Goa to  Mumbai coastal ride

Quick Facts

Duration: 15 Days /  14 Nights

Level: Moderate  

Tour Starts: Goa

Tour Ends: Mumbai

Total distance cycled : 570 km


The hippies of the 60s and 70s probably traversed the same route before pitching for months in the sandy stretches of India’s favourite beach destination, Goa. In this cycling tour, unassuming villages, and thickly green hillsides start in Goa. The trip is designed to take you through the vibrant coastal side trails, rich in enthralling landscapes, local interaction, cultural experiences, monuments and temples and a distinct array of food. Besides seeing India at close quarters, you will also encounter a multitude of cycling challenges. We will end at Bombay, which represents Incredible India !

Day 1: Goa 

You arrive at Goa International airport and later get transferred to a Hotel. Throughout these first two days, you will see how Goa itself wears many beautiful beaches, old churches, stunning forts and coastal life. This afternoon you will check in. Our guide meets at your hotel, in the evening gets acquainted with the entire team and a quick orientation to the route for the trip, safety tips and more. you have a bike allotment and fix your accessory.

Meals: Dinner 

Day 2: Goa        

This morning you have your first day of cycling as a test ride and explore the city on two wheels, starting from the hotel and heading toward Fort Agoda explore the Portuguese town o two wheels.

Fort Aguada was the most prized and crucial fort of the Portuguese. The fort is so large that it envelops the entire peninsula at the southwestern tip of Bardez.

An excellent example of Portuguese architecture, it was built in the year from 1609 to 12. This fort was constructed with the purpose of restricting entry into the River Mandovi, so as to control the political threats.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance :  28 km

Elevation Gain : 270 meter

Day 3: Tiracol 

After breakfast you set on the bike for first long day of cycling, start cycling in the bank of Baga river, cycle toward Siolim enroute you will see many churches on your left and right later you cycle towards coast line and heading towards Morjim, in a few kilometre you will cross Aronda river bridge between Goa and Maharashtra, then you will be officially enter into Maharashtra state territory. 

The fort Tiracol was built in the 17th century by the Raja of Sawantwadi, However, after a war between the Maharaja and the Portuguese, this fort came under the control, Later in 1764, it was renovated and eventually became an inevitable part of their marine defense

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance :  51 km

Elevation Gain : 490 metre

Day 4: Malvan 

This morning we have to go uphill for a few kilometres to warm up your body. Later, we rode along the breezy Konakan coastline to our next destination. Known for its famous coastal cuisine and natural beauty, it sits at the edge of the Arabian Sea.  Food wise, coconut, rice and fish will take over the palate on this day. The water is pretty clear here and one can see corals and colorful marine life.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance :  63 km

Elevation Gain : 891 meter

Day 5: Devgad

Today we hit the road early on this day to reach the gastronomically famous town of Malvan have a stop there will take small ferry to visit Sindhudurg fort later heading towards Achra river bridge The route is most scenic of the trip, flanked by the sea on one side and casuarina stands on the other, we stop at Kunkeshwer beach and Temple which is second highlight of the day after Sindhudurg fort  today is the first day you cycle through mango orchid and this region has world class mango variety. The constant sound of the sea is therapeutic as you settle with a good book in the breezy verandah. You stay very close to the windmill garden.

Sindhudurg fort:-  During 1600 the British and the Portuguese merchant tried annexing territories through intimidation techniques along the Maharashtra coastal line. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj chanced upon this island Kurte and decided to build a fort to fortify these areas. Construction began in the year 1664.

This fort witnessed many battles and remained with the Marathas for many years. The British captured it in 1765.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance : 57 km

Elevation Gain : 590 meter

Day 6: Kasheli

Today you start the cycle from Devgad through Coconut palms, fishing villages and sections along the coast to keep us company till we reach Kasheli. Enroute we will have a lunch stop with a family run restaurant at Katra Devi, the last patch of cycling will be on a busy main road. The village is known for its easy going ‘do nothing’ aura. Another day of relaxing by the very authentic maratha palace.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance : 65 km

Elevation Gain : 895 metre

Day 7: Ganpatipule

Today you can plan your own day. Lots of up and down hills  make your ride a thrilling experience. One of the most popular getaways from Mumbai, Ratnagiri is a short distance from where we stay. It used to be a small inconspicuous seaside town. We pass through a very busy coastal town Ratnagiri we need to mentally prepare for traffic or we can avoid traffic taking short transfer later continuous cycle till our stay at Malgund As you trail the paths of Ratnagiri, you will notice how fertile the town is; Mango orchards, rice fields, coconut and cashew stands make the topography lush and therapeutic.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance : 62 km

Elevation Gain : 1226 meter

Day 8: Ganpatipule

You have a free day to relax at Malgund beach, you have a very peaceful stay in a coastal village. You can give your laundry.

During the day you can visit Ganpatipule temple, Prachin konkan, Keshavsut smarak, Ganpatipule beach, Malgund beach, watersports, paramotoring activities as per your wish.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9: Dapoli

Today you have the most challenging ride because of western ghats. It is also an interesting and unique experience of the trip because you have two ferries to move from A to B.

After a few kilometers of cycling you will take the first ferry at Jaigarh with your bike and complete logistics. Later we continued cycling towards a beautiful coastal town called Guhagar where we will have lovely lunch then go for another ferry and cycle towards Dapoli which is a small town in the coastal line.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance : 86 km

Elevation Gain : 2030 meter

Day 10 : Aravi

Aravi is a fishing village and the most spectacular scene here is when hundreds of bright colorful boats come in with the catch in the evening – give them a hand pulling in the heavy nets or use this as a great photo-op to capture the flurry of activity.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance : 73 km

Elevation Gain : 1530 metre

Day 11 : Murud 

The beach town of Murud is one of the most unassuming and relaxing destinations,

Start cycling from our beach resort and continue towards Kelshi village through the most beautiful village and coastal road later. We take a short ferry from Vesvi and then hop onto the bikes. We continue to cycle towards Shrivardhan to Dighi port and finish your cycle of the day.  Later we took another ferry to Janjira fort.

Janjira Fort : The origin of this majestic fort can be traced down to the 15’th century when some local fishermen of Rajapuri constructed a small wooden fort on a huge rock to protect themselves and their families from the pirates. It was captured by mughal invader Pir Khan, a general of Nizamshah of Ahmednagar. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance : 40 km

Elevation Gain : 1200 meter

Day 12 : Alibag

The easy and relaxing last day of cycling towards a busy town enroute Enjoy the paddy fields, green countryside, mild hillocks in the distance. You know you’ve hit Alibag when you can see busy towns and more commercial activities on the road side. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cycled distance : 50 km

Elevation Gain : 338 meter

Day 13 : Mumbai

After breakfast we leave our stay and heading towards Malvan port by a hour of travel time later we take ferry to Gateway of India with our luggage and we enter the economical capital of India by sea route as first time British came through same route, enjoy visit the Gateway of India and many old buildings during colonial time then transfer to hotel and explore surrounding.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14 : Mumbai

Today we have a dedicated day to explore the city with a great combination of heritage town with great history and real world with reality,  Asia's biggest slum and densely populated colony called Dharavi. Will be a very busy and interesting last day in Mumbai city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 15 : Shuttle to  Mumbai Airport

Our trip leader transfers you to the Mumbai International Airport to let you depart with a bag full of happy memories.

Meals: Breakfast          

  • Comfortable hotels & resorts with breakfast as mentioned above.
  • Charter comfortable vehicle for the complete tour, (SAG vehicle following the riders) Support car for  bike and travel both
  • Tour Captain– An accompanying well experienced cyclist, who has sound knowledge of all major routes, regularly doing adventure tours, cycling tours, well to do in First aid and on spot cycle maintenance.
  • Hybrid / Mountain bike
  • Local Guides 
  • Monument entrance ticket with camera charges.
  • All breakfast with Lunch & Dinner
  • Refreshments, mineral water, fruits, cookies, juices, re-hydration supplements during cycle ride
  • Essential first-aid kit
  • All transportation from rendezvous to final drop-off
  • Crew stay and their meals


  • Tip* for crew members and hotel staff
  • Domestic flights
  • Vaccinations and personal medication.
  • Travel insurance policy , visa.
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Drinks in hotels
  • Expenses of personal nature e.g. Telephone bills, laundry and spa, massage etc.
  • Any adventure activity like Paragliding, rafting, rope way etc
  • Immediate expenses raised due to natural occurrences – landslides, weather, etc.
  • Any items/activity not mentioned above.


Quick Facts

Duration: 15 Days /  14 Nights

Level: Moderate  

Tour Starts: Goa

Tour Ends: Mumbai

Total distance cycled : 570 km