Culture and coastal bliss on a bicycle

May 10, 2013, 00:22 IST | The Guide Team

Explore the pristine beaches, rich food, culture and heritage of the West Coast on a bicycle

Nature Knights has organised a cross country cultural cycling trip on May 12. The trip aims to give riders a close look at the Konkan countryside, its rich culture, heritage and food.

Cyclists on the steps of the State Central LIbrary

The ride starts from Colaba, taking one through some historical monuments in South Mumbai including the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Kala Ghoda and the State Central Library among others.

Riders will then get on Ferry Wharf at Dockyard Road to reach Revas. Participants can explore the Konkan countryside passing through villages like Nagaon and Revdanda to reach Alibaug By Pass.

The ride will take one through the scenic Konkan coast while exploring few old temples on the way, the Korlai Fort and the Vintage Light House, from where the riders will be free to either cycle back or hitch a ride to Revas to catch Ferry Wharf to Mumbai .

On May 12, 6.20 am
Meeting point Colaba, Pasta Lane.
Price Rs 1,200 (includes cycle rental, ferry tickets and management; food not included)
Registration Open till Friday, 5 pm; Call 9619182010
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