- La Guia de Cartagena, Colombia
   The Guide To Cartagena, Colombia

The Chiva Party - Nighttime

LET'S CHIVA! Party, Drink, Laugh, Clap, Sing, listen to great jokes, Yell, do Wild and Crazy Things as you enjoy non-stop "Papayera" Live Music and Fun, doing the Chiva. Each Chiva Bus has a "Director" with a microphone, and loads of experience in leading you and the rest of the Chiva gang in a whole lotta safe, fun! Relax and enjoy the always open bar. Meet new people, as your Chiva Bus moves all around Cartagena. So who Chiva's? When visiting Cartagena, everybody Chiva's! Ages: 18-100.


** Chiva's will pick you up at: El Dorado Hotel, Decameron Hotel, and Caribe Hotel. If you are part of a large group they can also pick up at your hotel. Call your hotel front desk, travel agent or telephone the Chiva direct, for reservations and pick-up information.

** Pick-up time it's 8:30 if you waiting at the hotel you staying at, and 8:00 if you have to go to a pick-up place. The party on the Chiva Bus starts every night at 8:00 p.m.

The Party begins when the driver makes his last pick up. It's an open bar with free set-ups, so enjoy! You will motor through Laguito, Bocagrande, Centro, Castillo Grande, Manga, and Pie de la Popa. In the old city, your Chiva will stop for an hour or so at the historic Las Bóvedas. Here you can stretch, dance to the beat of the "Papayera" or enjoy local entertainment. Usually there are at least three Chiva Busses making the same stop, so there are lots of new people to meet, plus they offer assorted fried foods, like beef patties, chicken patties, etc. When your Chiva Bus horn blows, it's back on the bus for the last stop at the: "La Escollera", a Disco Club where you will be welcomed with a free admission and free cocktail. Party and dance on into the early morning hours, or get back on the bus at 11:30 p.m. for a trip back to you first boarded the Chiva Bus. Cartagena taxis are cheap, and run all night, so you will have no problem returning to your hotel if you decide to dance til the sun comes up!

** HOURS: From 8:00 p.m. to 12:00
** SEATS : 48 People at night time. One seat is used for the band.

Chiva Buses have been operating for 15 years, and they can also be rented for private parties.

The Chiva Party-City Tour

Have incredible fun and see incredible places on the Chiva bus and get to know Cartagena in plain braw day light. If you visit Cartagena let us show you how beautiful it really is!!!!


City Tour

The tour starts with a drive through the residential areas of the old city of Cartagena. Then, drives to the top of La Popa for a beautiful view of the city. There, you can visit the old monastery, and the chapel of "La Virgen de la Candelaria." From there, you will visit San Felipe fortress, built in the 17th century, feel the history and mystery of this amazing fortress walls. There you can view the old city again but in a much closer view.

The tour begins by visiting El Cabrero which is a beautiful Republican Coffeehouse and museum. There you can see the full process of our coffee and taste the best coffee in the world. Next door is Rafael Nuñez house and museum, this great antique house where the fourth time President of Colombia lived and died and who also created our national anthem. Back at the old city you will visit Las Bovedas (the dungeons) where provisions were stored for the troops during the Spanish time. Today this place serves as a market of handcrafts, souvenirs, and even jewelry stores.

When you done at Las Bovedas (the dungeons) you have a professional tour guide that will take you around the old city. You can take pictures of the Cathedral, Museum of Art, Saint Peter Claver Church and Monastery, Gold Museum, etc.. etc.. etc.. With A/C trans.

· HOURS: From 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
· SEATS : 54 people during the daytime, as there is no band.

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