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.
You know the name. You know the face. You’ve heard the legends. Now you can see where it all took place. Medellin was the home and base of operation for El Patron, the world’s most notorious criminal, or as you may call him, Pablo Escobar.The name alone evokes memories of violence and extraordinary wealth. Hi Medellin will take you around Escobar’s home city with a bilingual guide that will tell you all the things you already know, while filling in all the gaps. You will feel all the Narco history come to life as we take you to all his old haunts. We paint a picture of a loving family man who was also a cold-blooded murderer, who wouldn't let anyone come between him and his objectives. The tour will be in a comfortable car with AC and we will stop to take the best pictures and try some of Medellin’s best snacks! This is why Medellin is known around the world and it is a tour that should not be missed!
Spend a full day exploring Guatape and El Peño with the benefit of guided commentary. You'll learn much more than you would simply exploring on your own; your guide will lead you through a carefully curated itinerary focused on the best sights in the area. Stroll around Guatape, visit Escobar's mansion, take a boat ride on the lake, and sit down for lunch in a lakeside villa. Round-trip transportation from Medellin means no need to rent a car and you can just focus on the scenery.
The Feria de las Flores is the traditional event held in the city of Medellin, Colombia is the most emblematic celebration of the city, of which it is constituted as a root, cultural and historical icon, The first Fair of flowers that carried out in Medellín was on May 1, 1957, because May was the month of the flowers.In 1963 it changed its name to Feria de las Flores and began its celebration in the traditional month of August.The Silleteros allow us to appreciate and enjoy their customs and their art in the days leading up to the parade.The Silleteros allow us to appreciate and enjoy their customs and their art in the days leading up to the parade.Activities:- Turistic bus, panoramic (incluided).- Cultural visits (incluided).- Guided visits (incluided).
Travel back in time to colonial Colombia during this charming 8-hour private visit to the historic city of Santa Fe de Antioquia from Medellin. Take a stroll through this historic city’s cobblestone streets as you admire its views of the Andes mountains and tranquil plaza. Round-trip hotel transport aboard a private SUV is also covered.
Looking to learn more about cultural heritage and ancient Colombian traditions? Look no further! Our Flowers & Farmers Tour is our most traditional by far, principally because of who we feature on it: the silleteros, or the flower farmers that cultivate and arrange the flowers into silletas. Coming to visit these gentle souls is a bit like traveling in time since they are known as the keepers of Colombian customs.As a perfect start to our day, traversing the forest in a cable car is nothing short of magical. Soaring over the dense greenery will transport you to another world and leave the city far behind you. Upon arrival to the farm, we’ll settle in a bit as we will spend most of our day here. You’ll learn about the process from start to finish. We’ll see the endless fields of flowers and learn about their cultivation. After that, our new friends will show us an array of different arrangement styles that they create and tell us more about the process and its backstory.
An authentic little village paisa, a site that due to its uniqueness has become one of the must-see destinations for those who travel to Antioquia, There are 740 steps to access the top of the imposing monolith Peñol de Guatapé or Piedra del Peñol, 220 meters high,a strategic place for those who climb to its summit, as they achieve the best panoramic view of the region and the reservoir of more than 2 200 hectares.
This tour is perfect for those smart travelers who wish to take advantage of a few hours stop at Medellin´s International airport Jose Maria Cordova and explore the beautiful country side. Does not matter if you have just a quick stop, our personalized tours will perfectly fit your needs allowing you to make the best use of your limited time while in Medellin. Being 45 minutes away from Medellin city and halfway to the incredible Peñol rock, the country side near the International airport is a perfect excuse to get out and discover the beauty of the area as you climb one of the top ten wildest stairways on earth. Tour starts upon your arrival at Medellin´s International airport Jose Maria Cordova (JMC), where your private guide will hold a sign with your name outside of baggage claim. Just make sure and provide your full names and exact flight info.
Make the most of your time during your stay in the city of Medellín with this full day excursion. Get into the atmosphere and visit several historical treasures in the Plaza Botero followed by a captivating stop with panoramic views in Medellin from the top of the Pueblito Paisa, then depart to Guatape in the company of your friendly local guide which will offer interesting stories throughout from eastern Antioquia. we will make a stop at the Piedra del Peñol and the town of Guatape. You will be enchanted by the impressive natural beauty of places. This is an easy and convenient way to see the city and its towns during your stay in this spring city!
Medellín’s parks boast cultural heritage, artwork, and nature, and exploring them is a great way to see the city from a local’s perspective. This convenient, full-day private tour is a customizable introduction to Medellín that includes hotel pickup and drop-off, a personal guide, and lunch at a Colombian restaurant.
Medellín - the “City of Eternal Spring” – is nowadays the most innovative city of Latin America.Explore the Andean capital of Colombia on a full day tour. Get an insight of the history of city visiting the “Pueblito Paisa” and enjoy perfect views of the city. Explore the famous Botero Plaza downtown with an exhibition of the Colombian artist Fernando Botero, whose sculptures have become a landmark of the city. Take the Metro Cable up to Santo Domingo, which was once a notorious area of gang violence in Medellín. The cable car was constructed to make the inner city more accessible to people from the outskirts and allows visitors a glimpse into the lives of the marginalized population. At the Comuna 13 district with its unique escalators you observe another innovative project that improved the quality of life of the people of Medellín.
Start with your first stop the Living Flowers Museum. Here you'll meet a wonderful old farmer who grows more than 3,000 varieties of flowers, succulents and roses.Next we travel through the longest tunnel in Latin America to reach your cable car rides. During your voyage in the air you'll pass over a marvellous view full of avocado, coffee, maize, onion and fruit plantations; an unbeatable view of the variety of Colombian farms.Next you carry on to the Western Suspension Bridge; made by the same engineer associated with the Brooklyn Bridge Among the oldest bridges in Colombia and proclaimed a National Monument in 1976.Your last stop is a walking tour of Santa Fe de Antioquia; the first capital of Antioquia and the location for both the planning and signing of the independence of Antioquia. Declared a national monument in 1960 its 300 year old houses cannot be modified making it the best preserved community to appreciate colonial style architecture in Colombia.
Arvi Park is both an ecological nature preserve and Pre-Hispanic archeological site on the eastern slopes of Aburra Valley, in the northeast area of Medellín, Colombia. The park covers several other municipalities of Antioquia, including Envigado, Bello, and Copacabana! Doing a scooter or motorcycle tour to the park is an adventurous way to see the country side of Colombia along with the experience of traveling in moto or scooter is always a fun and exciting experience!
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.
This is a private VIP tour with a knowledgable tour guide for up to five passengers in a high class vehicle. We collect from select hotels by arrangement. Breakfast and lunch are included.Hacienda Nápoles was one of the late Pablo Escobar’s properties spanning 3,000 hectares and is currently a cultural, fauna and flora theme park located in the Colombian city of Doradal, Antioquia. It is located in the valley of the River Magdalena, 170 km from Medellin and is famous as a symbol of the Medellin drug cartel. We do a Safari around the park, viewing the wild animals that Escobar imported into Colombia including, hippopotami, zebras, lions, leopards, pumas, elephants, crocodiles and ostriches. Admire and swim in the Victoria Falls replica swimming pool, the Giant Octopus swimming pools and for the younger ones a ride into Jurassic Park. Visit the African cultural museum, and the Pablo Escobar Museum to learn about his life and history during the Medellin drug cartel.
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.
See a different side of Medellín on this Tango-themed exploration, combining a range of well-known and off-the-beaten-track attractions. See a simpler side of daily life in Colombia at the Pueblito Paisa, enjoy an included traditional lunch or dinner, and learn about the origins and history of Tango and its famed practitioner, Carlos Gardel, plus much more.
Enjoy the best paragliding flight near to Medellin and fly until 25 minutes in a great canyon, surrounded by huge mountains and waterfalls, then, taste a nice lunch and be ready for a great class IV rafting experience in Calderas river and live a unique experience.You must know the conditions to fly depends of the weather, a cold wind or few breeze causes a less time flight. Our flight is until 25 minutes if this conditios are very good, otherwise, you will fly less time.It is important to say the weather behavior in Cocorna canyons is very different than Medellin´s weather and it is extremely difficult to know how it will be in the time. So, we have 95% of probabilities to fly based in our flights database and experience.
The tour is estimated for maximum 4 people and it lasts 8 hours. Starts at your location in the Medellin,visiting different places throughout the city, adapting the entire route according to your preferences. so we can do anything you're craving. The whole journey is very dynamic combining driving with walks and public transportation as well.