Medellin City Walking Tour plus Metro Cable Cars

Experience the main hot spots of downtown Medellin during this 3-hour guided tour. Visit the old churches, learn the historical and artistic context of the magnificent bronze statues of maestro Botero, hop on board the aerial cable cars and enjoy a spectacular view of the city, walk alongside your expert guide and feel the vibe in the comuna, or 'barrio', to see how people live and survive on a daily basis.

per adult from

$99

NZD

Duration

3 to 5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Professional certified guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (El Poblado only)
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • All Metro and Metrocable fees
    • Entry/Admission - Medellin Metrocable
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Guests staying in other areas will need to contact provider for a meeting point
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Medellin Travels, Carrera 36 8a 36 Local 36, Medellin 050021 Colombia

    Ask your tour guide to stop in our office if you need additional information.

    Your licensed English-speaking tour guide pick you up in the morning from your hotel or apartment in a new comfortable vehicle. (Poblado hotels or apartments only). You will then be transported to downtown in an smooth ride along with pleasant views of the city, the river, and of the Andes mountains that surround the valley.

    The first stop is in downtown Medellin, where you will be mesmerized by the magnificent sculptures of maestro Fernando Botero, one of the world's most renowned sculptors. Bring a decent camera as your guides have all taken photography courses and will be delighted to take postcard perfect images of you embracing these larger-than-life sculptures for your memories.

    From here the tour continues on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown area and to experience old colonial churches, plazas, the stunning cultural palace, and much more.

    Next, climb aboard the Metrocable, an aerial cable car system, constructed for the purpose of alleviating traffic, improving overall city transport, and accommodating citizens, enabling them to enjoy connectivity from their respective barrios to the metro, and other means of transport. This sturdy, well-maintained cable car will take you to your next destination, the Santo Domingo Savio library, a modern edifice partially donated by the King of Spain. You will have the option of getting off here for a walk to see the real life in a comuna with your guide who knows the people and the neighborhood well.

    Lastly, guests will be dropped off at their accommodations in the same comfortable vehicle they were collected in at around noon.

    Pass By: Parque de El Poblado, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

    Drive by parque del Poblado on your way to downtown.

    Pass By: Parque Ciudad del Rio, Cra 43G, 2420, Medellin Colombia

    We'll drive close to Ciudad del Rio a new modern neighborhood close to Poblado.

    Stop At: Plaza Botero, Medellin Colombia

    The first stop is in downtown Medellin, where you will be mesmerized by the magnificent sculptures of maestro Fernando Botero, one of the world's most renowned sculptors. Bring a decent camera as your guides have all taken photography courses and will be delighted to take postcard perfect images of you embracing these larger-than-life sculptures for your memories.

    From here the tour continues on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown area and to experience old colonial churches, plazas, the stunning cultural palace, and much more.


    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Rafael Uribe Uribe Palace of Culture, Carrera 51 52a 01, Medellin 050012 Colombia

    We'll walk around the palace and guests can learn the history of this magnificent neo gothic building while your tour guide will assist you in getting good quality photos.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria, Cl. 50 #49 - 112, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

    Walk inside one of the first colonial churches constructed in the city. Have your camera ready to take photos of the art and colonial balconies inside the church.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Parque Berrio, Cl. 50, Medellín, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

    We will take a short walk inside the park to see the first Botero statue donated in the city by Fernando Botero the famous Colombian artist and guest we'll learn the history of this park and it's relevance in the city

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia de la Veracruz, Cll. 51 No. 52-58, Medellin Colombia

    Walk inside this charming small colonial church and learn the history behind it.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Medellin Metrocable, Medellin Colombia

    Next, climb aboard the Metrocable, an aerial cable car system, constructed for the purpose of alleviating traffic, improving overall city transport, and accommodating citizens, enabling them to enjoy connectivity from their respective barrios to the metro, and other means of transport. This sturdy, well-maintained cable car will take you to your next destination, the Santo Domingo Savio library, a modern edifice partially donated by the King of Spain. You will have the option of getting off here for a walk to see the real life in a comuna with your guide who knows the people and the neighborhood well.

    Lastly, guests will be dropped off at their accommodations in the same comfortable vehicle they were collected in at around noon.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Parque Arvi, Via a Piedras Blancas Correction of Santa Elena, Medellin 050007 Colombia

    Lastly, guests will be dropped off at their accommodations in the same comfortable vehicle they were collected in at around noon.

    For guests that selected the Parque Arvi option as an upgrade the tour will continue from this point.

  • Departure Point :
    Avoeden Cafe, Cra. 36 ####8a - 34, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickups from El Poblado hotels and airbnbs only
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Bring Colombian pesos for souvenirs, water, tips, etc.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • 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
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • We at Medellin Travels take pride in being the only tour company selected by our local government to work in a pilot enabling the proper protocol and management of covid 19 for our staff and International guests. We're also the only company utilizing a new product that eradicates covid in seconds.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Medellin Travels

Activity ID: V-29265P16

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