See another side of Colombia with this trip to Guatape. Just 90 minutes from Medellin, this town is known for its colorful buildings and charming cobblestone streets. Climb the 740 steps of the Piedra del Peñol for stunning views of the surrounding lakes and hills. This tour includes a boat ride offering a panoramic view of Pablo Escobar’s Hacienda La Manuela, a picturesque church in Marinilla, and the town of Zócalos.
Explore the rise and fall of the notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar during this 4-hour excursion to his former hangouts in Medellín. See the lavish high-rise complex where Escobar once rubbed-shoulders with Colombia’s elite. Then learn about the mysterious circumstances of December 1993, when this elusive criminal finally met his end. Was he shot by the authorities, or did he commit suicide? Finish your Escobar-themed trip by paying your respects at his grave site. Your Pablo Escobar trip also includes a professional guide and round-trip hotel transport.
Get a personalized look at some of Medellín’s top attractions during this 4- to 6-hour private sightseeing tour. Explore the downtown area using a mix of car, walking, metro, and aerial cable cars, then ascend to the Santo Domingo Savio Library, where you’ll enjoy panoramic city views. Finish with a trip to El Pueblito Paisa, which recreates life in colonial Colombia.
Discover the fascinating story of Pablo Escobar, a notorious drug lord hailed as one of Colombia’s most famous figures, on a 2-hour historical tour of the city. Delve into the fascinating story of the notorious criminal as you visit three historical sites closely connected to his life and death; the Monaco building, the house upon which he was assassinated and his grave. Learn about complex cocaine operations and the diverse opinions of a man declared both a Robin Hood-type hero and a despicable villain.
Get an insider’s look at the life of notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar during this 4- to 5-hour private excursion in Medellin. Learn the true stories behind this mythical figure from a local expert, visiting key locations like the soccer field he built for the community, the house where he was murdered on the roof, and the cemetery where he’s buried, plus much more.
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Enhance your experience of Medellin—known as the ‘City of Eternal Spring’—on a private, full-day custom tour of the beautiful city. With the help of a knowledgeable guide, devise an itinerary that includes only the sights you wish to see. Choose to visit Pueblito Paisa, a miniature replica of a typical Colombian village, and admire the disproportionate sculptures in Plaza Botero. Learn about the history of areas such as Comuna 13 and Parque de las Luces, and receive undivided attention from your guide throughout this private tour.
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Pablo Escobar was the 7th-richest man in the world. His successful operations had allowed him to own luxurious residences, expensive cars and even airplanes.Although Escobar was held on many charges, he was depicted at home in Colombia as a Robin Hood-type hero. He spent millions of dollars building schools, hospitals and churches in Western Colombia, giving back to the poorer communities in Medellín. Monaco buildingCatedral (Pablo's prison)CemeteryRooftop at Los Olivos where Pablo was caughtElectrical escalators of Comuna 13
Learn the true story of Pablo Escobar on a half-day, small group tour of Medellin and Comuna 13 that explores his early days, time in prison, dramatic escape, and death, as well as the impact of drug cartels on the local community. You'll hear stories from the years when drug cartels ruled the city, visit the grave sites of the Escobar family, and see the extraordinary recovery and street art of Comuna 13, with all transport by climate-controlled minivan.
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.
Pablo Escobar had a dramatic impact on Medellin during the late 1980s. On this 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.
This tour offers experiencing the transformation of colorful Comuna 13 guided by a local, hearing his/her stories and a ride in the Cable Car plus the comfort of using private transportation between your hotel and Comuna 13.
Comuna 13 was once a dangerous neighbourhood where few tourists dared to step foot. Nowadays, it’s the place to go to see first hand how this underdog of a city has been revitalized into one of South America’s cultural hubs. Ride the Medellin MetroCable for fabulous aerial views of the city tour the city’s vibrant street art and stop by street markets to try authentic local fare and peruse handmade arts and crafts.
Discover the lush vegetation and enticing aromas of Colombia’s renowned coffee plantation on a full-day coffee tour from Medellin. Learn about the life cycle of sustainable coffee beans; treat your taste buds to the smooth flavor of freshly ground Colombian coffee; and ride a cable car to a mountain’s summit to dine in an authentic Antioquian restaurant. Finally, visit one of the region’s most charming town’s to sip the aromatic hot beverage in the ambient main square.
Full Day Tour.after one and a half hour driving along natural sceneries with your Camantours medellin professional guide you will arrive to el peñol to discover the fascinating story of the town that sits on the middle of the lake.the closest to heaven will be next, when you walk up the almost 700 steps of the el peñol rock, which offers pictures views of the region. As a final destination there is zocalo town or Guatape great place to enjoy lunch and take a pleasant walk around this vibrant village and relax around the soothing lake.
Focus on the life and times of Pablo Escobar and the Comuna 13 on this private tour of Medellin. Booking a private tour means you'll get personalized attention and you can enjoy a flexible itinerary, moving at your own pace through the attractions. You'll have plenty of time to ask questions of your guide regarding the city's history, culture, architecture, and arts.
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.
Enjoy one of the nicest, if not the nicest coffee scenery that can be experienced as a day tour from Medellin. (It might be the nicest but for respect to other fellow tour operators, we will leave it as "one of the nicest".) We're the only company authorized to visit this coffee farm and we take you to some of the best photo spots in the area.We are pioneers in offering Medellín Coffee Tours (since 2010) and have worked in perfecting this tour since so that you have the best possible experience in terms of learning about coffee while enjoying the best views around the area.
Pablo Escobar, the notorious Colombian drug lord, had a colossal influence on Medellin’s culture and history. Delve deeper Escobar’s infamous life on a private tour by air-conditioned vehicle. While you receive an unbiased account of Medellin's turbulent history, you visit significant sites such as the Monaco Building and El Catedral Jail. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Combine a private sightseeing trip with a paragliding adventure during this flexible-length excursion in Medellín. Explore highlights of Colombia’s second-largest city including its downtown and nearby Pueblito Paisa, then soar like a bird above it all during a heart-pounding tandem paragliding flight from San Felix hillside. All food tastings and your paraglide flight are included.
The spectacular surroundings of Medellin prove a perfect place to appease an appetite for adventure. Venture to the dense jungle to soar high above the treetops on a 4-hour zip line adventure from Medellin. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Arvi Nature reserve as you glide over spectacular scenery at a maximum height of 984 feet (300 meters). Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off is included in the tour.
Revisit the final years of infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar during this private, flexible-length, exploration of the life of the cocaine kingpin. See the personal ‘prison’ Pablo built for himself to head off further legal troubles, and then retrace the ‘escape route’ Escobar took to avoid the authorities when he broke free 13 months later.
Explore more of Medellin than you would on foot during an electric bike tour that lets you conquer the city’s hills without breaking a sweat. Ideal for families and first-time visitors, this tour provides a comprehensive introduction to the City of Eternal Spring and limits group size to an intimate six people.