Take this fascinating full day tour and visit Pablo´s most valued ranch on the country side, Napoles hacienda where he had a private zoo and his own plane track. Walk around his abandoned ranch and enjoy of a sanctuary of fauna and flora with a private bilingual guide who will narrate throughout the journey. Tour is limited to a maximum of 15 travelers.This tour will provide a great learning experience as to what should NOT happen in society and which characters should be the real heroes.Tour focuses on the victims by telling stories of those who suffer most, like police officers and government officials. Since there is no glorification, at the end you will understand how resilient the people from Medellin have been. In fact, it is the most innovative city.Entrance included with standard Salvage passport.Acuatic park not includedLunch not included
Explore Hacienda Napoles, one of Colombia’s most unique attractions, on this trip from Medellin. Located in the town of Doradal, Antioquia, in the Magdalena River Valley, Hacienda Napoles gained fame as the home of drug trafficker Pablo Escobar. This sprawling estate is now a theme park with hippos and other exotic animals, a water park, a savannah tour, a Jurassic Park exhibit, the remains of Escobar’s car collection, and more.
Experience an amazing full day getting close to nature and wildlife just a few hours away from Medellin.
We are bringing together 2 destinations you have to explore when visiting Medellin; all of this with the charisma, passion and dedication that Green Mango puts into every step on the way.Our local guide not only will explain our main destinations but everything you see from the road, history and facts and we guarantee you will have someone who will be taken care of you.
This is a private VIP tour with a knowledgable tour guide for up to five passengers in a high class vehicle. We collect from select hotels by arrangement. Breakfast and lunch are included.Hacienda Nápoles was one of the late Pablo Escobar’s properties spanning 3,000 hectares and is currently a cultural, fauna and flora theme park located in the Colombian city of Doradal, Antioquia. It is located in the valley of the River Magdalena, 170 km from Medellin and is famous as a symbol of the Medellin drug cartel. We do a Safari around the park, viewing the wild animals that Escobar imported into Colombia including, hippopotami, zebras, lions, leopards, pumas, elephants, crocodiles and ostriches. Admire and swim in the Victoria Falls replica swimming pool, the Giant Octopus swimming pools and for the younger ones a ride into Jurassic Park. Visit the African cultural museum, and the Pablo Escobar Museum to learn about his life and history during the Medellin drug cartel.
Day 1:Mount the bikes and off we go towards “La Manuela” a bombed out finca that once belonged to Pablo Escobar. You can still see the double walls where he hid drugs and money and find out about him in a 45-min tour. After we will ride down the plataeu on the autopista, with stops for lunch and spectacular views. After about 4 hours of riding we will get to the infamous Hacienda Nápoles where we will stay the night.Day 2:After breakfast its Safari time. On the bikes and lets go check out Escobar’s animal collection including a large population of hippos. Some of them have broken free after Hacienda Napoles was abandoned and now Colombia has a big hippo population. Depending on how much time we will spend here we can head to the waterpark after or to the museums. After lunch we will slowly make our way over dirt and paved roads though eastern Antioquia and back up 1000 m to the lake and Guatapé.