San Gil Colombia Tours and Activities

Becoming known as one of the new adventure sport capitals of the world, there are few places like San Gil Colombia if you are looking excitement and want to immerse yourself in some seriously breathtaking landscapes. Within just a few kilometers of San Gil there are a number of exciting outdoor extreem sport activities.

 

Rio Fonce, Rio Chicamocha and the mighty Rio Suarez have the best white-water rafting and kayaking in all of South America. Go Paragliding at Las Vueltas and Chicamocha Canyon, go camping, practice rock climbing and waterfall rappelling at Juan Curí Falls. Love mountain biking? How about a pulse quickening 50 km, 2000 m vertical decent downhill with spectacular scenery inside Chicamocha Canyon?

 

If you want to relax in between your San Gil adventures, stroll through beautiful colonial towns like Girón, Barichara and Guane. If you prefer a little more adventure, swim under a stunning waterfall at Juan Curí, or take part in one of the many activities available at Chicamocha National Park, one of the most spectacular canyons on the planet. The combination of so many exciting outdoor activities, breathtaking landscapes, a relaxed atmosphere and friendly locals make San Gil a hard place to leave - and definitely one of the best places in Colombia to visit for a vacation.

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San Gil

San Gil, also known as the "Pearl of Fonce," is a place where you will experience contact with nature, adventure and history. Founded in 1689, San Gil was officially named the tourism capital of the Santander Region thanks to its numerous outdoor activities including rafting, caving, kayaking, Paragliding, waterfall repelling, mountain biking and hiking.

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Bucaramanga - San Gil

Day1

 

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We will meet you at Bucaramanga's Palonegro International Airport. From there we will take a scenic 2 1/2 hour drive to your hotel in San Gil, passing by Chicamocha Canyon National Park on the way.

 

Option 1 - Stop at Chicamocha National Park: If you would like to explore Chicamocha National Park instead of going straight to San Gil, see the "Enhance your experience" tab to take advantage of the activities available in Chicamocha Canyon National Park (a.k.a. Panachi).

 

Option 2 - We drive straight to San Gil: If you chose not to stop at Chicamocha, and depending on when your flight arrives in Bucaramanga, we could arrive in San Gil around noon. You'll have time to grab some lunch then stroll through beautiful Parque el Gallineral  Parque el Gallineral. Other activities are possible on this day including visiting the majestic Cascadas de Juan Curí Cascadas de Juan Curí. See the "Enhance your experience" tab to select this activity or browse other activities and short trips available on this day.

 

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San Gil - Barichara - Guane

Day04

 

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Barichara is often called the most beautiful small town in Colombia. As we stroll through its narrow coble stoned streets, white washed buildings, exquisitely carved stone walls and facades, we are sure you’ll not argue this point. In Barichara, we will visit the Casa de Cultura to view a small exhibition of local historical interest and archaeological finds, the Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción, Catedral Jesús Resucitado, with the cemetery next to it, and Iglesia de Santa Bárbara for some nice views of Barichara below.

 

Before our trek to Guane down the Camino Real, we’ll stop for lunch at the famous “Color de Hormiga” restaurant. Here you can sample various dishes featuring the primary delicacy of the region, Hormigas Culona (basically large fried ants). If large ant "culonas" are not your thing, the restaurant has a number of other delicious insect free dishes as well.

 

The tiny historic village of Guane is absolutely beautiful with its cobbled streets and whitewashed houses with red tiled roofs. Besides leisurely strolling through the town and enjoying the peace and tranquility (and meeting the friendly locals), we'll visit the main plaza, Iglesia Santa Lucia and the Parroquia San Isidro where the Museo Paleontológico y Arqueológico is located.

 

asterisk For those who are not up to the 9km (5.5 miles) trek to Guane down the Camino Real, public transportation using the newly paved road connecting the two towns is available (only takes 15 min and costs less than $3). Transportation for all will be provided for returning to Barichara.

 

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Day5 San Gil - Bucaramanga - Bogotá

 

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meal (B)

 

After breakfast we drive 90 minutes to Palonegro International Airport.

 

This doesn't have to be the last day. There are so many activities and short trips available in the San Gil area. Consider adding extra days and activities.

 

Enhance Packages



Asterisk The itinerary may change according to climate conditions.

 

 

Add Activities and short trips: Make your San Gil Adventour even more interesting with these add-on activities. Simply choose the ones you like and we will automatically add them to your package.

Add extra days: As long as you are so close, consider adding one or more extra days to that part of the itinerary to accommodate extra activities and short tours.

 
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San Gil + day(s)

If you are an adventure lover, San Gil is the place to be. Rapidly become THE adventure sport capital of the world, prepare to be flooded with excitement and adrenalin and some of the most beautiful landscapes you've ever seen. Consider adding extra days to experience all San Gil has to offer.


Included:

• Accommodations for extra night(s)

• Breakfast(s)

• Transportation to/from any new   activities or short tours

 
Price for a minimum of 2 guests traveling together
+ US$ 120
per person
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San Gil

Rafting the Rio Fonce (Level III)

2 - 3 hours

White-water rafting is like a wild roller-coaster ride, but twice as much fun. This option runs down a slightly calmer part of the Rio Fonce, so it's appropriate for beginners - but make no mistake, you'll still be treated to a wild and thrilling adventure.

 

Included:

• Expert bilingual rafting guide

• Full equipment

• Accident insurance

• Lunch, snacks, fruit juices, coffee   and water

 

Price for a minimum of 2 guests traveling together

+ US$ 15
per person
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San Gil

Rafting the Rio Fonce

(level III+)

4 hours

This rafting plan is for those with some experience or for healthy adventurers looking for extra thrills. Rapids are faster and more intense than level III. Riders must know how to swim.

 

Included:

•Expert bilingual rafting guide

• Full equipment

• Accident insurance

• Lunch, snacks, fruit juices, coffee and water

Price per person for a minimum of 2 guests traveling together
+ US$ 40
per person
San Gil Rio Fonce Rafting colombia

San Gil

Rafting Rio Fonce

(level IV+)

4 hours

For this rafting plan, white-water rafting experience is required; riders must be in good physical condition, must know how to swim, and ages 12 and older. This option is pure rolling thunder - enjoy the ride!

Included:

• Expert bilingual rafting guide

• Full equipment

• Accident insurance

• Lunch, snacks, fruit juices, coffee   and water

 

Price for a minimum of 2 guests traveling together

 

+ US$ 40
per person
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San Gil

Chicamocha Mountain Biking Tour

8 hours

This spectacular ride starts at 6,000 feet above the floor of Chicamocha Canyon, the second deepest canyon on earth. The ride dives down twisting trails, passing waterfalls, coffee and tobacco farms.

Included:

• Expert bilingual biking guide

• Bike rental and full equipment

• Lunch and refreshments

 

Price for a minimum of 2 guests traveling together

 

+ US$ 80
per person
San Gil Chicamoche Paragliding colombia

San Gil

Paragliding Chicamocha Cañon

3 hours

Paragliding in Chicamocha National Park will likely be the highlight of your vacation. The flight takes off from one of the highest points over the canyon (more than 3,000 ft). Thermoclines permitting, the flight can last 30 minutes or more.

 

Besides paragliding, Chicamocha has a fantastic theme park with a variety of attractions and activities, including spelunking, hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking, rafting and rock climbing.

 

Included:

  • • Expert paragliding pilot
  • • Lunch and beverages
  • • Necessary gear
  • • Transfer to/from hotel
 
Price per person for a minimum of 2 guests traveling together
+ US$ 85
per person

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Bogotá to San Gil Adventure Tour 7 days

Destinations

Bogota, Zipiquirá, Villa de Leyva

San Gil, Barichara, Guane

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Total investment per person

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US$ 400

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  • Wet sauna and steam room
  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
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