-Accommodation on mentioned hotels or similar
- All meals as per the itinerary
Explore British history, Indian culture, Shimla and the Himalayan villages on a cycling Challenge.
Historical Delhi - Toy train - Shimla Hills - Hot springs - Tattapani - Village life and Chindi - Mandi - Rewalser Lake - Tea Estates in Palampur - Mini Tibet-Dharamshala -Golden Temple and The wonder of the world - Taj Mahal- other Historial Monuments.
o Accommodation on mentioned hotels or similar.
o All meals as per the itinerary.
o All trains as per the itinerary.
o Giant Starkenn or Trek MTB bikes with disc brakes as per size requested.
o Experienced cycling guide and mechanic.
o All road transfers by air conditioned large coach.
o Support vehicle for transporting bikes.
o Refreshments and water during travelling.
o Local guide for sightseeing in Delhi, Shimla.
o Entrance fees to Qutab Minar (Delhi).
o All presently applicable taxes.
o Any expense of personal nature such as tips, laundry, gratuities, phone calls,
o Any VISA or Insurance fees.
o Anything not mentioned in inclusion section.
o Your personal travel insurance.
All bookings, accommodation and services are subject availability.
Alternative services will be provided, where possible to similar standards.
(Day 0: London to Delhi: Depart by Evening British Airways flight at 18:50.)
Morning: Arrival in New Delhi airport at 08.50am and meet your Expedition Leader and driver.
Afternoon: Sightseeing, Experience the new culture and local guide and driver will take you to see the India Gate, Mahatma Gandhi Museum.
Evening: Overnight Le Meridian Hotel.
Morning: Easy morning and explore the old parts and new markets of Delhi. Sightseeing in New Delhi that takes you past the presidential palace, the national parliament the India Gate and more. Then you visit the 800- year-old Qutub Minar, the world’s tallest brick minaret and the Iron Pillar.
Afternoon: After fast train to Chandigarh.
Evening: Overnight at Hotel Taj Hotel or Mountview.
Morning: Enjoy the toy train ride through the hills, small 103 tunnels and village to Shimla. Catch the Himalayan Queen narrow gauge train to Shimla through the foothills (5 hours).
Afternoon and Evening: In Shimla. Overnight at Hotel Woodville Palace.
Morning: This will be a first opportunity to explore the British Raj hill town Shimla on bicycles. Join your guide for a heritage cycling ride in and around Shimla the circular
road, Viceroy Lodge and the Mall Shimla for the historical buildings, overlooking inspiring views of the snow-capped Himalayas.
Evening: Meal in town. Overnight at Hotel Wood Ville Palace.
Morning: After breakfast cycle through the gentle hills down to Naldehra and to natural hot springs at Tattapani.
Afternoon: Ride down to Satluj river by the lake.
Evening: Visit Puran's family home for evening drinks on the farm, dinner and night at the Hotel Hot Springs in Tattapani by the Lake. Overnight at Hotel Hot Spring and Spa.
Morning: Today is the most exciting cycling day through the hills and villages to the beautiful hill station called Chindi.
Afternoon: Explore a few more village like Bagshad, Mahunag on the way and ride on levelled road on the top to Chindi.
Evening: Overnight at Hotel Mumleshvar Hotel.
Morning: Today Amazing road downhill via Pangna Valley and than gragually up and down again all the way to Sundarnagar.
Afternoon: On the way enjoy beautiful old houses, forts and beautiful villages.
Evening: In the evening enjoy the traditional Royal Raj Mahal Palace and their Copacabana bar. Overnight at Hotel Raj Mahal Palace Hotel.
Morning: Today you have a flat ride and enjoy the farming villages and temples on the way. Visiting amazing beautiful place on the way like Rewalser lake, Palampur, Ancient Shiva temple in Baijnath from 12 th century and tea estates on the way as well as meal and drinks at Taragarh Palace.
Afternoon: Late afternoon drive to visit the mini Tibet or the residence of Dalai Lama – Tibetan Govt in exile and shopping in the market.
Evening: Evening out in Mcleodganj. Overnight at Hotel Ambassador Hotel.
Morning and Afternoon: Morning drive to the airport or train station to travel to Delhi, or drive to Golden temple. Early morning drive to the airport or to the train station to travel to Delhi.
Evening: Overnight at Hotel Le Meridian Delhi.ç
**Other options: Travel 5-6 hours to visit the Golden temple and travel to Delhi
by late evening train.
Day Delhi airport and flight home: After breakfast morning drive to the airport for your International Flight at 11.05 am From Delhi to London and arrive at 15:20.
** End of the Tour**
Morning: Agra, early fast train from Delhi at 8.10 am for two hours and visit Taj Mahal.
Afternoon: After lunch visit Agra Fort if enough time allowed visit markets for shopping and afternoon train to Delhi.
Evening: Overnight at Hotel Le Meridian Delhi.