“Off The Radar” Rann on Motorcycle

“Cultural and Vibrant Gujarat on Motorcycle” is an offbeat Motorbike tour to Western India through which Indian Rides takes you to the most scenic spots unreachable on standard paved tours, letting you experience the cultural richness and the incredible heritage of Western India on Royal Enfield.
Dive into the history, and get a comprehensive insight into the land of Western Peninsular Gujarat - SAURASHTRA. Get introduced to the nomadic tribes of Gujarat known for their embroideries, silk- weaving, tribal arrow crafting, and terracotta make. 


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Travel in small group
(2 to 8 bikes)

KEY INFOMATION

Rider 3285 £ Pillion 2885 £
DISTENCE 1680 kms
DURATION 16 Days
RIDING LEVEL Easy / Moderate
BEST TIME Oct to March
MOTORCYCLE Royal Enfield

Sit behind the bar of your Royal Enfield and Enter Into the World of History, Culture, and Architecture, all in a Symphony with a grand Motorcycle Holiday Tour to Gujarat and Rajasthan with Indian Rides!!

“The Vibrant Gujarat”- a land of great divergence, sitting on the Western Coast of India with the longest coastline stretching from the salt deserts of the Kutch in the northwest, across the generally arid and semiarid scrublands of the Kathiawar Peninsula, to the wet, fertile, coastal plains of the southeastern part of the state brimmed with virgin beaches, rich wildlife, medieval monuments, lip smacking delicacies, vibrant tribal life, and the colorful festivals.

The Western India Motorbike Trip lets you cross through the land of Royal Rajasthan- A Land of Kings and Maharajas, the brave Rajputic chivalrous warriors, Glorious forts, palaces, and the stunningly peaceful desert sand dunes.

Why to Choose “Motorcycle Tour Western India”?

  • An exquisite tour covering ample of the natural splendor of two western states of India.
  • A large variety of Wildlife in Western India is nature’s troughs.
  • An adventure trip with the flavors of cultural and heritage ecstasy of India.
  • Share trials and tribulations with a great bunch of guys with excellent backups.
  • We are a team of native passionate riders, who have been riding the world’s thrilling terrains for more than 16 years.

Chase your dream of having a real adventure on the winding suburban to raw roads of India with a guided Motorcycle trip to Western India. Meander through the “Melting pot” of India’s History and Culture- Rajasthan and unexplored and rural Gujarat. 

Highlights of the tour

  • The attractive highlights of the trip start from Poshina, a tribal village inhabited mainly by tribal communities that include the Rabaris, Garasias, Bhils and other indigenous people to the royal residences of Thakurs
  • Visit the last bastion of the rare wild ass or flamingoes in Little Rann Of Kutch-  “The white salt desert” of India
  • Explore the great European and Indian architecture as you gaze the robust sandstone walls, latticed windows, and vibrant paintings in Wakaner palace.
  • Go for some lazy exploration in the orchards, and capture the sight of gardens inhabited by frolicking deer, a variety of birds, and peacocks in Gondal.
  • Get involved in Gujarat’s glorious history and explore the enchanting heritage of the state in Muli.
  • Climb through 3950 steps to the largest cluster of Jain temples on a  hill, the holiest sites of Jainism in Palitana 
  • Hear the roar of an Asiatic Lion echoing across the Jungle with an open jeep safari through Sasan Gir Forest.
  • Experience the city of Lakes, Udaipur - a lovely land around the azure water lakes, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravalis.

On this Motorcycle Adventure Holiday Trip to the Western part of India, explore the colors and contrasts of Vibrant Gujarat and Royal Rajasthan.
A fascinating blend of sights, sounds, and experiences from gigantic forts, castles, and intricately carved temples to throttling your  Royal Enfield on the un- metalled roads of  Western India with offbeat Motorcycle tours.

Encounter the beauty of India as the wheels of your Royal Enfield kiss the golden sands of Thar to the white Salt deserts of the Kutch!

List
D1

ARRIVAL DELHI

A warm and gracious welcome awaits you as the representative of Indian Rides receives you at the Delhi Airport.

Transfer to the Hotel and relax.

D2

DELHI - AHMEDABAD - BHAVNAGAR

A warm and gracious welcome awaits you as the representative of Indian Rides receives you at the Ahmedabad Airport. From there, you will be escorted to Bhav Nagar.

Your abode for tonight is not a hotel but a Palace- The Nilambagh Palace, a majestic property that is still home to the Royal Family of Bhavnagar. The Heritage Hotel is situated amidst lush green gardens and reflects a blend of colonial and Indian architectural styles where the intricate designs, spacious courtyards, and elegant interiors provide an enchanting ambiance. Unwind and relax in comfort.

Later, get in touch with the Team of Indian Rides, your travel partners on your motorcycle tour in Gujarat. The owner of Indian Rides, Mr. Naren himself will let you know the road map and all the details of the tour, he along with his team of support will be your constant companions for the upcoming Motorcycle tour to Western India.

Indulge in an opulent dining experience amidst the resplendent grandeur of the regal palace.

D3

BHAVNAGAR – VELAVADAR - BHAVNAGAR

Today marks the commencement of your fully guided motorcycle trip to Gujarat. Before starting with a captivating Journey to Gujarat on Motorcycle, we shall first immerse ourselves in a comprehensive briefing, where vital safety measures, touring approaches, and road conditions shall be diligently covered.

Now is the moment you have been eagerly awaiting - the opportunity to handpick your very own Royal Enfield, a symbol of power and reliability, for this thrilling expedition in India. Acquaint yourself with the starting procedures, control layouts, and masterful bike handling, forging a strong bond with your chosen steed, as it will be your trusted companion throughout this road trip to Gujarat on Motorcycle.

With a touch of panache, the journey starts with a flag-off, ride to the Velavdar Sanctuary, renowned for its conservation efforts and protecting the endangered blackbuck species. The sanctuary spans an area of approximately 34 square kilometers and mainly consists of grassland and savannah habitats. Get ready for an open jeep safari and explore blazing trails to see the primary attractions of the sanctuary- black bucks, wildlife species, including wolves, jackals, foxes, and the endangered Indian wolves.

Numerous hamlets belonging to the Bhils, Rathwas, Bhilalas, and other tribes are close to Bhavnagar. The tribespeople can be seen wearing vibrant clothing and flashy jewelry. The traditional architecture, way of life, and handicrafts of each indigenous population are revealed during a tour of the tribal villages of Gujarat on a Motorcycle. If permitted, you can go for an evening tribal visit ride to get an insight into the traditional architecture, lifestyle & handicrafts of each aboriginal community.

D4

BHAVNAGAR - GOPNATH

Today after a hearty breakfast, prepare for another exhilarating and nature-immersed Royal Enfield motorcycle holiday tour to Western India, leading you to the sacred city of Palitana, famously known as "The City of Temples," a revered pilgrimage destination for Jains. Your Western India motorcycle adventure tour promises stunning vistas and picturesque villages.

On the way Visit the World’s largest ship breaking yard in Alang where one can easily catch hold of antiques, vintage items, and vibrant handicrafts of India.

D5

GOPNATH - PALITANA

Today after a hearty breakfast, prepare for another exhilarating and nature-immersed Royal Enfield motorcycle holiday tour to Western India, leading you to the sacred city of Palitana, famously known as "The City of Temples," a revered pilgrimage destination for Jains. Your Western India motorcycle adventure tour promises stunning vistas and picturesque villages.

Resume the ride to one of Jainism's holiest pilgrimage sites, Palitana that captivates with its mesmerizing hill adorned with beautiful temples, a testament to over 900 years of history.

Tonight, find solace at the Vijay Vilas Palace, an enchanting heritage property of a Royal family, steeped in fascinating tales of the past where you will be treated to a breathtaking view of the Shatrunjaya hill and the nearby Palitana temples.

As the evening descends, take a leisurely stroll through the village, immersing yourself in the rich culture and year’s old traditions of the locals, an experience that will leave an indelible mark on your heart.

Palitana proudly boasts of being the sole mountain on earth adorned with over 900 historic temples. This remarkable cluster of temples, along with the revered Shatrunjaya hill, holds unparalleled significance as the most sacred pilgrimage destination (tirtha) for the Jain community.

Standing majestically atop the hill is the esteemed Shri Adishwara Temple, dedicated to the first Tirthankara, Shri Adishwara. Prepare to be mesmerized by the fascinating structure adorned with intricate carvings and exquisite architectural motifs that speak volumes of the artisans' brilliance.

Immerse yourself in the spiritual aura of Palitana as you explore the temple complex and witness the devotion of countless pilgrims as you embark on this sacred journey to Gujarat on a Motorcycle.

D6

PALITANA – SASAN GIR

Set forth on an enchanting and off-the-beaten motorcycle journey in western India to Sasan Gir, traversing rugged ridges and undulating hills that unveil themselves in all their grandeur. Amidst this picturesque landscape, you will be irresistibly drawn into the verdant embrace of thick, velvety forests that harbor a treasure trove of wildlife.

Expanding its majesty across a vast expanse of 1410.30 square kilometers, the Gir National Park stands as a sanctuary for the illustrious "Asiatic lion" (Panthera leo persica), a species teetering on the edge of extinction, yet finding solace in its natural domain within these very boundaries.

Later, retire to a sumptuous wildlife resort and spend the evening relaxing in this incredible accommodation. Feel enveloped by the untamed wilderness as you rest well in your wildlife resort in Sasan.  Savor the culinary delights of a delectable multi-cuisine dinner, a perfect finale for a wonder and discovery-filled day.

D7

SASAN GIR - GONDAL

Today is the day to feel the adrenaline rush of an exhilarating Wildlife Tour to India on a motorcycle, with the thrill awaiting you in the heart of Gir National Park. Join the early morning game ride on an open jeep safari as you venture into the sanctuary, on a quest to encounter the magnificent Asiatic lions.

Amidst the Gir Forest of Gujarat lies the sole habitat for lions outside Africa, with approximately 600 of these regal creatures calling it home. Gir Forests offer a unique haven for diverse wildlife. Alongside the majestic lions, you may encounter the elusive Leopard, spirited Hyena, graceful Chital (Deer), spotted Deer, majestic Sambar, agile Blue bull, captivating Chaushinga, fleet-footed Chinkara, and sturdy Wild Boar. The park also boasts a wealth of birdlife, with over 300 bird species to enchant you.Prepare to be enthralled as you observe and photograph a myriad of mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects, all amidst a rich tapestry of flora and fauna.

Leaving behind the wilderness of Sasan Gir, you will embrace the freedom of the open highway with another exhilarating motorcycle adventure road trip in India to Gondal.,  a princely State of Kathiawar Agency in British India.

Your abode for tonight would be Riverside Palace, one of the best heritage properties in Gujarat Where you will get the taste of royal splendour. The Riverside Palace is a European-style mansion, built in 1885 as the residence of the Prince of Gondal, the palace is set in gardens beside the town’s river. You can stroll around the park and riverside to spot birds.

In the evening, visit the Orchard Palace, a private forest reserve with frolicking deer, a variety of birds, peacocks, and peahens inhabiting the garden and orchards of lime, chikoo, and mango groves, adding to the serene beauty of the place.

The Gondal town was ruled by a family of automobile enthusiasts across generations whose royal passion resulted in an excellent collection of The Royal Vintage and Classic Cars which are now a part of the museum in the palace premises.

D8

GONDAL - WANKANER

After a delightful breakfast, prepare yourself for an exciting stretch of the Gujarat Motorbike Tour as we set our sights on the charming destination of Wankaner, another princely state of India steeped in history.

As we approach Wankaner, its name, meaning "river bend" in Gujarati, comes alive with the picturesque location on the serene Machchhu River. Our first stop is the magnificent Ranjit Vilas Palace, nestled amidst beautiful hills. This architectural masterpiece boasts a fusion of Mughal, Gothic, Dutch, and Victorian styles, making it a true treasure to explore.

Tonight's accommodation is the Royal Oasis, an exceptional experience showcasing stunning art deco interiors. This luxurious hotel is situated on the banks of the Machchhu River and reflects European architectural inspirations. Birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts will be enthralled by the abundance of avian species and wildlife, such as porcupines, civet cats, and blue bulls, thriving in the neighboring lemon orchards.

As the sun sets, take a leisurely stroll in the village, providing a unique opportunity to interact with the friendly locals and delve into the area's archaeological wonders. Wankaner promises a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with its rich heritage and nature's beauty, creating memories to cherish forever.

D9

WANKANER - MULI

After a hearty breakfast, our Gujrat Motorcycle Expedition continues on the iconic Royal Enfield toward the enchanting destination of Muli, a small village very beautiful still holding its charm, amazing palace, ancient temple and lots of peace and serenity.

D10

MULI- BAJANA

After a hearty breakfast, our Gujrat Motorcycle Expedition continues on the iconic Royal Enfield toward the enchanting destination of Bajana, Located on the southern shore of the Little Rann of Kutch, Bajana is renowned for its Royal Safari camps that offer a captivating experience in the unique terrain of the white salt desert. The Little Rann of Kutch is India's vast reserve, where the mesmerizing landscape presents picturesque views, and you may spot the rare 'Indian Wild Ass' species.

Your delightful accommodation will be the Royal Safari Camp for the next two nights. Hop on your bikes and venture into the nearby villages to witness the captivating lifestyle of local tribes like Rabari, Koli, and Bajania, who proudly preserve their rich heritage. Be amazed by the locals' vibrant clothing adorned with colorful embroideries and silver oxidized jewelry.

Enhance your stay by visiting the Rabari and Bhairwad tribal villages, known for their exceptional embroidery and silk weaving artistry. Notably, the Dangasia Community in Bajana practices the unique Tangalia handwork, making them the sole bearers of this weaving technique.

Immerse yourself in the charm of these traditional communities and embrace the essence of Bajana's cultural diversity. The Royal Safari Camp offers an unforgettable opportunity to explore this remarkable region and create memories that will stay with you forever on your Motorcycle Trip to Rann of Kutch.

D11

BAJANA - DANTA

Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast, as we prepare for another thrilling leg of Motorcycle adventure tour through Western India. The destination today is another princely state, ruled by the Parmars, where history and natural beauty converge- Danta

Get ready to ride through picturesque countryside roads, passing by quaint villages that offer stunning vistas of the majestic Aravalli mountain ranges. The scenic route will make this ride an unforgettable experience.

Your abode for tonight is the Bhavani Villa, a colonial-style villa perched atop a hillock, surrounded by the lush greenery of the Aravalli mountain ranges. These mountains are not only a sight to behold but also home to two ancient tribes, the Bhils, and the Garasiyas, adding to the region's cultural richness. With a warm and generous hospitable stay and mesmerizing views of Danta and the Aravallis, it is a haven for nature lovers.

In the evening, you are free to enjoy your leisure time to discover more of the nearby areas. You can go for an evening walk in the jungle and enjoy the flora and fauna or trekking is also possible to enjoy the picturesque views of the lush green surrounding areas.

D12

DANTA - RANAKPUR

Today after breakfast, hit the road with an offbeat Motorcycle tour in Rajasthan from Danta to Ranakpur. Leaving Danta's lush surroundings, your motorcycle will weave through captivating countryside roads, revealing glimpses of rural life and the natural beauty that defines this region. The Aravalli mountain ranges will accompany you, providing a majestic backdrop to your ride, the road ahead leads to Ranakpur.

Ranakpur is called  “A Spiritual Oasis in Aravalli”, as Immersed in the vibrant culture with a myriad of enrapturing beauty, Ranakpur is one of the most important pilgrimage sites for followers of Jainism, a destination famous for its stunning marble temples and picturesque landscapes.

Check into your hotel. The surrounding landscape of Ranakpur is so enchanting in the evening. You can take a leisurely stroll or simply sit in contemplation, the evening here offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

D13

RANAKPUR

Today fuel up with a satisfying breakfast and then gear up for an exhilarating wild life jeep safari. Embarking on a leopard safari and wildlife tour to Ranakpur, you will venture into the heart of the Aravalli mountain ranges, which provide a natural habitat for these elusive predators. The safari takes you through rugged terrain, dense forests, and rocky landscapes, providing a glimpse into the lives of these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.

Beyond the leopards, the safari also offers a chance to observe other wildlife species that inhabit the region. From various bird species to smaller mammals, the Aravalli ecosystem is teeming with life, creating a rich tapestry of biodiversity.

In the evening explore the impressive Jain Temple,  dedicated to Tirthankaras, which is the epitome of the architectural brilliance of Jain artistry and sculpturing. The play of light and shadow highlights the delicate craftsmanship that adorns every nook and corner of these architectural marvels, showcasing a seamless blend of faith and artistry.

  • 3 hrs
D14

RANAKPUR - UDAIPAUR

Today after breakfast, Steer on your Enfield and set off for a Southern Rajasthan Tour on Motorcycle towards Udaipur. The journey leads you along winding routes through the ancient, rugged Aravalli mountains. The road provides captivating glimpses of the mountainous landscapes and the soothing melodies of babbling streams. Throughout the ride, encounter a mix of steep and moderate slopes, as well as challenging stretches that continually put your adventurous spirit to the test.

Pause for a restful break at a tranquil restaurant, where you can indulge in lunch amidst a mesmerizing panorama of ranges and rocky terrain. Continue your offbeat motorcycle trip in Rajasthan, to the ‘Venice of the East’- Udaipur, the romantic city of Rajasthan, dotted with lakes - The historic capital of Mewar, also called the "City of Lakes" because of its sophisticated lake system, with seven lakes surrounding the city. “The white city” of India is known for its traditional fairs and festivals, historic forts and palaces, galleries and gardens, architectural temples and museums.

In the evening, enjoy a romantic boat ride in the splendid Lake Pichola where the iconic Lake Palace appears levitating on Lake Pichola.

D 15

UDAIPUR - DELHI

Today after breakfast, our representative will ensure your smooth transfer to Udaipur Airport. Prepare to embark onward your journey back home.

As we bid you farewell, remember that your travel bag is not just filled with belongings but also with cherished memories of the Offbeat Motorcycle Tour in India that will stay with you always.

D 16

DELHI DEPARTURE

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Our price Include

  • Price are based per person on 2 people with Dbl/Twin Room & breakfast.
  • Motorcycle Royal Enfield 500 CC with mechanic.
  • Include unlimited kilometres and fuel.
  • English speaking guide on the motorcycle.
  • Assistance vehicle with driver for your baggage.
  • Hotels – Taxes.
  • Service of local guides for monuments.
  • All domestic transports.
  • 24 * 7 Assistance by team INDIAN RIDES.
  • 3rd party Insurance

Our prices do not Include

  • International round – trip.
  • Lunch and Dinner.
  • Visa fees.
  • Personal expenses 
  • Tips (no obligation).
  • Entrance fees relating to cameras / video sites.
  • Repatriation Insurance
  • Motorbike Gear & Personal equipment

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