Food Tour in Cartagena Walled City

How about diving into Cartagena’s real spirit through the thing that talks best about a culture or country: its food

Duration

4 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure

Languages

Eng-Spa

Overview

A trip wouldn’t be complete if you don’t go beyond touristic places and give yourself the chance to taste the place’s food. So, come with us to this food tour around Cartagena’s heart, so you get the best of Caribbean cuisine and its people: cocadas, carimañola, arepa de huevo, and more. Although those names are hardly relatable to something common or widely known, we are sure that it will be a gastronomic experience to remember. 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A walk along important spots of the city such as the emblematic Clock Tower
  • A brief introduction to Colombia’s and Cartagena’s rich history of diversity in the Walled City
  • Samples and samples of typical foods and drinks of the region (fruits, desserts, finger foods, refreshments)
  • An incredible chance to get in touch with locals and their stories
  • Memories full of senses about colors, smells and flavors of this Caribbean city

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Description

Whoever the traveler you are, cross tasting typical food of your checklist trip and join us in this tour around Colombian Caribbean identity and culture through its cuisine.

Your day will start by meeting our local and friendly tour guide. With him you will be headed to the first stop in the Walled City. As you walk around you will have several stops to try the best of Cartagena and caribbean typical flavors. From fruits to shrimp cocktails, deep-fried snacks, typical sweets and coffee or beer.

Some of the things you are going to try are: Arepa with egg: arepa is one of the most traditional Colombian plates. Eaten almost everywhere in the country in lots of different versions. In the Caribbean coast this corn-based tortilla is usually fried and stuffed with a tasty egg. You will also visit local food stands and carimañola: a very typical yucca and cheese finger food.

If you’re craving for something sweet, you’ll also have cocadas, a sort of cookie made out of coconut or typical fruits. And of course, try a cup of nice coffee or have cold and refreshing beer before ending the tour.

Discover ancient culinary techniques, treasured family recipes, and life stories of all the locals that will make you swing from sweet to salty, from fresh to fried tasty appetizers and from tasteful to delicious snacks. Real samples of diversity of ingredients and customs.

This is the most valuable souvenir of the very best side of Cartagena de Indias: tons of food offered to you by joyful and friendly locals. We know there won’t be regrets. You are in for a treat.

Included/Excluded

  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Samples of typical foods and drinks of the region (fruits, desserts, finger foods, refreshments)
  • All-risk insurance
  • Lunch
  • Extra purchases

Additional Information

🟡 Be aware this tour is walking

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

🟡 If you have a layover in Cartagena, please select the airport or the cruise ship terminal as a pick-up point for the layover tour

🟡 If you have any food restriction or allergies, please tell the guide or write it on the booking

🟡 Bring comfortable shoes and water

🟡 Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

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