Mumbai Goa Coastal Cycling with Add-venture India 18-25 Jan 2020

MUMBAI – GOA CYCLING ….. The coastal route

Batch 1: 21st to 28th December 2019

Batch 2: 18th to 25th January 2020

Highlights:

We are Pioneers of this ride since 2012

Total Distance: 550 kms

Route: All along the Konkan Coast

Duration: 7 Nights/8 days

Guide on bicycle

Backup vehicle support

Skilled mechanic/running repairs support

Comfortable Hotel stay for 7 nights

All meals- Excellent Sea food!

Mineral Water / Refreshments

Complete First Aid Support

Every now and then, new trends emerge in travel. They not only tell you what people want, but also what people are missing, in their daily lives. Some take cycling trips with friends, while others opt for organised cycling tours. So why do cycling trips have such great appeal?

The hippies of the 60s and 70s probably traversed the same route before pitching for months in the sandy stretches of India’s favourite beach destination, Goa. Only difference would be the way they travelled and the way we would be grinding the hard way, but the feeling would surely be equally cathartic! We believe that the bicycling as a lifestyle choice represents a significant departure from a more established automobile centred lifestyle.

The bicycle tours are always fun filled adventure and to be exposed to culture at the same time. They are both challenging and interesting and also infuse the spirit of adventure in people.

In this cycling tour, we would start from Gateway Of India, Mumbai; and would go past sun-washed beaches of coastal Maharashtra, unassuming villages, and thickly green hillsides before finally landing in Goa. The trip is designed to take you through the vibrant coastal side trails, rich in enthralling landscapes, local interaction, cultural experiences, monuments and temples. Besides seeing the real Maharashtra or real India at close quarters, we would also encounter a multitude of challenges, making this is a memorable trip for all ages

We would be starting our adventure from Gateway Of India by boarding the ferry which would take us across the Arabian Sea to Mandawa Jetty. From here on day one we would cycle up to Murud, a laid back beach destination. The next day we would cycle past the formidable Fort Janjira, near Murud. Today our destination would be temple town of Harihareshwar. On the way we would visit the famous Ganesh Temple at Diveagar. The next day we would be entering Ratnagiri district and move along the coast to Karde, near Dapoli. After Karde our next stop would be Velneshwar Beach. After Velneshwar Beach our night halt would be at Pawas via the famous Ganpatipule Temple. On this day we would enter the Sindhudurg district, the most beautiful region on the way. We would halt at Kunkeshwar and Vengurla. Vengurla would be our last halt in Maharashtra, as the next day would take us into Goa and we would reach our destination of Arambol Beach in Northern Goa.

Day 01:  Gateway of India TO Murud (67 kMS ON CYCLE) (Around 6 HRS)

Day 02: Murud to Harihareshwar (82 kMS ON CYCLE) (Around 9 HOURS)

Day 03: Harihareshwar To Karde near Dapoli (55 Kms) (7 HOURS

Day 04: Karde to Velneshwar (68 Kms) (7 Hours)

Day 05: Velneshwar TO Pawas (80 Kms) (8 Hours)

Day 06: Pawas to Kunkeshwar (91 Kms) (10 Hours)

Day 07: Kunkeshwar to Vengurla (91 Kms) (10 Hours)

Day 08: Vengurla to Arambol, Goa. (31 Kms) (3 Hours)

COST PER PERSON for Indian Nationals (Ex Gateway Of India): INR 29,000/-

For booking the tour please deposit  INR 10,000/- per person.

COST PER PERSON for Foreign Nationals (Ex Gateway Of India): USD 629/-

COST INCLUDES:

  1. Accommodation: Nights in Small but neat and clean guesthouses on FB & multiple sharing plan. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

  2. Travel: Gateway Of India, Mumbai to Mandawa Jetty by motorboat or catamaran.

  3. Boat fees for crossing of creeks and small rivers.

  4. Food: As per itinerary. (B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner) Breakfast on Day-1 to Lunch on Day 8

  5. A trained guide on cycle along the route along with necessary repair kit etc.

  6. A support vehicle all along the route, which would take care of your luggage.

  7. A mechanic along with the group to take care of running repairs.

  8. Reflector vests for all cyclists

COST EXCLUDES:

  1. Participants are expected to get their own cycles for the tour. However we can provide you the cycles on HIRE at Mandawa Jetty, which you can use to cycle from there till Goa. Once the trip is over we would take the cycle back. Cost for the same would be approx INR 7000/-

  2. Travel & Transport costs to Gateway of India and from Goa back home (for individuals and personal cycles). If you want us to bring back your cycles to Mumbai it can be arranged at a cost of INR 1000/- per cycle

  3. Insurance Charges.

  4. Cycle hiring charges, if one needs a cycle.

  5. Costs for the cycle to be brought back from Goa.

  6. GST applicable at prevailing rates. (At present 5%).

  7. Staying charges in Goa.

  8. Any expenses of personal nature such as hiring charges for cycle, mineral water, laundry, liquor, tips to driver or any other service personnel etc.

  9. Any kind of cost needed for major repairs and spares to repair a cycle in case of break down.

  10. Any kind of insurance, such as accident, theft, medical, evacuation etc.

  11. Any additional expense caused due to any reason beyond control of ADD-VENTURE INDIA and its associates; like change in itinerary due to flight delays, road blockage, landslides, bad weather conditions, bridge breakage and any other natural calamity or incidence like strike, curfew etc. on which ADD-VENTURE INDIA and its associates do not have any control.

  12. Items not specified in the above in ‘Cost Includes’.

For more info visit https://www.addventureindia.com/mumbai-goa-cycling

Contact Prasanna Joshi 9819828845