City Tour + Graffiti Tour Comuna 13

City Tour Medellín + Comuna 13 Tour

Presentation

Get to know the most outstanding places in the city, its history and customs, and understand the basis of its culture: the paisa culture. In addition, immerse yourself in the historical and current context of Comuna 13, an area that once suffered terrible episodes of violence and is now one of the most vibrant places in Medellín, with its graffiti and urban art expressions.

This tour must be done in a vehicle, as you will visit different sites that are separated by several kilometers. You will have the opportunity to walk through the places where stops are made. The time spent walking and standing in the graffiti area is approximately 2 hours.

Only tours with printed guide included

Learn more! Only our tours include a souvenir guide-collection. This is our original book Medellín Up Close – Medellín de Cerca. Awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Colombia.

Duration of the tour

Approximate duration

9 hours
From the agreed start time until we drop you off at the same place where we picked you up or any other place you indicate.

Ideal for…

  • Passing by, walking and taking pictures in the most iconic places of the city.
  • Witness some of the best views of the Medellín landscape.
  • Enjoy a morning or afternoon with acool plan.
  • Appreciate local artistic expressions (graffiti, muralism, rap, urban dance).
  • Achieve a better understanding of the social complexity of our country and our city.
  • Take pictures in the most recognized mural and graffiti area in Colombia.
  • Hear the stories of some of the harshest events of violence in our city and witness the resurgence of a community.
Itinerary

Itinerary

– Pick up at your place of preference (hotel, lodging, any other, within the urban area).
– Plaza Botero: walk among the sculptures created by world-renowned artist Fernando Botero, a native of Medellín and a leading figure in international art.
– Edificio Coltejer and Pasaje Peatonal de Junín: get to know the city’s flagship building and walk through one of the most typical and authentic streets; feel the scent of Medellín’s flowers and mingle with its inhabitants.
– Metro and Metrocable: live the experience of traveling around the city in its public transportation system, internationally recognized for its quality and social sense.
– Pueblito Paisa: walk through the square and streets of a typical Antioquian village and enjoy a panoramic view of the valley in which the city sits.
– La Alpujarra Administrative Center and Parque de las Luces (panoramic tour, i.e., without getting out of the vehicle).
– Lunch time: we recommend different food options and you choose the one you consider best (expenses incurred in this activity are not covered in the tour rate).
– Zona de Grafitis de la Comuna 13: social investment and art allowed the transformation of a community that lived bitter moments of violence and now celebrates life.
– We will drop you off at the place you indicate (hotel, lodging, any other, within the urban area).

Optional stops *

– Explora Park and Botanical Garden: fundamental places in the city’s transformation process. Contemplate and enjoy the vegetation of the region, inside a forest in the middle of the city.
– Parques del Río and Parque de los Pies Descalzos: meeting places in a central area of the city. From here you can see the entire valley and the river that runs through it.

* Users can choose one of the optional zones to visit.

In addition to the stops, during the tour the guide will explain and comment on other key places and areas of the city.

All our tours are private and personalized

You choose the time and place of pick-up. At the end of the tour, we will drop you off at the place you indicate, within the urban area. Transportation will be exclusive for you and your group.

Extra services available

When you make your reservation, you can request the following:

    These complements are optional and have additional values to the tour rate.

    Rates

    Private tour rates

    If you require a private tour for more than ten people, contact us via chat or Whatsapp line +57 (324) 261 2618.

    Surcharge for script in English:
    COP $ 80,000 (one-time fee, applicable only once to the entire group).

    Gift

    Book any of our tours and you will receive, free of charge, a copy of our book Medellín Up Close – Medellín de cerca. LIMITED TIME OFFER (terms and conditions apply).

    Medellín Up Close – Medellín de cerca is the most beautiful and complete collection book and tourist guide about the city. This work was awarded by the Colombian Ministry of Culture. Its retail price in tourist sites and bookstores in the country is COP ($) 59,900.

    Includes

    What does it include?

    – Private transportation: we pick you up at your hotel, home or wherever you indicate. In our tours, transportation is an exclusive service (the only passengers will be the members of the group that made the reservation; they will not share with other groups). At the end of the tour, we will drop you off at the same pick-up point or at any other place you indicate.
    – Accompaniment by a tour guide or driver-guide.
    – Medical assistance policy.

    Does not include

    • Unspecified food or beverages.
    • No additional products or services.
    Schedules

    Tour start times

    You decide the time. Choose from the different schedule options you will find in the booking form or contact us through the chat button (located at the bottom of this page) or Whatsapp line +57 (324) 261 2618, to request a personalized pick-up time.

    Recommendations

    • Contact us via chat or Whatsapp line to let us know the time and place of pick up. This way we make sure to meet you correctly.
    • Once you complete your reservation, we will send you a complete list of recommendations to your email or Whatsapp.

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