Day trip

From Medellin: Guatapé Full-Day Tour with Piedra del Peñol

From Medellin: Guatapé Full-Day Tour with Piedra del Peñol

From £22.06 per person

Enjoy a guided tour of the colorful town of Guatapé, take in the vast vistas from atop La Piedra del Peñol, and eat lunch in Guatape´s best local restaurant. Take a boat cruise on the Guatapé Reservoir.

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Duration 11 hours
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Spanish, English


  • Explore the historic center of the charming town of Guatapé
  • Climb the 742 steps to the top ot the Piedra del Peñol
  • Eat a traditional Antioquian lunch along the boardwalk in Guatapé
Full description
Depart Medellin early in the morning. Enjoy a scenic drive to the Piedra del Peñol. You’ll have 1.5 hours to climb the 742 steps to the top of the historic rock and return to the base.  If you do not want to climb to the top, there is plenty to do at the base, with many shops selling local artisanal goods and many cafés as well. Enjoy a traditional lunch at the Piedra del Peñol or along the boardwalk in Guatapé. Take a guided tour of Guatapé, and then board a boat for a cruise on the Guatapé Reservoir. You will then start the return journey back to Medellin.
  • Return transportation from the meeting point in Medellin
  • Certified tour guide
  • English translator on request
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch
  • Guided tour of Guatapé
  • Boat cruise on Guatapé Reservoir
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Biodegradable sunscreen
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Face mask or protective covering
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 280 reviews

    Review summary

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    It was a very nice trip.. be prepared to climb 650 stairs.. the landscape it’s amazing once you get on top of the rock. The boat trip it’s kind of basic.. I thought they will get us near the Pedra El Penol but was just around the lake in the city of Guatape. The Guatape city it's nice, very colorfull and it's a nice stop before returning to Medellin. Alejandra, our english guide was very helpfull.

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    17 December 2021

    My wife and I had a great time. Medellin Tours have great professionals. The bus driver, Luis is very responsable which gives us a secure feeling. Elena and Sandy are the best tour guides. Was our first group tour experience. Planning to bring my family and hoping we get Elena and Sandy as our tour guides.

    29 November 2021

    The tour guides were friendly, helpful and informative. Great mix of activities between the Piedra, the boat ride and the Guatape city tour, all of which are beautiful and a must-see day trip from Medillin! Ultimately, one could set up this day trip on their own but this tour is a great value and makes all the logistics of the bus ride, multiple stops in different locations, plus lunch and the boat ride, very easy.

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    11 November 2021

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    Product ID: 151262