Bike Ride Enquiry; The trip is EASY because we will supply you with an ultra modern geared HERO bicycles; you don’t have to bring your own which is an airline hassle and costly.
Bike Ride Enquiry; Your first stay will be in New Hope Children’s Community Village – and do 3 days volunteer work if you wish – Gardening, teaching English, carpentry, cooking. Go by train 58-tunnels-84-bridges to see one of the worlds oldest known caves in the hills on the way back from Araku and see Tribal villages as you ride through the countryside.
Bike Ride Enquiry; New Hope is now responsible for the Gandhi Memorial Leprosy Foundation First Aid Centre in a small town called Chilakalapalli. And you are riding there from the starting point which is in Visakhapatnam* New Hope Kothavalasa Community Centre.
Bike Ride Enquiry; Train to Bobbili and ride Bikes through rural country side to the Gandhi Memorial Centre for Leprosy patients. New Hope now has the management of this Centre that includes 12 bed Ward. Ride through villages to highway and up to a stop at small Indian town.
Bike Ride Enquiry 2014; Travel to Muniguda and see the Community Centre with the Hospital where so many people have given to have poverty line women and aged leprosy patients receive cataract eye surgery. Meet Tribal women at the Centre. Visit a rural market. Leave in afternoon for town of Bargarh nearest to Jhan Jhur Leprosy Colony. Ride to Jhan Jhur Leprosy Colony –
Bike Ride Enquiry; This will be a contrast to other centres of New Hope and shows a different village lifestyle. Train in evening return to Kothavalasa. Children Community Centre (see Detailed Itinerary below)
Bike Ride Enquiry; We are limiting it to o 14 persons. Its both Ride and Train. Those who just wish to enjoy the tour and not ride or not ride the full 20 kilometres a day can travel in the accompanying New Hope vehicle.
Bike Ride Enquiry; ADD ON 3 DAYS –
For those interested in birds at the ornithology level this bike ride and train journey to secluded places and forest area will be of great interest. For Ornithologist it includes an addition 3 days side trip to Kondakarla Bird Sanctuary A $150
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