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All reviews day trip worth the climb top of the rock take your time climb the stairs north bus terminal worth the effort mango walk up degree view el penol souvenir shops entrance fee big rock sunny day views are amazing two hours
It was one of the most beautiful views I have seen in Colombia, even though the climb up was a bit exhausting :) you can pay a one-day tour from Medellin but I recommend to stay overnight in Guatape and enjoy the sunset with a...More
The view of the lakes around the Peñol is the main attraction there. Go early in the morning to avoid the crowd and take tour time going up. A nice michelada con mango as you enjoy the view is your rewarf at the top.
El Penol is a towering rock formation approximately 700' tall jutting up from the lake region around the city of Guatape. A 2 hour bus ride from Medellion. It's not necessary to pay for a tour. Simply purchase a ticket at the North Bus Terminal...More
Must see wheb you are near guatape. You can do this when you are staying near or from medellin with a dayttip. The stairs were not too hard if you have a good condition. If you dont have such a good condition i am sure...More
If you are in Medellin and want to see something different. La Piedra del Peñol Is a good option. It is not necessary to take a tour as you can arrive on your own. Just be sure to get your tickets at North Central Bus...More
To pay 18000 pesos to climb 750 stairs is extremely expensive.
Even though the view is beautiful I don't recommend to support this!!
This is what I found in a newspaper:
“Los extranjeros no le paran tantas bolas, incluso puede que para ellos sea un...More
I decided to take a day-trip to La Piedra del Peñol (The Rock of Peñol) which is a hike situated between the towns of Peñol and Guatapé, about 85 kms east of Medellín. I arrived at the terminal del Norte station in Medellín and was...More
Can be made easily by a day trip from Medellin taking the Public bus (very cheap). If you Plan to arrive before 10am you‘re definetely on top with less people. If you book an expensive tour maybe not. Also a trip to Guatape is recommended....More
Don NOT miss this all-natural monolith with a man-made staircase that takes you to the top so you can enjoy the view of a beautiful man-made vista of a lake with countless islands and inlets that will truly stay with you, if you're ever in...More
The moment I saw the pictures of the views from the top of Peñol I knew I had to go. The climb is only as hard as you make. Climb fast equals out of breath, so we took out time. The only suggestion is to...More