of San Felipe de Barajas – Transport Hotel/Tour/Hotel (Private Car, or Van) – Hydration (Bottle with water).
Private city tour CartagenaIt does not include – Lunches – Additional services not described in the tour.
As this is a private and exclusive tour for you, you can choose the pickup time and place. As long as it is from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm and within the geographical area of the tour (old city, Bocagrande, Manga, North zone - Morros)
Panoramic tour of the bay of Cartagena (Bocagrande)
It will be talked about how the first pirates and corsairs attacked the city of Cartagena and how its impugnable defense system began to be built.
Visit the Popa convent
On this visit, you will meet the only convent in Cartagena from the 17th century that is still in operation and where the patron saint of the city is located (La virgen de la candelaria).
Visit the fort of San Felipe de Barajas
You will visit the largest fort in the Caribbean that has been built, and which was a witness and executioner of the greatest naval battle in history. Only surpassed by the landing of Normandy in the Second World War.
Walkthrough the old city
We will talk about history as we walk through the narrow, colorful, and beautiful streets of the walled city, and visit its squares, churches, and monuments.
Return to the hotel
As it is a private and exclusive tour for you, you can choose the place where the tour ends (hotel, restaurant, or another place) always and when it is within the geographical perimeter of the tour.
You can also change the itinerary to your liking with prior notice and according to the guide and driver (if this change in itinerary causes extra costs, these must be assumed by the client).
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