5 DAYS MEDELLIN ACTIVE AND NATURAL EXPERIENCE

People from Medellin is proud of their rural heritage, mountainous landscapes and traditions. Did you know 300 is the number of bird species you get to see in the Aburra Valley where Medellin in located? Explore a natural reserve and watch the endemic wildlife, waterfalls and exciting hiking trails crossing rivers.

Coffee drinking and farming is also a big local culture component. You will get the needed insights to enjoy it at it´s fullest. Support fair trade, visit a coffee farm, try the best varieties and share with the producers.

Get a sense of the city past years and present. Visit genuine neighborhoods, learn about the Public Transportation Innovations and try local food.

Experience Medellin like any other  Paisa on a regular holiday.

EXPERIENCE

History & Local living, Nature, Agro-tourism

TRAVEL STYLE

Active, Ecotourism

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Bird watching
  • Hiking
  • Coffee inmersion
  • Local life
  • Memory tour
  • Sightseen points.

Places you visit:

Cities and mountains around Aburrá Valley

 

PHYSICAL RATING: medium

difficult-level-3

 TOTAL DURATION: 4 days
GROUP SIZE: Max 16- Average 12 travelers

Acommodations

Hotels (5 nts)

Meals

5 breakfasts, 3 lunchs,
Allow USD135-275 for meals not included

Transportation

Private van, city train,

Staff & Experts

Destination specialist, bilingual guide, local guide, specialized guides

 

Journey From:

$429 USD/
Per person

Best Deals

  • 1 person = 954 US per person
  • 2 people = 677 US per person
  • 3-4 people = 477 US per person
  • 5-8 people = 429 US per person

*Prices may vary according to the dollar conversion rate and travel dates. Please click book now for a precise quote and choose your dates and # of pax.

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GALLERY FROM THIS EXPERIENCE

FULL ITINERARY

acommodationAccommodation
Novelty
(or similar – standar)
*upgrade to luxury acommodation
mealsMeals include: None
transportationTransport: private vehicle
40 min – 35km – (Rionegro-Medellín)
staffFree time: from the time of you arrival to the next day
  • Pick up at MDE airport.
  • Meet you travel concierge and start your trip whit an amazing dinner. We will make reservations for you in a great restaurant in the city to prepare yourself for the great time ahead
acommodationAccommodation
Novelty
(or similar – standar)
*upgrade to luxury acommodation
mealsMeals include: Breakfast – Food tasting- Drinks- Snacks
transportationTransport: private vehicle
40 min – 35km – (Rionegro-Medellín)
staffFree time: From 14:00pm

Hiking to waterfall natural experience

Climb and descend the main hills near Medellin, breath fresh air, mingle with the forest and have a plunge in the mountain water. A 30m water waterfall will be the highlight of trip.

Stay active and hike around the Aburra Valley in your visit to Medellin.

 

In the afternoon

Try delicious food in the most authentic places with your local guide.

acommodationAccommodation:

Novelty (or similar – standar)

mealsMeals include: Breakfast – Lunch- Natural reserve entrance
transportationTransport: Pick up- Drop off at your accommodation  in a Private vehicle (40 min – 35km) staffFree time: from17:00

Coffee immersion

Be part of the coffee production for a day. Touch the seeds, smell the flowers, check the trees for cherries and pick up the grains that are ready!

Taste try the best coffee in the world and share with the coffee growers in the Aburra Valley.

  • Tour a certified small size coffee production
  • Share with a coffee grower family and appreciate the hard work behind every cup.
  • Experience a high quality process of the coffee from the seed to the drink
  • Learn on how to make a coffee cup at home like a pro
  • Support communities and fair trade
  • Try the farmer´s coffee selection.

 

In the afternoon

Visit a natural reserve with beautiful paths, a small river, native wildlife watching from birds to monkeys and optional canopy.

acommodationAccommodation: Novelty or similar mealsMeals include: Breakfast
transportationTransport: Pick up- Drop off at your accommodation  in a Private vehicle – Metro System Railway. staffFree time: Enjoy a free afternoon and evening for independent exploration.

 

Memory tour

Curious about the history of Medellin in the past years? Visit genuine neighborhoods, learn the insights from their inhabitants.  Witness  the transformation of places that where once violent territories. Share with the Comuna 13 community, enjoy meaningful graffiti and ride the only public escalators in the world. Keep it real at the downtown in the “salon Malaga” ; a 50 year old coffee place and tango music sanctuary.   Take a ride on the new railway.  Try exotic fruits and learn about medicinal plants at the oldest farmers market in the city “la placita de Flores”. Tour the memory museum unique of it´s kind in Colombia.

  • Meet the first project of free, public escalators developed for the Comuna 13 community.
  • Enjoy the street art and Graffiti walking around the barrio
  • Support the initiatives that have transformed the neighborhoods more affected by the war, through art and culture.
  • Have a coffee at Salón Malaga and understand the importance of Tango Music for the city of Medellin
  • Explore the railway line. The tracks have change the zone atmosphere. Giving more importance to beautiful squares surrounded by architectural gems.
  • Visit the -Unique of it´s kind- memory museum, build with memories of the victims Solve some of your questions about the armed conflict in Colombia
  • Walk around the Placita de Flores. Try exotic flavors, share with the vendors and find a medicinal use for every plant.

Optional activities

Sightseen City tour

If you want to keep enjoying Medellin best spots, come to this tour with us.

Visit Medellín’s must sightseeing places and get important insights of the city. Enjoy the botanical garden and take the “metro cable” to high up on the hills. Walk aorund Botero square

  • Admire the view over the valley from 200m high hill.
  • Learn about the diverse ecosystems and the Colombian flora at the Botanical garden
  • Take a Gondola ride using one of the innovative solutions for public transportation in Medellin
  • Enjoy the panoramic perspective from the view point at Barrio Santo Domingo
  • Appreciate Art at the unique Botero giant sculptures square

 

Museums tour. This tour is optional and you can choose to visit:

  • The modern art museum MAMM,
  • The Antioquia Museum with the biggest Botero´s Colection in the world or
  • The unique Pedro Nel Museum; a beautiful house exhibiting the well recognized artist murals

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