This particular cycling tour in Indian Himalayas, will take you to Himalayan state of Uttaranchal, this trip is a mixture of Adventure & visiting some of the most prominent Himalayan pilgrimage spot of the country. During the trip we will take you through the wildlife treasure of india at Corbett National park, which is true tiger country. We will explore biking along the Ganges to witness the attachment & lifestyle along the most respected river in the world. In this trip we will be having breaks at some of the breathtaking spots with 180 degree view of majestic Himalayas.
Activities: Himalayan cycling trip /Pilgrimage / wildlife / birding / Himalayan camping . Best Time: Mar -june. Sep - nov Grade: Demanding
DAY 01: Delhi Cycling tour in Himalayas : Uttarakhand Meet our staff on arrival at Delhi airport, and transfer to hotel, half day city tour of Delhi, Overnight hotel.
DAY 02 Delhi- Corbett ( Wildlife Tour) Early morning after breakfast drive 5 hrs to reach famous corbett national park. Afternoon wildlife safari inside Corbett national park. The national park has got a unique setting with mixture of wildlife of plain as well as himalayas. It's lovely tiger country and a great destination to see wild elephants. Corbett is very rich with over 50 varieties of mammals, 580 species of birds and around 25 species of reptiles. The most commonly seen wildlife include, the Wild Elephants, Rhesus Macaque, Peacock, Langur, several species of Deer (Spotted Sambar, Hog and Barking Deer), fish eating Gharial, Muggar, Monitar Lizard, Indian Python, Viper, Cobra Krait, King Cobra, Wild Boars and Jackals. Corbett National Park also has Leopard but their sighting is extremely rare. Overnight resort.
DAY 03 Corbett National Park ( Wildlife Tour ) A full day wildlife safari at corbett national park. overnight resort.
DAY 04 Corbett - Thalisain ( Cycling Tour ) This is the first day when himalayan cycling adventure will start from corbett national park to Thalisain village (1350 mts ). Overnight camp.
DAY 05 Thalisain - Mandakal ( cycling Tour ) After early breakfast start your cycling trip to Mandakal ( 1495 mts ) which will take 4 - 5 hrs of biking. Overnight camp.
DAY 06 Mandakal - Pauri ( Cycling Tour ) Early morning starts cycling from Mandakal to Pauri ( 1814 mts ). Pauri is small town of breathtaking landscape and great scenary. On arrival at Pauri visit local market and bhuvaneshwari temple. Overnight hotel.
DAY 07 Pauri - Srinagar (Cycling Tour) Early morning after breakfast begain your cycling expedition from pauri to srinagar. The town was founded by King Ajay Pal during 14th century. Located at the banks of River Alaknanda Srinagar is situated at an altitude of (580 mts ) and his well known for grahwal school of painting. Overnight hotel.
DAY 08 Srinagar - Rudraprayag (Cycling Tour) Himalayas Adventure Take Early breakfast and start your cycling trip to Rudraprayag ( 610 mts ) a famous spot known for confluence of Mandakani and Alaknanda Rivers. It's a point of religious importance having shrines and temples. Evening time explore surrounding of Rudraprayag.
DAY 09 Rudraprayag - Karanprayag (Cycling Tour) On this day we will start our cycling session to Karanprayag which is located at altitude of 790 mts. Karanprayag has a unique setting surrounded by majestic Himalayan peaks. It is the place where Karan is said to have meditated lord Surya. Overnight hotel.
DAY 10 Karanprayag - Chamoli (Cycling Tour) Early morning we will carry on cycling tour to Chamoli ( 960 mts ). It's a small pretty town having a lot of historical importance. The town dates back to Gupta dynasty which ruled the area during 3rd century A.D. Overnight hotel.
DAY 11 Chamoli - Helang (Cycling Tour ) On this day we will start in early morning to a beautiful town of Helang located at the altitude of 1530 mts. During afternoon we will explore Helang and visit Kapleshwar temples, Panchkedar and ancient Shiva temple. Overnight hotel.
DAY 12 Helang - Joshimath (Cycling Tour) Take early breakfast and ride your cycles to Joshimath ( 1875 Mts ) the small town of Joshimath is known for it's religious importance as the seat of Rawal Sahib of Badrinath shrines. One can meet semi-bhuti tribe people from Indo-Mangolian origin at Joshimath. Overnight hotel.
DAY 13 Joshimath - Sri Badrinath (Cycling Tour) After morning breakfast we will cycle our way to famous Badrinath shrine which is one of the most important site in India. Badrinath is located at the altitude of 3100 mts and offers majestic view of Himalayan ranges. Overnight hotel.
DAY 14 Sri Badrinath Day free for Badrinath and exploring the local area. Overnight hotel.
DAY 15 Sri Badrinath - Auli (Cycling Tour) Uttarakhand Adventure Tour Day visit to famous Auli skiing slopes situated at the altitude of 3000 mts. Auli offers one of the best skiing opportunities with great view of Himalayan peaks like the Nanda Devi (7817 m), Kamet (7756 m), Mana Parbat (7273 m) and Dunagiri (7066 m).
DAY 16 Auli - Chamoli ( cycling Tour ) Start to our day to cycling at chamoli ( 960 mts ). Overnight hotel
DAY 17 Chamoli - Rudraprayag (Cycling Tour) We start day after a breakfast cycling to Rudraprayag ( 610 mts ). Overnight hotel.
DAY 18 Rudraprayag - Deoprayag ( Cycling Tour ) Have early breakfast and begin your cycling tour to famous Deoprayag ( 618 mts ). It's a well known spots for it's religious importance where river Bhagarathi and Alaknanda joins and forms the River Ganges. During afternoon we will visit ancient temple of Raghunathji and Lord Shiva. Overnight hotel.
DAY 19 Deoprayag - Rishikesh (Cycling Tour) This is the last day of our cycling expedition during which we will ride our bikes to Rishikesh which is a famous tourist spot, well known for Yoga, ayurveda, music and it's famous ashrams. Rishikesh attains it's popularity during sixeties when Beatles visited this place and spend time here. Overnight hotel.
Day 20 Rishikesh - Delhi (By Road) It's a four hours drive to Rishikesh to Delhi, enroute we will stopover at Haridwar, which is one of the most famous pilgrimage site for Hindus and is one of the four spot where Kumbh takes place. Evening arrival at Delhi and transfer to international Airport.