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In Summary

Why this trip ?

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

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Santa Cruz de Mompox o Mompós is Located in the north of Colombia, in the south of the Bolivar department, on the Caribbean Coast. Mompós is also called the “Caribbean…

At 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

mompox bolivar colombia © Tristan Quevilly

Day 1

On the way to Mompox

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.

  • 7h
  • Casa Amarilla
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Day 2

Discovering Mompox

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.

  • B
  • 4h
  • 3h30
  • Casa Amarilla
mompox bolivar colombia © Tristan Quevilly

Day 3

End of the escapade

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

  • B
  • 7h


Hotels during your stay

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Included in this Travel


  • Breakfasts
  • Transportation in comfortable vehicles
  • Local guides specialist of the region

Not Included


Price & Details



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  • 5% discount on your next trip
  • Covid Special Guaranteed reimbursement on D-15 in case of health emergency


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Frequently Asked Questions

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The tourist activities have resumed as usual in Colombia. We have an article dedicated to the Covid that we update regularly and will give you all the information about the Covid 19. Do not hesitate to contact us for any question

Colombia knows all climates. What you will take in your suitcase depends mainly on the regions you want to visit. We also have a very comprehensive article on the subject: best season to go to Colombia

Colombia is seasonal, with the high season being mainly from December to January. Some of the most beautiful hotels may be fully booked in advance, however we recommend that you book your trip at least 3 to 6 months in advance.

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