At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
Pedalling northern Argentina
Unbelievable variety is commonplace in Argentina’s northwest. From jaw-dropping mountain vistas and canyons that change colour in the sunlight to incredibly lush cloud forests—Argentina comes complete with colourful colonial towns, miles of bike-friendly pavement, flavours and rhythms that have fed and moved generations of Altiplano people, and Salta, known locally as simply “The Beautiful.” Then, there’s the wine: as good to rest in (via a wine-spa treatment) as it is to drink. Deliciousness all over.
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Day by Day
Ride to Los Cardones National Park for a taste of the distinctive flora and fauna that exists at these high elevations. Arrive in the sleepy village of Payogasta and enjoy lunch in a restored farmhouse before riding into the main square of Cachi.
Take a truly spectacular drive south on the much celebrated route 40. Stop for an exploration on foot at the famous Quebrada de las Flechas (Canyon of the Arrows) before starting our ride in the village of San Carlos towards the colonial town of Cafayate.
Ride south past dramatic countryside towards lunch in the Bodegas Rio de Arena, prepared by a local friend and chef. Return to the hotel or explore the ruins and Quilmes before dining tonight in the newest and most exciting bodega in the region, the Bodega Piatelli.
Bike through the incredible landscapes of Route 68 and hit the pavement in Salta with a guided tour from a long time friend.
Ride through a cloud forest and explore Purmamarca, the “Town of Seven Colours.” Trace part of the “Royal Road,” used by Incans and later the Spanish linking Peru to Argentina.
Soak up the incredible sights of the Salinas Grandes salt flats and the blood-red rocks of Los Colorados. Sit back and relax with a cocktail and a view over the Andes.
Enjoy a farewell breakfast at the hotel in Purmamarca and chau in Salta.
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La Merced del Alto, Cachi
Stylishly built with local materials following the design of indigenous traditional fincas (ranches), La Merced is a 15-room boutique hotel, decorated with local tapestries and antiques. The hotel is surrounded by quiet hills and streams and their gourmet Andean cuisine is phenomenal. View hotel website »
Patios de Cafayate, Cafayate
This charming boutique hotel is situated on the property of the El Esteco winery. Manicured grounds hug the hotel’s colonial architecture, while vineyards drape the surrounding hills. Rich in culture, wine and tradition, Patios de Cafayate Hotel also boasts extensive gardens and gorgeous patios. View hotel website »
Hotel Legado Mitico, Salta
Located in Salta’s historic centre, this former mansion has been painstakingly restored into a charming 11-room inn. The property’s spacious, comfortable rooms are perfectly complemented by warm and welcoming common areas and décor carefully selected for its cultural significance in the region. View hotel website »
El Manantial Del Silencio, Purmamarca
The vibrant El Manantial Del Silencio, built with local natural materials, is infused with the lively colonial spirit of the area: antique tapestries, sofas buried under cushions and renowned gourmet Andean cuisine. The fabulous outdoor pool is tucked away in a relaxing oasis of lush greenery surrounding property. View hotel website »
We never wanted to be the biggest travel company in the world, just the best.
— George Butterfield
No brochure or trip description can prepare you for the awe inspiring descent in the Andes. We likely would not have experienced this beautiful scenery to the same extent had we not been riding.— Douglas Dorner
The daily bike rides will average roughly 40 km (25 mi.). Your guides always have some extra optional rides if you’re wanting more. An optional afternoon hike is offered as a way to explore the coloured Purmamarca hills.
“I bike about once a week at home.”
Gently rolling countryside, with occasional longer climbs to points that are well worth the effort. Layover days accommodate varying preferences.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All accommodation
- All breakfasts, six lunches and six dinners, including wine
- Services of B&R guide(s) and support vehicle
- All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
- Use of a bicycle and helmet
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- All gratuities for baggage, porters, hotel service and local support
You can’t enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip you’ll be riding customized Cannondales; there are three models to choose from to ensure you’ll have the perfect bike. We also equip you with handlebar bag, helmet and water bottle.
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