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 (8,500ft) and is home to a variety of trails and ecoparks, as well as a cypress, pine and rich old growth deciduous cloudforest. On our advanced Cerro Cucurucho mountain biking tour, you’ll descend and connect to 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