Kolhapur – Pandharpur – Kolhapur Cycle Wari
Pandharpur Wari or Wari (Vari) is an annual yatra (pilgrimage) to Pandharpur – The Palkhi of the Hindu god Vithoba in the Indian state of Maharashtra, in honour of the deity. The tradition is more than 700 to 800 years old which is a March on foot from two main locations Alandi (Pune) & Dehu (Pune) in Maharashtra to the Vithoba temple located at Pandharpur, attracts a total of over a million pilgrims.
Who can Participate: Only those who are capable to ride with speeds above 16 km/hr are advised to participate.
The distance you have to complete is approx. 180 km in one day so those who have confidence then only participate.
We will have a lot of headwinds while returning so both way participant need to practice to riding against headwinds.
Things to Carry –
Helmet (You won’t be allowed to ride without Helmet).
Headlights and taillights will be must, it will be good if you have power backups (power banks).
Puncture kit. with at least 2 extra tubes.
Nutrition (Electrolyte pouches and energy bars enough to ride this long-distance)
Medicines, handy First aid kit.
Participants will get:-
Eveny T-Shirt (NO Cycling Jersey)
Night Stay Arrangement at Pandharpur (On Sharing Basis )
Day 1 Food. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 2 Food. (Breakfast & Lunch)
Backup Vehicle Support.
Day – Saturday 10th June 2023 & Sunday 11th June 2023
Time reporting- 3.45 am at Ch. Tararani Chowk (Kawala Naka), Kolhapur
You can join us at any below-given gathering point from Pune.
3:45 am – Ch. Tararani Chowk (Kawala Naka), Kolhapur ( Gathering Point 1 )
4:15 am – Sangli Phata, Kolhapur ( Gathering Point 2 )
5:15 am – Miraj Phata (Ankali) ( Gathering Point 3 )