Spiti Valley motorbiking (12 days)
Kaza, Baglan, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Rev up your motorbikes and ride close to a thousand kilometres on this 12-day motorbiking trip of Spiti Valley. With an entourage of daredevil riders, you'll follow an expert road captain and ride through the spellbinding landscapes of Spiti. En route, stop by the world’s highest post office in Hikkim and pay a visit to Komic, the highest village with a motorable road in the world. Ride across high-altitude passes, including the famous Rohtang pass, and delight in the gorgeous views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks. You'll also spend a tranquil night camping under the bright starry sky, near the beautiful Chandratal Lake.

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

    Destination

    Spiti Valley is a cold desert nestled over 12,500 feet in north-eastern Himachal Pradesh. Your 12-day motorbiking adventure in Spiti gives you the chance to witness the changing landscape, from the lush, green valleys of Manali to the brown, barren mountains of Spiti. Under the clear blue sky, you'll ride on rough hilly roads with snow-capped mountains rising high all around you.

    Your motorbiking expedition begins from Manali, one of the most gorgeous hill stations of India. Soon, your route will take you on thrilling adventures, from visiting the last inhabited village on the Indo-Tibetan border to splashing about in the emerald green lake of Nako. Completing the circuit, you'll end your expedition back in Manali.

    Destination highlights

    • Explore Spiti Valley with a pack of passionate motorbikers.
    • Stop by the world's highest post office in Hikkim.
    • Travel through sky-scraping Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass.
    • Camp under the starry skies near the Chandratal lake.
    • Visit Komic, the world's highest village with a motorable road.
    • Stop by breathtaking Buddhist monasteries with fascinating artwork.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    The motorbike rider as well as the pillion rider is required to wear a helmet at all times while riding the motorbike. A safety helmet will be provided to all travellers by the tour operator.

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

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

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the 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.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 60 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 45-60 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 30-44 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 20-29 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: 25% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 20 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 a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers will be required to pay a refundable security deposit of INR 5,000 per motorbike. Any major damage or loss to the motorbike and use of any spare parts will be deducted from the security deposit. This deposit is payable directly to the tour operator and any disputes involving the deposit will be settled between the tour operator and the traveller.

    Travellers are only allowed to store one rucksack of maximum 60 litres capacity in the support vehicle. Any extra luggage will be the responsibility of the traveller.

    If any traveller wishes to exit the tour 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.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of this Spiti Valley 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.

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

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    RK Ashram Marg metro station, Delhi
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    Drop off point
    RK Ashram Marg metro station, Delhi
    Mode of transport
    NA
    Start point
    Manali
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    End point
    Manali
    Time of departure
    05:00 PM
    Time of return
    03:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total distance covered
    922 kms
    Nature of motorcycling trip
    Off-road biking
    Motorcycle provided
    Yes
    Bring own bike
    Yes
    Elevation at start point
    6725 feet
    Maximum elevation (approx)
    15100 feet
    Minimum elevation (approx)
    6725 feet
    Total distance
    922 kms
    Average per day distance
    102 kms
    Crew on trip
    Experienced road captain and support mechanic with spare parts
    Bike manufacturer/brand
    Royal Enfield
    Bike model
    RE Bullet
    Key bike features
    350cc engine
    Age of bike
    NA
    Day-wise elevation details
    NA
    Breakdown assistance
    Experienced support crew/mechanic, backup vehicle to carry spare parts and tool kits
    Instructions for own bike
    Please ensure that vehicle is registered to the rider's name and all documents (pollution check, insurance, driver's licence etc) are in order.
    Weight or height restrictions
    No
    Maximum Weight
    NA
    Minimum Height
    NA
    Maximum Height
    NA
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Delhi to Manali

    Today you will meet your fellow riders at the Volvo bus stand in Delhi by late afternoon. You'll board a semi-sleeper AC Volvo bus which will take you to Manali. It will be a fun-filled overnight journey of approximately 12 hours. Overnight in transit.

    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Day at Manali

    After reaching Manali early in the morning, you will immediately check into your pre-booked hotels to relax in the pleasant weather. Today, you can spend the day visiting some of the popular tourist spots in Manali, like the picturesque Hadimba temple, Vashisht temple and Tibetan monasteries. You can explore local cafes for delicious food on Manali's Mall road. Later in the day, your bikes will be allotted to you with a detailed map of your itinerary. Overnight at a hotel in Manali.

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

    A delicious breakfast will be served to you in the morning. Your biking expedition starts from today; begin by riding 233 km towards Sarahan. En route, you'll visit Rampur, which is a small commercial hub in the mountains. By evening, you'll reach the little Sarahan village. The village is well-known for the quaint Bhimakali temple, built with fascinating Himachali architecture. Overnight in tents under the starlit sky in Sarahan.

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

    Today you'll ride 83 kms to reach the lush green valley of Sangla. You will enter the Kinnaur district to reach Sangla, which is flanked by snow-clad mountains of one side and the Baspa river on the other. Overnight in a hotel at Sangla.

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

    Travel 24 kms alongside the Baspa river to the next destination, Chitkul, the last inhabited village near the Indo-Tibetan border. It is also the highest altitude village in the Baspa valley of Himachal Pradesh. Explore the small village in the evening. Overnight in a hotel at Chitkul.

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

    Your destination for today is Tabo, a small town on the banks of the Spiti River. You'll leave from Chitkul and move towards Reckong Peo, the headquarters of Kinnaur district, and then ride uphill to reach Kalpa, a beautiful town at the base of Kinnaur Kailash mountains. En route, enjoy view of Mt. Reo Purgyil, the highest mountain peak in Himachal Pradesh. You'll then ride towards Nako, famous for the Nako lake surrounded by willow and poplar trees. You may visit the four Buddhist temples that surround Nako Lake and continue to Tabo. Overnight in a hotel at Tabo.

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

    In the morning, you'll ride a short distance to Kaza, the largest town in Spiti Valley at an altitude of 12,500 feet. Kaza is decorated by snow-clad mountains and the gushing Spiti river, with multiple beautiful palaces, monasteries and gompas. Spend your evening admiring the beauty of this peaceful town. Overnight in a hotel at Tabo.

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

    Today, you'll explore the most popular spots in Kaza. Visit the Key Gompa monastery, the biggest monastery in Spiti Valley located at a height of 13,670 feet. You'll then set foot on Komic village, the highest village with a motorable road in the world. Later, visit the world's highest post office in Hikkim. Overnight in a hotel at Kaza.

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

    The next destination of your motorbiking expedition is via the sky-high Kunzum pass on your way to the gorgeous crescent-shaped Chandratal Lake. You'll spend the night in Swiss tents set up a small distance away from the lake. Overnight in Swiss tents at Chandratal Lake.

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

    Today you'll complete your motorbiking expedition at Manali. You'll travel through the famous Rohtang pass to reach Manali by the evening. After reaching Manali, you'll handover the bike to the tour operator and check-in to your hotel. Overnight in a hotel at Manali.

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

    Check-out from your hotel in the morning and spend the day at leisure in Manali. You can explore the hill-station and visit the shops on Manali Mall road to shop for any souvenirs for loved ones back home. In the evening, you'll board a Volvo bus and reach Delhi the next morning. Overnight in transit.

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

    Arrive in Delhi by early morning. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Delhi
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    05:00 PM
    Maximum elevation
    6726 feet
    Maximum elevation
    718 feet

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    6726 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6726 feet
    Total distance covered
    20 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
    6726 feet
    Total distance covered
    233 km
    Total driving time
    8 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sarahan
    End point
    Sangla
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    8530 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6890 feet
    Total distance covered
    83 kms
    Total driving time
    3 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sangla
    End point
    Chitkul
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    11320 feet
    Maximum elevation
    8530 feet
    Total distance covered
    48 kms
    Total driving time
    2 hrs

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chitkul
    End point
    Tabo
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    11320 feet
    Maximum elevation
    8530 feet
    Total distance covered
    178 kms
    Total driving time
    7 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
    15100 feet
    Maximum elevation
    12470 feet
    Total distance covered
    70 kms
    Total driving time
    3 hrs

    Day 9 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kaza
    End point
    Chandratal Lake
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    15100 feet
    Maximum elevation
    13940 feet
    Total distance covered
    100 kms
    Total driving time
    2 hrs

    Day 10 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chandratal Lake
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    15100 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6726 feet
    Total distance covered
    140 kms
    Total driving time
    4 hrs

    Day 11 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Delhi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    6726 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6726 feet

    Day 12 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Delhi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    6726 feet
    Maximum elevation
    718 feet
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • 350cc Royal Enfield motorbike for one motorbike rider plus one pillion rider
    • Fuel for motorbikes, as required, plus safety helmets
    • Volvo tickets for travel between Delhi-Manali
    • Backup MUV to carry luggage (restricted to one rucksack of 60 litres per motorbike), fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    • Basic spare parts for the motorbikes (all spare parts chargeable, if used)
    • Accommodation in hotels, guesthouses and Swiss tents with attached washrooms for 9 nights on a twin/triple-sharing basis (couples on a twin-sharing basis without any extra cost)
    • Meal package consisting of all breakfasts and dinners from dinner on day 2 to breakfast on day 10
    • Services of experienced road captain and mechanic
    • First aid kit (including oxygen cylinders)
    • All government permits and charges, including the Manali Green Tribunal permit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Delhi
    • Any pick-up and drop-off to the airport, railway station or bus stop
    • Upgrade to one person per 350cc motorbike without pillion rider (arranged for total trip cost of INR 41,500 per person)
    • Seat in Tempo Traveller/support vehicle without a motorbike (arranged for total trip cost of INR 35,700 per person)
    • Any type of insurance: medical, accidental, theft
    • Refundable security deposit of INR 5,000 per motorbike
    • Lunch, throughout the trip
    • Parking fees, entry fees and photography/video charges at places of interest
    • Personal expenses like extra meals, beverages, apparel or gear etc.
    • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in 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
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery and gadgets

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • 350cc Royal Enfield motorcycle
    • Fuel for the motorbike and safety helmets
    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, backup fuel, spare parts and support crew
    • First aid kit (including oxygen cylinder)
      You need to get
    • Govt-issued photo ID card (plus driver's license)
    • Towel and napkins
    • Personal toiletries
    • Sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+) and lip balm
    • UV Sunglasses
    • Tarpaulin or plastic sheet
    • Small torch or head lamp
    • Candle and match box
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (chocolates, biscuits etc.)
    • Camera

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Delhi to Manali

    Overnight in transit.

    Board the bus by evening from Delhi. The bus will take you from Delhi to Manali. You are required to carry your own meal and snacks for your overnight journey.

    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Day at Manali

    Overnight at a hotel in Manali.

    Spend a day in Manali. You can have breakfast and lunch while exploring Manali at your own expense. You'll be accommodated at a hotel in Manali. Today's meal package includes dinner only.

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

    Overnight in Swiss tents in Sarahan.

    Ride from Manali to Sarahan. You'll be accommodated in Swiss tents in Sarahan. Every day, you'll stop at a restaurant or eatery in the town/villages to buy lunch at your own expense. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

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

    Overnight in Swiss tents or a hotel in Sangla.

    Ride from Sarahan to Sangla. You'll be accommodated in Swiss tents or a hotel in Sangla. All accommodation will be in twin or triple sharing rooms. Couples will be given twin-sharing rooms, subject to availability. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

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

    Overnight in a hotel in Chitkul.

    Ride from Sangla to Chitkul. You'll be accommodated in a hotel in Chitkul. All accommodation will be in twin or triple sharing rooms. Couples will be given twin-sharing rooms, subject to availability. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

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

    Overnight in Swiss tents or a hotel at Tabo.

    Ride from Chitkul to Tabo. You'll be accommodated in Swiss tents or hotel at Tabo. All accommodation units throughout the trip, including the Swiss tents, will come with attached washrooms. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

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

    Overnight at a hotel in Kaza.

    Ride from Tabo to Kaza. You'll be accommodated at a hotel in Kaza. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. Please note that due to the high-altitude, there may be limited availability of services like cellular network or bank ATMs.

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

    Overnight at a hotel in Kaza.

    Spend a day at Kaza. You'll be accommodated at a hotel in Kaza. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. Please note that due to the high-altitude, there may be limited availability of services like cellular network or bank ATMs.

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

    Overnight in Swiss tents in Chandratal.

    Ride from Kaza to Chandratal. You'll be accommodated in Swiss tents at Chandratal. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. A support vehicle driven by a mechanic will follow your entourage throughout the trip.

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

    Overnight at a hotel in Manali.

    Ride from Chandratal to Manali. Today's meal package includes breakfast only. You'll have to buy lunch and dinner at your own expense at any restaurant in Manali.

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

    Overnight in transit.

    Spend a day in Manali. Board the bus by evening from Manali. The bus ride will take you back to Delhi. You are required to carry your own meal and snacks for your overnight journey.

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

    Your trip ends by early morning.

    Arrive in Delhi by early morning. Your trip ends here.

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