South America. The continent is a magnet that attracts adventure riders from around the globe. In this case, there is nothing that says “adventure” has to come with inconvenience or being denied comfort so count on the MotoDiscovery Inca Expedition to offer lots of riding thrills during the day with exceptional accommodations and services once off the bike. And to enhance the service, this tour is limited to only eight participants. Adventure in style.
This tour requires riders to have some off-road riding experience. Rider education is recommended. We encourage you to consider a MotoDiscovery Adventure Training Tour.
- Fly into Lima, Perú and on to Arequipa. Fly out or Cuzco, Peru to Lima and on to your international home destination.
- Perú, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile. Build your passport stamp collection
- Small groups limited to eight participants.
- The tour begins in the city of Arequipa that rests at 7,550 feet, surrounded by three towering volcanoes. Founded in 1540 you experience a hint of Spain’s influence.
- Arequipa is the second most popular Peru travel destination behind Cuzco.
- The northern Atacama desert of Chile. Many parts claim no record of rainfall. It is an arid 600-mile strip, a playground for the legendary Dakar race.
- The Mano del Desierto draws you in from miles away, a mere dot in the desert. It is only as you near this imposing rock art that rises out of the sands that you realize it is a hand. You and your bike posing in front of la mano...go ahead and take a selfie. It is OK!
- Uyuni Salt Flats of Bolivia. You will stay in the famed sale hotel (weather permitting). This is the largest salt flat in the world covering over 4,000 square miles at an elevation of over 12,000 ft.
- The Yungas Road of Death. It is now less traveled, with a newly paved road drawing away the majority of truck traffic that once clogged the roadway clinging to the side of the steep canyon walls. You have to ride it!
- Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world straddling the borders of Bolivia and Peru a body of water known for its floating reed islands inhabited by the Uros peoples
- Machu Picchu. It should be on everyone’s bucket list, a pinnacle peak Inca citadel in the Andes that escaped the purge of the Spanish conquest, a relic only fully discovered in 1911 and a reminder of the greatness of the Inca Empire.
- Roughly 25% of the journey will be on unpaved roads.
- Cuzco was considered by the Inca to be the center of the universe. It is a high altitude blend of Spanish colonial charm and pre-Colombian native architecture, a remarkable example of ancient engineering with the nearby archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman giving testimony to the building talents and imagination of the Inca Empire.