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ANDES CHALLENGE CYCLING TOUR – PRO SERIES CHILE TRIP

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portillo This tour is for cyclists that want to try something new and challenge themselves with Chile’s most difficult climbs in Central Andes and Lake & Volcano District. If you have cycle already on Alps, Dolomites and toughest climbs on the US, come and experience cycling in Chile with us. Contact us for private departures and friends groups – info@ecotours.cl DATES: SEPT 29 < OCT 07 OCT 13 / 21 OCT 24 / NOV 01 Contact us for private dates for your friends or groups Highlights: - Farellones Ascend - Portillo Ascend - Osorno Volcano Ascend - Rides that ends on Spas for you to relax and recover - Long rides on Lake & Volcano District by pristine roads - Fully supported - Local guides and Chilean hospitality - Great food and wine Chile offers - Unique program in Chile - We can help you buying local flight Santiago/Temuco + Puerto Montt/Santiago Resume Itinerary Day 1: SANTIAGO DE CHILE – BIKE FIT – SOFT RIDE – WELCOME DINNER Our staff will pick you up at Santiago airport and take you to your Hotel (we suggest you arrive before 2 PM). Lunch will be on your own and at 4 Pm we’ll do the bike fit and do a soft ride to stretch your legs and start getting ready for next day. At 8 PM we’ll have welcome dinner at local restaurant and discuss plans for the following days. Lodging at Hotel in Santiago / D / Day 2: FARELLONES ASCEND – SANTIAGO HOTEL Breakfast. Today you’ll challenge with an epic ascend on Central Andes, Farellones Ski Resort. We’ll drive from Hotel until starting point and load down bikes. From there you’ll start a 17 km rolling hill section with amazing views of the Pre Mountain Range. Once we get to the switchbacks, you’ll have 16 extra Km, climbing until Farellones town. We’ll have some snack and enjoy the views and start cycling down until reaching a point to have some Chilean empanadas and a beer or soda. Dinner will be on a local restaurant, walking distance from the hotel. Total cycle distance: 55 km / B / PL / D / Day 3: PORTILLO ASCEND Breakfast. A new challenge is waiting for you today, the famous Portillo ascend, on the Andes Mountain Range. Our day will start by driving 90 minutes to Los Andes town. Once there, we’ll load down the bikes and start our 80 km total ride, until reaching Portillo Ski resort, where you’ll have amazing views of the Andes Mountains and Inca Lagoon. We’ll enjoy lunch at Hotel Portillo and lodge at shared huts. During the afternoon you'll have time to pack your bike and at dinner talk about this amazing day of cycling. Dinner will be at restaurant in Portillo Hotel Total cycle distance: 80 km / B / PL / D / Day 4: SANTIAGO – TEMUCO – PUCON – LOOP RIDE PUCON SURROUNDINGS Breakfast. Today we’ll head to Santiago airport at morning and fly to Temuco. From there we’ll have a 90 minutes drive to our hotel in Pucon. After lunch we’ll cycle 2 stages. First one is from our Hotel towards Villarrica Volcano and then towards Caburga Lake and back to Hotel. At night, we’ll enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in Pucon. Lodging at Hotel Green Park in Pucon Total cycle distance: 80 km / B / L / D / Day 5: ARGENTINEAN BORDER IN PUESCO AND HUIFE HOT SPRINGS Breakfast. Today we’ll start cycling from our hotel towards the Argentinean border, until the asphalt ends. The last 15 km section comprehends some climbing, until reaching our lunch spot by the river. On the way back, we’ll cycle the same 55 km, until reaching Pucon road and turn right for last section until reaching Huife Hot springs, where you can relax after a challenging day of cycling. Lodging at Hotel Green Park and dinner on your own at Pucon town Total cycle distance: 125 km / B / L / Day 6: LAKE ROUTE TO HUILO - HUILO NATURE RESERVE Breakfast. Today you’ll have the possibility of cycle the Lake route, passing by Villarrica, Calafquén and Panguipulli Lakes, plus see Villarrica, Lanin, Mocho and Choshuenco Volcanoes, a ride that will be in your memories forever. This route has been classifies by many of our travelers, one the most 5 most beautiful ride on their lives. Lodging and dinner at Baobab Hotel in Huilo Huilo Nature Reserve Total cycle distance: 130 km / B / L / D / Day 7: GERMAN TOWN RIDE AND SECTION FEATURED ON “LA VUELTA DE CHILE” Breakfast. Our day will star by driving 3 hrs aprox to our next town, Osorno (it is the only way to go there, due that we don’t ride on Pan-American Highway). Today’s ride featured one section of “La Vuelta de Chile” stage, crossing by German influence towns and reaching beautiful Lake Llanquihue on Frutillar town. Our ride will be easier so that you can prepare for tomorrow’s big day, climbing Volcan Osorno, one of the toughest climbs in South America. Lodging at Hotel Patagonico in Puerto Varas and dinner on town. Total cycle distance: 80 km / B / L / D / Day 8: VICENTE PEREZ ROSALEZ NATIONAL PARK AND OSORNO VOLCANO ASCEND Breakfast. Our day will start with a short 15 minutes drive to Llanquihue Lake. From there you’ll cycle 80 km on a beautiful and quite road next to Llanquihue Lake, until reaching the entrance to Vicente Perez Rosales National Park and your last challenge with us, The Osorno Volcano Ascend. This climb features sections of 20-22%  and a total of 13km, divided in 2 sections. Once we get to the top, you’ll see amazing views of Llanquihue Lake, Volcanoes and even the Pacific Ocean near Chiloe. Afterwards we’ll drive back to Puerto Varas for 45 minutes, relax at your hotel and enjoy the farewell dinner with guides and fellow riders. Lodging at Hotel Patagonico in Puerto Varas Total cycle distance: 95 km / B / L / D / Day 9: Transfer OUT to Puerto Montt and back to Santiago - International flight back home Breakfast. Our staff will take you to Puerto Montt airport so you can take local flights to Santiago, wait there and take international flights back home. End of services / B /

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