Experience the main hot spots of downtown Medellin during this 3-hour guided tour. Visit the old churches, learn the historical and artistic context of the magnificent bronze statues of maestro Botero, hop on board the aerial cable cars and enjoy a spectacular view of the city, walk alongside your expert guide and feel the vibe in the comuna, or 'barrio', to see how people live and survive on a daily basis.
Your licensed English-speaking tour guide pick you up in the morning from your hotel or apartment in a new comfortable vehicle. You will then be transported to the metro station where you will enjoy a smooth ride along with pleasant views of the city, the river, and of the Andes mountains that surround the valley.The first stop is in downtown Medellin, where you will be mesmerized by the magnificent sculptures of maestro Fernando Botero, one of the world's most renowned sculptors. Bring a descent camera as your guides have all taken photography courses and will be delighted to take postcard perfect images of you embracing these larger-than-life sculptures for your memories.From here the tour continues on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown area and to experience old colonial churches, plazas, the stunning cultural palace, and much more.Next, climb aboard the Metrocable, an aerial cable car system, constructed for the purpose of alleviating traffic, improving overall city transport, and accommodating citizens, enabling them to enjoy connectivity from their respective barrios to the metro, and other means of transport. This sturdy, well-maintained cable car will take you to your next destination, the Santo Domingo Savio library, a modern edifice partially donated by the King of Spain. You will have the option of getting off here for a walk to see the real life in a comuna with your guide who knows the people and the neighborhood well.Lastly, guests will be dropped off at their accommodations in the same comfortable vehicle they were collected in at around noon.