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Duration: 2 hours
Adventure type: MTB Cross Country
Skills Level: Intermediate
Fitness Level: Three
Group Minimum Size: 1
Group Maximum Size: 8
Starts: Guatapés Casa de Ciclistas

Price: $200.000 COP per person
Family Price: $150.000 per person, min. 3 family members.

This Adventure Requires 24 Hour Notice

Guatapé Backcountry Biking Adventure

Mountain biking in Guatapé, Colombia is an exciting and exhilarating way to explore the stunning natural beauty of the region. Located just a few hours outside of Medellín, Guatapé is home to La Piedra del Peñol and a network of well-maintained trails that wind through the lush green hills and valleys of the Andes Mountains. This adventure is beginner-friendly, but whether you are a seasoned mountain biker or just starting out, a trip through Guatapé’s back country is sure to be an unforgettable adventure.

This is a 2 1/2 hour biking adventure that will take you on a paved back country loop off the typical tourist path over some small rolling hills behind the pueblo of Guatapé past the back side of La Piedra del Peñol.  Here we often see beautiful colorful birds near a small coffee farms.  It’s a spectacular picturesque landscape, with La Piedra del Peñol in the backdrop and 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.

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Guatapé Backcountry Biking Adventure

What to expect

The tour starts at Guatapés Casa de Ciclistas, we’ll mount up and begin by passing through Guatapé, stopping at only a couple points of interests along the way before heading out to the back country.  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 past some artisanal coffee farms located in the shadow of La Piedra. The landscape here is spectacular!  You’ll definitely need your camera!

After we past the coffee farms we will make a quick stop at the base of La Piedra, for some quick photos before heading on to the rest of the route. 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.

General Information

Group Size Adventure:

Normal Itineraries:

Minimum Group: 2.
maximum Group: 8.

Private Itineraries:

Minimum Group: 2.
Maximum Group: 8.

Club Itineraries:

Minimum Group: 2.
Maximum Group: 10.

Departure details

This Adventure starts at Guatapés Casa de Ciclistas Restaurant.

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