Tour of Mowgliland
7-9 October 2022 (3 Days)
26-29 January 2023 (4 Days Extended Tour)
Tour of Mowgliland is a fully supported MTB cycle tour in and around Pench National Park in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Jungles of Pench are where the story of Mowgli, known as The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling is set in. The 250 kilometre route goes through the Pench buffer forest covering both MP and Maharashtra state.
Start Point: Camp Cherry Farm, Ramtek (How to reach?)
End Point: Camp Cherry Farm, Ramtek
Total Mileage: 250/350 KMs (Approx)
Riding Days: 3/4
Attractions: Traffic-free route, riding in forest, wild-life, beautiful villages.
DAY 0 - Ice Breaker
Participants arrive by afternoon at Ramtek, Kit Distribution, Introduction of Participants, Guides and Organisers and bike Check
DAY 1 -Welcome by the Wolfpack
Ramtek - Mogarkasa - Beesapur Ryt
Route attractions: Mogarkasa Lake, Bawanthadi Dam, beautiful forest lakes and rivers, Ride beside Bawanthadi dam backwaters, Tribal villages, Countryside
Start Point: Ramtek End Point: Beesapur Ryt
Distance: 100 KMs (35 Kms off-road)
Day 2 - Shere Khan's Lair
Beesapur Ryt Sakata - Rukkhad - Turiya
You will ride through the ancient route between MP and Maharashtra which now can only be taken for jungle safari on Gypsy. Riding through this route with necessary permissions and safety taken care of, will be life time experience to cherish.
Start Point: Beesapur End Point: Turiya
Distance: 72 KMs. (50 Kms Off-road)
Day 3 - Mowgli Comes Home
Turiya - Ramtek
Route Attractions: Ride through Kohka Lake, Khursapar Gate, Sillari Gate, Dongartal fort and lake, Tribal villages dense buffer forest and countryside ride, Bawanthadi reservoir backwaters, Tribal residential school.
Post ride activities: Kayaking in the backwaters of Khindsi Lake, Rope courses, Visit to Historical and ancient monuments viz. Karpur Bawdi, Lord Ram Temple, Trivikram, Rudra Narsimha and Kewal Narsimha. Also visit Kalidas Memorial. During your return from Ramtek to Nagpur enroute you may visit Excavation site at Mansar and Nandiwardhan Fort: a capital during Vakataka Dynasty in the mid-3rd century CE.
Start Point: Turiya End Point: Ramtek
Distance: 70 KMs (15 KMs off-road)
26-29 January 2023 will be an extended tour of 4 days with increased distance and different route.