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Unforgettable Nainital Bike Trip Preparation

In Nainital Bike Trip Preparations, we made a rough plan to visit Agra, Nainital, Munsiyari, Kausani, Ranikhet, and Lucknow for 15 days. I know this is a bit long list for a honeymoon trip but it was our first mistake. Then we started packing literally, we tried to accommodate everything in our luggage bags. Finally, we had to cut down a chunk of them.

After our marriage we chose to ride on our honeymoon trip, there were a lot of places in our mind, Kashmir, Goa, Kanyakumari but we chose Uttarakhand for some reasons, firstly my wife never been on a 500+ kilometers ride before, then I was not used to with 2000+ kilometers ride and finally it was our honeymoon so we did not want to be stressed out throughout the ride. But, who knows what is going to happen!

I was used to watching a lot of moto vloggers on youtube, so I purchased the Scoyco tank bag and Cramster saddle bag for our motorcycle Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 to organize all luggage which also ensures the proper balance of the motorcycle. I did not have any idea how to choose them, so I made a lot of mistakes and wasted my money on the Tank bag which I had never used after this trip. The review will come of those bags in some days.

Nainital Bike Trip day-wise plan

  • Day 1:   Start from Kolkata
  • Day 2:   Reach Agra (without a night halt in day 1)
  • Day 3:   Sightseeing in Agra
  • Day 4:   Sightseeing in Agra
  • Day 5:   Agra to Nainital
  • Day 6:   Sightseeing in Nainital
  • Day 7:   Sightseeing in Nainital
  • Day 8:   Nainital to Patal Bhubaneswar
  • Day 9:   Patal Bhubaneswar to Munsiyari
  • Day 10: Munsiyari to Kausani
  • Day 11: Kausani to Lucknow
  • Day 12: Sightseeing in Lucknow
  • Day 13: Sightseeing in Lucknow
  • Day 14: Lucknow to Aurangabad
  • Day 15: Aurangabad to Kolkata

By now, you already figured out that our Nainital bike trip preparations were kind of hectic. On Day 1 we did not have a night halt which was our biggest mistake in the whole trip. As a result, riding for almost 36 hours without any experience, was a real pain. We have listed things to carry, motorcycle service checklist and medicine to carry in below links, you may like to check out.

Checklist to prepare your trip

We have listed things to carry, motorcycle service checklist, and medicine to carry in below links, you may like to check out.

Note: All of these articles may have written based on Ladakh ride but they are more than enough for your trip. You may compile with your own requirements. A generic guide on each topic will be posted shortly.

I had borrowed a backrest from one of my colleagues which helped my wife a lot during the trip. This trip helped us to gain some experience on long distance touring and also boosted to ride often.

If you are doing a road trip to Ladakh, you may also find my Kolkata – Ladakh – Kolkata on a Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 journey helpful. To know more Click here.

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