Barranquilla Carnival

Barranquilla

8 hours

Small Group

The Barranquilla Carnival is the only celebration in the Greater Caribbean declared a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Enjoy with us an unparalleled experience.

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$698USD Per person

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Embark on a journey through the vibrant festivities of Barranquilla Carnival, an annual celebration that unveils the rich cultural tapestry of the Colombian Caribbean. As you dive into the heart of this event, discover the traditions, music, and boundless joy that define our land.

Day 1: Inaugural Saturday - February 10: Begin your adventure with an overview at the hotel, setting the stage for the upcoming three days. At 10:30 a.m., join us for a leisurely stroll from the hotel to the Cumbiodromo on Via 40 to witness La Batalla de Flores. Marvel at the impressive procession featuring elaborately decorated floats, led by the Carnival Queen. Delight in the presence of folk ensembles, individuals adorned in vibrant costumes, cumbiambas, and historic carnival troupes dating back to 1903. The parade, scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., promises a spectacular immersion into the carnival spirit.

Day 2: Carnival Sunday - February 11: At 11:00 a.m., we'll pick you up from the hotel to transport you to the Cumbiodromo for the Grand Traditional Parade. Immerse yourself in the ambiance steeped in tradition and folklore, witnessing a magnificent spectacle. Elegantly marching in precise order, Cumbiambas, Congos Dancers, Negros, Garabatos, and other traditional Carnival groups showcase brilliance and vibrancy. This procession pays homage to the rich carnival tradition and distinctive dances of the Colombian Caribbean. The parade, scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., unfolds as a captivating journey through cultural expressions.

Day 3: Carnival Monday - February 12: At midday, we'll retrieve you from your hotel to witness the Fantasy Parade spectacle from the grandstands. Watch as children and adults from traditional Carnival groups captivate the streets with remarkable costumes brimming with imagination. Approximately 50 dance groups and schools will transform the main thoroughfare into a vibrant dance floor adorned with lively choreography and vivid costumes. The parade, scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., promises a visually stunning conclusion to your Carnival experience.

Immerse yourself in the magic of Barranquilla Carnival, where each day unfolds as a unique chapter in the captivating story of Colombia's cultural celebration.

Included

  • Transportation available during the parade
  • Knowledgeable Guide in the language of your preference
  • Entry tickets to attractions mentioned

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  • Unspecified food or beverage

Important information

  • No food or beverages are allowed in the box: chuzos, soups, water, beer, soft drinks can be purchased inside the box.
  • Location: The boxes are like grandstands but do not have numbered seats, therefore the location depends on the client. If you decide to stand in the front, you will have a great view, but it will be very sunny, if you stand in the back you will have more shade.
  • Transport: the rates correspond to the availability of the vehicle on the day of the carnival, as we do not do point to point transfers on those dates.
  • In the event that clients arrive or go directly to the airport on that day, an extra fee applies, as the airport is outside the city.
  • Children: Children over 7 years old can be brought and the same rate applies.
  • Toilet facilities are available in the boxes.
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  • Comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Sunglasses and Sunscreen

Cancellation policies
(Free cancellation available)

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