Go Mountain-biking in Dominican Republic


mountain-biking-dominican-republicThe Dominican Republic shares its land space with Haiti, and is one of the most prominent vacation spots to go mountain biking. Dominican Republic is famous for its beautiful and wonderful white sandy beaches, which boasts lots of tall palm trees and pretty blue waters. This Caribbean island paradise has so much more to offer vacationers who visit here. If you love adventure, nature, biking, hiking or intense sporting activity this is a great place for you to visit. Although many vacationers visit the Dominican Republic for a relaxing tropical beach vacation, you will find mountain biking is one of the best activities that can be enjoyed there.

Dominican Republic is a heaven for bikers of all levels, as its wide-ranging territory offer cyclist magnificent downhill thrills, with demanding single track and easy coast cruises. Mountain biking is definitely the best way to see Dominican Republic landscape. For the ultimate biking experience, along the northern coast of Dominican Republic is where you can find some of the best biking trails to explore. As this beautiful island features the highest mountain in the Caribbean, which is about 10, 400 feet high, in the area known as Caribbean Pico Duarte.

If you are interested in participating in this adventure, you may contact Dominican Republic local tourism offices or your hotel to provide you with the recommended guide. So, if you ever get tired of all the water sports activities, you can take pleasure in mountain biking, by heading to Cabarete, where you can find many trails to explore.

The landscape in Dominican Republic is amazing and in some areas the route conditions are very idyllic for mountain biking. There is something for all riders in Dominican Republic, and on routes like Gasper Hermandez to Moca, the area is very dry and can take you up to two weeks to explore fully. There are waterfalls and small towns along this route, where you can take a swim and lodge in the nights.

The Constanza to San Jose de Ocoa, which takes two days to discover, has the most amazing views in the countryside, but it tends to be difficult to maneuver (please to park warm clothing as it tends to get very cold). The El Choco Loco route will take you through some gorgeous and gently sloping hills on a three hour ride; while the Rocky route offers you lots of single track adventure in the island’s protected areas.

Other areas of interest to go mountain biking are the invigorating Ciabo Valley, the thrilling Jarabacoa Waterfall Loop, or the exciting Rio San Juan to Playa Grande routes. Plan a vacation for Dominican Republic and take a mountain biking tour of the island’s countryside and be refreshed by the cool breezes.