The Most Adventurous Bicycle Tour - Full Day Adventure Tour


Chachani Downhill is for all mountain biking lovers, Peru has one of the largest networks of Inca remains and following the innumerable trails that connect with the most amazing sites in the Cusco, Puno, Nasca, Lima, Arequipa, Paracas, passing through remote villages out of the reach of motorised vehicles, and having the chance to get know local Andean communities and learn their amazing life style. Mountain Biking is a relatively new sport in Peru, but new routes are rapidly being opened up, many of which offer excellent opportunities to ride.

Chachani downhill dedicated for adventurous bikers. We are best undertaken and an experienced tour operator providing professional guides and the best available MT bikes equipment, as well as the necessary supporting 4WD vehicles.

We have cycle trips from 1 up to more days designed to get the most out of your holiday. Beginning in the high Andes and descending into the Amazon jungle, we cycle from altitudes of 5000m to 400m. Biking on the single tracks, dirt roads, humid lands, frigid and warm climates, camping or spending in the local's family houses.



As responsible tour operator for biking tours we highly recommend checking the equipment to be used during your bike tour (helmet, bike gloves, etc.) - The most IMPORTANT thing is to check the gear quality and the frame size of the bikes according to your height for better performance during the tour. Beware of many agencies offering this service as INTERMEDIARY causing false impressions without showing you the right equipment.

Mountain Biking Chachani Volcano























At 8AM pick-up from hotel and drive in a four wheel drive for approximately three hours for the sector of CABRERIAS between MISTI and CHACHANI Mountains. We will stop in many places where you can take pictures of the landscape and visit the national reserve of SALINAS Y AGUADA BLANCA. Amazing view of conical form of Misti north face.

At 10AM we arrive at AZUFRERO (5000m). Here we conduct a brief safety orientation regarding the gears and brakes of our mountain bikes, the protective equipment, and a descripton of the route down.

Chachani Mountain Biking Tours



1000m drop on a nice zig zag compact road. This is stony and sandy with closed curves and sloped construction for a distance of 10 kilometers. It is recommended to go down at 10 - 15 KPH for those with less mountian biking experience.



The motly level part called CABALLO MUERTO (Dead Horse) over 4000m. Here we ride our bikes 16 kilometers going bit by bit up to 4200m. At three times, the road is compact earth, the rest is sandy.

Bicycling Tour From Chachani Volcano



This final part is the longest in distance with an elevation change of 2000m. We descend from the 4200m to AREQUIPA in approximately 2 hours. Following a paved road with minimal traffic, we connect with Charcani road, accelerating to a good speed between 40 - 45 KPH on the bikes.

Around 3PM or 4PM will be the last stop at Mirador de Carmen Alto, where we end the adventure mountain bike tour. You will then be taken back to your hotel.

Chachani Bike Tour






Private 4WD supporting vehicle (whole trip)

Experienced English-Speaking MT bike guide

GT - TREK - BIANCHI MT bikes in maintenance (full disc brakes)

Windproof and full-finger glove which can also be worn during the cold season or high altitudes

Helmet; light ventilated and comfortable for your head

Plenty of snack and drinking water keep in cooler

Repair kits and new parts

Bottle of oxygen and first aid kit for all participants and our cam staff

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