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  • Address: Via a Piedras Blancas, Colombia
  • Hours: M-F 6:30am - 8:30pm, Sat-Sun 9am-6pm
  • Admission: Cable Car: 2,500 pesos (<$2 USD)

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Parque Arvi and Piedras Blancas Tours

Medellin is certainly marvelous, but there may be times when you just want to hop into a gondola and float above the urban jungle and into the untamed mountains. Happily, this is one city where that’s not only possible, but also easy and inexpensive.

The Medellin metrorail system connects directly to the Arvi Cable Cars, which soar right from the train station above some of the city’s rougher neighborhoods, stopping briefly close to the ultra-modern Spanish Library. The final leg of the photogenic journey crests a misty ridge high above town, then delivers you quietly to a new brand-new conservation area.

This expansive park of beautiful wildflowers and lush premontane forest is crisscrossed with several kilometers of hiking trails. Hire guides or pick up a free map at the stand next to the cable cars. An adjacent private reserve, operated by architecturally striking Piedras Blancas Ecological Hotel (also accessible by car) is part of the project to return this region to the wild. On weekends, when the place gets packed with picnicking families, booths are filled with organic farmers and local craftspeople maintain selling their wares. Just don’t miss the last cable car back to the bottom!

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Medellin Metro Tour, Medellín, null
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Medellin Metro Tour

This tour travels by Metro or Cable Metro and will let us make stops at certain locations that show the evolution of Medellin as a global city. Experience a ...  Read more

Location: Medellín, Colombia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.00
Full-Day Private Medellín City Tour, Medellín, City Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Full-Day Private Medellín City Tour

This private full-day tour takes you to the most representative places in Medellin such as Pueblito Paisa, Botero Plaza, Barefoot Park, Park of Lights, ...  Read more

Location: Medellín, Colombia
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $99.00
Medellín City Comuna 13 and Arvi Park Full Day Private Tour, Medellín, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Medellín City Comuna 13 and Arvi Park Full Day Private Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

Get a personal introduction to Medellín’s colorful neighborhoods, public art, and architecture on a full-day, private tour that includes pickup and ...  Read more

Location: Medellín, Colombia
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $95.00
Medellin City Tour Including Zip Lines and Food Tasting, Medellín, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Medellin City Tour Including Zip Lines and Food Tasting

This special opportunity allows you to comprehend the whole city and get tips from a local while saving time and money. Check out Medellin from every angle: ...  Read more

Location: Medellin, Colombia
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $95.00
Full-Day Zipline, ATV, and Horseback Riding Adventure from Medellín, Medellín, City Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Full-Day Zipline, ATV, and Horseback Riding Adventure from Medellín

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Medellin may be second largest city in Colombia, but outdoor adventure is close at hand. This 10-hour combo tour delivers ziplining, ATV riding and horseback ...  Read more

Location: Medellín, Colombia
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $199.00
Medellín City Tour with Optional Lunch and Metrocable Gondola Ride, Medellín, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Medellín City Tour with Optional Lunch and Metrocable Gondola Ride

4 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

Get better acquainted with Medellín on a sightseeing tour of the city's top attractions. Enjoy a guided walk through the historical and cultural centers, ...  Read more

Location: Medellín, Colombia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $42.00

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