Road trips in India are always fun. The Winter season offers the perfect weather for a road trip on the bike. The fuel consumption is low, the skies are clean and the sun provides enough comfort during the day. Although hill stations are the first to tickle our wanderlust the moment we imagine a road trip on the bike, thanks to numerous roadblocks due to heavy snowfall high up in the mountains.
With Indian roads getting better day by day and the availability of self-drive options increasing, it is the best time to enjoy road trips in India on the bike.
Winter is the best time to do road trips in India. It is chilly in the north and pleasant in the south. So, below is the list of best bike routes in winter around Delhi.
As summers that keep the mercury from falling below 40 in Delhi leave the capital, its calendars are turned to its favorite months. There is no better time than winters to travel in and around Delhi on the bike and you can easily rent a bike and get a chance to indulge in its heritage walks, street food, and shopping experiences. About Agra, while this one gets the limelight pretty much all year round, the temperature isn’t as friendly in summers. Hence, if you have the choice, add Delhi to your list of places to visit in winter in India, for much colder and pleasant weather.
Winter is the best time to visit the desert state and that too becomes adventurous if you choose this route on the bike and travelers can easily rent a bike at reliable charges. The Rajasthan especially known for deserts is also famed for its marvelous forts and places. This circuit will cover all the major attractions of Rajasthan. Explore the massive forts at Chittorgarh and Kumbhalgarh. Visit magnificent places at Jodhpur, Udaipur, and Bikaner, get mesmerized by temples at Ranakpur and Osian. And marvel at the desert fort of Jaisalmer and play on sand dunes.
Manali And Around
If there is one hill station in North India you must visit in winter on the bike, it is Manali and to make your journey hassle-free you can rent a bike in Manali. The Morning in Manali can be spent at the 450- year- old Hidimba Devi Temple in serene ambiance and then visit the Tibetan monastery and the vast village which is known for its hot spring. For snow and adventure activities you must head out to Solang Valley.
With the chill mountain air and the gorgeous apple orchards sprawling around the landscapes, Shimla is one of those destinations that you can go to again and again. A day spent on the beautiful Mall Road of Shimla is a day well spent; the ancient Jakhu Temple, the church with stained glass windows and so much food. Kufri is another delightful place near Shimla, a 30 min drive on a bike arrives you this exotic place where you can spend half of your day. You definitely need to add Shimla to the list of your places to visit in winters on the bike and to make the most of winters you can easily rent a bike in Delhi at affordable rates.
With a string of holidays and a list of festivals and fairs, winters in India are marked by vacations to plan your year around. So make the most of your winters by exploring these places.