Royal Enfield enthusiasts will be pleased to know that the brand has announced the dates for the sixth edition of the Tour of Bhutan ride. The ride to the land of Thunder Dragons will begin on 15th October and will be flagged off from Siliguri, West Bengal. The riders will continue through Guwahati, Assam for the Tour of Bhutan that will come to an end on 25th October. A total of 15 riders will take part in this trip which will include traversing 1,300 kilometres with the first stop being Phuntsholing and then onwards to valley town of Paro and then finally arriving in Thimpu, capital of Bhutan. Royal Enfield has now opened registration for the ride.
The riders will have enough time to soak in the exquisite land of Bhutan, which is on the bucket list for several motorcyclists in India and abroad. The gateway to the ‘Himalayan Rhapsody’, Bhutan promises a fantastic ride through scenic roads that can have an average 10 curves per km.
Participants will be able to ride their Royal Enfield motorcycles adoring beautiful landscapes in a journey that will cover Siliguri, Thimphu, Punakha, Bumthang, Tashi Gang and Samdrup Jongkhar.
With an average elevation of 4500m, the Tour of Bhutan promises an adventure riding experience. The route has been chalked out specifically to challenge the riders with the winding mountain roads; the snow-capped mountain peaks in the eastern Himalayan ranges; water crossings & slush, gravel tracks, cross narrow suspension bridges as well as straight stretches.