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Las Palmas Private Food Tour

Tour Overview

Taste your way to the Medellin skyline on a 4-hour, private food tour of the scenic Las Palmas drive and the countryside that includes tastings of local paisa cuisine, and round-trip transport from your Medellin hotel. This culinary tour of the hills surrounding Medellin accommodates your group of up to four people, and offers a local, foodie perspective on Medellin flavors and culture.

Start with 12:30pm or 6pm pickup at your hotel in Medellin, where you’ll meet a food-loving tour guide for the trip up Las Palmas, a scenic road that winds all the way to the top of the hills around the city, but prior to embarking on our journey, guests will get a taste of the best single origin coffee in Medellin with a touch of art at the Avoeden Cafe in El Poblado. The coffee here is insanely delicious, a perfect way to gear up for the road ahead.

Travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle, and enjoy the flexibility that this private tour offers, stopping as often as you’d like to photograph the city from above. Upon reaching the summit of the steep hills, continue through the rippling landscape that surrounds Medellin on all sides, visiting a series of places to learn about local dishes, and taste authentic paisa cuisine. Take advantage of your time with a knowledgeable, local guide to chat in between stops, learning about paisa culture, life in Medellin, and Colombian gastronomy.

This tour is a moving feast, and it’s worth bringing an appetite, as the day’s tastings combine to be a hearty lunch. After four hours of sightseeing, snacks, and culinary cultural immersion, return to the city, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel at 3pm.

  • 4-hour culinary tour from Medellin
  • Drive Las Palmas into the hills around the city
  • Get aerial views of Medellin

Tour Itinerary

Departure Point

Your lodging in Medellín – please be at the lobby or outside at the designated time of departure.

Departure Time



Return Details

Return to your lodging in Medellin

What’s Included / Not Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • All food
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Our Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

What To Bring

  • Copy of your ID.
  • Light sweater (in rainy season).
  • A great appetite!

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Bring Colombian pesos.
  • A sweater or light jacket is recommended as the temperature drops 10 degrees at the top of the mountain.