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Comuna 13 Recovery tour

by Impulse Travel
per traveller Price is SG$266
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Duration: 3h+ Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Visit San Javier now an icon of social innovation and art

  • Board the Metrocable to see the landscape

  • Learn about Comuna 13’s history through a local guide

  • Stop for coffee at a local shop, and support a project

  • Visit the Library of San Javier a transformation area

Highlights

  • Visit San Javier now an icon of social innovation and art

  • Board the Metrocable to see the landscape

  • Learn about Comuna 13’s history through a local guide

  • Stop for coffee at a local shop, and support a project

  • Visit the Library of San Javier a transformation area

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10:00 AM, Tour with private transport and guide in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English. This tour includes private transport for hotel pick-up and drop-off.

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Total price is SG$323.17, taxes included

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2:00 PM, Tour with private transport and guide in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 5h

Live Commentary in English. This tour includes private transport for hotel pick-up and drop-off.

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10:00 AM, Comuna 13 Recovery tour in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English. This tour does not include private transport. The transport is in taxi and public transport.

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* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of SG$93.55

Total price is SG$265.06, taxes included

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2:00 PM, Comuna 13 Recovery tour in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 5h

Live Commentary in English. This tour does not include private transport. The transport is in taxi and public transport.

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* Select 8 travellers to get the lowest price of SG$93.55

Total price is SG$265.06, taxes included

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Comuna 13 Recovery tour

Activity Location

Comuna 13, Medellín

Medellin

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Medellín


Description

Enjoy a memorable tour in a place that was once considered the most dangerous district of Colombia. Learn about its crude history and the road to recovery that has turned it into a lively district with beautiful street art and impressive urban innovation.

Your tour starts when our guide picks you up at your hotel to go on a taxi to the closest Metro station and head to San Javier station, the gate to Comuna 13. Boarding the Metrocable, an alternative form of public transport for local residents, you will get to see San Javier from above. While floating up the hill and enjoying the view, you will learn about how much this project changed locals' lives.

Back at the main station, you’ll hop on a bus that takes you near the famous electric escalators that were built in 2011. They replaced 530 concrete steps and reduced the time for getting up the 384m (1,260ft.) immensely. Thanks to innovative changes like this, the complicated social dynamics gradually turned into a brighter panorama.

Through a local guide and the numerous graffiti art displayed at the comuna, you will get to know key aspects of the history and actuality of the place. At some point in the ascent, you will make a small detour and visit a small museum made by a local initiative that has pictures of the Comuna before and during Orion operation; A violent event that defined the course of this area.

Next, you will visit a small coffee shop right at the heart of the Comuna. It is an initiative of a group of local entrepreneurs who want to make visitors stay for a while, hang out, and have a nice time at their district. Here you will have some delicious Colombian coffee and rest while enjoying a great view of Medellín.

As you walk back down the electric escalators, you will head to the final destination, the library of San Javier, a place that brings families together to partake in literary, cultural and musical activities. After you can walk back to the metro station to return to your hotel, or our guide can help you sort out another transport back.


Inclusions

  • Knowledgeable guide in English and Spanish

  • Public transport rides

  • Local Guide

  • Coffee and snack

  • Impulse Insurance


Exclusions

  • Private transport (unless the private transport option is chosen)

  • Unspecified food and drink

  • Optional tips and service charges


Know Before You Book

  • You must be able to walk in unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors. These changes will be notified to you with anticipation.