Medellín City, Markets and Local Food Tour

Medellín City, Markets and Local Food Tour
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$95
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

This special opportunity allows you to comprehend the whole city and get tips from a local. Check out Medellín from every angle: touristy places, discover amazing fruits at the local markets and enjoy local dishes. Tour hours are flexible so you may choose to start in the morning and enjoy a delicious lunch, or start in the early afternoon in order to finalize the journey with dinner instead.

Your driver will meet you at your hotel and head north to your first stop. You will stop at a little town called Pueblito Paisa, a cozy replicate of a typical Colombian village sitting in the center of the city which allows you to share outstanding panoramic views of the Medellín valley. There will be free time to walk around and take photos or grab snacks. After a guided visit, your local guide will wait for you to go on to the next stop downtown to visit barefoot park, the park of lights and the infamous Fernando Botero Plaza where 23 amazing statues of the most popular local artists reside.

All samples are provided so that you can fully experience all the new fruits and/or vegetables. Just let your guide know when you start to feel hungry so you can enjoy a tasty traditional lunch or dinner as per itinerary at one of the well-recognized local restaurants.

During the afternoon, your tour heads to the largest market places to get a closer interaction with local fruits, native habits and traditions. At Antioquia's central market place, Mayorista, you will have a closer look to the most exotic fruits and their natural properties at Colombia's second largest market. There is also Minorista market place, where the average citizen purchase groceries on a daily basis. This smaller market place offers a different sort of vendors, from organic products to local naturalists and farmers. A once in a lifetime experience full of new flavors and a whole new universe of fruits and vegetables that perhaps you haven’t had the chance to sample before.

After a fantastic journey, you should be familiar with Medellín's market places and gastronomy as your private driver/guide takes you back to your hotel.

This special opportunity allows you to comprehend the whole city and get tips from a local. Check out Medellín from every angle: touristy places, discover amazing fruits at the local markets and enjoy local dishes. Tour hours are flexible so you may choose to start in the morning and enjoy a delicious lunch, or start in the early afternoon in order to finalize the journey with dinner instead.