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Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview
Eliminate the hassle of traveling independently from Medellín to Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) and spectacular Peñol Rock (La Piedra del Peñol) on this stress-free, full-day tour. As well as summiting Peñol Rock—a must-see for anyone visiting Medellín—you’ll enjoy visits to the local town of Guatapé, the famous Guatapé Zocalos and an exclusive boat tour of Guatapé Lake! Traditional lunch is included with this tour for your convenience.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Piedra Del Penol
    Stop: 9 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Laguna de Guatape
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
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Highlights
  • Get to Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) stress free on a day trip from Medellín
  • Eliminate the hassles of public transportation or car rental
  • Summit Peñol Rock (La Piedra del Peñol) for magnificent views
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of historic, picturesque Guarne
  • Travel between Medellín, Peñol Rock, Guarne, and Maranilla with ease
  • Traditional Antioquian lunch included with this tour in a typical cafe
  • Enjoy a tour of Guatape Lake on our private boat
What to Expect
Following departure from a meeting point in central Medellín, you’ll travel directly to the famous Peñol Rock (La Piedra del Peñol). Spending apprx. 1.5-hour here, you will have time to climb the 742 stairs and enjoy spectacular views of Lake Guatapé from the top. After your visit to the Peñol Rock, a well-deserved break for lunch awaits for you to enjoy a typical Antioquian dish. In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to explore the colorful streets of Guatapé and the famous Guatapé Zocalos. Your afternoon will finish with a tour of Guatapé Lake on our private, exclusive boats. It'll most certainly be one of the highlights or your trip to Colombia! We look forward to seeing you! The full-day tour concludes at your original departure point in Medellín.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cl. 9 #43a-38, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia Estadio, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
Duration
10–12 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • English translator upon request (must request directly with the office at time of the booking)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach with seating for 40
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lake tour on our private, exclusive boats
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatape
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance to climb to the Piedra Peñon is not included $20.000 COP
  • Entry/Admission - Piedra Del Penol
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • Recommend comfortable clothes and shoes for walking; light jacket in the evening as it can cool off
  • There is no minimum number of clients required for booking. We have a programmed tour everyday.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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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Frank M wrote a review 15 Jan
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This is a great day trip. The price was awesome, the lunch was good and included in price, and the English tour guide Sandy was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and did a great job making sure I was having a great time. I highly recommend him. Thanks again.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Christoph wrote a review 7 Jan
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We had a great day at Guatapé with our guide and translater Sandier who did a very nice job. Definitely recommend it! Christoph & Sebastian
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Tours Guatape G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín
Responded 6 days ago
Gracias por tu buena recomendacion, nos alegra que haya disfrutado de nuestro tour. Saludos de nuestro equipo Tours Guatape.
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Pawel P wrote a review 5 Jan
Key West, Florida3 contributions1 helpful vote
Great bus tour. Best bang for a buck! Javier, Sandy and Angie were the crew for our day and they all did amazing job! We were family of 4 with two kids: one 8 year old and one 1 year old. They made it comfortable every step of the way for us. The only thing that I would suggest
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Tours Guatape G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín
Responded 6 days ago
El pueblo más colorido de Colombia estuvo muy feliz con tu visita, y nosotros estuvimos encantados de llevarte, la pasamos muy bien! Muchas gracias por tus comentarios, estamos trabajando para mejorar cada día más, un abrazo de parte del grupo de trabajo de Tours Guatapé.
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Jenny Tipton wrote a review 5 Jan
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A brilliant trip that included much more than we expected. Our guide Sandy gave us lots of interesting information along the way but there was also ample time to explore by ourselves. I highly recommend this trip!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Tours Guatape G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín
Responded 6 days ago
Que emoción! Nos alegró mucho saber que te gustó nuestro tour, nos hace sentir orgullosos porque lo hicimos con mucho cariño para ti y tus acompañantes. Un saludo de parte del equipo de Tours Guatapé.
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Mexxinthecity wrote a review 1 Jan
New York City, New York267 contributions32 helpful votes
Excellent tour that allowed us 1.5 hours to climb the rock (if you have health issues and take your time, could take up to 30 mins up, 12 coming down), and 1 hour in the town of Guatape, along with a 40 min boat ride, and an excellent lunch (get the fried trout/trucha frita)! I
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Tours Guatape G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín
Responded 6 days ago
Gracias por visitar el pueblo más colorido de Colombia con nosotros! Nos alegró mucho tenerte en nuestro bus y llevarte a conocer la magia de los paisajes antioqueños. Un saludo de parte del equipo de Tours Guatapé.
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"Fun and its a must see" Just a beautiful View
Well wear good shoes and prepare to climb up 742 steps and I also suggest to carry some water with you. Its an ama
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Mehraz K
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Guatape was amazing with Jesus guiding the way
Guatape was beautiful and calm, penol rock was more intimidating than it was tough and the views were more than wor
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smilie320
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Amazing tour!
Andres H. was a very nice tour guide! We really got to learn all about the city in a way that felt like an interact
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U5258HMlindam
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It’s Worth the Climb!
If you’re willing to climb the 740 steps up El Piñón de Guatapé, you will be rewarded with lovely views of the surr
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Nawaz K
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My Experience with
I took a Medellin City tour during my first visit to Colombia. The tour guide Ivit is simply awesome. Her command
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Dream824882
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Great tour of Medellin
It was a great tour, giving you the overview and history of the city as well as hitting a few of most interesting s
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TheBrocklehursts
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Fascinating
I have come to Colombia to learn Spanish for one month. On my first day here I enrolled in this tour to help me fin
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914alasdairp
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Excellent guided tour
The friendly and helpful guide Sander helped us not notice the time it takes to drive from Medellín to the rock. Th
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richards1181-22
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Excellent hike and nice views
Beautiful views. Highly recommend We had private guide take us there. make sure to walk to the top. Also find
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C6020ZYmikes
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Town of guatape
Great for one day. Time is dead at night. Total waste. Spend time climbing to the top of the rock, take selfies,
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Freddy F D
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An excellent way to see the real Medellin, totally worth it.
If you're coming to Medellin not only because of the popular attraction of Pablo Escobar (not worth to waste a penn
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olympia13
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Highly recommended. An excellent, informative and fun day
We are usually hesitant about booking an organised tour, but are so glad we booked this one and would highly recomm
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paultZ2273DZ
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The best way to discover Medellin!
Marvellous tour. Evi was an extremely competent and enthusiastic guide who is passionate about her city. Excellent
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ElienD21
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Not the best trip
A bit to touristic for me, USA style guide with lot's of talk but not that much info. I enjoyed however but would n
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Lori8588
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A long fun filled day
Did the tour with Evi who was great! Lots of personality and knowledgeable as well as passionate about her city. We
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  • Duration: 10–12 hours
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