12 Best Bike trip in India for adventure lover
what is the best thing youngsters want to do to get thrilled and to add adventure in their life? planning tours of hill stations, mountaineering, camping and so much. but bike trip is still above them all. Bike riding seems passion to many who wants to explore and why shouldn’t it? The most excited one’s are riding through forests or alongside hill stations it includes riding through roads you haven’t seen before with the sight of nature on both side of road, the fresh cold air you breath with fragrance of woods and soil. Let’s get out of our ocean of imagination and check out the list of the most excited and must ride roads for bike trip.
12. Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley
This ride will take you through a coastal region towards a more terrestrial region. Nothing can more picturesque than the meeting of the massive of seas of the Bay of Bengal with the majestic Eastern Ghats. This meet of the ocean with the mountains creates a wonderful experience for those who want to take a weekend road trip. Any first time visitor to the city is taken away by the pristine beauty of this union of Bay of Bengal with the Eastern Ghats in the city. If you are looking for a road trip with wavy roads and lush green hills all around you then riding from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for you.
The road spans about 116 kms and it will take 3 hours to cover the distance. The union city of Visakhapatnam never fails to charm its guests with its unique beauty and you can visit some place like Kailasagiri, Katiki Waterfalls, Borra caves, Galikonda View Point and the coffee plantations etc. During trip you will enjoy the curving roads carved in between majestic green hills, under the grey sky with the smell of fresh flora. The best time for the trip is October to March.
Visakhapatnam – Kothavalasa – Srungavarapu Kota – Bowdara – Borra- Araku Valley
11. Delhi – Agra – Jaipur
The route map for Delhi, Agra and Jaipur is tringular so you can start your trip for Delhi to Agra after that Agra to Jaipur and then return back from Jaipur to Delhi.
The Yamuna expressway is probably the best road in the country at present with its long, wide and perfect condition road for hassle free driving experience. Yamuna Expressway starts from Noida and the total distance of the trip between Delhi to Agra is 235 kilometres via Mathura. Riding distance between Delhi and Mathura is 185km, which can be covered in max 3 hours because of the amazing condition of road. In another 1 hours you will reach Agra “city of the Taj”. Here you can see Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Stretching distance between Agra and Jaipur is 240km and it can be covered in 4hrs and 30min. Pink city Jaipur will take you on a historical and heritage tour with numerous places to visit like Amber Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar,Nahargarh Fort etc. One most recommended place in Jaipur trip is Ranthambore park visit. It is a wildlife adventure and is one of the most popular in the country. During returning from Jaipur to Delhi you will see the majestic Aravallis approaching you as drive through the lanes of the most colorful towns and villages of Rajasthan. There are several restaurants and dhabas lining the way that will make the journey great with Rajasthani food. It will undoubtedly make your journey a lifetime memory.
Delhi – Faridabad – Mathura – Agra – Jaipur – Ranthambore National Park – Gurugram – Delhi
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10. Chennai to Pondicherry
This is one of the most beautiful roads for long drive on a cruiser motorbike. Pondicherry is known to be a great weekend getaway, especially for the tourist from Chennai. Bike ride along the East coast road will give scenic views of the beach, lush green rice fields and many fishing villages along the route. If you want to experience France in India you should visit Pondicherry once. It is one of the most beautiful Union territory of India, a charming holiday destination.
This is definitely the best motorcycle tour in India if you want to ride through sea alongside the long winding road. The distance between Chennai to Pondicherry is up to 160 km and it will take 3 – 4 hours to complete the ride. It passes through the UNESCO World Heritage site of Mahabalipuram. This route has also other interesting sites lining it like Idaikkazhinadu (Alamparai Fort aka Alambara Fort), Kalpakkam (nuclear plant), Mudaliarkuppam (boat house with sporting facility), Marakkanam (large salt pans) and more. Start your journey at early morning, because entire route looks beautiful with the sunlight reflecting on the shores.
Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Mandavai – Puducherry
9. Ahmedabad to Rann of Kutch
The ride through this route is an absolute treat for someone who want to experience the local lifestyle. There are various spots to visit along the route such as Dhrangadhra a town belongs to ancient Harappan period, lies 122 km from Ahmedabad, Bachau and Bhuj. The route is 400 kilometers long and takes 11 hours to cover.
To experience the local lifestyle, always keep a plan for a night stay in the mud houses locally called as Bhunga. Make your plan during a full moon period because watching the Full moon at the Great Rann of Kutch is most liberating and memorable moment.
Winters are the recommended time to visit Great Rann of Kutch. October to February is best to get relief from the heat and the place becomes perfect for trip. During the trip attain Rann Festival which is organised during this time and attracts visitors from all over the globe.
Ahmedabad – Surendranagar – Little Rann of Kutch – Great Rann of Kutch
8. Bangalore to Ooty
The ride from Bengaluru to Ooty is pleasing one because of beauty of Nilgiri range and green scenic views. It takes approx 7 hours to complete the 278 kilometers long road trip of ooty. Ooty is the queen of hill stations in India, which is nestled in the green Nilgiri Hills. Here you can visit Ooty lake, Pykara lake, Avalanche lake, Deer park, Mudumalai national park, Botanical Garden, Shooting point, Doddabetta Peak, Rose garden, Needle View Hillpoint etc.
The combination of dark asphalt surrounded by the leafy green in the route is one of the best, and it is best experienced along this stretch. Explore the forests of Bandipur national park along with the historic places of Mysore enroute. The highway crossing through Bandipur offers some magnificent scenic views to enjoy while riding along this route.
Most recommended season to enjoy this road trip to Ooty is between August to October. Before reaching Ooty enjoy the ride of The Nilgiri Mountain Railway which is metre gauge railway built by the British in 1908. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway operates between Mettupalayam to Udagamandalam (Ooty), via Coonoor. During the journey you will see the beauty of Nilgiri Mountain and tea gardens.
Bengaluru – Mysore – Gundlupet – Bandipur – Mudumalai – Masinagudi – Kallatti Ghat Ooty
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7. Guwahati to Tawang
If you wish to explore the eastern terrains of Indian, then Guwahati to Tawang road trip can be a perfect choice for you. The lush green vegetation of this Himalayan range will take you through a scenic ride along the trip. The distance is about 520 kms and challenging. It will take 10-11 hours to cover this distance with some stops during the trip. Trip starts from Guwahati, located in the Assam and stretches till Tawang, located in the Arunachal Pradesh.
You can also visit some famous place in Guwahati like Kamakhya temple, Umananda Island, Guwahati zoo, Vashistha Ashram, Cruising in Brahmaputra etc. Spread across a beautiful terrain of mountain roads it will take you through the Sela Pass which is known to be the highest motor vehicles friendly road in the world located at an altitude of 4170 meters. . you will pass through Bhalukpong and Dirang villages, lush green Himalayas and gigantic Himalayan ranges covered in snow in Tawang. The summers and Autumn, from March to October is best time for trip because in winter you will have to face extreme cold here.
Guwahati – Bhalukpong – Dirang – Tawang
6. Mussoorie to Nainital
Mussoorie to Nainital bike trip via Dehradun road can be one of the most relaxing long drives you will ever take in your whole life amidst the hills along the curving roads leading up to the beautiful hill station. Whole route offers some of the most picturesque sites for road trips, where the main beauty of the road is the uncertainty of the terrain and passing through clouds. Total distance covered in the whole trip is about 315km.
Mussoorie, which is also known as Queen of The Hills, stands at an altitude of 7000 feet from sea level, and has a cool, pleasant climate whole year. You can start your trip after exploring some of the most visit place here like Lal Tibba, Lake Mist, Kempty falls, Cloud’s End, Gun Hill and Mussoorie Mall Road. After completing exploration start your journey for Dehradun which is approax 34 km from Mussoorie and give some time to enjoy lovely hills, doon valleys, and thick verdant forests of Dehradun.
Haridwar is the first major stop from Dehradun, where you can take a short break from the journey and visit the holy town of Dwarka. Continue the journey and take the route from Ramnagar because of the Jim Corbett National Park.
Mussoorie – Dehradun – Haridwar – Najiabad – Nagina – Kashipur – Ramnagar – Nainital.
5. Shimla to Manali
Both Shimla and Manali is most popular hill stations in the country. With jaw-dropping views of himalyan range. In the road trip of Shimla to Manali you will enjoy the lush green forests, sprawling meadows carpeted with flowers. Shimla to Manali via Mandi is the most preferred route by tourists, for the amazing sightseeing opportunities of great himalyan it provides during the journey. The total distance covered by this route is almost 262km.
You can also visit Rohtang Pass which is one of the most popular spots to visit in Manali. It Connects the Lahaul and Kullu valleys, the Rohtang Pass is famous among nature lovers, photographers and adventure seekers alike. April to June is best time to visit Shimla to Manali because in this time Rohtang Pass open so you can fully enjoy snowfall everywhere.
Shimla – Mandi – Kullu – Manali
4. Jaipur to Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is a major tourist spot located in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is known as the ‘golden city’. You can reach Jaisalmer from the Pink City via Jodhpur and enjoy the rich culture of Rajasthan. The best time for the trip of Jaipur to Jaisalmer road trip is between the months of November to February, the winter season. It is when the desert sun feels kind and daytime.
You can learn the way of leaving life without the modern amenities in the rural area in the journey. The Rajputana architecture will follow you everywhere. This trip is the best opportunity to enjoy the changing colours of Rajasthan while passing through the various villages. Total distance of the route between Jaipur and Jaisalmer is 555 km and you can cover it in approx 10hrs.
Jaipur – Nagaur – Jodhpur – Ramdevra – Jaisalmer
3. Manali to Spiti valley
Bike trip of Spiti Valley from Manali is an adventure and it can easily become a trip of a lifetime for you. Every biker dreams of taking ride of the Himalayas. Lush green landscapes, Snow-clad mountains, and the rugged Himalayan terrain is something which pump up riders adrenaline. It is another breathtaking expedition and beautiful mountain ranges and valleys which will surely attract you. In this trip which is approx 200km long you can approach the highest villages and post office of the Asia.
The only time to travel from Manali to Spity valley is June to October in this period both Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass are open. The snowfall starts in the month of late September or October on high mountain passes of Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass which comes in the route of Spiti Valley via Manali. Always prefer bike like Royal Enfield or other bike which has engine capacity more than 150cc to enjoy the trip.
Manali – Rohtang Pass – Kunzum Pass – Losar – Kaza and Delhi – Shimla – Narkanda – Kinnaur Valley – Tabo – Kaza
2. Mumbai to Goa
Mumbai to Goa is one of the most famous road trip routes in India it Popularly called NH17 which connects Mumbai to Kerala. It offers a trip along the western coastline of India which is truly fascinating. During the ride you’ll come across picturesque panoramas with hills and beaches.
Winter is the most recomended season for Mumbai to Goa road trip between December to February. It is a 587 kilometres long road trip and you can cover it in around 11 hours, route also includes beautiful destinations such as Lonavala and Satara. The road from Mumbai to Goa along the NH 17 stays smooth enough to let you ride effortlessly.
Start journey in the morning and reach Goa before the parties begin at evening. There are several food joints, resturant, dhaba along the drive to keep your heart and stomach full. Also Visit Sajjangarh Fort to enjoy the view of the Western Ghats.
Mumbai > Lonavala > Pune > Satara > Sawantwadi > Goa
1. Manali to Leh
The beauty of the trip from Manali to Leh cannot be explain in words. Leh and Ladakh is the dream bike riding destination in India for adventure lovers. Blessed with such mesmerizing beauty this region of Jammu & Kashmir state. It is a challenge that any bike rider would like to take atleast once in his life. During the road trip, you can see the real beauty of the Himalayas. There are two routes for Ladakh – one from Srinagar to Leh and other is Manali to Leh. But Manali to Leh is the most preferred route by tourists, for both convenience and for the amazing sightseeing opportunities it provides during the journey. The total distance covered by this route is almost 490 km.
The road leading to Leh Ladakh are open mostly from the months of May to October because of heavy snowfall for the rest of the year. But July, August and September is the best time to travel on this route because of good conditions of road and the camp sites and other places to stay are fully operational during this time
For having the best experience and enjoying every moment of your journey, Royal Enfields are most preferable bike by tourist. Because Royal Enfield perform exceptionally well in the rough rocky terrain of Ladakh. There are also other bikes which you can choose instead of Royal Enfield like Bajaj Pulsar, KTM Duke, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Honda CBR 250 and Bajaj Avenger. There are very less no of petrol pump on whole route so always carry extra fuel in a jerry-can and always fill your tank at the nearest gas station.
Manali > Rohtang > Gramphu > Kokhsar > Jispa > Darcha > Baralacha La > Bharatpur > Sarchu > Nakee La > Lachulung La > Tanglang La > Upshi > Karu > Leh
Try some of these above routes with your friends and your loved ones, I’m sure it will become your one of the most favorite memory of your life. Riding on smooth road with dancing nature all around and cool fresh air passing through your hairs, sound of leaves and water trickling will definitely going to be one of the best memories of yours of your entire life. try them all one by one, because all are highly recommended. See you till next time, smile.