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Bicycle Rent In Udaipur: A Guide On How To Rent Bicycles In Udaipur

Udaipur. The Venice of the East. The City of Lakes. Surrounded by the Aravali Hills and called 'the most romantic spot on the continent of India? by historian James Tod, this tourist destination is famous for its culture and scenic beauty. One of the best ways to explore the luxuriant greenery and captivating lakes, the monuments and the marketplace, is by meandering around the city on a bicycle. Here is your perfect guide on how to hire a bicycle in Udaipur.

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Types of Cycling Tours and Cost

You 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 Udaipur

There 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.

Insurance

Services that offer cycling packages advise you to have a travel insurance to cover any damages during the tour.

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Major Bicycle Rental Players

Offline

1. Heera Cycle Store
Location: Heera Cycle Store, off Gangaur Ghat Road, Udaipur.
Time: 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Contact: 9950611973

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
Contact: +918769822745

3. Lets Trip Cycle Tours
Location: 17, Trident Enclave, Haridas Ji Ki Margri, Udaipur
Time: Open 24 hours
Contact: 094609 71689

Online

  1. http://www.rajasthancyclingtours.com/
  2. http://www.roolinpebbles.com/
  3. https://www.wandertrails.com/activities/cycling-trail-in-udaipur
  4. http://www.chundapalace.com/cycletour.htm
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Inclusions

Weekly 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.

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Types of Bicycles Available

Most 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.
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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.
· 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.
For cycling tours, make sure to check the cancellation policy in advance.

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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.

This post was published by Gauranshi Saran