07:00 we pick you up from the meeting place so to have breakfast and we check the right size of all the clothing and gear for each person like: helmet, raincoat, elbow caps, kneecaps, bikes, and so on. 07:45 once we have all the clothing and the whole gear for mountain biking (KONA brand) and along with mechanic guides and everything for the venture, we depart from La Paz city, which is located in a altitude of 3.600 m.a.s.l. (11.810 feet) towards the foot of the Andean mountain range or Royal mountain range, exactly towards the so called cumbre which is at 4.700 m.a.s.l. (15.420 feet) on one hour and 15 minutes by our private transport service (minibus). During this short journey we can watch dessert flora and fauna of the high plateau and snowy mountains of the Royal mountain range where usually the temperature is from 0 to 5 degrees. 09:00 we get acquainted with all our gear, then we listen carefully to the explanations of the guides who have a lot of expertise about the road.
09:30 descent, we start this biking venture, the first part is on asphalted road towards Unduavi town (antidrug control but just for cars), in a very frigid climate. In this place we can feel a temperate climate and also in this place we buy entrance tickets for the circuit which have a cost of 30.00 Bolivians per each person (this cost is not included in our service), besides this cost is just a symbolic payment to support Death Road indigenous communities for their development.
10:30 soil road in a altitude of 2.700 m.a.s.l. at the Cotapata sub-tropical town where the asphalted road ends and the onset of Bolivian forest begins. The most dangerous road around the world. Well - known as the road of death. This is a soil road that offers and incredible sight while going down carefully headed by the guides passing by the rivers, waterfalls, and the flora and fauna of this place.
12:00 a break for a proper rest of about 20 minutes in order to have some snacks already prepared in La Paz like fruits, peanuts, chocolate, and drinks.
14:00 we arrive at Yolosa town (1.200 m.a.s.l. (3.940 feet) which has a warmth climate and this place is the end of the biking adventure. then we go towards Coroico at Esmeralda Hotel to take a shower, to have the lunch enjoying a good temperature next to the swimming pool, etc.
16:30 we return to La Paz city in our transport service on the new two-ways highway, this is called Cotapata Santa Barbara and is very safe. 19:00 arrival at our central office, “DINO BIKING”
One T - shirt
One CD about the venture
DOES NOT INCLUDE
Entrance fee 25 Bs.
1st day: We pick the client up from the hotel at 8:00 am. Then we depart towards a high location (4.700 m.a.s.l.), crossing the south area of La Paz city by car, this trip will last about 3 hours. from that place (punto alto) we can look at the majestic Illimani mountain and several lagoons, after that, we begin our adventure. We will arrive to Pinaya town to have lunch and also to rest from biking. Camping night in Pinaya. 2nd day: an optional visit to Illimani base camp (4.700 m.a.s.l.), here broken bridge and then return to Pinaya (3.600 m.a.s.l.) and after having a typical lunch “PachamanKa” we return to La Paz city.
1st day: We pick the client up from the hotel at 8:00 am. Then we depart to Huayna Potosi base camp (4.700 m.a.s.l.), a two-hour trip by car. From there we can look at the Huayna Potosi snowy mountain and several lagoons, after that, we begin our adventure. We will arrive to Botijlaca ranch, late we will continue towards Chacapampa ranch in Llaulluni where the High Plateau contrasts with the valley, from there we can watch a waterfall known as “the jump of angel” (el salto del angel), then we descend towards the tropical area until arriving to the proximities of Zongo town (2.000 m.a.s.l.) wherein our biking venture finishes. Camping night.
In this journey we will look at the different hydroelectric power stations, and finally return to La Paz city.
1st day: We pick the client up from the hotel at 8:00 am. then we depart to Chacaltaya (5.350 m.a.s.l.) by car, towards Club Andino Boliviano office, from there we will start an ascent of half an hour to the snowy mountain where we will look at the whole Royal mountain range and a part of Titicaca lake, then we return to the Club Andino Boliviano refuge where we can have some food and a 20 minutes rest so that we are ready to start our descent venture towards La Paz city, across the grove through the railroad, until arrive to the city where this four hours biking finishes. In this downhill trip we can look at the several coloured lagoons.