The ride offers some of the best stretches of cycling through extremely scenic Shivalik range. Moderate gradients throughout the ride make it an ideal option for people cycling in mountains for the first time. The ride starts from famous hill station of Kufri (2510 mtrs) which is 14 kms from Shimla . We ride through Shimla Forest Reserve & Chail Wildlife sanctuary. Most of the ride is on very well paved road with some sections of unpaved road with rocky patches in between.
|1||Riding Distance||Total 63.5 Kms|
|3||Cycling Experience Mendatory||No|
|4||Ride Terrain||Well defined road with sections of loose gravel|
|5||What is included||Rental for Bicycle, Transportation & Vehicle support from Shimla to Solan, 1 night stay in Chail on Sharing basis, 3 meals on the first day, Breakfast on the second day.|
|6||What is not included||Any expense other than specified above.|
GST @ 5% is applicable on the fee.
Report at Shimla bus stand at 5:30 AM . We will drive up to Kufri in a Taxi . The bicycle ride starts from Kufri after breakfast. The pedalling takes you through the forest of Deodar & Oak in Chail Wildlife Sanctuary which also boasts species like Ghoral, Kakkar, Sambhar, Red jungle fowl, Pheasants. The ride will have pit stops for refreshments & lunch with final stop at Chail, once a summer retreat for Maharaja of Patiala. Chail offers great views of Shimla, Kasauli & Solan at night. We will check-in a hotel/Guesthouse for overnight stay.
We start riding early in the morning after having breakfast. The ride for the day is easy with challenging section done the previous day. The pedalling for the day is mostly downhill with stretches of flat sections on well paved road passing through small villages. We will reach Solan by 11: 30 AM. The ride ends here.