Gran Malecón, Carnaval Museum, Downtown Barranquilla City Tour


6 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour




Español, Inglés


Join us on this 6-hour tour around the home of one of the best carnivals in Latin America: Barranquilla. You will be led by a local expert tour guide who will show you 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.

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

What to expect on this Barranquilla city tour?

If you are looking for a quick but fun and quite complete tour around Barranquilla: you are in the right place! With this tour, you will never forget Barranquilla as a synonym of culture, tradition, and diversity. Also known as the “Arenosa” or “Curramba La Bella”, this city is one of the main in Colombia and a reference tourist destination for locals and foreigners. This city, where the Magdalena River ends its long journey, is the birthplace of great musicians, writers, and painters.

Discover its essence and live a truly unforgettable experience! If you end up wanting to keep exploring the traditional flavors, we invite you to check out our food tour in Barranquilla downtown!


This experience starts with our guide picking you up at your hotel and driving you to the first stops of the tour. Some of the places you will be visiting are Paseo Bolívar Avenue, the most important highway in the city. San Nicolás Square and its church, which is 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.

Then, 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 opened to the public recently to welcome more visitors to the city.

Keep strolling through historical streets and then be our guest at tasting our Caribbean Colombian cuisine with some of the most traditional snacks, so you end up having as many sides as possible of the great city of Barranquilla.

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. In the end, you will be driven back to your hotel where you can rest.


  • Historical interesting facts about Barranquilla
  • A visit along the main spots of the historical center
  • Exploring the Carnaval Museum
  • Visit la Ventana al Mundo Monument
  • A walk along River Avenue Boardwalk


  • Gran Colombia Tours private guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in private transportation
  • Entry to Carnaval House Museum
  • Gastronomic experience
  • All risk insurance
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Extra purchases

Know before you book

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

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