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Cycling in Peru

Cycling in Peru is very beautiful, but it can also be tough.

Cycling Conditions
Cycling in Peru can be tough due to it’s high altitude

Landscape
It is made up of a variety of landscapes, from mountains and beaches to deserts and rain forests. Most people live along the coast of the Pacific Ocean, where the capital, Lima, is located. Along Peru’s west coast is a narrow strip of desert 1,555 miles (2,500 kilometers) long.

Climate
The climate is tropical, with a short and moderate dry season, but it has a very intense and long rainy season towards the south. The maximum average temperature is 31°C (89°F), while the average minimum temperature is 22.7°C (73°F). The dry season lasts from January to March.