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Bazurto Market Adventure Tour in Cartagena provided by Cartagena Insider Tours

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Bazurto Market Adventure Tour in Cartagena

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Overview
Brimming with street food vendors and artisan craft stalls, Bazurto Market is Cartagena’s biggest and busiest, which means it can often feel overwhelming for first-time visitors. Orient yourself among hundreds of stalls with ease on a market tour that lets you overcome the language barrier and introduces you to local people.
Highlights
  • Get your bearings in Cartagena's biggest market on a tour
  • A great introduction to local life for first-time visitors
  • A guide helps you overcome the language barrier and offers insider knowledge
  • Stress-free hotel pickup and drop-off are included
Important Information
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in the City Center (extra fees apply if not within the Walled City)
Exclusions
  • Personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements for group tours. The minimum number of travelers is four (4). In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for people with walking disabilities or difficulties or for people using a wheelchair
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Eric K wrote a review Nov 2020
Chicago, Illinois1 contribution
This tour was our favorite part of the trip to Cartagena. It showed parts of the authentic places in the city that would likely be inaccessible for people who weren't born there like she was. Plenty of touristic options are available for travelers in the area that you could
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Eliane s wrote a review Mar 2020
New York City, New York80 contributions42 helpful votes
In general Cartagena is for tourists. We did not really see the city until we took the Bazurto market tour. Sheila and Kete are local sisters who knows all about the market and the history of Cartagena. With them, we heard from local sellers, we tried juice (no stomach issues
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Silvya M wrote a review Mar 2020
Wyoming, Canada4 contributions
We were lucky to have such a great and informative guide. Sheila spoke about the market and the people who work and live there with such pride that we learned so much. She took us all over the market and to certain stalls where she could explain what was being sold and how
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Date of experience: March 2020
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NCC0830 wrote a review Feb 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands25 contributions20 helpful votes
This was perhaps the best of our 5 day trip in Colombia. our guide was terrific. The market is gritty, surprising, energetic, and stimulating. Along the way, we stopped and spoke to selected vendors who told us a bit about their work and products, we sampled street food,
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Graham P wrote a review Feb 2020
23 contributions13 helpful votes
It's easy to imagine that if you've seen Getsemani, the walled city, and the Castillo San Felipe that you've experienced Cartagena. Each of these places are superb, but when you get to the Bazurto Market, especially if you explore some of the residential areas near the market,
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Date of experience: February 2020
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PRIVATE tour to Palenque -Cruise Ship traveller
We,5 adults, arrived in Columbia on the Emerald Princess Cruise Ship.We visted Columbia on a previous cruise and ha
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capet002
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Tour with bigger purpose
This was a fabulous tour. It covers some history as well as learning about the market and the people who sell there
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ReggieRadcliffe
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Excellent Tour
I did the market tour. It is excellent. The only things I would point out is that is relatively relaxed, so if you
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BILLIONAIRE24
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If you are reading this BOOK THE TOUR! A MUST DO. Professional Company and the host Paula (POW-LA) is amazing!
When I came across this tour. I did some research on the town and noticed there was a festival the weekend I wanted
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Ayeletbz
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Great tours with great guides
Loved their Africa in America tour, as well as the Salsa night tour. We all had a blast!! Highly recommended.
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stefanie d
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Great cultural experience
We wanted to visit this market but were a little nervous to do so alone. So glad we found this tour on Trip Advisor
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bartravelIsrael
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Authentic market tour
We visited before Cartagena and for our second trip (came with cruise ship) we wanted different kind of tour. We ha
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Amy B
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A great night!
We are salsa beginners, but had so much fun learning about the history of Salsa form Anna and some salsa moves from
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Sissel B
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Highly recommended
I have visited numerous markets all over the world, but this was the first time with a guide. Highly recommended, w
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Ayeletbz
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Wonderful experience
A bunch of us, family members including grandparents, took the tour with the amazing guides of FEM (3 guides). They
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Keith H
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Very unique and interesting place to visit
We were a party of seven, including four visually impaired. Our tour guide was very informative giving lots of info
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Briana K
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Fantastic Real Tour
The tour of bazurto market was incredible. It definitely showed a more real side to Cartagena. The guides were grea
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Josh G
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Amazing Cultural Experience
If you are looking for a unique and authentic cultural experience then look no further! We did the Bazurto Market
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Floor D
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Real Cartagena market experience
Today we did the 3 hour tour around the market and we absolutely loved it! We were only with the two of us and and
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Steven D
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Trip to Bazurto Market
I went on this tour today and can’t recommend it highly enough. If you want to get beyond the historic center / Get
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