Colombia, Colombia

Colombia tours, things to do and tickets

From Medellin: Guatape El Peñol with Boat, Breakfast & Lunch

Duration: 11 hours - 11 hours
Visit the city of Guatapé, located 1.5-hours from Medellín, and see a world of color amongst its streets adorned with tile facades. Take a relaxing boat ride and enjoy a traditional Colombian lunch.

Bogotá Bike Tour

Duration: 4 hours
A four-hour exploration by bike of central Bogotá, during which we'll visit the historical center, La Candelaria, a traditional fruit market, a coffee factory, street art, and hopefully a game of tejo, Colombia's national sport. We'll also pass by landmarks such as city parks, the Plaza de Toros, Museo Nacional, and experience the economic and arquitectural diversity of different neighborhoods. Part-way through the tour, we'll stop in the Parque Nacional to sample fruit salads, juices, barbacued meats, corn-on-the-cob and other traditional Colombian street foods.

The route, of about 12 kilometers, is mostly flat, and the tour is casual, with frequent stops.
Attractions: Parque Nacional

Full-Day Guatapé (Pueblo de Zocalos) from Medellín

Duration: Flexible
Climb the 742 steps to the top of the Piedra del Penol and visit the historical and charming pueblo of Guatape with the oldest and most trusted tour company in Medellin. This is the first and highest rated tour company with service to Guatape listed on TripAdvisor and has received the 2020 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor and rated in the top attractions for all of South America. Professional tour guides accompany you throughout the day during this 10- to 12-hour tour. This is the one tour you do not want to miss during your visit to Medellin, Colombia.

Off the Beaten Track in Medellin: Comuna 13 Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Forget about Medellin as you know it; there’s more than meets the eye if you follow the less touristy road. Welcome to the incredible Comuna 13! During this private city tour, your host will take you to explore the hippest streets around the city and alternative spots known only by locals. Dive in the local lifestyle while embracing the local culture with the many treasures along the way, from street art, architectural gems, hangout spots, and historical spots representative of the area. Follow your local host through Comuna 13 - this is their playground, and know it like the back of their hand! See the electric staircase, street art and more of this authentic side of Medellin. Each of the hosts in this tour will offer a different perspective on the area you’ll visit, based on their expertise and interests. The local hosts are natural storytellers, each one with a different background ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share some of their unique stories and personal anecdotes with you! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes and make their city your city!

Treasures of Comuna 13 Tour with Cable Car Ride

Duration: 4 hours
Comuna 13 is an area with a colorful history that has transformed into a tight-knit community full of amazing culture and art. This neighborhood is an intriguing stop outside of Medellin, and on this private tour, you’ll discover why it’s a must-visit full of stories that will awe you. Be transported through the years with the help of your local host, who’ll show you the hidden corners of the district, and find yourself on an incredible journey of discovery. Embark on your adventure with a superb cable car ride over the mountains, where you’ll be treated to stunning views over Medellin and its surrounding districts. This birds-eye view allows you to capture the beauty of Colombia from above before you drop into Comuna 13 to begin your incredible lesson that brings culture, history, and a tragic past to life. You’ll feel the pull of the district immediately as you come face to face with the graffiti that represents Comuna 13 to its fullest. Get up close and personal with “Vida” and check out its impressive colors that welcome you. Head to the famous football court of Comuna 13 and see for yourself the remarkable culture that lies in this district as you discover another piece of graffiti said to represent the Latin people themselves. Wander further where you’ll come across an outstanding piece of art that will stop you in your tracks and make you think deeply about equality. Allow your host to lead you uphill to a spot where you can admire the perfect panorama, and listen to the stories surrounding the three incredible and important pieces of graffiti before you. Take a break and cool down with a refreshing mango popsicle before heading upwards on six sets of escalators, a unique system that allows the locals to live easily in this steep district. Discover the emotional stories surrounding Comuna 13 as you take in the incredible artwork on display on the walls around you. Cool off with a deliciously sweet and spicy Michelada and take in the view, before heading up and arriving at the top. Snap one of the most popular panoramas of Medellin and be treated to a spectacular performance by the street dancers, before heading to an area filled with child-like wonder. This special group of slides has an interesting and tragic tale behind it, so listen closely. Follow your host to an incredible interactive graffiti piece, where you should be able to spot up to 10 different animals in one. And end your tour with a final explanation of Comuna 13 in front of La Escombrera – a captivating and stimulating talk that will have you on the edge of your seat. All Withlocals experiences are 100% customizable. If there is anything you would like to see or if you feel like adjusting the route a bit, be sure to let your local host know.

Hike for 4 days to the Lost City, Santa Marta

Duration: 4 days
We have guides from the region instructed by SENA, with years of experience. Trained to provide cultural, historical and anthropological information on indigenous communities and the area.

We work hand in hand with indigenous and peasant communities. We are committed to supporting the development of the region through contributions that contribute to a better quality of life for the locals.

Guatape Tour, Piedra del Peñol Including a Boat Tour, Breakfast and Lunch

Duration: 10 hours
Guatape, this eastern Antioquia municipality, located an hour and a half from Medellin, opens a world of color among its streets, adorned with baseboards that tell stories of the town and its people. They also call it the interior sea of Antioquia, the Acapulco of Colombia, the interior Cartagena, Paraíso Paisa, Remanso de Paz, the heart of Antioquia's East. It was named in honor of Cacique Guatapé, an inhabitant of this territory in the pre-Hispanic period. Another name he has had is the Ceja de Guatapé. The Rock of Guatapé or Piedra del Peñol, is a monolith 220 meters high located in Guatapé (Antioquia, Colombia). The Stone of El Peñol, composed of quartz, feldspar and mica, was climbed for the first time on July 16, 1954 by an inhabitant of the area, Luis Eduardo Villegas López. in the company of Ramon Diaz and Pedro Nel Ramírez until now the stone still belongs to the Villegas family. You can now access its summit by climbing 740 steps built in the monolith.

The 10 Tastings of Medellin

Duration: 3 hours
Fall in love with the flavorful Columbian cuisine on this delicious food tour in Medellin! Enjoy a selection of 10 food and drink tastings hand-picked by your foodie local host, just for you. From yummy must-tries like arepa de chocolo to unique dishes typical of the city such as Colombian coffee; you’re in for a treat, so bring your appetite. This culinary tour in Medellin is a cultural journey that takes you further than the food you’ll eat. As you enjoy authentic local bites ranging from savory, sweet as well as drinks, you’ll also discover the city and its highlights. Stop to admire the Parque de San Antonio, Parque Berrio and Plaza Botero and hear about their local relevance from your host as you hop from one food hot spot to the other - what can be better than that? Want to know what this food tour has in store for you? Your local foodie has you covered! And because sharing is caring, you and your group will get to try bites of famous dishes. Each of the hosts has carefully selected the tastings you’ll enjoy during this food tour. All of them passionate about food and their city, know the best spots to get the most authentic and typical bites. Pick your host according to your interests and you’ll be a part of a unique and flavorful experience catered to your taste buds. Looking for a vegetarian alternative? It’s possible! The tour has been created with alternative tastings to fit your preferences. Just let your host know! The foodie locals are ready to take you on the best food tour in Medellin. All you have to do is check out their profiles and pick your favorite local for a delicious culinary experience. This Medellin food tour can be 100% personalized to match your diet and allergies.

Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour and Street Food

Duration: 3 hours
Comuna 13 is currently the most visited site in all of Medellin and our company has the title of those qualified to make this tour.

What does the tour include?

- Local guide in Spanish or English,
- Delicious Church Empanadas
- Patacon with Hogao
- Sausages
- Mango ice cream with salt and lemon
- Visit the neighborhood with the most graffiti in all of Medellin. (We will know the history behind many of these graffiti),
- Visit the escalators of Comuna 13,
- Visit an art gallery in Comuna 13,
- Artistic Shows in Comuna 13 We will also go to a viewpoint where the entire city of Medellín is displayed,
- Visit Independencia 2: this is another place full of graffiti and history,
Learn about the history of the largest urban mass grave in the world, which is in Commune 13.

Highlights & Hidden Gems of Medellin

Duration: 3 hours
Medellin, is a magical place! And with the local host of your choice, you are going to experience it all. So get ready; culture, history, and local lifestyle await! Dive into the origin of Medellin as you see the city’s main landmarks like Metropolitan Cathedral of Medellín, Junin Passage, and Plaza Botero. And how about the hidden gems? Oh, you’re in for a surprise! Every host has its own story to tell, so pick your favorite, and you’ll discover the city through their eyes. Experience their Medellin to the max based on their passions and expertise. They’ll make sure you have fun enjoying a unique and local perspective of Medellin. Want to take a break? Leave it up to your host! This is the perfect opportunity to visit that special eatery where only the locals come and your chance to enjoy a local treat hand-picked by your host. Feel free to ask your host more about their life in their city or get recommendations about the top things to do in Medellin. Remember, the locals know best. The best part of any city tour is definitely the unique stories. Everybody has a story to tell, especially your host. Each one of the local hosts has a different background ranging from arts to history. They can’t wait to share their knowledge with you and exchange ideas and perspectives! Feel like changing the route a bit? No problem, the hosts will be happy to personalize the tour to your wishes and make their Medellin, your Medellin!

Medellín: Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour with Local Guide

Duration: 4 hours
Explore the Comuna 13 district, learn about the troubled history of Medellín while checking out amazing street art and meeting artists and local residents in the community.

Museo Pablo Escobar

Duration: an hour - 2 hours
Welcome to the Pablo Escobar Museum.

Learn about the history of Pablo Escobar, from his most intimate and close bond... HIS FAMILY

In the museum are exposed the most precious articles of Pablo Escobar, that belong to his elder nephew Nicolás Escobar, among them:

* Furniture with hideouts.
* Crashed aircraft and helicopter parts.
* James bond's wetbike.
* The first racing car and his passion for speed.
* The Lambretta scooter that he used with his cousin and partner Gustavo Gaviria.
* The history of the neighborhood that he built and donate to the most vulnerable people.
* The historical aircraft of the Hacienda Napoles.
* Armored vehicles.
* The tour is done with a bilingual guide (Spanish-English).
* Souvenirs Store and crafts.

Cartagena: Rosario Islands Catamaran with Lunch and Snorkel

Duration: 8 hours
Enjoy an unforgettable day on board a sailing catamaran. Cruise from Cartagena to the Rosario Islands. Go snorkeling through an awe-inspiring coral reef and experience an undersea kingdom in crystal clear water.

City Kickstart Tour: Medellin

Duration: 2 hours
First time in Medellin? Wondering where to go and what to see in this fascinating city? We got you! Kickstart your time in Medellin with a 90-minute introduction to the city with the help of your favorite local. This tour is the city overview you were looking for that brings together sights of main highlights and attractions, plus must-have tips and tricks that will help you get acquainted with the city, its people, and culture. So, ready to start your time in Medellin in the best way possible? On this private tour, you’ll meet up with the local host of your choice. Each of the hosts on this tour will show you their Medellin in their way and based on their passions and expertise. The hosts know their city like the back of their hand and can’t wait to get you acquainted with Medellin! And what about that unique family-owned restaurant or that amazing local hotspot? Get personal recommendations from your local host and where to find the current hot spots in the city. Get insights on the local lifestyle and find out true stories about the city’s past as you take in vibrant, full-of-life present Medellin. Historical facts, local stories, and great tips & tricks. What can be more awesome than that? Any questions? Go ahead and ask your host about anything that pops into your mind and get all the answers you need for the perfect Medellin trip. Locals always know best. And don’t forget, this private tour can be personalized 100% according to your wishes!

From Medellin: Guatapé Full-Day Tour with Piedra del Peñol

Duration: 11 hours
Enjoy a guided tour of the colorful town of Guatapé, take in the vast vistas from atop La Piedra del Peñol, and eat lunch in Guatape´s best local restaurant. Take a boat cruise on the Guatapé Reservoir.

Medellín: The Real Pablo Escobar Tour

Duration: 4 hours - 4 hours
Explore the past of the murderous drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Visit his grave and former residence. Learn about the detrimental effects his organization had upon Colombia.

Medellin: Comuna 13 History & Graffiti Tour with Cable Car

Duration: 4 hours
Take a trip to Columna 13, which went from being the most dangerous neighborhood in Colombia to a bustling art district. Ride the cable car across the mountains and taste some typical ice cream.

Bogota: Daily Group Tour of the Salt Cathedral Zipaquira

Duration: 6 hours
Take the day to explore the Zipaquira Salt Cathedral, voted Colombia's number 1 attraction. Enjoy round-trip transportation in a luxury coach. Explore the Roman Catholic church built within the tunnels of a mine.

Medellín: Coffee Tour With Tastings and Lunch

Duration: 4 hours
Get a complete understanding of Colombian coffee, renowned all over the world for its quality and delicious taste. Discover its history, origin, cultivation, and the beans themselves. Learn how to make and taste different kinds of coffee.

La Candelaria, Optional Monserrate and Optional Gold Museum Bogotá City Tour

Duration: 6 hours
Spend a whole day seeing it all: Colonial houses, fruits, coffee, drug trade and peace process, museums, the whole nine yards! With our private city tour you will have the most complete experiences one could have in Bogotá. Get personalized insights from our expert guide and explore top landmarks of your choice. You’ll be able to choose whether you want it to last 5 or 7 hours with Monserrate, Gold Museum and Botero Museum, or 5 hours with either Monserrate or museums. Join us!

• Historical landmarks in downtown Bogota
• Tick off top attractions including Botero Museum, Gold Museum and Monserrate hill (chosen according to length options)
• A thorough lesson on Colombian recent history: armed conflict, state and peace process
• Local experiences of traditional food tasting: chicha, fruits, sweets and coffee
• A day full of contrasts, experiences and memories of Bogotá