Mountainbike Challenge – Cordillera Blanca Huascaran – Circuit

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Mountain Biking the Cordillera Blanca (White Range): Peru: Mountainbike Trans-Cordillera Blanca Huascaran-Circuit. one of the most spectacular trips on 2 wheels. The Cordillera Blanca in the heart of Peru is an ideal place to go on a trek, hike, mountain bike, rock climb and mountaineer. Many famous peaks and lakes can be seen from this tour, including Huascarán, Alpamayo, Tocllaraju, el Nevado Pisco, and Artesonraju.

The Cordillera Blanca: is a snowy mountain range located in the department of Ancash, in the north of Peru, which, along with the Cordillera Negra (Black Range) to the west, form the Callejón de Huaylas (valley between the two ranges) through which flows the Santa River.

Highlights of the Cordillera Blanca: The highest tropical mountain range in the world, the Cordillera Blanca is part of the spectacular Andes that form the spine of South America. A mecca for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, the region boasts over 50 peaks that exceed 15,000 feet, 700 glaciers and 300 lakes.

Travel Program

Today we start our adventure Peru. From Munich / Vienna / Frankfurt we fly via Amsterdam, and on to Lima, where we arrive in the evening and transfer Hotel relate.

Overnight Hotel (-/-/-)

Today we visit Lima the capital of Peru. In the afternoon we visit the impressive gold museum of the Incas.

Overnight Hotel (B/-/-)

In the morning the bus brings us from Lima to Huaraz 3100m bus about 8 hours. In the evening we meet local team and go for dinner a good restaurant and enjoy the delicacies food of the country.

Overnight Hotel (B/-/-)

For acclimatization we walk in the Cordillera Negra and enjoy the magnificent view of the bizarre icebergs of the Cordillera Blanca.

Overnight Hotel (B/L/-)

Today we will get used to the altitude again. Our jeep brings us in the Cordillera Blanca and we walk in three hours to the beautiful lagoon Churup 4450 m.

Overnight Hotel (B/L/-)

Now the time has come. From Huaraz 3100m we bike first on the road to Yungay (2500 m) to acclimatise again. Here we become the burial place of large earthquake of May 31, 1970 visit. Here the whole village was with 25,000 inhabitants spilled and shows us how tremendous the nature here slammed. about 50 km.

Overnight Camp (B/L/D)

From Yungay 2500m we cycle north to finally Colca (2900 m) get. about 55 km.

Overnight Camp (B/L/D)

From Colcas we cycle back to the sacred Santa Valley to the north side of the Cordillera Blanca to arrive a small village. In the afternoon we reach Yanac (2860 m), where we will set up our tents. about Km 70.

Overnight Camp (B/L/D)

From Yanac (2860 m) we cycle to the eastern side of the Cordilleras until Sihuas 2720m approx. Km 60.

Overnight Camp (B/L/D)

Today we cycle on the northeast side of Sihuas 2720m to the small pueblo Palo Seco 2980m approx. Km 80.

Overnight Camp (B/L/D)

Day A more leisurely day’s stage is ahead today. We bike from Palo Seco through the green valley to Piscobamba (2900 m) approx. Km 45.

Overnight Camp (B/L/D)

Day From Piscobamba we drive again direction Cordillera to Yanama (3400 m)
to get. about 54 km.

Overnight Camp (B/L/D)

From Yanama (3400 m) we cycle in serpentines on the eastern side of the Cordillera always higher, until we come to our campsite at about 4350m about Km 20.

Overnight Camp (B/L/D)

Today we start our king stage from the east to the west side of the Cordillera Blanca. Through a huge rock gate we cycle over the highest passable Pass (4650 m) and get over infinite racy serpentines in the wild romantic Llanganuco valley and enjoy de Lagunas Chinancocha and Orconcocha over (3800 m). Here we have a magnificent view of the largest icebergs of Peru. Then we bike down to Yungay from here transfer by our private car to Huaraz. about Km 40.

Overnight Hotel (B/L/-)

Reserve day or Huaraz at leisure, OPTIONAL: Day for climbing Nevado Mateo starting from Huaraz at 3:00am, transport with private car until about (4800 m), from here starting climb up to Nevado Mateo, it is a easy climb and takes to reach the top about 2hrs, about 9am reach the top and go back about 2:00pm or 3pm in Huaraz, it is a great option because also we can see the opter program where we are running the MTB program and we can see and enjoy the spectacular view of the white mountain range and the great Huascaran mountain, For this trip the cost is extra is not within the MTB travel package.

Overnight Hotel (B/L/-)

Huaraz transport to the terminal. On the last day we can enjoy another treat of a special kind. The bus takes direction to the cost 8 hours by bus and 400 kilometers to Lima capital of Peru, here our tour ends. In the evening we still enjoy the hustle and bustle on the coast view.

Overnight Hotel (B/L/-)

Arrival in USA or Austria, Switzerland,Germany, etc.

Overnight flight (B/-/-)

Arrival in USA or Austria, Switzerland,Germany, etc.

Overnight Home (-/-/-)


Upon request or petition of the client!

Included meals: B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=dinner

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Services included in the prices:

  • Services included in the prices:
  • Acclimatization tour
  • Local Mountainbike-guide
  • Entrance fees to the Huascaran National Park
  • Cooks and helpers
  • All meals during the tour
  • Camping tents (2 people)
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Transportation as tour schedule / Huaraz
  • Two escort vehicles in the bike tour for groups of 8 participants
  • Pick up at Lima airport to Hotel and bus station
  • Transfer from the Hotel to the airport
  • Bus tickets Huaraz/Lima, executive service in public bus-Movil Tours or Cruz del Sur
  • Hotel Kamana 2 nights in Lima
  • Hotel Casa Blanca 5 nights in Huaraz

Not included:

  • International flights to Lima / Peru round trip
  • Transportation of the bicycle extra weight or payment flights
  • Transfer from the airport for bookings of individual flights with different times of arrival / departure
  • Departure tax at the airport in Lima
  • Travel Accident and health insurance (*Be required to have accident insurance)
  • Individual trips and visits outside the program is not mentioned in our program
  • Luggage insurance and trip cancellation
  • The extra payment for overweight baggage Flight Lima-Huaraz-Lima
  • Meals and alcoholic drinks in restaurants in Lima and Huaraz
  • Personal equipment (mountain bike staff, special shoe bike, helmet, jackets, sleeping bag, mattress, Goretex, etc.)
  • Tips

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Trip-code: Number ►PER-
Duration: 18 days
Participants: Minimal: 4 Maximal: 12
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Country / Location: Peru
Mountain Guide: Jaime Minaya
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Jaime Minaya

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