6 Road Trips to Discover India on a Motorcycle

The vast and varied terrains of India never cease to appeal the bike aficionados. The unfathomed beauty of Indian landscapes promises an exhilarating biking experience. Trailing through endless roads offers unparalleled adventure as these journeys bring out the youthful thrill and lead to self discovery!

Nothing can replace the excitement of wandering off to various corners to the country on two wheels. Once you set off and hit the roads you'd know how much there is still unexplored in India.

As the motorcycle tours are gaining popularity in India, we pick some of the best motor trips for the travel bugs.

1. Delhi - Ladakh

Best Time: April to August

Undoubtedly, this route is the favorite biking destination of most of the bikers. The roads here lead to heaven on earth. Traveling on the world's highest motorable road among huge mountain passes, breathtaking picturesque valleys and rich Buddhist culture is an achievement by itself. The trip starts from the capital city, Delhi, heads towards Chandigarh and finally ends on one of the highest places of earth-Leh. The journey brings out the flavor and depth of India as you pass through the lush mountains of Manali to the barren land of Ladakh.

2. Pollachi - Chalakudy

Best Time: All Year through

This South-Indian destination forms one of most beautiful route for a bike ride. Every season is suitable to take a bike trip on this route however riders should be careful during the monsoon season. Enroute Pollachi to Chalakudy you can experience sheer wilderness as you travel through the dense rainforests amidst evergreen hill, beautiful waterfalls and numerous dams and reservoirs. You can also spot some wild animals on the way as you follow through Vazhachal Forest Reserve and Anaimalai Tiger Reserve.

3. Mumbai - Goa

Best Time: October to February

If you want to experience the best coastal bike trip then you should hit the NH-17. You get to witness many dreamy coastline beaches on the way. Apart from the various pristine beaches you can lounge on, tourists also stop at amazing resorts and other places to spend a complete vacation. If you are sea lover you must take this bike trip along the coast hugging the seashore.

4. Jaipur - Ranthambore

Best Time: November to February

This tour is like conquering the deserts of Rajasthan. This daunting tour brings out the real biker in you as you ride through the endless stretches of sand maintaining patience. Most of the roads are isolated with a sign of human existence making it more of a royal dreamy ride. The trip offers the desert's unfathomed beauty, attractive royal palaces, and wilderness of Ranthambore. The experience is close to reminiscing the Arabian nights.

5. Shimla - Spiti Valley

Best Time: April to October

Most celebrated bike routes in India for its serenity and stunning sights on the way, The Spiti Valley route is close to Ladakh. The adrenalin rush keeps brewing as you ride through the imposing paradise land of Himachal Pradesh. The wobbling on the mountains through the naturally beautiful landscape and splendid roads amidst the apple and apricot orchards offers absolute remoteness and enchanting experience making it a trip of a lifetime.

6. Darjeeling - Sikkim

Best Time: All year round

As you trail through ride along the Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you get to witness the unparalleled beauty of the majestic Eastern Himalayas. The trip includes rough, hilly and rocky passes of the Seven Sisters of India. The swinging bridges, tough terrains, snowcapped mountains, peek at the gorgeous Kanchenjunga and its splendor make its priceless road trips.
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