5D/ 4N BIKE & HIKE SORATA & LAKE TITICACA
DAY 01 : LA PAZ – CUMBRE – SORATA
Private transportation from La Paz to “La Cumbre” (4270 masl) (2h), passing the highlands (with a quick view over Lake Titicaca) and the Royal Andes Range. After arriving in “La Cumbre” we will get ready and start the biking tour to Sorata (2674 masl), a nice town down in the valley at the foothills of lllampu and Ancohuma mountains. Afternoon free.
Biking: 36km (24km off road) Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Height difference: 200m (up) + 1600m (down)
Overnight at Altai Oasis – Standard room. Meals: lunch, dinner.
DAY 2: SORATA – CHU CHU PASS – SORATA
Car transportation up to the Chu-Chu pass (4700 masl) (1.5 hrs)*. Get ready for an amazing downhill to La Gruta (2450 masl). Beautiful landscapes, deep drops and small mountain farmer towns will be present this day. Arrival at La Gruta, visit these nice caves and return to Sorata.
*The last part of this ascent we can even e-bike! (Suggested for e-bike option)
Biking: 32km off road (*or more!) Difficulty: Easy to moderate Height difference: 2250m (down)
Overnight at Altai Oasis – Standard room. Meals: breakfast, box lunch
DAY 3: SORATA – LAKE TITICACA – SUN ISLAND
Trip by private transport from Sorata until the famous Tiquina straight (1.5 hrs), enjoying wonderful views of Titicaca Lake and the Royal Andes Range. After passing the straight on a local boat, hope on the bike and start pedaling on Yampupata’s Peninsula for about 55km until arriving to a small town with the same name. From hear take the boat to Sun lsland (20min) and descend on the most southern port of the island. Visit Pilkokaina Ruins and hike for about 1 2 hour to La Estancia.
Biking: 55km Difficulty: moderate
Height difference: 700m (up and down) Hiking: 2.8km
Difficulty: easy-moderate Height difference: 200m (up)
Overnight at Ecolodge La Estancia- Standard room. Meals: breakfast, box lunch, dinner
DAY 4: SUN ISLAND
DON’T MlSS AN EARLY SUNRlSE! Hike down through Yumani visiting the lnca stairs and the Water of the Eternal Youth, then have a trip north by boat to visit Chincana Ruins and the Sacred Rock (1 hour); short hike (45 minutes) to Challa- pampa, then return to the southern part of the island. Hike up to the Lodge. Afternoon free to enjoy the peace and beauty of this mystical place.
Hiking: 3.5km Difficulty: easy
Height difference: 300m (up-down) + 200m (up)
Overnight at Ecolodge La Estancia – Standard room. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.
DAY 5: SUN ISLAND – LA PAZ
Hike down through the village of Yumani in the Garden and stairs of the lncas, to take the boat to the lsland of the Moon, visit the ruins of lñak Uyu lnca temple. Trip by boat to Copacabana (1 2 hours) visit its church and the famous “Virgen Morena” and finally take a private transportation to El Alto (3 hours). From El Alto we will bike down through the beautiful Achocalla Valley, with amazing views over lllimani mountain, until Mallasilla.
Biking: 19km Difficulty: easy
Height difference: 1000m (down) Hiking: 1.7km
Height difference: 200m (down) Meals: breakfast, box lunch.
**END OF THE PROGRAM**
- Lodging, food, and beverages mentioned in the trip description, tourist tickets, and entrance f
- Biking expert English or Spanish speaking guide throughout the trip.
- Private servic
- Accommodation as mentioned in the progr
- E-bike & Mountain bike rent
- Support vehicle for biking part of the progr
- Early check-in, late check-out, services and food not listed in the itinerary, beverages during the meals, hotel extras, and personal e
- Anything not listed in the progr
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