Medellin Outdoor Experience

On this tour of Medellin and its surroundings you will not only get to delve into the cityscape of one of Colombia’s most exciting cities, but you’ll also get to explore the beautiful countryside and small towns outside of it. City, small towns, horseback riding and relaxing on a beautiful country farm round out this well balanced tour!

Highlights

  • Touring the ‘City of Eternal Spring’
  • Colonial architecture in Santa Fe de Antioquia
  • Horse back riding in Santa Elena
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Day 1 – Medellin City Tour

On this Medellín City Tour you will have the opportunity to see the city from a local’s perspective. You will be traveling both in a private car and on the Metro system so you get to see not just downtown Medellín but other sites that will give you a broad perspective of the city. Tour highlights include Comuna 13, Plaza Botero and Pueblito Paisa. This tour focuses on the ongoing social advances and innovative nature of the city and its people.

 

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Day 2 – Santa Fe de Antioquia

During this tour of the town of Santa Fe de Antioquia you will enjoy beautiful colonial architecture and stunning scenery. You will walk the gorgeous cobblestoned streets as you learn about the first capital of the Department of Antioquia, founded in 1541. A very well-preserved town which has kept its historic architecture and charm, you’ll learn the history of the colonial houses and town as you stroll the streets.

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Day 3 – Horse Ride

This horse ride out of Medellín is about 35 minutes away from the Poblado area in the beautiful area of Santa Elena, home of the flower farmers and to one of the largest ecological parks in the region. This area offers a perfect day of Colombian culture, natural beauty and adventurous activities. Ride alongside your guide as you take in the gorgeous countryside of Medellin.

 

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Day 4 – Overnight Outside of Medellin

Many Colombians spend their weekends outside of the city when they go and visit their country homes or ‘fincas’ and you’ll be doing just that on this overnight excursion. This beautiful villa offers a wonderful view over the Cauca and Cartama rivers and is about a 3 hours drive from Medellin. There is a private pool, stunning views, wonderful weather and the great opportunity to relax just like the locals do!