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Downhill biking to Yolosa

The car takes you from La Paz to La Cumbre at an altitude of 4,700 m.

Here you will start downhill biking, on a good quality mountain bike, over The World's Most Dangerous Road to Yolosa.
You descend 3,500 m in 64 km!

There are only a few small uphills and a couple of flat bits.

The road changes from wide pavement to narrow and rocky. You bike from the cold and dry Altiplano landscape into the tropical Yungas where it is warm and humid.

By the time you arrive at the bottom in Yolosa you will be tired and hot. Just below the village there's the place where you will get a late lunch and where you can spend some time in the pool.

Then you will be taken to the El Jiri eco lodge, where you will have your dinner, overnight stay and breakfast.

The next morning, a local Spanish-speaking guide will guide you through the tropical forest around the lodge during a walk of about 2½ hours.

The path leads to an impressive waterfall, Cascada Escondida.
On the route you come across a spectacular suspension bridge and you have the chance to get acquainted with the flora and fauna of a primary cloud forest and endemic exotic bird species.
If you are lucky you might also see monkeys or other mammals. After a break at the waterfall you return to the lodge.

After lunch in the El Jiri Ecolodge you have time to enjoy the facilities of the lodge (hammocks, reclining chairs, swimming pool, viewpoints).

Around 15.00 hrs. it is time to get your luggage ready for the way back. You walk for about 25 minutes to Charobamba where the car is waiting for you to take you back to La Paz in about 3 hours.

  • Included:
    Transport by car to the place where the downhill biking starts;
    Full suspension bike, helmet, gloves, safety vest and pants;
    English speaking guide during the downhill biking tour;
    Snack, water, late lunch;
    Private transfer after lunch to the El Jiri eco lodge;
    Dinner, stay overnight, based on a double room, private bathroom, breakfast and lunch in El Jiri eco lodge;
    Guided hike (Spanish speaking guide) in the jungle around the eco lodge in the morning;
    Transport by private car back to La Paz.
  • Not included:
    Costs for the maintenance of the road (+ Bs. 50 p.p.);
    All other costs that are not specifically mentioned.