10. Medellin: 8-day Immersive Cultural Tour with Day Trips
Day 1 Arrive in Medellín before 18:00 local time 20:00 Welcome Dinner Experience of entertainment, typical Colombian dishes and an exotic nightclub that lives, breathes the Colombian spirit. Not Included: Drinks Day 2 Medellín City & Graffiti Tour Travel through the city on its different transportation systems, visit landmarks downtown, and explore Comuna 13, one of the most iconic districts. Your local guides will share their perspectives on social change, vulnerability, and how the collective effort of the community transformed Medellin. Drug War Victims’ Tour Learn the victims’ perspective of the drug war and Pablo Escobar in Medellín from the 1990s-early 2000s. Visit a public park, a gallery, and a cemetery museum dedicated to reflecting on how the acts of terror forged a new perspective and advancement of Colombian society. Day 3 You will visit a traditional, family-owned coffee farm and learn about Colombian coffee from the seed and harvest to the preparation process. You will taste special strains, learn about the history and preservation of farm. Flowers from Medellín are shipped all over the world! Indigenous cultures celebrated flowers for their embodiment of beauty, happiness, women, fertility and life. You will visit a local, traditional flower farm, and learn about the national flower. Day 4 Experience the best of Guatapé by climbing the stairs of the iconic rock, visiting the colorful streets of the colonial town, having a traditional lunch, and sailing through the reservoir on our private barge through the Peñol-Guatapé reservoir. Included: entrance fee, private barge with alcoholic beverages Day 5 Choose Paragliding or Horseback Riding. No other substitutions may be made for these activities, no alterations to these set schedules, and no credits or refunds for choosing not to participate. Fly at your own pace with your pilot over one of the most beautiful natural basins in Colombia, the Medellín river, enjoy the incredible view of the city, and take some pictures of the stunning landscape. Relax, ride and go to exclusive sightseeing spots in an authentic adventure to fall in love with the landscapes of the region. Included: horse, horse ride guide In the afternoon, you may choose free time on your own to explore or rest. Day 6 Choose a Downtown E-bike Tour or Horseback Riding Learn about local communities and witness the ongoing transformation of Medellín through its iconic museums, sustainable architecture, art, and historic areas downtown while enjoying local food tastings. Afternoon free time for the remainder of the day Day 7 At the Salto del Buey Ecopark you can relax, be with nature or take on adventures of hiking, amazing views of 10 waterfalls, and ride the tallest zip-line in Colombia. Day 8 Time to say see you again or connect your trip to our next 4-day tour to All-Inclusive with roundtrip airfare from Medellin to Capurgana, Colombia before or after your Medellin Tour!