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Pablo Escobar and Comuna 13 Small-Group Half-Day Tour

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Overview
Gain a local perspective on the life of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar on this half-day tour that features unmarked points of interest missed by many visitors. In addition to navigating out of the city center, your guide offers little-known stories about each stop on the itnerary, including Escobar’s residences, private prison, and gravesite in Comuna 13, now a quiet neighborhood filled with street art.
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Highlights
  • Features Escobar family landmarks often missed by visitors
  • Guide offers little-known tales and stories about Comuna 13
  • Gain an inside perspective on the Medellin’s history
  • Convenient round-trip transport from a central location
Important Information
Departure Point
Parque Lleras, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Ask about upgrade to private tour for extra USD 70 if you are solo signed in 12 hrs before tour
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • if 12 hours before there is only 1 person signed, tour will be canceled and fully refunded.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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hannar3dd wrote a review Nov 2019
24 contributions9 helpful votes
Danny was so fantastic. After paying less for a longer tour to Guatape two days earlier, I was worried we had overpaid. We also had people who knew people in Medellin that offered to take us to the points of interest but I doubt they would've wanted to drive all the way up
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at Pablo Escobar and Comuna 13 Small-Group Half-Day Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear hannar3dd, Thanks for the review, love to hear from you. In fact, you were lucky enough to get a private tour with a professional bilingual guide by SUV, for the price of small group tour. Therefore the high quality of information and high levels of customization. We manage to do our best in terms of departure point for is just bellow our office (4th floor), and is the fastest way to just meet and go touring immediately instead of having you go all the way up to the office and seat around looking at a computer screen. Until 1 hour before tour we cant find out if you are the only person on tour, otherwise we would have offered private pick up but keep in mind this was supposed to be a small group tour with a central location as meeting point. Since it is not a massive tour there are no signs other than the specific and exact address given at time of booking. As a matter of fact, departure point is in the heart of El Poblado which is perhaps the nicest suburb in Medellin and financial district. We can`t be blaimed for so many immigrants due to the venezuela crisis in recent years. In fact, they are even doing tours so no wonder the low prices. We will take your suggestion into consideration and is very appreciated! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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Barbara R wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
Daniel was a great guide, providing a wealth of information both about Escobar and Commune 13. He was very balanced in his approach and everything was within context. We ignore history at our peril, and came away with a deeper understanding of the issues. One tip would be to
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at Pablo Escobar and Comuna 13 Small-Group Half-Day Tour
Responded 1 Nov 2019
Dear barbararossell, Thanks for the feedback, we care about you. Will make sure and include water and snacks for future journeys. Look forward to your soon return! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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Ell Belllll wrote a review Aug 2019
189 contributions34 helpful votes
We did this tour with Sylvio who was fantastic! He knew so much and was very engaging and informative. It was amazing being able to visit La Catedral and understand its history. Comuna 13 was also very cool and a great place to take some cool photos of & with art.
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at Pablo Escobar and Comuna 13 Small-Group Half-Day Tour
Responded 21 Aug 2019
Dear ellbelllll, Thanks for your feedback, we are very proud of our certified private bilingual guides for they are so engaging and informative. Please let us know about your next visit! Looking forward, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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Shanayde C wrote a review Aug 2019
2 contributions
Me and my boyfriend travelled to Medellin for the first time (and our first time to Colombia) a few weeks ago and we couldn’t have done a better tour. Julio was so friendly and covered everything perfectly, answering all of our questions along the way. We didn’t want the day to
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at Pablo Escobar and Comuna 13 Small-Group Half-Day Tour
Responded 16 Aug 2019
Dear Shanayde C, Thanks for these kind lines, they mean all to us. Our passion is to exceed your expectations, get you to come back after experiencing a new resilient Medellin. For future plans in Colombia please don`t hesitate to contact us. Look forward, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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MTBSeattle wrote a review Aug 2019
4 contributions
I wound up being the only person on a half-day tour of the Pablo Escobar neighborhood and, after, Comuna 13. My guide, Juan, was super informed and clearly loves his city. Plus he indulged my practice of Spanish. It's very worth doing this. With all the problems in the world,
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at Pablo Escobar and Comuna 13 Small-Group Half-Day Tour
Responded 14 Aug 2019
Dear MTBSeattle, Thanks for your words, great to hear you have explored the new resilient Medellin while practicing spanish with our certified guide. Bonus about this small group tour is sometimes you might end up being the only person since it is not a massive service. Look forward to your soon return! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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