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Bogotá is located in the heart of Colombia, right in the middle of the Eastern mountain range, in the widest plateau of the country at 2600m (8530ft). Bogotá is also the business hub of the country, where people from all around the country move to study and work, which makes it a very multicultural city where you can find a piece of every region of Colombia.
Thanks to its privileged location in the mountains, Bogotá has a cool weather that makes it perfect to practice any outdoor activity, especially in its surroundings, traveling to any direction just for 1 hour you can go higher or lower to experience totally different environments, landscapes, and ecosystems, this makes Bogotá an ideal place for outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking, etc.
Biking day tour: BOGOTA – CHOACHÍ BIKING & COFFEE TOUR, 1 DAY (9 HOURS APPROX.)
Choachí is located just 1-hour away from Bogotá, heading east and crossing the eastern hills of the city. This is a town surrounded by mountains, which makes it an ideal place for all types of MTB cycling. Choachi is located at 1800m (5900ft), this means that weather is a lot warmer than in Bogotá, with a perfect altitude and climate for coffee and many fruits that can be found at the region. In Choachí we can also find hotsprings, one of the entrances of Chingaza National Park and the highest waterfall of the country, “La Chorrera”. A small town, with conditions, which creates a paradise for many amateur and experienced mountain bikers of Colombia
Other great location for mountain bikers of Bogotá, located north-east from Bogotá, la Calera is a high and mountainous rural area, very popular for its long hills at high altitude and cold weather conditions, a perfect place to prove your legs, lungs and heart if you are a experienced rider that enjoy testing your body.
Suesca is the rock climbing hotspot of Colombia and also an amazing place for mountain biking. 2-hours north of Bogotá, we find a beautiful natural cliff that creates the perfect place for rock climbing, 2kms long, with walls from 20mts to 130mts, professional and amateur climbers come from all over the country to train here. Mountain biking is the second biggest sport in town, since this rural area has beautiful and impressive mountains with a stunning view of the wall.
COLOMBIAN BIKE JUNKIES CHOICE
Between these and many other sites in Bogotá surroundings, we have chosen Choachí to develop one of the most varied and complete biking tours. The road to Choachí is one of the few roads to go out of Bogotá without any traffic, so we can be there in just 1-hour or less. Also the possibility of adding a coffee tour at the end, the signature of Colombia, makes it a great place to combine adventure, culture and giving our guests the option to know a little bit more of the lifestyle of the countryside of Bogotá.