Embark on a cycling adventure through the rolling hills and rusty deserts of Rajasthan. Experience the timelessness of rural India as we ride through towns and past temples in this holy region. From Jodphur to Jaipur, game safaris to the Taj Mahal, this impressive tour through a fascinating region is a perfect way to experience the magic of India.
Days 1-2 Delhi
Bright colours, seductive smells and the mayhem of Indian life make Delhi a fascinating city in which to begin this adventure. Take to the broad avenues of New Delhi by bike, then venture into the narrow maze of streets in Old Delhi. Enjoy an overnight train to Jodhpur.
Day 3 Jodhpur
Spend the afternoon cycling the city, exploring the Meherangarh Fort and admiring the charming, blue houses that surround the rocky hill.
Days 4-5 Udaipur
Travel by bike and bus to Ranakpur and visit the stunning 15th-century Jain temple. From here, pedal through the amazing Aravalli foothills before arriving at Udaipur, the Â‘Pearl of RajasthanÂ’. Cycle around this romantic city as the shimmering lake reflects a golden sunset.
Day 6 Kumbhalgarh
Take on the winding, rural roads through the hot, dusty Indian countryside to reach Kumbhalgargh, where a magical palace and ancient temple await.
Day 7 Pushkar
A desert ride to Pushkar passes through the Snake Hills and along secluded back roads. Stretch legs on an optional climb to the hilltop temple to watch the sun disappear behind this holy town.
Days 8-9 Jaipur
Continue to the 'Pink City' of Jaipur, the buzzing capital of Rajasthan. Disappear into the kaleidoscope of colours on an adventure through this impressive city. See the grand Hawa Mahal, or 'Palace of the Winds', and the splendid Amber Palace, rising majestically above a lake. Explore the old residence of the Maharaja, or wander through palatial courtyards.
Days 10-11 Sariska National Park
Returning to rural India, head to Sariska National Park. Take an exciting game drive and be on the lookout for leopards and jungle cats.
Day 12 Bharatpur National Park
Cycle towards to Bharatpur, home to a World Heritage-listed bird sanctuary. With more than 360 species of birds calling the park home, this area is a delight to explore by bike.
Day 13 Agra
Ride to the deserted Mughal kingdom of Fatehpur Sikri. Perfectly preserved since the 16th century, this is a fantastic glimpse of IndiaÂ’s past. Transfer to Agra, where the magical Taj Mahal awaits. With ornate carvings and bejewelled marble, this is the ultimate monument to love
Days 14-15 Delhi
Visit the Agra Fort before returning to IndiaÂ’s buzzing capital city to enjoy the electric atmosphere that is characteristic of this incredible country.