Bikes rental in Banos

$12/ Per person

by Ambaturismo | Transfer, Tourist Transportation and Adventure Tourism

Description

Renting a bike is a great way to explore the city and its surroundings at your own pace. You can ride through the city center, visit the waterfall route and its viewpoints.

What to bring?

  • Towel.
  • Bathing suit.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Bottle of water (1 liter).
  • Sunscreen and lip balm.
  • "Machay" $1.50 usd. P/P. 
  • Tennis shoes / river sandals.
  • Comfortable or sport clothes.
  • "Pailon del diablo" $2 usd. P/P.
  • Glass bridge $7 usd. P/P. (optional)
  • Truck from Rio Verde to Banos $5 usd. P/P.
  • Zipline "puertas del cielo" $20 usd. P/P. (optional).

Recommendations:

  • Hydration: It is important to stay hydrated throughout the route. Bring enough water with you.
  • Preparation: Make sure you are in good physical condition and bring the appropriate clothing and equipment for cycling.
  • Difficulty Level: This route is considered moderately difficult and is suitable for cyclists with previous experience.
  • Sun Protection: Don't forget to wear sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Respect for the Environment: Take care of the environment and do not leave trash on the trail.

Included

  • Bike.
  • Safety chain.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Homologated helmet for cycling.
  • Technical support in case of any inconvenience on the route.

Does not include

  • Return transportation to Baños.
  • Additional snacks and refreshments.

Itinerary

Bikes rental in Banos

Cycling Route: Banos - Pailon del diablo Waterfall - Machay Waterfall - Banos

Distance: 19 kilometers (round trip)

Approximate duration: The self-guided bike tour lasts 4 to 5 hours

Description:

Embark on an exciting cycling adventure along the impressive Baños - Río Verde - Machay Waterfall Route, a 19-kilometer ride that will allow you to discover natural beauty. Along the way, you will enjoy enchanting landscapes, majestic waterfalls, and the opportunity to engage in adventure activities.

Stops:

  • Departure from Banos: Start your journey in the vibrant city of Banos, known as the "Gateway to Heaven".
  • First stop: Agoyán Waterfall: After 20 minutes of cycling, you will reach the Agoyán Waterfall, a perfect oasis to take a break, cool off, and capture memorable photos of this natural spectacle.
  • Next stop: Mega Aventura Park Río Blanco (optional): If you are looking for thrills, do not miss the opportunity to visit Mega Aventura Park Río Blanco. Here you can walk on the glass bridge, challenge your vertigo on the Tibetan bridge, experience the adrenaline rush of the zip line, and dare to take the Tarzan jump.
  • Imposing Manto de la Novia Waterfall (30 minutes): Continue your route to the Manto de la Novia Waterfall, one of the most emblematic in the region. Cross the captivating Pastaza River on a cable car and enjoy panoramic views from the viewpoints located above the river.
  • Stop in Río Verde (17 km): After 17 km of cycling, you will arrive at the parish of Río Verde. Take a break, explore the town and visit the Pailón del Diablo, a rock formation with an interesting legend.
  • Machay Waterfall: The final jewel (optional): If you have extra time, continue your way to the Machay Waterfall, the last stop on the route. Walk to the base of the waterfall, refresh yourself in its crystal-clear waters and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the place.

Return to Banos:

Transportation from Río Verde: At the end of the visit to the Machay Waterfall, you can return to Rio Verde to take a truck that will take you back to Banos.

Savor the local gastronomy:

Lunch in Río Verde: In Rio Verde, you will find various local food restaurants where you can savor a delicious lunch and delight yourself with the typical flavors of the region.

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