For cyclists with tough bikes, off-road tyres and a lot of puff, a fascinating multi-day ride follows the narrow, high road to Narkanda via Darangati, Takri, Bhali and Sungri, part of the historical India–Tibet route. Overnight stops are often possible en route in PWD Bungalows (if they're empty and you ask nicely). For a blog description of this route (in reverse) see