Highlights of Cartagena Accessible Shore Excursion
This Highlights of Cartagena Shore Excursion gives you a wonderful overview of this incredible Colombian city. Enjoy lively commentary by your friendly tour guide, as you embark on a panoramic drive of Manga, experience the sites of the Monastery and Chapel on the Hill of La Popa, explore the Old City and shop at the Dungeons.
Your Accessible Cartagena Shore Excursion begins when you meet you friendly guide/driver by the cruise dock. Board your accessible van and head out on a panoramic drive in the Manga neighborhood. This vibrant neighborhood displays perfectly preserved colonial architecture and picturesque streets, as well as impressive, historic mansions.
Next, continue to the hill of La Popa, a 150 m-high hill which is also the highest point in Cartagena. From the top, you will have a unique opportunity to get out and admire the grounds of the incredible 17th century convent, cloister and chapel of Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria de la Popa. You will have spectacular views and photo opportunities here.
Following this, your tour will continue to one of the most important historic forts, San Felipe de Barajas Fort. Here you will enjoy a short photo stop outside, before continuing to the walled Old Town for a fascinating walking/rolling tour of the best highlights of the city. As you make your way through the city, your tour guide will share intriguing history with you. Among other places, you will visit the charming, colonial Plaza de Santa Teresa, the picturesque Plaza de Bolivar and Plaza de los Coches where a slave market was held for centuries. You will also get to visit the beautiful San Pedro Claver Church and Garden where you will admire the beautiful interior and exterior colonial features that have been well-preserved over time.
The final part of your tour will be spent with some free-time for shopping at the Dungeons of Cartagena. This shopping strip located in an old historic building has 23 small handcraft shops that offers a variety of products from pottery, clothing, stones and much more. You will have time to browse the market and do some souvenir shopping if you desire.
Highlights of Cartagena Accessible Shore Excursion features:
- Round-trip transfers in private accessible van
- Private guided tour of Cartagena
- Great photo opportunities
- An experience you won’t soon forget!
- Panoramic drive of Manga, the “Jewel of the Indies”.
- Monastery and Chapel on the Hill of La Popa.
- San Felipe Barajas Fort (exterior)
- Old City of Cartagena
- Souvenir shopping at the Dungeons
- San Pedro Claver Church (interior visit)
The Highlights of Cartagena Accessible Shore Excursion has a 3-star accessibility rating. The route has been customized to make sure it is entirely step-free, and your knowledgeable tour guide is familiar with accessibility in each location. Please note, this tour did not receive a higher accessibility rating because the accessible van uses a small portable ramp which is not suitable for larger electric mobility equipment types.
The accessible vans in Cartagena are equipped with a portable ramp.
On your accessible walking/rolling parts of the tour, you will be using wheelchair accessible routes that are completely step free. Among them is San Pedro Claver Plaza which is flat with pavers. The and San Pedro Claver church is accessible via a ramp.
Tour Duration: 5 hours
Cost: $525 for 1-2 people, $550 for 3-4 people
* Save $50 when you book an accessible cruise + excursions package accessible cruise + excursions package
Days of the week the tour is offered: Everyday
Meet-up place: Meeting point by Cartagena cruise dock
Entrance tickets: Not Necessary.
Maximum number of people on tour: 10
Entrance Tickets: Not Needed.
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Not included: Snacks/meals, gratuities, and public transport costs.
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