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Cycling & Motorbiking

Cycling & Motor biking

 

Motorbiking

Jammu & Kashmir

Cycling and motorcycling are some of the exciting ways to enjoy the enthralling scenic beauty of Jammu and Kashmir. The state provides innumerable options to indulge in various adventure sports including skiing, mountaineering, cycling and motorcycling etc. India has a varied topography, thus making it an ideal tourist spot for biking and cycling. In India, the Himalayan ranges are considered to be the best for enjoying these adventure sports. The state of Jammu and Kashmir has some of the most exciting and famous places known for Cycling and Motorcycling.

The Khardung La Pass in Jammu and Kashmir lies at a height of 18,370 meter. All over the world it is the highest motorable pass in the world. Cycling and motorcycling in Jammu and Kashmir is a lifetime experience that offers mesmerizing views of the surroundings. The tourists who want to indulge in the have to get permits from the department. The reason behind this is that it is bordered by various countries, so there's a provision to seek permission for cycling or biking in the Indian Himalayas.

If you are planning for biking tours in Indian Himalayas, you need a clearance from the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF), six months prior to your trip. A Liaison Officer has been deputed by IMF to provide necessary help to the tourists in case of emergency. There are certain pre-requisites for Cycling and motorcycling like the adventurer be physically and mentally fit, fully equipped with certain indispensable items like helmets, first aid box, tent, water bottle cages, sleeping bag, , t-shirt, back pack, wind-cheater, snacks and drinking water.

 

Rajasthan

Rajasthan, the land of Kings, is romantic India at its best. An iconic region of the Sub- Continent, Rajasthan is the land of ancient forts and lavish palaces, of deserts and jungles, of camel caravans and wandering nomads, of glittering jewels and a rich, vibrant culture.

Go on a motorbike tour of Rajasthan and experience most of the highlights of the princely state. You will ride beside camel caravans amidst the muted tawny brown of the vast and magnificent Thar desert, explore ancient forts in Jaiselmer, Udaipur and Jaipur and visit the famous Ranthambore National Park where you will get a chance to spot the elusive tiger and other big game. The bike tour of Rajasthan promises to be one of the best ways to visit this spell binding land.

 

South India

Steamy, Spicy South India offers some of the best biking routes on the planet. You will be surprised how little traffic you will encounter and how good most of the roads are. A diverse and stunningly beautiful landscape with good natured and hospitable people, a visit to South India is guaranteed to change the way you look at life.

On the motorbike tour of South India, you will ride through and visit some of the most spectacular parts of South India. Starting in Cochin the tour takes you through the meandering roads of the tea plantations of Munnar to the ancient temple town of Madurai in Tamil Nadu, this motorbike tour will be an experience you will cherish for a life time. You will ride over the finest hill stations South India has to offer, Kodai Kanal and Ooty, safari to spot the elusive tiger in a luxurious tiger reserve, visit the city of palaces, Mysore in Karnataka, and get a chance to soak in the sun in the fabled beaches of Goa with its famous hippy markets, food and cocktail bars. A tour of the highlights of South India in 15 days and also a real chance to experience South Indian hospitality and culture.

 

Mighty Himalaya 1

Twisting Mountain roads, the world’s highest motorable passes, remote wilderness and chance encounters with nomadic herdsmen on Classic Enfield 500’s. This is chance of a lifetime to explore the mighty Himalayas, a chance to set off on an adventure like never before.

The motor bike tour of the Himalayas starts in Kullu Valley and extends to the northern most part of India, Ladakh. Ladakh is accessible by road only 3 months of the year and means the ‘land of high passes.’ You will ride through some stunning lunar like landscapes and ride over three of the world’s highest motorable roads, including Khardung La (18,380 ft.) and into Nubra Valley. You will encounter Buddhist monks and visit ancient monasteries in Leh. You will camp in one of the world’s highest altitude deserts and have a chance encounter with nomads as you ride through the stunning Himalayan landscape. Camping by high altitude lakes near the Tibet border under the clear Himalayan skies is something that everyone should do once in their life. This motorbike tour is a true adventure and we have been told is one of the finest tours that can be done.

 

Mighty Himalaya 2

Ride the world’s mightiest mountain chain, the Himalayas, on Classic Royal Enfield 500s. This is a motorbike tour that very few get to experience. You will ride over the highest motorable passes on the planet, take in breathtaking lunar like scenery, ride over desolate stretches of one of the highest deserts in the world, visit 3 stunning high altitude lakes and much more!

The Bike tour of the Himalayas starts in Delhi, and you will catch a flight to Leh, where the adventure really starts. After acclimatizing to the high altitude and getting to know your Royal Enfield Bullet 500 by riding through some breathtaking Ladakh scenery, you will ride over the highest motorable pass in the world, Khardung La (18,380 ft.) and into Nubra Valley. You will ride through some of the most stunning views and roads in the planet and get as close as 14 KM to the Tibet (Chinese) border. You will camp on high altitude deserts, have chance encounters with nomads as you ride through lunar like scenery, visit ancient monasteries . . . this is indeed a motorbike tour of a lifetime.

 

Motorbike Safari In Manali, Shimla, Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

You can drive through one of world's highest highway. Drive out of Manali and you will reach Rohtang pass, at an altitude of 3,980m, which provides the entrance towards the arid region of Lahaul to Leh and Ladakh. From Shimla move towards the picturesque Kinnaur and continue driving through the barren region of Spiti, which take the bikers to the Kunzum Pass, which is the entry point to Lahaul. Motorbikes can impose certain limitations to explore this region of Himachal, but are a wonderful option to visit the off-beaten tracks of this Himalayan state.

The motor bike tour options in Indian Himalayas include a 17-day run through Ladakh. Travelling India by motorbike, gives the freedom to the biker to have close encounters with the beautiful countryside and the people of rural India. You also get the independence to travel wherever you want to.

 

Kerala

Kerala comprises a narrow strip of land to the west of South India, wedged between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountains. It is geographically diverse and rich in colourful cultures, natural resources and wildlife. Periyar, India’s largest sanctuary is one of many superb wilderness areas to be found within the state.

Equally impressive are the ‘Backwaters’ – a network of brackish canals and lakes covering hundreds of square miles. Kerala’s close relationship with the sea often manifests itself at dinner, with fresh seafood high on the extensive list of Keralan delicacies.

This outstanding tour covers some of the most scenic, exotic and diverse areas of southern India, from steamy coastal water worlds to the cool air and uplifting vistas of Kerala’s mountains. You will be riding through the pristine forests and jungle gorges of Kerala’s many national parks and have the opportunity to spot many of the region’s wild animals along the way. Highlights of this trip also include a night on the backwaters in a luxury houseboat and time to explore the historical trading port of Cochin. The riding on this trip is superb – twisty and generally well surfaced – and the accommodation is of a high standard, while retaining a genuine Keralan feel. If you want to experience the best motorcycling destinations that South India has to offer, with the level of back-up that only Blazing Trails delivers, then this is the trip for you.

 

Tamilnadu

Tamil Nadu is the land of the Tamils and it has a history that dates back to several thousand years. It is a land where traditions and culture blend and continue to live in harmony. The state abounds in monuments and temples that are ancient and each has its own story of religious, artistic and cultural accomplishment and specialty waiting to be heard.

Are there answers to be found on its beaches and hill stations as they welcome the traveler? We are sure you will form your own opinions and have your own perceptions as we welcome you to this enchanting and ancient Dravidian land, in the extreme south of peninsular India.

Tamil Nadu has a long coastline that stretches nearly a 1000 kms. The Coromandel Coast, along the Bay of Bengal, boasts of many ideal locations for sun and surf. Golden sands of the beach are dotted with coconut palm and casuarina groves. The sea washes ashore pebbles and shells and the gentle breeze sways the yachts and catamarans into the deeper waters of the sea and the waters form small dunes on the shore. Crabs play hide-and-seek by coming out of one burrow, and taking refuge in another. Sea gulls hover in the sky and then rest on the sails of the fishing boats. There are many more breathtaking sights that will please you and hold you spell bound in Tamil Nadu.

 

Cycling

Ladakh

The Himalayas provide a plethora of choices that you can select from, but the foremost destination to start off any biking trip is Ladakh, the cold desert of India. The biking adventure list of the Indian Himalayan region include from light and introductory cycling to the ultimate challenge of travelling age-old trade routes winding along the mountain ranges toward higher Himalayas.

 

Terai Region of Uttaranchal

One can make a beginning in an area, which does not initially require much exertion. The Terai forests along the foothills of Nainital give one an introduction to the pleasures of cycling and yet do not unduly tax your physical capabilities. One can start from Thakurdwara and cycle on to Ramnagar on the outskirts of Corbett Park.

 

Kumaon

The gentle Himalayas of the Kumaon region must be one of the most picturesque in the country, with giant terrace fields straddling the green mountains. The bicycling track is through flat valleys in the Almora district of the Kumaon Himalayas. The open valleys are scattered with little rivers, villages and small town. The Journey begins at Bageshwar an important religious centre famous for the temple of Lord Baijnath; this is a part of Binsar wild life sanctuary. A dense cover of Oak forests, which abounds in wild life, commonly seen is leopards, barking deer and wild boar. Breathtaking views of snow covered peaks dominate the far horizon.

 

Rajasthan

Rajasthan offers stunning bicycle rides in its majestic deserts and through its remote towns and villages, leading through surreal landscapes dominated by ancient forts and palaces. Almost 90% of the Rustic Rajasthan cycling route is paved but approx. 10% are non-paved dirt tracks, but those are the back roads to the incredible Rajasthan born of ancient roots.

Experience the timelessness of rural India as we ride through towns and past temples in this holy region. From Jodphur to Jaipur, game safaris to the Taj Mahal, this impressive tour through a fascinating region is a perfect way to experience the magic of India.

 

Kerala

Kerala is blessed with the mighty hills of Western Ghats at the east, the lush green rainforest, the scenic backwaters and the spectacular beaches on the western part on the state. With such varied landscape Kerala offers a wide variety of activities to the adventure enthusiast. Get off the beaten tracks to explore the real beauty of Kerala. Explore Kerala, see the natures beauty un accessible to the regular tourist. The destinations include Kochi, Thattekkad, Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey, Varkala and Wagamon. 

 

Goa

Goa has been gifted with a multitude of natural attraction and resources for conducting biking activities on a large scale.

There are many organizations like Youth Hostel Association of India and others conducting biking activities every now and then for adventure lovers. These activities include biking through dense forests, rocks, historical places, etc.

Biking activities in Goa takes one through the scenic waterfalls and forests giving a thrilling experience.


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