HIMACHAL PRADESH   (Hidden Route of Heavenly Himalayas)

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Himachal Pradesh is a mountainous state and situated in Himalayas. Himachal is full of unending natural beauty, pleasing climate and friendly people. It is a true traveler paradise on earth because it is endowed with superb nature beauty features like majestic snow-capped mountain peaks, thick forests, lovely lakes, chatty mountain streams, beautiful meadows with blooming flowers, gorgeous gorges, scenic slopes, lively valleys and magnificent landscapes.

Book a Motorcycle tour to India and be introduced to the Mountains and Mystics of this incredible country. This is a journey of the body and spirit as we travel through the foothills of the world's highest mountains.

In this Mountainous Motorbike tour of India, you will explore the lower ranges of the Himalayan Mountains and discover sacred temples, charming towns and hill resorts, surrounded by spectacular snow-covered mountains and lush valleys. Venture into the spectacular Himalayan Mountains on this tour which celebrates the best that this stunning mountain range, and the country of India have to offer.

In the beginning, you take the Viceroy’s ‘toy train’ journey to Kalka through the Himalayan foothills, considered one of India’s finest mountain railways and also a deserved UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this Motorcycle Tour in the Himalayan Foothills of Himachal Pradesh, you will explore the untouched and breathtaking spots of Himachal Pradesh by riding the legendary Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycle through the incredible destinations of Himachal Pradesh like Shimla, Chindi, Banjar, Manali, Palampur, Dharamsala, Dalhousie, Pragpur through the tranquil landscape which is soothing to the eyes and soul & will make you feel that you are riding bike in heaven. If you’re looking for a Motorcycle travel experience that has all the quintessential Indian elements plus a whole lot of surprises, this north Indian circuit is for you. This Motorcycle holiday to India is highly recommend for those wanting to experience the diverse nature of the foothills of the Himalaya with ancient mountains, Tibetan mysticism, colourful cities, stunning scenery & taking in different cultural and religious sites, relics of the British Raj.

Country / Region & Location: Himachal Pradesh (North Area)
Best Time: Mid March to June & October-November
Number of Days: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Number of Riding Days: 10 Days
Accommodation: 3 Star & 4 Star
Riding Level Required: Intermediate (Must be a Motorbike Fits)
Terrain: 85% Tarmac & 15% Gravel
Tour Type: Riding on Zig-Zag Mountainous Road
Duration of Ride: Between 5 & 7 Hours a day on Average
Distance Covered on Motorcycle: 1400 KMS / 870 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:

CLOTHING & OTHER ESSENTIALS

  • 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)

Bike Gear

  • Riding Jacket + Pants + Boots
  • Helmet
  • Bike gloves
  • Goggles/sunglasses
  • Snood/Dust mask
  • Water resistant backpack
  • Knee & Elbow guards (if your riding gear doesn’t include proper padding)

Day 1: ARRIVE in DELHI

Arrive at Delhi International Airport where you’ll be met by our representative outside the EXIT gate of arrival terminal, holding a placard of your name. You will be transferred to your hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 2: DELHI – KALKA BY SUPERFAST TRAIN & KALKA-SHIMLA BY TOY TRAIN

Morning you will be transferred to railway station to board super fast train to Kalka. On arrival at Kalka railway station, get ready to experience a trip on the historic UNESCO World Heritage Kalka-Shimla Toy Train is like traveling back in time. The railway, built by the British in 1903 to provide access to their summer capital of Shimla, provides one of the most scenic train journeys in India. Kalka to Shimla through toy train offers a grand view of pine covered hill tops, flora and fauna, and the typical picture which makes the hills, queen of hills. On arrival at Shimla railway station, you will be received by our representative & transfer to Hotel. Later enjoy walk on Mall Road & explore Institute of Advance Studies & Christ Church. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 3: SHIMLA-CHINDI (100 Km / 3 Hrs Ride)

After breakfast, 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 your first day ride toward Chindi village, which is located in Karsog Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Chindi is also known as abode of calmness in Himachal. Enjoy riding Royal Enfield Motorcycle on tarmac zigzag road along orchards of apples and dense hilly woods of deodars and pines. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4: CHINDI-BANJAR [120 Km / 5 Hrs Ride]

After leisurely breakfast ride toward Banjar. Banjar Valley, also known as the "Valley of Tranquility", is noted for the splendid scenery, sparkling streams, lakes, meadows, thick forest, and high mountain ranges. On arrival, check in Hotel & relax. Overnight

Day 5: BANJAR – MANALI [90 Km / 3 Hrs Ride]

After leisurely breakfast start motorbike ride to Manali. Manali is located near the northern end of Kullu Valley & on the banks of River Beas. Manali – an important hill station & breathtaking natural beauty is the hallmark of this valley. Enroute enjoy the amazing view of the beautiful villages situated among the green Hills On arrival in Manali, check into the hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Manali.

Day 6: MANALI LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

After leisurely breakfast, enjoy the visit of Hadimba Devi & Manu temple in Old Manali, hot water spring at Vashist temple, Arjun Gufa (Cave of Arjun) & take a walk on Mall Road to see the colourful Market of Manali. Overnight in Manali.

Day 7: MANALI – PALAMPUR (200 Km /6 Hrs Ride)

After breakfast start ride for Palampur through a panoramic route. Palampur is a quiet town, surrounded by green tea estates and forests of pine and deodar. The blended scent of tea leaves fused with the fragrance of pine trees welcomes you to Palampur. Well laid out tea gardens on undulating slopes always give the place a fresh look. Known as the tea capital of North India, Palampur owes its tourism to these tea gardens where one can even catch up with the finer nuances of the tea making and brewing processes. On arrival, check in Hotel & relax. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 8: PALAMPUR- DHARAMSALA [60 Km / 2 Hrs Ride]

After breakfast, start motorbike ride to Dharamsala, Dharamsala lies on the backdrop of the snow-draped Dhauladhar Mountains, a sub-system of the Himalaya, the town is surrounded by woods of pine and deodar and commands majestic views of the main range and the Kangra Valley below. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Rest of the day is at leisure or explore the Tibetan monastery in Maclodganj (upper Dharamshala) a seat of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama & local Tibetan markets at the Mcleodganj. Overnight in Dharamsala.

Day 09: DHARAMSALA-CHAMBA (150 Km / 5 Hrs Ride)

After breakfast start ride to Chamba through a panoramic route. Chamba is situated on the banks of the Ravi River (a major tributary of the Trans-Himalayan Indus River), at its confluence with the Sal River. It's the valley of milk and honey, which is commonly known for its streams, temples, meadows, paintings and lakes. The district is divided into three main ranges namely the Dhauladhar range, the Pangi or Pir Panjal range and Zanskar range. The pictorial landscape, lush greenery and rich wildlife of Chamba Valley are what you can retreat yourself here. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Later explore the area by walk & visit some ancient temples. Overnight stay in Chamba.

DAY 10: CHAMBA - DALHOUSIE (70 Km / 3 Hrs Ride)

After leisurely breakfast, start bike ride to Dalhousie. Dalhousie is spread out over five hills & named after the 19th century British Governor General Lord Dalhousie. Located on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas, it is surrounded by the beautiful scenery of snow-capped peaks. Dalhousie is situated at 6000-9000 feet above sea level. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Later visit the Panjpulla (A pretty spot, where water from natural sources flows under five bridges), Bara Patthar (small temple), Bakrota hills (offers magnificent views of the snow clad peaks). Overnight in Hotel at Dalhousie.

Day 11: DALHOUSIE-PRAGPUR [170 Km / 5 Hrs Ride]

After leisurely breakfast start ride to panoramic Heritage Village Pragpur. Pragpur is located in the Kangra Valley and replete with history. It is the home of the famous 18th century Kangra school of miniature painting and probably the world's - most certainly India's - oldest ruling lineage comes from here. On arrival, check in Hotel & relax. Later take a walk around to explore the hidden beauty of Nature in Pragpur. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 12: PRAGPUR – CHANDIGARH (190 Km / 6 Hrs Ride)

After breakfast start ride to Chandigarh. On arrival in Chandigarh, leave bikes & take bid from crew members. Later you will board in the Super Fast Train for Delhi (ETD: 18:20 Hrs – ETA: 21:50 Hrs). On arrival in Delhi at railway station, you will be received by our representative & transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 13: DEPART FROM DELHI

Following breakfast, you’ll head for Delhi International Airport to leave for the journey home as per your flight schedule with lots of sweet memories. If you have late night flight then you have option for the local sightseeing of Delhi or same day trip to visit UNESCO World Heritage site ‘Taj Mahal” on extra cost.

Fixed Departures

In our Fixed departure we take maximum 8 Riders.

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Price- US $ 2700 Per Rider
US $ 4500 Price for Rider + Pillion
US $ 2200 Price for Car Passenger
US $ 395 Single Room Supplement

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Early Bird Discounts for Individual: 5% Off the Total Cost for Bookings of 4 months prior to tour start date & 10% Off the Total Cost for Bookings of 6 months prior to tour start date.

Group Booking Discounts: 10% Off on Per Rider Cost if a Group of 4 Riders Registers Together & 15% Off on Per Rider Cost if a Group of 6 Riders Registers Together.

Early Bird Discounts for Group: 15% Off on Per Rider Cost if a Group of 4 Riders Registers together prior of 05 months tour start date.

Package Cost Includes

  • 12 Nights Hotel / Camp Accommodation on Twin / Double Sharing basis.
  • Breakfast & Dinner throughout the Tour.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Back-up Vehicle (Support Car/Van) to carry your Luggage.
  • First-Aid Medical kit.
  • Refreshment during rides like Packed Juice, Fresh Fruits, Biscuits, Tea, Coffee Etc.
  • One Time Monument / Monastery / Temple Entrances.
  • Delhi-Kalka & Chandigarh-Delhi Super fast Train Tickets in Aircon Chair Class.
  • Toy Train Kalka-Shimla Ticket.
  • The services of an English speaking guide on sightseeing days.
  • 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.

Rates exclude

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.