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Trans Himalayan Motorcycle Tour

Come and experience the pleasures of mountain biking as we take you on an exciting and wondrous journey through the scenic locales of Himachal Pradesh.
On this adrenalin-pumping bike ride, you will enjoy some pure biking fun as we explore the mesmerizing terrains of Spiti Valley, ride along the beautiful River Chandra, pass through numerous quaint villages and make our way towards the breathtaking Kinnaur Valley.
Also known as ‘The Middle Land’, Spiti Valley is a beautiful mountain valley in the Himalayas, standing between India and Tibet in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
There is a whole lot of adventure, stunning natural beauty and socio-cultural experiences awaiting you. The fresh mountain air beckons.

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ITINERARY

  1. Day 01 Arrive Delhi

    On arrival at Delhi International airport you will meet & greet with Brahmand tour representative and transfer to your hotel. Free time for personal activities. Overnight at hotel..

  2. Day 02 Delhi - Chandigarh – Shimla by surface (Approx 120 kms/03 hrs journey)

    Morning departure transfer to New Delhi railway station for train journey to Chandigarh, on arrival meets and greets with our representative and drive to Shimla (The Capital of Himachal Pradesh) by Private Vehicle.
    Evening interaction & briefing about upcoming epic adventurous journey. Later we have small ride to get familiar with your machine (The Royal Enfield). Overnight stay at hotel

  3. Day 03 Shimla - Sarahan (Approx 175 Kms / 06-07 Hrs Ride)

    Morning ride to Sarahan (known as Baspa Valley) is a most holy place in Baspa Valley. On arrival check in at hotel,
    After refreshment walk in the village where you will see old Himachali traditional houses
    Evening witness the Aarti ceremony at Bhimakali temple, Overnight stay at Sarahan

  4. Day 04 Sarahan – Kalpa (Approx 90 kms/ 3-4 Hrs Ride)

    Travel from Sarahan to Kalpa located next to District town Rikongpio of Kinnur Valley. After refreshment at hotel proceed to administration office for obtaining special permit to entering the restricted zone of Spiti valley. During the process of permission in Rikongpio will have chance to visit local market of district town. Overnight stay at hotel

  5. Day 05 Kalpa – Nako - Tabo (Approx 150 Kms/ 5-6 Hrs Ride)

    Morning post breakfast ride to Tabo en route visiting confluence of Satluj & Spiti River’s at Khab, proceed to Tabo with take a stop at Gyu Village known as the mummy of Monk (approx 500 years old).
    On arrival, check in, after refreshment evening visit the magnificent Tabo Gompa which is the one of highlight in Spiti monasteries. This 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 monk’s chamber and a nun’s 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 Tholing gompa. Overnight stay at Tabo.

  6. Day 06 Tabo – Dhankar Monastery – Kaza (Approx 85 kms/ 05 – 06 Hrs Ride)

    After breakfast ride towards Kaza while stopping to admire the serenity of village life at the Shichling and Chhorden villages. Interestingly, these scenic villages are situated on the banks of a peaceful river.
    Next stop at Dhankar an unexplored village of Spiti Valley. After the visit continue our ride to Kaza (the major town of Spiti Valley). Overnight stay at Kaza

  7. Day 07 Ride to Ki Monastery – Langza – Komic - Hikkim Villages

    After breakfast, you will ride to Ki monastery (the Highlight of Spiti Valley) and world highest village Komic (4587 meters) & World highest postal office. Later come back to hotel and time free for personal activities. Overnight stay at Kaza

  8. Day 08 Kaza – Chandertal Lake over Kunzum Pass (Approx 100 Kms/ 5-6 Hrs Ride)

    Today your machine will have challenging day with crossing rough patch or no road till campsite, This is a dirt road experience but very scenic providing views of Bara Shigri Glacier and CB ranges, moreover today we cross highest motorable pass of Spiti valley (Kunzum Pass (4558 m), which is exquisite beauty between a lower ridge and the main Kunzum range, the outlet being into Chandra river. Overnight at camp.

  9. Day 09 Chandertal – Rohtang pass – Manali (Approx 140 Kms/ 7 Hrs Ride)

    Early witness breathtaking sun-rise from the camp-site, post mountain breakfast proceed to Manali with experience bumpy/rugged rode or no road till the junction of Gramphu where will take a break for lunch, climbing over Rohtang Pass (3980 m).

  10. Day 10 Manali - Dharamshala (Mcleodganj) (Approx 240 Kms/ 7 Hrs Ride)

    Today you will ride from Manali to Dharamshala – The home of Dalai Lamba. Today last day of riding. Evening at leisure to stroll down in the Tibetain settlement (Mcleodganj) followed by visit Dalai Lama temple, time free to visit Mcleodganj market for souvenir.
    Farewell dinner + cocktail with cruise members. Overnight stay at Dharamshala (Mcleodganj)

  11. Day 11 Dharamshala – Delhi (By Flight)

    Post breakfast transfer to Dharamshala airport to catch flight back to Delhi, on arrival connection to international flight.

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Fixed Departure Calendar & Prices

01 person
Pilot Twin sharing Room
US$ 1400
01 person
Pillion Twin sharing Room
US$ 970
Private Single Room US$ 240

Tour Key Points

  • Starting City
    Delhi
  • Ending City
    Delhi
  • Duration
    11 Days
  • Distance
    1030 kms (640 miles)
  • Difficulty Level
    Advance

Highlights

  • Starts and ends in Delhi
  • Ride to the world's highest village, Komic
  • Fossil hunting
  • Oldest monasteries in world **Key and Tabo monasteries**
  • Cross the highest motorable pass of Spiti Valley, Kunzum Pass
  • Chandratal lake one of famous Ramsar site in the world
  • Visit Dharamshala, the home of Dalai Lama
  • Adventure ride
  • Service of a road leader, mechanic, and back-up vehicle

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Accommodation

Check-in Time: 12:00
Check-out Time: 12:00
During the tour, you will stay in various accommodations
Night 1: WelcomHotel Dwarka or similar, Delhi
Night 2: Fairmount Shimla or similar, Shimla
Night 3: Green hotel or similar, Sarahan
Night 4: Apple Pie or similar, Kalpa
Night 5: Tiger Den or similar, Tabo
Night 6 & 7: Hotel Deyzor or similar, Kaza
Night 8: Deluxe Camp, Chandertal
Night 9: Glacier Resort or similar, Manali
Night 10: Citurs hotel or similar, Dharamshala
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Accommodation in mentioned or similar hotels on twin sharing basis. Check in/ out time is 12 noon
  • Half board basis at places of stay (breakfast & dinner included), Except Delhi stay would be on Breakfast only
  • All arrival/departure transfer by Toyota Innova/Tempo Traveler as per above program
  • Train ticket from Delhi to Kalka (seat on chair car basis) on day 02
  • Flight ticket from Dharamshala to Delhi on day 11
  • Assistance for arrival/departure at airport/railway station
  • Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle with gearshift on the left from Shimla to Dharamshala
  • Fuel/Gas is included
  • Basic spare parts (Tyres-Tubes, Clutch & Accelerator wire, Engine oil, chain lock etc)
  • Royal Enfield Motorbike mechanic
  • Road captain/route expert with private motorbike
  • Support vehicle to carry the luggage’s/ spare part’s/fuel etc…
  • Entrances Fee to places of visit (one time only)
  • Bonfire (once)
  • Inner line Permit & all wildlife/environmental fee
  • First Aid kit with Oxygen cylinder containing adequate stock of the most frequently – needed medicine (if you have any medicine suggested by your physician then please carry at your end)
  • All current applicable taxes
  • Brahmand Tour personal care and attention
Whats not included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Airfare (International)
  • Bike Damage
  • Still & Video Camera fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunch & beverages
  • Security deposit (Inr 10000/ US$ 200) refundable amount
  • Personal nature expenses like tips, gratuities, portage, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks
  • Any item not specified under cost inclusions

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