The Trans Amazonian Challenge is a 52 day long adventure motorcycle expedition traversing the great Amazonian basin and visiting 8 countries (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana and Venezuela) in the northern part of South America. Bucket-list items include: Machu Picchu – Cusco – Nazca – Lima – Quito – Angel Falls – Colombian coffee region – Amazon river basin – and 8,000 miles of incredible adventure… OPTION TO BRING YOUR OWN BIKE  



  • Guided Motorcycle Tour in South America
  • 8 countries: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, Venezuela
  • Exciting Metropolis Medellin
  • Coffee village of Salento
  • Coffee plantation tour
  • Cali – Salsa capital of the world
  • Las Lajas – famous cathedral
  • Pan American Highway
  • Devils Waterfall in Baños
  • Cusco Historic center
  • Machu Picchu day trip
  • Nazca Lines
  • Peruvian capital Lima
  • Cuenca and Trujillo historic centers
  • Mancora Pacific Ocean surf town
  • High Andes mountains near Huaraz
  • Trans Amazonian highway
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Amazon river boat
  • Pink river dolphins
  • Kaieteur Falls
  • Angel Falls – world’s tallest


Tour Price from $14,999 USD

(Rider on personal motorcycle)

+ Rental Yamaha XT660R:  +$4,999 USD
+ Rental BMW F750 GS:  +$5,999 USD
+ Rental BMW F850 GS:  +6,999 USD
+ Rental Honda Africa Twin :  +$6,999 USD
+ Rental BMW R 1200 GS:  +$7,999 USD
+ Upgrade Single Room:   +$2,499 USD
+ Add Pillion/Passenger:  $5,999 USD  





POI: Amazon Highway

The Trans Amazonian highway BR230 is almost 5000 km coast to coast of incredible varied terrain over the Andes, though the Amazon.


POI: Kaieteur Falls

The world's largest single drop waterfall by the volume of water flowing over it. Located in Guyana and accessible only by plane.


POI: Machu Picchu

This tour include a visit to one of the worlds absolute wonders - Machu Picchu. An incredible site that you must see at least once.



✓ Professional Bilingual Tour Leader

✓ Accommodation with Breakfast in Shared Room

✓ Small group sizes (Min 5 / Max 10)

✓ 660cc Rental Motorcycle (Upgrades available)

✓ Fuel and Road Tolls (Rental bike)

✓ Return transport of rental bike from Ushuaia to Cali

✓ Mandatory 3rd Party and Rider Medical Insurance (Rental bike)

✓ Motorcycle Liability Reduction Insurance (Rental bike)

✓ Group Activities and Entry Fees (including day-trip to Machu Picchu, Nasca Lines etc.)

✓ Pre-tour Preparation Materials and Briefing

✓ Transfers to/from nearest Airport

✓ Price Match Guarantee

✓ All Taxes

✓ Gift Bag

✓ Support Vehicle & Driver included with 5+ Riders


✗ Airfare

✗ Upgrades

✗ Lunches, Dinners and Drinks

✗ Personal paperwork, permits and visas

✗ Bikes are NOT available on rest-days

✗ Any shipping, emergency and insurance related costs involved with using personal motorcycle

✗ Additional costs as a result of unforeseen events that force major disruption of itinerary such as weather, political issues etc.

✗ Medical Evacuation Membership (Available from Global Rescue)

✗ Trip Cancellation Insurance (not offered by us)

✗ Tips to staff

✗ Any inclusion not specified


The expedition is only possible to complete a specific time a year due to massive rainfall in some of the areas throughout the rest of the year. Everything from dirt, mud, rain, forest tracks, mountain passes, boat crossings and beautiful paved roads will be mixed in with interesting historic and cultural destinations, wildlife, Unesco World Heritage sites, incredible scenery and awesome experiences with both locals, team and crew members. There will be plenty to write home about. This is a demanding journey and riders need to be prepared for anything. The trip is intended only for adventure touring enthusiasts who can demonstrate off road riding experience, the physical condition as well as social qualities conducive to teamwork and required flexibility for the success of the journey. We will be going up to high altitudes around 5,000 meters where it can become quite cold, while most of the expedition will be in humid and warm tropical conditions. The expedition will be fully supported with a 4×4 support truck, on-bike guides and a very experienced crew from Motolombia. You can choose to ride either your own bike or rent a fully equipped dual sport bike from Motolombia in Colombia. We stay in mid- to top-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.








Fun Factor


Day 1: Fly-in to Cali 

Day 2: Cali to Salento 

Day 3: Salento to Medellin

Day 4: Medellin to Bucaramanga 

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Day 5: Bucaramanga to San Cristobal

Day 6: San Cristobal to Mantecal 

Day 7: Mantecal to Caicara del Orinoco

Day 8: Caicara del Orinoco to Ciudad Bolivar 

Day 9: Activities in Ciudad Bolivar (Angel Falls) 

Day 10: Ciudad Bolivar to El Callao 

Day 11: El Callao to Santa Elena de Uairen

Day 12: Santa Elena de Uairen to Boa Vista 

Day 13: Boa Vista to Lethem

Day 14: Lethem to Iwokrama River Lodge 

Day 15: Iwokrama River Lodge to Georgetown 

Day 16: Activities in Georgetown (Kaieteur Falls)

Day 17: Georgetown to Paramaribo 

Day 18: Paramaribo to Cayenne

Day 19: Activities in Cayenne 

Day 20: Cayenne to Oiapoque

Day 21: Oiapoque to Macapa 

Day 22: Macapa to Amazon Ferry 

Day 23: Amazon Ferry to Belem 

Day 24: Activities in Belem 

Day 25: Belem to Tucurui 

Day 26: Tucurui to Altamira 

Day 27: Altamira to Itaituba 

Day 28: Itaituba to Jacareacanga 

Day 29: Jacareacanga to Apui 

Day 30: Apui to Humaita 

Day 31: Humaita to Porto Velho 

Day 32: Porto Velho to Rio Branco 

Day 33: Rio Branco to Assis Brazil

Day 34: Assis Brazil to Puerto Maldonado 

Day 35: Puerto Maldonado to Cuzco 

Day 36: Activities in Cuzco 

Day 37: Day-trip to Machu Picchu 

Day 38: Cuzco to Abancay 

Day 39: Abancay to Nazca 

Day 40: Nazca to Lima 

Day 41: Activities in Lima 

Day 42: Lima to Huaraz 

Day 43: Huaraz to Trujillo 

Day 44: Trujillo to Mancora 

Day 45: Mancora to Cuenca

Day 46: Cuenca to Banos 

Day 47: Activities in Banos 

Day 48: Banos to Otavalo 

Day 49: Otavalo to Pasto

Day 50: Pasto to Popayan 

Day 51: Popayan to Cali 

Day 52: Fly-out from Cali (CLO)


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

Edward Abramson - USA


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

Willi Rögels - Germany


"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


"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


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

John Passfield - United Kingdom


"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


"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


"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


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

Chris Baker - USA


"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


"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


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

Robert Ellis - USA