Bike in NW Argentina

Coloured Mountains And High Vineyards

Biking on Route 68 Cafayate to Salta

Take the slow road on a trip where the landscapes change every day, bike from jungle to red desert and on salt flats, at your own pace and with every detail taken care of. Bike through the wine regions of NW Argentina, set in the Andes’ stunning landscapes. Bike through the Quebrada de Humahuaca with its history rooted closer to Peru’s cities of Arequipa and Lima than to Buenos Aires. Sumptuous meals hosted by Argentines who will invite you into their home. Culture, biking, landscapes, great roads, a trip for foodies and wine lovers. It is all about discovery, learning and fun. Combining the must see highlights with off the beaten track original experiences.

Specifics:

  • Cycle per day: 45 km to 60 km
  • Minimum and maximum altitude for rides: 900 mt /2,970 ft and 4,170 mt/13,760ft.
  • All rides are mostly flat or rolling terrain. Some down hills.
  • All paved roads with some hard gravel
  • Learn about wines, blending and pairing
  • Do not be a spectator, but get involved: cook, ride, learn, blend.
  • A gaucho will share the secret to making an asado with Argentine beef

 

What’s Included: Accommodation at posadas and estancias; all transfers; hybrid bikes & helmets (you are welcome to bring yours); all lunches and five dinners; wine tastings; all organized activities; snacks and beverages when cycling; support vehicle; baggage transport; bilingual guides.

Add ons: Iguassu falls and jungle | Wine regions in Mendoza |Patagonia glaciers |Buenos Aires Active Foodie Experience

Highlights:

Valle Calchaquí – Cafayate vineyards and bodegas - Wine tastings – Argentine asado – Pairing local food with local wines - The Andes – Red mountains - Ride by vineyards - Colonial wineries - Learn what makes altitude wines unique - Mountains with seven colours - Cloud forest roads - Ride by gauchos – Guitars – Cooking lessons - a cheese factory

Salta biking, Argentina

Bike

in NW Argentina

Region: NW Argentina, Provinces of Tucuman, Salta and Jujuy.
Where: Tucumán | Tafi del Valle| Cafayate | Salta| Jujuy| Purmamarca
When: All year round. Grape harvest: February and March
Start: Tucumán
End: Salta
Trip length: 8 days/ 7nights.
Hotels: Casual Posadas and estancias
Activity level: Moderate (riding distance may be increased)

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