Pirate experience at Cartagena's fortifications Dress-up in pirate gear, complete with pirate hat, sword, and eye-patch, to visit Cartagena’s fortifications. Learn about the Cartagena’s cool history in search of a treasure chest at the end of the journey After a relaxing lunch, use the map in the treasure chest to arrive at the Choco Museo have a hands-on session to make different types of chocolate treats.
Go on a scavenger hunt throughout Cartagena’s Old City. Follow a set of clues that will teach you about the city’s history, culture and traditions, and make you dance, eat and speak like the locals!
Alongside a local, explore Cartagena’s Old City sampling local dishes, learning about the city’s fascinating culture and vibrant culture, and visit the Getsemani quarter to understand the impactful street art the adorns the walls of this colonial neighborhood. Finish the day at a rooftop with one of the best views in the city sipping on a local cocktail.
Travelers will complete a trip planning questionnaire that will allow Global CommUnity, working with their travel advisor, to fully customize their trip according to their family interests.
Visit the fishing village of La Boquilla, located 20 minutes from Cartagena’s Old City. La Boquilla is an impoverished community surrounded by spectacular mangrove forests and large beaches. Start the day by going on a canoe journey through the mangrove tunnels and lagoons, learning about the local ecosystem and the importance of preserving it. Continue one of the community’s school where children will participate in an activity with the local children: music lessons, painting the walls of a classroom, help build something required by the school (i.e. desks, park, benches, etc.), play futbol (soccer), or donate an item and teach the local children how to use it. The activity at the school will be determined based on the needs of the school at the time.