We found four different tours that we will explain. Each with different scenarios that MTB (mountain bike) lovers will enjoy to the fullest. All the tours are accompanied by a natural, gastronomic and coffee aroma, typical of this Santanderean region. If you are looking for an activity that combines the physical with the cultural part, this is the tour you must do!
A 20 km route approximately, a tour that invites tourists and lovers of MTB (mountain biking) to live an experience full of history and culture that characterizes the natives of the area. During the route, we will appreciate the art, the gastronomy and the customs of the region. We will go to the most beautiful village in Colombia, Barichara, where we will finish our journey on wheels!
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Price: $140.000 COP
A route that begins with 10km through natural paths, where tourists and lovers of MTB will live an experience natural adventure, passing by river basins of crystalline waters, coffee plantations and mountain views that allows us to connect with the Santanderean countryside. We will have a stop at La Cristalina, a coffee farm in which we will enjoy a ‘Puntal’, typical snack of the area. As well as a short tour of the coffee plantations of the estate. We continue our route and make a descent of approximately 14 km, to the place known as ‘Balneario Monas’ where, with a dip, we will end our adventure on wheels!
Price: $170.000 COP
COFFE TRISKEL BIKE
The route will begin in the path Alto de Chochos of the municipality of El Socorro and will travel 12 km to reach the Finca Bretaña.
During this tour of the coffee mountains of Santander, agriculture will play an important role thanks to the different crops that are grown in the region, giving colour to the landscape. The flora and fauna will be the main attraction due to the great variety of endemic (native) species of the region, which live between coffee plantations and the tropical humid forest.
During the tour you will reach the highest point of the mountain where the landscape will have in the background the majestic mountain range Los Yariguíes natural national park combining its mountainous forms with the sky of its paramos rich in minerals and biodiversity.
During the journey by bicycle you can identify the different types of coffee, types of shade and processes that each farmer carries on his farm. These differences can be appreciated and tasted during the Coffee Tour at Triskel farm.
Price: $200.000 COP
The route is approximately 32km. It starts in Barichara with a decrease of approximately 14 km to the bridge ‘Puntilladero’ where you will appreciate Suarez River. There we will have a space for taking pictures and hydration. We follow the route with 10km on flat terrain until the Gómez Niño bridge, where we will have a stop for hydration with a typical drink from the area. With the recharged battery, we start the ascent (optional) of approximately 12 km to the Chirigua waterfall. Ideal natural scenario to refresh us!
During this tour through the mountains of Santander agriculture and gastronomy will play an important role, thanks to the different crops that grow in the area. We will see mountain range Los Yariguíes Natural National Park, ending our tour in Palmar. -Santander, a small town in the province of Comunera that attracts tourists because of the warmth of its people and its emblematic ceiba tree. There we will have the best reward for our palate, as we will taste a typical snack of the palmareños.
Price: $200.000 COP