A network of peaceful rural and backcountry roads traverse this country, crossing Andean passes, jungle clad hills, riverine lowlands and everything in between.
Sparsely populated, diverse in landscape and rich in culture and history, the south western corner of Peru is a remarkable region to tour by bike. El Camino de la Puma follows a high elevation route from Arequipa to Lago Titicaca and back, forming a 1255 kilometre loop.
The Sierra de los Cuchumatanes are sometimes called the Peru of Guatemala. It’s a well earned moniker. The vertical relief of this upland region’s valleys and ranges, its remoteness, and its isolated, traditional cultures all serve to make this an extremely rewarding—and challenging—region to explore by bicycle.