downhill from the highlands to the rainforest in 3 days - 2 nights
from cuzco to manu jungle biking tour is one of the best experienced for mountain bike lovers, this downhill combine spectacular scenery of the high andes, inter-andean valley as pisac, soncco, colquepata, puacartambo, tres cruces jungle viewpoint and pilcopata jungle village.
the bike tour from cuzco to manu jungle (cultural zone) includes downhill style ride on dirt road during the dry season and muddy road during the wet season.

inca path peru organize the best mountain bike tour to the jungle on the best available bike tours for beginners and experienced rider wanted to get amazing experience biking down passing the cloud forest remote and picturesque villages, agricultural ancient terraces along the road. enormous snow-mountain can be seeing on the both site of the road.
the bike tour from cuzco to manu jangle basin is supported by private supporting 4x4 vehicle, experienced tour guides, the best camping gear or local lodges in the middle of the jungle, all diets are available during the bike tour for the most exigent bikers.

this tour also combine opportunity to watch the andean and jungle flora and fauna, local welcoming people accompanied with their daily farming activities. for more exigent travelers this tour can be fixed tour extension including visit to the reserve zone of manu national park, we suggest to ask us for information.

DAY 1: CUSCO - PISAC - ABRA PISAC - SONCCO - PAUCARTAMBO

max. elevation: 4200m (abrapisac)
min. elevation: 2900m (paucartambo)
biking difficulty level: 3 (90% donwhill and cross country style ride)
terrain: dirt road between may to november - muddy road between december to april
average riding distance: 45km
estimated riding time: 4hrs
highlights: mountain range, andean villages, canyons, rivers,agriculture terraces, etc.
accommodation: local hotel for backpacker service - camping or local hotel with private vip service only

DAY 2: PAUCARTAMBO - TRESS CRUCES - CLOUD FOREST - PILCOPATA

max. elevation: 3650m (tres cruces)
min. elevation: 500m (pilcopata)
biking difficulty level: 3 -2 (80% of donwhill and cross country style ride)
terrain: dirt and muddy road (whole year)
average riding distance: 85km
estimated riding time: 6hrs
highlights: mountain range, canopies, cloud forest, canyons, rivers, fruit plantations, etc.
accommodation: local hotel for backpacker service - camping or local hotel with private vip service only

DAY 3: PILCOPATA - TRES CRUCES - PAUCARTAMBO - ABRA PISAC - CUSCO

max. elevation: 4200m (abrapisac)min. elevation: 2980m (paucartambo)biking difficulty level: 3 -2 (donwhill)terrain: dirt road between may to november - muddy road between december to aprilaverage riding distance: 29kmestimated riding time: 2.5hrshighlights: mountain range, andean villages, canyons, rivers, agriculture terraces, etc.accommodation. note: camping is possible only with private vip service and under request at the booking time, we provide tents, sleeping mattresses and sleeping bags.
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recommendation
if this is your first time going to the andes or high mountains we recommend getting information about the altitude sickness, see below some websites recommend by high mountain doctors and scientists from over the world.
ismm – international societyfor mountain medicine
medex – medical expeditionsnote: every night keep everything locked up in your tents to prevent any problems with robberies.

rain season
december to april. some days are with blue sky permiting to cycle.

best time for cycle
after rain season (april to november) the mountains are completely covered with snow and the slops are covered with new variety vegetation making nicer for pictures. if you are adventurous and experienced biker you can do even in the rainy season, there are many single tracks along the way down.

advice for bikers
normal physical conditions and summer clothes, bikers require good acclimatization over 4000m. one day before all the bikers will have meeting with the mountain bike guide at our office or your hotels, who will give a briefing about this bike trip and also you can check the quality of bikes and gear will be used on this trip. this is available trip for beginners and people of all age, the road for downhill is in good conditions and not technical level, just nice downhill and cross country on the last part of the trip.
tour guide advice you to book trip with private supporting vehicle because some time people feel tired on the last part of the trip. another facility taking private vip service the vehicle can be used to stop and visit places along the road between cusco and the jungle. also when you will be biking is better to leave your personal items in the supporting vehicle making more comfortable your biking trip without backpack in your back. in case you book this trip with public bus (backpacker service) you have to cycle all the way down even if you feel tired, this is not usual but is not nice if some needs to do it.
is recommendable have yellow fiber vaccination (malaria) because you will be 3 days in the high and low jungle. we never hear news about problems with malaria in this zone but is better to be prepared and feel more safe.

rain season
november to march. some days blue sky with good conditions to cycle.

best time for cycle
april to october, on the rain season same days are with good weather (blue sky) permiting to cycle this zone. before to book your tour please see the weather report.

advice for bikers
to have good acclimatization, good physical conditions and good quality winter clothes. one day before all the bikers will have meeting with the mountain bike guide at our office or in the hotel, who will give a briefing about this bike trip and also you can check the quality of bikes and gear will be used on this trip.

recommendation
if this is your first time going to the andes or high mountains we recommend getting information about the altitude sickness, see below some websites recommend by high mountain doctors and scientists from over the world.

ismm – international societyfor mountain medicine
medex – medical expeditions

Included
  • official english-speaking guide
  • public bus (backpacker service) or private van (private vip service only) according your request at booking time
  • s-cott/gt/trek mountain bikes (aluminium frame - full disk brake - shimano gear)
  • helmet and windproofgloves
  • experienced cook (private vip service only)
  • cooking equipment (private vip service only)
  • local family lodge with private or shared bath (backpacker service)
  • camping or amzon lodge (private vip service only)
  • all meals on the trail (2 breakfasts - 3 lunches - 2 dinners)
  • available bottle of drinking water and snack (private vip service only)
  • entrance fees to see the cock of the rock (rupiculaperuviana)
  • new shimano parts and repair kit
  • biking price includes government sales tax (19% as known igv)
  • first aid kit and oxygen bottle for any participant and our camp staff (private vip service only)
  • inca path peru gift (private vip service only)
Not Include
  • alcoholicsdrinks
  • sleeping bag, can be hired in our office $5 usd per day (-10ºc)
  • breakfast on the first day and lunch on the last day
  • tips for guide and camp staff
  • hotel in cusco
  • internalflight tickets
  • airporttax
  • boat trip to the reserve zone of manu park
Things you should bring
  • small backpack
  • rain jacket or poncho (december - april)
  • tennisshoes
  • one complete change of clothing
  • bottle of water, on the next days the bottle of water can be buy in each little town where we spend the night
  • flashlight and batteries
  • hat or cap to protect you from the sun
  • sun block (sun protection cream)
  • insectrepellent
  • toiletries, towel and toiletpaper
  • selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits etc,
  • camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
  • sunglasses
  • swimsuit in case you like to swim in the river
  • extra cash (soles)

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