Mountain biking Peru is one of the most beautiful trips you’ll ever experience. Find out what makes it so great and the best spots to explore!
The South American country of Peru is renowned for the beautiful landscapes of Machu Picchu, vibrant cultural festivities, and its delicious cuisine. But this country is known for so much more than that and to explore it properly, there’s one means of transportation that is better than the rest.
Mountain biking Peru has been increasing in popularity lately. It’s an easy way to get around and you can see some of Peru’s most beautiful sites
Why Should I Go Mountain Biking Peru?
It’s well known that Peru’s diverse landscapes offer some of the best hiking, trekking and climbing in the world. It’s less common knowledge that these unique geographical qualities make it the perfect destination for mountain biking enthusiasts as well as those looking for a different way to explore Peru. Thousands of kilometers of trails and tracks, the country’s vast terrains are the perfect way to satisfy any biker. Peru offers endless valleys while encountering living history in the very same sites where ancient civilizations once lived.
Mountain biking in Peru is a relatively new sport, but new routes are rapidly opening up, many of which offer excellent opportunities to ride and explore.
Peru Most Famous Mountain Biking Trails
Cusco Mountain Biking
Most of the best mountain biking opportunities are located in the city of Cusco. Amazing landscapes offer paved and single-track trips for bikers of all levels of expertise, as well as different options of tours depending on your level of experience and preference.
Machu Picchu Mountain Biking
Gulliver Expeditions offer several mountain biking tours to the beautiful city of Machu Picchu combining hiking and trekking activities. For those bikers that love more advanced biking action, there are single track tours that are sure to get the adrenaline flowing. If you are one of those bikers, you can talk to us and together we will decide which tour fits you the best.
Lima Mountain Biking
Lima offers a combination of bike routes to suit any cyclist. If you’re more of a city biker, this city has smooth and relatively traffic-free roads that will take you around iconic and historic buildings of the city.
Usually, the Lima bike tour begins at Miraflores Boulevard and then bikes through the Colonial Lima, Main Square and then heads over to the beaches on the way to the Barranco district ending the tour at the Larcomar mall.
Advice for Mountain Bikers in Peru
In order to mountain bike Peru, we require you be prepared for a one day minimum acclimatization.. One day before the trip, all bikers will have a meeting with the mountain bike guide who will give an overview of the trip and also check the quality of bikes and gear that will be used on this trip.
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We provide a variety of versatile Peru mountain biking tours for all experience levels.