Taking a motorcycle tour in India is perhaps an ideal way to cherish the myriad natural beauty hidden here. You ride through vast valleys, serene plateaus, shimmering deserts, wild forests and raw terrains to take pleasure of something unseen and unknown.
Riding a bike has its own fun as you can choose your own way, plan your itinerary, and sometimes ditch the usual in search of something extraordinary. Motor biking tours in India are extremely popular among adventure lovers. All regions of the country, including North India, South India, East India and West India have Motorcycle tours available.
Manali to Leh
This 1360 km ride from Manali to Leh on a motorbike is perhaps the best way to explore the beauty of this region. It takes you through Khardung La, Rohtang La, Gulaba and Darcha pass which are treats for your camera lens. Spot some wonders like Hall of Fame, Magnetic hill and Sangam which make everyone wonder and ponder in disbelief.
Best Riding Season: July, August and September
Srinagar - Leh - Manali
This ride is approx 1797 km long but it never lets you take a sigh of boredom. You will be treated with sights of the beautiful Dal Lake, lush meadows of Kashmir and the Zojila Pass on your way. Get ready to be amazed by local cultures sprawling here which capture your heart forever. Do not miss a chance to enjoy double-humped camel rides in the Nubra Valley.
Best Riding Season: September and the start of October
Experiencing the most priceless gems of royal Rajasthan on a bike is a joy forever. Ride through its rustic roads, nestling with shimmering desert sands, giving rise to numerous mirages at the horizon. Delve into the local cultures and mingle with locals who take pride in their spectacular history. Total riding distance on this tour is 1723 km.
Best Riding Season: November to February
For the worshippers of Mother Nature, this tour is an ecstasy. The tour takes you to some astonishing sights of nature like the Elephant falls, Mawsmai Caves, Dawki Bridge and the Living Root Bridge. You stop at various places to soak in the warm cultures sprawling here and fall in love with nature over and over again.
Best Riding Season: This ride is perfect to take all year round
Bangalore-Mysore-Ooty Bike Tour
Take the highway via Bandipur to catch some splendid scenic views and some popular places like Mysore Zoo, Pykara Lake, Botanical Gardens, and much more. It is an ideal tour to understand the cultures and history of these places. The distance of this ride is just 290 km approximately, thus, it is great for beginners.
Best Riding Season: August to October
Mumbai to Goa
Take this convenient distance of 678 km from Mumbai to Goa on your bike. Enjoy various stopovers and indulge in some sightseeing experience. The route is such that one needs to take a ferry to get across the water region sometimes which adds to the fun element.
Best Riding Season: December to February ??