• Trip introduction

    Embark on this exciting 1-day journey away from the rush of the city and ride a cycle from Savandurga to Manchinbele Dam through a dense forest route. You'll also get to go kayaking at the dam! You'll paddle through a gorgeous route which will challenge you, and row through peaceful waters of the dam that will cool you off.


    Savandurga, located 60 km west of Bangalore, is one of the largest monolith hills in Asia. It is nearby the Akravathi River. And the route from Savandurga to Manchinbele Dam is a popular riding route for cyclists. It is a scenic route through a forest where you get to treat your senses with the wonders of nature.

    Destination highlights

    Go cycling through an exciting route on this Cycling and Kayaking trip at Savandurga. | Row a kayak in the serene waters of Manchinbele Dam. | Paddle through lush forest to get to Manchinbele Dam.

    Activity Details



    20 kms

    20 kms

    Trip details
  • Go Cycling and Kayaking at Savandurga!

    Today, you'll be picked up from Bangalore and driven to Savandurga. You'll then begin your cycle ride to Manchinbele Dam through a forest; it is a 20 kms ride. At the dame, you'll have lunch and then begin your kayaking session. Upon completion, you'll depart for Bangalore. Your trip ends here.

    No accommodation is provided.

    Today, you'll be picked up from Bangalore at 06:30 hrs. You'll have brekfast en route to Savandurga, and lunch at Machinbele Dam before your kayaking session. You'll dropped back to Bangalore by 05:30 hrs.

    Day 1 Milestone



    05:30 AM


    Breakfast | Lunch

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 24 hours before the Cycling and Kayaking trip at Savandurga: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 24 hours before the Cycling and Kayaking trip at Savandurga: No refund.

    In case of no show: No refund.

    In case the tour operator cancels the event: Full refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Please follow your guide at all times.

    Anyone suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the start of the trip will not be allowed to participate.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Participants need to have basic to moderate levels of fitness for this cycling trip.

    During this cycling trip at Savandurga, the decisions of the lead cyclist are final.

    The operator reserves the right to modify or cancel the trip without prior notice if deemed unsafe or necessary.
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  • Includes / Excludes


    • Transport from Bangalore to the start point and back

    • Cycle
    • Kayaks
    • Meals including breakfast and lunch
    • Mechanical support for cycles
    • All applicable taxes


    • Snacks or soft drinks

    • Camera fees at sightseeing locations
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Cycling shorts
    • Quick dry t-shirts
    • Shoes/sneakers
    • Helmet
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Denims
    • Restrictive clothing

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Cycle
    • Kayak
    • Life jacket
    • First aid kit
    • Transport from Bangalore to the start point and back
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Helmet
    • Gloves
    • Small day backpack
    • 2 lts of water minimum
    • Sunglasses
    • Knee pads
    • Cycling gloves
    • Sunscreen
    • Cap or sunhats
    • Extra socks
    • Dry snacks (optional)
    • Extra cash

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.