Medellin Drug War History Tour

  • 17 Ratings

Satisfy your curiosity for the darker side of history with a guided tour of Medellin. Visit the former battlefield of the War on Drugs with a tour through authentic neighborhoods and landmarks that played an important role in it all.

Duration: 4 hours
Cancellation: 1 days in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Take a private tour through Colombia's second largest city and experience first-hand the transformation the city has made from drug haven to tranquil urban center
  • Check out Pablo Escobar's former headquarters where he ran his vast drug empire, the Edificio Mónaco—which is currently being renovated as a police station
  • Wander through the Cemetario Jardins Montesacro-- a perfectly landscaped cemetery where the remains of the iconic drug lord lay
  • See Comuna 13, and what used to be one of the most violent neighborhoods in the world, now turned into a prosperous community
  • Learn about the Parques Biblioteca, an innovative gathering-point for the community built into mountainsides where children read and play

What's Included

  • Four hour private tour
  • Bilingual guide/driver
  • Access to sites

Customer Reviews

  • 17 Ratings
Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia