Escape the city and explore the stunning beauty of Guatapé on a day trip from Medellin. This colorful and charming town is nestled among the lush hills and sparkling waters of the Guatapé Reservoir. Climb the 740 steps to the top of the La Piedra del Peñol for breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, and take a boat tour of the reservoir to see the many islands and hills that dot the water. Wander through the town square to admire the unique zocalos on the colorful buildings, and explore the markets and handicraft shops for unique souvenirs and traditional Colombian crafts. With its stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture, Guatapé is a must-see destination for any traveler to Medellin.
9:00 AM – Departure from your accommodation in Medellin.
10:30 AM – Arrive in Guatapé and take a stroll through the colorful town square, admiring the unique zocalos, or decorative panels, on the buildings.
11:30 AM – Climb the 740 steps to the top of the La Piedra del Peñol, a massive rock formation that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.
1:00 PM – Enjoy a traditional Colombian lunch at one of the local restaurants.
2:00 PM – Take a boat tour of the stunning Guatapé Reservoir, where you can see the many islands and hills that dot the water.
4:00 PM – Explore the town’s markets and handicraft shops for unique souvenirs and traditional Colombian crafts.
5:30 PM – Depart from Guatapé and return to Medellin.