Gran Malecón + Carnaval Museum + Downtown Barranquilla City Tour 6H



6 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour

Guaranteed departure




Join us in this 6-hour tour around the home to one of the best carnivals in Latin America: Barranquilla. You will be led by a local expert tour guide who will show the best of it. Visit places of great cultural importance for the country such as Paseo Bolívar, San Nicolás Square, Carnaval Museum, and the River Avenue boardwalk. Besides, you will have a glimpse of Caribbean cuisine with some local hand-made snacks.


  • Historical interesting facts about Barranquilla
  • A visit along the main spots of the historical center
  • Local experiences of traditional food tasting
  • A tour around the Carnaval Museum
  • Visit la Ventana al Mundo Monument
  • A walk along River Avenue Boardwalk

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If you are looking for a quick but fun and quite complete tour around Barranquilla: you are in the right place!

Let our guide shows you a part of our Colombian history and diversity and spend 6 hours getting to know its most important spots, its joyful traditions and broaden your ideas of the country.

Some of the places you will be visiting are Paseo Bolivar Avenue, the most important highway in the city. San Nicolás Square and its church, which are one of the main spots in the historical center as well as The Customs House Square which is now a cultural center with art exhibitions. Besides, around its historic downtown you will get to the Caribbean Cultural Park and its museum where you will know more about the cultural roots of Colombia’s Caribbean coast.

Walk through the River Avenue boardwalk on the island of La Loma which was built and open to public recently to welcome more visitors to the city, and last but not least visit the Carnival House, the museum that exhibits samples of the famous Carnival of Barranquilla, one of the most visited in the world. You will find photographs, costumes, masks and more.

Keep strolling through historical streets and then be our guest at tasting our Caribbean Colombian cuisine with some of the most traditional snacks: Butifarra, a seasoned pork sausage. Kibbes, the famous meat dish from Lebanon with its Colombian stamp. Fritos: all kind of deep-fried snacks made with yucca, corn flour, green plantain, and lots of cheese. All of them tasting experiences with native people so you end up having as many sides as possible of the great city of Barranquilla.

With this tour, you will never forget Barranquilla as a city synonymous with culture, tradition, and diversity.


  • Gran Colombia Tours Guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Carnaval Museum
  • Ventana al Mundo Monument
  • Gastronomic experiences
  • All-risk insurance
  • Lunch
  • Extra purchases

Additional Information

🟡 Be aware this tour is walking

🟡 If you have a layover in Barranquilla, 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

🟡 Carnaval Museum is closed on Mondays however, our guide will give you options for another museum according to your interests.

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