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Transportation from Cartagena to Santa Marta (Stop in San Basilio de Palenque)

Cartagena, Colombia


11 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Take advantage of your time, and immerse yourself into San Basilio de Palenque on your trip from Cartagena to Santa Marta. The village declared Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2005, by UNESCO, is considered the first free African town in the Americas. This magical small village, is a symbol of resistance, struggle, pride and above all, freedom. Get to know their history, language, costumes, gastronomy and traditional dances with this tour. Afterward, when you finish your excursion we will take you to your hotel in Santa Marta.

This is just the perfect option for those who wish to add an experience to their travel to Santa Marta.

What's Included

  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hairdressing with the Palenquera women
  • Food (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Tips

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: San Basilio De Palenque, San Basilio De Palenque, Bolivar Department

Our driver will pick you up at your hotel, and later he will take you to San Basilio de Palenque. On the way there, enjoy the different urban and rural landscapes of Colombia. Once you arrive in San Basilio, our local guide will welcome you and start to explain the history of this town considered Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

The Location

Where To Go

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all of our clients in their hotels in Cartagena (areas covered: Bocagrande, Walled City, Getsemani and/or Manzanillo del Mar).


Cartagena, Colombia

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.


Transportation from Cartagena to Santa Marta (Stop in San Basilio de Palenque)

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