Munaycha :: EXPERIENCES BY ACTIVITY - Mountain Biking

EXPERIENCES BY ACTIVITY

Mountain Biking

LA SAL: MORAY - MARAS - SACRED VALLEY

MOUNTAIN BIKING. DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MODERATE

Mostly downhill, with moderate slopes: Starts from the circular Andean terraces of Moray, the Inca agricultural experiment, along unpaved roads leading to the traditional village of Maras. This spot provides one of the best views of the Cordillera Urubamba. We continue down to the salt pans along bridle paths until finally reaching the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Total time from Cusco 5 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 4 hours
Time on bike 2-3 hours
Difficulty level Moderate
Altitude range 3,400 to 2,800 masl
Includes Snack, transport, guides, equipment and entrance fee to the archaeological site of Maras. Opcional guided tour to Chinchero
Not Included Entrance fee to the archaeological site of Moray.

CHINCHERO AND LA SAL: MORAY - MARAS - SACRED VALLEY

MOUNTAIN BIKING. DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MODERATE

Starting point is Chinchero along a wide trail, mostly flat but with a few gentle slopes, overlooking beautifully tended multicolored fields, passing by Huaypo lake, the circular Andean terraces at Moray -the Inca agricultural experiment- down llama tracks to the traditional village of Maras, which provides one of the best views of the Cordillera Urubamba. We continue down to the salt pans mines along an unpaved road to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Total time from Cusco 8 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 6 hours
Time on bike 4-5 hours
Difficulty level Moderate
Altitude range 3,800 to 2,800 masl
Includes Box lunch or picnic (opcional), transport, guides, equipment and entrance fee to the archaeological site of Maras.
Not Included Entrance fee to the archaeological sites of Moray.

ALONG THE SACRED RIVER - YANAHUARA - OLLANTAYTAMBO

MOUNTAIN BIKING. DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MODERATE - LOW

Mostly flat, through Inca terraces rarely visited by tourists, along the Urubamba river, unpaved roads, and Inca trails, and the final stretch through the ancient alleyways of Ollantaytambo.

Total time from Cusco 4 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 3 hours
Time on bike 2 hours
Difficulty level Moderate - Low
Altitude range 2,800 masl
Includes Snack, transport, guides and equipment.

PUMAMARCA - KM 82

MOUNTAIN BIKING. DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MODERATE - HIGH

Route begins downhill from the ruins at Pumamarca, along a technical and highly enjoyable single track, that used to be part of an Inca trail that leads to the ancient streets of Ollantaytambo. We continue along the Vilcanota river, with a few slopes and a spectacular view of the Verónica’s snowy peak and more cultivated fields; the trek ends at the point where the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu begins.

Total time from Cusco 8 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 6 hours
Time on bike 4-5 hours
Difficulty level Moderate - High
Altitude range 3,800 to 2,650 masl
Includes Box lunch, transport, guides and equipment.

THE MOUNTAIN PASS AT LARES - CALCA

MOUNTAIN BIKING. DIFFICULTY LEVEL: MODERATE - HIGH

Our bus will leave us at a mountain pass located at 4,200 m, from here we begin our descent down a spectacular and technical Inca trail along a narrow canyon, continuing down to a wooded valley and cultivated fields, until we arrive at the village of Calca in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Total time from Cusco 6 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 4 hours
Time on bike 3 hours
Difficulty level Moderate - High
Altitude range 4,200 to 2,800 masl
Includes Box lunch, transporte, guía y equipo

PATACANCHA

MOUNTAIN BIKING. DIFFICULTY LEVEL: HIGH

It is a very complete enduro trail with fast, technical sections, downhills, uphills, incredible scenery, waterfalls, highland communities, archaeological sites.

Total time from Cusco 8-9 hours
Total time from the Sacred Valley 7-8 hours
Time on bike 4-5 hours
Difficulty level High
Altitude range 4,300 to 2,800 masl
Includes Box lunch, transport, guides and equipment.