Old Town and Quinta Pedro Alejandrino Santa Marta City Tour

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Saturday 18 May to Sunday 16 June
Colombia

Highlights

  • Historical landmarks of Santa Marta city
  • Tour inside Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, Simon Bolivar’s death place
  • Unforgettable memories of the oldest city of the country

Description

Do you know why people believe Santa Marta’s Old city is magical? Come with us and find out! Santa Marta was once called The Pearl of America by the Spaniards. Nowadays, it deserves its name for being a natural and historical treasure for Colombia. So, if you want to learn why, join us in this private full-day tour around its most emblematic places. Then, continue to the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, death place of Simón Bolivar. Santa Marta was founded in 1525. It is the oldest city of Colombia, and the second oldest in Latin America. Its colonial houses, streets, natural parks, and bays hold the country and city’s history of indigenous roots and Spanish conquest. In the present time is a sign of the Caribbean joyful traditions. Come with us. Start this full-day tour by meeting the expert local guide who will pick you up from your hotel. Firstly, you will visit the old city’s most emblematic places. Parque de Los Novios, Simón Bolívar Park, and the monument of Santa Marta’s founder Rodrigo Bastidas, among others. Then, you will go to the old city’s main Cathedral where they have the tomb of Bastidas. Afterward, jump to La Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, a 17th-century hacienda, which is nowadays one of the most recognized and touristic spots in Santa Marta for being home and death place to Simon Bolivar, the “father of South American independence”. Learn about his life and enjoy its enormous gardens and patios covered by the trees’ shade before going to a whole different place. In the end, the guide will take you back to the hotel.

Includes

Gran Colombia Tours Guide Hotel pick-up and drop-off Entry to Tayrona Gold Museum Entry to Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino Gastronomic experiences All-risk insurance

Important Information

  • Be aware this tour is walking Gold Museum closed on Mondays, however, our guide will give you options for another museum according to your interests Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately Don’t forget your camera Bring comfortable shoes and water. Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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