Guided Walking Tour in Medellin

Embark on a thrilling 2.5-hour walking tour to explore the vibrant streets of Medellin, Colombia. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Escaleras Electricas De La Comuna 13 and delve deep into the heart of Medellin, uncovering its rich culture, history, and unique charm. This captivating journey promises to be an unforgettable experience that will leave you with lasting memories of this incredible city.

General information

Price / 25 USD

You can pay online


English & Spanish



Starting time

9:30 & 13:30 hrs


2 hours 30 minutes

Included / excluded

Bus ticket back and forth to Comuna 13

Visit to two local art galleries

Souvenir of Comuna 13



Hotel pickup and drop-off

Gratuities (optional)

Full description

Experience a captivating walking adventure exploring the dynamic city of Medellin, Colombia. Discover the awe-inspiring Escaleras Electricas De La Comuna 13 and delve into the heart of this remarkable neighborhood, immersing yourself in its rich culture, captivating history, and unwavering resilience.

Your journey commences as you step foot into Comuna 13, a once-challenged area that has undergone a remarkable transformation. Nestled amidst lush hillsides, this neighborhood stands as a testament to the indomitable human spirit and the power of community. Led by knowledgeable and impassioned local guides, this walking tour offers a unique opportunity to witness the incredible social change that has unfolded in this part of the city.

As you ascend the renowned Escaleras Electricas (Electric Stairs) of Comuna 13, marvel at the architectural wonders connecting different levels of this vibrant locality. These colorful escalators, adorned with vibrant street art and murals, serve as not just a convenient mode of transport for locals but also a symbol of hope and progress.


Throughout the journey, your guide will weave captivating stories and anecdotes, shedding light on the area’s history and significance. Learn about the past challenges faced by Comuna 13’s residents and witness the tangible impact of urban renewal initiatives. Feel the vibrant energy of the community as you interact with local artisans, musicians, and entrepreneurs who have played pivotal roles in the neighborhood’s revitalization.

As you navigate the narrow alleyways and winding streets, soak in the breathtaking vistas of the sprawling cityscape below. From the hilltops, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of Medellin’s urban landscape, bearing witness to the city’s remarkable progress and enduring strength.

The Comuna 13 walking tour offers a truly immersive experience that transcends ordinary sightseeing. It provides a unique opportunity to engage with the local community, hear their stories, and gain a deeper appreciation for the spirit of Medellin.

Meeting point

You will meet your guide next to San Javier Metro Station.

Important information

This tour will take place rain or shine.