The Festival of Lights is one of the most important celebrations in Medellin, where countless colorful lights adorn the most iconic public squares and plazas. It has been voted one of the top 10 holiday light destinations in the world by National Geographic. More than 4 million tourists visit Medellin during the holiday season as millions of Christmas lights transform the city at night. A series of cultural events and concerts are held during the festival. The Christmas lights in Medellin are known as “El Alumbrado”—the Light.
|Day 1 – Tuesday 27/12/2022||Private transfer from José María Córdoba airport to hotel with Spanish speaking driver.
Upon arrival at the Airport in Medellin, you will be met by our guide and transferred to the hotel. The transfer will take approximately 45 minutes with normal traffic. Our representative will assist you at the airport. Along the way, he will provide useful information for your stay.
Transportation, insurance, room with breakfast, welcome drink.
|Day 2 – Wednesday 28/12/2022: CITY TOUR COMUNA 13 AND METROCABLE||Panoramic visit to the most representative places of the city including Golden Mile, Provence, The Alpujarra, The Intelligent Building, Barefoot Park and Botero Square. Visit Comuna 13 where you will be part of the transformation that Medellín has undertaken in recent years; it includes its most outstanding changes that have transformed society through its modern means of transport and social intervention such as escalators and the Metro cable.
Private guidance through the City of Medellín
|Day 3 – Thursday 29/12/2022: TOUR OF LIGHTS THROUGH THE METROPOLITAN AREA.||At night we make a tour of lights, where we make a walk through the main avenues to appreciate the various decorations with Christmas lights in the City of Eternal Spring; We visited, the Pueblito Paisa, a replica of a traditional Antioquia village, which has restaurants and shops with handicrafts, this place is recognized for its spectacular panoramic view from the top of Cerro Nutibara, River Parks and Envigado.|
|Day 4 – Friday 30/12/2022: FREE DAY. OPTIONAL GUATAPÉ WITH LUNCH||There will be a transfer to the Municipality, visiting the Old Peñol, a replica of what was the old Guatapé, from there we move to the Piedra del peñol (the entrance is Optional), then, we go on to make a city tour of Guatapé; then we make a walk through the square – church – observation of the plinths on the facades of buildings, it will end with a visit to artisan shops.
Lunch included. Price NAF. 85,- per PAX.
|Day 5 – Saturday 31/12/2022: NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER||Enjoy a delicious New Year’s Eve dinner buffet, in the best style of Medellín, with traditional food, soft drinks, live orchestra, New Year’s toast, thus obtaining a perfect night to say goodbye to the old year and open the door to a new year full of new possibilities.|
|DAY 6 – Sunday 01/01/2023||Free Day|
|DAY 7 – Monday 02/01/2023||Free Day|
|DAY 8 – Tuesday 03/01/2023||Private transportation with Spanish-speaking driver, who will take you to José María Córdova International Airport, to help you connect to your next destination.|
✓ Airfare to Medellín
✓ 7 nights in Medellin
✓ Transfers IN/OUT Medellín
✓ City Tour Comuna 13
✓ Welcome Drink
✓ Tour of lights in the Metropolitan area
✓ New Year’s Eve party at the Hotel
✓ Local souvenir