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Rancho Mercado

Departure from Salineras Ranch

Price for the hike

Only bike

Duration for the hike

Only bike

Level of the hike

Only bike

Starting time for the hike

Only bike

Price with mountain bike

Duration with mountain bike

Level with mountain bike

Starting Time with mountain bike


Spend a day Cycling from our beautiful ranch to the bustling market of Urubamba! Arriving at our beautiful ranch we will show you the grounds, you can take in the beautiful mountains all around and meet the local horses and hummingbirds. Once everyone is ready we will equip you with a state of the art mountain bike and all the necessary safety gear. Then, following our knowledgeable guide you will set out for the day.

You will first bike through the village of Pichingoto, home of Quechua people who have been working the local salt mines for generations, then follow the river upstream for 6 kilometers until we reach the town of Urubamba. Here we will enjoy lunch and some refreshments, but save room for some of the tasty snacks sold in the market! We will then cycle back along the river to the ranch where we will enjoy some refreshments to finish the adventure!


All ride: 2,720 m.a.s.l. / 8,924 feet
This ride is mostly flat, there is little to no elevation gain or loss.


12 km - 7.45 miles

Group size

Minimum 2- Maximum 10


After the ride we recommend having dinner in our beautiful Ranch dining room.​​
This ride can also be combined with any of our other workshops for a full-day experience: Chicha Workshop, Chocolate Workshop, Coffee Workshop, or Adobe/Mud Brick Workshop​
Sweet Break: Chocolate or banana cake served with ice cream, Peruvian fruits, and coffee or tea - add $10 per person


Round-trip private transportation from the place you specify to any place within Cusco or the Sacred Valley
A bilingual guide and guide’s assistant(s)
Lunch and refreshments in Urubamba
Mountain Bike and safety equipment

Not included

Gratuities for guides

What to bring

Sunblock and Sunglasses
Long-sleeved shirt, preferably in light color (for sun protection)
Wide-brimmed hat or sun shield ball cap
Comfortable walking shoes or sneakers
Rain jacket and a mid-layer fleece
Pants suitable for exercise

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Comunidad de Pichingoto,

Urubamba, Cusco, Peru.

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