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La Paz, Departamento de La Paz, Bolivia
best biking tour to the death road from La Paz city in one day
Adventure tourism

Biking Tour on the “Death Road”

(Approximately 15 people.)

ID: ES088
  • Description

    This is a full day tour through the most dangerous road in the earth, as well known as “the death road”. Early in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the departure point of the tour, we will try the security equipment and we begin our way in our touristic transportation to “la Cumbre” a 4700 masl where you will enjoy the wonderful view of the majestic Real Andean Range

    Now we get ready to begin descending to Los Yungas, passing by the small town of Unduavi we begin our route across the famous “Death Road” and begin our way down to this fertile region going through Rocky Mountains and foggy forests.

    After a 3 hour biking we arrive to Yolosa and we get ready to enjoy a well-deserved lunch. At 16:30 our transportation will pick us up to go back to La Paz

  • Itinerary
    • 06:45-07.00am. Pick up from downtown hotels in La Paz
    • 07:00am. Departure from “Xtreme DownHill’’ office, Sagárnaga street #392
    • 08:30am. Arrival at La Cumbre (4.700masl.) a place where you will have a traditional breakfast that includes coffee, tea, coca tea, bread, butter and jam.
    • 09:00am. Our guide will give you a briefing about the safety instructions that you have to follow in order to prevent any kind of accidents during this extreme adventure, after that our guide will give you your equipment and bike, which are under total responsibility of the client until they are returned to the guide at the end of the trip.
    • 09:30am. We start the biking tour over 20 km by asphalt (1 hour and half approx.) riding the whole time on the right side of the road, taking some breaks in safety areas to have the group together and see how is everything working. We will arrive at Unduavi town, the check points a place to register and pay the entrance fee to the ‘’Death Road’’.
    • 10:30am. We’ll load the bikes on the minibus and drive 8km uphill to the entrance of the real Death Road.

      (3400masl.After a 20-minute drive we will get to the Chuspipata where will start de second part on the World Most Dangerous Road.

    • 11:00am. Arrival in Chuspipata, where you will start riding on the real Death Road. Once again, our guide will give you a briefing about the road and safety instructions that you have to follow to be a death road survivor! In this part, you will be riding slower on the left hand side of the road.
    • 12:30pm. Break in San Juan where you will see nice waterfalls, and where we will eat the main snacks: banana, sandwich, coke and water.
    • 13:30pm. Arrival in Cerro Rojo, check point where they control entrance ticket to the Death Road. We will have 20 more minutes’ bike descending until get to Yolosa town, finishing the biking tour (1200masl.) and go to our hotel in our transportation.
    • 14:30pm. Arrival at “VILLA BELLA HOTEL”. You will receive towel, shampoo to have a shower or go to the swimming pool and after that get ready for the buffet lunch.
    • 16:30pm. Return to La Paz.
    • 20:00pm. Approx. Arrival in La Paz to our office “Xtreme DownHill’’ at Sagárnaga Street #392
  • Include


    • Shared touristic transportation La Paz-Yolosa-La Paz
    • Specialized guide service
    • Professional mountain biking
    • bicycle (simple suspension)
    • Security equipment
    • Souvenir
    • Entrances fees to Parque Cotapata
    • Food: Snack and lunch.
    • Road tax (valued on 8USD)


    • Personal expenses
    • Personal injury insurance
    • Optional tips
  • Information

    What to expect?

    Go down through one of the most dangerous roads in the earth, you will need only to know how to ride a bike and you will have an incredible experience, descending from 4900 masl to 1100 masl. 3 hours riding through unpaved road, rivers and cascades.

    Bring with you a change of clothing, you will end wet at the end of the tour.

    In the following link, you will see phots of the death road

    What to bring?

    • Warm clothing during morning (at 4900 masl temperature can decreased -10°C)
    • Light clothing during the afternoon (at 1100 masl temperature can increase 30°C)
    • A change of clothing
      • Including shoes and socks
    • An insect repellent (very important)
    • Bath clothing (at the end you have the possibility to swim)
    • Cap
    • Sun Glasses
  • Map
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