Key Information

  • AVAILABILITY: June to October
  • DISTANCE: 1600kilometers
  • MOTORCYCLE: Royal Enfield 500 CC/ Himalayan 410 (upgrade)
  • RIDING DAYS & DURATION: 8 & 10
  • RIDING CONDITIONS: 70% asphalt & 30 % Broken
  • RIDING SKILLS: Intermediate/ Proficient
  • CATEGORY: Adventure/ Culture
  • PRICE (START FROM): $1350

Highlights

  • Ride on meandering roads of the Spiti Valley
  • Leisure walks at Mall Road / Ridge Road in Shimla.
  • Night stay on the banks of the scenic Chandra Tal
  • Dhankar and Tabo Monasteries, en-route Kaza from Tabo
  • Visit to the beautiful Dhankar Lake
  • Savor sumptuous local delicacies
  • Admire the breathtaking scenery
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Spiti Valley Motorcycling Holidays

The Most Cultural Route Of India

There is one reason that favors your visit to Spiti Valley. No tourists were allowed until 1992 to visit Spiti Valley by the government. So most places in this region are still less explored. Spiti means ‘The middle land’ as this region was in between India & Tibet. This region’s center town is located at the altitude of 12,300 ft. This is a barren cold mountainous region having limited resources.. Spiti is spread along the Himalayan River of the same name. So its remoteness and harsh climate have been a boon for natural beauty and less commercialization.

Motorcycling Holidays in Spiti Valley circuit is an ideal place for an adventurous motorcyclists. Spiti is sub-division in remote Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. It doesn’t limit only to adventure but a stunning, beautiful landscape. You see the changing landscape from lush green to barren mountains to lush green again. In the Spiti valley, you also visit some of the oldest (900 years old) Buddhist monasteries for a rich cultural experience. This introduction may give you an imaginative picture of Spiti. And you visit the highest altitude village and the highest altitude post office on the earth.
You ride to Chandratal lake which is located at high-altitude. For better adventure experience you can soothe your photography skills take some serene milky way photos. Motorcycling in this remote region is not meant to be an easy task but challenging. We selected a route based on our experience to give you a guided adventurous motorcycling journey safely. You remember these motorcycling holidays as an adventure beyond the horizon. You can also check our spiti-left-bank-trek adventure tour.

What To Expect

You experience an adventurous ride in a safe way. You ride over 2 snow-capped mountains. You stay in comfortable hotels, home-stays & camping tents and experience delicious local cuisine, encountering amazing sceneries & wild-life.

What’s included in this price?

 Royal Enfield 500cc
 Mechanic throughout the tour
 Experienced Team Captain
 All toll and entry fee
 Support Vehicle for carrying luggage (One duffel bag size- Overall size: 22” length x 14” width x 9” height) and other essentials.
 First Aid kit
 Breakfast and Dinner on all days
 Stay on twin sharing basis in Hotel/ Guest house/ Swiss tents/ Home stays.
 Routine maintenance
 Airport Transfer In New Delhi

What’s not included in this price?

Airfare & VISA charges
 Motorcycling security deposit USD 400
 Alcoholic beverages
 Cost of major bike repairs in case of damage
 Basic Spare parts for the Bikes
 Personal expenses Travel insurance
 Tips & any other expenses not mentioned in Tour Itinerary.

Day – 1: Welcome & Orientation

Our team receives you at New Delhi Airport and transfers you to hotel. You spend the remaining day in hotel or just roaming around in New Delhi.

Day – 2: New Delhi – Shimla (350 kms/ 08 hours)

Early morning post breakfast you board on a private transport to Chandigarh. It is a 5 hrs drive on NH – 01. Here we introduce you your next 09 days companion- Royal Enfield 500 CC. Today you drive 120 kms, an easy ride to Shimla. You reach Shimla by evening. While moving towards Shimla, you spot narrow gauge railway tracks. This is mountainous toy train circuit that plies from Shimla to Kalka. Enjoy stories and history of the place over a buffet dinner.

Day – 3: Shimla– Sangla (240 km/ 6 – 7 hours)

Further to Shimla, you ride towards Sangla town in Kinnaur district, you have halts one the way. By evening tea you we reach Sangla.

Day – 4: Sangla – Kalpa (approx.3300 m)

Post break-fast, drive your motor bikes to kalpa. Kalpa town is located at 10 kms from Reckong Peo, district headquarters of Kinnaur”. Stay overnight at a camp in Kalpa.

Day – 5: Kalpa – Nako (approx.3670 m)

After breakfast, drive your motor-cycle to Nako. Today, we ride on the famous Hindustan-Tibet Highway along the Sutlej River. An asphalt tarmac road with easy riding conditions with beautiful views of the Sutlej, it helps us reach Kalpa comfortably. Kalpa is known for Kinnaur apples orchards. This town is located near to Reckong Peo. In Himalayan range, you explore many spectacular views. It is told that the Himalaya is an adobe of Hindu God Shiva. You experience this in many places and one of the mountains Kinner Kailash indicates the same. You stay overnight at a guest house in Nako.

Day – 6: Nako – Kaza (approx.3700 m)

Post break-fast, we ride north along the narrow valley within which flows the Sutlej River. You can spot green agricultural belts and beyond Nako, you rarely see any greenery. You traverse the barren mountainous road as you enter deep into the high altitude region of Himachal. You ride your beast cautiously and enjoy fully. Now you are about to reach the barren land of Spiti Valley. It takes courage to ride dirt roads sometime, if you find the road. The landscape changes from lush green to rocky, and then to barren, Tabo monastery is founded in 996 AD. This monastery is one of the resourceful monasteries of this region. This monastery was under the patronage of royal family of Western Tibet. This monastery was said to be political pivotal of Ladakh and Spiti region. This monastery holds many ancient scriptures, related to Buddhism. You also ride to Dhankar monastery and Dhankar lake as-well. Dhankar monastery is located at 12,500 feet altitude. You stay overnight at a hotel in Kaza.

Day-7: Kaza to Chatru (Camping)

Post a healthy breakfast you ride motorcycle from Kaza to the Chandatal Lake where you enjoy the local delicacy. Kaza is sub-divisional head quarter of government offices. Kaza is located at the altitude of 11500 ft. Today you explore and experience the village localities of Hikkim (14,400 feet) village. This village is said as one of the highest altitude populated village. You can send a post card to your home country as a memoir from the highest Post Office in the world (Pin Code 172114). Today’s ride is special in many ways, what with the ever changing landscape which will leave you mesmerized. You ride over Kunzum La (15,050 feet), the highest altitude of the ride. Enjoy the view around the Chandatal Lake, and drive towards Chattru. You stay overnight at a camp in Chattru.

Day-8: Chatru – Keylong (approx. 3080 m)

Today you ride on a good conditioned tarmac road to Keylong. Keylong is a district head quarter of Lahaul. You ride along the Chenab River. Once you reach Taandi, you drive along Bhaga River. Keylong is a beautiful and cultural town, located on the bank of Bhaga River. You explore an essence of Buddhism while you walk in the local markets. You stay overnight at a guest house in Keylong.

Day-9: Keylong – Manali

You start late morning and it takes 4-5 hrs to reach Manali. You pass through Rohtaang, lush green covered in snow. You reach Manali in the afternoon. Check in to the hotel and later in the evening visit to Hot Spring in Vashisht for relaxation. There is a gala dinner and experience sharing season as this is the last night of this journey. Your room is booked till 11:00 AM next day.

Day-10: Manali

Today you have full free day to explore local markets and cultural interventions. Finish the Check-out formalities. Visit mall road and later in the evening, you board on Volvo bus for Delhi. Next day early morning you reach New Delhi.

 Upgrade Royal Enfield 500 Std to Enfield Himalayan 410 @ USD 300.00

 Agra Tour by AC Car for 2 Day & 1 Night @ USD 450.00

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