Tour to the community of Palenque de San Basilio

Cartagena, Colombia · 1 - 8 People · 6 hours · Private activity


$66 USD Per Person

  • Hotel Pick-up
  • Ground Transportation
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Snacks
  • Tour Guide

Visit the community of Palenque de San Basilio, first free town of America. The only village in Latin America where native african dialects are still spoken. You will know the culture of this town, its ancestral drums, its incredible woman singers, its dierent folklore bands with decades of history, and you will learn the milenary palenque dialect with a workshop with the natives.

Perfect for

• Families and groups of friends interested in ancestral cultural wealth.


Pricing list

  • # of adults: 1 - 2

    $98 USD per adult

    # of adults: 3 - 8

    $66 USD per adult

  • children (ages: 4-12)

    $98 USD per child

  • infants (ages: 0-3)

    $4 USD per infant



  • Expert guide.
  • Guided visit to the community.
  • Palenque dialect workshop.
  • English translator.
  • Private transportation.
  • Snack.
  • Lunch.
  • Hydration.
  • Travel insurance.
  • FEM Donation.


  • Tips


Typical of the area

Usage instructions

Duration and Places

• Whole day - 10AM to 4PM.

Comfort Level Medium

Effort Level Low

Mondays to Sundays

Previous Notice at least 5 Days.

Cancelation policy

When requesting a reservation, the user accepts the cancellation policy detailed below.

For confirmed reservations:

A refund of 100% of the price paid at the time of booking will be made if you cancel up to 7 DAYS in advance of the reserved day.

A refund of 85% of the price paid at the time of booking will be made if canceled up to 3 DAYS before the reserved day.

No refund will be made if canceled less than 72 hours before the reserved day.

Important information

You should bring

• Comfortable walking shoes.

• Sunblock and insect repeller.

• Cash money to buy stuff.

Starting Point

Hotel en cartagena

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