10N/11D South India Motorcycle Tour

Kochi chinese fishnets

10N/11D South India Motorcycle Tour

The best time to visit tropical South India is during the winter months, but even then there are some distinct regional variations. The peak season is from December to February when the climate is at its most pleasant – Kerala is its least humid at this time, it is dry and daytime temperatures range from 22 to 30’C.

itinerary

Day 01-Cochin: Arrive Cochin

Cochin-International-AirportOn arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

fort kochiAfternoon, after fresh up gather at hotel lobby for small briefing about your motorbike expedition and later test ride with Royal Enfield 500 CC around the fort Cochin town. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02- Cochin –Vythiri (235 Kms/06 Hours Ride)              

Today morning ride to Vythiri en-route visiting Guruvayur temple which is situated near the Guruvayurappam Temple. The temple enshrines the idol of Lord Shiva and also houses smaller shrines of Ayyappa, Vishnu, Subramanyam and Ganapathy.

Guruvayur temple

Continue drive to Vythiri en-route visit to Kozhikode.

Vythiri, located in the hill district of Wayanad, is a popular hill station in Kerala. The destination has earned the reputation of having vast areas of spice plantations, luxuriant forests and rich cultural traditions, especially that of the tribal communities. Vythiri, which still retains its immaculate natural wealth, makes it an excellent picnic spot for both locals and tourists.

Karalad LakeVisit Karalad Lake which is about 8 km from Vythiri is an unusually quiet retreat, the lake offers facilities for angling and boating as well as a recreational park. Later visit Pookot Lake, about 3 km from Vythiri.

Overnight at Vythiri hotel.

Day 03-Vythiri – Ooty (135 Kms/3.5 Hours Ride)

Morning ride to Ooty and check in to the hotel.

Ooty is well known as “The queen of the Blue Mountains”, lies in the Nilgiri mountain ranges in Tamil Nadu. Set at a height of 2268 meters, Ooty is a town of salubrious climate and scenic beauty. It was developed as a hill station by the British in the 19th century, and is famous for its rolling hills and valleys covered with pine and eucalyptus forests, and its tea and coffee plantations.

ooty botanical gardensLater, proceed for half day tour of Ooty visit the Botanical gardens established in 1848.There are over 1000 varieties of plants, shrubs and trees among beautiful lawns and glass houses. There is also a 200 million year old fossilized tree trunk. See the Ooty Lake, where boating is a popular pastime, and the Doddabatta Peak which at 2623 m is the highest in the Nilgiri hills.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 04- Ooty – Kodaikanal (250 Kms/6.5 Hours Ride) 

Morning ride to Kodaikanal. On arrival check in to the hotel.

Kodaikanal lake

Kodaikanal or Kodai lies at an altitude of 2100 m in the Palani Hills, about 120 km northwest of Madurai. It is surrounded by wooded slopes, waterfalls and steep rocky outcrops and is ideal for trekking and hiking. The artificial lake created in 1910 acts as the focus of the town and also provides opportunities for boating. Pleasant in the summer, it is slightly chilly in the winter, especially after sunset.

Solar Physical Observatory KodaikanalSt Peter’s Church Kodaikanal

Afternoon visit in and around Kodaikanal include the Kodaikanal lake, the Solar Physical Observatory and museum, St Peter’s Church, Shenbaganur museum, waterfalls like the Silver Cascade and Bear Shola falls, and scenic walking tracks like Coaker’s Walk. Pillar Rocks, 7 km away, are granite formations over 120 m high.

Overnight at Kodaikanal hotel

Day 05- Kodaikanal – Munnar (161 Kms/4.5 Hours Ride)

Morning ride to Munnar. Check in to the hotel.

tea gardens munnar

Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town.

neelakurinji flowersAmong the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower that bathes the hills in blue every twelve years, will bloom next in 2006 AD. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2695 m.

echo point munnar
echo point munnar

High up in the Cardamom Hills, the town is surrounded by rolling tea plantations, the highest in the world at 6000ft, and interspersed with planters’ bungalows and grand old churches from the Raj era. There are many interesting walks around the plantations and hills. Trek through cardamom forests and landscaped tea shrubs. Take picnics besides scenic waterfalls or hill-tops with panoramic views.

Day 06-Munnar – Periyar (90 Kms/3 Hours Ride)

Morning ride to Periyar.

wildlife-sanctuary-of-PeriyarPeriyar is South India’s most popular wildlife sanctuary, encompassing an area of 777 sq. km. Set on the attractive man-made Periyar Lake, it attracts over 300,000 visitors a year. Though the sanctuary was made a part of Project Tiger in 1973, it is better known for its elephants.

Periyar-Lake-Boat-Ride

At Periyar, it is possible to take guided treks into the sanctuary. You can also take a boat ride on Lake Periyar, and see the wildlife around the lake as you cruise along its banks. Apart from elephants, bison, sambar, wild boar, langur, otter and flying squirrel are common. There are also 246 species of birds and 112 species of butterfly.

Overnight  at Periyar hotel.

Day 07-Periyar – Kovalam (210 Kms/4.5 Hours Ride)      

Morning ride to Kovalam. Check in to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 08- Kovalam

kovalam keralaFull day leisure to enjoy the beach or ride around or enjoy some Ayurvedic massages. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09- Kovalam – Alleppey (160 Kms/3.5 Hours Ride)  

After breakfast, ride to Alleppey where you board your houseboat to cruise through the backwaters of Kerala.

kuttanad alleppey

The backwater cruise in a country boat is the best way to explore the villages and rural life. Join the backwater cruise the most fascinating and enjoyable route available.

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Kerala backwaters consist of a complex network of lagoons, lakes, & canals and are best experienced while slowly rowing down the labyrinth of canals in a traditional thatch-roofed houseboat, known as ‘Kettuvallam’.

See life on the banks, lush green rice fields, and coconut groves with occasional temple or church as you cruise through the canals. Relish the special Kerala style meals prepared by your chef on board.

Overnight on Board Houseboat.

Day 10– Alleppey – Cochin (53 Kms / 1.5 Hours Ride)

Morning ride to Cochin. Check in to the hotel.

Jewish-Synagogue-CochinMattancherry Dutch Palace

Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of fort Cochin by visiting “the Jewish Synagogue” at the heart of what is locally called the Jew Town, “the St. Francis Church”, the oldest European Church in India, “the Santa Cruz Basilica” originally built in 1557 by the Portuguese, the Dutch Palace and Spice market in narrow streets.

Kochi chinese fishnetsAlso visit the “Chinese fishing nets” huge cantilevered fishing nets believed to have been brought to Kochi by Chinese traders.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11– Depart From Cochin

Early morning transfer to International airport to connect flight for onward destination.

End of Tour

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13N/14D Sach Pass Motorcycle Tour

Sach Pass

13N/14D Sach Pass Motorcycle Tour

During October to Mid June Sach Pass remain closed. Even the locals do not pass this stretch. The best time to visit is before mansoon hit the region. Try in July 1st week, that time there would be lot of snow and passage will be open for all.

itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Delhi International AirportMeet and greet by our representative on arrival in India at international airport and transfer to hotel for installation. Overnight at hotel

Day 02: Delhi – Amritsar by Train

Morning departure transfer to Delhi railway station to catch the train to Amritsar, Founded in 1577 by the fourth Sikh guru, Ram Das, Amritsar is home to Sikhism’s holiest shrine, the spectacular Golden Temple, one of India’s most serene and humbling sights. The same cannot be said for the hyperactive streets surrounding the temple.

Golden Temple Amritsar

Amritsar is divided in two by a tangle of railway lines. The old city, containing the Golden Temple and other historic sights and bound by 12 medieval gates, is southeast of the railway lines. This is a fascinating area to explore, with a capillary network of narrow bazaars that seems to float between the centuries.

On arrive at Amritsar, welcome with our local representative and transfer to hotel

Aarti ceremony Golden Temple

In the evening witness the Aarti ceremony, which is kept in the main gurudwara is carried to its night abode, the Akal Takth. This is called the Palki Sahab & it is a highly charged ambience in which this happens, the hymns which go on the entire day completely stop, there is a pin drop silence and an occasional blowing of trumpet kind of instrument. The witnessing of the same is highly recommended and the entire atmosphere is spiritually charged.

Overnight at hotel

Day 03: Amritsar – Dharamshala (1460m)  (Approx 200 Kms/04 – 05 Hrs drive)

After beakfast proceed to Dharamshala in private vehicle on arrival installation at hotel, after fresh up gather at hotel lobby for small briefing about your motorbike expedition. After that you will enjoy the test ride with Royal Enfield 500 CC around in beautiful Shivlaik view mountain at Dharamashala visiting Nadi / Bhagsunag / Mc Leodganj.

McLeod Ganj

Evening welcome dinner with our crew members and its also introduction between us. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: Dharamshala – Chamba – Tissa (1200m) (Approx 210 Kms/ 07-08 Hrs ride)

After breakfast ride to Tissa en route visiting Chamba town on arrival in Tissa set up of camp (trekking style camping) rest of the day free to walk around the surrounding.

Tissa

Overnight stay at tents

Day 05: Tissa – Sach Pass (4390 Mts) – Killar (Approx 150 Kms/ 07 Hrs ride)

Morning after breakfast at camp & carrying your packed lunch pack up of camp. Ride from Tissa to next camping point at Sural in Pangi Valley en route viewing beautiful remote villages of Chamba Valley and over Sach pass (4390 mts).

Sach PassOn arrival set up of camp. Rest of the day free to explore the surrounding. Overnight stay at basic guest house/villager houses

Day 06: Killar (Excursion To Sural And Dharwas Village)

After breakfast at camp, explore the remote village by walk and admire the breathtaking view of mountains surrounding the Sural Village, Overnight stay at basic guest house/villager houses

Sural Village

Day 07: Killar – Purthi (2200m) (Approx 67 Kms/03 – 04 Hrs ride)

Morning after having breakfast at camp & carrying your packed lunch ride along The Chenab River to Purthi en route visiting Killar, Hudan and viewing some beautiful landscapes & remote villages of Pangi Valley.

Pangi Valley

On arrival in Purthi set up of camp. Overnight stay at basic guest house/villager houses

Day 08: Purthi – Udaipur (Approx 85 Kms/04 – 05 Hrs ride)

Morning after an early breakfast at camp, ride to Udaipur in Patan Valley. On arrival set up of camp.

Rest of the day free to explore Udaipur village and also visit the famous Mrikula Devi Temple of Udaipur.

Mrikula Devi Temple of UdaipurOvernight stay at camps

Day 09: UDAIPUR

The day free to explore the remote Miyar valley which is situated in NW of Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.

Miyar valley is stretching over 100 kms from Udaipur to great Kang la pass. Miyar is known as valley of flowers. It’s an unspoilt area similar to Zanskar and local people in the area follow Buddhist customs and are mainly shepherds and farmers. During summer cultivating green peas, potatoes and Barley are main cash crop in the valley. July and August is prime time to visit this magnificent valley, blossom with high altitude flowers, rare Blue poppy is quite famous among all. Miyar valley is comparatively easy to reach by road and there are plenty of unspoilt things to explore which is still hidden to outside world. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 10: Udaipur – Chandartal (Approx 210 Kms/ 08 – 09 Hrs ride)

Morning after breakfast at camp ride to Trilokinath (8 kms) visit the Trilokinath temple and proceed to Chandartal with small stopover at Tandi to see the confluence of River Chandra & Bhaga.

trilokinath temple lahaul

Continue ride to Chandartal over the Kunzum Pass (4400 mts).

Kunzum PassOn arrival at Chandartal check in at camp. Overnight stay at camp

Day 11: Chandartal – Manali (Approx 110 Kms/06-07 Hrs ride)

After breakfast ride to Manali, cross over the Rohtang pass (3580 meter).

Rohtang PassOn arrival check in at hotel, dinner & overnight stay at hotel

Day 12: Manali

Till afternoon day free for relaxation. Later in afternoon foot massage therapy in traditional style with local oil which will give you extra ordinarily refreshment/relaxation.

manali marketEvening free to explore Manali market on your own. Farewell dinner with crew members & overnight stay at hotel

Day 13: Depart Manali / Delhi By Overnight Volvo Bus

Morning at leisure for shopping. In the afternoon departure transfer to Volvo Bus stand to catch the Bus back to Delhi.

***You bid the Himalayas and the adventure goodbye as today you will depart from Himalaya***

Day 14: Arrive Delhi in The Morning

On arrival, welcome with our local representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for independent activities, Evening in time departure transfer to International airport to catch the flight to onwards destination.

End of Tour

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13N/14D Rajasthan Motorcycle Tour

bundi palace rajasthan

13N/14D Rajasthan Motorcycle Tour

itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Delhi International AirportMeet & greet on arrival in India by our representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day/time free for personal activities.  Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Delhi City Tour

Early morning bicycle tour in Old Delhi and come back to hotel for breakfast and you will be taken for half city tour of visiting Raj Ghat and Qutub Minar and drive pass through India gate.

Rashtrapati BhawanIndia GateQutub MinarMahatma Gandhi's Memorial Delhi

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Delhi – Alsisar (280 Kms / 06 Hrs)

Early morning you will drive to Alsisar. On arrival you will check-in into the hotel.

Alsisar HaveliLater will handover bike’s keys to explore the village Alsisar with Havelis and villages on Royal Enfield motorbike.  Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Alsisar – Khimsar (130 kms / approx. 04 hrs)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will start ride towards Khimsar.

Khimsar VillageOn arrival you will check into the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05: Khimsar – Rohet (120 kms / approx. 04 hrs)

After buffet breakfast at the hotel, you will start your ride to Rohet. On arrival check-in into the hotel. Rest of the time free at leisure to relax.

rohet rajasthanIn evening while having dinner you can enjoy Rajasthani folk music & performance by local artisans. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06: Rohet – Kumbhalgarh (160 kms / approx. 04 – 05 hrs) + en-route visiting bullet baba temple & ranakpur

Morning after breakfast and riding towards Kumbhalgarh. En-route visiting Bullet Baba Temple after the visit continue ride to Kumbhalgarh.

Bullet Baba TempleEn route lunch in the famous village Ranakpur with visiting Ranakpur temple.

Ranakpur Jain Temple

Ranakpur Jain Temple: The Ranakpur Jain Temple was built during the reign of the liberal and gifted Rajput monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century, in the AD 1439. After visit continue your ride to Kumbhalgarh.

Kumbhalgarh Fort

On arrival, installation at hotel

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 07: Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur – Sardargarh ( 190 Kms / 05 – 06 Hrs)

After buffet breakfast at the hotel, riding towards Sardargarh. En-route you will stop for visit to Udaipur visiting City Palace.

City Palace udaipur

And then moving towards Sardargarh.

sardargarh fort and village

On arrival check-in into the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 08: Sardargarh – Bijaipur (110 kms / approx. 04 hrs)

After buffet breakfast at the hotel, riding towards Bijaipur. On arrival check-in into the hotel.  In the evening explore the Bijaipur village.

Bijaipur Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 09: Bijaipur – Bundi ( 145 kms / approx. 04 hrs)

After buffet breakfast at the hotel, On arrival check-in into the hotel.  Later you will be taken Taragarh Fort & Bundi Palace.

Taragarh Fort Bundibundi palace rajasthanOvernight stay at the hotel.

Day 10: Bundi – Jaipur ( 145 kms / approx. 04 hrs)

After buffet breakfast, riding towards Jaipur – Pink city of Rajasthan. On arrival check-in into the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11: Jaipur

After breakfast, excursion to Amber Fort where you can enjoy the elephant ride (on direct payment), then continue city tour city Palace, Museum and Observatory.

amber fort jaipurCity Palace jaipur Jantar Mantar jaipur Hawa Mahal jaipurDuring the sightseeing you will enjoy the rickshaw ride. Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 12: Jaipur – Bharatpur  (190 Kms / 04 – 05 Hrs)

After buffet breakfast at the hotel, today is last day of riding towards Bharatpur.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

On arrival check-in into the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 13: Bharatpur – Agra – Delhi (270 Kms / 08 Hrs)

Morning after breakfast you will drive to Agra visiting Taj Mahal (Taj Mahal is closed on Every Friday),  Red Fort, after the visit drive to Delhi.

Red Fort Agra Taj-Mahal

On arrival check-in into the hotel. Today farewell dinner with our team.

Day 14: Delhi + Departure

Today to say goodbye to your cruise and in time transfer to Delhi International airport to board the flight for onward destination.

End of Tour

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12N/13D Manali to Leh Motorcycle Tour

Manali

12N/13D Manali to Leh Motorcycle Tour

The best time to visit Leh Ladakh is summer between the end of March to middle of August. The prime tourist time is between June and August.

Itinerary

Day  01: Arrival Delhi

Delhi International AirportMeet and greet by our representative on arrival in India at international airport and transfer to hotel for installation.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Delhi = Chandigarh – Manali by surface (alt 2000 m.) (approx 310 kms/09 hrs journey)

Morning departure transfer with packed breakfast to catch the train to Chandigarh, on arrive at Chandigarh station then proceed Manali by private car. In the evening check in the hotel in Manali.

manali marketOvernight stay at hotel

Day 03: Manali – Jispa (alt 3400 m.) ( approx 129 kms/05 hrs)

After breakfast interaction with cruise staff, later we start our motorbike adventure on Royal Enfield to Jispa climbing over Rohtang Pass (3978 meters).

JispaThis would really turn out to be a challenge as the roads you will bike through are really bad and the weather conditions are also uncertain. Further pass through the Lahaul Valley where there are mountains capped with snow all around. Enjoy mountain dinner of steamed momos and thukpa.

Thukpa is a very famous traditional Himalayan soup which is made by mixing meat and vegetables.

thukpa dish

On arrival at Jispa, Installation at hotel. Overnight at hotel

Day 04: Jispa – Tso-Khar (alt 4600 m.) (approx 180 kms/06 – 07 hrs)

Today, you will be leaving for the next destination, Tso-khar.

Baralacha Pass

When you leave from Jispa, you will enter the Greater Himalayan landscape. While you are on this route, you will see that the mountains are bigger on this part of the highway. Enjoy the view and later cross the Baralachha Pass (4850 meters). From there, head towards Sarchu which forms the border line between Kashmir and Himachal. From there continue ride to Tso-khar climbing over Naki La (4877 m) and Lachalung-The first giant above 5000 m (5065 m).

Lachalung La

Later lunch at Pang after lunch continue ride to Tso-khar en route you will ride the bike through flatlands and get into the mountain-range-horizon. Tso-khar is a place where you will witness a mix of different natural formations which are seen through the roads and sand. Overnight at camp

Day 05: Tso Khar – Leh (altitude 3524 m.) – (Aprrox 150 km/04-05 Hrs)

The 5th day comes with a lot of challenges with more plain and get into the mountain-range-horizon. Cross the Tanglang-La Pass which is the second-highest motorable mountain pass in the world at the height of 5300 meters.

Tanglang-La PassAfter crossing this pass, you will have to bike through well-maintained roads all the way to Leh. En-route you will get to see the monasteries of Thiksey and Shey which are set on the top of a hill. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Evening free to explore the Market of Leh. Overnight at hotel

Day 06: Leh – Lamayuru – Alchi (alt 3100 m.) – (Approx 174 kms/05-06 Hrs)

After breakfast we ride to explore some very unique landscapes of Himalayan region. A scenic ride through some fine rocky faces to visit the Lamayuru Monastery and Moonland en-route visit Nimmu; there we will witness the confluence of the Green Indus river and the brown Zanskar river.

lamayuru-monastery

Afterwards ride back towards Alchi on arrival installation at hotel, Later visit the Alchi Gompa on the banks of the Indus. The monastery has lots of small Buddha statue in different form but the main attraction is the 1000-year-old wall paintings, Unesco heritage.

Alchi-monastery

In the evening free time to walk around the village.

Alchi VillageOvernight at hotel

Day 07: Alchi – Kardunng-La – Leh (3524 m alt.) – (Approx 140 kms/06-07 Hrs)

After breakfast ride to Khardung la pass (5600 m), which is the highest motorable pass in the world 5600 m and has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Khardungla-PassLater ride back to Leh. Rest of the day free to explore Leh town. overnight at hotel

Day 08: Leh – Panggong-Tso Lake (alt 4298) – (Approx 147 kms/05-06 Hrs)

Early in the morning ride to the Pangong Lake which is the largest brackish water lake in Asia. The Pangong Lake situated at the Chinese-Indian border. The road takes us through picturesque villages. The Pangong lake is situated at an altitude of 4267 meters. From there, we get a view of the highest mountain peaks.

pangong lake ladakhVisit to the villages along the lake. After this visit, you will cross the Chang La (5500 meters). Have a comfortable stay at night in the resort

Day 09: Panggong-Tso Lake – Leh (3524 m alt.)

Have your breakfast and get ready to head towards Leh en route you can visit Thiksey monastery.

thiksey-monastery-ladakhOn arrival in Leh check in at hotel. In the afternoon time at leisure to stroll down in the Leh town.  Overnight in the hotel.

Day 10 : Leh – Sarchu (alt 4200 m.) – (Approx 258 kms/08-09 Hrs)

On your bikes from Leh to Sarchu crossing over Tanglang La pass (5300 m), later more plane (45kms straight ride through the breathtaking valley). After lunch at Pang continue ride to Sarchu. On arrival in Sarchu by evening. overnight at Camp

Day 11: Sarchu – Manali (2000 m alt.) – (Approx 228 kms/08-09 Hrs)

On your bikes from Sarchu riding upto Baralacha Pass which is an entry into Lahaul valley. We continue our descend crossing Zingzingbar, Darcha, Jispa and riding across Lahaul valley to Khoksar where after much needed tea break we start another ascend of our last challenge, The Rohtang Pass.

lahaul valley

We cross the pass to enter the lush green Kullu valley ending our Motorbike Safari in Manali.

Kullu Valley himachal PradeshWe bid farewell to our companions The Royal Enfields, carrying fond memories & promise to meet again. overnight at hotel

Day 12: Manali – Chandigarh = Delhi by Train (altitude 250 m.)

After breakfast drive back with private vehicle to Chandigarh railway station to catch the train to Delhi, on arrival in Delhi railway station, where our representative will meet and take to you the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Drop at Delhi International airport

After breakfast departure transfer to airport to catch the flight onwards destination.

End of Tour

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12N/13D Leh Ladakh Motorcycle Tour

Sankar Gompa leh ladakh

12N/13D Leh Ladakh Motorcycle Tour

The best time to visit Leh Ladakh is summer between the end of March to middle of August. The prime tourist time is between June and August.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi International airport

Delhi International AirportMeet and greet by our representative on arrival in India at international airport and transfer to hotel for installation. Overnight at hotel

Day 02:  Delhi to Leh by Flight

Leh

Early morning departure transfer to airport to catch the flight to Leh, On arrival, meet greet with our local representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free for acclimatization.

Leh-BazaarEvening free to independent activities in Leh market. Overnight at hotel

Day 03: Leh to Likir to Alchi (approx 70 kms/02-3 hrs ride)

After breakfast interaction with cruise staff, later we start our motorbike adventure on Royal Enfield towards Likir.

likir-monastery

The Likir Monastery or gompa is one of the oldest and well maintained monasteries in Ladakh district in India’s northernmost state, Jammu and Kashmir. The monastery is located in Likir village is believed to have been in existence since 11th century. The original name of Likir monastery is Klu-kkhyil gompa. Besides being the oldest, the monastery is also known for the 75 feet statue of Buddha. About 62 m from Leh, Likir village located in Indus Valley is believed to be among the oldest villages of India. Likir means the Naga encircled. The monastery got its name as it is believed two serpent spirits –Nanda and Taksako – guard it. The gompa belongs to Gelugpa sect of Buddhism which is also referred as Yellow Hat sect. It was founded by Tsongkhapa in 15th century.

Alchi-monastery

Later continue ride to Alchi with following the Indus river, on arrival, installation at hotel. After freshen-up visit the world heritage the Alchi monastery: The monastery has lots of small Buddha statue in different form but the main attraction is the 1000-year-old wall paintings, Unesco heritage. In the evening free time to walk around the village. Overnight at hotel

Day 04: Alchi to Dha Hanu (approx 110 kms/02-03 hrs ride)

Morning after breakfast ride to the world famous village Dha Hanu, this is a rural village up the vertical rock walls of the Indus Gorge.

dha hanu ladakh

Walnut and apricot trees grow around huge granite boulders throughout the village. The mild climate also favors wine-grape cultivation and cherries. The harvest festival in July is a big happening with the villagers dressing up even smarter than usual, and of course lots of chang (local beer).

On arrival, installation at Camp.

Day 05: Dha Hanu to Kargil (approx 50 kms/01 hrs ride)

Hamboting LaMorning proceed to Kargil over Hamboting La to reach the pristine & pristine Batalik sector. Later continue ride to Kargil, on arrival checkin & overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Kargil to Lamayuru to Leh (approx 250 kms/04-5 hrs ride)

Proceed to Leh (10000 ft asl – 234 kms – 10 hrs). Enroute visit Mulbek (known for its huge Buddha Statue) and Lamayuru monastery (10500 ft asl – The oldest monastery in Ladakh). Enroute pass the confluence of Indus – Zanskar Rivers and the effects of Magnetic Hill (Defiance of the law of gravity).

lamayuru-monasterymagnetic point leh

Visit Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, in the late afternoon reach Leh.

Gurudwara Pathar SahibOvernight at hotel

Day 07: Leh/ Khardungla/ Nubra

Early departure to Nubra Valley (10000+ ft asl – popularly known as the valley of flowers.) (125 kms – 5 hrs) enroute visit Khardung-la-pass (the highest Motorable road in the world – 17582 ft asl).

Khardungla-PassPost lunch can explore beautiful village of Sumur & Hunder with a Visit Diskit Monastery.

diskit monasteryEvening Visit high altitude cold desert and Sand Dunes to enjoy a Bactrian Camel ride. Later return to camp. Overnight at camp

Day 08: Nubra/ Wari La/ Pangong Lake (Approx 140 kms/ 06 – 07 Hrs)

Morning after breakfast ride to Pangong lake via Wari La pass , a high altitude pass in Ladakh region, situated at an altitude of 17,400 feet. It is one of those lesser known passes that are nowadays getting a lot of attention. On arrival at Pangong, installation at camp.

pangong lake ladakhEvening stroll down on the bank of the word famous Pangong lake, overnight at camp

Day 09:Pangong/ Tsokhar Lake (4485m) (Approx 220 kms/ 08 – 09 Hrs)

Morning proceed to Tsokhar lake, a salt lake system in the Rupsho plateau which is home of the Changa nomads and support many rare wild life species.

tsokar-lake-in-ladakhOn arrival installation at camp. Overnight at Camp

Day 10: Tsokhar/ Tsomoriri Lake (4500m) (Approx 75 kms/03 to 04 hrs)

Morning ride to Tsomoriri, It will be a nice wilderness drive up to Tsomoriri Lake. Arrive reaching  Tsomoriri by late noon, check-in at the camp.

tsomoriri-lake

In the evening relax and enjoy an overnight at the tented Camp in the Karzok village by lake side. Karzok is the only village and one of the most high altitude settlements in Ladakh.

Karzok villageOvernight at camp/hotel

Day 11: Tsomoriri/ Leh (Approx 225 kms/06 – 07 Hrs)

We will leave early in the morning today to drive along Indus River into the Rupshu Valley.

Rupshu ValleyIn the afternoon arrive at Leh check-in at the hotel. Evening is free for leisure or to visit the local market. Overnight at hotel

Day 12: In Leh – Day at leisure

Day at leisure for relaxing in the hotel or walk around in the Leh town.

Leh Palace leh ladakh

We host a farewell to our companions The Royal Enfields, carrying fond memories & promise to meet again.

Day 13: Depart Leh by flight to Delhi, transfer to Leh airport 

Morning in time departure transfer to airport to catch the flight back to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi transfer to hotel with private vehicle, later in the evening departure transfer to international airport to catch the flight onwards destination.

End of Tour

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15N/16D Spiti Valley Motorcycle Tour

spiti valley

15N/16D Spiti Valley Motorcycle Tour

Best Time to Visit Spiti is from April to mid-May as the snow starts to melt. From Mid – May till mid – July is the peak season in Spiti valley.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi International airport

Delhi International AirportMeet and greet by our representative on arrival in India at international airport and transfer to hotel for installation. Overnight at hotel

Day 02: Delhi = Chandigarh – Manali by surface (alt 2000 m.) (Approx 310 kms/09 hrs journey)

Morning departure transfer with packed breakfast to catch the train to Chandigarh, on arrive at Chandigarh station then proceed Manali by private car. In the evening check in the hotel in Manali.

manali marketOvernight stay at hotel

Day 03: Manali/ Chatru / Chandertal (Approx 116 kms/ 7 hrs)

After breakfast interaction with cruise staff, later we start our motorbike adventure on Royal Enfield to Chandertal over climbing Rohtang Pass (3980 m) and then meandering our way down to Gramphu.

Rohtang PassFrom here we drive 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.

Chandertal LakeOvernight at camp.

Day 04: Chandertal / Kaza (Approx 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 drive to Kaza over Kunzum Pass (4558 m) and passing some beautiful villages of Spiti valley.

Kunzum Pass

On arrival in Kaza check in at hotel. Overnight at hotel

Day 05: Kaza

After breakfast, you will ride to Key monastery and world highest village Komik (4587 meters).

world highest village Komik

Later come back to hotel and time free for personal activities. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06: Kaza/ Pin Valley/Tabo (Approx 85 kms/ full day)

An excursion visiting Pin Valley, the land of Ibex and Snow Leopards. Here we also visit Gungri Monastery.

Pin Valley

After the visit we continue our ride to visit the old monastery at Lalung village and then continue to Tabo village & monastery.

Tabo monastery spiti

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.

Tabo monastery cavesThere 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 at Tabo.

Day 07: Tabo/ Nako (Approx 90 kms/ 3-4 hrs)

 

nako villageMorning explore the village.. later 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 08: Nako/ Kalpa (Approx 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 drive from Nako to Kalpa enroute visiting confluence of Satluj & Spiti rivers at Khab.

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 09: Kalpa/ Sangla (Approx 103 kms/ 6 hrs)

Travel by from Kalpa to Sangla en route visiting Kamru Fort & village. We  further travel to Sangla, on arrival install at camp.

kamru fort sanglaOvernight at Camp

Day 10: Sangla/Chitkul/Sangla

Full day excursion to Chitkul Village, A spectacular sight of Chitkul village and its surrounding left you speechless. 270 degrees of snowy, jagged panorama and 90 degrees of the arid boulder panorama, the Himalayas cover this village from all the sides and that view is breathtaking.

chitkul village himachal pradeshOvernight stay at the hotel.

Day 11: Sangla/ Sarahan (Approx 198 kms/ 6-7 hrs)

Travel from Sangla to Sarahan. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening witness the Aarti ceremony at Bhimakali temple.

Bhimakali templeOvernight stay at Sarahan.

Day 12: Sarahan/Shoja (Approx 140 Kms / 05-06 Hrs)

Morning drive to Soja (called Sohja) is a Himalayan hamlet (8500 ft asl) 5 kms short of Jalori Pass. The area is blessed with exceptional Himalayan beauty and is excellent for walks, treks, bird watching and a nature centric experience.

On arrival installation at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 13: Shoja

Morning after breakfast walking tour to Serolsar Lake (5 kms – half day) through thick forests. Bird watching around the area in the evening.

Serolsar Lake himachal Pradesh

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 14: Shoja/Manali (Approx 110 Kms / 04 Hrs)

Morning depart to Manali, en route visiting Kullu Valley, on arrival, installation at hotel.

Kullu Valley himachal PradeshEn the evening promenade on the Mall. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 15: Manali Departure

Morning free to explore the Manali town, afternoon in time departure transfer to Bus stand to catch the Volvo Bus to Delhi. Overnight journey in the Bus

Day 16: Arrive Delhi in The Morning

On arrival, welcome with our local representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for independent activities, Evening in time departure transfer to International airport to catch the flight to onwards destination .

End of Tour

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