Vertigo Ride on the DEATH ROAD (WMDR) by Vertigo Biking Bolivia
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This amazing bike ride is on the World's Most Dangerous Road with the best company in town with personalized service and a friendly price!
- Departure times: 08:00
- Duration: 12 Hours
- Starts & ends in: La Paz
Required for Extras:
- $10.00 USD
What to bring:
- Insect Repellant
- Warm Clothing
- Waterproof Clothing
- Some money for extra drinks and for entrance ticket to the Death Road: 25 Bs.
Included in price:
This amazing bike ride is on the World's Most Dangerous Road (Named by the Interamerican Development Bank) and in one of the most amazing sceneries on earth (Yungas Region - Bolivia), we will ride a downhill of 3500 Mts. of vertical drop on 67 Km. of Tarmac (25%) and dirt (75 %) surfaces beginning in the 4700 Mts of the high lands (La Cumbre) and getting to 1200 Mts. of Yolosa and during this we will have incredible views of waterfalls, exuberant vegetation, rivers, valleys and the Andean Mountains, This in only 4 hours of riding.
The bike ride will be done on our Haro Extreme X6 Full Suspension Bikes (www.harobikes.com) and with the best safety equipment in the market: full face helmets, (661 comp) elbow & knee pads (Thor & EVS), Full finger Gloves (Thor) and under request our Goggles (Smith). All of this equipment is to avoid most of the risk on eventual accidents that may occur.
Our Bilingual guides and all the staff will be happy to ride and to share some history of the road with you to make your time pleasant , so please if you ride with us remember that we are not a racing company, we are a tour company that wants you to have a safe & enjoyable time at all day.
So it's not like dare or not to dare, just book this tour if you feel like doing it and if you do so, enjoy it!
Our schedule is as Follows:
7:00 - 8:00 Meeting at the office or Pick you up from mayor Hotel/hostels.
8:00 - 8:15 Departure to "La Cumbre" in our private van
9:00 - 9:15 Arrival to "La Cumbre"
9:15 - 9:45 Rules and Warning explanations from our guides (please listen carefully and absolve all your doubts)
9:45 - 10:00 Beginning of the Tour
10:40 Arrival to Unduavi - Tourist Check point. (You have to pay the entrance ticket - 25 Bolivianos)
11:00 - 11:15 Departure from Unduavi to Chuspipata (beginning of the WMDR) in the van (we always skip the uphill section on the Tarmac for safety reasons)
11:15 Arrival to the summit of Chuspipata and some more rules and warnings for you
11:30 Beginning of the Downhill in the World Most Dangerous Road
12:30 First stop for a brief rest and the meal on the road (Sandwiches - coke -Chips)
12:50 Continue the ride
13:30 Another brief rest with some beverages (after riding some uphill)
13:40 Continue the ride
14:00 - 14:30 Arrival to Yolosa - end of the bike ride
14:45 Departure from Yolosa to a Hotel in the Coroico Area
15:00 Arrivals to Hotel
15:00 - 15:30 You can take a shower, enjoy the swimming pool or have a relax time
15:30 -16:30 Buffet Lunch
16:45 Departure to La Paz
20:30 Arrival to La Paz, sometimes we drop you near you Hotel/Hostel, under request we drop you at the bus Terminal or if none of those is possible or requested you get to our office.
- End of the service-
We include in our package:
A Haro full suspension bike
All the safety equipment (helmet, gloves & pads)
A vest or jacket and trousers
1 guide per 5 riders
1 van per 7/8 riders
All the meals and drinks during the time of the tour except the drinks in the hotel.
A free T-shirt and a CD with pictures and Short videos of the experience (Pick up the day after the ride on our business hours) we also upload the pictures to facebook if you request it.
We bring a complete first aid kit, an Oxygen tube of 2 hours, hiking ropes & all the equipment for climbing and spinboards + 2 way communication radios between guides and vans for any situation that may occur during the ride.
The entrance ticket to the WMDR is not included in the price
WARNING: THIS BIKE RIDE IS AN ADVENTURE ACTIVITY AND YOU ARE PAYING TO RIDE A BIKE SO PLEASE KNOW THAT THIS IS NOT 100% FREE OF RISK AND THAT YOU GO UNDER YOUR OWN RESPONSABILTY , OUR PERSONAL WILL GIVE YOU SOME RULES THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED ALL TIME SO PLEASE RIDE SAFE AND CONFIDENTLY AND OF COURSE… ENJOY THE RIDE!!!
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- In the event of cacellation the deposit paid is non refundable.
- Failure to make cancellations 24 hours before the commencement of the tour will result in FULL PAYMENT being taken from the credit card.
- An approximate amount of USD10.00 is required to cover tour extras.
- Departure times may vary. Customers will be informed of any changes.
- Cancellations on behalf of the tour operator will result in a full refund.
- Tour may be cancelled due to weather conditions. In this event customers will be instantly informed and the deposit paid will be refunded.
- This tour requires a minimum number of people for the tour to take place. Should this minimum not be met, customers will be instantly informed and the deposit paid will be refunded.
- The balance (total fee - online deposit) must be paid 1 week(s) in advance.