City Tour Cartagena and carriage

Cartagena City Tour in Vehicle and Carriage

Our private tour of the city of Cartagena lasting 4 hours and 30 minutes, you will discover the panorama of the city in an air-conditioned vehicle and you will visit the Popa, San Felipe de Barajas Castle, the Wall and the Clock Tower. Then, you will enjoy the comfort and freshness of an hour-long carriage ride in the historic center and finally complete your visit by walking.






Why this Cartagena city tour in vehicle and carriage?

  • Relax comfortably by visiting the historic center

  • Enjoy the sunset sitting in a carriage

  • Know places and beautiful sites

  • Learn a little about the history of Cartagena

  • See many monuments, churches, parks, plazas and fortresses

  • Enjoy the colonial architecture of the historic center

  • Admire a panoramic view of the city

  • Discover flowering balconies and incredible streets

  • Feel the respect of your time with a private tour

  • Take unforgettable photos according to your personal requests

What is the price for the private city tour of Cartagena?





1-4 140 $ us
5-8 230 $ us
9-14 360 $ us
15-22 460 $ us
590 $ us


Note 1 : Our guide talk spansh and a basic english, but if you want a guide fully conversant en english, the price is 50 $ US.

Note 2: The carriages do not leave before 5h00 pm, but special permit must be requested from the city and it costs 20 $ US.

How long is the tour and when?

The private tour of Cartagena by car and carriage takes 4 hours 30 minutes and starts at your hotel and ends at your hotel. If you arrive by cruise ship, then the meeting point is outside the dock, outside the fence and we bring you back to this place unless you decide on another location.

For people staying in a hotel, the tour starts at 3h00 pm to be able to go around in a carriage around 5h30 pm. If you arrive by cruise ship, then it starts one hour after the arrival of the boat and we must communicate with the city to obtain a special permit so that the carriage can circulate during the day.

We use a board with your name on it to help you and guide you to the meeting point. Please pay attention to the cruise ship dock, there are many people (taxis, guides, operators) who could mislead you by pretending lies to sell their tours.

Details of the city tour of Cartagena in vehicle and carriage

One of the most enjoyable, comfortable and easy ways to visit Cartagena de Indias is to use a vehicle to pick you up at your cruise ship or hotel to visit the remote sites of the Popa Convent and San Felipe de Barajas Castle and then use a horse-drawn carriage to visit the historic center which usually takes over two hours of walking.

No matter how long you visit the city, the heat is constantly present and walking for more than two hours is often exhausting and frustrating. However, traveling through the city of Cartagena by air-conditioned vehicle and the historic center by horse-drawn carriage, you can not only relax and rest, but also see and photograph many more things about the charm of Cartagena.

You will see magnificent flower-filled balconies, majestic churches, marvelous squares and parks, impressive colonial architecture, iconic monuments, entertainment and folk dances, small stops for tasting, drinking or buying, and friendly people to meet.

Here is a complete and pleasant city tour!

Cartagena de Indias was founded on June 1, 1533 by Pedro Heredia and became prosperous because of the export of gold, emeralds and other riches. Its imposing fortifications are still solid today and the colonial architecture of houses, government buildings and churches helped the city to be designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.

What is included and not included in the tour?

Tour includes

- Roundtrip transportation from your hotel or cruise ship

- Carriage ride (1 hour) in the historic center
- Maximum of 4 people per carriage- Guided and private tour in Spanish or English (basic)
- Air conditioning vehicle


Tour not includes

- Entrance fees to paying sites
- We suggest strongly and only to pay the entrance to La Popa (4 $ us)
- Additional charge of 50 $ us, for a French or English guide
- US $ 20 fee for the carriage permit before 5h00 pm

- Personal expenses
- Food and drinks
- Tips

Itinerary and map of the private tour

  • Departure from your hotel or cruise ship port

  • Convent of the Popa (entrance 4 $ us)

  • San Felipe de Barajas Castle (entrance 10 $ us)

  • The monuments of the Old Shoes

  • The wall around the historic center

  • The public clock tower

  • Stop to take the carriage for one hour

  • The historic center

- Plaza de los Coches (Carriages Place)

- San Augustin Convent

- Fernandez Madrid Park

- San Diego Square

- Church of Santo Toribio

- Las Bovedas

- Pedro de Heredia Theater

- Portal de los Dulces (Candy Portal)

- Plaza de la Aduana (Customs Place)

- Plaza de las Armas (Weapons Place)

- San Pedro Claver Church (visite 4 $ us)

- Bolivar Park

- Gold Museum

- Inquisition Palace (entrance 4 $ us)

- Proclamation Place

- Cathedral

- Santo Domingo Place

- Naval Museum (entrance 2 $ us)

- Modern Art Museum (entrance 2 $ us)


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- Costs of the city tour of Cartagena with the entrance to the Popa
- Instructions if you want to book your tour with us
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- The details of the tour

- The costs

- The meeting point and the time

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