Our Rajasthan Biking Tour -with its chockfull itinerary, is exclusively designed to give you a wholesome experience of this vast region. We begin the 16-day tour with a sightseeing trip in Delhi and then fly you to Udaipur in Rajasthan. Udaipur is called the ‘Venice of the East' for its many lakes. Cycling through it is just pure fun. As the tour progresses, you will pass through picturesque landscapes at the foothills of the Aravalli mountain range (which - believe it or not - is older than the Himalayas). Along the way, you will visit ancient forts and temples. You will stop by a village of camel herders where women wear distinctive black headscarves and heavy brass earrings. You will visit the ‘Blue City’ Jodhpur and go on a sightseeing tour of its historical sites.
Arrive in Delhi, you will be received by our driver at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Most of the flights arrive late at night in Delhi so there will be no sightseeing or activities today, overnight stay at a hotel in Delhi.
After Breakfast transfer to the airport to take the flight to Udaipur, Our cycling guide and driver will receive you at Udaipur airport and transfer you to the hotel. Have lunch at the hotel, and straighten your backs. Check your bikes and gear, etc. You may go for 10 km of cycling around the Udaipur lakes so that you can check your bikes and our mechanic can prepare your bikes according to your need for the tour.
(Approx 10 KMS of cycling to check bikes)
(Total cycling of approx 40-45 KMS)
(Ascend of 415 Meters)
After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and drive for approx. 60kms to reach the countryside to avoid Highway and traffic and then you can start Cycling for Kumbhalgarh. We will pass through a picturesque. We will have our lunch midway. You may visit Kumbhalgarh fort in the evening or the next day morning. Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar fortress. Built during the course of the 15th century by Rana Kumbha enlarged through the 19th century, Kumbhalgarh is also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap the great king and warrior of Mewar. The walls of the fort of Kumbhalgarh extend over 38 km and are claimed to be the second-longest continuous wall after the Great Wall of China.
(Approx 40KMS of cycling)
(Ascend of 615 Meters)
Note: the last 5-7kms is very uphill cycling so we prefer to load our bikes in the car and drive to the hotel but if someone is really a cycling enthusiast then we don't stop.
After breakfast, we start cycling from Kumbhlagarh hotel to Ranakpur hotel, en-route visit the famous Ranakpur Temple. Ranakpur is widely known for its marble Jain temple, said to be the most spectacular of the Jain temples. It is dedicated to Rishabha, also known as Adinatha, who is the traditional founder of Jainism. We will have lunch midway. Overnight stay and dinner will be in Ranakpur.
(Approx 50KMS of cycling)
(Ascend of 475 Meters)
Today is scheduled for a long day in saddles, we journey from Ranakpur to Korta taking us across a terrain of verdant jungle that borders the foothills of the Aravalli Range. Passing through local villages filled with color and noise we traverse the rural beauty as we head for the picturesque village of Korta, traditionally home to members of the Rabari sect. Legend has it that the men of the Rabari married the daughters of the gods, rather than mortal women, earning them the epithet of Rabari (the goers out of the path). Once nomadic, they are by tradition camel herders, the men traveling vast distances with their herds in search of grazing land, whilst the women stay at home and run the villages. Worshippers of the goddess Mata Devi, are a strong and proud people and their women wear distinctive black headscarves and heavy brass earrings. In the evening we will visit local villages and will get the chance to meet local people and to see their day-to-day life.
We will have our packed lunch after 35-40 km of cycling. After lunch, we start cycling again for Korta. Overnight Stay and Dinner will be at the hotel in Korta.
(Approx 75KMS of Cycling)
From Korta we cycle to Bhenswara, traversing through a pastoral landscape of villages and open fields, towards the small village of Bhenswara. We will cycle through some beautiful, rural tribal villages well off the normally used tracks. The local populations rarely see westerners and greet them with curious smiles. Bhenswara is situated at the foothills of the tenacious Aravallis, on the northern banks of the Jawai River. We will have our packed lunch after 35-40 km of cycling. After lunch, we start cycling again for Bhenswara. Overnight Stay and Dinner will be at the hotel in Bhenswara.
(Approx 50KMS of cycling)
Today after breakfast, we will start our cycling from the hotel and will do cycling for approx 65 Kms to Bhadrajun. We will have our packed lunch after 35-40 km of cycling. After lunch, we start cycling again for Bhadrajun. In the 16th century, a fort known as the Bhadrajun Fort was built at Bhadrajun by the Rathore kings of Marwar. Today the fort is owned by Rathan Singh Rathore, son of Maharaja Maldeo, the sixteenth descendant of Marwar Ranas who ruled from Jodhpur. It is now run as a heritage hotel. The fort has a significant collection of goods from its long past. We will reach Bhadrajun late afternoon and from there we will load our bikes in the car and we will drive to Jodhpur, Overnight stay will be in Jodhpur.
(Approx 65KMS of cycling)
There is no cycling scheduled for today, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Jodhpur, visiting Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada Memorial, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Balsamand Lake Palace and Mandore Garden.
Jodhpur is the second-largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This city is also referred to as the "Blue City" due to the vivid blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. The old city circles the fort is bounded by a wall with several gates. There are seven gates, which include Jayapol (meaning 'victory'), built by Maharaja Man Singh to commemorate his victories over Jaipur and Bikaner armies. Fattehpol (also meaning 'victory') gate was built by Maharaja Ajit Singh to mark the defeat of the Mughals. The palm imprints upon these still attract much attention even today. Dinner & overnight stay will be at the hotel.
After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and travel by car (approx. 77KMS) then we will start cycling from there to reach Jaipur. Away from the desert, the countryside is a patchwork of villages and small towns where we can see the timelessness of rural India. Leaving the desert scenery behind we ride to Jaipur, a town overlooked by the splendid hilltop Amber Palace. We will have our packed lunch after 35-40 KMS of cycling in the village at villagers' houses or in the shadow of trees. We will start cycling again after lunch for an hour or so. After cycling for about 30KMS, we load your bikes in the car and drive to Jaipur, Overnight stay will be in Jaipur.
(Approx 75KMS of cycling)
There is no cycling scheduled for today. After breakfast, you can go on a Jaipur sightseeing tour. Jaipur is the capital and largest city of Rajasthan. It is also known as the Pink City of India. You can visit major attractions like City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Birla Temple and Albert Hall Museum. The observatory, Jantar Mantar, is one of the World Heritage Sites. In the evening, explore local bazaars and enjoy the extravaganza of tradition. Dinner & overnight stay will be at the hotel.
After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and drive for approx 1hrs, and then we will do cycling for approx 60kms on one of the best countryside roads and villages of the entire trip. We will have our picnic lunch after 35-40 KMS of cycling. After lunch, we will do cycling for another hour or so. After cycling, we will load our bikes in the car and drive for 60kms to Ranthambore, an overnight stay in a wildlife resort.
(Approx 60KMS of cycling)
Ranthambore National Park is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. Ranthambore Fort is one of the six forts included in the World Heritage Site inscription Hill Forts of Rajasthan. It is situated near the town of Sawai Madhopur and is a formidable fort having been a focal point of the historical developments of Rajasthan. The fort is known for the glory and valor of Hammir Dev the Chauhan Dynasty.
The fort lies within the Ranthambore National Park, the former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur before Indian independence. There are 2 Jeep safaris scheduled in Ranthambore National park. The overnight stay will be in a wildlife resort.
After breakfast, we load our bikes in the car and drive for approx 1hr. We start our cycling when we reach the countryside. We will have our picnic lunch after 35-40kms of cycling. After lunch, we will do cycling for another one hour or so. We will do cycling for approx 65-70kms and after finishing our cycling, we will load our bikes in the car and drive to Agra, overnight stay will be in Agra.
(Approx 65KMS of cycling)
There is no cycling scheduled for today. We go for an early morning visit to the Taj Mahal. This elegant historical monument was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Since then it is a symbol of love. In the morning light, it looks like a pearl sitting on the shores of the river Yamuna. After this memorable visit. We come back to the hotel to have breakfast, we check out from the hotel after breakfast. We also visit the magnificent Agra fort. With the Taj Mahal overshadowing it, one can easily forget that Agra has one of the finest Mughal forts in India. Construction of the massive red-sandstone fort, on the bank of the Yamuna River, was started by Emperor Akbar in 1558. Further additions were made, particularly by his grandson Shah Jahan, using his favorite building material - white marble. The fort was built primarily as a military structure, but Shah Jahan transformed it into a palace, and later it became his gilded prison for eight years after his son Aurangzeb seized power in 1658.
Later we drive you to Delhi, where you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey. Tour Ends.
- Hotel Based on Twin Sharing
- Bikes for complete Tour ( Trek Bikes)
- All Meals(Breakfast and dinner at Hotel)
- Lunch in Midway restaurant/City Restaurant or Pack Lunch
- Expert Cycle mechanic throughout the tour
- Back up AC vehicle for a complete tour
- 1 Day English speaking Local Guide for sightseeing at Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Delhi
- Fresh Fruits/Snacks (Only Cycling Part)
- 2 Jeep Safari in Ranthambore National Park
- Unlimited filter water during cycling (Only Cycling Part)
- All road and transport taxes
- 5% Government Taxes
- Driver Allowance
- Toll and Parking charges
- Any Domestic or International flight tickets (Like Delhi - Udaipur flight)
- Monument or Sightseeing entry fees (Like Taj Mahal entry fee, Elephant ride or Camel Ride etc..)
- Still/Video camera fees
- No lunch or dinner in Delhi
- Tips and Gratitude
- Travel insurance
- Any Hard and Soft Drink
Bikes: Trek Bikes
Bike Hire: Includes on Tour Cost. You may bring your own bikes, but in this case, let us know in advance.
Accommodation is offered at all locations. Most of the hotels are Culture Resort, Eco Resorts & family-run hotels - all with a common line of quality in service. Our costs are based on a 'twin-sharing' foundation. For those who want a single room, we offer a single room, but at an extra cost.
The landscape is flatland, with village streets except Day 2, Day3 and Day 4 which is a hilly region.
Mostly dry depends on which month of the year you are traveling.
All transport is involved in the cost. We provide a backup vehicle at all times during a cycling trip. If in any case if you don't feel like riding you can always come in car/Bus and we can drive
Food is a very essential part of these trips. We make sure that the meals we offer are method delicious unless you ask for dull meals. You are also permitted the choice of veggie or non-vegetarian meals. We suggest that you consume only the canned standard water. Please make sure that the container is enclosed.
What to bring
- Bike shoes
- Water Bottle
- Sun cream lotion
- Relaxed shoes for walking
- Shoes for other sightseeing
- In India, the conventional outfit is more traditional. We counsel you to prevent very short shorts/skirts and limited tops/tanktops when viewing small non-urban places, temples, mosques, or other sacred sites as this may limit your access.
- Water-resistant jacket.
- Riding bike equipment like safety gloves and shorts.
- Mosquito repellent
- Eyewear, cap
- Sun lotion of SPF at least 35
- Individual Bike riding equipment like bar finishes, pedals, chairs and headgear
- Helmets for riding a bike
Malaria is an avoidable disease that can create trouble if neglected. One can prevent disease by taking recommended anti-malarial drugs and defending against insect attacks. The areas you will be passing are Malaria-free. Make sure that your insurance provider includes illnesses and injuries overseas.
- Bring all the important medications and OTC medications. Do not ignore to have the brands as well as the general titles of the medications one needs to have.
- Use a sun hat when revealed.
- Consume a lot of liquids. Don't drink tap water. Use only bottled water which is always kept in the back of your automobile.
- Bring your personal medical kit and pest resilience.
- To avoid fungus and parasitic attacks, keep legs clean and dry, and do not go without shoes.
- Do not eat food bought from road providers.
- Do not drink drinks with ice.
- Do not eat milk products unless it is known that they have been pasteurized.
- Prevent managing creatures (especially apes, pets, and cats) to avoid attacks and serious illnesses.
Medical Information Update
Details given above are liable to change every now and then and one should contact the Native India tasks of the specific country or the government vacationer offices for more details.
You will get possibilities en route to do a bit of purchasing. However unless particularly requested, our guide will not suggest any particular store. Neither we nor our driver/guides take any percentage on purchasing.
Every visitor will have different cash specifications and varying personal costs. Please assess your own spending routines while enabling for beverages, purchasing and falling. Also keep aside cash for extra costs like:
- Foods that are not included
- Optionally available activities /additional sightseeing
As Indian currency values tend to go up and down, make reference to the following website for daily return rates: www.xe.com.
There is no airport terminal or leaving taxation from any airport terminal in India.
Departure date based on your inquiry minimum from 2 persons
Group joins in departure date below.
02/March- 17/March - Available
02/April - 17/April - Available
12/Oct - 27/Oct - Available
5/Dec - 20/Dec - Available
25/Jan - 09/Jan - Available
Tour Cost: Contact Us
Note: To organize any private tour we need a minimum of 2 Persons.
Note: Arrangement for domestic flight ticket or extension tour can be done on request
Note: For Private and Exclusive tours on your request we can change the hotel or even we can work on the itinerary to add or remove some destinations or any services.
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