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Rev Up Your Engines And Hit The Road Discovering India's Top Bike-Friendly Destinations!

Aaditi Wahi 21 Feb 2024


It is without a doubt true that the journey is much more beautiful than the experience. And what better to make a journey even more memorable than hitting the road with your bikes to explore some serene destinations, right? So, we’ve culled out a whole list of the most bike-friendly destinations across the country you can plan a bike trip at - read on and dust out that Bullet!

1. Ooty, Tamil Nadu

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Known as the ‘Queen of Hills’, Ooty truly is one of the most serene hill stations in South India, heck, in all of India. To enjoy this scenic view and the crisp weather, the best way is to take a bike trip to Ooty. It’s a picturesque spot and perf for all the nature lovers out there. Apart from being surrounded by the Nilgiris, Ooty has numerous plant estates to explore and the Botanical Gardens just add to the beauty of this place. Also, the place offers TOY TRAIN RIDES, y’all and what more can we ask for, right?!

2. Jaipur, Rajasthan

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Popularly known as the ‘Pink City’, Jaipur is one of the most colourful cities when it comes to exploring the Rajasthani culture. And imagine taking a bike ride to Jaipur! What with the beautiful views of the desert and spotting camels on the way, escaping away to Jaipur should be your #vacaygoal fosho! While you’re at it, you must visit the historical Amer Fort and the iconic Hawa Mahal to take a few aesthetic pictures for your Instagram handles because duh! And, don’t forget to have some lip-smacking Rawat Kachoris when you’re there!

3. Rohtang Pass, Leh-Manali Highway

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Who doesn’t love road trips to hill stations and when those road trips include bikes, then it's obviously a big YES! Well, what better hill station to visit than Manali, right? And you can’t miss the famous Snow Point, i.e, Rohtang Pass when in Manali because we all are kids when it comes to making and playing with snowballs. If you’re up for some adventure, then Manali has got it all for you - be it trekking or skiing, river rafting or rock climbing. So, pack your bags, fill up your bike’s gas tank and ESCAPE, y’all!

4. Lahaul, Himachal Pradesh

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Day-dreaming about that perf trip to the mountains with a fancy stay amidst serene rivers? Well, we’ve got just the place for you. With the chilly wind penetrating through your skin and a fly AF view for your eyes, Lahaul offers all this and more! This trip becomes even better when you travel via road on a bike and we’re all for it! If you’re a nature lover, then this is the right place because the area boasts plenty of flora and fauna. You can also meander around in Pin Valley National Park where you can witness snow leopards and Himalayan wolves!

5. Pushkar, Rajasthan

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Known for the Brahma Temple, Pushkar is one of the most beautiful temple towns in India. But a pilgrimage is not the only thing you can travel to Pushkar for! The Pushkar Lake, Naga Pahar, and Rose Garden are must-visits when you hit the road with your bikes to Pushkar. So, what are you waiting for? Take out your bikes and hit the road less travelled already!

6. Leh, Ladakh

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If you thought that an article related to both bikes and travelling wouldn’t consist of a trip to Leh then we’re sorry to burst your bubble but you’re living in a dreamland! Driving through the mountain passes and meandering around the winding Leh is more than just a trip, it is a beautiful once in a lifetime experience because the high altitude lakes and lofty peaks are just oh-so-gorgeous. You can also explore this serene view by taking a camel safari or trekking at this larger than life landscape. Go on, make your plans NOW!

7. Karnataka 

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Be it historical treasures or pilgrimage sites, coastal plains or peaks and mountains, flora & fauna or a rich cultural heritage, Karnataka has got it all. So, just take your bike and explore this serene state of India. Coorg (The Scotland of India), Mysore, Mangalore (The Rome of the East), and Kabini are just some of the must-visit places in Karnataka. Biking along those heavenly backwaters will be the most amazing experience you’ve ever had!

8. Dharamshala

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Situated in the beautiful Kangra Valley, Dharamshala is a stunning hill station. Home to His Holiness, The Dalai Lama, it is surrounded by Pine and Deodar forests. A gush of fresh, clean air and rich greenery are what attracts people to this hill station with breathtaking views. The journey from Delhi is a bit longer than usual but once you’re there, you’ll know it was worth every kilometre. So folks, hop on to your bikes and get set-going for this memorable journey!

Distance From Delhi | 469 Kms

9. Kasol

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Nestled between the gorgeous mountain peaks, Kasol is defo a dream destination. The captivating views of forests and valleys are something you can never get enough of. The fresh atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of the city is bound to make you wanna stay there forever. The journey to this heaven is full of scenic beauty so make sure to head to Kasol and make it a trip to remember!

Distance From Delhi | 517.8 Kms

10. Lonavala

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The very famous hill station, Lonavla AKA City Of Caves is situated in the Pune district of Maharashtra. What allures tourists to this beautiful place is its pleasant atmosphere all year round and the lush green valleys that surround it. The best time to visit Lonavala is during the monsoons because it’s like a rich green heaven with waterfalls that look straight out of a postcard. Get ready for your ultimate bike trip and head to Lonavala ASAP!

Distance From Delhi | 1,484.2 Kms

Don’t wait - just dust out your bike and ESCAPE. But, don’t forget to wear your protective gear and keep hydrating yourself during the journey. Make sure you click a lot of pictures and share your experiences with us. Happy travelling, y’all!!