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Half-Day Tour to Totumo Mud Volcano from Cartagena provided by Backpackers

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Half-Day Tour to Totumo Mud Volcano from Cartagena

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 11/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 11/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
No visit to Cartagena would be complete without a dip in the Totumo Mud Volcano, which boasts mineral-infused mud that’s said to have therapeutic properties. Take a trip to the far-flung attracting with ease, without having to worry about arranging transport, on a tour that includes a bonus stop at Manzanillo Beach.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Centro Historico
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano)
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Enjoy free time to relax in the mineral-enriched mud
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off are included
  • Let a guide take care of arranging logistics so you don't have to
  • Unlike most tours from Cartagena, this tour visits Manzanillo Beach
Important Information
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Volcan de Lodo El Totumo (Mud Volcano)
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Swimsuit required inside the volcano
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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 20 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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Nirvana Zee wrote a review Mar 2021
Cala Bona, Spain2 contributions
Our driver was so fun and knowledgeable. Jesus took really good care of us and answered all our questions and even drove with extreme care! He let us stop at a grocery store before the long drive, and offered to stop at the cartagena sign to take pictures on our way back while
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Date of experience: March 2021
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megancuret wrote a review Jan 2021
New York City, New York34 contributions23 helpful votes
We did the half day tour and it was amazing! The people who worked at the volcano served us a delicious snack, and even helped wash us from the mud down by the lake. It’s seems gross at first because of the algae but I recommend washing off there! Logistics and cost were great,
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Rob O wrote a review Jan 2021
New York City, New York86 contributions59 helpful votes
My friend and I went on the half-day tour to Totumo. Booking was easy and logistics were communicated with us well. Although they were late to picking us up, we had an amazing time with the whole tour time included as promised. We were the first group of the morning so the
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Elizabeth L wrote a review Feb 2020
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Our tour guide, Sara, was very friendly and talkative. We enjoyed our ride to and from the volcano with her! We LOVED the mud bath and the massage was relaxing. It was a great experience all around. I highly recommend!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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irenecgilchrist wrote a review Jan 2020
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A once in a lifetime experience! Sara was a great host who answered all of our questions. We were picked up from our hotel in the heart of Centro. It was an hour drive and only our group was picked up. Sara explained what to expect from the experience, the community we would be
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ANTONIS M
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Amazing!!
I visited Colombia with 2 friends. We had a great time and we would highly recommend this adventure!! David and the
AbenaOM
AbenaOM
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Best Excursion
We had an amazing time during the excursions to the islands. Our host Santiago phenomenal! Snorkeling and the food
lobrn3
lobrn3
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10/10, don't miss out!
This by far was my favorite outing when visiting Cartagena. The tour definitely exceeded our expectations. We truly
Catsandme
Catsandme
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Awesome time
Had a amazing time on this tour. It was a small intimate group and had plenty for time for all the activities. The
debbietheblogger1
debbietheblogger1
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Amazing!
Am amazing experience with backpackers. David is amazing he took care of us every step of the way. Kept us in the l
R3754DDvictorias
R3754DDvictorias
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Incredible experience w/ David
This was the best trip. The snorkeling was amazing. I saw fish I had only seen in fish tanks before. The locals wer
H679VStiffanyr
H679VStiffanyr
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Book it now !
We hand an absolutely amazing time. Beautiful islands with nice blue water. Our tour guide Jesus was accommodating,
446geraldineg
446geraldineg
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A great experience
It was a wonderdul trip with our local guide José. We were happy traveling to these beautiful places, thanks.
Dbaby867
Dbaby867
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Jesus is the best tour guide ever!!!
Hands down the best tour to the Rosario islands. Everything was perfect. We picked up some drinks and food, headed
camreynolds
camreynolds
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Back Packers Guys and Playa Blanca
Back Packers guys were just amazing. They are so kind and helpful. They tread us very well and all the time watch u
universoultravel
universoultravel
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Best tour we have in Cartagena
Everything is perfect and went well on this tour. So organized and we had amazing lunch. Our tour guide Jose, speak
mightybandz
mightybandz
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3 Excellent Tours!!!!
Backpackers are the best. I recommend booking with them for your mud volcano, sunset cruise and most important, Ros
Doctajackie
Doctajackie
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Beautiful beach!
This was the highlight of my trip to Cartegena! Everything was on point including the pickup time, lunch, and beach
Genasun1202
Genasun1202
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Really wonderfull.
José was our guide, he was attentive and helpful. excellent service, food, and place. We would come back again.
sylviadxplorer
sylviadxplorer
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The Best!
where do i start my guide was Santiago the most sweet kid very atentive and hardworker the other guys are very kind
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