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Rumba in Chiva

3013474410 Bocagrande Kra 4ta, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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It was ok but I recommend to do it if you are in large groups... it is not as fun as I was... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
plaraa84
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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A lot of fun for a little money

The pros - On any given evening dozens of these party buses circulate around the city with live... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Obogle
,
Cornville, Arizona
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INCLUDES: Transportation in Colombian Typical Chiva, Conjunto Vallenato, Open bar (liquor) Accompanied by (Soda and Ice, Typical Fricas Arepa E`huevo, Carinolas, and Empanadas) Tour through the main tourist districts, Clock Tower, Convention Center, Castillo San Felipe, India Catalina and the Walled Center and entrance to a Discotheque and return to the Hotel.
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  • Poor8%
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“party bus” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3013474410 Bocagrande Kra 4ta, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

It was ok but I recommend to do it if you are in large groups... it is not as fun as I was expecting and the music can be way better

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Reviewed October 21, 2016

The pros - On any given evening dozens of these party buses circulate around the city with live bands on board and the cheap rum flowing freely. When passing another party bus a contest ensues to see which group of revelers can generate the most...More

1  Thank Obogle
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Hop on aboard the party bus! Vendors will come by a sell you a percussion instrument, hat, liquor or water and the rest is up to you! Enjoy!

1  Thank Donna A
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

We knew it was very touristic, we would be condemned to the hotel picking up people marathon, etc., but took the 'trip' with Opitours anyway with the expectation that the music and the traditional side would compensate all the setbacks and disadvantages. But the the...More

2  Thank MADTL
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

We did this tour during the day, not the night party bus version. It took a while because even though the bus was 50% full, we proceeded to drive around Bocagrande and other areas trying to pick up more passengers until we were filled to...More

3  Thank ut_jd
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

we got tickets for 7:30 tour and we wait 45 minutes to get pick up. after that we went to pick up other people at 3 different hotels it took another hour. we were supposed to stop at four different places including the old choose...More

1  Thank ssoniassalazar
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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

I have seen the Chiva buses on past visits but this was my first Chiva bus adventure. The booze was plentiful, the music loud and our friends made it a memorable experience. This was not a historic tour..... It was a party bus. We sang,...More

Thank a l
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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Great tour in a colorful open wooden bus. Got picked up and dropped off at the Hilton. Tour was about 3.5 hours. Terrific bilingual guide. Bus took us to San Felipe Fort, monastery at La Popa, the Emerald Museum, the giant boots, La Boveda (bathroom...More

1  Thank nckun8
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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We booked this through our hostel with Chocolate Tours before reading all of these reviews. I then read the reviews and was not excited for what was to come of the evening. First off, come with a buzz or bring your own bottle because you...More

3  Thank Courtney M
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

Mostly I write about the good experiences. This was not one though. We were part of a wedding party, about 150 people, more perhaps. Plans had been made in advance for a Chiva bus tour the night before the wedding after a dinner at the...More

4  Thank Gary D
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