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Adventure Atacama Desert AAP

Argentina   |  Bolivia   |  Chile

A fantastic motorcycle tour to discover the natural wonders of South America!

One of the greatest adventures - Let's explore the Altiplano on our motorcycle tour through South America. Bolivia, being a poor country in terms of economy, is at the same time one of the richest countries in the world in terms of culture, spectacular scenery and incredible motorcycle riding.

Already on our first day, we will climb from sea level high up into the Andes and over 9,800 ft in only a few hours. La Paz is our destination: Well-known for being the highest capital in the world, it amazes us with its unique location and multi-faceted sights. From there we will explore the Yungas on the world-famous Yungas Road, also known as the “Death Road“. Having visited the highest capital in the world, we also have to see the highest lake in the world, too, don‘t we? That will be Lake Titicaca. From there we will head for another world-record highlight, the famous Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt lake in the world, before riding on to the northern Argentinian low land and the beautiful city of Salta.

Back into the Andes, we get to enjoy Paso de Jama, a beautiful mountain pass at 13,000 ft. Though getting close to the tour's end, we are still continuously overwhelmed by the scenery around us, the great roads we ride and the little traffic and few people we meet during the day.

Adventure Altiplano

Start/Finish: Arica / Antofagasta
Nearest airport: Arica / Antofagasta
Duration: 17 days vacation, 15 riding days
Route: Total distance: 3056-3782 km, 1899-2350 miles
Daily distances: 30-541 km, 19-336 miles
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels and some basic motels.
Rest day: La Paz
San Pedro de Atacama
Highlights: La Paz, Death Road (Yungas Road), Lake Titicaca, Salar de Uyuni, Potosí Silver Mine, Salta, Purmamarca, San Pedro de Atacama, Valle de la Luna
Minimum number of participants: 8
Please note paragraph 4.2. a) of our terms and conditions of travel to find out more about the cancellation of tour through Edelweiss Bike Travel when the minimum number of participants is not reached - Terms and Conditions

Adventure Altiplano

17 days vacation
15 day riding route

DAY 1: Arrival in Arica
DAY 2: Arica - Putre
DAY 3: Putre - La Paz
DAY 4: La Paz (ride to Ruta de la Muerte)
DAY 5: La Paz (ride to Lake Titicaca)
DAY 6: La Paz - Colchani
DAY 7: Colchani
DAY 8: Colchani - Potosí
DAY 9: Potosí
DAY 10: Potosí - Tarija
DAY 11: Tarija - Salta
DAY 12: Salta
DAY 13: Salta - Purmamarca
DAY 14: Purmamarca - San Pedro de Atacama
DAY 15: San Pedro de Atacama
DAY 16: San Pedro de Atacama - Antofagasta
DAY 17: Departure from Antofagasta

The daily riding kilometres are approximate distances and may vary. The first and last days mentioned in the itinerary are the arrival and departure days; there is no riding on these days. Bear in mind the time difference between your country of origin and your travel destination. Arrival time should be arranged before 3 pm on the arrival day. This tour starts in Arica
and ends in Antofagasta. Please book your flights accordingly. Route and overnight places may change due to unforeseen events.

Tour prices & motorcycles 2019

Included services
Tour price per personsharing room,
riding 2 up
sharing room,
riding solo
single room,
riding solo
BMW F 700 GS
$ 8.260,-$ 10.180,-$ 11.810,-
BMW F 800 GS
$ 8.330,-$ 10.310,-$ 11.940,-
BMW R 1200 GS
$ 8.540,-$ 10.740,-$ 12.370,-
BMW R 1200 GS Adventure
$ 8.670,-$ 11.000,-$ 12.630,-

Tour prices & motorcycles 2020

Included services
Tour price per personsharing room,
riding 2 up
sharing room,
riding solo
single room,
riding solo
BMW F 700 GS
$ 8.260,- *$ 10.180,- *$ 11.810,- *
BMW F 800 GS
$ 8.330,- *$ 10.310,- *$ 11.940,- *
BMW R 1200 GS
$ 8.540,- *$ 10.740,- *$ 12.370,- *
BMW R 1200 GS Adventure
$ 8.670,- *$ 11.000,- *$ 12.630,- *
* Please note that the dates and prices for 2020 are not confirmed yet. The dates shown on our website are preliminary dates for 2020 and might change. Also, for this tour there are yet no prices confirmed for 2020. If the tour price differs more than 5% from last year’s pricing you can cancel your participation until October 31, 2019 without any cancellation fee.

CUSTOM TOURS: For custom tour bookings please refer to the pricing included in the special tour offer for your tour. If having any questions please contact our service team at customtours@edelweissbike.com!

Prices start at $ 8.260,-

per person

Included services

Motorcycle category 2

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Tour dates

18.08. - 03.09.2019
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23.07. - 01.08.2020
02.08. - 11.08.2020


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Off-road 2
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