DAY 9: Cartagena
Have your last breakfast at the islands and meet your guided transfer to the airport. You will first take a flight with Satena on to San Andres, where you will receive airport assistance to catch your flight on to Cartagena. Once you get to the airport, you will take your guided transfer on to the hotel.
After checking in to you all-inclusive stay at Hotel Las Americas Global Resort, and relaxing a bit, you will be picked up for your horse carriage tour – the must-do experience for the historical city center. On this tour, we invite you to take a magical tour of the walled city stepping back in time and enjoying the sights from an open horse drawn carriage. The sound of the horse’s hooves on the colonial streets, the refreshing breeze, the nighttime colors of Cartagena, the architecture and the generally beautiful and atmospheric scenery, make the visitor feel as if he or she is part of a film. Take in the different plazas; pass by the elegant colonial houses with their balconies filled with tumbling bougainvillea flowers. You can decide to return to the hotel, or stay at the city center.
DAY 10: Cartagena
This is your day to have a full immersion in Cartagena’s interesting history. You will have a morning panoramic half day tour, and later enjoy the afternoon to adventure on your own this Caribbean streets, or simply relax by the beach.
Tour begins with panoramic view of the city from 'La Popa' Monastery and Church constructed in 1606, located at 140masl enjoy 360° views of the city, sea and port zone. Continue to 'San Felipe' castle-fortress built on 'San Lázaro' hill to defend the city from pirate attacks. Walk-around the fortress and see the castle tunnels, underground galleries and passageways. Continue to Walled City, visit San Pedro Claver Convent and Church compound built midXVII century. Go to 'the Vaults', archways built within the walled-city used until late 1700s to store armament and later as prison in the XIX century. Nowadays, it's an artisans' center to appreciate local handcrafts.