Cycling Escape at Goluchina
Venue - Ranikhet

Cycling Escape at Goluchina is an easy grade mountain bicycling program which tried and tested by experts and completely safe even for first time Mountain bikers. The thrill of riding high coupled with a scenic beauty of the mountain ranges all around compliment the intent making it a real escape from the maddening pace of the city. Added are the beautiful, cost stone houses situated at the highest point of the region with inviting adventure activities ! You know you have chosen right if you want to try it all together!

We are located approximately 12 kms from Ranikhet towards the Goluchina region. The experience of living in a 100 year old house and the beautiful countryside with hill villages and forests make it one of the best locations in the hills

The Activities you should know

Stone house
Train (3 Tier & Sleeper Class), Road Journey: Non AC Vehicle
Cost Include:
Traveling, Stay, All Meals, Activities, Entry Charges
Cost Doesn't Include:
Day 1 Dinner / Lunch and Any Personal Expenses
Mountain Cycling
Explore local architectural beauty
Kite Making & Flying
Flying Fox
Rope Games
Feed Farm Animals
Learn Kumaoni Songs & Dances
Craft Workshop
Interaction with the villagers
Tent Pitching

Day 1

Gather at Bandra Terminus at 12 noon. Departure by Garibrath at 12:55 pm. Enjoy Dabba Party with New Friends.

Day 2

Reach Ghaziabad at 8:13 pm and onwards travel by Ranikhet Express (15035).

Day 3

Early morning arrival at Kathgodam. Drive (3 ½ hours in jeeps) to Ranikhet. Reach the ‘Daankudi’. Room allotment, settling down and freshening up.Breakfast enroute.

Briefing about cycling followed by short cycling trial for 8 km

Day 4

Post breakfast
Cycling starts to Dhyoli river bank for 20 km, gradual up hill and down hill.Pitch your tent at Dhyoli River, share your day experiance and plan for the next day.

Day 5

Post riverside breakfast start cycle for 7 km to reach Dhyoli Village, Interact with villagers and have food in village house. Post Lunch trek to Bhalu Dam (4 km).

The Bhalu Dam is an artificial lake adorned in the preserved forest area. In order to quest the thirst of soldiers, this dam was constructed in 1903 by the then viceroy. Surrounding areas of the lake offers splendid views of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks.

Pitch your tent beside dam. Share your day experience and plan for next day

Day 6

Post breakfast trek to Chaubhatia garden for 3 km.
Chaubhatia garden is well know for its botanical garden and fruit orchard. Cycle from Chaubhatia garden to Dhobighat for 7 km. Post lunch cycle through forest route from Dhobi Ghat to Dalmoti for 12 km.

Day 7

Early morning, trek to jungle for bird watching. Post breakfast cycle to Daan Kudi (17 km).

Post lunch

Explore the “valley of the sun” – We walk to the Siddheshwar temple, the ancient dev kund (circular stone pool for locals deities) in the forest to reach the center of the great valley bowl where the ruins of sun temple are located.

Make your own kites and fly them – we can also fly Indian fighter kites and dual string stunt kites.

Day 8

Post breakfast drive to Kosi River. Enjoy Slithering, cliff jump and swimming in river. Picnic lunch at riverside. Post lunch drive to 9th century Sun Temple (Katarmal Shurya Temple). At 3 pm drive to Kathgodam. Board Ranikhet Express at 8 pm

Day 9

Arrive Delhi early morning and catch Garibrath from Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 9 am and start return journey to Mumbai

Day 10

Arrival Bandra Terminus at 8 am

What to Bring!

Pair of Clothes (6-7 T Shirts & 2 Full Jeans + 2 Full Track Pants), 1 Haversack Bag & 1 Small Shoulder Bag, Safety Pins, Water Bottle, Handkerchiefs, 2 Night Suit, Sport Shoes & Floater/ Slippers, Toiletry Pouch, Towel, Cap, Sun Screen Lotion,Odomos Mosquito Cream, Cold Cream, Lip Balm, Dairy Pen, 4 Extra Pair of Socks, Torch with new Batteries, Sunglasses, Swimming Costume (Nylon T-Shirt & Shorts (for Boys) & Nylon tights with Nylon Round Neck T-Shirts (for Girls)), Full Sleeves Jacket

Optional: Camera, Binocular

What not to Bring!

Expensive Jewelry, Walkmans or Radio, Cellular Phone, Electronic Games, Junk Food, Cold Drinks

Cost Include / Doesn't Include

Include: All Meal, Stay, Activities, Entry Charges, Road Journey
Doesn't Include: Day 1 Dinner, & Any Personal Expenses


Early Bird Discount - Before 125 Days - 1500

Dates 2018

09 Apr to 18 Apr
14 May to 23 May

Age Group

15 to 21 Years

This is a sample itinerary. Kshitij reserves the right to cancel or alter any aspect of our program as a result of unforeseen circumstances, including weather, environment or health hazards. To the best of our ability, substitution of activities will be comparable to, or better than the original activity.