Himalayan Adventure - Arunachal provides a chance to ride to one of the remotest corners in eastern India. This 14-day ride to ‘The Land Of Dawn-lit Mountains’ will involve riding on some of the most treacherous roads in the country that open up to beautiful valleys rich in flora and fauna. Besides, the riders will also get to experience a plethora of cultures and tribes that change.
Kibithu / Kaho
Briefing and scrutiny : Before the ride starts, scrutiny of gear and briefing on the ride and safety procedures takes place. Additionally, getting to know the terrain begins here.
Dibrugarh to Aalo : The ride starts with a flag-off from Dibrugarh. Riders proceed through highways and twisting roads towards Aalo. The ride from Dibrugarh to Aalo is mostly on tarmac. The last 30 kms have broken tarmac and some very easy off-road sections to wind up the day.
Aalo to Mechuka : This day takes the riders through dense evergreen forests filled with orange groves and which later open up to a beautiful valley called Mechuka, literally translated to ‘Medicinal water of snow’.
Mechuka : A rest day, allowing the riders to explore the local culture, food and traditions.
Mechuka to Aalo : The riders backtracks the route to Aalo from where the riders continue their ride towards Roing the next day.
Aalo - Roing : Located in Lower Dibang valley, Roing acts as the gateway towards Dibang valley, which is rich in flora and fauna. Riders get an opportunity to prepare for the ride through Mayodia pass.
Roing - Anini : This day is the longest in terms of riding. Inside the Dibang valley, traces of first snowfall and snow laden roads are most likely to be encountered on this day, followed by slush and valley twisties.
Anini : Rest day at Anini, letting the riders explore the hidden gems of Dibang valley, famous for its flora and fauna.
Anini - Roing : Riders head back to Roing from where they set off to ride on the eastern most road in India.
Roing - Walong : The participants ride through several twisties on this day as they inch closer to the last leg of the adventure. The road from Roing to Walong consists of several twists which keep the riders on their toes throughout this day.
Walong : The riders witness the first rays of the sun as it hits the first village in the country. Later in the day, the team visits the eastern most village in India.
Walong to Parasuram Kund : This leg of the ride goes to one of the holiest sites in India, Parasuram Kund. Situated on the Brahmaputra plateau in the lower reaches of the Lohit river, it witnesses over 70,000 devotees on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Parasuram Kund to Dibrugarh : The ride nears completion as riders now turn back towards Dibrugarh. The team rides back to the plains after their adventure in these lush evergreen forests and at the easternmost part of India.
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In pursuit of adventure and exploration, a bunch of Royal Enfield riders traversed a few states in north-east India. They discovered a unique land, where people, culture, and cuisine change every few hundred kilometers. Here is the story of their expedition with the Royal Enfield Tour of Northeast 2018.
Varied terrain. Diverse culture. And a bunch of adventurers on their Royal Enfields, exploring the states seldom talked about and rarely visited. Here is a sneak peek at Royal Enfield Tour of Northeast 2018.
Mystical mountains. Smiling faces. And a bunch of adventurers on their Royal Enfields, exploring the states seldom talked about and rarely visited. Here is a quick look at Royal Enfield Tour of Northeast 2018.