VISIT The Towns of GUATAPE, EL PEÑOL, EL RETIRO & TEKENDAMITA WATERFALL.
If you're visiting Guatapé and the Rock, why not get the most of the trip and visit other beautiful areas in the region just taking a different road on the way back?
Colombia has so much to offer and we have so short time!
You'll experience the best of Colombia on this complete tour. Not only will you visit the famous town of Guatapé and The Rock, but also explore other equally beautiful and unique towns. Take in the natural beauty of the region as we travel on scenic roads, and make a stop at a waterfall, adding an extra touch of adventure to your journey.
This tour offers a chance to see the real Colombia, beyond the stereotypes and misconceptions, a country full of beauty, diversity and resilience. Discover the rich culture and history of the region, and gain a deeper understanding of the local communities and their way of life. This tour is a perfect blend of culture and nature, and will leave you with a lasting impression of the magic and wonder of Colombia.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
El Alto del Chocho, Marinilla, Antioquia, Colombia
Indulge in the delicious flavors of Antioquia at this traditional local spot. Sample some of the best and most authentic snacks the region has to offer, including homemade empanadas and pasteles de pollo, pan de queso, and a steaming cup of locally-grown coffee. Surrounded by picturesque mountains, farms and grazing horses and cows, you'll enjoy a true taste of rural Colombian culture while taking in the breathtaking views. This is a perfect opportunity to experience the rich culinary heritage of the region and savor the flavors of Antioquia.
Duration: 25 minutesPass By:
Penol, Penol, Antioquia Department
Discover the resilience and determination of the people of El Peñol, a town that rose from the ashes of a devastating flood in the 1970s. The original town was completely submerged but the community refused to be defeated and decided to rebuild on higher ground, giving birth to the new town of El Peñol. Known as the "Phoenix of America," this town is a testament to the human spirit and the power of community. Stop At:
Piedra Del Penol, Highway El Penol - Guatape, Guatape Colombia
Experience one of the world's most unique and mysterious natural wonders on this tour. The towering 700-foot rock, rising out of the earth, has been revered by indigenous tribes for thousands of years.
Embark on a challenging climb to the top, ascending 740 stairs, where you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views and a sense of accomplishment. The climb provides an opportunity to burn off some of the delicious Colombian empanadas you may have indulged in earlier. At the top, take a moment to soak in the magical scenery, and if you're feeling refreshed, you can also enjoy a refreshing Colombian Michelada with mango from the souvenir shop. Do keep in mind that the descent involves 740 stairs also, some of which are steep and tight, so bring comfortable shoes and prepare for a workout.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Guatape, Guatape, Antioquia Department
Step into a world of vibrant colors and charming architecture on this town of Guatapé, considered one of the most colorful towns not only in Colombia, but in the world. Walking through its streets is like entering a real-life fairy tale, with every corner revealing a new visual delight. From the brightly painted balconies and main square, to the charming stairways, stoned streets, and intricately decorated ZOCALOS, Guatapé offers a unique and enchanting experience for every traveler visiting Medellín. Don't miss out on the opportunity to immerse yourself in the town's magical atmosphere and take home unforgettable memories.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol, KM 1 Via Penol- Guatape, Penol 053857 Colombia
Explore the rich history of El Peñol on this large-scale replica of the town as it used to be. Once a thriving community, the town was tragically flooded to make way for the largest reservoir in Colombia. Though parts of the original town remains submerged beneath the water, its people have come together to preserve their history and culture. The replica of the town, set amidst the lush green mountains, offers a unique perspective on this tragic event and provides an opportunity to appreciate the beauty and resilience of the community. This tour offers a glimpse into the past and a chance to experience the unique and otherworldly scenery created by the convergence of history and nature.
Duration: 15 minutesStop At:
Parque Municipal El Retiro, Calle 19 Between 20 and 21, Retiro Colombia
Embark on a journey to experience the authentic culture of Colombia in this traditional town. Immerse yourself in the simple, yet rich way of life of the local people. Take in the beauty of the traditional architecture and admire the intricate details of the wooden doors and balconies. This town is known for its centuries-old traditions of working with wood and leather, and is renowned for creating unique and beautiful furniture.
Discover the rich heritage and history of the town, and gain a deeper understanding of the local culture, customs, and art. This tour offers an authentic and unforgettable experience of the real Colombia.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
El Tequendamita, Retiro, Antioquia, Colombia
Discover the natural wonder of this extraordinary waterfall on this tour. Immerse yourself in the magnificence of Mother Nature, surrounded by lush greenery, a refreshing breeze, and a sense of mysterious beauty. This waterfall embodies the concept of "Magical Realism," a term used to describe the blending of reality and fantasy. You'll be in awe of the natural splendor and the peaceful ambiance of this hidden gem (Except on sundays), an ideal spot for those who appreciate the beauty of nature and seek a moment of tranquility.
Duration: 20 minutes
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duración: 7 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Parque Lleras, El Poblado, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick our travelers up at their hotel and leave them back at hotel in El Poblado area, if the pick up place is too far away from Medellín it will have an extra fee.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.