Suarez Canyon Biking Tour, 1 Day
Activities: Mountain Biking, and Culture Exploration.
This is a great mix of adrenaline downhill and leg pumping cross country riding. On our way we will enjoy rich Andean valleys, fertile lands of great natural beauty and a glimpse to traditional Colombian lifestyle. Our 31miles (55km) mountain biking flagship tour is always supported by a 4×4 vehicle.
- Explore incredibly preserved colonial towns.
- Bike through diverse and scenic natural environments.
- Discover the amazing Suarez Canyon.
- Enjoy lunch at the colonial town of Galán next to the Yariguíes National Park.
We start the day at 5,600 feet (1,700 meters) high above the colonial town of Barichara. Descending 17 miles (28km) of downhill biking to the base of the majestic Suarez Canyon we pass through gorgeous landscape of the region’s agriculture. We tour the famous town of Barichara by bike over hand-carved stone streets. Visit cathedrals, spectacular viewpoints and colonial architecture. Here you will see why Barichara is deemed ‘The most beautiful pueblo in Colombia’. Lunch is served at the colonial town of Galan with a great viewpoint of Mt. Uchata part of the Serranía de los Yariguíes National Park. After lunch,, we bring our crew up to an spectacular viewpoint from where we will start a short but enjoyable afternoon downhill, part of our 15 miles (25kms) of rolling cross country bike riding through spectacular Colombian countryside. We finish with a celebratory beer after a full day of adventure! (L)
Professional, Multi-lingual Guides, Private Vehicle Support, Trek and Kona dual suspension bike, and full protective equipment (helmet, gloves, kneepads, elbow pads), hearty lunch, snacks and drinks.
Personal expenses, National Park entrance fees and tips.
This itinerary is subject to change without notice due to seasonal changes and inclement weather conditions.
TRAVEL TIME: Approx. 1 hours each way (depending on traffic)
ACTIVITY DURATION: 4 to 5 hours
SEASON: Year Round
ALTITUDE: 5600 – 1745ft. / 1715 – 532m. above sea level.
WEATHER: Day 59-93ºF / 15-34ºC; Night 53-62ºF / 12-17ºC.
WHAT TO BRING: Hat, running shoes (sandals are NOT an option), sun glasses, layered clothing, sunblock and insect repellent. A fresh change for the drive to the city is recommended.