Description

Descend “El Camino de la Muerte" or Death Road on bike!! Adrenaline doesn't stop running through your veins from the start, in the mountains at 4700 meters above sea level (or 15420 feet above sea level), to the end of the road at 1200 meters above sea level (3940 feet asl) at the beginning of the Amazon. You can't miss this opportunity to beat the most feared road.

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Itinerary

Departure from La Paz city
  • Transport to the Summit 
  • Vertical descent on bikes from 4.650 m.a.s.l.to 1.700 m.a.s.l. through mountain pastures, llamas, alpacas and an incredible landscape and ecological variety, as well as a lot of fun.

Includes

  • Private Transportation
  • Bilingual Guide English-Spanish
  • Traveler Insurance
  • Snack
  • Lunch
  • Water

Doesn't Include

  • Personal Spending
  • Tips

Bring with

  • Sun Screen
  • Comfortable Hiking Shoes
  • Sun glasses
  • Bug Spray
  • Hat

Mountain Biking on the Death Road

Biking down the Death Road is an adrenaline filled experience like no other. The adventure starts at 4,700 meters above see level (15,420 ft) where a bus drops you off. After the guide explains all the recommendations and checks the equipment, a downhill rollercoaster takes you up to 70 km/hour (45 mph) through inimaginable sights of different ecosystems and climates to the Amazon jungle.

Bolivia » La Paz » Coroico

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Geography

It is located in the Nor-Yungas Province of the department of La Paz. It lays in the middle of the Cotapata Santa Barbara National Park, 100 km north-east from the city of La Paz.

The town of Coroico was built on the Uchumani plateau. This is an elevated site surrounded by the Santa Barbara and Vagantes rivers. The area is composed by tropical and humid valleys with high mountains densely covered by vegetation.

Altitude

Ranges from 4,700 (15,420 ft) down to 1,200 meters above see level (3,930 ft)

Climate

The weather is tropical, warm and humid with an average of 22 C (72 F)

How to get there?

From the city of La Paz
  • 3 hours with private transportation
  • 7 hours by bike (on the Death Road)

Economy

Tourism is on of the principal economic activities. A range of hotels and accomodation is available at different price points. Thera are also restaurants and places for entertainment and relaxation.
Cultivaing cacao, cofe, coca leaf and citrus fruits are also important activities for commercialization as pre-industrial produce.
Mining is gaining tracktion, particularly with gold prospection.