The Best Mountain Bike Tours in Guatemala

Mountain Bike Guatemala is the product of years of exploration, racing and guiding in the country. We run the best Guatemala Mountain Bike Tours with personalized itineraries that connect Mayan sites on Mayan trails.

A mere 200 miles wide, Guatemala is home to incredible terrain, culture and biodiversity. Two oceans, 14,000ft volcanoes, and 21 Mayan languages make for a country that is far from ordinary.  Let us show you Guatemala by bike!

Brendan James – Director

Antigua

Antigua

Our base of operations Antigua Guatemala is home to some of the best in the country with hundreds of kilometers of mapped agricultural singletrack.

Lake Atitlán

Lake Atitlán

More than a lake – a region! Living Mayan culture and challenging mountain biking.

Quiché

Quiché

The Mayan heartland. High, pine forested mountains descend into a network of steep, dry canyons loaded with trails to explore.

Los Cuchumatánes

Los Cuchumatánes

This high mountain range is home to technical alpine riding. Some of the biggest mountain bike adventures in Guatemala can be found here.

Tecpán

Tecpán

Home to the Kaqchikel Maya and a strong German influence this pine-forested mountain city has a layered history.

Totonicapán

Totonicapán

The Mayan heartland. High, pine forested mountains descend into a network of steep, dry canyons loaded with trails to explore.

Comalapa – MTB La Manada

Comalapa – MTB La Manada

"Pueblo de pintores y artistas" Este centro Maya se encuentra fuera del mapa turístico tradicional hacia el Lago de Atitlán. Su club local está promoviendo la responsabilidad social con el ciclismo.

Mountain Biking in Comalapa

Mountain Biking in Comalapa

This Mayan town is outside the traditional tourist route to Lake Atitlán. Thier local mountain bike club is promoting social responsibility with cycling.

San Pedro La Laguna

San Pedro La Laguna

This T'zutujil village is steeped with coffee plantations and loaded with ancient rocky paths for mountain biking.

Communal forest of the 48 Cantones

Epic Mountain Bike Tours

With years of experience riding, racing and exploring we are here to show you the best mountain biking in Guatemala.

All the routes we guide are unique to our company. Our itineraries are designed to provide an inside perspective on Guatemala and Mayan culture.

Mountain biking in Guatemala is one of the most immersive ways to see the country – providing a glimpse into everyday life you simply can’t get from traditional travel.

We are not cheap. We rent nice equipment and we pay our employees well. 

The routes we guide are a result of years of exploration and collaboration with the local cycling community in Guatemala.

Learn about our sustainability initiatives and how our efforts are changing the stereotypes of Guatemala – for the better. 

Personalized Guatemala Mountain Bike Tours

Let us know your interests and we will design a stellar muli-day mountain bike tour that balances technical singletrack, volcanic vistas and connects Mayan sites throughout the country.

Looking for an all-inclusive multi-day point to point epic? Contact us and we will put together a package that will fit your ability and budget.

Pick your poison

Guatemala Mountain Biking Regions


A mountainous country with a diversity of micro-climates, Guatemala is quickly becoming a mecca for adventure mountain biking.

14,000 ft

The highest volcanoes

10,000 ft

Alpine Riding – Above Treeline

6,000 ft

Pine Forests

3,000 ft

Tropical Forests

Sea Level

Caribbean and Pacific

Mountain Biking in the Cuchumatánes Mountains Los Cuchumatánes Huehuetenango, Guatemala
 RN-05 Baja Verapaz, Guatemala
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Mountain Biking at San Pedro La Laguna Lake Atitlán Sololá, Guatemala

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3000m + (10,000ft +)

Tierra Helada

Above treeline, Occasional frosts – Guatemala has the best high altitude riding in Central America!

3000m + (10,000ft +)

1700m – 3000m
5500 ft – 10,000 ft

Tierra Fría

Pine forests and cool climates

Tecpán

1700m – 3000m
5500 ft – 10,000 ft

1000m – 1500m
3280 ft – 5000 ft

Tierra Templada

Rich agricultural lands – coffee and fruit trees

Antigua

Lake Atitlán

1000m – 1500m
3280 ft – 5000 ft

< 1000m
< 3280 ft

Tierra Caliente

Tropical climate -Banana and sugar plantations. Guatemala is also home to two oceans – the caribbean and the Pacific.

< 1000m
< 3280 ft

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Los Volcánes

Guatemala has some of the most unique volcanic terrain in the world – with over 20 volcanoes and 3 Active ones.

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2020 Confirmed departures


Custom and one of a kind mountain bike tours featuring the best shuttle-supported singletrack in the country. Our multi-day trips include meals, lodging and cultural visits.

Date Event Category Location
10/26- 11/02

MTB Guatemala Day of the Dead Enduro


10/26 – 11/01 – Join us for 5 days of epic gravity assisted riding in Guatemala along with local celebration and culture!

MTB Guatemala
11/01

MTB Guatemala - Festival de Barriletes Gigantes


11/1/2019 Travesia to the Giant Kite Festival in Sumpango

MTB Guatemala
11/14- 11/16

MTB Guatemala - Travesía Campanabaj - Full MTB Weekend


11/14 – 11/15 – Join us for a full weekend in Totonicapán!

MTB Guatemala
11/22- 12/01

MTB Guatemala Fall Highland Enduro EPIC


Nov 22 – Join us for a week of the best descents in Guatemala in one seriously jam-packed gravity mountain bike itinerary!

MTB Guatemala
11/27- 11/30

MTB Guatemala - Travesía Cuchumatánes Full Enduro MTB Weekend


11/27 – 29 – Enduro Tour / Travesia organized by MTB Guatemala

MTB Guatemala

REVIEWS


Rad bike tours in Guatemala’s less traveled highlands. The raw landscapes and trails will not disappoint. Brendan does a great job of guiding; making sure everything is taken care of, from top notch bikes to custom built routes and comfy hotels.   Read More…

Having ridden with a couple of outfits, let me say without hesitation that if you want to go mountain biking in Guatemala, you definitely want to choose MBG. The bikes they carry are in a totally different league than what’s offered by other tour operators… Read More…

MTB Guatemala is the spot for a unique mountain bike adventure. Brendan and the squad have an impressive depth of knowledge when it comes to the abundant trails in Guatemala. Top that off with dialed-in logistics and authentic experiences in remote villages that you’d never otherwise see.. Read More…

Awesome!! We went on a 5 day Enduro tour. Somewhere north of 100 miles in total. Everything exceeded expectations. We rode all types of trails including some intense unique winding downhill runs like nothing I’ve ridden before. Read More…

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