Manali/ Chatru / Chandertal (116 kms/ 7 hrs)
On your Royal Enfield bikes we start our journey up to Rohtang Pass (3980 m) and then meandering our way down to Gramphu. From here we ride along the Chandra River. From Gramphu to Chandertaal 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 Chandertaal Lake. Overnight at camp.
Chandertaal / Kaza (170 kms/ 6-7 hrs)
Early morning by walk (1 hrs one way) to visit Chandertaal (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.
Morning visit the Ki monastery, 12 kms from Kaza. These 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.
Kaza/ Pin Valley/ Dhankar (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. This Monastery at Dhankar 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.
Dhankar/ Tabo/ Nako (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 Tholing gompa. 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.
Nako/ Kalpa (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 enrooted 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.
Kalpa/ Sangla/ Chitkul/ Sangla (103 kms/ 6 hrs)
Travel by from Kalpa to Sangla enrooted 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 overnight stay.
Sangla/ Narkanda (198 kms/ 6-7 hrs)
Travel from Sangla to Narkanda enrooted visiting the famous Bhimakali temple in Sarahan, regarded as one of the Shaktipeeths. Continue ride to Naraknda. 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.
Narkanda/ Shimla (69 kms/ 3-4 hrs)
Travel from Narkanda to Shimla enroute visiting the hill resorts of Kufri. Tour ends in Shimla.
– Motorbike rider full paying INR 85,000/- per person on twin sharing.
– Pillion rider INR 38,000/- per person on twin sharing.
– Single room supplement INR 28,000/- per single on twin sharing cost.
– **Pillion rider cost does not include any transport in jeep/ car and would have to ride the motorcycle only with his / her companion and includes only the accommodation on twin sharing as per plan
– **arrangements for pickup or drop from Delhi/ Chandigarh or accommodation in Manali/ Shimla can be organized at extra costs.
– GST chargeable as extra on all of above rates
(1). Note: The helmet, gloves and other personal equipments may kindly bring your own.
(2). Before starting the tour from Manali, clients will have to make a security deposit of Rs. 4,000 per bike. Once the tour comes to an end, the full amount will be returned to the client at the ending point provided there is no damage to the bike.
(3). This is the itinerary for a tour which we run regularly. It can be altered, and we like to discuss plans with clients and can make suggestions about special places to visit depending on our clients’ interests, and available time. The itinerary is planned in such a way that you gain altitude gradually , you get a good and proper time to acclimatise properly while travelling through the Central Himalayas . Every day there is enough free time to make walk / or to relax your own so you could experience the people and culture from much close on the tour.
(4). In case you require accompanying tour escort / local guide with you please tell us and we will be happy to arrange local, knowledgeable guide for your tour, as per your choice.
(5). Please do not hesitate to collect any travel information from us, before working a final tour programme for yourself. We would be glad to provide you all the travel information and hotels details etc. at the time of planning your holidays with us, before you book your tour with Incredible Himachal Holidays. Being local, we can provide you with a wonderful private, personalise, tailor-made holiday tour in India at a cheaper cost than the standard package / group holiday that you might find elsewhere. We believe in delivering the service, more than- promised to our clients.