Private tour

Medellín: Private City Tour with Metrocable and Comuna 13

4.8 / 5

87 reviews

Medellín: Private City Tour with Metrocable and Comuna 13

From £40.03 per person

Enjoy a private guided tour through the vibrant city of Medellín and explore many iconic and local hot spots such as the Comuna 13 and the Botero Plaza.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Private group

Experience

The experience
  • See a replica of an old Colombian township
  • Marvel at the street art of Comuna 13
  • Visit Botero Plaza and admire the iconic sculptures
  • Explore the city from the Metrocable
Full description

Get an insight into Colombia's troubled past on a private guided tour of the formerly dangerous district of Comuna 13 in Medellín.   Discover a replica of an old village at Pueblito Paisa on Nutibara Hill, and get stunning views over the rooftops from one of the city's few conserved ecosystems. Make your way to Comuna 13 to learn how the most notorious neighborhood in the country has reinvented itself. See stunning examples of street art and graffiti that puts the political and socio-economic story of the area into context. Once the center of the gang wars and guerilla activity, the area has been transformed by the local community with the help of government projects such as a giant escalator that runs up the hill. Visit the Botanical Garden and other sustainable city projects such as the charismatic Park of Desires, and the iconic sculptures by Fernando Botero on Botero Plaza.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at hotels in Medellin City
  • City Tour
  • Guide (bilingual if required)
  • Transportation
  • Metro and Metrocable ticket
  • Pueblito Paisa
  • Botero Square
  • Botanical Garden
  • Commune 13
  • Graffitis
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Full names and passport numbers are mandatory in order to issue travel insurance
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The guide may be bilingual
  • Bring valid current ID
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions. Please dress accordingly
  • There is no minimum number of people required
  • Travelers must provide their identity document necessary for travel insurance, otherwise the tour operator is not responsible for eventualities
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 87 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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We had gone to the botanical garden and the Pueblito Viejo had access issues so Mauricio took us first to Parque Arvi by cable car. The view of Medellin was phenomenal! The park is gorgeous and there was an awesome market for breakfast and arts & crafts. On the way back we took the Metro to Plaza Botero - the Botero sculptures juxtaposed with the checkered building are cool, though it’s not the nicest area of Medellin. Finally we drove to the Comuna 13. Mauricio told us about the history of the place and the stories behind most graffiti. Comuna 13 was the highlight of the tour and well worth it with an awesome guide. We had late lunch at the top of the Comuna in a neat house. We took the best pictures around Comuna 13 - so colorful!

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18 July 2021

The tour is amazing, my partner and I had toured the city with an amazing guide. It is a great way to start your visit to Medellin, the guide will give you advise on how to navigate the city as well as show you some of the amazing sites the city has to offer. I highly recommend this tour, you will not regret it!

22 May 2021

Wir hatten nur 1 Tag in Medellin und entschieden uns deshalb eine private Tour zu buchen. Unsere Ansprechperson konnte die Tour kurzfristig organisieren und auf unseren knappen Zeitplan abstimmen. Die Abholung erfolgte pünktlich im Hotel. Während der Tour wurden uns alle Höhepunkte der Stadt sowie die Comuna 13 gezeigt. Der Guide sprach perfekt Englisch und konnte all unsere Fragen beantworten. Anschließend wurden wir gegen einen kleinen Aufpreis direkt zum Flughafen gebracht. Der Tag verlief trotz des dichten Programms und unseres Abflugs völlig stressfrei für uns.

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11 January 2021

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