Long Roads… for those who want to feel connected to the roads, the environments, and the view, kickstart your motorbike and take off. Some important places for best road trips are :
Manali to Leh : Every Backpackers Biker’s First Love. Every Road trips in the Himalayas will always be accompanied by gorgeous landscapes wherever you look. The Manali-Leh road trip is one of the best road trips in India and an absolutely enthralling journey to take. Though the roads may get a little treacherous and tricky on your way to Leh, the awesome scenic beauty makes up for it. It is a road trip every daring traveler must take.
Visakhapatanam to Araku Valley : The graceful marriage of the Bay of Bengal and the Eastern Ghats in Visakhapatnam are a sight to behold. Any first time visitor to the city is taken away by the pristine beauty of this union in the city. When the same traveller takes a trip to Araku, he’s completely mystified by the beauty of the road. The curly roads, the gentle elevation and the sweet serenity of the hills makes it an amazing road trip in south India and will etch a permanent place in your heart for an eternity.
Ahmedabad to Kutch : The Mesmerizing Stretch of White Horizons .The stunning white landscapes, the barren desert for miles and beyond, and the colourful contrasts of the local population over it would definitely make your road trip worthwhile. The roads are in a fine condition, though one must try and leave for Kutch early in the morning to avoid traffic choked roads. One must surely visit the Wild Ass Sanctuary and the nearby Hodko village to buy local handicrafts. The best time to take this road trip is between October and March. Try to come at a time so that you can witness the full moon at Kutch.
Darjeeling to Pelling : Through the kingdom of Tea Gardens. This road trip takes you through lush tea gardens, where you can stop and sip on some refreshing tea, and through winding roads up lofty mountains with picturesque landscapes on all sides, giving you the feeling as if you’re riding through Heaven. The best time to take this road trip is between March and June & then between September and December, as the roads may get blocked during the winter and rainy seasons. The roads are in a great condition and make up for a smooth ride.
Puri to Konark on the NH-203 : From the Busy Beach to the land of Spirituality. While scenic roads in Orissa would very well put most of the Eastern states of India to shame, the Puri-Konark highway is one of those beautiful roads to do Photography that when undertaken, will force you to drain the battery on your camera. The canopy formed by the trees on either side of the road, the soft misty breeze and the obvious idyllic beauty will leave you mesmerized, now and forever.