Chinchero Mountain Bike Ride
Spend a day Cycling from our beautiful ranch to the town of Chinchero, home to renowned Incan ruins, and with views of some of the high Andes on route. 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 double suspension mountain bike and all the necessary safety gear. Then, following our knowledgeable guide you will set out for the day.
Cycling up the hill behind the ranch will bring you to the salt mining town of Maras, passing the famous salt mines on the way. On the plateau you will get to enjoy some stunning views of the high Andes clad with glaciers. Next you will arrive at the gorgeous mountain lake of Huaypo, before continuing on to the town of Chinchero. Here you will enjoy some snacks and refreshments before we explore the town and its nearby Incan ruins. Finally, get ready for some excitement as we return to the ranch on a speedy downhill trail.
Back at the ranch you will be able to take a shower, and we will provide a wholesome lunch and beers to finish the adventure.
For this ride we recommend starting in the morning before 10am
Time spent riding:
4 - 5 hours
Total duration of tour:
5 - 6 hours
Ranch: 2,720 m.a.s.l. / 8,924 feet
Chinchero: 3745 m.a.s.l / 12286
minimum of 2
Price 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)
Snacks and refreshments in Chinchero
Lunch and refreshments back at the ranch
Mountain Bike and Safety equipment
Gratuities for guides
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