Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, Uttarakhand is one of the perfect getaways from the boredom of everyday life. It offers panoramic views and the legacy of this place has been consistent for a long period of time.
Bike trips are great fun in Uttarakhand because of the diversity this place offers. But, proper planning is also essential for a smoother ride. So, here is an itinerary for a bike trip to Uttarakhand from Delhi.
DAY-1- DELHI TO RISHIKESH
Start your ride early in the morning from Delhi to Rishikesh. The distance between Delhi and Rishikesh is 250 km. Spend your day in Rishikesh. Visit the renowned Laxman Jhoola and go for river rafting.
DAY-2- RISHIKESH TO CHOPTA
Chopta is a small valley with immense beauty and charm, located in Uttarakhand. It is about 160 km far from Rishikesh. As the place is less crowded you can enjoy the beauty of nature to the fullest here. Take a rest and explore this amazing place.
DAY-3- CHOPTA TO CHANDRASHILA TREK
Let your bikes rest for a while as you go for a trek. However, you can consider this to be optional. If you are a trek lover you should surely go for it. Chandrashila is 8kms away from Chopta. This trek will lead you to the highest Shiva Temple and you will also experience amazing views.
DAY-4- CHOPTA TO JOSHIMATH
Begin your day with a good breakfast and start your ride to Joshimath. It is a holy city with great religious importance and a gateway to pilgrim centers like Badrinath. The distance between Chopta to Joshimath is 135 km. Explore the place and stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY-5- JOSHIMATH TO AULI TO JOSHIMATH
Ride for 30 km and reach Auli. It is very famous for its fascinating Ski resorts and stunning natural vistas. Experience this beautiful place and ride back to Joshimath the same day.
DAY-6- JOSHIMATH TO KAUSANI
Kausani is one of the top-notch hill stations situated in the district of Bageshwar. You will have to ride for around 190 km from Joshimath to reach Kausani. Take a stroll around the village and experience nature at its best.
DAY-7- KAUSANI TO MUNSIYARI
Begin your ride to Munsiyari in the morning and ride for around 190 km. Munsiyari is home to the famous Panchachuli Peaks. Reach there by evening, explore the place and you can then call it a day.
DAY-8- MUNSIYARI TO BINSAR
Binsar is 180 km away from Munsiyari. It offers majestic views of snowy Himalayan peaks like Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi, and Nanda Kot. Experience great panoramic views and spend your night in Binsar.
DAY-9- BINSAR TO JIM CORBETT
Jim Corbett is well known for its oldest wildlife sanctuary. It is 180 km away from Binsar. You can easily reach there by afternoon and enjoy the wildlife safari in the evening.DAY-10- JIM CORBETT TO DELHI
The distance from Jim Corbett to Delhi is 250 km. This can be your last day of the amazing journey as you choose to ride back after making unforgettable memories.
So, go through this itinerary before going for a bike trip to Uttarakhand as it will ensure easier and faster travel and will also help you to prioritize the attractions.