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  • Trip introduction

    Offering you a journey across cultures, scenic beauty and a whole array of landscapes, the Sikkim Motorbiking trip is an adventure to remember. Conducted over 10 days, you will ride along the ancient Silk Route and emcompass many iconic sites as you go. From witnessing the spectacular Kanchenjunga peak, you’ll stop by the high altitudinal Nathu La Pass, the Gurudongmar Lake, the Yumthang Valley and the majestic Rumtek Monastery to name a few. As you ride, you’ll be exposed to riveting arid mountain views and glacial waterfalls, lush forests and tea plantations. Besides this, during your journey you’ll also get to interact with locals, drive through a plethora of small hamlets, witness the rustic way of life and even come as close as to the edge of China.

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

    Destination

    Located in the northeast region of India, Sikkim is a state that is predominantly bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. As it is located at an higher altitude, the landscape of this region mainly consists of mountainous terrains and rugged pathways. In the past, there ran the historic 'Silk Route,' which was a trade route that connected India and China for trading silk. The region is saturated with breathless arid beauty and varied landscapes, as well as a rich cultural heritage influenced by Buddhism.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the ancient Silk Route through this stunning Sikkim motorbiking trip. | Drive through breathtaking landscapes. | Feel the pride of witnessing India's highest mountain. | Imbibe the Tibetan culture by visiting many monasteries. | Enjoy the thrill of motorbiking through high and rocky mountain roads. | Spend 10 whole days away from the hustle of the city.

    Activity Details

    Road biking, off road biking

    Yes

    Yes

    400 feet

    14140 feet

    400 feet

    789 kms

    112 kms

    Experienced road captain, a skilled mechanic with spare parts and a back-up vehicle.

    Royal Enfield

    350/500 CC

    Yes

    Experienced road captain, a skilled mechanic with spare parts and a back-up vehicle.

    Please ensure that vehicle is registered to the rider's name and all documents (pollution check, insurance, driver's licence etc) are in order.

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Arrival in Siliguri

    Arrive in Siliguri today and check in at the hotel. Spend the day resting or venture out for sightseeing. However, post dinner you'll undergo a thorough briefing followed by orientation for the upcomming motorbiking trip. After briefing, return to your room and have an early night in.

    Overnight in hotel at Siliguri.

    You'll arrive in Siliguri early today where you'll check into your hotel. You'll spend the day resting and exploring around Siliguri, no breakfast or lunch is provided today, so do pick up something for a local joint. At night you'll be served dinner in the hotel, before you retire into you twin sharing deluxe room.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Siliguri

    Siliguri

    10:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Siliguri to Gangtok
    Day 3 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Gangtok to Lachen
    Day 4 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Lachen to Lachung via the Gurudongmar Lake
    Day 5 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Lachung to Gangtok via Yumthang
    Day 6 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Explore Gangtok
    Day 7 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Gangtok to Zuluk via Nathu La
    Day 8 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Zuluk to Pelling via Ravang La
    Day 9 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Pelling to Siliguri
    Day 10 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Departure from Siliguri
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made before the departure of the Sikkim motorbiking trip: the booking deposit of INR 5000 is non refundable.

    All cancellations/refunds on this trip will be processed after a deduction of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next and is applicable for all cancellations.

    Rules on trip

    The motorbike rider is required to wear a helmet at all times while riding on the Sikkim motorbiking trip. A safety helmet will be provided to the travellers by the tour operator. 

    Travellers are required to follow all instructions of the road captain at all times during the Sikkim motorbiking trip. 

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the Sikkim motorbiking trip. Travellers suspected of intoxication will not be allowed to participate in the trip.

    Travellers getting their own motorbike must ensure that the vehicle is registered to the rider's name and all the relevant documents (pollution check, insurance and driver's licence etc) are in order.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are required to carry a valid, govt-issued photo ID card and a valid driver's licence for the Sikkim motorbiking trip.

    For any physical damages to the bike during the Sikkim motorbiking trip, the traveller has to pay for the damages.

    If any traveler wishes to exit the Sikkim motorbiking trip mid-way for any medical or personal reasons, an additional charge of transporting the motorbike from the leaving point to the end point will be applicable at INR 10000 per bike.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the Sikkim motorbiking trip due to any unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Costs arising due to such a change in itinerary will be borne by the traveller.
    • Sikkim Gangtok Motorbike Ride Bullet Royal Enfield The Great Next
    • Sikkim Gangtok Motorbike Ride Bullet Royal Enfield The Great Next
    • Sikkim Gangtok Motorbike Ride Bullet Royal Enfield The Great Next
    • Sikkim Gangtok Motorbike Ride Bullet Royal Enfield The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in deluxe hotels on twin sharing basis

    • Breakfast on Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10
    • Dinner on Day 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9
    • Royal Enfield 300/500cc motorcycle
    • Helmet for the rider and pillion
    • Fuel for the motorcycle
    • Back-up vehicle with an expert mechanic and spare parts
    • Services of an experienced road captain and support staff
    • First aid kit with oxygen cylinder
    • Free t-shirt
    • All permits required for the trip
    • All applicable charges

    Excludes

    • Upgrade to one rider per motorbike without a pillion at a total trip cost of INR 52500 per person

    • Bring your own motorcycle (can be arranged at a total trip cost of INR 36750 per person)
    • Transport from homecity to Siliguri and back
    • Lunch on all days
    • Any monument entry fees
    • Riding gear for the riders
    • Personal expenses such as snacks, waterbottles, telephone calls, tips, etc
    • Costs arising due to unforseen circumstances such as landslides, bad weather, riots, strikes, etc.
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Emergency expenses
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts/shirts and jeans/track pants
    • Jacket and sweater
    • Inner thermal wear
    • Woollen and cotton socks
    • Waterproof, sports shoes
    • Windcheater
    • Good gripped boots
    • Night clothes
    • Slippers
    • Woollen gloves
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Gadgets
    • Hard luggage
    • Skirts/dresses
    • sari

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Royal Enfield 300/500cc motorcycle
    • Fuel for the motorcycle
    • Helmet for rider and pillion
    • Back-up vehicle with spare parts
    • First aid kit with oxygen cylinder

    You need to get

    • Riding gear: armored jacket, riding pants, riding gloves (preferably waterproof), elbow and shin guards, and sturdy boots with good grip
    • Government issued ID card and driver's license
    • Photo copies of the ID card along with a few passport size photographs
    • Spare cash
    • Water bottle (2 ltrs)
    • Balaclava
    • Raincoat
    • Anti-fungal powder
    • Personal toiletries like tissue paper, toilet paper, wet wipes, etc.
    • Towel and napkins
    • Sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+) and lip balm
    • UV sunglasses
    • Tarpaulin or plastic sheets
    • Leatherman/Swiss knife
    • Small backpack to carry essentials
    • Small torch/head lamp
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks like chocolates, energy bars, biscuits, etc.
    • Camera (optional)
    • Personal medicines
    • Personal first aid kit
    • WD-40 spray
    • Duct tape and zip ties
    • Power bank

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry all specific and prescribed medications.