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Guatape y El Peñol Tour

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    After hotel pickup in Medellin, sink into the soft seats of your air-conditioned minivan and relax during the scenic journey to the traditional town of Guatapé. Arrive at the picturesque pueblo and stroll the quaint cobbled street alongside your knowledgeable guide, browsing local stalls for artisan treasures as you wander. Admire colorful colonial buildings then prepare for the exhilarating ascension of the remarkable El Penon rock. 
    Appreciate the monolithic magnificence of the rock before beginning your strenuous journey up more than 700 steps; reach the summit, which stands at 7,000 feet (2,100 meters) above sea level and reward your hard work with the exquisite views. Gaze at the vibrant and verdant islands that decorate the deep blue lake, capturing the unearthly landscape on camera. 
    Return to land and refuel with a delicious Colombian lunch (included) before boarding our minivan and enjoying a relaxing journey back to Medellin.
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    Reviewed May 7, 2019

    a colorfull attraction and nice details of the so called ‘socalo’ of the houses. you can shop for memorabilia inluding the ‘el peñol’ stone in miniature.More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank migsambo
    IMPULSEstaff, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Impulse Travel, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2019

    Hi Guatapé is so beautiful! Full of colors, handcrafts, great food and awesome people. Is definitely a must when visiting Colombia and specifically in Medellín being so close. You not only get a great little town, but a breathtaking view at the top of El...More

    Reviewed July 27, 2018

    Quatape is a small town, about two hours drive from Medellín. Getting out of the city is a hassle. El Peñol region is known for its agriculture. The beautiful green landscape of El Penol is remarkable. There are two destinations: El Peñol boulder and Guatapé...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    1  Thank jawa13
    Paula D, Guest Relations Manager at Impulse Travel, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

    Hi Jawa, Thank you very much for your comments. You are right, Guatapé and El Peñol is an excellent choice if you want to get away from the city's noise and stress. Guatapé and its colors are simply beautiful and the view from the top...More

    Reviewed April 9, 2018

    This town and the large monolith nearby are both breathtaking. There is a safe, relaxed atmosphere that makes visiting this town and region a lot of fun.More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    3  Thank zachary703
    Kaja T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Impulse Travel, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

    Hi Zak, Thank you for your comments. We are happy to hear that you had a great time in Colombia and that you were able to discover the city to the fullest and learn more about it and to see how interesting the city is....More

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    March 14, 2019|
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    Response from migsambo |
    yes - you do both - i just returned and it was very steamy. you can have lunch also.
    July 10, 2018|
    Response from migsambo |
    we did no climb the rock but around 4 or 5 you should be heading hotel back.
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