Unforgettable Andes | Big Mountain Bike Adventures

Unforgettable Andes

Mountain Biking in Peru

The culture is unforgettable, the landscape is unforgettable and the riding is from another world: massive descents, endless flowing singletrack, challenging technical sections, great climbs and everything in between. Be prepared to ride some of the best trails in your life in the shadow of the majestic Andes while visiting ancient Inca sites. This is an all-mountain dream trip with an emphasis on going downhill. And your local hosts are truly the best in the country. What more could you ask for in a mountain bike holiday?

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrivals, check in & build bikes

Arrive in Lima, be greeted by Big Mountain guides and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2: Pachacamac

Transfer out of the city for a ride on an outer-worldly moonscape, Pachacamac.

Day 3: Ride Olleros and a half!

200 meters of climbing for a 2,500 meter descent!

Day 4: Saqsayhuaman

Fly to Cusco and ride Saqsayhuaman that ends on the narrow cobbled streets and our hotel on the main square.

Day 5: Incas

Have you ever visited a remote Inca site that few ever see on your mountain bike? On perhaps the best singletrack that you ever ridden?

Day 6: Machu Picchu?

Machu Picchu? Dirt bikes and hot springs? Another ride? Today is up to you.

Day 7: Sacred Valley

A full day of Enduro/Gravity riding!

Day 8: Patacancha

Start pedaling at 4400 m (14, 435 feet) and enjoy a locally prepared lunch in Patacancha.

Day 9: Celebration

Dubbed one of the best trails in the Andes, from 4350 m (14,271 ft) we’ve descend to the Sacred Valley. Tonight we celebrate!

Day 10: Pack and fly

Pack our bikes and fly home from Cusco.

What our Guests Say:

“There are few times in life when the euphoria of an experience allows one to float ethereally with your feet 12 inches off the ground. My feet haven’t landed yet.”

– Andreas H.

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Details

Dates: April 13-22, 2018 | September 28-October 7, 2018 | November 2-11, 2018

Duration: 10 days, 9 nights
Joining In: Lima, Peru
Skill Level: 2 fitness, 3 technical
Type: All-Mountain
Land Cost: $2845 USD /person | Currency Conversion ?

Ride Map

See the approximate route of the trip on Google maps. Register today!

Skill Levels

To make sure that you are well prepared for your trip, please read the following ability guidelines carefully. It is important that you speak with us prior to booking your trip. Call us Toll Free in North America: 1-866-894-0220 or drop us an email: info@ridebig.com.

Each trip’s ability level is the minimum level required for that trip.

Fitness

Level 3

Exercise 3-4 times a week for 40 minutes are more. Are comfortable with sustained challenging pace including long periods of anaerobic exercise. Can climb for hours, ride 6+ hours a day for over 4 consecutive days with some technical hike-a-bike.

Level 4

Exercise 5 times or more a week for 40 minutes and more. Are comfortable with sustained challenging pace including long periods of anaerobic exercise for five-plus days in a row. Are possibly training for an event.

Technical

Level 3

Have been mountain biking for over two years, are confident riding all types of singletrack, are able to ride small drops and jumps and descend technical steep sections including rocks drops and uneven roots. Can ride confidently with exposure.

Level 4

Have been mountain biking for over five years, can ride very technical trails and including jumps, drops and narrow elevated trail sections. Can ride confidently with exposure.

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