Spiti Valley Motorcycle Tour

key monastery spiti

The Spiti Valley is a cold desert mountain valley located high in the Himalaya mountains in the north-eastern part of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The name “Spiti” means “The Middle Land”, i.e. the land between Tibet and India. 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. Spiti Valley Motorcycle Tour is an adventure-filled journey to the Greater Himalayas. Bike riding through the challenging terrain is not just a hobby but a passion. Indus Trips presents well-planned itinerary for Spiti Valley on Motorcycle Tour, an adventure of a lifetime. It is a spectacular journey across amazing landscape where you experience the elements of life and visit some of the most beautiful places in the Himalayas. Add beats to your heart with this motorcycle tour of Spiti Valley.

Duration: 15N/16D

Itinerary:  Delhi > Chandigarh > Manali > Chatru > Chandratal > Kaza > Pin Valley > Tabo > Nako > Kalpa > Sangla >  Chitkul > Sangla > Sarahan > Shoja > Manali > Delhi

Tour Plan

Day 01: Arrive Delhi International airport

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

Delhi International Airport
Delhi International Airport

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. Overnight 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 Pass
Rohtang Pass

From here we drive along the Chandra river.

chandra river himachal pradesh
chandra river himachal pradesh

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 lake himachal pradesh
chandertal lake himachal pradesh

Overnight 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
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 comic (4587 meters). Later come back to hotel and time free for personal activities.

key monastery spiti
key monastery spiti

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.

Pin Valley
Pin Valley

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 Tabo village & monastery. 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.

Tabo monastery spiti
Tabo monastery spiti
Tabo monastery caves
Tabo monastery caves

Overnight at Tabo.

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

Morning 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.

nako village
nako village

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.

nako village temples
nako village temples

Later we drive from Nako to Kalpa enroute visiting confluence of Satluj & Spiti rivers at Khab. Kalpa village is located in backdrop of Kinner Kailash mountain range.

Satluj & Spiti rivers at Khab
Satluj & Spiti rivers at Khab

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.

kamru fort sangla
kamru fort sangla

We continue further Sangla, on arrival installation at camp. Overnight 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 pradesh
chitkul village himachal pradesh

Overnight 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.

bhimakali temple sarahan
bhimakali temple sarahan

Evening witness the Aarti ceremony at Bhimakali temple. Overnight 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.

shoja himachal Pradesh
shoja himachal Pradesh

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
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 Pradesh
Kullu Valley himachal Pradesh

En 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.

manali market
manali market

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

Tour End

Cost

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Manali to Leh Motorcycle Tour

lamayuru-monastery

Have the thrilling motorbike safari tour from Manali to Leh which gives spectacular views of mountains, high passes, lakes, monasteries and much more. This Manali to Leh motorcycle tour covers the most scenic highway in the world, the 475 KM long Manali-Leh highway. Biking into and around Ladakh is the Holy Grail of biker-trails anywhere in the world. It also covers the pristine Pangong Tso, Nubra valley, and the three highest motor-able passes in the world. Relish delicious Ladakhi cuisines. Drive across Baralacha Pass, Rohtang Pass, Chang la and Tanglang La. Visit Shey, Thiksey and other Leh monasteries. Explore Jispa, Sarchu and Pang villages. Shopping and sightseeing in Leh.

Duration 12N/13D

Itinerary: Delhi > Chandigarh > Manali > Jispa > Tso Khar > Leh > Lamayuru > Alchi > Khardung La > Pagong Lake > Leh > Sarchu > Manali > Chandigarh > Delhi

Tour Plan

Day  01: Arrival Delhi

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

Delhi International Airport
Delhi International Airport

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. Overnight 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).

Rohtang Pass
Rohtang Pass

This 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.

Lahaul Valley
Lahaul Valley

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
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. 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).

Baralacha Pass
Baralacha Pass

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
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-pass
Tanglang-La-pass

After 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.

thiksey-monastery-ladakh
thiksey monastery ladakh
Leh-Bazaar
Leh Bazaar

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
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. In the evening free time to walk around the village.

Alchi-monastery
Alchi Monastery

Overnight 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. Later 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. Visit to the villages along the lake.

Pangong Lake ladakh
Pangong Lake ladakh

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
Thiksey Monastery

On 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.

Baralacha Pass
Baralacha Pass

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.

Rohtang Pass
Rohtang Pass

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

Tour End

Cost

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Sach Pass Motorcycle Tour

Sach Pass

Sach Pass

This adventure tour starts at Delhi and takes you across northern India to travel through the Sach Pass, which is a 4,420-metre-high (14,500 ft) mountain pass in Chamba District, Himachal Pradesh, India on the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas. It connects the Chamba valley with the Pangi valleys of Himachal Pradesh, India. The pass is open from June or early July to mid October. The road is narrow and unmetalled. It is the gateway to the Pangi Valley. Sach Pass motorcycle tour presents an unforgettable experience that builds upon hideous turns and strenuous paths and enriches with the natural splendor, which is encircled with snow clad Himalayan peaks forming a shimmering horizon to the stunning blue sky. Further, the journey is weighed with the traditional colors of the remote villages that are perched in the mountains. For thrill seekers it is the ultimate challenge and a must for anyone who wishes to test their own limits of endurance.

Duration: 13N/14D

Itinerary: Delhi > Amritsar > Dharamshala > Chamba > Tissa > Sach Pass > Killar > Purthi > Udaipur > Chandartal > Manali > Delhi

Tour Plan

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

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

Delhi International Airport
Delhi International Airport

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
Golden Temple

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
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.

Palki Sahib Golden Temple
Palki Sahib Golden Temple

Overnight at hotel

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

After breakfast 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.

McLeodganj Market
McLeodganj Market

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. Overnight stay at tents

Tissa
Tissa

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).

Chamba Valley
Chamba Valley
Sach Pass
Sach Pass

On 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
Sural Village
Dharwas Village
Dharwas 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 himachal
pangi valley himachal

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 Udaipur
Mrikula Devi Temple of Udaipur

Overnight stay at camps

Day 09: UDAIPUR

The day free to explore the remote Miyar valley 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.

Miyar valley
Miyar valley

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
trilokinath temple lahaul

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

On 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.

foot massage therapy manali
foot massage therapy manali

Evening free to explore Manali market on your own.

manali market
manali market

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.

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 onward destination

Tour End

Cost

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Rajasthan Heritage Motorcycle Tour

This offbeat tour on motorcycle covers hidden gems of Rajasthan. It covers the historic cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur and also some well sought after destinations by discerning travelers.

Alsisar, famous for castles, Havelis and Cenotaphs is a small town surrounded by semi arid desert, situated in the north-western part of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan. Earlier Alsisar Mahal was the residence of the Thakur of Alsisar, which is recently renovated and refurbished into a luxurious heritage hotel.

Khimsar Fort is located near Khinvsar village, in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan in India, halfway between Jodhpur and Nagaur, on the eastern edge of the Thar Desert. The fortress was built in 1523 by Rao Karamsji, the 8th son of Rao Jodha of Jodhpur.

Rohet sits on the edge of the Thar Desert just south of Jodhpur and is a great place to stop if travelling between Jodhpur and Udaipur. The area was originally a Bishnoi settlement, a local tribe attracted to the area due to the large lake that is now home to hundreds of birds.

Kumbhalgarh is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand district near Udaipur of Rajasthan state in western India. It is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan.

The renowned Jain temple at Ranakpur is dedicated to Tirthankara Rishabhanatha. Dharna Shah, a local Jain businessperson, started construction of the temple in the 15th century following a divine vision. The temple honors Adinath, the first Tirthankar of the present half-cycle (avasarpiṇī) according to Jain cosmology.

Udaipur, formerly the capital of the Mewar Kingdom, is a city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559, it’s set around a series of artificial lakes and is known for its lavish royal residences. City Palace, overlooking Lake Pichola, is a monumental complex of 11 palaces, courtyards and gardens, famed for its intricate peacock mosaics.

Sardargarh fort is one of the best heritage hotels of Rajasthan, boasting of a magnificent structure. The fort hotel is placed amid thick forests and the hills of Chuppun. The fort was built by one of the most powerful Dhodhia rulers, Sardar Singh, between 1738 and 1743.

Bijaipur  village stretching out from the foot of the Vindhyanchal hills is a small place which got its popularity due to its Castle. Surrounded by forests of Jacaranda the village has a typical rural set up with agricultural lands, buffalo carts, small huts and countrymen can be seen various groups.

The small, rustic town of Bundi was the capital of one of the erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan. It is known for its palaces, forts, baolis (step wells) and water tanks. The monuments and their architecture reflect the splendor of the local Rajput chiefs. The walls of the palaces at Bundi are decorated with life-size frescoes depicting the glory of its rulers.

Explore the land of the maharajas on this truly magnificent Rajasthan Heritage Motorcycle Tour with Indus Trips!

Duration: 13N/14D

Itinerary: Delhi > Alsisar > Khimsar > Rohet > Kumbhalgarh > Ranakpur > Udaipur > Sardargarh > Bijaipur > Bundi > Jaipur > Bharatpur > Agra > Delhi

Tour Plan

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Meet & greet on arrival in India by our representative and transfer to hotel.

Delhi International Airport
Delhi International Airport

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.

Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial Delhi
Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial Delhi
Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar
India Gate
India Gate

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.  Later will handover bike’s keys to explore the village Alsisar with Havelis and villages on Royal Enfield motorbike.

Alsisar Haveli
Alsisar Haveli

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 Village
Khimsar Village

On 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.

rohet rajasthan
rohet rajasthan

Rest of the time free at leisure to relax. In 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.

Kumbhalgarh Fort
Kumbhalgarh Fort

En route lunch in the famous village Ranakpur with visiting Ranakpur 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.

ranakpur-jain-temple
ranakpur jain temple

After visit continue your ride to Kumbhalgarh. 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
city palace udaipur
city palace udaipur
city palace udaipur
city palace udaipur
city palace udaipur
city palace udaipur
city palace udaipur
city palace udaipur
city palace udaipur

And then moving towards Sardargarh. 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
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 Bundi
Taragarh Fort Bundi
bundi palace rajasthan
bundi palace rajasthan

Overnight 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. During the sightseeing you will enjoy the rickshaw ride.

Elephant ride to the fort
Elephant ride to the fort
amber fort jaipur
amber fort jaipur
City Palace jaipur
City Palace jaipur
City Palace Museum jaipur
City Palace Museum jaipur
Jantar Mantar jaipur
Jantar Mantar jaipur

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.

Rickshaw ride in Bharatpur
Rickshaw ride in Bharatpur
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
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.

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Red Fort Agra
Red Fort Agra

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.

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South India Motorcycle Tour

tea gardens munnar

Our South India Motorcycle Tour is a sensual extravaganza that combines the thrill of riding a motorbike, exploring some of the most beautiful locations across the world, across an ancient culture, through stunning landscape, soaking in the rich experiences that makes South India a treat to the most discerning world traveler.

Duration: 10N/11D

Itinerary: Cochin > Vythiri > Ooty > Kodaikanal > Munnar > Periyar > Kovalam > Alleppey > Cochin

Kochi (also known as Cochin) is a city in southwest India’s coastal Kerala state. It has been a port since 1341, when a flood carved out its harbor and opened it to Arab, Chinese and European merchants. Sites reflecting those influences include Fort Kochi, a settlement with tiled colonial bungalows and diverse houses of worship. Cantilevered Chinese fishing nets, typical of Kochi, have been in use for centuries.

62 kms off Kozhikode is Vythiri, a popular resort town with old world charm of cottages, log huts & tree house accommodations cozily nestled in the forests of Wayanad. Vythiri is famous for its spice plantations, beautiful forests and the diverse traditions of its tribal communities. It is among the best picnic spots in the entire State.

Ooty, also known as Udhagamandalam, is a hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu, in southern India. Surrounded by trees, central Ooty Lake is a huge artificial expanse of water with pleasure boats. On the slopes of nearby Elk Hill, the Rose Garden is home to over 2,000 varieties of roses. The Government Botanical Garden, created in the 19th century, features ferns, orchids and a prehistoric, fossilized tree.

Kodaikanal is a hill town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s set in an area of granite cliffs, forested valleys, lakes, waterfalls and grassy hills. At 2,000 meters above sea level, the town centers around man-made, star-shaped Kodaikanal Lake, bordered by evergreen forest. Rowing boats can be hired, and hikers and cyclists follow the 5k Lake Road path around the shore.

Munnar is a town in the Western Ghats mountain range in India’s Kerala state. A hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, it’s surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations established in the late 19th century. Eravikulam National Park, a habitat for the endangered mountain goat Nilgiri tahr, is home to the Lakkam Waterfalls, hiking trails and 2,695m-tall Anamudi Peak.

The Periyar forests of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India. Spreads across the entire district are the picturesque plantations and hill towns that nestle beautiful trails. Periyar National Park is among the top tourist attractions of Kerala & one of 48 tiger reserves in India.

Kovalam is a small coastal town in the southern Indian state of Kerala, south of Thiruvananthapuram. At the southern end of Lighthouse Beach is a striped lighthouse with a viewing platform. Palm-backed beaches also include Hawa Beach and Samudra Beach. Heading south, Vizhinjam Juma Masjid mosque overlooks the busy fishing harbor. Inland, Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium displays technology used in pearl production.

Alappuzha (or Alleppey) is a city on the Laccadive Sea in the southern Indian state of Kerala. It’s best known for houseboat cruises along the rustic Kerala backwaters, a network of tranquil canals and lagoons. Alappuzha Beach is the site of the 19th-century Alappuzha Lighthouse. The city’s Mullakkal Temple features a traditional design. Punnamada Lake’s snake boat races are a well-known annual event.

 

Tour Plan

Day 01-Cochin: Arrive Cochin

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Cochin International Airport
Cochin International Airport

Afternoon, 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. Continue drive to Vythiri en-route visit to Kozhikode.

Guruvayur temple
Guruvayur temple

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. Visit 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.

karalad lake wayanad
karalad lake wayanad

Later visit Pookot Lake, about 3 km from Vythiri.

Pookot Lake wayanad
Pookot Lake wayanad

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 gardens
ooty botanical gardens
Ooty Lake
Ooty Lake

Later, 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 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.

Kodaikanal lake
Kodaikanal lake

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.

Solar Physical Observatory Kodaikanal
Solar Physical Observatory Kodaikanal
St Peter’s Church Kodaikanal
St Peter’s Church Kodaikanal

Overnight at Kodaikanal hotel

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

Morning ride to Munnar. Check in to the hotel.

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. Among 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.

Munnar
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.

tea gardens munnar
tea gardens munnar

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

Morning ride to Periyar.

Periyar 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.

wildlife-sanctuary-of-Periyar
wildlife sanctuary of Periyar

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.

Periyar-Lake-Boat-Ride
Periyar Lake Boat Ride

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.

kovalam kerala
kovalam kerala

Day 08- Kovalam

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

ayurvedic foot massage
ayurvedic foot massage

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. 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.

kuttanad alleppey
kuttanad alleppey
Houseboat
Houseboat

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.

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

Jewish-Synagogue-Cochin
Jewish Synagogue Cochin
St. Francis Church
St. Francis Church
Mattancherry Dutch Palace
Mattancherry Dutch Palace
Spice market Cochin
Spice market Cochin
chinese fishnets Kochi
chinese fishnets Kochi

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11– Depart From Cochin

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

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Leh and Ladakh Motorcycle Tour

nubra-valley-leh

Duration:  12N/13D

Itinerary: Delhi > Leh > Alchi > Dha Hanu > Kargil > Lamayuru > Leh >  Khardungla > Nubra > Pagong Lake > Tsomoriri Lake > Leh > Delhi

On this tour we explore a world stuck in time. Unknown to the world at large, Ladakh opened its doors to tourism in 1970’s and has since awed travellers with amazing sights and a rich cultural heritage. Ladakh or the ‘Land of High Passes’ is a barren yet beautiful region located in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Sharing its east border with Tibet, Ladakh has Lahaul and Spiti to its south and the Kashmir valley to the west. This ultimate Leh and Ladakh Motorcycle Tour involves crossing over high-mountain passes, snow-capped peaks, rugged terrain and witnessing some of the most spectacular and picturesque landscapes in the world. Visit monasteries, sacred lakes, camp in the desert, feel the silence as you look at the sky and find a billion shimmering stars looking back at you. This tour is not just about thrills, it is a journey into the unknown. Come, discover an alien world of beauty and perfection – Ladakh!

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 01: Arrive Delhi International airport

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

Delhi International Airport
Delhi International Airport

Day 02:  Delhi to Leh by Flight

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. Evening free to independent activities in Leh market.

leh from aeroplane
leh from aeroplane

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, 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.

likir-monastery
likir 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.

Alchi-monastery
Alchi Monastery

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. Walnut and apricot trees grow around huge granite boulders throughout the village. The mild climate also favours 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).

dha hanu village
dha hanu village

On arrival, installation at Camp.

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

Morning proceed to Kargil over Hamboting La to reach the pristine & pristine Batalik sector.

Hamboting La
Hamboting La

Later continue ride to Kargil, on arrival, installation & 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). Visit Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, in the late afternoon reach Leh.

Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek
Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek
lamayuru-monastery
lamayuru monastery
confluence of indus and zanskar rivers
confluence of indus and zanskar rivers
Gurudwara Patthar Sahib
Gurudwara Patthar Sahib

Overnight 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-Pass
Khardungla Pass

Post lunch can explore beautiful village of Sumur & Hunder with a Visit Diskit Monastery. Evening Visit high altitude cold desert and Sand Dunes to enjoy a Bactrian Camel ride.

Samtaling-monastery-in-Sumur-village
Samtaling monastery in Sumur village
diskit monastery
diskit monastery
nubra-valley-leh
Camel Ride Nubra Valley leh

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. Evening stroll down on the bank of the word famous Pangong lake.

Pangong Lake ladakh
Pangong Lake ladakh

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. On arrival installation at camp.

tsokhar-lake-in-ladakh
tsokhar lake in ladakh

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

tsomoriri-lake
tsomoriri lake
Korzok village
Korzok village

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

Rupshu Valley
Rupshu Valley

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-Bazaar
Leh Bazaar

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

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