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In Summary

Why this trip ?

25 years ago, the city of Medellin was one of the most dangerous in the world. Today, the city of the “Eternal Spring” is one of the most innovative metropolises in the world. Nearby we find the Piedra del Peñol, one of the most spectacular destinations in Medellin. The 740 steps of the staircase take us to the top of a rock nearly 200 metres high to enjoy breathtaking landscapes and beautiful surroundings. Guatapé is a small quiet village with a pleasant climate, famous for its church and its colourful facades and the skirting boards on the walls of all its houses. A perfect composition to create unforgettable moments during your getaway.

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Andes

Guatapé

The municipality of Guatapé, located in Eastern Antioquia, was founded in 1811. The economy is based on agriculture (tomatos, corn, potatoes and beans), hydroelectric production and finally tourism. In fact,…

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Andes

Medellín

Medellin is located in a valley surrounded by mountains and lies at 1475m altitude. It is the second largest city in Colombia. It is considered the economic capital. Since the…

At glance

Highlights of this Trip

1

A must-see getaway in the Antioquia region,

2

Guatape, a colourful atypical village,

3

Find out how the city has been transformed over the last 40 years.

Day by day

Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1

Panoramic city tour of Medellin

In a private car, you’ll take a panoramic city tour and visit Pueblito Paisa, San Antonio park, La Plazuela de San Ignacio, La Playa Avenue, the Metropolitan church, and then make a stop at Botero plaza. You will also visit the north area of the city with the Music House, Antioquia University, and the botanical garden. One last stop will be made at the Convention Center in Plaza Mayor. From there, you will be able to see the Metropolitan Theater, the “smart building,” and Los Pies Descalzos park. On your way back to your hotel in Poblado, you will pass by the Lights park.

  • 4h
  • 14 Urban
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Day 2

Guatape and the “piedra del peñol”

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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Day 3

Comuna 13 history and transformation

Learn more about this spectacular transformation while discovering the neighborhood more commonly known as Comuna 13 and its street art. This symbolic neighborhood has become a big open-air project, valuing the change in its society. The programs initiated by the residents of this popular neighborhood are becoming more and more innovative. Comuna 13’s graffiti depict daily life in this area. The richness of history and transformation will help you understand the importance of street art for social communication and identity.

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LODGING

Hotels during your stay

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Included in this Travel

Included

  • Breakfasts
  • Accommodation in maloka / hammock
  • Transportation in comfortable vehicles
  • Local transportation
  • English-speaking guide

Not Included

Conditions

Price & Details

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354

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  • 5% discount on your next trip
  • Covid Special Guaranteed reimbursement on D-15 in case of health emergency

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Frequently Asked Questions

For any information regarding your trip, refunds, insurance, please consult our terms and conditions. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions

The tourist activities have resumed as usual in Colombia. We have an article dedicated to the Covid that we update regularly and will give you all the information about the Covid 19. Do not hesitate to contact us for any question

Colombia knows all climates. What you will take in your suitcase depends mainly on the regions you want to visit. We also have a very comprehensive article on the subject: best season to go to Colombia

Colombia is seasonal, with the high season being mainly from December to January. Some of the most beautiful hotels may be fully booked in advance, however we recommend that you book your trip at least 3 to 6 months in advance.

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Of course! This is the essence of Colombia Adventure. You can choose your hotels, activities, add an extension. Our sales consultants are there to guide you to the best choices thanks to their experience.

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