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  • Trip introduction

    Escape the hustle and bustle of city life with an exciting weekend cycling expedition on the beaches of Kihim. Explore quaint fishing hamlets, ancient citadels, solitary beaches and the pristine wilderness along the way.

    This trip also gives you the opportunity to sample some delicious coastal cuisine.

    Note: This is a one-day trip and there will be no accommodation arrangements provided. Meals are provided as described in the inclusions.

    Destination

    Mandwa and Kihim are both parts of the Raigad districts of Maharashtra. The Mandwa-Kihim stretch is pristine and calm, and makes for a perfect weekend getaway for city dwellers.

    On a clear day, the Gateway of India can be seen in the distance.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the quite and peaceful village of Kihim | Feel the wind in your hair as you cycle along the tranquil Konkan shores | Devour delicious coastal delicacies at lunch.

    Activity Details

    Road biking

    Yes

    No

    Sea level

    Sea level

    26 km

    26 km

    Seasoned adventure instructors

    Hercules, BSA

    Hercules Neo, Hercules Ryder, BSA Machcity

    In case of a breakdown, we keep an extra cycle (depending on the number of participants) and a back-up vehicle on stand-by. We also carry specific equipment to assist with any reapirs and are well-versed with the cycle repair shops in the vicinity.

    Trip details
  • Cycle across the beautiful stretch of Mandwa-Kihim

    We assemble at the Gateway of India at 9 a.m. and board a ferry to Mandwa.

    We reach Mandwa at around 10:30 a.m. and begin our cycling expedition. This is an enjoyable 13 km stretch along the beach, till we reach Kihim at 1 p.m.

    We then break at a nice breezy spot, and enjoy some delicious coastal cuisine for lunch, post which we are free to explore the surrounding area on foot or on cycle.

    We begin our return journey post a little exploration, cycling all the way back to Mandwa, and reach the Gateway of India by 5.30 p.m.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Gateway of India

    Gateway of India

    09:00 AM

    Food

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  • Cancellation policy

    If cancellation is done 1 day prior to the trip departure: no refund is admissible

    If cancellation is done 2 days prior to the trip departure: 50% of the total amount payable shall be refundable

    If cancellation is done before 2 days of the trip departure: Rs. 500/- out of the total amount payable is non-refundable.

    Rules on trip

    Leave the trail litter free.

    Respect the villagers, their culture and lifestyle.

    Do not deface monuments or trees.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    All our programmes are coordinated and led by seasoned adventure instructors who take care appropriate care of safety and security.

    First-aid/medicine box is available with the trek leader should there be a need.

    The meals provided during the programme are simple but hygienic. Each participant is provided 2 liters of packaged drinking water.
    • Mandwa Kihim Cycling Beach Adventure
    • Mandwa Kihim Cycling Beach Adventure
    • Mandwa Kihim Cycling Beach Adventure
    • Mandwa Kihim Cycling Beach Adventure
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Geared cycles

    • Helmets
    • Back-up support
    • Snacks and lunch (veg and non-veg)
    • 2 litres of packaged drinking water
    • Ferry ride from the Gateway of India to Mandwa and back

    Excludes

    • Any personal expenditure and insurance

    • Any expenses arising out of conditions beyond our control such as emergency evacuation, natural calamity, etc.
    • Any meals other than those mentioned
    • Any other transport costs
    • Any costs or services not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable t-shirts
    • Track pants and sport shoes
    • Not to wear - Avoid jeans/denim and expensive jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Cycles
    • Helmets

    You need to get

    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Windcheater/rainwear
    • Small towel
    • Extra pair of clothing
    • Camera
    • Haversack to carry all the things (please carry small bags with essential items only)

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication.