Royal Enfield has announced the sixth edition of the Tour of Bhutan. The tour across the land of Thunder Dragon will be held from October 13 to 25, 2017.
The ride will be flagged off from Siliguri, West Bengal on October 15, culminating in Guwahati, Assam on October 25, 2017. The sixth edition will witness 15 riders traversing through 1,300kms spread across 12 days.
The first stop will be at Phuntsholing, and then towards valley town of Paro finally reaching Thimphu, the capital of the kingdom of Bhutan. Those interested can register for the Royal Enfield Tour of Bhutan here.
Bhutan is known for its picturesque mountain and monasteries is among the bucket list destination for motorcycle enthusiasts from across the world.
The country bridges the gateway to the ‘Himalayan Rhapsody' and also rightfully features as a top riding destination embedded with an average of 10 curves per km of road.
The riders can submerge themselves in a thumping symphony of riding their Enfield motorcycles along deep valleys, rice paddies, orchards and specks of tiny villages along the roadside.
With an average elevation of 4500m, the Tour of Bhutan assures an unforgettable adventure riding experience of a lifetime says, Royal Enfield.
The route has been scheduled specifically to challenge the riders with the winding mountain roads; the snow-capped mountain peaks in the eastern Himalayan ranges; water crossings and slush, gravel tracks, cross narrow suspension bridges as well as straight stretches.
|13th October||Siliguri- Scrutiny (Motorcycle & Riding Gear)|
|14th October||Siliguri - First-aid Training|
|18th October||Thimphu||Rest Day|
|23th October||Mongar||Tashi Gang||90|
|24th October||Tashi Gang||Samdrup Jongkhar||180|
|25th October||Samdrup Jongkhar||Guwahati||110|
The Tour of Bhutan by Royal Enfield sure does promise to take you through the beautiful landscapes of the land of Thunder Dragon. So if you are looking to explore Bhutan riding your Royal Enfield, this tour could be the one.