Rajasthan Cycle Tour

[ 16Days/15Nights ]

The royal and regal land, Rajasthan is an exquisite destination preferred by both domestic and international tourists. The best way to learn the narratives of the medieval forts and revered culture is to book a slot for a cycling holiday in Rajasthan. There are myriads of local attractions and serene landscapes competing for your attention. If you don’t know where to start, you can count on us to experience the life-enriching opportunity of a cycle tour in India. Cyclomania in India introduces a 16 days long Rajasthan cycle tour where you can make interesting detours to explore the embodied colour and culture of the land.

With our carefully planned Rajasthan cycle tour, you not only get a warm welcome from top tourist hotspots in the state but also encounter off-the-beaten trails. On this tour, cyclists get to explore the hidden beauty of the countryside that showcases serene vibes and unheard secrets of the vibrant history. We have done all the work, so you can make the most out of your holiday and get to explore the unspoilt beauty of rural Rajasthan. Just like an intricately woven fabric, Rajasthan has many folds and with every twist comes surprising benefits of unheard beauty and charm. The striking contrast between the beautifully restored Havelis, Forts, Mahals and age-old rural traditions can be explored with our thoughtfully planned slow-paced itinerary.

The unforgettable cycling tour in India begins with a sightseeing tour of the most spectacular spots in Delhi. Later you will fly all the way to Udaipur, a city located in South Rajasthan. The tailor made cycle trip starts at Udaipur, where you get to explore the local sights around the stunning lakes of the city. The trip then shifts towards exhilarating challenges when you encounter the spectacular views and native blush on your way to Kumbhalgarh Fort. The long bike trip offers you a lot of opportunities to experience the astonishing views of the Aravalli hill range. After exploring the dramatic landscapes at the majestic Kumbhalgarh Fort, you will enroute to further exciting trails ahead that take you to the nature-embellished rural Rajasthan. To make cycling in Rajasthan memorable as possible we will take you to certain towns and villages in the vicinity, which includes pit stops at Ranakpur, Korta, Bhenswara and Bhadrajun. The gentle start of the tour of the rural Rajasthan includes delighted stops like the marble carvings in Ranakpur, the camel herders and snake charmers in Korta and Bhenswara, along with the stunning historic sites at Bhadrajun.

After trailing in and around the rural area of South Rajasthan, we head towards the biggest tourist attractions in the state, i.e. Jaipur and Jodhpur. Cycling in Rajasthan is incomplete without getting a taste of the rich heritage and culture at Jaipur and Jodhpur. While enjoying the historic delights in the form of forts, palaces, gardens and museums, our guides will help you encounter the ultimate Rajasthan experience by taking you to the local bazaars and then to the famous eateries in the city to savour some of the local cuisines. Setting off from the cultural charm, we then head on to the trails to witness the unspoilt wilderness at the Ranthambore National Park, which was the hunting ground of the Maharajas in the bygone era. Here we factor a jeep safari into your Rajasthan Cycle Tour where, if lucky, you may get to fulfil the long coveted dream of spotting a Royal Bengal Tiger.

When your muscles and determination are truly warmed to get back on your bike, you enter into the final days of the tour. The exciting ride takes you through a very different terrain and you will reach the final pit stop at Agra city located in the adjoining state Uttar Pradesh. Here you get to indulge in the beauty of the manmade wonder, the Taj Mahal, standing majestically on the banks of the Yamuna River. The design, the architectural beauty and the construction stories of the Taj Mahal are worth to make it a part of your cycling holiday in Rajasthan.

Whether you want to escape into nature or need an exciting dose of the cultural expedition, Cyclomania in India never disappoints you. Owing to our years of experience and dedication to give you the best experience of cycling in India, we have become able to put together an itinerary that heightens your senses. Under our guidance, you can create the best kind of travel souvenirs. Even the most active folks get tired and whenever you feel so, you can take a break from pedalling and get into our backup cab.

We have done all the legwork, so you can have all the fun. Go through the itinerary of the Rajasthan cycle tour and book your slots.

1. Delhi (Breakfast only)

Getting off a flight and starting a holiday tour from Delhi never goes wrong. We have chosen this city to start the Rajasthan Cycle Tour because Delhi is the capital city and is well connected with almost all of the international and domestic flight routes. Our chauffeurs will welcome you at Delhi airport and you will be taken straight to a lavish hotel that is pre-booked for the overnight stay. The day is only reserved for the guests to arrive, settle in and overcome the jet lag.

Details:-

Accommodation: http://www.hoteltheroyalplaza.com/

Meals: Breakfast

Cycling: no cycling

Visit: as per program

Route Weblink:

2. Delhi Sightseeing (No Cycling)

After the introductions are made and with a bit of a chat at the breakfast table, you will be guided to a tailor-made sightseeing tour. We will cover the most notable landmarks in New Delhi and the promenades of Old Delhi. On this day, you will take in the stunning combination of Indo-Islamic and Mughal architecture. The tour includes magnificent sightings of more than 3 centuries old religious place Jama Masjid. Another stunning landmark, Humanyu’s Tomb which is deemed as one of the most opulent places in Delhi is included in the tour. To wind your way through the cobbled streets of Delhi, we will take you to India’s largest wholesale market which was built in the 17th century by the daughter of a Mughal emperor named Shah Jahan. Known for lots of store-fronts and eateries, this bustling and vibrant market is possibly the most iconic spot to experience Delhi tour vibes. The exhilarating day ends with some more sightseeing and you will be escorted back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Details:-

Accommodation: Overnight at http://www.hoteltheroyalplaza.com/

Meals: Breakfast

Cycling: no cycling

Drive:

Visit: as per program

Cycling route map link:

 

3. Udaipur (By flight- All Meals)

Setting off from Delhi, you will be escorted to the airport for a 1 and a half hours flight to Udaipur. The day is usually reserved for rest, but if you wish you can warm up your muscles to take a short bike trip around few spots in close vicinity of your pre-booked hotel. Renowned as the City of Lakes, Udaipur boasts the most beautiful sceneries during the sunset. You can consider adding ‘a sunset in Udaipur’ to your list. After enjoying a hearty conversation with the cycling tour guide at the hotel, you can check up on your bikes during the short 10 km sunset ride. This way, you can get a hang of your bike and get comfortable with other tour members.

Details:-

Accommodation: Overnight at https://www.fatehcollection.com/fateh-niwas-udaipur-resort/

Meals:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activity: 10 km

Altitude: 3130 m (10270 ft)

Drive: 25

Visit: as per program

Cycling route map link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28537093

4. Udaipur (45kms of Cycling)

Renowned as the ‘Jewel of Mewar’ and claimed as one of the most romantic cities in the world, Udaipur is a popular tourist destination in Rajasthan. Situated amidst the picturesque foothills of the Aravalli mountains range, the city offers vivid surroundings. To start off the Rajasthan cycle tour you will be guided to a nearby hilltop to get a bird-eye view of this scenic city. After breakfast, we will leave the hotel and pedal for approx. 25 kms before lunch time to get enchanted by the vibrant culture and the old world charm. Then, we will move forward to the outskirt landscapes of the hill ranges which are worth a look. After spending the first half of the day taking in the stunning scenery, we will have a specially prepared lunch at the lakeside and then continue pedalling towards the old city which is a hub of cultural activities. You will have a packed day to explore India’s very own Venice. You will encounter the calming aesthetics of the 400 years old City Palace and varied hotels and palaces situated in the middle of the water. To wrap up the sightseeing we can take a boat ride in Lake Pichola.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at https://www.fatehcollection.com/fateh-niwas-udaipur-resort/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling: 45 km

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28482895

5. Udaipur- Kumbhalgarh (All Meals)

After exploring the cultural relics of the lake city, the next leg of cycling in Rajasthan starts. After driving out of the traffic for approx. 60 kms, the trip starts to get better when we finally ride the bikes and start to pedal. The rural Rajasthan is best viewed at a slow pace and nothing beats the experience of a cycle ride. After a pit stop to take lunch and relax the muscles, we will be cycling all the way to the Kumbhalgarh Fort. It is usually an easy and peaceful ride to Kumbhalgarh Fort, except the last 7 kms when you will be cycling uphill. If you wish we can continue pedalling or we can stop before the uphill slog and mount the bikes on the backup vehicle. The 15th century fort is a tourist delight which includes the world’s second longest continuous wall, more than 300 temples, and a royal residence. After pedalling across the soothing meadows and pleasant climate of the southern Rajasthan, we can take a tour of the unparalleled beauty of the Kumbhalgarh Fort if time permits, otherwise you will be escorted to the hotel for a sumptuous dinner and overnight stay.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at https://www.fatehcollection.com/safari-resort-kumbhalgarh/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling: 60 km or more (optional)

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34162099

6. Kumbhalgarh- Ranakpur (50 Kms of Cycling- All Meals)

After breakfast, the day starts by touring the cascading design of the great wall of Fort Kumbhalgarh. Renowned as the abode of bliss and serenity, this Fort boasts some breath-taking views from the top. After exploring the heritage beauty, we will ride the bikes and head towards our next destination Ranakpur. It is a famous Jain temple that is popular for its marble carvings and geometrical patterns on the ceilings. The beauty of this place is hard to be defined in words. The elaborate carvings on the walls, pillars and ceilings are surely a delight to your senses. To cover the distance between Kumbhalgarh and Ranakpur, we will be pedalling for approx. 50kms. With a few rough spots, the ride is fairly easy. Tourists who are inclined towards the rural beauty even enjoy the rough ascents and descents as they believe it is best to seduce their senses. We will make a stop during the trip to take lunch and after visiting Ranakpur, you take a tour of the most soothing and divine Jain Temple. Followed by the tour, you will be escorted towards your accommodation for the night.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at http://www.ranakpurhillresort.com/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:50 km

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30885467

7. Ranakpur- Korta (75 kms of Cycling- All Meals)

Rajasthan is the epitome of diversity. Leaving the rich heritage and history far behind you will be covering a distance of approx. 75 kms to reach Korta. On this route, a warm welcome from the rural clutters will leave you spoilt for choices. Making multiple spots to experience the unspoilt beauty of the colourful hamlets will revive your energy and in no time the distance of 75 kms will be covered. Before heading to the accommodation for the night, you will be welcomed with a long string of stories narrated by the tribal community of camel herder Rabaris residing in Korta. While looking at the white turbans of men and black scarves and enchanting brass jewellery on women when you listen to their legends, it can keep you lost in thoughts for hours.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at http://www.kortaescape.com/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:75km

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38633003

8. Korta-Bhenswara (42 kms of Cycling-All Meals)

Leaving the vibrant community of Rabaris at Korta behind, we will commence the journey by heading towards the dazzling specimens and rich biodiversity of rural Rajasthan. To explore the colourful life of the cheerful villagers, we have picked Bhenswara as our next destination. Following an off-road trail, your arrival at one of these hamlets is anticipated with wide smiles. Foreigners touring their villages is a rare sight for them, so they make sure to showcase the most friendly attitudes to make it an unforgettable experience for you. We will stop by one of the hamlets to have the authentic incredible Indian experience by taking lunch which includes the traditional Bajra Roti (millet bread) and some simple condiments.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at http://ravlabhenswara.com/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:42km

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30894247

9. Bhenswara- Bhadrajun- Jodhpur (65 kms of Cycling- All Meals)

Situated in the foothills of Aravalli range, Bhenswara lets you savour the most scenic locations and of course serene rural culture. After spending the previous night at Bhenswara, we will leave for our next stop. After few uphill slogs, we will take the packed lunch midway and pedal for the rest of the day to reach Bhadrajun. Renowned for its 16th century built fort, now turned into a heritage hotel, the village is includedin the itineraryfor Rajasthan cycle tour because it is also famous for some legends dated back to the times of ancient Indian epic, Mahabharata. After a quick tour of the village, we will give rest to muscles and get into our backup cab to drive towards Jodhpur, where we stay overnight.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at http://www.palhaveli.com/accomodation.html

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:42km

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38634683

10. Jodhpur (No Cycling)

Jodhpur is the most favoured destination of tourists, who wish to explore the retained legacy of the rich Rajputana culture and architecture. On day 10 of cycling in India, we take a day off from pedalling and explore the plethora of tourist options offered by this lively city. After breakfast, the stroll starts at the old city to get enthralled by the charm of old Havelis. Later the tour continues by visiting the most preserved and largest fort in India, Mehrangarh Fort. Built in the 15th century the impregnable fort is sitting atop a perpendicular cliff and almost 400 meters above the city skyline, giving a perfect bird-eye view of the blue-painted houses in Jodhpur. The epitome of royalty still has the pockmarks from shelling during wars. Other important landmarks which will be covered on day 10 are the Jaswant Thada memorial, Balsamand Lake Palace, and Ummaid Bhavan Palace. After an elaborated tour of the ancient architecture and a deep insight of the Rajasthani folklore is offered during dinner time at a luxurious accommodation for the night.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at http://www.palhaveli.com/accomodation.html

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:no cycling

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :

11. Jodhpur- Jaipur (All Meals)

On the next morning, we will leave Jodhpur in our backup shuttle and drive for about 80 kms. After leaving all the traffic behind, we will ride the bikes once again and take lunch midway enrooting towards Jaipur. Taking you along the path, you will discover the appealing villages at few spots offering authentic vibes with their mud houses and colourful culture. After pedalling for approx. 65 kms and enjoying a well-earned soak in the rural culture we will take a break from cycling and cover the rest of the distance towards Jaipur in our car. We will reach Jaipur by the evening hours which are perfect to witness the vibrance of the local markets. After exploring some authentic antiques and classic handicrafts, we will have a scrumptious meal prepared with traditional ingredients and secret recipes at a local restaurant before retiring to our hotel for the night.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at http://www.kkroyalhotel.com/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:65km

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: : https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38634696

12. Jaipur (No Cycling)

The enthralling journey is incomplete without a day of sightseeing at Jaipur. Capital city Jaipur is home to a plethora of tourist attractions. To relish an encounter with the rich heritage, we will begin the sightseeing with Amer Fort. The colossal masterpiece is built in the style of Mughal architecture and also boasts a worth visiting place named Sheesh Mahal (the mirror palace). To continue the tour we will visit the splendid attractions like Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum and Birla Temple. After embodying the aesthetic perfection and legends of the bygone era, we will call it a day and move back to our hotel.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at http://www.kkroyalhotel.com/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:no cycling

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :

13. Jaipur- Ranthambore (All Meals)

Leaving the glory and fame of Jaipur behind, we will drive out of the city and continue until the traffic vanishes. After a long break, we resume cycling in Rajasthan to move towards the paradise for every wildlife enthusiast, Ranthambore. Get astonished by the mesmerizing countryside and then take a pit stop for lunch. After offering the feast for your eyes for about 65 kms we will take a break from cycling and get back in the backup vehicle to reach Ranthambore where have a pre-booked beautiful escapade for you in the form of a wildlife resort.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at Hotel Tiger Moon Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:65km

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38634716

14. Ranthambore (Jeep Safari- All Meals)

The National Park in Ranthambore is a popular wildlife habitat. To begin the most adventurous activity, we will leave the hotel and witness the wildlife species with a safari ride. The safari rides are offered twice a day, based on your convenience we can book the slot either for the morning or the evening. The National Park holds a massive significance for the sightings of the famous Bengal Tiger. Apart from that, you get to encounter a lot of wildlife roaming freely in the jungle. The tour is followed by exploring the royal ruins and temples at the 10th century built Ranthambore Fort.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at Hotel Tiger Moon Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:no cycling

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :

15. Ranthambore- Agra (All Meals)

Subsequently rejoicing with the culture, tradition, and flora and fauna of Rajasthan, the tour moves towards the adjoining state Uttar Pradesh. After riding the bikes for a few hours we will get back into the car and drive for the rest of the day until we reach our next destination Agra, which is the land of the splendid monument the Taj Mahal. We will reserve touring the masterpiece for the next day and explore the local bazaars and delicacies which are a delight during the evening hours.

Details:-

AccommodationOvernight at http://hotelgrandimperial.com/

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycling:65km

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: : https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38634747

16. Agra- Delhi (No Cycling)

Built in the 15th century by a Mughal Emperor named Shah Jahan, the magnificence embodied by the Taj Mahal is renowned for being a UNESCO world heritage site. We will encounter the epitome of beauty during the sunrise. After a truly overwhelming tour of the layout and design of the captivating ivory-marble structure, we will cover few more sites of historic importance where the cycle tour in India ends. While taking a lifetime of memories, you will be driven back to New Delhi airport to take a flight back home.

Details:-

Accommodationno accommodation

Meals: Breakfast

Cycling:no cycling

Drive:

Visit:: as per program

Cycling route map link: :

4 to 6 guest: 800 USD per person on double sharing basis

7 to 12 guest: 700 USD per person on double sharing basis

Single supplement: 200 USD per person on single sharing basis

Inclusions

Bikes: Mountain Bikes

Bike Sizes: 13-21

Bike Hire: Includes on Tour Cost. You may bring your own bikes, but in this case let us know in advance. Other equipment provided: Pedals, helmet, water bottles.

ACCOMMODATION

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 'twin-sharing' foundation. For those who wants single room, we offer single room, but at extra cost.

TERRAIN

The landscape includes flatlands, mountains, backwaters and village streets.

CLIMATE

The variety of the regional features of this country has led to a corresponding variety in environment. The Great Varies have awesome environment throughout the year, while the flatlands are warm and moist. The common level of yearly rain fall is superb in Kerala, Sikkim and some of the Northern Eastern Declares of Native India, when compared to other Native India. July to Aug is the monsoon season, with heavy downpours. It is always recommended to check weather and temperature at websites.

TRANSPORTATION/SUPPORT VEHICLES

All transport is involved in the cost. We provide backup vehicle at all times during cycling trip. The vehicle can be used to boat your baggage & yourself as required.

FOOD

Food is a very essential part of these trips. We make sure that the meals we offer is 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
  • Footwear
  • Bike shoes
  • Sun cream lotion
  • Relaxed shoes for walking
  • Shoes for other sightseeing
  • Socks
  • Clothing

In Indian, the conventional of 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.

  • A hotter set of outfits (Fleece, Coat, hat and gloves) are required for visits going through Munnar and other thin air places.
  • Water resistant jacket.
  • Bike riding equipment like safety gloves and shorts.
Others
  • Torch
  • 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
HEALTH

Water is higher risk; hence we suggest that you drink only nutrient water in bottles during your trip. A cage of standard nutrient water is always focused for in the start of the vehicle during trips as an urgent evaluate. Despite the high requirements, it is worth providing basic OTC medications for disappointed tummies, complications, pest attacks etc. Indian is a financially creating democratic republic and has worked very hard to control illnesses. Sufficient medical care is available in the major inhabitants' facilities, but is usually limited in the non-urban areas of the country. Many western worlds are utilizing the state-of-the-art healthcare services available in Indian. The cost of treatment is much less expensive here in comparison to the same features available in innovative nations.

The most important cause of sickness of tourists in Indian is food and water-borne illnesses. Malware, bacteria, or harmful bacteria can cause diarrhea. Attacks may cause simple diarrhea and throwing up, high temperature, or, in extraordinary instances, liver organ damage (hepatitis). Malaria is a 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.

PRECAUTIONS
  • 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 resilient.
  • 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.

SHOPPING

You will get possibilities en-route to do a bit of purchasing. However unless particularly requested for, our guide will not suggest any particular store. Neither we nor our driver/guides take any percentage on purchasing.

SPENDING MONEY

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 which are not included
  • Emergencies
  • Optionally available activities /additional sightseeing
  • Shopping/Souvenirs
FOREIGN EXCHANGE

As Indian currency value tend to go up and down, make reference to the following website for daily return rates: www.xe.com.

AIRPORT TAXES

There is no airport terminal or leaving taxation from any airport terminal of India.

Inclusions
  • Cycles
  • Support Vehicle, parking, toll, and driver’s allowances
  • Cycling guide
  • Breakfast at all destinations
  • All Accommodation on Full board
  • First Aid Kid
  • Backup of Support Vehicle
EXCLUSIONS
  • Insurance Policy - Please take your own Insurance
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Laundry
  • Telephone bills
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