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.
May 1st to 10th, 2024.
Total Days: 10 (includes arrival and departure days)
Riding Days: 7
Rest Day and Training Day: 1 Medellin
Tour Start: Bogotá, Colombia
Tour Finish: Bogotá, Colombia.
Distance: 1,800 kms approx.
Riding Hours Per Day: 8-9 hours per day
Road Conditions: 50% gravel and dirt roads. 50% paved roads.
- Villa de Leyva
- Coffee Region
- Termales del Ruíz
- La Miel River
- And so much more
1. Arrival in Bogotá.
2. Bogota - Villa de Leyva
3. Villa de Leyva - Doradal.
4. Doradal - Medellín.
5. Medellín (rest day)
6. Medellín - Jardín.
7. Jardín - Termales del Ruíz
8. Termales del Ruíz - La Miel River.
9. La Miel River - Bogotá.
10. Depart Bogotá
*This tour does not include extra days in Bogotá. We highly recommend to schedule your arrival 1 day before the official start date or schedule an early arrival flight on 21st.
*PREVIOUS OFF ROAD EXPERIENCE ON BIG BIKES IS A MUST.
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.
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.