Biking, Uttarakhand
Travel Tips

  • Select a bike with long mileage and large fuel tank.
  • Don’t overlook a single safety rules of biking.
  • Check the brakes, head lights, indicator lamp, and etc. at first.
  • Full your fluid tank. Carry extra fuel if possible.
  • The Rudimentary puncture repair kit is a must during the trip. Don’t go with the advice of not carrying.
  • Wear reflection resistance sunglasses.
  • Wear gloves, riding jacket, knee guards, elbow guards, helmet and comfortable clothes depending on the temperature.
  • Make a group and a leader and a sweeper. Leader will lead and sweeper will be the last rider in the group.
  • Carry the emergency numbers of the people around the region and if possible go through a medical check up to confirm the fitness and any unknown allergic reactions.
  • Make a proper biking plan and take few minutes rest at some of the points during the journey.
  • Carry your own luggage composed of essential articles only. Tie them in the proper way with the motorcycle.

When to visit

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sprinkles Very Cold
  • 27° Max
  • -3° Min
  • 15 mm
  • Woollen
Route/ Place

The land of the Gods, Uttarakhand is known to for its huge number of Hindu temples and pilgrimage places around the region. Himalayan ranges of this high altitude state of India are catching the eyes of high number tourists for several purposes like mountaineering, hiking, skiing, Paragliding, and biking opportunities. Garhwal and Kumaon are two divisions of Uttarakhand state. High altitude areas are known as Garhwal while Kumaon is full of green valleys.

Mountains and forests are covering most part of this state. There are high Himalayan peaks and glaciers are situated on the north which are the source of major perennial rivers of India. The mighty Ganga is beginning its journey from the Gangotri glacier present at this state. Sister Yamuna is taking its course of journey from Yamunotri glacier also. The land is popular among the worldwide adventurous loving tourist because of its high offerings in several sports.

Biking is the best way to explore the greenery and tough zones of the Uttarakhand. There are uncountable motorable roads criss-crossing this lusty terrains of Himalaya. Any beginner can take this adventurous trip during his visit. Valley of flowers route, Corbett to Pithoragarh route, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Nainital, Almora, Uttarkashi, Joshimath are the popular biking trails in this state of beauty.


Biking is incomplete without the main biking gears. Biking shoes, waterproof gloves, waterproof jacket, bike helmet, waterproof bag, water bottle, first aid kit, sunglasses, insect repellents, sunscreen lotions, moisturiser, repairing and maintenance kit with equipment are essential items need to be carried during the bike trips.

Places to Stay

How to Reach

  • Jolly Grant Airport in the state capital Dehradun is the only airport in the state. Limited flights are connecting Nainital though. Dehradun is touched by all the major public and private airlines of the country. International travellers can take their journey through New Delhi airport or via Mumbai to Dehradun.
  • The state has railway stations connecting the place with al over India. Dehradun, Kathgodam and Haridwar are three stations. They are connected with national capital New Delhi and other metro cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and etc. railway service is suspended in these three stations due to the treacherous and hilly areas of this state.
  • The roads of the state are the heartline of this state. The mesh of roads are connecting all the parts of the Uttarakhand with other places of India including New Delhi. Regular bus services are plying the tourists in their private, deluxe and state run mode.

Surrounding Attractions

No one can cover the state within a single visit. Garhwal and Kumaon are equally beautiful in their respective ways. Char Dham is the top most attractions among the domestic and local tourists. Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are alluring tourists in a large sum. Five prayags or confluences of river Ganga is equally giving the enthralling experience to the tourists. Karnaprayag, Vishnuprayag, Nandaprayag, RudraPrayag and Devprayag are the five points where five rivers are mating with river Bhagirathi to form Ganga at the end. Jim Corbett National Park, Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Valley of Flowers National Park, Rishikesh, Mussorie, Haridwar, Almora, Mukteshwar, Lansdown, Kausani, Bageshwar and Nainital are other attractions of this place. Jim Corbett is famous for its stories related to the hunting of man-eaters. Mussorie is the queen of hill stations sitting amongst the white clouds. Haridwar is incomplete without the mention of Har-ki-Paurighat on the bank of river Ganga. The evening prayer of this place draws all religions in a large number. Nainital is famous for its lakes or tals. The pear shaped emerald coloured Naini Lake is offering several articrafts like handmade candles, wooden crafts and woollen clothes.KumbhMela and MaghMelaat Haridwar catches the attention of the tourists during the season also.

Emergency No.

  • Secretariat Telephone Numbers, Dehradun: 0135 - 2712042, 2712043, 2712045-49, 27112051-54.
  • Railway Enquiry, Dehradun: 0135 - 2622131, 131.
  • Fire Services, Dehradun: 0135 - 2650101.
  • Head Post Office, Dehradun : 0135 - 2657168
  • Roadways Enquiry, Dehradun : 0135 - 2653797
  • Superintendent of Police : 01364 - 233387