Mountain Biking in Ecuador

Ride into the Avenue of the Volcanoes and discover the enchanting natural jewels of this equatorial nation on a mountain biking trip in Ecuador!

Ecuador possesses volcanoes, rain forests, and everything in between, so you will undoubtedly be captivated by its stunning terrain and immense biodiversity. Mountain bikers can take advantage of the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific or the dense jungle of the Cuyabena Wildlife Preserve after mastering the trails around Quito and the Andes. The relentless and fascinating landscape of Ecuador is the perfect place for an unforgettable biking tour! “Compare and book a certified guide for your Mountain Biking trip with 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Mountain Biking selection. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Biking in Ecuador

Taking a single-track route through the lush greenery of a sky-scraping volcano is epic. Combining it with a tour of the rain forest after stopping at an indigenous village hidden in Ecuador is legendary. From rugged outcropping to smooth dirt trails, there are inclines and declines of every shape and size that will challenge and inspire you for the duration of your trip.


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Getting there

The central location of Quito makes it the best place to fly into. It has direct flights to most major South American cities, as well as Miami and Atlanta

Best time to visit

It is possible to enjoy an Ecuadorian mountain biking trip all year round, though the dry season (June to September) will have more accommodating conditions


The rainy season lasts from October to May while the dry season lasts from June through September. The equatorial location makes for warm temperatures, though rains can become frigid during the rainy season. Weather is also slightly more fickle in the mountains and a bit colder

More info about Mountain Biking in Ecuador:

Ecuador owes its diverse landscape and scenery to its location at the equator and the Andes Mountains. Not only has it led to great outdoor adventure, its accessible and expansive terrain makes it a popular destination for single-track mountain bikers who want an immersive experience in the heart of the culture. Many locations can be found in the Quito area. These often do not require substantial travel, though appropriate preparations should be made beforehand to avoid transportation difficulties upon arrival. There are a number of courses throughout the center of the country, including the Antenas del Pichincha and El Triunfo Loop. Some of the best biking trails can be found in Cotopaxi National Park

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