Mountain Biking in Garhwal

Biking in Garhwal

Garhwal is a destination where Nature appears to be in full command of the region. Individuals not only love the valleys, mountains, glaciers, rivers, forests, animals and vegetation but they revere them because of the awe these integrals of divine inspire. The reverence could be witnessed in the devotion of pilgrims coming to various places. However, there are other ways of showing the fidelity to the laws of Nature; one of which is mountain biking in Garhwal. 

This part of the state of Uttarakhand is known for towns like Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Uttarkashi, Dehradun, and few others, with their ensemble of beauties representing hinterlands of hills is a perfect way to learn about something that cowers in city to come to its full bloom. And nothing else gives the chance to do so as does the Garhwal mountain biking tour.

Get drenched in sweat and Nature as a mountain biker!
 

ITINERARY

Day 1   Delhi - Dehradun - Mussoorie
In the morning meet Peak Adventure Tour Executive and then take AC Train for Dehradun at 06:50 hrs. Arrival at Dehradun by 12:00 noon. On arrival meet our guide and transfer to Mussoorie via a beautiful valley town of Dehradun. Lunch enroute. Mussoorie is popular as a honeymoon destination for the newly wed. On arrival check into hotel. By evening one can ride a bike near by the hotel and get acclimatize as well as familiarize with the bike. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 2  Mussoorie - Dhanolti
In the morning after breakfast get ready for your day first biking tour towards Dhanolti. This is an easy uphill ride over the mountain ridge. The ride covers very picturesque spots and overlooks deep valleys and lofty mountains. One can see the real beauty of Garhwal hills in the unspoiled Cedar surrounded Dhanolti. On arrival check in to hotel. Overnight stay at Dhanolti.

Day 3   Dhanolti - Tehri
In the morning after breakfast get ready for the thrill of downhill mountain biking to the Yamuna bridge and then a ride over a more or less flat road till New Tehri (in the Bhagirathi river valley). Its a very stunning hill town constructed after the Tehri Dam made Old Tehri inhabitants relocate to this location. Overnight at hotel/guest house overlooking the biggest manmade lake in Uttarakhand.

Day 4  Tehri - Ghansali
After breakfast ride your bike downhill towards Ghansali located in the (Bhilangana river valley) via Mulgarh. A little more climbing today and a great downhill run marks the end of the days session of biking. Overnight at Guest House at Ghansali.

Day 5   Ghansali - Chirbatia
After breakfast get ready for the biking towards Chirbatia a steady climb most of the time. Today we will ride our bikes through lush Oak forests. The whole area is complete with exceptional medicinal herbs and a repertory of wild flowers. Overnight at Guest house at Chirbatia.

Day 6  Chirbatia - Chandrapuri
In the morning after briefing the route ride your bike towards Chandrapuri, a small market of the nearby villagers. Ride the bikes through some local markets negotiating the local traffic. Overnight at Guest House at Chandrapuri.

Day 7   Chandrapuri - Ukhimath
After breakfast ride towards Ukhimath. The ride is easy till Kund (From here one road goes towards Kedarnath and other to Ukhimath) Ride 23 kms through an isolated road and beautiful uphill ride to Ukhimath. On arrival check into hotel. By evening one can visit the Ukhimath temple. Overnight stay in rest house at Ukhimath.

Day 8  Ukhimath - Chopta
In the morning savor the view of the snow capped mountain peaks and later after breakfast ride your bike towards Chopta- called mini Switzerland of Garhwal! Today the ride is continuously uphill, and though its not too hard but continuous pedaling is rewarded by the view one enjoys at the end of the days ride! On arrival check in to guest house/tent. Overnight stay at Chopta.

Day 9   Chopta - Chamoli
In the morning enjoy the scenic beauty of Chopta. One gets to see the magnificent view of Himalayan peaks from here. After breakfast ride downhill towards Chamoli through thick forests of Mandal valley and the beautiful hill town of Gopeshwar. Arrival at Chamoli by evening. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10  Chamoli - Haridwar - Delhi
In the morning after breakfast drive towards Haridwar by car via Devprayag revered by Hindus as it is the confluence of rivers Alaknanda & Bhagirathi River! Visited by the Great Hindu philosopher and reformer Shankaracharya (approx 800 CE) the confluence is known as the true beginning of the holy river Ganga! Arrival at Haridwar by evening & transfer to Haridwar Railway station & catch AC train for Delhi at 18:15 hrs. Arrival at Delhi by 22:45 hrs

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Mountain Biking in Garhwal
  • Duration:9 Night/10Days