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Cartagena Instagrammable History

Cartagena Instagrammable History

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Immerse yourself in the captivating history and Caribbean flair of Cartagena on a 3-hour historical tour of the city. Visit all of Cartagena’s significant sites and UNESCO World Heritage-listed structures accompanied by a knowledgeable guide; absorb the sacred ambiance of San Pedro Claver Church; and gain insight in to the colorful culture of the Colombian area.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Island Beach Trip on a Pirate Sail Boat Drinks Included

Island Beach Trip on a Pirate Sail Boat Drinks Included

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Have you ever dreamed you were in a Pirate Movie? I'm Joshua the gringo pirate of Cartagena. I sailed my ship La Fantastica from Boston in search of my next great adventure. Sail with me across the waters of Cartagena. We then explore Fuerte San Fernando and the beaches of Boca Chica. If you want a better experience than a hour long bumpy speed boat ride, then this is the tour for you! Do you have your scarf and eye patch ready? We board the ship and toast to the crew that will accompany us during the trip with a welcome drink. We will begin to cross the waters of Cartagena until we see Fuerte San Fernando. Like the pirates of past centuries, we will attack this bulwark and hear a few stories from it's past. Then we walk the Boca Chica Beach Club where we will relax on the beach and enjoy a typical Cartagena Lunch of coconut rice, fried fish and patacones. Pirate Life can work up an appetite! We the reboard La Fantastica for the return trip with more drinks, music, and comradery.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.34
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$85.34
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Bazurto Market Adventure Tour in Cartagena

Bazurto Market Adventure Tour in Cartagena

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Bazurto Market is Cartagena’s largest and busiest market, and it’s a maze of colorful stalls, exotic foods and local artisans. This guided visit will take you to the heart of the market, where you’ll get the chance to meet the vendors, watch craftsmen at work, sample local delicacies and enjoy a delicious Colombian lunch.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00
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$54.00

City Tour of Cartagena for Cruises

City Tour of Cartagena for Cruises

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Enjoy a fascinating 4-hour exploration of Cartagena’s top attractions during this shore excursion designed with cruise ship passengers in mind. Join a local guide to check out Cartagena sights including the striking architecture in the Manga neighborhood and see the colonial San Felipe Fortress. You’ll also have shopping time at Las Bovedas, take a walking tour of the old city and learn about Colombia’s emerald industry at the Emerald Museum. This shore excursion also covers transport by air-conditioned vehicle, bottled water and entrance at the monastery and the Saint Peter Claver Church and Museum.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Half-Day Tour of Cartagena by Air-Conditioned Vehicles

Half-Day Tour of Cartagena by Air-Conditioned Vehicles

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Absorb the color and charisma of Cartagena on a half-day tour of the UNESCO-listed Colombian city. In a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle, you’ll admire the beautiful mansions of Manga and ascend to La Popa (temporarily unavailable) – the city’s highest point – for spectacular views. Enter the magnificent San Felipe de Bajaras Castle, absorb the Caribbean spirit of Santo Domingo Square and browse artisan market, Las Bovedas, for unique souvenirs. Refreshments and round-trip transport from your Cartagena hotel is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill

Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill

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Discover the wealth of history and beautiful scenery in Cartagena during this half-day adventure to some of the city’s top landmarks. Admire the unique ‘republican-style’ architecture found on Manga Island. You’ll also take a guided tour inside historic San Felipe Fort and have time to shop for handicraft souvenirs at Bovedas shopping mall. Your Cartagena exploration also includes entry fees, professional guide, bottled water and transport by air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Freedom Tour of Palenque

Freedom Tour of Palenque

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The Freedom Tour is the most authentic tour offered in San Basilio de Palenque given by certified guides that are native to the community. We offer door to door transportation in comfortable AC cars with flexible pick up time to fit any schedule. Visitors are able to learn about incredible history of the community and feel the African essence that the community has maintained alive for over four centuries. During this tour our guests will hear traditional music, see the practice of traditional medicine in person, learn about the unique language that exists in the community and much more. More than traveling is living grand experiences.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
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$96.00

Mud Volcano Including Snack from Cartagena

Mud Volcano Including Snack from Cartagena

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Climb inside the Totumo Volcano in an amazing activity near to Cartagena in one of the world's smallest volcanos and enjoy a relaxing soak in the warm mud inside. Some locals say the mineral-infused mud has healing properties. After floating in the mud, rinse off in the ocean nearby. Massages are included. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included and a typical snack is with a drink.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Gabriel García Márquez Literature Tour in Cartagena De Indias

Gabriel García Márquez Literature Tour in Cartagena De Indias

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If you’re a fan of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of Latin America’s most beloved authors, then don’t miss out on this literary walking tour, ideal for travelers that are familiar with Marquez’s work. With a guide, you’ll visit hard-to-find places that correlate to the fictional places in the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s books. Plus, a mid-afternoon start time means you’ll avoid the midday heat.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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"Essential Cartagena. Private tour, customizable",

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The "Essential Cartagena de Indias" walking tour, will make you understand the relevance of this Caribbean port city and how its strategic location has helped to shape the world powers and economy from the 16th century till today. In this tour, you will feel the city like a local and will be amazed by the beauty and the good vibes of this unique place on earth. This is a no-rush kind of tour, that will walk tourists by history while learning why Cartagena became the prize for so many pirates and empires. Also, you will live the rhythm that does of Cartageneros happy citizens of the world. The walking tour is totally customizable and can be upgraded to compliment it to your interests or preferences. You will get to feel my city like a local. "El Guiador" is a perfect tour to fully understand the energy of the cartageneros and enjoy a fun time. Let me have the pleasure to be your #TourGuide I speak fluent English. Licensed, insured and certified by Colombian authorities.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.00
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$88.00
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Walking Tour Cartagena Old City including Gold Museum and Plaza de Bolivar

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Walking Tour Cartagena Old City including Gold Museum and Plaza de Bolivar

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Set out on a 2-hour guided walking tour of Cartagena, Colombia's stunning seaside city. Take in the the colonial architecture of Old Town, here the stories behind buildings like the Cathedral of Cartagena and San Pedro Church, and learn about local culture along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.20
$74.00
$14.80 savings
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$59.20
$74.00
$14.80 savings
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Cartagena City Tour

Cartagena City Tour

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Discover Cartagena’s major sightseeing spots on this guided tour. Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle, stopping at the convent of La Candelaria, which is located on top of La Popa Hill, for panoramic views, plus the San Felipe Fortress, popular neighborhoods, parks, and public squares. Also, enjoy free time to shop.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.00
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$94.00
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Cartagena City Trolley Tour

Cartagena City Trolley Tour

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Only a trolley tour lets you explore the city of Cartagena's major attractions in open-air historical style. Ride through the city's historical core and around the bay, stopping to visit museums, plazas, and more on your own schedule. This small-group tour is limited to 15 people per booking and includes live onboard commentary.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.50
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$25.50

Bike City tour Cartagena

Bike City tour Cartagena

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Our tour is complete to visit the city, it will help you understand the history in 2 hours, and you will get to know almost all the important places around the historic center.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Audio Guide: Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Cartagena

Audio Guide: Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Cartagena

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See the city of Cartagena through the eyes of iconic Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez with this 3-hour independent audio tour. Learn about the work of “Gabo,” a renowned author whose work seamlessly blended reality and fiction, exploring this colonial city’s many mysteries through his own words and characters. The audio content lasts for approximately 3 hours and includes 35 unique ‘stations’ that match different stories within the city. It's a fun, unique way to explore this charming city through the eyes (and pen) of one of the world's most famous novelists.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00

Private City Tour CARTAGENA

Private City Tour CARTAGENA

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Panoramic tour of the city, in which you will know why Cartagena was the economic epicenter of the Spaniards in South America, which made it the target of pirates and privateers in the Caribbean that in turn caused the most heroic and fearsome Naval battles of the continent, and therefore this city was walled and fortified with the largest defense system in the Caribbean. You will visit the Convent of the stern founded and built from 1606-1611, which is located on a mountain at 140mts altitude and where the patron virgin of the city (Virgen de la Candelaria) is located, and then reach the largest fortification of the Caribbean The Fort of San Felipe de Barajas, which witnessed and executioner in the most epic naval battle of the Caribbean in 1741 against Admiral Vernon, and finally will make a journey of approximately two hours walking in the old city visiting its squares, churches and monuments being part of this magnificent city (Not for cruises).
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Cartagena 4-hour Sightseeing Tour through the Old City starting at the port

Cartagena 4-hour Sightseeing Tour through the Old City starting at the port

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When your cruise ship docks at the picturesque port of Cartagena, explore the Caribbean color and cultural flair of the Colombian city during a half-day sightseeing shore excursion. Our guide will be waiting for you at the parking of the port. Visit the historical and architectural highlights of the UNESCO World Heritage Site while delving deeper into the city’s history with a knowledgeable guide. Stroll around the ambient Plaza de la Aduana and discover the stolid structure of the Castillo San Felipe, the entrance fee to which is included in the tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.00
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$149.00
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Cartagena Deluxe - Private City Tour Experience

Cartagena Deluxe - Private City Tour Experience

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Explore Cartagena in style and at your own pace on this private city tour. Enjoy the personal attention of your guide as they escort you around the city and provide in-depth information. Visit the Convento de la Popa at the highest point of Cartagena for panoramic views, walk through the tunnels and galleries of San Felipe Fort, visit the Bovedas to shop for handicrafts, and embark upon a walking tour of the walled city. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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$160.00
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Audio Guide - Walking Tour with Interactive (Cartagena de Indias)

Audio Guide - Walking Tour with Interactive (Cartagena de Indias)

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Enjoy your own independent exploration of Cartagena with the help of local experts thanks to this interactive audio guide tour. Learn about the highlights of this historic UNESCO World Heritage-listed Colombian city with the help of historians, fun sound effects and professional narrators. Along the way you’ll hear stories about pirate attacks, colorful characters, architecture, fashion and local customs.. Best of all, you can take this audio tour at your own pace in whatever order you like. Your purchase includes a drop-off of the guide at a location of your choosing.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.00
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$11.00

Guided visit to San Basilio de Palenque: World Cultural Heritage

Guided visit to San Basilio de Palenque: World Cultural Heritage

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Profesional Guide Local Guide Local food tasting Music and Dance show Walking tour in the streets Visit a local home Visit the cultural house of Palenque
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00

GOD 2- MILITARY HISTORY OF CARTAGENA Shore excursions

GOD 2- MILITARY HISTORY OF CARTAGENA Shore excursions

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On this tour, an expert guide will take you to back in time to the city beginnings. The first encounters between the invading Spanish and the indigenous calamari natives. The attacks perpetrated by different pirates, privateers (corsairs), buccaneers and philibusters throughout the colonial period. We also explain how independence wars prompted Colombia to start building its military force that later became known as Fuerzas Armadas de Colombia, the national army. We will visit: Naval Museum, San Felipe fortress (castle), Las bóvedas. In each one of them, we also touch on the recent history of Cartagena as part of Colombia conflicts with guerrilla groups, drug trafficking (Medellin and Cali Cartels), Paramilitary groups, constitutional amendments, Extradition in Colombia, Narco guerrilla as well as Colombia´s peace talks and agreements.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.34
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San Basilio de Palenque UNESCO World Heritage Site Daytrip: Africa in America

San Basilio de Palenque UNESCO World Heritage Site Daytrip: Africa in America

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Visit San Basilio de Palenque, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this day trip from downtown Cartagena. Tour the town, which is a settlement established by runaway slaves, and learn about its history and culture, enjoy traditional food and music, and get a language lesson on Palenquero, which is only spoken in the village of Palenque de San Basilio.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.00
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Palenque: Roots Tour

Palenque: Roots Tour

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Adventures Cartagena accompanies you to explore with your five senses the corner of Africa hidden in Colombia: • PALENQUE • San Basilio de Palenque is the first free black community in America since 1713. Even today, we can see in its inhabitants the combination of a strong look, with an unshakable spirit and a welcoming smile.  Today they are happy to see visitors who value their history, struggle and resistance. You will know this crucial point in the history of black roots in Latin America. Discover all the experiences that are waiting for you in this brave town.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$79.00
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$79.00

Movie Bike Tour

Movie Bike Tour

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It's not just a tour on very good bikes that look like and ride like your own (all are different), I'm a story teller and part of my family is included as we have been part of the history of Cartagena. You don't have to return the bikes. We end where you want!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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