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San Gil

Colombia's Adventure Sport Capital

Providing some of the region's best opportunities for paragliding, rappelling, white-water rafting, kayaking, hiking, and caving, San Gil appeals to adventure seekers and nature lovers wishing to escape overcrowded Bogota, located several hours' drive to the south. For a small town in the northeastern section of the country, San Gil packs quite a punch when in come to tourist-oriented activities. A trip to San Gil not only ensures you'll get to try a range of extreme sports, but it also allows you to learn more about the area's history and architecture by exploring the city's centuries-old town square, a popular meeting point and a hub for nightlife. Make San Gil central to your Colombia travel plans using our Colombia road trip planning site .
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Catering to domestic and international tourists, San Gil offers an impressive selection of budget and mid-range options in or near its central district. Since even basic hostels and guesthouses offer clean, spacious, and comfortable rooms, many people never consider staying at a higher-priced hotel. If you do need a bit more pampering during your stay, check into a hotel-resort on the edge of town.
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