Types of Cycling Tours and CostYou can either hire bicycles from rental services or take a cycling tour package from one of the services listed below. The price is reasonable and depends on the kind of package. Usually, a single day package would cost you around INR 2000. It also includes a guide. Renting a bicycle may cost you around INR 200 for a day. Bicycles are available on rent at Fateh Sagar Lake for INR 10 an hour.
Documentation Required for Renting a Bicycle in UdaipurThere are no major requirements. However, most cycling tours have a minimum age limit of 9 to 13 years so carrying an identity proof of young children is advised.
InsuranceServices that offer cycling packages advise you to have a travel insurance to cover any damages during the tour.
Major Bicycle Rental Players
1. Heera Cycle Store
Location: Heera Cycle Store, off Gangaur Ghat Road, Udaipur.
Time: 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
2. Art of Bicycle Trips
Location: Shop no.27, Ghadiya Devra Road, Chandpole
Time: Sunday - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Monday to Wednesday - 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday - 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Friday to Saturday - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
3. Lets Trip Cycle Tours
Location: 17, Trident Enclave, Haridas Ji Ki Margri, Udaipur
Time: Open 24 hours
Contact: 094609 71689
InclusionsWeekly cycling tour packages cover a lot of requirements like food, snacks, guiding, hut/tent accommodation, associated Goods and Services Tax, forest fees and bottled water. One only needs to carry their personal clothing and gear. For a single day package, the services offer cycles, helmets, a guide, water, wet wipes and a safety vehicle.
Types of Bicycles AvailableMost cycling tours and rental services offer a giant mountain gear bicycle, Scott cycles or other high-end bikes. Some cycles have the option of a child seat for children who are below the age of five.
Some Useful Tips:If you are renting a bicycle and not taking a tour package, the following should be taken care of:
· Carry a first aid box.For cycling tours, make sure to check the cancellation policy in advance.
· Carry a water bottle and food.
· Make sure the bicycle is in good condition.
· Use hand signals to let people know when you are taking a turn.
· Don't ride your bicycle on sidewalks.
· Always lock your bicycle even if you are leaving it only for a couple of minutes.
So, pedal on and around Udaipur and explore the city in the most adventurous and educational way. Not only is it cheap and environment-friendly but also rewarding and more fulfilling than the usual alternatives.