Motor bike tour including unlimited fun & challenge to one of the
remotest regions of Himachal Pradesh, viz Kinnaur & Spiti valley. It
involves visiting remote valleys, villages and crossing over high
mountain passes Rohtang Pass (3980 m) & Kunzum Pass (4550 m)
providing spectacular views of picturesque snow capped peaks, rugged
terrain and old monasteries. The tour ends in Shimla which was once
the capital of India during the British era. Come prepared for every
possible weather imaginable from scorching sunshine to freezing
blizzards, even in mid-summers.
Manali, Rohtang Pass, Chandertal Lake, Kunzam Pass, Kibber, Ki,
Gungri, Dhankar, Tabo, Nako, Kalpa, Sangla Valley, Sarahan,
Highest Altitude Gained:
Kunzam Pass 4558 m
Best time/dates to begin: :
15th June to 30th September
01: Manali - Chatru - Chandertal (about 116 kms/ 7 hrs)
On your Royal Enfield bikes we start our journey up to
(3980 m) and then meandering our way down to Gramphu. From here we
ride along the Chandra river. From Gramphu to Chandertal Lake is a
dirt road but very scenic providing views of
Bara Shigri Glacier and
CB ranges. On arrival check in at camp at base of Chandertal Lake.
Overnight at camp.
Day 02: Chandertal - Kaza (about 170 kms / 6-7 hrs)
Early morning by walk (1 hrs one way) to visit
Chandertal (The moon
lake – 4270 m) which is of exquisite beauty between a lower ridge
and the main Kunzum range, the outlet being into Chandra river.
Enjoy the charming scenery and ride your Royal Enfield bikes
climbing over Kunzum Pass (4558 m) and passing some beautiful
villages of Spiti valley. On arrival in Kaza check in at hotel.
Overnight at hotel
Day 03: Kaza
Morning visit the Ki monastery, 12 kms from
Kaza. This centuries –
old gompa is a labyrinth of rooms and corridors – and at one time
also acted as a fort. It houses valuable Thangkas and offers a
panoramic view of the area. Also visit the small Gompa at Kibber, 9
kms further ahead. Kibber at 4205 m has the distinction of being the
highest permanently inhabited village of the region. Ride back to
Kaza and evening free to explore the town. Overnight at hotel
Day 04: Kaza - Pin Valley - Dhankar (about 60 kms/ full day)
An excursion visiting Pin Valley, the land of Ibex and Snow
Leopards. Here we also visit Gungri Monastery. After the visit we
continue our ride to visit the old monastery at Lalung village and
then continue to Dhankar village & monastery.
Dhankar Monastery rests high over the valley and is a stupendous example of
local architecture. It is regarded to have once been a fort and was
also the residence of the ruler of
Spiti – the Nano. Overnight at
Guest House in Dhankar.
Day 05: Dhankar - Tabo - Nako (about 90 kms/ 3-4 hrs)
Morning ride to Tabo and explore the village.
Tabo monastery was
founded in 996 AD by the great teacher Richensang-po, Tabo is
renowned for its breathtaking murals and stucco images – and is
often called “The Ajanta of the Himalayas”. The largest monastic
complex in Spiti, the old section has 9 temples, 23 chortens, a
monks chamber and a nuns chamber. There are several caves adorned
with frescoes and contemporary structures too. In trans Himalayan
Buddhism, Tabo’s sanctity is next only to Tibet’s
Afternoon continue your journey to Nako. On arrival at Nako, a
beautiful village located by the banks of lake, check in at camp.
Overnight in camp at Nako.
Day 06: Nako - Kalpa (about 125 kms/ 6 hrs)
Early morning visit the village, the Buddhist temples with stucco
images and murals and a rock where a footprint like impression is
ascribed to Padmasambhava. Later we bike from Nako to Kalpa enroute
visiting confluence of Satluj & Spiti rivers at Khab. Kalpa village
is located in backdrop of
Kinner Kailash mountain range. On arrival
check in at hotel. Rest of day free to explore Kalpa village.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Kalpa - Sangla - Chitkul - Sangla (about 103 kms/ 6
Travel by from Kalpa to Sangla enroute visiting Kamru Fort &
village. We continue further
Sangla valley to visit the remote
village of Chitkul. We ride back to Sangla and check in at camp for
Day 08: Sangla - Narkanda (about 198 kms/ 6-7 hrs)
Travel from Sangla to Narkanda enroute visiting the famous Bhimakali
temple in Sarahan, regarded as one of the Shaktipeeths. Continue
ride to Narkanda. On arrival check in at hotel/ camp. Later you have
option to ride up till Hatu Peak (3300 m) to enjoy a magnificent
view of the region. Overnight at hotel/ camp.
Day 09: Narkanda - Shimla (about 69 kms/ 3-4 hrs)
Travel from Narkanda to Shimla enroute visiting the hill resorts of
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Hotel which have been tested in the past by us and are good value of
money (subject to availability).
No. of Nights
Alpine tents (Fixed Camp)
Spiti Sarai / Similar Basic Hotel
Guest house or Option of home stay
Kinner Camp/ Similar
Kinner Villa / Grand Shagrila/ Similar
Kinner Camp / Similar Camp
Agyatvas/ Similar Camp/ Guest House
Inclusions in the given tour cost:
Accommodation in double room on twin sharing basis with bath
and WC as in the above mentioned / Similar hotels.
board basis starting with dinner in Chandertal till packed Lunch on
departure from Narkanda (breakfast & dinner would be hot and we
provide packed lunches during long rides or excursion).
up van (utility or pick up jeep for spare parts / baggage etc).
Enfield Motorcycle per rider and as per the above itinerary (without
Motorbike Mechanic for the entire tour.
spares for the motorcycles (any damage/ change of spares payable as
Accompanied co - coordinator for the entire tour (not riding
to place of visit & Innerline Permit (camera fee not included).
Any Kind of Personal Expenses
Insurance such as Monument Tips,
Telephone Bills and Alcoholic beverages.
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges, Train Fare.
accommodation in Manali/ Shimla, any transportation to reach Manali/
Bike, any other meal than mentioned in itinerary.
Unspecified Meals etc.
Anything which is not included in the inclusions.
Package cost per person
on twin sharing basis in INR including Room, Breakfast, Lunch,
No. of Pax
Pillion Rider Cost
Note: Pillion Rider is Optional.
Above rates are valid from April 2014 till September 2014.
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