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El Peñol and Guatape Small Group Tour from Medellin

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    Stop At: Medellin Travels, Carrera 36 8a 36 Local 36, Medellin 050021 Colombia

    Our friendly and professional tour guide will meet you at 9:00 am sharp at AVOEDEN CAFE in provenza Cr36 #8A - 36.  From there you will be transported in a new, comfortable, and private vehicle with air condition, tinted windows, and insurance, to the Great Rock of El Peñol, considered by many the best view of the world.
    We limit the group size to guarantee your comfort and satisfaction with your tour.
    Lay back and relax while your completely fluent tour professional delights you with all the intricacies of our land, history, and culture. It's a two hour drive to the town of El Peñol.
    You will be directed by your local, certified tour guide to the top of the rock, making stops along the way to indulge yourselves with incredible views.
    Our next stop will be in the picturesque town of Guatape, where homes and businesses are intricately brimming with vibrant colors!
    Two blocks away from the town plaza, we will go to our next destination, Plaza de los zocalos and the promenade, were you will enjoy a brief stroll, caressed by the cool breeze of the lake.
    You'll relish lunch at one of the many restaurants by the water (own expense). From there, you pass through Marinilla, Rionegro, Llano Grande, where you will encounter beautiful lands with perfect climates, and appreciate nature intertwined with new dwellings, and much more.
    Last, you will be dropped off at your hotel at approximately 4:45pm, depending on traffic and climate conditions.
    Guests that choose the full tour plus the "Waterfall option" will be dropped off a little later.
    Book in advance, you don't want to miss out, this tour is a must if you are in Medellin.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Avoeden Cafe, Cra. 36 ###8a - 34, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    Our friendly and professional tour guide will meet you at 9:00 am sharp at AVOEDEN CAFE in provenza Cr36 #8A - 36.  From there you will be transported in a new, comfortable, and private vehicle with air condition, tinted windows, and insurance, to the Great Rock of El Peñol, considered by many the best view of the world.
    We limit the group size to guarantee your comfort and satisfaction with your tour.
    Lay back and relax while your completely fluent tour professional delights you with all the intricacies of our land, history, and culture. It's a two hour drive to the town of El Peñol.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Las Palmas, Medellín, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

    We'll drive in avenida las Palmas for approximately 35 minutes, have your camera ready to take photos of the landscape and the views of the city.

    Pass By: Llano Grande, Santa Lucia, Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia

    We'll drive for approximately 20 minutes in llanogrande, enjoy the views while you relax.

    Pass By: Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia

    We'll drive in the country side of Rionegro where we can encounter beautiful landscape, colonial farms, factories and much more.

    Pass By: Marinilla, Antioquia, Colombia

    We'll pass by Marinilla town on our way to el Penol rock, sit and relax while your tour guide will explain the idiosyncrasy of this town

    Stop At: Alto El Choco, San Vicente, Antioquia, Colombia

    We'll stop in a traditional restaurant in Alto del Chocho for bathroom break or a quick snack (at your own expense).
    Try the famous pan de queso (cheese bread) with hot chocolate (at your own expense)

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Piedra Del Penol, Highway El Penol - Guatape, Guatape Colombia

    You will be directed by your local, certified tour guide to the top of the rock, making stops along the way to indulge yourselves with incredible views.
    The entrance fee to the rock and the ticket to climb the rock is included.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Laguna de Guatape, Loma del Escobero, Medellin 053840 Colombia

    Enjoy the lake views from your car, have your camera ready to take photos and take a brief stroll, caressed by the cool breeze of the lake.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Guatapé, Antioquia, Colombia

    Our next stop will be in the picturesque town of Guatape, where homes and businesses are intricately brimming with vibrant colors!
    Two blocks away from the town plaza, we will go to our next destination, Plaza de los zocalos and the promenade, were you will enjoy a brief stroll, caressed by the cool breeze of the lake.
    You'll relish lunch at one of the many restaurants by the water (own expense).

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Parroquia Nuestra Señora Del Carmen Guatape, Cra. 30 #3056, Guatape, Guatapé, Antioquia, Colombia

    Walk inside this beautiful colonial church and take a look at the amazing woodwork.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Plazoleta de Los Zócalos, a 30-68,, Cra. 28a #302, Guatape, Guatapé, Antioquia, Colombia

    Walk in this vibrant plaza, full of Zocalo art, little shops, local sweets and souvenirs. Have your camera ready to take photos.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: El Retiro Park, Plaza de la Independencia, 7, 28001 Madrid, Spain

    From there, you pass through Marinilla, Rionegro, Llano Grande, where you will encounter beautiful lands with perfect climates, and appreciate nature intertwined with new dwellings, and much more.
    Last, you will be dropped off at your hotel at approximately 5pm, depending on traffic and climate conditions.
    Guests that choose the full tour plus the "Waterfall option" will be dropped off a little later.
    Book in advance, you don't want to miss out, this tour is a must if you are in Medellin.
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    Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

    Tour is worth it. Bus picks you up at your hotel and after about a 30 minute drive takes you to a restaurant for a typical Colombian Breakfast or Brunch. Then you continue on to a tour of the replica city and a boat ride...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank W8573BXsarav
    Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

    My cousin and I were lucky enough to connect with Lina who took us on a tour outside of Medellin including Guatape. Apart from her in depth knowledge about the places we visited she also helped us throughout our stay with lots of tips and...More

    Thank Sruti_Patel
    Reviewed October 12, 2018

    I booked a Day Trip for two to Guatapé and El Peñol before arriving to Medellín. It was a perfect excursion with a stop in Guarne for a typical Paisa breakfast included in the price, another stop in the town of Marinilla and then to...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank jaimemico
    Reviewed June 24, 2018

    Stop looking for cheaper tours !! Medellin travels has the best tours. Best transportation and really professional team. Alex is awesome!! great person. we had so much fun with him. Guatape was beautiful he explain everything so well. Yes you can go on your own...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank anabringas93
    Alex R, Propietario at Medellin Travels, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

    Ana, thanks for this awesome review and for endorsing us. I am so elated that you guys had fun with me on both the Pablo and Guatape tour. Also, I appreciate you mentioning the cheap tours from illegal tour guides that are not even from...More

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