Discover, hidden in the bold and powerful pieces on display by some of the most eminent people of the Bardez region. Calangute is a canvas for contemporary riders, a cache of natural beauty, ancient history and breath-taking art! This tour offers a chance to experience the tranquil side of Calangute and Candolim that gets masked by the chaos and commercialisation.
This unique e-bike tour traces some of the far reaches of the multicultural side of Panjim, providing a perfect setting to experience the cultural heritage, vibrant present and scenic highlights of the city. We start right at what was the starting point for entering Panjim during the Portuguese times and ride up the Altinho hill, currently a hub for government offices, art gallery centres and grand residences. Get the bird’s eye view of the city and brace yourself for a ride full of fascinating facts, anecdotes and surprises. Snack up on some mouth-watering delicacies after a fun-filled thrilling ride.
Venture beyond typical beaches and head to Divar, a completely different realm that exists across Mandovi river. Divar island will surely enchant you with its splendours. Witness time slowing down in this quaint river island situated just a few miles from the capital city of Panjim. Ride through patches of fields, mangroves, churches, temple sites and beautiful houses. Breathe and live rich heritage from traditional occupations like fishing and bread making. After immersing yourself in an unseen side of North Goa, enjoy a refreshing snack break at an Indo-Portuguese heritage home. The pretty locations and locals of Divar will entice all those looking for untouched pristine beauty.
While Panjim is known for its well-preserved heritage, that's not all it has to offer. Feed your passion for fun with a specially curated Goan food trail. Know all about the strong Portuguese influence and the traditional Hindu influence that pre-date the Portuguese. And get to know the differences between the two. Ride through the scenic lanes of Fontainhas, try different courses of local cuisine punctuated with Goan cocktails served by smiling locals. This is a ride that is nothing less than a feast for your senses.
Try jumping back and forth between centuries with ease in the lost city of Old Goa. Unearth the layers of rich history dating back to over a thousand years. The ancient and magnificent churches of Old Goa are today one of the most remarkable and impressive sights in all of Asia with many secrets and stories to tell. You might just want to stay a little longer and listen to the glorious past of these magnificent monuments. Perfect for those seeking a scenic tour, as you ride to the highest point in Old Goa to get a panoramic view.
Stories by the Bay showcases the multicultural side of Bambolim and its neighbouring villages that’s been preserved till date. As we cycle by the bay, we absorb a very traditional and grassroots feel of Bambolim. This ride consists layers of history that depict the existence of different dynasties and cultures. It’s a collection of natural and ancient delights that will easily take the rider’s breath away. Not just that, one gets to enjoy an interactive session with the local fishermen folks and learn all about sustainable fish farming. As you refresh and refuel yourself at the serene and scenic Amrapali Café house, learn all about its heritage and architecture. Brace yourself for a roller coaster ride full of fascinating facts, anecdotes, heritage and surprises along the bay.
Let the past of Panjim guide you as you cycle through monuments and buildings that stand relevant even today. As you breeze along the canopy of trees in Campal, you’ll witness the stark contrast in the planning of the capital city. Get to know the revolutionary thinkers who have shaped Panjim over the years and influenced Goa’s ethos in the field of town planning, architecture, art, scholars and politicians. From liberation of Goa to the opinion poll in the past, Panjim has always been the center for art, music, architecture and politics. Explore it, the way it’s meant to be.
Explore the intimate aspects of Varca on an e-bike where you’ll get to meet and greet the locals, while absorbing the serenity and beauty of Benaulim. See how the locals live their daily life in Varca, Assolna and Orlim. From local cow shed to an Indo-Portuguese house, absorb the enticing stories and trivias of Varca which most tourists don’t even get a glimpse of. Learn about some traditional farming methods and agricultural practices followed by the local Goans. Not just that, visit one of the local manufacturing units that creates ropes and doormats using raw materials from the coconut tree. Catch the evergreen Kulagar plantation and the fascinating St. Michael Church.
It’ll only take a few minutes on the e-bike to ride far away from the city-side and enter the countryside of Cansaulim. Explore the raw Cansaulim way of life by witnessing their regular day which might come as a surprise to the urban visitors. Get a sneak peek into Girron, a perfect raw example of how modern technology has not made its way to this part of Goa and Tinto, a commonplace for the sale of the local produce. This trail offers a not-to-miss view of the magnificent 3 Kings Chapel which is believed to be the most haunted spot in Goa. To top that, get to know the story behind the humble Pao and learn all about its making process at a local bakery, situated bang on the beach.
There’s more to Cavelossim than what meets the eye. Cycle through some stunning stretches and take a look behind the screens of what it takes to get the freshest seafood on your plate. A nationalist once lived here for a day, wander through the same location and know what triggered the movement to Goa’s liberation. For a real understanding of Cavelossim culture, look no further than this rich, impressive and authentic tour. It’s a road cycling odyssey through a less-explored village life of Cavelossim.