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Wheel Travel

The most popular destination in Central America is bicycle and MountainbikeTouren in Costa Rica Costa Rica. Especially the many national parks with an incomparably rich flora and fauna, the mighty volcanic peaks, the tropical rainforest, and the fantastic beaches along the Caribbean and the Pacific Ocean attract visitors. The small Central American country Costa Rica inspired by the wealth of possible cycling and mountain bike tours. On the many small, you can cycle wonderful paths and trails through the hinterland, the various types of terrain are varied. On adventurous trails to drive through the middle of the rainforest, the numerous volcanoes offer good downhill, unspoilt beaches offer comfortable cycling. Either you take your bike, what is possible with most airlines, or you looking for a local landlord from wheels.

Some tour operators offer their own, high-quality rental bikes. In the surroundings of San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, there is a Variety of tours, for example around the Vulkane Irazu and Poas, or through the Orosi Valley. Partly also roads on the volcanoes, such as for example on the Irazu Vulkan, with the corresponding level of the condition do everything possible. The town of Arenal volunteers himself as a base for bike tours. A relaxed bike tour leads on a paved road through the tropical forest around Lake Arenal.

With the mountain bike you can up to the National Park of the volcano Arenal ride, but it is on the way to not be possible with the bike in the Park. The Cerro De La Muerte (death peak) is the highest mountain on the Panamericana highway. On a distance of 45 kilometers is approximately 2800 to cope with altitude. Only do not deter let by the name. The region of Samara on the Nicoya peninsula suitable also for cycling. On pristine beaches along the coast of the Pacific Ocean Crest is, in the hilly to mountainous hinterland come even sportier drivers at their own expense. Or how about the Ruta de los Conquistadores? This is a well known mountain bike race in Costa Rica, where it applies in just four days from the Pacific coast to reach with the Irazu Vulkan as the highest point in the Caribbean and many more challenges on the way. In the Manuel Antonio the rain forest and the surrounding mountains offer Park a perfect backdrop for every cyclist. You can discover hidden waterfalls, biking on narrow jungle trails, and enjoy the beautiful coastal landscape. With a little luck, you experience also the diverse fauna of the national parks, such as colorful birds, Coati, howler monkeys and other exotic creatures. Tours at sunset, with unbeatable views of the Pacific Ocean are also very special.