Trip Details

Afro-Colombian Vibes

Cartagena is as colorful and vibrant as you might imagine! This inviting city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast is emerging as a tourist bucket-list and it should absolutely be on your list to explore and experience over and over again. It is the most-visited city in country and for good reason. Let’s start with its abundance of lively nightlife options, trendy restaurants, and the locals’ – what can we say… they’re spirit-filled, fun-loving, and give off feel-good vibes making it an ideal choice for your fall escape. During your immersive experience you’ll spend time trekking inside and outside the city limits. From the beautiful historical Walled City, to breathtaking beaches, and up the Maria Mountains – Get ready for a cultural infusion like no other.

What’s Included

  • 5 days/ 4 nights accommodations with daily breakfast included
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Cartagena City Tour
  • Authentic Palenque Tour (includes lunch)
  • Tutumo Volcano Mud Bath
  • Day Trip to Rosario Islands (includes lunch)
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Private Transportation to all activities on itinerary
  • Changing Pace Travel Hosts Onsite

Hotel Details

Cartagena, Colombia

Intercontinental Cartagena de Indias Hotel 

Accommodations & Hotel Inclusions

The Intercontinental Cartagena de Indias Hotel is located in the exclusive Bocagrande neighborhood, steps away from the beach and close to renowned shops, restaurants, and cafés. It’s blocks from the beautiful bay of Castillogrande, five minutes from the old city and 15 minutes from Rafael Núñez International. The hotel features 285 guestrooms and a pool deck located on the 6th floor overlooking the ocean.

Your Accommodations Include:

  • Buffet Breakfast Daily
  • Caribbean Sea or Cartagena Bay views
  • Free Internet Wi Fi in rooms
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • English speaking staff
  • Check in 3pm | Check out 12pm

Trip Highlites

Boat Trip to Rosario Island 

We’ll head to Colombia’s most spectacular beaches via private boat to enjoy the sun, ocean blues and tropical views. Along the way, you’ll visit several villages and get entrenched in the culture — all while sipping on Piña Coladas or Margaritas. 

Day trip to Palenque 

Take a walking tour through the Village of San Basilio de Palenque, where African culture has been preserved since the 1600’s. Learn about the community, culture, traditional music, dances, way of living, customs and spiritual beliefs. This village was declared by UNESCO a world cultural heritage site in 2005.

Mud Volcano

First stop is an Afro-colombian village called “Lomita Arena” in the middle of the lake. Then, we head to the Mud Volcano, and bathe in the natural volcano aka “the fountain of youth”. On the way back, we stop through more villages and explore cultural expressions, art and hand-made crafts.

Explore The Real Cartagena 

Picture yourself gliding through the enchanting streets of Cartagena where you’ll immerse yourself in the local culture and discover the treasures of country. From local markets, Afro-Caribbean beats, and diverse neighborhoods, you’ll witness it all from various (geographic, cultural, social and economic) points of view.

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DOUBLE: $2150 per person | SINGLE: $2650

Additional Information


  • International Flights (Schedule flights to arrive at CTG Airport)
  • Gratuities for drivers and tour guides
  • Except where noted
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not listed in the Included Section


  • No more than two people to a room, rooms are priced as single (only one person in the room) or double occupancy (two guests sharing a room)
  • Hotel check-in date is April 10, 2025
  • A valid passport is required to travel and check-in for your International Flight. Please ensure that your passport is valid for more than six months after travel.


  • Emergencies can happen when you least expect them. Changing Pace Travel highly recommends that all clients purchase a travel insurance policy to protect your investment. In the event of trip interruption or cancellation, travel insurance is the only way to pursue unused travel expenses. Travel Insurance is an additional cost.  Follow this Travel Insurance link to obtain a free quote. Any questions regarding policies should be directed to the Travel Insurance Company.


  • All payments are non-refundable, non-transferable and final.
  • A monthly payment installment plan is available. You may also pay in full at any time.
  • Payment Installment Plan: If one payment is missed, your registration will be automatically cancelled (after the grace period) and a reinstatement fee will apply in order to resume the trip. Additionally, if the total balance is not made by the final payment date, all reservations will be forfeited.
  • Late Payments: A 7-day grace period after scheduled due dates will be allowed with no penalty (except for the final payment). Reservation cancellation and forfeiture of all payments will occur afterwards.
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