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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
Maximum number of people: 9
Location: Cartagena


Venture into the real Cartagena with a tour of the Bazurto food market. Swirling with flavors from Africa, Spain and indigenous Colombian cultures, tourists often avoid this heaving market scene. It’s hectic, grimy, and a bit overwhelming. They’re missing out. Feel safe exploring this authentic look at Cartagena’s rich culture with the help of a local guide to maneuver the chaos and sample exotic Colombian fruits and foods found nowhere else.

What to Expect

This market takes you out of the charming old city and into the depths of local life in Cartagena. The Mercado de Bazurto is dirty, rowdy and huge. It is filled with intriguing items ranging from knock-off brand name sports gear to some of the most fresh and exotic Colombian ingredients not found in the supermarkets. Being wary of thieves and locals, tourists don’t tend to venture into this market often or alone. But if you are an adventure-seeking traveller, this market is worth a visit for the cultural experience alone.

We will pick you up from your accommodation to guide you around the City and introduce you to the local gastronomy as well as its influence throughout the years on Cartagena’s idiosyncrasy.

Important Information

Departure Point

Your accommodation in the Old City or Bocagrande.

Departure Time

  • 7:00am
  • 8:00am


  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting
  • Fruits and Juices tasting
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel Pick up & Drop off
  • A map of Cartagena
  • Access to the local culture


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is very casual and light
  • Recommend for participants to specify allergies or other serious medical conditions prior the experience.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or partial refund

Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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