Helicopter flight tour (1.5 hours)
Depart from your Medellin hotel and begin your journey to the airport in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan. Feel your excitement heighten as you approach the launch pad, upon which your stylish helicopter awaits. Listen to an informative safety briefing, climb aboard the listen as the blades blur into action and you begin to ascend over the city.
Gaze at the spectacular scenery as you glide over Medellin’s mountains for 20 minutes; admire the lush Aburra Valley, the snow-capped peaks of the Andes Mountains and the rushing Medellin River as you hover. Swoop over the verdant wonderland of Cerro Nuitbarra and capture panoramic vistas of the city’s distinctive downtown.
After your remarkable ride, relax during the smooth journey back to your hotel. Alternatively, choose the city tour extension to continue your adventure.
Optional City Tour (3 hours with Helicopter Flight)
Explore the metropolitan magnificence of Medellin alongside your knowledgeable local guide. Greet your guide at a central location and listen to potential itinerary options; decide with your group which attractions you find most alluring, then set out to discover the spectacular city sights.
During your 2-hour tour, visit impressive monuments and ambient plazas to delve deeper into the controversial and captivating history of Medellin. Begin in the artistic and ambient Botero Plaza to admire the delightfully disproportionate sculptures of Fernando Botero, a world-renowned artist who grew up in the city. Immerse yourself in the refined atmosphere of Pablado, a chic and cosmopolitan neighborhood home to exquisite eateries and bespoke fashion boutiques. Inhale the fragrant air of the verdant Cerro Nutibarra Park, marveling at the detailed reconstruction of a typical Colombian colonial town on the top.
Ride the smooth Metrocable gondola to enjoy panoramic views of the city; soaring over the elevated hillside communities the construction was built for. Delve into the history of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar with a visit to the Monaco Building and his gravestone, and gasp at the atrocities induced by his illegal activities.
After enriching exploration concludes, return to your Medellin hotel or request to be dropped off in another location to continue your discovery independently.