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Lahaul and Spiti Guided Himalayan Motorcycle Tour

Trip Rating

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Days/ Duration

09 nights 10 days

Tour Style

Motorcycle Tour

Group Size

10 to 16 pax people

Season

June to October

Location

Lahaul & Spiti

Meeting Point

Chandigarh

Skill Level

Advanced

Accommodation

Hotels / Homestays / Guesthouse

Weather

weather

Starting From Heart

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Overview

Numbers of passes have opened the Spiti valley to the areas outside. The natural border of this valley with the neighboring areas is formed by watersheds. The valley is landlocked from all the sides. On these watersheds some passes have linked the Spiti valley from time immemorial with the surrounding areas of Ladakh, Kinnaur, Lahaul and Tibet. For understanding areas of Spiti valley it is essential to understand the layout of these passes…

  • 8 nights’ accommodation
  • Ride to one of the world’s highest village, Kibber
  • Ride along Asia’s Highest Bridge, Chicham
  • Travel through Kunzum Pass and Chandra Taal
  • Terrain: 60% asphalt and 40% off-road
  • Bike: rental bike (Royal Enfield 500 cc / Himalayan 410 cc bike)
  • Riding gear included : Helmet
  • Mileage: approximately 1,200-1,400 kilometers / 746-870 miles
  • Daily rides: 60 – 200 kilometers / 37 – 124 miles
  • Meals: breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
  • Starts in Chandigarh and ends in Chandigarh/Manali
  • Ride to Ki Monastery, the oldest and biggest monastery in Spiti
  • Pay a visit to Chitkul village and explore Sangla valley.

Itinerary


Day 1 | Chandigarh to Narkanda (Tanidar), 200 kilometers / 124 miles
Start the journey at leisure from Chandigarh and we reach Narkanda after a easy drive.

Day 2 | Narkanda to Sangla, 163 kilometers / 101 miles
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart by surface to Sangla (8 to 9-hour drive) via Rampur. Sarahan is a beautifully located township amid mountains with Shrikhand Mahadev peak (5,155 meters) looming as a backdrop. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 3 | Sangla to Kalpa, 60 kilometers / 37 miles
After breakfast, visit Chitkul, explore Sangla, ride back to Kalpa town, apply for ILP (inner line permit) with photos, and relax with a grand view of Mount Kailash along with an evening beer.

Day 4 | Kalpa to Tabo, 160 kilometers / 99 miles
After breakfast, ride to Tabo (3,200 meters), (6 to 7-hour drive) via Ribba, Moron, and Tila monasteries. Tabo Monastery is an ordinary mud structure, but on the inside, it has frescoes which earned Tabo the epithet of “Ajanta of Himalayas”. Overnight at Tabo.

Day 5 | Tabo – Pin – Kungri – Dhankar – Kaza, 100 kilometers / 62 miles
After breakfast, ride to Kaza (3,450 meters), via Pin, Kungri, and Dhankar monasteries, and enjoy the relaxing ride. Overnight in a small town of Kaza.

Day 6 | Kaza – Ki – Kibber – Komic (highest village) – Loshar, 100 kilometers / 62 miles
After breakfast, ride to Ki Monastery (4,116 meters). The monastery has rare paintings and scriptures, which is the oldest and biggest in Spiti. Go further to Kibber (4,140 meters), one of the highest villages in the world. Go to Loshar and stay in a small village in a homestay for an overnight stay.

Day 7 | Loshar to Chandra Taal, via Kunzum Pass, 100 kilometers / 62 miles
After breakfast, ride to Kunzum Pass (4,551 meters) and Chandra Taal (4,270 meters). This blue water lake is situated about nine kilometers from Kunzum Pass. The lake is placed between a low ridge and the main Kunzum Range with an outlet into the Chandra River. The lake lies in a broad grassy plain with cranes and ducks abound in the lake. Overnight in tents at Chatru or Chandra Taal.

Note: If Kunzam pass is closed due to snow, you will ride back on the same route until Chandigarh with a new stops on the way. Planet Way Round will assess the situation and change the tour itinerary if needed.

Day 8 | Chatru or Chandra Taal to Manali, 100 kilometers / 62 miles
Today is the last day of the tour. In the evening you will have a farewell dinner, sharing emotions after the journey. Go for a hot spring in Vashisht for relaxation. In Manali, shop some gifts for friends. You will get presents from Planet Way Round for memory.

Day 9 | Manali – ride to Chandigarh
You will ride through Himalayan highway (280 kilometers / 174 miles). Cross a small town and jungle route until you reach Chandigarh. Stop over for Indian lunch and complimentary stay deluxe at Chandigarh City. On the next day, you will be transferred to Chandigarh airport..

Thing to do extra


*Village Walk at Sangla / Tabo/ Loser/ Kaza
*Jeep Safari
*Wildlife Photography tour
*Paragliding
*Shopping in the packed and fascinating village shops
*Stroll the Tibetan style markets at Manali /Kaza to pick up some souvenirs
*Trek to the waterfall
*Visit the hot springs at Vashist
*Visit one of the oldest monastery in India, which is over 1,000 years old
*Whitewater river rafting
*Yoga class every morning
*Meditation

For our tours we use Royal Enfield Himalayan or Classic 550 bikes only.  All bikes are checked and serviced before the start of the tour to make sure that only good bikes are used for the tour.

-Notes
Minor repairs like brake shoe, spark plug, clutch plate, tubes, cable (1 set only), and engine oil are included in the cost. However, if more breakages happen due to rough handling, accidents, theft, etc., the clients will have to bear the cost.

Royal Enfield Himalayan

Royal Enfield 550

Food and Meal


The Trip includes all meals and beverages, like water and tea, during this tour, are included. You will be served daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner at either the hotel or while on the road. Every day, you’ll get the best food with local Indian taste and flavor for all hotels and resorts, and camps.

At places the lunch is served on the way at running Ladakhi and local food joints with local Ladakhi and Tibetan taste. Dinners will be at the hotel and resort or camp where you stay. In some places, Plane Way Round can plan to visit the best city restaurant to taste local food.

Type of stay


Accommodations is provided in a Mix of Hotels / Guesthouses and Homestays for the duration of the tour.

Getting there


STARTS AND END POINT OF TOUR

Arrival by airplane
Please book your flight to arrive at Chandigarh International Airport (IXC).Transfer from and to the airport is included. Planet Way Round will pick you up from the airport but in one group.

Departure details:
Depart from Chandigarh ( IXC) or Kullu-Manali Airport (KUU). Don’t book your departure flight in advance as there can be route change or road block and you might miss your flight.

Skill level required: Advanced
*can ride for 5-6 hours
*extensive riding experience
*assistance on demand (if required)
*experienced with riding a variety of motorcycles
*comfortable with any terrain and weather conditions

Including the package cost

  1. 09 nights accommodations
  2. All meals and beverages like water and tea, except lunches at Leh
  3. Care of a guide and good company
  4. Royal Enfield 500 cc or Himalayan 410cc
  5. Support car in which tools, additional fuel, and your luggage will be carried
  6. Border permits, ILP permit with all entry fee
  7. Access tickets to all sights en route
  8. Oxygen bottles and basic medication backup for AMS
  9. Motorbike insurance
  10. Chandigarh / Manali  Airport pick up and drop off
  11. Minor repairs like break shoe, spark plug, clutch plate, tubes, cable (1 set only), and engine oil

Not including the cost


  1. Stay for extra days if any ( we can make bookings for you )
  2. Flights to the destination.
  3. Fuel for the Bike for duration of tour.
  4. Bike Transfer Cost If any
  5. Bike rental deposit
  6. Bike Damage /fine/ Insurance
  7. Extra luggage Jeep ( If any )
  8. Extra food Like Starters /Lunch /Dinner all over Pay & Eat ( if Any outside the venue) .
  9. Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals, starters (Alcoholic, Mineral, Soft Drinks, Aerated) etc.
  10. Extra guide fee, Camera & Video fee ,Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone
  11. Any activity apart from mentioned ones.
  12. Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like damage accruing from land blocks, bad weather etc.
  13. Any medical expenses incurred during the trip or travel insurance
  14. Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like damage accruing from land blocks, bad weather etc.
  15. Anything not mentioned in inclusions
  16. GST EXTRA ON BILLING
PAX COST
01 Pax travelling on Bike USD – 2050 Per Person stay on twin / double share basis of room.
02 Pax travelling on Bike USD – 3900 Nett for stay on twin / double share basis of room. ( USD 2050 rider + USD 1850 pillion )
If staying in private single room + 01 pax on bike USD 2450 per person with single private room / tent

Durations

09 Nights / 10 Days

Month

Aug
July
June
October
September

Tour's Location

Lahaul & Spiti

FAQs

Can you book a hotel for me?
Yes, sure we can book hotel stay for you for your pre and post tour days.
What is your cancellation policy?
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/ unavoidable reasons we must be informed in written. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive mail in written and cancellation charges would be as follows:
• Once the booking is confirmed – 25% of the tour/service cost.
• 15 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
• 07 days prior to arrival – 75% of the tour/service cost.
• Less than 72 hours or no show – NO REFUNDS
Can you send us the final itinerary before we book the tour?
Yes we always send the tour program before you book.
Note - as we travel in the Himalayas at time if necessary we have to make changes in the itinerary due to snow fall / road closure or any other natural calamity that is beyond our control.
How do we communicate with other team mates when where is no mobile signal en-route
We provide walki-talki sets for communication to all travelling vehicles, so there we can have uninterrupted communication.
Is basis first aid available with the team
The accompanying team carries with it basis first aid, Oxygen for emergency use

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