Mountain Biking in Cusco; This is an excellent place to do a downhill excursion. We will climb up to the high pass of Qolque Cruz (4,600 masl) and then descend to the Valley of Lares (2,700 masl), our destination being the town of Colca.
We have various biking trips; some of them are around Cusco and Sacred Valley, and other longer trips from 2 to 3 days.
- Private Transportation Round-trip
- Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
- Complete Equipment (helmet, gloves, Mountain Bike with front suspension)
- Proffesional Guide
- All camping gear
- Expenses of personal nature such as beverages, laundry, tips
- Guide gratuity
- Any item including meals which has not been covered in the itinerary
- All optional tours or activities during free time
- Transfers outside of the tour program
Itinerary: Lares Mountain Bike
Day 1 — Cusco – Lares – Lares Hot Springs Colonial Village(3 Hours Biking less or more)
We pick you up from your hotel. We will have an spectacular bus ride into the Sacred Valley, which was an important site in the Inca’s time, going up to Lares Path which is the starting point of the bike tour(4200m.a.s.l). After the bikes have been tested you will start your descent down to the Lares hot spring where we will spend the first night. campsite. (L-D)
Day 2 – Lares Hot Springs – Colca (5 hours biking)
After a good breakfast and a relaxing time in the hot spring we start our trip down to the jungle, this day is the longest in the trip; we will be biking in the morning for 3 hours through beautiful waterfalls while following the paths that form the Andes, to the Amazon rainforest. After a energetic lunch we have another 3 hours until we reach our second campsite, COLCA.
Day 3: Colca – Amparaes – Calca – Cusco (6 hours biking)
Today we use the our Bus to go up to the Amparaes Path (4150m.a.s.l) where we start our last day of biking. From there we will descend to Calca (2800 m.a.s.l) which will take about 4 hours. When all is done we will arrive in the Sacred Valley again, where we will have lunch and afterwards go back to Cusco by bus.