ATV FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - FAQ OF QUAD BIKE TOUR
How to book with Peru Adventure Tours?
There are several ways that you may want to contact us, to make a booking for your Quad Bike Experience.
Choose one of the options below and our helpful and friendly staff members, will be happy to answer any questions that you may have, and book you in at a time most suitable for you.
Do I need to have previous experience?
No prior ATV/Quad bike tour experience is necessary!
A full safety and operational instructions is given before the tour to ensure all participants are familiar and comfortable with our equipment and the safety skill needed on the trail.
Each tour is accompanied by experienced guide to help you with any inconvenient along the tour.
How old do I have to be?
All participants must have a current driver’s license and reasonably fit.The minimum age is 16 years under adult authorization.
What if I want more than the standard trip?
We operate in an extensive area of valleys and volcanic land, we have a large selection of different tracks, some of which we haven’t even discovered ourselves, so we can guarantee you will be kept active for as long as you wish.
Is there an age limit for quad biking?
All participants must be at least 16 years old under a familiar supervision/authorization. We have no maximum age, but due to the nature of riding quad bikes in an off road environment we would stress that participants need to be reasonably fit.
Do you need any deposit as guarantee when I book the ATV tour?
Yes, each ATV/Quad bike tour booking will require a valid credit card number to be provided for security purposes in the event of any damage to the bikes etc. (Similar to when you hire a car or hotel room).
Can I bring my own quad bike?
Unfortunately we are unable to offer this at the moment, but may look into opening up a separate course in the future.
The tour guide have experience guided a group of riders?
All of our guides are fully trained in ATV/Quad Biking guiding and have also all completed first aid training.
Our guides are specialized in guiding the very nervous and never ridden client through to the experienced and more confident riders. Before your trip commences there is a full safety brief and instructions and tuition given on how to ride your quad bike.
Once the safety briefing is completed you then head to a familiarization area where the guides will put the more experienced riders out behind the lead guide and slower riders follow, we do this so everyone is able to ride to their own ability without pressure.
The more time you spend riding the quad bike the easier it becomes. Guides are there to help if required; they are there for your safety and enjoyment.
We give you the freedom to ride at your own safe speed within your ability and to conditions.
Do I need to book in advance?
We would highly recommend pre booking due to the popularity of quad biking. Each booking needs 50% of deposit as first payment through one of our payment methods.
How long does it last?
Trips can be tailored to your own needs but usually we have from ½ and up to more days. We also arrange ATV/Quad bike tours in the Colca canyon, from Arequipa to Puno and to Cusco and around there too.
Is ATV/Quad biking tour safe?
ATV/Quad biking is safe as long as you follow the full instructions and briefing given by our fully trained staff. Safety equipment is also provided.
When is the raining season?
The raining season begins on December and end on April, you must need to bring full waterproof clothing. Between May to November is the summer season and we recommend you to bring a fleece for some late afternoon, but is advisable to wear something that you don't mind getting muddy or dusty.
What if it's raining?
Weather does not affect the departure of our tours as the quad bikes perform equally well in wet or dry conditions.
What kind of clothes should I need to bring?
We recommend you wear long pants, hiking boots or sneakers (boots are best), and a long sleeved shirt or light jacket.
It can be muddy or dusty on the trail so be prepared.
YOU WILL GET DIRTY!
Don’t forget to bring additional clothes to change after the tour. Make sure you bring your camera!
How many people are in each group/depart?
We operate a maximum of 6 bikes plus an instructor to maintain adequate levels of supervision. We can currently take up to 12 people per session with additional tour guide.
What equipment is provided?
All riders will be personally fitted with their own safety helmet, full finger and windproof gloves, goggles, knee and elbow pads (obligatory) and personal bike.
How do I get there?
Pick up/drop off from our local offices.
Is It Difficult?
The bikes are very easy to learn to ride being fully automatic there is also tuition for those who need it. A guide is constantly in touch with the rider’s progress during the tour evaluating skills and advising where necessary. The guide will tailor the tracks to the rider’s capability.
Can I take photos?
Yes! We recommend you do, however consider how you will carry your camera on the bike.
The ATV/Quad bikes have room or something where I can fix my backpack, camera and other personal items?
Each ATV/Quad bike tour has rear rack where you can carry your backpack with your personal items as camera, sunscreen, extra jackets & etc.