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El Totumo Volcon

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Address: 40 km de Cartagena | Santa Catalina, Colombia

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The "Totumo" Mud "Volcano": Different experience... but ...

Nice sigh view. Just 50 km from Cartagena (40 minutes by car) traveling on a good road. You will have to pay one toll (US$ 4,5 ; COP $9.000) each way. Highly recommended to... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2014
Luis B
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Cali, Colombia

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We booked a tour in our hostel and went to the volcano. Calling it a volcano is a bit of a stretch. It looks more like a huge ant mound. The mud or whatever substance you get into is quite amazing. Its about 7 feet deep according to the people working there. Its impossible to sink. You just float, even... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

An absolute must while in Cartagena...a truly unique experience that will leave a smile on your face all day. Do not leave the country before paying El Totumo a visit

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We booked a trip through El Viajero hostel in cartagena for COP 50000. This included transport, entrance to the volcano, then lunch by the beach (standard fish or chicken with rice etc), and return transport. The trip left at 9am and we were back by around 3.30pm. This is definitely an experience unlike any others we have had on our... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Nice sigh view. Just 50 km from Cartagena (40 minutes by car) traveling on a good road. You will have to pay one toll (US$ 4,5 ; COP $9.000) each way. Highly recommended to get there early, better in low season. Otherwise this place will be crowded & it is small & will be annoying. Not a place for everyone:... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Go in the morning, when there's no line so you don't have to wait to go in, or be shoved out at the end of your time. I will never forget the sensation of stepping into the warm mud and effortlessly floating while being massaged. The only thing I didn't like was the only way you clean off at the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2013 via mobile

This was a strange experience but exciting. This was a interesting concept for tourist an locals. The experience is really relaxing and rejuvenating skin and body feel revived. Even though it rained and was dangerous coming down the mountain. The water after the mud was warm the women bathed you in. Be prepared to tip the guys that takes your... More 

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