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Death Road Biking Peru 1D OR 2D

The best bike excursion 73 km,Downhill tours in the Andes of Peru. is the Best better than Bolivia



Mountain biking down the “World’s Dangerous Road” from the heights of Machu Picchu (Yana Mayo pass) is undeniably one of the most popular activities amongst backpackers in Peru. Whether you’re a confident beginner or an experienced rider, this exhilarating adventure promises an unforgettable experience. Commencing amidst the breathtaking mountain vistas at an elevation of 4560 meters, the route descends gracefully through the enchanting Yungas cloud forest, ultimately leading to the semi-tropical ambiance of Ocobamba. This unique journey offers the perfect fusion of awe-inspiring scenery and the adrenaline rush of downhill mountain biking.


  • The Ride.
  • Start Time 5.30 Am – meeting up in Plaza De Armas- Cusco
  • Finish Time – Arriving back in Cusco at 8-9pm approx
  • Altitude Range – 4500 meters to 1300 meters
  • Skill Level – Confident Beginners
  • Approximate Riding time – 4 to 5 hours
  • Approximate Downhill – 90% (some small uphill sections

Pick up 6am at your place and transfer via Ollantaytambo to the pass of Yamamayo (4500m, approx. 3h) where we will start our fantastic ride down towards the jungle (approx. 3h / 4500m > 1500m). On this remote ride we can see local habitants, Alpacas, Lamas, Ships and maybe even a Condor. We will be crossing small rivers and having views to high mountains as Veronica / Pumahuanca / Oelranca. For lunch, we will choose a cosy place, adapted to your wishes. Then it keeps going towards the jungle. Climate and landscape changes and it gets warmer. If we are lucky we will be visiting some coca fields on our arrival. From this point we pick you up and transfer to Cusco. (approx. 4 h)

Arriving time in Cusco approx. 6 pm (driving with car approx. 7 hours)


Same starting point and riding about half way of the distance. Pick up and getting up by car to the pass again. (Lunch with spectacular view) Then riding down on the other side of the pass towards Ollantaytambo. From there returning by car to cusco. (approx 2 hours)

Arriving time in Cusco approx. 4 pm (driving with car approx. 5 hours)

ITINERARY OPTION 3 (2day/1night)

  • Same as option 1, but overnight in a guesthouse in the jungle. 


  • All transportation from and back to Cusco (private car)
  • Professional English or Spanish speaking guide
  • Box lunch (vegetarian and non vegetarian)
  • Option 3 (Guesthouse with dinner and breakfast)


  • Good shoes for biking / Sun cream
  • Some fruits or drinks as banana, chocolate snacks or energy drinks
  • Good mood

Our Equipment

Bike Commencal V3
  • Doble Suspension
  • Fork Marzzochi
  • Shock Rocco 20mm
  • Frame Commencal V3
  • Break Avid Pro
  • Full Helmet Six six One
  • Gloves Fox
  • Body Armor Fox
  • Knee pad Exustar


Death Road Biking Peru 1D OR 2D Details

DURATION1 Day | 2 Days

Single Track Dead Road

 Our prices per person:

We have optimized our prices according to the number of people, making your trip more accessible and enjoy your experience on the bike with a guarantee.

1 person2 persons3 persons4+ persons
U$D 450U$D 340U$D 280U$D 270


The reservation is considered partial when our clients aren't do a total cost deposit of the service. All the reservations are guaranteed and confirmed after we receive the deposit in our bank account, or recieve in a Wester Union office. After that to reconfirm your request, we are going to send a SERVICE VOUCHER by fax or mail three days late to fax number or mail address you give us.

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