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  • Trip introduction

    On this 11-day Spiti motorcycling trip, you will ride on Royal Enfield motorcycles on national highways carved into the Himalayan Mountains. En route, you will visit charming villages like Sarahan, Chitkul, Kaza and many more that are brimming with a fascinating blend of the Indo-Tibetan culture. You will also make pit stops at historic landmarks such as the Bhimakali Temple, Key Monastery and others.

    One of the highlights of the trip, you will spend a night camping on the banks of the famous Chandratal Lake, a moon-shaped lake at an altitude of 13,900 ft that is only open to travellers in the summer.

    Note: Riders are required to pay a refundable security deposit of INR 10,000 per bike. This cost is not included in the booking cost and will be paid directly to the tour operator.

    Destination

    Spiti Valley is a cold desert mountain valley that connects India and Tibet. On this Spiti motorcycling expedition, you will drive on national highways that cut across the sacred Kinnaur Kailash Mountains covered with rich forests of pine and deodar trees. Your route will begin at Manali and circle across the villages of Banjar, Saharan, Chitkul, Kalpa, Tabo and Kaza and loop back to Manali. Travelling through gorgeous landscapes of lofty mountains, you will visit landmarks such as the 1000-year old Key Monastery. You will spend a night camping under the star-studded night skies at the Chandratal Lake. On this expedition, take the road less travelled and explore the magical Spiti Valley through the eyes of an insider.

    Destination highlights

    Experience the thrill of motorcycling through the winding roads of the Spiti Valley. | Camp under the starry night sky at Chandratal Lake. | Visit 1000-year old Key Monastery and other landmarks. | Ride through mountain roads at altitudes as high as 14,000 ft.

    Activity Details

    Off road biking

    Yes

    No

    6700 feet

    15000 feet

    6700 feet

    1100 kms

    120 kms

    A backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic.

    Royal Enfield

    500 cc UCE

    N/A

    Yes

    Riders are not allowed to bring their own motorcycles.

    Yes

    120 kgs

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Arrive in Manali

    Land at the Kullu-Manali Airport or arrive at the bus station where you will board private, shared vehicles to reach the hotel in Manali. At the hotel, you will attend a short briefing session on the upcoming trip to know more about your motorcycles and riding gear such as helmets and Go-Pro cameras. After the session, spend the day with the rest of your group at leisure. Overnight at Manali in hotel rooms.

    Overnight at Manali in hotel rooms.

    Spend your night in Manali in a cosy hotel room on a twin-sharing basis. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. You can spend extra to have lunch at the hotel or visit any of the local restaurants in Manali.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Manali

    Manali

    09:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Dinner

    Veg | Non Veg
    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Manali to Banjar Valley
    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Banjar Valley to Saharan
    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Saharan to Chitkul
    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Chitkul to Kalpa
    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Kalpa to Tabo
    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Tabo to Kaza
    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Day visit to Kibber and Komic
    Day 9 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Kaza to Chandratal Lake
    Day 10 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Chandratal Lake to Manali
    Day 11 of the Spiti Valley Motorcycling Trip: Depart from Manali
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  • Cancellation policy

    Cancellations made more than 30 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorcycling trip: 40% refund.

    Cancellations made on or less than 30 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorcycling trip: 20% refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Please adhere to the instructions of the road captain during the Spiti Valley motorcycling trip.

    Riders will not be allowed to ride without proper apparel and protective gear.

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

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator is not liable for any physical injuries or loss of life during the Spiti Valley motorcycling trip.

    The cost of any major damage to the motorcycle and loss/misuse of any spare parts will be deducted from the security deposit.

    The refundable security deposit will be payable to the tour operator directly. Any disputes arising from this will be settled between the tour operator and the rider.
    • Motorcycling Spiti Valley Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Spiti Valley Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Spiti Valley Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Spiti Valley Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Spiti Valley Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Spiti Valley Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Spiti Valley Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Spiti Valley Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Spiti Valley Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • 500cc UCE Royal Enfield Motorcycles

    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    • Basic spare parts and tool kits
    • All required camping equipment
    • Services of an experienced road captain, mechanic, back-up rider and support crew
    • Accommodation in hotels, tents and home stays on a twin sharing basis
    • Meal package consisting of breakfast and dinner (lunch will be at additional cost)
    • Farewell party on the last day
    • Pick-up and drop at Kullu-Manali Airport or bus station
    • Photos and videos of the tour
    • Permit charges or entrance fees at sightseeing locations
    • First Aid kit (including oxygen cylinders)
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Airfare from base city to Manali

    • Damage to motorcycle or spare parts (will be recovered from your security deposit)
    • Medical or travel insurance
    • Trip extension cost in case of unforeseen circumstances (road blockages/natural crisis etc.)
    • Riding gear (facemask, riding gloves etc.)
    • Personal expenses like tips to staff, alcohol etc.
    • Any item not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Jeans or track pants
    • Riding gear (jacket, facemask, helmet etc.)
    • Riding boots/footwear
    • Windcheater
    • Sweaters or thermal wear
    • Full sleeved shirts/t-shirts
    • Night clothes
    • Woollen socks and gloves
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Sandals or slippers
    • Suitcases or hard luggage is not allowed

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • 500cc UCE Royal Enfield Motorcycles
    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    • Basic spare parts and tool kits
    • All required camping equipment
    • First Aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • Personal toiletries
    • Torch (with batteries)
    • Swiss knife
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Dry snacks
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen lotion

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry all specific and prescribed medications.