India is the perfect backdrop for cycling enthusiasts and has so much to offer with its exotic landscapes, tropical climate, riot of colours and friendly locals. A heady mix of ancient ruins, royal heritage, handicrafts, textiles, cuisines and so much more are just waiting to be explored and India is that paradise. Cycling trips in India take you through narrow bazaars and will enrich you with experiences of India’s cultural fabric and perspectives only to be had here and there is no better way to do it then on a cycling tour in India.
You can choose from casual cycling tours in India, historic tours, adventure cycling, off road cycling or be part of cycling events in India. Cycle through remote rural villages, ancient ruins of forts and temples and through the desert. For the thrill seekers, head to the challenging Himalayas that wait patiently for you and embark on a cycle tour in Ladakh.
Cycling in the Himalayas – For a healthy adrenalin dose of adventure cycling take a route through remote Himalayan villages in Kumaon Himalayas or switch to some off road cycling through the high mountain passes in majestic Ladakh. . Explore national parks and see India’s wildlife as you bike along virgin trails and soak in the heady mountain air.
Cycling trips in Delhi – Your cycling tour in India takes you through the glorious past and the utterly modern facets of Delhi, with a taste of the fun that makes the capital city of India so special. You’ll take a once-in-a-lifetime ride into the walled city of Old Delhi. From vibrant markets to small temples, this route gives you a true feeling of Delhi street life. Then you switch to the present, and hop off your bikes to catch the uber efficient Delhi Metro train, and take a rickshaw ride. Or choose a cycling trip along the lifeline of the city, the Yamuna river, showing you the unique mix of colours, smells, sounds, tastes and unforgettable images of Delhi.
Cycling trips in Mumbai – Experience the big city lights of Mumbai as you coast along on a cycle. Join a cycling tour in India and you’ll pass by some of the most beautifully lit up heritage buildings in the city. This trip starts from the busy streets of Colaba. You’ll slowly cycle through the cobbled lanes of Mumbai, looking at the heritage buildings glowing under lights.
Or get away from the city and into the fresh sea breeze. This day-long Alibaug cycle ride takes you on a ferry ride in the cool morning hours, and riding along the quaint roads of Alibaug, lined with coconut trees, exploring secluded beaches and scenic spots.
Cycling trips in Goa – Tourists from around the world flock to Goa for its pristine beaches and relaxed atmosphere. A cycle tour takes you through the beautiful town of Old Goa and begins from Goa’s capital town Panaji. Explore and photograph quaint structures and capture the scenic beauty of Goa that was once a Portuguese colony. Cycle through the countryside and admire traditional houses and historic churches. The highlight is the stop at Se Cathedral, Asia’s largest cathedral.
Cycling trips through Kerala – Discover the beauty of ‘God’s Own Country’ – Kerala, as you cycle through the lanes within Fort Cochin. Explore palaces, synagogues, churches and basilicas reminiscent of the colonial era, and now blended with contemporary Kerala architecture. Steeped in history, you’ll come across numerous historical buildings and fishing villages. Strike off the beaten path as you do some off-road cycling along the beach and beautiful backwaters of Kerala or through coconut and coffee plantations.
Cycling trips in India are designed to give you a taste of Indian food, culture and heritage from close quarters as you manoeuvre past the breath-taking countryside of India. You are assured a real experience of India, the one beyond guidebooks and off the busy tourist trails.