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Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 4 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Overview

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.
  • Half-day tour is ideal for travelers wanting to maximize their time
  • Learn about local culture and history from your knowledgable guide
  • Admission fees to select landmarks included as an added convenience
  • Enjoy a stress-free experience as you travel by air-conditioned vehicle
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Bottled water
Professional guide
Air conditioning vehicle
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
If traveller do not want be picked up in hotel can go to Bóveda number 3 to 13:45 hours to wait for our bus and operator.

Departure Time

2:00 PM
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide (English and Spanish)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately forma sunny days (hats, comfortable clothes, sunglasses etc)
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Guianza Express S.A.S

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Cartagena City tour with Popa Hill.

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star-5
Good tour
Rebecca_S
, Jun 2021
Richard was an excellent tour guide, very nice and knowledgeable about the city. He took pictures of us and was very kind.
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star-3
Fair
WANDA_K
, Feb 2020
The tour guide didn't translate all information in English Probably because most people were Spanish speaking
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star-5
Fantastic Tour!
tropicwave80
, Apr 2019
Fantastico!! I had a great time on my tour. Very informative. Come on an empty stomach. Lots of food to eat. Take your camera and be prepared to take tons of pictures.
icon Response from Host , May 2019
Dear "Tropicw" Thanks for taking your time on Trip Advisor. We really love to hear that you have enjoyed our tour and gastronomy We highly appreciate your review, I will share this feedback with our staff, and will be excited to know that you had a memorable experience. We hope to see you soon in Cartagena. Best Regards, Irina Hernandez Guest relations manager Guianza Express
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star-5
great
Getaway01401977116
, Apr 2019
good experience, I really enjoyed the tour, the bus, the people and the explanation about the places that we visited were great!
icon Response from Host , May 2019
Dear customer Thanks for taking your time on Trip Advisor. We really love to hear that you have enjoyed our tour and also the knowledgeable of our tour guides. We highly appreciate your review, I will share this feedback with our staff, and will be excited to know that you had a memorable experience. We hope to see you soon in Cartagena. Best Regards, Irina Hernandez Guest relations manager Guianza Express
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star-4
Clean, air conditioned beautiful...
Terri W
, Jan 2018
Clean, air conditioned beautiful coach bus. Arrived on time for pick up in front of our hotel. They went out of their way to make sure we had an English speaking guide, Andreas, who was AWESOME! Couple of things that could be better: 1 Change the name of the tour since the Convento de la Popa is not able to be part of the tour. We didn't get that notification until AFTER it was booked. 2 Stopping at the base of the fort to let people shop at the market seemed like a waste of time. I didn't see anyone get back on the bus with anything but food. 3 Would have liked more time walking in the old city. So many things we wouldn't have known without Andy!
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star-5
this tour combined the new city...
Deborah H
, Dec 2017
this tour combined the new city , the fortress, and the old city.Terrific . Would have liked a longer Old town tour.
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star-5
We had a great tour guide who spoke...
Lisa B
, Jul 2017
We had a great tour guide who spoke both English and Spanish and was very knowledgeable. We had a wonderful time. We were the only English speaking people, but our guide made sure we could understand everything. Super. Highly recommend.
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star-2
Order of visits changed, so what was...
Carol L
, Jun 2017
Order of visits changed, so what was advertised as the last stop ended up preceding the Walled City, which I then had to miss. I feel I wasted my money seeing Las Bovedas before the Walled City, and was very disappointed.
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star-4
Our guide Indyra was fantastic, highly...
Encarna P
, Mar 2017
Our guide Indyra was fantastic, highly recommend.
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star-5
This tour was one of the highlights...
Sharon L
, Feb 2017
This tour was one of the highlights of our recent trip to Cartagena. We had missed out on the opportunity to book through our resort so I went online and booked with Viator. I was sent an electronic ticket for myself and my 2 fellow travellers. We were contacted by email and told where and when to meet, as well as the name of the tour operator. This is important because other tour drivers tried to pick us up, so I had to know that I was getting in the right bus. When our bus from Guianza Express arrived at the pick up location, they addressed me by name. Our guide Ismael was very knowledgeable and spoke good English as well as Spanish. The problem was that English speaking tourists were speaking while he spoke Spanish and missed when he switched back to English at times. Convents de la Popa, positioned on the highest point of Cartagena boasts some of the most impressive views of the Harbour and city. The architectural design is beautiful. The Castille San Felipe was next on our tour. Admission fees to both historic sites were covered by our ticket. We walked up the rampart to the top of the fortress where the setting sun cast a beautiful view of the city. The fort was very interesting and should not be missed. From there the tour went on to shopping in the Plaza de Bovedas. We had already been there and had to catch the shuttle back to our hotel so we left the group here. I thoroughly enjoyed this afternoon. Wear good shoes.
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