Blessed with breathtaking panoramas that make up a romantic backdrop, Himachal Pradesh presents thrilling options for cycling. Gear yourself up for high adventure with an expedition on cycles, pedal your way past high passes or simply make a day-adventure in the scenic landscapes, literally the entire state is your playground if you have the zeal to pedal.
If the gentle routes of Kangra, Una, Hamirpur, and Bilaspur are child’s play, stretch your mind, muscle and stamina to reach out to the Trans-Himalayan tracks in Lahaul–Spiti, and Kinnaur. Milder but no less interesting excursions can be done at any holiday destination including Shimla, Dharamshala, Manali or the likes. A cycle tour can be coupled with camping and scheduled for several days over diverse terrains of the state.
The experts in mountain cycling test themselves against the best and challenge their own limits at Asia’s premier mountain bike race –MTB Himalaya held every year. The demanding route goes through some treacherous and demanding off beaten trails. The competitive race is usually held in September/October.