Delhi-Spiti-Delhi Motorbiking Ride (12 days)
Kaza, Spiti, India
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2019
Sun, 14 Jul, 2019
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Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
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Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
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Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
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Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
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Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
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2019
Sun, 14 Jul, 2019
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Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
20
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
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Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
20
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
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Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
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Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
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  • Trip introduction

    Roar through the barren wilderness of the Spiti Valley on 350cc Royal Enfield motorcycles as you travel to some of the most isolated, yet fascinating destinations in India. You'll ride to the highest post office at Hikkim, the 1,000 year old monastery at Key, the crescent-shaped lake of Chandratal and several other destinations in Himachal Pradesh. As you visit small villages in the valley, you'll get unfiltered, raw views of Spiti's stark landscape. Packed with culture and adventure, this 12-day Spiti Valley motorbiking trip is an unforgettable journey through the cold, desert terrain of Himachal Pradesh.

    Please note that price displayed is the per person price for a booking for one motorbike rider and one pillion rider.

    Please note that an additional refundable, security deposit of INR 10,000 per motorbike is to be paid before the start of the Spiti motorbiking trip.

    Destination

    Spiti Valley, located in northern Himachal Pradesh, connects the two neighbouring lands of India and Tibet. Rich with a unique blend of Indo-Tibetan and Buddhist cultures, the valley is populated by centuries-old monasteries and stupas. Surrounding these houses of culture are desolate landscapes of imposing mountains and deep valleys.

    Your Spiti motorbiking trip begins from the lush, green valleys of Manali but as each day passes, you'll travel deeper into the Spiti Valley where stark, grey mountains dominate the horizon. On the last day, you'll circle back to Manali completing the Spiti Valley circuit.

    Destination highlights

    • Embark on a thrilling motorbiking adventure on this Spiti Valley motorbiking trip.
    • Visit 1000-year old Key Monastery and several other important landmarks.
    • Visit small villages deep inside Spiti and interact with locals.
    • Ride to the Chandratal Lake and stay in tents pitched near the lake.
    • Ride on national highways at altitudes as high as 14,000 ft.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the road captain during the motorbiking trip to Spiti Valley.

    Travellers will not be allowed to ride without proper apparel and helmet.

    Travellers are required to carry a valid ID and driver's license at all times. Travellers bringing their own motorbike are required to carry all appropriate documents of the motorbike.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during or before motorcycling.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made 30-14 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 0-15 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: No refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting the cost of accommodation, travel and other expenses already incurred by the tour operator.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    All riders and pillion riders will be required to sign an indemnity form before departure of the motorbiking trip to Spiti Valley.

    Travellers who leave the group mid-way (for health/medical or other reasons) will have to pay any extra costs for transporting the bike back to the start point.

    Travellers are responsible to pay for the damage/loss of any property/person caused by the traveller during the motorbiking trip to Spiti Valley.

    Travellers will be responsible for the safety and security of their own luggage.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the motorbiking trip to Spiti Valley.

    Travellers will be required bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Delhi
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    Drop off point
    Delhi
    Mode of transport
    Volvo bus
    Start point
    Manali
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    End point
    Manali
    Time of departure
    04:00 PM
    Time of return
    10:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Total distance covered
    934 kms
    Nature of motorcycling trip
    Off-road biking
    Motorcycle provided
    Yes
    Bring own bike
    Yes
    Elevation at start point
    6725 feet
    Maximum elevation (approx)
    14440 feet
    Minimum elevation (approx)
    6725 feet
    Total distance
    934 kms
    Average per day distance
    103 kms
    Crew on trip
    A backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    Bike manufacturer/brand
    Royal Enfield
    Bike model
    Bullet/Classic or other
    Key bike features
    350cc engine
    Age of bike
    1-3 years
    Day-wise elevation details
    NA
    Breakdown assistance
    Yes
    Instructions for own bike
    Please carry all appropriate documents of the motorbike
    Weight or height restrictions
    Yes
    Maximum Weight
    120 kgs
    Minimum Height
    Maximum Height
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Depart from Delhi

    Arrive at the pick-up point in Delhi and meet your fellow riders. You'll board a Volvo bus and undertake a 12-hr journey to Manali. Look out for the changing scenery as you travel from the city lights of Delhi to the mountain valleys of Manali. Overnight in transit.

    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Arrive in Manali

    After arriving in Manali by morning, you'll check-in to a hotel and attend a short briefing session conducted by the road captain. In this session, you'll be provided with detailed information regarding trip rules, destinations, routes and maps. After the session, take a short test drive of the Royal Enfield bikes. You can visit several places of interest in Manali like the Beas River, Hadimba Temple or the Manali Mall Road. Overnight at Manali in hotel.

    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Manali to Sarahan

    Embark on the first motorbiking ride of the trip and travel to Sarahan, a small village known as the home of the famous Bhimakali Temple. En route, you'll pass through several small villages and the city of Rampur. During the later part of the ride, you'll drive alongside the Sutlej River until you reach Sarahan. Overnight at Sarahan in tents.

    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Sarahan to Sangla

    Continue towards Sangla, located in the Baspa Valley of Himachal Pradesh. You'll follow the Sutlej River until it forks into two at the village of Karcham, forming the namesake Baspa River. Continuing further from Sangla, you'll also visit Chitkul, the last village on the Indo-Tibetan border. En route, you'll pass through the village of Rakcham, known for beautiful apple orchards that flourish during the post-monsoon season. Return back to Sangla after visiting Chitkul. Overnight at Sangla in tents or hotel.

    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Sangla to Kalpa

    Turn your bikes around from Sangla and return to the confluence of the Baspa and Sutlej rivers at Karcham. From here, you'll turn north and ride the NH5 to Kalpa. En route, you'll cross several bridges overlaying the Sutlej and cover distances over twisting mountain roads. The hillside village of Kalpa offers some of the most exquisite views of the valley from a high vantage point. Overnight in a guesthouse at Kalpa.

    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Kalpa to Tabo

    Ride deeper into the Spiti Valley by heading towards today's destination of Tabo. En route, you'll stop at view points that look over the spectacular Kinnar Kailash mountain ranges. You'll also take a pit stop at Nako to visit its famous monastery and lake. At Tabo, you can visit its monastery, founded well over 1,000 years ago. Overnight at Tabo in tents or hotel.

    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Tabo to Kaza

    Embark on a journey to Kaza, the capital city as well as the largest city of Spiti Valley. Riding alongside the Spiti River, you'll pass the village of Dhankar, surrounded by high mountain ridges on all sides, making for spectacular views as you approach the town. Overnight at Kaza in hotel.

    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Day at Kaza

    Take a day trip to a few places of interest around Kaza. Your day begins with a ride to the Key Monastery, one of the most famous and oldest monasteries in the Spiti Valley. Continue to the small villages of Langza and Komic, two villages considered to house the highest motorable roads in the world. Before returning to Kaza, you'll also visit Hikkim, home of the highest post office in the world. Overnight at Kaza in hotel.

    Day 9 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Kaza to Chandratal

    From Kaza, you'll head towards the Chandratal Lake, a crescent-shaped, high-altitude lake in the Spiti Valley. For most of the route, you'll ride on a national highway that runs parallel to the Spiti River. Just before the Kunzum Pass, you'll take a diversion and ride through one of the most beautiful stretches of the trip. Overnight at Chandratal Lake in tents.

    Day 10 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Chandratal to Manali

    On the last day of your motorbiking journey, you'll begin the return trip by riding back to Manali. On arrival at Manali, you'll have completed the Spiti Valley circuit motorbiking ride. Overnight at Manali in hotel.

    Day 11 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Depart from Manali

    Spend the day at leisure. Rest in your hotel or visit any of the places of interest in Manali. You can visit the local Tibetan marketplace and buy any souvenirs or gifts before you depart. In the evening, you'll board a Volvo bus and travel to Delhi. Overnight in transit.

    Day 12 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Arrive in Delhi

    You'll arrive in Delhi by morning. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Delhi
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    04:00 PM
    Maximum elevation
    6725 feet
    Maximum elevation
    710 feet
    Total distance covered
    0 km

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    6725 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6725 feet
    Total distance covered
    8 kms
    Total driving time
    1 hr

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Sarahan
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    6890 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6725 feet
    Total distance covered
    233 kms
    Total driving time
    8 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sarahan
    End point
    Sangla
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    8900 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6890 feet
    Total distance covered
    85 kms
    Total driving time
    3 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sangla
    End point
    Sangla
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    11320 feet
    Maximum elevation
    8900 feet
    Total distance covered
    60 kms
    Total driving time
    3 hrs

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sangla
    End point
    Tabo
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    10760 feet
    Maximum elevation
    8900 feet
    Total distance covered
    178 kms
    Total driving time
    5 hrs

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tabo
    End point
    Kaza
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    12470 feet
    Maximum elevation
    10760 feet
    Total distance covered
    50 kms
    Total driving time
    1 hr

    Day 8 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kaza
    End point
    Kaza
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    14440 feet
    Maximum elevation
    12470 feet
    Total distance covered
    60 kms
    Total driving time
    3 hrs

    Day 9 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kaza
    End point
    Chandratal
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    13940 feet
    Maximum elevation
    12470 feet
    Total distance covered
    100 kms
    Total driving time
    2 hrs

    Day 10 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chandratal
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    13940 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6725 feet
    Total distance covered
    160 kms
    Total driving time
    4 hrs

    Day 11 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Delhi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    6725 feet
    Maximum elevation
    710 feet
    Total distance covered
    0 km

    Day 12 - Milestone

    Start point
    Delhi
    End point
    Delhi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    710 feet
    Maximum elevation
    710 feet
    Total distance covered
    0 km
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel arrangements between Delhi-Manali in Volvo bus
    • Rental of 350cc Royal Enfield motorcycle and safety helmets for 1 rider plus 1 pillion rider
    • Fuel for the motorcycle, as required
    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    • Basic spare parts and tool kits (charged extra, if used)
    • All required equipment for camping: sleeping bags, mattresses, tents
    • Services of an experienced road captain and support crew/mechanic
    • Accommodation in hotels, tents and guesthouses on triple-sharing basis (couples on twin-sharing basis, subject to availability)
    • All breakfasts and dinners from breakfast on Day 2 to breakfast on Day 11
    • Bon fire session on departure (subject to weather conditions)
    • First aid kit (including oxygen cylinder)
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Delhi city, plus airport transfers in Delhi city
    • Upgrade to one person per 350cc motorbike without pillion rider (arranged for total trip cost of INR 44,100 per person)
    • Upgrade to one person per 500cc motorbike without pillion rider (arranged for total trip cost of INR 48,800 per person)
    • Change to two people per 500cc motorbike with pillion rider (arranged for total trip cost of INR 38,400 per person)
    • Seat in Tempo Traveller/support vehicle without a motorbike (arranged for total trip cost of INR 29,400 per person)
    • Refundable security deposit of INR 10,000 per motorbike
    • Lunch, throughout the trip
    • Entry fees and photography/video charges at monasteries, monuments and places of interest
    • Personal expenses like extra meals or beverages, apparel or gear etc.
    • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather etc.
    • Adventure travel insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Sweater or thermal wear
    • Wollen socks and gloves
    • Shirts/t-shirts and track pants
    • Windproof or fleece jacket
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Riding accessories: gloves, jacket
    • Safety helmet
    • Knee and shin guards
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • 350cc Royal Enfield motorcycle
    • Fuel for the motorbikes, as required
    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    • Basic spare parts and tool kits
    • Volvo bus for transport between Delhi-Manali
    • All required camping equipmet: sleeping bags, tents and mattresses
    • First aid kit (including oxygen cylinder)
      You need to get
    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Driving license
    • Water bottles
    • Sunscreen lotion (SPF 50+) and lip balm
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • UV Sunglasses
    • Napkins
    • Camera
    • Power bank
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Depart from Delhi

    Overnight in transit.

    You'll board a Volvo bus from Delhi and travel to Manali. You'll spend the night in the bus, and arrive at Manali in the morning. Make sure to have meals and carry some packed food for the journey, since no meals are provided today.

    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Arrive in Manali

    Overnight at Manali in hotel.

    You'll arrive in Manali and spend the day getting accustomed to your motorbikes and the high-altitude of Manali. You'll be accommodated in a hotel at Manali. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. However, you can have lunch at any of the restaurants in Manali, at an additional cost.

    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Manali to Sarahan

    Overnight at Sarahan in tents.

    You'll ride from Manali to Sarahan. En route, you'll pass Jibhi, the Tirthan Valley and the Jalori Pass. You'll be accommodated in tents, and sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided for a restful night's sleep. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. However, you can have lunch at any of the restaurants and eateries en route to Sarahan, at an additional cost.

    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Sarahan to Sangla

    Overnight at Sangla in tents or hotel.

    You'll ride from Sarahan to Sangla. You'll be accommodated either in tents or hotel at Sangla. If in tents, sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided for a restful night's sleep. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. However, you can have lunch at any of the restaurants and eateries en route to Sangla, at an additional cost.

    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Sangla to Kalpa

    Overnight at Kalpa in a guesthouse.

    You'll ride from Sangla to Kalpa. You'll be accommodated in the a guesthouse or hotel at Kalpa. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. However, you can have lunch at any of the restaurants and eateries en route to Kalpa, at an additional cost.

    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Kalpa to Tabo

    Overnight at Tabo in tents or hotel.

    You'll ride from Sangla to Tabo. En route, you'll pass through Kalpa and Nako. You'll be accommodated either in tents or hotel at Tabo. If in tents, sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided for a restful night's sleep. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. However, you can have lunch at any of the restaurants and eateries en route to Tabo, at an additional cost.

    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Tabo to Kaza

    Overnight at Kaza in hotel.

    You'll ride from Tabo to Kaza. You'll be accommodated in a hotel at Kaza. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. However, you can have lunch at any of the restaurants and eateries en route to Kaza, at an additional cost.

    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Day at Kaza

    Overnight at Kaza in hotel.

    You'll take a day trip from Kaza to Key Monastery, Langza, Komic and Hikkim. You'll be accommodated in the same hotel as the previous night. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. However, you can have lunch at any of the restaurants and eateries, at an additional cost.

    Day 9 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Kaza to Chandratal

    Overnight at Chandratal in tents.

    You'll ride from Kaza to Chandratal. You'll be accommodated in tents, and sleeping bags and mattresses will be provided for a restful night's sleep. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. However, you can have lunch at any of the restaurants and eateries en route to Chandratal, at an additional cost.

    Day 10 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Chandratal to Manali

    Overnight at Manali in hotel.

    You'll ride from Chandratal to Manali. You'll be accommodated in a hotel at Manali. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. However, you can have lunch at any of the restaurants in Manali, at an additional cost.

    Day 11 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Depart from Manali

    Overnight in transit.

    You'll board a Volvo bus from Manali and travel to Delhi. You'll spend the night in the bus, and arrive at Delhi in the morning. Make sure to carry some packed food for the journey, since today's meal package only includes breakfast.

    Day 12 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Arrive in Delhi

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    You'll arrive at Delhi by morning. Your trip ends here.

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