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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
10 days
720 km / 447 mi
$ 2,250.-

    Price for this tour not available yet

  • Chew coca leaves while cycling the Altiplano
  • Cycling the Sacred Valley
  • Floating islands of Lake Titicaca
  • La Paz – The World’s highest Capital City
  • Deposit $170.- pp.

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Details

Type
Recreational, Road bike, Mountain bike
Duration
10 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
15 Sep 2024 - 23 Sep 2024

Price for this tour not available yet

Start
Cusco, Peru
Finish
La Paz Bolivia
Airport at start
Alejandro Velasco Astete CUZ
Airport at finish
La Paz- El Alto LPB

Prices *Please note the prices are subject to change depending availability*

Price per person / please note the prices are subject to change depending availability
The tour price per person
$ 2,250.-

Itinerary

Included / Not included


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.

* This is a general itinerary. Tour itineraries are subject to change based on the group, available accommodations and other unforeseen circumstances such as the weather, local conditions, government intervention, that may affect the quality of the trip and/or safety of the participants. Please view this itinerary as an outline as to what to expect on this tour.

Level: challenging

Longer days, harsher environments (temperature, winds) and terrain (rough dirt, gravel roads at times, more significant climbing) become a larger factor. More surprises await you.

Included:

Accommodation the night before first cycling day and the night of last cycling day are included in entry fee.
4 nights hotels, double occupancy rooms on hotel nights, we pair each rider with others of same gender
6 Nights of camping, bring your own camping gear
Most dinners, Most breakfasts, All roadside lunches, Afternoon soup on riding days
Experienced chef
Vehicle to carry your bags
Experienced tour leader
Sweep rider
Security as needed
Bike mechanic
Medic
Local support
Pre-tour information bulletitins
Pre-tour rider discussion forum

Not included:

Bring your own bike, For this section, we recommend a touring bike with 35-40c tires.
Airfare to and from the tour
Gratuity guides

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.

Map & Routes

Map
Satellite

Bicycle

For this section, we recommend a touring bike with 35-40c
For more information see PDF file below

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KM per day section 5 South American Epic
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