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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.

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

  • Bike Rental (if needed)
  • Helmet
  • Breakfast at Casa de Ciclistas
  • An English / Spanish Speaking Guide
  • Accident Insurance
  • Sports Hydration & Bottled Water

Not Included

  • Hotel Transportation to the clubhouse
  • Transportation to or from Guatapé 

Bookable Extras

  • Relax and Ride back in a traditional Colombian “Escalara” for a small extra charge.

Photos From This Adventure

Duration: 6 hours

What to expect

This Rock & Road Riders Club, Cycling Adventure starts in Guatapé at the Casa de Ciclistas, restaurant & cafe. The clubhouse is located near the entrance of town, across from the main city parking lot, and is down the dirt path, next to the Ferroagro hardware store. Once there, just follow the signs to the clubhouse entrance on the waterfront.

Breakfast at the clubhouse is included in the tour. After breakfast your guide will give an 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.

This adventure is really designed for cyclist who share a passionate love for nature, photography and wildlife!  On this adventure you will find yourself riding a bike off-road in search of spectacular vistas, monkeys, and a multitude of very colorful tropical birds. You’ll see spectacular vistas and even have a chance to relax in a waterfall 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.

The return is an uphill climb that we all enjoy, but it’s long!  However if you prefer we can all take a traditional Colombian Escalara, (a very colorful bus) back up the hill.  There is a small additional charge for this service based on the local rate.

All our tours are insured by Colombian medical insurance so you can ride with confidence knowing you’re in safe hands.

Adventure Highlights

  • Breakfast at Colombia’s Casa De Ciclistas Home of the Rock & Road Riders Club in Guatapé.
  • Experience breathtaking views of the wild countryside of this magnificent back road adventure.
  • Go swimming at some beautiful waterfalls.
  • Enjoy a traditional Colombian lunch included with the tour.
  • You’ll see birds, often times monkeys and other Colombian wildlife on this adventure.

Adventure Difficulty Rating

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Blue Diamond Challenging

Mixed ground conditions paved and packed dirt with moderate uphill climbs.

Adventure Type

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This is a MTB cross country Adventure

Group Size:

Minimum 2
Máximum 10

Deposit:

$50 COP

What’s Included In this Adventure

  • Breakfast
  • Sports Hydration & Water
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Helmet
  • Medical Insurance
  • Skilled and Experienced Guide & Machanic

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Items you may wish to purchase from stores or vendors
  • Return Automotive Transportation (Extra)
  • Drinks & Snacks
  • Extras such as gratuities you may wish to offer to people you meet on the
    adventure.

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.

What not to take

  1. This is an off road adventure not appropriate for infants,  really young children or pets.
  2. No drugs

Departure details

This Adventure starts at Guatapé’s Casa de Ciclistas

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 Clubhouse 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 the Rock & Road Riders Club Restaurant & Cafe in Guatape.

Book Your
Adventure Today!

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 Colombia to visit places that can only be seen on two wheels.

Wild Colombia Is Paradise for Adventure Cyclists

What makes our biking adventures different than typical cycling tours offered in Bogota, or Medellin?  No routine rides through predictable places or crowed tourist zones!  Mountain Biking is an adventure or it’s nothing at all!

Colombia is a wild destination for adventure seekers!  In terms of Colombia’s  raw beauty, biodiversity, wildlife, culture, beaches, the Amazonia’s and the mountainous regions of the Andes, Colombia excels at offering out of the way places for amazing and spectacular places for Mountain and Gravel biking adventures.  

Our focus is on sharing Colombia’s greatest hidden gems & discoveries with you.   This means exploring off the beaten path places and avoiding the typical touristy stops, so you can experance stunning natural views, ride along mountain ridges, swim at hidden waterfalls, photograph wildlife and escape to wild Colombia by bike, where adventure truly awaits you.

All our itineraries are custom created, well organized and offer totally supported well appointed transportation so you can ride as much as you’d like, rest when you need to  and explore in safety knowing you’ll have a stress free experience.

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