Even the most avid cyclist can find something to love about mountain biking in Costa Rica! Countless miles of dirt trails run through spectacular landscapes. It’s an opportunity to discover a different point of view than the regular tour roads. Single and multi-day tours will take you through jungles and mountains, up volcanoes, and by charming rural villages. Costa Rica mountain biking is a great way to explore the rural countryside of this beautiful country, by dense forests and past coffee plantations and small cattle ranches. There are trips for both the novice and the expert, so don’t miss out on a cycling experience you won’t find anywhere else!
The mountains and jungles of Costa Rica are a perfect setting for any experience level. In Quepos and Manuel Antonio, explore steamy jungle paths and breathtaking coastal views. This is a great opportunity to spy out some of the elusive rainforest creatures as you bike with naturalist cyclists – they know exactly how to spot the shyer wildlife! You’ll find plenty to enjoy on mountain bike trips in Costa Rica!
The most popular area for road biking in Costa Rica is around Lake Arenal. A trip along the north shore is a great wildlife adventure – monkeys, coatis, and a considerable number of animals can be found near the water, as well as many different bird species. Another option is venturing from Lake Arenal and out into the quiet countryside on roads that run from the damn to the main entrance of the Arenal National Park. This ride is quiet and a chance to experience and enjoy the unhurried rural life that surrounds Costa Rica’s adventure capital.
Costa Rica Bike Trips:
- Arenal Lake to El Castillo Village Half-day Mountain Bike Tour
- Lake Kayaking & Biking Arenal Tour