Spiti

11N/12D

1122Kms

Spiti Valley is a cold desert mountain valley located high in the Himalayas in the northeastern part of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
The name “Spiti” means “The Middle Land”, i.e. the land between Tibet and India. Local population follow Vajrayana Buddhism similar to that found in the
nearby Tibet and Ladakh regions. The valley and surrounding region is one of the least populated regions in India and is the gateway to the northernmost reaches of the nation. Along the northern route from Manali, Himachal Pradesh or Keylong via the Rohtang Pass or Kunzum Pass respectively,

  • Chandigarh
  • Manali
  • Kaza
  • Tabo
  • Nako
  • Chitkul
  • Sarahan
  • Shimla
  • Day 1 : Arrival at Chandigarh
    Day 1 : Arrival at Chandigarh

    Arrival to Chandigarh by noon, you will be received by
    our representative at the airport and then checked in to the hotel. Briefing session will be done by the team in
    the evening where the description and rules & protocols about the expedition will be explained. Post that, you would be handed over the keys of your motorcycles. Overnight stay would be at Chandigarh.
    [breakfast and dinner included]

  • Day 2 : Chandigarh to Manali
    Day 2 : Chandigarh to Manali

    Today would be the first riding day of our
    expedition. After an early breakfast, we would start
    our ride towards Chandigarh. You would be covering a distance of approximately 300 kms today. After riding for almost 8-9 hours, we should be reaching Manali by 5pm. Overnight stay would be at Manali. [breakfast and dinner included]

  • Day 3: Rest Day in Manali
    Day 3: Rest Day in Manali

    Today’s day will be for rest and local sightseeing. The first half of the day, will be spent at the hotel. Post lunch,
    we will then step out for local sightseeing wherein we would visit Hidamba Temple, Old Manali, Mall Road,
    Vashisht and spend some time for local shopping.
    Overnight stay would be at Manali.[breakfast and dinner included]

  • Day 4: Manali to Kaza
    Day 4: Manali to Kaza

    An early morning start [6am] will be required to make it
    to Kaza in time for an evening tea. In our today’s ride, we would ride through broken roads and dirt tracks andenjoy the scenic landscape to arrive at the summit of the Kunzum La @ 4551 mtrs. This will mark the highest point of the tour. We would spend some brief time at the monastery on the top and then we will halt for a while to enjoy the majestic views of the Himalayan peaks and a glacier. This would be followed by a downhill journey to Batal and then Chhattru, where we would take a breather for tea and snacks. Overnight stay would be at Kaza. [breakfast and dinner included]

  • Day 5: Kaza to Tabo
    Day 5: Kaza to Tabo

    We head out to the Kee Monastery after breakfast, for our tryst with Buddhism in India. This is followed by a
    departure to the Dhankar Monastery, a 900 year old
    monastery, built high up on a spur in the mountains and
    lovingly maintained by lamas who stay there. We would
    also stop by to visit the Dhankar lake.Overnight stay
    would be at Tabo. [breakfast and dinner included]

  • Day 6: Tabo to Nako
    Day 6: Tabo to Nako

    As we get out of Tabo, we encounter a water crossing
    called the Murling Nallah to reach Sumdo, the entry point
    of the Spiti Valley. At Sumdo, after registering at the check post, we would continue riding on the highway and
    5 kms later, take an offshoot of the highway to ride 10 km
    to Gue Village and visit the mummified Lama, one of the
    seven mummified Lamas in the whole world.Then we will
    backtrack to the base of the offshoot and continue riding
    to Tabo, roughly 24 kms away, which will be covered in no time as the roads are usually maintained in good
    shape. Overnight stay would be at Nako. [breakfast and dinner included]

  • Day 7: Nako to Chitkul
    Day 7: Nako to Chitkul

    After an early breakfast, we will leave for the last village of India Called “Chitkul”. Chitkul is the border village between India and Tibet. We will ride on Hindustan Tibet Highway till Chitkul, where the road will end for civilians. Overnight stay would be at Chitkul. [breakfast and dinner included]

  • Day 8: Chitkul to Sarahan
    Day 8: Chitkul to Sarahan

    After breakfast, we would depart from Chitkul to enter
    the Baspa Valley. The gates of the 3 stage Karchham Dam mark the entry to Baspa Valley, and the road, a twisty, narrow and treacherous bit, rises up high into the mountains, transporting you into an eden of snow clad mountains and a lushgreen valley, with the roaring Baspa river snaking below. Overnight stay would be at Sarahan. [breakfast and dinner included]

  • Day 9: Sarahan to Shimla
    Day 9: Sarahan to Shimla

    After breakfast, we hit the highway – the road, also
    known as the Hindustan Tibet Road, will take us uphill to Narkanda, and then downhill to Rampur. On the way, we will break our journey at Rampur for a late lunch. We should then arrive Shimla by early evening.
    Overnight stay would be at Shimla. [breakfast and dinner included]

  • Day 10: : Shimla to Chandigarh
    Day 10: : Shimla to Chandigarh

    Today would be the last day of our expedition. After an
    early breakfast, we will hit the road towards Chandigarh.
    By noon, we would be able to reach Chandigarh. You can
    then book a late evening flight to your respective city.

  • . Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycles provided with Helmet for Rider & Pillion plus Regular Gloves

  • Twin sharing accommodation in boutique hotels or similar categories.

  • Set Menu Meals – Daily Breakfast & Dinner.

  • Back up support vehicle to accommodate non-riders / pillions who cannot ride the motorcycle. Luggage would be carried in the same vehicle for all participants.

  • Support staff – Experienced Road Captain with an additional motorcycle.

  • Royal Enfield Certified mechanic with spare parts and tools for breakdown assistance.

  • . One Helmet Camera with Road Captain to shoot video of the entire motorcycle expedition.

  • All entry tickets to Stupas, Monasteries, Sightseeing venues, etc

  • Fuel and Lunch costs would be borne by the participants.

  • Government Service Tax as per actual would be charged on the package cost.

  • Airfare from/to your originating city of stay.

  • . Items of personal nature viz, tips, porterage, room service, laundry, mineral water, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, phone calls, additional sightseeing tours/excursions not included in the itinerary, etc.

  • Any increase in fuel cost, government taxes, entrance fees, intra, and interstate taxes, etc, and the tour price will be amended.

  • Any items/services not specifically mentioned in the ‘Inclusions’.

  • Enfield Riders Terms and conditions apply.

  • The hotel confirmed will be as mentioned or similar category

  • All sightseeing is subject to weather conditions, political conditions in the destination.

  • . Enfield Riders will not be liable in case the tour is affected because of weather, political, local or any other conditions arise during the duration of the trip. Any additional expenses incurred due to the same would be borne by the participants.

  • It is mandatory to carry a valid photo identity card (Passport /International Driving License / Voter ID card)

  • Ride Captain is subject to change anytime during the expedition.

  • In case of any accident if the Ride Captain cannot continue further then the mechanic would be leading, as he too is an experienced rider.

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