Costa Rica Mountain Biking & Cycling Tours

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!

Manuel Antonio Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking Costa Rica

The mountains and jungles of Costa Rica are a perfect setting for any experience level. In Quepos & 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!

Lake Arenal Bike Riding, Arenal Volcano

Mountain Biking Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano biking

The most popular area for road biking in Costa Rica is at the Arenal Volcano 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.

Lake Arenal to El Castillo Village, Arenal Volcano

This half-day (four hours) tour is excellent for beginning or intermediate bikers. You can book it in either the morning or afternoon. The bike trail the tour will take is primarily gravel and covers the 8-mile stretch from El Castillo Village to Arenal Volcano National Park along the picturesque Lake Arenal with Arenal Volcano in view.

Lake Arenal Kayaking & Biking, Arenal Volcano

Discover Lake Arenal, the largest lake in Costa Rica from multiple vantage points. This five hour tour can arranged in the morning or evening – whatever your preference! Relax and enjoy the views of lush jungle foliage with Arenal Volcano towering above on this multi-sport adventure.

Costa Rica Biking FAQ:

Wear sunscreen, active wear, and tennis shoes! A helmet will be provided along with your bike on your excursion.
Yes, Costa Rica has an incredible array of picturesque landscapes to discover and biking through Costa Rica is an idyllic way to experience them. All of the excursions we arrange are on bike-friendly baths led by guides who can explain the regions culture and biodiversity along the way!
The Arenal Volcano region probably has some of the best biking in the country for its variety of landscapes, excursions and accessibility.