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Mountain biking trips in Bolivia and Peru


Machu Picchu mountain biking, trekking expedition trip tour, adventure tourism

Machu Picchu - Inca trail mountain biking tourtrekking PeruDate:24th of October 2015 to 7th of November 2015
Other dates available upon request.

Duration:
15 days (from La Paz)

Distance:700 km biking on paved road (just 215 km on gravel road) at 3.500m above sea level. Maximum height: 4.350m.a.s.l. Two exiting long downhill biking sections with 1000 m level difference.

Description:Discovering the land of the old Inca empire following the Manco Capac trail. From Copacabana to lake Titicaca (Bolivia), and to Ollantaitambo, by bike. Then we do trekking (42 km) along the famous "camino del Inca" (Inca trail) to Machu Picchu. Descend to the yungas (Andean forests) considered one the greatest "Downhill" roads of the world. During the biking trip we will be surrounded by high snow capped mountains, high mountains of the Andes, then we change completely the setting getting into deep leafy jungle subtropical forest called yungas. The contrast in colors, hues and settings will be the leading mark of this biking trip. Panoramic views of the "altiplano", wild untamed nature changing into cultivated farms by the blue waters of the Titicaca lake. Green cultivated terraces at the Sacred valley  of the Incas "Sagrado Valle de los Incas". Marketplaces full of  handmade articles and colorful endless products, small aborigine villages, towns and cities enriched by amazing ancient buildings. Discover the fascinating ancient Inca culture at almost unknown places, at the Island of the Sun or at the worldly known Machu Picchu city. You may observe the working local aboriginal population their traditions and their devoted faith in the Pachamama (Mother Earth) and may be unveil or comprehend the mystic of this special places.

Places: Copacabana by Titicaca lake shore (Bolivia), del sol island, Coroico (yungas 'downhill'), Puno, De los Uros island, Abra de la Raya, Cuzco, "Valle Sagrado de los Incas" (sacred Inca valley), Machu Picchu ruins.


Difficulty: Medium. The difficulty of this mountain biking trip is the fact that we bike at high altitude most of the trip. (between 3500 and 4350m above sea level)

More details, itinerary and required equipment here

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