Below are some different day tours that we can add, along with hotel nights and airport transfers in order to make the perfect Medellin tour package for you. Just let us know what you want.
Medellin Historical City Tour
On this tour you will visit different spots in the Medellín city center in order to get to know about the history of this important city (the second largest of Colombia). Questions like When was it founded? Why it is located in the middle of the mountains? What made this city such an important economic development place in the country? and others will be solved. You will visit places like Berrío park, La Playa avenue, Paseo Junín, Bolivar park, Botero square and other nearby options with a historical perspective.
Walking City Tour (4 hours)
This panoramic tour gives you the opportunity to experience the Medellín culture from its different aspects. You will discover the most important touristic places at the city center such as: El Poblado neighborhood, Berrío park, Carabobo, Plaza de las luces, La Alpujarra, Botero square, Barefoot square and Rivers park. Once you finish the tour you will be ready to choose your favorite zone and go back to enjoy it in your own way or ask us to help you to explore deeper those spots.
This is currently the most famous tour in Medellín, where you will visit several neighborhoods. In one of the neighborhoods you can see stores, coffee shops, and even the unique electric escalators in open space (Unique in Colombia) and a lot of colors.
This area is an example of the change that the city has had during the last 15 years, going from being no-go zone due to its high level of violence in the past, to be now a touristic and street art icon, being a must if you visit this city. In our tour you will enjoy also the company and music talent of the non-profit organization of Son Batá, (which is a well-known group of Afro-Colombian artists that use music transforming the dynamics in isolated neighborhoods of Medellin).
Orchids and Bromeliads at Arvi Park
This is activity takes place in the famous Arví park, which is an emblematic regional place that is example of conservation and sustainability being a “lung” of the city.
Arví park has more that 1600 hectares of native forest and pine trees really close to the city. During this adventure you will do a soft interpretative walk, where a local botanic guide expert will show you more about the flora, the orchids and bromeliads of the Andean rainforest.
Guatape Road Trip
This is a full day activity that will take you to live and experience Guatapé, a colorful and charming town of the east of Antioquia department. This town is a well-preserved destination with its cobblestone streets, friendly people, charming houses and “instagrammable” scene located 2 hours away from Medellín.
On this trip you will also visit its astonishing natural attraction: Peñón de Guatapé, which is a giant rock remnant that has resisted weathering and erosion, being a monolith of more than 200 meters (656 feet). Visitors can scale the rock via a staircase with 708 steps built into one side getting to an astonishing view from the top of the rock of the Guatapé dam.
Santa Fe Road Trip
This is a full day activity that starts at 9:00 AM where we will take you on the road towards Santa Fé de Antioquia, which is a town located 70 kms away from MedellÍn and approximately one and a half hours of distance. This is a perfect getaway from MedellÍn, being less visited that Guatapé and closer to the city, which makes this town a perfect alternative to enjoy a cobblestone and charming town with colonial architecture.
Santa Fe de Antioquia is an historical and special place that was the old capital of the Antioquia department. On this full day experience, you will witness its old architecture well preserved, its pleasant parks, its goldsmith tradition in gold and silver filigree and its exotic fruits.
This is activity takes place in the surrounding mountains of Medellín, where will be possible to find native rainforest above 2.200 m.a.s.l. in a protected reserve of the metropolitan Medellin valley. It is possible to observe around 40 different bird species such as the Red-bellied Grackle, the Colombian Chachalaca among other colorful species.
The tour starts at 6:30 AM with about a 3 kms hike up and the same distance hiking back through a paved road in order to end about 11:00 AM. In this experience you can get to know a bit more about local birds and wildlife in a beautiful, well preserved zone very close to the city.
Downhill Biking to San Geronimo
This is activity is a great adventure close to the city of Medellín and it is basically a soft downhill on mountain bike to see incredible landscapes and views. We will take you out of the city by a non-busy old road on the west, 45 min by car in order to get to the little transited paved road doing downhill from Alto del Boquerón (2.650 m.a.s.l.) ending in San Jerónimo (800 m.a.s.l) in a medium level bike activity of 32 kms.
After the downhill you will be taken by car towards Santa Fé de Antioquia where you will have lunch and then will do a city tour, also tasting exotic fruits of the region. At the end you will visit the “old hanging bride of the west”, an icon of the local engineering of the XIX century and national heritage and then we will take you back to your hotel in Medellín.