Month: March 2017

North India Bike trip – 4 : Taj Mahal via Yamuna expressway

Back on the saddle left Kurukshetra early morning. Read previous posts of this series Delhi to Shimla, Shimla Narkanda, and Amritsar post. Ride till Delhi was super smooth and zero traffic. Delhi to Agra on a bike can be made with Yamuna Expressway or the old national highway.         I took the Greater Noida Highway and entered the Yamuna Expressway. It was going to be a hard afternoon ride on the concrete. I wished if I had Superbike here. 100 kmph seemed nothing. Do’s and Dont’s for bikers on Yamuna Expressway 1. Yamuna Expressway or Taj Expressway is access controlled like other expressways. It is fenced throughout the distance. One cannot enter or exit anywhere in the middle. 2. Are bikes allowed on Yamuna expressway?  Yes, bikes are allowed on Expressway. 3. The road is six lane and has concrete throughout the route. 4. The toll for bikes on Taj Expressway from Delhi to Agra was Rs. 150 in 2016. 5. Is the Expressway safe for bikes? Absolutely, if someone follows the traffic rules. With …

Travelling to India and need guide or assistance

You are traveling to India and looking for a local to assist in pre-planning or some kind of assistance. You can get in touch with me and I can help you in a countless ways. Few things where I can assist you 1. Mumbai has lots and lots of shopping locations. I can accompany you for shopping along the street vendors, electornic items, jewellery, clothing, dash dash dash to make your shopping experience safe and trouble free. 2. Pre-planning Acquaint you with very very important Do’s and Dont’s for your travel in India Get you something that you forgot and need it badly. Arrange necessary medicines. Send me the list and I will keep it ready. Camera items like Memory Cards, Tripods if you are planning to get it here itself. Maps and Magazines (Lonely Planet India Guide) Rent you my motorcycle for a couple of days. That would be pretty cheap 😀 Multi-Socket power adapter suited for Indian plugs …..etc. It will go like, you send me the list of items and approximately 50% of …