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Cartagena tourist plans |

Cartagena is located on the shores of the Caribbean Sea, a municipality in the department of Bolivar. A historic center called the old city or walled city built by Spanish colonists 500 years ago has been preserved. The name Cartagena is an integration of Cartago Nova, which was a name of a city colonized by the Romans. Cartagena is surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. Its economy is strong in port logistics, industry, and tourism. The Cartagena Tour lasts 4 days 3 nights.


4 days 

3 nights

Land departure from Medellin



Per person is: Adult $900,000 in accommodation (with more than one bed) Children older than 5 years $800,000 Children under 5 years of age $100,000 (they travel loaded, sleep with parents and do not include food, among others.)


Transport in vehicles according to the number of people Visits in: -Barú -Isla de Tierra Bomba -Bocagrande tour, walled city Bocagrande night walk, cartagena -3 nights accommodation in a hotel with swimming pool. -Food: breakfasts and meals (nightly). -Guide during the tour -Medical assistance card -Family environment


Wear comfortable clothes, carry small luggage, do not use valuable objects during the tours. No pets. Have the original identity documents for hotel registration. Including the documents of minors for hotel registration.
“Cartagena tourism |

Tourism in Cartagena

It is located next to the Caribbean Sea. It was 500 years ago the capital of Bolívar. It suffered from attacks by pirates and European envoys. Colonial architecture is preserved. Historic centers such as the clock tower, the Getsemaní neighborhood, the walled city, the San Felipe castle, among others. It has a warm semi-arid climate. It has a lot of flora and fauna.

Its economy is based on industry, tourism, petrochemicals, trade and logistics for maritime trade. It has one of the most important maritime ports in Colombia.

Cartagena has more than 5 nearby islands and more than 20 beaches.

More than 1 million people live next to the Caribbean Sea. Its historic center is called the Walled City with a Spanish legacy and colonial structures. There were slaves. It is one of the oldest cities in Colombia. The Kalamari indigenous people lived there during the During the colonial period it was an important port.

It has the islands of Barú, Tierrabomba, Rosario, Barbacoas Bay, Tesca and Virgen lagoons. It has unique animals.

Pass the Magdalena River, mangroves, walls and castles (San Lorenzo, San Felipe, La Tenaza, San Fernando, San José, San Sebastián del Pastelillo)

It has assets such as
clock tower
Gethsemane neighborhood
Walled city
San Felipe castle.

Its economy revolves around logistics, industry (such as oil and construction), tourism, and commerce.

Every year the National Beauty Contest is held, it has free zones, it is the 2nd poorest in Colombia. Surrounded by the municipalities of Santa Rosa, Turbaco, Turbaná Arjona and Clemencia.

Some beaches of interest

The beaches of La Boquilla
The beaches of Bocagrande
The beaches of Castillo Grande
The beaches of El Laguito Isla del Rosario
Baru Island.

It has the most used port in Colombia, important museums, theaters and art galleries. His favorite music is champeta and vallenato. Their particular food is egg arepa, shrimp, fish.

The functions that individuals perform in the midst of their trips and stays in places other than their routine area in a few months or days, for recreation, business, among others.

Historical tourism

Old age
In Greece they became interested in leisure, and they used their rest time in sports, culture and fun.
In the middle of the Roman Empire, citizens visited hot springs.
Middle Ages
Religious pilgrimages were what was used.
Modern age
Pilgrimages continue, visits to hot springs, mud baths for health and some beaches for doctor’s instructions.
Contemporary age
Rest trips began, the steam engine changed the form of transportation, where only animals were transported, the use of steam in maritime transport reduced space time. Maritime transport and ecological tourism are going viral. Much later they invented the airplane, increasing the pace of tourism.

The most visited countries are:

Are you planning a trip to Cartagena for the first time? If so, you may find the process a little hectic. There are so many things to consider that you may not know where to start!
If visiting Cartagena is just one part of a larger trip, we recommend planning Cartagena first and scheduling the other part of your itinerary later.
Decide what time of year you want to visit Cartagena and for how long
Throughout the year, the temperature varies from 21 °C to 30 °C.
How many days to spend in Cartagena?
Once you’ve decided when to visit, you need to consider how long. We are frequently asked how many days to spend in Cartagena. A minimum of 3 days would be ideal as this will give you the opportunity to see some of the main parks.
Decide your budget
Consider how much to budget for what could be the first of many visits, or a once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Cartagena is not that expensive and you may be wondering how much it costs to go to Cartagena.
We recommend budgeting approximately $200,000 (USD$50) per day, per person, after paying for the trip. Of course, you can spend more or less, but our last trip showed us that this value is an initial element.
Book flights
Plan how you will get to Cartagena.
If you are in America, Europe, Oceania, Asia or Africa, the normal thing is by plane.
Flights from airlines such as Aeromexico, Air Europa, American Airlines, Arajet, Avianca, Copa, Jet blue, Jetsmart, Latam, United, Spirit, Wingo arrive in Medellin.
After Medellin to Cartagena, by land.
Book accommodation

Where to stay in Cartagena
It is something difficult for many people when planning their trip to Cartagena. We know that choosing where to stay in a city you haven’t visited before can be exhausting. Analyze the value of accommodation in Cartagena, the area and the right accommodation for your travel group, travel class and travel budget. That’s why if you get a Colombia Plans Pass you don’t need to think much about it.
Itinerary planning
Prioritize the list into things you must do and things you would like to do
Book tours, attractions, experiences and activities
If this is your first visit to Cartagena and you plan to visit many of the places and attractions, it may pay to invest in a Colombia Plans Pass.
Pre-departure advice
These are things you may want to consider months before departure.
How to connect to Wi-Fi
We are frequently asked what the options are to connect to the Internet in Cartagena. It is available in many places, such as cafes, museums, and many hotels.
• Buy a SIM card before you leave or when you arrive in Colombia
Decide what to pack
It is practical to be prepared for your adventure in Cartagena.
Some objects to take into account are:
• Comfortable tennis shoes
• Adapter or connector
• Anti-theft bags

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