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Private Barranquilla Day Trip
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US$ 259.90
Free cancellation up to 3 days before
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Discover the city of Carnival and tour its main tourist attractions with this Barranquilla Day Trip from Cartagena. You'll visit the Golden Gate of Colombia!

Barranquilla Day Trip

At 8 am we'll pick you up at your hotel in Cartagena de Indias and set off for one of the most important cities in Colombia, Barranquilla. Shakira's hometown is known as the Golden Gate. During the day we'll reveal the reason why!

After a little more than two hours, we'll arrive at the El Prado neighbourhood, the first stop on our visit to Barranquilla. Did you know that this location was the first planned urban centre in Colombia? As we tour it, we'll talk about the main historical events of the city.

We'll also explore the Founders' Park and arrive at the Casa del Carnaval, where we'll talk about Barranquilla's most festive tradition. It's quite an event! In the historical centre of the city, we'll visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and walk next to the Amira de la Rosa Theatre and the Antigua Aduana Cultural Complex.

At the Montoya station, we'll talk about the industrialization of Barranquilla and review its most modern side. You'll also have the opportunity to visit the Museo del Caribe and the Museo del Carnaval, two of the most interesting exhibitions in the city. Afterwards, we'll stop in front of the Shark Fin monument and discover who it is dedicated to.

The last part of the excursion will be dedicated to walking along the Malecón and enjoying the peace that it offers. This will be the perfect setting to taste a delicious meal, the chuzo desgranado - you'll love it!

Finally, we'll head back to Cartagena de Indias, arriving at your hotel at 8 pm.

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This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 4 people Up to 8 people
Private tour in English
US$ 259.90
US$ 519.80

Private tour in English

  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 259.90
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 519.80

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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12 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.


Pick up and transfer back to the hotel.

Transport in minibus.

English speaking guide.

Private and exclusive tour, there will be no more people in the group.

Not included



When to book?

You can book up until the previous day (11:59 pm) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Not permitted.

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Per group from
US$ 259.90
Free cancellation up to 3 days before


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 48 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 80%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.