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Private Half-Day Pablo Escobar Godfather Tour in Medellin

  • Get a taste of Medellin by tracing the life of Pablo Escobar
  • Private tour with morning and afternoon start times
  • Tour upgrade includes a visit to Escobar's “jail” in the mountains
Private Half-Day Pablo Escobar Godfather Tour in Medellin
From USD 59.00
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Pablo Escobar 9am TourMost Popular
Experience the most sought out tour in Medellin with only top guides that are experts in the subject matter! They will reveal "real" information and stories that you wont hear elsewhere!
From USD 59.00
Tour + LA CATEDRAL 9am
Experience the tour plus the upgrade option to La Catedral, Pablos jail and the worlds most famous narco compound, nestled high in the mountains with a killer view of the entire valley!
From USD 110.00
Pablo Escobar Afternoon Tour
Experience the most sought out tour in Medellin with only top guides that are experts in the subject matter! They will reveal "real" information and stories that you wont hear elsewhere!
From USD 69.00
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Explore the world of infamous drug trafficker Pablo Escobar during this private guided tour in Medellin. Hear stories about the man who formed the Medellin Cartel and was known as one of the most powerful criminals in the world. The tour takes you to significant locations from his life, including the cemetery where he’s buried.
What to Expect
After being picked up at your Medellin hotel (in El Poblado and Laureles areas only), begin your private tour with a guide, exploring the Colombian city through the life of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.

Stop at the Monaco Building, which is the starting point of the war between Escobar’s Medellin Cartel and the rival Cali Cartel. Then, visit the church where Escobar sought “blessings” for the bullets his cartel planned to use. The tour also includes a look at the house where Escobar was murdered and the cemetery where he’s buried. Plus, along the way, snack at one of Escobar’s favorite eateries.

Choose the tour upgrade and visit La Catedral, a vacation home that served as Escobar’s makeshift jail after he surrendered in 1991. He escaped authorities in 1992 and died in a shootout in 1993.

At the end of the tour, get dropped off at your Medellin hotel.
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Reviews (68)
1 - 5 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great half day trip

Had a great time and my private guide was fantastic! Saw all the Pablo Escobar sights and learned a lot of Colombian history. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tiffanyhU3484HO
Reviewed 1 November 2018
Great Tour

We had our private tour with Oscar from Medellín Travel who had a vast knowledge about Pablo Escobar. I highly recommend this tour so that you can learn all about him. Oscar showed us pictures from that time so that we could compare with present...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dforchin
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile
Fascinating and enlightening

Alex picked us up in a professional tour van and arrived early to accommodate us. He drove right up to the entrance of our hotel . He was very polite. We felt comfortable the whole time. We booked a day before and Lina helped coordinate...More

1  Thank Justin M
Alex R, Owner at Medellin Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Justin, thanks for the awesome review brother! I'm glad you let others know the idyosyncracy of our tours and that you felt you were there living the moment as the events were being described to you. We bring anecdotes and personal events to life. Thanks...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile
Great tour!

My vacation consisted of 11 days in Colombia spread between Cartagena, San Andres and Medellin. We only were Medellin 2 days so we decided to book a tour to maximize our time there. We are so glad we chose this tour. It was nice to...More

1  Thank jayrican
Alex R, Owner at Medellin Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Hey Jennifer, props to you and your group for this review. Thank you for mentioning that it was a private tour with only you guys in one of our vehicles, you learn way more this way and have the freedom to ask us anything you...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile
Informative and good tour

Showing a part of history. Never ever was there any glorification from the acts of Escobar. This story affects so many people it has tot be told and Medellin travels does it in a good way.

1  Thank ivovdb
Alex R, Propietario at Medellin Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thanks for your review and for stating that we do NOT glorify Pablo Escobar. We do cover all angles and provide our guests with a very powerful yet didactic experience. Best Alex from Medellintravels.com

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Caroline T
2 December 2018|
Response from OBXTKN2 | Reviewed this property |
Its about 4 hrs without the house tour, think you are probably closer to 8hrs with the house portion included as I believe its a 45min-1 hour drive each way to the house....
15 November 2018|
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Response from jayrican | Reviewed this property |
They can but yes i don’t think the content may be suitable for young kids and they will also probably be bored.
Sam D
16 October 2018|
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Response from ZsaZsa377 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i think that you will be the only one and the guide/driver.