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Motorcycle Tour in India

Come and experience the pleasures of mountain biking as we take you on an exciting and wondrous journey through the scenic locales of Himachal Pradesh. There is a whole lot of adventure, stunning natural beauty and socio-cultural experiences awaiting you. The fresh mountain air beckons.

Are you ready?

Key information

  • Terrain: 70% asphalt and 30% off-road
  • Bike: rental bike (· Royal Enfield 500cc / Himalayan Motorcycle)
  • Mileage: 960 kilometers / 597 miles
  • Daily rides: 85 - 240 kilometers / 53 - 149 miles
  • Riding gear: not included, please bring your own gear
  • Meals: daily breakfast and dinner included, except Delhi stay would be on breakfast only

Highlights

  • Starts and ends in Delhi
  • Ride to Sarahan, the holiest place in Baspa Valley
  • Ride to Tabo en route visiting confluence of Satluj and Spiti River's at Khab
  • ENjoy the beauty between a lower ridge and the main Kunzum range
  • Explore Dhankar an unexplored village of Spiti Valley
  • Visit the local market of the district town, Rikongpio
  • 9 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Advanced

Styles


7 riding days
Group size: Minimum of 4 participants
Airport transfer included: Indira Gandhi International Airport
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
12:00
Check-out Time:
12:00

During the tour, you will stay in various accommodations.

  • Delhi: WelcomHotel Dwarka or similar
  • Shimla: Fairmount Shimla or similar
  • Sarahan: Green hotel or similar
  • Kalpa: Apple Pie or similar
  • Tabo: Tiger Den or similar
  • Kaza: Hotel Deyzor or similar
  • Manali: Regenta Blossom Inn or similar
  • Dharamshala: Citrus Hotel or similar

Program

On this adrenalin-pumping bike ride, you will enjoy some pure motorbiking fun as you explore the mesmerizing terrains of Spiti Valley, ride along with the beautiful River Chandra, pass through numerous quaint villages and make our way towards the breathtaking Kinnaur Valley.

Also known as "The Middle Land", Spiti Valley is a beautiful mountain valley in the Himalayas, standing between India and Tibet in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Delhi

On arrival at Delhi International airport you will meet and greet with Brahmand tour representative and transfer to your hotel. Free time for personal activities. Overnight at hotel.

Optional: Today you can book a Delhi city tour with a tour guide.

Day 02: Delhi – Chandigarh – Shimla by surface (approximately 120 kilometers / 75 miles / 3 hrs journey)

Morning departure transfer to New Delhi railway station for the train journey to Chandigarh, on arrival meets and greets with our representative and drive to Shimla (the capital of Himachal Pradesh) by private vehicle. 

Evening interaction and briefing about the upcoming epic adventurous journey. Later you have a small ride to get familiar with your machine (The Royal Enfield). Overnight stay at hotel

Day 3: Shimla/Sarahan (approx 175 kilometers / 109 miles / 6-7 hrs ride)

Morning ride to Sarahan (known as Baspa Valley) is the holiest place in Baspa Valley. On arrival check-in at the hotel. After refreshment walk in the village where you will see old Himachali traditional houses. Evening witness the Aarti ceremony at Bhimakali temple. Overnight stay at Sarahan.

Day 4: Sarahan – Kalpa (approx 90 kilometers/ 56 miles / 3-4 hrs ride)

Travel from Sarahan to Kalpa located next to district town Rikongpio of Kinnaur Valley. After refreshment at the hotel proceed to the administration office for obtaining a special permit to entering the restricted zone of Spiti valley. During the process of permission in Rikongpio will have a chance to visit the local market of the district town. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 5: Kalpa – Nako – Tabo (approx 150 kilometers / 93 miles / 5-6 hrs ride)

Morning post breakfast ride to Tabo en route visiting confluence of Satluj and Spiti River's at Khab, proceed to Tabo with taking a stop at Gyu Village known as the mummy of Monk (approximately 500 years old).

On arrival, check-in, after refreshment evening visit the magnificent Tabo Gompa which is the one of highlight in Spiti monasteries. This monastery was founded in 996 AD by the great teacher Richensang-po, Tabo is renowned for its breathtaking murals and stucco images – and is often called “The Ajanta of the Himalayas”. The largest monastic complex in Spiti, the old section has 9 temples, 23 chortens, a monk's chamber, and a nun's chamber. There are several caves adorned with frescoes and contemporary structures too. In Trans Himalayan Buddhism, Tabo's sanctity is next only to Tibet's Tholing gompa.  Overnight stay at Tabo.

Day 6: Tabo – Dhankar Monastery – Kaza (approx 85 kilometers / 53 miles / 5-6 hrs ride)

After breakfast ride towards Kaza while stopping to admire the serenity of village life at the Shichling and Chhorden villages. Interestingly, these scenic villages are situated on the banks of a peaceful river. Next stop at Dhankar an unexplored village of Spiti Valley. After the visit continue our ride to Kaza (the major town of Spiti Valley). Overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 7: Ride to Ki Monastery – Langza – Komic – Hikkim Villages

After breakfast, you will ride to Ki monastery (the Highlight of Spiti Valley) and the world's highest village Komic (4587 meters), and the world's highest postal office. Later come back to the hotel and time free for personal activities. Overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 8: Kaza – Manali via Atal Tunnel (approx 100 kilometers / 62 miles / 5-6 hrs ride)

Today your machine will have a challenging day with crossing rough patch or no road till campsite, This is a dirt road experience but very scenic providing views of Bara Shigri Glacier and CB ranges, moreover, today you cross the highest motorable pass of Spiti valley (Kunzum Pass (4558 m), which is exquisite beauty between a lower ridge and the main Kunzum range. On arrival check-in into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9: Manali - Dharamshala (Mcleodganj) (approx 240 kilometers / 149 miles / 7 hrs ride)

Today you will ride from Manali to Dharamshala – The home of Dalai Lamba. Today last day of riding. Evening at leisure to stroll down in the Tibetan settlement (Mcleodganj) followed by visit Dalai Lama temple, time free to visit Mcleodganj market for a souvenir. Farewell dinner and cocktail with cruise members. Overnight stay at Dharamshala (Mcleodganj).

Day 10: Dharamshala – Delhi (by flight)

Post breakfast transfer to Dharamshala airport to catch a flight back to Delhi, on arrival connection to an international flight.

Skill level(s) required for this tour:

Advanced:

  • can ride for 5-6 hours
  • extensive riding experience
  • assistance on demand (if required)
  • experienced with riding a variety of motorcycles
  • comfortable with any terrain and weather conditions

Location

Starting in Delhi, the holiday will take you to Chandigarh, Shimla, Sarahan, Kalpa, Nako, Tabo, Dhankar Monastery, Kaza, Langza, Komic, Hikkim Villages

Manali, Dharamshala, and back to Delhi.

Food

Daily breakfast and dinner will be provided, except when you stay in Delhi, which will be on a breakfast basis only.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 9 night's accommodation in the above mentioned or similar hotels on twin sharing basis
  • Half board basis at places of stay (breakfast and dinner included), except Delhi stay would be on breakfast only 
  • All arrival/departure transfer by Toyota Innova/tempo traveler as per the above program
  • Train ticket from Delhi to Kalka (seat on chair car basis) on day 2
  • Assistance for arrival/departure at airport/railway station
  • Royal Enfield 500cc / Himalayan motorcycle with gearshift on the left from Shimla to Dharamshala
  • Fuel/gas is included
  • Basic spare parts (tires-tubes, clutch, and accelerator wire, engine oil, chain lock, etc)
  • Royal Enfield motorbike mechanic  
  • Road captain/route expert with private motorbike  
  • Support vehicle to carry the luggage's/ spare part's/fuel etc.
  • Entrances fee to places of visit (one time only)
  • Bonfire (once)
  • Inner line permit and all wildlife/environmental fee
  • First aid kit with oxygen cylinder containing an adequate stock of the most frequently – needed medicine (if you have any medicine suggested by your physician then please carry at your end)
  • All currently applicable taxes
  • Brahmand tour personal care and attention  

What's not included

  • Airfare (international/domestic)
  • Bike damage  
  • Still and video camera fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch and beverages
  • Security deposit (INR 15000 / USD 250) refundable amount
  • Personal nature expenses like tips, gratuities, portage, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks
  • Any item not specified under cost inclusions

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport Airport transfer included: Indira Gandhi International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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Minimum group size

This trip requires a minimum of 4 participants

Availability

Start: Friday September 24, 2021
End: Sunday October 3, 2021

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