Cycling Tour in North East India 14 Nights / 15 Days

14 Nights Itinerary Covering: Dimapur - Kohima - Maram Khullen - Willong - Zuimi - Benreu - Dzuleke - Khonoma - Tuophema - Mokokchung - Amguri - Sibsagar - Dibrugarh

Overview

A cycling tour in North East India is the best way to enjoy an adventure along with getting to know the local culture and traditions. Throughout this 15 days North East India cycling tours, you will visit numerous villages, meet several local people, and indulge in local activities. These immersive experiences will offer your lifetime memories. North East cycle routes are a combination of uphill and downhill many villages that will offer you the perfect thrill.

Tourism of India makes your travel easier by including excellent services in the North East India cycling tour package. You will sleep in hotels, cottages, and homestays, relish local food, and visit various natural and tourist places. Contact us today and plan a cycling tour in North East India with travel experts.

Highlights

  • Explore the villages in Kohima
  • Witness traditional performances
  • Meet local people and indulge in local culture
  • Visit historical sites in Northeast India
  • Witness the natural beauty along winding paths
  • Partake in performances by village locals
  • Stay in homestays and community cottage

Itinerary - Cycling Tour in North East India

Day 1 - Dimapur - Kohima

Your 15 days Cycling Tours to North East India start with arrival at Dimapur Airport. You will be transferred to Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland by car (2.5 hours). En route, stop at the local vegetable market, and then, continue your drive. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel and spend the night.

Distance Covered: 0 km

Day 2 - Kohima - Maram Khullen

Start the day with a healthy breakfast. Begin with your cycling expedition to Kisama Village (1660 m) and cycle towards the heritage village to visit tribal morungs and World War II Museum.

Continue riding to 4 km further to Jakhama Village (1598 m). Afterward, cycle 18 km towards Khezama village (1705 m). Delight in a delicious lunch and thereafter, drive to Maram Khullen, the biggest and oldest Maram Naga Village. Check into a homestay and spend an overnight here.

Distance Covered: 63 km

Day 3 - Maram Khullen - Willong

Today, you will embark on a cycling tour from Maram Khullen to Willing Village. This will be a gentle ride uphill and downhill. On the way, make a stop at Sangkhumai Village and enjoy a cup of hot tea.

Afterward, continue to ride 4 to 5 km and have lunch at Willong Village. Partake in traditional fishing with local people for a fun time. Check into the homestay and sleep overnight in Willong Village.

Note: Fishing activity depends on the rain.

Distance Covered: 32 km

Day 4 - Willong - Zuimi

Day 04 of your North East bike trip will start with a healthy breakfast. Say goodbye to Willong Village and start cycling towards Zuimi. After the first 15 km, you will make a stop at Yankhullen Village (1900 m). Hike up to the village for about 1 km. Once reached, meet and interact with the locals. Afterward, move forward to Bake Village (1886 m) located 8 km on a gentle slope. Explore this beautiful place on foot.

Later, bike for 12 km to reach Zuimi Village. Have lunch on arrival. Explore Haraka Church/Temple and their abandoned site. Check in to the homestay or tent and enjoy a sound sleep.

Distance Covered: 35 km

Day 5 - Zuimi - Benreu

After breakfast, check out from the stay and head towards Benreu Village. Your first stop will be after 20 km at Tangpung Village (1426 m). Take your time to explore the surroundings and later, continue to ride 13 km downhill and 8 km uphill to Peren Town (1363 m).

Enjoy lunch on arrival, rest, and then bike for 22 km to Pedi Village (1568 m). Stop to explore the area. Bike for 12 km on a rough path to Benreu Village. About 4 km to the village will be rough, so bike safely. Check-in to your stay (homestay or community cottage) and enjoy a comfy sleep.

Distance Covered: 75 km

Day 6 - Benreu

Wake up to the sounds of nature and start the day with a fulfilling breakfast. Make your way to go hiking to Mt. Pauna. It is the 3rd highest mountain in Nagaland whose summit is located 2486 meters above sea level. The hike is for about 4 to 5 km on the uneven path. Enjoy a picnic and lunch here and hike back the same path to Benreu Village. In the evening, you will have a set of traditional shows lined up after which you can enjoy a restful sleep at Benreu Village.

Distance Covered: 0 km

Day 7 - Benreu - Dzuleke

On day 07 of your cycling tour in North East India, have breakfast and check out. Continue with your cycling expedition from Benreu to Dzuleke Village. About 30 km on winding roads, stop at Poilwa Village (1900 m) for lunch. After this, you can choose to either hike to Dzuleke Village through the jungle, which is an easy to moderate hike for 2 hours, or choose to cycle for 15 km to Dzuleke Village, about 5 km uphill. On arrival, check-in, and overnight in a homestay.

Distance Covered: 45 km

Day 8 - Dzuleke - Khonoma

Post a hearty breakfast, check out from the homestay, and leave for Khonoma, India's first green village. Bike for 5 km uphill and feed "Mithun", the state animal with salt. After this, continue riding for about 10 km and stop for a nature walk. Witness a variety of wild edible vegetables, listen to the chirping of birds, and study the alder trees.

Check in to the homestay in Khonoma Village and have lunch. You will have plenty of time to relax and spend time with the locals. In the evening, witness the indigenous games performed by local youth. Overnight in Khonoma Village.

Distance Covered: 25 km

Day 9 - Khonoma - Tuophema

On day 09 of your Northeast cycling tour, have breakfast and check out. Start your bike riding tour from Khonoma to Tuophema, one of the ancient heritage villages of Nagaland. It is located at an altitude of 1490 m above sea level and has mixed evergreen forests, paddy fields, and farmlands. Bike for 20 km to Kohima (1444 m) on a gentle slope and then climb up.

You will reach Jakahama Village, 18 km from Kohima. Have lunch and continue the ride downhill to Tuophema Village for 20 km. The next 20 km will be half uphill on a gentle slope. Ride from Chiephobozou Village (1393 m) to Botsa Junction (1490 m). After 4 km from Botsa, you will reach Tuophema Village (1 km uphill and then 3 km downhill).

Complete the check-in formalities at the Tuophema Community Cottage and spend an overnight stay.

Distance Covered: 97 km

Day 10 - Tuophema - Mokokchung

Start the day with breakfast, check out, and leave for Mokokchung. It is located at an altitude of 1325 m above sea level and is one of the best places to see in the North East India cycling tours.

On the way, stop at Tseminyu Village (1338 m). Continue the ride for another 25 km to Longsa Village (1455 m). Halt at Wokha for lunch and refreshment. Afterward, bike for 20 km downhill and drive to Mokokchung. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and sleep overnight.

Distance Covered: 120 km

Day 11 - Mokokchung

Post breakfast, check out and proceed towards Ao Village on the bike. Visit Impur Village located 15 km further and explore the museum. Next, head to Mokokchung Village (1233 m) and afterward, cycle to Chami Village and Sungratsu Village. Come back to the hotel for lunch.

Post lunch, continue cycling to Ungma Village (1263 m), 3 km downhill, and explore this village. Meet old men and see their craft and old women in traditional dress. Cycle back to your hotel and spend a comfy night in Mokokchung.

Day 12 - Mokokchung - Amguri

Begin the day with breakfast and later, check out. Start the tour to your next destination, Amguri from Mokokchung. Say goodbye to the hill and cycle towards plain areas. After 35 km, you will reach Chuchu Village (1045 m). Continue to bike to Amguri, which will be mostly downhill. Check-in to the hotel and enjoy a relaxing sleep.

Distance Covered: 110 km

Day 13 - Amguri - Sibsagar - Amguriu

On day 13 of your Northeast bike tour, enjoy an excursion to Sibsagar from Amguri by bike. Explore the temples, Ahom Palace, museum, and more attractions. As the tour ends, come back to Amguri and enjoy biking on the plain roads. In the evening, head to Mishing Assamese tribal village to get an insight into their unique culture. Overnight stay in Amguri.

Distance Covered: 70 km

Day 14 - Amguri - Dibrugarh

After breakfast, start your journey towards the last destination on a cycling tour in Northeast India, Dibrugarh. It is located at a height of 109 m above sea level and is one of the famous cities of Assam. Bike to Dibrugarh and stop at a market and tea garden on the way for lunch. Once reached, check-in to the hotel and enjoy the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Dibrugarh.

Distance Covered: 110 km

Day 15 - Departure from Dibrugarh

Today, your Northeast Cycling Tour ends. So, after breakfast, you will be dropped at Dibrugarh Airport for your onward journey with pleasant memories of a cycling tour in Northeast India.

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