D.A.R.T. AND ELEPHANT
IMMERSION COLOMBIA TOUR 2024
Join us in Colombia for a D.A.R.T (Dragoo Adventure Rider Training) Immersion Tour. A tour specifically designed for students that have taken training with D.A.R.T and want to take the skills, they have learned, to the real world. What better place to put them to the test than a dual purpose motorcycle tour in Colombia. Come join D.A.R.T and Elephant in the most amazing trip of your life. Colombia is THE hottest motorcycle riding destination in South America, come and discover first hand what it is all about. This is a dual purpose adventure tour, we will be riding some of the most amazing dirt and paved roads this country has. We will discover a Colombia few have seen. Come and find out why Magical Realism was born in this country.
On this tour we will cover some of the most amazing destinations and scenery Colombia has to offer. We start off in Bogotá and head down the Eastern mountain range towards the beautiful colonial town of Villa de Leyva. We will then descend the Eastern Mountain range towards the small town of Doradal and then make our way up to the amazing city of Medellín. Following a rest day in Medellín we will criss cross the mountains of the traditional coffee region of Colombia. After making our way through the coffee region we will ascend to the top of the Central Mountain range and relax in natural volcanic hot springs. We finish off our trip with a visit to the jungle and the beautiful La Miel river.
Don't let them tell you about it, pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable adventure. We pride ourselves in providing the opportunity to share stories that will last a lifetime.
See you in Colombia!
OFF ROAD RIDING:
This tour is a dual purpose adventure. Which means we will be riding through dirt and gravel roads. At times depending on weather we might encounter mud. We highly recommend you feel comfortable riding big bikes off road.
WHAT IS D.A.R.T AND WHO IS BILL DRAGOO?
D.A.R.T Dragoo Adventure Rider Training (DART) is an adventure riding school led by Bill Dragoo, internationally certified as a BMW off-road training instructor and a member of the United States’ 2010 BMW GS Trophy team. Based in the central United States, the DART team has been coaching adventure riders all over the U.S. and in South America since 2013 and has provided the moto training at the popular Overland Expo since 2017. Basing their instruction on the cornerstones of Balance, Control, Judgment, and Attitude, Dragoo and his colleagues seek to provide quality off-road training at a fair price for all who wish to learn.
As a moto-journalist, a BMW certified off road instructor, and Certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation Rider Coach, Bill Dragoo never strays far from adventure. He has been on the podium at the Rawhyde Adventure Rider’s Challenge two of the three times he has competed, with first and second place finishes, and represented his country as one of three men competing with Team USA in the 2010 BMW GS Trophy held in South Africa.
Upcoming Dates2023: No dates currently available. 2024: FEBRUARY MARCH *We can accommodate private groups and custom dates.
Tour DetailsTotal Days: 10 (includes arrival and departure days) Riding Days: 8 Tour Start: Bogotá, Colombia Tour Finish: Bogotá, Colombia. Distance: 2,300 kms approx. Riding Hours Per Day: 8 hours per day Road Conditions: Paved roads. Mountain twisty roads.
Highlights- Bogotá - Termales del Ruíz - Villa de Leyva - Barichara - Cañón del Chicamocha - Hacienda Venecia - Sonsón - La Miel - And so much more
Itinerary1. Arrival in Bogotá 2. Bogotá - Villa de Leyva. 3. Villa de Leyva - Barichara. 4. Barichara - Sabana de Torres. 5. Sabana de Torres - La Miel River. 6. La Miel River - Sonsón. 7. Sonsón - Hacienda Venecia. 8. Hacienda Venecia - Termales del Ruíz. 9. Termales del Ruíz - Bogotá. 10. Depart Bogotá. *This tour does not offer extra days in Bogotá. If you want to settle in and explore the city we recommend you arrive or depart 1 or 2 days before or after tour start. *When booking your flight and if booking on official arrival date try to schedule an early arrival to Bogotá before 4:00 PM.
Included9 nights accommodation in handpicked exceptional hotels and locations. Mix of boutique hotels, cabins, and local accommodation. Motorcycle guide and instructor. 8 day motorcycle rental with unlimited mileage, motorcycle insurance. All Breakfasts 8 dinners Support vehicle for luggage, water, spares and tools. Coffee experience Air-hotel-air transfers Elephant Apparel.
Not IncludedAirfares. Arrival and departure city is Bogotá (BOG). Motorcycle fuel. Travel and Medical Insurance. (we highly recommend you purchase a good travel and medical insurance for any unforeseen mishaps. Lunches and Refreshments. Excursions not mentioned in the tour inclusions. Personal expenses. Helmet and protective gear. (Please bring your own gear). Motorcycle luggage (Tankbags, panniers, etc can be rented). Visa related fees. (if necessary)
Prices are based on shared accommodation. Single accommodation is available on some hotels. Tour occupancy is 8 minimum, 10 maximum. Deposit is $500 USD and guarantees spot on tour it is non refundable. We reserve the right to change price in case the tour does not meet the minimum number of participants.
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