Kanifnath Cycle Ride


Cycling isn't a game, it's a sport. Tough, hard and unpitying, and it requires great sacrifices. One plays football, or tennis, or hockey. One doesn't play at cycling. - Jean de Gribaldy.

Shri Kanif nath was a sage from Navnath Sampradaya the followers of Rishi Dattatraya this temple is dedicated to him. The temple is situated near Saswad at about 27km from Pune. The top of the hill offers beautiful views of Pune city.

Zenith Odysseys has organized a ride from Manali to Khardung La and as part of practice session we would be cycling from Pune to Kanifnath and back on 14th April 2018.

    Start Date & Time: 14 April 2018 05:00
    End Date & Time: 14 April 2018 10:00
    Starting Point: Rajaram Bridge
    End Point: Rajaram Bridge
    Total Distance: 32 Kms approx
    Route: Rajaram Bridge, MitraMandal Chowk, Shankar Maharaj Math,

                Katraj Snake park, Bopdev Ghat, Askar Wadi, Bhivari, Bopgav, Kanifnath Temple

*Zenith Odysseys reserves the right of admission to this trip.

    04:30 Reporting at Rajaram Bridge

    05:00 Ride Begins

    06:00 Hydration Break Near Bopdev Ghat

    07:30 Breakfast at Kanithnath Temple

    08:00 Departure towards Pune in private vehicle - cycles will be loaded in backup vehicle if anyone doesn't want to ride back

    10:00 Arrival at Pune


      1) Zenith Odysseys reserves the right to admission to this trip.

      2) Certain fitness level is required, please discuss it with us before booking.

      3) We will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances

           beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights and acts or forces of nature.

Step 1: Contact Call us on +91 9764384221 or +91 9028163088 for seat availability.

Step 2: Payment You have for options to pay us: (a) Online Transfer, (b) UPI, (c) PayTM, (d) Cheque.

Step 3: Fill the Enorllment Form Once transaction is complete, please fill the Enrollment form

Step 4: Confirmation You will receive communication (Email/ Text/ WhatsAPP) from us regarding your booking details and additional information regarding the trip.

Online Transfer:

            Bank Name : HDFC Bank

            Branch : Hingne Khurd

            IFSC / RTGS : HDFC0000825

            A/C Name : Zenith Odysseys

            A/C Type : Current Account

            A/c Number : 50200005722253

UPI Address: ZenithOdysseys@HDFCBank

Cheque: can be drawn in favor of Zenith Odysseys

** Participation to activity is subject to realization of cheque.

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                                   Compulsory                                    Suggested
    1) Water 2 liters or more in non disposable waterbottles

    2) Good Rucksack with rain cover

    3) Personal Medicines if any

    4) ID Proof

    1) Dry foods like: Chikki, Chocolates and cakes etc.

    2) Hand Towel

    3) Sunscreen lotion / face wash

    4) Camera or Binoculars

Suggested clothing: Full Sleeved T-Shirt / Cycling jersey, Cycling Shorts / shorts.

Helmet & Shoes compulsory

Rs. 599 per person


    1) 5 % GST

    2) Backup Vehicle & Technician

    3) Meals: as mentioned in the itinerary

    4) Filtered water

    6) First aid kit.

    7) Safety & Tested Equipments

    8) Adventure Experts & Leaders


    1) Personal orders of Tea, coffee, Cold Drinks, Mineral Water, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, etc.

    2) Personal expenditure of any kind.

    3) Insurance Coverage.

    4) Medical expenses other than "First aid".

    5) Any other charges not specifically mentioned in "Fee Includes"

    1) Why join Kanifnath Cycling Odyssey?

Kanifnath is located beyond the Bopdev ghat on the way to Saswad. A very scenic yet good quality roads make this route make perfect practice ride for beginners. Cycling through this route will make a perfect weekend ride which will be a great life time experience with a sense of achievement.

    2) Who can join?

Any person with moderate fitness and aged between 8 to 65 years can join

    3) What level expertise is required?

This route has been chosen by experts for riders with medium fitness level and complete the ride successfully.

    4) What should I wear?

Full Sleeved T-Shirt / Cycling jersey, Cycling Shorts / shorts,

Helmet & Shoes compulsory

    5) What if I get tired?

A backup vehicle will be available throughout the ride, so in case anyone is hurt or wants to stop riding can use this facility. Participants can leave their extra stuff / bags in the back up vehicle. One of our non-riding leader will be available in backup vehicle for emergencies.

    6) How do I get lost on this route?

It's simple; don't follow the route mentioned here.

Rajaram Bridge, MitraMandal Chowk, Shankar Maharaj Math, Katraj Snake park, Bopdev Ghat, Askar Wadi, Bhivari, Bopgav , Kanifnath Temple

    7) What and where are you going to feed us?

Juice (Hydration break) at Bopdev Ghat around 6 AM (20 Kms from beginning point)

Healthy Breakfast near Kanifnath Temple around 8 AM (31 Kms)

Buttermilk (Chhas) Break at Rajaram Bridge around 10 AM (Ride ends)

    8) I don't have a bike but I want to join:

Bikes can be hired from us at Rs. 350; please advice minimum 24 hours before the ride begins.

    9) What if I am hurt?

Our team is always equipped with first aid kit and are experienced enough to deal with first aid for injuries. The backup vehicle will help you reach the nearest hospital. However the hospitalization expenses beyond first aid will have to be borne by participant.

    10) Note: Do not join this odyssey on an empty stomach. Eat a fruit or have a cup of tea / milk/ coffee.