Laguna de Guatape, Medellin

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Cast your gaze out over Laguna de Guatape from atop the area's most distinctive landmark, Penol Rock. Stand at the top of the 200 m (656 ft) tall rock, which has a zigzag staircase carved into its side, to fully appreciate the sprawling lake, which carves any number of channels into the surrounding land. If you're after an adrenalin rush, you can zipline across the lake, or tear across its surface on a speedboat. Visit the two monasteries perched on the lake for a more spiritual experience. For Laguna de Guatape and beyond, use our Medellin itinerary maker to get the most from your Medellin vacation.
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  • Got a bus tour that took us to climb the big rock where there are excellent 360 views. then lunch in town, boat tour on the lake and shopping. We are enjoyed it and made friends on the all day tour.  more »
  • Awesome place to visit and climb the steps of Guatape. Climb the rock, visited the town and boat ride to Escobar place.  more »
  • We enjoyed visiting El Pinol and the climb and the view is really good. The town is charming and cute with a few activities and some good restaurants. We had a nice lazy afternoon strolling through it...  more »