Santander Coffee Bike
The Bike tour begins at strategic points depending on the location of the coffee farms, which are mostly on the sidewalks of the municipalities of Barichara, Valle de San José and Curití. During the tours of the coffee mountains of Santander, agriculture will play an important role thanks to the different crops that are grown in the region, giving a touch of color to the landscape. The flora and fauna will be the main attraction due to the great variety of endemic (native) species that inhabit between coffee plantations and the tropical humid forest. During the tours you will reach the highest point of the mountain where the landscape will have in the background the majestic Serranía de los Yariguíes National Natural Park and the characteristic mountainous area of ??Santander, combining with the sky of its paramos rich in minerals and biodiversity. During the bike ride, you will be able to identify the different types of coffee, types of shade, and processes that each farmer carries out on his farm. These differences can be appreciated and tasted during the Coffee Tour.
-Duration: 6-7 hours
-Activity value: $ 250,000
-The price includes: Maximum 32 km bike route, minimum 15 km, transportation, activity insurance, hydration- fruit, typical snack, expert MTB guide, personal protection kit, photograph of the best moments.
-Recommendations: Suitable clothes to get wet, sunscreen, repellent, change of clothes, safe shoes, your own protection kit and a big smile.
-The Bike Tours are carried out with a minimum of three (3), maximum nine (9) people.
-For each tour you book, you are contributing to the Fundación Caminos Nativos to bring bicycles to children from vulnerable rural populations so that they can be transported to their schools.
-To book the Bike Tours, it must be done one day (1) in advance.
Security measures for Bike tours
-During smart isolation and in the reactivation stage, it will NOT operate at 100% capacity. The number of people allowed on the routes must not exceed a range between 30% and 50% of the maximum allowed capacity, respecting the minimum distance between two people of two (2) meters.
-It is recommended to give priority to making reservations in order to previously know the allowed capacity, register the data of tourists in advance and control their entry to tourist sites and other fun and entertainment activities.
-In the tourist routes that are carried out outdoors in urban centers, the guides must maintain a minimum margin of 10 minutes of separation between the groups that visit the same place, to avoid crowds in public spaces.
-For bicycle tours, the group allowed per guide can range from 2 to 4 people maximum. The sale of bike tours may be made for more than 4 people, however, it must be informed that tourists will be divided, according to the number allowed for groups.
-The social distancing between groups must be at least 4 meters in rest sites or interpretation points and two meters in bike tours or walks.
-In cases where the tourist activity includes long days and stays in nature, the crossings must be carried out at a minimum, keeping a distance of three (3) meters from the path of the route. These should not be exposed to the environment so they should be covered with the vegetation of the area. For activities in the water, the distance from the bank of the channel must be greater than 30 meters.
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