Early-morning depart from Cartagena to Mompox in private charter-flight. Arrive in Mompox, meet local guide to go on full-day visit to Mompox and surroundings.
Visit begins on local hybrid-transport that fits 4-5 people, through main attractions where is possible to appreciate Mompox unique colonial architecture: The "Calle Real del Medio" stands-out with whitewashed walls of homes behind imposing wooden doors and finely carved wooden-balconies spilling-over with flowering bougainvillea. The scenic "Calle de la Albarrada" runs alongside the river. Visit the six colonial churches in town being Santa Barbara Church the most unique in Colombia, constructed in 1630, it has an octagonal Moorish and baroque bell-tower with balconies at the top. The San Agustin church holds golden-ornate Holy Sepulcher, carried through streets on shoulders of Nazarenes during Easter Week processions. The other churches are San Francisco, Santo Domingo, San Juan del Dios and The Concepcion.
Continue to Central Cemetery, the most interesting place to visit. The white tombs are lined-up one-above-the-other and form walls of memories around a central chapel.
Experience world-famous beauty frozen in time, visit filigree workshops, observe how handicraftsmen make such intricate jewelry from silver and gold threads, a tradition in Mompox that's passed-down from generation-to-generation.
After typical lunch, embark into wooden-boat with outboard motor, head-off to Pijino Swamp located 20mins-away. Tour continues
through wetlands to appreciate wide-array of flora and fauna, take a dip in Magdalena River. Enjoy encounter with a land so rich in bird-life and get up-close
with exotic species as howler monkeys and iguanas surrounded by spectacular landscape.
Transfer to local airport to take private flight to Cartagena.