Project Description

Cycling at the Land of the Bear.

Discover surprising alpine landscapes riding a mountain bike.

Cycling through the Land of the Bear, is a half day adventure, suitable for all the public.
A 32km. gentle and continuous MTB descent, in a very special environment. The previous night is spent in a mountain hotel, located in the centre of the picturesque town of Esterri d’Àneu.

The tour begins with a transfer, over the mountain pass of Bonaigua (2072 m.) heading to the Pla de Beret, in the neighbouring Valle de Aran and finishes in Esterri d’Àneu.

Enjoy a route that runs through a spectacular valley of the Pyrenees, where the bear and other wild fauna inhabit. Along the route, we will pass by the picturesque Sanctuary of Montgarri and visit ancient millenary towns.

The tour can be guided or self-guided, if you prefer to enjoy the route at your rhythm.


Possibility of collecting and transferring customers from anywhere in Spain and returning them to their place of origin.
The tour can be adapted to the customer’s requirements.
Lunch in restaurant or picnic
half way through the route.
SPA circuit in the hotel, after the activity.
Accommodation for the following night.

Day 1

Arrival at the picturesque town of Esterri d’Àneu, situated in the bottom of a large valley, surrounded by imposing mountains.

Free time to visit the historic centre, well preserved and of great interest.

Dinner and accommodation in a centric traditional mountain hotel.

Day 2


Breakfast in the hotel.


Transfer to the base of the activity, located next to the hotel, and presentation of the guide. Explanation of the route, the area, and the main elements to consider, depending on whether the route will be guided or not.  Transfer, over the mountain pass of Bonaigua (2072 m.) heading to the Pla de Beret.


Beginning of the route. 32 km of continuous, gentle descent with little positive gradient. We will follow the course of the Noguera Pallaresa river, penetrating a spectacular valley of the Pyrenees, where it is possible to see the bear and other wild fauna. Pass through the Montgarri Sanctuary. Visit the millenary town of Isil before arriving to Esterri d’Àneu.

  • Accommodation in a typical mountain hotel, located in the town of Esterri d’Àneu with dinner and lunch included, in a “superior class” room.
  • Half a day or full day MTB guided or self-guided route, depending on the chosen option.
  • Necessary equipment to do the activities.
  • Transfer to the starting point of the descent.

Daily departures during the months of May*, June*, July, August, September, and October.

(*depending in the amount of snow).

  • Enjoy a unique mountain cycling route, crossing the most spectacular and unknown alpine sceneries.

  • A gentle descent with a gentle positive gradient, following the course of the river Noguera Pallaresa from its source.

  • A tour that enables the participants to visit the singular Montgarri Sanctuary and the ancient millenary towns of Isil and Alós d’Isil.

Tiempo 3-4 horas

Cycling Through the Land of the Bear.

From 123€

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“I have enjoyed it indeed! The route is suitable for everyone, including people like me, not used to riding a bicycle regularly. My children had a brilliant time!”

Lucy (UK)

“A very good experience, 100% recommendable if you are in the area and want to know the terrain well. Quality materials and incredible landscapes.”

Sean (Canada)

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