Cartagena, Mud Volcano and the Pink Sea of Galerazamba

Cartagena, Mud Volcano and the Pink Sea of Galerazamba

After a short 45-minute drive from Cartagena you’ll discover El Volcán de Lodo El Totumo. With an approximate elevation of just 20 meters (50 steps to the top), this volcano houses a natural pool of mineral-infused volcanic mud.
Following your rejuvenating mud bath, you’ll carry on to the small village of Galerazamba a short distance away. This location has a fantastico history, but easily the pink salt flats steal the show and attract tourists from far and wide to take the perfect photo. Once you are here, you’ll enjoy time to walk around the waters, and find the perfect angle, with the sun hitting the water just right, for that perfect photo! Or simply find a quiet spot to meditate over how amazing nature really is.

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Stop At: Cartagena, Cartagena, Cartagena District, Bolivar Department

After a short 45-minute drive from Cartagena, you’ll discover El Volcán de Lodo El Totumo (The mud volcano of Totumo). With an approximate elevation of just 20 meters (50 steps to the top) this volcano houses a natural pool of mineral-infused volcanic mud, with an amazing relaxing effect and attributed healing powers of the skin. Locals will actually tell you the mud contains many medicinal properties which can help with a number of ailments, such as normalizing blood circulation, reducing any stress, and replacing any negative energy with positive. Not only all of this, but it also leaves your skin smooth and soft to the touch and is anti-inflammatory! This is one of the most desirable tours of Cartagena.
Following your rejuvenating mud bath, you’ll carry on to the small village of Galerazamba a short distance away. This location has a fantastico history, but easily the pink salt flats steal the show and attract tourists from far and wide to take the perfect photo.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Salinas de Galerazamba, Galerazamba Colombia

Following your rejuvenating mud bath, you’ll carry on to the small village of Galerazamba a short distance away. This location has a fantastico history, but easily the pink salt flats steal the show and attract tourists from far and wide to take the perfect photo. Once you are here, you’ll enjoy time to walk around the waters, and find the perfect angle, with the sun hitting the water just right, for that perfect photo! Or simply find a quiet spot to meditate over how amazing nature really is.

The pink sea is a natural phenomenon that occurs for around ½ of the year. And depending on the season and recent climate can have a varying pink hue. There are 2 seasons when you can enjoy the pink salts. The main season being December to April, and the 2nd is August and September.

It is actually a salt mine and the changing in the color of the salt to a pink hue is caused by brightly colored salt-loving microbes, which create pigmented protein, in order to absorb the sun's solar energy.


Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Hora de Inicio: 08:00 AM
Duración: 7 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We'll pick you up at the arranged time from your hotel in Cartagena.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual Guide for entire tour time
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Salinas de Galerazamba

No Incluye

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the plan
  • Experiences and transportation not mentioned in the plan
  • Personal expenses and tips

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