Letras eSCAPADE

Overview

Escape the routine and take a weekend to face the longest climb in the world, ALTO de Letras. This climb will test your physical and mental strength, but in the end you will have the satisfaction of being able to consider yourself a true cyclist! Our staff is specialized in making this challenge as enjoyable as possible, we will have the best accommodations, the best food and the best cultural experiences waiting for you once you get off the bike.
2
Stages
167 kms
5.348 mts total
elevation
*Date: 9 to 12 of October!

Includes

  • 4 days / 3 nights fully accompanied trip
  • All Breakfasts
  • Ground transportation from Cali, Medellín or Bogotá (Min 8 people)
  • Bike companion
  • Services of our expert guides (Tour de France stage winner)
  • Support vehicles
  • 24 hour mechanical service
  • Sport nutrition (Energy bars, Drinks, Gels, etc)
  • Kit (Cycling Cap, T-shirt)
  • Staff to client ratio 1:2
  • Travel insurance

Not Included

  • Plane ticket
  • Bicycle
1
Day

¡Welcome to Altos Cycling!

Hour: 9:00 AM

We pick you up at 9:00 AM in your city and transport you to Honda to start our adventure. At Honda we will be hopeful in one of our private houses located in the historic center. In the evening we will make a welcome dinner to get to know the whole group better and we will give TIPS for the challenge of the following day.
2
Day

Difficulty 6/5
Distance 100 km
Elevation Gained 4.150 mts
Max Altitude 3.700 Msnm
Climb of the day Alto de Letras (Length: 80km, Average gradient: 4%)

1
Stage
Honda
Letras

Stage PROFILE

The queen stage is here; today Colombia will test your physical and mental strength. This, the longest paved climb in the world will graduate you as a cyclist and will give the triumph you came here to obtain

The companions will be enjoying of Los Nevados National Park and then they'll meet you in Letras finish line. After the celebration you'll be ready for the hot springs the Termales del Ruíz hotel will provide.

PROFILE Alto de Letras

2
dAY

Difficulty 6/5
Distance 100 km
Elevation Gained 4.150 mts
Max Altitude 3.700 Msnm
Climb of the day Alto de Letras (Length: 80km, Average gradient: 4%)

The queen stage is here; today Colombia will test your physical and mental strength. This, the longest paved climb in the world will graduate you as a cyclist and will give the triumph you came here to obtain

The companions will be enjoying of Los Nevados National Park and then they'll meet you in Letras finish line. After the celebration you'll be ready for the hot springs the Termales del Ruíz hotel will provide.
1
sTAGE
Honda
Letras

Stage PROFILE

PROFILE Alto de Letras

3
dAY

Difficulty 2.5/5
Distance 55 km
Elevation Gained 883 mts
Max Altitude 2.173 Msnm
Climb of the day Alto de Curazao (Length: 6km, Average gradient: 3,2%)

2
sTAGE
Manizales
Santagueda

Stage PROFILE

Although it'll be difficult to get back on the bike, today we have a recovery ride going through terrific landscapes, we finally have reached the coffee lands. After drinking an authentic Juan Valdez coffe and getting to know Manizales we'll get in our way.

Our companions will be waiting for us in a cultural hotel that has a guided tour that explains the coffe production process.

Profile Alto de Palestina

3
Day

Difficulty 2.5/5
Distance 55 km
Elevation Gained 883 mts
Max Altitude 2.173 Msnm
Climb of the day Alto de Curazao (Length: 6km, Average gradient: 3,2%)

Although it'll be difficult to get back on the bike, today we have a recovery ride going through terrific landscapes, we finally have reached the coffee lands. After drinking an authentic Juan Valdez coffe and getting to know Manizales we'll get in our way.

Our companions will be waiting for us in a cultural hotel that has a guided tour that explains the coffe production process.
2
Stage
Manizales
Santagueda

Stage PROFILE

Profile Alto de Palestina

4
Day

¡Adios!

After breakfast we will take you to the agreed point for your return home. We hope you have had an amazing week!

Hotels

PRIVATE HOUSE IN HONDA – 1 NIGHT
HOTEL TERMALES DEL RUIZ – 1 NIGHT
PRIVATE HOUSE IN SANTAGUEDA – 1 NIGHT

Dates & Prices

*DATE: 9 TO 12 OF OCTOBER!
FROM $USD 490 PER PERSON
Add-Ons
*Bike rental
*Ground Transportation to Manizales: $USD 100 from Medellin, Bogotá or Cali (Available for a group of 8 people)
*Single accommodation: $USD 200 (depends on availability)
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