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  • Trip introduction

    This half day cycling tour of Bangalore gives you a chance to see the beating heart of this Southern city, with an experienced guide to explain its history to you. You'll pedal through the winding alleys, visit some of the most ancient temples in the city, see cows being milked in a local cow shed, stop for a tasty traditional breakfast, and wander through the local market, nibbling on delicious treats.

    Your cycling tour of Bangalore begins early in the morning, at Gate 2 of the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens. Do make sure you arrice on time.

    Destination

    This cycling tour of Bangalore takes you around a beautiful, well-planned city, early in the morning, when it's still cool and relatively calm. You'll start at Lalbagh Botanical gardens, in the southern part of the city. From here, you'll ride out and spend the morning exploring the ancient culture and religions of this region. You end the trip with breakfast and a walk through the market, before wrapping up at Lalbagh Botanical Gardens again.

    Destination highlights

    Sign up for a fun half-day cycling tour of Bangalore. | Ride of 15 kms in the early hours of the morning, across Bangalore. | Visit ancient temples and monuments like V.V. Puram Temple, the Raggi Guda Temple, the Bull Temple, Bugle Rock and the Cave Temple. | Dig in to a hearty breakfast at a quaint old restaurant in Bangalore.

    Activity Details

    City cycling

    Yes

    No

    3000 feet

    3000 feet

    15 kms

    15 kms

    Yes

    GIANT

    Mountain bikes

    Yes

    120 kgs

    150 cms

    Trip details
  • Bangalore cycling tour

    Report at the Lalbagh Botanical garden between 6:30 and 7:00 hrs. Here, you will meet your fellow cyclists and attend a short briefing. After this, you cycle towards the cave temple, stopping to see rangoli outside local homes, and visiting a cowshed. You'll learn about the gods that turned to rocks and hear stories of Kempe Gowda, who founded the city of Bangalore in the 15th century. From here, ride to the Bull Temple and the Bugle Rock park that holds the oldest peninsular gneiss rock in the country. You stop at a bustling marketplace, where you'll dig in to a traditional breakfast of masala dosa, and try out some local delicacies. You return to the Lalbagh Botanical garden by afternoon. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends by afternoon.

    You'll meet early in the morning and will be handed your cycles and cycling gear. Your package includes breakfast and some snacks.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

    Lalbagh Botanical Gardens

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Snacks

    Veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than more than 5 days before departure of the cycling tour of Bangalore: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made on or less than 5 days before departure of the cycling tour of Bangalore: 50% 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 Bangalore.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • All required equipment for cycling

    • Mountain bicycles and helmets
    • Essential spare parts
    • Breakfast and snacks during the cycling trip
    • Services of an experienced, English-speaking tour guide
    • Permit fees and entry charges to all sites in itinerary
    • 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
    • Long pants and a tee/top with sleeves (you'll be visiting temples so cannot have bare shoulders or legs)
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Shirts/t-shirts and track pants
    • Not to wear - Denims or jeans
    • Flip-flops/slippers
    • 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

    • All required equipment for cycling
    • Mountain bicycles and helmets
    • Essential spare parts
    • First Aid kit

    You need to get

    • Day pack (with rain cover)
    • Photo ID
    • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
    • Cap or sun hat, if you like
    • Dry snacks (Biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Water bottle

    Medical Kit

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