December 6-15, 2019 Women’s Only Moto Tour

$3,999

10 days / 9 nights / 7 riding days

Our first ever women only motorcycle tour of Colombia takes us around the central parts of Colombia. The majestic Andes mountains split into 3 mountain ranges at the Ecuadorian/Colombian border and we will be zig zagging between them on endless curves and twisties on this incredible all-paved tour. Highlights include Cali, Medellin, Escobar’s ranch, Villa de Leyva, the underground Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira, historic Honda and the wonderful colorful coffee region. Ready for a permanent smile?  

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Villa de Leyva colonial village
  • Biggest copplestone square in Latin America
  • Underground Salt Cathedral Zipaquira
  • Exciting Metropolis Medellin
  • Pablo Escobar’s old ranch Hacienda Napoles
  • Historic river port town Honda
  • Las Letras high mountain pass 4000 Meter
  • Coffee village of Salento
  • Wax palms in Cocora Valley
  • Coffee plantation tour
  • Three Andes Mountain Ranges
  • Spectacular scenery
  • Thousands of twistys
  • Cali – Salsa capital of the world

Tour Price $3,999 USD

(On Yamaha XT660R)

+ Upgrade BMW F 750 GS:  +$265 USD

+ Upgrade BMW F 850 GS:   +$530 USD

+ Upgrade Honda Africa Twin:   +$530 USD

+ Upgrade BMW R 1200 GS:   +$660 USD

+ Upgrade Single Room:    +$450 USD

+ Add Pillion/Passenger in truck:  +$1,999 USD

 

BOOKING DEPOSIT $999 USD

BALANCE PAYMENT DUE 60 DAYS BEFORE TOUR START 

 
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Description

Our guide in 2019 is Pia Steen Libenholt:

``I have been riding motorbikes since I was 19 years old. I love travelling and I have been riding motorcycle all over Europe, in Asia, Africa and South America. I practice and compete in road racing, enduro and endurance rallies and have worked as a professional motorcycle mechanic the last 16 years. I love to see ladies ride motorbikes, and I’m trying to inspire more to ride by arranging female tours in Denmark!``

POI: COFFEE TRIANGLE

Visit a working coffee farm and taste the world best coffee where its made in the heart of Colombia.

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POI: OUR GUIDE

Our guide in 2019 is Pia Steen Libenholt.

POI: VILLA DE LEYVA

Beautiful Colonial era village with the world largest cobblestone square and wonderful atmosphere.

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INCLUDED

✓ Professional Bilingual FEMALE Tour Leader

✓ Accommodation with Breakfast in Shared Room

✓ Small group sizes (Min 5 / Max 10)

✓ 500cc or 660cc Rental Motorcycle (Upgrades available)

✓ Fuel and Road Tolls

✓ Mandatory 3rd Party and Rider Medical Insurance

✓ Motorcycle Liability Reduction Insurance

✓ Group Activities and Entry Fees

✓ Pre-tour Preparation Materials and Briefing

✓ Transfers to / from nearest Airport

✓ Price Match Guarantee

✓ All Taxes

✓ Gift Bag

✓ Support Vehicle with FEMALE Driver

NOT INCLUDED

✗ Airfare

✗ Upgrades

✗ Lunches, Dinners and Drinks

✗ Trip Cancellation Insurance (not offered by us)

✗ Tips to staff

✗ Any inclusion not specified

TOUR DETAILS

95% pavement, up to 5% on gravel driveways or possible road construction detours. Hundreds of curves and extremely scenic well maintained roads. Rookie to expert riders are very welcome on this tour. We stay in mid- & high-range hotels. We always opt for the best option available – clean, safe and practical location. Temperatures can vary between 12 to 40°C (53.6 F to 104°F). Temperatures can drop for a short period going over the mountains passes. It is recommended to ride with ventilated riding gear. A pull over rain suite is a good idea to carry against mountain temperatures and possible short rain showers that can occur year round.

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Difficulty

5

Off-Road

90

Comfort

100

Fun Factor

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival to Cali. Motolombia staff pick you up in airport and bring you to the hotel. Depending on what time in the day you arrive, we will meet to sort out paperwork and prep the bikes. A group briefing meeting will be arranged once the last rider has arrived.

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Day 2: Cali to Pueblo Tapao – We leave Cali at 8:00 AM and make our way through sugar cane plantations in the Cauca Valley. The coffee region is all shades of green and coffee and banana plantations stretch as far as the eye can see. We ride on small back roads before making our way the hotel near Montenegro.

 

Day 3: Pueblo Tapao to Medellin – Twisties till we drop, all day we are in tight twisties with spectacular views of the beautiful coffee region. We make our way into Medellin. After a city tour we dine in the popular area of El Poblado.

 

Day 4: Medellin to Doradal – After a nice breakfast buffet we make our way up over the mountain bowl where Medellin lays and visit a huge famous monolith rock, El Penol, in the lake district. After a hike to the top and lunch we make our way to the Magdalena River Valley and the home of Pablo Escobar’s ranch.

 

Day 5: Doradal to Villa de Leyva – In Doradal we stop in front of the iconic gate of Pablo Escobar’s ranch displaying his first drug trafficking plane. Then we make our way up the high mountains to the east and end in the wonderful little colonial village Villa de Leyva. It has Latin America’s biggest cobblestone square. A couple of road stretches are under construction and some gravel should be anticipated.

 

Day 6: Rest day in Villa de Leyva – if you prefer not to spend the day relaxing there are plenty of activities to do around Villa de Leyva. Among others – a horseback ride, visit the beautiful waterfall or dinosaur fossil museum. The Terracotta house and shopping for handicrafts in the village are something of a “must do”.

Day 7: Villa de Leyva to Honda – From Villa de Leyva we continue in the high mountains to Zipaquira where we stop to see the Salt Cathedral 300 meters underground. After lunch once again we will be in tight curves and twisties going back down into the Magdalena River Valley. Once a busy river port town, Honda has a nice little historic center and we stay a beautifully renovated colonial hotel.

 

Day 8: Honda to Salento – Today’s task: ride the accent of the Los Nevados del Ruiz volcano at 4200 meters altitude and descend on the other side. Many, many curves and incredible views. In clear weather we can see the snow capped volcano. We end up in the amazing coffee region for another night.

 

Day 9: Salento to Cali –After a great breakfast we will visit a coffee plantation and go into the Cocora Valley where the world’s tallest wax palm trees grow – an otherworldly atmosphere awaits. We’ll also visit the cosy square of Salento. After lunch we will make our way back through the Cauca Valley and arrive in Cali late afternoon. Here we return the bikes before checking in at the hotel for the last night in the salsa capital of the world – Cali.

 

Day 10: It is fly-out day. Motolombia staff will take you to the airport in time for your flight. If you wish to stay longer we are happy to help you make hotel reservations or organize flights to other national destinations. We strongly suggest visiting Cartagena for a day or two before or after the Motorcycle trip.

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TESTIMONIALS

"It was a great trip. Dennis and Jhonner were very helpful and a lot of fun."

Edward Abramson - USA

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"Best bikes in Colombia, the competion doesn't have that choice of bikes."

Willi Rögels - Germany

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"My first time in South America and this was an excellently planned trip with detailed preparation and just a blast from beginning to end."

Richard Williams - United Kingdom

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"Yamaha XT 660 R. The bike was in great shape with only 5,000 kilometers on it. I drove it on and off road about 800 kilometers."

Patrick Rickard - USA

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"Dennis the guide went "the extra mile" parking /turning / boat loading my bike where needed due short legs."

John Passfield - United Kingdom

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"This was my first tour with a tour company, the Motolombia guys and gals made it all so easy! The guide knew everything about everywhere we went, The tour itself worked perfectly; each hotel was comfortable, meals were good and inexpensive. I will return!"

Tom melesky - USA

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"The tour is very well set up and planned; just show up and RIDE! Colombia is a beautiful country and the people are extremely nice. I will be back for sure."

Andrew Scott - USA

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"Motolombia is a first class operation. We had so many worrisome questions before the trip, all of which were patiently answered. But looking back, there was really nothing worthy of worry. Overall it was the most epic of our many riding journeys."

Ken and Cinthia Wornick - USA

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"Incredible riding experience, would do it again in a heartbeat."

Chris Baker - USA

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"The bikes were in great shape. The staff was willing to do any request including putting new tires on when there was tread left."

Phillip David - Canada

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"Motolombia delivered on the promise of a motorcycling adventure of a lifetime. The routes provided us with some of the curviest paved roads ever!"

Pardeed Sekand - Canada

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"The whole team was superb, start to finish" .

Robert Ellis - USA

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