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Full Day Private Pablo Escobar Tour including Guatape provided by Medellin City Services

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Full Day Private Pablo Escobar Tour including Guatape

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Learn all about the life and times of the infamous Pablo Escobar when you embark on this small-group tour. Following pickup at your Medellín accommodation, travel beyond city limits to the colorful resort town of Guatapé, to soak up the scenery and visit Escobar’s abandoned mansion. Later, return to the city: see Escobar’s private prison, visit his gravesite, explore his childhood neighborhood, and more. As you go, your guide shares stories about his life and era.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Piedra Del Penol
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Guatape Dam
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Laguna de Guatape
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Parque Memorial Inflexion
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 5
    Envigado Antioquia
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 6
    Medellin
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 7
    Cementerio Jardines Montesacro
    Stop: 25 minutes
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Highlights
  • Learn all about Pablo Escobar’s life during this immersive history tour
  • A small-group tour offers the most personalized way to explore
  • Round-trip transit from your local hotel makes logistics stress-free
  • Visit Guatapé, and see major landmarks that are associated with Escobar
Important Information
Duration
12h
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private boat ride to Pablo`s mansion
  • Entrance to Peñol rock
  • Entry/Admission - Piedra Del Penol
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks, other than the "value added offers" specified in your guidebook
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • lunch AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Guides are required to wear masks
  • Travelers are required to wear masks
  • Private groups, no interaction with other travelers
  • Guides: Temperature is measured at the beginning of each working day
  • Periodic disinfection of vehicles
  • Use of antibacterial gel and alcohol
  • 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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TravellerFromBath wrote a review Feb 2020
Bath, United Kingdom153 contributions37 helpful votes
We had a fantastic day out - our guide Julio gave us such a good insight into the city’s and country’s history and complicated situation. He really brought the history to life, all with deep knowledge and an excellent sense of humour. The trip to Guatapé was amazing, including
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Response from Camillo U, Owner at Full Day Private Pablo Escobar Tour including Guatape
Responded 17 Mar 2020
Dear TravellerFromBath, Thanks so much for these words, they mean all to us. Great to know you have enjoyed a fantastic experience due to guide`s deep knowledge. Will be a pleasure to assist again soon! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services®
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Pritesh P wrote a review Dec 2019
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Our guide Juan made this truly one amazing experience that we will never forget. He truly showed us what an amazing city Medellin truly is. A true gentleman!!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at Full Day Private Pablo Escobar Tour including Guatape
Responded 25 Dec 2019
Dear 662priteshp, Thanks for the feedback, great to know you've enjoyed an unforgettable experience during your Medellin trip. Please keep us posted on your next visit! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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magnus085 wrote a review Nov 2019
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Great Tour, included a lot of information and had great Scenic views of nature and the land of Colombia. Having Carlos the Cop driving you around is a must!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at Full Day Private Pablo Escobar Tour including Guatape
Responded 7 Nov 2019
Dear magnus085, Thanks for the words, such an honor. It definitely makes a difference having an excop who witnessed all the rough days of Medellin. Luckily, he`s exclusively dedicated to customers from Medellin City Services, so it will be a real pleasure to have him as a guide for you again soon. Please let us know when! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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Dee wrote a review Jun 2019
13 contributions1 helpful vote
This was the best tour of history of pablo escobar not at all condoning what he did but more of a historical tour as well as going to see the rock and guatape. But the best part of this tour was the guide Julio he was the most amazing guide and would be a great friend if I lived
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at Full Day Private Pablo Escobar Tour including Guatape
Responded 2 Jul 2019
Dear Dt8912, We appreciate your comment, means a lot to us. Not only our guides are certified professionals who know the history of Medellin well, furthermore they are very empathetic people whose main goal is to provide unique experiences for you. It will be a pleasure to assist again soon! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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BobbyPS37 wrote a review Mar 2019
Tampa, Florida, United States78 contributions20 helpful votes
Had a day to spend in Medellin. Silvio our guide was amazing, very passionate, knowledgeable and friendly. We were a group of 20 people. He managed to keep us all engaged with funny and off the beaten path tid bids about Pablo and gang. It was certainly worth the money if you
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from MDECITYTOURSC, Propietario at Full Day Private Pablo Escobar Tour including Guatape
Responded 16 Mar 2019
Dear BobbyPS37, Thanks so much, great to know guide has been amazing for he was passionate, knowledgeable, and friendly. Kindly keep in mind not only we customize for small parties but also large groups anytime. Please keep us posted on your next visit! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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Fantastic and everything we wanted and more!
Julio was a great tour guide. He took very where we wanted. He made the same it all fun be knew exactly where and w
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