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San Basilio de Palenque UNESCO World Heritage Site Daytrip: Africa in America

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    The tour starts at 8am and the drive to San Basilio de Palenque will take 45 minutes in urban traffic plus 45 minutes in the wonderful countryside. The trip willbe amde short by our local Palenquero guide whi will give you all the details about the historical place you are about to visit. As you arrive, you will be introduced to your guide in Palenque and will be taken on a walk to the Cementery to speak about mortuory practices, to the monuments and to learn about the importance of Benkos BIoho and Pambelé. Then you will have the most delicious local food served in the traditional way. After visitng musicians and cooks, and enjoying a Lengua PAlenquera language class, we are sure you will never forget San Basilio de Palenque ever again.
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    Reviewed 8 November 2018

    When I came across this tour. I did some research on the town and noticed there was a festival the weekend I wanted to book. I didn't want to do the standard tour because I knew the festival would be an all day event that...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    AnaMGonzalez, CSO FEM at Cartagena Insider by FEM, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

    Thank you for such a detailed review that can really describe the scope of the experiences we offer. I agree 100%! Paula is THE BEST local guide in town. And all of the other experiences in our portfolio are just as exciting as you describe...More

    Reviewed 29 November 2017

    We were a party of seven, including four visually impaired. Our tour guide was very informative giving lots of information about the village culture. We visited several private homes and watched a drum demonstration by the locals. We also visited a famous local singer Rafael...More

    Date of experience: November 2017
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    AnaMGonzalez, Gerente at Cartagena Insider by FEM, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

    We absolutely loved your group!!!!!!!!!! It was very interesting for us to learn how to express our culture in different ways to enhance the experience of our visually impaired guests. We hope you come back and we encourage all guests with disabilities to come! To...More

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