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  • Trip introduction

    Embark on a one day cycling tour of Nandi Hills and enjoy this perfect combination of mountain beauty, local culture and cycling adventure. You'll ride across the scenic landscapes of Bangalore’s countryside and visit off-beat attractions that give you an insight into the culture and history of this region. You will visit a silk weaving unit where you can see how soft silk yarn is woven, stop at old railway station to explore the intricate colonial-era architecture, and explore the Bhoganandishwara Temple inspired by the Chola and Hoysala dynasties. End your adventure with fun pottery session at a 4th generation pottery farm.

    Destination

    Located 60 kms away from Bangalore, Nandi Hill is an ancient hill fortress that is 4800 feet tall. You'll be driven from the city to a farm at the base of Nandi Hills, where you'll be provided with mountain cycles and helmets. You'll enjoy a fun morning, of about 4 hours of cycling covering 25 kms in total. You'll end with a delicious farm-to-table lunch at the farm, and then you'll be driven back to Bangalore.

    Destination highlights

    Sign up for a one-day cycling trip to Nandi Hills. | Enjoy 4 hours of cycling as you cover about 25 kms in total around Nandi Hills. | Explore an ancient temple, a pottery workshop, an old railway station, and an organic farm.

    Activity Details

    Off road cycling

    Yes

    No

    3000 feet

    4800 feet

    25 kms

    25 kms

    Yes

    GIANT

    Mountain bikes

    Yes

    120 kgs

    Trip details
  • Nandi Hills cycling tour itinerary

    Arrive at the designated spot in Bangalore by 06:30 hrs. Here, you will meet the rest of your group and board a van to the base of the Nandi Hills. After breakfast at a farm stay near the base of Nandi Hills, you will attend a quick briefing and bike fitting session and begin your cycling journey. You will ride to a silk weaving unit where you can learn about how beautiful yarns of silk are woven. You will stop by an old railway station and explore the nuances of colonial architecture. You will also visit the 9th century Bhoganandishwara temple and walk around the temple complex learning about Chola and Hoysala forms of architecture. Moving on, you will stop at a 4th generation pottery farm and try your hand at pottery with the help of the master potter. Return to the farm stay by late afternoon for a scrumptious organic lunch. Take a walk around the farm to see the sustainable farming techniques adopted by the farm. Board a van and reach Bangalore by evening. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    You will be picked up from the designated meeting spot at 06:30 hrs and driven to the Nandi Hills base in a comfortable vehicle. No food is provided during your journey so do carry some light snacks. Upon your arrival, you will be served a delicious breakfast made at the farm. After your morning of adventure, you will return to the farm for a delicious lunch. The ingredients used to make this lunch are all organic and grown on the farm. After that, you'll board vehicles and will be driven back t

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bangalore

    Bangalore

    06:30 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

    Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 5 days before the cycling tour Nandi Hills: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 5 days before the cycling tour of Nandi Hills: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Cyclists will not be allowed to ride without a helmet.

    Cyclists are required to adhere to the instructions of the tour leader at all times.

    Consumption of alcohol and narcotics is strictly prohibited during cycling.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Any additional costs due to weather/unforeseen situations will have to be borne by the cyclists.

    The tour operator does not take responsibility for physical harm or injuries caused during the cycling tour of Nandi Hills.
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    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
    • Nandi Hills Cycling Karnataka Bangalore Adventure Travel Sports Activties Nature
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Transfers in private vehicles from and to Bangalore

    • All required equipment for cycling
    • Mountain bicycles and helmets
    • Designated support vehicle with driver
    • Breakfast and lunch
    • Services of an experienced tour guide and mechanic
    • First aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel costs between base city and Bangalore

    • Photography charges at sightseeing locations
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, alcohol or beverages etc.
    • Travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Footwear with good grip
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Shirts/t-shirts and track pants
    • Not to wear - Denims or jeans (while cycling)
    • Flip-flops/slippers (while cycling)
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Hard luggage like suitcases

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicles for transport from and to Bangalore
    • All required equipment for cycling
    • Mountain bicycles and helmets
    • Designated support vehicle with driver
    • Essential spare parts
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • Photo ID
    • Sun hat/cap
    • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc)
    • Water bottle

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, and a personal first-aid kit.