Bike Touring South America
This page is the hub that links to sub posts for our bicycle trip from Bogota, Colombia to La Paz Bolivia. Immediately below is a live map of our progress. Below that, I’ll post Links to Blog posts as I write them. Blue colored track represents non-bike travel (such as bus or boat). Yellow represents air travel. Pink and Red represent human powered travel (alternating colors for alternating days).
Route 1 : Cycling Zipiquira to Raquira
Route 2 : Cycling Duitama to Guican
Route 3 : Las Lagunillas Foot Route
Route 4 : Ritacubas Foot Route (recommended, loop)
Route 5 : Medellin to Manizales by Bike
Route 6 : Manizales to Los Nevados by Bike (aesthetic, but illegal)
Route 7 : Manizales to Las Brisas Entrance of Nevados Ruiz (recommended, loop)
Route 8 : Manizales to Santa Rosa de Cabal via PNN Nevados Ruiz
Route 9 : Pereira to Filandia Adventure off-road route (difficult)
Route 10 : Filandia to Salento via Cocora Valley
Route 11 : Salento to Ibague via Toche (recommended, difficult)
Route 12 : Ibague to Neiva via Tatacoa Desert.
Route 13 : Neiva to Tierradentro by Bike.
Route 14 : Exploring Tierradentro (foot route).
Route 15 : Tierradentro to Popayan by Bicycle.
Route 16 : Popayan to Purace (North Side) by Bicycle.
Route 17 : Purace to San Agustin (via Coconuco) by Bicycle.
Route 18 : Fin del Mundo (foot route, recommended).
Route 19 : Trampolin del Muerte (bicycle, difficult, recommended).
Route 20 : Circunvalar a Galeras (recommended).
Route 21 : Volcan Azufral Ascent (bicycle).
Route 22 : Laguna de Cumbal.
Route 23 : Cycling through El Angel Nature Preserve.
Route 24 : Cycling around Otavalo.
Route 25 : Cycling to the refugio at Cayambe.
Route 26 : Bike Touring Cayambe to Pululahua.
Route 27 : Cycling the Pululahua Crater. (difficult, recommended)
Route 28 : Riding from Mindo to Quito via Nono. (moderate, recommended)
Route 29 : Galapagos – Not a bike route, but a boat route.
Route 30 : Cotapaxi by Bike.
Route 31 : Quilotoa circuit by Bike. (includes a foot route)
Route 32 : Quilotoa to Baños by Bike.
Route 33 : Baños to Chimborazo by Bike.
Route 34 : Chimborazo to Guasuntos via TEMBR. (difficult, recommended)
Route 35 : Guasuntos to Cuenca via Ingapirca.
Route 36 : Taking the TEMBR from Cuenca to Jima. (variation of our route recommended)
Route 37 : Taking the TEMBR from Cuenca to Jima.
Route 38 : Loja to the Peru Border via Podocarpus.
Route 39 : Peru / Ecuador Border to Jaen, Peru.
Route 40 : Jaen to Kuelap (near Chachapoyas, recommended).
Route 41 : Exploring Kuelap and Leymebamba (includes foot routes, recommended).
Route 42 : Leymebamba to Celendin (recommended).
Route 43 : Celendin To Huamachuco.
Route 44 : Routes Around Huamachuco (some foot routes, recommended).
Route 45 : Huamachuco to Yungay (amazing mountain pass, recommended).
Route 46 : Yungay to Oyon via Cordillera Huayhuash (glaciers, recommended).
Route 47 : Oyon to Huancayo via Rio Cañete (hot springs and waterfalls, recommended).
Route 48 : Choquequirao (foot route, recommended).
Route 49 : Machu Picchu.