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Parapente Chicamocha

Carrera 10 # 8-33 | Parque Nacional del Chicamocha, San Gil 684031, Colombia
+57 7 7243839
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AMAZING first time flying

As I had never flown before, I did not know what to expect. The staff knew exactly how to deal with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marion J
sexually harrassed by sergio during flight (different sergio to the owner)

I was really looking forward to paragliding, having previously done a handglide. I went with 4... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah D
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Parapente Chicamocha, is a company created in 2009, we are focused on the safety and happiness of our customers, we have the largest paragliding pilots group in the region, are athletes dedicated to competition and in constant training, we specialize in the flight over the Chicamocha Canyon and we have a private flight area at 1740 meters above sea level, the highest in the Chicamocha Canyon. All our pilots are certified by the Colombian Air Sports Federation and we have the seal of Colombian Tourist Quality.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Carrera 10 # 8-33 | Parque Nacional del Chicamocha, San Gil 684031, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I had never flown before, I did not know what to expect. The staff knew exactly how to deal with that, explained perfectly everything, and once in the air the guide even adapts the fly to your degree of ease - I even got...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to paragliding, having previously done a handglide. I went with 4 friends. My instructor was Sergio (not one of the owners who is also called sergio), unfortunately he was very unprofessional and made me feel uncomfortable on the flight. He...More

Thank Sarah D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a wonderful experience, the pilots are very professional, they give you the safety to fly, the whole team is very attentive and ready.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They provide the most spectacular experience parapenting high above the Chicamocha Canyon, including bus transport to and from the mountaintop for takeoff and landing. The staff is friendly and helpful. The pilots are all skilled at their craft. I never thought I would jump off...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can't miss this experience. Very professional staff that put your mind at ease for the whole experience. Even though we speak very little Spanish the pilots all have a basic level of English and could communicate well through the whole flight. Breathtaking views of...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

This company was amazing! I felt safe and comfortable from the time they picked me up and dropped me off at my hostel. They thoroughly went through the safety instructions and what to do during take off and landing. The canyon was absolutely stunning to...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The view just of the canyon from where you take off is beautiful. But the trip itself is so relaxing and tranquil. It's 180000 and you get taken to the launch site and back again to San gill. Takes about 5 hours and you get...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Parapente chicamocha are the best choice for paragliding in San Gil - friendly and helpful staff, loads of time in the sky, superb and always felt safe and secure. Will cater for solo and groups and very reasonably priced. Well done 👏🏻

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Sergio G, Propietario at Parapente Chicamocha, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for choosing us, it is very gratifying to know that we are doing well. See you back

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The team is very friendly and they obviously know what they are doing so they make you very confident. Thanks to them I just jumped from the cliff without any fear (despite a slight tendency to vertigo). Then the flight that was supposed to be...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Had an amazing time flying over the chicamocha canyon. Very nice and polite team also giving us the chance to meet other travellers from all over the world!

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matamillan
12 June 2018|
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Response from Sergio G | Property representative |
Hola buenos días la actividad tiene un valor de $180.000 por persona si deseas mas información por favor déjanos saber un correo para contactarte.
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Sam O
2 August 2016|
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Response from Frischwood | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The price was around 180'000 COP, more or less 60 US$ if I'm not mistaken.
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24 April 2015|
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Response from TJBLondon | Reviewed this property |
No recuerdo el costo exactmente, pero entre 150,000 y 200,000 pesos colombianos. El vuelo dura 30 minutos, pero la 'experiencia' duraba varias horas porque hay el viaje entre San Gil y Chicamocha..
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