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North American Epic 7th section

Summary

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For cyclist who cannot cycle the whole tour but still want to ride a part of the North American Epic Ride, can ride the 7th section of our Epic Ride. Into Mexico, cervezas, cactus forests, and beach camping…

Recreational
18 days
1455 km / 904 mi
$ 3,350.-
  • 15 Riding days, 3 rest day.
  • 8 Nights in hotels,11 Nights of camping.
  • You need to bring your own camping gear.(tent, sleeping bag & mattress, headlamp).
  • Meals:Freshly prepared camp meals, Restaurant meals, Roadside lunches.
  • We do not provide food on rest days (and dinners coming into rest days).
  • Vehicle to carry your bags.
  • Experienced tour leader, Bike mechanic and medic.
  • Prices based on double occupancy at hotels. Solo riders will be paired with another rider of the same sex at no additional charge.
  • There are 10 more sections.
  • Registration fee $150

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Details

Type
Recreational
Duration
18 days
Level
Easy = untrained, normal physical condition
Moderate = regular cyclist, good condition
Challenging = experienced, well trained
Moderate
Support
Guided = with cycling guide(s) - support van
Self Guided = individual - directions+maps
Guided
Daily distance
80-100 km / 50-62 mi
Total distance
1455 km / 904 mi
Lodging
Deluxe = 4-5 star hotel or excellent B&B
Basic = 1-2 star hotel/motel or B&B
Camping = tent, sports hall or campus
Camping, full board
Luggage transport
Daily luggage transfers
Bicycle
Not included
Dates
23 Sep 2019 - 10 Oct 2019
Start
Yuma- Mexico
Finish
La Paz - Mexico
Airport at start
Yuma International Airport YUM
Airport at finish
La Paz International Airport LAP

Prices

Price per person
The tour price per person
$ 3,350.-
registration fee
$ 150.-

Itinerary

Baja California

After maneuvering our way past Mexican customs we cross the remnants of the Colorado river and head down the eastern Gulf of California side of the Baja peninsula on Highway 5. Our first rest day is in the waterfront town of San Felipe where the gorgeous beaches and delicious seafood will tempt us with early retirement.

Instead we pedal on, basking in sunshine, and dipping in the indigo Sea of Cortez. South of Puertecitos we have a 120 km off road gauntlet to negotiate before we meet the Trans-Baja highway at Chapala. After entering the state of Baja California Sur we arrive for a rest day in Guerrero Negro on the Laguna Ojo de Liebre which is known for being a whale watching heritage site and its small town Baja charm. We then traverse the cactus forest landscape of the Deserto de Vizcaino and pass by the Volcano of the 3 Virgins.

After camping on the beach at the Bahia Concepcion and a rest day in the small seaside town of Loreto we spin inland once more, towards the middle of the peninsula stopping for cervezas and open spit chicken in the junction of Ciudad Insurgentes. South of Ciudad Constitución, the world’s straightest road may make our minds wander elsewhere, but shortly thereafter our arrival in the bustling city of La Paz will bring us out of reverie. La Paz marks the end of our trans-Baja trek, here the riders can wander the Malecon promenade while the tour staff make the arrangements for our ferry crossing to Mazatlan.

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