According to the legend, a monk let a drop of holy water, fall into a volcano full of lava; as a result, the lava softened and became a thick, soft mud with de-stressing and rejuvenating properties.
At approximately one hour away from Cartagena, you will find one of the major touristic attractions of the Colombian Caribbean region: the Totumo Volcano an exotic and natural Colombian marvel. Take the time to admire the tropical landscape of Bolivar on the way to this location. Departing at 7:30 am in private transportation, you will arrive earlier than all the tourists that visit this place so you can enjoy more privacy and comfort.
The volcano and the extraordinary Caribbean swamp landscape that surrounds it, make this unusual geographical formation a must-see experience in Cartagena. Once at the Totumo Volcano, climb the rustic wooden stairs and get ready for the highlight of the day. Once you enter the Totumo Volcano, you will feel like you’re floating mid-air because the smoothness and density of the mud being physically impossible to sink into it. At the top of the small volcano, you will enjoy a warm mud bath and the panoramic view over the Santa Catalina Region.
When you leave, you can get a massage or go swimming into the calm surrounding lagoon and get the mud off. Afterward, you can enjoy a typical lunch in the surrounding kiosks, typically consisting of fried fish and fried plantain (at your own expense). After a perfect closing to this day tour with a delightful lunch, you will have the opportunity to take a last look of the Totumo Volcano and get ready to head back. You will return to Cartagena feeling renewed thanks to the healing and soothing properties of the Volcano and its amazing surrounding landscape.
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