Mountain Bike Adventures in Peru

The Andes. Machu Picchu. The Incas.

Peru is at or near the top of almost everyone's bucket list. Here's your chance to explore this spectacular country on the seat of your mountain bike, with local guides and the "#1 Mountain Bike Tour Company on Earth" (National Geographic Adventure magazine.)

Choose from an incredible Cross-Country/All-Mountain adventure on the Inca Trail, a mindblowing freeride/downhill adventure with over 50,000 vertical feet of downhill, or a spectacular cross-country expedition from Cusco to the Amazon!

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Peru

Inca Trail All-Mountain

April-Oct.10 daysSkill:7/9

Level 7/Advanced

  • You've been mountain biking for at least 3-4 years and are very confident in all aspects of mountain biking
  • You can handle most technical terrain, include rocky and root trails, along with features such as switchbacks, medium logs (6-8" high), and low-level obstacles such as bridges
  • You're comfortable with most advanced level trails (although you may walk a few sections). 

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Fitness:6/9

Level 6

  • You can ride 5-6 hours a day at a moderate pace with some short breaks over a few days.
  • You can handle fairly steep climbs of up to a total of 600 vertical metres (1,970 ft.) in a day.
  • You exercise on average 10-12 hours per week (including riding/being active).

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Culture level:Out there

Level Out there

  • On our 'Out There' Rides, you'll experience unfamiliar situations such as foreign languages, foreign cultures/cultural experiences, remote areas, and other experiences that push you out of your comfort zone.
  • These Rides are great for adventurous types that are looking for something different. If you'd prefer something a little less exotic, try our 'Familiar' or 'Adventurous' Rides.
$2,795 CAD

Peru may just be the world's best mountain bike destination - and its most undiscovered. The ancient Incas may have foreseen the advent of the mountain bike because they built over 30,000 km of trails across their empire, many of them perfect for two knobbies. Experience spectacular scenery, incredible mountain biking, and vibrant Inca culture on this trip!

Inca Adventure - Downhill

April-Oct.10 daysSkill:8/9

Level 8/Expert

  • You have been mountain biking for over 5 years and are confident riding all types of terrain and distances.
  • You ride as often as possible and can handle technical terrain and medium-level stunts, such as large log rollovers (over 1 ft high) and small bridges.
  • You can descend steeps, climb technical singletrack
  • You rarely - if ever - get off your bike to walk sections except on extremely technical terrain

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Fitness:5/9

Level 5

  • You are capable of riding 4-5 hours a day at a moderate pace with some short breaks over a few days.
  • You are confident climbing up to a total of 400 vertical metres (1,310 ft.) in a day.
  • You exercise on average 7-9 hours per week (including riding/being active)

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Culture level:Out there

Level Out there

  • On our 'Out There' Rides, you'll experience unfamiliar situations such as foreign languages, foreign cultures/cultural experiences, remote areas, and other experiences that push you out of your comfort zone.
  • These Rides are great for adventurous types that are looking for something different. If you'd prefer something a little less exotic, try our 'Familiar' or 'Adventurous' Rides.
$2,895 CAD

Mindblowing. That's how most people describe the riding on this trip, including the epic Olleros Trail, an 11,500-vertical-foot descent from the Andes all the way to the Pacific Ocean. You'll ride over 50,000 vertical feet of singletrack on this Ride and experience an incredible country teeming with culture while doing it.

Cusco to the Amazon

May-August10 daysSkill:3/9

Level 3/Strong Beginner

  • You've been mountain biking for 1 year or so
  • You're hooked but still lack the skills to tackle terrain beyond beginner level
  • You know how to use your gears and brakes properly but when the terrain gets technical you have to get off your bike and walk
  • You can handle singletrack as long as it is smooth and with few rocks or roots. 

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Fitness:5/9

Level 5

  • You are capable of riding 4-5 hours a day at a moderate pace with some short breaks over a few days.
  • You are confident climbing up to a total of 400 vertical metres (1,310 ft.) in a day.
  • You exercise on average 7-9 hours per week (including riding/being active)

click here for more information on skill and fitness ratings

Culture level:Out there

Level Out there

  • On our 'Out There' Rides, you'll experience unfamiliar situations such as foreign languages, foreign cultures/cultural experiences, remote areas, and other experiences that push you out of your comfort zone.
  • These Rides are great for adventurous types that are looking for something different. If you'd prefer something a little less exotic, try our 'Familiar' or 'Adventurous' Rides.
$3,295 CAD

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime on this incredible 10-day itinerary that will take you from the Inca capital of Cusco to the lush, thick jungle of Manu National Park. And unlike the tourist hordes, you'll get acquainted with a side of Peru very few people do - by visiting remote villages virtually unchanged since Inca times and staying in locally-owned lodges - on the best modes of transportation to take it all in: by mountain bike and by foot.

Inca Trail Bring-Your-Partner Adventure

April-October10 daysSkill:7/9

Level 7/Advanced

  • You've been mountain biking for at least 3-4 years and are very confident in all aspects of mountain biking
  • You can handle most technical terrain, include rocky and root trails, along with features such as switchbacks, medium logs (6-8" high), and low-level obstacles such as bridges
  • You're comfortable with most advanced level trails (although you may walk a few sections). 

click here for more information on skill and fitness ratings

Fitness:7/9

Level 7

  • You can ride up to 6 hours a day at a relatively fast pace and with few short breaks over several days.
  • You can handle steep, technical climbs up to 800 vertical metres (2,625 ft) in a day.
  • You exercise on average 13-15 hours per week (including riding/being active).

click here for more information on skill and fitness ratings

Culture level:Out there

Level Out there

  • On our 'Out There' Rides, you'll experience unfamiliar situations such as foreign languages, foreign cultures/cultural experiences, remote areas, and other experiences that push you out of your comfort zone.
  • These Rides are great for adventurous types that are looking for something different. If you'd prefer something a little less exotic, try our 'Familiar' or 'Adventurous' Rides.
$2,795 CAD

Ride the amazing trails Peru has to offer, from the thrilling Olleros trail to the spectacular Lares trail, and bring your partner along for the fun! While you're riding, we'll have incredible activities in store for your partner, from exploring ancient Inca sites, urban sightseeing, wildlife spotting on a remarkable boat tour and much, much more! Plus, there's lots of together time too, like hiking, easy riding, fine-dining and visiting the world-famous Machu Picchu.