Arequipa region is a real paradise for all mountain bike lovers. This bike tour at the bottom of the stunning Chachani volcano will add some fun and adrenaline to your stay in Arequipa.
You will get picked up from your accommodation at around 8.00 am and taken to the starting point of the ride, the "antennas" on Chachani mountain. After a short briefing and once you feel completely confident with the gear and the bike, you will start this exciting and fun downhill that will take through the Salinas & Aguada Blanca National Reserve. This reserve was established in 1979 with the aim of preserving local flora and fauna.
You can go as slow or as fast as you want - some people want to feel the wind in their face, some others prefer to take it easy and enjoy the landscape around them. In any case, our professional guides will take care of you and assist you during the whole duration of the activity. The ending point of the ride is Carmen Alto viewpoint, near to Arequipa downtown. From there, our car will take you back to your hotel (arriving 14.00 / 14.30 approximately).
The whole activity lasts 6 hours approximately (including the transfers from / to hotel) and the ride itself covers a distance of some 50 km - it will take from 3 to 4 hours for you to get to the ending point, depends on your pace. It is basically all downhill so just let the brakes go and enjoy!
INCLUDED IN TOUR
- Arequipa accommodation pickup and dropoff
- English-speaking professional biking guide
- Name brand bikes with front suspension
- Transportation on a 4x4
- First aid kit
- Tools kit
NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR
- Food and beverages
- Sunglasses and sun cream
- Tips and others not mentioned
This tour involves biking mainly on unpaved roads (about 70%) and is mainly downhill (about 50 km). You have to be reasonably fit to take part in this tour. The sun can be strong so sunglasses and sun cream are essential.
Group sizes are generally small making it easy for the guide to look after everyone easily. Minimum required is 2 people (price is per person). If you want to book for one person only, please select the right option below.
HOW TO BOOK
Simply fill in the required details in the form boxes at the bottom of this page and when completed click "add to cart". Your product should appear in the mini cart on the right hand side and you can then continue shopping for more products or go to checkout by clicking on the "checkout" link at the top right hand section of the page.
BOOKING WITH STUDENT DISCOUNT
If you are choosing the student discount option when booking then ALL people being added in the booking form must be students with a valid ISIC and you MUST supply a scan of each card by uploading the file using the supplied upload box. Only an ISIC card is valid - the student ID cards or youth discounts cards (such as IYTC) are NOT valid.
IMPORTANT - You must be able to bring the International Student Identity card that you book with with you and it MUST be real and not expired. If you turn up to the trek without or it is found to be a fake (and they are good at spotting fakes at the in your will lose 100% of your trek).
If you want to book a mixture of Students with Discount and Non students at normal price you must add them to the shopping cart separately to ensure you pay the correct price for each person. We are not responsible for any delays in processing your booking for this being done incorrectly.
YOU MUST PROVIDE DETAILS FOR EACH PASSENGER THAT YOU ARE BOOKING FOR AND ALSO ENSURE THAT YOU CHANGE THE QTY BOX TO SHOW THE CORRECT AMOUNT OF PASSENGERS THAT YOU ARE BOOKING FOR. IF YOU PROVIDE ANY INCORRECT DETAILS YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES THAT MAY ARISE DUE TO THIS. IF YOU DO NOT SUPPLY ALL THE REQUIRED INFORMATION THERE MAY BE A DELAY IN PROCESSING YOUR ORDER AND WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PROBLEMS THAT ARISE DUE TO THIS.