We did the Pablo Escobar tour with Paisa. For a recent and sensitive topic the tour was very good and in depth. We learnt a lot about Colombia’s history with narcotic trafficking and it was nice to hear it from someone who experienced those times but still delivers the facts and theories in an unbiased way. We learnt a lot and were glad for the experience.
However, it is clear that tourism in this area is bit too fresh for most Colombians, we were told that this part of history still isn’t taught in schools or talked about and it was clear from the looks we got from the locals that the reason for our interest in Escobar was being misinterpreted. Until the locals are more comfortable with tourists interested in Colombia’s dark recent past I personally don’t think the tour should exist out of respect to the majority I think it’s too soon. But that’s up to you. More