Santagueda Escapade (Gravel)

overview

Escape from the common and EXPLORE Colombia through the roads that hide the inner culture. In this trip you will have a relaxing experience in a private farm in Santagueda, Caldas. Here we will have 4 days of good company, tranquility and local gastronomy!

We will GRAVEL through the coffee plantations with limitless bikes. The staff of ALTOS Cycling we will be there to make you only worry about enjoying.
2
Stages
170 kms
3.750 mt of
acum ascent
*We can do it in any date you want!

INCLUded

  • 4 days / 3 nights fully acompanied trip
  • 3 nights double accomodation
  • All meals included
  • All ground transportation
  • Private driver for non cyclists companions
  • Bike guides
  • Support vehicles
  • 24 hour mechanical service
  • Sports nutrition GOING & ORIGAMI
  • Souvenir: T-Shirt and Bib Pocket (GRAVEL)
  • Cooking lesson
  • Accident insurance

NO Incluye

  • Transportation to starting point
  • Bike rental
**Remember you can RENT a gravel bike!
1
Day

WELCOME TO SANTAGUEDA!

Hour: 3:00 PM

We will be waiting for you at 3 PM at Santagueda Valley tp start our adevnture. We be hosted by a private pool house where our Staff will be ready to recieve you and start taking care of your bikes in order to have them reay for the days to come. Please only worry about relaxing, at night our CHEF will be hosting a welcoming dinner for the whole group!
Welcoming
Dinner!
***NOTE: If you drove your own vehicle to the starting point we will keep you vehicle parked in the farm. All transportations we be made in our vehicles.
2
Day

Aprox. Duration 4:25:00
Distance 75 km
Acumulated Ascent 1.400 mts
Max Altitude 1.550 Msnm
Climb of the Day Alto de la Cabana (Distance: 9km, Average Grad: 4%)

1
Stage
La Cabana
Lisboa

STAGE PROFILE

Today we will face a challenging route around CALDAS. The fist part is the biggest climb of the day and then we will face some cool downhills. We will end the ride crossing the Cauca River (The second largest river of Colombia) to get to our farm.

In the farm, our non cycling companions will have the day to go to a local coffee farm to learn the whole process of the Colombian coffee. At night we will make home made pizza in our wood oven.

Alto de la Cabana

2
Day

Aprox. Duration 4:25:00
Distance 75 km
Acumulated Ascent 1.400 mts
Max Altitude 1.550 Msnm
Climb of the Day Alto de la Cabana (Distance: 9km, Average Grad: 4%)

Today we will face a challenging route around CALDAS. The fist part is the biggest climb of the day and then we will face some cool downhills. We will end the ride crossing the Cauca River (The second largest river of Colombia) to get to our farm.

In the farm, our non cycling companions will have the day to go to a local coffee farm to learn the whole process of the Colombian coffee. At night we will make home made pizza in our wood oven.
1
Stage
La Cabana
Lisboa

STAGE PROFILE

Alto de la Cabana

3
Day

Aprox Duration. 5:40:00
Distance 96 km
Acumulated Ascent 2.350 mts
Max Altitude 1.890 Msnm
Climb of the Day Alto del Chaquito (Distance: 5km, Average Gradient: 8%)

2
Stage
Santa Rosa
El Trebol

Stage Profile

The queen stage. Today will be the hardest day on the bike, we are going to face a ride that few locals know about.Yoy will have the chance to see coffee plantations that are virgin to tourism, really unexplored territory. Hang on tight for this beatiful but hard day.

Our non cyclinf companions had the day to go fishing of to water park. In the afternoon we will go back to the farm and have a closure event! Let´s celebrate!

Alto de el Chaquito

3
Day

Aprox Duration. 5:40:00
Distance 96 km
Acumulated Ascent 2.350 mts
Max Altitude 1.890 Msnm
Climb of the Day Alto del Chaquito (Distance: 5km, Average Gradient: 8%)

The queen stage. Today will be the hardest day on the bike, we are going to face a ride that few locals know about.Yoy will have the chance to see coffee plantations that are virgin to tourism, really unexplored territory. Hang on tight for this beatiful but hard day.

Our non cyclinf companions had the day to go fishing of to water park. In the afternoon we will go back to the farm and have a closure event! Let´s celebrate!
2
Stage
Santa Rosa
El Trebol

Stage Profile

Alto de el Chaquito

4
Day

¡Hasta pronto!

After breakfast we will say goodbye to the whole group. We hope you had a geat weekend, see you soon!

Hotels

SANTA ANA DEL PALMAR – 3 NIGHTS

dATES AND PRICES

*We can do it in any date you want!
$500 USD per person (30% down payment)
Add-Ons
*Bike rental
*Transportation to Manizales: 100 USD per person from Bogotá, Cali o Medellín.
*Single accomodation: 200 USD per person (Subject to availabilty)
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