Traffic snarls as vehicles line up bumper to bumper, frenzied honking, smoke and flared tempers – this is a typical city scene and those who travel for even short distances by public or private transport would know this to be true. Escape this nightmare and check out places with us that offer some of the best routes to cycle – it is fun, cheap, liberating, healthy and great for the planet. In fact there’s really no better way to explore the beauty of nature than by bike and V Resorts tells you why, especially since we are located at these awe-inspiring locales.
Feel the freedom and liberation of the wind as it blows in your face and touches your body as you roll over the soft hills of Sattal. In fact with the picturesque locales you will probably spend more time gazing at the views than pedaling. The terrain of Sattal – easy descents and slopes, lakeside routes and hairpin bends – provide routes that range from easy to challenging. The easy route takes you through some easy bends and slopes meandering near the placid waters of the lakes while the more challenging route takes you through a criss-cross of pine and oak trees requiring better navigating skills. Enjoy the view of the misty mountains, lush green landscape and the sounds of the forest and keep a smile on your face as a wide variety of birds flit around keeping you company.
Ramgarh is a place with gentle beauty and the fragrance of the landscapes and forests is sweeter than honey. This calm and tranquil region has a gentle track that takes you in to the heart of lush topography and offers stunning views of the mighty mountains and the dainty droop, of wildflowers. The calm descents and rolling hillsides calm you down allowing you to listen to your own thoughts and also the all-embracing silence. Ramgarh delivers – natural beauty that is inspiring and cycling routes that are both soothing and rewarding.
Narkanda is a mix of terrain that keeps everyone happy – hardcore riders for whom wheeling downhill at crazy speeds spells fun or children and beginners just looking for some fun-filled freewheeling. The challenging terrain is sure to work your cycle and your fitness levels but the stunning views of snow-capped mountains, meandering rivers and jaded lushness are more than worth it.
Whatever you seek from biking in the hills – these regions with their breathtaking views and ‘friendly’ descents and climbs, offer something for everyone. What’s more these regions offer opportunities for a wide variety of other activities – trekking, paragliding, kayaking, angling, skiing, valley and river crossing, Burma bridge, and more – whew Plan a cycling vacation and get so much more.