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discover medellin by gema tours

Half day tours

Basic City tour

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Tour includes: Transportation, professional guide in Spanish, hydration, entrance ticket to the Metro and Metrocable

Visit the most representative places of Medellin such as El Poblado neighborhood, Plaza de las Esculturas Metro and Metrocable Nuevo Norte (passing by Parque de los deseos Botanical Garden and Parque Explora Parque de los Pies descalzos Pueblito Paisa. (Does not include entrance fees to Explora Park, Botanical Garden, Museum of Antioquia).

Comuna 13

  • Duration: 5 hours

Visit the Poblado neighborhood, Plaza de las Esculturas Route N, take the Metro in the north area heading to San Javier Metro station, then to ride on the cable of Comuna 13 tour the neighborhood, visiting the Escaleras Eléctricas ( the guide is to tell about the history of the neighborhood. Optional activity with the Graffiti artists (upon arrival to the neighborhood you will be welcomed by the local graffiti artists, who will tell the history of the neighborhood and teach you how to paint graffiti) from 50 thousand pesos depending on the number of people.

Article of interest

Ayacucho tramway & la sierra neighborhood

  • Duration: 5 hours

Visit the Poblado neighborhood, Plaza de las Esculturas tour the Ayacucho streetcar and metrocable of Barrio La Sierra, another place that has been transformed, thanks to the intervention of the government authorities of the city, getting off the streetcar will visit Mercados del Tranvía (tramway
market), where you will be offered a coffee or artisanal ice cream, continue to Parque del Rio venue.

nightlife tour

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Tour includes: Transportation, professional guide in Spanish

Panoramic tour of the main nightlife sites and venues of the city, such as Via Las Palmas, Calle 10 Lleras Park, Via Primavera, Golden Mile, will end in a bar or Fonda paisa where you will be offered a snack and two beers per person ..(Applies for 4 people and up).

Full day tours

TOUR TO ORIENTE ANTIOQUEÑO MUNICIPALITIES

  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Tour includes: Transportation, professional guide in Spanish, lunch, refreshments

Visits to the towns of El Retiro La Ceja El Carmen de Viboral (where you will enjoy the crockery factory storesa nd other clay handicrafts), San Antonio de Pereira and Rionegro.

GUATAPÉ & PEÑOL TOUR

  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Tour includes: Transportation, professional guide in Spanish, lunch, refreshments
  • Optional:
    • Ascent to the Rock (some 645 steps of pure beauty)
    • Walk along the reservoir

The tour will begin at 09 00 a m via Las Palmas avenue or the Tunel de oriente tunnel, continuing the tour to El Peñol town, where the history of the town will be the main point of the conversation, then, ascending to the viewpoint of town will take place where the beautiful panoramic view of the Guatapé reservoir can be seen lunch time shall take place at Los Recuerdos hotel or at any local restaurant then wander around Guatapé town where the street paintings and the Zocalos (home painting adorments) will be enjoyed.

SANTAFE DE ANTIOQUIA & PUENTE DE OCCIDENTE TOUR

  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Tour includes: Transportation, professional guide in Spanish, lunch, refreshments
  • Optional: Motorbike ride through the town

The tour will begin at 09 00 a m heading to western Antioquia, passing through San Jeronimo where you can appreciate the varieties of fruits of the region, continue to the Puente de Occidente, wooden suspension bridge of 291 meters that crosses the Cauca River, finally visit Santafe de Antioquia, which was the first capital of the department, colonial town with cobblestone streets and many churches by the deep religious faith of its inhabitants, visit Juan del Corral Museum.

SANTA ELENA TOUR

  • Duration: 8-9 hours
  • Tour includes: Transportation, professional guide in Spanish, snack and silletero activity
  • Optional: Motorbike ride through the town

Tour through the birthplace of the silleteros of this region, visit to a flowers farm to learn about the process of making a small silleta and the history of
this tradition paisa, visitors can interact in this activity with the local farmers, a snack is offered at the farm.