Cartagena is a colourful port city of Columbia located on the Caribbean coast. The walled UNESCO World Heritage Site hides a colonial history within itself. Along with the history, the city has successfully managed to preserve its natural landscapes. A traveller here can have multiple treats here; take a break from work, enjoy the beaches and the nature or go explore the city from within, know the local culture and lifestyle in Cartagena.
Top things to do:
Visit the Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, it’s a fortress built by the Spaniards; Centro Amurallado - Old Town is a must visit; Rent a cabin here or go diving in the clear waters of Rosario Islands; Encounter the colonial religious life of locals here; Get a superb views of the city, the Caribbean and nearby islands from La Popa Convent
Round-trip fares from New Delhi to Cartagena starts from ₹1,03,119 for the month of August
The average daily cost per person, per day in Italy is ₹3,197
Best time to go:
The weather in Cartagena is generally hot and humid. Colombia is considered to be an all year round destination, the ideal time to visit is from May to August when its warm in day and cool breeze tones down the weather in evening,
Where to stay:
Budget travellers can opt for renting private rooms Selina Cartagena II which will cost them around ₹3,206 per night and luxurious travellers can opt for hotels such as GHL Corales de Indias which will cost around ₹6,000 per night.
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