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“barro biking” (31 reviews)
“pro downhill” (25 reviews)
La Paz, Bolivia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a cool ride. The guys at Gravity were professional and the bikes were good. Unfortunately, I never made it the whole way as I came to a rather abrupt stop and broke my collarbone. They took great care of me and got me to...More

Thank GoGiants57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be so scared it's not as hard as it use to be as cars don't frequent the road as much. Be wary of high prices as I did it with high altitude and they charged 820 bolivian is when tour company next to. Y...More

Thank JCasNYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were referred to Barro Biking by some other travelers as they were quite cheap (330bobs) and a decent provider. Everything was great until we finished lunch and got back on the bus to La Paz. The driver and guides got completely Drunk and it...More

2  Thank Scotty L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a road trip from la Paz to coroico to coripata the chulumani and then to la Paz. The death road is now only open to tour buses and tourists. The road to coroico is paved however from coroico to coripata puente de la...More

Thank frequent1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In August 2017 I did Death Road with Barro Biking agency. I paid 350 bolivianos for a standard (cheaper) bike. The tour was just ok, you get what you pay for. The only problem was lunch. The food looked good and was tasty, but some...More

1  Thank Agata S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many reviews telling you how awesome this downhill bikeride is so I won't linger on that subject since I totally agree. The views are absolutely stunning! I just want to take the opportunity to stress the need for protective gear while doing...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't miss this amazing experience on this beautiful road! It's worth every penny and if your not a crazy risk taker I deem it to be very safe. We did this with Gravity Bike tours and they are safe, friendly and explain everything in detail...More

Thank blesdx4
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Fast, then a bit scary, then challenging. No great experience in mountainbiking, just using my own bike back home. Snacks, drinks and food were well-paced and good. Had a good time with Barro Biking. Restaurant in the end of their tour was fantastic, with great...More

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Really exciting activity to do when in La Paz. Not cheap for the standards of the country, but I guess it's priced for tourists. We paid around 45£ for equipment (bike, safety, clothing, etc), light breakfast, lunch and transport.

Thank Maxrocha
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Yungas road and for that matter the entire region, they are both truly magical, there is simply no other word to describe them. This area basically merges the top of the Altiplano and the heart of the Amazon jungle. It takes travelers from dry,...More

Thank dlsbolivia
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Rae P
24 August 2017|
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Response from Shane M | Reviewed this property |
Good question re your "kids", but how old are they? The descent is steep and the rough road adds to the danger.There are no guard rails! As an elementary teacher 35 years experience, I would be very hesitant about taking... More
12 August 2017|
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Response from Shane M | Reviewed this property |
No worries! It's easy for anybody in good health-and it's all down hill.The only dangers would be looking at the scenery rather than at the road-there is no safety barrier and the fall would be fatal.Hitting a rock on the... More
2 April 2017|
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Response from Rdtmorris | Reviewed this property |
There are tours going every day - booking the day before is no problem- be aware that most companies only accept cash.