From Cartagena: Barranquilla & Santa Marta Guided City Tour

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Visit the bustling cities of Barranquilla and Santa Marta on a day tour from Cartagena. Discover the highlights of each city and learn about their history and cultural scenes.


  • Discover the highlights of Barranquilla and Santa Marta on a day tour
  • Learn about the industrial importance of Barranquilla on a guided walking tour
  • Stroll through the historic colonial-era streets of central Santa Marta
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch with a variety of traditional food options
  • Relax or go swimming with some free time at the beautiful beach of Rodadero


Embark on a day tour from Cartagena to the neighboring cities of Barranquilla and Santa Marta. Learn about the local history and cultural traditions of each city on a guided tour, with lunch included during the day. Start with pickup from selected meeting points around Cartagena before sunrise. Travel for approximately 90 minutes to reach the city of Barranquilla. Get an overview of the city's history before visiting La Venta del Mundo monument. Stroll along the picturesque Malecón del Río or Malecón del Caimán and learn about the industrial importance of the city. Pause at the Shark's Fin monument, which commemorates the local football club Junior de Barranquilla, one of the top teams in Colombia. Conclude the tour at Pumarejo Bridge, before traveling onward to the city of Santa Marta. Begin by visiting the Pibe Valderrama Monument, which commemorates one of Colombia's most beloved football players, Carlos Valderrama, who is a hero in his native city. Explore the historic center where we will walk through the colonial-era streets of the city. See local landmarks like La Bahia de Santa Marta, Parque de los Novios, the Cathedral, and the Gold Museum. Finally, arrive at the beautiful beach of Rodadero. Enjoy a tasting lunch with 5 different options (chicken, fish, meat, pork, or vegetarian). After lunch, enjoy some time to relax and unwind on the beach, or go for a swim, before boarding the bus for the journey back to Cartagena.


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