Thanks to the conveniences that modern day travel can provide, traveling via bicycle is often overlooked. With a hundreds of beautiful bike avenues crisscrossing almost every continent, there is absolutely no reason why you should not consider a vacation on two wheels. Bike accessible paths and streets can challenge you and make you more motivated and get you in touch with a nature like no other experience can .
The following is the list of the top 10 biking trails which can be both adventurous and exciting for biking enthusiasts and travelers.
1. Route Verte, Canada
Lining up to 4000 km, this biking trail is located in North America and criss-crosses Québec from north to south and east to west! Whether for a long trip or for a few days, this long bike trail is easy to follow; making it the largest bicycle paths in the Americas.
Québec has led the way in North America by building roads that are bicycle friendly. It is the most preferable choice for city governments – more people on bikes means less cars, less parking spaces downtown, reduced pollution, and a quieter and healthy population. The city of Montreal is well on its way to becoming the next Amsterdam city.
2. Underground Railroad Bicycle Route (U.S/ Canada)
After reaching Ohio, the route goes toward Lake Erie and enters Canada at the Peace Bridge near Buffalo, New York. The route follows the shores of Lake Ontario and culminates at Owen Sound, a town discovered by freedom seekers in 1857.
3. Ruta Austral, Chile
This biking trail is characterized by winding turns which merge with the virgin earth. The trail is completely filled with natural beauty and goes on and on filled with incommensurable green greatness and frozen snow.
4. Munda Biddi Trail (Australia)
The Munda Biddi is a truly world-class off-road natural cycling experience. It combines Western Australia’s expansive unspoiled forests and gentle terrain with good cycling weather making it an ideal biking trail during most seasons.
Recent government funding has allowed the trail to be extended to Albany, extending the trail to approximately 1100 km. The trail is mostly run by the ‘Munda Biddi Trail Foundation’, a not-for-profit organisation which was formed to assist the Department of Environment and Conservation and other land managers get the trail project off the ground. The foundation continues to be involved in trail development and planning.
5. Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
This cycling tour will take you through the Hanoi, a city of lakes and shaded boulevards, also called the “Paris of the Orient.” After exploring Hue, the ancient capital, you can explore you way through the coast of the South China Sea to Danang, Hoi An and Nha Trang.