12-DAY Colombia Highlights tour

$4,499

Colombia’s 4 greatest cities all on one tour connected by the best, most scenic paved routes in the country. This one-way tour is hard to beat if you like metropolitan life, culture and history. And the riding…wow just incredible. Thousands of curves on smooth mountain roads, snaking through the lush green landscape of the Colombian countryside. From high Andes mountains to low Caribbean coast. The party will never stop! IDEAL FOR COUPLES  

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Guided Motorcycle Tour in Colombia
  • Villa de Leyva colonial village +
  • Biggest copplestone square in Latin America
  • Underground Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira +
  • Exciting Metropolis Medellin +
  • Las Letras high mountain pass 4000 Meter
  • Coffee village of Salento +
  • Coffee plantation tour +
  • Cartagena – most romantic city in Latin America +
  • Cali – Salsa capital of the world +
  • Capital of Colombia – Bogota +
  • Three Andes Mountain Ranges +
  • Incredibly riding…

 

Tour Price $4,499 USD

(On Yamaha XT660R)

+ Upgrade BMW F 750 GS:   +$310 USD
+ Upgrade BMW F 850 GS:   +$510 USD
+ Upgrade Honda Africa Twin:   +$510 USD
+ Upgrade BMW R 1250 GS:   +$710 USD
+ Upgrade Single Room:    +$550 USD
+ Add Pillion/Passenger: +$1,349 USD  
 

BOOKING DEPOSIT $999 PER RIDER

BALANCE PAYMENT DUE 60 DAYS BEFORE TOUR START 

 

Description

POI: Cali

Cali, Colombia is the self-proclaimed salsa capital of the world also the third largest city in Colombia, it was founded in the early 16th century.

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POI: Medellin

Colombias 2nd largest city. Awarded world most innovative and home of notorious drug dealer Pablo Escobar until his death in 1993.

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POI: Bogota

One of the biggest cities in the Americas, Colombia’s vibrant capital Bogotá embraces an outward-looking modernity while still celebrating its rich colonial past.

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INCLUDED

✓ Professional Bilingual Tour Leader

✓ Accommodation with Breakfast in Shared Room

✓ Small group sizes (Min 2 / Max 10)

✓ 660cc Rental Motorcycle (Upgrades available)

✓ Fuel and Road Tolls

✓ Mandatory 3rd Party and Rider Medical Insurance

✓ Motorcycle Liability Reduction Insurance

✓ Pre-tour Preparation Materials and Briefing

✓ Airport transfers ✓ Price Match Guarantee

✓ All Taxes

✓ Gift Bag

✓ Support Vehicle & Driver included with 5+ Riders

NOT INCLUDED

✗ Airfare

✗ Upgrades

✗ Lunches, Dinners and Drinks

✗ Personal paperwork, permits and visas

✗ Bikes are NOT available on rest-days

✗ Medical Evacuation Membership (Available from Global Rescue)

✗ 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 and couples 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.

30

Difficulty

5

Off-Road

75

Comfort

100

Fun Factor

ITINERARY

Day 1: Fly-in to Cali, Motolombia staff pick you up at the 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.

Day 2: Cali to Salento – We leave Cali early to make the most of the first riding day. As we make our way north in western mountain range of the Andes we stop at Lake Calima. From here we make our way back into the Cauca valley and ride along sugar plantations until we reach the coffee region. We spend the night in the beautiful coffee grower village of Salento.

Day 3: Salento to Mariquita – In the morning we will go visit a working coffee plantation and learn how much work goes into producing a cup of coffee. Then its time to ride. We are going over a 4000 meter pass near Los Nevado del Ruiz and back down on the other side. Spectacular scenery and thousands of curves. We spend the night in warm Mariquita. 

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Day 4: Mariquita to Bogota – After breakfast we cross the Magdalena river valley, do a short stop at the historic river port town of Honda and then head up the Eastern Andes mountain range to the capital of Colombia, Bogota.

Day 5: Rest-day Bogota – In Bogota we have a city tour planned that we take us to Monserrate Monastery for a view of the entire massive city. Hereafter we visit Plaza de Armas and the historic part of town La Candelaria. Option to visit the beautiful gold museum or shop for Colombian emeralds. 

Day 6: Bogota to Villa de Leyva – Leaving the metropolitan Bogota we stop in Zipaquira to visit the underground salt Cathedral before riding north to the beautiful colonial village of Ville de Leyva. It’s famous for having the biggest cobblestone square in Latin America. 

Day 7: Villa de Leyva to Doradal – From Villa de Leyva we must decent the Eastern Andean mountain range into the Magdalena river valley again. This time on a more norther pass through thick jungle and narrow turns. We spend the night near Pablo Escobar’s old ranch Nacienda Napoles.

Day 8: Doradal to Guatape to Medellin – From Doradal its time for a beautiful paved road up the central Andean cordilleras (mountain range). We stop in Guatape to enjoy the colorful village and to climb the El penol monolith rock with incredible views of Medellin lake district. We arrive in Medellin of a fancy night out. 

Day 9: Rest-day Medellin – A city tour is planned before noon. We will try the metro system and connection to one of several cable cars that run over the roof tops of the barrios. We stop to see Colombian artist Botero’s sculptors and museum and take a walk in the buzzing city center of Pablo Escobar’s old strong hold.

Day 10: Medellin to Caucasia – If probably feels like the curves never end and they literally don’t. We again have thousands of tight curves to get over the mountain pass towards the north of the country. We agin hit close to 4000 meters before going back down and end up in Caucasia in the cattle country. 

Day 11: Caucasia to Cartagena – A good breakfast in the morning and we are ready for the last stint of our trip. The terrain becomes more flat as we make our way to the coast and our final destination Cartagena. We arrive in time to return bikes and get ready for a cosy last night on the walls of the old fortified city. 

Day 12: Fly-out Cartagena – 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 arrangements. We strongly suggest staying in Cartagena for a day or two after the Motorcycle trip and enjoy the beach and city.

 

OBS: Itinerary may change without further notice due to weather, road- or any other condition that the operator or its guides feel will jeopardize the safety of the group or material.

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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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