Tour de Argentina (Second)

Bariloche to Ushuaia

Tour de ArgentinaThis is the longest bike tour organized in Argentina, since it lasts 27 days and covers a total of 2.7 thousand km. During the tour, probably one of the most attractive places of the Argentine or Chilean Patagonia to visit is the Nahuel Huapi National Park, El Bolsón, Los Alerces, and the lakes Trevelin and Futalaufquen, among many other stunning places. The distance biked is broken up into 21 days of cycling, with 6 days of rest and alternative excursions. On average, it is estimated that the participants will bike 100 km a day, with stops in between, at a speed of 17 kilometers an hour. The maximum height reached in this tour will be of about 1.5 thousand meters above sea level. These tours usually take place each year between January and February (summer time). The total cost of this package is about 4 thousand USD. It includes assistance, support vehicles, mechanical service, meals, 20 nights at hotels, inns, cabins and camping spots in different places.

Crossing of the Andes Mountain Chain

This adventurous, adrenaline filled feat consists of crossing the Andes mountain range twice under 6 days. It combines biking on gravel roads, with steep climbs and descents, going through forests, lakes, small villages, thermal baths and Lanin National Park. The approximate distance of this tour is about 230 km. The difficulty level is estimated to be moderate, so proper training, though not professional, is required, in addition to bicycle and equipment in good working condition and a passport to cross over to Chile. This tour usually takes place in the summer months (in the Southern Hemisphere). The cost of this tour package is of about 1 thousand USD, which includes round trip transfers, guide, mechanical assistance in case of emergency; support vehicles, insurance etc.

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