Chile Biking Tours & Itineraries

Explore 5 biking trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Chile.

Few other countries offer such a wide variety of natural environments perfect for cycling excursions than Chile does. There are 36 national parks in this country as well as five UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These attractions run the gamut from the active volcanoes, glaciers, and native forests of Patagonia and the Lake District, in the south, to the high-altitude Atacama Desert in the far north. Here you’ll cycle otherworldly landscapes featuring golden dunes, salt formations, lunar valleys, and of course the expansive Salar de Atacama salt flat.

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Cycle along vistas like this Andean lagoon
Map of Cycling the Atacama Desert in Chile - 7 Days
Cycling the Atacama Desert in Chile - 7 Days

Mountain bikers, this one's for you! Cycle through the Atacama Desert off the beaten path and into areas not yet accessible by vehicle, only currently frequented by llama and goat herds. Small villages, geysers, lagoons, valleys, archaeological ruins, Andean wildlife, and spectacular panoramas crowned by dormant volcanoes await!

Biking along central Chile's backroads
Map of Bike & Hike the Backroads of Chile near Pucón - 9 Days
Bike & Hike the Backroads of Chile near Pucón - 9 Days

This 9-day hiking and biking adventure along central Chile's backroads is perfect for active travelers. You'll discover a fascinating part of the country dominated by clear lakes and amazing active volcanoes. Together with expert guides, you will pedal alongside snow-capped peaks, green meadows and stunning lakes, make visits to local indigenous villages and relax in soothing natural hot springs.

Steaming Tatio geysers erupting on a geothermal field 
Map of Cultural Bike & Hike Trip at Atacama Desert - 8 Days
Cultural Bike & Hike Trip at Atacama Desert - 8 Days

This journey in the Atacama desert takes you to some of the most spectacular desert scenery on the planet. You’ll see sputtering geysers, salt flats where flamingoes roam, and gorgeous sunsets over otherworldly rock formations. This Chilean adventure is for active-minded travelers, with biking and hiking among astonishing Andean landscapes.

Mountain biking in Chile
Map of Mountain Biking in Chile's Lake & Volcano District - 9 Days
Mountain Biking in Chile's Lake & Volcano District - 9 Days

Chile’s Lake and Volcano District is home to fifteen active volcanoes and twelve major lakes, which makes it a pretty scenic place for heading out on a bicycle tour. Start in hip Temuco, the region’s capital, before heading out on quiet dirt roads and singletracks to spots like Araucarias Biosphere Reserve and Chile’s most active volcano. Along the way, there are natural hot springs to soak in and comfy cabins to spend the night in.

Chilean vineyards
Map of Active Chilean Honeymoon: Casablanca & Atacama - 8 Days
Active Chilean Honeymoon: Casablanca & Atacama - 8 Days

Have an alternative honeymoon with this biking and hiking adventure trip through gorgeous Chile. Arrive at Santiago, Chile's lively and eclectic capital before beginning a bike tour through the vineyards of Casablanca. Alternate physical activity with wine tours as you cross this region's magnificent landscapes. Then, you'll change it up by traveling to the Atacama Desert. One of the driest places on earth, this desert presents challenges and beauty in equal parts, and is perfect for hiking.