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African Music Roots Private Tour in Comuna 13, Medellin

Location Medellín, Colombia
$380.00
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
This tour is part of our H.E.A.R.T. Experiences at Impulse Travel - Go deep into Comuna 13 to meet with resilient artists who recovered youth and public spaces through reconnection to their African roots in music, dance, and creativity.
African Music Roots Private Tour in Comuna 13, Medellin
Pickup included
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 5 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in public transportation.
  • Public transportation rides.
  • Typical Colombian snack
  • Knowledgeable guide in Spanish and English
  • Personal expenses
  • Unspecified food and beverages
  • Optional tips and gratuities
  • You will be picked up at your hotel to take you to San Javier, Comuna 13’s entry before moving on to the highest part of the Comuna, Nuevos Conquistadores neighborhood.
  • Escaleras Electricas De La Comuna 13
    At this place, you can see Medellín’s rural outskirts and have a privileged view over Comuna 13 and the entire city. Descending through El Corazón, Independencias, and El Salado neighborhoods you will learn the impressive story of how dances and musical culture helped local youth and led into a more peaceful context. You will understand the dimensions of the transformation as you hear the locals narrating the rough context that they had to face years before due to gang wars, para-military groups, and urban guerillas. To give you a first-hand experience of the activities that held the community together, you will visit Son Bata’s music studio where local musicians recorded one of their hits “ Estamos Melos” and learn how to play it with percussions instructed by the experts. After this easy and enjoyable activity, you can get loose and learn how to dance with one of the best dancers at Son Batá who will lead you into making great steps, easily and in no time!
  • Finally, you will have a local snack before returning to your hotel with the company of our guide.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Taking this tour you will support two local initiatives that rely on tourism to survive. We can arrange private transportation from and to your hotel for an additional cost. The local street artist doesn’t speak English, our guide will serve as translator.
  • We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes and sunscreen.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires good weather.
    If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

    African Music Roots Private Tour in Comuna 13, Medellin

    Location Medellín, Colombia
    $380.00
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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