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Death Road: Mountain Bike Tour on the World's Most Dangerous Road provided by Gravity Bolivia

Death Road: Mountain Bike Tour on the World's Most Dangerous Road

Death Road: Mountain Bike Tour on the World's Most Dangerous Road
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Fly down the 'world’s most dangerous road' on this thrilling mountain-biking adventure! Leave from a high-altitude plain near La Paz, and follow expert guides downhill for 40 miles (64 km) on a narrow, winding road carved into the side of the incredible Andes. Take breaks along the way to admire the landscape that changes from the snowcapped Andes to the lush Amazonian jungle. This is one of the most incredible experiences in South America, and one you'll want to do with the most reccomended company in Bolivia, which uses international safety standards and ensures incredible service. After the riding adventure, unwind at La Senda Verde Ecotourism Resort, an animal refuge, where you’ll enjoy lunch and observe rescued wildlife. Return to La Paz the same day, or stay overnight at La Senda Verde or in Coroico. This is one you'll be telling the grandkids, so do it right!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 13h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
What to expect
  • Greet your team of expert guides at a central La Paz location and climb aboard an air-conditioned vehicle for the hour-long ride to La Cumbre, a place whose name translates as ‘the summit’. On arrival, disembark and absorb the spectacular surroundings as your guide provides an in-depth safety briefing. Capture photographs of the low-slung clouds and forest-smothered mountains before jumping onto your bike and embarking on the ride of your life.  Begin your death-defying descent of a serpentine road termed Camino de la Muerte, or Death Road, by Bolivian locals. Enjoy the adrenaline surges as your soar down a road christened the world’s most dangerous by numerous organizations; feel the wind in your hair and the frantic race of your heart as you descend 11,800 feet (3,600 meters) downhill.  Stop intermittently along the way to revitalize with water and snacks and to capture photographs of the dramatic scenery. Enter the subtropics of the dense Amazonian jungle and commence the most difficult part of the ride; avert your gaze from the sheer drops of 3,300 feet (1,000 meters), beside which there appears to be little path, and focus on the refreshing mist coming from waterfalls on your right.  Arrive at the village of Yolosa and return to the safety of a main road for the smooth ride to La Senda Verde Ecotourism Resort. Revitalize with a steaming shower or plunge into the cool waters of the swimming pool, and then appease your appetite with a hearty pasta buffet. Observe a colorful tableau of rescued wildlife and take in the spectacular jungle scenery as you rest aching muscles.  Return to the minivan for the scenic drive back to La Paz after relaxing thoroughly. Opt to stay over night in La Senda Verde or venture to Coroico, a beautiful town surrounded by the verdant splendor of the jungle.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 13h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Greet your team of expert guides at a central La Paz location and climb aboard an air-conditioned vehicle for the hour-long ride to La Cumbre, a place whose name translates as ‘the summit’. On arrival, disembark and absorb the spectacular surroundings as your guide provides an in-depth safety briefing. Capture photographs of the low-slung clouds and forest-smothered mountains before jumping onto your bike and embarking on the ride of your life.  Begin your death-defying descent of a serpentine road termed Camino de la Muerte, or Death Road, by Bolivian locals. Enjoy the adrenaline surges as your soar down a road christened the world’s most dangerous by numerous organizations; feel the wind in your hair and the frantic race of your heart as you descend 11,800 feet (3,600 meters) downhill.  Stop intermittently along the way to revitalize with water and snacks and to capture photographs of the dramatic scenery. Enter the subtropics of the dense Amazonian jungle and commence the most difficult part of the ride; avert your gaze from the sheer drops of 3,300 feet (1,000 meters), beside which there appears to be little path, and focus on the refreshing mist coming from waterfalls on your right.  Arrive at the village of Yolosa and return to the safety of a main road for the smooth ride to La Senda Verde Ecotourism Resort. Revitalize with a steaming shower or plunge into the cool waters of the swimming pool, and then appease your appetite with a hearty pasta buffet. Observe a colorful tableau of rescued wildlife and take in the spectacular jungle scenery as you rest aching muscles.  Return to the minivan for the scenic drive back to La Paz after relaxing thoroughly. Opt to stay over night in La Senda Verde or venture to Coroico, a beautiful town surrounded by the verdant splendor of the jungle.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 6521WMDR
Call +63 923-0990452
Important information
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by minibus
  • Use of top end bike maintained after every ride by professional mechanics using original parts.
  • Buffet lunch
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Use of High End Safety Gear (Helmet, Gloves, Knee/Elbow Pads, Pants/Jacket, etc)
  • Gravity Buff!
  • Reusable Water Bottle
  • Entrance into Senda Verde Animal Sanctuary
  • Death Road Survivor T-shirt
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • 2 Entrance fee of 25 bolivianos each (approx. US$3.60) for the communities
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - WMDR Yungas Road
Duration
13h 30m
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • We will start pickups at 7:00 am and should finish around 7:45 am. Depending on the pickups on the day and the route we need to take the time for your pickup may vary, please be ready and in reception.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Approximate riding time is 4-5 hours
  • 90% of the ride is downhill
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems, heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Suitable for both beginners and experts
  • A good level of fitness is required
  • All passenger heights, glove size and helmet size must be advised at time of booking
  • Insurance company details and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Note: Return times vary depending on traffic.You will be back in La Paz between 8pm and 10pm
  • This tour is operated by Gravity Assisted Mountain Biking, a company widely recognized for maintaining the highest levels of safety standards and equipment
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by minibus
  • Use of top end bike maintained after every ride by professional mechanics using original parts.
  • Buffet lunch
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Use of High End Safety Gear (Helmet, Gloves, Knee/Elbow Pads, Pants/Jacket, etc)
  • Gravity Buff!
  • Reusable Water Bottle
  • Entrance into Senda Verde Animal Sanctuary
  • Death Road Survivor T-shirt
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • 2 Entrance fee of 25 bolivianos each (approx. US$3.60) for the communities
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - WMDR Yungas Road
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • We will start pickups at 7:00 am and should finish around 7:45 am. Depending on the pickups on the day and the route we need to take the time for your pickup may vary, please be ready and in reception.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
13h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Approximate riding time is 4-5 hours
  • 90% of the ride is downhill
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems, heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Suitable for both beginners and experts
  • A good level of fitness is required
  • All passenger heights, glove size and helmet size must be advised at time of booking
  • Insurance company details and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Note: Return times vary depending on traffic.You will be back in La Paz between 8pm and 10pm
  • This tour is operated by Gravity Assisted Mountain Biking, a company widely recognized for maintaining the highest levels of safety standards and equipment
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    La Cumbre
    Stop: 40 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    WMDR Yungas Road
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission excluded
    See details
    Pass by
    Yolosa
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Bonoism
Munich, Germany4 contributions
Gravity - The safiest and greatest tour with Noel
Nov 2021
We had a great tour with Noel from Gravity. It was explained great and includes all the stops and explanations you would need for the tour. Noel is a great guy, smart and kind and make also lovely photos and everything to make you happy during the tour.
As a non professional rider he explained everything about the bike and ride and the road. No over scary stuff or some legend stories, but only a true and honest guide who realy care for your safety.
The driver was VERY careful and safe (we had to make the way back up the road, since it was blocked at almost the end of the road) and made a great trip back.
We are very happy with the team and recommend to do it off course with Noel!
Best wishes from Itzik and Richard
Written 24 November 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

moldani
Lenzburg, Switzerland26 contributions
Awesome Tour 👏🏼
Yesterday we took a tour with Gravity to the Death Road. The trip was really great and the view on the route awesome! Although I was a bit nervous beforehand, I always felt safe on the route because the guides were very competent and friendly. We always took breaks and the guide informed us about what to expect on the next section of the route. That gave me a very good feeling.😇
Written 15 November 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

MeloM
1 contribution
Experience one of the best roads worldwide with real profis
Nov 2021
In spite covid, a critical condition of the road and a consistent section wiped out by a landslide, the tour of the Dead Road with Gravity was the most amazing and adventurous experience i have done in years. Surrounded by nothing but the nature, i had the chance to ride on one of the most icon roads of the world. Respect it and it will award you with a breathtaking journey you will remember forever.
A BIG thank you to my great guides Jubert and Noel. Guys you are amazing and we had great fun together!!!
Written 12 November 2021
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Freddy R
Little Rock, United States2 contributions
Great ride through the Andes!
Oct 2021 • Friends
The entire day was great! They picked us up on time and we started the ride as they promised. Noel (guide) and Moncho (driver) made us feel safe and enjoy the ride better. Equipment was ready and fine tuned. My advise to others is to listen their directions, they know what are they doing.
Noel explained about a closed road due to landslide since March 2020, where we had to walk and carry the bikes, definitely was a plus to the ride, highly recommended if you can go through it. We finished the ride on time and excited about it.
Written 3 November 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Ivan V
2 contributions
Adrenaline at the road of death
That it was one of the most exited experience of my life! It’s highly recommended to apreciare nature and adrenaline!
Thanks a lot to experienced and kindly staff of Barro Biking who made possible this experience… see you next time!
Written 31 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Jacob S
3 contributions
Once-in-a-lifetime ride!!!
Sep 2021 • Couples
Highly recommend this tour operator if you ever make it to Bolivia. Noel was a phenomenal guide, and I seriously have no idea how Guillermo managed to drive a road that was hard to traverse on a mountain bike to provide support for us. It was truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience (though I’d love to go again!!).
Remember that you’ll be cold and wet at the beginning of the ride, if you don’t dress appropriately. Gravity brings along pants, jackets, and gloves, but having your own waterproof gear is a good idea. Listen to your guides. They’ll make a safe and truly exceptional ride (packed with as much excitement as you can handle), but regardless of how competent of a rider you are, their experience and knowledge are invaluable.
Written 18 September 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Renato
3 contributions
Great tour, amazing guide (Noel)
Aug 2021 • Friends
Landscapes are amazing, our guide (Noel) was very professional, bikes are professional (full suspension) driver also great..all experience was perfect.
Really recommend
Written 29 August 2021
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Derren P
Hi! So glad you loved your trip with us! Thank you for the review and choosing to ride with Gravity! We hope to have you back to try another ride soon! Safe travels.
Written 3 September 2021
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Alexis
Paris, France3 contributions
Perfect day experience
Aug 2021
Perfect day! Everything happened perfectly with a group of 4 persons, there was food and energy bars.
Written 20 August 2021
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Derren P
So glad you loved the trip! Come back soon to do another ride with us! Thanks!
Written 3 September 2021
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M2007VZalejandroc
Quito, Ecuador4 contributions
Just do it
Aug 2021
Great guides, excelent equipment, perfect price-service-ratio. Had a great time. Very nice to stay at La Senda Verde. Tqxi to Coroica was inclusive
Written 14 August 2021
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Marcelo Rodolfo S
2 contributions
Awesome experience!
Jun 2021 • Friends
Great experience overall! It went beyond my expectations and Gravity did an awesome job to make the experience unique and unforgettable.
Written 24 June 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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By: Gravity Bolivia
D2942DKbradw
D2942DKbradw
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Really cool and unique way to ride!
I did the Scree ride with Noel as my guide. Had an amazing time. If you're not familiar with scree, it's basically
Heather_Kingston
Heather_Kingston
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Death road 64km ride. Wonderful scenery
Lots of good prep before the ride. Felt safe as we were briefed on what to expect before each section and where th
Ilaria M
Ilaria M
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Safe and funny!
I am not a very expert cyclist but I really enjoyed the experience of descending the Death Road by downhill bike wi
Kevinq1
Kevinq1
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Death road
Definitely recommend gravity for death road , the main reason we booked with them is they have the best and safest
stereomikeh
stereomikeh
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Extreme Cycling and Extremely Fun
Such an amazing day with Gravity, cycling the Death Road outside of La Paz. If you get the chance, do it, you won’t
MarcosdeAlencar
MarcosdeAlencar
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Incredible ride in Bolivia
Had a great time riding with Gravity in the famous Death Road in Bolivia. The two guides Garry and Gus besides bein
mateusz_dominik
mateusz_dominik
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Great team with awesome results
Looking for a thrill by playing it safe? Choose Gravity. The experience was fenomenal!! Our guide, Neil, is an exp
mikelo789
mikelo789
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Death Road
a very crazy and fun experience a beautiful landscape, waterfalls, high risk cliffs ... excellent bicycles an unfor
Faith1073
Faith1073
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Amazing day !
A few months back late June, we did had a amazing day with Neil, Jorge and Juan Carlos. The ride was dangerous and
aidanmcdutchy
aidanmcdutchy
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Time of my life with Gravity
This is a must-do for adventures when in Bolivia. You start on asphalt, well above 4000m above sea level, getting a
V6570EUdavet
V6570EUdavet
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Amazing death road experience
Thanks to our guides Noel and Marco, and driver Willy, we had an amazing day full of excitement, adrenaline and fun
ArunaN520
ArunaN520
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Thrilling, superb fun
There’s no denying that this is a terrifying and cycling it is truly a death-defying experience but we couldn’t rec
Manu J
Manu J
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Amazing death road experience with GRAVITY
Without any doubt one of the best experiences during my stay in Bolivia! Gravity may be a little bit more expensive
miguellT6260AW
miguellT6260AW
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Death road-Super fun!
The guides where really cool and fun people to talk to. They looked after the group very well and offered support.
GearoidO3
GearoidO3
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Excellent - Death toad cycle
The death road cycle was quite the experience. The scenery and views were stunning. More importantly the guides,
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