Tour from Cartagena to San Basilio de Palenque and discover with a local guide the first free town in America, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, a small part of Africa in America.
The tour to San Basilio de Palenque will take you to learn about the history of this town where African slaves were free and danced to the sound of drums, elaborated their own language and freely practiced their customs that are still preserved today.
Duration: 6 hours.
Itinerary: We will leave Cartagena at 8:00 am to go to San Basilio de Palenque where we will arrive around 9:30 am. There we will be received by our local and palenquero guide, with whom we will live a cultural exchange, we will learn about the customs of this Afro-descendant people that have made it an Intangible and Cultural Heritage of Humanity, we will learn a little about their language and above all we will live the history of this town that achieved freedom 200 years before the Independence of Colombia.
Includes: Bilingual tour guide (Spanish-English), Private transportation, Local palenquero guide, Freedom Tour in Palenque, Local lunch, Hydration, Ñeque Rum tasting, Boxing class.