Cycling in Rishikesh
Durations : 4Days / 3Nights
Activites : Mountain Cycling, Rafting
Difficulty : Easy - Moderate
Location : Rishikesh
Day 1: Arrival at hotel in the outskirts of Rishikesh. Orientation program is conducted for the participants to acquaint them with the details of the trip plan. Remaining day at leisure, explore the local markets of Rishikesh. Late afternoon the mountain bikes and the participants get introduced to each other. Customization of the bikes can be done as per the participant's comfort. In the evening, experience the famous Arti ceremony which is held at sunset besides the river Ganges.
Day 02: Early morning departure with the mountain bikes. All luggage of participants goes in the support vehicle, along with the camping gear. The journey would commence from the hotel, advancing towards the suspension bridge of 'Laxman Jhula'. We would cross the Rishikesh town, and would pass through winding roads which are surrounded by forests, at times breaking into occasional quaint garhwali villages. Plan is to reach a place called 'Bijni' where we are to camp.
Day 03: After camp packup, the journey is on the return path. We pass through familiar geography, greeting the villagers with whom we share a cup of tea perhaps. The late afternoon we take a refreshing bath in a stream which feeds into the Ganges. After a picnic lunch at this spot, we proceed towards Rishikesh. Our cycling trip would end after crossing the suspension bridge, from where the vehicle would transfer us to a beach camp resort besides the Ganges river, higher up from Rishikesh, at a distance of about 25 kms.
Day 04: The day starts early, and after breakfast, we check out of the beach camp, and proceed for the white water rafting trip on the Ganges. We would raft an exciting section of about 24 kms of exciting rapids like Three Blind Mice, Roller Coaster, Golf Course and many more. We would finish the raft trip near Rishikesh, and after lunch, the participants can carry on with their onwards journey back home.
All meals till lunch of the last day
All vehicle transfers of participants & equipment ex Rishikesh
Camping support, Kitchen and mess arrangements
Manpower for cooking and support vehicle
Spares, repair kits, compact and comprehensive first aid kits
Mountain bikes, helmets, sleeping bags, carry mats and tents for participants
All hotel and camp stay as per schedule described in itinerary
Package does not include
Any alcoholic beverages
Expenses of personal nature, personal medication etc.
Railway station pick and drop ( this can be organized if required)