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Cartagena is a city full of colors and smiling people that share a history of African heritage, and cultural transformations. Let us guide you through our Colombian Afro Caribbean history in the most colorful historic center, the walled city of the country!

Tour Description

This is a unique and rewarding experience to understand our rich Afro-Colombian culture and living heritage, an opportunity to explore the traditions, music, and cuisine of this vibrant community. Visit the most significant sites and landmarks within the walled city while learning about a collective past that has shaped our Caribbean present. It’s important to talk at first about the slavery to understand the stories of resistance, freedom and rebirth of the current local culture.

Gain a deeper understanding starting with the “independence cry”, meet the one and only black president of Colombia, and be delighted with the afro style through music, dance, gastronomy, and even fashion. 

Let's take an immersive and enriching experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression, one that is not in books but on the streets and its people that will welcome you to the amazing Cartagena de Indias!

Beyond Colombia | Tour: Afro Cartagena Cultural Tour
Beyond Colombia | Tour: Afro Cartagena Cultural Tour

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Beyond Colombia Tours | Afro Cartagena Cultural Tour

Meeting Point

Camellón de los Mártires.

*You must make your reservation no later than 8pm (20h) the day before the date of your Tour request.

Beyond Colombia Tours | Afro Cartagena Cultural Tour

Finish Point

Parque Centenario.

Beyond Colombia Tours | Afro Cartagena Cultural Tour

Schedule: From Monday to Saturday at 08:00, 09:00 & 15:00

Beyond Colombia Tours | Afro Cartagena Cultural Tour

Duration: 3 hours

Beyond Colombia Tours | Afro Cartagena Cultural Tour

Language: English & Spanish

Beyond Colombia Tours | Afro Cartagena Cultural Tour

Cost: $170.000

  • What’s the untold history of African heritage in Colombia? Learn about the struggle of slaves in the Caribbean, their journey to freedom and the rise of a culture.

  • Hairstyles and even fashion can become a way of resisting. We show you!

  • Have you heard of the Slave of slaves? Or the Colombian black president? We’ll talk about the influential people that have been overshadowed by the colonial mindset.

  • Flavors are also a way of traveling through time, especially when they’re still hand made with the original recipes of our ancestors. Taste the best samples with us!

  • Discover the history of Champeta and learn some moves!

  • And so much more! 

  • An open mind to comprehend all our history.

  • Water or your preferred form of hydration. This is a walking tour, and you may feel thirsty.

  • Comfortable shoes and sunblock. You’ll walk about 5 km while also making some stops to listen to the guide.

  • Mosquito repellent could be useful for the rainy season (March to June).

  • Comfortable clothes. No pressure to look amazing, feel free to wear what makes you feel better.

  • Keep your friends close, and your belongings even closer. We’ll visit some crowded areas, so don’t give papaya!


*This is a shared tour available only on demand with a minimum of 2 people. If you are only 1 person, fill out the Form below and wait for our Booking Manager reply to let you know if we already have an existing group tour that you can join.

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Accurate and objective knowledge by an Afro tour guide.

  • Free Tour Map of Cartagena

  • Gastronomic sweets sample and coconut water

  • Surprise gift

  • Champeta dance experience

  • Drinks, food, or souvenirs.

  • Transportation to and from your hotel. We’ll be walking and taking resting stops.

  • Tickets or entrances. We won’t take you to places where sudden extra charges apply!

  • Exclusive tour guide. Remember this is a shared tour, we’re sure you’ll meet new amazing people.

Private Tour

Beyond Colombia Tours | Afro Cartagena Cultural Tour Free Tours

If you are a group of more than 4 people or if you want to take a private experience of this tour, let us guide you through the greatest Salt Cathedral of the world, and the original El Dorado legend with an exclusive tour guide. Click the following button and request your personalized tour.

Once you send your request, please check your email for our confirmation and further instructions to enjoy your vacations to the fullest!

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