Pax number: Min. 6 / Max. 12 (limited vacancies)
Difficulty: High (Average: 60 km per day/ Road type: 443 km gravel - 120 km pavement)
Previous experience in recreational or professional cycling sports, good physical condition and previous training.
Jan. 18 to 27, 2024 (Fully booked)
Feb. 15 to 24, 2024 (last 2 slots)
*You can connect this route with the northern tour.
March. 1 to 10, 2024 (New tour!)
Jan. tour: USD 1500 (mix camping and hostels)
Feb. tour: USD 2490 (Hotels & hostels)
March tour: USD 1750 (hostels & cabins)
Rent a bike (normal) USD 275 / E-bike USD 450 (20% off included)
Southern Austral Road
From the City of Coyhaique we will start the most southern bicycle section of Route 7, in the middle of a landscape of mountains, Patagonian steppe, ice fields and great possibilities of adverse weather conditions, we will cross the Cerro Castillo National Reserve, we will border the turquoise colors of the General Carrera Lake in the town of Puerto Tranquilo, we will sail in the middle of the Marble Cathedrals, we will be surprised with the power of the Backer River with a Rafting activity in Puerto Bertrand, and we will enter the unique landscape of Patagonia between the city of Cochrane and the Ñadis sector, and we will be dazzled with the last inhospitable stretch to finish the Carretera Austral in Caleta Tortel, from where we will return to the city of Coyhaique to end the trip.
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
January tour, 2024
Hostel or cabins, 6 nights.
Camping, 3 night, 1 in a wild camping (Includes tents for 2 and 3 people sharing).
February tour, 2024
Bed only, mix hotels, lodge, hostels & cabins (double and triple rooms), 9 nights
March tour, 2024
Bed only, mix hostels & cabins (double and triple rooms), 9 nights
Breakfast: (prepared by accommodation service and guide staff)
Snack: (prepared by guide staff).
Dinner: (prepared by accommodation service or local restaurants)
Van Transfer from Caleta Tortel to Coyhaique
Ferry from Puerto Yungay to Río Bravo.
Tour leader: Cycling tour guide, responsible for the expedition, certified in first aid, knowledgeable in environmental interpretation and bicycle touring, intermediate or advanced level in English, bicycle mechanics.
Truck: Driver, is responsible for the support vehicle, to give technical assistance with the repo bike service, food logistics on route and in charge of emergency evacuations.
Mechanic: Cycling tour guide, responsible for the mechanics of bicycles and monitoring of the tour group cycling equipment. Advanced knowledge in mechanics and bicycle touring recommendations. (more than 7 pax).
Camp: Tents marmot 3 stations, for 2 to 3 people, community dome, kitchen implementation.
Safety, communications and first aid: Spine board, orthopaedic neck brace, first aid kits in the car and for the guides on route, VHF communication radios for staff, satellite telephone
Mechanics: Repobike service (spare bike on route in case of serious mechanical failure of personal equipment), tool box, accessories and spare parts.
Navigation: Marble Cathedrals
Trekking: Confluence of the Baker River.
* The tour includes adventure tourism insurance.
* Customers may carry their luggage in the support vehicle.
BOOKING AND MORE INFORMATIONS
Alcoholic beverages and a la carte meals.
Bicycle and bicycle touring equipment (Additional Service)
International transfer commission or Pay Pal Charge.
Services not specified above.
Tips are voluntary.