Javier and Sandra Kaper are THE number one repair and traveller's assistance dealer in southern South America. Very helpful, and well worth a stop even if you don't need anything done on the bike. They are also the prime contact for the Buenos Aires Horizons Community, so expect a warm welcome!
"Freddy invites you to stay at the Pueblo Viejo in the heart of Ushuaia, at the end of the world. Pueblo Viejo is just a few steps from the main avenue, Museums and places of interest. Plenty of safe motorcycle parking, FREE internet access, WIFI and Breakfast included too."
Will rent out facilities, lots of tools and equipment, helpful.
Ask around for directions!
"...south Argentina, Bariloche, Esquel, San MartÃn de los Andes and many other fabulous places. In the south of Chile we will show you Valdivia, Puyehue, BahÃa Mansa, Saltos del PetrohuÃ© and a unforgettable view from the top of Volcano Osorno. Our programs includes many offroads where you can show your abilities as a hardbiker." Website in EspaÃ±ol and English
Digital formed maps of Argentina. Still in progress. Check back periodically. Spanish only.
"...experience12 to 15 days of adventure through Chile and Argentina ... travel over 4.000 kilometers on back country roads. More than 60% of the route is unpaved. The minimum capacity is six persons per group." In Spanish, English, and German. Recommended by Ricardo Oberpaur from Santiago, Chile: "I have travelled with them a few times. Very good service and nice people."
Motorcycle touring company based in Mendoza, northern Argentina.Offers tours mainly in the Mendoza area, on your own bike or rent. Site in Spanish, Portuguese, and English.
...a small adventure tourism company that specializes in personalized, affordable travel in Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina. Website in Nederlands, English and Spanish Lars also says "we have a whole garage full of equipment for the bikes... so if anyone is in motor trouble or wants to know nice routes along the way in the area of Arequipa or in southern Peru we are glad to help you to find what you are looking for."
"Motorcycle Tours in Argentina, Chile and Bolivia. Visit the High Andes in the wild north of Argentina and Chile. Take a trip to southern Bolivia, with its mighty volcanoes, huge salt-lakes and isolated villages."
Photos provided by
Vicente Vicente Juan Chrestia
Are you an Overland Adventure Traveller?
Does the smell of spices wafting through the air make you think of Zanzibar, a cacophony of honking horns is Cairo, or a swirl of brilliantly patterned clothing Guatemala? Then this is the site for you!
Hosted by Grant and Susan Johnson, RTW 1987-1998