Yungas Road, La Paz

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Though many people refer to Yungas Road as "Death Road," the unforgettable views prove a perennial attraction that you may find worth the risk. Considered the most dangerous road in the world, the mountainous highway between La Paz and Coroico claims the lives of up to 300 tourists every year, as buses and mountain bikes regularly fall off its unguarded edges. You can travel the road in a bus, or take matters into your own hands with a mountain bike trip led by experienced guides. However you choose to brave the infamous road, make sure you go with a reputable tour company. Plan to visit Yungas Road during your La Paz vacation using our convenient La Paz day trip tool .
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  • Essential MTB downhill! Several agencies ds la Paz, easy to organized. Be careful anyway because there has already been deadly accidents.
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  • As famous name, road is really disappointing. I've gone through roads much more interesting, difficult and dangerous. Is a broad, level, and has handrails everywhere. A bit boring. Failure to coordinate a little pool and lunch, arrival is expected that tourists buy their soft drink or beer at the end of the route.
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  • Despite the scary name is a trip on mountain bike down the Death Road more fun and beautiful than scary. But select provider carefully. Starting at high altitude, where it is very cold and wet in January Our Organizer Altitude had chosen to equip us with suits, there was neither wind nor water tight, so we were soaked and froze a lot. The actual Death Road is ern trip worth it and if I get past La Paz a second time would I do it again-just not with Altitude. There are many other providers.
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  • Amazing, astonishing, thrilling... Well the Routa Youngas or Death Road is one of the most dangerous road in the world. But riding it with good bikes is one of the most exciting trips you will ever do in your life. The place is beautiful it self. Just nature all around you. Could go there every year!!!
  • Most naturally beautiful place I've been
  • I improve quite road. The scenery is excellent.
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  • Yungas road, Bolivia is an important route to travel from La Paz to a part of the Amazon jungle area. According to statistics, every year, to 200, 300 people died on this road. Visit the Yungas road, visitors will adrenalin when going on the road with a narrow side of the slot area 600 m high, the other side is a towering mountain range.
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