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When rumbling engines reach the hilly regions of Northeast India, the misty landscape welcomes every traveller with open arms. A bike trip in this region can offer one of the most adventurous mountain bike trips in India. Slanting hills and the narrow passes between them, snow covered mountains and the dense green forests can allure any biker for an adventurous motorcycle tour in India.
The North Eastern India comprises of seven different states that are popularly known as the ‘Seven Sisters’ of India. Most of the trip will comprise rough, hilly and rocky passes. While in Assam, this bike trip will offer the chance to witness the great Brahmaputra river valleys, endless rows of tea plantations, the largest river island in the world; ‘Majuli’ and one-horned rhinos. After crossing the hilly regions of Assam, the trip heads towards Meghalaya.
Meghalaya, also known as the ‘Abode of Clouds’ is filled with hills and mountains. This part of the motorcycle trip has to pass through some of the most beautiful waterfalls, the living root bridge and the cleanest villages in Asia. The journey will then proceed towards Nagaland and end in Arunachal Pradesh.
Nagaland offers a beautiful ride through dense forests, hilly regions and some of the toughest terrains. The swinging bridges, snow covered paths, Indo-China border and some of the ancient temples offer a breathtaking sight. The trip to North East India can be completed within 17 or 21 days.