We will pick you up at your hotel, to go together to Cumbaya, where the route of 20 km of the chaquiñán begins. At km 10 of the route, we will stop for a coffee break (coffee tea snacks), before starting the descent to the bridge over the Chiche river and one of its greatest attractions, crossing the old tunnels in complete darkness. The route ends in the neighborhood of Puembo, the duration is approximately 2 and a half hours.
Hi, I'm Miguel, photographer, and cyclist, I been riding EL CHAQUINAN for more than 10 years since I was very young. I have experience in Bicycle touring in South America, I have traveled more than 15000 km by bike in countries like Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. I would love to share with the people who visit Quito the experience of touring EL CHAQUIÑAN: THE BEST CYCLE PATH IN SOUTH AMERICA. It will be a private trip just for you. I will accompany you throughout the entire route to talk about the sites of interest and in case you need mechanical assistance. In this route, we will enjoy a delicious coffee break and all the assistance we need (water, broom wagon, security) provide by my mom Genny Escobar (wonderfull woman and amazing cook). https://www.airbnb.com.ec/users/show/60360830
We will have a coffee break to recover strength with fruits, cookies, hot and cold drinks and typical things from the…
Private car for the group that will also work as a broom wagon in case you wanna rest a bit
mountain bike in perfect condition and helmet
This cycleway crosses an old train route that linked the mountains with the east of the country, El Chaquiñan is a place visited by people of all ages, it is a simple cycling route, Throughout the tour, you can see various urban landscapes such as houses of different styles of construction and old train stations on the side of the road. On clear days you have spectacular views of the volcanoes Rucu Pichincha, Cayambe and Ilalo
CHAQUIÑAN, THE BEST CYCLE PATH IN QUITO