Nestled between the Caribbean sea and the Pacific Ocean in Central America, Guatemala is a country renowned for its natural beauty, featuring towering volcanoes, lush rain-forests, and historic Mayan ruins.
From the highest point in Central America (at 4,203 meters) to sea level, Guatemala's mountainous terrain offers a range of different type of trails and micro climates, making it the perfect setting for thrilling mountain bike adventures.
By piecing together ancient Mayan trade routes through quaint Mayan villages, trails along active volcanoes and remote canyons, this is a true back-country mountain bike adventure. Mountain biking in Guatemala provides a unique opportunity to witness the everyday life of Guatemalan communities and explore the country's rich history by visiting ancient ruins and remote Mayan settlements, while interacting with the locals.
Whether you're looking for a leisurely ride through the endless coffee fields on the countryside or a more challenging trek up a volcano, Guatemala has it all. Grab your mountain bike, put on your helmet, and get ready to explore one of the most beautiful countries in Central America!
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Experience the rugged and explosive landscape of one of Guatemala's active Volcanos (Pacaya Volcano). Descend from the crater on old paths that wind through volcanic flows and lush green hills, taking you all the way down to sea level. Mountain biking in Guatemala is all about exploring new trails in unchartered territories.
Experience the true essence of Guatemala in all its authenticity. While visiting small villages along the way you will get the opportunity to immerse yourself into Guatemala's vibrant culture consisting of 22 distinct ethnic groups with Mayan origin, each with their own language, traditions, and customs.
Coffee is a crucial element of Guatemala's economy and culture, as the country is renowned for producing some of the world's finest coffee beans. With ideal growing conditions, including high altitudes and rich volcanic soil, you will often find yourself riding on old Mayan trails through various coffee plantations.
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