Overview

Suitable for intermediate practitioners
Starts in Lima, ends in Arequipa
Visit Pisaq ruins, Maras salt mines, and Moray archaeological complex
Take a flight and see the famous Naza Lines
7 nights accommodation
A visit to Macchu Picchu, with cultural guide
Enjoy the flight of the condors in Cruz del Condor
Motorcycle rental included
Instruction in English

This tour is for riders who want to see beautiful Peruvian landscapes and also participate in the cultural activities that make each stop famous. Get the chance to enjoy a real motorcycle adventure with family, friends, or both, while visiting the attractions that make these places so well known and popular. This is the best of both worlds!

Key information

  • Terrain: Asphalt and dirt road
  • Bike: rental bike (Honda XR190 / XRE 300cc / Suzuki DR650)
  • Mileage: 1900 kilometers / 1181 miles
  • Daily rides: 120 - 480 kilometers / 75 - 298 miles
  • Riding gear: included: Basic safety equipment (helmet, gloves, and jacket)
  • Meals: Daily breakfast at the hotels
Prices are based on a 8 day, 7 night stay. Different lengths of stay also available. Please enquire for more details.
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Program

Day 1: Lima - Nazca (around 480 kilometers / 298 miles)

The trip from Lima to Nazca will take approximately seven hours. You will make a stop in Ica for lunch and then continue on to Nazca, where you will spend the night.

Day 2: Nazca - Chalhuanca (around 375 kilometers / 233 miles)

After you wake up, you will take a flight over the Nazca lines. Then you will have brunch and head to Chalhuanca. You will pass by Pampa Galeras where you can see beautiful vicuñas and Puquio with its stone forest. You will reach your hotel Tampumayo around 4 p.m. and you will stay overnight there.

Day 3: Chalhuanca - Cusco (around 300 kilometers / 186 miles)

From Chalhuanca to Cusco is around six hours. You leave at 8 a.m. and arrive at Cusco for lunch.

Day 4: Sacred Valley (around 120 kilometers / 75 miles)

You will leave for Pisaq after breakfast today. You will visit the Pisaq ruins and then head to Maras salt mines and the Moray archaeological complex. You will have lunch at the complex and then go to the Ollantaytambo train station. You will finish the guided tour for the day at the train station and then take the train to Aguas Calientes. You will spend the night in Aguas Calientes.

Day 5: Machupicchu

At 6 in the morning, you'll go to Machupicchu for a 3-hour guided tour. After that, you'll go back to Aguas Calientes to take the 1pm train. Once you arrive in Ollantaytambo at 3pm, you'll take your motorcycles to Cusco. The ride will take around 80 kilometers and you should arrive in Cusco by 6:30pm.

Day 6: Cusco - Chivay (around 375 kilometers / 233 miles)

You will be leaving Cusco at 8 a.m. today and heading to the town of Chivay in the Colca Canyon. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery and nature along the way. When you arrive in Chivay, you can enjoy the hot springs that are there.

You have the option of going to Chivay today via Espinar. The latter route is more scenic, but it is an off-road trail.

Day 7: Chivay - Arequipa (around 180 kilometers / 112 miles)

You should leave your hotel in Chivay at 6:30 a.m. and go to Cruz del Condor to see the condors fly. Then you will ride to Arequipa and arrive there around lunchtime. You will have the afternoon to visit this city.

Day 8: Departure

Transfer to the airport of Arequipa. End of services.

Note

If you have Peruvian nationality, you will need a motorcycle driving license. If you are a foreigner, you will need a motorcycle driving license from your home country. In addition, Cusco Moto Tour Peru recommends that you bring an international driving license.

Since the road, traffic, and weather conditions in Peru differ from those in your home country, it's advisable that you have good motorcycle driving skills.

Optional

  • A 4x4 truck is available for mechanical support and/or transport of luggage. The driver/mechanic is included. This service does not include fuel. It costs 140 USD per day.
  • Full risk insurance 250 USD
  • GPS rental (20 USD per day)
  • Photo and video cam “GoPro” (20 USD per day)
  • Rain suit (10 USD per day)
  • Dry bag (5 USD per day)
  • Tank bag (10 USD per day)
  • Metal sidebox (20 USD per day)
  • Additional motorbike equipment

Skill level required for this tour: Intermediate with experience

Intermediate:

  • can ride for 3-4 hours
  • average riding experience
  • little assistance required
  • comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • steep ascents and descents

Accommodation

During the tour, you will stay in hotels that are either first or middle class. Each hotel will have a private shower and toilet, and standard breakfast will be included.

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Standard accommodation
Shared room | $2,420

Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)

Location

This tour will start in Lima, Peru and will take you through some of the sights and historical places on a motorbike. The route will look something like this:

  • Nazca
  • Chalhuanca
  • Cusco
  • Sacred Valley
  • Machu Picchu (by train)
  • Colca Canyon
  • Arequipa

Nearby Towns

0 km
89 km
Santiago
110 km

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Your flight should arrive at Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM). There is no airport transfer included. If you need more information, please send an inquiry.

Nearest airports
LIM Jorge Chávez International Airport
Transfer not provided
391 km

What's included?

  • Rental of motorcycle Honda XR190 / XRE 300cc / Suzuki DR650, the client can choose
  • Basic safety equipment (helmet, gloves and jacket)
  • Spare parts when needed
  • Professional adventure guide and cultural guide for some archeological sites
  • This package includes seven nights of accommodations in first- and middle-class hotels that include a private shower and toilet. Standard breakfast is included.
  • Entrance fees Colca Canyon and the Sacred Valley (Pisaq, Maras salt mines, and Moray)
  • A ticket to enter Machupicchu, a bus ride, a train ride, and a transfer at Machupicchu, along with a cultural guide at Machupicchu.
  • Flight over Nazca lines
  • Transfers between hotels
  • Physical insurance obliged by Peruvian law (SOAT)
  • First aid kit and oxygen bottle if needed
  • Transportation of the motorcycles from Arequipa to Cusco (return to base)
  • Photos of the tour

What's not included?

  • Fuel (for none of the bikes passenger or guide)
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals, except breakfast at the hotels
  • The cost of the bike tour will either be 500 or 1500 USD, depending on the model chosen. This amount will be charged to your VISA credit card or paid in cash (dollars or soles) on the day of the tour.
Prices are based on a 8 day, 7 night stay. Different lengths of stay also available. Please enquire for more details.
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