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Ciclismo en Arequipa

Adventure and Nature: Join the Exciting Bike Tour through Arequipa's Unique Landscapes

Cycling Pichu Pichu Volcano

Half Day Tour: Adventure Min: 1 person
Carol B
Breathtaking views beyond describable lifetime adventure Very informitive and beautiful views wonderful pictures. I have already sent word to family they MUST come see!! The guides were friendly and helpful!!!
Heath A
Amazing Experience!! An absolute once in a lifetime experience I will never forget! We were met by our guide immediately when stepping out of the train station and he was very friendly, funny, and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend anyone coming to Peru to book through Rap Travel Peru!!!
John V
Totally unforgettable!! I was an amazing experience from start to finish. Every checkpoint was smooth and efficient. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone!!!
nick d
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Adriano M
Passeios Maravilhosos e equipe receptiva Equipe super prestativa, desde a reserva até os guias turísticos. Fomos atendidos pelo brasileiro Luis, que estava sempre a disposição para ajudar com quaisquer dúvidas ou problemas. Os guias também foram super receptivos e bem dispostos a ajudar. Recomendo 100%
Yoselin A
Mejores Días en Perú Desde el primer día la atención y servicio fueron excelentes, muy buenas recomendaciones sobre lugares donde comer, conocer y los mejores guías/fotógrafos. Gracias por recibirnos!
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Description Adventure Biking Tour in Arequipa

With the Adventure Bike Tour in Arequipa you will visit tourist site like “Pichu Pichu Volcano Cycling”, you can live an exciting and adventurous experience in the volcano that looks like a sleeping man. This tour is ideal for those who love adrenaline, adventure and cycling in Arequipa.

Pichu Pichu is a volcano located in the Arequipa region that is part of the Arequipa Adventure Bike Tour. It is very eroded and is formed by seven summits, of which the Coronado is the main summit and the highest. It preserves a ceremonial platform, in which the Incas made offerings on its summits where in 1964 the first mummy was found in high altitude in Peru.

The Pichu Pichu is an extinct volcano, located in the Cordillera Volcanica del Sur del Peru, with a height of 5,542 meters above sea level. The origin of this volcano is explained by several legends. One of them tells that a warrior raped the daughter of the Inca, whom he left pregnant and did not want to accept responsibility, so he was chased. Desperate, he wanted to flee by the road that leads to the Balneario de Jesus, but tired, he fell asleep at nightfall on the slopes of a hill. When dawn broke, he was castrated and punished for his rebellion by the sun, which condemned him to eternal sleep. That is why this volcano seen from afar looks like a sleeping man who has no sexual apparatus and is part of Cycling in Arequipa.

Enjoy an Adventure Bicycle Tour in Arequipa


  • Arequipa (2,335 masl)
  • Pichu Pichu Volcano (5,665 masl / 16,665 fasl)


Day 1: Arequipa – Pichu Pichu Volcano – Arequipa

  • 08.00 hrs The pick up will be in their respective hotels, we will board the private 4×4 van and we will move to the foothills of Picchu Picchu (4,300 meters above sea level) taking the route of tourism Chiguata and this same will accompany us during our tour and waste of adrenaline.
  • We will descend from 4,300 to 2,300 meters above sea level, which is 70% downhill, 20% flat and 10% uphill. Having a landscape of andenerías and traditional villages. Tours in Arequipa Being these 2,000 meters of unevenness. There we will find 04 different circuits that starts at the base of the snowy Picchu Picchu Picchu presenting impressive views on the route by the geographical unevenness.
  • We start with an adventure tourism Arequipa route of sand, small stones and slippery here we can test the skill and balance of each of the participants, we will also appreciate vicuñas that roam around the place.
  • After 10 Km, we will begin the excursions in Arequipa we will know routes of bigger stones. This route will invite us to be much more careful and effort in your movements, it is definitely for the more daring. We will pass through a more desolate place enjoying the freedom and fresh air.
  • We will continue through a part of fine sand having a view of the countryside and the city of Misti Arequipa tour where adrenaline flourishes much more, the route helps us to release tensions even the craziest of cyclists without repairing any fall, as it can do it smoothly.
  • At the end of this adventure in Arequipa, we will celebrate our challenge with beer and a small snack before returning to the city center.




  • 4×4 Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Front suspension mountain bike
  • Helmet, gloves, kneepads and elbow pads
  • Tool kit


  • Mineral water
  • Carbonated/alcoholic beverages
  • Snacks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses


  • Jacket and sweater for cold weather in high point
  • Long pants
  • Sun block
  • Sunglasses
  • Small backpack to carry personal belongings, water and snacks.



Cycling Pichu Pichu Volcano


Minimum 02 people


  • 4×4 Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Front suspension mountain bike
  • Helmet, gloves, kneepads and elbow pads
  • Tool kit

Photo Gallery The best of the Tour!

  • Ciclismo Volcán Pichu Pichu-1
  • Ciclismo Volcán Pichu Pichu-2
  • Ciclismo Volcán Pichu Pichu-3
  • Ciclismo Volcán Pichu Pichu-4
  • Ciclismo Volcán Pichu Pichu-5
  • Ciclismo Volcán Pichu Pichu-6

Frequently Asked Questions about Pichu Pichu Volcano Cycling

The best time to undertake the adventure bike tour in Arequipa is during the dry season, which typically spans from May to September. During these months, the weather is more stable, and there is less chance of rain, making the experience safer and more comfortable for cyclists. However, it’s important to keep in mind that the altitude and weather conditions in the region can vary.

The bike route of the Adventure Bike Tour in Arequipa traverses various types of terrain, offering a diverse experience for cyclists. The main types of terrain you will encounter on this route include:

  • Sand: In some stretches of the route, you will come across sandy terrain. These sections can be a bit slippery and challenging to maintain balance on the bike.
  • Small and slippery rocks: Other sections of the route may be covered with small and slippery rocks, requiring skill and balance from cyclists.
  • Larger rocks: As you progress, the route may become rockier, with larger stones on the path. This terrain will require more careful and effortful movements.
  • Desolate terrain: In certain parts of the route, you will pass through more desolate areas, where you can enjoy freedom and fresh air as you travel less-traveled paths.
  • Fine sand: Some sections of the route feature fine sand terrain, offering views of the countryside and the city of Arequipa. This terrain can be exciting and liberating for cyclists.
  • Elevation variations: The route includes significant elevation changes, with descents from high altitudes to lower altitudes. This provides an additional challenge and a variety of landscapes throughout the journey.

Pichu Pichu Volcano has an altitude of 5,665 meters above sea level. The bike route starts at an altitude of 4,300 meters and descends to 2,300 meters. This involves a descent of 2,000 meters in elevation, providing an exciting and challenging experience.

Mountain biking experience is not necessary to participate in the Adventure Bike Tour in Arequipa. This tour is designed for cyclists of different skill levels, from beginners to those with mountain biking experience.

The guides and organizers of the tour are trained to provide the necessary instructions and proper support to all participants, regardless of their level of experience. Before starting the tour, you will receive an informative and preparatory briefing that will help you feel comfortable and secure on the bike, as well as understand the challenges and fun that the route offers.

The bike route has an approximate duration of 3 hours, depending on the speed and skill of the cyclists. It includes descents, challenging terrain, and stops to enjoy the scenery.

The Adventure Bike Tour in Arequipa provides mountain bikes and safety equipment, so participants do not need to bring their own cycling gear. Specialized guides will ensure that all equipment is in optimal condition for the route.

For the Adventure Bike Tour in Arequipa, it is important to bring certain items to ensure your comfort and safety during the activity. Here is a list of what you should consider packing before participating in this exciting tour:

  • Appropriate clothing: Wear comfortable and suitable clothing for cycling. A pair of shorts or sports tights and a breathable T-shirt are recommended. Don’t forget comfortable socks.
  • Proper footwear: Use sports shoes or cycling shoes that are comfortable and provide good grip on the pedals.
  • Sunglasses: Sunglasses will protect you from intense sunlight, wind, and potential airborne particles.
  • Sunscreen: Since you will be exposed to the sun during the ride, it’s important to bring broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF to protect your skin.
  • Water: Bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated during the tour. Staying well-hydrated is important, especially if you’ll be cycling in warm weather.
  • Energetic snacks: Pack some energy snacks like granola bars, fruits, or nuts to recharge during the ride.
  • Small backpack: A small backpack will allow you to carry your personal belongings such as a mobile phone, camera, identification documents, and cash.
  • Additional clothing: Depending on weather conditions and the time of year, you may want to bring an extra layer of clothing or a waterproof jacket in case of unexpected rain.
  • Identification documents: Make sure to carry your identification documents, such as your passport or national ID (Documento Nacional de Identidad). Store them in a waterproof bag for protection.
  • Cash: Carry some cash for additional expenses like tips or local purchases.








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