Updated August 8th, 2019.
Bolivian Bike Junkies have been taking adrenaline-seeking travellers down Death Road for the last ten years. Their number one priority is safety, followed by fun. For backpackers wanting to experience the thrill of downhill riding at this bucket list destination, this day trip is a must!
What to expect on the Death Road Cycling Tour
- Professional and passionate guides: The guides have 10 years of experience in guiding on the Death Road. They speak both English and Spanish. One guide is provided for every six riders to ensure safety.
- High quality gear: Bolivian Bike Junkies provide only excellent equipment to keep you safe (full-face helmet, gloves, knee and elbow pads, tailor made kevlar jacket and pants).
- A safe yet exhilarating experience: High quality ‘Kona Stinky’ bikes are provided, with full suspension and hydraulic disc breaks.There is the opportunity to get used to the bikes on a tarmac road before starting the Death Road descent. A support vehicle is provided to follow riders to keep them safe.
- The opportunity to unwind after the descent: After reaching the bottom of the Death Road, you will be transported to a hotel for a buffet dinner, shower and swim (towel and shampoo provided).
- Incredible scenery: An opportunity to see some of the most epic landscapes that Bolivia has to offer! Be prepared to traverse waterfalls and rivers – you will get wet!
- Ways to remember your trip: As well as access to the photos and short videos taken on the day, every member of the group is gifted an exclusive, original ‘Death Road Surivior’ T-Shirt.
- Entrance fee to the Death Road (50 bolivianos)
- Travel insurance
- Extra drinks
What to bring for the tour:
- Insect repellent
- Warm clothes
- Woolen beanie
- Clean clothes and shoes for after the tour