This tour is purely a suggested itinerary; it can be booked as it is, or alternatively used as a starting point for creating your own ideal tailor-made holiday.
|Varanasi||India Benaras/ Hotel City Inn|
|Patna||Hotel Chankya Inn / Clarks Patna|
|Bodhgaya||Om International / Galaxy Intercontinental|
|Sravasti||Lotus Sutra Hotel Adelphi Grand Zambala Hotel / Dreamland Gold Resort|
|Varanasi||Silk City / Costa River / Hotel Tridev|
|Patna||Hotel Chanakya / Hotel Panache|
|Bodhgaya||Anand International / Bodhgaya Regency|
|Lumbini||Tiger Palace Resort / Hotel Nirvana|
|Varanasi||Hotel Rivatas / The Madin / Ramada JHV|
|Patna||Hotel Maurya / Lemon Tree Premiere|
|Bodhgaya||Oaks Bodhgaya / Royal Rescidency / Lotus Nikko|
|Khushinagar||Royal Rescidency / Lotus Nikko|
|Lumbini||Buddha Maya Garden / Lumbini Hokke|
|Rajgir||Indo Hokke Hotel / Rajgir Rescidency|
Cycling through the vibrant Rajasthan on the Golden Triangle Cycling Tour will leave you mesmerised! You will start this thrilling ride from the narrow lanes of India’s capital, and then traverse through the dramatic landscapes of Rajasthan, finally experiencing the magic of Taj Mahal in Agra. Explore the magnificent forts, wander through the wild forests of Ranthambore and visit one of the best places for bird watching in India.
The Golden Triangle Bike Tour starts from Delhi, the capital city of India, holding a strong and long past. Delhi still has that charm of the old times and a visit to the monuments of the historical city will leave you in awe. Our next destination is Agra, housing the magical monuments Taj Mahal, fondly called as the “Symbol of Love”. Traverse through few local villages of Rajasthan and stay there to experience a different lifestyle. Before leaving for Delhi to conclude the trip, stop at Jaipur, “The Pink City” of Rajasthan. The city is known for its royal palaces, incredible havelis and exquisite handicrafts and jewellery. No better way to explore the magic of India and her many colours than to take this golden triangle cycling tour.
Arrive Delhi in the morning. Welcome on arrival with fresh flower garlands, after greetings, drive to Agra(230 Kms/ 5 hours). Check into hotel. Post lunch tour of Taj Mahal and fort.
Evening free to explore bylines and streets on bicycles. Overnight Agra.
After your breakfast, Cycle ride to Fatehpur Sikri (40kms/1hour). Interesting ride on the district road. After a sightseeing tour of the deserted city, drive to Bharatpur bird sanctuary (20 Kms/30 Minutes),
Check into hotel. Evening free for a bicycle tour of the sanctuary to birdwatch. Ovemight Bharatpur.
Morning free for bird watching and wildlife viewing on canoes. Later drive to Karauli (115Kms/5-6hours) dismounting short of the village to cycle upto the Karauli. lnteresting countryside views. You may stop at the local village to see the way of life. Check into the hotel.
Evening bar-be-que around a bonfire. Local village folk dancers/musicians in attendance. Overnight at Karauli.
After breakfast, visit Abhaneri (108Kms/5-6 hours) is a must visit for those who appreciate architectural genius and love to click pictures. This sleepy village is known for its marvellous step wells which were built in the 8th Century by Samrat Mihir Bhoj. It is common knowledge that Jaipur is set in a desert, however, it is little known that these step wells were dug up for the luxurious usage of water by the wealthy.
Continue your cycle ride towards to Abhaneri, on arrival transfer to hotel. Rest stay at hotel.
In the morning, after breakfast we will have cycle ride to Sariska (82Kms/4-5hours). Sariska National Park is situated in the northern part of Aravali hills. Sariska has a area above 479 sq and was declared a Tiger reserve in 1973 from the government of India. This was once home to a significant population of tigers, until a few seasons ago, when poaching significantly reduced their numbers. However there are many other animals in the park, and the atmosphere and natural surrounds make the visit very much worthwhile.
Rest stay at hotel.
From Sariska we start the day on our bikes, cycling through the scenic beauty of the Aravali Hills and enjoying some exhilarating ascents and descents as we make our way towards Gopalgarh, Ramgarh (96 Kms/4-5 hours).
Rest stay at hotel.
From Gopalgarh, we start the day on our cycle riding towards to Jaipur via Chomu(82 Kms/5-6 hours). Rest stay at hotel.
After having your breakfast, Enjoy some of Jaipur’s magnificent highlights we begin our day with a visit to the splendid City Palace, a dazzling fusion of Moghul and Rajasthani design. We also visit the stunning Amber Palace on the outskirts of the city, a superb marble and sandstone fortress. There is the option to hire an elephant instead of walking up to the palace, these are only available in the morning. Back in Jaipur we take in the unique majesty of the Hawa Mahal, the famous ‘ Palace of the Winds’ and pay a visit to the remarkable 18th century observatory of Jantar Mantar, before a free evening to enjoy the city at our own pace.
Later in the afternoon, drive by bus back to Delhi (270Kms/5-6 hours), on arrival transfer to your hotel.
Rest stay at hotel.
Your final departure transfer to Delhi International airport for flight back to your home country.
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