Tastes and Colors in Colombia

Day 1 / Bogota – Villeta


Staff and crew presentation, documentation inspection and route talk. Departure to Villeta. Climate will change from cold of Bogota at 14 degrees to 27 degrees in the town of Villeta.




Day 2 / Villeta – La Miel River


We will star our ride on an off road path called the river, going into the mountains, finishing our ride at La Miel river. We will leave our motorcycles in a certain point and take boats and finish our day in a very nice hotel.




Day 3 / La Miel River – Medellin


We will leave La Miel River to Medellin, through a paved road, before reaching Medellin we will stop in a small town called Guatape, known for its beautiful scenery of its dam and the view seen from the Peñol Rock.




Day 4 / Medellin (Day Of)


We will have a day of in Medellin, to travel this city awarded for its urban innovation and sustainable development with wonderful places to know. Go up the Metrocable to a library, the Antioquia Museum, Arvy Park, etc. As an option we could ride to Santa Fe of Antioquia, a typical cultural town of Antioquia and go to its West Bridge.




Day 5 / Medellin – Jardin


We will start our ride visiting scenic little towns of Antioquia, to finish in one of the most colorful towns of Antioquia called Jardin, maximum exponent of the “Paisa” culture.




Day 6 / Jardin - Salento


Having for scenery the Cauca river side we will head through a good road to Salento, A beautiful town near the Cocora Valley were we can find the Wax Palm a national Colombian tree.




Day 7 / Salento (Resting Day)


During this day riders will choose from different activities (Enjoys the coffee park, tour on Willis Jeep, visiting Cocora park, a butterfly farm, Muleteer museum or stay and do craft shopping in Salento town).




Day 8 Salento – Manizales


On this day, we will go through typical Little towns of the coffee region: with their houses made of “bareque” and “guadua” filled with colors that grant them a romantic atmosphere filled of Colombian past. The route will lead us to the central mountain range paths to Manizales, on its suburbs we will finish our day enjoying a nice rest on the hot springs of Ruiz volcano.




Day 9 Manizales – Honda


We will go up a rustic off road path to the base of Ruiz Volcano at 4000 meters above sea level, escorted by high mountain volcanic scenery. After a splendid route filled with curves we will descend to old and hot colonial Honda town at the Magdalena river bank.




Day 10 Honda – Bogota


After a small walk through the center of the old colonial town, we will ascend to the east mountain range, we will go of the main road to go through small off road paths with splendid scenery till we reach Utica and from there to Bogota, were we have our goodbye dinner.





Characteristics

80% paved roads 20% off road paths, for medium experienced riders, from short sections of heavy traffic to the loneliness of distant moorlands, were the unexpected can happen. Resting in the best hotels. The opportunity to contact the diverse multicultural Colombia and recreate with all climates of the tropic.

Price

• Rider: USD $ 3.650

• Passenger: USD $ 1.830

• Rider + Passenger: USD $ 5.480

Dates

• April 07 - April 16 / 2018

• June 02 – June 11 / 2018

• October 06 - November 15 / 2018

Period

During the whole year January – December, thanks to climate and weather conditions in Colombia.

 

• Begging of Ride: Bogotá

• End of Ride:  Bogotá

Daily ride

• Between 5 and 8 hours

Distance

• 1.400 kms

Assistance

• English speaking guide

• Mechanic

• Support vehicle

Accommodation

• Double or triple

• Single has extra charge of $ 40 USD per night

Intermediate Riding Level

Included

• Royal Enfiel classic 500 Motorcycle

• Gas and tolls

• High line hotels

• Single rooms will have a daily extra charge of $ 40 USD 

• Breakfast and lunch

• Support Vehicle during the whole trip (for groups of 4 or more passengers)

• Mechanic (for groups over 4 passengers)

• Guides

Not Included

• Airplane tickets

• Activities not specified on the program

• Snacks and beverages

• Alcoholic Beverages

• Dinners

• Personal Spences

• Park entree or other interest site entrees

• Day of or day resting transportation

• Riders Medical Insurance (or Passengers)

• Insurance or evacuation costs in case of accident (global rescue)

• Motorcycle damages in case of accident

Requirements

• Motorcycle driving license

• Current medical insurance

10 days, 10 nights, 2 days resting

 

This wonderful route takes us through mountains, passing from the east mountain range to the central mountain range of the Colombian Andes. This route will surprise each rider with its diversity and scenery colors, as well as the variety of regions and cultures of this lovely country.

Highlights

• La Miel river

• Peñol and Guatapé Rock

• Medellín

• Jardín

• Cocora Valley

• Salento

• Filandia

• Ruiz Volcano

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