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Biking holidays in Garhwal & Kumaon. Planned routes in the foothills, the central and upper Himalayas which pass through regions of perfect wilderness and sometimes along trails crowded with culture. A typical bike ride with us takes you through beautiful Himalayan landscape from one place to the other, where you may camp in deep jungle or stay in a high mountain lodge. You can do a weeklong cycling trip or try it on a weekend break. If you get a thrill out of doing things on your own, body fuel is your preferred choice of energy on your next Himalayan safari.Hi-tech mountain bikes (21 speed gears), trained Professional instructors and meticulously planned itineraries. Choose your tracks, create your speed, be aware of your body and the Silence as you paddle. Are you inspired?

Mountain Biking some of the best experiences that a cyclist looks for. Rigorous sweating sessions are rewarded by beautiful sights of mountain peaks and deep gorges, of thick forests, and occasional glimpses of wildlife scurrying across the route.  

Learn about the simple people populating the mountain valleys, their ways, and their culture. Mountain biking of course requires fitness as the terrain is both rugged and rough. Stamina and perseverance helps one climb steep patches, bike trails where numerous surprises can always catch one unawares are some of the features that our team of expert guides can offer you.  

Riding a bicycle in Garhwal Himalaya can become an adventure if you really love to seek magnificent surroundings. No it’s not like a Tour de France! But can be quite an expedition to bring out that explorer from you. We here enclose some of the best cycling escapades that a cyclist looks for in its adventure trip in Garhwal.

Mountain biking of course requires fitness as the Indian terrain is both rugged and rough, especially the North Indian ones. The balancing act is also important, as good balance will also help you to climb steep pitches. Mastering the control fact also becomes a good confidence booster for a biker, especially on Garhwal Himalaya mountain bike trails where numerous surprises can always catch one unaware. 

Speed Control is another thing that one has to keep in mind while riding the Indian mountainous region. Going uphill usually turns out to be more challenging so keep the speed control in mind too. Always alert in Garhwal Himalaya while on biking.

Day 01 : Rishikesh – New Tehri (770 mts/76 Kms)
Morning after breakfast start the day one cycle trip up to New Tehri, the kitchen staff and luggage will go by supporting vehicle. Lunch will serve enroute, evening reach New Tehri check in and overnight stay at the hotel.

New Tehri: The newly established township is the districts headquarter of Tehri Garhwal. It is situated at an elevation between 1550 to 1950 mts. above sea level. A modern and well planned town, only 11 Kms. From Chamba & 24 Kms. From Old Tehri, it overlooks a massive artificial lake and a Dam. It will soon become an important centre of attraction on the completion of the dam.

Day 02 :: Relax day to explore the area.

Day 03 - Tehri-Ghansali (4-5 hours). :: We Continue biking on a flat terrain to reach Ghansali, Stay at Bhilangana River Valley.

Day 04 - Ghansali-Chirbatia (4-5 hours) :: Early morning we bikes and continue forward, reaching Chirbatia. After that slightly taxing journey, Stay at Hotel.

Day 05 - Chirbatia-Chandrapuri(5-6 hours) :: After breakfast, continue your bike journey to the village of Chandrapuri in Mandakini Valley. There is an overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 06 - Chandrapuri-Ukhimath (3-4 hours) :: Continue your biking journey to the religious town of Ukhimath. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening, you can visit the Ukhimath temple.

Day 07 – Bike towards the Sari village and reached near by Deoriyatal lake. Back to okhimath.

Day 08 - Ukhimath-Chopta (4-5 hours) :: After a leisurely breakfast, hop on your bikes, and embark a journey to the beautiful Chopta valley. There is a good chance of spotting some wildlife in Chopta, apart from exotic species of birds. There is an overnight stay in resthouse/tents.

Day 09 - Chopta to Chandrasilla and back – (4130m / 13564ft; 8 kms/ 4 – 5 hrs both ways)

After breakfast we do a day excursion from Chopta i.e. trek to Chandrasilla top via Tungnath temple which is one of the “PANCH KEDAR”. The pathway is gentle with few zigzag climb till the Tungnath. A sharp (1 km) climb leads towards Chandrasilla peak (4130m), which best known for its breath taking views of Himalayas with views of Nanda Devi, Trisul, Dunagiri, Hathi peak, Neelkanth, Choukhamba and all connecting peaks towards Gangotri. We descend down to our base. Overnight Camping.

Day 10 – Bike down towards the Mandal village and arrive at Gopeshwar town further bike till Birahi. Stay up here or Pipalkoti.

Day 11- Steep climb till Joshimath. Arrive Stay at hotel

Day 12 – Visit Auli and back to Joshimath.

Day 13 - Bike toward the Tibet region Malarie. Follow River Dhauli Ganga the Godess Mt. Nandadevi picturase view arrive at River side point. Camp

Day 14 – Biking towards the shepherd home town malaria. Biking following the river Dhauli Ganga and close encounter to Tibet region. Camp

Day 15 – Rest day at Gamsali.

Day 16 to 17 :: Back to Joshimath.

Day 18 :: Arrive at Rudraprayag.

Day 19 :: Bike till Shivpuri. Camp

Day 20 :: Rishikesh

Or one can follow the biking trip further from karnprayag to Ranikhet and than to Corbett and end the trip at Nanital.


The thrill of mountain biking in the Himalayas

If you are an apprentice then do not even give a try to this sport as it involves great experience in motorbike driving, good control over it and an expertise at off road driving. You may be required to drive 40-80 kms per day. Some of the motorbike tours in the Himalayas are classified as under-

Mountain biking in Ladakh :Mountain biking in this region is really thrilling. While driving in this region, you make your way through the snow capped mountainous terrain of the greater Himalayas. You have to be acclimatized to the harsh climate, chilling and wintry flavor of the region. Enjoying the ambiance is quite difficult here because of the thin air. The trip will take you through glaciers in Rohtang Pass, Khardung La Pass. The trip is, still exciting and thrilling for those who long for adventure.
Mountain biking in Himachal :Exploring the Himachal region on your bikes takes you through Changthang plateau, lakes at Pangong, Tso Kar and Tsomoriri. If you love nature ardently and are well acquainted with the tricks of biking, then plan out for this thrill this time. You'll travel through the Silk Route-the route between Central Asia and India.
Mountain biking in Garhwal :If you are interested in wildlife adventure sports, the best option for you is the biking tour in the Garhwal region. Biking through the national parks lightens up your tour. While biking through the Garhwal region you cover the areas of Rudraprayag, Haridwar, Mussourie, Rishikesh and Delhi mainly.
Other than the above mentioned, mountain biking in the eastern Himalayas and Kumaon Himalayas is also worth experiencing.

Cautions for mountain biking in the Himalayas

Repair your bike whenever required. Do not delay. Keep a bike repairing kit
Take bike rack for carrying 40 kg weight, maps, flashlights and batteries
Put on adequate woolens to protect yourself against the chilly climate
Along the trail route make adequate arrangements to camp
Carry helmet, insulated gloves/waterproof gloves, biking shoes, and insulated bottles, cycling bags to carry your personal stuff, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellants and first aid kit.

Mountain biking in India is rapidly gaining grounds and have become much loved sport. The sport is fast making its place among the most preferred adventure sports in India. The bikers who are good at their biking skills and enjoy the risks involved in adventure can give a new shape to this sport, especially in the Himalayas, this sport is becoming popular among those who savor the adventure sports. This time, when you plan out for some adventure, take your bikes and go to a daring venture for mountain biking in the Himalayas.



Day 01           Arrival at Kathgoam.

                        Drive upto Bhimtal.                                                              30 kms.

                        After Break fast start cycling to Mukteshwar.                  30 kms.

                        Lunch on the way.

                        Arrival at Mukteshwar.

                        Dinner & Over night stay at Camp. 

Day 02           Morning tea with the view of Great Himalaya, 

                        After breakfast departure to Mornaula.                            35 kms.         

                        Lunch on the way.

                        Arrival at Mornaula.

                        Dinner & Over night stay at Camp. 

Day 03           After Breakfast departure to Dhaura.                               42 kms.

                        Lunch on the way.

                        Dinner & Over night stay at Camp. 

Day 04           After break fast depart to Khairna.                                    46 kms.

                        Lunch on the way.

                        From Kairna drive to Kathgodam.                                     55 kms.

                        Drop at Kathgodam.

Other Biking tour in Uttarakhand itineraries:

Mountain Biking Tour 1-
Duration - 21 days
Max. Altitude : 3058 m.
Place Cover : New Delhi - Corbett - Pauri - Srinagar - Rudraprayag - Chamoli - Joshimath - Sri Badrinath - Devaprayag - Rishikesh - New Delhi.
Best Season : April / May / June & Sept till Mid December

Mountain Biking Tour 2-
Duration - 25 days
Max. Altitude : 3889 m.
Place Cover : New Delhi- Corbet - Ranikhet - Karnaprayag - Joshimath - Lata - Malari - Sri Badrinath - Gopeswar - Chopta - Uttarakshi - Gangotri Mussorie - Dehradun - New Delhi.
Best Season : April / May / June & Sept till Mid December

Mountain Biking Tour 3-
Duration - 20 days
Max. Altitude : 3716 m.
Place Cover : New Delhi - Rishikesh - Rudraprayag - Chopta - Gopeswar - Badrinath - Joshimath - Lata - Karanpryag - Kotdwar- New Delhi.
Best Season : April / May / June & Sept till Mid December

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