When cycling and hiking

Guided Cycling

There will be a cycling guide and a supporting vehicle to follow your ride on guided tours. A mechanic is standby when you need a hand on your bike. Tea breaks/Picnics are provided on cycling days. 

Van Supported Cycling

There is NOT a cycling guide to accompany the ride on self guided tour. It will be self guided with road book/GPS routes provided. But there is always a supporting vehicle to follow your ride. A driver/mechanic will provide tea breaks/picnics on cycling days. You will be given a smart phone to stay in close touch with Active China head office. 

Tea break/Picnic

Hot tea/coffee, cheese and bread, dried and fresh fruits etc. and energy bars are supplied on cycling days.


A typical day of cycling

We try to follow this schedule on our riding days, on rest days we normally will not ride. However the schedule may be slightly modified on different trips accordingly. This is not an order, only a guideline.

Morning call: 07:00
Breakfast: 08:00
Briefing: 09:00
On the bikes: 09:00
Breaks at every one hour
Light Lunch: 12:00-13:00
Breaks at every one hour
Arrival at hotels: 16:30
Dinner: 19:30
Short Briefing for next day during dinner
Free on your own


When hiking

All our hiking tours are guided and supported. Food will be prepared using our pre-packed ingredients together with fresh local produce whenever available. Sufficient drinking water will be supplied throughout the trip. 

When Camping

Breakfast - Cereals, eggs to order - usually scrambled eggs or fried eggs, toast or babas(local pancakes), honey or peanut butter, tea or coffee. 

Lunch - Potatoes, boiled ham, babas(local pancakes) or bread, fruit, Cheese, boiled eggs, chocolate bars.

Tea break at camp - usually there will be tea, biscuits and dry fruit.

Evening meal - Rice, several dishes of vegetable and meat, tea or coffee.

It should be understood that on long strenuous treks some of the food items would not last the whole distance, such as eggs and fresh vegetables. 
Fresh meat(chicken, mutton) occasionally is bought from villages enroute.

The trek cooks are trained to prepare the food hygienically and water is provided for you to wash your hands before mealtimes.

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