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Pablo Escobar Private Group Tour Including La Catedral Jail in Medellin

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    What to Expect
    Your private tour begins in the morning when you board an air-conditioned car destined for Medellin’s Escobar-related sites.

    Following an unbiased introduction to Escobar’s reign over Medellin, stop at La Catedral Jail—where Escobar’s hitmen murdered several people—and the Monaco Building, where the brutal war between the Medellin and Cali cartels began.

    Plus, you’ll visit Escobar’s final place of residence and see his humble grave on the outskirts of Medellin.

    The tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will depart from the guests hotel or apartment in El Poblado or Laureles only. If you are staying somewhere else, please meet at the address provided below.
    Avoeden Cafe - Carrera 36 #8A - 36
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off in El Poblado and Laureles sector only
    • Entry/Admission - Cementerio Jardines Montesacro
    • Entry/Admission - Cancha El Dorado
    • Entry/Admission - Monasterio Santa Gertrudis La Magna
    • Entry/Admission - Avoeden Cafe
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off outside of El Poblado and Laureles sector
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • If you are staying in an apartment, you need to furnish us the complete address with the apartment #, and need to be outside so we can start our tour on time.
    • We have two daily departure times 9am and 1:30pm please select the time when you book your tour.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will 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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    Popular mentions
    Jorge the guide was incredible and taught me so much. I had goosebumps at every stop of the tour. The one thing was that they closed off the Catedral (which I payed almost double to see up close) and they did not let my tour guide know. So i could not see it well and did not get
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    Thanks Jorge your story telling was fantastic. We all really enjoyed the tour. Your English was excellent and knowledge and passion of the subject second to none.
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    Great tour seeing Medellin through the eyes of Pablo Escobar. Learnt a lot about the Colombian culture too. Extremely knowledgeable guide and they were very accomodating. We had our 5 children with us who all enjoyed it so it’s definitely kid friendly. Would highly recommend
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    Our guide Oscar was an amazing source of information. He narrated the story of Escobar while driving in between sites like a thriller and kept us focused and intrigued the entire way. Learning the impact that Escobar had on Colombia was an unforgettable experience, and mostly
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    Response from Alex R, Owner at Pablo Escobar Private Group Tour Including La Catedral Jail in Medellin
    Responded 22 Jun 2019
    Awesome Jean P., thank you for stating that our tour was like a thriller, that's how our tours roll, like a movie, except it is the real thing. Thanks for choosing Medellin Travels. Regards, Medellin Travels Family
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    We had a great experience from start to finish. First they picked us up right on time and explained us what we will be visiting. Our tour guide spoke really good English and answered all our questions. This tour made us appreciate Medellín even more because the city and its
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    Response from Alex R, Owner at Pablo Escobar Private Group Tour Including La Catedral Jail in Medellin
    Responded 03 Sep 2018
    Hey Amin, Thanks for the review bro. I'm glad you had a great experience from start to finish. Also, thanks for pointing out that we are fluent in English. We are all locals that have also lived abroad. This is very important, since most tour companies are not, thus it makes guests frustrated, wasting valuable tour time trying to decipher what they're talking about. Thanks for making the correct choice. Kind greetings from your friends at Medellin Travels! Alex
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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