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Medellín

Medellín, Colombia
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Tour de Ciudad con Metro y Metro Cable

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Tour por la Ciudad o tour de compras.

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Tour a la piedra de el peñol y guatape

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Tour a santa fe de antioquia

CITY TOUR PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE (4 HOURS)–PRIVATE SERVICE

Have an excellent day touring around the city’s main sites, Setting off from the hotel we go to Pueblito Paisa, from here a great geographical view of Aburra Valley can be spotted Have an excellent day touring around the city’s main sites, setting off from the Hotel you start the first visit arriving to Pueblito Paisa, from there a great geographical view of Aburra Valley can be spotted and see a replica of a typical “paisa” village, as from the times when it was inhabited before the arrival of the Spaniards.

The center of the city is the following site where the growth and transformation from Villa to Medellín City is evident, we pass by San Antonio Park, San Ignacio’s square, La Playa Avenue, the mansions and houses of Prado’s neighborhood, the Metropolitan Church, one of the symbols of the paisas prosperity (The Coltejer Building), and finally the tour ends with a stop at El Parque de Las Esculturas, which contains more than 20 sculptures donated by Maestro Fernando Botero to the city of Medellín.

The tour continues through the renovated and transformed Zona Norte, where you will pass through Wishes park, La Casa de la Música (The house of music), Explora Park, Antioquia’s University, and the Botanical Gardens, then continuen to the west of the city , Passing by the Zero Point, Atanasio Girardot Sports Unit where most of the sports practiced in the city are developed, in addition to the Convention Center la Macarena old Plaza de Toros.

He last stop is the Plaza Mayor Convention Center and the Palace of Exhibitions, the main axis of the tourist vocation of the city. From here you can visit the Metropolitan Theater, the “”Intelligent Building of EPM (Public Services Enterprices of Medellin) and the Bare Foot Park . On the way back to the hotel you will also pass by Alpujarra where you will find the Medellin City and Antioquias Department’s Hall, Plaza de la Libertad (Freedom square), Parque de las Luces (lights park) and Empresas Públicas de Medellín’s public library.

Inside the tour you will also visit Poblado’s neiborhood area, where you will get to know Poblado’s Park, Lleras Park and the Golden Mile, the financial and hotel heart of the city.

Includes: Transportation in tourist vehicle, tour guide. Stops in the Park of the Barefoot, Sculpture Park, Desires Park and Pueblito Paisa. Assistance card (for it to be valid it is indispensable to have the full names of all pax and their identification numbers or passport, otherwise it can not be activated).

Timetable: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Note: For Pax accommodated in Poblado’s area, golden mile will be the first to know, for Accommodation in Laureles, Center and Palmas Avenue it is visited after visiting the Pueblito Paisa.

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HELICOPTER TOUR IN MEDELLIN (2 HOURS - 12 TO 15 MINUTES FLIGHT) - PRIVATE SERVICE

This tour constitutes a unique experience to contemplate the mountains that adorn the Aburra Valley, identify the most representative places in the city, discover the transformation of its architecture and delight in an unforgettable panorama of Medellín from the air. After being picked up from the hotel, they are taken to the Hangars of the Olaya Herrera Airport. Where they have a security talk.

Once this talk has been carried out, the helicopter experience begins taking a north direction and following the course of the Medellín river while contemplating the spectacular aerial view of Cerro Nutibara, on whose top is the replica of a “Pueblito Paisa”. From the air you can see Other scenarios such as: Atanasio Girardot Sports Unit, Barefoot Park, La Alpujarra Administrative Center, City Center, its beautiful architecture and its emblematic Coltejer building; the Medellín Metro, University of Antioquia,

Planetarium, Botanical Garden, explora Park, San Pedro Cemetery Museum, Spain Library Park, Metro Cable. Later, it is turned north – south, passing through the center of the city, where you can see the Plaza de las Esculturas, the Museo de Antioquia, to fly over the southeast of the city and visualize the Poblado neighborhood where much of the financial center is concentrated, doctor, hotelier, gastronomic and tourist of the City, the municipalities of Envigado and Sabaneta that are part of the industrial cultural development of Valle del Aburra, and finally we will proceed to return to the Olaya herrera Airport. Once the flight is done, they will be taken back to the hotel.

 

Includes: Transportation in a tourist vehicle to take them from the hotel to the airport and vice versa, accompanying guide for procedures (the flight is not accompanied by the guide) panoramic flight by helicopter with a capacity of 5 people each, insurance and taxes, airport tax, Flight Certificate. Attendance card (for it to be valid it is essential to have the full names of all the people and their identification numbers or passport, otherwise it cannot be activated)

Hours: Every day between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. however we recommend making the flight between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Notes: Since there are only 1 or a maximum of 2 helicopters for the operation, a group of 20 people takes us approximately between 45 minutes and 1:30 so that everyone can have the experience of flying, time in which they must wait in the hangar.

The flight may be rescheduled or canceled if the following events occur: Bad weather (closure of airport operations), Emergency humanitarian assistance, Technical problems of the aircraft.

Important: It is essential to have the full name of all people with their respective identification number at the time of booking and carry the document they report to enter the Hangar, otherwise they will not be able to enter it. In case of forgetting the identity document of any of the people including children of any age who are going to make the flight and for some reason the arrival of people is delayed for the scheduled time of the flight, it carries a NO SHOW.

Recommendations:

Avoid going on tour with caps, hats, scarves, backpacks or loose items, as when you board the aircraft these items may collide with the rotor. Follow the safety instructions issued at the time of travel. The location of the passengers in the ship is made according to its weight and balance. There is a moment for the photos, this will be informed by our ground staff.

Once this talk is over, the Helicopter experience begins, heading north and following the course of the Medellin River while contemplating the spectacular aerial view of the Nutibara Hill, at the top of which there is a replica of a “Pueblito Paisa”. From the air you can appreciate other scenarios such as: Unidad Deportiva Atanasio Girardot, Parque de los pies descalzos, Centro Administrativo la Alpujarra, Centro de la Ciudad, its beautiful architecture and its emblematic Coltejer building; the Metro de Medellín, Universidad de Antioquia, Planetarium, Botanical Garden, Parque Botánico, Parque de los pies descalzos, Centro Administrativo la Alpujarra,

Planetarium, Botanical Garden, Explora Park, San Pedro Cemetery Museum, Biblioteca España Park, Metro Cable. Afterwards we will turn north – south passing through the center of the city, where we will see the Plaza de las Esculturas, the Museum of Antioquia, to fly over the southeast of the city and visualize the Poblado neighborhood where most of the financial, medical, hotel, gastronomic and tourist center of the city is concentrated, the municipalities of Envigado and Sabaneta that are part of the cultural and industrial development of the Aburra Valley, and finally we will return to the Olaya Herrera Airport. Once the flight is over, you will be taken back to the hotel.

 

Includes: Transportation in tourist vehicle to take you from the hotel to the airport and vice versa, accompanying guide for the formalities (in the flight the guide does not accompany you) panoramic flight in Helicopter with capacity of 5 people each, insurance and taxes, airport tax, Flight Certificate. Assistance card (for it to be valid it is essential to have the full names of all pax. and their ID or passport numbers, otherwise it cannot be activated).

Schedules: Every day between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. However, we recommend flying between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Notes: Since we only have 1 or maximum 2 helicopters for the operation, a group of 20 people takes us approximately 45 minutes to 1:30 for everyone to have the experience of flying, time in which they must wait in the hangar.

The flight may be rescheduled or cancelled if the following events occur: Bad weather (closure of airport operations), Humanitarian care emergency, Aircraft technical problems.

Important: It is essential to have the full name of all persons with their respective identification number at the time of booking and carry the document they report in order to enter the Hangar, otherwise they will not be able to enter the Hangar. In case of forgetting the identity document of any of the people including children of any age that will make the flight and for some reason the arrival of people for the scheduled time for the flight is delayed, it carries a NO SHOW.

Recommendations:

Avoid the tour to go with caps, hats, scarves, backpacks or items that are loose, because when boarding the aircraft these items may collide with the rotor Follow the safety instructions that will be dictated at the time of travel. The location of the passengers in the aircraft is made according to their weight and balance. There is a time for photos, this will be communicated to you by our ground personnel.

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WALKING TOUR (DOWNTOWN AND NORTH ZONE) - PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION (6 HOURS)

The objective of this tour is for the tourist to experience the daily life of Medellín as one more inhabitant of the city. After picking up the pax. At the hotel, depending on your location, you will take public transportation to the Administrative Center La Alpujarra where you will see the building of the Government of Antioquia, the Municipality of Medellin, the building of the Directorate of National Taxes and Customs, the walk continues to the Medellin Station of the Railroad of Antioquia.

Antioquia, from there you cross San Juan Avenue and visit the Parque de las Luces and the Vasquez and Carrè mansions, and then continue walking along the traditional Carabobo Street to reach the Parque de las Esculturas del Maestro Fernando Botero (Fernando Botero Sculpture Park). In this place we will go to the emblematic Berrio Park, where we will take the Metro and then the Metro

Cable to know the Barrio Santo Domingo, one of the most touristic neighborhoods of Medellin due to the mass transit Metro..

After descending again on the Metro Cable system, you arrive at the Universidad station, where you visit the Botanical Garden, the Orquideorama and the Parque de los deseos where you have a Refreshment and continue the walk to Ruta N, bordering the Universidad de Antioquia.

From Ruta N we take the Metro Plus system (articulated buses) to visit a market square, where the fruits make a spectacular game to take pictures of this place, we take again the Metro Plus system and arrive at the Plaza Mayor Station. Here you will visit the Palacio de Exposiciones, the Plaza Mayor Convention Center, the Parque de los Pies Descalzos and the Edificio Inteligente de Empresas Públicas de Medellín.

From there you will return by public transportation to your hotels.

Includes: Public transportation from the hotel to the Alpujarra, public transportation from Parque de los Pies Descalzos to the hotel, Metro, Metro Cable, Metro Plus tickets, light refreshments during the tour, accompanying guide. Assistance card (for the card to be valid it is essential to have the full names of all passengers and their ID or passport numbers, otherwise it cannot be activated).

Optional: Museum of Antioquia 18.000 COP/ 6 USD per person (Add 1 or 2 hours of tour) Relaxing Circuit in Barefoot Park (No additional value) (add 45 minutes to the tour time).

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Recommendations: It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing, sunscreen and a sweater, sweater, jacket or jacket that can be put on and removed easily because there is a possibility of temperature variations, comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella or umbrella. We recommend not wearing jewelry or valuables.

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WALKING TOUR - GRAFFITOUR (COMUNA 13) - PUBLIC OR PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION (5 HOURS)

Graffitour is a historical, aesthetic and political route designed, led and executed by the collective Casa Kolacho, a group of Hip Hop performers from Medellin’s Commune 13.

After picking up the pax. In the hotel and depending on its location a public transport is taken or you come walking to one of the Metro stations heading to San Javier’s Metro station, place where starts the walking tour around San Javier neighborhood 1 and 2, to continue to the wall where the work “Orion Never More” located in Library Park Presbítero José Luis Arroyave I have inspired in one of the most difficult events lived by this commune. Then we go towards the Boulevard of the 99 passing by a water screen, to continue visiting El Salado neighborhood. The tour highlights the places that have marked the history of these neighborhoods and through the graffiti’s made by different artists in the area, they reveal the stories that move and inspire hope and the community’s search for better living conditions, as well as the tales of historical inequities and violence that are still present in the area.

The tour continues visiting the iconic Public Escalators located in Independencies neighborhood number 1 and from there return to the Metro station to take the Metro Cable there and have an aerial view of the neighborhoods that benefit from this system and finish the tour by returning in public transport to the hotels.

Part of the income of this tour is destined to finance the operation of the cultural center “Casa Kolacho”

Includes: Public transportation from the hotel to the nearest metro station and back to your hotel; public transportation from the nearest metro station to your hotel, Metro tickets, hydration during the tour, contribution to Casa Kolacho, tour guide. Assistance card (for it to be valid it is indispensable to have the full names of all pax and their identification numbers or passport, otherwise it can not be activated)

Timetable: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Recommendations: It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes, sunscreen and a sweater, or jacket that allows easy removal as there are possibilities of temperature variations, comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella. We recommend not bringing jewelry or valuables.

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EXPLORA PARK AND BOTANICAL GARDEN (6 HOURS)

This tour begins by picking up tourists at the hotel and heading to the Explora Park where we can enjoy one of the largest freshwater aquariums in South America and the vivarium with various exotic species, interact with science and technology and enter the different rooms themes that Parque Explora has.

Once we finish the tour of the Explora Park, we will have a snack before entering the Botanical Garden of Medellín, very close to Explora and where we can observe the beautiful construction of the Orquioderama, a specialized place for the launching of important events and a tour of the interior of the Garden will be made, which has various types of living collections, butterfly garden…

Includes: Transportation by tourist vehicle, accompanying guide and entrance to Explora. Stops at the Explora Park and Botanical Garden. Attendance card (for the match to be valid it is essential to have the full names of all the pax. And their identification or passport numbers, otherwise it cannot be activated).

Does not include: Expenses not included

Parque Explora Hours: Tuesday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. at 5:30 p.m.

With box office closing at 4:00 p.m. (If Monday is a holiday, we do not open on Tuesday)

Saturday, Sunday and Monday holidays: 10:00 a.m. at 6:30 p.m. With box office closing at 5:00 p.m.

Botanical Garden Hours: Except for special events, the Garden opens its doors from 9:00 a.m. at 4:30 p.m. in continuous working day, including fines of week and holidays.

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PICNIC IN GUATAPÉ BY HELICOPTER (4 HOURS - 60 MINUTES FLIGHT) - PRIVATE SERVICE

In this tour you will know one of the most important tourist attractions in the Antioquia region, with an impressive hydrographic panorama. The Guatape dam is the largest reservoir in the country, forming one of the most scenic landscapes in our region.

Guatape also has in its territory the popularly called Piedra de El Peñol which is actually called the Peñón de Guatapé a rock with more than 220 m in height which you will fly over making this flight experience aboard a helicopter even more spectacular. Before arriving at Guatapé, the points we will fly over will be: Pueblito Paisa, Atanasio Girardot Stadium, Downtown, La Alpujarra Administrative Center, Bello, Copacabana, Barbosa, Concepción, and the Guatapé Dam.

After flying around this gigantic rock we will land in Guatape for 2 hours. Once we set foot on the mainland, a picnic lunch will be waiting for us in the surroundings of the reservoir, where we can enjoy the tranquility that is breathed in the Colombian rural environment. With the energies recharged, we can enjoy this colorful town visiting the most important places in this municipality such as the houses with their artisan baseboards or a walk along the boardwalk, even climbing the 720 steps that go up to the top of the Piedra de El Peñol . After having enjoyed the charm of this Antioquia municipality, we will head to the city of Medellin through the Olaya Herrera Airport. Once the flight is done, they will be taken back to the hotel.

Includes: Transportation in a tourist vehicle to take them from the hotel to the airport and vice versa, accompanying guide for procedures (the flight is not accompanied by the guide) panoramic flight by helicopter with a capacity of 5 people each, insurance and taxes, airport tax, Flight Certificate. In Guatape we offer you a tourist transport and a professional guide to accompany you around the town. Attendance card (for it to be valid it is essential to have the full names of all pax. And their identification or passport numbers, otherwise it cannot be activated)

Hours: Every day between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. however we recommend making the flight between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. or

1:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Notes: The flight may be rescheduled or canceled if the following events occur: Bad weather (closure of airport operations), Emergency humanitarian assistance, Technical problems of the aircraft.

 

 

Important: It is essential to have the full name of all people with their respective identification number at the time of booking and carry the document they report to enter the Hangar, otherwise they will not be able to enter it. In case of forgetting the identity document of any of the people including children of any age who are going to make the flight and for some reason the arrival of people is delayed for the scheduled time of the flight, it carries a NO SHOW.

Recommendations: Avoid going on the tour, go with caps, hats, scarves, backpacks, or loose items, as these items may collide with the rotor when you board the aircraft. Follow the safety instructions that will be issued at the time of the trip. The location of the passengers in the ship is made according to its weight and balance. There is a moment for the photos, this will be informed by our ground staff.

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East side tour (8 hours) Piedra Del Peñol and Zona De Embalses – Private Service

The Municipality of Guatapé and La Piedra del Peñol are 2 of the most important tourist places in the Surroundings of Medellin, located approximately 2 hours from the city, become one of the most visited places by tourists and the inhabitants of the City, for the fantastic country landscape, which contrasts with a stone of great height (297 meters) in the middle of a dam that generates great amount of the country electric power and one of the most picturesque villages of the country.

The tour starts with a stop at Artesanías Caballo de Troya, where a cultural tour of Colombia is done through the handicrafts, later after a journey of 1 hour and 30 minutes you will pass through the new town of Peñol, a fundamental starting point to Know the past, present and future of this beautiful area, continue with the visit to the majestic Peñol Stone there will have a panoramic view of the Guatapé – Peñol reservoir and those who wish can climb to the top of the Rock of Peñol in A route of more than 600 stops (ascending not included) Continue with the visit to the town of Guatapé famous for the details of the Zócalos of their houses, where a tour in Mototaxi is made through its streets.

In Guatapé you can also have time to take a tour on a typical boat (not included), enjoy the beautiful scenery, fly above the dam on the cable flight (not included) or just enjoy the craft stalls and the life of the boardwalk Of Guatapé.

If it is your first day in Medellín and it arrives in the morning hours or it is your last day in the city and leave in the afternoon hours (after 4:00 pm) to the José María Córdova airport, without any extra charge , You can start or end your visit to our city with this tour and at no additional cost we will take you to the hotel or airport (It is important to leave the hotel, leave with bags)

Includes: Transport in tourist vehicle, accompanying guide, return by Guatapé in mototaxi. Assistance card (for it to be valid it is necessary to have the full names of all pax. And their identification numbers or passport, otherwise it can not be activated). Stops in Handicrafts Artesanías Caballo de Troya, Peñol Stone and Guatapé.

Not Included: Lunch, food of any kind, ascent to the Peñol Stone ($ 19,000 per person), return in typical boat and / or tickets for cable flight.

Note: In case of leaving the day for the airport, the schedule and route is modified to be able to fulfill your flight itinerary. In case of arriving the day of the tour to Medellín, the tour begins after being picked up at the airport Jose Maria Cordova with the visit to the Stone of the Peñol, later Guatapè and on the return one enters in Artesanías Caballo de Troya and finishes leaving them in the hotel.

Timetable: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Value per person: It depends on the number of people.

Recommendations: It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes, sunscreen and a sweater or jacket that allows to be put on and off easily since there are possibilities of temperature variations.

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