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Andes by Bike: Llaca Circuit – Full Day Tour

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

USD $100.00

Per Person
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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.

 

Highlights

  • Get the chance to explore the Andes by bike
  • Learn about the Andean peasant culture and also observe the imposing mountains
  • Visit archaeological sites

Tour Information

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

Itinerary 

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.

 

What’s Included 

  • Local Guide
  • Private transportation and assistance during the trip
  • Entrance fee of National Park Huascaran
  • Refreshments and drink

What’s Not Included

  • International flight.
  • Mountain bikes.
  • Acclimatization tour (Wilcahuain – Recrish – Monterrey)
  • Lodging during the activity.
  • Camping equipment
  • Tents of 2 people
  • Lodging in Lima
  • Land transfer (Lima – Huaraz – Lima)
  • Transfer from airport and extra baggage payment.
  • Kitchen and dining tent
  • Bath tent
  • Personal team
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips

What to Bring

  • Small backpack
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts
  • Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
  • Lightweight pants
  • Regular and long underwear
  • Medium weight parka with fiberfill or down
  • Light cap and wool hat
  • Water bottle
  • Light gloves
  • Medium weight socks
  • Small daypack
  • 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)
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Headlamp
  • Change clothes
  • Oil to lubricate the chain.

Important Notes 

  • 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 info@keteka.com and we will try to find a group for you.

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