Ooty Now Has Eco-Friendly Electric Bikes

by Sanjana Shenoy
by Sanjana Shenoy 59

The beautiful hill station of Tamil Nadu, Ooty now has eco-friendly electric bikes by eco-tourism startup B-live. So tourists can now pedal their way and explore Ooty on wheels. The eco-tourism startup B-Live offers experiential guided tours on electric bikes in cities in states like Goa, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Kerala, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu. As tourists, you will be able to reduce your carbon footprint, exercise and explore Ooty in a local style.

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What’s In It?

The interesting and environment-friendly way of exploring Ooty with almost zero carbon footprint has been started in partnership with the green movement initiative, ‘Make Ooty Beautiful’. The electric bike startup, B-Live offers a range of 50km on a single charge. The electric bikes come with an accelerator and pedal-assist mode, so even if the battery runs out you can still use it to commute distances. The e-bikes also have digital displays in the front.

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Geetha Srinivasan, Convenor of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage stated that tourist vehicles are major contributions to the rising level of air pollution in the city, as the tourist foot-fall has reached millions in Ooty. She further added that guided e-bike tours from this eco-friendly startup can offer a clean mode of exploring and experiencing the beauty of Ooty. Well, for biking enthusiasts and environment crusaders, it’s a great initiative to explore a city in a manner that leaves almost zero carbon footprint.  Did you know Indian Railways To Become Fully Electric By 2024 As Per Railway Minister?

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What’s More?

In November 2019, B-Live started operations in Mysuru in Karnataka. The company offered a practical approach to design experiential tours on electric bikes in a manner that these bikes could be charged by tourists at some of these spots. The company will follow a similar plan of action for the popular hill station as it kickstarts its novel tourism plans. Well, this is the time for responsible tourism be it by following travel trends like second city travelling, by joining cleaning drives or by this novel way of using electric bikes to explore a city. It always pays to travel and commute in a manner that leaves minimum carbon f0ot print. After all, we must travel in a way, so that our future generations can travel and experience what we have had. When you’re here Stay In These Private Igloos At Crest Valley In Ooty

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