Mountain biking in Quito and its surroundings is one of the most popular adventure activities for tourists and fans to the biking sport.
Several places around Quito, and many others scattered along the Avenue of the Volcanoes in Ecuador, are perfect places for mountain biking, highly rated and recommended by experts in the field of extreme sports.
The degrees of difficulty vary depending on the routes and places. There are almost-flat quiet walks through the valleys of the Sierra, declines from Quito to the Cloud Forest, to exciting downhill on the slopes of the high snowy mountains of the Andes.
Below is a list of the companies that offer bike tours in Quito, its surrounding area as well as spectacular destinations including the Valley of Mindo, different volcanoes such as Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Andean lakes and craters like Quilotoa and Pululahua, the way down of Cruz Loma, from the magnificent Pichincha volcano to reach the city of Quito, and others.
Address: Mariscal Foch 714 and Juan Leon Mera streets
Telephone: (+5932) 256 8323 / 254 2806 / (+5939) 420 5349
Fax: (+5932) 256 7008
Arie's Bike Company
Address: Interoceánica Avenue, Km 22 ½ via Pifo, La Libertad Neighborhood, Hongos Street n.5 Quito Ecuador
Telephones: (+5932) 238 0802 / (+5939) 981 6603
Fax: (+5932) 238 0802
Touristic destinations for mountain biking near Quito include cloud forest, the Andes, the beautiful lakes in the Sierra of Ecuador, and even the beach. There are tours and bicycle tours for destinations near Quito, for all types of fitness. At the end of this page you can find contact information for companies that are dedicated to advise and organize mountain bike tours in Quito and Ecuador