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10-Day Magdalena River Cruise

Discover Colombia's Captivating Charms: From Cartagena to Carnival, an Extraordinary River Cruise Adventure! 

Embark on an extraordinary journey from the captivating city of Cartagena from the comfort of the brand-new AmaWaterways river cruise ship. Venture to Palenque, a UNESCO-recognised "free town," and explore Calamar's historic landmarks. Discover Santa Barbara de Pinto, experience the time-frozen town of Mompox, and marvel at the natural wonders of Magangue. Conclude your journey in Barranquilla, embracing the vibrant culture and festive spirit of Colombia's famous "Carnaval." 

Immerse yourself in the remarkable sights, sounds, and tastes along the magnificent Magdalena River in the comfort of their brand-new river cruise ship, AmaMagdalena, an intimate 60-passenger river cruise ship offering the luxury of space and sweeping views of incredible Colombian landscapes. 

Launching in November of 2024, this beautiful ship features a rejuvenating heated pool on the Sun Deck, a spacious fitness room, and a Main Restaurant serving exquisite, regionally inspired Latin American cuisine and Western favourites all available as an al fresco experience!


  • Sail the Magdalena River on AmaWaterways luxury river cruise into the heart of Colombia 

  • Explore the stunning Getsemani neighbourhood of Cartagena 

  • Discover the vibrant birdlife in Magangue and festive spirit in Barranquilla 

  • Enjoy jazz in Santa Barbara de Pinto and a shoreside dinner in beautiful Mompox 

Quick Itinerary 

Day 1: Cartagena 

Day 2: Board AmaWaterways River Cruise 

Day 3: Palenque and Calamar 

Day 4: Santa Barbara de Pinto to Mompox 

Day 5: Mompox 

Day 6: Mompox to El Banco 

Day 7: Magangue 

Day 8: Nueva Venecia to Barranquilla 

Day 9: Disembark 

Day 10: Arrive UK 

Truly Individual Holiday 

Any element of this holiday can be made truly individual to your requirements, including the places you want to see and the things that are important to you. Just contact one of our Travel Specialists today. 

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Price from £4,599 per person 

(Departures from November 2024, based on 2 people sharing) 


  • International flights 

  • 1-night hotel accommodation 

  • 7 night AmaWaterways River Cruise 

  • 22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners 

  • Excursions and tours as described 

  • Transfers and domestic flights as per itinerary 


  • Meals not indicated in your itinerary 

  • Local departure taxes payable locally 

  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry and drinks etc 

  • Tips for guides and drivers (discretionary) 

  • Camera or video fees at any sites 

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Winner of 'Tour Operator of the Year - Small' at the 2021 Travel Industry Awards by TTG

Winner of 'Best Tour Operator' at the 2019 & 2018 L.A.T.A. Achievement Awards

All of our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind


The Travel Industry Awards 2021 - Tour Operator Of The Year - Small Latin American Travel Association Achievement Awards 2019 - Tour Operator Of The Year Latin American Travel Association Achievement Awards 2018 - Tour Operator Of The Year

Why book with Latin Routes?

  • Tailormake every part of your Latin America holiday including the duration, destinations, inclusions and budget
  • From charming guesthouses to 5* luxury, we have a style of accommodation to suit you
  • Our Travel Specialists will help you to create your perfect holiday to Latin America

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  • We continually receive excellent reviews from our clients and have a fantastic score on the independent review website, Trustpilot.
  • All of our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind
  • An assured member of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO)

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