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Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín

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Climb the 742 steps to the top of the Piedra del Penol and visit the historical and charming pueblo of Guatape with the oldest and most trusted tour company in Medellin. This is the only tour company with service to Guatape listed on TripAdvisor and has received the 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Professional tour guides accompany you throughout the day during this 10- to 12-hour tour. This is the one tour you do not want to miss during your visit to Medellin, Colombia.
You'll start at
Cl. 9 #43a-38
Cl. 9 #43a-38, Medellín, Antioquia, ColombiaAt Parque del Poblado, 9th street side.
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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 excluded
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  • 3
    Tours Guatape
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You'll return to the starting point
  • 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
  • Breakfast and lunch are included with this tour
What to Expect
Following departure from a meeting point in central Medellín, you’ll travel to the village of Guarne for a traditional Colombian breakfast accompanied by coffee. From there, continue to Marinilla to admire its town square and handful of historical sites. As you approach the town of Peñol, the dramatic silhouette of Peñol Rock (La Piedra del Peñol) comes into view. Opt to ascend to the rock’s summit via 742 stairs and enjoy spectacular views of Lake Guatapé from the top. After a well-deserved break for lunch embarks on a walking tour of Guatapé town. 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
Departure Time
7:45 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local taxes
  • Breakfast - Continental breakfast
  • 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
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance to climb to the Piedra Peñon is not included $18.000 COP
  • Entry/Admission - Piedra Del Penol
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatape
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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.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Both Spanish Tour Guide Juan Pablo and English Tour guide were very informative, fun, energetic and overall GREAT guides. It was unfortunate that the weather was not so good, BUT we did everything that was on the itinerary. Thank you guys for everything, I will definitely be
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This was a long day, but well worth it! You have to climb Gautape and see the sites along the way. Jesus had very good English and was half-comedian (something I think is impressive in a second language!). He kept us chuckling all day long. He went out of his way to show us
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Very nice trip to this beautiful town. Well worth the reasonable cost. Guide was knowledgeable and informative.
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Response from Tours Guatape G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín
Responded 4 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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The timings of the trip were prompt, from the pickup to the drop off. The breakfast was simple and small, but we ate before hand, which I would recommend to do. The tour was led in Spanish, with an English translator, who although spoke good English, we struggled to hear her,
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Response from Tours Guatape G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín
Responded 4 days ago
Hola! Elspeth Manuel, Agradecemos tus comentarios y lamentamos que nuestro traductor no hablo lo suficiente duro para facilitar la escucha, estamos comprometidos con el mejoramiento continuo de nuestra empresa, estaremos trabajando en lo que debamos mejorar, un abrazo para ti y para tus acompañantes de parte del equipo de trabajo de Tours Guatapé.
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The tour was well organized with stops and breaks at the right point. The breakfast was more of a snack but we kind of knew that so we had a proper breakfast in advance at the hotel. I enjoyed the visit to Marinilla and the Pedra del Peñol and the Town of Guatape are definitely
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Response from Tours Guatape G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín
Responded 4 days ago
Gracias por compartirnos tu experiencia, estamos seguros de que siempre se puede mejorar, estamos comprometidos con la mejora continua de nuestro tour para que los viajeros se sientan cómodos con los servicios! Un abrazo para ti y tus acompañantes, gracias por viajar con Tours Guatapé.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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