Mountain Biking Huaraz – Llaca Circuit Full-Day Tour
On this Mountain Biking Huaraz Tour, we will follow the Llaca Trail to an amazing lake. In addition to biking, you’ll also visit an archaeological site.
Bike to Llaca Lake and Ancient Ruins on this Mountain Biking Huaraz Tour
On this Mountain Biking Huaraz tour, we will immerse ourselves in a complex and rewarding trail that is full of obstacles and that will lead us to a valley. There, we will encounter Llaca Lake, pre-Columbian archaeological sites of great importance, the imposing mountains that will surround us, and much more. Don’t miss the chance to experience the Andes in a different way.
Get the chance to explore the Andes on a mountain bike
Learn about the Andean local culture
Admire breathtaking mountain scenery
Visit archaeological sites
Duration: Full Day – 7:00 am to 17:00 pm Start and End Location: Huaraz Availability: Year Round Miscellaneous: The difficulty level on this tour is moderate
Our Mountain Biking Huaraz tour starts with a talk from our mountain bike guide where he will give you the safety and route briefing. 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 and/or camping equipment
Land transfer (Lima – Huaraz – Lima)
Transfer from airport and extra baggage payment
What to Bring
Mountain bike with double suspension or rigid and oil to lubricate the chain
Long-sleeved shirts, 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
Hydration bag. (Minimum 2lts)
Moderate Difficulty: loose gravel and rocky terrain, steps, obstacles, closed curves, altitudes higher than 13,123 feet (4000 m) above sea level. This route has 3,280 feet (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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