Thinking of your travel needs and desires, on this private tour we created 2 options:
We can pick you up at your hotel/bnb and departure to the market in a comfortable car or
We can meet you at the entrance #2 of the shopping mall Calima, located one block away from the market.
Once you have chosen the one that fits you better, Paloquemao awaits you! Get ready to dive into the market, it is the real deal; messy and picturesque all at the same time. We will start by the flower aisle, a true hidden gem ! As soon as we walk in, you will be transported by the aroma of thousands of flowers. Be dazzled by the colors and forms of regular and exotic flowers at the first stop of this Paloquemao tour.(From Tuesday to Sunday)
Leave the flowers behind and enter into the labyrinth aisles, you will be enchanted by the colorful stalls and the variety of fresh fruits and vegetables carefully arranged by the vendors, this is a true paradise for local chefs and amateur cooks. We are ready to fill you up with juicy stories, fun facts and personal anecdotes. Also, at this Paloquemao Tour, we will uncover all our local secrets and advice to properly select and eat like a local.
Craving some fruits? It’s time to try them all!
As we walk through the passages, we will teach you how to handpick the fruits that are perfect to eat! As we discover new fruits, we will play fun sensorial dynamics that will allow you to experience our fruits in a unique way, making this Paloquemao tour a great option for family and kids.
Enjoy the buzzing atmosphere of the market as we show you local products, crafts, herbs used for ancestral remedies and delicious food. Follow us, deeper into the market as you discover even more exciting parts like the stalls of head-sized avocados, Asian vegetables and Mexican chillies! You might be thinking “that is a lot of international goods”, well they are and they all grew here!
Want to try true Colombian empanadas and freshly made juices?
We got you covered, follow us into two hidden stores, where we will try freshly made juices of exotic fruits and empanadas. By the way, we have a saying in Colombia “Empanada without a good sauce is not an empanada”, so get ready for a delicious treat: empanadas with special sauces made with diverse local ingredients like: Coffee, uchuva and more!
By the end of this private Paloquemao tour, you will be on a full stomach and a happy heart. Finally, depending on the tour option you chose we will end the tour:
Meeting point: we will end the tour at Paloquemao Farmers Market.
Private car: we will take you back to your hotel/bnb.
During this private Paloquemao tour we are here to answer all the questions you may have, give you great local advice of where to go, eat, dance etc. If you have any special request, let us know, we can always personalize this tour for you!