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Full Day Mountain Bike Tour to Death Road from La Paz

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  • Roundtrip transport to Death Road from La Paz
  • English-speaking guides trained in safety and rescue
  • Includes suspension bike, safety equipment, t-shirt, photos, videos
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Full Day Mountain Bike Tour to Death Road from La Paz
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Full Day Mountain Bike Tour to Death Road from La Paz
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Overview
Experience adventure with this full-day mountain bike tour of Death Road, favored by thrill-seekers for its steep drops and challenging terrain. You’ll travel to the starting point in La Cumbre, then make your way along the twisting alpine paths to Yolosita. After the ride you’ll enjoy a hotel buffet lunch, shower, and swim. This tour includes safety equipment, trained guides, food and water, a t-shirt, photos, and videos.
What to Expect
Begin the day at 7:45am with a meeting at the bike office in La Paz (if your select hotel is not eligible for pickup). Leave at 8am and head up to La Cumbre (start point), which takes about 1 hour on the van. Upon arrival, you will be 4,200m above sea level. You will get to the summit where instructions will be given by the guides. For about an hour you will be riding on a paved road, until you reach the uphill part - not to worry, you will still be in the van. An entrance fee has to be paid in this part (50 Bs. or 7 USD).
After a short ride on the van you get to the second part where for about three and a half hours you will be going through the famous Death Road on bike. On the way there will be breaks in which you can take pictures, and while you get more instructions by the guides, you will also have your bike checked.
You will get to a warm little town called Yolosita at 1,100m above sea level, from there we take the van and will head to a hotel where you will have a buffet lunch, showers and free time to use a swimming pool. After this relaxing time, you head back to La Paz on a journey in the van for about 3 hours.
Once in La Paz you will be taken to the bike office to get your free t-shirt and DVD with the pictures of the day on it. Tour ends here at approximately 8pm.
Reviews (53)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Double thumbs up 👍

I couldn’t have been more impressed and stoked on how smooth and fun this adventure was for me. Personally, I was very nervous originally going into this because of my fear of heights but that quickly dissipated. William, our guide was the best of the...More

Thank lisamaestoehr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Don’t miss this tour

Eddie & his team are the best. You have to do this tour. Even if you aren’t the best biker Eddie will accomodate to your abilities. The views are incredible. If you are a decent rider ask Eddie to take you down the single track...More

Thank s00ts
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile
BEST DAY EVER !!! 100% MUST DO

Hands down the most memorable experience of my life to date....We couldn’t of asked for better tour guides, Will, Marco and the driver (sorry can’t remember his name but his driving was fantastic and most importantly very safe). We were a small group of 6...More

Thank mj_sorenson
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile
Incredible tour

I was really happy we went with Vertigo. We were a group of 4 friends and were the only ones in the group. Victor, the guide, was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. Great English too. Plenty of food, great bikes and...More

Thank mrjoe999
Reviewed 8 October 2018
Great downhill bike tour

We loved the bike tour and our guides (Cesar, Marko and especially Will) The downhill ride was split into manageable segments and we got a safety advice before every segment, which was great. The drive back to La Paz was "dynamic", but we could see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Filip H
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