Bike tour along some 60k on the Sacred Valley of the Inkas. The tour starts from your hotel in Cusco. Transfer to the summit on Abra Corao 3,800m, to start the bike ride mostly downhill on paved road at the beginning and on the ancient dirt road following the Sacred Valley next to Vilcanota river passing by Andean villages: Taray, Pisac (market), Paullo, Coya, Macay, Lamay, Tarabambilla, Calca, Huycho and Huallabamba. Then the ride continues on the paved road to Yucay and finally Urubamba.
This bike tour provides you the great opportunity of personal connection with nature and the superb beauty of the Andean scenery and live authentic cultural immersion with local people and villages visited.
Handcraft makers workshops are visited to learn about the ancient techniques for weaving and pottery production, also Andean livestock facilities where they grow alpacas and llamas, and on the farming fields will see the people on their traditional agriculture duties.
Break for open lunch in a recommended place.
Afternoon approx. 5pm return trip to Cusco on the support vehicle.
Duration: 1 full day
Location: NW Cusco
Level of dificulty: Moderate
Type of terrain – road: Dirt road. Cross country
Best time of the year: All year long
Appox. Total biking dist: 60 k
Alt. Range meters: 2900 – 3800 metres
Departure time: 08:00 hrs
Return time: 17:00 hrs