Totumo Mud Volcano (El Totumo)
Totumo Mud Volcano (El Totumo)

Totumo Mud Volcano (El Totumo)


The Basics

Prebook round-trip transportation to Totumo Volcano, or opt for a more comprehensive tour that also includes entrance fees, lunch, and a local guide. Some travelers combine a mud volcano visit with a stop at a beach or a tour of the Pink Sea of Colombia (Salinas de Galerazamba), known for its pink salt production.

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Half-Day Tour to Totumo Mud Volcano from Cartagena
Half-Day Tour to Totumo Mud Volcano from Cartagena
$59.00 per adult
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Get your mud on!
This was an amazing experience, much recommended. Tour guide was knowledgable, answered questions, paid attention to details/requests and made sure all participants felt safe and had fun. Body felt amazing after!
Fatou_S, Feb 2024

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Wear a bathing suit you don’t mind getting dirty, and don’t take anything else with you into the mud bath.

  • Take some coins to tip the bath attendants—the equivalent of one US dollar is appropriate.

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How to Get There

Totumo Volcano is about a 45-minute bus ride from Cartagena’s Old City. You can also get there by taxi or tour transport.

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When to Get There

The ideal time to visit the mud bath is between mid-January and April, when crowds are usually sparser and afternoon temperatures are a bit cooler.

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Best Day Trips from Cartagena

Cartagena is an excellent base for exploring Colombia’s coast. If you’re a beach seeker, opt for a boat excursion to the beautiful Rosario Islands to sunbathe or scuba dive just offshore. To learn about the culture of the region, spend a day in the village of Palenque, known for its Afro-Caribbean heritage. And animal lovers and families should consider a trip to the National Aviary of Colombia, the largest bird reserve in South America.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are the nearest attractions to Totumo Mud Volcano (El Totumo)?
Attractions near Totumo Mud Volcano (El Totumo):