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Guatape

Guatape

USD143 USD135 per person
 Prices might change with the group size.
Guatape

Guatape is a beautiful town just 30 minutes from Medellin Colombia. Jaunt into Peñol-Guatape reservoir, the land of the green mountains of the eastern Andes and one of the biggest rocks in the world with 220mt of height.  You will climb it to have a view of the region and the reservoir of more than 2,200 hectares, which make up a landscape of several lakes, emerald green, that furrow diverse mountains, and islands. B

Why choose this experience:
  • Avoid this feeling of jump in jump out tours, and take a ride with our host to Guatape, having a real and fun experience.
  • Learn the story of the stone in each of the stairs. That is something only the locals know.
  • Climb 700 steps and enjoy Antioquia’s eastern landscape and weather while taking a lot of pictures of nature and the view that surrounds yourself. 
  • Among other traditional and unique delicacies like arepas, tropical fruits and tasty lunch will be ready to nourish your senses. 
  • Explore the cobbled streets of one of the most beautiful and colorful towns of the region, Guatape. 
  • Enjoy a very comfy boat ride over the lake!

Guatape medellin colombia

Interesting facts:
  • The territory was home to various aboriginal ethnic groups, of which, a group was commanded by the chieftain named Guatape, in this way, to pay homage to the town he was baptized with his name.
  • Three people from the town, Luis Villegas, Ramón Díaz and Pedro Nel Ramírez, who after 5 long days of climbing reached the top of the Piedra del Peñol, on July 16, 1954.
  • Usually, the paintings in the houses illustrate images of the history of Guatapé or the activities to which the local or family owns the house.
  • One of the islands in the reservoir belonged to Pablo Escobar, where he had a mission. This house was bombed and is now a museum to visit.
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Your Hotel!
  • Departure Time
    Please arrive by 7:30 AM to start the tour at 8:00 PM
  • Return Time
    Approximately 4:30 PM.
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, walking shoes, hat and light jacket.
  • Included
    Guatape
    All transportation (from start point to end point)
    Snacks
    Lunch
    Entry Fees
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included
    Safety insurance
    Accommodation
    Dinner
    Breakfast
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Stop 1: From Medellin to Guatape
  • Jump in our host car and have an enjoyable and fun trip to Guatape with our host.
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Stop 2: La piedra del Penol
  • Climb 700 steps and enjoy Antioquia’s eastern landscape and weather while taking a lot of pictures of nature and the view that surrounds yourself. 
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Stop 3: Enjoy of a lovely private boat trip in the lake in front of the rock!
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Stop 4: Guatape town
  • After a delicious lunch, our host will take you to all the highlights of Guatape, explaining the story behind the colors and the culture.
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From Medellin to Guatape by bus:
  • Go to the Terminal Norte in Medellin. To get there, you can take a taxi (only called, or use the apps tappsi or easytaxi) or Uber. You can also reach Terminal Norte by the Medellin metro system Line A (blue) to the Caribe station.
  • Find ticket booth #14 for buses to Guatape. The bus company is called “Sotrasanvicente & Guatape La Piedra".
  • If you want to get off at the Peñól de Guatapé before you go into the town of Guatape itself, you can tell the driver. The driver will let you off at the entrance to the Piedra, which will be ten minutes before the arrival in the Guatape bus station.
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