Trans Himalayan Motorcycle Tour

Destination

Delhi - Chandigarh – Shimla - Sarahan – Kalpa - Manali - Dharamshala

Tour Key Points

  • Starting City
    Delhi
  • Ending City
    Delhi
  • Duration
    11 Days
  • Distance
    1030 kms (640 miles)
  • Difficulty Level
    Advance
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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
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  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 – Dharamshala (By Flight) – Bir (60 Kms / 02 Hrs)

    Today you will fly from Delhi to Dharamshala at Gaggal Airport, after meet and greet transfer to your hotel at Bir. On arrival check-in into the hotel. Afternoon 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 Bir – Jibhi (160 Kms / 05-06 Hrs)

    After breakfast drive to Banjar valley- Jibhi, via Kandi Katola National park. On arrival check-in into the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

  4. Day 04 Jibhi – Sarahan (Approx 160 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.

  5. Day 05 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.

    Note: Today we will get permit at Recongeo for restricted area

  6. Day 06 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.

  7. Day 07 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

  8. Day 08 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.

  9. Day 09 Kaza – Kunzum Pass – Manali (Approx 180 Kms/ 06-07 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. Then continue ride to Manali via Atal Tunnel (9.02 Kms long). On arrival check-in into the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  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 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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