Guatape Tour, Piedra del Peñol Including a Boat Tour, Breakfast and Lunch
Guatape, this eastern Antioquia municipality, located an hour and a half from Medellin, opens a world of color among its streets, adorned with baseboards that tell stories of the town and its people. They also call it the interior sea of Antioquia, the Acapulco of Colombia, the interior Cartagena, Paraíso Paisa, Remanso de Paz, the heart of Antioquia's East. It was named in honor of Cacique Guatapé, an inhabitant of this territory in the pre-Hispanic period. Another name he has had is the Ceja de Guatapé. The Rock of Guatapé or Piedra del Peñol, is a monolith 220 meters high located in Guatapé (Antioquia, Colombia). The Stone of El Peñol, composed of quartz, feldspar and mica, was climbed for the first time on July 16, 1954 by an inhabitant of the area, Luis Eduardo Villegas López. in the company of Ramon Diaz and Pedro Nel Ramírez until now the stone still belongs to the Villegas family. You can now access its summit by climbing 740 steps built in the monolith.
Comuna 13 is currently the most visited site in all of Medellin and our company has the title of those qualified to make this tour.
What does the tour include?
- Local guide in Spanish or English,
- Delicious Church Empanadas
- Patacon with Hogao
- Mango ice cream with salt and lemon
- Visit the neighborhood with the most graffiti in all of Medellin. (We will know the history behind many of these graffiti),
- Visit the escalators of Comuna 13,
- Visit an art gallery in Comuna 13,
- Artistic Shows in Comuna 13 We will also go to a viewpoint where the entire city of Medellín is displayed,
- Visit Independencia 2: this is another place full of graffiti and history,
Learn about the history of the largest urban mass grave in the world, which is in Commune 13.
Climb the 742 steps to the top of the Piedra del Penol and visit the historical and charming pueblo of Guatape with the oldest and most trusted tour company in Medellin. This is the first and highest rated tour company with service to Guatape listed on TripAdvisor and We have received the 6 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor and rated in the top attractions for all of South America. Professional tour guides accompany you throughout the day during this 10- to 12-hour tour. This is the one tour you do not want to miss during your visit to Medellin, Colombia.
The best private tour to Guatapé and Helicopter ride + Guatapé's rock +Boat ride
In this premium private tour we will have the whole day busy with unforgettable experiences.
You will be able to see Guatapé from all its angles, you will have the opportunity to fly in a helicopter over the lake and enjoy its wonderful views, we will also climb the rock of Guatapé using its stairs to have one of the best perspectives in the area. Additionally we will take a boat ride on the lake to enjoy the pleasure of sailing. And you can't miss a tour of the beautiful streets of Guatapé, a colorful town adorned with its emblematic ZOCALOS.
This is the best ATV tour of the region. Tour 3 mountains is a 3.5-hour tour driving the ATV where you will enjoy excellent landscapes with trails between the mountains and forests.
Buy this tour directly with the operating agency.
This tour includes transportation from the city to our base camp Cuatrimoto.
Also included is the lunch that is local to the region.
Coffee Tour only 45 minutes from the city of Medellin is San Sebastián de Palmitas or simply Palmitas as it is better known, it is one of the 5 corregimientos (divisions of the rural area) of the municipality of Medellín. It is located in the northwest of the city. Bordered on the north by the Municipality of San Jerónimo, on the east by the Municipality of Bello and the Corregimiento of San Cristóbal, on the south by the Corregimiento of San Antonio de Prado and the Municipality of Heliconia and on the west by the Municipality of Ebéjico . The Corregimiento is made up of 8 Veredas and the Urban Head.
Guatapé Piedra del Peñol excursion + Gastronomic tour and cruise on the dam
GUATAPE GASTRONOMIC TOUR
Traveling is living, and we all want to know not only the places but also the characteristic flavors of each destination. YOU IMAGINE? Tour one of the most beautiful wonders of the world LA PIEDRA DEL PEÑOL while you learn about the history, culture and delight yourself with the main flavors of the region, experience GUATAPE AND LA PIEDRA DEL PEÑOL like never before, enjoy 7 tastings at different stops in the route.
Unique in the market, Two Tours in One Get to know the history of Antioquia Gastronomy and Live Guatape like never before.
The dark days: Pablo Escobar and the new Medellin private tour
You would be hard pressed to read an article, blog entry or forum anywhere in the world that did not mention Pablo Escobar`s association with Medellín Colombia`s history.
Learn how Colombia finally got rid of Pablo on this 4 hour tour with private bilingual guide by car to see places where PE was defeated.
This tour will provide a great learning experience as to what should NOT happen in society and which characters should be the real heroes.
Tour focuses on the victims by telling stories of those who suffer most, like police officers and government officials. Since there is no glorification, at the end you will understand how resilient the people from Medellin as the most innovative city.
Departures every day from your hotel at 8 AM and 2 PM, times are flexible.
Monaco inflection park to see tribute to the victims
Cemetery to see Pablo Escobar`s and relatives, Griselda Blanco
Rooftop where Pablo Escobar was shot
Barrio Pablo Escobar to see the community he founded
This activity meets the objective of showing travelers the city of Medellín in a different way, where they are the ones who choose whether to experience it in an extreme way or if they want to live it as a relaxing adventure with a beautiful view. We are pioneers of paragliding in Antioquia, APPI and UHSPHA international certificates, for 26 years in 1997, since 11 years of flying and teaching after my first 5 years of experience. We are the children of Heaven Short film that won in CANES at the European air festival, we are a foundation that rescues young people from drugs and violence in the BELLO sector and we transform them into PILOTS.