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Private City Tour of Cartagena provided by Sion Tours

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Private City Tour of Cartagena

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Opt for a personalized sightseeing experience of Cartagena on a private tour that’s designed with first-time visitors in mind. Rather than following a set sightseeing schedule, you’ll have the flexibility to tailor your itinerary according to your interests. Plus, a private guide is on hand to provide personalized recommendations.
  • Explore Cartagena your way on a private tour
  • Get an intimate glimpse into the UNESCO-listed Old Town as you explore on food
  • See both the historic and modern parts of Cartagena
  • Benefit from the undivided attention of a private guide
Important Information
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • you can to customize time departure
  • Entry/Admission - Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
  • Entry/Admission - La Popa Convent
  • Entry/Admission - Walled City of Cartagena
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: Name Travellers, ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • the attraction named "La Popa" is Subject to availability can be remplaced for the visit to museums or churches
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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lawgirl9171 wrote a review Nov 2020
Evanston, Illinois27 contributions5 helpful votes
I had a great time on my private tour. I got to go exactly where I wanted, and Sam was so knowledgeable. He was a walking encyclopedia of Cartagena history!
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Date of experience: November 2020
Melanie wrote a review May 2020
1 contribution
Nico is the ultimate tour guide!!! Knowledgable, warm, accommodating, and professional. We only had a short visit to Cartagena, and was concerned we wouldn't be able to see all the historic and geographical landmarks the city had to offer. But thanks for Sion Tours, they made it
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Date of experience: July 2019
Carol b wrote a review Feb 2020
4 contributions
Petrona was a wonderful guide. Very knowledgeable and very good English. We hit the highlights of the city. Very comfortable car and nice driver
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Date of experience: February 2020
thompsonUK25 wrote a review Feb 2020
St Albans, United Kingdom130 contributions78 helpful votes
We contacted this company from the UK prior to our recent Marella cruise, because we wanted to explore the fort at Cartagena and the ship was not providing an opportunity to do this. The company was easy to communicate with and the price for a private, half day tour for two
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Date of experience: January 2020
Евгений К wrote a review Jan 2020
6 contributions2 helpful votes
Enjoyed every moment of it. Good walk, especially during early morning when there is no heat. All important points of history , when Cartagena was a Spanish colonial city of New Granada. And also important history of indigenous people with sketches of modern life in coastal
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Date of experience: January 2020
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Sion Tours
Sheila S
Fantastic Tour of the City
Al was our guide and Luis was the driver on this wonderful tour. We never would have been able to do this on our ow
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Best way to see Cartagena
Our private tour was the perfect way to see all of the top sites of Cartagena...without losing our cool. The van p
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Total waste of time/ money
The guide was nice but gave us zero information about the city, its history, etc. He seems more interested in getti
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Cartagena Tour and Attractions
I cannot brag enough on how amazing my tour was! The guide arrived early and had a set schedule and planned out day
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Excellent private transfer
My wife and I had booked Sion tours to take us from our hotel in Cartagena to the Aviary and then to our hotel on B
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Two Languages - One Language Too Many
Tourguide seemed knowledgeable but he needed to provide information in both Spanish and English due to fact partici
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Wonderful attention to showing the city to elderly couple.
We are so pleased with the service we received from our guide, Richard and our driver, Carlos. They responded to o
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Good Tour
We were the only "english only" couple on this tour and Roberto Jr did his best to accommodate us. It was nice to s
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Highly recommend, favorite thing so far
They picked me up at my hotel about 10min early, which is fine by me, better than late! There was only one other to
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Marjory G
What a joke that was! Horrible
We just finished the tour yesterday and it was a joke to say the least! There were a bunch of us that were wonderin
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One of the best tours we've ever taken!!!
This was my husband's and my first visit ever to Cartagena, Colombia, and this 1/2 day tour did not disappoint what
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Louise M
Old Town and Fort - Very good
We had Sandy from take us on a half day tour from the cruise we had taken through the Panama Ca
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Very good tour
The guide was knowledgeable and went off the beaten track to take us to some very typical neighborhoods we wouldn't
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Excellent and professional service in visiting Cartegena
Our driver and tour guide were amazing, professional and courteous. Dancy, our tour guide was very knowledgeable a
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Aida G
Walled City of Cartagena.....
Good tour with our English speaking tour guide. Reasonable time, good narration of historical sites. Clean transpo
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Key Details
  • Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, La Popa Convent, and 9 more
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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