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Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín

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Overview
Climb the 742 steps to the top of the Piedra del Penol and visit the historical and charming pueblo of Guatape with the oldest and most trusted tour company in Medellin. This is the only tour company with service to Guatape listed on TripAdvisor and has received the 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Professional tour guides accompany you throughout the day during this 10- to 12-hour tour. This is the one tour you do not want to miss during your visit to Medellin, Colombia.
Highlights
  • Get to Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) stress free on a day trip from Medellín
  • Eliminate the hassles of public transportation or car rental
  • Summit Peñol Rock (La Piedra del Peñol) for magnificent views
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of historic, picturesque Guarne
  • Travel between Medellín, Peñol Rock, Guarne, and Maranilla with ease
  • Breakfast and lunch are included with this tour
What to Expect
Following departure from a meeting point in central Medellín, you’ll travel to the village of Guarne for a traditional Colombian breakfast accompanied by coffee. From there, continue to Marinilla to admire its town square and handful of historical sites. As you approach the town of Peñol, the dramatic silhouette of Peñol Rock (La Piedra del Peñol) comes into view. Opt to ascend to the rock’s summit via 742 stairs and enjoy spectacular views of Lake Guatapé from the top. After a well-deserved break for lunch embarks on a walking tour of Guatapé town. The full-day tour concludes at your original departure point in Medellín.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cl. 9 #43a-38, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Departure Time
7:45 AM
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Breakfast - Continental breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • English translator upon request (must request directly with the office at time of the booking)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach with seating for 40
  • Travel Insurance
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance to climb to the Piedra Peñon is not included $18.000 COP
  • Entry/Admission - Piedra Del Penol
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatape
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • Recommend comfortable clothes and shoes for walking; light jacket in the evening as it can cool off
  • There is no minimum number of clients required for booking. We have a programmed tour everyday.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yesterday I enjoyed the tour with both Spanish and English language guides, those guys take you to the most original places to get the best out of it and stop even the bus for taking pictures. Jesus is even a photographer and he would voluntary...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I so enjoyed this tour and the guides that ran it. Jesus was especially wonderful. His English was fantastic, his energy was contagious, his humor kept things fun, and his attention to everyone in the group was appreciated. My favorite moment was when he took...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An excellent way to start my visit in Antioquia. This was a very informative, fast paced but also relaxing tour. We visited a few local towns to look at local life and customs. We ate local foods for breakfast and lunch (included.) Even saw a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the daughter of Colombian parents, it’s people like Jesus, Paola and Hernan that makes sure that the beauty of Medellin and of Colombia in general, is not overlooked. This tour was wonderful because we were able to see everything that the town of guatape...More

Thank 263kikea
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely one of the most convenient ways to explore Guatape, El Peno and surrounding areas if you are not driving on your own. Very well organized, well-explained, good transportation and comfortable seating - this trip is highly recommended if you want to check...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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876tmac
19 August 2019|
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Response from Etienne C | Reviewed this property |
Off the top of my head 18,000 COL pesos
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Response from dah00k | Reviewed this property |
When we did the tour the driver stayed with the bus so I assume there would not be an issue leaving luggage. But I would suggest you check with the company beforehand. Also we got back to Medellin between 8 - 9pm from the... More
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Response from Jiyen1213 | Reviewed this property |
We ended up asking to be dropped off near the Medellin airport, around 4pm. I believe everyone got back to downtown Medellin around 6pm.
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