San Gil

Town:San Gil
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    Top Descriptions

    Famous for being capital of extreme and adventure sports, small, colonial San Gil has more to offer than it would first appear. Though quaint, safe and unimposing, the town itself doesn’t have as much to offer as other locations in the country, and while some facilities are really quite good there’s not such a wide array on offer. But you’re not here to eat or to visit museums. It is the surrounding natural environment that draws the tourists – the powerful rivers and beautiful deep canyons. If you’re here to get stuck in, then San Gil offers excellent value for money. – Daniel
     
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    Top Tips

    The Suarez river is an excellent places to do some . The operators that run the tours there really do offer a great package and are completely professional.
    Look no further than the Chicamocha Canyon to go . Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, it’s hard not to be impressed by that landscape when you’re soaring above it.
    Should all that excitement drain you and you want a quieter day out, consider visiting the beautifully preserved colonial town of . Even offers a good deal of tranquillity within San Gil town.
     
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    The Location

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      Name in local script:San Gil
      Also known as:Colombia’ s Adventure Sport Capital
       
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      Environment type:canyon, hill, mountain, river, woods
      Location type:rural, town, village
       
      Religion type:Catholicism

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      How much will it cost us?

      Currency:Colombian Peso (COP)
      Average daily budget:COP148,000

      When should we go there, and for how long?

      Average time taken:4 nights
      High season:December, January, June, July
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        Language(s):English, Spanish
        Timezone:UTC-05:00
        Country calling code:57

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          What are the numbers and averages?

          Number of attractions visited:6
          Travel time to attractions:45 minutes
          Travel time to next location:7 hours, 45 minutes
           
          Altitude:1,114m
          Population:42998
          Size:150km2

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