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This trip is Guided allowing you to explore the area with the benefit of a knowledgeable ride leader and support.
This trip is ideal for Cycling Breaks with Friends and Seasoned Cyclists.
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We can tailor this trip to meet your requirements. If you are looking for a different duration, itinerary or other services please enquire today and get a truly unique experience.

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TRIP HIGHLIGHT WHAT WE LOVE

Ride from the hustle and bustle of Bangalore to the golden beaches of Goa. Our cycling will take us through the Western Ghats, along the coast and past places of historical significance and culture. From the royal city of Mysore, to the magnificent forests at Coorg and past India's highest waterfalls at Jog, this trip has everything you could want to experience India on 2 wheels. Your accommodation will be in homestays, stunning resorts, wildlife lodges and plantation bungalows. We love Jog Falls, 4 cascading waterfalls which you will visit on this holiday.
DAY 1Arrival in Bangalore

We will meet you at Bangalore airport & take you to our hotel at Mysore, 4 hours away. After a briefing by your guide and bicycle fitting, you will tour of the city of Mysore. You will visit ...Show More

DAY 2Cycling to Coorg

We will transfer a short distance away from the city to avoid the morning traffic and our tour begins with a leisurely ride to the foothills of the Western Ghats. From there we cycle onwards towa...Show More

DAY 3Cycling in Coorg

We will spend some time cycling through Bylakuppe, one of the largest Tibetan settlements in India and will ride through narrow country roads, past fields of maize and hamlets giving way to the f...Show More

DAY 4Cycling to Hassan

Today, we pedal through country roads shaded by the Flame of the Forest trees and the occasional Banyan and coconut groves. You get to witness the beauty and unique culture of rural India firstha...Show More

DAY 5Cycling to Mudigere

Today's cycling route has a special stopover in Belur. Home to the Chennakeshava temple, the city was built in 1121 AD and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Following our visit, we continue cycling t...Show More

DAY 6Cycling in Mudigere

We stay in Mudigere today and you have 2 options to ride today. Take either a 30 kilometre ride through the beautiful tea plantations or a 50 kilometre ride through the forested pathways. After l...Show More

DAY 7Cycliing to Chikamagalur

We start our ride to Chikamagalur, the coffee capital of Karnataka. The ride today is challenging, with a gradual climb till we reach the Taj, perched on the gentle slopes of the Sahyadri mountai...Show More

DAY 8Cycling to Lakkavalli

Today's ride is through the mountain paths and the first 10 kms of the ride is uphill, then through undulating terrain and finally flat roads as we reach the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctu...Show More

DAY 9Cycling to Koppa

We start our day near the Bhadrawathi dam and spend the first 25kms in thick forests and doing some climbing. We follow this with a a fascinating ride downhill, towards Koppa, a small town known...Show More

DAY 10Cycling to Jog Falls

We start our ride early from Koppa and cycle through lush tropical forests with numerous climbs & downhills. We then head towards the biggest waterfalls in India , the Jog Falls set amidst th...Show More

DAY 11Cycling to Gokarna

After a morning visit to Jog Falls, we descend and join the coastal roads, towards Gokarna, a small and remote holy town. Gokarna is blessed with four of India's most secluded and pristine beache...Show More

DAY 12Cycling to South Goa

Once again, we ride along the scenic beach side with cliffs dropping off to the beautiful beaches below. This is also known as the "Mango belt" for the delicious Alphonso Mangoes that grow here. ...Show More

DAY 13Cycling to North Goa

Today is the last day of cycling to take in the beauty of Goa and we ride to the northern parts of Goa. En-route we will visit villages, temples and churches. We finish the ride with delicious G...Show More

DAY 14Departure

You leave us today and we suggest you organise a local taxi to get back to the airport for your return flight home, or we can organise this for you.

AREA
INFORMATION

This is your chance to experience simple, rural India, away from the malestrom of its hectic cities. Starting in Mysore, you will ride through endless coconut groves, sugar cane fields, small villages and Indian towns bursting with colour.

Passing through wildlife sanctuaries, your ride heads north where you will eventually reach the glistening Arabian Sea, offering the chance to spend some time on the stunning beaches of Goa.

Weather
INFORMATION

The weather is mainly hot for most of the year with significant variations from region to region. The coolest weather lasts from around the end of November to the beginning of March, with fresh mornings and evenings, and mostly sunny days, making it a fabulous time to cycle.

The really hot weather is between March and June and monsoon rains occur in most regions between June and early October.

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PACKAGE DETAILS MORE INFORMATION

Your accommodation will be comfortable, staying in homestays, atmospheric resorts, wildlife lodges and plantation bungalows. 
You will be met and collected at Bangalore airport before being whisked away to the fabulous city of Mysuru, known for its glittering royal heritage and magnificent monuments and buildings. Please note that transfers to Goa airport from our final day in Goa are not included as you might be spending longer in Goa or other areas of India. If you would like this return transfer included, please let our cycling experience team know.  
Your trip will include all meals. Fresh, local cuisine will be served and bottled mineral water as well as local fruits and refreshments are provided on all cycling days. Please let our cycling experience team know if you have any dietary requirements that we need to be aware of. 
The holiday is guided by English speaking, knowledgeable, friendly guides. All the guides we use are first aid trained guides and your ride will be followed by a support van equipped with plenty of refreshments as well as a comprehensive first-aid kit.  
You will have a well trained and knowledgeable guide who will carry a comprehensive first-aid kit. In the unlikely case of any medical emergency that requires a hospital, there is ground transportation on hand to provide assistance and a local speaking support team. 
The bike you will hire will be a Cannondale, Trek or Merida hybrid with V brakes and 21 gears. The bike has front suspension and will give you a comfortable ride as you cruise up the Arabian Sea coastline and is well maintained. The bike has water bottle holders and an area to keep a small day bag. If you would like to bring your own bike instead, please let our cycling experience team know. 
The support van will be equipped with essentials such as bottled mineral water and local fruit and snacks during each day's ride. The guide will have a travel set of bike tools for emergency repairs and the support van will be equipped with spare parts and other tools. We will also fit a gel saddle to the bike to make your ride that little bit more comfortable. 
Your bags will be collected each morning and taken from your accommodation to the next night’s accommodation. We suggest you keep a day bag with you for all your essentials. 
Travel to India is not included but please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to book flights for you.   
We consider travel insurance to be essential. Accordingly, it is a condition of making a booking through us that you have suitable insurance cover for the booking you have made and any activities which you expect to take part in. This insurance as a minimum should cover cancellation, baggage loss, accidents and health issues while you are away. We also recommend that you take your policy details with you when you travel. Please ask our cycling experience team if you would like us to arrange travel insurance for you.   
Bicycle helmet hire is not included in the price but we can include this for you at a very small charge. Love Velo recommends the use of a bicycle helmet on all rides. Please click here for advice on wearing helmets from our partner, British Cycling.