Taking a road trip on bike across the scenic locations in India is a travel goal for many. And why not, after all, riding a bike through the beautiful locales gives you a chance to get up close and personal with nature and explore the diverse topography of India.  

From the rugged terrains to miles long bridges and freeways, taking a road trip on bike with friends can give you an experience of a lifetime. No matter, if you are going on your first-trip or you are a seasoned rider, we have put together some of the best motorcycle tours you must take. 

Manali to Leh


Whether you are an avid bike rider or not, you must once in your life go on a bike road trip from Manali to Leh just to experience the thrill of it and enjoy the beautiful natural beauty of the place. During your ride, you would pass through some of the most scenic locations like Rohtang La, Khardung La, and Darcha Pass. The whole trip from Manali to Leh may take about 10-12 days depending on how fast you drive, the stoppage time to explore the places along the way.  

Best time to take this bike road trip – July – September  

The Three Js of Rajasthan (Jaipur-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer) 

Biking vacations with friends is all about having during the journey, enjoying each moment and creating loads of wonderful memories. You can do all these and more during your bike from Jaipur to Jaisalmer via Jodhpur.  

Riding through these cities is one of the best ways to explore the true beauty of these cities that have so much of history and heritage. The magnificent palaces, forts and lakes that you come across and visit during your journey will surely take you back in time and give you a glimpse of the royal life that our Rajput kings had.  

Best time to take this bike road trip – November – February

Ahmedabad to Rann of Kutch


Probably not the most popular road trip destinations, but Rann of Kutch is definitely one of the best places to visit in India with friends. During your ride from Ahmedabad to Rann of Kutch, you are to have some amazing surprises that will make your trip even more enjoyable.  

It may take about 4-5 days to complete the trip. To have the best experience of exploring the Kutch region, it is advisable to enjoy a night stay at the mud houses, which the locals call Bhunga. It is best to plan your trip during a full moon period, as the moon bathes the entire white sand at Rann of Kuch in white; it is a sight like no other and you would feel like you have your feet in heaven.  

Best time to take this bike road trip – October - March 

Darjeeling to Gangtok 

The North East of the Indian peninsula is endowed with some of the most stunning natural beauty and picturesque landscapes you will find anywhere in the world. What better to explore such beauty and the awesome culture than taking a bike trip in this region.  

A haven for nature and adventure lovers alike, during your journey from Darjeeling to Gangtok, you would come across some of the most scenic and challenging biking ranges. With the weather being near perfect during the end of the summers, you can feel cool wind blowing almost throughout your journey that will keep your spirit up.  

If you love mountains, you are in for a real treat during this tour. A bike trip on this route allows you to experience the culture and explore the local hidden gems in a way that is not possible otherwise.  

Best time to take this bike road trip – October – November

Chennai to Pondicherry 

Chennai to Pondicherry Bike Trip

Pondicherry is one of the most popular weekend getaway destinations for people from Chennai and Bangalore. So, if you are planning a trip with friends to Pondicherry from Chennai to explore its pristine beaches and revel in the European-French vibe that you feel from the stunning French style buildings and restaurants in the city, you can enjoy a scenic bike ride along the ECR or East Coast Road.  

This ride will take you through scenic views of the beach, lush green meadows replete with rice paddys and coconut trees. Also, you will come across many sleepy fishing villages that give you a glimpse into the humble country-style living. During your journey to this beautiful French town,  you can stop at the Sadras Dutch Fort, Kalpakkam township, and the Serenity beach.  

Best time to take this bike road trip – Anytime of the year 

There you go, you have the best bike tours that you can take in India. This is not an exhaustive list as there are many other places that are worth exploring. But, these places will surely give you an unforgettable bike trip experience.

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