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10 Days - Oaxaca Mexico Cycling Tour

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10 Days - Oaxaca Mexico Cycling Tour

Immerse yourself in the state of Oaxaca, one of the most complete tourist destinations of Mexico! This state has it all: beaches, mountains, valleys, pre-Colombian villages and cities. It has a wealth of old traditions and endless folklore. Get familiar with all these old traditions and the local life of Oaxaca by bike! One of the towns you will visit is San Bartolo Coyotepec, the place where the famous Oaxaca black pottery is made.

DAY 1

Arrival at Oaxaca

Our staff will greet you at the airport of Oaxaca and provide transfer to the historic center of Oaxaca city. Free night, we suggest to visit the market Benito Juarez and November 20 or the historical center. Hotel: Casona Oaxaca or similar.

Oaxaca, 1 night
DAY 2

Pueblos Mancomunados

After breakfast we will go to Pueblos Mancomunados in the mountains of Northern Oaxaca. Food and accommodation in the cabins of Llano Grande. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included Hotel: Llano Grande or similar.

Llano Grande, 3 nights
DAY 3

El Mirador

At 4:30 AM we will start an incredible expedition, with riding in the moonlight, before sunrise, crossing the mountains between pine trees to reach “El Mirador” where we enjoy an amazing sunrise. After breakfast we continue towards the Cave Church, “Cueva de la Iglesia” a path with narrow and wide roads, we will enter the forest and enjoy the panoramic views offered by “Sierra Norte”. On our way we will visit “The Nevería” where we can admire a beautiful lake, meanwhile we will take time to picnic and rest. Continue to the “Cave of the Church” a rich variety of species of fauna and flora, finally we returned to the Community Llano Grande. Coffee, chocolate, breakfast and picnic included. Hotel: Llano Grande or similar. Read more

Llano Grande, 3 nights
DAY 4

Sendero Encantado

Route “Sendero Encantado”. On this route you will discover amazing trails that take you to enjoy the unique natural beauty of the Mancomunados villages. The route leads us to see beautiful waterfalls that emerge from the high mountains, it is ideal for bikers who want to discover the beginning of an endless adventure on two wheels. Continuing our expedition through the Ka-Yezzi-Daa-Vii route with a drop of 900 meters, across a variety of roads ranging from narrow to wide and along the route, we will see pine-oak and forests bromelias. This route will take us to the village of Amatlán, where we have a picnic and continue the journey along the route of the “ex-haciendas” to finish in the ecotourism center Amatlán. We will have lunch in the community of Lachatao and have time to visit the church and museum community before returning to Llano Grande. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Hotel: Llano Grande or similar. Read more

Llano Grande, 3 nights
DAY 5

Mirador la Chucharilla

An exciting cycling trail, the “Mirador la Chucharilla” route. This brings us to another community Pueblos Mancomunados Latuvi. This route is a bikers favorite for its combination of unique track and wide path on the way down you reach the river “Cara de Leon”. After our picnic we continue our bike trip along the route “Camino Real”, a prehispanic route where you can enjoy wonderful roads of rocks and dry leaves, through the ghost forests (trees covered with white moss) and rivers in the area. After lunch we will continue the tour cycling along the route “Haciendas” if you prefer you can take the photography tour of Las Haciendas to get a better knowledge of the history of the Pueblos Mancomunicados. Lunch in the dining room of San Miguel Amatlán. Breakfast, picnic and lunch included Lodging: Hotel Ecotourism Center Cabañas Amatlan or similar. Read more

Amatlan, 1 night
DAY 6

Santa María del Tule

After breakfast at Benito Juarez we start our mountain bike tour in the best way; thru curvaceous land of about 7 km. After arriving at the starting point of extreme descent path of great resistance, with a length of 18 km through deciduous forests and rivers to the village Tlalixtac of Cabrerara. We will end our trip in Santa María del Tule. Features of the route: 85% single track, 15% curvaceous road. Food and lodging in the city of Oaxaca. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Hotel: Casona Oaxaca or similar Read more

Oaxaca, 1 night
DAY 7

Assumption Nochixtlan

After breakfast we move in a van to the Oaxaca community “Assumption Nochixtlan” 1 hour approx. Here begins the bike tour to the community of Santiago Apoala en la Mixteca. There are 3 routes, choose the best according to your level. The topography is varied with not very long ups and downs but good physical condition is required. It passes through small towns; Santiago Amatlán, Fortin el Alto, San Miguel Chicahua. We will finish the route of this day in Santiago Apoala. After lunch and recovered from the trip, we will walk to a small waterfall “La Cola de la Serpiente” in Apoala to take photos or swim. Food and accommodation at La Cabaña de Apoala. Breakfast and entrance fees included Hotel: Community Ecotourism Yutsa To'on of Santiago de Apoala or similar. Read more

Santiago de Apoala, 1 night
DAY 8

Apoala

In the morning we walk about 1 hour before having breakfast, walking upriver we reach the most impressive part of the canyon walls Apoala where more than 200 meters high, afterwards we return to the village for breakfast and prepare for departure. This day we will travel 45 kilometers with ups and downs, there is much to enjoy during our ride, as a forest, where trees full of bromeliads makes it special, panoramic views, a drop of about 25 kilometers long, On our way we visit “San Pedro Jocotipac” a city that is in full descend in the mountains with huge cactus were we will have our lunch. After lunch we return to the city of Oaxaca. Lunch, dinner and accommodation in the city of Oaxaca. 3 meals included. Hotel: Casona Oaxaca or similar. Read more

Oaxaca, 2 nights
DAY 9

Teotitlan del Valle

To end our cycling expedition we will visit the main tourist attractions of Oaxaca. After breakfast we will go to Santa María del Tule and see the legendary ancient tree “Ahuahuete”. We will take the bikes and travel along dirt roads and see different communities, one of them is Teotitlan del Valle, famous village of weavers where Josefina and her family will give us a demonstration of traditional art of this city. 3 meals included. Hotel: Casona Oaxaca or similar. Read more

Oaxaca, 2 nights
DAY 10

Departure Day

After breakfast you will be brought to the airport for your flight back home. Breakfast included.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Oaxaca
Day 2
Location Pueblos Mancomunados
Hotel Llano Grande
Day 5
Location Pueblos Mancomunados
Hotel Hotel ECOTOURISM CENTER CABAÑAS Amatlan
Day 6
Location Oaxaca
Hotel Casona Oaxac
Day 7
Location Santiago Apoala
Hotel Community Ecotourism Yutsa To`on of Santiago de Apoala
Day 8
Location Oaxaca
Hotel Casona Oaxaca
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Oaxaca
Day 2
Location Pueblos Mancomunados
Hotel Llano Grande
Day 5
Location Amatlan
Hotel Ecotourism Center Cabañas
Day 7
Location Santiago de Apoala
Hotel Ecotourism Center Community

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Land transportaion
  • Lodging
  • Breakfast
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance fees

Package excludes

  • Bike (Rental 100 USD)
  • Airfare
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

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Fernando Cobos

Juan Carlos Bacelis

Love the nature, food and meeting new people.

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