Elite and recreational cyclists from different countries such as Ecuador, Mexico, Colombia, Spain, among others, will meet for 3 days in Santa Cruz island to participate in the second Galápagos International Cycling Tour from October 5 to7, 2018.
The event, which is organized by the Galápagos Endémic Sport association (GES) and has the authorization of the Galápagos Provincial Sports Federation, is divided into three stages. The first stage will be on October 5, with a 5km individual time trial in Puerto Ayora. The second day, on October 6, will be a round trip circuit of 25 km from Puerto Ayora to Bellavista. Finally, on October 7, in the third stage, 90 km will be covered from Puerto Ayora to the Itabaca Channel.
The competition is designed for elite and recreational competitors in different categories such as: children, youth, elite, ladies, master, mountain bikes, among others.
The organization of the event is convinced that this type of activities help to boost the tourist and economic development of the islands, as they attract the attention of many people worldwide, especially those who love sports and nature.
Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge is one of the Galapagos hotels that is already preparing to welcome all these athletes with open arms in order to be part of this great event.
The first International Tour was held in 2016, where 33 cyclists participated. This year it is expected that this figure will grow considerably, since, without a doubt this event is a way to contribute to the massification of sports in the enchanted islands.
If you are a fan of cycling or sports in general, you cannot miss this competition! The setting of the competition is in one of the most wonderful landscapes on Earth. Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge is waiting for you to be part of this exciting experience. Do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] to help you plan your next tour in the Galapagos islands!