Hard
Difficulty
2/5
fitness
6!
Technical
4 Days
Riding Time
101km (62.8mi)
Distance
2174m 7,133 ft
Ascent
-6030m (-19,785 ft)
Descent
3520m (11,549 ft)
Max Alt.
Yes
Shuttle Support

November 26-29 2020

Backed by popular demand we are returning to Todos Santos “the Alps of Guatemala” for an exclusive multi day enduro tour. This 5 day mountain bike itinerary begins in Antigua and goes all the way to the top of the Cuchumatanes at 12,000ft. If you are looking for a massive shuttle assisted tour of Guatemala this is it! High altitude riding, incredible scenery and some of the longest technical singletrack descents await at the frontier…

Bus loaded with bikes a the Mirador Juan Diéguez Olaverri. Todos Santos Enduro Tour San Rafael Petzal, Guatemala (3133.8 m) Photo: Brendan James ©2018 MTBguatemala.com

Highlights:

This multi-day epic has a few elements that make it very special. On day three we will attend the famous Travesía de los Cuchumatanes – a massive local mountain bike group ride that drew 500 riders in 2018. Our tour culminates on day  4 with a legendary descent and visit to Todos Santos –-an area rich with Mayan culture.

High, alpine and unworldly

For those unfamiliar the north of Guatemala is absolutely stunning with a unique dry climate with rolling hills along a unique alpine plateau with agave plants and limestone cliffs. Locals here heard sheep and brave sub-freezing temperatures at night. The riding here is unworldly -unlike anything in North America. Trails are ancient, steep and rocky – following livestock paths and old trading routes.

FULL PRICE

$790

LOCAL PRICE

$250

5 Days of Riding3 Days of Riding
5 nights in Hotel2 Nights in Hotel
Meals
Bike Rental
DEPARTUREThurs Nov. 26th 2020 8am

Antigua, Guatemala

RETURNSunday November 29th 2020 10 pm
INCLUDED
MealsAccommodation
Private TransportationProfessional guide
5 Days of enduro riding Shuttle support
Attendance to local Travesía Mechanical Support

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Add ons

MTB Guatemala T Shirt 2020

Our new 2020 T-Shirts feature the design of Guatemalan artist Ale Bara. Represent your local mountain bike tour company!

2019 Giant Trance 29er Bike Rental

An innovative 29 inch trail bike with progressive geometry and incredible capability in the descents.

Santa Cruz Bronson Bike Rental

The odd bike in our fleet - this 2016 Bronson has been heavily modified and is tough as nails. Blinged

MTB Guatemala Sweaters

The new 2019 MTB Guatemala Sweaters are are here!

Giant Talon 29er Bike Rental

This 29in wheeled hardtail that climbs efficiently to get you to the top of the mountain.

2019 Giant Trance 2 Bike Rental

This progressive trail bike features 150mm of travel plus the all-round performance of 27.5 wheels.

Giant Reign 27.5 Bike Rental

Enduro-inspired ripper made to conquer all mountains with 160mm of suspension and slack geometry.

Guatemala Airport to Antigua Shuttle Service

Allow us to meet you at the airport with our professional shuttle service.   We will deliver you direct to your

Additional information

Riding StyleEnduro
Thurs

Nov 19th - Dos Aguacates Enduro

True to its name, “La Antigua” is a UNESCO world heritage site with loads of history to explore.

Today we will become more acquainted with the valley – by shredding a couple of the epic downhills above town! We will shuttle up to the flanks of the Acatenango Volcano to 2500m for our first descent. Which will take us down through avocado and coffee plantations along steep and eroded agricultural trails. Shuttle number two will set us up for a screaming descent down rough, tunnels and an urban descent into Antigua.

Dos Aguacates – Part 1

Dos Aguacates – Part 2

DistanceAscentDescentMax Altitude
29.47km 18.31mi6,91m 2,268ft-2,122m -6,962ft2,529m 8,298ft

Friday

Nov. 20th - Quetzaltenango


En route to Huehuetenango we will stop in Alaska – the 3000m highpoint on the Pan American Highway we will take the opportunity to break up the ride by riding one of the legendary descents to Quetzaltenango, or Xela where the bus will meet back up with us for lunch.

06:00 : Leave Antigua
10:00 : Cumbre Alaska
13:00 : Lunch in Quetzaltenango (included)
15:00 : arrive in Huehuetenango

Hotel / Dinner : Casa Blanca, Huehuetenango

Hanging ferns and sculpted shrubs grace the attractive courtyard here, ringed by spacious, modern rooms with arched pine ceilings.

Sat

Nov 21nd - Cuchumatánes Enduro


06:30 : Breakfast in hotel
07:30 : Cuchumatanes in bus
09:00 : begin enduro


This ride those in good physical condition for cycling (intermediate / expert) with a moderate amount of acclimatization.

Sun

Nov 22nd Ride to Todos Santos

One of the most incredible, raw descents in Guatemala following an old trading route above the steep valley of Todos Santos Cuchumatán. Today we will cross the alpine plains of Paquix through small villages on sheep and hearding paths. Reaching “el porton del cielo” we will get our first look at the Valley Todos Santos with steep limestone cliffs and a patchwork of villages below. We will climb to a highpoint of over 3500m (11,500ft) before beginning our epic and rocky descent.

DistanceAscentDescentMax Altitude
27.42 km719m 2,359 ft-1,322 m -4,337 ft3,520m 11,543ft

Casa Blanca, Huehuetenango

Casa Blanca Hotel – Huehuetenango, Guatemala ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Hanging ferns and sculpted shrubs grace the attractive courtyard here, ringed by spacious, modern rooms with arched pine ceilings.

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
November 25, 2019

Great rides, we did the tour with a group of 6 friends and enjoyed it all around. Exclusive trails at Xela, Cuchumatanes and Todos los Santos. We are from Guatemala and would not have been able to ride this trails without MTB Guatemala, very technical + hard, but completely worth it.