Mountain Bike Bolivia

Bolivian Freeride Frenzy

Mountain Bike Bolivia: Bolivian Freeride Frenzy

For avid mountain bikers, Bolivia is a fairytale land, enriched with a unique history and unparalleled riding diversity. This advanced Bolivia mountain bike trip unfolds in an incredibly diverse territory that not only challenges the laws of normal physics but also invites riders to explore its fascinating geographies. From massive descents that defy gravity to expansive freerides, Incan jump lines, flowy singletrack, and perfectly sculpted berms—Bolivia offers a tapestry of experiences for mountain biking enthusiasts.

As you step into the heart of the Andes, you’ll find yourself immersed in a magical mountain bike paradise that seamlessly blends natural beauty with mind blowing mountain bike trails. Bolivia’s terrain serves as a canvas for riders to explore a myriad of landscapes, making it a destination that promises a lot of cultural learning, smiles, and high fives! Stop dreaming and come mountain bike Bolivia! 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Ride your mountain bike in over 13 different geographies!

Visit Lake Titicaca and shred down the Isla Del Sol, the birthplace of the Inca People

Descend down 1,000 ft of scree with glacial mountains in the backdrop

Mountain bike Bolivia’s very own indigenous bike parks!

Discover South America’s most unchanged cultures

Mountain biking Bolivia is a once in a lifetime experience.

Mountain Bike Bolivia

Price:

From $3,195 USD
per person, double occupancy*

Duration:

10 Days / 9 Nights

Ability:

Fitness:

Total Distance:

120km / 75mi

Total Descent:

8,000m / 40,000ft

Group Size:

Min 3 / Max 8

*Single supplement is available by request: $460 USD

Trip Dates

Nov 2 -11, 2024

Bolivia Freeride Frenzy ITINERARY

Welcome to Bolivia!

As most flights to La Paz International Airport (LAP) arrive early in the morning, Day 1 is dedicated to rest, bike building and acclimating to the elevation of La Paz (11,943 ft). In the evening, we enjoy a great group welcome dinner at one of La Paz’s most iconic restaurants, followed by a debriefing of tomorrow’s adventures and rides.

Accommodation:  Boutique hotel in La Paz
Meals Included:  L, D

Max Elevation:  3,650m / 12,000 ft

Today riders get a taste of what mountain biking Bolivia is all about! World-class trails await riders at the Camiraya Community Bike Park, Bolivia’s first bike park, where the local community actively participates in building mountain bike trails. Here we get accustomed to the dirt and altitude, while dialing in our bikes. Before shredding some of Bolivia’s first purpose-built singletrack, we will seek permission from Pachamama with a tree planting and coca leaf ceremony. Let the Bolivian Biking begin!

After riding the trails in Camiraya, we enjoy lunch in the mountains, then tackle Ñuñumañani,  Bolivia’s 2nd Community Bike Park. Another amazing set of long trails awaits in demanding Andean terrain, surrounded by majestic 6,000m / 19,700ft peaks! We conclude the day with a pleasant, simple dinner, then rest for tomorrow’s ride.

Accommodation:  Boutique hotel in La Paz
Meals Included:  B, L

This morning we get an early start to ride two epic trails – Sorata and Loma Loma, aka Top of the World Trails 1 and 2. As we head towards the expansive mountain valleys of Sorata, the day unfolds with a picturesque 3-hour drive to the entrance of the Amazon. We embark on the EPIC Loma Loma Trail, tracing the footsteps of the Jancouma and Illampu Mountains. This enduro ride promises breathtaking views and a seamless flow through the ever changing landscapes. This trail is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, one that keeps you up at night, wondering when you’ll ride it again. Upon reaching our Eco Lodge in Sorata, we enjoy a leisurely lunch before conquering the captivating pre-Inca Trail of El Eden. The day culminates with a balcony dinner, providing the perfect setting to celebrate the thrills of an epic day of riding.

Accommodation:  Eco Lodge in Sorata
Meals Included:  B, L, D

Today we embark on another thrilling day of shredding Bolivia, departing from the hotel early for a 2-hour drive to the summit of the Chuchu Pass, reaching an elevation of 4,700m / 15,400ft, or, above sea level. The legendary Chuchu trail, renowned as the venue for the “Jach’a Avalancha” race, features a 35km / 22mi ride with a staggering 2,000m / 6,000ft descent. After this exhilarating trail experience, we pedal back to our hotel, indulge in a delightful lunch, and unwind by the pool in the afternoon. As the day transitions into evening, we prepare local cocktails and gather around a bonfire to cap off the day.

Accommodation:  Eco Lodge in Sorata
Meals Included:  B, L, D

Today we pack the van with all our belongings and set our course back towards the Sorata Pass, traversing the high plateau en route to Lake Titicaca. This incredibly special day involves crossing through some of the world’s most captivating landscapes on our journey to Lake Titicaca. After a brief boat ride on an Andean ferry that offers stunning views of Lake Titicaca before, we ride our bikes through the lake-side town of Copacabana, delving into the town’s rich history. We cap off the day with a sunset hike-a-bike adventure to the summit of Calvario Mountain Mirador, followed by a group dinner and well-deserved rest.

Accommodation: Boutique hotel in Copacabana on Lake Titicaca
Meals Included:  B, L, D

Reach new heights on today’s adventures! The day kicks off with an early start as we embark on an extraordinary sailing expedition with our bikes, bound for La Isla del Sol. The island stands out for its serene natural beauty, featuring terraced hillsides, agricultural fields, and breathtaking views of the surrounding Andean landscapes. Upon arriving on the island, we embark on a hike-a-bike to the summit of the Yumani Community, immersing ourselves in the exploration of diverse Inca Trails, ancient ruins, and archaeological sites, such as the Pilko Kaina and Chincana, believed to be remnants of Inca and pre-Inca civilizations. Following this enriching experience, we return to Copacabana for lunch, and relax the rest of the afternoon.

Accommodation:  Boutique hotel in Copacabana on Lake Titicaca

Meals Included:  B, L 

This day offers an intimate exploration of La Paz through an exceptional city tour, spanning from North to South. Our journey begins at the expansive Rodriguez Market, La Paz’s largest street market, adorned with vibrant colors and exotic products. Next we delve into the renowned Witches Market, a superstitious market dedicated to the veneration of Pachamama, or Mother Earth. Then visit the Main Square of La Paz and the San Francisco Church. Enjoy lunch at one of La Paz’s iconic restaurants in the city center. In the afternoon, we undertake a brief visit and hike to the Moon Valley, La Paz’s paramount geological reserve.

Accommodation:  Boutique hotel in La Paz
Meals Included:  B, L 

Today we are set to conquer the Milluni Scree Fields, a kilometer-long scree field – YES, a kilometer long – promising an extraordinary downhill adventure. Situated at an elevation of 5,100 m / 16,404ft, this trail stands as one of the world’s longest stretches of scree, offering awe-inspiring views of the 6,000m / 20,000ft glaciers. Following this exhilarating ride, we embark on an enduro traverse to the base camp of Huayna Potosi, enjoy a well-deserved lunch, and then return to the city of La Paz for the world’s longest urban DH run. This thrilling descent spans 14km / 9mi, and descends vertically 900m / 3,000ft, navigating through La Paz’s iconic alleys, stair sets, river tubes, and avenues.

Accommodation:  Boutique hotel in La Paz
Meals Included:  B, L

On our final day of riding, we traverse the legendary Pampa Huaricana Trail and the Achocalla Trail, two remarkable routes that once served as connections between ancient Pre-Inca cultures in the Southern Valleys of La Paz. Following a morning of exploration, we enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the mountains. The afternoon is dedicated to packing and any last-minute souvenir shopping. As the day draws to a close, we gather for a farewell dinner to celebrate the incredible moments shared throughout the journey!

Accommodation:  Boutique hotel in La Paz
Meals Included:  B, L, D

The 2Wheel Team will be at your hotel three hours before your flight to take you to the airport and say goodbye to your new Bolivian friends! 

Meals Included:  B

Bolivia_s capital is home to world_s longest urban downhill... and we are going to shred it!_

IS THIS TRIP FOR YOU?

Our 10-day Bolivia Mountain Bike Vacation is built for advanced to pro riders. This Bolivia MTB trip is a mix of all things mountain biking, freerides, steeper singletrack, rock gardens, roots, technical sections, jumps and flowy sections.

If you are an advanced to pro level rider that is ready to fly down the mountain bike trails of your dreams, then this trip is for you!

PRICE BREAKDOWN
  • 7 days of guided epic single-track mountain biking
  • 9 nights of accommodation (7 nights boutique hotels, 2 nights eco lodge)
  • Professional, local, and bilingual guides on every ride day and for cultural activities (1 guide per 4 riders)
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Transportation in between cities and to riding locations
  • 9 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 5 dinners, snacks beverages, and purified water on ride days
  • Entrance fees into all parks for all ride days
  • Guided tour of a Bolivian witch market and La Paz and other cultural activities as noted
  • 24-hour attention and support
  • Signature 2Wheels bike jersey
  • The trip of a lifetime!

Not Included:

  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Bikes and equipment
  • Tips for guides (suggested 5%-15% of trip cost)
  • Bike rental (if needed)
  • Visa fees
  • Items not in the “included” list
  • 4 dinners
FULL TRIP DETAILS
  • 10-day trip, 7 days of riding
  • 4 different riding locations 
  • 4 different accommodations (boutique hotel, eco lodge)
  • Ride over 120km / 75mi and descend over 8,000m / 40,000ft
  • Experience all aspects of the Bolivian culture — the food, the art, the people and of course the biking!
  • All breakfasts are at your hotel. Included lunches and dinners range from picnic lunches to gourmet restaurant meals to home-cooked local food – but all very safe and delicious!

Bike Riding:

  • Shuttle rides with an average of 2,000m / 6,000ft of descent and 150m / 500ft of ascent PER TRAIL
  • Ride an average of  2,100m / 7,000ft of descent and 24km / 15mi PER DAY
  • Trails are a mix of old agriculture routes and hand built trails
  • Flowy sections, rock gardens, steeps, long ridges, small climbs and big descents
  • Mix of softer humid loam and desert type dirt
  • Scree fields and freeriding

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