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Canceled at last minute without contact

We were excited to experience the “The Bell Tolls, Cartagena’s Colonial Legacy” walking tour. When... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
William C
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Ivonne did a great job on our tasing tour!

My husband and I took the tasting tour with Ivonne and had a great evening! This was our second... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
ConnieLongBeach
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Join a Context historian for an in-depth guided tour of Cartagena. Would you like to discover Cartagena's Colonial history with a seasoned expert? Or see a real neighborhood give back to the community at a community youth center? Context Cartagena Tours organizes expert-led "walking seminars" for the culturally curious. Walking tours are limited to a maximum of six participants and held as an in-depth, immersive exploration of Cartagena. Check out guided walking tours in Cartagena such as the popular favorites: Welcome To Cartagena The Bell Tolls, Cartagena's Colonial Legacy The Barrio, Visiting and Volunteering in San Francisco Gabriel Garcia Marquez & Love in the Time of Cartagena Pirates and Plazas, an Orientation to Cartagena Cartagena Walk with a Flytographer Photoshoot Customized Private Tour of Cartagena The docents who lead the walking tours are local historians, expert guides, community leaders, and other specialists.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We were excited to experience the “The Bell Tolls, Cartagena’s Colonial Legacy” walking tour. When we arrived at the meeting location no one was there. After waiting a bit, we called the “local emergency” number listed in our confirmation email which was routed to a...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

My husband and I took the tasting tour with Ivonne and had a great evening! This was our second Context tour and I highly recommend them. Ivonne not only took us for a rum tasting, coffee tasting, beer tasting and snacks she walked us all...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We really enjoyed our "Pirates and Plazas" walking tour of Cartagena. Neither of us had ever been to Colombia before and we took the tour on our first day there, which was perfect to give us some context of the city. We'd already read a...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Family of four traveling from USA. Two teenage sons ages 16 and 18. We absolutely recommend this tour far above any other tour offered in the city (we did do one other tour while visiting). First off, you have less then 6 people giving you...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

We took two tours in Cartagena. The first, with Claudia, was an introductory tour of the old city. We could not have had a better host. She has deep and insightful knowledge of the history of the city, and showed us all the highlights. Her...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Cartagena Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Dear mlandrey, We are thrilled you enjoyed both of your Context Cartagena tours. The Bell Tolls tour you took with Claudia is one of the original, time-tested tours we offer, while the Cartagena at Twilight walk is our newest in the city, so it's really...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Alex was a great host to this amazing city! We love the history he shared and the variety of cultural aspects he shared with us. We were expecting more of the historical tour but it was instead more of a general cultural exposure to the...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

We went on two tours. One was a historical overview and one was focused on Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Both were excellent. Our guide had lived in Cartagena and knew a tremendous about on both subjects.

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Cartagena Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2016

We are thrilled to hear that your two walks with Context in Cartagena were enjoyable and insightful. We are happy to host you again in any of our 37 cities worldwide. Many happy travels to you and yours!

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