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Medellin City Private Tour

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    What to Expect
    Get picked up by a private vehicle from your hotel in Medellin and travel to a city metro station, where you’ll be dropped off for a ride into the downtown area. Sit back and relax on Medellin’s modern public transport system as you enjoy views of the Andes Mountains, the city, and river.

    Arrive at a station in the city’s downtown area and begin an exploration on foot. You’ll stop by a collection of sculptures created by Colombian artist Fernando Botero, and have time to admire the neigborhood’s plazas, colonial churches, and the striking cultural house. Then climb aboard the aerial cable car for a ride into the mountains surrounding town.

    Enjoy the views as you ascend above the city below, traveling up to Santo Domingo Savio Library, a modern building donated to the city by the King of Spain. Feel free to take a short walk around the library grounds at your leisure. Leaving the library, head to El Pueblito Paisa in central Medellin. Get a look at what life was like in colonial-era Colombia as you wander around this attraction’s recreated village featuring a church, museum, and a collection of shops selling traditional Colombian handicrafts.

    After the El Pueblito Paisa visit you’ll have two choices. Those visitors who select the optional upgrade visit to Arvi Park will proceed on a second aerial cable car ride (extra cost), while all other visitors will receive a ride back to their Medellin hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up and drop off our guests at their hotel in Medellin Poblado and Laureles areas. If you are staying outside the main pick up area, a meeting point will be arranged after booking.
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Hotel in Medellin
    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 travelers 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.
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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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    Response from Alex R, Propietario at Medellin City Private Tour
    Responded 18 Sep 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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    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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    Response from Alex R, Propietario at Medellin City Private Tour
    Responded 19 Jun 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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    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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    Response from Alex R, Lina Mora at Medellin City Private Tour
    Responded 13 May 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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    We needed to book a last minute tour of Medellin City. Daniella was our guide and she was very informative. Highly recommend.
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    Response from Alex R, Propietario at Medellin City Private Tour
    Responded 17 Mar 2019
    Mary, thanks for your short yet sweet review. Daniella is very informative, she has a degree in communications and is one of our many awesome guides! Thanks for highly recommending us! Regards, Alex from Medellintravels.com
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    Just completed a half day tour of Medellin. David was our guide. Very professional & informative. Thoroughly recommended.
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    Response from Alex R, Propietario at Medellin City Private Tour
    Responded 17 Mar 2019
    Hello my friend, David is a solid guide, packed with information. I'm glad he was able to cater to all your needs and answer every single inquiry you had. Thank you for thoroughly recommending us, we appreciate you and your business! Kind regards, Alex from Medellintravels.com
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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