Mountain Biking

This is a privilege sport in Cusco. The beauty of its landscapes and the rural characteristic of this department (giving them an especial quietness) make of the cycle routes unforgettable experiences. Mountain cycle is also an excellent possibility to visit the archaeological remain near Cusco such as Sacsayhuaman, Quenco, Tambomachay and Puca Pucara. It is also possible to make an excursion to the Sacred Valley and take your bike for some days. You can rent bikes for hours or days in agencies near the Main Square.

In Sacsayhuaman and Cusco Surroundings 1 Day

Description
Mountain Biking in Peru; We bike to Sacsayhuaman and the other ruins located nearby; Quenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay.

Itinerary

Day 1 CUSCO- SACSAYHUAMAN- CUSCO
9:00 am. We will begin to ride the bike to Sacsayhuaman and other archaeological sites in the surroundings: Quenqo, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay, finishing in the main square of Cusco.

INCLUDES

  • Private Transportation - Round-trip
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Bicycle with front suspension, helmet, and gloves
  • Box lunch

We recommended to bring:

  • Shorts and comfortable clothes to ride the bike
  • Sun block, sunglasses
  • Raincoat (Depending on the weather)
  • Bottle of water, personal snacks

 

Biking Down the High Pass of Malaga 1Day

Description
Mountain Biking in cusco; This is an excellent place to have a downhill excursion. We will climb up to the high pass of Malaga (4,800 masl) and then descend to the Valley of Urubamba (2,700 masl), our destination being the town of Ollantaytambo.

Itinerary

Day 1
Departure at 6:00 AM, our destination being the high pass of Malaga (a 3 hour drive approx.) There our guide will give us a briefing as well as The complete necessary equipment for our descent by bike, we will finish and have lunch in Ollantaytambo and return to Cusco at 5:00 PM approx.

INCLUDES

  • Private Transportation - Round-trip
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Complete Equipment (helmet, gloves, GT Mountain Bike with front suspension).
  • Lunch

We recommended to bring:

  • Shorts and comfortable clothes to ride the bike
  • Sun block, sunglasses
  • Windbreaker
  • Small backpack
  • Bottle of water, personal snacks

 

Maras - Moray Ruins 1Day

Description
This is a longer biking trip that sees the most important ruins on the highlands between Cusco and the Urubamba valley, with a constant view of snow capped mountains on the other side of the valley.We travel over gentle green hills and pass through picturesque small towns.

Itinerary

Day 1 CUSCO-URUBAMBA- CUSCO
At 9:00 AM we travel to Chincheros (30 minutes NW of Cusco). We will have a briefing, and then we will begin our adventure by bike, passing by Huaypo lagoon, and the archaeological site of Moray and, finally, the salt mines of Salineras. Finishing the trip in Urubamba, we will have lunch and return to Cusco at about 4:00 PM.

INCLUDES

  • Private Transportation - Round-trip
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to the site of Maras/Moray
  • Complete equipment (helmet, gloves, GT Mountain Bike with front suspension).
  • Box Lunch

We recommended to bring:

  • Shorts and comfortable clothes to ride the bike
  • Sun block, sunglasses
  • Windbreaker
  • Small backpack
  • Bottle of water, personal snacks