Cartagena Black History Tour
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Cartagena Black History Tour

Visit the first liberated village in the Americas - Tour Extension

4 Days / 3 Nights
From 600
* flights not included

Summary

Visit the Caribbean city of Cartagena and learn about the Black history of the city and surrounding area, including a visit to the first liberated village in the Americas, San Basilio del Palenque. You’ll also learn about Champeta music, meeting a legend of the genre for a special tour in Cartagena.

Note: This is a tour extension, combine this tour with one of our full package tours.

Tour Highlights

  • Meet a legend of Champeta music

  • Visit the first liberated village in the Americas

  • Explore historic Cartagena

Included

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • 3 breakfasts and 1 lunch
  • All transfers and entrance fees
  • English-speaking guides
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Day 1Cartagena City Tour

View of colonial fort and city in background in Cartagena

Fly into Cartagena today. You’ll be met at the airport and driven to your hotel in the city where you stay for three nights. In the afternoon, you have a tour of Cartagena’s old town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Cartagena is a beautiful city on the Caribbean coast, with colorful colonial buildings. However, it has a dark past. Starting in the 16th century, thousands of African slaves were brought to Cartagena by the Portuguese. On this tour you can visit a number of sites significant to the Black history of Cartagena, including sites such the Clock Tower and Plaza de la Aduana where slaves were sold.

Day 2Meet a Legend of Champeta

Day 3San Basilio del Palenque

Day 4Depart Cartagena

Estimated Tour Price Without Flights

Prices vary according to several factors including: season, number of people traveling, shared vs private excursions, when you book and rooming arrangements. These are from prices based on low season.

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Luxury

From 1305 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Sofitel Legend Santa Clara
Hotel
Superior+

From 1135 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Casa San Agustin
Hotel
Superior

From 825 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Bovedas Santa Clara
Hotel
Standard

From 600 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Hotel Monterrey
Hotel
Luxury

From 1305 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Sofitel Legend Santa Clara
Hotel
Superior+

From 1135 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Casa San Agustin
Hotel
Superior

From 825 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Bovedas Santa Clara
Hotel
Standard

From 600 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Hotel Monterrey
Hotel
Luxury

From 1605 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Sofitel Legend Santa Clara
Hotel
Superior+

From 1435 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Casa San Agustin
Hotel
Superior

From 1125 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Bovedas Santa Clara
Hotel
Standard

From 895 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Cartagena Hotel Monterrey
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