Historical Walking City Tour Cali 3H



3 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure




This historical walking tour in Cali has it all! Explore Cali’s top sites, starting at La Ermita church. With this 3-hour walking tour, you will visit the most important places of downtown Cali.

Learn about the history of the city, its culture, music and dance. Among others, visit Plaza de Caycedo and San Francisco, Complejo La Merced, La Colina, San Antonio church and much more. A quick but informative, fun and complete tour through the city.


  • Historical landmarks in downtown Cali given by our guide
  • Visiting the main sites: Plaza de Caycedo, La Ermita, San Antonio, La Merced and San Francisco
  • A short but fun salsa lesson
  • Interesting retelling of key events in the recent history of the city and the country
  • A short but quite informational tour to get the best of the city

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City tours are the best option for you to seize the main sites of a place and Cali is no exception. Colombia’s capital of salsa music has everything for everyone and it always happy to welcome travelers and visitors.

Let us show you what we are talking about by joining us in this 3-hour tour around the historical, youthful and vibrant downtown Cali.
Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and then take you to downtown and to La Ermita Church near San Antonio neighborhood, one of the main cultural places in Cali, to discover what this neighborhood has hidden away. You will be strolling among squares and streets that tell interesting stories.

Visit afterwards Plaza de Caycedo, which was the main square during the colonization period and currently it is the most famous plaza. San Francisco palace will continue in our journey, this is a place where the Franciscan community used to perform his religious ceremonials and live. Catholicism was crucial when it came to define the current architecture, politics and religion, not only in Cali but in Colombia in general.

Also, we couldn’t miss La Merced, place where the foundation of Santiago de Cali was established to finally jump to La Colina and San Antonio, popular places for tourists and locals to gather around.
And do not forget a brief salsa lesson, designed for you to have a quite complete introduction to what Cali has to offer.

Of course, our team will take you back to your hotel and we will call it a day!

If you are short of time, 3-hours will be enough for us to give an experience like no other.


  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gastronomic experiences
  • All-risk insurance
  • Extra purchases

Additional Information

🟡 Be aware this tour is walking

🟡 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

🟡 If you have a layover in Cali, please select the airport as a pick-up point for the layover tour

🟡 Don’t forget your camera

🟡 Bring comfortable shoes and water

🟡 Keep hydrating constantly and use sunscreen

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