Compass Expeditions and Jo Rust team up for a Peruvian Adventure Back to News List


Compass Expeditions and Jo Rust Adventures are pleased to announce that Jo will be leading an incredible 16-day tour through the motorcycling paradise of Peru.

The 2017 Jo Rust’s Peruvian Adventure is set to depart from the lakeside city of Puno on the 25th of August and travels via a hit-list of breathtaking highlights through Peru before culminating in the capital, Lima, on the 9th of September. Apart from the incredible roads through a landscape of snow-capped peaks and jungle lined valleys, the tour will visit the stunning lost city of Machu Picchu, the mysterious Nazca Lines, Lake Titicaca and the floating reed islands of Uros as well as the historical Incan Capital of Cusco and will spend two nights in the Amazon Jungle at a luxury river lodge.

Johannesburg-born Jo Rust is one of the world’s most prominent women in adventure travel. Jo is no stranger when it comes to traveling roads less travelled. She holds a number of records, including being the fastest female cyclist from Johannesburg to Cape Town, solo, the first person to cycle around South Africa, solo, and the first woman to ride around Africa on a motorcycle, solo. Last mentioned being a journey that saw her traversing

45 000 kilometres, through 28 countries over a year around the African continent.

Jo is an avid adventurer, speaker, author, tour guide and a professional off-road motorcycle instructor. She was the first ever female brand ambassador for BMW Motorrad South Africa and qualified as the 4th internationally accredited female off-road instructor in the world.

“We’re really happy to be able to work with Jo and we are keen to encourage male and female riders of all skill levels to sign up for this tour with Jo as she will always be on hand to provide tips and techniques on improving your bike skills along the way,” says Jerry from Compass Expeditions, “Compass Expeditions have a great deal of experience in South America and Peru is one of our favourite destinations, the route we have planned is one of our finest ”.

Compass Expeditions have a talented and experienced team based in South America and keep a fleet of adventure bikes, including late model BMW GS models and Triumph Tiger 800XCs, well maintained for the tours.

To reserve your spot of for more information about the tour visit –

For further info please contact 1300 887 327 (within Australia) or +61 3 9747 2379 (outside Australia) mailto:[email protected] or visit

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