Easy
Difficulty
3/5
fitness
2/5
Technical
21.70 km (13.49 mi)
Distance
1,932m (6,339 ft)
Max Alt.
No
Shuttle Support

Meander through coffee and fruit plantations and climb steep agricultural singletrack at the foot of the enormous Auga Volcano. This Antigua cross country day tour leaves right from our shop in town and has an enjoyable balance of climbing and descent. The length of the loop depends on just how much climbing you want to do and can be extended based on fitness. This route is a local favorite is a great introduction to the sandy volcanic terrain here in Antigua.

Highlights

  • Great intermediate level tour for average riders
  • Smooth, Sandy singletrack
  • Ride through coffee, nispero and fruit trees
  • Amazing views of Agua, Acatenango and the active Fuego Volcanoes

Group Rates

1-2 PPL3-5 PPL6+ PPL
$85 USD
/person
$80 USD
/person
$75 USD
/person

 

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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!

Prices vary by number of people in your group – tour prices go down with groups of 2 or more people.

Bringing your own bike? No problem! For all others a high-quality bicycle rental is included in the price of the tour.

Small snacks / water will be provided for your tour as well as mechanical assistance.

Day tours are reserved with a non-refundable deposit of 50% – the remainder to be paid before the tour leaves.

Additional information

Riding StyleXC

Los Nispéros XC Day Tour

DistanceAscentDescentMax Altitude
 21.70 km
13.49 mi
846 m
2,776 ft
-846 m
-2,776 ft
1,932m
6,339 ft

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
February 1, 2019

I came to Antigua as an avid cyclist looking for cycling adventures that reached above the usual tourist-geared bike tours–you know, the ones my mom loves that involve more wine than biking–and MTB Guatemala definitely delivered. My first ride, Brendan took me out to the coffee fields of Volcan de Agua, where I ripped around volcano farm single track on a hardtail. The trails were insanely fun, the farmers we met were friendly, and the views were stunning.

The tour was accurately listed as intermediate. I had tons of cycling experience and little mountain biking experience, so I was able to get by for most of it. If you’re a tourist walking in off the street with very little experience on a bike, do yourself a favor and choose a beginner route, or else you will be walking your bike down technical sections. If you’re an experienced trail rider from Colorado, advanced will be advanced, and technical will indeed be technical. I was somewhere in between, and Brendan gave me a lot of pointers that allowed me to dramatically improve my MTB skills in just a few hours. I had such a good time on Agua that I hired Brendan for a 2-day Lake Atitlán tour from Tecpan to Panahatchel.

Highly recommend these guys!

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