Getting ready for the trip, we want you to be prepared and as comfortable as possible throughout each day of your journey. We put a packing list, you can see it by clicking down here to help you during the process, our images are also a guideline of what to wear on and off the saddle. Please don’t forget to read our trip essentials info document, lets the journey begin!
We included gravel/MTB bikes on our journeys. Why gravel? No restrictions! A versatile and multifunctional bike, paved and unpaved roads can be hitted on this kind of bikes, they have the specific design to offer comfort on the saddle even in long journeys, on the other hand Colombia is home of at least 142.300 km (88.421miles) of gravel roads, this kind of bikes are the perfect weapon to reach places that might not even appear on a map!
How do I book a trip with Cycling-Journeys?
You can reach a Trip Specialist by e-mail: email@example.com for questions or to reserve your space on tour.
For tours with set departures, you may also reserve your space via e-mail.
On the page of your desired tour, simply click “start planning your trip now” Once you have fill and submitted the format we will contact you with more details.
The net price included a bicycle?
Yes, we included a Gravel or MTB bicycle in our trips, designed thinking in the terrain we will be riding. You can bring your own bicycle if you want it.
What is a Single Supplement?
Our trips are priced based on double occupancy. A Single Supplement is an additional charge that secures a private room for solo travelers. If you are traveling alone and would prefer a roommate, please notify us. Although we cannot guarantee a match.
What are standard accommodations on Cycling-Journeys?
On all trips with hotels, glamping, lodges or others. our typical accommodations are double occupancy with a private bath. (Rare exceptions are indicated in individual trip descriptions)
Can you help with travel arrangements?
Yes! Our team will be happy to handle bookings for you and/or pre and post trip arrangements if needed.
Do I have to carry any of my own luggage or gear?
All luggage is transported between hotels in the support vehicle. You need only carry snacks, clothing and personal items for the day’s activities.
How should I train for the tour?
Please see the “levels table” by click on “find your level”, along with our detailed tour itineraries, both provides a good idea of how much and what kind of riding to expect on tour. In general, we recommend you ride as frequently as possible prior to your tour to get comfortable on the saddle, or take part in another endurance sport.
How should I tip the guides?
Gratuities for guides are much appreciated to thank them for exceptional service, support, and expertise. The industry standard is for each individual guest to tip 10 of their trip price at the end of the tour. Tips in local currency or US dollars are always preferred. We recommend that you plan ahead by bringing extra cash or visiting the ATM at the beginning of your trip, since ATMs are not always available or may limit the amount of withdrawal.
Are transfers provided at the start and end of the tour?
Cycling-Journeys provides transfers to and from the airport at the beginning and ending the tour, within reason and in accordance with the pick-up and drop-off recommendations. Usually protocol staff (driver) or tour leader will wait for you or your group at airports.
Can I bring my own pedals and/or bike seat?
If you’re planning to clip in, you’ll need to bring your own cycling shoes and pedals to be installed by our guides at the beginning of the tour. We strongly recommend that riders who plan to clip in have prior experience riding this way before their tour.
If you prefer to use your own saddle, you are welcome to bring it. Our guides will install it for you at the beginning of the tour.