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New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos provided by Medellin City Services

New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Envigado
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 2
    Cementerio Jardines Montesacro
    Stop: 35 minutes
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  • 3
    Placita de Florez
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Parque El Poblado
  • 4
    Medellin
    Stop: 4 hours
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Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Guides are wearing masks
  • Travelers are required to wear masks
  • Private groups, no interaction with other travelers
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
11Reviews
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Gini R wrote a review Oct 2019
Lommel, Belgium18 contributions6 helpful votes
Carlos picked us up as exactly the right time at our hotel and guide us through the Escobar-period with - obviously - a lot a knowledge. We visited all the major sites that are still avalable and got a lot of interesting background from our friendly guide. It was a very
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded Nov 2, 2019
Dear Gini R, Thanks for the words, fantastic to hear your trip has been a real experience due in part because of the guide's knowledge as an excop. We'd be please to assist again soon, please let us know when. Look forward, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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Luc wrote a review Aug 2019
10 contributions1 helpful vote
Ex Cop Carlos picked us up at the hostel an we started our tour! He provided us with so many informations and photos during the tour, spoke about his life as a cop during the Escobar time! Funny tour with Carlos! Recommend it!
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded Aug 27, 2019
Dear Hellu27, Thanks so much for the review, love to hear from you. Great to know you recommend this tour since is the only cop in Medellin who can really tell what happened. We are proud to be only company with cop Carlos as main guide, exclusively at your service. Please keep us posted on your next visit! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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ashuk86 wrote a review Aug 2019
Doha, Qatar9 contributions2 helpful votes
What a fantastic morning we had with Carlos exploring the amazing, cosmopolitan city of Medellin. We loved visiting the different sites associated with Pablo Escobar, as well as listening the stories Carlos had. Another highlight was the visit to Comuna 13. A brilliant morning
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded Aug 22, 2019
Dear ashuk86, May thanks for recommending, it means a lot to us since we are the only one company in Medellin offering premium tours with an excop. Please let us know about your next visit! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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Christina M wrote a review Jul 2019
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We had a brilliant day with Carlos. It’s so interesting to hear the dark history from someone who actually lived it and put their own life in danger by becoming a police man. He’s very brave but very modest. We’re on honeymoon so were dubious about taking a tour about bleak
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded Jul 16, 2019
Dear Christina L, Many thanks for your comments, is quite an honor you have taken this tour from a heroe`s perspective instead of the villains unlike other users. Only company in Medellin offering this exclusive tour with cop Carlos Palau. We`ll be glad to assist you and your friends from England in the near future, please let us know when. Looking forward, Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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victoriadeclety wrote a review Jul 2019
Brussels, Belgium161 contributions39 helpful votes
Medellín is clearly not only about Pablo Escobar but we found it really interesting to know more about those dark years Colombia went through and especially by having a more realistic view of what happened during those years. Of course you can watch Narcos on Netflix but having
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded Jul 13, 2019
Dear victoriadeclety, Many thanks for your feedback, means all to us. Such an honor you have noticed we are the only one in Medellin offering a unique service with a guide who really lived the dark days of Medellin and is alive now to tell the story. Will be a pleasure to welcome you again soon, please let us know when. Looking forward, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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211kyleo
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Medellin, Pablo Escobar & Guatape Tour (Private)
We had a group of 7 in a private tour with Silvio and “the white beast” (his van). Our experience could not have be
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KC_ChiefsFan15
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Silvio is OUTSTANDING: Pablo Escobar Tour + Guatape
What a way to start off a trip! Our guide, Silvio, made the entire trip worth it. He was friendly, funny, knowled
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Brytbee927
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Pablo Escobar & Guatape
This was a great start to all of our first time in Colombia. Our guide Silvio was our highlight of the trip and mad
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michaelhH4766YO
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Communa 13 Rocks
The highlight of our day was seeing the local art in Communa 13. There is art, music, drinks and dancing!! Also the
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F6476TMadrianam
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Great
Julio was our guide and we enjoyed a lot! It was very interesting to learn about Pablo Escobar and Comuna 13. It st
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laupull
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Day tour of Medellin in downtown, cable cars and Comuna 13
If its your first time in Medellin, I recommend a tour because its going to help you become acquainted with the cit
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Zack P
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Great tour
Informative tour, Julio was a great host! Definitely recommend to anyone who wants to understand the recent history
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Zachary H
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Complete day!
This tour really covered all of the bases. We spent the first half the day in the city learning about Pablo Escobar
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RichardPalm
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Great experience with our tour guide Julio!
We did the half day tour through Medellín and it is highly recommendable! Our tour guide Julio spoke perfect Englis
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Quin A
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Private Tour
I did a private Pablo Escobar and Guatape tour with Camilo, the owner. It was definitely worth it! All Everything
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Ericthebarber7
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Pablo Escobar
Julio was a awesome tour guy probably the best tour I ever done he explained the Pablo Escobar story so well I’m te
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monteb117
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A Great Experience!
I had a great experience of the “All Day Tour of Pablo Escobar” with a very knowledgeable and well experienced tour
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823nishanm
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Comuna 13 & Gautape
Me and my friends had a great time visiting both comuna 13 and gautape. Our guide Juilo was such a great guy, very
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S7954TSeduardoj
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The best
Amazing experience! Julio is one of a kind. Super friendly and helpful with any questions you may have. Guatape was
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Global-travelbae
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Best Medellín tour
The tour was excellent and saw the amazing highlights of Medellín including Comuna 13 which is a must. Julio, the g
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