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Cycling

Cycling and mountain biking are nice ways to stroll and discover these territories.
Of course some areas are better suited to this activity, compared to others where land is more arid and more mountainous. The possibilities are many, from the sporty trip to the relaxing ride.

Below are some examples of mountain biking routes. Many more are available.

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Highway of Death (Bolivia)

Many of its residents to take daily the route from La Paz to Coroico, also called “Highway of Death”.
Elevation changes and turns to rival the most courageous drivers, accident statistics appalling … However, this road has become a tourist attraction for those seeking the thrill of cycling …

Level : Expert

Period : Winter

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The Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia)

Difficult to come by Bolivia without passing Uyuni. The Salar de Uyuni is the largest expanse of salt in the world. At about 98% of tourists visiting in turn organizes 3 or 4 days by jeep including lagoons and geysers. But the crossing is possible in cycling, for the bravest! The lack of engine noise you will emerge even more in that immense silence.

Level : Initiates

Period : Winter

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Arequipa, Colca Canyon (Peru)

Arequipa, the white city, is known for its buildings made with volcanic stones called ashlars. These volcanoes have formed a rich land with farmland, but with these extraordinary places such as the Colca Canyon and Aguada Blanca National Reserve. It is also one of the places deemed to enjoy the flight of the Condors.

Level : Initiates

Period : Winter

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The Andean Challenge: Conchucos and the Cordillera Blanca (Peru)

Truly one of the most beautiful and extreme Andean roads by bicycle. The ride is a ride between the valleys of Huaylas and Conchucos through villages and beautiful scenery at times skirting the tropical high mountains. After the first trip in the Cordillera, we discover the first Andean civilization, Chavin, and we will finish the road by attacking the neck of the Andes most extreme, Punta Olímpica, who was 4.900 m at the north side of the highest mountain in Peru and second of South America: the Huascaran.

Level : Expert

Period : Winter

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Chachapoyas, from Kuelap to Gocta (Peru)

Chachapoyas, the land of “cloud men” gives us two gems where we can come and enjoy cycling: the Fortress of Kuelap, an impressive stone building that contains nearly 500 circular houses, main archaeological attractions from north eastern Peru, and Gocta Falls, one of the highest in the world with 771m in height. Valley of the Chachapoya is characterized by its harsh topography with locations of visual and historical interest located at 3000m, 1000m in altitude of the valley so that each route requires the crossing by a rapid descent and long climbs.

Level : Initiates

Period : Winter

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Titicaca Lake (Peru)

With this circuit in Puno we will see landscapes of the Altiplano and part of the National Reserve of Titicaca Lake, the highest navigable lake in the world. The route includes a ride to the Tombs of Sillustani and the Stone Forest of Canyon Tinajani.

Level : Initiates

Period : Winter

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Paracas: Beaches and Dunes (Peru)

The Peruvian coast has been throughout history a great source of development. On this tour we will see different ecosystems: beaches, dunes, green valleys, hills and deserts and ancient cultures will throw their bases. We will visit the Paracas National Reserve and of course we enjoy the beach, gastronomy and the famous Peruvian Pisco.
The bike touring will take us first to the Sacred Valley of Pachacamac to continue to Paracas National Reserve with 2 passes for the fantastic coastal and desert landscapes and wildlife.

Level : Initiates

Period : Winter

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South of Cusco, Land of Tupac Amaru (Peru)

This road runs through the lands of the Andean ultimate revolution launched by Tupac Amaru in 1776, 40 years before the campaign for independence. Tampering with its history has left traces in this wonderful natural setting of mountains and lakes, and also in the Andean community “live” as Raqchi where we will sleep in our adventure. We also go by the Colonial and Inca sites like the temple of Wiracocha, the salt mines of Maras, the Inca bridge of Q’eswachaka and Andahuaylillas.

Level : Initiates

Period : Winter

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Tarapoto, North Forest Amazon (Peru)

For centuries there has been an area of Amazonian natives who served as a refuge during the wars of invasion Chachapoya, Inca and Spanish but that was the first region of the Amazon has to be won in America. Around the Alto Mayo, the Huallaga River and the Cordillera del Cerro Escalera we discover the mountain forest with its exuberant vegetation and different ecosystems, and enjoy one of the best cuisines of Peru.

Level : Initiates

Period : Winter

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