5 Days - Classic-Tour

On this tour you have it (nearly) all. In only 5 Days you will see...

Jungle - Colonial Towns - Mexico’s Biggest Lake - High Volcanoes & Beautiful Beaches

 

This is a 5-DAYS-CLASSIC-TOUR for people who like to see as much as possible of the beauty of Mexico in just 5 days. There is the option to extend this tour to a 6 days or 7 days version.

Please feel free to ask if you need further information.

 

Next Tour Dates:

March 12 - 16, 2024

 

April 22 - 26, 2024

6 DAYS CLASSIC TOUR
December 3 - 8, 2024

 

Tour reviews from our customers on Tripadvisor:

June 2023
If you are looking to experience the real Mexico and enjoy riding this is a must do.

Recently we returned from Mexico where we enjoyed a motorbike tour with Bike Mexico (5 Days Classic Tour). We highly recommend Jurgen (owner operator of Bike Mexico).

If you are looking to experience the real Mexico and enjoy riding this is a must.

Jurgen is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. From the moment we arrived at Jurgen and Eli’s home we were treated like family friends and felt so welcomed into their beautiful home.

Travelling with Jurgen made our time in Mexico memorable for all the right reasons.

Bike Mexico’s motorbikes are perfectly suited to this adventure. The safety equipment (helmets etc) are of a high standard. On tour our motels were always clean and of a good standard and Jurgen’s choice of restaurants was excellent. Jurgen is more than happy for tour groups to wander on their own or equally happy to accompany and guide.

We are from New Zealand and are not used to the heat in Mexico. Jurgen made sure we had plenty of hydration stops and frequently checked in on us altering his itinerary without hesitation to accommodate us.

This adventure was truly exceptional, we can’t wait to come back. If you would like further information Jurgen is able to provide our contact details.

Stu & Deb
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March 2023
The motorcycle trip of my life

My friend and I are from Montreal Canada and we took the five day tour from March 14th to March 18th! The guide and owner Jurgen pick us up at the meeting point in mismoloya near PV and from then on we were taken to his house where all the protective gear were handed to us plus a breefing on security to the roads that were to be taken.The tour was intelligently planned was pleasent and secured by the guide impressive experience. I am 73 years old I have been riding bikes for about 50 years and i learned important security tips from this guide. It was to my friend and I the most memorable trip on bike ! I recomended totally Bike mexico for easy going and pleasure!

Michel Leblanc Montreal Canada

PS you can ask Jurgen my Email if you want more comments
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 Jan 2023

Five day road tour from Puerto Vallarta to the mountains and back

Great father/son trip. We took beautiful winding roads out of PV up into the mountains, enjoying local food and excellent hotels - most directly on quaint town squares, except for the last night when our balcony faced the ocean!

I trust Jürgen because of his extensive experience touring globally and guiding motorcycle tours in Jalisco - he has ridden these roads hundreds of times. Jürgen gave a pre-briefing on safety before the ride, and provided riding tips when requested. Roads were well-marked, and drivers generally courteous.

Apart from the ride, this was a great *tour*. We visited pilgrimage sites, indigenous ruins, took a tour of the Jose Cuervo distillery, stayed in picturesque towns, and experienced gorgeous views of Jalisco farming communities and the Pacific Coast. We stayed with Eli and Jürgen before and after the ride, enjoying their hospitality and excellent food.

 

I hope to do this again with other friends.

 

Tour Itinerary

 

1. Day

Puerto Vallarta - San Sebastián del Oeste - Mascota - Talpa de Allende

Starting at Bike Mexico we ride to Puerto Vallarta and then directly into the mountains passing through different vegetation zones. We stop and visit the old colonial village of San Sebastián del Oeste (Altitude 1400 m / 4600 feet). Leaving the village behind, we ride on spectacular curvy mountain roads up to more than 1800 m / 5900 feet towards the small old colonial town of Mascota (1240 m / 4000 feet). 

After our lunch break we ride to Talpa de Allende, a famous and very important town for Catholic pilgrims. We have time to explore the wonderful colonial center with its plaza, awe-inspiring church and enjoy the special atmosphere on the streets in the evening.

 

2. Day

Talpa de Allende – Ameca - Tequila

From Talpa de Allende we ride on spectacular roads with hundreds of twisting curves to the old colonial town of Ameca (1230 m / 4000 feet). We have time for a snack and visit the historical city center with its wonderful market and colonial buildings. We leave Ameca on a secondary but good road and cross a mountain range (1800 m / 5900 feet) before we arrive at our destination, Tequila. There we visit the world famous tequila distillery "José Cuervo". After the visit we have time to walk around the streets and experience the history and culture of this special place. And if you like, try some of the various tequilas. We stay overnight in a conveniently located hotel in the colonial Center of Tequila.  

 

3. Day

Tequila – Lake Chapala - Mazamitla

We will have breakfast at the beautiful market in the old town of Tequila. We leave Tequila and cross the fertile farming land of the Mexican highlands and can visit (that’s optional) the prehispanic archaeological site “Los Guachimontones” with its unique round pyramids. Later we ride to “Lago Chapala”. The lake, situated at about 1500 m/5000 ft. is the biggest lake of all Mexico. After lunch we ride further to Mazamitla, 2250 m/7400 ft. With its wooden houses, the town looks like we are in Switzerland or Austria. Here we stay over night.

 

4. Day

Mazamitla – Colima – Comala – Manzanillo – Barra de Navidad

We leave Mazamitla and descend on twisty mountain roads. On our way to Colima we will have awesome views over the Volcano Colima and the Nevado de Colima (4260m/14000ft), which in wintertime can be snow-capped. We have lunch at another Pueblo Mágico (Magic Village), Comala. After a lunch break we are heading further towards the Pacific Ocean and it gets warmer again. We pass Manzanillo with its important port, before we reach our destination, Barra de Navidad.

 

5. Day

Barra de Navidad – Costa Alegre

We ride north and explore some of the beautiful beaches, bays and fishing villages on our way. We will have our lunch break at a beautiful beach town, called Punta Perula. After lunch we ride back to Bike Mexico.

 

Next Tour Dates:

March 12 - 16, 2024

 

April 22 - 26, 2024

 

6 DAYS CLASSIC TOUR
December 3 - 8, 2024

 

And on Request. We try to find a date which works for you and us.
We usually don’t go on Christmas to New Years Eve and Holy Easter Week (semana santa).

 

Unlike like nearly all motorcycle tour companies, we do not have fixed tour dates. We go when YOU have the time. We also don’t ask for minimum of 4, 6 or even 8 riders. You can go even alone!

  

Trip length:

About 1300 km / 800 miles

 

Prices: 

1950,- USD  for one Rider on SUZUKI DR 650 SE

2350,- USD  for one Rider with Passenger on SUZUKI DR 650 SE

 

2100,- USD for one Rider on SUZUKI V-STROM 650 XT

2700,- USD for one Rider with Passenger on SUZUKI V-STROM 650 XT

  

Minimum Number of Participants: 2 Riders

It's possible to do for 1 Rider only with an extra charge of 25 %.

 

 

THEFT AND DAMAGE WAIVER


$15.00 U.S. / DAY - SUZUKI DR 650
- Deductible $ 1500.00 U.S. for damages and theft. Deposit is $ 1500.00 U.S.

20.00 U.S. / DAY - SUZUKI V-STROM 650 XT 
- Deductible $ 2000.00 U.S. for damages and theft. Deposit is $ 2000.00 U.S.

Without THEFT AND DAMAGE WAIVER:
A deposit of ($ 3000.00 U.S.-SUZUKI DR 650   $ 4000.00 U.S.-SUZUKI V-STROM 650 XT) is required at the time of pick up and you are fully responsible for any damage to, or theft of, your rental vehicle.

 

Payment:

Credit Card, Bank Account Deposit, Cash

  

What is included:

- Renting Motorcycle  SUZUKI DR 650 SE, SUZUKI V-STROM 650 XT 

- Motorcycle Basic Insurance

- 4 Nights in good Hotels in single/double room or Bungalow with breakfast

- Tequila distillery tour

- Safety Gear, like DOT certified helmet, body armor or back protector


  and gloves

- Fuel

- Bilingual Tour Guide

- Water or soft drink during tour break

 

Requirements:

Valid drivers license (for Motorcycle, depending on state laws)

Credit Card for security deposit or cash

The minimum age is 21 years. Exceptions may be made for group bookings or if a parent wants to ride together with a son/daughter.

Minimum 1 year riding experience with motorcycles

 

We strongly recommend you to buy travel insurance with pre-trip cancellation.
Like Travel Guard or World Nomads. There are other insurances on the market.

 

What to bring:

Best is to bring your own riding gear. If this is not possible we have riding gear like helmets, body armor jackets, knee guards, gloves for you.

Windbreaker Jacket, sweater or something alike as it can get chilly in the mountains.

Footwear for riding (best are riding boots, at least hiking boots or something similar)

Long Pants

Beachwear

Sun protection (sun blocker, hat)

Money in Pesos for food, drinks, tips or souvenirs

 

"Bike-Mexico" reserves the right to modify the tour, in particular the tour route and the accommodation (if apply), provided that this is necessary and beyond the control of “Bike-Mexico”. The organiser shall thereby endeavour to maintain the tour’s characteristics and to provide equivalent services .