Private Pablo Escobar, Pueblito Paisa and Medellin City Tour

6 to 7 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Experience three incredibly exciting private tours with one expert guide. The tour includes a full city tour, including the Botero statues, colonial churches, downtown, metro, metro cable, Pueblito Paisa. There is also the Pablo Escobar segment which includes the Monaco building, where the Cali Cartel bombed his private residence, the house where the Godfather was murdered, and the cemetery where he is buried in the outskirts of Medellin.

Also included is Griselda Blanco´s grave (The Godmother of Cocaine) and Pablo´s cousin and right hand Gustavo Gaviria´s site as well.

Please note that we do not charge extra for tours in other languages besides English and Spanish. However, our guides in other languages such as French, German and Portuguese are subjected to availability.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • All Metro, Metro Cable, aerial car fees and charges
  • Entry/Admission - Acevedo Cra.63 #103g-86 Medellin
  • Entry/Admission - Pueblito Paisa
  • Entry/Admission - Cementerio Jardines Montesacro

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Acevedo Cra.63 #103g-86 Medellin, Castilla, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

You will be transported to the metro station where you will enjoy a smooth cable ride along with pleasant views of the city, the river, and of the Andes mountains that surround the valley.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Spain Park Library Santo domingo Savio, Cl. 107a #Cra 33B # 107A-100, Santo Domingo Savio I, Medellín, Popular, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Walk with your professional tour guide to the look out point in The Santo Domingo Neighborhood, meet the locals, experience how they live and take a look at the old Santo Domingo Savio library. a modern edifice that was donated by the King of Spain and it's now under remodeling. Delight your eyes with breathtaking panoramic views of the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria, Calle 50 49 112, Medellin 050012 Colombia

Walk inside this magnificent colonial church located in downtown Medellin close to Berrios Park and Plaza Botero.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Plaza Botero, Medellin Colombia

Stop in Downtown Medellin, where you will be mesmerized by the magnificent sculptures of maestro Fernando Botero, one of the world's most renowned sculptors. Bring a good camera, because your guides have taken photography courses and will be delighted to take postcard perfect images of you embracing these large sculptures for your memories.

From here we continue on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown area and experience rich historical content from certified  guide, regarding old colonial churches, plazas, the stunning cultural palace, and much more.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Museo de Antioquia, Calle 52 #52-43, Medellin Colombia

The museum of Antioquia is located inside Plaza Botero, we'll walk around the museum and guests can take photos outside the museum

Pass By: Rafael Uribe Uribe Palace of Culture, Carrera 51 52a 01, Medellin 050012 Colombia

Continue on foot enjoying the stunning cultural palace known for having a Neo Gothic architecture unique in the city.

Stop At: Iglesia de la Veracruz, Cll. 51 No. 52-58, Medellin 050010 Colombia

This small colonial church is unique in downtown and well known for being one of the first churches during the Spanish colonial period.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Parque Berrío, La Candelaria, Medellin, La Candelaria, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

Parque Berrio has been one of the main parks in downtown Medellin. Political manifestations, local markets informal vendors have been using this park since the foundation of Medellin.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: La America, Medellín, La América, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

Visit Los Olivos neighborhood where you'll learn the true story behind Pablo's death. Visit the last house where he lived and the rooftop where he died.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Pueblito Paisa, Tunel av nutibara, Medellin 050030 Colombia

The gorgeous, picturesque town of El Pueblito Paisa in central Medellin is next on the list. This delightfully charming town is reminiscent of how Medellin looked in the past. You'll experience captivating views of the city from the top. The town contains a lovely little church, a charming museum, cute shops with handcrafted items.

Taste succulent, exquisite cuisines as you break for lunch or a snack in one of the many restaurants with savory Paisa dishes from the region (At your own expense).

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Cementerio Jardines Montesacro, Carrera 42 25 51, Itagui 055413 Colombia

Last, you will be presented with some exhilarating real life events of the Godfather Pablo Escobar, who went from being a common car thief to being the second richest man during his lifetime, only second to the Sultan of Brunei. Revered by many who saw him as the Colombian Robin Hood who built hospitals, churches, soccer fields, schools, and a barrio for under privileged, impoverished people and hated by many rivals such as the Cali Cartel and Los Pepe's. There are mixed feelings, myths, and opinions regarding the Godfather of the Medellin Cartel. Only the top guides, experts in the subject matter, will reveal "real" information and some stories that you won't hear elsewhere. They will convey and furnish you facts in a non-biased manner, enabling you to formulate your own opinion and perception.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional information

  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • We at Medellin Travels take pride in being the only tour company selected by our local government to work in a pilot enabling the proper protocol and management of covid 19 for our staff and International guests. We're also the only company utilizing a new product that eradicates covid in seconds.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Veronica F
November 2018

Excellent tour of the beautiful city! Our guide, Oscar, was the best. He was very knowledgeable and gave us insight into the city’s people, politics, artists, and drug lords. We learned so much, and had a fantastic time exploring the best parts of Medellin. Highly recommend!

June 2018

I had been looking for tours all over TripAdvisor. I really wanted to do a city tour but I noticed that some of them didn't cover some areas that I wanted to go to, such as Pueblito Paisa. My husband was very interested in doing a Pablo Escobar tour. We were about to pay for two separate tours un...

September 2018

We took the private Medellin City, Pueblito Paisa and Pablo Escobar Tour in early September 2018 to cover some of the highlights of Medellin as well as the story of Pablo Escobar, who had such a great influence on the recent history of the city. We were picked up on time by our young but very kno...

Charles M
April 2018

Lina with Medellin Travels was the best guide I could have asked for. She took me to all the sites on the tour, and shared with me what the city is really like for its residents, along with important history and insights. It felt like an outing with a dear friend. I especially liked the tri...

June 2022

Medellin has a fascinating history, and this tour really brought it to life. One of the best tours I’ve ever taken. George’s knowledge was thorough and personal.

June 2021

For anyone looking for a complete tour of  Medellin, this is it! These guys cover it all including a thrilling Pablo Escobar segment.I had an awesome guide and driver who were spot on. Nothing was a problem and we had a great time with many laughs. Jane S

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