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Rumba in Chiva

3013474410 Bocagrande Kra 4ta, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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Just don’t (American tourist review)

My friends and I from the USA decided to book this bus on a whim. Two of them speak Spanish, myself... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frank T
via mobile
Can we agree to say MISLEADING?

Full disclosure: This is mostly for the English speaking travelers. I would not know how any... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Satterfield74
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Los Angeles, California
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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...more
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3013474410 Bocagrande Kra 4ta, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I from the USA decided to book this bus on a whim. Two of them speak Spanish, myself and another friend do not. I will say the reception lady is very nice and they will accommodate a time for your tickets to...More

2  Thank Frank T
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Full disclosure: This is mostly for the English speaking travelers. I would not know how any Spanish locals would have perceived this cultural experience - so here's an out-of-the-box American objective review. Keep in mind, I was traveling with two native Spanish speakers - American...More

6  Thank Satterfield74
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

It sounds like a good idea to ride a bus around town with live music and see the city at night, but because this party tour last for about 3 hours it gets a bit boring after the first hour. also they cram 6-7 people...More

3  Thank amglobal
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Dac77777, Director Comercial at Rumba in Chiva, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018
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Hola Amglobal, Si, en algunas excursiones los animadores no son muy buenos y no logran mantener un ambiente divertido durante...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

There is only one way to describe this bus!! WILD! ALL YOU CAN DRINK!! LOUD MUSIC, FUN GUIDES! Although I can't remember how the end of the night went what I do remember is a lot of great people, laughs, and dancing! The buses are...More

2  Thank Britney M
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

It’s great fun and great value!! As we don’t speak English we didn’t understand a word but that didn’t matter at all, we really enjoyed the whole trip. Live traditional music on the bus, seeing the city, the drinks were flowing and the MC on...More

1  Thank London_Calling_Today
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the trip on the fun bus, plenty of rum/coke and also beer. Great way to get a glimpse of Cartagena. Staff were fantastic and music was excellent.

1  Thank SAB5859
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

This tour failed to measure up on many levels. 1) I signed up for a tour, not a Spanish-language tour with some English translation. Even spanish-speaking members of the tour noticed and commented on it. 2) it took about 45 min to start becuase we're...More

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Dac77777, Director Comercial at Rumba in Chiva, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Good day, Apparently you are referring to the City Tour and not the Chiva Rumbera, are two different tours that are made on board a Chiva Bus. When you return to Cartagena I invite you to do the Chiva Rumbera with us and you will...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

pretty poor. No commentaries were offered on the bus. The bus ride was too long and seemed unorganized. a bit boring. The only good part was the club.

1  Thank nicolepjean
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

We did this excursion as part of a cruise ship excursion. So time was limited because we were leaving at 2pm. We made 2 stops where we were given 20-40 minutes to look around and do any shopping. Wish we had more time especially at...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

We booked this through our cruise ship along with many others hoping for a trip of fun and a way of seeing Cartagena with an opportunity to take some photos. It was a very hot and humid day, we boarded the bus to sit on...More

2  Thank Philcat44
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Response from Grant H | Reviewed this property |
There is a daytime chiva and a nighttime chiva, the daytime one is more historical information etc and the nighttime one is really just music, drinking and dancing (as best you can while seated on a bus!).
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