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Biking

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Devils Canyon / Catarpe

Duration: 2,5 to 3,5 Hours
Level of Difficulty: Medium

Description:
Depart the hotel on bicycles heading north towards the Salt Mountain Range, and the beautiful Devil's Canyon. The ride takes place at an average height of 2,400m. /8,000ft. After crossing the San Pedro River, we arrive at the Canyon, which is flanked by clay clis and has a sandy bottom in places. The ride is a constant gentle climb until we come out of the labyrinth on to the Catarpe plateau. The return journey follows the natural course of the San Pedro River until we reach the village and the hotel.

 

     
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    Windy Lookout Point / Moon Valley, the Dune

    Duration: 2 to 3,5 hours
    Level of Difficulty: Difficult

    Description:
    A morning or afternoon excursion. Depart from the hotel heading northeast then head north towards the Salt Mountain range enjoying marvellous views of the Andes and volcanoes.
    Continue along the cornices viewing the formations of Death Valley from above, before descending via the old trails into the valley itself. Once at the bottom, continue on to Death Valley and cycle through the amazing scenery before returning to the hotel. The uphill and downhill parts are steep in places and this excursion gives a great workout!

     
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    Bike Ride through the Ayllus / Atacaman Communities

    Duration: 1,5 to 2,5 Hours
    Level of Difficulty: Easy

    Description:
    Depart the hotel in the morning or early afternoon. The nearby oases villages are typical of the local culture and in many ways their inhabitants still follow the same way of life as their distant ancestors. View the local agriculture and the unique irrigation system. This is a great great way to be introduced to the village and the climate of San Pedro