Botanical Garden + Arvi Park Medellin City Tour 6H


6 hours

Tour Type

Private Tour




Español, Inglés


If you want to get to know Medellín’s most appreciated natural treasures, set aside 6 hours of your time with us and let us take you to two unique places. On this tour of Medellin’s Botanical Garden and Arví Park, you will enjoy the best contrasts between the city and nature, as well as spectacular views and a lot of learning about why these parks are so important to the city of eternal spring.

Why is this tour to the Botanical Garden and Arvi Park worth doing?

If you are passionate about nature, but don’t want or can’t leave the city, this is the best nature tour you can do without leaving Medellín. Our professional guide will take you through the renowned Botanical Garden of Medellin and then you will take the Metrocable to visit the Arvi Park and recharge your energy in this place. And if you want to add more adrenaline to your adventure, what about paragliding over Medellin?


This tour will start at your hotel, when the guide picks you up. From there you will be taken near Antioquia University. This area is one of the high activity zones of the city, as it counts with Deseos Park, Explora Park, Aventura Mall, Ruta N, Bosque Plaza mall and Botanical Garden.

After walking around, enter the Botanical Garden and discover the true contrast between the city and nature. A living museum that seeks to promote the conservation of biodiversity. Visit its most important sites and live an interactive experience, learning about the importance of protecting and caring for the species collected here.

After visiting this place, follow your guide to the next point: the Metrocable. Hop on and enjoy the breathtaking views of the city from above, as you reach your next destination: the Arví Park.

Not far from the city is the Arví Park. An ecotourism park and protected forest reserve. Here you can have an ecological, natural and sustainable tourism experience. The guide will invite you to walk its trails and take a break among its natural viewpoints.

Keep walking a little bit more and then let the driver takes you back safely to your hotel. Take this tour as a different option and finish it knowing more about this fascinating city in this magical country that offers you everything.


  • Historical landmarks in downtown Medellín, given by our guide
  • A worth-visiting guided tour inside the Botanical Garden
  • Metrocable’s best sights from the heights
  • Explore the nature trails in Arví Park
  • Local experiences along the tour


  • Gran Colombia Tours private guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in private transportation
  • Entrance to the Botanical Garden
  • Entrance to Arvi Park
  • Metrocable tickets
  • Gastronomic experience
  • All-risk insurance
  • Breakfast or lunch
  • Extra purchases

Know before you book

  • Botanical Garden is closed on Mondays and at some specific dates. We recommend you check the availability of this place before booking.
  • Please keep in mind this is a walking tour and operates in all weather conditions

Frequently asked questions

The most advisable thing is that you wear fresh clothing and a light jacket in case the day gets chill: cotton t-shirts, sneakers, sunglasses, and a cap are the most used items of clothing for this activity.

The weather in Medellín tends to be warm but it may change during the day. Average temperature is between 23°C and 30°C.

You can take this tour any day of the week. The Botanical Garden is closed on Mondays, however, our guide will give you options for another museum according to your interests. The museum is also closed on December 24, 25, and 31 and January 1. We recommend you check the availability of this place before booking.

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