MERAKI 6.1: Bhimtal-Ranikhet- Bhimtal cycling trip


Bhimtal and Binsar sound like amazing places for adventure seekers and nature lovers! The range of sports available, from kayaking to trekking, means there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And the scenic views along the route sound breathtaking.

We bring you the Bhimtal -Ranikhet -Bhimtal cycling trip. This cycling expedition is moderately challenging, as this will provide an opportunity for cyclists to push themselves and test their endurance levels. However, it’s important to make sure you’re physically prepared before embarking on such a trip and to take appropriate safety precautions.



Trip Duration – 3 Days 2 nights 

Cycling distance – 169 km

Level of difficulty – Moderate. 

Bhimtal and Binsar sound like amazing places for adventure seekers and nature lovers! The range of sports available, from kayaking to trekking, means there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And the scenic views along the route sound breathtaking.

We bring you the Bhimtal -Ranikhet -Bhimtal cycling trip. This cycling expedition is moderately challenging, as this will provide an opportunity for cyclists to push themselves and test their endurance levels. However, it’s important to make sure you’re physically prepared before embarking on such a trip and to take appropriate safety precautions.

Overall, it sounds like a fantastic adventure and an incredible way to experience the beauty of Uttarakhand. Have a great trip!

Itinerary : Meraki 6.1

Day 1 : Arrive at Bhimtal 

Reporting Time: 4:00 pm
Hotel Stay: Tag Resort Lavanya Bhimtal

Everyone needs to reach the hotel latest by 16:00. Post-check-in, a briefing of route details, Q&A session will be done followed by tea and later on dinner at night. The whole reason for calling riders a day prior to the ride is that the riders can have a rejuvenating sleep before the next day’s climb on the mountains.

Day 2 : Bhimtal to Ranikhet 64 kms. 

Breakfast time: 7:00 am
Ride start time: 7:30 am
Hotel Stay: Stonewood Villa

The ride will start from Hotel Bhimtal to Ranikhet which is 64 km. Our team coordinator will be available at the starting point. You will be introduced to the on-ground team that will be providing you the hydration, nutrition, medical and technical support during the entire ride.

Post completion of the day 1 ride, we will check in at the Hotel. After enjoying the welcome drinks you can freshen up and relax in your room till the time dinner is served. Post dinner, you can retire in your cozy bed for a sound sleep to face the challenges for the next day.

Day 3 : Ranikhet to Bhimtal

Breakfast time: 7:00 am
Ride start time: 7:30 am

Today we will cover about 104 km. The ride will start from Ranikhet and we will take a route from Almora – Bhowali – Bhimtal. Hydration/ Technical Support will be provided to you on the route as and when needed. Once you reach the hotel, get your rooms to freshen up and change. Post enjoy your dinner and Facilitation ceremony. Then Get ready to return to back sweet homes with beautiful memories.

Trip Inclusions : Meraki 6.1

  • Stay at 3 Star Hotels
  • Stay on double Sharing
  • 3 Brakfast’s
  • 3 Dinners
  • 2 supported Vehicles
  • Hydration support during the ride (fruits, Chocolates, water, ORS, Gatorade, etc)
  • Technical and mechanical support
  • Luggage Carrying Support
  • Ride Marshal
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Opening and closing Ceremony
  • Unlimited Fun

Trip Exclusions : Meraki 6.1

  • Transportation to Bhimtal
  • Cycle Transportation
  • Cycle on Rent
  • Anything which is not mentioned ab

Trip Addons : Meraki .6-1

Rider Transportation: Noida to Bhimtal. (return) 

This service dare2gear offers to make the journey hassle-free for riders. A Common pickup point with a defined time will be shared 5 days before the trip in Noida/Delhi, you have to reach there on time. If 6 or fewer people are there then we will provide INNOVA / SUV if more than that then Tempo Traveler.

Cycle transportation : Noida – Bhimtal (return journey) 

As taking the cycle along if you are not travelling in your personal car sometimes becomes a big task due to space management. So to make it easy and hassle free we offer this service, you have to drop you cycles 7 days before the ride begins.

Cost – Rs. 2749/-

Cycle on rent: Meraki 6.1 ( Cost – 1799) (Bhimtal – Ranikhet Return journey).

Sometimes people don’t want to get in the hassle of getting their own cycle from their respective location, or sometimes they don’t have the right type of bike as needed for ride so people opt for this option. The cycles you will get will be well serviced and maintained.

Single Stay : Meraki 6.1 (Cost Rs. 3499/-)

Some participants look for a single stay and don’t want to share the rooms as their personal comfort choice, to meet their requirements this service is being offered by default tour is designed keep stay on double sharing

FAQs :Meraki 6.1

What kind of cycle is allowed in this trip? 

As this ride is designed to explore mountains so only 2 types are cycles are allowed, MTB cycles or MTB-focused hybrid cycles with a minimum tire width of 700*45C. No other type of bike is allowed like road or rigid fork hybrid to ensure the safety of each rider.

Do you provide bike on rent, if yes then which bike do you provide? 

Yes, we do provide cycles on Rent. We have Polygon Cascade 4 available for rent. To know more details about bike specifications details please visit below shared link polygon-cascade-4

Will I get cycle according to my height?

As we have multiple cycle to offer on rent for all sizes ranging from S to XL, so you will get the cycle of right frame size for your ride.

What is included in the cost of the Bike rental?

We give only cycle to the rider, rest all other mandatory items and accessories you want on cycle you have to bring yourself..

What are the formalities I need to fuflfill to rent a Bike?

If you wish to hire a bike for this ride, you have to handover the Aadhaar Card as well as deposit Rs 3000 as refundable security at the time of receiving the bike. This shall handed over back to you at the time of returning the cycle post ride if any damages happen repair cost shall be deducted from cycle.

If I opt for renting a bike when and where will I get it?

You will get the cycle on rent a day before start of ride. You will get your cycle at in the same hotel where you will be staying on day one of tour.

What are the necessary things I need to carry for this trip?

Things to Carry

– Helmet (Mandatory)
– Front Headlight (Mandatory)
– Tail Light (Mandatory)
– Reflective Vest/ Tape (Mandatory)
– Water Bottle/Sipper (Mandatory)
– Cycling gloves (Mandatory)

Necessary Items

– 1 Small Backpack
– 2 Jersey’s
– 2 Shorts
– 1 Sweatshirt
– 1 lower/ Track pant
– 2 T-shirts
– 1 Jeans
– 1 Sleeper
– 2 pairs of cycling shoes (in case one gets wet due to rain and water on the way)
– 2 pair of socks
– Sunglasses or eye wear for the day and riding in a dark time.
– 1 Raincoat / Windcheater
– Extra batteries or charger for Cycling lights
– Mini tool kit
– 2 Cycle Tubes
– Personal Toiletries
– Any medicine if you are taking

NOTE: Your bag should not be weighing more than 8 kg’s. Else INR 100 will be charged Per KG for carrying your luggage.

I am an ammeter cyclist will I be able to take part in this trip?

Yes, you can do that and our team will be there to make sure you get the best experience of riding. As our team is of qualified and experienced riders team so they will help you to understand how much to push the limits and when to take a back seat in support vehicle.

Do you have any minimum speed category for this trip? 

There are no as such defined timelines to cross any checkpoints but at the same time rider should be riding at an average pace of 8-9 km/hr in mountains to finish the full ride on saddle. If you will not be able to manage this pace, no need to worry our support team will be there to pick you from Point A to Point B and you can again continue your ride from there.

Do I need to submit any medical fitness certificate to join this trip?

Yes, for all our MERAKI Rides we need a self-declaration about your medical health state from every participant. To download the medical form please click on below shared link personal Medical Certificate D2G

I have already accepted the terms and conditions do I still need to fill the waiver form

We understand at the time of registration you have accepted the terms and condition. But there is probability that due to short of time may any of the important information may got skipped to read so a hard copy of signed document is must. To download the Waiver form please click on below shared link D2G Waiver Form

I am under 18 can I also join the ride?

Yes, you can also join the ride with the consent of your parents. You have to get a disclaimer form signed by your parents and submit it before the ride with us.

If I forget any one of the mandatory items will I still be able to ride?

No, without any of the mandatory things as mentioned above you are not allowed to ride. So either bring them along or can purchase from us.

What is the check-in time at the Hotel?

Rooms shall be allocated after 12 pm by Hotel on the day of tour beginning. So any time post it you can check in and ask at reception about your room number.

Will the support crew be equipped with the first aid kit?

Yes FIRST-AID shall be provided immediately to the rider as and when needed. If in case any critical emergency rider needs to visit the hospital that shall be taken care of by us. But the expense of the hospital shall be taken care of by rider only.

Does the tour cover Medical Insurance?

No, tour cost doesn’t include your medical insurance.

Can I get the detailed route Map of the ride?

Yes, this shall be provided to confirmed riders post registrations process gets completed.

When and where should I drop off my cycle for the Meraki 6.1 trip?

You have to drop your cycles 7 days before the event at Dare2Gear Cycle World showroom. To know the Exact location can search on google dare2gear cycle world or contact us on WhatsApp 9910081286 for location.

What are the  Rules of safety for this trip?

1) It is compulsory to wear a helmet for the entire duration of the ride. Riders without a helmet will not be permitted to ride.

2) Every rider must use their own lights for riding in dark times, bicycles must be equipped with front and rear lights attached firmly to the vehicle. Lights must be fully functional. If lights will not be working you are not allowed to ride.

3) All riders must wear a reflective vest that clearly places reflective material prominently on the front and back of the rider. If you will not be wearing reflective vests you are not allowed to ride.

4) This ride is open to any amateur cyclist regardless of his or her cycling affiliations. Riders (under the age of 18) must get a consent form signed by his or her parent or legal guardian

5) Each rider must be covered by liability insurance, either by a group policy or by a personal policy.

6) Our Sikh brothers – We have RELAXED THE MANDATORY HELMET RULE for Sikh Riders. But the rider must either wear a full Turban and not just a Patka.

I am coming by my vehicle to Bhimtal, Where can I park my vehicle?

You can park your Vehicle at Hotel parking itself from where the ride begins.

Do I need to carry Covid test reports?

With  at present govt policies updates no,  if in future any change of policy happen we shall update you and then accordingly actions has to be taken by you.

What are the Covid Protection rules of your company?

We follow everything that can possibly decrease your chances of contracting corona virus. Guidelines are as follows:

  1. Here are some essential items that you must carry while traveling

* Face Masks

* Hand Sanitizers

  1. As we will stay in hotels, It is advisory to carry your own toiletry kit. This way you can maintain proper hygiene by using your own products. Also, you can keep yourself safe by using your personal towels.


  1. To keep the locals safe, it is advisable that travelers should maintain distance with the locals.

What is your cancellation and refund policy? 

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