Mountain Biking in Garhwal
Garhwal is a region where the nature has endowed an unsurpassed exquisiteness. The Garhwal Himalayas are standing tall as a citadel protecting the treasure-trove of nature. The magnificence of dawn and sunset, the alpine meadows replete with blooming wildflowers in fascinating hues, fresh waters of radiant rivers, and verdant woods whispering to the rejuvenating winds make the tourists lost in the opulence of Garhwal. What can be a better way to explore the splendour of Garhwal than motor biking. Traversing through the breathtaking trails offering stupendous panorama is an adventure certainly enthralling and heartwarming.
This 13 nights and 14 days itinerary is an ideal motor biking tour to the deep beauty of Garhwal. The adventure enthusiasts can drench themselves in thrill and nature's bounty by going on this comprehensive tour. The enticing regions falling in between the itinerary include Barkot, Mussoorie, Uttarkashi, Gangnani, Harsil, Gangotri, Dharasu, Tehri, etc.
Day 01: Delhi – Rishikesh
In the morning, we will transfer you to the railway station to catch Dehradun Shatabdi train for Haridwar at 06:55 hrs. On arrival at Haridwar by 11:20 hrs, you will meet our representative and drive to Rishikesh (25 kms). Check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. During your leisure time in the evening, you can explore the Rishikesh by your own/familiars with your cycle. An overnight at the hotel in Rishikesh.
Rishikesh is situated on the right bank of river Ganga and surrounded on three sides by Himalayan ranges, known from medieval time as celestial abode, is a great pilgrimage center of India, attracting a large number of pilgrimage center of India, attracting a large number of pilgrims.
Day 02: Rishikesh - New Tehri (770 mts/76 Kms)
In the morning after breakfast, we will proceed for our one day cycle trip up to New Tehri. Our kitchen staff and your luggage will go by the supporting vehicle. Lunch will serve en-route. On reach New Tehri in the evening, check in at your pre-booked hotel and enjoy an overnight stay.
The newly established township is the districts headquarter of Tehri Garhwal. It is situated at an elevation between 1550 to 1950 mts above sea level. It is a modern and well planned town. It is only 11 Kms from Chamba & 24 Kms from Old Tehri, and overlooks a massive artificial lake and a Dam. It will soon become an important centre of attraction on the completion of the dam.
Day 03: Tehri - Dharasu (1036 mts/42 Kms)
After breakfast in the Morning, get ready for cycling up to Dharasu. The road to Dharasu begins to rise, winding its way along the Bhagirathi and passing through a fertile valley studded with patches of trees and clusters of small houses. Here, the Khuromla meets the Bhagirathi and the roads to Uttarkashi and Gangotri treks makes its way along the banks of the Bhagirathi. Lunch will be enroute. On reaching Dharasu, enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in the tent.
Day 04: Dharasu - Uttarkashi (1158 mts/28 Kms)
In the morning after breakfast, we will leave for cycle trek towards Uttarkashi. Located on the banks of the Bhagirathi and surrounded by the rivers Varuna and Assi, this sacred fast developing town is the capital of the newly constituted western most district of the Uttarakhand. On arrival at Uttarkashi, check in at the hotel. In the evening, we will visit Vishwanath Temple. Later return back to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 05: Uttarkashi - Bhatwari (1218 mts/35 Kms)
Today after breakfast, we will start the cycle trek to Bhatwari alongside the river Bhagirathi. On reaching Bhatwari, one of the important towns with a small market, we will check in at our tent and enjoy dinner followed by an overnight stay.
Day 06: Bhatwari - Harsil (2623 mts/40 Kms)
In the morning after breakfast, we will start with our cycle trail from Bhatwari to Harsil. Lunch will be serve en-route about after 40 km. On arriving in Harsil, check in at your already installed tent and enjoy dinner and a night stay in the tent.
Harsil is a beautiful sylvan hamlet with its winding shady roads, swinging conifers, sun-kissed mountains and scintillating Bhagirathi to add to its allure, charmed a British settler who introduced apple trees here.
Day 07: Harsil - Gangotri (3200 mts/30 kms)
After breakfast in the morning, we will go ahead for our cycle trek starts from Harsil to Gangotri alongside with Bhagirathi River. On reaching Gangotri, check in at the hotel to enjoy dinner and an overnight stay.
Gangotri is located beyond the gorge where the Jadh Ganga meets the Bhagirathi, heralding the approach of the Gangotri temple, the narrow, Bhagirathi revine, dramatic and beautifully wooded, opens out into the Goddess Ganga stands on the right bank simple, but dignified in the valley of the gods surrounded by the majesty of the mountains, the beauty of nature. A valley flanked by jagged snowy peaks. Here is the start point of Ganga River source pilgrimage which attracts every year thousands of devotees.
Day 08: Gangotri - Gangnani (2133 mts/50 Kms)
Today after breakfast in the morning, we will leave for cycle trek to Gangnani. On reaching Gangnani, check in at your assigned tent and enjoy dinner followed by an overnight stay in the tent.
Gangnani is a little paradise offering peace and solitude surrounded by beauty and overlooked by the snows, is an ideal place for meditation. There are hot water springs.
Day 09: Gangnani - Uttarkashi (1158 mts) (50 Kms)
Today in the morning after breakfast, we will start will our cycle trek from Gangnani to Uttarkashi. Lunch will be served en-route. On reaching Uttarkashi in the evening, check in at the hotel and enjoy dinner and a night stay in the hotel.
Day 10: Uttarkashi - Barhmakhal (1958 mts) (40 Kms)
In the morning after breakfast, we will proceed for cycle trek from Uttarkashi to Barhmakhal. Enjoy hot lunch, which will get served en-route. On arrival in Barhmakhal, check in at your already fixed tent and take pleasure of an overnight stay in the tent.
Day 11: Barhmakhal - Barkot (2118 mts) (51 kms)
After breakfast, we will prepare to leave for cycle trek towards Barkot. On reaching Barkot village, which is situated the bank of river Yamuna, check in at your already booked hotel. Enjoy beautiful views of Yamuna river from the balcony of your room. An overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 12: Barkot - Nainbagh (1115 mts) (50 Kms)
In the morning after breakfast, we will proceed for our cycle trek from Barkot towards Nainbagh, which is located alongside the River Yamuna. While trekking towards Nainbagh , we will pass through beautiful village named Naugaon, Barnigad, Sarigad and Damta. On reaching Nainbagh, check in at the tent and enjoy an overnight stay.
Day 13: Nainbagh - Mussoorie (2005 mts) (41 Kms)
Today after breakfast, we will leave for cycle trek towards Mussoorie. En-route, we will see the majestic views of Himalayas and visit Kempty Fall. Thereafter, we will start cycle trek towards our destination. On reaching Mussoorie, check in at the hotel and enjoy dinner followed by an overnight stay.
Mussoorie: Rising as a horseshoe shaped foothill that overlooks on the one side, the great plains sweltering in their pestilential heat with the holy Ganges, oiling its way through slowly, sluggishly across them, on the other, the vibrant, magnetic, silhouette of the Himalaya, is Mussoorie where the mountains to gay and the nobility mingles with the elite, when they sojourn there for the summer, as they did in the past and as they shall continue to do so in the future.
Day 14: Mussoorie - Dehradun – Delhi (38 Kms by Cycle, 238 Kms by Bus)
After breakfast in the morning, we will follow the cycle trek from Mussoorie to Dehradun. En-route, we will visit Mussoorie Lake and Lord Shiva's Temple. On reaching Dehradun, the capital Of Uttrakhand, we will explore the city and later in the afternoon drive to Delhi by car.
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