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Medellín: The Real Pablo Escobar Tour

1. Medellín: The Real Pablo Escobar Tour

Begin your tour by visiting the site of Escobar’s former home, where he hid his family and had enemies plant bombs to kill him. Learn about the transformation of this site into a memorial park for victims of Colombia's drug war. Next, head to “la cathedral”, a jail Escobar built for himself in an agreement with the government, from which he later escaped. Afterward, visit the soccer field Escobar built, known for its visionary design, where he gave speeches in an attempt to make a foray into Colombian politics. To cap things off, make your way to the cemetery, where Escobar is buried along with his family and other members of his gang, including Griselda Blanco.  By the end of the day, leave the tour with a better understanding of the negative impact that Escobar had on the country and the lives of the Colombian people.

From Medellin: Private Envigado Coffee Tour with Tastings

2. From Medellin: Private Envigado Coffee Tour with Tastings

Delve into Medellin's rich coffee culture on a guided tour of a plantation. Get an in-depth view of the production process with detailed commentary from your guide. Admire the beautiful landscapes with an authentic Colombian coffee. Start with pickup from your Medellin hotel in the morning. As you drive, your coffee guide will share details about Colombia’s long tradition of coffee production and consumption. Head into the mountain and take in the views of the surrounding mountains and lush landscapes. Keep an eye out for a cute sloth or an adorable ant eater. Continue to a secluded part of Envigado town and arrive at the coffee villa. Embark on a coffee tour covering everything from the seed to the cup. At the end, sip on a fresh batch. Next, visit a coffee plantation close to the city and explore one of Colombia’s most famous crops. See coffee cultivation up close and admire the plantation's exotic flowers and lush greenery. Pick your own coffee beans and learn hands-on.

Colombia: Official Pablo Escobar Meet the Family Museum Tour

3. Colombia: Official Pablo Escobar Meet the Family Museum Tour

Learn the secrets of his rise to power, the operation, truths and myths regarding his treasure vaults, family life, wars, daily habits, how he ruled, and personal family anecdotes that you can't get anywhere else. Be up close and personal to his real-life siblings who endured bombs, massacres, seizures, hiding in bunkers and tunnels with Pablo. They will share with you their personal, intimate stories like no documentary or series could ever do.

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4.6 / 5

based on 427 reviews

Daniel Jaramillo was the best guide! He made all the information interesting. He is a really good storyteller and knows a lot of history about the area. I learned a lot of new things about Pablo that I didn’t know before. I recommend doing this tour and also having Daniel as your tour guide!

Daniel was an excellent guide! He was so informative and very passionate. He could answer every question thoroughly and really educated us all. The tour was brilliant, one of the highlights of my trip.

Jose was great, very knowledgeable and funny guide who took his time to tell us a lot of things about Pablo and Colombia.

Loved the tour, so much information and insights on this piece of history, guide did a great job

Daniel is a great guide, super friendly and really insightful. Really did an amazing job