Cuba: bicycle with side bagsMedium
The Cuba mountain biking trip is unique cycling tour,without a support vehicle and where the cyclists have the opportunity to carry there own gear feeling the freedom of not depending on a machine. The weather conditions in Cuba are such that the load to carry is minimal. You will have the opportunity to get in touch with local people at non tourist villages. The mountain biking tour through Cuba includes a selection of towns and sites which we consider interesting when traveling to Cuba on a two weeks cycling tour. Some of the sites have beendeclared UNESCO World Heritage plus beautiful Cuban landscape sites from Northern coastal topography to Southern mountains ofSierra de Escambray (Topes de Collantes).
Longer version Cuba cycling tour includes:
Pinar del Río province, known as the most interesting sites of EasternCuba, Soroa,Viñales valley (declaredUNESCO World Heritage) and Cayo Jutia (one of the most beautiful beaches in Cuba).
Photos of the last travel in Cuba: bicycle with side bags
Contact us for the travel day plan
La Habana, Santa Clara, Remedios, Cayo Santa María, Topes de Collantes, Trinidad, Playa Ancón, Playa Rancho Luna, Cienfuegos, Playa Girón, Playa Larga, Matanzas, Playa Jibacoa
750 Km.(10 pedaling days,90 % on paved roads). Longer version: 1.083 km(13 days mountain biking).
On the Cuban cycling trip we travel without support vehicle, which means that you have to carry your own luggage. As Cuba is a tropical climate destination the weight of your luggage is light and easy to carry. On most of the pedalling days you will have the opportunity to rent a vehicle to carry your luggage which is not expensive.
Cuba cycling trip without support vehicleOn the cycling Cuba trip most of the pedalling route goes on paved roads (90%) and most of the cycling goes on flat terrain. There are only two days that we cycle on mountain region with1500mts of level difference, biking uphill. The heat and humidity will be the major setback to overcome on the Cuba cycling trip. we usually pedal20 km/h on average .
Mountain bike or hybrid,with gravel and paved road tires and prior mechanical check up
2 Water bottles or water backpack (Camel bag).
Cuba cycling trip - tropical forestSunglasses ,
Personal medication ,
Sunblock lotion and lip balm ,
Head lamp or flash light with spare batteries
Bicycle spare parts:
2 tubes, a flat tire repair kit including sealant and patches, Allen toolkit.
Sidebag screws - spare.
silver tape (small).
Elastic bands (to fix things on the bike).
A spare part which fixes the gears to the frame.
a small air pump.
The guide will have more specific tools and tool kits.
minimum 6 people. Registration should be confirmed one month in advance otherwise a 20% will be added to the price.
- Mountain guiding services and coordinating service: This involves one or two guides all the lodgings (home stay, hotels and bungalows). Mechanical assistance. 10 dinners, transfer from Santa Clara with private shuttle service.
- Lunches, snacks, entrance fees for national parks and museums, extras, tips and taxes.
- 2 Bike pants short
- 1 long, running pants
- 1 windbreaker
- 1 synthetic long sleeve shirt
- 2 T-shirts
- 2 or 3 pairs of socks
- bath suit
- 1 Sandals or spare tennis shoes
- 1 small towel