The Best 3 Bikes For Touring In India

Monday to Friday, 9 to 5, endless emails, office calls, and traffic jams leave no space for you to unwind, and escaping from the city on a bike to experience nature at its purest is a breath of fresh air (quite literally). If you have a bike, great. But if you’re planning to buy one to make adventure biking a weekly tradition, we’ve put together a list of bikes along with their features which make them your go-to for your escapades to the hills.

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 | Starting price: ₹ 2,81,500

The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is an absolute monster. It is considered to be one of the most affordable 650cc touring bikes under 4 lakhs. Interceptor 650 features a BS6 powertrain that provides a max power of 47 HP at 7,150 rpm with peak torque of 52 Nm at 5,250 rpm. When it comes to safety, Royal Enfield bikes are considered to be the best and the Interceptor 650 is no exception. To bolster safety, the bike comes with a new set of analog clusters with dual-channel ABS, making it an ideal choice for road trips. The bike is available in 7 variants and an array of colours.

Key Features

  • Engine Type: Parallel twin, 4-stroke
  • of Cylinders: 2
  • Displacement: 648 cc
  • Mileage: 31.95 kmpl (city)
  • Top Speed: 170 kmph (approx.)
  • Fuel Capacity: 13.7 litres
  • Kerb Weight: 202 kg

Royal Enfield Himalayan | Starting price ₹ 1,94,100

Powered by a strong engine that generates a maximum power of 24.31 HP at 6,5000 rpm and a peak torque of 32 Nm at 4,000-4,500 rpm, the Himalayan by Royal Enfield rules the hills. The bike features a half-duplex split cradle frame and provides long travel suspension to make your ride seamless on rough roads. The Himalayan comes with a navigation system that can easily be controlled through your phone. It comes with A standard bash plate for extra protection and a tail rack. It offers high reliability and control as it has Dual channel ABS with the option of switching it off at the rear wheel.

  • Engine Type: Four Stroke, Single cylinder, air-cooled, SOHC
  • Displacement: 411cc
  • Mileage: 30 kmpl (approx.)
  • Top Speed: 140 kmph (approx.)
  • Fuel Capacity: 15 litres
  • Kerb Weight: 199 kg

If you’re looking for a Royal Enfield store near you, the one at Select City Walk, New Delhi is the best option, as it offers the best of services with their in-store professionals who guide you as per your requirement.

KTM 390 Adventure | Starting price ₹ 3,28,200

Designed for tough terrains and bumpy roads, this bike features a robust engine and a strong motor that generates 42.3 HP of power at 9,000 rpm and 37 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm. It also features switchable, lean angle traction control to improve the stability of the bike while leaning, while also enhancing the cornering safety, making your ride smooth amidst the hills.


  • Engine Type: Four stroke, 373 CC Engine, Single cylinder, liquid-cooled
  • Displacement: 373 cc
  • Mileage: 25.7 kmpl (approx.)
  • Top Speed: 155 kmph (approx.)
  • Fuel Capacity: 14.5 litres
  • Kerb Weight: 177 kg

Of all the off-roading bikes, our favourite will be the ones from Royal Enfield as it has been the most trusted brand for decades. Pick your favourite from the Royal Enfield store at Select City Walk, New Delhi, and you’re good to go.

Happy riding!

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