Meet the charming town of Guatapé and climb the 742 steps of the Peñol stone on a tour where you will enjoy a spectacular landscape full of colors. In the same way you will know Old Peñol and you will know about the different stories behind the Peñol stone which is 220 more high and is considered a natural heritage of humanity.
Duration time: 8 hours.
Start time and place: Parque Poblado – 07:45 a.m. Plazuela Hotel Nutibara – 8:15 a.m.
Time and place where it ends: 6:45 p.m, Medellín.
We will make the departure from Medellin in the direction to the east. We will have a route of approximately 1: 00hr and we will make the first 30-minute stop to have a light breakfast and get to know Marinilla (also known as "La Sparta de Colombia", due to the fierce struggle that its inhabitants fought to obtain national independence) .
After knowing the municipality of Marinilla and recovering strength with a traditional lunch, we will head towards Piedra del Peñol. It is a gigantic rocky monolith of more than 200 meters high. You will have approximately 1:15 hrs of free time so that you can reach the top of the rock climbing its 742 steps, where you will enjoy excellent views (only, if you wish; entrance not included in the package).
At the next stop, we will have a walking tour of Guatapé. During 1:30 hrs we will know its most emblematic places, such as: The Parish of Our Lady of Carmen or the colorful Plaza de los Zócalos.
Finally, we will return to the city of Medellín.
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