Mountain Biking in Kumaon
The great Himalayas of the Kumaon region are one of the scenic mountain bike tracks in India, with huge terrace fields across the lush mountains. Apart from pilgrimage places, there are various beautiful places that are must watch if you are travelling to Uttarakhand and can be best explored through mountain biking.
Biking in Kumaon can bring you closer to this place. It can help you in closely observing the naturally beautiful Kumaon, its people and culture. Mountain biking around the flat lands of Almora can be relaxing and pleasing. Moving ahead to Bageshwar, an ancient jungle and along the Gomati River, you can have a stay nearside the river and enjoy camping on the way. Further, moving on to Kausani, you will find a steeper land. From there you can have a bike trip to Someshwar and Ranikhet, both these places are best to discover the countless orchards and the botanical gardens. You can ride to Corbett Park from here and then visit Kaladungi, once residence of Lt Col. Jim Corbett. After an overnight stay, you will reach Chorgalia, the ending point of the tour.
At Trekking in India, we offer an amazing Mountain Bike Tours in Kumaon that can meet the rising demands and expectations of adventure lovers. Our Mountain Bike Tours in Kumaon will allow you to travel and accommodate in the heart of Kumaon. Starting from the flat tracks in the Almora district, our tour will take you through Bageshwar, a renowned religious centre famous for a Lord Baijnath temple to numerous small villages, towns and dense Oak forests that abounds in wild life. Wild board, Baring deer and Leopards can be commonly found across Kumaon. Also, you can enjoy the overwhelming views of snow-capped mountain peaks.
If you love biking and want to take this dare, then avail our Mountain Bike Tours in Kumaon and join us today.
Day 01: Delhi - Sat Tal Approx 282 Kms
Drive ex Delhi to Nainital and than to Saattal. Arrive late afternoon and hot lunch is served after the welcome drinks. Post lunch at Leisure. Evening, introduction by the professionals in the field of mountain bicycling. Overnight at deluxe camp.
Day 02: Bageshwar - Baijnath (23 Kms)
Bageshwar 1965 M. - 30 Km from Almora has a dense cover of Deodar trees (a vanishing species of Himalayas Flora). This is one of the oldest Jungles with some trees as old as 300 Yr. old. This is a fairly even stretch along the Gomati River. Baijnath is famous for a group of ancient temples and the Shakti temples of Kot (Lord Shiva-The Destroyer) are ten Km away. The forests are interspersed with ancient Shiva temples, unrivalled for its location. Overnight camp at the riverside.
Day 03: Baijnath - Kausani (17 Kms)
A fairly uphill track to Kausani, with panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks, seen from the wide green valley of Katyiar. Kausani is 40 Kms from Almora with a 350 Kms stretch view of the High Himalayas. Overnight in the Camp.
Day 04: Kausani - Someshwar (12 Kms / Binta 15 Kms)
Kausani to Someshwar is all down hill to the tiny hamlet of Binta in the middle of the Valley. Over night in the Guesthouse.
Day 05: Binta - Ranikhet (23 Kms)
The last bit of the day is a steep track, leading to Ranikhet (the Queens Garden). In yesteryears her highness was so impressed with the sight that she declared this little town as her own. A small cantonment area garrisoned with the Kumaon Regimental centre with their history of Valour Triumphs, Ranikhet is also famous for the Botanical gardens of Chaubatia and the fruit orchards, the Hariakhan and the Kalika Temple. Overnight in the Holms Heritage Farm.
Day 06: Ranikhet - Bhatrajkhan
A down hill track takes you through various villages to Bhatrajkhan, enroute to Corbett national park. Overnight in the camps.
Day 07: Bhatrajkhan - Garija 63 Kms
Freewheel down the wilderness of the Corbett National Park along the Kosi River. Overnight in the Jungle resort Corbett park.
Day 08: Corbett - Kotabag 23 kms.
In Corbett an early morning elephant safari into the forest, post breakfast cycle to Kotabagh through the dense jungles, Kotabagh is the small village on the foothills of Nainital. Overnight in the jungle resort.
Day 09: Kotabag - Kaladungi 15 Kms.
A small village which has the Corbett museum and the house, once residence of Lt Col. Jim Corbett. Over night in the farm house.
Day 10: Kaladungi - Chorgalia 30 Kms.
Through the gujjar villages situated amidst the thick Jungles, once the reign of the Famous Dacoit Sultana, giving the place its name. Leave for Delhi after late lunch by coach.