South American Epic
Why Ride with TDA?
We are the experts on cycling across continents We are the leading long distance tour organizer, with tours on six continents We created the first ever organized cross-continent bicycle tours in Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Europe and now run 4 transcontinental tours each year We focus on the most unique routes across each continent and give riders the opportunity to see and experience the most interesting sites and scenery We have been around since 2003 with an exceptional track record and have garnered a massive amount of knowledge and experience We have the most interesting mix of people, with international participants from over 25 countries including Thailand, Ethiopia, Finland, Taiwan, Singapore, New Zealand and more We have extraordinarily high client satisfaction and many repeat participants We have a generous discount policy for returning clients, offering thousands in savings to TDA alumni We offer the lowest per day costs for this type of tour We provide an experienced chef on all tours with camping, providing nutritious breakfasts, lunches, and dinners We give you the freedom to explore and to ride at your own pace You will make friendships that will last a lifetime You will experience the amazing satisfaction that comes from crossing a whole continent on your bicycle
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The Middle of the World
“Ecuador, Ecuador, Ecuador!” Says the Colombian border crossing official as I inform him that, yes, I intend to cross into
¡Mucho Gusto Colombia!
The South American Epic riders have made it safely to the city of Bogota, capital of Colombia, situated in the
“Who’s more foolish, the fool, or the fool that follows him”. When thinking about the second edition of the South
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“I don’t think the SAE can readily be summed up as one type of tour. Parts of the tour were fantastic: great riding, excellent scenery, smooth roads, and sunny days. Other days had me wondering what I signed up for: mud, cold, altitude sickness, dirt/sand/rocky roads. This tour will provide some of the best and worst (most challenging) riding you’ll likely ever encounter. Be prepared for absolutely everything. You’ll likely encounter it…”
Mark Heim (USA)
2015 South American Epic
Prices based on double occupancy at hotels. Solo riders will be paired with another rider of the same sex at no additional charge. A registration fee of US$150 must first be paid to hold your place on the tour. This fee is in addition to the entry fee listed above. Full tour entry fees will receive an early payment discount of US$1,000 if full payment is received 6 months before the start of the tour. Those coming for multiple sections get 10% off for 2 or more sections on the same tour (multiple section discount does not apply to full tour price).