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El Peñol and Guatape Private Tour from Medellin provided by Medellin Travels

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El Peñol and Guatape Private Tour from Medellin

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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A note from El Peñol and Guatape Private Tour from Medellin
We at Medellin Travels take pride in being the only tour company selected by our local government to work in a pilot enabling the proper protocol and management of covid 19 for our staff and International guests. We're also the only company utilizing a new product that eradicates covid in seconds.
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Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Leave the crowds behind and travel to the impressive El Peñol rock formation with ease on this private tour from Medellín, with included round-trip transfer from your hotel via air-conditioned vehicle. Benefit from your guide’s undivided attention as you climb the monolith for panoramic views of the region and explore its surrounding towns, avoiding hidden costs with attraction admission included in the price.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Medellin Travels
  • 1
    Avoeden Cafe
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    Rionegro Plaza
    Parque de Marinilla
  • 2
    Piedra Del Penol
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Laguna de Guatape
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 4
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 5
    Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Plazoleta de Los Zócalos
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 7
    Guatape - Parque principal
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • Swap bustling Medellín for the Colombian countryside on a tour to El Peñol
  • Climb the towering Stone of El Peñol for views of the reservoir and beyond
  • Benefit from the personalized attention and insights of your private guide
  • Round-trip transportation from your hotel ensures a hassle-free trip
Important Information
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Profesional bilingual tour guide
  • Entrance fee to the rock
  • Entry/Admission - Piedra Del Penol
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatape
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch (at own expense)
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please bring Colombian Pesos with you for souvenirs, food, tips etc.
  • Dress code is casual; wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Fabio_Caraffini wrote a review Feb 2020
Leicester, United Kingdom32 contributions1 helpful vote
If you visit Guatape, then you must spend some time going up to the El Penol rock, a single huge stone form whose top you cab enjoy an amazing view of the landscape.
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Date of experience: August 2019
James L wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
I was a little concerned initially with spending the money on a private tour, but I am very glad I did. Our guide Oscar was very nice, professional and knowledgeable. Transport was very smooth and comfortable and our time with Oscar was very pleasant. His English is also very
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Date of experience: January 2020
Ying Z wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
Our guide David was very warm and friendly during our tour. He was passionate about and took pride in his job, explaining to us the sights and answering our questions with much patience. He was the best.
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Date of experience: November 2019
David wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
This was our second tour booked through Medellin Travels. We were so impressed by Carlos, the guide on our previous tour, that we booked through them and requested Carlos. The vehicle provided was clean and reliable. The drive to and from Guatape is beautiful. Upon arriving you
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Date of experience: November 2019
PeterSa1 wrote a review Nov 2019
London, United Kingdom287 contributions110 helpful votes
This was a private tour for two of us. Our guide Oscar met us at our hotel on time. He explained to us the plan for the day and then we set off in his comfortable, air conditioned SUV. He was both professional and friendly. The first part of the day was spent on a scenic
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Date of experience: November 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Medellin Travels
Alexa Y
Wonderful afternoon in Medellín
Carlos was a very knowledgable guide and, with our tour group being only two, he was able to cater the afternoon to
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Garrett S
Such a great tour!
Our guide Carlos was super knowledgeable, friendly, and went above and beyond leading us around. Definitely recomme
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Unique Tour of Medellin
A very informative, interesting tour with Carlos who was very knowledgeable about this dark period of Colombian his
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We met Pablo Escobar’s son!
Carlos, firstly I wanna say this is so overdue! We went on this tour in June 2019. It was just my friend and I. Car
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Adriana and Ken 8
Transportation is not efficient and guide was quiet
Lina was very helpful when we needed to change our tour from the afternoon to the morning. Carlos was also very fri
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My guide Carlos was great. He was extremely knowledgeable and answered all my questions. One byproduct from the tou
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Great tour - very knowledgeable guide
Daniela our guide was brilliant. She was incredibly knowledgeable about Escobar’s life - but also how he impacted s
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A Good day out
Lovely walk with metro-ride and cable car to see and know Medellín centre and city. Our guide spoke perfect English
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Guide Has Great Energy!
Went on a tour with George, who was dynamic and informative! Favorite part of the tour (by far!) was La Catedral -
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Carlos my private guide was amazing with all his knowledge about pablo, I was really impressed with the tour. I wa
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An interesting insight into a different history!
The tour provides an overview of what it was like in Medellín in the 1980s and 90s. This is a part of the city's h
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Was such an amazing tour, got picked up from the hotel at the Poblado, car was nice, guide was fluent english speak
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Orla D
An Interesting Tour
Good communication beforehand confirming pick up from our hotel . Daniella our guide arrived in good time and broug
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Jorge (tourguide) is really great!
I would really recommand this tour! We had a private tour with Jorge and it was amazing! Jorge is great, he knows a
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Average Tour
The good: Responsive to emails and timely with pick up and instructions The bad: While we had a decent time tour
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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