Experience three incredibly exciting private tours with one expert guide. The tour includes a full city tour, including the Botero statues, colonial churches, downtown, metro, metro cable, Pueblito Paisa and Pablo Escobar tour.
What to Expect
Your licensed and knowledgeable tour guide will pick you and your party up at your hotel. You will be transported to the metro station where you will enjoy a smooth ride along with pleasant views of the city, the river, and of the Andes mountains that surround the valley. The first stop is in Downtown Medellin, where you will be mesmerized by the magnificent sculptures of maestro Fernando Botero, one of the world's most renowned sculptors. Bring a quality camera, because your guide has taken photography courses and will be delighted to take a postcard-perfect image with the sculptures should you wish. From here you will continue on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown area and experience its rich history from a certified, native English-speaking guide, who will talk about old colonial churches, plazas, the stunning cultural palace and much more.
Next, you will jump on board the aerial Metro cable. This sturdy and well-maintained cable car will take you to your next destination, the Santo Domingo Savio library. This modern edifice was donated by the King of Spain. Delight your eyes with breathtaking panoramic views of the city. The gorgeous, picturesque town of El Pueblito Paisa in central Medellin is next on the list. This delightfully charming town is reminiscent of how Medellin looked in the past. You'll experience captivating views of the city from the top. The town contains a lovely little church, a charming museum, cute shops with handcrafted items. Taste succulent, exquisite cuisines as you break for lunch in one of the many restaurants with savory Paisa dishes from the region.
Lastly, you will be presented with some exhilarating real-life events of the Godfather Pablo Escobar, who went from being a common car thief to the second richest man during his lifetime, second only to the Sultan of Brunei. Revered by many who saw him as the Colombian Robin Hood who built hospitals, churches, soccer fields, schools, and a barrio for under privileged, impoverished people and hated by many rivals such as the Cali Cartel and Los Pepe's. There are mixed feelings, myths, and opinions regarding the Godfather of the Medellin Cartel. Only the top guides, experts in the subject matter, will reveal real information and some stories that you won't hear elsewhere. They will convey and furnish you with facts in a non-biased manner, enabling you to formulate your own opinion and perception. Guests will be dropped off at their hotel or place of stay when the tour is finished.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Private tour
- Transport by private vehicle
- All parking fees
- All Metro, Metro Cable, aerial car fees and charges
- Licensed tour guide who speaks native English and native Spanish
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
- Optional Museum fees
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
- Gratuities (recommended)
Know Before You Go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers
• Dress code is smart casual