Don’t let the name scare you off too much, since there is now a new road, which is used by most vehicles, Today this route is mainly used by mountain bikers.
The tour starts at 7:00 AM. to 07:30, we pick you up from your hotel ( .) to go by private transport to La Cumbre (the top (15.944,88 ft). (4860m)), Here we will have some training, the chance to try out the equipment and go through some safety information. The first descent consists of about 21 - 30 minutes on asphalt road, it is an easy stretch where you will have time to get to know the bike. After this, we have half an hour in the bus, and then the actual “death road” of dirt starts. There are stops for snacks and photos along the way. There is always a safety vehicle behind and if you feel tired you can go in the vehicle whenever you want. In total the route is 63 km. We finish the biking in Yolosa, around 01: 00 PM, where we have a buffet lunch in a hotel with, showers and swimming pool.. We will be back in La Paz around 04:00 PM. We will arrive in La Paz around 08:00 PM.
• Private transport from your hotel.
• 1 guide for each 6 pax.
• Security equipment(helmet, vest, elbow, kneepads, and gloves).
• Snacks, water.
• Tour´s t-shirt.
• Tour´s CD.
• Entrance $8.
WHAT TO BRING?
• Entrance fee 50 Bs.
• Very warm clothes (First part is cold).
• Light clothes (The last part is hot).
• Complete change of clothes, including shoes.
• Insect repellant.
Which bike to chooose?
The part of the tour thats on gravel road (3 – 4 hours) is a bit bumpy, there are some potholes and rocks along the road with a front suspensión bike you´ll need to stand up most part of the way with a doublé suspensión bike you will be more comfortable and can sit down for the most part both bikes have a hidraulic-oil brake system (and disk-brakes) which makes it easier to pull the brakes.