Does your adrenaline pump when you reach for the ignition of your motorbike? Does the prospect of a long road trip excite you? If it’s a yes, you are a free-spirited wanderer who wants to travel the whole world, just like me.
Riding my bike to off-beat places that are far away from the tourist radar gives me a sense of thrill. You need to have an adventurer’s instinct to ride on the rocky roads, to sustain a rough ride that lasts for hours and hours, and to be a wanderer, in the actual sense.
And if you think you have what it takes to go on a biking adventure, head on to these places now.
Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu
For the thrill-seekers, the trip around Kolli Hills is surely an adventurous one. Lying 55 kilometres away from Namakkal district, the tropical hill is known for a waterfall, pineapple farms and a Shiva temple. But the roads that will take you to the hills are rough and wild, and they will challenge your biking skills.
Guwahati to Tawang (Approx. Distance – 500 KM)
The ride from Guwahati to Tawang is all about keeping up with your excitement level. This adventure ride is long and unwinding, and the journey is pure bliss. You could even achieve a sense of Nirvana in this vast abyss.
Gangtok to Lake Tsomgo (Approx. Distance – 50 KM)
The North-East is one of the most unexplored terrains in India. The vast hilly trails will add up to a challenging experience, but is completely worth it because at the helm of the trip, you will be blown away by the dramatic view of the mountainous region.
Bengaluru to Bandipur Forest (Approx. Distance – 220 KM)
The ride from Bengaluru to Bandipur forest could easily be one of the most loved biking routes on a forest road in India. This apparently never-ending road is challenging, even for the best of riders and will push you to keep up with the rocky terrains.
Shillong to Cherrapunjee (Approx. Distance – 53 KM)
You love rain? Then you should definitely take the ride from Shillong to Cherrapunjee. Occasional drizzles definitely make it a refreshing journey. You shouldn’t think twice before taking this adventurous bike ride.
Kerala is also known as “God’s own country”, and you will know why. Riding through the green hills and heart-warming views of the tea and rubber plantations is nothing but resplendent. Also, with water lagoons and backwaters stretching on either side of the road, it’s an ideal place for the nature lovers.
Delhi to Shimla (Approx. Distance – 340 KM)
If adventure is always on your mind, this Delhi to Shimla bike ride will be perfect for you. The magnificent view of the Himalayas and the rugged roads will challenge you and is definitely not for the faint-hearted!
Mumbai to Goa (Approx. Distance – 600 KM)
The Mumbai to Goa trip could easily make it to your “Adventure Travel” bucket list. It should begin early in the morning so that the twelve hour ride should get you enough rest before you head out to your favorite party destination in Goa.
East Coast Highway, Tamil Nadu
This trip will ensure you see some of the best places in Tamil Nadu. The road takes you through Mahabalipuram, Kalpakkam and other famous areas of the region. If you are a nature-lover, then the ride on this highway is certainly your calling.
Bengaluru to Goa (Approx. Distance – 500 KM)
The journey from Bengaluru to Goa is very scenic and serene. The roads are beautiful and so is the ride. Windmills, widespread farmlands and the ever-changing landscapes will keep you fresh all through the journey.
Whether you want to wander in the wild or ride along rough terrains, it’s your choice. After all, celebrating this free-spirit of adventure is what makes us awesome, right?