Freedom Bike Rental Offers VERY High-Altitude Tour

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Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental and Motorcycle Tours are expanding their tour portfolio of guided motorcycle adventures to include a 10-day adventure called "Inca Roads."

This all-inclusive tour will explore cultural and historical sites of the ancient Incan Empire while riding the best paved motorcycle roads in South America. Inca Roads will have its first departure on October 10, 2014 with other dates set in 2015.

Some of us here at Motorcycle Cruiser have toured South America on motorcycles, and we can only say this: do it. This is not your usual road trip, to say the least.

The tour takes in many of Ecuador's national parks and wildlife areas. It transits through a huge diversity of terrains and climates, from the Amazon Jungle lowlands up to 14,500 feet in the Andes. The tour encompasses a visit to the famous markets in Otavalo, the UNESCO World Heritage city of Cuenca, and the traditional vilages of Salinas de Guaranda and Alausi.

Basic tour features:

  • Duration: 10 Days / 9 nights (with one rest day)
  • Total distance covered: approximately 1,160 miles (1865 km)
  • Average distance per day : 129 miles of twisty Andean roads (207 km)
  • Altitude: from 1,000 feet to 14,500 feet (300 meters to 4.500 meters)
  • Roads: 97% asphalt, 3% dirt or cobblestone roads
  • Accommodations: 3-5 star hotels, including unique luxury hacienda and boutique hotel; single occupancy (your own private hotel room)
  • Guide: Experienced local resident, multi-lingual
  • Price: Tour price is all-inclusive and includes all meals, gasoline and entrance fees to parks and attractions.
  • Chase vehicle: Yes, for groups of five-plus riders
  • Minimum participants: One
  • Maximum participants: 10

Highlights:

  • Otavalo - with one of the largest and most colorful indigenous markets in South America
  • Amazon Jungle expedition with motorized canoe
  • Baños - a charming spa town with thermal baths and waterfalls
  • Nariz del Diablo Train Ride - one of the world's great feats of railway engineering
  • Ingapirca - Ecuador's best preserved Inca ruins exhibit the hallmarks of the empire's architecture
  • Colonial Cuenca - the pristine colonial architecture, cobbled streets, and flowering plazas of this UNESCO world heritage city
  • Chimborazo National Wildlife Refuge - view the rare and protected wild vicuña
  • Sangay National Park - rugged scenery, high paramo lakes and pristine wilderness
  • Salinas de Guaranda - an alpine village known for its chocolates, wool and Swiss cheeses
  • Laguna Quilotoa - high-altitude volcanic caldera with strange blue-green waters

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