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Rumba in Chiva

Cartagena, Colombia
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So fun!

This was our Valentine's activity, and boy we had fun! Don't come here thinking that you're gonna... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Coventry, Rhode Island

We hired this bus to take our wedding party around town and this is how it played out. First stop... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Miami, Florida
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  • Average13%
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Cartagena, Colombia

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was our Valentine's activity, and boy we had fun! Don't come here thinking that you're gonna get hammered with the "open bar". They provide small bottles of rum and coke and you have to share it with your row. Music is loud, so if...More

1  Thank ggfield
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We hired this bus to take our wedding party around town and this is how it played out. First stop in front of castle for about 15 minutes where we got off and did......nothing. There was nothing there but one arepa vender and one vender...More

2  Thank Delatorrellc
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

It was ok but I recommend to do it if you are in large groups... it is not as fun as I was expecting and the music can be way better

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

The pros - On any given evening dozens of these party buses circulate around the city with live bands on board and the cheap rum flowing freely. When passing another party bus a contest ensues to see which group of revelers can generate the most...More

1  Thank Obogle
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Hop on aboard the party bus! Vendors will come by a sell you a percussion instrument, hat, liquor or water and the rest is up to you! Enjoy!

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We knew it was very touristic, we would be condemned to the hotel picking up people marathon, etc., but took the 'trip' with Opitours anyway with the expectation that the music and the traditional side would compensate all the setbacks and disadvantages. But the the...More

2  Thank MADTL
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We did this tour during the day, not the night party bus version. It took a while because even though the bus was 50% full, we proceeded to drive around Bocagrande and other areas trying to pick up more passengers until we were filled to...More

3  Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 2 September 2016

we got tickets for 7:30 tour and we wait 45 minutes to get pick up. after that we went to pick up other people at 3 different hotels it took another hour. we were supposed to stop at four different places including the old choose...More

1  Thank ssoniassalazar
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I have seen the Chiva buses on past visits but this was my first Chiva bus adventure. The booze was plentiful, the music loud and our friends made it a memorable experience. This was not a historic tour..... It was a party bus. We sang,...More

Thank a l
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Great tour in a colorful open wooden bus. Got picked up and dropped off at the Hilton. Tour was about 3.5 hours. Terrific bilingual guide. Bus took us to San Felipe Fort, monastery at La Popa, the Emerald Museum, the giant boots, La Boveda (bathroom...More

1  Thank nckun8
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7 September 2015|
Response from Grant H | Reviewed this property |
There is a daytime chiva and a nighttime chiva, the daytime one is more historical information etc and the nighttime one is really just music, drinking and dancing (as best you can while seated on a bus!).