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Alternative Travel Cartagena - Day Tours

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Alternative Travel Cartagena was founded on the base of love for the city of Cartagena de Indias. We arrange dynamic, alternative and reliable tours in Cartagena in the Colombian Caribbean. If you don't want to follow the beaten track, our different...more
Barrio La Boquilla | Cra.1, 49A-40, Cartagena 5, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did an Excursion to the town of Palenque. It was the first freed slave community in the Americas. He took us all around the town. We got to socialize with residents. We actually shared a meal with residents. Will was very knowledgeable. He showed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard P
Nina S, Gerente at Alternative Travel Cartagena - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much!!!

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We did the rhumba chiva tour, chiva city tour and street food tour. There are hidden fees-credit card and online payment. They don’t take cash. The subcontractors were 50-60 min late. Street food tour was great, but like the others, the website promises a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nina S S, Director General at Alternative Travel Cartagena - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dear nmdau, thank you very much for your comment which is very valuable for us. Both the rumba in chiva and citytour in chiva are group tours that collect all passengers from the hotels, as every day they have a different route for the pick...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

We took a taxi to La Boquilla where we were welcomed by a group of maybe ten men who stopped our car and started knocking on the windows from all sides trying to sell us a tour. We got really scared and thought about returning...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nina S S, Director General at Alternative Travel Cartagena - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dear Annie, thank you for your comment. We want to express our sincere apologies Clearly there are many factors you describe and in several we can and will make improvements accordingly. The village of “LaBoquilla” is a place of local tourism and for that reason...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

What great tour! I couldn't think of a better way to see the city! Our tour guide Roberto was fantastic! We rode over 15 miles and saw sights that you can only see by bike! Awesome tour! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We had a really great experience. Our guides were amazing super friendly one of them Antonio is a English teacher so we didn't have to worry about any langue barriers. I would definitely recommended this tour we aren't in the best physical shape but it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We did the horse back riding in La Boquilla with our guide Will and it was wonderful! We started off meeting at the cemetery around 10am in the small town of Boquilla and Will met us there (we requested a guide who spoke English upon...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

2 girlfriends and I booked this tour through Cartagena Connections. The team they had for us was amazing! A team of 5 came with bikes and a TukTuk. Thank God for them bc sadly my gfs weren’t prepared for the hills. The girls rode in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We spent two mornings horseback riding on the beach in Boquilla and had a great time. The horses were very responsive and seemed to enjoy running on the beach. Go early in the morning before the beaches are crowded. It was much better on Monday...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Nina S, Gerente at Alternative Travel Cartagena - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

My wife and I took three tours; Market, Harbour Cruise and Botanical Gardens. All where amazing and non-touristy. Their sentiment expressed in these words, “now you have a friend in Cartagena,” could not have been more true. We appreciated not only the facts about the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

I originally tried to book a mountain bike tour with another company that was recommended in the guide book, but their communication was not good--it took them days to respond to an e-mail. This company communicated promptly, and their tour was a lot cheaper than...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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15 September 2018|
Response from Nina S S | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for contacting us. It will always be a pleasure for us to serve you. Each day you would like to ride per hour costs $75,000 or $140,000 two hours per person. We do not offer classes as such but we can put in an... More
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Response from amytorgeson | Reviewed this property |
Yes, email Nina. She is very responsive and will get back to you with prices.