Medellin Gastronomic Tour

  • This time, try another type of arepas. Do you prefer the sweet ones or the hearty arepas stuffed with meat?

  • Enjoy delicious sweet Arepas de Choclo, filled with cheese.

  • Watch how arepas are freshly prepared for you.

  • Wander through Envigado’s local market, packed with vegetables, fruits, meat, fish and a lot more.

  • Try your first empanadas with a spicy sauce called Ají.

  • Try your first empanadas with a spicy sauce called Ají.

  • Watch how many people are gathered around the best street food stalls.

  • Finish the tour with a typical Colombian lunch: Bandeja Paisa.

In a Nutshell

  • Visit the pretty town of Envigado, a relaxed and safe neighborhood in the south of Medellín.
  • Come hungry and share typical Colombian snacks on the street with your fellow travel companions.
  • Stroll through a crammed market full of fresh vegetables, fruits, meat, fish and a lot more.
  • Sample exotic juices and fruits you’ve never seen before.
  • If you like, visit some of the area’s very popular antique stores.
  • On your way hear about Colombia’s notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and learn more about Colombia’s history.
  • Have lunch at your guide’s favorite typical Colombian restaurant in Envigado.

Price includes

  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off.
  • Expert guide in English or Spanish.
  • Designated meals and snacks at the various locations.
  • Typical lunch and a beer.
  • Depending on bookings you might be in a small group up to 6 people or by yourself.


Important Information

Please advise any food restriction in advance. Come hungry. Comfortable clothing and footwear are recommended.

Please read our cancellation policy.

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Departure time:
10:00am / 2:00pm

4 hours

* Travelers:
Is your group bigger than 9?

Price Per Person $80.38
Total Price $80.38

As you walk through Colombian cities, you see a variety of snacks, fruits, and juices sold by street vendors and little restaurants. You might have wondered about the ingredients, and what is best to try as oftentimes there are no signs to tell you what is offered. Join our tour to get to know our delicious Colombian food with local fresh ingredients.

We’ll start the Medellin Food Tour at the main square of Envigado, a popular place to relax and enjoy the view of the majestic white church while being surrounded by trees in the midst of the city. Before we start exploring the area and its delicious food, let’s get an insight of the town and its history. Did you know that Pablo Escobar, Colombia’s most successful drug lord, grew up in Envigado?

Next, we’ll walk the short distance to our first stops. Sampling and learning about Colombia´s favorites like buñuelos, arepas and pandebonos it’s hard to choose a favorite. A hearty dish or one of the many sweet goods or a combination of both – there are many options.

We will be surprised about the many different types of arepas, a flatbread made of corn flour. Depending on the meal it can be stuffed or topped with various ingredients. Especially the arepa de choclo is a delicious sweet creation usually eaten with a thick slice of farmer’s cheese. We’ll make sure we don’t miss out on this tasty experience!

Another stop will be at a cart for churros, an addictive fried-dough pastry. There we learn why they are pressed through a star-shaped opening and can ask about churros in different countries.

After, we will walk a little further we arrive at Envigado’s local market, packed with vegetables, fruits, meat, fish and a lot more. Here we get to choose different sorts of exotic juice, typically mixed with water or milk, depending on your preference. We’ll also talk to fruit vendors and learn about different fruits and for what they are used best. Our last stop at the market will be at a fruit stand to sample every fruit you feel curious about.

Back on the street, our taste buds might need a little break, so why not explore the area for a bit and have a look at the many popular antique stores in Envigado before we are ready for another mouth-watering specialty.
We’ll have lunch in an authentic Colombian restaurant with the best bandeja paisa – a traditional lunch of the area with rice, red beans, meat and a lot more. During lunch, it’s also a good chance to try aguardiente, Colombia’s most popular anise-flavored liqueur.

After lunch, you’ll return to your hotel or to another destination you’d like to continue your day in Medellín.

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