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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.

    Activity Details

    Off-road biking

    Yes

    Yes

    6725 feet

    15100 feet

    6725 feet

    922 kms

    102 kms

    Experienced road captain and support mechanic with spare parts

    Royal Enfield

    RE Bullet

    350cc engine

    Experienced support crew/mechanic, backup vehicle to carry spare parts and tool kits

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

    No

    Trip details
  • 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.

    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 1 Milestone

    Delhi

    Manali

    17:00 PM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

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    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Day at Manali
    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Manali to Sarahan
    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Sarahan to Sangla
    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Sangla to Chitkul
    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Chitkul to Tabo
    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Tabo to Kaza
    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Day at Kaza
    Day 9 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Kaza to Chandratal Lake
    Day 10 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Chandratal Lake to Manali
    Day 11 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Depart from Manali
    Day 12 of the Spiti Valley motorbiking trip: Arrive in Delhi
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  • 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.

    Rules on 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.

    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.
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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
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery and gadgets

    What not to Wear

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

    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.