Discover Cartagena, the Pearl of the Caribbean and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Arrive to Cartagena on Day 1 and take a transfer to your hostel. Enjoy a morning of leisure and then take a City Tour on Day 2 to Cartagena’s old town, the San Felipe de Barajas Fortress and the La Candelaria Church. Visit the famous Totumo Volcano on Day 3 for a healing mud bath and swim in the sea at Manzanillo del Mar. Your trip ends as you check out of your hostel in the morning on Day 4.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1: Cartagena Arrival Transfer
As you arrive in Cartagena, you will be picked up at the airport for your arrival transfer to your accommodation. Then, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to relax and taste some delicious Colombian food on your own. Overnight in Cartagena.
Day 2: Cartagena City Tour (B)
After breakfast enjoy the morning at your leisure. At 2pm, you will be picked up to begin your tour of the "Pearl of the Caribbean". Cartagena combines an impressive mix of modern and colonial architecture created by the Spanish, preserving the past and memorialising the struggles of that time. During the tour you will visit two monuments outside the old city: San Felipe de Barajas, a fortress built to defend the city, and the monastery and church of La Candelaria on the La Popa hill, both outstanding examples of religious and colonial architecture. From here you will continue the tour with a visit to the old town before returning to your accommodation. Overnight in Cartagena.
Day 3: Totumo Volcano Tour (B/L)
After breakfast, at around 8:30 you will be picked-up from your accommodation and transferred to the famous Totumo Volcano. The minerals in the mud are said to have therapeutic qualities - whether the Volcano will actually cure your ailments is unclear, but it definitely makes your skin feel great. Climb up and inside this small volcano and jump into the natural mud that lies within to enjoy a relaxing and hilarious experience swimming with your tour mates. After the mud bath, travel to Manzanillo del Mar for a dip in the beautiful Caribbean Sea before enjoying a delicious lunch on the beach. After having some time to relax and digest, you will be transferred back to your hostel in Cartagena. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Cartagena.
Day 4: Cartagena Departure (B)
After breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to your new friends. After checking-out from your accommodation, this amazing adventure will come to an end.