Exploring Amritsar on Wheels
Amritsar, equally famous for its monuments as its colourful food, offers several unique trails for exciting bike rides.
Pick up your bike and pedal through the bustling streets and narrow alleys onto green fields and enjoy a new adventure every day. Check out these most popular places to cycle in Amritsar, Punjab for an exceptional experience.
Wagah Border Tour
Soak up the patriotic history of India by riding on this most popular route in Amritsar that starts from the Wagah Border and takes you along an old Army bunker, Mata Lal Devi Mandir and the historic monument, Pul Kanjari. While the ride is short, the vibrant sites along the route will definitely mesmerise you.Distance – About 2 km
Hidden Gems Tour
Amritsar is full of history and every lane has a new story to tell. Speak to old yet influential buildings as you zip through the alleys on your bike on this hidden gems trail that starts at the Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh on to the Khairuddin Mosque and up to the Gurudwara Bohar Singh passing Qila Ahluwalia (an ancient shopping district) on the way.Distance – Under 10 km
Cycle for Health Zone
The government has taken some firm steps to promote biking as an exercise in Amritsar. A 2 km long cycle track near the Trillium Mall is one of the first tracks to be built for bikers in the city. The beautiful pink stretch is lined by trees and offers cyclists a green patch in the middle of the city to exercise their limbs.Distance: 2 km
The Food Trail
In the streets that around the Golden temple, street vendors and dhabas whip up culinary delights that have tantalised the palates of avid foodies from across the world. These narrow streets are always bustling with colours and aromas and offer a unique cycling experience in an offbeat location. Take this route late in the evening and pedal through the traffic into the small bylanes that smell divine. Of course, you could always stop to grab a bite.Distance: Customisable
Amritsar is a beautiful city blessed with nature and history. You will find a lot of places, such as the area around the Amritsar Cantt., if you are looking to go for a long ride. However, if you really want to explore the soul of Amritsar, go down the routes we shared on your urban bike and enjoy the hidden gems of the city.
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