One of the America’s best kept secrets: Guatemala is home to incredible, terrain, climate and culture. This 7 day itinerary follows old agricultural and trading routes of the Maya connecting the best sights in the country. The riding is technical and raw -unlike anything in the northern hemisphere.
Get ready to see Guatemala like few do.
- Connect the best trails and sights in the country with a unique multi-day route
- Shuttle Assisted – nearly twice the downhill and over 28,000ft of descent!
- 90% off-road and over 40% singletrack
- Visit the Mayan ruins of Ixcimché and Q’umarkaj
- Views of two Active Volcanoes
- See Lake Atitlán for the first time from the saddle of your bike
- Stay in unique and tranquil eco-hotels
- Soak in volcanic hot springs
Places Visited on this Tour
We are offering this tour at three dates for 2019. Spaces are limited! Reserve your spot today!
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Day 1: Antigua Enduro
|29.47km 18.31mi||6,91m 2,268ft||-2,122m -6,962ft||2,529m 8,298ft|
Day 2: Tecpán
|29.47km 18.31mi||902m 2,959ft||-1,074m -3,524ft||2,545m 8,350ft|
Day 3: Tecpán-Pana
|31.29km 19.44mi||722m 2,360ft||-2,224m -7,297ft||2,543m 8,343ft|
Day 4: A very volcanic day!
Heading out of Xela in the morning climb EL Baul Park with a beautiful views of the city - descending from the cross we will connect some of the many mountain bike trails in the park.
A 4km climb will bring us to the town of Cantón CHICUÁ home of Cerro Quemado: our first volcano of the day. This extinct volcanic cone is home to an enormous lava field and many religious sites. Pilgrims come from all over to worship on the burned mountain. We will cross colorful fields of flowers grown for the offerings before descending a rough and loose singletrack.
We meet up with the van for a brief shuttle along the flanks of Volcano Santa Maria packing our lunches before heading to the Santiago Mirador through pastures and cow paths. There we will have lunch at the mirador overlooking the active volcano before snaking back around the mountain catching some of the singletrack along the hiking trail to santa maria before descending down to Zunil (over 1000m of DH) on steep dirt and jeep track.
Shuttle to the Fuentes Georgianas - hot springs and hotel for the night.
|26.37 km 16.39mi||343 m 1,125 ft||-1,681m -5,515 ft||2,872m 9,423ft|
Posada de San Carlos - Antigua
Featuring lush gardens and a terrace, Posada de San Carlos offers four star accommodation in Antigua Guatemala. Located centrally there are many restaurants, bars and shops located a few blocks of the property. The town’s historic Central Park is 100 m from the hotel as well as a handicrafts market within a 5-minute walk.
Posada de San Carlos includes a restaurant cafe and bar. Room service is also available for guests.