1/2 Day downhill mountain biking tour around Misty volcano
The bike tour around Misti volcano is available for all mountain biking lovers and adventure travelers wanting to enjoy a nice view of mountains and countryside of Arequipa.
The volcanic land in Arequipa is perfectly located to practice mountain bike tour all year. This bike tour is dedicated for beginners and experienced bikers, you can be guided on dirt road or single tracks along the hills and griculture fields. We leave at 8:30AM from our local office in Arequipa and then aboard one of our vehicles and drive up for 1 1/2 hours following uphill and serpentine dirt road getting impressive view around to drop off us to the slopes of Pichu Picchu Mountain.
The highest point we will reach is 3650M and known as Boques de Queñuas (Polylepis) located on the slopes of Pichu Pichu Mountain – At this point you get amazing view of entire valley of entire Chiguata, fully of Pre-Incan terraces, and of course view of the south face of volcan Misti Then we receive safety talking about the route and mountain bikes (Gears and brakes) – The bike trip includes nice parts of downhill following a gravel road to the bottom of the valley – This trip also offer great section of single track for experience bikers (around 6KM long) passing farming fields, seeing local on their daily activities, small river and springs.
The las section will be more than 1000M of challenge cycling on asphalt streets to enter of the city – Some section will be uphill and cross country style but this is available for bikers looking for some hard riding (8.5KM long) – The entire trip takes around 5 hours and you will be drop-off in your hotel and end of the trip.