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South American Epic section 5

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Incan Highlands This is the fifth section of the South American Epic, Cusco to La Paz From historical Cusco, we will set off for 3 beautiful days of cycling the Andean altiplano and route to Puno, where a rest day and the chance to explore Lake Titicaca and its renowned floating islands await. Riding along the world’s highest navigable lake we will cross into Bolivia and the city of La Paz.

Recreational, Road bike, Mountain bike
9 days
720 km / 447 mi
$ 1,825.-
  • 4 Nights in hotels 6 Nights of camping, bring your own camping gear
  • Accommodation the night before first cycling day and the night of last cycling day are included in entry fee.
  • Bring your own bike and camping gear.
  • Included most dinners, most breakfasts, all roadside lunches and afternoon soup on riding days.
  • We advise booking at least 1 additional night at tour accommodation before the tour, to be able to attend rider briefing and have assistance from tour bike mechanic in setting up your bike.
  • Double occupancy rooms on hotel nights, we pair each rider with others of same gender
  • Deposit 25%

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Details

Type
Recreational, Road bike, Mountain bike
Duration
9 days
Level
Easy = untrained, normal physical condition
Moderate = regular cyclist, good condition
Challenging = experienced, well trained
Challenging
Support
Guided = with cycling guide(s) - support van
Self Guided = individual - directions+maps
Guided
Daily distance
100-120 km / 62-75 mi
Total distance
720 km / 447 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
20 Sep 2020 - 28 Sep 2020
Start
Cusco, Peru
Finish
La Paz Bolivia
Airport at start
Alejandro Velasco Astete CUZ
Airport at finish
La Paz- El Alto LPB

Prices

Price per person
The tour price per person
$ 1,825.-

Itinerary

Incan Highlands
After 3 days exploring Machu Picchu and the other sights in and around historical Cusco, the cyclists will set off for 3 beautiful days cycling the Andean altiplano en route to Puno, where a rest day and the chance to explore Lake Titicaca and its renowned floating islands await. After a few more days riding along the world's highest navigable lake, we will cross into Bolivia and arrive in its high altitude capital of La Paz, which marks the end of the tour's shortest section.
20-Sep - Cusco - Pisac 32 km
21-Sep - Pisac - San Pedro 126 km
22-Sep - San Pedro - Pucara 156 km
23-Sep - Pucara - Puno 108 km
24-Sep - Rest day - Puno
25-Sep - Puno - Juli 83 km
26-Sep - Juli - Copacabana 63 km
27-Sep - Copacabana – Huatajata 67 km
28-Sep - Huatajata - La Paz 85 km

Map & Routes

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