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Address: Poblado, Guatape 051038, Colombia
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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USD 180.00*
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Private El Peñol and Guatape Tour from Medellin
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USD 150.00*
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Guatape and El Peñol Lake Private Tour from Medellin
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El Peñol and Guatape Private Tour from Medellin

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wonderful experience - easy accessible from medelin by public bus

you can take the bus from medelin bus terminal (direction guatape) and after 2 hours you will arrive in from of the rock. you will have an amazing view over the lakes and can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

you can take the bus from medelin bus terminal (direction guatape) and after 2 hours you will arrive in from of the rock. you will have an amazing view over the lakes and can relax their.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Going to Guatapé and seeing la Piedra del Penol was one of my favorite things do to outside of Medellin. I would definitely recommend staying a night here in one of the towns cute hostels so you have time to both climb the rock, see the cute town, go on a boat trip, go kayaking and just feel the vibe... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to go there while being in Medellin. I recommend to stay for 1-2 nights in Guatape to enjoy the city, lake and La Piedra!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Gustavo, this is a must-do. Climbing the stairs was easier than we expected and although it's all pretty commercial, the view makes up for it. Even though we had some clouds, we still enjoyed it very much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

725 steps up and remember your at 7200 feet so the air is a little thinner. This mid aged man did it going slow. View at the top well worth it.

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Pedasi, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if you don't climb to the top, the views of Peidra del Penol are amazing at best. Take a lot of pictures and be prepared to climb. I hear coming down is more of an adventure than going up!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth walking up the 740 steps each way to experience fantastic views. Does get crowded. Take water. The way up is separate to the way down which is good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a quick day trip and it was just lovely. According to the signage you only have to climb 740 stairs to reach the top, providing a beautiful 360 view of the area. The stairs are fairly easy to climb assuming you're healthy and very safe. There are shops and restaurants at the entrance and three small shops... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must to see if you are visiting Medellin in Colombia. Breathtaking views of the lakes from the top. Be ready to climb the 740 steps and you'll have the most unforgettable experience of your life. The price is 6 dollars. Wonderful time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the top is so amazing that it seems unreal. I felt like I was in heaven. Definitely the most beautiful place I've seen so far in my life. Absolutely breathtaking!

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