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Welcome to Colombia-Irish tours. We are a family run company on the Medellin tourism scene operated by Sean & Carolina, a husband and wife duo of Irish and Colombian descent.

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All our tours are in Spanish and English!

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Our Tours

One day - Chill Medellin: Food, Brewery & Sight Seeing Tour

COP$1,150,000 minimum price for a group of up to four people. A charge of COP$290,000 applies per extra person travelling. Scroll down for full details on this page.

One Day Guatape & Penol rock Sight Seeing Tour

COP$1,350,000 for a group of up to four people. A charge of COP$290,000 applies per extra person travelling.

Full Tour itinerary is on our Private 1 Day Tours page.

One Day Santa Fe de Antioquia Tour 

COP$1,350,000 for a group of up to four people. A charge of COP$290,000 applies per extra person travelling. Full Tour itinerary is on our Private 1 Day Tours page.

 

One Day Medellin Build Your Own Tour

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Chill Medellin: Food, Brewery & Sight Seeing Tour
Medellin's Most Fun Tour!
Tour times given below are flexible in that you can decide what time you wish your tour to start.

Experience the culinary delights of Colombia and Medellin on this fun packed day out. 

Chill Medellin: Food, Brewery & Sightseeing Tour Itinerary**

9:30 AM Collection in your hotel/guest house/hostel etc. El Poblado and Laureles areas pick-up only!

10 AM Arrive in Plaza de Mercado La América in Laureles for Colombian fruit tasting where you will be offered a generous variety of Colombian grown fruits to sample. Following that you will sample some locally grown coffee as well as typical Colombian snacks such as pastels and empanadas, or if you have a sweet tooth, some local made cakes and desserts. This stop will give you the experience of a decent sized local Colombian market where a range of souvenirs and handcrafts are for sale.

11 AM Arrive at the house of Pablo Escobar's assassination for a photo opportunity.

11:40 AM Arrive in Pueblito Paisa, a small periodic turn of the century Colombian village built on a hill top viewing point in the center of the Aburrá valley that the city of Medellin resides in. Here you can stroll around for an hour, eat some local snacks, soak in the feel of old town Colombia, visit the museum and learn about the rich history of the area all while taking in impressive panoramic views of Medellin.

1:10 PM Arrive in Cemetario Jardines in Itagüi to visit the graves of Pablo Escobar, Gustavo Gaviria as well as Griselda Blanco. This will be a short stop where our guide will give you some insight into what it was like in Medellin during the height of the Medellin Cartel under Pablo Escobar's rule.

2 PM Arrive at Octava Maravilla in the beautiful hills of Sabaneta where you will enjoy a typical Colombian meal with a view to match any skyline you have seen in the world. You may wish to book for a later time to take in the spectacular views of Medellin by night.

3:40 PM Arrive at the Sierra Blanca IPA Brewery in Envigado. Here you will be given a run down of the process of brewing the 6-10 different types of beer they make and of course you will get to sample at least four options of your choosing.  

5:30 PM Drop-off back in your accommodation

**While we endeavour to do our best to stay within schedule, all departure and arrival times given are approximate. Medellin traffic can be very busy at times, so we strongly advise that you don't plan schedules around our tour guaranteeing you will be at a certain location at a given time. We do not take any responsibility for our customers missing any connecting travel or events. All bookings made with us are to be done with this clear understanding in mind.**

***Please bring Colombian Peso cash with you. There are lots of souvenir gift items for sale in both Plaza de Mercado La América in Laureles as well as Pueblito Paisa and many vendors deal in cash only! The same applies to our stop in Octava Maravilla for lunch/dinner. They do not accept foreign credit or debit cards.***

Firstly, you will meet Wili (image below) who owns and manages a family run fruit and vegetable business out of Plaza de Mercado La América. He will give you all a generous sample of a wide variety of tropical Colombian grown fruits. 

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The fruits you may want to sample include melon, papaya, granada (pomegranate), manday mango, tommy mango, uchuva (golden berry), chirimolla (cherimoya), guayaba feijoa (pineapple guava), guayabe pera (guava), guayabe manzana (apple guava) and mangostino (mangosteen). While all of the above are grown in Colombia, many are known to be grown in tropical climates around the world! 

Following your fruit tasting you will try some local grown coffee, espresso or cappuccino as well as some typical pastels or empanadas, a pastry style pie with meat and a variety of fillings. Or if you have a sweet tooth you can try some local made sweet pastries instead. You are in for a taste sensation.

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2nd Tour Stop - Pablo Escobar's safe house where he was assassinated - Laureles, Medellin

Situated very conveniently around the corner from Plaza de Mercado La América, we stop for a photo opportunity at the exact location where the infamous Medellin cartel boss Pablo Escobar was finally caught up with and assassinated.

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3rd Tour Stop - Pueblito Paisa

Pueblito Paisa is a small scale picturesque replica of a typical turn of the century Antioquian village. Located right in the center of the Aburrá Valley where Medellin is built, it offers spectacular panoramic views of the entire city of Medellin. Unfortunately the main viewing area is closed right now but you can still see the same sights from the top floor of the city museum right beside it. Your tour ticket includes entrance into the museum.

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4th Tour Stop - Cementario Jardines Montesacro in Itagüí

Situated in the Medellin suburb of Itagüí we visit the picturesque location of Cementario Jardines Montesacro where you will get to visit the graveyard of the notorious drug lords Pablo Escobar, Gustavo Gaviria and Griselda Blanco. Our local guide will give you some insight into what it was like living in Medellin during the height of the power of the Medellin Cartel. You will also hear why there is a constant watch being kept over Pablo Escobar's grave as seen in the 4th image in the slides below.

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5th Tour Stop - Octava Maravilla in the beautiful hills of Sabaneta

Octava Maravilla boasts one of, if not the most spectacular view over the entire Aburrá Valley and Medellin itself. Although Sabaneta is not technically a part of Medellin, the metropolitan area has grown to such an extent that it's almost impossible to tell the difference where Medellin stops and the numerous suburbs begin. We will stop here for roughly an hour, or however long it takes for everyone to get served, finish their meal and get the photos they desire.  You will need to bring cash with you for this final experience as they don't accept foreign credit or debit card payments!

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6th & Final Tour Stop - Sierra Blanca IPA Brewery (Cerveceria) in Envigado

Here we stop for about an hour in the relaxing leafy suburb of Envigado to visit Carlos and Ana Maria and their innovative IPA micro-brewery. They usually have at least six different types of beers brewing at any given time with the number rising up to ten depending on the time​ of year. You will get a tour of the facility and learn the process of brewing the different variations of beers they have on offer. And of course, you will get to try at least four small glasses of the different types of beer they have available. 

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The image below is of the distillery room in Sierra Blanca cervecaria!

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To book your one day Chill Medellin: Food, Brewery & Site Seeing Tour, send us a quick message via our Contact Us section or WhatsApp, telling us the name of the tour you wish to travel on and the number of your tour group. We will send you an invoice to pay within a half hour maximum.

Full day tour costs COP$1,150,000 minimum price for a group of up to four people. An extra charge of COP$290,000 applies per extra person travelling. This is excellent value for the length of tour & everything you get compared to similar Medellin day tours.

Scroll down on the booking page after clicking the button below to select the correct date you wish to tour with us. Following that the page will reload and you can then select the number of guests you are booking for. The final booking page where you enter your credit/debit card details is from Mercado Pago, a major South American conglomerate. Unfortunately their payment page is in Spanish only. Don't worry though as it is very straight forward and quite obvious what is being asked of you.

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