E-bike Antioquia Escapade 5 Days $950

Departure Date

Every Sunday

Duration

5 days 4 nights

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Maximum Seats

16
Overview

Embark on an exciting E-bike tour with Activexpedition in Antioquia, Colombia. This tour offers a unique experience, combining thrilling rides on single and double tracks, backroads off the beaten path, and even an old railway with bridges and tunnels. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to visit coffee farms and witness the traditional coffee-making process. The tour also includes stays in eco-hotels, providing sustainable and eco-friendly accommodation options. Whether you're an experienced cyclist or a beginner, the electric-assist bikes make it easier to navigate the challenging terrains. With knowledgeable guides, you'll explore Antioquia's stunning landscapes, capturing the region's diverse flora and fauna. Join Activexpedition for an unforgettable adventure, immersing yourself in the beauty and culture of Antioquia.
  • Experience the adrenaline rush as you navigate single and double tracks, backroads, and an old railway with bridges and tunnels.

  • Immerse yourself in the world of coffee as you visit local coffee farms.

  • Stay in eco-hotels that prioritize sustainability and environmental consciousness.

  • Discover the rich history and culture of Antioquia as you interact with the locals and learn about their traditions.

  • Capture breathtaking views and be surrounded by nature's beauty.

  • Benefit from the expertise of knowledgeable guides who will accompany you throughout the tour.

  • E-Biking

  • Swimming

  • Culture

  • Wildlife

Moderate 3/5
Skill Level 4 – Strong Novice

Your dedication to mountain biking has led you to your first handful of rides on real singletrack. You enjoy smooth mellow singletrack, although often the trees feel too tight, the climbs come too quick to shift and have you walking, and the obstacles have you a bit surprised as you did not even know people ride right over logs!

Fitness Level 6

You are capable of riding at a moderate pace for an average of 3-4 hours of pedal time each day.
You can handle moderately steep climbs of up to a total of 1,650 vertical feet (500 m) in a day.
You exercise on average 5 hours per week.
Your exercise regime includes a combination of endurance training like riding a bike and strength training.

  • Year around

  • 12 years old

Full Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival to Medellin

There are no activities planned for your first day for you to be able to explore the beautiful city of Medellin on your own terms, but if you feel like having a guided day tour at extra cost, do not hesitate in contacting us. We are always more than happy to send you with one of our expert guides to learn more about the city or the surrounding areas.

Overnight: EcoHub or similar
Meals included: none
Day 2

Sacred Mountain

Leave the bustling city of Medellin behind and embark on a scenic drive to the tranquil town of Venecia. Admire the lush green landscapes and rolling hills as you make your way through the Colombian mountains. In Venecia, switch gears and hop on e-bikes to explore the idyllic countryside, surrounded by breathtaking vistas. Visit the legendary Cerro Tusa, a sacred site with deep cultural significance. Recharge with a visit to a traditional coffee farm, where you'll learn about the art of coffee-making and savor the distinct flavors of Colombian coffee. Indulge in a delectable traditional lunch before unwinding at a luxurious resort with a stunning pool. Sip on refreshing cocktails and bask in the tranquility of your surroundings. Bid farewell to Venecia as evening approaches and enjoy a peaceful overnight stay in the countryside.

Overnight: El Carmelo or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
Day 3

Old Railway

Embark on an unforgettable day tour by e-bike in Venecia, where history, natural beauty, and thrilling biking trails await. Explore the carbon mines, gaining insight into the region's industrial heritage. Ride along the old railway, crossing bridges and tunnels, and experience the excitement of off-the-beaten-path single tracks. Indulge in a traditional lunch, savoring the flavors of the region. As the day concludes, pedal back to your hotel, reflecting on the extraordinary adventure and the rich experiences you've encountered.

Overnight: El Carmelo or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
Day 4

Backroads

After a short car ride, hop on your e-bike and ascend to the stunning lookout point of La Meseta, where you'll be rewarded with breathtaking 360-degree views of the majestic mountains. Continue your ride to the charming village of Titiribi, where you can indulge in a delicious lunch and drinks in the lively main plaza. The journey continues along a scenic route, offering glimpses of tropical birds and the occasional sound of howler monkeys in the lush forest. As you approach the Cauca River, be prepared to be captivated by the awe-inspiring views of the river gorge. At the river, our driver will be waiting to transport you back to Medellin. Once in the city, immerse yourself in the vibrant nightlife scene, enjoying the energy and excitement that Medellin has to offer

Overnight: EcoHub or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
Day 5

Departure day

As you depart, we thank you and wish you safe travels to wherever your destination may be! If you wish to continue exploring more of Colombia, we can help you organize an extension trip to places you did not see during this trip. We thank you for choosing Us and hope to see you soon!

Meals included: Breakfast.

Let's design your adventure

    • Private transport

    • Airport transfers

    • Quality E-bikes, helmets and gloves

    • English speaking guides

    • Meals described on the itinerary

    • Hydration

    • Hotel for 4 nights

    • All fees to parks and reserves

    • Travel insurance.

    • Meals not mentioned on the itinerary.

    • Tips for guides and drivers.

    • Itinerary Disclaimer: Even though we have a detailed itinerary, changes can be made by your guides, due to weather or safety reasons. Please also note that none of the wildlife sightings mentioned on the itinerary are guaranteed.

    • Visas and Passports: Make sure you check your visa and passport validity and requirements per country. It is important your passport is valid for at least 6 months before your travel.

    • Accommodation: We strive to use small and charming places that are unique and provide stellar service.

    • Single Supplement Costs: Generally, this fee is not incurred as we match you with another person of the same gender in a twin room, but if you prefer not to share and have your own room, then there will be an associated fee

    • Transportation: Driving time can take more than expected in Colombia, as it is a country with roads meandering through the Andes mountains. We assure your comfort during transit no matter the size of the group.

    • Gear: We always make sure our guests have top of the line gear from well-known and reputable international brands as we understand that the best gear gives extra confidence to our riders.

    • The Giant Talon E bike 2022 is a versatile and powerful electric mountain bike designed for off-road adventures. Here are some specifications and features of the Giant Talon E bike 2022: Engine: The Talon E bike is equipped with the SyncDrive Core motor by Yamaha, providing up to 300% support for a smooth and powerful ride . Battery: It is powered by a 500 Wh EnergyPak lithium battery, offering ample range for your outdoor excursions. Frame Size: The bike is available in multiple frame sizes, including S, M, L, and XL, ensuring a comfortable fit for riders of different heights . Fork Travel: The Talon E bike features a front suspension fork with 100 mm of travel, providing enhanced control and comfort on rough terrains. Design and Construction: The bike is built on a lightweight ALUXX aluminum frame, combining classic hardtail design with modern e-bike technology . Riding Experience: The Talon E bike offers a balanced and smooth riding experience, with a natural-feeling boost of power and total control . It is designed to handle various terrains and provides comfort and confidence during off-road rides. Additional Features: The bike includes features like SmartAssist riding mode, which automatically adjusts the amount of engine support, and PedalPlus sensors that ensure a seamless connection between the motor and your own power

    • Level of Activity: This trip is considered as 3 out of 5. Guests need to have experience riding on dirt and gravel roads.

    • Weather and Elevation: The Climate of Colombia is characterized for being tropical and isothermal as a result of its geographical location near the Equator presenting variations within five natural regions and depending on the altitude, temperature, humidity, winds and rainfall. Each region maintains an average temperature throughout the year only presenting variables determined by precipitation during a rainy season caused by the Intertropical Convergence Zone. The climates in Colombia are characterized for having tropical rainforests, savannas, steppes, deserts and mountain climate, mountain climate further divided into tierra caliente (hot land) tierra templada (temperate land) tierra fría (cold land), tierra helada (frozen land) and Páramo. Sometimes the weather of Colombia is altered by the seasons in northern hemisphere, for example, from March to June, the weather is mild Spring, from June to August the weather is hot Summer, From September to December the weather is cool Autumn, and from December to March the weather is cold Winter. This happens very rarely, and it is usually a slight difference.

    • Sustainability: We do our best to not produce any trash; we believe that recycling is not enough, so we try to avoid using any plastic or materials that pollute our environment. Every day we work towards being a zero-waste tour operator and our staff is well trained to leave the least impact possible in our service areas. We also work with local indigenous communities in the different regions. By doing so we are able to teach our guests about the rich culture Colombia, all the while helping the people preserve their traditions and lands. By working directly with local peoples, we are able to create a sustainable touristic income for the community.

    • Guides: All our guides have a professional background from the Tourism University; this means they have a degree in guiding, so their knowledge and skills when leading a group are top-notch. Each guide has many years of experience and they all have taken additional courses for other outdoor activities as well as have International First-Aid certifications. On top of all of this, they are all extremely personable and strive to deliver travel experiences of a lifetime.

    • Heath advices: no vaccinations needed for this trip

    We do recommend travelling light for this expedition.  A duffel bag of 50 litters for your luggage and a backpack of 20 litters for daily activities should be sufficient. In Colombia, the weather can change drastically especially when you are moving from the Andes into the cloud forest. 

    • Passport

    • Credit card

    • One pairs of lightweight hiking pants

    • Three pairs of biking shorts or pants

    • One bathing suits

    • 3 – 4 Biking Jerseys

    • One cotton T-shirt

    • One water T-shirt

    • One fleece

    • One rain jacket

    • One pair of rain pants

    • Two buffs

    • One pair of tennis shoes

    • One pair of water sandals or similar

    • Optional – personal cleats and shoes

    • One- or two-night outfits (nighlife)

    • One cap or hat

    • Sunscreen

    • Sunglasses

    • Mosquito repellent

    • Camera

    • Head lamp

    • Optional binoculars

    NOTE: Laundry is available almost at every location and it is cheap, this helps traveling light too. 

    Price based on number of guests:

    2 - 3 guests

    $950/per person

    • All premium features

    • Every Sunday

    4 or more guests

    $900/per person

    • All premium features

    • Every Sunday

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