On this Andes by bike tour we will follow the Llaca trail, that’s a demanding, full of long ascent road, that will bring us to the amazing Llaca Lake
Enjoy the Andes by Bike in this Huaraz – Llaca Circuit Tour
In this Andes by bike tour we will immerse ourself in a complex, full of obstacles, and very rewarding trail, that will lead us to the Valley where we will encounter the Llaca Lake, archaeological sites of great importance within the pre-Columbian architectural structure, the imposing mountains that will surround us, and much more. Don’t miss the chance to know the Andes in a different way.
Get the chance to explore the Andes by bike
Learn about the Andean peasant culture and also observe the imposing mountains
Visit archaeological sites
Duration: Full Day – 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Start and End Location: Huaraz Availability: Year Round Miscellaneous: The difficulty level on this tour is moderate
Our tour starts with a talk from our mountain bike guide where he will give you the safety and route debriefing. After this, we begin the ascent to Llupa through a mixed path of asphalt and dirt roads. As we go higher the altitude increases gradually. We will enjoy views of the snow-covered mountains, Ocshapalca and Ranrapalca.
Once we get to the valley we can see the Refugio Llaca and Lake Llaca. Here we will stop to enjoy lunch, and after we will descend towards the ruins of the Wilcahuain Mausoleum. We visit the site and then continue our descent back to Huaraz.
Private transportation and assistance during the trip
Entrance fee of National Park Huascaran
Refreshments and drink
What’s Not Included
Acclimatization tour (Wilcahuain – Recrish – Monterrey)
Lodging during the activity.
Tents of 2 people
Lodging in Lima
Land transfer (Lima – Huaraz – Lima)
Transfer from airport and extra baggage payment.
Kitchen and dining tent
What to Bring
Cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts
Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
Regular and long underwear
Medium weight parka with fiberfill or down
Light cap and wool hat
Medium weight socks
Strong waterproof duffel bag
Sunglasses, Sunblock and lip balm
Helmet, sneakers, and jackets
Glasses, gloves, sleeping bag, insulation
Mountain bike with double suspension or rigid.
Hydration bag. (Minimum 2lts)
Oil to lubricate the chain.
Moderate Difficulty: loose gravel and rocky terrain, steps, obstacles, closed curves, altitudes higher than 4000 meters above sea level. This route has 1000 m of elevation gain with inclines from 4% to 12%. Days of 6 or 7 hours on the bike with rides equal or longer than 40 km.
This tour has a minimum of 2 travelers if you are fewer than 2, contact us at email@example.com and we will try to find a group for you.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.
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