Pindari Glacier Mountain Bike Tour
Our Pindari Tour features everything you would expect from world class mountain biking, loads of grin factor fast flowing singletrack, techi climbs and massive descents, all set amongst breathtaking Himalayan scenery. The trip comes highly recommended by MTB legends including multiple World Champ Tracy Moseley, Enduro Star Micayala Gatto and MTB shutterbug legend Dan Milner. Beat that..
Pindari Mountain Bike Tour Highlights
Dive down our favourite trail on earth from Pindari Zero Point.
Ride right into the heart of the Himalaya with outrageous views.
Experience Kumaoni culture and hospitality at it’s best
Super food and great off the bike experiences.
14 Nights 10 Nights Hotel/4 nights trekking hut
Group Size: 4-8
Flights: In/Out New Delhi
Days riding: 11
Pindari Glacier MTB Tour
Heading high into the Indian Himalaya this breathtaking tour takes in mile after mile of singletrack as it runs through glacial valleys and over rocky passes bringing you up and close to the Himalaya reaching its zenith at the extraordinary snow bound setting of Pindari Glacier. The tour takes us on some of the most challenging and scenic trails on earth. This is mountain biking for those who truly love the mountains.
DAY 1: Arrive Delhi. Hotel day accommodation provided. Day A.C train to Khatgodam. Short transfer Nainital for overnight luxury lakeside stay.
DAY 2: Nainital: Kilbury and Bowaligaon trails. Climb China Peak to ride outstanding forest trails. Overnight Nainital. 30km/4 Hour
DAY 3: Nainital- Ratighat. Epic day in the saddle features 2000 meters vert of stunning valley descending along the Noflyzone trail to Ratighat. Overnight at Kasar Devi and knockout Himalayan views. 30km/4 Hour
DAY 4: Almora-Patlabaga. Mind- blowing forest singletrack as we head to the famed Himalayan views of Khausani. Overnight Khausani. 25km/4 Hour
DAY 5: Khausani: Bajnath Super D Uplift. A simply storming 10 km of descending. Uplift day so ride as many as you can. Overnight Khausani 10km/1 Hour
DAY 6: Khausani–Bageshwar. A forest trail descent leads us to Someshwar before we climb steadily to the Garri China Pass. From the Garri China Pass it’s an incredible 1400-meter technical singletrack descent to the sacred temple town of Bageshwar. Epic riding. 45Km/6 Hour
DAY 7: Bageshwar-Khatti. We start with a tough climb from Song to Loharkhet before swapping cycles for trekking shoes as we climb up over 3000m to the Dhakauri Pass. From Dhakauri we descend over 800 meters of technical vert down to the Pindari valley before a traverse leads us to our overnight stop at the remote village of Khatti. 25Km/6 Hour
DAY 8: Khatti-Phukiya. A big day in the saddle as we follow the outrageously beautiful Pindari Valley as climbing steadily on singletrack into the heart of the Himalaya. We stay in trekking huts at Phukiya. The last rest point before the glacier. 16Km/5 Hour
DAY 9: Phukiya-Pindari-Khatti. The scenery is simply otherworldly as we ride to zero point for a view of the Glacier. We retrace our tire tracks and enjoy what must be the most astonishing descent anywhere on earth. It is that good. Overnight Khatti. 25Km/7 Hour
DAY 10: Khatti Rest Day. Rest those weary legs in the idyllic village of Khatti or trek to the unrivalled Himalayan viewpoint of Pangot Top. Overnight stay Khatti.
DAY 11: Khatti-Bageshwar. The trails just keep flowing as we traverse above the valley to Kharmi Top with Himalayan views our constant companion. Its tough technical descending all the way to the valley bottom before we join the main track back towards Bageshwar. Overnight Khausani. 45km/4 Hour
DAY 12: Nanital: Snow View Tech. Himalayan riding at its best with the jaw- dropping downhill of Snow View Tech. 1300 meter of singletrack vert. Overnight Nainital.12Km/ 2 Hour
DAY 13: Nainital-Kaladunghi. We climb China Peak then its 2000m descending on outrageous trails to Kaladunghi forest and the Gagentic plain. Overnight at Jungle Resort Kaladunghi. 30Km/5 Hour
DAY 14: New Delhi. A.C Train Ride back to Delhi. Time to explore Delhi’s nightlife. Overnight Delhi
DAY 15: New Delhi. Transfer to airport for return flight home
2021 Pindari Glacier (New Delhi) 14 Night
2021 May 23rd £1295/£1445* Available
We have a range of shorter duration Uttarakhand Singletrack tours available from September 2019-November 2019 and April 2020-June 2020
*Double or Twin/Single Occupancy