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Skybike in Cusco: Extreme Adventure Sport

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Skybike in Cusco: Extreme Adventure Sport

Cusco the main tourist city of Peru when with this great adventure sport called Skybike in Cusco, it consists of crossing a canyon nothing less than riding a bicycle.


Where does the Skybike take place in Cusco?

This sport takes place in Catedralniyoc located at 3380 meters above sea level and 20 minutes from the city of Cusco, an imposing rocky outcrop that resembles in shape and size the Cathedral of Cusco (hence the name), on the summit The cables for the Skybike are installed in this formation, but before accessing the bicycles, the visitor must reach the top by climbing the rock or doing a via ferrata along one of the six routes that the walls of the place.


Once at the top, the view is spectacular, the cold Andean wind reminds us that we are at a high altitude, about to overcome one of man's worst fears: falling into the void.


After the visitor is secured to the steel cables, he begins the journey through 200 meters of straight track, on a cliff 90 meters deep. A fascinating adventure!


Skybike in Cusco is a proposal for a ride in the air, which tests the spirit of adventure with the necessary guarantees.


The approximate cost for this extreme sport in Cusco is 140 soles, you can have a discount on the price for groups of students and others.



The circuit begins with the via ferrata (45 meters high), and at the top it begins with the skybike, with two round trip lines (260 meters of travel in total). Once at the top, the visitor will be able to enjoy the cold Andean wind of the city.


Then they go down a rappel line (25 meters high), and end up changing safety equipment to climb with 4th and 5th level grades.


If you want to be part of this adventure, the cost of this extreme experience is 140 soles, however the organizers indicate that discounts can be requested for groups of students and others.


What adventure sports can you practice in Cusco?



If you want to experience a large dose of adrenaline, this sport is the one. The district of Poroy, 25 minutes from the historic center of Cusco, is the chosen place. It involves jumping into a 125 meter high abyss secured by a rope and all the necessary protective equipment. Of course, before you must do a physical warm-up to avoid any injury.


Once the countdown starts, there is no going back. You will only have to enjoy the 30 seconds of pure gravity flying through the air. An indescribable feeling. The average cost for this experience is approximately 90 dollars.


ATV in the Sacred Valley

The ATV ride is another of the activities that is greatly enjoyed in Cusco. The towns of Maras and Moray are part of the tour that accompanies you with impressive landscapes. To practice it, no previous experience is required, since the vehicles are semi-automatic, perfect for appreciating the beautiful views.


The route includes the Archaeological Center of Moray, where you can see the most important agricultural laboratory of the Incas; the salt mines of Maras, which consist of small salt wells that are formed in the surroundings of the mountains, and an artisan market in the district of Chinchero where local women will teach you the entire textile dyeing process they use to pigment their garments and fabrics. The cost per person is 65 dollars, but there are promotional discounts if you go in a group.


Zip Lines

Also known as zip line or canopy, this activity will allow you to enjoy the Andean mountain range and sky as if you were flying. It consists of sliding from one end of the mountain to the other using a cable attached to a pulley and a harness. It is designed so that gravity takes you through the 700 meters of travel in absolute safety. The price is 35 dollars per person and the place chosen is the town of Racchi, 50 minutes from the city of Cusco.


Hot air balloon ride

Enjoying this walk from above is an experience that will make you feel strong emotions and will leave you speechless. In order to live this adventure and enjoy it without setbacks, it is necessary that there is good weather, without much wind. From above, you will witness the scenic beauty of the Sacred Valley in which the circular platforms of Moray and the Salineras de Maras stand out.


The transport has ample space so you can enjoy the company of two or three other people. The price is approximately 80 dollars.


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