Lares biking full day

February 14, 2014  —  By
lares tours

The journey will lead you through small parts of the inca trail, this rarely visited area gives travelers an insight into the real lives of the andean communities. From the Abra of Lares (4470 mt), we will have great downhills to the depths of the sacred valley, enjoying of beautiful  landscapes and observing flora and fauna. You’ll have the chance to see stone houses surrounded by herds of alpacas and llamas.

ITINERARY:

This exciting tour begins when we pick travellers up at around 6.00 am. then we´ll travel for 1 hr by bus until reaching the quiet town of Calca, after a break, the journey continues to the highest point, the Abra of Lares (4470 mt), around 10.30 am we will start the departure with our mountain bikes accompanied by a professional guide.

These isolated highlands, covered only with straw (andean grass), and the snowcapped mountains give you such a special feeling. The scenery turns into a canyon, along the way, travellers will see alpacas, vicuñas y llamas, small villages, farms and livestock. We will also visit some “chulpas” (pre-inca ruins), which are an evidence of the importance of this place, in this area we will enjoy a typical lunch. After a short break we will continue our biking tour until arriving at the hot water springs called “Machacancha”. Later we will continue for 1 hr back to the village of Calca, where our private transportation will take us back to Cusco, arriving around the 7:30 pm.

INCLUDES:

  • A professional guide
  • Professional bicycle with suspension SCOTT
  • Helmet, gloves and knee pads
  • Professional guide specialist in down hill biking
  • First aid kit
  • Typical lunch
  • Bus service round trip

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Mineral Water
  • Extra money
  • Tips (optional)

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Cap or hat
  • Camera
  • Sport clothing
  • Rain coat
  • Small backpack
  • Sun cream
  • Sunglasses