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Top 11 Road Trip Destinations in India to hit off with your Bike this Season

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Do bold bike tours across long distances get the adrenaline pumping through your veins?
If you are an avid biker and have a biking group, or if not so, a companion who would accompany you to exciting lands on a bike, you must explore these places in India on your motorcycle. The thrill of biking is combined with exceptional landscape views and breathtaking beauty that the Indian subcontinent promises. Mountain biking is another big charm that holds the bikers interest. Some of these exotic locations are discussed below covering north to south of India that should not be missed. Look out for the top 11 road trip destinations to hit off with your bike this season.


1. Manali to Leh

This is one of the most popular destinations when you want to go for a bike tour. Leh-Ladakh regions are the dream location for all bikers. The breathtaking landscapes and the exciting passageways of Rohtang pass and Khardung pass will leave you with memorable experiences. It is approximate of 1360 km and the best season to take this expedition would be in the months of July, August, and September.

Waterlogged enroute Srinagar


2. Chennai to Munnar


For all those Chennai workaholics who really need a break after a worked out weekend can get slaying with this refreshing bike tour from Chennai to Munnar. It is a 10- hour long drive covering around 600 km, but the greenery in Munnar can trick you into staying there a night. A total recommendation for a short bike trip.

The scenic roadways to Munnar


3. Delhi – Jaipur- Ranthambore


This route is known as the golden triangle tour of India. It’s a bikers thrill to explore the mini bylanes of Chandni Chowk in Delhi and ride through the pink city of Jaipur exploring historic forts and monuments of Rajasthan. While Ranthambore has a rich wildlife park and known for its wildlife adventure. Bikers can have thrilling nature experiences up quite close and it can be a photographer’s heaven. It is an 8- day tour covering 464 km and counted upon as one of the best bike tours in the country.

Village scenes between Ranthambore


4. Sikkim- Darjeeling


Again, one of the most suitable destination for mountain biking, covering tiny hamlets and villager who are super friendly. This trip will refresh you with its pleasant winds and a breezy atmosphere. You may even spot tiny fields growing sweet potato or carrots. The best time to visit Darjeeling in its full beauty is in the month of October, just before the harsh winter sets off.

Mountain Biking in Sikkim

5. Ahmedabad to Rann of Kutch


This five- day tour of the Rann of Kutch on the west side of India is a very traditional and enriching biking experience. It is best advised to visit this region in the full moon period to get a breathtaking and spectacular view of the full moon over the Salt Lake. Do not forget to stay overnight in the Kutchi mud houses called “bhunga” It can leave you with starry midnight memories.

Bike decor amidst white salt at Kutch


6. Manali to Spiti Valley


One of the best mountain biking tours in the Himachal Pradesh valley. It is a 568 km stretch and filled with spectacular views of the Himalayan range. One of the attractions includes camping at the Chandratal lake. The most beautiful time to visit it would be from May to July.

Langza Village, Spiti


7. Mumbai to Pune


This most famous 93 km stretch is a second home to most Mumbaikars and Punekars. A totally recommended bike trip as the Mumbai- Pune expressway lies on the western ghats covering picturesque Lonavala. Just buy your stash of food and loads of ‘chikki’ and sit back and enjoy the long ride.

Pune-Lonavala Stretch


8. Bangalore to Bandipur Forest

This is a forest route stretching around 235 km and takes around 5 hours to cover. It is a beautiful highway trip with lush greenery to the Bandipur forest area. The developed road is lined with modern eating out options like McDonald’s as well as Café Coffee Day. Besides the common bike routes, this one is another small adventure beauty.

Bandipur Forest


9. Jaipur- Jodhpur- Jaisalmer

Coming on to this desert trip, it would be best to visit this place from November to February. It is a very long trip covering the forts and palaces across the desert region of Rajasthan in 1723 km. Be prepared for a very dry and hot climate and be ready with your tanning lotions, whereas biking in the winters would also be pleasant and much more bearable.

Desert Bike Trip


10. Gangtok to Lake Tsomgo


The North -Eastern region of India, with its exquisitely pristine landscapes, lies largely untravelled and unexplored. A road trip from Gangtok to lake Tsomgo, in Sikkim, is the best example of mountain biking. But, the mountainous trek will leave you asking for more with its adventure filed terrains. It is short and recommended road trip at 55 km long, to be taken in the winters.

Tsomgo Lake


11. Vishakhapatnam to Araku Valley


Lying in the southern region, this road stretch is a wonderful ride for bikers. The pristine beauty of the Bay of Bengal and the eastern ghats will leave you with a refreshing experience. It is 116 km long and recommended to visit between the months of March and October.
The must visit locations here are the Borra Caves and the Tatipudi reservoir. Biking in these regions can get pretty fun and it can be a totally different experience from other modes of transport. Biking allows you to visit nature quite closely and explore the surroundings at your own freedom.

Araku Valley


So what are you waiting for? Pick up a location for your bike tours and get set going on your Yamaha!

6 Must-do Adventure Sports in Sikkim

Sikkim, a beautiful hill station in the lap of Mother Nature. Situated at high
altitude, famous among travellers seeking an escape from their daily mundane city life to the tranquillity and serenity of nature. It not only attracts family travellers, photographers and honeymoon couples because of its scenic beauty but also a lot of adventure seekers due to the thrill it holds in its wilderness.


While on your adventure trip to Sikkim, there are few must do adventures that you can’t think of missing. Especially the trekking in Sikkim has its own
charisma. While admiring the enchanting sites in Sikkim if you are an
adventure enthusiast you can also go for different adventures in the valley.

List of Treks to take in Sikkim

Few of the best treks belong to Sikkim. People from all over the world come to enjoy the thrill of trekking in Sikkim with lots of short and long route treks for both the amateur and experienced. Some of the most famous trek routes are:

1- Kanchenjunga Trek

Situated at an altitude of 8,586 m, the third highest peak in the world. This trek with a mind-boggling view of Mt Kanchenjunga is especially for the people who want to enjoy the trekking along with the camping. Kanchenjunga massifs outline a big cross that spans the boundaries of three countries Nepal, Tibet and India (Sikkim). The thrilling trek starts from Yuksom and then it continues towards Bakhim, Dzongri, Laxmi Pokhari, Bikhbari Chaurikhang and Rathong Glacier, Bikhbari and ends at Bakkhim.

Trek Route of Kanchenjunga

2- Green Lake Trek

One of the most popular treks of Sikkim with an amazing view of Himalayan peaks. The winding roads that lead to this captivating lake are surrounded by a large variety of rhododendrons a soothing & mesmerising view for the eyes. The trek is not that easy as you have to travel through rocky terrain and dense forests but the view that awaits is worth taking the risk.

Green Lake Trek

3- Sandakphu Trek

Go for Sandakphu Trek, situated at a height of 3,636 meters and get
a panoramic view of the world’s highest snowline. You will travel through the wilderness of Himalaya and get a chance to view the wildlife of Himalaya as you pass through the Singalila National Park.

View from Sandakphu Trek

Many other treks such as Dzongri Trek, Goecha La Trek etc are also famous. You can check our list of 55 treks in India.

Experience River Rafting in Teesta

If you love playing with the waves, this is the best adventure for you. The river Teesta which is one of the major rivers in Sikkim, also known as the lifeline of Sikkim. It provides you with the best rafting experience which carves out of flourishing Himalayas. Expert rafters are present, and they are always around. Also, two rafting options are available one is for swimmers and another one is for people who don’t know swimming, the plus point is the river is not very dangerous. Also check other water sports destinations in India.

River Rafting at Teesta

Cycling and Mountain Biking in Sikkim

Cycling in the wood and hills has its own mesmerising charm. One of the most gripping adventures in Sikkim that provides you with the best sightseeing experience. It gives you the chance to dive deep in the lap of nature. The most eco-friendly adventure that keeps you close to nature and takes you to the unmatched trails. It takes you through the craziest turns, curves, twists and firm run on the edges. Enjoy the twist and turns, roam around the towns, meet friendly locals and leave yourself lost in the amazing scenic beauty and enchanting views of snow-clad mountains. You can take the cycle from town or if you prefer you can go for the tour package that includes cycling excursion. Also, you can join the group cycling in Sikkim. 

Cycling Group

Enjoy Paragliding in Sikkim

Explore the nature and alluring scenic beauty of Sikkim from the top. It’s once in a lifetime of experience. Sikkim is beautiful, rich in flora with the river flowing along the lovely meadows. If you are an adventure seeker and want to take your trip to the next level then don’t miss this experience, the cold breeze touching your face and you are on the top witnessing the greenery all around. As far as you can see it is all green, surrounded by snow capped mountains, so don’t forget to testify the enchanting beauty of the town from the top. For an ultimate paragliding experience, be a part of the Annual Paragliding Festival, which falls in the months of October and November.

Gliding amidst mountains

Rock Climbing & Mountaineering in Sikkim

Rock climbing or mountaineering is not everyone’s cup of tea. It’s tough but for an adventure seeker who enjoys the thrill of mountain climbing and wants to climb the Himalaya, it’s a dream come true. With every step, you will enjoy the thrill of climbing. There are two types of climbing one in which ropes are available and you can hold them if you fall which is known as free climbing. Another one is, in which gears and ropes are provided for an easier route up with the help of equipment, known as aid climbing.

Still of Rock Climbing

Bungee Jumping at Singshore Bridge

If you are seeking the most thrilling adventure and not afraid of height then don’t miss the Bungee Jumping at Singshore Bridge. The highest bridge in Sikkim at a height of 198 m, it creates the perfect surroundings for Bungee jumping. The bridge connects two mountains and offers a perfect view of greenery. The experts are there to guide you if you are new to Bungee Jumping. This is one of the most hunted adventure sport in Sikkim.

Bungee Jumping

If you are planning a trip to Sikkim in order to experience some adventure,
then you won’t be disappointed. Trekking in Sikkim will give you a refreshing experience. The destination is known for its natural beauty and friendly hosting. It will always be one of your most memorable trip with lots of exciting and challenging sports. The adventure lovers can have the most exciting time here.

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