Places to Visit for Women Bikers near Delhi-NCR
It is not every day when you see a woman riding a bike. We don’t know about you people but when a woman rides a bike, it is next to impossible to take your eyes off of her until she disappears in thin air. When we say that women of the 21st century have broken many stereotypes and walking side by side with the men in this male-centric society, you won’t disagree. As per the law, it is also mandatory for bike owners to have two-wheeler insurance.
When we think about a road trip, the first thing that automatically comes to our mind is a bike road trip to Leh-Laddakh, which is one of the most challenging and adventurous experiences one can ever have. Since it requires at least 10 to 15 days to cover a round trip between Delhi and Leh-Laddakh, it requires experienced bike riders who can overcome all kinds of hurdles that could come up in the whole journey.
You need to do things step by step to reach the top. Similarly, you cannot possibly cover a 2000 kilometers round trip in the first place without even covering a distance of 50-100 kilometers in the initial period of your bike riding experience. This advice is not just applicable for women bike riders but to every other biking enthusiast. So, here are a few places starting from within 150 kilometers to 350 kilometers that women bike riders can cover in a day or two and fill their souls with some breath-taking views and experiences.
Noor Mahal, Karnal
For women bike riders, who are looking for a short getaway, Karnal’s Noor Mahal is an amazing place to visit. It is a 122 kilometers stretch from Delhi-NCR via National Highway 44. It takes around 3 hours to reach the palace. Those who have a thing for architecture, as well as the royal ambiance and craftsmanship can visit this place. You’ll find plenty of food joints on the route like Sukhdev and Haveli in Murthal. The interiors, as well as the exteriors of this palace, will surely leave you in awe. For a short bike road trip it is a must-visit place for woman bikers and safe also. Since it has been converted into a 5-star hotel that showcases the architecture of Rajasthani and Mughal style, Noor Mahal can be visited at any time of the year.
Kurukshetra is located in the state of Haryana. Everything about this place will bring your imagination back to the time of Mahabharata as it is believed that Lord Krishna recited Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna in Krurkshetra only. It is 170 Kilometers away from Delhi via National Highway 44. It takes around 3-4 hours to reach here. The best part of this place is that it is easily accessible and the best time advised to visit Kurukshetra is from September to March. For women bikers, who are looking for a two-day getaway can visit Kurukshetra. The famous places in Kurukshetra are Sheikh Chilli tomb, Mahadev temple and Krishna Museum. It is a perfect place for history enthusiasts who want to feel some historic vibes.
Dehradun-Mussoorie is located in the state of Uttrakhand. To get out of the scorching heat of Delhi-NCR, women bike riders can surely visit these two places at once. Dehradun is 270 Kilometers away from Delhi via Saharanpur road. It takes around 5-6 hours to reach here. Food joints are also available in the mid-way so that you do not go hungry on the way. Mussoorie is 30 kilometers of hill ride from Dehradun that would take 1-2 hours maximum so it is pretty much accessible on a single trip. You’ll fall in love with Mussoorie which is also known as The Queen of Hills. It is advised to the woman bike riders to visit Mussoorie before winters to avoid the slippery road caused by snowfall.
With the increment in distance from Delhi-NCR, the excitement and thrill of a bike road trip increases. For the women bike rider who runs in a pack are advised to have all the safety gears and a back-up plan if they get stuck somewhere on the way. Also, the bike owners must have a best two-wheeler insurance plan that would help them in an emergency.
Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and it is one of the most visited hill stations in India. Britishers used to call Shimla their summer capital during colonial times. Shimla is around 350 Kilometers away from Delhi-NCR. It will take around 7-8 hours to reach Shimla via National Highway 44 and National Highway 5. This city will mesmerize you with its Victorian architecture and chilled weather. The city turns white in the winter season when there is a snowfall. It is famous for its mall road where woman bikers can do some shopping as they like as well as the Himalayan snow-peaks and Jhakoo temple. Again, it is advised to the woman bikers to visit this city there is no snow-fall detected to avoid slippery roads due to the snow.
End of the Road Trip
Whenever you plan to hit the road it is better to be fully prepared for any unwanted debacle than be sorry later. Be fully prepared with all biking gear so that you can enjoy the trip instead of wasting time if your two-wheeler breaks down on the way. Don’t forget to take all the important documents like your two-wheeler insurance and lisence. Be safe and enjoy the trip.