Located on the banks of the Magdalena River, south of Cartagena, Mompox is one of the most beautiful jewels of the colonial era. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the city founded by the Spanish in 1530 retains a beautiful colonial architecture, with its houses and churches on the shore of the majestic Magdalena River.

Your Itinerary

At a Glance

Highlights of this trip

Discovery of one of humanity's cultural heritage and its picturesque landscapes where birds and reptiles abound.
Mompox is one of the most beautiful villages in Colombia.
Discovery of Aracataca, birthplace of the writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize.
Day by Day

Detailed Itinerary

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On the way to Mompox

History, Art & Culture
Private transport will take you from your point of departure Santa Marta or Cartagena to Mompox with a scheduled stop in Aracataca, birthplace of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize winner.
  Casa Amarilla
mompox bolivar colombia © Tristan Quevilly

Discovering Mompox

Art & Culture, Architecture, Boat Trip, Fauna&Flora
In the morning, historical city tour: visit of the parks, churches, cultural museum, a few colonial houses of prestigious families of that era and craft workshops of local artists.
On the afternoon, discover Pijiño Marsh in a traditional canoe, where you might be able to spot local birds and reptiles.
Sail down the Magdalena River in a canoe and enjoy Pijiño Marsh, where you can take a dip and observe local fauna and flora. Take in the beautiful sunset! Head back to Mompox late afternoon.
  Casa Amarilla
mompox bolivar colombia © Tristan Quevilly

End of the escapade

Private transport from Mompox to your destination (Cartagena or Santa Marta)

Hôtels durant votre Séjour

Photo Galery

The Journey in Images

Terms of stay

What the Trip Includes


BreakfastsTransportation in comfortable vehiclesLocal guides specialist of the region

Not Included

Additional Information

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