India is home to some of the best cycling routes that make adventurists from around the world take at least one trip here every year. Next time, you’re out exploring the countryside, think twice before booking a car. By Payal Das
1. Manali – Leh
Ever wondered how heaven looks like? If not then you haven’t been to this wonderful journey to Ladakh. It is one of the most difficult pathways to cover on a bicycle, so make sure you have your stamina in place. July and August are definitely the best months to take the tour. Try Let’s Trip. They plan short as well as overnight cycle tours in the region.
2. Bengaluru to Kannur
The road from Bangalore to Kannur is amazing in itself. There are several people who take road trips every year via this route. You will absolutely love the scenic beauty of the cliffs. Also, while you’re on the road, don’t forget to try a meal or two at some of the mouth-watering restaurants you pass by.
3. Ahmedabad to Kutch
Since the time the white sands of the Great Rann of Kutch became so popular, people started finding out ways to explore the destination. From backpackers to drivers, all the travellers have stated that the beauty of this place cannot be jotted down in words. Even though some parts of the road are a tad bit tough, the journey, no doubt, is worth the hard work.
4. Darjeeling to Sikkim
Credits: Footloose GypsyIf you want the adrenaline rush, this route gotta be your ultimate trip! The exquisite view of the Kanchenjunga, the breath taking adventure and the experience that you will acquire by the end of the trip, it’s a complete package for cyclists.
5. Chennai to Pondicherry
Hands down, the east coast road for this tour is the best road you’ll discover on your cycle. Experience the mesmerising sunset and the sunrise by the sea as you ride to your destination. Make sure to capture ample number of photographs while you’re still on the road.