Medellín is the second largest town in Colombia and so different from Bogotá or Cartagena. During this module you will discover the hotspots in and around Medellín!
Day 1 Medellín
The driver will pick you up at the International Airport and drive you to your hotel in Medellin.
Day 2 Medellín
The guided tour of Medellín starts at Pueblito Paisa, from where you can enjoy a wonderful view over the city. The next destination is the historic center of Medellín. At the Parque Berrio you can listen to local musicians playing traditional Guasca music. Then visit the Plaza Botero, where you can see an exhibition of the Colombian artist Fernando Botero. The tour continues through the busy streets of the center of Medellín to the Parque Bolivar, one of the most beautiful places of the city. The tour continues with a cable car ride (Metrocable) into the neighborhood Santo Domingo, which was in Escobars time notorious for gangs and violence. Immerse yourself in the exciting story of the transformation of Medellín, which was once one of the most dangerous cities in the world and has transformed into an exciting cultural place.
Around evening you will go to the botanical garden “Joaquín Antonio Uribe” from Medellín, which is located centrally. It has a large and excellent collection of orchids that you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy a lovely dinner in a special ambience.
Day 3 Medellín
You have a day trip to the eastern highlands of Antioquias. You can climb up the Peñol rock, one of the most spectacular destinations in the surroundings of Medellin. To get on top of the 200m high rock you can take the 740 steps that lead you up to the top. Gaze at the wonderful view of the blue lakes and green mountains the region offers. Afterwards enjoy a nice Colombian dish at the coast of the Guatapé lake. Then explore the lake by boat and take time to relish the lovely village Guatapé. The village Guatapé is a small, silent spot with nicely warm climate. It is known for his church and the beautiful colored wall paintings of the houses.
Day 4 Medellín
Transfer to the international airport in Medellín on time for your flight.
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