Walking Tour in the Historic Center of Cali City

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Walking Tour in the Historic Center of Cali City

Cali is full of tourist attractions and hidden gems to discover; museums, parks, squares, churches and monuments...

But visiting it by public transport and without a local guide is very oppressive! Why waste time and money with complicated maps, when there is a perfect solution?

You will get to know Cali through the eyes of a local expert, visiting the main cultural, touristic and historical attractions in the city center, having the opportunity to taste typical fruits and drinks, living the true Cali culture.

We will start at our office in the San Antonio neighborhood, walking for about 15 minutes towards the historic center. After an introduction to the city at the Jairo Varela plaza we will begin our walk through the historic center, getting to know its old architecture, parks, theaters, churches, museums, cathedrals and monuments dedicated to important people in our history.

Experience the best of Cali safely and discover yourself.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plazoleta Jairo Varela, Avenida 2f Norte S/N, Cali 760006 Colombia

We will begin with a small explanation of Calis location, history and context.

We will then talk about the history of Salsa, its importance in the city and about one of our greatest local artists: Jairo Varela.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Puente Ortiz, Cali Colombia

We will enter the city center from the north. We will pass by the City Hall and stroll through the Bolivar Walk, where we will have the chance to try a very special fruit from Cali: Chontaduro (at your own expense).
We will then cross the Cali river by walking on the famous Ortiz bridge, the oldest bridge in the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia La Ermita, Cra. 1 #0, San Pedro, Cali Colombia

We will visit some of the most iconic buildings in Cali, such as la Ermita church, the Jorge Isaacs theatre and the Coltabaco building. Each with its own interesting story.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Caicedo, Cali Colombia

We will then arrive to the central plaza in Cali where we will have the opportunity to talk about some of the monuments around it and the importance of the place itself. Have a glimpse in to the past where culture and history come alive.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia San Francisco, Cali 21321321312 Colombia

We will make a quick stop at the San Francisco Plaza to talk about the San Francisco church and the role the Franciscan community has played in the City.
There we will also have the chance to taste one of the typical drinks from Cali: Guarapo, which is the sugarcane juice mixed with lemon (at your own expense).

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia La Merced, Cali Colombia

We will finish our journey in the church la merced where we will talk about the foundation of the city ever had and some of the importance in its architecture.

Duration: 15 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Wear comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen, and bring a water bottle, hat and umbrella."
"The tour will not be canceled, if it is raining we advise you to bring an umbrella or proper clothing for rain."
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 2 To 3 Hours
Start location: Valley Adventours, Cra. 5 #3-02, COMUNA 3, Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Local guide.
  • Walking tour through the historic center.

Not Included

  • Any services, foods or drinks not specified in the plan.


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