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MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour

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Address: 163 Mokshe Marga | Siddartha Layout, Mysuru (Mysore) 570011, India
Phone Number: +91 98 86 705179
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MYcycle.... guided cycle tours of Mysore and Srirangapatnam Island. See the...

MYcycle.... guided cycle tours of Mysore and Srirangapatnam Island. See the wonderful heritage city and its diverse communities or the culture and history of this beautiful island. We are also Mysore Bed and Breakfast (also listed on Trip Advisor) as our guests usually do their reviews there. Our tours for 2-4 people are for half or full days and we provide an expert guide, and cycles. We can also design tours according to your specific needs. You can also now bring children on our Srirangaptnam tour as we have a child's seat, tag-a-long and children's cycles. Please note: we do not offer cycle hire only guided cycle tours. Its best to book in advance to reserve your place.We're part of Manjula's Mysore and also provide homely accommodation through Mysore Bed and Breakfast and a hassle free auto rickshaw with our very own vehicle driven by Vasanth.

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Highlight of our Coorg Mysore trip

The perfect way to end a beautiful trip. Kids were looking forward to this cycling trip. Steve made us feel at ease right from the beginning of our journey by cracking jokes and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2016
Deepa R

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The perfect way to end a beautiful trip. Kids were looking forward to this cycling trip. Steve made us feel at ease right from the beginning of our journey by cracking jokes and making the kids feel very comfortable with him. It started off as a 30-45 minute trip but ran into hours. Must do if you are around Mysore.

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Thank Deepa R
sfindia7, Guide at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. You can see how much I enjoy it, its so not work! :-) I particularly enjoy taking families out an having fun with the children. Thanks for joining the tour and creating a great adventure together. Stephen More 

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We had a terrific afternoon with Stephen traveling around Srirangapatna. Having limited time in the area, I did some research and this was a great option to see a lot in a little time. Our rickshaw driver was prompt and delivered us safely to Stephen. We were entertained with history and comedy throughout the afternoon; visiting the fort, the Kaveri... More 

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sfindia7, Owner at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

I enjoyed it too! I'm just back from my own holiday with my youngest son who now lives in Vancouver and now catching up. Your review is really helpful as it gives a good flavour of what to expect. Srirangapatna, as you know, is one of my favourites. Its such a good mix of different interesting locations, enough to suit... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We did two tours with MYcycle, both of which were brilliant. Stephen was an extremely entertaining and imformative guide. The pace was good and the tours covered both history and current culture, which was just what we wanted. Stephen managed to make us active participants in the tour and we had many interesting discussions along the way. The bikes were... More 

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sfindia7, Guide at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

It works really well when our guests do both of our main tours. We usually do the Srirangaptnam tour first and then the city. It fits better together chronologically and cyclists get used to the countryside before venturing into the city traffic. The Mysore tour which sets off from our guest house Mysore Bed and Breakfast is our original tour.... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Fantastic stay in Mysore at the guest house of Manjula and Stephen. The cycle tour was just amazing , with our great guide Stephen! We have seen a lot of the life in the villages, fields, so different from the city. We higly recommand this tour!

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sfindia7, Guide and talkative at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

I love all our guests and have great fun on the tours but especially families. We really enjoyed meeting the whole family and having you come to stay at Mysore Bed and Breakfast. Do come again. Wait on... you did come again, this time with friends. Fred that was super to see you and great when I have an assistant... More 

New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Loved this bike ride around Sringapatnam island despite the fact I had ridden a bike in 30 years! The pace was slow and Stephen was very reassuring and was so interesting to get away from the usual tourist stuff. We watched a bullock cart being built, visited a sugar works alongside the cane fields and a very busy riverside temple... More 

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sfindia7, Owner at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. So pleased that it was memorable for you in your trip to india which must have been quite an experience. i just so enjoy sharing my love of India with our guests. You mention some of the key highlights which is really helpful to future guests. The last bit of the tour when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Srirangapatnam Cycle Tour was one of the highlights of my recent trip to India. Stephen really 'makes' this tour - he was super friendly and knowledgeable throughout; he has great relationships with everyone we met on our tour stops (fresh coconut, chai and jaggery to name a few) and tells you the interesting history and culture of the area and... More 

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sfindia7, Guest Relations Manager at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

what a really helpful review for future guests. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the tour and coming round to the house that evening. I completely agree, it makes a great full day combining the cycle tour with lunch and visiting some of the other attractions on the island. We have some great drivers and one of the best is Satish.... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

If you want to get a true experience of Mysore do this trip. We went with Steve as a family and found him entertaining, engaging and knowledgeable. It covered a really interesting area and was multi facited. The cycling wasn't arduos just totally enjoyable.

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sfindia7, guide and all the things you write in your review! at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

fab, thanks! i love having families on tours, especially with young children as they get my jokes and are a lot less boring! seriously, had a great time. as you point out the tour is designed for all levels of ability and I'm able to adapt it. its not a long distance about 15 kms, mostly on the flat and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

A friend and I did a bike tour with Steve around Srirangapatnam, and I loved every moment of it! Everything was incredibly well organized: Steve emailed us detailed instructions of where to meet him, and was there waiting for us when we arrived (early in the morning!) with bikes in good condition and water for each of us. The tour... More 

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sfindia7, guide and all the nice things you say at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

Hi Carolyn, I hope you liked the photos (posted after a tour on flickr accessed via our Facebook site). I did enjoy our tour together and I got some great photos of you positions (yoga for the other readers). of course, I agree, the island is a great mix of experiences and bicycle is, of course, the best way to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Staying at Mysore B&B and taking a morning biketour with Steve as guide is clearly the best activity we did on our Indian roundtrip (just after Bollywood dance lessons...) A perfect way to experience the people, town, landscape and with Steve as guide never a doll moment!

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sfindia7, guide and facilitator! at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

Glad to see we're compared to (although happy to not quite match) the Bollywood dance lessons. thanks for combining both a stay at Mysore bed and breakfast and MyCycle tours. I especially like that as it means we get to know each other bettering I can tailor the tour and information more to who you are! Hope to see you... More 

Versailles, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

We did a cycle tour of the Sirangapatna Island. The description touted a very spiritual place for locals and southern Indians. My wife and I had only 2 weeks in India, but we traveled much of Southern India. From observation, we would say this was resoundingly true. Our ride encompassed the military, political, and religious history of the island along... More 

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sfindia7, guide and explorer at MYcycle - Mysore Cycle Tour, responded to this review

What a great description. It was a memorable occasion. Well we can't guarantee to find one everytime but we can ensure its a great all round experience. That is so typical of India, a sort of stumbling around and coming across great happenings even in the smallest encounter. I do not want to suggest that our mycycle tours are not... More 

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