The Lodge Peru - A MTB Lodge in the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Jun 1, 2020
by Peruvian Mountain Rides  
The lodge at night Photo by delriosudiego


As it is known, Peru is a top worldwide destination for mountain bikers due to its ancient trails, history and local gastronomy.

In the past few years, pro riders such as Brett Tippie, Jordi Lunn, Geoff Gulevich and Micayla Gatto have been visiting Cusco and the Sacred Valley more than once. This has helped in many ways to develop the tourism industry, especially the adventure one. On one hand, it encourages local and international riders to travel around Peru searching for epic trails but also its making people more interested in this sport as it is a special non-conventional way to get to know a country.

The Lodge from the air Photo by delriosudiego

One year ago, brothers Nicolas and Vicente Chirinos (mountain bikers since birth) fulfilled their longtime dream of opening the first lodge in Cusco that focused on the mountain bike experience. Located in the tiny village of Lamay, the owners spoken to the highland communities and started working together to clean and maintain forgotten trails that now are used just for biking, making it a win-win project benefiting more than 50 families currently living in poor conditions.

Visiting the house of a villager for lunch
Visiting the house of a villager for lunch

With capacity for 15 riders, The Lodge offers all-included packages: Airport transfers, lodging, all meals, Giant Reign bikes for rent, MTB guided tours around the valley with its brother company Peruvian Mountain Rides and visits to Machu Picchu, one of the new seven wonders of the world. This brand-new venture will surely provide one of the best ride experiences in the world.

Relaxing and enjoying a local Andean harp private concert

Confortable rooms at the lodge. Perfect to relax post pedaling Photo by delriosudiego

At The Lodge, you will also find a complete bicycle workshop and an in-house pump track where you can spend your free time before and after your everyday rides.

Afternoon ride in the pump track Photo by delriosudiego

Nicol s one of the owners working on a client bike Photo by delriosudiego

If you are a mountain biker that loves to travel to new places, this is an escapade that must be on your bucket list.

WHERE Peru WHO Lisa Ankeny Vanessa Stark Gloria Addario Maria Campos Ulla Clark Sylvie Allen Hillary Harrison Wendy Brookbank Laura Ogden Robin O Neill Guides Nico and Chente
WHERE: Peru WHO: Lisa Ankeny, Vanessa Stark, Gloria Addario, Maria Campos, Ulla Clark, Sylvie Allen, Hillary Harrison, Wendy Brookbank, Laura Ogden, Robin O'Neill, Guides: Nico and Chente


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 Interesting article. Tippie just wrote to me to say he thought it was funny that these guys were dropping all their names without giving any credit to Haku Expeditions, the company who Geoff, Jordie, Micayala, KC Dean, Mitch Chubey and Mark Matthews all came to ride with.
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 Hi Nicolle and team, we didnĀ“t say that we brought them and even that we rode with them. We have a better and broader way of thinking and just want to promote Peru as an incredible worldwide MTB destination. The customer will decide which operator to work with.

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