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Rafting on the River Fonce
San Gil is well known as Colombia’s adventure capital, its most popular activity amongst couples and families alike is white-water rafting. Head out today for a fun-filled experience down the River Fonce with its grade II and III rapids.
Morning pick up from your hotel and transfer approximately 30 minutes to the jetty on the River Fonce. After a short walk to the disembarkation point, you’ll receive a safety briefing and instruction before the rafting begins.
Board the rubber boat and begin your adventure down this freshwater river. Over the course of the 9km ahead, you’ll be plunged straight into the action as you navigate strong Grade III rapids in the first section before meeting gentle waters and then Grade II rapids near the end. Arrive to the San Gil Country Club, which is your destination and disembark. During the activity, you’ll observe riverside forest and typical Santanderean landscapes.
Note this is a half day tour lasting approximately four hours including transportation to and from your hotel. Shared service.
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