Temple Caves & City Lights

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17 Day(s)
Moderate
1290 Km
avg 108 Km
Hosted

Tour operator:  TDA Global Cycling

Cycle to the formidable Gateway of India and the country’s commercial and entertainment hub

Pedaling south out of Udaipur, the cyclists will spend a decadent night in Dungarpur at the Udai Bilas Palace before crossing into Madhya Pradesh and through some undiscovered areas: smoky towns distinguished by their lack of noise, save curious murmurs from children, the rhythmic slap of a woman washing laundry against a stone, and the plod, jingle and rattle of the ox drawn cart. At times these villages will give way to scenes of severe austerity, rocky hills hosting little more than dry scrub and grass.

Riders will be treated to 3 spectacular rest days: Mandu - a city of remarkable splendour, with sprawling palaces, elegant mosques and impressive forts, all guarded by a series of stone turrets and gates; Ajanta - a series of caves set along a U-shaped river gorge featuring incredible Buddhist religious art; and Ellora - Hindu, Jain, Buddhist temples and monasteries cut out of of the Charanandri Hills.

The Hippie Trail then heads west, pausing in the popular hill station of Matheran where riders can gaze out over the plains of Maharashtra before spinning down towards the Arabian Sea. The section ends with a gorgeous ferry ride across the water to the formidable Gateway of India and the country's commercial and entertainment hub, Mumbai.

Information

Tour Location

Country:
India
Region:
India West
From:
Udaipur
To:
Mumbai

Tour Information

Guiding:
Hosted
Support:
Vehicle Support, Luggage Transfer
Duration:
17 Day(s)
Level:
Moderate
Accommodation:
Double Occupancy

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
1290 Km
Riding Days:
12
Month(s):
February
Departure:
Feb 13 - 27 2022

Additional Information

Inclusions

16 Nights in hotels
Most dinners
Most breakfasts
All roadside lunches
Vehicle to carry your bags
Experienced tour leader
Sweep rider
Bike mechanic
Medic
Local support
Tour jersey
Commemorative tour medal
Celebratory final dinner
Pre-tour information bulletins
Pre-tour rider discussion forum

Options

Those coming for multiple sections get 10% off for 2 or more sections on the same tour (multiple section discount does not apply to full tour price).

Additional Info

Check out other stages or the full Hippie Trial adventure

Booking Conditions

Registration fee of $150 USD to hold your place

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