5 Roads To Take In India If You Are A True Biking Enthusiast
If you are a biker in India, nothing is going to be as beautiful and thrilling as these amazing trips. So grab your helmet and get ready to hit the road!
1. The North East – Guwahati to Tawang
Distance – 520 Kilometres
Best Time To Visit – March to October
The North East is peppered with breathtaking sights and a biking expedition is the best way to experience them. This trip starts off in the charming city of Guwahati and takes you through the beautiful Himalayas, all the way to Tawang. Depending on the time of the year that you plan your trip in, your experience might be completely different: the spring months will greet you with a pleasant weather and beautiful sights of the Himalayas, the monsoon months ensure lush greenery and some risky adventures on the road, and finally the winter months best capture the charm of the himalayas and its snow covered peaks. No matter when you decide to visit, you can be sure that this trip will be packed with new experiences and a lifetime of fun.
2. The East Coast – Chennai to Pondicherry
Distance – 160 Kilometres
Best Time To Visit – September to March
The East Coast is resplendent with serene sights: clear blue skies, the calm waters of the Bay of Bengal, and the most beautiful beaches. This trip is particularly fun because the end destination is the perfect cap to the journey. The beaches that you will discover on the way will compete with what you find in Pondicherry. So if you are anything like me and the sea really calls to you, this is the perfect route for you.
3. The Desert Roads – Jaipur to Jaisalmer
Distance – 560 Kilometers
Best Time To Visit – October to March
There is nothing like the warm roads of Rajasthan with the beautiful Thar on either side. The roads are peppered with history and culture, so feel free to stop at the various forts and bazaars that on the way or just enjoy the amazing ride. Remember, this is a tough one so pack gear to protect you against the extreme weather.
4. The Hills in the South – Visakhapatnam to Araku ValleyDistance – 116 Kilometers
Best Time To Visit – October and March
If curvy roads leading you through a green valley is more your thing then this the perfect stretch for you. The roads wind through the beautiful Araku Valley and are home to some of the most beautiful waterfalls and caves. Nothing like this beautifully lonely route to make you feel like you are finally taking the road not taken.
5. The Ultimate Biker’s Trip – Manali to Leh
The Distance – 479 Kilometers
Best Time To Visit – Summers to Mid-October
No list about biking trips in India can be complete without a mention of the iconic Manali – Leh stretch. The roads are challenging yet fascinating, making for the very best trip. The route is full of adventure and is set against the beautiful backdrop of the Himalayas. If that is not enough, the beautiful Pangong Tso lake at the end is truly a little piece of heaven on Earth.