Cycling holidays are an opportunity to take your time and enjoy nature and the outdoors. It’s a perfect way to unwind after a week of hectic schedule. Whizzing along on two wheels is a great way of enjoying the great outdoors; fast enough to cover a decent amount of ground but slow enough to have time to enjoy the passing scenery and stop to admire points of interest.
The traveler could pick from just about any place to cycle in the sleepy lake city, there are biking trails next to the Sattal Lake, in the rhododendron and oak forest, hilly steeps, as well as on paved roads. V Resorts customizes cycling tours; the professionals can choose to do the 46.3 km ride to Bhimtal, or the 50 km one to Naukuchiatal. Come back, rest in the resort, and sample the local food, only to peddle away the next day.
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Cutting through forests, up and down hills, villages and around lakes—the below mentioned resorts offer you with some amazing cycling trails to try your paddling skills.
V RESORTS RAMGARH
Find your muse at V Resorts Ramgarh, which is surrounded by the captivating snow-capped ranges of the Himalayas. There’s something in the enchanting views of the mighty mountains — and the striking peace and solitude — that sets the creative juices flowing. Relax on the terrace, take in the warmth of the sun, browse through the magazines in the in-house library or sip a juice in the gazebo. Who knows, the scenic setting might just inspire the writer in you. After all, this is where Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore wrote parts of Geetanjali. And the Hindi writer and poet Mahadevi Varma was also known to visit Ramgarh while working on her novels and poems.
V RESORTS SATTAL
It’s a dreamy, enchanting world, surrounded by fluffy clouds, pine trees and the sparkling green waters of Sattal lake. A great hill station just six hours from Delhi, V Resorts Sattal is perched prettily on the highest peak, and will mesmerise your senses. So, relax in a hammock, sip the locally made rhododendron juice and immerse yourself within the pages of your favourite book. The only interruption will be the chirping of birds. (Sattal has scores of varieties including magpies, barbets and woodpeckers.) Relax in the three private gardens of the resort or tap the wanderer within and discover delightful little paths around the lakes and along the ancient woods.
V RESORTS MONOLITH BHIMTAL
Visit Bhimtal for its weather, its untouched charm, its forests and lakes, but also visit Bhimtal for V Resorts Monolith. Located on the Kathgodam – Bhowali road, the resort overlooks the Bhimtal Lake and has an architecture that will transport you to a charming English countryside resort. Made of stone and wood, with green creepers lining its walls, large stone sculptures in the lawns, warm wood rooms, lake views with Al Fresco dining, a stylised, relaxing holiday is a guarantee. The resort has been built around the natural contours of the area – a cottage is built embracing a tree, the organic landscape is retained. the resort has been built using natural contours without disturbing the nature around. Take a break, catch your breath away from the hectic city life, lounge in the gardens with your favourite book, once ready, go trekking in the surrounding forests. The Bollywood enthusiasts have much to visit the property for – many films have been shot here and there are also dedicated rooms, named after the celebrities
V RESORTS KOTABAGH
Very close to the Jim Corbett National Park, near the Sitabani forest, is V Resorts Kotabagh. It's right on the riverbed, with an expansive view of the forest and hills. Away from the hustle-bustle of the city life, it serves as an ideal getaway for travellers juggling with a hundred things while in the city. You can relax and do nothing apart from sipping endless cups of tea and taking in the views of the riverbed, hills and forests, spotting birds from the deck and revel in its isolated quietness. That's how it stands apart from the other Jim Corbett National Park hotels. You can go for the famous jungle safari, or go across the temple in the thick of Sitabani forest, come back, get a relaxing head and foot massage, practice yoga outdoors. Dinner can be had under the stars at the riverbed, tea at the birding deck and lunch in the cosy garden of the resort. The resort is an oasis for travellers where they can relax amidst stunning surroundings and explore nature at its best.
V RESORTS E&G GREEN VALLEY NASHIK
Located in the scenic green belt of Triambakeshwar Hills near Nashik, V Resorts E&G Green Valley is a premium property comprising studios and villas designed to pamper you. Its proximity to nature and vineyards makes it an ideal getaway for wine-lovers and those looking to spend some quiet days away from the chaos of a city. Guests can sample some fine wines, go on a fascinating vineyard tour, hit the cycling and trekking trails or just sit and take in the scenic views. The superb menu range also has locally procured items. Our rooms include landscaped villas thoughtfully designed to provide the perfect mix of elegance and comfort.
V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska
Discover an unknown, enchanting part of Sariska. At V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska, which is part of our premium Black collection of exquisite holiday destinations, you are up, close and personal with nature. The resort lies in Rajasthan's Tehla village at a side of the Sariska National Park that is magnificent in its isolation. Here you will find farmlands, bushes and hills. Close by is the 1,200 sq km national park. Not far away are historic forts, lakes that double up as superb birding destinations and several nature trails. From rocky terrains to dirt tracks, the land reveals itself in all its varied glory here. Wake up to the sound of birds, get a taste of village life, hit the various little roads on a cycle and experience the rustic side of life without compromising on comfort and elegance.
At V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska, the hospitality is very personalised, and caters to individual needs. Whether it's bush dinners, gazing at the stars, having a traditional Rajasthani thali, or discovering the fascinating bird life in the area with the help of an in-house naturalist, we put our guests at the centre of all that we do.
V RESORTS ARAVALI SILENCE LAKEND UDAIPUR
Thirteen kilometre from Udaipur, perched on top of a rolling hill, with a great view of the Lake Badi is V Resorts Aravali Silence Lakend Udaipur. Its great location - several kilometres from the main city – makes it an ideal place to relax in. Watch the sunset, sipping your favourite brew in the pool, cycle around the hills and green patches with the lake by the side, go riding or just sit and introspect in peace in the sit-out overlooking the Badi Lake. Step out to discover the charms of Udaipur, the Lake City.
V RESORTS BANNI KHERA FARM ROHTAK
Less than two hours from Delhi, V Resorts Rohtak gives you a fascinating glimpse into village life. Sprawled across 10 acres in a Haryana village off NH-10, the resort is situated amid farmlands, far away from the anxiety-laden fast pace of city life. Here, go for a tractor, camel or bullock-cart ride; visit a fascinating herbal farm; relax by the in-house pond; get your hands dirty on a potter's wheel, take a curated village tour and have a traditional meal made of freshly procured vegetables and grains. The resort is a serene, self-contained world, and, unlike the city, you're no longer divorced from nature and the local community.
V RESORTS LAKE ALPI KUMBHALGARH
Remote and inaccessible for centuries, the great Kumbhalgarh Fort, which has the world's longest wall after The Great Wall Of China, remained impenetrable to enemies. Today, thanks to its proximity to Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh is emerging as a stand-out destination for history buffs as well as the general traveller.
Standing majestically aloof and designed to give you an authentic feel of this historically tumultuous land, V Resorts Lake Alpi provides the perfect getaway to explore Kumbhalgarh. Take a trip to the stunning Kumbhalgarh fort, where the legendary ruler of Mewar Maharana Pratap was born, and explore the flora and fauna of the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary (both places are 20km from the resort).
Take in the quietness and reflect on the rich cultural legacy of the place as you spend a lazy morning in the resort’s elegantly done-up rooms or the pretty garden overlooking the lake, which is home to dozens of species of birds.
V Resorts Mahua Vann Pench
Nature comes to life at V Resorts Mahua Vann Pench. Sprawling and eco-sensitive, the resort reflects the Pench National Park in its lush greenery and soothing beauty. Located in the Pench National Park and near one of its main gates, the resort successfully maintains an impeccable balance between lush natural beauty and refined modern luxuries.
Here, you'll never be out of options to indulge in natural activities. Whether you're on a wildlife safaris, either daytime or night-time, or taking a walk into the woods to spot some rare birds, the wilderness is sure to overwhelm your senses. Enjoy an unforgettable dinner besides flowing water, or let your hair down- reading or taking a massage. The stay here is guaranteed to rejuvenate you and give you memories worth a dozen photo-albums.
V Resorts Mahua Tola Tadoba
V Resorts Mahua Tola Tadoba is a well-kept secret. The Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, where it is located, is Maharashtra's oldest and largest national park, offering incredible views of the abundant biodiversity here, including tigers. The resort is luxurious in it's hospitality, without losing touch with the wilderness that is it's home. Being an eco-sensitive resort, the food served here is mostly grown on the small farms on-campus and the rest sourced locally; also major waste produced is recycled using vermicomposting, staying true to its eco-friendly nature.
While V Resorts Mahua Tola Tadoba is a wildlife enthusiast's delight, it is also a good prospect for family travellers, casual tourists and even for guests looking to kick their feet up and relax for a bit. The quiet comfort, the exciting activities- reading, bonfire, outdoor games, birding, stargazing- and the unobstructed interaction with nature that this resort affords is bound to keep you busy and perhaps extend your stay by several days.
V Resorts Sunshine Courtyard Shoghi
Just about 20 km from Shimla and a few kms on the outskirts of Shoghi awaits a holistic getaway at V Resorts Sunshine Courtyard Shoghi. Being located in the countryside amidst Himalayan foothills, the resort is gifted with the perfect balance of natural harmony and memorable experiences. As a result, this is a perfect retreat for a well-heeled traveller looking to skip the usual tourist crowd of Shimla, and guests looking to add a new destination and its vivid, unique experiences to their already long offbeat list.
Live Shoghi like a local- go on treks, visit the small but wonderfully located temples, participate in local rural life and delve into local cuisine. Or catch your ragged city breath with some much needed unwinding on the resort itself- enjoy the enamoing night sky, play one of the many outdoor and indoor games here, lay back and read in the organic garden, or have an evening cookout the local way on a chulha.
While most resorts in India would do well to either provide a premium stay or an authentic holiday experience, V Resorts Sunshine Courtyard is of the rare breed that offer both.
V Resorts Lonavala
While Lonavala is the ideal weekend getaway, V Resorts Lonavala is just the sort of resort in Lonavala for such a getaway. Located in a peaceful, posh neighbourhood barely a kilometer from the Mumbai Pune Expressway, it is blessed with proximity to all the major sightseeing places and hangouts in and around Lonavala.
Whether you plan to let your hair down over the weekend or spend that time on your feet, indulged in sightseeing and activities, the resort’s cosy interiors and action-packed vicinities allow for both. Choose between visiting one of the wax museums here, trying out the local sweet- chikki, heading to an adventure park for some quick thrill, appreciating the natural beauty from one of the beautiful observation points here, or taking a dip in the on-resort pool to soothe yourself. Head here with your fatigue and worries and return a rejuvenated person.
Premium accomodations located in gorgeous destinations are always a draw for the creative types. And V Resorts Lonavala offers that creative inspiration in abundance. Take up a short, or long, creative residency and feel your creative juices flow. You’ll be rushing to your typewriter/ easel/ journal/ drawing board in double-quick time.
V Resorts Apple Croft Cottage Manali
Nestled around an apple orchard, 2 kms away from the hustle and bustle of Manali, lies V Resorts Apple Croft Cottage. A two storied cottage that houses 6 luxury rooms, each with a private balcony looking into the snow-capped Himalayan peaks with a rivulet nearby ringing gently throughout the day.
The place is great if you want to enjoy the buzz that surrounds Manali while at the same time keeping yourself away from its expected clamor.
How to book your cycling holiday?
You can directly book from our package page or choose from the above listed resorts and select cycling activity.