Guided Walking Tour in Cartagena

Travel back in time and set off on a captivating 2.5-hour walking tour that will lead you through the enchanting streets of Cartagena, Colombia. Get ready to immerse yourself in the fascinating history and rich cultural heritage of this vibrant city as you explore two of its most iconic landmarks, La Gorda Gertrudis and San Pedro Claver. These historical sites hold tales of the past and offer a glimpse into Cartagena’s captivating past and vibrant present.

General information

Price / 25 USD

You can pay online


English & Spanish


Monday to Friday

Starting time

9:55 hrs


2 hours 30 minutes

Included / excluded

English speaking tour guide

2.5-hour walking tour

Free map

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Gratuities (optional)

Full description

Discover the captivating allure of Cartagena on an extraordinary walking tour that will take you on a mesmerizing journey through the heart of this enchanting city. Our adventure begins at the iconic La Gorda Gertrudis, where you’ll be awe-struck by a renowned sculpture that embodies the vibrant spirit of Cartagena, setting the tone for a truly memorable experience. As we leisurely stroll along the picturesque Camellon de los Martires, you’ll bear witness to a striking monument paying homage to the courageous souls who fought for independence, connecting you with the city’s rich history.

Arriving at the magnificent Plaza de San Pedro Claver, immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the patron saint of slaves, and let the architectural wonders that surround the square leave you in admiration. Continuing our exploration, we venture into Plaza de Los Coches, where the lively ambiance and colonial charm will transport you back in time, creating an immersive experience of Cartagena’s cultural past. A visit to the Museo Naval del Caribe awaits, offering a captivating insight into the maritime heritage that has shaped the region’s identity for centuries. As we ascend the walls of Baluarte de San Ignacio, the breathtaking panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and the city’s charming skyline will leave an indelible impression on your soul


The journey then takes an exciting turn as we bear witness to the beauty and grace of the National Beauty Contest, a truly iconic event celebrating the diverse and vibrant tapestry of Colombian culture. Next, we make our way to the magnificent Teatro Adolfo Mejia, a stunning architectural gem that has hosted countless cultural performances, where you can almost feel the echoes of artistic excellence resonate within its walls.

Finally, our tour concludes at the Palacio de la Inquisicion, a place where dark secrets and tales of the Spanish Inquisition will leave you spellbound, immersing you in the city’s complex and intriguing history. Join us on this unforgettable adventure through Cartagena’s enchanting streets, where history, beauty, and culture seamlessly intertwine, creating an experience that will forever hold a special place in your heart.

Meeting point

We will meet your guide at Plaza de Santo Domingo, next to the Botero sculpture “Gertrudis”. Your tour guide will be holding a red umbrella.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.