Mud Volcano - El Totumo - Colombia
A different activity to do for which it is necessary to book half day. Various tour companies offer tours to the volcano and in the price only includes the transfers.
Directions to Mud Volcano - El Totumo
Located between Cartagena and Barranquilla, is reached by the highway parallel to the sea (or Via al Mar). It is an elevation of about 20 meters high and it must be climbed by a wooden staircase to reach its crater. There is eco-tourism in this site; it receives more than 2,000 monthly visitors eager to know this natural phenomenon and to benefit from the healing properties that supposedly the mud has and then take a bathe in the 'Cienaga del Totumo' (Totumo swamp). The mud density prevents the sinking of the people entering the crater.