Scenes from the trail
Aiyur Forest Trails
This is a 65 km cross-country ride in the tranquil Aiyur forest region in Tamil Nadu. Be prepared for a breathtaking day tour in some challenging terrain. Our carefully mapped out biking routes here weave through hills, forests, farms and several water bodies.
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October 27, 2019
Activity Level Challenging
Group Size Medium Group
Join us on this cross-country ride through the tranquil Aiyur forest region in Tamil Nadu. Our routes there weave through hills, forests, farms and several water bodies. Long distance riding can’t be more fun than this! The sheer beauty of these landscapes will make you forget your tiring legs. It is not mandatory for everyone to ride the entire distance that’s planned. You could hop into the support vehicle if you wish and still enjoy the rest of the journey in this enchanting land.
Meeting point: Rocky Ridge Cafe
Meeting time: 6:00
Total Riding distance: 65 km
Elevation Gain: 950 m
1. Helmet if you’re bringing your own cycle
2. A 2 or 3 Litre hydration pack that’ll fit in a small backpack or 2 water-bottles
3. A small backpack to carry your water and personal belongings. Travel light!
4. Any personal medication
5. Padded Cycling shorts
6. Bicycle lights, front and back
7. We’ll be providing electrolytes, fruits and dry fruits on the rides. Please carry any preferred energy bars etc.
8. Comfortable dry-fit clothing for the ride.
9. Riding sunglasses
10. Riding gloves
11. Sunscreen if you need it
12. Make sure your bike is serviced and ready for the ride!
13. Water-proof riding jacket
– guided cycling and curated travel experience
– bicycle transport
– support vehicle
– mechanic support
– breakfast & lunch
– ride refreshments
– first aid support
– Rental Bikes (available as an optional add-on)
– transportation of riders (car-pooling will be organized)
6 am - 2 pm
Meeting point: Rocky Ridge Farm
This a 65 km ride that includes a climb up a forested hill.
Cumulative elevation gain/total ascent of 950 m
South Indian breakfast will be provided enroute
Lunch will be served in a cafe located in a beautiful farm in the hills. Expect top notch hospitality and delectable cuisine.
At the lunch stop. Satiated and raring to go!
Melagiri's beauty at dawn
Those valley views!
An elephant pond in the Aiyur forest
Roads with no other souls in sight.