The program is an unforgettable experience, traveling and exploring the coast of central Chile riding your bike. The route runs through roads of gravel and pavement always bordering the mighty Pacific Ocean, mixing typical landscapes of the Chilean countryside and coastal wetlands. As for the difficulty, the route has several challenging slopes that we will climb to after ride down experimenting a great adrenaline flow. The tour is complemented by surfing at the well-known beach of Buchupureo, bird watching in extensive wetlands sightseeing in the historic center of Cobquecura constructed of flagstones and clay, visiting the Nature Sanctuary “Lobería and Stone Church”, exploring caves, enjoying community tourism in the small fishermen villages and resting at innovative accommodations.
- 3 meals a day and snacks at tours
- Necessary equipment.
- Hotels 2 nights at Rukaantu ecolodge 2 nights at Hotel Punta Sirena (rukaantu. cl ; puntasirena.com)
- Bikes and helmet
- International and domestic flights
- Travel Insurance
- Tips & Extra drinks
We meet in the city of Concepción, we pick up the participants to the hotels or airport. After a journey of 1 hour and 30 minutes, we arrive at our starting point, where we receive safety instructions, ride the bikes and begin the adventure. First stop in the small Fisher town of Mela, to enjoy its beautiful landscapes of coastal wetlands. Then begin a stretch of medium-high difficulty, through the hills of Monte Zorro, where we will appreciate the combined landscape between cliffs and small sandy beaches along the coast, chosen place Luxury Picnic and birdwatching.
We continue along the path for our last kilometers of cycling, reaching the town of Colmuyao, characterized by and extensive unique black sand beach mixed with beautiful coastal flowers. Ending the day we explore the cave of Santa Rita place of religious festivities. We drive in transfer to the town of Cobquecura, to enjoy the local products served at a local restaurant La Esquina, striking for its heritage construction of flagstone and exquisite seafood.
Rest at a local hotel with a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean.
After breakfast we transfer to the small creek of Rinconada, where we will have Surf classes taught by a recognized local guide, which mixes both its technical knowledge and cultural history of the area, to captivate the participants. After the class we will recover forces with a rich lunch on the beach.
In the afternoon we will visit the town of Cobquecura, living its architecture and the main attractions of this traditional village. We will also visit the nature Sanctuary Loberia – Church of Stone. At the afternoon you can practice kayak or SUP near the hotel or simply chillout at the hotel swimming pool or hot tubs.
We follow the route pedaling until Buchupureo capital of the surf of Ñuble and continue towards the beach of Pullay with beautiful ocean views were will have lunch at a small beach restaurant specialist in ceviche’s and pisco sour while we look at the surfers ride beautiful waves.
On our bikes again the next stop is at the beach Arcos de Calan. Continue along the route through Trehualemu, town declared national heritage characterized by its old houses. Ending our rout at the Hotel Punta Sirena situated just in front of the sea.
Explore by kayak and walking the beautiful beach of Punta Sirena and Chovellen River, discovering great wildlife and amazing landscapes. Lunch in the fishermen villages of Curanipe, afternoon freer to practice kayak ore SUP in Chovellen river ore relax at the beach.
At night we will meet a nice family of local of Artisans who will delight us with traditional dishes at the final dinner.
After breakfast we take a transfer to Concepcion 3 hours drive.