Medellín 4 Day Plan: Guatape, Jardin, Coffee, Santa Fe de Antioquia, City Tour

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This fantastic 4-day tour of Medellin and its surroundings is full of the best highlights that you will absolutely love and cherish for a lifetime.

Included in this tour is a trip to Guatape Rock, where you’ll have the chance to climb the 740 steps to the very top and an absolutely magical view. You’ll also be stopping at a replica town of Old Peñol, which is now at the bottom of lake Guatape.

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This fantastic 4-day tour of Medellin and its surroundings is full of the best highlights that you will absolutely love and cherish for a lifetime.

Included in this tour is a trip to Guatape Rock, where you’ll have the chance to climb the 740 steps to the very top and an absolutely magical view. You’ll also be stopping at a replica town of Old Peñol, which is now at the bottom of lake Guatape.

You’ll take a scenic journey to the beautiful historic town of Santa Fe de Antioquia, stopping for a cable car ride across a lush green valley along the way.

You’ll also enjoy taking the most complete Medellin City tour, including Plaza Botero, a tram ride and cable car ride over Medellín houses.

You’ll also travel to a fantastic coffee plantation tour in the colorful town of Jardin along with a horseback ride at no additional cost.
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Day 1: Medellín Guatape Rock + Coffee Farm

Stop At: Laguna de Guatape, Loma del Escobero, Medellin 053840 Colombia
You will begin your day with a pickup from your Medellín accommodation of 8 am. You’ll then be driven through some of the most beautiful scenery you have ever seen to your choice of a Flower Farm or a Coffee Farm. You’ll be so happy with either option, as when you stop at the flower farm you’ll get to learn about the 300-year-old tradition of the silletas, the Silleteros and also see an amazing variety of flowers. But if you choose the coffee tour, then you’ll discover the whole process from planting the seed to pouring the perfect cup. You’ll also check out the plantation and be shown step by step exactly what goes into making the best coffee beans in the world. But don’t worry if you choose one...
Itinerary

Day 1: Medellín Guatape Rock + Coffee Farm

Stop At: Laguna de Guatape, Loma del Escobero, Medellin 053840 Colombia
You will begin your day with a pickup from your Medellín accommodation of 8 am. You’ll then be driven through some of the most beautiful scenery you have ever seen to your choice of a Flower Farm or a Coffee Farm. You’ll be so happy with either option, as when you stop at the flower farm you’ll get to learn about the 300-year-old tradition of the silletas, the Silleteros and also see an amazing variety of flowers. But if you choose the coffee tour, then you’ll discover the whole process from planting the seed to pouring the perfect cup. You’ll also check out the plantation and be shown step by step exactly what goes into making the best coffee beans in the world. But don’t worry if you choose one and would also like to see the other as well, as we have both of these tours running separately as well

Next, you will carry on to the replica town of Old Peñol; this town was actually flooded and is the bottom of Lake Guatape now. The only part of this town that is still visible is the church spiral that sticks out of the water marking the spot for everyone to see.

After you have walked through the replica overlooking Guatape lake, you will carry on to the big rock known as La Piedra (The Stone), Guatape Rock and El Peñol Rock. Once there you will have the opportunity to climb the 740 steps to the very top with absolutely breathtaking views every step of the way. Once you’ve got to the top you’ll have time to catch your breath and take a million photos before leisurely taking the 740 steps back down again.

After you have returned to the ground you will be collected and driven to the nearby Guatape Town, where you will walk the cobblestone streets lined with colorful buildings and enjoy the beautiful surroundings before being driven back to your Medellín accommodation in our comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.


Duration: 9 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Medellín City Tour + Optional Food Tour

Stop At: Medellín Colombia, Cra. 63C #42-2 a 42-150, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Will begin the same as your previous one, with a collection from your accommodation at 8 am. You’ll then be driven to the Plaza Botero to begin your day’s adventure and your City Tour.

The complete journey you will take today will be guided with our expert guide who will explain every part of the good, bad and sometimes ugly history of this fantastic city. Your stops today will include 9, the important historical locations including The Plaza Botero, where you’ll find giant sculptures created by the world-famous Fernando Botero; The Palace of Culture; Veracruz Church, the first church built in Medellín; The National Palace, which was once the courthouse, but now a grand mall; Salón Malaga, a restaurant that has remained unchanged for 60 years; a Medellín Tram ride, a Cable Car ride, Placita de Florez for a wonderful exotic fruit tasting; and the House of Memory Museum, where you’ll discover the history of the armed conflict from the victims point of view.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Medellín Colombia, Cra. 63C #42-2 a 42-150, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Your Optional Food Tour (additional cost) will begin at 6:30 pm, so you will get to experience some of the Medellín nightlife at the same time. This is truly the most delicious food tour in Medellin. You’ll get to try common street food and beloved local delicacies eaten almost daily by the local people of Medellin. Along with this, you’ll also enjoy some exotic fruit juices and typical meals from the wonderful region of Antioquia.
Approximate Duration: 3.3 hours (6:30pm – 10:00pm)
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Santa fe de Antioquia

Stop At: Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia, Santa Fe de Antioquia Colombia
You’ll be collected at 8 am in a comfortable air-conditioned car, so you can just sit back and enjoy the scenery as you cruise out of Medellín and to your first stop of the day, a fantastic succulent farm with over 3000 varieties of exotic species, where as well as walking through the heavenly garden you’ll get to meet the owner who has been running this family farm for over 30 years.

The next stop is a cable car ride or 4 across lush valleys filled with farms of everything you can image, as well as beautiful trees a rivers. You’ll be making 3 stops along the way to change cable cars and for more fantastic photos.

Following this, you will carry on to the historic town of Santa Fe de Antioquia, where you will enjoy a fantastic guided tour through this beautiful town. Here you will discover buildings dating back to the colonial times, an absolutely delightful plaza (main square) and learn the history of the church that was never completed.

After you have wandered these stones streets and taken many perfect photos you will continue on the Western Bridge, which by chance is on the Western side of Santa Fe de Antioquia. This bridge was actually built by an architect that was also involved with building the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. Following more photos of this famous piece of history, you’ll cross this swinging bridge and start to relaxing drive back to your Medellín accommodation.
Duration: 9 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Jardin + Coffee Plantation tour

Stop At: jardin Antioquia Colombia, calle 12 con cra 9 sin N. la Garrucha, Jardin 056050 Colombia
You will be collected from your accommodation a bit earlier today at the hour of 7 am. From here you’ll be driven for 2.3 hours through more amazing scenery, stopping for a Pastel de Pollo and for some photos of the largest natural pyramid in the world.
Next, you’ll be arriving at a fantastic coffee plantation where you’ll be greeted with one of the best coffee you’ll ever taste in your life. Following this liquid gold, you’ll enjoy a tour of this plantation when you’ll learn every single thing about growing the perfect coffee bean and creating the perfect cup of coffee.

Following your tour, you’ll enjoy a complimentary horseback ride, or if you prefer a relaxing walk for some more spectacular views.
Next on your day’s adventure is a short trip to the picturesque town of Jardin. Here you’ll wander the streets marveling at the colonial buildings and balconies full of flowers, before relaxing for the drive back home.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico Santa Fe de Antioquia
  • Medellín City Tour - Including 9 historical locations and a cable car ride
  • Private transportation
  • Santa Fe de Antioquia tour
  • Guatape Rock Tour - Including Guatape town
  • Entry/Admission - jardin Antioquia Colombia
  • Jardin + Coffee Plantation Tour
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Guatape
  • Optional Food Tour on the second day
  • Comuna 13 Tour
  • Bilingual English Speaking Guide
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Medellín Colombia
Not Included
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the plan
  • Experiences and Transportation not mentioned in the plan
  • Personal expenses and tips
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We'll collect and drop you off at your Medellín hotel.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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