This journey takes you to the vibrant coastal city of Cartagena - perfect for travelers seeking an authentic Colombian experience with plenty of relaxation.
As a stand-alone tour or add-on to any of our South American packages - guests will have time to explore some of the country's most beautiful beaches, as well as the colorful cityscape of Cartagena. Enjoy luxury accommodations for two memorable nights in the western Caribbean. This tour is ideal for those seeking sand and surf as they experience South America, bringing you closer to the sea than the equator.
Following arrival at the airport in Cartagena, a private transfer brings your luxury accommodation located just meters away from the Caribbean Sea. From this sea-side location, you are free to explore the city at your own pace, relax pool side at the hotel or take part in the zestful nightlife.
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, you will have the day at your own leisure. Locals recommend wandering through traditional neighborhoods in the city or visiting to a 400 year-old monastery also provides a great overlook of the city. You may opt to see another piece of history at the Castle of San Felipe de Barajas. This hilltop fortress was built by the Spanish to defend their settlement, and is largely intact today.
Choose from the following Inclusions:
Overnight at your hotel where you are free to rest, or continue exploring the downtown.
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, you will have the day at your own leisure.
Take any of the optional tours:
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure. Transfer service provided from hotel to airport for departure back home or on to your next exciting destination!
25% due at time of booking
75% due at 30 days prior to departure
Cancellations should be intimated by FAX to the corporate office in Princeton NJ.
An administration fees of 15% on any monies paid by the client will be charged prior to refund.
We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance
The best season for travel is generally late fall into early winter. In the range from October to January, the weather is milder, yet still enjoyable.
Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing as you may be walking quite a bit exploring the city. Generally, temperatures tend to be higher in Cartagena and on the northern coast of Colombia than in Bogota. April is the hottest month in Cartagena with an average temperature of 29°C (84°F) and the coldest is January at 27°C (81°F).
You will be provided with a similar accommodation close-by.
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