About the Event:

The 2nd Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally ‘See Green See Life-Save the Hornbills’ – Cycling event is an

adventure sport aimed to promote Go Green initiative, tourism and introduce cycling as a

professional sport in Nagaland.

The Hornbill Cycle Rally 2013 will be held on 8th December 2013 and the rally will be flagged off at

8:00 am from Kisama Heritage Village. With this year’s theme ‘See Green See Life – Save the

Hornbills’ it will also create awareness and draw attention to the importance of environmental

Conservation, a healthy lifestyle and energy conservation.

The participants would become the brand ambassadors for the present and the future generation,

who are spreading the message. So, we hope that this message would become a part in the normal

routine of the people of Nagaland.

The Hornbill Cycle Rally is an annual event with participants joining from other states.

This event is being organized by Alaphra Tourism, travel and tourism division of Alaphra Group,

based in Dimapur. This rally is endorsed and sponsored by Department of Tourism, Government of

Nagaland and supported by Nagaland Cycling Association(NCA)


Why support this rally?

Hornbill Cycle Rally is nonprofit event, organized strictly to create and support environmental

awareness and conservation. By supporting this rally you can highlight community responsibility,

or corporate social responsibility, thus taking an active role in protecting the environment and

encouraging others to do the same.


Support & Safety:

This ride is fully supported. Organizers will provide SAG vehicles, rest stops

along the way with food, water, snacks, and restrooms. Organizers will

provide free bike maintenance. There will be Safety Cars to clear the way for

the riders and an ambulance with Medics for emergency.

This rally is not a race in any format. It is mandatory that all riders wear a

safety approved cycling helmet.


Routes: Enjoying Nature on Two Wheels.

This rally will have two categories:


14 km Route: This route will cover a short distance 14 km from Kisama to

Old DC Bungalow, Kohima.


30 km Route: This beautiful course begins at the Kisama Heritage Village and

traverses the scenic mountain trail covering miles of Valleys, fields, rivers,

and forests. Bike enthusiasts will enjoy this adventure trip from Kisama –

Kohima- Secretariat-High Court – IG Stadium.




About Nagaland Cycling Association (NCA): NCA is formed by a group of cycle enthusiast from Nagaland in 2012, to introduce and promote cycling for hobby, sports and adventures in Nagaland. Upon completion of all official procedures NCA will be affiliated to Nagaland Olympic Association and Cycling Federation of India. NCA will also constantly promote cycling for Healthy lifestyle and environment.



About Alaphra Group:


The Group is involved in activities as diverse as Travel and Tourism, Events and Trainings.


Dedication, Dynamism and Passion is what drives the Group’s enterprise.


The Group’s main vision is to develop and employ the local community.


Our organization is dedicated to promoting openness, innovation, and opportunity. Simply put, we want to make Nagaland better for everyone. Our projects and operations provide significant levels of employment. This brings particular benefits in remote and less-developed regions where there is little alternative work and many people lack skills. We recognize the importance of recruiting local people and giving them the skills to increase their wealth and improve their chances of remaining employed.


Our businesses give preference to local residents to maximize local employment opportunities or hire a specified proportion of local people.


Participating employees are usually selected and managed in cooperation with community leaders or tribal authorities.


For any queries please contact: +91 8014057303