8 Amazing Motorcycle Routes You Must Take in a Lifetime


Going to the office on bike sometimes seems to be very irritating. The roads overflowing with vehicles and environment brimming with deafening noise of horns make you infuriated. If you are a biking enthusiast and want to get escape from the bustles on road, hit the road… Confused?

India is affluent with amazing biking routes that pave the way for exciting and hair-rousing adventure opportunities for an adrenaline junkie. Let us skim through the list of top 8 bike routes that you must drive once in your life.

 

1. Driving Manali to Ladakh

Considered to be one of the best biking trails in India, the route from Manali to Ladakh takes the exuberance to another level. The tour incorporates traversing through highest motorable pass of the world – Khardung La. The congenial atmosphere throughout the trail makes the journey charming and cherished. On the route, the bikers will also come across the Buddhist culture and a feel of being in the empyrean. The high altitude lakes like Pangong, the sand dunes of Nubra, the trail along the Zanskar River, the monasteries such as Alchi, Hemis or Lamayuru make the journey a once in a lifetime experience. It being a bit strenuous trail gives rise for bikers to keep in mind the guide to Ladakh motorbike tours.’

Best Time: April to August

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2. NH 17-Journey Mumbai to Goa

If you want to bike through one of the most beautiful coastal trails in India, this route is certainly for you. This route is from Mumbai to Goa. It runs parallel to the western coast of the country and further from Goa to link the states of Karnataka and Kerala. On the trail, the bikers can enjoy the breathtaking vistas of hills, rivulets, woods, streams, paddy fields, coconut trees and radiant rivers.

Best Time: October to February

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3. Biking in That Desert

Off-road biking is an experience that is second to none. The ride to the arid regions will offer you a high that any other biking experience can’t offer you. Traversing the Great Thar Desert of India passing through Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Barmer takes the traveler through sparsely populated regions and renders utter serenity and adrenaline rush.

Best Time: October to February 

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4. Expedition from Shimla to Manali via Spiti Valley

The route of Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh is an intact and immaculate trail that is replete with natural exquisiteness and amazing roads. On the trail, the adventurers witness some of the highest villages on planet. The regions such as Pin Valley, Spiti, Kaza and Tabo make up for a serene and hair-rousing bike ride. The mesmerizing panorama, apple orchards and many other such epitomes of natural beauty along with sacrosanct shrines en route make this route worth preferring for the adventure enthusiasts.

Best Time: April to October

 

5. Excursion in Rann of Kutch

If the usual trails do not charm you that much and you want to ride on any out of the box route, riding across the salt deserts of Rann of Kutch is the option just what the doctor ordered. The salt desert of Kutch is huge in area with almost no obstructions. The ground below you will be hard enough for you to apply brakes and enjoy a pleasant ride. The landscape throughout the trail will make the experience never to be forgotten.

Best Time: December to February

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6. Traversing Siliguri to Yuksom

To discover the real beauty of Eastern Himalayas, you must embark on the bike expedition from Siliguri to Yuksom via Gangtok. The trail makes the adventurers to drive along the Himalayan Railway, which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Through the trail, the biker passes through some of the unbelievable steep and winding roads. The culture in hills, blend of Buddhism and Hinduism; along with the imposing sights of mighty Kanchenjunga are some of the major traits of the journey.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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7. Bangalore to Kudremukh odyssey

Western Ghats boasts of some of the beautiful peaks that enthrall the travelers. Kadremukh is one of such stunning peaks that attract the nature lovers.Biking from Bangalore to Kudremukh offers great delight to the adventurers. The trail passes through beautiful mountains and woods in the proximity to the summit. The road below the peak traverses near an abandoned church and scintillating waterfall. The birdlife in the region is also intriguing.

Best Time: October to February 

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8. Measuring east coast of Tamil Nadu

Replete with multitudes of hues, cultures and flavors, East Coast Highway of Tamil Nadu presents a kaleidoscope of amusing vistas to the travelers. The enchanting sights of Flamingos in Pulicat Lake, French areas at Pondicherry, the coastal temple at Mahabalipuram, the popular temple of Nataraja at Chidambaram, the Danish settlement of Tranquebar, Rameshwar’s Adam’s Bridge, and the churches at Velankani, all of such attractions en route have a lot of showcase to the bikers.

Best Time: December to January 

 

Choose any of the mentioned biking routes in India and bag thrilling tour experience that you will never forget till your last breath.

 

About the Author

Tanmay Sharma is a wildlife enthusiast and a traveler, who is fond of exploring various national parks and adventurous places across the world. His passion and love for wildlife has led him to travel in every nook and corner of India. Besides being a travel lover, he is blessed with flair of writing. He combines both his passion and flair, so as to share the unmatched traveling experiences and expertise