Have you ever dreamed of something so well beyond the most fantastic motorcycle journey that feeds your very soul, an extraordinary pilgrimage to the most sacred land of the Indian Himalayas, then this is your ride? You’ll be zigzagging your Royal Enfield Bullet around hairpin bends from the inception of this motorcycle expedition at one of the holiest Hindu sites, Rishikesh. Discover the “Land of Mother Ganga” by riding through the beautiful lower Gharwal Himalayas and Corbett National Park. We will follow the Ganges and stop off in various ancient Hindu holy pilgrimage sites and isolated villages. Among the dramatic alpine valleys, you’ll meet many a pilgrim and get the opportunity to encounter authentic culture first hand. Come and experience Sacred India on a motorcycle. A lifetime journey awaits you on the banks of the Divine Mother Ganga.
Mountain biking is an adventure activity that has recently grown in popularity among the adventure seekers in India. With undulating hills and rugged terrain Uttarakhand offers an ideal setting for off-road biking using specially created mountain bikes. Some of the conventional forms of mountain biking are downhill, trail riding, cross country and Enduro.
Hearing the name of biking every adventurous person will think of places like Leh-Ladakh but Uttarakhand’s valley is also interesting for bikers with some amazing adventurous roads and lakes. Enjoy the cycling in Uttarakhand with some amazing views of valleys, rivers and Himalayas.
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Day 1 – Arrive in New Delhi, India Motorcycle Expeditions representative will meet and greet you at the airport IGIA, (Indira Gandhi International Airport). From here, you’ll be transferred by private bus or taxi to your hotel in New Delhi for an overnight stay.
Day 2 – Delhi to Haridwar to Rishikesh We take the Shatabdi Express train to Haridwar, an ancient holy city known as the Gateway to the Gods. From here, private vehicles will deliver us to Rishikesh, the Yoga Capital of the World. After tea, there’ll be a short briefing on the motorcycle tour and a quick rundown of road safety precautions. This is when you meet your Royal Enfield and take an introductory ride in the surrounding mountains. Dinner and late stay at a hotel.
Day 3 – Rishikesh to Uttarkashi A ride through terraced fields takes us to Uttarkashi, a town famous for historic temples and monuments near to the source of the Ganges. Daily chanting and music in Shiva’s Temple create a continuous blissful environment. Opposite, the Shakti Temple is dedicated to goddess energy. Keep an eye out for the Sadhus who lead a life of spiritual discipline advocated renunciation and detachment. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 4 – Uttarkashi to Gangotri via Harsil After the departure from Uttarkashi, we make a brief stop at Gangnani. From here we ride to Harsil, a pretty hamlet on the other side of the Bhagirathi and on to Gangotri which is another one of the holiest places. Dinner and overnight stay at a deluxe camp in Harsil.
Day 5 – Harsil to Rudraprayag Today’s ride is one of the more adventurous rides of our biking pilgrimage. It starts from Harsil and ends in Rudraprayag after more than 250km. Riding a bike along the Bhagirathi River offers a spectacular view of the mountainous region. Rudraprayag, a holy place is located at the confluence of two holy rivers, Mandakini and Alaknanda. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.