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About This Tour

This 2 1/2 hour biking adventure will take you on a paved backcountry loop off the typical tourist path over some gentle rolling hills and valleys behind the pueblo of Guatapé and around the back side of La Piedra del Peñol.  Here you’ll see beautiful tropical birds in the areas small coffee regions, spectacular picturesque landscapes, of the La Piedra del Peñol and of the archipelago of islands surrounding the area. You’ll leave Guatapé with a camera bursting full of colorful photos and lasting memories of your adventures here in Colombia.

Included

  • One of our well maintained MTB Bicycles
  • Helmet
  • Breakfast or Lunch at Casa de Ciclistas
  • Medical Insurance for the trip
  • Bottled Water and Sports Hydration 
  • Professionally trained English / Spanish speaking guide, ride buddy and mechanic

Not Included

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

Bookable Extras

  • No Extras
Know before you go
Duration: 2 1/2 hours

Tour Map

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What to expect

The tour starts with breakfast or lunch depending on the hour you wish to start the tour (included in the tour) at the Casa de Ciclistas, Restaurant & Cafe, in Guatapé. The Clubhouse, is located near the entrance of town, across from the large city parking lot, and next to the Ferroagro hardware store. Once there, just follow the signs down the little trail till you get to our private entrance.

After lunch, we’ll mount up and begin by passing through Guatape, stopping at only a couple points of interests along the way before heading out to the backcountry.  Your guide will help you with photos, and sharing their knowledge of the history and culture of Antioquia with you.
There’s a beautiful Monasterio  on the route, we will visit, called Monasterio Hermanas Benedictinas El Paraclito Divino.
After visiting the Monasterio, we’ll hit the trail again passing through some lush mountain farm land, streams and landscapes as we make our way to an artisanal coffee farm located in the shadow of La Piedra. The landscape here is spectacular! If you’re a coffee lover you’re in for a real treat!

Here you’ll learn first hand about the culture and life of a Colombian Campesino. From seed to cup, you’ll be given an an opportunity to experience life as a small Artisanal coffee farmer in Colombia. Then you’ll produce and sample some amazing coffees and walk the coffee fields. You’ll definitely need your camera!

After your visit to the coffee farm we will make a quick stop at the base of La Piedra, for some quick photos before heading on to the rest of the trip. This adventure is perfect for people who are visiting Guatape for just one day. It will leave you with a more complete appreciation for the magic of Antioquia and some of its secrets, hidden in the natural beauty of its landscapes.

Highlights
  • Enjoy lunch (included in the tour) on the waterfront at Guatapé’s Casa De Ciclistas, Home of the Rock & Road Riders Club.
  • Experience breathtaking views of La Piedra del Peñol and the picturesque countryside of this magnificent archipelago.
  • Stop at a Monasterio, as you pass through spectacular vistas with colorfully painted traditional Colombian homes, coffee farms, streams, inlets, waterfalls and see many of the exotic tropical birds of the region.
  • This adventure will take you over a beautiful suspension bridge. If you choose you can even jump off the bridge and go for a swim.

Adventure Difficulty Rating

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Easy Green Circle

Easy with gentle rolling hills and moderate climbs.

Adventure Type

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This is a MTB cross country Adventure

Group Size:

Minimum 2
Máximum 10

Deposit:

$50 COP

What to take

Choosing clothing for your bike trip is a very personal choice. Everyone has their own system, but there are some items we strongly recommend you consider before your ride.

A Light Weight Rain Jacket

Weather in Guatape is often unpredictable and rain can come anytime. It’s best to be prepared.

Shorts and a T-Shirt

Shorts & T-Shirts are perfect.

Footwear

Tennis Shoes or Cycling Shoes are best! Footwear to avoid are sandals, flip-flops, and old shoes with the bottoms separating.

Departure details

This Adventure starts at Guatapé’s Casa de Ciclistas

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adventures Operate in all weather conditions
  • There is no minimum number of clients required for booking.
  • 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 cycling adventure guide at the Casa de Ciclistas Restaurant & Cafe in Guatape.

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Cycling 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.

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Cycling is at the core of all our adventures, not because we are hardcore cyclists, but because we are hardcore explorers!  What makes our adventures different is that we focus on discovery and sharing by capturing images of the wildlife, natural resources, culture and the beauty of Colombia!  To us a camera is an essential piece of biking equipment.

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