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Spiti Motorcycling Basics
An 8 day no frills motorcyling itinerary to Spiti Valley

An all Inclusive motorcycle expedition touching inner-most landscape of the Himalayas , riding across remote valleys, highest villages in the ethereal Spiti valley. We begin this expedition in Delhi, our first phase takes us till Narkanda and further into the unforgiving yet spell binding landscape of Spiti

Note: We encourage responsible tourism. Practice these guidelines while on a trip!

Accomdations

Home Stays
Camps
Hi Altitude Nature Camp
Transit Rest House

Service Level

Budget
All Inclusive

Transportation

Private

Food

Vegetarian
Eggitarian

Age

18 to 65 years

Difficulty

Moderate

Fitness Guide

  • High Altitude technical riding switching between gravel , snow , slush
  • Average riding altitude of 8000 ft and riding distance of 100 + KMS per day
  • We do not recommend people with Heart-related issues and Asthma/breathing-related issues for this trip

Who is this tour for?

Solo Women, Solo Men, Group of Couples, Group of Singles

Note: This is a group tour. Minimum group size is None people

Tour Map

Tour Experience

Hello Riders, Welcome to this out of the world motorcycle expedition. This is a beautiful route with all the thrills suitable for an unforgettable ride. This a technical ride as average height of the ride will be 8,000 ft-10,000 ft along gravel , snow, slush.

The region of Spiti is remote and access is scarce due to the climate and local traditions, Owing to its terrain and less connectivity, this route sees only a few brave souls, thanks to its challenging altitude and terrain.

Max altitude 15,500 Ft | Total Distance 1488 Kms

Spiti literally translates to - The Middle land ,divides India and Tibet. Spiti can be approached from two routes Manali and/or Shimla. However currently the road from Manali to Kaza is closed until March or April of 2022. This riding trail is from Shimla.

  • An 8 day all inclusive riding itinerary across Spiti Valley
  • Technical riding along gravel , snow , slush
  • Riding to highest village in the world at 15,500 ft
  • Post a letter from the highest post office in the world at 14,400 ft
  • Enfield 500 CC cost inclusive
  • Price is inclusive of fuel
  • Fully equipped back up support vehicle with Mechanic
  • Basic First Aid
  • All Inner Line Permits
  • Oxygen Cylinders
  • Accommodation in hotels and Camps as per location
  • Separate accommodation arrangement for Stags and Couples
  • Experienced trip leader

8N/ 9D

Departure: Fixed

You will be doing:

Hi Altitude Riding
Village hopping in the greater himalayas

You will be experiencing:

Nature
Road Trip
Adventure
Motorcycle Expedition

Itinerary

1 Meet and Greet- Orientation

Welcome to Motorcycling Basics- Spiti . The trip starts from Delhi .

Meet the Ride Leader in the evening at a predefined time for Introduction to your motorcycles, riding gears scrutiny, Safety measures and other important aspects of the tour followed by dinner.

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Delhi
Preselected Choice of accommodation
Meet and Greet, Orientation
Motorcycle Expedition
None

We start at sunrise and aim to reach Narkanda by evening depending in traffic and weather conditions. The black top is pretty smooth almost all the trail.We might encounter slow moving traffic around Chandigarh-Shimla. The black top is flat till we reach Kandaghat. We start our first ascend into the valley's of Shimla from Kandaghat.

Once at Shimla , Narkanda is about 2 hours away. Expect to reach Narkanda by evening, around sunset.

  • Delhi
  • Sonipat
  • Karnal
  • Kalka
  • Shimla
  • Kufri
  • Fagu
  • Theog
  • Narkanda
400 km None
Narkanda
Home Stays
Hi Altitude Riding
Motorcycle Expedition, Road Trip
Breakfast, Dinner

We begin our ride towards Kalpa post breakfast. This part of the road is a personal favourite as we ride along the banks of Sutlej river . Kalpa is well connected by good motor-able roads so expect a smooth ride, unless there are landslides, pray there's none !

When we are greeted by the majestic Kinner-Kailash peaks we know we are in Kalpa . We will stay the night at this beautiful hamlet before continuing our journey further north ✌🏽

  • Narkanda
  • Tapri
  • Rekong Peo
  • Kalpa
170 km None
Kalpa
Home Stays
Village Stay
Motorcycle Expedition, Nature, Adventure
Breakfast, Dinner

We enter Spiti Valley today. The distance to cover this morning is 210 Km. Road conditions are mixed with the stretch from Sangla to Chitkul in a bad condition , so expect increase in ride time.

  • Kalpa
  • Dhankar Monastery - 12,400 ft
  • Tabo Monastery - 10,000 ft
210 km None
Kaza
Home Stays
Hi Altitude Riding
Motorcycle Expedition, Adventure
Breakfast, Dinner

Today marks the 5 day of riding. We break for the day to spend time at Kaza.

We start our day at leisure and visit the 1000 year old key monastery. From here we ride to explore Langza village at 14,500 ft which is known its fossils. It is also the most remotest village in India. Local kids sell these fossils aged millions of years for pocket money. From Langza we ride to Komic village at 15,030 ft, the highest village in the world. Everything here is tagged as highest in the world. The last place to visit on the trail today is the world highest post office at Hikkim. Carry a few letters to post from here - may be post to yourself! Hikkim is located at an altitude of 14,400 ft. We stop by one of the cafes at Hikkim for some refreshments before we hit the road back to Kaza.

The rest of the day is at leisure , explore Kaza, speak to local folk, buy some souvenirs may be - support the local community.

  • Kaza Local
  • Hikkim
  • Langza
50 km None
Kaza
Home Stays
Ride to the highest village in the world at 15,500 ft, Ride to the highest post office at 14,400 ft, Ride to the remotest village in the Himalayas
Motorcycle Expedition, Adventure
Breakfast, Dinner

After a day of rest we will continue the ride towards Kinnaur. Todays ride will take us from Kaza to Kinnaur will take us approx 6-7 hours depending on traffic. Road conditions are overall good with a. few short bad patches.

Kinnaur is know for its apple orchards apart from the temples and monasteries , the Kinner Kailash range can be seen from here.

  • Kaza
  • Tabo
  • Sumdo
  • Nako
  • Pooh
170 km None
None +

We begin our return journey today, we will be travelling through the Hindustan-Tibet highway. This is perhaps the longest day on our ride timeline. We will take 8-10 hours depending on traffic and climate conditions to reach Shimla.

Once at Shimla rest , relax for the ride to New Delhi.

  • Kinnaur
  • Rampur
  • Theog
  • Fagu
  • Kufri
  • Shimla
270 km None
Shimla
Home Stays
Hi Altitude Riding
Motorcycle Expedition, Adventure
Breakfast

We will begin early post breakfast. 1.5 hours to 2 hours into the ride from Shimla we will begin to come across urban traffic . Our ride to Delhi will take about 8-10 hours depending on traffic conditions. One we reach Delhi by evening ,bikes will be handed over and we all meet for a farewell dinner to plan the next trip or simply relive the memories of the ride

  • Shimla
  • Chandigarh
  • Ambala
  • Panipat
  • Karnal
  • Ghaziabad
  • Delhi
340 km None
Delhi
Preselected Choice of accommodation
Hi Altitude Riding
Motorcycle Expedition
Breakfast, Dinner

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Other Details

Inclusions
  • Accommodation for 8 days on triple sharing basis for stags
  • Accommodation for 8 days on twin sharing basis for couples
  • 8 Breakfasts and 8 Dinners per person.
  • Royal Enfield bike 500cc
  • Inner Line permits
  • Dedicated tour guide and tour captain,
  • First-aid medical kits
  • Fuel Included(not for BYOB)
  • Charges as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • An Oxygen Cylinder 24 *7 case of emergency.
  • Back up vehicle 4*4 with mechanic.
  • Basic First Aid
  • Inner line Permits
  • Environment Fees
  • Oxygen Cylinders
  • Mechanic with Basic spare parts like spark plugs, clutch wire and clutch cable (any damage/additional spares/engine oil payable as extra directly)

Pricing Table

  • Solo Rider | Motorcycle Provided with fuel - RE 500 cc | INR 41,250 + 5 % GST
  • Rider (with pillion) | Motorcycle Provided with fuel -RE 500 cc | INR 30,,250 + 5% GST
  • Solo Rider | Your Bike | Your Fuel | INR 25,800.00 + 5 % GST
  • Seat in a Car | INR 27,400 + 5% GST
  • HIMALAYAN at INR 5,000 surplus

*Please note that a refundable deposit of INR 5,000 will be collected before the ride , should there be any major damage to the bike , the same will be borne by the customer

  • Lunch
  • Any Travel expense from Delhi and Back.
  • Any personal expenses like laundry, telephone bills, tips etc.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc. to be borne by the client directly on the spot.
  • Any other item which is not specified under cost inclusions.
  • Any entrance fee to the monastery and monuments.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Refundable security deposit of INR 5000
  • Taxes 5% GST

Things to carry - Gender Neutral


  • Shirt/t-shirt – 3-4
  • Jeans/trekking pants – 2
  • Windproof jacket of decent quality
  • Thermals (upper and lower)
  • Warm fleece/thick pullover – 2
  • Woollen cap
  • Woollen gloves
  • Woollen socks and regular socks – 3-4 pair
  • Scarf/muffler (optional) • Comfortable hiking/training shoes Floaters/sandals/chappals
  • Water bottle
  • Cap/hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Moisturiser
  • Torch/flashlight
  • Day pack/small backpack to carry it with you every day and to keep your essentials in it
  • Camera with extra batteries

Cancellation and Refund Policy

In case have to cancel the trip due to any unavoidable reason, please notify us in writing about the same. The below given cancellation policy will apply in that case:

Cancellation charges:

  • Cancellation within 30 days of departure date : no refund
  • Cancellation before 30 days of departure date : 20% of billing amount will be charged as cancellation charges

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