Tour en bicicleta por las Pampas de Chinchero y Laguna de Huaypo

Bicycle tour through the Pampas of Chinchero and Huaypo lake

Bike tour at unique places

Have you ever heard of the agricultural Pampas of Chinchero? Maybe not, they are the most beautiful flatlands that exist in the Cusco region where lots of indigenous communities grow potatoes, barley, beans, quinoa, etc. — the plantations look like hundreds of “chess boards” in cold and warm colours from the sky. If you want to visit this natural attraction, you can book our bicycle tour through the Pampas de Chinchero, we depart from Cusco city by vehicle to the Plaza de Armas of Chinchero town where the bike tour begins.

We will bike through beautiful landscapes of the high-Andean areas of Cusco at almost 3800 meters above sea level until we reach the Huaypo lake located next to the Condorcocha community (west of Chinchero city).

After visiting the Huaypo lake, we’ll get back in the car until we reach the highest point of Chinchero’s Pampas at almost 4000 masl. in order to start the downhill biking over dirt road towards Cachimayo town in Anta province and finally return to Cusco city by car.

Details

  • Tour type
    • Sports activity
    • Private Tour (if there were other riders who wish to join this tour, we will first ask you whether you accept the participation of other joiners or not)
  • How is the route?
    • Cross-country: The entire route is on a dirt road (50% is downhill, 40% is flat and 10% is uphill)
  • Level of difficulty
    • Intermediate
  • Schedules
    • On request, we recommend starting at 8 am
  • Duration
    • About 5 hours (1.5 hours by vehicle and the rest is by bike)
  • Language
    • Private tour: Only one language (Spanish, English), you choose the language; if you prefer another language, let us know your preference!
  • Transportation
    • Cusco—Chinchero District: By private vehicle
    • Chinchero District—Huaypo lake: By Bicycle
    • Huaypo lake—The highest point of Chinchero: By private vehicle
    • The highest point of Chinchero—Cachimayo town: By Bicycle
    • Cachimayo town—Cusco: By private vehicle
  • Tour ending place
    • Two blocks away from the Plaza de Armas of Cusco
  • How to make reservations?
    • Please contact us via this page. We will give you a quote, and once we agree, you will receive a custom offer with the price
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    • You can also contact us on WhatsApp:  +51 984479073
  • Please bring
    • Sweaters or jackets
    • Wool gloves
    • Rain Ponchos
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • A bottle of water
    • Small backpack with its cover
  • Included
    • Pick up at your hotel, Airbnb, etc.
    • Vehicle transportation to the starting point for the biking
    • Vehicle transportation from Cachimayo back to Cusco
    • Specialized instructor-guide
    • Modern mountain bikes
    • Helmets and gloves
  • Not Included
    • Video and photo service
    • Meal
    • Tips (optional)
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Price

  • Private tour:
    • 30 USD per person based on 2 people
    • 25 USD per person based on 3 people

Discounts:

If you travel with your family or in a group of 3 or more people, let us know, we have big discounts.

Recommendations:

    • Maximum weight: 95 kg.
    • About your age: Everyone can participate in this bike ride; however, minors will require the authorization and presence of their parents

Restrictions:

    • Recent upper and lower limb fractures
    • Spinal problems
    • Pregnancy

Meeting point or starting place

We will pick you up from your hotel or any other location in Cusco city.

Itinerary

The following itinerary can change due to weather issues, strikes and the tour guide’s decision.

  1. Pick up by vehicle from your hotel at the requested time — we recommend 8 am
  2. Cusco to Chinchero city: 1 hour by vehicle
  3. We start the tour on bike from the Main Square of Chinchero town, we pass through beautiful unforgettable Andean landscapes until we reach the Huaypo lake
  4. At the Huaypo lake, our guide will explain the history and legends of this natural wonder
  5. Next, we get back on the vehicle to ride up to the highest point of Chinchero’s Pampas in order to bike downhill the mountain until we reach the town of Cachimayo
  6. Cachimayo to Cusco by vehicle
  7. This bike tour ends two blocks away from the Plaza de Armas of Cusco

Cancellations

You can cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance; otherwise, a fee of 50% of the cost of the tour will apply.

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