With us you know and enjoy Medellín

Really. Really.

Since 2009

We dedicate ourselves to visiting and studying every corner of the city and its surroundings.

Our tours are something cool

They are designed for you to live a wonderful experience.

just relax

We look after your comfort and peace of mind.

You're sure

We are an agency supervised by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.

learn more with us

Meet and read our book
Medellín Up Close – Medellín up close.

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We are happy to receive your visit

Te acompañamos, orientamos e informamos para que disfrutes y comprendas al máximo nuestros territorios.

Tour guiado Guatapé - El Peñol

A cool experience with quality information

Los tours de Medellín de Cerca están diseñados para ser inolvidables. Transmitimos lo que hemos aprendido durante años de estudio, de forma divertida y entretenida.

Grafitour Comuna 13 Medellín

We don't tell the typical rosy story

Igual que en las películas, las historias de la vida real tienen momentos difíciles, alegres y divertidos; relaciones complejas entre personajes; hechos que siguen teniendo consecuencias mucho después de haber ocurrido. Te transmitimos una visión muy completa de nuestra realidad.

Registro Nacional de Turismo - Colombia

Security and backup

You are not just hiring a guide. Medellín Up Close – Medellín de Cerca is a formalized tourism agency, recognized and monitored by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia. This gives you greater security and support in different situations.

Our services

Tours private

Exclusive guided tours for you and your group. The displacements are made in automobiles, Van's or minibuses, according to the number of members.

Plans (soon)

Activity packages that last several days. Includes transportation, lodging, food, tours guides and experiences

Transfers to and from the airport

At any time of the day, night or early morning. Request your service during office hours.

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Our tours

Medellín Close Up Tour©

This is ours tour original, based on our bilingual book Medellín Up Close – Medellín up close. It's a city tour more detailed and complete, to better understand the city.

city tour

Get to know the most essential of Medellín. In this tour You will be able to go and walk through the most iconic places in the city and take the best photos that will remain for the memory.

Graffiti Tour Comuna 13

The escalators and urban art allow us to tell a story of violence, struggle and transformation in a community that continues to celebrate life with joy and hope.

City Tour + Grafitour Comuna 13

Spend a full day getting to know the most traditional tourist sites in the city and the emerging site of interest that is in the escalators and graffiti of Comuna 13.

Guatapé and El Peñol Tour

Delight in the magic of the landscape and the exuberance of the Piedra del Peñol or Peñón de Guatapé, navigate the Peñol-Guatapé dam and immerse yourself in the traditional charm of a colorful town adorned with skirting boards.

Pablo Escobar Tour: the horror of the drug war

Go through some of the places that marked Escobar's life and understand the drug phenomenon from different perspectives, without limiting yourself to the accounts of the media and traditional authorities and institutions.

Santa Fe de Antioquia Tour

Many consider it one of the most charming and beautiful towns in Colombia. Objects and buildings dating back to the 17th century allow you to learn how the Spanish conquest and colonization developed in the region.

Reconnaissance Tour of El Poblado

Learn to locate yourself and explore the area of El Poblado. Recognizes the ideal places to access different products, services and interesting and important activities for tourists.

City Tour and Local Food

Explore the city while you enjoy local food, traditional preparations and the best export coffee, in carefully selected places recommended by Medellin up close.

Silleteros and Flowers Tour in Santa Elena

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the paisa tradition! Get to know the silleteros directly and share with them at any time of the year. You will better understand what it means to be paisa and you can make a saddle with your own hands.

Shopping Tour

In this tour you can acquire souvenirs, clothing (seasonal, classic, underwear), footwear, jewelry and accessories, made by the most prestigious local designers and brands, as well as by the most outstanding independent designers.

Cultivation and Coffee Tasting Tour

Immerse yourself in a traditional coffee farm, plant a bush, collect the grain and go through the process until you obtain a delicious cup of specialty coffee. You will learn to prepare and taste coffee as the experts do.

River and Rail Adventure Tour

Disfruta de un paisaje único colombiano: el bosque húmedo tropical, una jornada de rafting emocionante en un río rápido, y un viaje en carruajes artesanales por la carrilera del viejo Ferrocarril de Antioquia.

Unique benefits for our users

Excellent local guides

Our guides are native people who have traveled and studied the territory for years.

Personalized attention

You choose: schedules, meeting and ending place, length of stay, etc.

In English or Spanish

Choose the language you understand best so you can get more and better information.

To measure

You can make variations or customize your tour, without exceeding the service time, without additional costs.

Guaranteed quality

We put our knowledge of the city at your service and choose the best for you. Good taste pays off!

Travel comfortably and safely

We transport you in comfortable and safe vehicles, which comply with all the regulations and standards for the provision of tourist services.


You will be able to resolve doubts and you will have our accompaniment, through our service channels.

Medical assistance

in all our tours you are covered with an assistance policy, in case of a medical emergency.


For the reservation of any of our tours private, you will receive as a gift a copy of our original book Medellín Up Close – Medellín up close.


When booking any of our tours, you can add copies of our book with an exclusive discount for customers.

Tours private

Greater comfort, customization and flexibility

The tours de Medellín de Cerca are carried out only in private mode. These are the main advantages of our service:

custom start time
You choose from a wide range of possibilities.
If you are late, there is no risk of losing the tour.

Passenger pick-up location
We pick you up at the address you indicate.
You do not have to go to a meeting point.

additional stops
You can make unplanned stops.
Making a purchase or exchanging foreign currency, are some examples.

Time in activities
You decide how much time to spend on each activity.
The complete experience has a maximum duration; you manage the times.


particular requests
Put the air conditioning or open the windows; adjust the volume of the music...
Simple things that make a difference are under your control.

space and comfort
Use the vehicle space as you see fit.
Just remember to always make responsible use of it.


Have you decided what your next experience will be? Click on the service category to continue with the reservation.


Medellín Up Close – Medellín up close

Bilingual (Spanish-English)

It addresses aspects of the traditions, history, landscaping, infrastructure, places, gastronomy, daily life, celebrations, rites and art of the city.

Practical, artistic and collectible

Its content and format are very useful for tourists, who can use it as a guide or as a souvenir.

For all

It reveals information that both residents and visitors to the city should master.

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