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Guatapé (Pueblo de Zócalos)

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On the shores of the Guatapé Dam and surrounded by lush islands, the 19th-century town of Guatapé is one of Colombia’s most photographed sites. It’s not hard to see why—the town’s brightly painted buildings and serene natural setting make for some stunning shots.

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Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín

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Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín

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Escape metropolitan Medellin in favor of Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos), home to the magnificent Peñol Rock (La Piedra del Peñol) on a full-day tour from the City of Eternal Spring. As well as ascending the 742 steps leading to the summit of Peñol Rock (La Piedra del Peñol), you’ll explore the colorful streets of Guatapé and the famous Guatapé Zocalos as well as an exclusive boat tour of Guatapé Lake. Typical Antioquian lunch is included in the tour.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$26.10
US$30.00
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US$26.10
US$30.00
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Tour Guatapé

Tour Guatapé

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Discover the tropical mountains surrounding Medellin on a full-day tour to Guatapé and Peñol Rock that includes a boat cruise on the Peñol-Guatapé Reservoir. The gorgeous scenery isn’t the only draw, and you’ll get a glimpse of traditional Colombian architecture on a tour of the gracious plaza, cobblestone streets, and colorful facades that make Guatapé a world away from the bustling streets of modern Medellin.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.00
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US$30.00

Private Tour : Guatapé & Piedra del Peñol

Private Tour : Guatapé & Piedra del Peñol

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The Peñol Boulder is one of the most spectacular destinations in the surrounding area of Medellín. The 200-meter- high monolith can be climbed with a staircase of 740 steps. Enjoy breathtaking views over the stunning surroundings full of green mountains and blue lakes. The village of Guatapé is famous for its church and its beautiful, colourful paintings that decorate the houses of the village. On this day trip we will take you on a scenic drive through the Eastern Highlands of Antioquia. You can climb the Peñol Boulder, enjoy a delicious typical Colombian lunch on the waterfront of the Guatapé reservoir, explore the lake on a boat ride and take time to stroll and relax.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$180.00
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US$180.00
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Private Full Day Guatapé Tour

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Private Full Day Guatapé Tour

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Experience the nature and history of Guatapé on this guided adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit El Peñol’s old town while learning about its history from an informative local guide and shopping for handicrafts. Marvel at the 675-step, 656-foot (200-meter) Piedra Del Penol and admire Plazoleta De Los Zocalos, a central square built in 2011 celebrating Guatapé’s bicentennial.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$72.12
US$96.16
US$24.04 savings
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US$72.12
US$96.16
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Guatape and Peñol Rock Full-Day Tour

Guatape and Peñol Rock Full-Day Tour

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Escape the hustle and bustle of Medellín for an 8-hour exploration of the charming villages and gorgeous scenery found in the surrounding Colombian region of Antioquia. Explore the sprawling mansions and rural environment of El Retiro on the outskirts of Medellín. Then visit El Peñol, a village that was displaced by the creation of the man-made lake Guatapé, before climbing the 700+ stairs of the massive El Peñol Rock. You’ll also enjoy a lakeside lunch in Guatapé (Zocalo Village) and pass through a series of quaint towns on your way back to the city. Your trip also covers admission tickets and activities, a driver-guide and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$79.00
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US$79.00
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Guatapé Full Day

Guatapé Full Day

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Situated on the shores of a lake two hours outside of Medellin, the colorful town of Guatapé is known for its traditional houses and towering mountain. Enjoy time-saving convenience on a day trip that includes a guided tour of the historic town and stress-free hotel pickup and drop-off. This allows time for a boat tour on the reservoir and free time to explore the streets on your own and pick up some local souvenirs.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
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US$120.00
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Guatapé & Coffee farm, all in one day

Guatapé & Coffee farm, all in one day

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We'll visit a coffee plantation in Guatapé, where we learn from local farmers everything about the coffee process, from sowing the seed to drinking a cup of coffee, there you can collect the coffee and being for a while a coffee farmer. As we are in Guatapé, we have to go to the rock We continue heading to the boulder, get ready to climb more than 700 steps to reach the top, that adorns the landscape of eastern Antioquia and enjoy a breathtaking 360 degrees view from the dam and surrounding areas to capture unforgettable pictures. Then we go to the town, where we enjoy lunch before strolling around the most important landmarks of a town full of color, friendly people and corners with fascinating stories that we are going to share with you, how the tradition of "zócalos" (house facades painted) started and why is important for the inhabitants; if you are a chocolate lover, there's a shop waiting for you, also you will have time to buy handicraft from the local stores.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$132.31
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US$132.31
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A Guatapé Tour

A Guatapé Tour

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With tourism without barriers Colombia you will live a unique experience, based on customer service, family atmosphere and great enjoyment in each mentioned place.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$42.06
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US$42.06

Full Day Private Pablo Escobar Tour including Guatape

Full Day Private Pablo Escobar Tour including Guatape

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Pablo Escobar had a dramatic impact on Medellin during the late 1980s. On this small-group tour, get insight into the life and effects of Don Pablo from the locals who witnessed his reign firsthand. Visit landmarks from his life—his childhood neighborhood, private prison, final hideout, and cemetery, and get insider information from your guide. Plus, unlike other similar tours, this excursion includes a visit to one of Escobar’s former mansions on Guatapé Lake.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$124.00
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US$124.00
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Guatape !!

Guatape !!

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We will visit one of the attractions of the Antioquia landscape, we will walk in the picturesque town, we will visit a replica of the old town, we will take a tour in the reservoir and for the most sporty the stairs of the stone of the penis.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
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US$45.00

Guatape & the rock + Coffee experience

Guatape & the rock + Coffee experience

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live the unique experience that only this place can give you, a picturesque town surronded by colors and warm people. the view from the top of the rock is outstanding and perfect for the photography lovers. we want to show you too the real and authentic way of producing the first class coffee by the hand of the farmers surrounded by the canyon and all the beautiful landscapes it offers to you and your group.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$123.08
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US$123.08

Discover el peñol & Navega Guatape - Private tours

Discover el peñol & Navega Guatape - Private tours

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Live one of the best experiences in Colombia on an exclusive 8-hour tour, which begins at your place of residence in Medellín, where you will be picked up by an experienced bilingual local guide (Spanish and English) who will tell you some of the most representative stories of the country and the history of the dam of Guatapé, while traveling in a comfortable car with air conditioning and music of your choice, starting a 2-hour journey through one of the most typical roads of Antioquia, where you can experience some of local culture and customs, enjoy a spectacular landscape until you reach the "replica" of the town of Peñol that is submerged in one of the most beautiful dams in Colombia.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
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US$120.00

Guatapé tour + coffee experience

Guatapé tour + coffee experience

For this trip, you will be privately with a certified guide, so you should not worry about waiting for other people, all the time is for you and we will take you to the most iconic and unique sights of this region. You will be able to enjoy one of the most colorful villages in Colombia and get to know part of its culture, the history of the old town, and the hydroelectric dam. Besides, you will be able to take one of the best photos from your trip at the top of the imposing Peñol rock. Once we get to Guatapé, we will walk through the striking streets of the town and we will have some time exploring the lifestyle of this community. The tour includes transportation and tickets to the rock, as well as a cup of coffee and travel insurance
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$102.57
Price varies by group size
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US$102.57
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Guatape and El Peñol Day-Trip from Medellin with Traditional Colombian Lunch

Guatape and El Peñol Day-Trip from Medellin with Traditional Colombian Lunch

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Escape the metropolitan magnificence of Medellin on an exhilarating full-day excursion to the gorgeous greenery of Guatapé. Marvel at the colossal El Penon rock that towers of the town then ascend the 700 steps to admire some of the most spectacular views in South America. Return to land from the vertiginous vantage point of 7,000 feet (2,100 meters) and absorb more visionary vistas. Round-trip hotel transport and lunch are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$219.00
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US$219.00
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Guatapé + Paragliding Bundled Adventure Tour

Guatapé + Paragliding Bundled Adventure Tour

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This originally designed bundled tour by us is a great way to make the most of your time while in Medellin. During this tour travelers are picked up in spacious 4x4 SUVs and taken to visit the amazing rock of Guatapé which is a natural wonder, it pokes straight out from the earth over 220 meters (720 feet) like a giant finger pointing to the sky. There are 760 concrete stairs embedded into the side of the rock, once on top there is the most astounding 360 degree view of the lake, towns, and lush green mountains to enjoy. We then follow with a visit to the small town of Guatapé, famous for the colorful designs called "zócalos" painted in front of all the homes. Last activity of the day is a thrilling paragliding flight in the majestic Andes mountains overlooking small towns and flying over towering waterfalls.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$200.00
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US$200.00
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Guatapé & El Peñol private Tour out of Medellín

Guatapé & El Peñol private Tour out of Medellín

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This tour is not just driving you from Medellín to Guatapé but providing you all our insight on the way to our destination. Besides, we take the most scenic route between Medellín and Guatapé so you can enjoy the most interesting scenery while many other tour operators take a shorter route where they do save some gas but miss out on showing the most amazing sites. Upon request, we can include a visit to the well preserved town of El Retiro which has beautiful colonial style architecture. Our reviews on Trip Advisor well reflect our commitment to quality and not ever taking our travelers for granted.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$108.43
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US$108.43
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El Peñol and Guatape Private Tour from Medellin

El Peñol and Guatape Private Tour from Medellin

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Travel in comfort to El Peñol from Medellín on this private tour that includes transportation in a new air-conditioned vehicle. Get a personalized experience on a fully narrated tour that can be catered to your interests regarding the history and culture of the region.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$149.00
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US$149.00
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Guatape Rock & Coffee Farm Tour

Guatape Rock & Coffee Farm Tour

Starting your tour at 8am you begin your adventure with a beautiful scenic drive to an outstanding coffee farm in Antioquia, where you will receive a full tour and explanation of how the whole process of growing the perfect coffee bean occurs. Your next stop is Old Peñol Replica Town in Guatape. This town square was constructed to look exactly like the sunken village of Old Peñol at the bottom of the manmade Peñol-Guatapé reservoir. You then venture to Guatape Rock also known as Piedra del Peñol, where you can climb the 740 steps to reach the top and have an amazing 360° view of the surrounding area including the 500 km shore-perimeter dam. Before you head back to Medellín you will make one more stop in your tour; Guatape town (The City of Zocalos) where you’ll walk the streets of this beautiful town and learn what is the Zocalo tradition and why it started. You’ll also get to visit the Plaza (main square), Remembrance Street, boardwalk (Malecón) the church and more.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$212.00
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US$212.00
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Cruise and Climb el Peñol and Visit Guatape – VIP Full Day Tour from Medellin

Cruise and Climb el Peñol and Visit Guatape – VIP Full Day Tour from Medellin

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Private VIP tour at your pace in luxury 4WD, 5 pax max, includes a cruise on the Laguna in private launch, with breakfast and lunch. Departure at 7.00am, pass the town of Guarne, breakfast at Marinilla. Proceed through the town of El Peñol and journey to the Rock of El Peñol. Capture fantastic photographic memories at the base or optionally climb the 740 stairs to the top for breath-taking views. Continue to Colombia's most colourful town "Guatape" - famous for its zocalos (fresco paintings) on each property, which capture the different cultures of the town. Our guide will explain the culture and history, and then for lunch. Spend free time to walk around to purchase souvenirs and take photos. Off to the marina where we board a "planchon" - a flat-topped trimaran (or a high speed launch) with lounge style seating and music, cruising around the laguna for unique views and to see houses of the rich and famous. For those more adventurous, a swim in the warm waters of the lagoon.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$101.54
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US$101.54
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Guatapé tour

Guatapé tour

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Explore the scenic town of Guatape with a guide and small-group on this full-day excursion. Visit the local lookout points for photo-worthy vistas while listening to engaging narrative from your guide. After a traditional Colombian lunch, take a boat ride on the lade and end up in a local plaza populated by coffee shops an artisan stalls.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$156.47
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US$156.47
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Guatape Full Day Private Tour

Guatape Full Day Private Tour

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Starting your tour at 8am you begin your adventure with a beautiful scenic drive to a replica of Old Peñol in Guatape. This town square was constructed to look exactly like the sunken village of Old Peñol at the bottom of the manmade Peñol-Guatapé reservoir. You then venture to Guatape Rock also known as Piedra del Peñol, where you can climb the 740 steps to reach the top and have an amazing 360° view of the surrounding area including the 500 km shore-perimeter dam. Before you head back to Medellín you will make one more stop in your tour; Guatape town (The City of Zocalos) where you’ll walk the streets of this beautiful town and learn what is the Zocalo tradition and why it started. You’ll also get to visit the Plaza (main square), Remembrance Street, boardwalk (Malecón) the church and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$162.00
Price varies by group size
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US$162.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour to Guatapé

Private Tour to Guatapé

You will start by knowing the municipality of El Peñol that became a tourist destination after much of its territory was flooded for the construction of the gigantic El Peñol-Guatapé reservoir. You will continue the tour with the visit to Piedra El Peñol, without a doubt the most attractive attraction and an icon for the region. Then you go to Guatapé, one of the most colorful villages in Colombia, which mixes its peasant tradition with indigenous history and Antioquia culture, and reflects it in the form of colorful sockets and streets full of color. So don't wait any longer and enjoy this adventure.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$86.16
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US$86.16
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Caves Tour

Caves Tour

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You can see information about the lake, the rock or Guatapé but no the caves. This is one of the most hidden places around Guatapé, that's why you should go there, almost nobody is going to visit the caves. That is why that place is so amazing and unique.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.77
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US$30.77

Guatape Motorcycle Trip

Guatape Motorcycle Trip

Guarantee the best aerial photos of Guatape without having to leave land during a tour that includes the use of a drone. Unlike other sightseeing tours, this excursion gives you the unique opportunity to capture birds-eye views and panoramas of Guatape, the monolith that overlooks a lake dotted with green islands.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$102.57
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