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.
**CATCHING A CHIVA**
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
** HOURS: From 8:00 p.m. to 12:00
** SEATS : 48 People at night time. One seat is used for the band.
have been operating for 15 years, and they can also be rented
for private parties.
The Chiva Party-City Tour
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!!!!
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
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.
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
+INFO: Agencia de Viajes Operadora Excursiones Rafael Perez & Cia. Ltda