Duration: 6 Days - 5 Nights
Location: Chile
Special Info: USD $5,360 per person
Bike Tour Colchagua Wine Valley Chile

Bike Tour Colchagua Wine Valley Chile 6 Days

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Colchagua Valley is one of the most up raising wine valleys worldwide and the most develop valley focused towards tourism industry in Chile. Amity Tours Bike tour will take you to ride the Apalta Area, the area towards Peralillo, Lolol, Pichilemu and Bucalemu towns on the Pacific coast. On some days, we’ll cycle towards different wineries, touring on them, doing wine tastings and being able to ride inside wineries. Our tour is limited and exclusive, so we invite you to contact us for private departures and cycle the Colchagua Wine Valley.

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  • Day 1 Santiago – Colchagua Valley Bike Fit – Hotel Viña La Playa

    We’ll leave from your hotel in Santiago by van towards the south region of Chile. After a 180 Km drive, we’ll arrive to the heart of Colchagua Valley and do check in at your hotel for the next 2 nights, the magnificent Hotel Viña La Playa –  www.hotelvinalaplaya.cl
    Our welcome to Colchagua Valley will be with a delicious lunch at our hotel,  accompanied by great local wines.  Then, you’ll have time to walk next to the vineyards, relax by the pool or rest at your room. At the afternoon, you’ll be able to check your bike and experience cycling next to the vineyards owned by Hotel Viña La Playa.
    Dinner will be served at Hotel and we’ll discuss tomorrow’s first ride towards Pichilemu town, famous known as the surfer’s paradise.
    Cycling distance: During bike fit, as long as you want, inside Hotel Viña La Playa.
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  • Day 2 Peralillo – Marchihue – Pichilemu Bike Ride

    After breakfast, we’ll drive to the town of Peralillo and start cycling towards Marchihue, continuing on a beautiful rollercoaster road that will take us to Pichilemu town, famous known as a paradise for surfers. It means little forest on Mapudungun language and back on the days it was a place where aborigines lived by fishing and recollecting.
    Here we’ll enjoy an amazing lunch with fresh sea food from the Pacific Ocean, accompanied by fruity white wines. After lunch, you’ll have time to cycle around town and relax by the beach and at early afternoon we’ll depart by van back to the hotel, where you’ll have time to relax in the pool, drink some more wine and enjoy dinner at hotel.
    Cycling distance: 60 KMS
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  • Day 3 Peralillo to Santa Cruz Bike Ride

    Today we’ll depart from our Hotel towards Santa Cruz town, passing by many beautiful vineyards, until arriving to MontGrass winery, where you’ll be able to add some extra cycling next to the vines,  while people work on their daily activities. You’ll be able to learn about history and its wines, then experience to make your own wine, up to 3 red varieties, bottled, corked, label it and enjoy it back home. After ending our activity, we’ll continue cycling along a narrow and swinging road, passing by Yaquil square for an extra 14 km ride, until arriving to Hotel Terraviña, our base for the next 3 nights. Hotel Terraviña is located next to an old family winery, surrounded by their own vineyards and with the Andes Mountains as a lovely background.
    We’ll do check in and you’ll be able to take a refreshing shower and then walk from the hotel, towards a great Italian restaurant. Afternoon will be free to relax by the pool and at afternoon we’ll enjoy a private wine tasting, followed by dinner. www.terravina.cl
    Cycling distance: 30 KMS
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  • Day 4 Towards Lolol Town and Bucalemu Bike Ride

    Today well depart from our hotel towards the main square of San Cruz and continuing towards Lolol town. After 5 km riding, will start with a 2 Km climb, admiring one of the best views of Colchagua Valley. Our ride will continue until arriving to Lolol village, a declared typical Chilean zone and National Heritage protected area, where you’ll be able to connect with old traditions of our history and visit the National Handicraft Museum. Next to town, we’ll go to a local winery, where we’ll enjoy local lunch, rest and share with a local family.  After lunch, we’ll ride 25 Km until arriving to Bucalemu, a fisherman town, where you’ll be able to relax by the beach and admire the Pacific Ocean. Once we rest from today’s ride, we’ll drive back to our Hotel in Santa Cruz for 1 hr.
    This night, you’ll have free dinner and our guides will recommend some great options in town.
    Cycling distance: 75 KMS
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  • Day 5 Apalta Valley Bike Ride

    After breakfast, we’ll cycle one of the best red wines valleys of Chile, The Apalta Valley. Its microclimate and terroir makes it to be one of the best wines of the world. We’ll bike from hotel on a small road for 6 kms, then turn right and continue toward the Tinguiririca River. On km 14th, we make a left turn toward the Apalta valley and bike along beautiful scenery for a total of 27 Km, until arriving to our first winery, where the oldest vines of Colchagua Valley are located, Neyen winery. We’ll tour and do a wine tasting here, then continue next door to our next winery, where the modern way of making wine mixes with the passion of the winemaker, Montes winery. We will tour their facilities, then bike back the same path until arriving to our next winery, Viu Manent, where we’ll revive the past and learn about many old traditions. Here our biking will end and we’ll enjoy a tour with wine tasting and enjoy an a la carte lunch paired with their wines.
    After touring in Viu Manent, we’ll get back to your hotel where you can rest and be prepared for farewell dinner.
    Cycling distance: 45 KMS
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  • Day 6 Deluxe Wine Tour and Lunch at Casa La Apostolle – Back to Santiago

    After breakfast you’ll have time to relax by the pool or walk in town on your final day at Colchagua Valley. Then, we’ll depart at noon to a spectacular well known winery called Casa Lapostolle, where you’ll enjoy a tour and wine tasting of their best wines, followed by an amazing elite lunch.
    Once we end lunch, we’ll head back to Santiago and leave you at airport or at your hotel.
    If you want to continue the cycling adventure in Chile’s wine country, let us know and we can add some rides while you are in Santiago.
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  • ◦ If you are interested in this tour, please send us an email to info@amity-tours.com.
    ◦ Rate per person, USD $5,360 based in double occupancy. Single Supplement USD $760
    ◦ Group rates based on 8 people, USD $3,490 per person based in double occupancy.
    ◦ We can confirm this tour with a minimum of 2 clients.
    ◦ Let us know you are interested and we will email you our booking form.
    ◦ All our programs can be modified according to your requirements or your needs.
    ◦ WE ALSO HAVE A LUXURY VERSION OF THIS TOUR, ASK FOR OUR PRIVATE DEPARTURE LUXURY TOUR AND ITS RATES.
  • ◦ Professional guide.
    ◦ 5 nights accommodation at Hotels as per itinerary.
    ◦ Transfer Santiago / Colchagua Valley / Santiago.
    ◦ Professional driver.
    ◦ Private transportation.
    ◦ Meals as indicated on the program.
    ◦ Basic cycle parts (cable housing, tubes, tires and spokes).
    ◦ All activities according to the itinerary.
    ◦ Tips at restaurants.
    ◦ Wine at dinner, 2 glasses approx per person.
    ◦ Entrance fees.
    ◦ All our programs can be modified according to your requirements or your client’s needs.
  • ◦ International and local flights.
    ◦ Bike rental – 200 USD per person hybrid bikes.
    ◦ Accidents insurance.
    ◦ Other cycle parts and components (derailleur, crankset, fork, etc).
    ◦ Laundry.
  • ◦ Available All year round 2017 and 2018
    ◦ We run this tour under a private departure request. In this case you set the dates.
    ◦ We can confirm this tour with a minimum of 2 clients.
    ◦ Let us know you are interested and we will email you our booking form.
    ◦ All our programs can be modified according to your requirements or your needs.
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    ACTIVITIES INCLUDED

    Biking, wine tours and wine tastings.

    DIFFICULTY

    Easy – Medium, designed for people who lead active lives and are comfortable participating in up to [4] hours of physical activity per day. Programs at this level generally involve some activities of higher intensity and/or a more vigorous pace.

    PACKING TIPS

    We advise you to bring clothing for warm and cold weather; also including helmet and cap, brightly colored cycling jerseys, arm and leg warmers, base layers, windbreaker, booties, gloves, two pairs of sneakers, a waterproof jacket and any other waterproof item, sunglasses, bathing suit and sandals. Don’t forget your camera!

    DATES

     Private Departures in 2017 and 2018

    HOTELS

     As indicated in the program or similar

    VEHICLES

    Modern van or minibus according to group size, air-conditioned

    ITINERARY MODIFICATIONS

    Slight itinerary modifications might occur due to weather and or road conditions, or force majeur.

    INSURANCE

    Any policy you purchase should, at the very least, cover trip cancellation, loss of baggage, accident/life coverage, travel delays, and non-refundable airline tickets. Carriers for travel insurance include World Nomads, Travel Guard and Travelex. You may also consider insurance that covers emergency medical evacuation. Search the web to find the best deal that suits your needs – read the fine print –

    ROAD SAFETY

    Besides your own on-road safety gear (helmet, rearview mirrors, bright colored jerseys and gloves) we provide a support vehicle that drives at the rear of the group with a road-sign that alert other drivers the presence of bike riders on the road. Drivers in Chile are used to bicycles on the road, so they shouldn’t bother you while riding. All our staff communicates by radio at all times.

    90 MINUTES RIDING WAIT POLICY

    In order to ensure that the timing and logistics of the rides and tour go more smoothly, please be informed that from the time that it takes for the first rider to complete a ride, the transportation vehicles will wait a maximum of 90 minutes for the remaining cyclists to finish riding. After this point, the riders yet to reach the finish line will have to get into the vans and be transported in the vehicles to reunite with the group.

    NON STANDARD WHEELS

    If your wheel size is different than 700, you MUST bring your own parts (tires, tubes and spokes). Likewise, if your wheels have any special features make sure you bring your own special spokes.

    BIKE FRIDAY

    If your bike is like one of the Bike Friday models, please make sure you bring enough bike parts (especially: tires, tubes and spokes), as in Chile there are no places where you can purchase any part for that kind of bike.

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