Cycling in Gorai and Uttan
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Spend a Sunday morning in the fresh air and sea breeze, cycling along narrow trails in the islands of Gorai, Uttan, and Manori with a team of like-minded cycling enthusiasts. You'll get to see the misty mangroves, enjoy sea views, and even do a section of off-roading/mountain cycling at the rocky perimeter of Manori island. You'll also stop at attractions like the Global Vipassana Pagoda and the Uttan Light House, and enjoy a tasty breakfast at the U-tan Sea Resort.

    This cycling trip near Mumbai takes you along a 28 kms route, so you should have moderate to good fitness levels.

    NOTE: This ex-Mumbai cycling trip includes cycles and helmets for the ride. If you wish to bring your own bicycle, the package cost will be INR 1500.

    Destination

    Gorai, Uttan, and Manori are semi-island beaches separated from Mumbai by narrow channels of water and receding swampland. The clean sandy beaches are a holiday favorite and the region enjoys a pastoral lifestyle, with little to no major urbanization.

    On this trip you’ll also stop to visit the famous Global Vipassana Pagoda and explore the tall Uttan lighthouse, even climbing all the way to the top for an unparalleled view of the Arabian Sea. The peaceful, well maintained roads of the island have very light traffic, making them an ideal cycling choice.

    Destination highlights

    • Spend Sunday morning on a cycle by the sea.
    • Cycle 28 kms from Mumbai to Gorai, Manori, and Uttan.
    • Visit the Global Vipassana Pagoda and Uttan Lighthouse.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Helmets are compulsory. Riders without helmets will not be allowed to participate in this cycling trip near Mumbai.

    If you're bringing your own cycle but need to rent a helmet, please specify this at the time of booking. There will be a charge of INR 150 per helmet that will have to be paid in cash at the start of the trip.

    You will not be allowed to participate in this trip if the instructor deems you to be ill or under the influence of narcotics or alcohol. There will be no refunds in this case.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 48 hrs or more before the departure of this cycling trip near Mumbai: 50% of the cost will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 0-48 hrs before the departure of this cycling trip near Mumbai: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

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

    During this cycling trip near Mumbai, 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.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    There is no pick-up for this cycling trip near Mumbai.
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    Drop off point
    There is no drop-off for this trip.
    Mode of transport
    NA
    Start point
    Borivali Biryani Centre
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    End point
    Borivali Biryani Centre
    Time of departure
    06:00 AM
    Time of return
    02:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Nature of cycling trip
    Off-road cycling
    Will cycles be provided?
    Yes
    Can I bring my own cycle?
    Yes
    Elevation at start point
    45 ft
    Maximum elevation (approx)
    45 ft
    Minimum elevation (approx)
    34 ft
    Total cycling distance
    28 kms
    Average cycling distance per day
    28 kms
    Support/crew on trip
    Yes
    Cycle manufacturer/brand
    Scott/Cannondale/GT
    Cycle model
    Varies
    Day-wise elevation details
    45 ft
    Breakdown assistance
    Yes
    Instructions if bringing personal cycles
    Helmets are compulsory; riders will not be allowed on this cycling trip near Mumbai without one.
    Maximum traveller weight
    120 kgs
  • Cycling trip in Mumbai: Gorai, Uttan, and Manori

    Arrive at Borivali Biryani Centre promptly at 6:00am to receive your bicycles and attend your briefing. You’ll pedal to the Gorai Jetty and catch the ferry across to Gorai with your bikes. From the jetty itself, your cycling adventure begins. You'll cycle along mangrove-lined roads to the Global Vipassana Pagoda. Here you take a short breather before continuing upward to Uttan, to the famous lighthouse. You'll take a break from cycling to climb to the top and get views of the Arabian Sea before continuing on your tour. Proceed from here to the U-tan Sea Resort, where a hearty breakfast awaits. Afterwards, you'll head Manori beach, where you'll do some fun off-roading around the rocky perimeter of beach. You'll head back to the ferry point and ride back to Mumbai to drop your cycles off at Borivali Biryani Centre. Your cycling trip near Mumbai ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Borivali Biryani Centre
    End point
    Borivali Biryani Centre
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    45 ft
    Total distance covered
    28 kms
    Total cycling time
    7 hrs
    Minimum elevation
    34 ft
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Bicycle
    • Helmet
    • Ferry tickets to and from Gorai
    • Breakfast at U-tan Resort
    • Route leader and experienced lead cyclist
    • Technical assistance
    • First aid provided by certified Wilderness First Responder
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • If you're bringing your own cycle, this trip will cost INR 1500
    • Helmet rental for those bringing their own cycles (Can be arranged for an additional INR 150, to be paid on the spot
    • Any transport from home
    • Snacks or soft drinks
    • Camera fees at sightseeing locations
    • Insurance

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Cycling shorts or sports leggings
    • Quick drying tee
    • Shoes/sneakers with good grip
      What not to Wear
    • Flip-flops/slippers
    • Jeans
    • Expensive clothes or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Imported bicycle
    • Helmet
    • First aid
    • Technical assistance
      You need to get
    • Small day backpack
    • 2 lts of water minimum
    • Sunglasses
    • Helmet
    • Knee pads
    • Cycling gloves
    • Sunscreen
    • Cap or sunhats
    • Extra socks
    • Dry snacks (optional)
    • Extra cash

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any personal or prescribed medication as necessary, also please carry a personal first aid kit.
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