A vacation to the mountains can never be missed by those who like the company of nature and uphill terrain to get their mojo back. But a biking trip through the mountains? Not only is the experience of mountain biking unique, it’s an invigorating journey every person must undertake at last once in their lifetime, no matter whether they are a biking enthusiast or not. Ask any mountain enthusiast and they will tell you that it is an experience worth indulging in. With India full of scenic picturesque mountains through all directions, we have picked out some of the popular destinations you can head to on your mountain bike and make the most of a ride of adventure:
- Manali – If you are a biking enthusiast, then you can’t miss out on a trip through Manali, the ‘mountain biking capital of India’. Located towards the end of the Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh, Manali is right in the way of some of the most adventurous moutain biking trails. If you are feeling adventurous and have the endurance, then make your way to as far as Ladakh through the trails leading all the way up to Leh.
- Spiti Valley – Another route up through the mountain ranges that run through Himachal Pradesh, the bumpy roads in the Spiti Valley come with picturesque settings that are a treat for the thrill seeking mountain bikers. Buddhist monasteries, fruit orchards, and quaint villages dotting the trail add to the appeal of the trail.
- Munnar – All the way down south is the beautiful hill station of Munnar in Kerala which is set amidst lush tea estates in the Western Ghats. The man made trails on this route are true bliss for novice as well as experienced rides looking for time away from the urban hustle bustle.
- Sikkim – The ups and downs on the magnificent route in Sikkim from Siliguri from Gurudongmar is full of inspiring scenery with the Kanchenjunga peak overlooking the trail. From wooded forests in the West Bengal to the rapidly escalating heights up the Tibet border, the Sikkim trail is one to explore on your mountain cycle.
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