Tour de Velas Cycling Schedule
Day 1 - Saturday 24 January 2015
We met at Gateway of India 05:45
Catch Jetty from Mandva 06:15
Reach Mandava 07:30
Start cycling 08:00
Reach Murud 12:00 (Mandva to Murud - 72 km approx - 4 hours)
Lunch and Rest 13:00
Reach Dighi 14:00 (Murud to Dighi - By jetty - 30 mins)
Travel to Harihareshwar 18:30 (Dighi to Hariheshwar - 49 km - 3 hrs)
Travel to Bankot 19:00 (Harihareshwar to Bankot - By Jetty 15 mins)
Cycle from Bankot to Velas 19:30 (Approximately 6 km)
Day 2 - Sunday 25 January 2015 - REST day - Explore beach, relaxing, enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 3 - Monday 26 January 2015
Start cycling and reach Bankot 08:00
Reach Dighi 11:30
Reach Mandva 18:00
Take the last Jetty to gateway 18:45
Reach Gateway of India 20:00
No participant contribution will be charged. Expenses on actual basis AS and ON if required.
Please pack your bag very careful considering the weight to carry for TOUR de Velas
Expected cost of the event will be around 1800.00 approx
Exclusion: Insurance is not included or offered for this event
How to be a part of Tour de Velas
1. Need to have your own Cycle in good working condition.
2. Helmet, safety gears like Gloves or Guards, Cycle Saddle Bag, Tool Kit is compulsory.
3. Head lamp and Rear LED light compulsory.
4. Puncture repairs KIT.
5. Reflectors are important and mandatory and act as a backup for your cycle.
What to carry for Tour de Vela with TreksandTrails
Wear comfortable shoes, Personal care medicines
Wear cycling shorts and t-shirts, shades for eye protection.
Carry cash for personal expenses on the way
Carry drinking water (2 litres)
Small snacks like chocolate bars for instant energy, Electoral powder a few bananas.
Torch with extra batteries
Optional things that you may want to carry
Personal camera at your own risk
Extra pair of clothes, socks
TreksandTrails rules for TOUR de Velas:
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
3. TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the event without prior notice.
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Call for confirmations:
Ankit Savla +919821912078 (Media / Corporate inquires 11.30 am to 07.00 pm)
Yahya Virani +91976814370 (Event Leader)