Head out on a less-travelled route on this Spiti motorbike trip, where the route takes you to the final frontier between Tibet and India. In this stark landscape, two cultures mingle peacefully, with only the sweeping mountains to bear witness. This 12 night, 13 day adventure takes you past monasteries, through high altitude passes, and makes you navigate treacherous roads, snow-covered mountains and green valleys. Explore the land of secret treasures, ancient civilization, and Tibetan traditions in a once-in-a-lifetime Spiti motorbike trip that will forever leave an impression in your mind.
NOTE: This package is for those who have their own bikes. You will have to arrange to ship your bike to Chandigarh, and coordinate your travel to pick it up when you arrive. The costs of shipping are not included in the package.
On this Spiti motorbiking trip, you'll be moving from the green fields and orchards of Chandigarh, up into the stark landscapes of Pin Valley, Kaza, Kunzum La, and Chandratal. Your bikes will carry you through all sorts of terrain, from rocks and ice, to sand and earth. En route, you'll ride to the last Indian village on the India-Tibet border, visit quaint villages where time seems to have stopped, stop at Buddhist gompas and monasteries, and send a postcard from Hikkim, the highest post office in the world. You'll also ride up to Chandratal, a gorgeous blue lake surrounded by arid mountains. This is one of the most beautiful regions in India, and you'll be exploring it all on your bikes.
Embark on a motorcycling tour of Spiti Valley and ride through some of India's most spectacular terrain. | Visit the moon-shaped Chandratal Lake at an altitude of 14,100 feet. | Visit historic monasteries that date back to the 13th century. | Make friends with a like-minded group of motorcycling enthusiasts.
Minimum requirements are as follows| Headlights and tail lights| All four functioning indicators | Mirrors |Tyres in good condition| Number plate should not be broken
You should arrange your travel so that you get to Chandigarh by early evening, at the most by 17:00 hrs. This gives you time to check into your hotel, and pick up your bikes from the cargo office. In the evening, you'll have a briefing session during which you will meet your trip leader, and everyone else whom you'll be spending the next few days of this Spiti motorbike trip with. After the briefing session, it’s time for dinner. Overnight at Chandigarh in hotel.
Overnight in hotel in Chandigarh.
Tonight you'll stay in a deluxe hotel on double/triple sharing basis, depending on availability. Your package for today includes only dinner. If you want to buy any last minute essentials, today is a good day to do so.
For cancellations made 46 days or more before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbike trip: 100% refund.
For cancellations made 31-45 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbike trip: 75% refund.
For cancellations made 22-30 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbike trip: 50% refund.
For cancellations made 16-21 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbike trip: 25% refund.
For cancellations made 0-15 days before departure of the Spiti Valley motorbike trip: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.
Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited while motorcycling in Spiti Valley.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.
The road captain maintains a two-by-two motorcycle formation while riding with 4-5 riders per road captain. Please strive to maintain formation and stick to the correct side of the road.
It is imperative to stay focused on the road and not engage in any competition or race while riding.