14th November - 22nd November 2018

Dalmia mtb arunachal
hornbill's flight

 Itanagar to Mechuka

14th November - 22nd November 2018

Fly with the Hornbill,
The century's ride

Arunachal Pradesh, India

14th November - 22nd November 2018

'Land of
dawn-lit mountains'

Arunachal Pradesh, India

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About the Race
The Dalmia MTB Arunachal is a mountain bike race held in Arunachal Pradesh which holds the distinction...
About Arunachal
India’s wildest and least explored state, Arunachal is the true ‘land of dawn-lit mountains’ that...
Rules and regulations of Dalmia MTB Arunachal
1. The Hornbill’s flight is an Mountain Terrain Bike Race ....
Categories of Competition
1. Open Men Solo
2. Open Women Solo...

Entry Fee
1. Early Bird Rs. 12,000/-
2. Gold Rs. 20,000/-


  • Bike transfer from Guwahati to Itanagar
  • Lodging from Itanagar on 14th November 2018 to Mechuka on 22nd November 2018
  • Transfer of luggage between stays
  • Medical support during race
  • Bike wash Facility
  • Party during rest day and post race
  • Finishers medal
  • Participant Jersey
  • Small kit, tags for identfication
  • Snacks and food each day
  • Initial service of bike
  • Visit to local sites of importance

  • International flights
  • Insurance
  • Air Lifting
  • Entry fees for inner line in Arunachal
  • Bikes and Equipment

Guwahati is the nearest airport to the starting point Itanagar

Bus/Taxis service is available between Guwahati to Itanagar

and Chopper service if available charges around Rs 4000/-

The race finishes on 22th November 2018 at Mechuka

From Mechuka rider will be transshipped by Taxi/Bus to Dibrugarh

Accommodation will be outhouses, tentage, home stay and hotels as per


All rooms shall be on sharing basis

During the race the riders will be experiencing various weather conditions

from near freezing points at Menchuka and Ziro and hot and humid at Aalo

& Daporijo

Honestly this is the toughest question to answer. In the end I think it is all

about planning your race. If you think you're not fit enough it is better to

enroll yourself as amateur section.

Our Riders


Kiren Rijiju
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs. Govt of India. MP from Arunachal Pradesh
Dalmia MTB Arunachal is the brain child of Sh. Kiren Rijiju, Hon'ble Union Minister Home Affairs, Government of India. He is going to grace the event with his presence and we are sincerely thankful to him for all the support and enthusiasm shown by him to bring forward this race with a social cause for tourism awareness in Arunachal Pradesh.
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Rajesh Thakur
Race Director
Rajesh is coming from a paramilitary background. He is the commandant of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Didihat, Pithoragah Uttrakhand. He is presently leading the event as the Race Director. He has been riding since the past 3 years and has excelled many races like the MTB Himalaya, MTB Shimla, SSB MTB, Hell Race , MTB Nainital, Expedition from Om Parwat Tri Junction to Delhi and many more.
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Yam Lal Rasaily
Para-cyclist, Nepal
Yam is one the most modest and an inspirational rider from Nepal. He rides through the wind the same way he cuts the cloth at his home grown tailoring business. He has participated and won laurels and accolades in many races like the MTB Nepal, OZARK MTB, Tour De Pokhra - Nepal, National sports race and many more. Yam Lal is a true inspiration and a pioneer in promoting para cycling. We are proud to have him at Dalmia MTB Arunachal.
Capt. Sanjiv Singh
Professional rider
"I have traveled thru madness to find me !" Rightly said by Capt. Sanjiv. He serves the nation with same amount of passion and dedication, the way he rides his way through the thick and thins of the terrain.
Samid Sufi
Professional Rider
Samid is a student and a professional MTB Rider hailing from Jaipur. He has accomplished laurels and name in his past races like the North Quest, Leh, Challenge 250 Agra, Thaar and Jaipur. He will be participating in Dalmia MTB Arunachal and adding stars to his collection. We welcome Samir on board! .
Nepal Riders
We welcome riders coming to Dalmia MTB Arunachal from Nepal. They are experienced riders who have a hang of the terrain, and a strong endurance to distance. Welcome a board! Laxmi Magar : Professional rider , Sagar Rana : Junior Champ , Humei : Junior female rider
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Rubi Lombo
Rubi's first race was the Walk to Himalaya Biking challenge. She will be participating in Dalmia MTB Arunachal; Hornbills Flight this year to strengthen her presence in the sport. We welcome Rubi on board.
Yogesh Kumar
Yogesh is an outdoor sports writer with his skill in mountain biking. He has participated in MTB Himalaya 2015 and 2016, MTB Dharamshala 2017, MTB Janjehli 2017 and Tour of Nilgiris 2014 in the past. He is coming for Dalmia MTB Arunachal this year to support the Tourism sector of the North East and to experience the thrill the riding through the Mechuka Valley.

The Schedule

Elevation maps

Itanagar to Ziro

Ziro to Raga

Raga to Daporijo

Daporijo to Tirbin

Tirbin to Aalo

Rest Day

Aalo to Yapik

Yapik to Mechuka

Are you ready for the race?

Happening for the first time in Arunachal Pradesh.



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        Sh Pema Khandu
         Hon'ble CM of Arunachal

        Sh Kiren Rijiju Hon'ble MOS (Home)

        Sh Pasang Dorje Sona
        Parliamentary Secretory (MLA)
        +91 9811509850

        Director General
        Sashastra Seema Bal

        Sh Anupam Yadav: +91 9810031169

        Sh Rajesh Thakur: +91 8257000493
        Director MTB Arunachal Race

        Rahul Anand: +91 8257000497

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