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Tour Guatapé & Piedra del Peñol

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Stop At: Piedra Del Penol, Guatape, Antioquia Department

Visit to the majestic Rock of Guatapé, or Piedra del Peñol, is a 220 meter high monolith located in Guatapé (Antioquia, Colombia) .The stone of El Peñol is a granite mass, composed of quartz, feldspar and mica, was climbed for the first time on July 16, 1954 by an inhabitant of the area, Luis Eduardo Villegas López. Currently you can access its summit by climbing more than 700 steps built in the monolith.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Represa De Guatape

The Peñol-Guatapé Reservoir is a Colombian reservoir located in eastern Antioquia of Empresas Públicas de Medellín. For its construction it was necessary to demolish (literally) the urban area of ​​El Peñol, as well as several rural homes, both in El Peñol and in Guatapé, in fact, it covers a quarter of the territory of Guatapé, built in two stages ( the first one completed in 1972 and the second one in 1979), is the Colombian reservoir with the most regulation, nautical sports are practiced daily in this place, as well as rides in motor boats, jet skis and yachts. It is the most extensive lacustrine body in Antioquia and one of the largest lentic ecosystems in Colombia.

Duration: 2 hours


Guatapé is a municipality of Colombia, located in the eastern sub region of the department of Antioquia. It is part of the Province of Water, Forestry and Tourism. It borders on the north with the municipality of Alejandría, on the east with the municipalities of San Rafael and San Carlos, on the south with the municipalities of Granada and El Peñol and on the west with El Peñol. Its head is 79 kilometers from the city of Medellín, capital of the department of Antioquia. The municipality has an area of 76 square kilometers.

Duration: 6 hours

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Departure Point
1. Parque El Poblado, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
2. Metro Station Stadium, Medellín, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
Departure Time

5/13/2019 - 12/31/2019
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Professional Guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical Assistance Card
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - GUATAPE
  • Expenses, services, tips or consumption not stipulated in the plan.
  • Entrada - Piedra Del Penol
  • Entrada - Represa De Guatape
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
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 11 August 2019 via mobile

My friend and I booked this trip and no one showed up when it was time to actually go on the trip to Guatape. We were lucky that another bus had a few seats on their English tour. I’d definitely recommend going with another tour...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Zacchaeus C
samuleto01, General Manager at Mi Guia Medellin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good morning Mr. Zacchaeus C. We appreciate your comment, but all our tours have a specific departure time and for respect and logistics we cannot wait more than 15 minutes for users who do not arrive on time at the indicated time. We are sorry...More

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