15 Days Himalayan Adventure Motorbike Tour India

Royal Enfield Motorcycle Tour India

The route chosen for you in this tour is once in a lifetime experience of traversing the Himalayas. Riding through a beautiful mix of the high altitude valleys and lakes in the Himalayas as well as uncharted roads and unseen culture, you will have a long lasting impression of the great mountain range that makes you miss it on the first night you leave. With Royal Enfield as your motorcycle, your riding days in this amazing part of India will satisfy you.

Key information

  • Bike: rental bike
  • Mileage: 2400 kilometers / 1491 miles
  • Daily rides: 185 kilometers / 115 miles
  • Meals: all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

Highlights

  • 2400-kilometer mileage
  • Riding on the mighty Kunzum Pass
  • Venturing in the remote yet beautiful Spiti Valley
  • Royal Enfield motorcycle rental for the tour
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • 14 nights' accommodation

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Styles


13 riding days in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

Accommodation will be on twin sharing basis at Himachal Pradesh tourism hotels with best available or decent hotels in the remote locations. Furthermore, accommodation in the remote region are basic and IndiMotard Adventures will strive to provide the best hotel possible. Accommodations will be at:

  • Shangri-La
  • Deyzor
  • Dilbru Retreat
  • Planet Himalaya
  • Lharimo
  • Watermark

IndiMotard Adventures Motorcycle Tour in India Itinerary

Day 1, August 26: Chandigarh arrival

Riding orientation will be at 19:00.

Day 2, August 27: From Chandigarh to Narkanda

Today will be your riding time.

Day 3, August 28: From Narkanda to Kalpa

The mighty Sutlej River will greet you here. You will ride into the apple orchards or Sangla Valley. The village of Kalpa and Kinnaur Kailash will keep watching over you during your night halt.

Day 4, August 29: From Kalpa to Kaza

The expansive of Spiti River will greet you as you ride the dust trails into Kaza.

Day 5, August 30: Kaza

Enjoy local rides, the Asia's highest road connected village, 14th-century monasteries such as Key Monastery, Komic, Dhankar monastery, and Kibber village.

Day 6, August 31: From Kaza to Keylong / Tandi

The ride will be over Kunzum Pass at 4,551 meters and through the river bank, you will have a break at basic bamboo cottage tents. However, the perched on a cliff will greet you.

Day 7, September 1: From Tandi to Sarchu

Ride on Bara-lacha Pass at 16,300 feet and you will drop down to your night stay in tents at 14,500 feet.

Day 8, September 2: From Sarchu to Leh

Ride on Taglang La at 17,000 feet with “more” plains and 4 other passes that will leave you wondering if this is some cruel ride.

Day 9, September 3: Leh

You will welcome the resting day with acclimatization, local sights, and market.

Day 10, September 4: From Leh to Pangong Tso

Ride to the world’s highest saltwater lake (14,500 feet) over the 2nd highest pass at 17,000 feet.

Day 11, September 5: From Pangong Tso to Leh

You will go back to your base camp.

Day 12, September 6: From Leh to Khardung La top and Nubra Valley

Ride to the world’s highest motorable road (18,380 feet) and to the stunning Nubra Valley.

Day 13, September 7: Nubra Valley

Enjoy high altitude camels, hot springs, and the ride towards the border.

Day 14, September 8: Nubra Valley

You will relax in the warmth of Nubra Valley.

Day 15, September 9: Nubra Valley to Leh

Flight out of Leh (early morning flights).

Intermediate

  • can ride for 3-4 hours
  • average riding experience
  • little assistance required
  • comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • steep ascents and descents

Location

The route that is chosen for you is a beautiful mix of the high altitude valleys and lakes in the Himalayas. The tour will start in Chandigarh and wind your way to Shimla, the winter capital of India. From there, you will enter the beautiful Kinnaur District and Sangla Valley, set amidst apple orchards and misty mountaintops.

The journey into the remote yet beautiful Spiti Valley will leave its mark on all of you as you traverse the dust trails along the Spiti River into the remote Kaza. Your stay in the Spiti Valley will offer you a chance to explore the Himalayas and century-old monasteries, spot some rare wildlife (if you are lucky), and enjoy the warmth of Kaza, a village that is accessible only 4 months in a year.

From Kaza, you will make your way into Leh over 5 of the world's highest passes. From Leh, you will continue to the top of the world’s highest motorable road of Khardung La top at 18,380 feet. Your overnight stay at Pangong Tso lake at 14,500 feet will make for some great photo and an experience to remember.

Food

You will be served all meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Lunch will be at decent restaurants en route or packed lunch wherever decent restaurant are unavailable.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • 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

  • 2 experienced tour guides
  • 14 nights' accommodation
  • A 4-wheel vehicle with driver and fuel for complete route to carry luggage and nonriding passengers up to 4 at a time
  • All breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • An orientation of motorcycle riding in India including the “Do‘s and Don‘ts”, a briefing or presentation prior to starting the journey
  • Basic emergency medical kit included in backup vehicle
  • Everyday breakfast briefings prior to starting the journey
  • Fuel for the complete journey for motorcycles
  • Royal Enfield 350 / 500 cc motorcycle or similar motorcycle (e.g HeroImpulse) which is insured, roadworthy, and road legal

What's not included

  • Airfares from or to the start and the end point of the tour
  • Any expense personal in nature like local transfers, cigarettes, and alcohol
  • Gear, helmet, or accessories
  • Motorcycle riding gear
  • Personal accident insurance (high-risk insurance is mandatory)

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
15 days / 14 nights
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Availability

Start: Sunday August 26, 2018
End: Sunday September 9, 2018

Refund and cancellation policy

For more information about the refund and cancellation policy, please contact IndiMotard Adventures.

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