Colombian Highlands Cycle 12d, 11n

Cali - Medellin

 

This recreational cycle tour travels through all the highlights in the Central coffee growing region of Colombia.

 

Start in Cali, in the Valley of Cauca region, a vibrant city known as the capital of Salsa.

 

Visit Quindio, the heart of the Colombian highlands and the coffee region and get the chance to have a hands-on experience of the farm to cup process.

 

Enjoy the freedom of exploring quiet back-roads with the chance to get off the beaten track and experience local life first-hand.

 

The security of a dedicated support vehicle gives you the opportunity to take it all in at your own pace and to choose your level of challenge.

 

Cycling distance averages 70-80kms, with the option for extra riding on most days.

 

 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Cali city and Colonial buildings, enhanced by the knowledge of your local guide. 
  • Take a traditional Jeep tour in the Valley of Cauca
  • Cycle quiet roads through traditional villages and countryside in the Cauca Valley and the Quindio highlands
  • Get to experience first-hand the farm to cup process in a tour of some of the world’s most famous coffee producing regions
  • Get off the beaten track into the traditional farming villages of Salamina and Aguadas and see local life first-hand
  • Enjoy stunning downhills and challenging climbs on quiet, cyclist friendly roads
  • Visit the famous Piedra de Peñal and take the challenge to climb all 740 steps for breath-taking vistas
  • Enjoy sharing the Ciclovias of Medellin with local cyclists and commuters.
  • Finish in Medellin, well known for its art and culture.
  • Explore outside the main tourist routes and see the genuine people and culture that make Colombia unique

 

START: Cali, Colombia

  • Located in the Valley of Cauca region, this vibrant city is known as the capital of Salsa

 

FINISH: Medellin, Colombia

  • Known for it's colonial charm and strong arts focus, Medellin is the centre point of the surrounding coffee region and the heart of the coffee revolution in Colombia.

 

INCLUSIONS

  • 11 nights’ accommodation, all breakfasts, 9 dinners and 8 lunches.
  • All entrance fees and activities as listed in the itinerary, including Jeep tour in Cali, Coffee experience in Montenegro and city tour in Medellin
  • All local (private) support vans and staff, plus an English speaking tour leader from Cycle Peru
  • Group timed airport transfer to hotel on day one in Cali
  • Group airport transfer from hotel to airport in Medellin.

 Note: Bike hire additional. Please discuss options with us if you need to hire.

 

PRICE 2017:

  • $2695 USD pp based on twin share
  • $600 USD pp Single Supplement

DEPARTURE DATES 2017:

  • 19-30 July 2017                                   Sorry, Closed

 

Other dates can be set by arrangement, please contact us to discuss.

 

Colombian Highlands Cycle Full Itinerary
Colombia Cycle 2017 Full Itinerary.pdf
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