Mountain Bike

Huaraz - Llaca Circuit MTB(Full Day)

Join us and explore this majestic place that will take your breath away!


Full Day
Maximum Altitude: 4447 m / 14,589 ft
Minimum Altitude: 3100 m / 10,170 ft
Route: Huaraz – Llaca - Huaraz
Availability: All year
Difficulty: Moderate
People per Guide: 3

Enjoy the Andes by bike
In the heart of the Callejón de Huaylas there is a huge potential to develop mountain biking and, in turn, many present tourist attractions. Ideal mix to enjoy a circuit of mtb that will make you live an unforgettable adventure. The Llaca circuit is a program designed so that you can get to know a little of the Andean peasant culture and also observe the imposing mountains that give life to the agricultural development of these communities. The beautiful lake of Llaca is an impressive and majestic place and at the same time, descriptive, of the deglaciation processes that afflict the glaciers in the world. In this circuit it is also possible to visit archaeological sites of great importance within the pre-Columbian architectural structure and also learn a little more about its ancient inhabitants.

The Llaca circuit involves social, environmental, cultural and historical values ​​in a different and entertaining activity by mountain bike, which will make you enjoy the mountains with a different perspective. At the end of the trip you will have an enriching experience of what the Andes offer.

Travel Program


Day 01: Huaraz - Llaca ravine - Huaraz
Before we depart on our bike trip, your mountain bike guide will meet you in the hotel to give you the safety and route debriefing. We begin the ascent to Llupa via a mixed path of asphalt and dirt roads, after several kilometers arriving at loose gravel roads. The altitude increases gradually towards the Llaca Canyon where we will enjoy views of the snow covered mountains,Ocshapalca and Ranrapalca.

From there, the grade of the ascent increases slightly and we get higher in altitude rapidly. Finally, in the valley we can begin to make out the Refugio Llaca, where they train the mountains guides of the AGMP (Asociación de Guías de Montaña del Perú) and Lake Llaca. We will enjoy lunch in this beautiful landscape before we descend via the same canyon towards the ruins of the Wilcahuain Mausoleum, belonging to the original Precolumbian settlers of the Huaylas Pass. We will stop to visit the site and then continue our descent back to Huaraz.

Before the experience, it’s important to know your aptitude to undertake an activity such as this. We are able to adjust the activity to your level so that you enjoy all that the Andes have to offer. The Llaca routel is demanding and offers a day of long ascent and long distances.
We will depart from Huaraz at 7am and return at 5pm.

Moderate Difficulty: loose gravel and rocky terrain, steps, obstacles, closed curves, altitudes higher than 4000 meters above sea level. This route has 1000 m of elevation gain with inclines from 4% to 12%. Days of 6 or 7 hours on the bike with rides equal or longer than 40 km.

What’s included

What’s included

  • Local Guide
  • Private transportation and assistance during the trip
  • Entrance fee of National Park Huascaran
  • Refreshments and drink

Not Included:
  • International flight.
  • Mountain bikes.
  • Acclimatization tour (Wilcahuain - Recrish - Monterrey)
  • Lodging during the activity.
  • Camping equipment
  • Tents of 2 people.
  • Lodging in Lima.
  • Land transfer (Lima - Huaraz) (Huaraz - Lima).
  • Transfer from airport and extra baggage payment.
  • Kitchen and dining tent
  • Camping equipment
  • Bath tent
  • Personal team
  • Helmet, sneakers, jackets, glasses, gloves sleeping bag, insulation.
  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Tips

What to take

What to take

  • Small backpack
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts
  • Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
  • Lightweight pants
  • Regular and long underwear
  • Medium weight parka with fibber fill or down
  • Light cap and wool hat
  • Water bottle
  • Light gloves
  • Medium weight socks
  • Small daypack
  • Strong waterproof duffel bag
  • Sunglasses, Sun block, lip balm

technical equipment

  • Mountain bike with double suspension or rigid.
  • Helmet.
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • Hydration bag. (Minimum 2lts).
  • Waterproof jacket.
  • Buff or hat. *Sunscreen.
  • Headlamp. Lycra long
  • Change clothes (sandal, sweater, trousers, flannel, underwear)
  • Oil to lubricate the chain.

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