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Experience Serenity

Sakleshpur – Somwarpet – Madikeri – Makkandur

December 12,13 2015

Experience serenity on two wheels! Ride through the two enchanting hill stations of western ghats.
The stay for the rides will be at another home stay, near Makkandur.

Register here ES

Event Poster

Event Poster

  • Start the ride from Sakleshpur.
  • Ride through some beautiful hamlets – Shukravara santhe, Sanivarasanthe, Somwarpet, Makkandur.
  • Lots of coffee estates enroute.
  • Stay at “Surya Home stay” – Tented accommodation also available.
  • Second day ride along the serene river. Participants can opt for a small hike, if they dont want to ride.
  • The Cost of the entire trip including stay, food and transport is 4500 Rs only.

Riders descending from Somwarpet

The Cost Includes :

  • Rider transport to Sakleshpur(from bangalore) and back from makkandur on an ultra luxury bus.
  • Bike transport.
  • Support during the ride.
  • Accommodation at Surya home stay.
  • Food during the trip.

Register here ES

Home stay

We know that some of us want to ride more and some of us want to ride less. Note that at any point of time, you may stop the ride and get on to support vehicles. Two vehicles (and the Bus) will be with the riders.

Ride Specs

Total DistanceDay 1 : 100kms (50 for Easy Riders)
Day 2 : 40 kms
Road ConditionMTB, Touring or Hybrids - Road bikes are not suggested due to patches at some places
Riding expertiseDay 1:
Expert Ride - Moderate to Experienced
Easy Ride - Beginners to Experienced

Day 2: Beginners to Experienced
Places of Interest1. Manjirabad fort
2. Madikeri
3. somwarpet

In case you dont have a bike, we can arrange for rented bikes for 900Rs.

Way to Somwarpet

near Sakleshpur

Day 0 – Friday, Dec 11, 2015

 Three pickup points, starting at 8:30 p.m
a. Jaynagar (A2B – 5th Block)
b. Langford road – Hockey Stadium
c. Dr Rajkumar road – Shell petrol bunk.

Day 1 : Saturday, December 12, 2015

Reach the starting point at Sakleshpur, freshen up and start riding towards Madikeri.

The ride passes through Sanivarasanthe, somwarpet and Makkandur. Easy riders may stop the ride 10 kms before Somwarpet (Lunch point)

Stay at “Surya Home stay”


More information about the Day-1 route can be found here ES-Day1

Distance: Total = 100 kms (50 Kms for Easy riders) .

5:00 a.mReach Start point - Sakleshpur
6:30 a.mAfter freshening up, start the ride towards somwarpet
7:30 a.mPacked Breakfast enroute
12:00 noonLunch enroute - Near Somwarpet
5:00 p.mReach Home stay
7:30 p.mDinner and Rest.

Day 2: Sunday, December 13, 2015


More information about the Day-2 route can be found here GPSies - ES-Day2

Distance : 40 kms

We will be able to accommodate only 34 riders for this event, so hurry and register now.

Madikeri Climb

Serene path

The Cost of the event is 4500 Rs only. This includes

Register here ES

The Ride will be a weekend ride, start from bangalore by bus on Friday evening around 9:00 p.m and will be back in bangalore around 10 p.m on Sunday.