Major Location : Himalayas
Himachal Pradesh, Kerala.
Best Time :
Any Time of the year, depending on the location you
Biking Equipment are provided by the Biking Organisers. The
equipment you will require are - Cycle, Cycle Helmets, Rucksack, Sleeping
Bag, Carry Mat, Torch Water Bottle, Emergency Ration, Medical Kit, Tents,
Riding a bicycle / bike has always been a pleasure for a person who loves
adventure and sports. And, when it is done amidst the luxurious surrounding
then, it becomes more delightful. The exquisite and varied topography of
India offers a wide scope for Biking. Be it the mountain ranges of the
Himalayas or the south Indian mountainous treks, Biking is always a pleasure
in India. Another good things about biking (Bicycle) is, it does not emit
any form of pollution as other means of transportation. Hence, it is good
for our ecosystem too, as it does not harm the environment.
Biking is like climbing on a mountain
the help of a bike. Whether you are riding on a smooth surface or a hard
one, mountain biking provides you a fantastic drive, so conquering the
endless climbs and then slide is a matter of a sheer skill, strength &
Biking in the Himalayas
If you are looking for the enthusiasm of challenging the climbs and some of
the best sliding for mountain biking in the world then head for the
Himalayan ranges in India. Set amongst ever-changing and luxuriously booming
scenery, Himalayan Mountain ranges offers some hard to beat tracks for the
adventure lovers. Most of these mountain bike tours here involve some single
track riding and asks technical skills. The biggest attraction is of flying
down tricky terrains, but if you want to choose the terrain region be sure
that you are skilled enough to ride over there. Off - road trips are cheaper
because they involve camping or stays in fairly off beaten path
accommodations. In general, mountain biking trips focus on those who are
born to be wild.
Some of the Mountain Biking Treks in Himalayan Mountain
Kufri- Narkanda- Sungri- Jeori- Sangle- Karcham- Bhawanager- Sainj-
Kufri- Narkanda- Shemsher- Ghiagi- Koti- Chattru- Takcha- Rangrik- Tabo-
Chango- Powari- Jeori- Sungri- Tiuni- Nerwa- Paonta Sahib
Kufri- Chaba- Kingal- Kelodhar- Alsindi- Basantpur- Kufri
Kufri- Narkanda- Nankhari- Sungri- Tiuni- Lakhawati- Paonta sahib
Mountain Biking in Himachal Pradesh over Jalori Pass (3223
The Biking in the Himachal Pradesh is truly a mind-boggling experience. The
entire Himachal Pradesh is appealing as well as adventurous. The terrain of
Himachal Pradesh is a challenging one. But the friendly ecosystem here makes
biking an absolute satisfaction.
Some of the Biking Treks in Himachal Pradesh
Nalagarh-Manali by surface (255 km)
in Himachal Pradesh is at an
altitude of 1896 m above sea level and situated at the northern end of Kullu
valley. Manali is a picturesque little town, and is the most popular place
in Himachal Pradesh. It is typical small town bustling with activity during
the summer season. Around Manali, nature has lavished the region with
forests, waterfalls, green slopes rivulets and souring snow-covered mountain
peaks. Biking through this treks is a special experience.
Manali-Solang Valley-Manali (26 km)
A bike to Solang Valley is just unique. It is uphill ride from Manali to
Manali-Naggar-Kullu (42 km)
Biking to Kullu via Naggar on left bank of Kullu Valley is another Biking
option in Himachal Pradesh India. The Beas Valley, its luxuriant atmosphere
is very special.
Kullu-Larji (34 km)
You can explore the temples of Kullu and afterwards bike to Aut along the
river Beas. On the way you can visit the Old Shiva temple at Bajaura.
Larji-Shoja (38 km)
Ride along the river Tirthan upto Banjar. Up to Aut it's a level ride
and thereafter a soft ascend upto Banjar. From Banjar an ascend to Shoja.
Shoja village is surrounded by a dense forest (2683 mt).
Shoja-Kahnag over Jalori Pass (3223 mt) (29 km)
Start after breakfast. The road ascends gradually up to Jalori pass (3223
mts). This trek will take you to crystal clear Serolsar Lake and beautiful
Khanag-Narkanda (2708 mts) (55 kms)
Ride here offers excellent surroundings, abundant with thick green forests.
Narkanda-Shimla (2205 mts) (64 kms)
Apart from green surroundings, this route will take you to a mini Zoo
famous for Himalayan Bears.
Biking in South India
The South Indian region does provide some excellent treks for Biking. The
green fields and the tea & coffee plantation areas are some of the best
places, where you can fulfill your Biking desire. These place with luxuriant
surroundings are the best places for Eco-Biking, as these regions will
provide you clean and pure ambience through out your tour. The mountain
biking tour along some of the most beautiful mountain roads in South India
show the true meaning of adventure. Ascending and descending through the
windy trails of mountainside tropical rainforests and grasslands to emerge
into the beautiful tea estates along the way. Along the route you will come
across spices plantations like cardamom, pepper, vanilla and coffee which
has made this place famous all over the world as the spice capital of the
Some of the Best Biking Treks in South India :
Best Season : October to March
The agreeable climate, thick forest patches & tea gardens, crisscrossed
by mountain streams are indeed some refreshing sight in south India. You can
also give a visit to the wildlife sanctuaries of Periyar, known for the
Tiger conservation or also go for a trip to Rajamalai for watching the
endangered Nilgiri Tahrs.
Some of the most spectacular sceneries in south India will include the
Lake, cardamom forests & winding village roads along mountain tracks.
The rolling grasslands of the foothills of the southern Indian mountain
ranges called High Ranges here. The route takes through rolling
grasslands & roads that are most of the way downhill. The journey trek
here also include a different eco-system that of rubber & spice
plantations of Central Kerala.
In between the treks you will also get the opportunity to acquaint with the
local culture and tradition. The beautiful backwater roads, villages set
amidst the estuaries & lagoons and the simple lifestyles of people along
the way will surely delight you.