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Zurich+Lake Como
Dream Alps Ride

 

  • Duration 5 days Cycling days 4 

Cycling distance: 590 km - 366 miles

Cycling Climbing:11500 mt - 37729 ft

Tour Highlights

  • Climb 6 alpine passes including the mythical ones, Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo
  • Visit the town that inspired Heidi's world-famous Swiss story
  • Brusio spiral viaduct : Swiss Marvel Ride
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Overview

Get ready for the adventure of your life on two wheels! Join our epic 5-day road cycling journey, from the vibrant Zurich to the dazzling Lake Como in Italy. Challenge your limits as you conquer the legendary peaks of Stelvio and Gavia, feeling the breeze while descending winding alpine roads. Experience the perfect blend of challenge and dreamy landscapes. Are you ready to make your mark on this unforgettable journey? Join us and pedal towards greatness. Make every turn a story to tell! #RideToComo

Itinerary

DAYS 1:Zurich-Grüsch

Embark on a scenic journey from Zurich to Grüsch, cycling alongside the enchanting Walensee and exploring cultural gems like Bad Ragaz. Pass through Mainfeld, the village of Heidi, as you soak in the breathtaking landscapes of this Swiss stage.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Cycling data: Distance 90 km,56 miles-Climbing:1500 meters,4921 feet

DAY 2: Grüsch- Santa Maria Val Müstair

Ascend the legendary Flüelapass, immersing yourself in its alpine charm. Traverse serene landscapes, encountering historical sites and quaint villages. This stage seamlessly blends challenging cycling with the rich cultural tapestry of the region, including a pedal through Switzerland's only national park, enhancing the experience with its unique natural wonders.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Cycling data: Distance 90 km,56 miles-Climbing:1500 meters,4921 feet

DAY 3:Santa Maria Val Müstair – Temu

Conquer the iconic Stelvio Pass and Gavia Pass, experiencing the thrill of high-altitude cycling amidst stunning mountain landscapes on this challenging yet rewarding stage.

 

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Cycling data: Distance 47 km,29 miles-Climbing:755 meters,2477 feet

DAY 4:Temu – Tirano

Conquering the renowned Mortirolo. As you navigate this challenging terrain, relish the panoramic views of the Italian Alps. The route encompasses picturesque vineyards, historic hamlets, and the authentic essence of northern Italy, making it a truly memorable cycling experience.

 

Meals:Breakfast/Lunch/dinner

Cycling data: Distance 55 km,34 miles-Climbing:1772 meters,5813 feet

DAY 5:Saint Moritz-Como

Traversing the Maloja Pass. Enjoy the glitzy allure of St. Moritz and descend into the charming town of Como, surrounded by the stunning Lake Como—an exhilarating end to your picturesque road cycling adventure.

 

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Cycling data: Distance 45 km,27.9 miles-Climbing:1654 meters,5426 feet

Arrival + Departure Details

 

ARRIVE

Airport City: Bogota, Colombia
Pick-Up Location: Aeropuerto el Dorado

DEPART

Airport City: Armenia, Colombia
Drop-Off Location: El Internacional el Eden

Inclusions + Information

Accommodations

All accommodation will be in hotels or guest houses. We choose accommodation on the basis of comfort rather than luxury. Our prices are based on sharing a twin room; single rooms are available at extra cost.

Meals

  • Daily breakfast

  • Lunches and meals on riding days

  • Snacks and local fruit on riding days

  • Welcome dinner and dinner on our last night

Support

  • Expert bilingual guide with extensive cycling experience and local knowledge

  • Support vehicle that follows the day’s route, distributes refreshments, and offers lifts

  • Bike maintenance to ensure optimal performance

  • Pick up and drop off at the airport.

  • Bike and Helmet

Not Included

  • Airfare

  • Travel insurance

Dates & Prices

  • Price $1200-5 days

You could get in touch with us at alejandro@colombianbeetle.com if you'd like to make a booking

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