Cusco Mountain Biking Tour: Maras and Moray places, used to be a great biking area, but since the tourism increased in those places are not enjoyable any more for biking tours, every day there are crowds that are visiting those places and many biking operators bringing frequenting the place makes it worthless visiting the site. Here we introduce you a new road to enjoy this adventure activity, it is clean, picturesque and more enjoyable and. It is the Huaypo lagoon, huarondo town to inca terraces of zurite named andenes circuit. Upon request we still are operating the maras moray, but our clients who have made the choise of taking our advice has enjoed it and said it was terrific, they loved and encouraged us to keep bringing our guests to this new biking route in cusco are. It is fantastic Cusco day tour, an adventure that brings to the town of lechon (baked pork meat) and to the biggest terraces of the world. We still are able to see the wide view of Snow Mountains Such As: Wacay Willka (today “La Veronica”, 5682 m, 18641 ft.) & “Chicon” (5530 m, 18143 ft.). And sawa siray pitusiray mount. Our day tours brings you in a memorable tour, that involves culture, archaeology, and history, our expert guides will make sure you enjoy this tour. (As an optional tour we can still bring you to Maras moray and salt mines).
Our Mountain Biking Cusco begins at 08:00 am, our personnel will pass by your hotel to pick you up, then you will depart in a private tourist transport towards cruz pata, along the way we will see some picturesque villages such as poroy which is the train station for machu picchu, then chinchero. After about one hour we arrive to the cruz pata, (optionaly we can visit the salt mines and moray, then drive back to the biking start point) From cruz pata the road forks in non-frequented area, we set up our bikes and start driving for half an hour an arrive in to a nice lagoon named huaypo, at the bank of this we stop and have our picnic lunch. The lake has some reeds, sparrow birds, torrent ducks, and flamingoes.
After lunch we continue driving by a village of farmers, they farm potatoes, wheat, barley, and native tubers, the path is gentle, it arrives to a downhill that has great view, then flat again and it arrives to a pass from where you see a nice flatland named anta, the downhill road leads to Huarocondo which is a colonial town where lechon “baked pork is served as traditional food of the town” we can try it at the main square of the town, from here the road continues a level section, along the way we can see farmers carrying food for guinea pigs on their donkeys. After about one hour drive we arrive to andenes, these are the biggest terraces of the world, were made by the Incas for farming purposes and still used on the same way, now it is owned by the ministry of agriculture as agriculture investigation center where we can see many different varieties of quinoa, corn, potatoes and other native products, we’ll have time to enjoy this place, then we drive to another town named zurite that has nice colonial church and some palm trees where we end biking. From here our private transport will takes us back to Cusco city arriving at around 6 pm, and end our exclusive Cusco Mountain Biking Tour.