One of the World's Most Expensive Hobbies (motorcycle riding) demands that we're careful with spending when possible. So if you're looking to save money, but still experience the great motorcycle trip opportunities we promote, why not just reserve one of our motorcycles and follow an itinerary we put together for you? This "Do It Yourself" approach in some cases means you'll spend about half of what the guided tours cost, and perhaps add that certain sense of satisfaction that comes with the "Lone Wolf" spirit of adventure. With helpful services from RIDE Adventures, this is actually quite easy to accomplish.
Step 1: Decide what type of terrain, surroundings, scenery and cultural experiences you're interested in or specifically which country(s) you want to RIDE in.
Step 2: Contact Us and tell us how many days you can spend traveling with these guidelines in mind:
Step 3: Be prepared to answer our questions about what else you want included, for example, printed notes and turn-by-turn directions, hotel reservation packages, or anything else. We know, the services you want included will probably depend on the prices, but we'll get to that once we know more about what you want.
Step 4: Our communications with you will make it easy to explain an exact cost based on the services you'd like included, and again, we can help you make sure you're doing this as low-cost as possible.
Step 5: Reserve everything through RIDE Adventures right here in the U.S.!
Start: Osorno, Chile
Finish: Punta Arenas, Chile
Total distance: 2,618 kilometers (1,626 miles)
Duration: 11 Days (1 Arrival Day, 1 Departure Day, 8 Riding Days and 1 "Rest" Day)
Average riding time per day: 7-9 hours (including lunches, photos, etc.)
Average distance per riding day: 327 kilometers (203 miles)
Terrain: Approximately 60% gravel/dirt and 40% pavement
Highlights: The Andes Mountains, Parque Nacional Los Alerces, Ruta 40, Futaleufú River, The Carretera Austral, Lago General Carrera, Perito Moreno Glacier, Torres del Paine National Park
Possible Rest Day Activities: Rafting, Fly-Fishing, Canopy Tours, Boat Trips to the Marble Caves, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Argentine Wine, Chilean Beer, Watching the Sunset, and Relaxation!
Example Self-Guided Trip Package:
BMW F800GS For Self-Guided Trip: $2,150