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Cycling India's Hill Stations

Cycling India's Hill Stations - Exodus Travels
Cycling India's Hill Stations - Exodus Travels
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3 reviews
Starts
Amritsar
+15 Destinations
Northern India
Ends
New Delhi
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Highlights

  • Enter the Golden Temple
  • Cycle through the Kangra Valley
  • Gaze at majestic mountain peaks
  • Meet the locals at Point Oddi
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Bicycle
Travel style
Bicycle, Adventure
Operator
Exodus Travels
Start in Amritsar and end in New Delhi! With the bicycle tour Cycling India's Hill Stations, you have a 16 day tour package taking you from Amritsar to New Delhi and through Amritsar, India and 16 other destinations in India. Cycling India's Hill Stations includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Amritsar.
  2. Day 2: Visit Golden Temple; transfer to Pragpur.
  3. Day 3: Cycle to Kangra through traditional villages and scenic valleys; optional visit to Kangra Fort.
  4. Day 4: A long steady uphill climb to McLeod Ganj (2000m); late afternoon sightseeing.
  5. Day 5: To Andretta (1100m) via Norblingka Institute on the undulating back roads below the Dhaula Dhar range.
  6. Day 6: Continue towards Jogindernagar via Baijnath Temple.
  7. Day 7: Cycle to the historic temple town of Mandi; time to explore the town and old temples.
  8. Day 8: An easier day cycling along the Beas River to Larji in the lower part of the Kulu Valley.
  9. Day 9: A challenging day cycling through traditional remote villages to Shoja (2600m).
  10. Day 10: Climb to the Jalori Pass (3223m) for fantastic views across the Pir Pinjal and the great Himalaya; downhill to Luhri.
  11. Day 11: Another climb to Narkanda (2700m) for stunning views of the peaks on the Tibetan border.
  12. Day 12: Cycle to the famous hill station of Shimla.
  13. Day 13: Free day to explore Shimla.
  14. Day 14: Take Viceroy's narrow gauge 'Toy Train' to Kalka; connect with onward train to Delhi.
  15. Day 15: Free day to explore India's capital.
  16. Day 16: End Delhi.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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  • LB
    Written on December 4, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    This is probably the best of the 7 exodus cycling trips I've done. It's hard, a full C but full of variety and interesting things to see. I really liked the fact that we could (if we wanted) cycle the whole route from start to finish, made the trip much... Read more

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  • SD
    Written on September 14, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    This is challenging holiday. Some of the cycling is fantastic and the scenery is great .It is very much off the beaten track and some of the accomodation is very basic. There is very little rest time for the first few days. There are a couple of hills which... Read more

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  • MS
    Written on December 15, 2011
    3.0 - Average

    Cycling was fantastic and back up team very enthusiastic and helpful. Challenging cycling by title, challenging by nature.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?2000m climb and 35km climbWhat did you think of your group leader?very goodDo you... Read more

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    Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
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    Recommended for India. Ideally 3 months before travel.
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    Recommended for India. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for India. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for India. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 666 km.
    • Amritsar (India)
    • 128 km
    • Pragpur (India)
    • 31 km
    • Kangra (India)
    • 14 km
    • Dharamsala (India)
    • 3 km
    • McLeod Ganj (India)
    • 32 km
    • Andreta (India)
    • 8 km
    • Baijnath (India)
    • 15 km
    • Joginder Nagar (India)
    • 34 km
    • Mandi (India)
    • 33 km
    • Bali Chowki (India)
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