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Laguna de Guatape

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Address: Medellin 053840, Colombia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$150.00*
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Guatape and El Peñol Lake Private Tour from Medellin
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We heard so many good stories about guatape! We didn't take a organized tour. It is very easy on your own. Go to terminal north in Medellin and take a local bus. It's cheaper as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 December 2016
Marty K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We heard so many good stories about guatape! We didn't take a organized tour. It is very easy on your own. Go to terminal north in Medellin and take a local bus. It's cheaper as well. Arriving by bus and seeing the rock was amazing. You pay a little to enter the rock and then have to climb around 700... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

It's a natural landmark very close to Medellin. A very beautiful place that offers some things to visitors like water sports, food, recreative parks and things to do. There's a good hotel offer also and farms that any person can rent for a weekend for example.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great day trip from Medellin!! Beautiful view, fun to see everyone walking up and enjoying the lake.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Loved this part of my time in Medellin. The panoramic views from atop El Peñol are remarkable. The town of Guatapé is quite colorful and quaint.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Great day trip from Medellin definitely do la piedra first then take a taxi into the town town has lots of cool shops and people are really nice

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

When in Medellin add on your top 5 to do list, Penol Rock, look, walk, be amazed and Take your time and enjoy!

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The view from the top of the rock is unbelievable! It is totally worth the "climb". You can chill, grab a drink and enjoy the amazing landscape. Can't be missed.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Its a nice drive through the countryside to Guatape. Our driver (Pablo from Medellin Travel Support) stopped at few roadside stands along the way for drinks and snacks. The lake is huge with hundreds of small islands. We walked through the colorful town and then rented a boat for a couple of hours of sight seeing. Next time I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is the lake that flooded out the town of Peñol and you can see it from the replica of Penol, Guatape, and, of course from La Piedra.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

One of the best attractions Ive seen in Medellin. The rock itself is a wonder, and the climb up the 784 steps is an adventure and fun! But when you reach the top, the views are picture postcard perfect! The lakes and mountain views unsurpassed. Definitely make it here, if nowhere else!

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