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Palenque Tours is a tour operator which offers unique tailor-made cultural eco-touristic trips in all Colombia. We provide socially and ecologically responsible tourism with activities for all ages and preferences. For us, tourism is a great way to make a difference in Colombia by helping local communities, protecting the environment and keeping traditions alive while offering the most genuine experience to international tourists.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Medellin, Colombia
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"graffiti tour"
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"who speaks perfect english"
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"coffee farm"
in 10 reviews
"professional tour company"
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"banana leaf"
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"local restaurant for lunch"
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"chocolate tour"
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"city tour"
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"hip hop"
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"wonderful guide"
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"private guide"
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"day trip"
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"public transit"
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"highly recommend this company"
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"a lot of fun"
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"boat ride"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With some extra time available after traveling from Seattle to Medellín for a family wedding, we booked a last minute Palenque Transformation tour with Juan Manuel to get a better understanding of the city’s troubled past and the remarkable changes that have recently taken place....More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

We just returned from a 5 week private tour in Colombia. This ITN was prepared by myself along with Markus the owner of Palenque Tours. Rather than go into detail about our trip, We can just say this is the only company to deal with....More

Thank 18Anlan
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We wanted to go on an Escobar tour and our guide was Pablo Ospina, who was excellent. He delivered a thought provoking tour that was rich in facts but also made both myself and my partner think about the absolute transformation that the city has...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and I booked the "transformation tour" with Palenque Tours in Medellin. We have had the perfect day in Medellin. Our very friendly private guide Juan Carlos Vanegas showed us the best places in Medellin within 4 hours. We really liked his very good...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky to have Santiago López as our tour guide for three busy days in and around Medellin. Fortunately for us Santiago speaks perfect English and really enjoys his job as a tour guide. His love of his country and enthusiasm sharing this...More

1  Thank vayestar
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

From my experience as a member of the staff, working for them as a bilingual tourist guide on Coffee-Tour, City-Tour, Countryside tours, etc.., I can tell that they are a specialized and professional company based in Medellin that offers amazing and remarkable tours in town...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had two terrific tours with Pablo of Palenque Tours. The first day we climbed El Penol, visited Guatape and took a short and informative boat ride on the reservoir. A beautiful day. But the coffee fink tour the next day was even better. Umberto...More

2  Thank Nancy C
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Palenque T, Gerente at Palenque Tours Colombia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear Nancy, Thank you for your comment, we are really happy that you enjoyed the tours with Pablo. Pablo told us he also had a great time with you and that you loved the coffee tour, it is a very special tour, very authentic with...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

My friend and I took a street food tour with Ana and it was surely the highlight of our trip because of how wonderful the food, and Ana, were. We went all around the city with Ana trying different sweets, snacks, and fruits. Ana helped...More

2  Thank Grace K
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

With our guide, Ana Velez, we had two great days in Medellín! First we went to guatapé and had a stop on our way, to take a brief boattrip on the lake. She translated the interesting stories that the captain was telling us, mostly historical...More

2  Thank Inge3105
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

We recently had the pleasure to take several tours with Palenque and were lucky enough to have Ana Maria as our guide. She was so patient and knowledgeable and it really came through in her desire to show all the sights her beautiful city has...More

1  Thank Gus G
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Greetings Martín, thank's for your question. In peack hours that is true, but transportation systems will also be very crowded at this time. In Palenque Tours we suggest, since it is for tourism, to stay out of peack hours... More
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