Death Road

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The Death Road or better known as the World’s Most Dangerous Road, is one of the most popular places in the world to ride on mountain bike. This epic adventure starts above the clouds at 4,700 meters, then winds it’s way down an incredible road passing through clouds, under waterfalls, through streams and by spectacular viewpoints down to the high jungle of the lush Amazon, all the way down to 1,100 meters. At the bottom we enjoy a delicious buffet lunch in our jungle lodge, where we can also take hot showers and enjoy our private pool, before heading back to La Paz in our private transport. With over 3,500 meters of descent on this incredible 64 km road, you can see whay so many of our riders consider this one of the best days of their South American trip, and why it is considered one of the best mountain bike rides in the world!

Barracuda is the safest budget option in Bolivia to take on this amazing 2 wheeled adventure. Our well-trained and highly experienced guides are passionate bikers who speak both English and Spanish and who can’t wait to share this amazing ride with you!

Itinerary

After meeting your guide and everyone on your trip (we send no more than 7 people per guide!). We drive up to the Summit. There we give you all your great Gear, including your awesome bikes. After a detailed safety speech and riding coaching session from our highly trained English speaking guides, we start our descent!

After meeting your guide and everyone on your trip (we send no more than 7 people per guide!). We drive up to the Summit. There we give you all your great Gear, including your awesome bikes. After a detailed safety speech and riding coaching session from our highly trained English speaking guides, we start our descent!

After a nice snack, we have another safety briefing before starting on the old road. No more tarmac, we are now on the Death Road! This narrow ledge of a road winds it’s way through some of the most stunning scenery in the world. And though it’s dangerous, we give you all the instruction and equipment you need to make it down safely and comfortably

After several stops with breathtaking views and great photo opportunities we reach the San Juan Waterfalls. Here we’ll have another snack. This stunning viewpoint not only offers a great spot for some photos of these spectacular waterfalls, but we also get the chance to ride through them! From here the sections of the ride get longer and there are parts where we can ride a bit faster if you want to. If not, there’s no rush, you go as fast as you feel comfortable going.

After the last few sections, which include awesome river crossings, we reach the end of this remarkable ride! Look around! Your in the jungle! And it’s hard to imagine that just earlier in the morning we were high up in the mountains.

We pedal over to our lunch spot, which is the residence of a local sculptor, whose house seems to be his grand masterpiece. His family serves us a delicious meal of homemade pasta and fresh salad. And we can take a hot shower. After the meal you can head off to our natural pool in the river to take a dip, lounge around the jungle house and play some pool, or for an additional cost ride the 1.5 km Zzip the Flying Fox, if you’re in the need for more adrenaline. Also for an additional cost can choose to visit the beautiful Jungle Animal Refuge, La Senda Verde, where you ‘II get a tour of their facilities and a chance to play with the friendly monkeys.

We drive back up the road, where you get to see all the views you may have missed while riding, and our guides get to tell you all the scary stories you didn’t want to hear on the way down. When we get to La Paz, we drop you off near your hostel/hotel.

You head out to tell all your mates at the bar about one of the most amazing days that life has to offer!

Full Suspension Bike

Kona Entourage

  • 8 Speeds
  • Hydraulic Brakes
  • Super Strong Reinforced Frame
  • More Versatil
  • Easier to pedal
  • Brand Name Original Parts

Front Suspension Bike

Kona Lanai

  • 8 Speeds
  • Hydraulic Brakes
  • Manteined After EVERY Ride
  • S trong to pedal
  • Brand Name Original Parts