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El Peñol and Guatape Private Tour from Medellin

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USD 98.00
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    What to Expect
    Meet your private guide at your hotel in Medellín and hop into an air-conditioned car to start your tour. With just your guide and your private party, drive two hours to reach El Peñol, a well-known boulder with a great view of the surrounding area. Throughout the ride, listen to commentary about the history and culture of the area from your guide.

    Upon arrival, climb the 700 steps to the top of the boulder with your guide, who will entertain and inform you the entire trip. After admiring the view, come back down to tour the town of Guatape and eat lunch on the waterfront (own expense). You can optionally ride a boat around the lake, depending on time.

    Pass through a number of small towns before returning to your hotel (drop-off is later for passengers who choose the waterfall option).
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up guests from main hotels and airbnb in Medellin. For guests staying outside Medellin a meeting point will be given.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Profesional bilingual tour guide
    • Entrance fee to the rock
    • Entry/Admission - Piedra Del Penol
    • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatape
    • Food and drinks
    • Lunch (at own expense)
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please bring Colombian Pesos with you for souvenirs, food, tips etc.
    • Dress code is casual; wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    If you visit medellin you have to add one stop in this place, is amazing and beautiful, the local have a lot to offer, and the city is romantic whit tons of color, this place is really safe

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Myrbela M
    Alex R, Customer Care Manager at Medellin Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello, we appreciate you telling everyone how safe our "El Penol and Guatape Private tour" really is. Thank you for stating how beautiful and romantic the colorful streets are. I'm very glad that you enjoyed yourself. Take care. Mike Galeano\ Medellin Travels

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our family had a great tour to El Penol and Guatape. The tour bus/van picked us up on time at our finca. The journey was pleasant and filled with good conversation with David. Everything was arranged when we got to El Penol. David conducted the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Lance C
    Alex R, Propietario at Medellin Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello and thank you very much for your candid review! I'm glad you mentioned that our guide was pleasant and that you had a good conversation with him. This is very important, as most guides from other places sound very mechanical and go by a...More

    Reviewed 20 June 2019 via mobile

    Julian is an amazing tour guide. We learned about the history of the places we visited and the sights were spectacular. The minivan has nice comfortable seats for the drive from Medellín and back. This is truly a gorgeous country and tour.More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank abacuscode
    Alex R, Propietario at Medellin Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

    Hello and thank you for reviewing Medellin Travels. We are more than elated that you had a great time on our El Penol and Guatape Private Tour. We are area experts, as we lived in El Penol for several years, so we know it like...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2019 via mobile

    We are four friends who recently went to Guatapé with David. He was a fantastic tour guide and we had an amazing experience. The private tour was very comfortable and accommodating, even changing our pickup location and offering to change our drop off location to...More

    Thank BryanNYC01
    Alex R, Gerente at Medellin Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2019

    Hey Bryan, I'm glad you and the guys had an awesome tour and enjoyed our El Penol and Guatape tour with David. We thank you for reviewing us and appreciate you and your business. If you have friends and family coming down, don't hesitate to...More

    Reviewed 29 April 2019 via mobile

    We had a great time with Oscar ! We were lucky to have him as our guide 2 days in a row. The rock is great to climb and enjoy the vistas. Have a fruity beer at the top to reward your efforts 🍺lunch in...More

    Thank Shelvet
    Alex R, Propietario at Medellin Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2019

    Shelvet, we appreciate your review. We are very pleased that you had a fantastic time with Oscar, and that you enjoyed that cold brewski at the top of the rock! We were proudly voted the #1 tour company to Guatape in a recent magazine. We...More

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    Response from Patricia S | Reviewed this property |
    We didn’t visit the waterfall but our guide Alex had taken many people there.
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