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Parque Arvi

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C. Santa Elena | On the way to Piedras Blancas, Santa Elena 050007, Colombia
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Ecotourism Arvi Regional Park (Arvi Park), is located 30 km from the center of Medellin (Colombia) in the village of Santa Elena and the municipality of Guarne (Antioquia - Colombia). It is an open park developed on land for public use, created for the enjoyment of the local, national and international community, through the construction of organized tourism, consolidates a conservation strategy and promotion of the potentials and strengths of its cultural and environmental wealth and archaeological heritage, silletero tradition and entrepreneurship of its people, through a proposal for sustainable nature tourism.
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C. Santa Elena | On the way to Piedras Blancas, Santa Elena 050007, Colombia
+57 4442979
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

The ride to the park is more interresting than the park itself. If you want to walk on you own, you are only allowed to do one tour. It's hard to find the way, because the map wasn't the best. We took the wrong way...More

Thank Matt H
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Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

First of all getting there is a crazie but amazing ride in a cable car with the best views of Medellin ever!! The cable car ride last around 15 to 20 minutes and is silent, green and beautiful...if you are afraid to hights you might...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

The park is very large and there is a lot to see. Unfortunately they had a lot of the Park closed to visitors. The archaeological circuit was closed, the bromeliad Trail was closed. Most of the rest of the park was also available only if...More

Thank Nevyntoo
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice trip to do on your own, when you have a few hours to spare. Good way to see some of Medellin, and get out into the country side to see some native fauna.

Thank SoulPursuits
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Arvi, accessible via the Metrocable - a spectacular hillside ride - is a very large park on the fringes of Medellin. Upon reaching the final station/entrance you will find a famers market and information centre. Beyond that you can choose to walk in two different...More

Reviewed August 8, 2017

This park offers both paid activities and nice peaceful quiet walks away from the crowds in acres of beautiful forest high above Medellin. The gondola trip to the park alone is worth the time. We could have spent days in this park and not grown...More

1  Thank 43bluedoors
Reviewed August 8, 2017

My cousin and I took a trip to Parque Arvi. We expected to spend at least a half day there, but upon arrival it was soon realized that there's not much to do without a tour guide. We did walk to the main road entrance...More

1  Thank hubbardbk
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

A very nice park to be hiked but too many people on the trails and on the beaches! In general nice to visit!

Thank Adrianolo
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Pretty park accessed by the cable car. It was quiet, a good place for a visit to get away from the city. There was a little market and hiking.

Thank lizkas
Reviewed July 29, 2017

This was a great opportunity to get out of the city and experience the clean air and nature of Medellin. Traveling to Parque Arvi was easy using the Metro system. We took the train on the B line to San Antonio then transferred to the...More

2  Thank Easylivingtravel
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August 21, 2017|
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Response from hubbardbk | Reviewed this property |
I agree. Metro Cable is the most direct way to travel to Parque Arví. Plus, the views are spectacular!