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Laguna de Guatape

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Address: Medellin 053840, Colombia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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USD 120.00*
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Guatape and El Peñol Lake Private Tour from Medellin
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You will see this on the way to Guatape

This is the lake that flooded out the town of Peñol and you can see it from the replica of Penol, Guatape, and, of course from La Piedra.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Richard M
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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its a nice drive through the countryside to Guatape. Our driver (Pablo from Medellin Travel Support) stopped at few roadside stands along the way for drinks and snacks. The lake is huge with hundreds of small islands. We walked through the colorful town and then rented a boat for a couple of hours of sight seeing. Next time I would... More 

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Thank Patrick L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the lake that flooded out the town of Peñol and you can see it from the replica of Penol, Guatape, and, of course from La Piedra.

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Thank Richard M
Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best attractions Ive seen in Medellin. The rock itself is a wonder, and the climb up the 784 steps is an adventure and fun! But when you reach the top, the views are picture postcard perfect! The lakes and mountain views unsurpassed. Definitely make it here, if nowhere else!

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Thank Joei S
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A breath taking view in a nice town with friendly folks and great food. It's about 800 steps to the top and you can make it if you try.

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Monticello, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Laguna de Guatape looks very similar to something you would see in South East asia. With turquoise water and lush green "islands" it is very pleasing to the eye and there are many outdoor activities to enjoy while you are visiting! It only takes about an hour and half to reach Guatape from Medllin and costs 12,500 on the public... More 

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El fasher
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a wonder to me... beautiful landscape, weather, road to get there, close to the city, it is a must to do if you are in Medellin! climb to the top of the El Penol stone which is mandatory.. take your camera with you.. eat trout in one of the nice small restaurants on the road.. enjoy weather and... More 

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Thank Lilianabv
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome. It offers a unique landscaping viewing experience. This is one you cannot miss if you are visiting Medellin

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Doral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

absolutely beautiful peaceful and calm! nature at its best! food and natural fruit drinks are great!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trek up is very well traveled but the views are wonderful and the nearby town is a vibrant rainbow of colors. I would honestly return and look at renting something on the water and staying for a week. Its a relaxing paradise outside the busy city of Medellin.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive view of the lake and surroundings. Great place. We went in a Uber and d over was excellent guid. We had lunch there and went up the stairs to see from the top of the rock. Amazing.

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