Mountain biking trip across the Andes
Mountain biking trip across the Andes
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  • Sport level
  • Spoken languages
    Spanish, English, French
  • Duration
    > 1 week
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

MTB Tours will take you on a powerful 250km journey through the Andes. Starting from Malargue, Argentina and ending up in Curico, Chile. During this mountain biking trip you’ll be able to travel across two countries in 8 days.  

At the end of each day you’ll be camping on different sites across the Andes that will amaze you. Far from civilization and routine lifestyles, not only will you be able to see the sky glittered with stars, but you’ll also wake up to the exceptional views that appear to be taken from a painting.

This activity is only held during the months of January and March starting always on Saturday. 


Riders that arrive  at Buenos Aires must take a bus to Malargue
· Riders that arrive at another spot must arrange transportation to Malargue. In order  to arrive on Saturday evening 

Day 1 – Saturday:
· Arrival at Malargue, You will spend the night at a hotel (included)

Day 2 – Sunday:
· Total distance: 42.5km
· From Malargue to Portezuelo del Carqueque
· You will be camping near La Valenciana Creek
· 1,000m of uphill ride

Day 3 – Monday:
· Total distance: 46 km
· From Portezuelo del Carqueque to Puesto de Don Beno Forquera
· Second day camping near Rio Grande.
· 1,000m of uphill ride

Day 4 – Tuesday:
· Total distance: 52km
· From Puesto de Don Beno Forquera to Glacier del Azufre
· Camping on volcanic terrains
· 1100m of uphill ride
· 455m of downhill ride

Day 5 – Wednesday
· Total distance: : 42km
· From Glaciar del Azufre to Teno River
· Camping next to the Teno River
· 420 m of uphill ride
· 1620m of downhill ride

Day 6 – Thursday:
· Total distance: 68km
· From Tena river to Curico, you’ll spend the night at a hotel (included)
· Farewell dinner party
· 420m of uphill ride
· 1420m of downhill ride

Day 7 – Friday:  
· Departure from Curico to Malargue
· If your flight leaves from Santiago de Chile, a van will take you there

Day 8 – Saturday:
· Departure from Malargue to Buenos Aires

* The tour includes breakfast, lunch and dinner day 2 to day 6 + snacks days 2 to 7.It also includes tents (sleeps 2 people), tented dining area, toilet facilities, heaters, tables, benches, tablecloths and dining utensils.

Cancellation policy: 
1) Cancellation 30 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 30 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 10 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, are considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made


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Meeting point
Malargue, Province of Mendoza, Argentina Get directions
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