The beautiful Colca Valley is located in southern Peru, within easy reach of the city of Arequipa. Famous for its two vast canyons, Colca and Cotahuasi, it’s also an emerging destination for outdoor activities and adventure sports, including trekking, rappelling, zip lining and rafting. It’s also a great place for mountain biking, which is one of the main elements of this fun full-day tour that begins in Arequipa.
Leaving early in the morning from Arequipa, we drive through the spectacular landscapes of this diverse region to Patapampa, a high mountain pass at an elevation of about 4,800 meters above sea level (15,748 ft). At Patapampa, your guides and biking specialists will give you all the necessary instructions and equipment for your descent down towards Chivay and the Colca Valley. The ride is of moderate difficulty and is suitable for a range of ages, but the physicality of mountain bikin...