Spiti-Ladakh Expedition (Extreme Riding in Himalayas)
Every Rider in the world, dreams of conquering the Himalayas. Lush green landscapes, Snow-clad Mountains, and the rugged Himalayan terrain is something which will surely pump up your adrenaline. This tour takes us from the foothills of the Himalaya near Shimla through the remote and dramatic Spiti Valley on the Royal Enfield 500cc all the way to Leh the capital of Ladakh.
In this exciting Himalayan Motorcycle expedition you will experience adventure and thrill along with immense natural beauty of diverse landscapes and cultures of the Indian Himalayas & that is why it is one of the captivating tours that bring adventure and cultural interaction. This motorbike trip is also known as high altitude adventure with breath-taking scenery on the roof of the world as you will ride motorbike over the some high Motorable passes, the infamous Khardung- La and Chang La in this Trans Himalayan Bike Tour. Also explore remote lakes and deserts nestled amongst the towering snow covered peaks of the Mighty Himalaya & visiting some of the world’s oldest monasteries along the way we get a feeling for the Indo- Tibetan culture unchanged for centuries. Twisting through spectacular motorcycling roads in some of the most remote and challenging terrain on earth, interact with locals & nomadic herdsman for a unique experience. No words can describe the overwhelming experience of being among the world’s greatest mountains – you really have to be here.
No doubt this is one of the most iconic motorcycle rides anywhere in the world & an opportunity for all those who love to ride on tough and testing terrain and have the passion for ride. Motorcycle Trip with Spiti Valley & Ladakh circuit attracts more tough motorcycle enthusiasts than any other Himalayan Motorcycle adventure route because it will test your limits and endurance.
Best Time: June to September
Country & State: Himachal Pradesh & Ladakh (North Area)
Number of Days: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Number of Riding Days: 12 Days
Accommodation: 3 Star & 4 Star
Riding Level Required: Intermediate (Must be a Motorbike Fits)
Terrain: 65% Tarmac & 35% Gravel
Tour Type: On Road but some rough terrain & full of Adventures
Duration of Ride: Between 5 & 7 Hours a day on Average
Distance Covered on Motorcycle: 1500 KMS / 935 Miles
Temperature: During nights & early mornings 8º C to 12º C & in day time 18º C to 30º C
WHAT TO BRING ON RIDE
Find below the detailed list of items that are required in the Tour for the safety & comfort level. We do not provide any of these, so we highly suggest to our all Riders to bring all of the required items mentioned below:
- DRIVING LICENSE (Rider): Full and valid for 500cc motorcycle
- TRAVEL INSURANCE: Must cover riding 500 cc motorcycles
- Sunscreen/sun block UV 30/40
- Lip balm
- Insect repellent
- Fleece/under jacket
- Kidney belt
- Warm cloths
- Strong pair of Jens pant
- Sun Hat / Cap
- Ear Plugs
- Your regular medicine (if any)
- Crash Helmet
- Riding Jacket, with Built-in Armour and removable inner lining
- Riding Trousers, with Built-in Armour
- Knee and Elbow Armour
- Protective Gloves, warm for the Himalayas.
- Ankle High Leather or Riding Boots
- Rain Gear
- Sunglasses or Goggles
- Hydration Pack
Arrive at Delhi’s airport; our representative will personally meet you outside the EXIT gate of arrival terminal, holding a placard of your name. He will escort you for fast & smooth hotel check-in. Overnight in Delhi.
Morning you will be transferred to railway station to board super fast train to Kalka (ETD: 07:40 Hrs – ETA: 11:30 Hrs). On arrival at Kalka railway station, you will be introduced to our Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle & our road Captain will make you understand about the driving rules of India & you will be taught all skills to handle Royal Enfield in Indian mountains. Later start ride to Shimla. Shimla often referred to as the "Queen of Hill Stations" & it was the summer capital of India under the British. It is a beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. Arrive Shimla, check into the hotel & relax. Later enjoy the sightseeing of Shimla including Jakhoo Hill, Institute of Advance Studies, Christ Church & Mall Road. Overnight in Shimla.
After breakfast, get ready for epic ride to Sarahan. We take a tree-lined, scenic road up to Narkand (2,500m) through a pine forest and then brush past villages to join the Main road to Kinnaur, Spiti, and continue to Sarahan, the summer capital of the Rampur Bushahr. Dinner and overnight stay at Sarahan.
Morning after breakfast start your Royal Enfield for another scenic road trip, and this time it will be to Kalpa - a stunning village offering amazing views of the sacred Kinnaur Kailash Mountain. Prepare to spot many more unforgettable vistas on this route! On arrival, check-in hotel & relax. Later take a walk in village & explore apple orchard. Overnight in Kalpa.
After breakfast, you’ll take a ride along the stunning Sutlej River, and during this ride you’ll be visiting the Pooh Village which is renowned for its stunning vineyards, and Khab, which is the confluence of Spiti River and Sutlej River. Enjoy Tea-Coffee & snacks here. Later ride continue to Nako. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Later take a walk in village & explore monastery. Overnight in Nako.
After breakfast start ride to Kaza. Enroute you’ll be visiting Sumra Village, which has a beautiful location on the banks of a lake, and Chango Village, which is renowned for its fresh apricots and apples. You’ll also stop at Tabo for a visit at Tabo Monastery – this is a fascinating ancient structure founded over a millennium ago in 996 AD. Afterwards you’ll continue your ride onto Dhankar Village & explore Dhankar monatery here. Later ride continue to Kaza. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Later take a walk in colorful market of Kaza & explore monastery. Overnight in Kaza.
After breakfast start ride to Jispa through the road leads us through several villages of Spiti valley. A short uphill ride takes us to Kunzum La (pass at 4700m), which offers an extensive view of the snow-capped mountains. The terrain from Losar village to Gramphu over Kunzum La is an off-road boon for motorcyclists. On arrival in Jispa, check in hotel & relax. Dinner and overnight stay at Jispa.
Morning after breakfast enjoy leisurely ride on Royal Enfield over the scenic Bara Lacha La Pass at a height of 4890 Meter from MSL that is called Switzerland of India. Later ride continue toward Tsokar & enjoy by riding up ‘Gata Loops’ – 21 hairpin turns that snake up the mountainside. On arrival, check in camp & relax.
After breakfast start ride to Leh via Taglang La Pass (5330m/17,480 ft) - the third highest motorable road in this trip. After crossing the Pass you enjoy the Royal Enfield motorbike ride with the view of panoramic Ladakhi villages alongside of the splendid Indus River to the ancient city of Leh. On arrival in Leh & check-into the hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Hotel at Leh.
Day is free for relax or for own leisure activities. Overnight in Leh.
This is a big landmark day of your riding life. You’ll ride on a motorcycle to the Ladakh’s highest motorable pass, the Khardung La (One of the highest Motorable Road at a height of 5359 m/17,582 ft) – this is the highest one can ever reach on a motorcycle on this planet – on reaching at the Top, enjoy the celebration with photography session & a cup of Tea/Coffee from Highest Cafeteria in the World. Later ride continue (86 Km/3 Hrs) more to Nubra Valley Known as Ldumra (the valley of flowers). On arrival, check into the camp & relax. Later enjoy the visit of 600 years old Disket Monastery & ride on Double Humped Bactrian Camel in Sand Dunes of Nubra Valley. A unique feature of the sand dunes in Nubra Valley is that they are grey in colour, unlike the brown sand dunes seen in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. There would be a dinner by the fireplace and a clearest of the night skies. Overnight in Nubra Valley.
Morning after breakfast, ride to famous blue brackish Pangong Lake. This route is specially recommended for those people who love to face challenges and travel around the world for adventurous vacationing experience. A motorcycle rider will surely like to ride motorbike on this off-road with lot of water streams. On arrival at Pangong Lake, check into the camp & relax. Later explore the Pangong Lake, where you feel close to nature and its beauty & enjoy photography. Overnight at Pangong.
Morning after breakfast, ride back to Leh from Pangong Lake by crossing the 2nd highest motorable road Changla Pass at height of 5355 Mtr. Enroute you see the many eye catching views of villages below the pass. On arrival at Leh city, check into the hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Leh.
Morning transfer to Leh airport to board most fascinating flight to Delhi over the heights of the great Himalayas. We hope you have great memories & lots of stories from the World’s Highest Rides in the Himalayas.
- In our Fixed departure we take maximum 8 Riders only
- 17th June'2024 to 30th June'2024
- 1st Sep'2024 to 14th Sep'2024
- US $ 3300 Rider
- US $ 2300 Pillion
- US $ 2300 Car Passenger
- US $ 490 Single Room Supplement
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PACKAGE COST INCLUDES
- 13 Nights Hotel/ Camp accommodations on Twin / Double Sharing basis.
- Breakfast & Dinner throughout the tour, except in Delhi where accommodation with breakfast basis only.
- All Ground Transfers from your arrival at Airport in India to till departure from India, sightseeing & overland journey by Air Conditioned Vehicle on non-riding days.
- Royal Enfield 500 CC Motorcycle on all riding days.
- Fuel (Gasoline) for Motorcycle.
- Experienced English speaking Motorcycle Road Captain for whole trip on his own Royal Enfield Motorcycle including his accommodation & food.
- Domestic Flight from Delhi-Manali. (excl. baggage upgrades)
- Domestic Flight from Leh-Delhi. (excl. baggage upgrades)
- Experienced Royal Enfield mechanic with all necessary spare parts for bikes including his accommodation & food.
- Spares parts change in Motorcycle during tour. –Front tube/ Rear tube/Spark plug/Clutch and Brake Wire/Clutch and Disc brake pads/ Engine oil/Clutch Plate.
- First-Aid Medical kit.
- Refreshment during rides like Packed Juice, Fresh Fruits, Biscuits, Tea, Coffee Etc.
- Back-up Vehicle (Support Car/Van) for your Luggage & Pillion Rider.
- One Time Monument / Monastery / Temple Entrances.
- The services of an English speaking guide on sightseeing days.
- Inner Line Permits (Restricted Area & Wild Life Area Permits).
- All required Video / Camera fees.
- Assistance by friendly, knowledgeable English speaking ground representatives from the moment you arrive in India until the time you leave.
- All Currently Applicable Taxes.
International Flights, Lunch, personal medical insurance (compulsory), Bike damage, extra drinks, visa fees and items of personal nature such as tips, laundry, liquor, extra drinks etc & anything which is not mentioned in included section.