- Round-trip transportation from your Cartagena cruise ship area!
- Air-conditioned, fully licensed, and insured transportation!
- Private English-speaking certified guide!
- Bottled water!
- Entrance fee to Volcano Totumo!
- See the famous volcanic mud bath of Totumo Volcano!
- Visit Los Cocos Lagoon!
- Informative talk about volcanoes!
Enjoy a guided excursion to the natural mud spa at Totumo Volcano, famous for its medicinal healing volcanic mud. Your friendly English-speaking guide and private transportation will be waiting for you right outside your Cartagena cruise ship pier and start the pretty ride to the town of Pueblo Nuevo about an hour away.
This is a mother nature-created spa day! The small volcano Totumo is on the outskirts of the Pueblo Nuevo. Only about 49ft tall, sets of staircases lead up the sides to the top of the volcano. A large, natural pool holds about 10-15 people at a time who come to dip in its warm, dense volcanic mud. The pool has drawn visitors due to its special properties:
Soothing action anti-inflammatory
Skin and favor purged loss uric acid
Help cell reproduction
Has minerals and trace elements that the body needs
Produces hyper-organic activity
Deep-cleans the skin
Removes excess sebum
Local folklore says that the volcano once spits fire, lava, and ash that was turned into mud by a local priest who thought the volcano was the work of the devil so he sprinkled holy water into it.
This is a unique experience for the whole family. Both young and old alike can enjoy this fun volcanic bath experience. Whether you just sit and enjoy or get a massage ($2 - $3 US tip). It is a relaxing experience. You can rinse off at Coco Lagoon which is adjacent to the volcano. When your volcanic mud adventure is complete, your private transportation will take you back to your cruise ship terminal.