Charity cycle rides holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

Charity cycle rides are ideal for people who donít only want to travel responsibly, but also want to give that little bit extra and help contribute towards a favourite charity. All the charity cycle rides featured on this page are either run by charities, or contribute a significant proportion of the cost of the holiday to a good cause.

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Charity cycle ride in Cuba
Experience the World Heritage sites of Havana and Trinidad, from £2049 (10 days) inc UK flights
Charity bike rides in Peru, Andes to Amazon
Explore Machu Picchu and cycle through the Amazon rainforest!, from £2431 (11 days) inc UK flights
Rajasthan charity bike ride, India
Mountain biking, the Taj Mahal & tigers, from £1963 (10 days) inc UK flights
London to Paris charity bike ride
Cycle from bustling London to the Arc de Triomphe, from £909 (4 days) inc Eurostar
Charity cycle rides, Saigon to Angkor Wat
Bike 450kms off the beaten track across Vietnam, from £2441 (11 days) inc UK flights
Kerala cycle challenge holiday in India
South India bike challenge with a local clean water project, from £1158 - £1198 (12 days) ex flights
Charity cycle ride in Burma
Cycling over 420kms through Mandalay to Inle Lake, from £2582 (10 days) inc UK flights
Charity bike ride in Vietnam
Cycle 500kms through the heart of the Mekong Delta, from £2294 (11 days) inc UK flights

3 reviews for Charity cycle rides holidays4 star overall rating

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Charity bike rides in Peru, Andes to Amazon
Memorable parts? sense of achievement Tips? Train for serious mountain biking and technical skill! Not for the feint hearted or those with vertigo! Local benefits? yes definately Overall rating? amazing trip - the best in as long as I can remember (and I travel a lot!)!!! (more)Caroline Morris
From £2431 including UK flights
Charity cycle rides, Saigon to Angkor Wat
Memorable parts? Cycling through the paddy fields in Vietnam - something few tourists would normally see in Vietnam. Tips? Go for it! Local benefits? Yes - good that larger reusable water containers were used instead of lots of individual bottles. Overall rating? Very well organised & good local guides with excellent knowledge. Hotels were in general of good standard. Already looking for a new challenge to work towards and more countries to experience. (more)Jenny Gordon
From £2441 including UK flights
Rajasthan charity bike ride, India
Memorable parts? On the positive side the final day's cycle was the the most memorable, as the scenery was amazing. There were also a few evenings of accommodation which were great. Unfortunately the most "memorable" event was when one of our group fell and badly broke her leg. Tips? Train before you go and only pack what you need. Bring hand disinfectant and ensure that you have proper cycle shorts. Local benefits? I hope so, although we didn't do anything specifically other... (more)Howard Taylor
From £1963 including UK flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really

Cycling and mountain biking holiday classifications

We organise our cycling and mountain biking holidays by difficulty & distance covered each day to help you find the right cycling or mountain biking holiday for your level of fitness.

Introductory cycling
For the infrequent cyclist mainly on the flat with gentle slopes. Distances of between 15-25 miles/25-40 kms per day.
Moderate cycling
For the leisure cyclist who exercises regularly. Will include some steeper cheeky climbs. Distances of between 20-30 miles/ 35-50 kms per day.
Adventurous cycling
For those who cycle regularly. Includes some steep climbs and distances of between 25-50 miles/40-80 kms per day.
Challenging cycling
For regular cyclists who are looking for longer distances of between 40 and 70 miles/ 65-120kms per day.
Self guided cycling
Self guided cycling holidays are for you if you don't want to join a group and prefer to cycle along the open roads at your own pace.
Charity cycle rides
Charity cycle rides are ideal for people who donít only want to travel responsibly, but also want to give that little bit extra and help contribute towards a favourite charity. All of our charity cycle rides are either run by charities, or contribute a significant proportion of the cost of the holiday to a good cause.
Introductory mountain biking
These tours are for those new to mountain biking or those who do not have a high level of fitness. Easy combination of on-road and off-road routes. Distances of between 15-30 miles / 25-50 km per day.
Moderate mountain biking
Gentle off-road routes with no difficult technical sections. Distances of between 15-30 miles / 25-50km per day.
Adventurous mountain biking
Aimed at those who are regular cyclists and have a degree of off-road mountain biking experience. Some moderate and difficult technical sections. Distances of between 25-50 miles / 40-80 km per day.
Challenging mountain biking
For those who are regular mountain bikers and have a good level of fitness. Routes with frequent moderate to difficult technical sections. Distances of between 25-50 miles / 40-80 km per day.
Hard core mountain biking
For those who are regular and keen mountain bikers and have a good level of off-road biking experience. Rides will include high-level technical sections. Distances vary from day to day, depending on topography, between 30-60 miles / 50-100 km per day.
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