Experience the magnificent city through some of these cycling routes. Trust us, you are sorted for quite a few weekends now.
1. Gurgaon-Faridabad Road
This is the perfect route to start your cycling journey. Away from the chaotic city crowd, this route takes you closer to nature. A favourite among cyclists, it has numerous uphill and downhill parts that test your skills and endurance.
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2. Sanjay Van
Located in the heart of the city, Sanjay Van provides fresh air which is rare in Delhi and also offers a spectacular view of the city. This thick forest has a gravel track that excites every cyclist and there are numerous machans on the route where you can stop and look around.
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3. Rashtrapati Bhawan to India Gate
There is a more perfect place to feel the essence of the capital. The glorious Raisina hills will mesmerize you on one side and at the other end you will be struck by the elegance of Rashtrapati Bhawan. Take a bicycle journey through this route to explore the grandeur of the national capital and make friends with other cyclists en route.
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4. Aravali Treks
This route is quite challenging as it has many uphill, downhill sections and rocky parts. If you’re a beginner then this can be a tad difficult but comes with its perks. The Asola forest if full of surprises and on your journey you are sure to encounter beautiful small animals and lovely trees. And yes, keep your ears open as this route is full of chirping birds.
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5. Dwarka To Sultanpur
A lengthy route that comprises of diverse surroundings, the road from Dwarka to Sultanpur spans wetlands, farms and tiny villages. If you are fed up of the hustle-bustle of Delhi, then you must try this 65 km bicycle ride. The best time to hit this route is early mornings.
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6. Dhaula Kuan to 11 Murti
This 8 km cycle ride is perfect for beginning your mornings with. Besides giving you a much-needed dose of fresh air, the downhill makes cycling easy in the beginning and challenges your muscles only on the way back. Hence, by the time you complete this ride you have thoroughly rejuvenated your body and are ready to kick-start your day.
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A haven for riders who love speed, the National Highway 8 is the ideal place to enjoy speedy rides. This route has few diversions and for most part it runs in a straight line.
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These aren’t the only lovely cycling routes the city has to offer, there are many more waiting to be explored. So grap your cycles and get pedaling. The road is waiting for you.