The Cacique´s Offering

Sunday January 17, 2016

Limited bookings

Dificulty: Level 2



A scenic route parallel to Tominé dam, on the basis of Guatavita and returning by way of Sesquilé. We ryde through dirt roads, single-tracks and take refreshments at the edge of a small pond.

A route for people who are beginning to find a like for MTB with a good physical condition.



Meeting time: 9:00 am

Meeting point: Brio Petrol Station Guatavita, Cundinamarca



To participate in the route you must follow two steps:

1. Complete the booking form before Thursday, January 14 at 11:00 am.
2. Send us a copy of the payment receipt before Thursday, January 14 at 7:00 pm.



Since the quotas for bookings are limited. Only participants who have reserved previously, before the deadline and sent the payment receipt before the deadline will be accepted.


9:00-9:30 am we will deliver insurances, we will review each bike, we will make a brief introduction to the route along with a few warm-up exercises. About 9:30 am, we will begin the tour that begins with a segment of a km by paved road downhill to begin an ascent of 4 km to the village of La Carbonera. From there we will begin a descent with some technical steps. Rest in a small lagoon where we will take the snack. Finally, we will resume the main road via Sesquilé to return to the departure point at Guatavita.

During the tour we will make some rest stops to take a snack and some photos.

Technical Info.

Route Information

Altitude: Aprox/average 2774 mts above sea level.

Distance from Bogota: 50 K, north east.

Climate/temperature12º C Average.  Easy to strong wind, precipitations are expected trough some hours of the day. You can check the actual weather here.

Length: 21,18 kM

Duration: 2-4 hours

Sweeper car: Available only on specific parts of the trail and/or with exetreme necesity at an average distance of recovery area 20k /20 mins. aprox.  responce time depending on topography and climate of the area, radio support at all times.

Recommendations before the route and during the ride
    • Do not drink alcohol, it can cause an accident and respiratory and / or digestive complications.
    • If you smoke try to avoid it.
    • Get plenty of sleep the night before the trip.
    • Whenever possible, avoid a diet high in fat and red meat the day before.
    • always carry with you identification documents and insurance info.
    • Helmet is a must.
    • Use sneakers with good grip.
    • Wear comfortable and light trousers. The best are the lycras, it can be a drill, a sweatshirt or bermuda (though it does not protects from vegetation) avoid wearing jeans.
    • Wear long-sleeved shirt.
    • Take a second change of clothes (protected in a plastic bag).
    • Wear a hat or cap, sunscreen, sunglasses and waterproof jacket in case it rains (The chance of rainfall in the High lands is quite high).
    • Take whistle to alert when an occasion demands.
    • Bring snacks; peanuts with raisins, granola bars. It is the most recommended for the road, also take panelitas, snacks, etc.
    • It Could come in handy to bring some fruit. For lunch you could eat a tuna sandwich, chicken or ham.
    • For hydration you should bring 1 to 2 small packs of sports drink and a water bottle or plastic bottle with water.
    • Wear appropriate clothing for extreme sports. Do not wear tight clothing that could rest mobility or that can shrink with water.
    • Always follow safety protocols that the guides and instructors give you.
    • If you have any special health condition, ask the instructors and guides if you can perform the activity without risk.

Bilingual guides.

History reviews.

Mechanical assistance.

Health insurance (Colasistencia).

Local Police surveillance.

Radio support.

First aid assistance.

Sweeper car (depending on weather conditions and terrain).

Healthy snack (Gourmet wrap -beef, chicken or vegetarian- , fruits and Guava snack).

Hydration (power drinks).

Professional photographer.


Not included

Rental bike

Bicycle rental service includes bike transportation to the meeting point, helmet and knee pads (optional).(* Bike style cross country, with hydraulic brakes, front suspension, Shimano, marcos GW, Benotto group or Venzo, Rhine 27.5, size 18 and 19).



It is likely you may need to pay around 2000 pesos a person who cares for the carss.


Entrance to the Park

  • Reservando y pagando antes de las fechas límite (Reservas: jueves 14 de enero a las 11:00 pm y Envío de comprobante: Mismo día a las 7:00 pm) : 32.000 pesos


  • Tarifa de inscripción a la ruta pagando el viernes 15 o el día de la salida en efectivo con reserva previa a la fecha límite: 38.000 pesos


– Alquiler de bicicleta: 40.000 pesos adicionales


*Toda persona que quiera participar en la ruta deberá reservar antes de la fecha indicada, dado que tenemos que activar seguros y cubrir gastos de logística según el número de participantes.


*Para ver formas de pago ir a la página de reservas

Meeting point