Guatapé and El Peñol Tour (low cost)

Guatapé and El Peñol Tour

Features of this service

Fixed start time

Between 6:00 a.m. and 7:45 a.m., depending on the meeting point you choose.

You must travel to a meeting point

To start the tour. The tour will end there.

Bus transportation

You will share the vehicle with other groups and individuals.

The rhythm is defined by the guide

Passengers must comply with the times established for each activity.

Other tour options Guatapé and El Peñol:

Guatapé and El Peñol Private Tour

Private tour

  • Exclusive transportation for your group.
  • Start at the time of your choice with pick up at your place.
  • An exclusive guide for your group.
  • At your own pace.
Guatapé and El Peñol Standard Tour

Standard Tour

  • Transportation by public bus or van.
  • Start at a fixed time at the meeting point.
  • One guide for every 19 travelers.
  • Time limit on each activity.


Delight yourself with the magic of the landscape, the exuberance of the Piedra del Peñol or Peñón de Guatapé, a boat ride on the Peñol-Guatapé dam, the traditional charm of a colorful town adorned with sockets and the traditional food of the area.

The trip departs from Medellín to Guatapé, a municipality located in eastern Antioquia, on a journey of approximately 80 kilometers (50 miles).

Duration of the tour

Approximate duration

11 hours
From the start time until the end of the tour and you get off the vehicle at the same place where we picked you up.

Ideal for…

– Passing by, walking and taking pictures at the Piedra del Peñol (or Peñón de Guatapé) and the colorful streets and facades adorned with baseboards.
– Enjoy the spectacular view from the top of the Piedra del Peñol.
– Sailing in the waters of the Peñol-Guatapé reservoir.
– Spot the luxury houses of some personalities, located on the islands, peninsulas and surrounding areas of the dam.
– To know the history of the territory.



– Piedra del Peñol (Peñón de Guatapé): enjoy the spectacular view offered by this unique place in the world and take unforgettable photos. The ascent to the top of the rock is optional and has an additional cost that is paid directly at the ticket office. Current rate: COP 25,000.
– Town of El Peñol: panoramic tour (without getting out of the vehicle).
– Old Peñol Replica: this “mini village” is a small-scale replica of what was the old main square of the municipality of El Peñol.
– Lunch: enjoy a typical dish of the area. Options with animal protein and for vegetarians.
– Boat ride (standard service shared with other tourists): navigate the waters of the Peñol-Guatapé reservoir and learn about the history of the place from local guides.
– Streets of Guatapé: each tourist will be able to walk through the municipality on their own.

Available languages

  • Spanish
  • English (at no extra cost)

Low cost tour rates


What does it include?

  • Transportation by tourist bus.
  • A tour guide for all travelers.
  • Medical assistance policy.
  • Lunch.

Does not include

  • Unspecified food or beverages.

Meeting points and pick-up times

  • El Poblado Park
  • Estadio subway station

Departures are between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and 7:45 a.m.

Once you make your reservation, we will inform you of the exact pick-up time at the meeting point of your choice.

You must be at the meeting point at the defined time.


  • Once you complete your reservation, we will send you a complete list of recommendations to your email or Whatsapp.

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