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Mountain Bike Colombia’s Camino de Oropendolas

from $95

Details

Duration: 6 Hours
Adventure type: MTB XC (Cross Country)
Skills Level: Intermediate
Fitness Level: Two
Group Minimum Size: 2
Group Minimum Size: 10
Starts: Guatapés Casa de Ciclistas
Extras: Relax and Ride back in a traditional Colombian “Escalara” for a small extra charge.

About This Adventure

Colombia is a country made for adventure cyclists!  If you have a passion for Mountain Bike adventures and love photographing nature, then this is a MTB downhill adventure rich in biodiversity, spectacular landscapes, and wildlife.

Colombia is the second most biodiverse country on the planet, just after Brazil. Colombia is, #1 in bird diversity, with 1878 bird species counted!  Its also #1 in species of orchids with 4270 counted, and #2 in plant and butterfly diversity. Colombia is also 3rd with the most diversity of monkeys.

This Mountain Bike Cross country adventure will have you riding off-road on a trails known for having massive bird and monkey populations including 2 kinds of Oropendolas. The adventure also takes you past hidden waterfalls with spectacular vistas and jungle backdrops.

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colombia cycling adventure
colombia cycling adventure

So grab your camera because this is the ultimate Colombia wildlife Mountain Biking Adventure, and it’s just one more reason to Take the Challenge, and Ride Colombia!

This is a single day cycling adventure starting from Guatapé.

Included

  • Support Vehicle Services
  • Bike handling and tech assembly services
  • Use of a well maintained hard tail MTB bike should your bike fail and our tech is unable to find the parts to fix it.
  • Bike tech services by our tech while on the adventure
  • Breakfast at Casa de Ciclistas
  • An English / Spanish Speaking Guide
  • Medical Insurance for the adventure
  • Sports Hydration and Bottled Water
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on the adventure and Bocadillos, (Colombian cycling snacks)
  • Hospitality and Accommodations

Not Included

  • Climbing Fee’s for La Piedera del Peñol
  • Fees for optional side attractions not included in the adventure.
  • Items you may wish to purchase while in Colombia
  • Bike tech labor fees, parts, or services provided by a third party shop or bike tech that may be needed while on the adventure due to a failure.

Bookable Extras

  • Airport Pickup and Drop-off
  • Hotel fees before the adventure in Guatapé or other places not included in the adventure or after the adventure.
  • Photographer / Videographer Rider
  • Tubing down the Guatapé River

What to expect

This is one of the most biodiverse regions of the world.  This one or two day adventure is really designed for cyclist who crave getting out and exploring nature, focusing on photography and seeing wildlife!  You will find yourself riding a MTB bike off-road in search of spectacular vistas, monkeys, a multitude of very colorful tropical birds. You’ll see spectacular vistas and even have a chance to relax in waterfalls and rivers before continuing on. 
Your definitely going to need your camera, and perhaps a swimsuit! Your guide will point out various points of interest, offer cultural and historical insight, as well as point out the presence of exotic wildlife spotted on the trip. The multi-day version of this adventure also takes you to a small artisanal coffee and cacao farm where, you’ll learn about how chocolate is made and you will actually make some of your own.

This Cycling Adventure starts in Guatapé Casa de Ciclistas.  Breakfast is included in the tour.  After breakfast your ride guide will give you a ride orientation, and assist you with fitting your bicycle and helmet, for the adventure. The guide will also make sure you have water and a power snack for the ride.
The ride also offers a couple bookable extras for those wanting to go tubing on the river or take a nature walk.

Adventure Highlights

Enjoy Breakfast at Casa de Ciclistas Guatapé, Colombia

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You’ll see hundreds of colorful birds, often times various species of monkeys and other Colombian wildlife on this adventure.

Adventure Group Sizes:

Normal Itineraries:

Minimum Group: 2.
maximum Group: 8.

Private Itineraries:

Minimum Group: 2.
Maximum Group: 8.

Club Itineraries:

Minimum Group: 2.
Maximum Group: 10.

What’s Included

What’s Not Include

What To Take

  1. Comfortable clothes to cycle in, loose or stretchable materials are your best choice.
  2. Lite day or cycling pack
  3. Stuff-able windbreakers / rain jacket, just incase the weather changes.
  4. Tennis Shoes or Cycling Shoes.  Sandals and Flip-flops are discouraged on this adventure due to riding conditions.
  5. Photographic gear or a smartphone with a really good camera!!
  6. Small Lite Drones if you have one!!
  7. Power snacks, especially if you have particular dietary needs or preferences.

Departure details

This Adventure starts at Guatapés Casa de Ciclistas Restaurant.

Additional information​

  • Confirmation Will Be Received at Time of Booking.
  • This Activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Adventures Operate in all Weather Conditions
  • The Casa de Ciclistas Restaurant is Located at the Entrance of Town Across the Main Street from the Municipal Parking lot, Follow the Dirt Road, Next to the Ferroagro Hardware Store.
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Meet your guide at Casa de Ciclistas

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Mountain Biking in Colombia is the best way to fully experience the country’s stunning natural beauty and warm hospitality. We invite you to join us, on a fully supported cycling adventure here in Wild Colombia to visit places that can only be seen on two wheels.

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