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Medellin City Private Tour provided by Medellin Travels

Medellin City Private Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20-06-19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Medellin City Private Tour
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.
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Updated 20-06-19 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Create your own sightseeing schedule in Medellin on a private sightseeing tour that proves ideal for first-time visitors. As well as benefiting from the undivided attention of your guide, explore the city like a local, by walking and using a mix of public transport, and get the inside scoop on local culture and history.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Medellin Travels
    Avoeden Cafe
  • 1
    Pueblito Paisa
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Plaza Botero
    Stop: 40 minutes
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  • 3
    Rafael Uribe Uribe Palace of Culture
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Parque Berrio
  • 5
    Iglesia de la Veracruz
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Museo de Antioquia
  • 6
    Medellin Metrocable
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Metro de Medellin
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Medellín travels tours
  • 8
    Parque Arvi
    Stop: 2 hours
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Highlights
  • Tick off the best Medellin attractions on a private sightseeing tour
  • An obvious choice for first-time visitors
  • Enjoy the flexibility to tailor your itinerary
  • Benefit from the undivided attention of a private guide
Important Information
Duration
4–6 hours
Inclusions
  • Professional certified guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • All parking fees
  • All Metro and Metro Cable fees
  • Entry/Admission - Pueblito Paisa
  • Entry/Admission - Medellin Metrocable
  • Entry/Admission - Metro de Medellin
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code is casual
  • Please be at the lobby of your hotel or outside your apartment building gate at 9am so we can start our tour promptly.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
37Reviews
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Adriana and Ken 8 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Cali, Colombia5 contributions1 helpful vote
Lina was very helpful when we needed to change our tour from the afternoon to the morning. Carlos was also very friendly but I was kind of disappointed due to the following: - Carlos was the guide and the driver, so we spent good portions of the tour going from parking lots to
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Wendell J wrote a review Jan. 2020
Santa Fe, New Mexico4 contributions
The good: Responsive to emails and timely with pick up and instructions The bad: While we had a decent time touring with Alex, we were bothered by a few things. The depth of his information was limited. Not a lot of information was relayed to us about history, politics, and
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from Alex R, Angie C. - Operations Manager at Medellin City Private Tour
Responded Jan. 10, 2020
You never took a tour with us period. We have NO record of you doing a tour in 2019 or 2020 and you never replied our message to identify yourself as a legit customer. Anybody looking at your review can see that your account seems suspiciously very new, in fact it was only created this year 2020, with 2 different names and you only have one review this one this is very strange. Did you really took a tour with us? in fact for your record the person that you mentioned in your long review has been on Vacation in Asia so it's impossible for him to be in two places at the same time. You didn't took a tour with us period!!
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MACB wrote a review Sep. 2019
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Very informative while getting lots of physical exercise. George was an excellent “ambassador” for Medellin & thankfully spoke excellent English. The van was clean & comfortable, it would have held additional passengers but we were the only 2 on the tour. I would recommend this
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Alex R, Propietario at Medellin City Private Tour
Responded Sep. 19, 2019
Thank you kindly for taking the time to review our guide George and our driver Gustavo. I am more than elated that you guys had a spectacular time. Also, I appreciate you making emphasis that we speak "fluent" English, this facilitates the core structure of the conversation and enables way more dialogue to be created in a smooth manner without playing charades or guessing games. We love and appreciate our clients dearly. Thanks again! Alex from medellintravels.com
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Giovanni W wrote a review May 2019
Puerto Rico24 contributions10 helpful votes
Our Tour Guide told us that Parque Arvi was not included in our Medellin City Tour, however we check again the details of the tour and it clearly shows that Parque Arvi was included.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Alex R, Propietario at Medellin City Private Tour
Responded Jun. 20, 2019
You know very well that you booked the city tour without the tour upgrade. You wanted a free tour without paying tripadvisor an additional fee. This is unethical. You tried to induce our tour guide to give you a free upgrade, remember? Did you forget that our tour guide called the office and we spoke to you, reminding you that you did not pay for an upgrade, plus we sent you another copy of the inclusions and spoke to you on the chat, we sent you another copy while you were on the tour so you could see it in fine print, (even though you had already received that when you did the booking and were well aware), remember on the phone you said "Ok, I know", and you were fine with that??? It makes no sense to be incoherent and go back on your word. On the booking details, booking information, and booking Inclusions, it specifies in both English and Spanish clearly stipulating in detail that it is an upgrade that is NOT included in the normal tour. We are straight shooters that have the absolute highest ethics. What you are doing is shameful, petty, and embarrassing. Your review will not affect us.
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djsmjem wrote a review May 2019
San Diego, California31 contributions23 helpful votes
Lina was a great guide to an interesting city. She adjusted the itinerary per our needs. Everything went smoothly and we could enjoy the sights at our pace. Lina provided us with fascinating facts and also discussed current events and insights into Medellin society.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Alex R, Lina Mora at Medellin City Private Tour
Responded May 14, 2019
Hi, thanks so much for reviewing me. When guests book us directly, we are able to make modifications etc. I'm glad you found my facts fascinating, hehe..and yes, we go at our guests pace, no rush, no hurry, just focused on having a great time with you guys! We love our guests, thanks again for your time in writing this! Lina from medellintravels.com
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About the operator

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By: Medellin Travels
Alexa Y
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Wonderful afternoon in Medellín
Carlos was a very knowledgable guide and, with our tour group being only two, he was able to cater the afternoon to
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Garrett S
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Such a great tour!
Our guide Carlos was super knowledgeable, friendly, and went above and beyond leading us around. Definitely recomme
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646natashav
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Unique Tour of Medellin
A very informative, interesting tour with Carlos who was very knowledgeable about this dark period of Colombian his
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113ayaz
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We met Pablo Escobar’s son!
Carlos, firstly I wanna say this is so overdue! We went on this tour in June 2019. It was just my friend and I. Car
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gregfdxx
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Informative.
My guide Carlos was great. He was extremely knowledgeable and answered all my questions. One byproduct from the tou
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M883BJsophiel
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Great tour - very knowledgeable guide
Daniela our guide was brilliant. She was incredibly knowledgeable about Escobar’s life - but also how he impacted s
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Fabio_Caraffini
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The Giant Penol Stone!
If you visit Guatape, then you must spend some time going up to the El Penol rock, a single huge stone form whose t
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1889SveinT
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A Good day out
Lovely walk with metro-ride and cable car to see and know Medellín centre and city. Our guide spoke perfect English
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NotJeff
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Guide Has Great Energy!
Went on a tour with George, who was dynamic and informative! Favorite part of the tour (by far!) was La Catedral -
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764josepho
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Joseph
Carlos my private guide was amazing with all his knowledge about pablo, I was really impressed with the tour. I wa
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barabull
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An interesting insight into a different history!
The tour provides an overview of what it was like in Medellín in the 1980s and 90s. This is a part of the city's h
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agamy147
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Amazing
Was such an amazing tour, got picked up from the hotel at the Poblado, car was nice, guide was fluent english speak
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Orla D
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An Interesting Tour
Good communication beforehand confirming pick up from our hotel . Daniella our guide arrived in good time and broug
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MarcusMM86
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Jorge (tourguide) is really great!
I would really recommand this tour! We had a private tour with Jorge and it was amazing! Jorge is great, he knows a
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jameslT7464AO
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Perfect Day Trip
I was a little concerned initially with spending the money on a private tour, but I am very glad I did. Our guide
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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