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"Alto de Letras" Tour: The Longest Climb in the World provided by Colombia Cycling

"Alto de Letras" Tour: The Longest Climb in the World

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Overview
"Alto de Letras" a climb that should be on your list of challenges if you are an amateur cyclist. Letras, the most challenging climb in Colombia and one of the longest in the world. Through its more than 3,700 meters of elevation gained over the course of its 80 kilometers, you will discover beautiful landscapes, new smells, crops and typical villages. After much dedication and passion, this climb will be a challenge that will leave you with the satisfaction of having conquered it. Daily distances: 64 - 124 km Daily elevation gain: 680 m to 4,200 m Duration: 3 to 7 rounds / 4 to 8 nights Level: King of the mountains and Scarab Base price of: $ 1,600 USD Tour dates: Available upon request
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6 stops
Day 1
Hotel / Airport pick-up
Day 2
Transfer to Mariquita Tolima
Day 3
Rise and ride a bicycle at Alto...
Day 4
Day of rest
Day 5
Transfer - Pick up at Hotel /...
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Duration
5 days
Inclusions
  • Use of bicycle
  • Private transportation
  • High-end hotels. Gourmet and authentic food.
Exclusions
  • Unspecified Services
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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karlsbad79 wrote a review Apr 2020
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My husband and I spent 5 days cycling with Colombia cycling in June 2018. We had the BEST vacation. The trip was tailored to us, given our limited schedule, and was expertly guided. Our goal was to climb letras. We accomplished that feat, and so much more! We stayed at the
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Response from ColombiaCycling, Owner at "Alto de Letras" Tour: The Longest Climb in the World
Responded 26 Apr 2020
Karly!! Thank you very much for your kind words, gracias!! We still remember the super hot day (especially for an Alaska girl) and the snake's signs on the road! Hope to see you again guys. Thanks again for coming, see you soon!
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Roy L wrote a review Apr 2020
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It all starts with the warm welcome from Tomas and Marcela... and from there it unfolds into a very personalized experience from very knowledgeable people. Knowledge of their country, their traditions, the food, the places and if course cycling! All the accommodations and meals
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from ColombiaCycling, Owner at "Alto de Letras" Tour: The Longest Climb in the World
Responded 20 Apr 2020
Ayyyyy one of the strongest and hardest 10 days of cycling!!! Thanks for these words, you were so easy going and cool guys that was a pleasure to ride with you. Hope to see you again, we are just 4 hours with direct flights! And we still have that cool video toasting with a cup of coffee in our cycling house! Un abrazo parce!!! Nos vemos pronto!
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Jan V wrote a review Apr 2020
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Thomas and everybody from Colombia Cycling were wonderful hosts to guide us through Colombia. We had a tailor made 10 day cycling holiday through various regions in Colombia, including Medellin, the Coffee region and of course the "longest climb in the world". In total the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from ColombiaCycling, Owner at "Alto de Letras" Tour: The Longest Climb in the World
Responded 26 Apr 2020
Gracias!!!! Great trip and good cycling, thankfully you were just getting in shape. We Hope to ride with you soon in Colombia or share roads in USA. Thanks!
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michaelmccann2 wrote a review Apr 2020
Port Moody, Canada3 contributions
I've trained with Tomas, Marci, and the team from Colombia Cycling over three different years and it's always my favourite cycling adventure. 2017,2018,2019. I've done4- 7 day Haute Route events, the Alps, Pyrenees, Dolomites, and Rockies, and riding in Colombia with the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Les M wrote a review Apr 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates4 contributions
Colombia Cycling was a start up business when we booked to ride with Tomas and Marcela and we weren't disappointed! They both took great care to ensure our trip was both a demanding cycling tour but also a holiday. Obviously the highlight and one of the main reasons for booking
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from ColombiaCycling, Owner at "Alto de Letras" Tour: The Longest Climb in the World
Responded 7 Apr 2020
Hola Les!! Thanks for those kind words, it was really pleasure meet you and Karen and rode (and suffer) together, you were even the inspiration of a T-shirt. Hope to meet again any where in the world, hope in Colombia riding a bike. Say hello to Karen, thanks!
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Key Details
  • Medellin, Mariquita, and 3 more
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Italian, Spanish
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