Difficulty
Medium
fitness
7/10
Technical
9/10
Distance
16.84km (10.5mi)
Ascent
427m (1,400ft)
Descent
-944m (-3,228ft)
Max Alt.
2529m (8298ft)
Riding Time
3-4 hrs

Ride a dry lava river and descend the steep slopes of the enormous Agua Volcano on this enduro mountain bike tour in Antigua Guatemala. The route follows ancient and raw agricultural singletrack that start high on the flanks of the volcano – descending through orchards of Níspero fruit and coffee plantations.

Highlights:

  • Ride a dry lava river of slickrock
  • Descend over 3000′ through fruit and coffee plantations
  • Follow deep, eroded trails – that are are hundreds of years old.

Níspero is a sweet, orange fruit that was brought to Guatemala from Spain. Harvested by monks on the flanks of the Agua Volcano and used to produce a sweet wine – nispero are usually harvested in Guatemala around October.

Day Tour Details

All our day tours start and finish from Our Shop in Antigua.

Prices vary by number of people in your group – tour prices go down when more than 2 people book!

Bringing your own bike? No problem for all others  bicycle rentals rates vary by quality  / type of bike included on your tour.

Small snacks / water will be provided on your tour – restaurant stops are optional (although highly recommended) and are not included in the tour price.

Have a Question?

Want to talk it over? -Need clarification on anything about this tour – just reach out below!

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DistanceAscentDescentMax Altitude
16.84km
10.5mi
427m
1,400ft
-944m
-3,228ft
2529m
3,229ft

DAY TOUR DETAILS

ARRIVAL / DEPARTUREWe run this tour from our shop in Antigua

Monkey Bike Shop
14a Calle Oriente #14
La Fuente Locale 15
Antigua, Guatemala

Arriving internationally? let us know if you would like us to pick you up at the airport

MEALS
We know some of the best places in town for grub that are both safe and delicious. – We offer stops as part of our itinerary however the cost of the meals is not included.
INCLUDED
Snacks, waterProfessional Guide
Transportation  / Shuttle & Driver
Kick-Ass Bike Rental
NOT INCLUDED
Airfare
Meals

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I have to carry all my stuff with me for the whole trip?

Nearly all of our trips are accompanied by support vehicle and professional driver  who will meet with us at checkpoints throughout the day.  The support vehicle will carry supplies / spare parts and water. If you would like to leave anything in the vehicle such as extra layers rain gear camera etc. you are more than welcome.

Where will my bike be kept overnight?

All of the hotels that we partner have a storage area where we will secure the bikes overnight. If you are especially attached to your bike you can bring it into your hotel room at night.

Are food/snacks provided?

On our day tours we supply light snacks such as energy bars and fruit and water. Multi-day tours include breakfast and lunch. Dinners are on your own. If you would like a recommendation for a place to eat or would like to dine as a group we can make that happen!

Will my dietary restrictions be accommodated for?

All of our snacks / picnic lunches include a vegetarian option. If you have any other dietary restrictions please let us know when you are booking your tour.

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