Colombia Paragliding information
Lonely Planet review
Bucaramanga's most popular sport is paragliding. The hub for this high-flying activity is atop the Ruitoque mesa. Colombia Paragliding offers 15-minute tandem rides for COP$50,000, or go all-out and become an internationally licensed paragliding pilot; 10-day courses including lodging begin at COP$1,900,000. Owner/instructor Richi speaks English and also runs Nest hostel and is co-owner of Kasa Guane Bucaramanga (KGB).