Mountain bike tour through charming colonial towns

5 Days Bogotá Mild temperature High Altitude Beginner


This mountain bike tour explores the colonial villages that lay in the heart of the Andean mountains and are beautiful cozy places. This bike tour is perfect for beginner cyclist who want to taste some of the old dusty trails that connect them. With constantly changing landscapes this is the perfect tour to start experiencing Colombia. The savanna surrounding Bogotá is a special place: It is a huge plateau, a very calm landscape filled with green pastures and surrounded by dramatic mountains. Our mountain bike tour trip, ranked easy to intermediate, is great to enjoy this calm place to the fullest. This tour will surprise us more than a few times, dramatic scenery changes are expected all of the sudden during our rides. Our final destination is the beautifully preserved pueblo of Villa de Leyva, that will host for our last two days. We will be transferred back to Bogotá with a good deal of knowledge of the savanna and the campesinos in the area.

Tour Dates

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Bogota

Arrival to Bogota and transfer to Nemocon.

Day 2: Savanna

The savanna will welcome us with a few small challenges ahead set up in a changing landscape. It’s a stage just set up to get us used to riding in the altitude with the green canvas on the landscape contrasted with the yellow soil of the road. Distance: 28km Altitude gain: 600mts

Day 3: Nemocon

After a nice breakfast we will immerse ourselves deep into the lagoon system that make the surrounding towns to Nemocon so green. But this will magically disappear in front of us as all the sudden when we change the green pastures for the sand of the Candelaria desert. In the night we will stay in one of the best preserved colonial monasteries in Colombia. Distance: 54km Altitude gain: 800mts

Day 4: Candelaria desert

Our short stage today will have a panoramic view of the Candelaria desert, this place is really astonishing. A desert at 8000 ft will give us enough places to enjoy ourselves playing with our bikes in the dunes. In the evening we can enjoy the beautiful town of Villa de Leyva. Distance: 25km Altitude gain: 500mts

Day 5: Villa de Leyva

Beside being a lovely town, Villa de Leyva also happens to be one of the best places to ride your bike. In our last day we will take you to explore the surrounding areas wich beside beautiful are going to be thrill. Distance: 30km Altitude gain: 550mts

Amazing scenery

With constant changing landscapes and colors, this tour will keep amaze you

Professional Guides

Our expert staff will make the experience more compelling, taking care of all your needs, and going out of their way to make sure that you have a great time on and off the bike, catering to all your needs.

Rich culture

Boyaca is the heart of cycling culture, and full of charming colonial towns. Its safe to say it is the most romantic side of Colombia.

Great riding

From the green savanna, to the arid red colors around Villa de Leyva, all the tracks have their own speciality.

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Tour Information


August 6th until 10th

    • 4 Nights based on double accommodation
    • 4 Breakfasts
    • Assistance before and during your trip to solve all the travel related doubts you may have
    • Detailed trip information
    • Professionally trained guides
    • Support during the entire route
    • Transportation and luggage transfer during the trip
Not included
    • Airplane tickets
    • Bicycle and equipment. Bicycle hire is available
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Single accommodation
    • Lodging before and after the trip
    • Personal items purchased during the trip
    • Optional activities not scheduled
    • Gratuities for your guides may be given at your discretion in response to their professionalism and leadership. Industry standard is for each individual guest to tip the guide team 5-10% of the trip price.
“Great experience and a lot of fun! Superb logistics and organisation of Cyclota. The beauty of Colombia and friendliness of the people were key take aways and the cycling was merely the vehicle and only a small part of the wonderful experience.”
Nick Stephenson
South Africa

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