"San Gil" San Gil by MalenaN

San Gil Travel Guide: 30 reviews and 87 photos

Many tourists come to San Gil to do outdoor activities. There are plenty of exciting sports to choose among, like rafting, paragliding, bungyjumping, horseback riding, caving, kayaking, rappelling, hiking and climbing.

San Gil is a pleasant town, and with so many exiting things to do it is easy to stay longer than you intended to. I had already stayed longer than I planed to in Venezuela and didn’t want to skip any of the destinations in front of me, so after three nights in San Gil I moved on, but I could easily have stayed longer. Besides all the outdoor activities San Gil has got some nice colonial houses, a beautiful park and a nice central square. San Gil is also near to the lovely small colonial town Barichara.

  • Last visit to San Gil: Jul 2008
  • Intro Updated Apr 18, 2009
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Oct 17, 2013 at 4:31 AM

    I can see you had a good time with your friends from the Hostel! I really love the Trees around this area

  • codrutz's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2011 at 11:23 AM

    The hostel must have been nice, also the main square, and outdoor, San Gil looks like a must visit in Colombia

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    May 18, 2009 at 3:44 PM

    Another helpful page to any first time visitors here.

  • mircaskirca's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2009 at 9:00 AM

    San Gil must be a great place for outdoor activities and exhilarating sports. Tour to the Cueva del Indios sounds like a great adventure. I liked Parque El Gallineral as well!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 21, 2009 at 2:44 AM

    I liked your Cueva del Indios tip. Sounds like a very interesting and adventurous visit. Also Barichara looks like a beautiful town.

  • Sambawalk's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2009 at 3:43 AM

    I like to angle that you take the pics!

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2008 at 3:50 AM

    More great info!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Sep 13, 2008 at 11:13 PM

    interesting transportation-tips and good to see, you were staying in the "best hotel in town " ;-)

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Sep 7, 2008 at 4:20 AM

    Great transportation tips. What a nice hostel. More interest photos on the travelogues.

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Sep 4, 2008 at 12:24 PM

    Useful transportation tips for those who will ever find themselves there...

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