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August 26, 2015 at 10:41 am

You No Longer Need To Own An Expensive Bike For An Epic Road Trip. 8 Places Where You Can Rent One!

1. Manali to Leh

You can rent KTMs, Royal Enfileds or Kaawasaki Ninjas from Bike Rentals Manali, Above Cafe Digital Vashisht. BRM charges anything between 5,000 to 18,000 rupees approximately, as an additional security deposit depending on the condition of the motorcycle. HolidayIQ Traveller Sri Arvitha from Chennai shares about Leh, “We drove out of Ladakh through the Zanskar range and stopping by at BaraLacha to play with the snow for a while.. As we reached the Rohtang Pass, the landscape again turned beautiful lush green.. We were driving through the clouds!”

2. Delhi to Manali Road

You can go with BRM, if you wish to make a round trip to Delhi from manali. Although, if you’re looking to head to Manali or Leh from Delhi, you can rent a variety of motorbikes from Stonehead Bikes based in KarKardooma, New Delhi. HolidayIQ Traveller Rahul from Delhi shares about Manali, “Absolute paradise. Be it in romantic or adventurous, Manali is a place to be visited. The view of the hills with pleasant atmosphere is just tempting. Adventurous Activities like trekking, climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, rafting and skiing are just thrilling and entertaining. This place is best suited for Honeymooners and adventure-lovers.”

3. Shimla to Kasol

Out of many options, Shimla Bikes 4 Hire is a cost effective option. You can get a Royal Enfield at a mere cost of 1500 rupees per day. HolidayIQ Traveller Lakshit from Ludhiana shares about Shimla, “An awesome place, will come again. The environment was too good. Friendly people and great views. Horse riding was good. The city was neat and clean. It had good food, clean roads, dense forest. Awesome weather great sunset views, lovely people. Traveling by car is always good.”

4. Bhuj to Kutch

Bikes can be hired from MK Auto opposite Chhathibari in Bhuj for 500 rupees a day. HolidayIQ Traveller Megha Goel from Siliguri shares about Kutch, “Kutch is extremely beautiful during the festival rann utsav. The folk dance, camel ride, full moon, the bonfire and the colourful attires, makes it all. Buy painted pottery, wooden carvings, chaniya choli with hand embroidery, mirror work and bandhini in vibrant colours. Apart from all this, do not miss to take a ride around the city in the Chhakdas. They are colourful modes of transport which are like a cross between a semi-covered motorcycle and an auto rickshaw.”

5. Kolkata to Digha

Although there aren’t any fixed options in Kolkata for hiring motorcycles, you can connect with Ride India, a unique platform that connects riders to people who’d want to rent their motorcycle on daily basis. HolidayIQ Traveller Arghya Chakraborty shares about Digha, “Overall experience is very good for my wife and I. This is fast time we are going for a trip together. This tourist place (Digha) is very clean and there people are also good. We travelled in a non-AC car and saw places such as Tajpur, Mandarmoni, Shankar pur, Mohona etc . When we reached Mohona at the morning, we saw many sea fishes over there.”

6. Panjim to Palolem

There are numerous local motorcycle and scooter rental vendors near Panjim Bus Stand. If you’re looking to rent Enfields for long rides, check out India Bikes, Goa. They stock Enfield, Honda CBR 250, Bajaj Avenger and Pulsar. HolidayIQ Traveller Vinay Kumar from Mumbai shares about Palolem, “Palolem Beach, the perfect Goa beach holiday destination for the tourist in search of a bit of action: watersports, nightlife and an enormous variety of dining and accommodation options to choose from. This beach doesn’t have that cheap crowd(mainly found in calangute, baga, candolim and anjuna) ogling at you and making it uncomfortable for you guys. The best part is the late night walks with your friends or loved ones which makes this beach extra special. And yes, it is extremely safe to troll late around the seashore, just make sure you don’t try to go in at night. The best place to stay in Palolem is the Palolem Beach Resort as it gives that special feel and pleasure of staying in BEACH HUTS and is very well located too. All the best restaurants and clubs are a walking distance away. The beach has its 24/7 open bars and restaurants offering the CUBAN music. My only advice would be: DO VISIT PALOLEM ONCE IN YOUR LIFE :)”

7. Bangalore to Mysore

Catering to all your bike need, Wicked Game, situated in Jayanagar, 4th T block will provide you with Harley Davidson’s to Royal Enfields within a day’s notice.
HolidayIQ Traveller Rasesh Sadani from Kolkata shares about Mysore, “Mysore has a historic presence in its palaces and temples and is scenic. Weather is good and a weekend breakaway seems welcome here. Although my trips have been for work, the palace, temples and Brindavan garden are must see. Local food is good and other cuisines are also available. Local handicrafts are must see for a good shopping experience.”

8. Pushkar to Jaisalmer

THere’s only one rental company in Pushkar by the name of Gujarat Motorcycle Rental Service. It’s advised that you book directly from this company and avoid agents who would be an expensive affair comparatively. HolidayIQ Traveller Ravi Vachheta from Mumbai shares about Jaisalmer, “I am going to from Ahmedabad to Jaisalmer. 9 hours bus trip. I finally discover, adventure city Jaisalmer. I am visiting first Patwa Haveli. It’s really nice place in middle city. From top of the haveli, there is a lovely view. I saw whole Jaisalmer to the Havelock. It’s really fabulous view. After that I went to my hotel which is good, Dhola Maru hotel. Best hotel in Jaisalmer. Nice entrance, good ambiance and warm welcome. After that take rest & hire big jeep for going to Rann Kutch. Best time to visit is evening and take ride for camel ride. It’s really nice romantic location. Take good enjoyment boat ride. Also good lake water. Spend good time with your partner. After that I am going to night view scene in which you can see whole Jaisalmer city. It’s really an awesome view. Also enjoying good fresh air. After that I am visiting local Jain temple. Eating street food. Buy good products of handicrafts Rajasthani pagadi & Rajasthani dress. It’s really good trip at a very peacefully city. Good traffic sense. Zero noise pollution & Clean air.”


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