Long Distance Bike Adventure (6 days)

Traverse the spectacular Sierra Norte mountain range of Oaxaca on a four day, 45 mile-long biking expedition. Face the challenge of long distance mountain biking while experiencing the secretive indigenous cultures and pristine natural environment of rural Mexico.

DAY 1:
Arrival and check-in to hotel in Oaxaca City.
Free time.

DAY 2:
Transfer to “El Rey de Matatlán” mezcal house for a tour of the production process.
Transfer to Llano Grande.
Traverse the Lookout Point Trail which starts at an altitude of almost 10,000 feet (17 miles).
Overnight in Llano Grande.

DAY 3:
Traverse the “Mirador la Cucharilla” Trail through cloud forest (18 miles).
Picnic at the “Lion’s Face” river.
Visit Mrs. Julia, a local artisan who prepares the ancient drinks of pulque and tepache.
Overnight in Latuvi.

DAY 4:
Bike through the forest of “Camino Real” (total of 14 miles).
Visit the local museum in the village of Amatlán.
Campfire with indigenous legends.
Overnight in Amatlán.

DAY 5:
Transfer to the community of Ixtepeji.
Bike along the “204 Route” (total of 9.5 miles).
Return transfer to Oaxaca City and check-in to hotel.
Free time.
Overnight in Oaxaca City.

DAY 6:
Breakfast.

Price: from $360
English speaking guide: additional $90 p/day

Features

Your Long Distance Bike Adventure (6 days) includes the following:

  • Round trip transportation from Oaxaca City
  • Entrance fees to the Commonwealth Village Project
  • 4 day mountain biking routes (with local guides)
  • 1 visit to local pulque producers
  • 1 visit to local mezcal producers
  • 2 picnics
  • 1 visit to local museum
  • 1 fireside indigenous legends evening
  • 9 meals (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners)
  • 3 nights accommodation (private cabañas)
  • 2 nights accommodation (hotel double occupation)
  • Travel insurance
Details
  • Tour duration: 5 nights, 6 days
  • Tour departure: from Oaxaca City (details will accompany your reservation confirmation)
  • Tour group size: minimum 2 persons
  • Activity level: advanced
  • Clients who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate
Recommendations

Please bring the following to your Long Distance Bike Adventure (6 days):

  • Biodegradable sunscreen/repellent
  • Small backpack
  • Comfortable clothing for included activities (hiking, biking and/or horseback riding)
  • All clothing neutral colors (bright colors are not permitted)
  • Comfortable hiking/walking & cycling shoes
  • Hat for sun protection
  • Items for personal hygiene (soap is provided)
  • Sweater or jacket
  • Raincoat (during rainy season)
  • Jacket, gloves, cap and scarf (during winter months)
  • Extra $$ for bike & helmet rental, souvenirs, tips etc…
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