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Cycling Colombia

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Cycling Colombia

This exciting tour of Colombia is challenging with plenty of climbing but the rewards are spectacular as you ride past coffee and banana plantations in the stunning mountains.    

  • Style: Guided Small Group Cycling Tour
  • Duration: 13 days/12 nights
  • Starts in: Bogotá
Guide Price £2949
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Highlights:
  • Traffic free cycling in Bogotá
  • Visit the astonishing Salt Cathedral
  • Mountainous coffee region
  • Visit working fruit farms
Itinerary:

Day 1 Bogotá  
Arrive at any time with the rest of the day at leisure.  

Day 2 Bogotá  
Enjoy 'ciclovia', Bogotá's weekly car-free event where many parts of the city are closed in the interests of leisure and togetherness.  

Day 3 Bogota to Buga  
This morning, visit the incredible Zipaquira Salt Cathedral set within a salt mine before transferring to the airport. Fly to Cali before transferring on to Buga, one of the oldest settlements in the area.  

Day 4 Buga to Roldanillo  
Ride past sugar cane and fruit trees next to the Cauca River as you make your way to Roldanillo. If the weather is good, there is a chance to see the snow-capped mountains of the Central Cordillera.  

Day 5 Roldanillo to Zaragoza  
Enjoy more beautiful landscapes today on mostly flat roads. Make the most of the views as the next few days will be hilly!  

Day 6 Zaragoza to Pueblo Tapao
Cycle out of town to your first testing climb of the tour as you ascend scenic roads to Alcala, in coffee plantation country. After lunch, ride past bamboo trees, banana plantations, beautiful flowers and the town of Montenegro, before arriving in Pueblo Tapao for an afternoon swim.  

Day 7 Pueblo Tapao to Calarca
Today's ride is through more coffee, banana and pineapple plantations with some short, steep climbs in places.  There is lots of time to admire the views and plenty of rewarding descents to enjoy, especially the last section into Barcelona.  

Day 8 Calarca to Boquia  
The vast majority of today is uphill, but is broken up with stops at the Coffee Experience Tour, Quindio Botanic Gardens and the town of Calarca.  

Day 9 Boquia to Salento    
An optional day of riding a tough 1,000m climb,  having a walk in the Cocora Valley or a taking the chance to relax at the ranch,

Day 10 Salento to Cerritos  
After a tough climb out of Boquia, head to the pretty coffee town of Filandia, one of the most charming places in Colombia. After visiting the town, take a fabulously scenic road to Quimbaya before an onwards ride to Cerritos.  

Day 11 Cerritos to Anserma  
Today is brilliantly varied as you descend to rivers, ride on flat roads between sugar cane and climb towards the highland town of Anserma.  

Day 12 Anserma to Chinchina  
After breakfast, your last ride starts with some hilly sections towards Risaralda, before a fun descent to the river. Earn your finish in the heart of coffee country with a few steep sections to Chinchina for a well deserved farewell dinner.  

Day 13 Chinchina to Bogatá  
After breakfast, transfer to Pereira airport to fly back to Bogotá where the trip ends.    

Departs:
Selected departures, Sep-Dec 2020 & Jan-Mar & Sep-Dec 2021.  

Prices
Guide Price £2949
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Inclusions
  • 10 nights simple accommodation and 2 nights in local ranches
  • 12 breakfasts & 11 dinners
  • Bike hire
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/01/2019 to 31/01/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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