FAQ

Few points you need to know before coming to 12th Hero MTB Himalaya 2016

WHEN DOES MTB HIMALAYA 2016 TAKE PLACE?
September 24th to October 3rd, 2016.
WHERE IS THE EVENT?
MTB Himalaya takes place in the heart of Himalayas, The Indian state of Himachal Pradesh in India.
WHAT IS THE ENTRY FEE?
+ For riders from India, Nepal, Sri Lanka,Bangladesh and Bhutan the entry fee starts from INR 24,499 for solo, & INR 54,999 for team of 2.
+ For international riders/ sponsored riders the entry fee starts from USD 899 solo, & USD 1699 for team of 2.
+ Detailed fee structure is provided on the Registration Page on website and in Racebook.
ARE THERE ANY ENTRY FEE WAIVERS?
20% off for Indian students and bonafide Himachal Pradesh residents.
+ 10% off if a group of 10 or more riders registers together as solo or multiple teams.
+ 10% off for early bird registrations upto 30th May 2016.
+ 10% off for past MTB Himalaya riders.
WHAT IS THE DISTANCE OF THE RACE?
The race distance is 650 Km approx, spread over 8 days of riding.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT RIDING CATEGORIES?
+ There are 8 categories in MTB Himalaya 2016
Open Men Solo( between age 18 to 40 years)
Open Women Solo
Masters Solo (between age 41 to 50 Years)
Grand Masters( Age 51 years and above )
Team of Two
Sponsored Rider
Supporter( non-racing)
Tripper(non-racing)
I WANT TO BRING MY FRIENDS AS A SUPPORTERS BUT THEY WON’T BE RIDING. IS THIS POSSIBLE?
Yes you are welcome to bring along your family & friends along for the race as a supporters. The entry form & fees for supporters is same as the riders.
WHO ORGANISES MTB HIMALAYA?
MTB Himalaya is organised by HASTPA and supported by Hero Cycles, UT Bikes and recognized by International Mountain Biking Association(IMBA).
WHEN DOES THE BUS LEAVE FOR SHIMLA?
You can choose from the morning or overnight Volvo bus services of our Partners to get to Shimla. You have to reach Shimla on 23rd September 2016.
LAST DAY FOR BUS BOOKING REQUEST?
We will provide the bus bookings for the requests received by us till 13th September 2016.