Cycling Trip – Choordhar – Chopal

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3 Days
Availability : 2020
Himachal Cycling Tour
Tour Details

Every mountain lover (categorically in North India) would know of ‘Choordhar’, the highest peak (3630mts) of the Shivalik range, in the foothills of the Himalayas. The Shivalik mountain system is older than the Himalayas, and as such Choordhar is part of so many legends and folklore. The name of this highest peak would translate to ‘Bangle of snow’, ‘Moonlight gleaming on snow’; the breakup of the word would be Chur – Bangle – Dhār – Ridge’. Well, that’s for the name, Choordhar is surely one of the best short treks in the region. 

Inclusions

  • Mountain Bikes (Canondale, GT, Trek, Scott Hardtail Bikes)
  • 2 Support Vehicles (Equipment, Luggage, Back up)
  • An Outdoor Concierge who is also your Mountain Cycling expert in the mountains
  • First aid/Medical Support. We carry all emergency medicines/supplies and oxygen cylinders. In a situation demanding more than this all our routes have primary and community health centers
  • Hydration and Cycling Nutrition Support (Chocolates, Dry Fruit Packs, Energy bars / Chikki, bottled water, juice, ORS, fruits)
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis. (In hotels, B&B, Tents as mentioned in the itinerary)
  • Welcome Kit (T shirt, Sipper, Cap)

Exclusions

  • Insurance and Personal Expenses (tips, non alcoholic/alcoholic beverages etc.)
  • GST extra as per govt rules
  • Costs arising due to landslides, route/road closure, bad weather, act of God.
  • Evacuation if any, during an emergency.
  • Transport other than mentioned in the itinerary.
Hotels

Stay on on twin sharing basis. (In hotels, B&B, Tents as mentioned in the itinerary)

Itinerary

Day 0Delhi to Shimla By Volvo

Board the evening Volvo bus for Shimla from Himachal Bhavan, Safdar Hashmi Marg, New Delhi.

Day 1Shimla – Chail - Rajgarh

Arrive early morning in Shimla and drive to Chail (2hours). After freshening up we gear up for a short ride towards Kali Tibba and temple.

Thereafter we ride downhill 20kms towards Gaura on the banks of the Giri River and the entry to the Peach bowl of Himachal Pradesh at Rajgarh Valley. Rajgarh is another 22kms from here. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2Rajgarh

Rajgarh on the way is an idyllic spot and so are nearby destinations like Dadahu, Giripul and Haripurdhar. During the start of the summer, this valley aplomb with stone fruits. Such is the produce, that this valley is very popular as the Peach bowl of Himachal Pradesh. Another produce of the region is Garlic, again very large quantities, and yes – it’s size. Drive 30kms in the early morning towards Nauradhar.

Nauradhar is the base for the trek start towards Choordhar. Boots out and start your ascent. Reach Tesari meadow after an easy ascent of about 4-5 hours, through an oak laden trail. This is a very good and a recommended camping spot.

Day 3Tesari to Shimla Volvo Stand

The top is another 3 hours from Tesari. The final climb is steep and you will definitely make stops to catch stunning vistas of the Himalayan ranges afar, from the Trans Himalayas and Greater Himalayas (Kinnaur), Dhauladhars and Pir Panjals to as far as Nanda Devi in Uttarakhand. The wide expanse of the Doon and the Chandigarh plains is a sight to remember and so are the views towards Shimla and Chail. Seek Blessings at the temple and start your descent down towards Saraha on the Chopal side, which should take you about 6 hours. Drive back to Shimla to catch the Volvo in time.

Booking conditions

ADD – ONS (at an extra cost, Please enquire if you require any add-on to make your trip a notch above our standard offering.)

  • Single Supplement (a tent all to yourself or a room, maybe!. Subject to availability.)
  • Return Volvo tickets (to and fro from Delhi, Chandigarh or Shimla, Manali and Dharamshala)
  • Pick up and Drop services.
  • Masseur (Ayurveda massage for the evenings after the ride/walk)
  • Physiotherapist
  • Yoga instructor and Specialist. An introductory  Yoga session/s for the duration of your trip in the outdoors.
  • Extensions to your holiday planning.

There may be certain surcharges applicable at the time of booking. All above rates are subject to availability at the time of confirmation and can be changed without prior notice

All tours are subject to weather conditions and will operate only if weather permits, no refund will be given if services are not operated due to weather or natural problems.

Please make sure you follow the timings given by the driver and guide for all the services and transfers. In case you fail to follow the timings, the Driver will leave for which no refund will be given.

Hotel and airline cancellations to be applied.

Hotels suggested in the itinerary can be changed and will be equivalent or more to the one given to you in terms of price as per the official rate sheet of the hotel.

Service tax extra as per new GST rules

Any kind of delays in flight such as fog or technical problem is not the responsibility of Trip Tap Toe and any kind of hotel cancellations and no shows will be the responsibility of the client.

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