Tandayapa Cloud Forest

This is without a doubt one of the most diverse and exciting routes close to Quito; perfect for those bikers who love speed and amazing scenery!

We will drive for about 30 minutes to the highlands at the foothills of Pichincha Volcano at the Norwest of Quito. From this point, we will start biking for about 6.2 mi/10 km to Yanacocha located at 11.480 ft /3.500 m, which is the highest point of this journey! Then starts a long and exciting descent along cultivated Andean lands and continue deeper into the Tandayapa Cloud Forest. Finally, after 24,85 mi/40 km, we will arrive to the small and colorful village of Tandayapa. (L/D)
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Distance Ridden 24.85 mi/40 km
Riding Time 3.5 hours
Fitness Level Easy
Skill Level Beginner
Highest Elevation 11.480 ft /3.500 m
Lowest Elevation 5.741 ft /1.750 m

INFORMATION YOU SHOULD KNOW!

  • Andean landscape
  • Cloud forest
  • Ecosystem and climates transition in almost 5.900 ft / 2.800 m of elevation lost!
  • Flora and fauna of highlands, cloud and rain forest
  • Hardtale mountain bike in perfect condition
  • Helmet and gloves
  • Transportation
  • Support vehicle
  • Experts and bilingual guides with First Aid certification (6:1 rider/guide ratio)
  • Technical and mechanical support
  • Box lunch (BL)
  • Safe drinking water refills during the tour
  • Extra sports and alcoholic drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

REQUIRED

  • Comfortable day backpack (20 L)
  • Comfortable biking clothing
  • Rain jacket
  • Headwear: bandana, buff, etc
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (minimun 50)
  • Insect repellent
  • Bottles or Camelbak to refill water

RECOMMENDED

  • Camera
  • Rain pants
  • Personal first aid kit and medicines
  • Dry bag to protect electronic devices and personal stuff
  • Extra comfortable change of clothes and shoes
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