Cerro Cuchurucho is our go-to cross country tour in Antigua Guatemala. Also known as Corazón de Agua (the heart of the water) Cerro Cucurucho rises to to 2600m and is home to a variety of trails as and ecoparks – as well as cypress, pine and rich old growth deciduous cloudforest. On our advanced Cerro Cucurucho mountain biking tour you’ll your descent and connect some of the best cross country riding above the colonial city.
Our Cerro Cucurucho Mountain biking tour is a varied and rugged cross country loop that begins with a tough 7km climb up from Antigua. We will switchback up steep 4×4 roads through coffee plantations. Entering the forest at 2000m we will follow the course of a local XC race crossing several ravines and rivers with steep switchbacking climbs. The final descent is fast furious finishing with an urban downhill through the streets of Antigua.
Cool, shady pine forest riding
Ride through an active coffee finca
Views of Acatenango, Agua and the Active Fuego Volcano
Departs and finishes from Antigua, Guatemala
Day Tour Details
All our day tours start and finish from Antigua – please let us know your hotel and will be happy to meet you there!
A high quality bike is included with your tour (2 years old or newer).
Prices vary by number of people in your group – tour prices go down with groups of 2 or more people.
Bringing your own bike? Ask about our discounts. Small snacks / water will be provided for your tour as well as mechanical assistance.
Our mountain bike day tours can be reserved with a non-refundable deposit of 50% – the remainder to be paid before the tour leaves.
Why Ride With Us?
The Mountain Bike Guatemala Difference With years of experience riding, racing and exploring in Guatemala, all our routes are carefully designed and unique.
We are direct.
When you book a trip through us, there are no middlemen – no “in country partners”. We work directly with all accommodations and keep our costs honest.
Ride like a local.
We can connect you with local cycling culture and cycling events like no other travel company.
We are reliable.
When timelines and punctuality matter, we cut the riff-raff and get you out and riding.
All we do is Mountain Biking
We are rider run mountain biking only operation. Which means we focus on what we do well and do it the best.
The best equipment
We include modern equipment and bicycle rentals. All of our rental bikes are 2019 or newer and are professionally maintained and serviced.