After breakfast, meet your bilingual professional adventure guide at 8 a.m. at our Medellín office (Cra. 43e #11-13, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia), and drive 2 hours to the town of Guatapé. Take a biking tour through the countryside for 2 hours as you learn about the original town of Guatapé and the armed conflict surrounding the building of the dam that was renamed to Guatapé Lake.
Take the road less traveled to gain an insider’s perspective on the real story of Guatapé as few tourists do and learn about local efforts to pressure the government to address the reservoir’s encroaching blue-green algae.
As you bike, take in stunning vistas of the dazzling granite La Piedra Rock, El Peñol. Upon your return, climb the 700 steps of El Peñol Rock to admire the classic view of Guatapé Lake reservoir.
Return to relax in Guatapé, the most colorful town in Colombia, and admire the town’s beautiful artwork along the lower half of its buildings. Enjoy a typical dish of freshwater fish, or other local delicacies.
Return to your hotel in Poblado, Medellín by 7 p.m.
Extend your trip adventure with a one-day rafting trip on the next day. Spend the night in Guatapé, enjoy direct transport (about 1h45) from your first adventure to the next ! Enjoy at least 3 hours of exhilarating, intermediate whitewater ( Class 3/4). Whitewater rafting is a full body physical activity. You will be paddling actively, raising your heart beat, and potentially swimming in fast moving water !
- Private transport with a professional, bilingual driver
- Bilingual mountain guide with great instructor experience
- Gear rental and gear equipment included
- Entrance to El Peñol Rock
To enjoy fully your trip, we strongly advise bringing the following equipment:
- Refillable water bottle and backpack
- Sturdy closed toe shoes (hiking boots preferred over sneakers)
- Long, sturdy pants
- Long, light-weight shirt
- Sunglasses, sunhat, SPF
- Passport (it is required by Colombian law to carry your passport)
PRICE & RESERVATION
We pride ourselves in providing unique experiences and believe every traveller is different. Discounted prices for bikers with their own bike and equipment