Currently, one of the most visited tourist destinations in Bolivia is the Death Road, also known as ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Road’. The route starts at La Cumbre (Summit) at 4000 meters above sea level and goes down to subtropical areas located at 300 meters.
This route was the main access road to the jungle of Los Yungas, where Coroico is located, and becomes legendary for its extreme danger. Nowadays, it is a fast-track and almost exclusively consolidated as a mountain biking tourist circuit.
At 7:00 pick you up from your hotel (only in the center of the city), everything is ready to start the adventure from La Paz city which is at a height of 3,600 meters (11,810 feet) to the foot of the Cordillera Real. We arrive to La Cumbre at 4,700 m (15,420 feet) where we appreciate the desert flora and fauna of the plateau and the snowy mountains of the Cordillera Real.
Then we get the specialized equipment for this adventure. The bike ride starts at a paved road in the first part, the weather a very frigid unti the population Unduavi, there we take a short break with a mid-morning snack.
The dirt road begins at a height of 2,700 meters above sea level in a subtropical zone, the Most Dangerous Road in the World begins, it is also called the Death Road. The dirt road and an amazing view accompanies the adventure, the guides carefully going down hill supervising the ride. We continue going through rivers, waterfalls, along with the wide variety of flora and fauna of Los Yungas.
After noon we arrived at our destination very close to Coroico at an altitude of 1,200 m ( 3,940 feet ). At the shelter we can use the showers, have lunch and enjoy a swinm at the the pool.
Return to La Paz by the new road through the Cotapata Park. Arrival to La Paz at 7 pm approximately.
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Private transporation to Coroico after the mountain bike adventure, overnight in Coroico.
In the morning we will enjoy a hike at the coffee plantations and we will learn about the production of the famouns coffee from Los Yungas. Lunch and return to La Paz by private transportation.