Embark on a less-traveled path that seamlessly blends trekking and biking, providing an exclusive glimpse into the authentic lives of Andean communities. Descending from the Abra of Lares at 4470 meters, we venture into the heart of the sacred valley, treating ourselves to awe-inspiring views of diverse flora and fauna. Along the way, encounter charming thatched stone houses nestled amidst herds of alpacas and llamas. Revel in breathtaking aerial panoramas, guided by our dedicated experts ensuring a personalized and immersive journey. This expedition serves as the perfect introduction to some of Peru's most stunning natural landscapes, ideal for first-time visitors seeking a truly unforgettable experience.
Gear up for an exhilarating day! We start at 6:00 am, boarding a scenic 1-hour bus ride to serene Calca.
The real adventure kicks off at 10:30 am as we ride mountain bikes from the breathtaking Abra of Lares, a mountain pass at 4470 m.a.s.l. Traverse isolated highlands, witness pristine snow-capped peaks, and descend into a canyon filled with Alpacas, Vicuñas, Llamas, quaint villages, farms, and ancient “Chulpas” (pre-Inca ruins), unveiling the historical significance of this area.
After exploring the ruins, savor a typical Peruvian lunch and a well-deserved rest. The biking adventure continues, leading us to the rejuvenating “Machacancha” hot springs.
As the sun sets, we embark on a 1-hour journey back to Calca, where our private transportation awaits, ensuring a comfortable return to Cusco by around 7:30 pm. A day packed with thrills, stunning scenery, and cultural discoveries awaits!