Start living the lifestyle of those who travel in the thought-provoking world of exclusive and less-well-known destinations, biking through alluring regions in Central Chile.
Exhilarating climbs through the Andes, quiet roads that meander beside the extensive vineyards of the Casablanca and Leyda Valleys, and the off-the-beaten path of the historical neighborhoods of Santiago and Valparaíso will be the perfect components for your vacation of a lifetime.
This tour is an invigorating combination of the many faces of Chile: inland charms begging to be discovered, the bustling activity of the city, quiet country roads, harrowing climbs, and sweeping vistas of the Pacific Ocean.
Introduce yourself to a fascinating country just waiting for you to discover it!
Biker level: avid
- Biker level: avid
Day 1: Transfer to the hotel – Half day bike tour around Santiago
We will pick you up from your hotel. After lunch we will visit Old Santiago, biking through parks and on bike lanes, sidewalks, and just a bit on streets. We cycle over old streets lined with stately palm trees, visiting Plaza Brasil, Quinta Normal park and admiring the impressive architecture of the Estación Central train station. We pass La Moneda presidential headquarters, seat of the Chilean government and one of the most interesting buildings of our colonial heritage, before heading to the bohemian pleasures of Barrio Lastarria.
- 3-4 hours easy ride
- Picnic lunch
Day 2: Morning free – Bike to Farellones – Sunset at the Andes
Today you will have the morning to snooze and rest. In the afternoon we will pick you up from your hotel to drive to the beginning of a winding road on the way to Farellones. In winter, this village becomes a ski resort and the rest of the year is a placid mountain place to visit. Our aim is to bike our way up the steep mountain road that takes from Santiago to Farellones. This is a difficult ride, suitable only for trained bikers; along the route, we will enjoy wonderful landscapes, native flora and the sight of condors flying high above. On our way, we will stop to enjoy and abundant picnic-lunch, and at the end of our ride in the middle of The Andes, a fine repast with wine tasting. Our support vehicle will be always behind us, in case we need it.
- 1 hour on private transfer
- 4 hours by bike, 20km, 1.000m ascent, difficult ride
- Breakfast, picnic lunch, deluxe repast in the evening
Day 3: Bike in Casablanca Valley – Wine Tasting – Walking in Valparaíso
After biking in the Andes, today we will head to Casablanca, one of the most famous wine valleys of the country. We will depart from your hotel in the morning in our van or pick-up truck and after 1,5 hours drive we will start our bike ride along country roads in Casablanca. We will enjoy a deluxe picnic under the trees to then head our way to Valparaíso, World Heritage Site. In this magnificent city, we will walk around Cerro Alegre and Cerro Concepción, following alleys and streets with impressive views to the bay. We will spend the night in Valparaíso.
- 2.5 hour on private transfer
- 3 hours by bike, 25km, easy ride
- Picnic lunch, snacks
Day 4: Bike Leyda in Leyda Valley – Pomaire – Transfer to Santiago
Today we will be ready to follow our tour along the wine valleys of Chile. We will pick you up from your hotel in Valparaíso to take you to Leyda Valley where we will start pedaling again. We will bike along undulating hills, admiring extensive vineyards and the Cordillera de la Costa, an off-the-beaten path route that surely will delight your senses. After biking, we will drive to Pomaire (a town dedicated to handcrafting earthenware) to finish our 4 day ride with a typical Chilean style barbecue to then take you to your hotel in Santiago.
- 3 hours on private transfer in total, 30km by bike, difficult ride
- Snacks, lunch in Pomaire
- 2 passengers: CHP 808.694 per person
- 3 to 6 passengers: CHP 651.497 per person
- 7 to 10 passengers: CHP 499.988 per person
- With 2 and 3 passengers, we will use our pick-up truck. With 4 or more passengers, we will use our van
- Please let us know the exact amount of children and adults taking the tour: children do not pay the entrance at the wineries and we will adjust the price accordingly.
- Bilingual guide (s)
- Home-made picnics
- Lunch in Pomaire (day 4)
- Support vehicle on days 2 to 4
- Tour and tasting at Viña Orgánicos Emiliana
Price does not include
- Gratuities for guide (s) and driver
- Items of personal nature
- Any item not mentioned on the program