South American Epic


Operated by TDA Global Cycling, this is he only South American bicycle trip that covers the continent from top to tip and everything it has to offer.
You can do the entire epic or any one or more of 9 stages.
 
Full Tour South American Epic Cartagena To Ushuaia Jul 5 To Dec 18 2020
Section 1 The Undiscovered Country Cartagena To Bogota Jul 5 To Jul 19 2020
Section 2 Coffee & Cocoa Bogota To Quito Jul 22 To Aug 6 2020
Section 3 Volcano Alley Quito To Lima Aug 8 To Aug 31 2020
Section 4 The Gringo Trail Lima To Cusco Sep 3 To Sep 16 2020
Section 5 Incan Highlands Cusco To La Paz Sep 20 To Sep 28 2020
Section 6 Cycling The Salt Flats La Paz To Salta Oct 1 To Oct 13 2020
Section 7 Across The Andes Salta To Santiago Oct 16 To Nov 2 2020
Section 8 The Lake District Santiago To Puerto Montt Nov 5 To Nov 19 2020
Section 9 Carretera Austral Puerto Montt To Ushuaia Nov 21 To Dec 18 2020

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South American Epic

169 Day(s)
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13405 Miles
avg 104 Miles
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This challenging expedition offers you the best opportunity to explore the vastness and diversity of South America by bike. In keeping with the TDA vision, it is an epic trans-continental expedition unlike any other. This is the only South America ...

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Carretera Austral

30 Day(s)
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2360 Km
avg 107 Km
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Our intrepid riders will now tackle one of the world’s ultimate cycling routes, taking 5 ferries, spinning past icy cold rivers, enormous glaciers, impenetrable forests, and isolated farms. En route they will revel in rest days well spent in th ...

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The Lake District

17 Day(s)
Moderate
1520 Km
avg 117 Km
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Leaving the metropolis of Santiago, the riders will spin into the Colchagua valley wine growing region, alongside the Rio Mantequito, and then down Chile's rugged Pacific Coast, no doubt stopping to sample the fine wine and delicious seafood. Aft ...

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Cycling the Salt Flats

15 Day(s)
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1350 Km
avg 113 Km
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As with Quito, Ecuador, La Paz, Bolivia is situated at a very high altitude - some parts of the city are at over 4100m above sea level - so if your section begins here, please arrive a few days before your section begins in order to acclimatize.
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Incan Highlands

11 Day(s)
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720 Km
avg 90 Km
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After 3 days exploring Machu Picchu and the other sights in and around historical Cusco, the cyclists will set off for 3 beautiful days cycling the Andean altiplano en route to Puno, where a rest day and the chance to explore Lake Titicaca and its re ...

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The Gringo Trail

14 Day(s)
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1130 Km
avg 94 Km
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A couple days later the riders will roll into Nazca for a rest day spent flying over the incredible Nazca Lines.

Hopefully Nazca will invigorate the riders whose endurance will now be tested as they pedal upwards for 7 straight days, c ...

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Volcano Alley

26 Day(s)
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2165 Km
avg 108 Km
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If your section begins here, make sure to arrive a few days early to get used to the altitude and enjoy the local nightlife.

Leaving the city we head east, with views of the Antisana, Surnaco and, if we are lucky, Cotopaxi volcanoes. W ...

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Coffee & Cocoa

18 Day(s)
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1390 Km
avg 99 Km
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The next night will be spent gazing at millions of stars from the Desierto de la Tatacoa. Then we will climb up into the Cordillera Central where, after 2 challenging days of elevation gain, we can relax on a rest day in Parque Arquelogico San August ...

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The Undiscovered Country

15 Day(s)
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1180 Km
avg 91 Km
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For many years the beautiful country of Colombia was avoided by travellers as it suffered through civil war. Times have changed for the better and we are excited to start the South American Epic Bicycle Expedition in this magical land. Mountains, jun ...

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Across the Andes

20 Day(s)
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1590 Km
avg 106 Km
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They will also relish the fact that the area around Cafayate is renown for its wine, especially the delicious Argentinian cultivar-Torrontes. Four more days cycling Ruta 40 will bring the expedition to another rest day in Chilecito, an agricultural t ...

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