Around 2 years ago, I was so much into racing and exploring stuff that I even tried to organize my own off-road racing event, but, unfortunately, I didn’t succeed because of some reasons. And now, the way we’re upgrading, it breaks a huge interest in me, once again. We have always known some common destinations to travel via bikes like Leh-Ladakh, Rann of Kutch, Arunachal Pradesh and the South Indian coastline.
Catching up the bravo info for rally bikers and people who love to travel on the wheels and always carry an intimacy with long bike rides.
Recently after the Myawaddy-Thinggan Nyenaung-Kawkareik section of the highway linking India, Myanmar and Thailand has been put into service, such type of rallies and super long international bike drives became more feasible.
For those who don’t want to go through the hassle procedure of getting visas for many countries, they have their second route waiting, explore the route from New Delhi to Thimpu (Bhutan) via Kathmandu (Nepal). No need to get any international driving license and checkpoints are easier and Indians can enter to these two countries without any visa.
Those who want to spend the coming season on a new adventure, without giving a second thought, pack your bags, get visas ready and move to the ultimate tour of your lives. Don’t forget to take a GPS, international driving license, travel insurance, a satellite phone, a big can for fuel and all the travelers’ accessories, which are must to be in the kit.
But check the regulations before entering any country, like for Nepal, bikes having engine up to 650cc are only allowed till 3 months plus road tax is around $75 per month. For Bhutan, regulations are little smooth, but again I advise to check the regulations officially because they keep changing every now and then. In the end, don’t miss out anything which comes under safety gear while driving.
Now, you have one magical India-Nepal-Bhutan hassle free driving route including the Himalayas, flat plain and beauty of Sikkim are combined to it.
And the journey is not about the destination, it is about the path to it. Gear up adventure junkies!
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