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  • Medellín: Private Pablo Escobar Tour with Cable Car Ride

    1. Medellín: Private Pablo Escobar Tour with Cable Car Ride

    Learn all about Pablo Escobar's life on a 4-hour guided, private tour in Medellín including three main stops: Inflexion Memorial Park, La Catedral jail, and a cable car ride to enjoy a panoramic view of the West side of the city for unforgettable photo opportunities. Hear interesting anecdotes as a knowledgeable guide presents Pablo Escobar's history on a sightseeing tour of the most famous locations linked to the drug lord, and how he affected Medellín and Colombia as a whole. Start your tour by visiting the Inflexion Memorial Park, built in 2019 on top of the lot of the old Monaco Building, a former property of the drug lord, to commemorate the 46,612 victims who were killed during his rule. Take a moment to walk through the moving space while your guide tells you facts of that time. Next, make your way to La Catedral, a personal prison Pablo Escobar built for himself — and where he...

  • Medellín: Private Pablo Escobar and City Tour

    2. Medellín: Private Pablo Escobar and City Tour

    Following your pick-up at your hotel at 9:00 am go to the metro station to take a smooth ride with pleasant views of the city, river and surrounding Andes Mountains and valley. Head to downtown Medellín to marvel at the magnificent sculptures by Fernando Botero. Take souvenir photos with the help of your guide. Then, continue on foot to experience the true vibe of the city and learn its rich history from your native English-speaking guide. Get information about the old colonial churches, city plazas and the Palace of Culture. Next, board the Metrocable for an aerial ride to Spain Library Park in Santo Domingo Savio. Donated by the King of Spain, the modern edifice provides breathtaking panoramas of the city. Continue to the picturesque town of Pueblito Paisa to discover what Medellín looked like in the past at a replica of an Antioquian settlement. Get more captivating views of the city...

    The tour was the perfect blend of city + Pablo Escobar! It's not easy to find a combo tour and when strapped for time this is the perfect blend. Would (and have) highly recommend!!

  • Medellin and Guatape Full Day Pablo Escobar Tour

    3. Medellin and Guatape Full Day Pablo Escobar Tour

    Learn about the life and times of the drug lord Pablo Escobar on a guided tour of Medellin and discover how the city has changed since his death in 1993. Loved and feared by millions, Pablo Escobar’s story is intimately linked to the recent history of Colombia’s second largest city. Travel back to the time of Pablo Escobar's reign over the city and learn about his extensive cocaine operation. Visit many historical sites with Escobar associations, from the modest community where he grew up to the house where he was shot dead in 1993, and his grave next to the “Black Widow” drug lord, Griselda Blanco. Another highlight is the Monaco Building (Edificio Monaco) where he lived and survived a bomb attack by the rival Cali cartel that was designed to kill him. For the second half of the 8-hour tour, head east for an hour to see Escobar’s abandoned mansion “La Manuela” from top of the El Peñol...

  • Medellin: Private 3-Hour Pablo Escobar Tour

    4. Medellin: Private 3-Hour Pablo Escobar Tour

    Learn about a somber period in Medellín's past on Pablo Escobar tour of the city.  Rather than just a tour about the man himself, you’ll embark on a tour that will show you a broad, balanced picture of life in Colombia and Medellín in 80s and 90s. Understand the effect this figure had on the city of Medellín.   After choosing a hotel pick-up at 09:00 or 13:30, travel in a private vehicle around Medellín. Head to various sites around the city with an expert local guide, including to the site of Escobar's old home and place of worship. Ask your guide questions on this private tour to get an insider’s view on life in Medellín.

    Our tour guide Jorge was great.. why knowledgeable and great personality made for a great excursion though the city.

  • Medellin: Pablo Escobar Tour by Ex-Cop

    5. Medellin: Pablo Escobar Tour by Ex-Cop

    Go on an exclusive four-hour tour with ex-police officer Carlos Palau who was involved in the SWAT operation that helped to track down Pablo Escobar. Get the hair-raising inside account of the Escobar days from one of the few remaining witnesses. Get picked up from your accommodation and head to the neighborhood of La Paz where Pablo spent his early days. Stop at La Cathedral and learn how Pablo cleverly negotiated the terms of his surrender to the Colombian government by building a deluxe prison for him and his gang which included a football field, jacuzzi, bar, and waterfall. Take in the spectacular city views from the location which today serves as a retirement community and lush natural reserve. Then head to the infamous Monaco building where Pablo's family and gang lived for a couple years alongside Medellin's elite before the detonation of the first car bomb in Colombia in the la...

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What people are saying about Pablo Escobar Mural

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 47 reviews

This was a great tour. Jorge was our guide and he honestly made our trip to Medellin amazing. Lots of information and stories from someone who lived it. He made an extra effort to make sure our tour was phenomenal and did not disappoint. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Would recommend!!

We’ve had an amazing day with Daniela and Heime. Both are very nice, friendly and charming person. Daniela was an excellent guide with lots of knowledge and expertise. A guide with those 2 is a must when you’re traveling to Medellin! Thanks again for this awesome day!

The tour was the perfect blend of city + Pablo Escobar! It's not easy to find a combo tour and when strapped for time this is the perfect blend. Would (and have) highly recommend!!

Our tour guide Jorge was great.. why knowledgeable and great personality made for a great excursion though the city.

Excellent guide with very good English. Versatile, educated and fun.