Motorcycle Ride / Roadtrip to Lahaul – Spiti
Sir Rudyard Kipling called Spiti “a world within a world“ and it’s not hard to understand why.The giant rock mountains around could not have been carved by any mortal hand but only by the force of wind and water over millenmia.
In Lahaul and Spiti valley you will learn that there is another path to future-a path based on the
co-evolution between humans and Earth.At first the traveller will only see the harsh life, but give yourself a time and you’llsee the rare kind of purity the people live with,for the adventure traveller Spiti is virtual“Natural theme part“ there are seemingly endless array of activitiesto be enjoyed in the mountains.
The magnificent mountains, The pure ravines, The harsh climate, century old Monasteries, Gompas and amazing and humble people – that’s what LahualSpiti makes a place worth visiting once in a lifetime.
In this Roadtrip, We will be visiting Kinnaur Valley, Chitkul, Nako, Khab, Sutlej &Spiti River Confluence, Mulling Nalla, Chango, Sumdo, Geyu Monastery, Mud village, DhankarMonastery, KiMonestery, Kibber, Tashgang village, Komic, Langza Village, Kunzum pass, Chandratal, Batal,Rohtang Pass &Manali – Chandigarh.
Day 01: 5th Aug 17
Arrival in Chandigarh, Bike collection andlocal site seeing, Stay in Chandigarh.
Day 3: 7th Aug 17
Simla to Sangla, 224km – 8 hrs.
Start Early, Enjoy the 8-9 hrs ride through amazing Kinnaur Valley. Reach Sangla and Stay.
Day 5: 9th Aug 17
Kalpa to Tabo, 160 km - 8 hrs.
Now you will see the drastic change in the terrain, The greenery start eloping into cold desert enroute the oldest Indo- Tibet Highway . The mountain changes it’s colors in every 10-15 kms. Amazing confluence of Sutlej and Spiti Rivers in the background of Leo Purygal Peak will take your 30 mins. We will be crossing the infamous Mallingnala post Nako. The 2 hrsstip descend post Nako will taste you riding skills.We will be visiting the 500 year old GeyuMonestery after clearing military check at Sumdo.
Stay at Tabo
Day 7: 11th Aug 17
Kaza – Ki Monestary -Kibber Village – Tashgang Village – Kaza
We will be visiting thefamous Ki Monestary, Kibber Village &Tashgang Village. Kibber and Taashgang are dead end of the road. The visit to Tashgang is absolutely dependent on road condition. Stay at kaza.
Day 9: 13th Aug 17
Kaza – Losar – Kunzum Pass – Chandratal/ Batal, 100kms – 6 hrs
Now onwards you will be missing an important part of any roadtrip, i.e. The Road. Yes, Now onwards, its completely off road. We will be crossing Kunzum Pass (15,000 ft approx.). The basic tented stay at amazing Chandratal.
Day 11: 15th Aug 17
Manali Sight Seeing / Buffer Day
You can explore Manali or just take rest in the hotel.
Day 13: 17th Aug 17
Chandigarh Sight Seeing /. Bike Transfers
Day 2: 6th Aug 17
Chandigarh to Simla, 114 km – 5 hrs.
This half a day ride will take you to the most beautiful Hill Station of Himachal. Rest day we will spend in sight seeing at Simla for its Mall road, Lakhar Bazaar, Jakhu temple.Stay at Simla.
Day 4: 8th Aug 17
Sangla to Chitkul and back to Kalpa via Sangla. 90km – 4 hrs.
Start early, Ride the beautiful Chitkul Valley, Lunch at Chitkul and Visit kamru Fort at Sangla. Reach Kalpa by 5 pm and watch the mesmerizing Sunset over Mt. KinnerKailash
Day 6:10th Aug 17
Tabo – Dhankar – Mud - Kaza, 100 kms – 3 hrs.
We will be visiting Dhankar monastery on the way and also we will try to visit Mud village which is the innermost village in Pin Parvativally. It’s a rest day for Bike checkup and 0local market visit. Stay at Kaza.
Day 8: 12th Aug 17
Kaza – Komic – Langza – Kaza
The travel today is one of most exciting one. The serpent style road leads to Langza – One of the highest inhabited villages in Asia. We can view ChauChau Kang Nelda Peak from Langza, The great Buddha Statue at Langza and Tanggyud Monastery at Komic are the major attraction. Stay at Kaza.
Day 10: 14th Aug 17
Chandratal -Manali. 120 km, 8 hrs
The complete out of the world experience of this 120 km ride is going through Batal – Chattru – Gramphu. It will take 8-9 hrs easily to cover this complete off road belt. Climb up the Rohtang pass (13800 ft) and reacManali by the evening. Stay at Manali.
Day 12: 16thy Aug 17
Manali - Chandigarh, 300km – 10 hrs.
Start Early and reach Chandigarh by the evening. This beautiful day ride will take you through Kullu and Mandi valley.
Day 14: 18th Aug 17
Chandigarh – Mumbai
Identity Proof. (must)
Hat / Cap, Woolen cap / Balaclava
Pair of Woolen Gloves
T-shirts, Fleece Sweatshirt / Sweater
Windproof Jacket 01 nos.
Leggings from a Track-suit, shorts,
Pair of sturdy sports shoes with rubber sole
Cotton Socks, Woolen Socks, Extra shoe laces
Raincoat / Poncho 01 nos.
Full Body Towel 01 nos.
Torch with spare batteries
Sunscreen lotion, min 30 SPF, Toiletries
Medicines as specified by doctor
Camera, Cam charger, Mobile Charger..
Note: It is very important that you line the inside of your bags with a big polythene sheet. Doing so will ensure, that in the event of rain, even though your bag may get wet, your clothes will still remain dry!
Accommodation on Triple sharing basis in Hotels / tents
Daily Breakfast and Dinner
Permissions / Entry Fees wherever necessary
Transportation by Tempo Traveller (for Non-Bikers)
Back up Vehicle and mechanic services (for bikers)
Any Airfare / Train tickets till Chandigarh and Back
Bike Transportation / Renting Charges
Fuel and Maintenance (for Bikers)
Any medical / rescue evacuation due to mishaps
Any personal nature items like Bar, Laundry Bills, Table Bills, Camera Fees, Tip and any other items
Mineral water, Soft OR Hard drinks, Starters etc.
Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, roadblocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot.)
Anything other than above mention inclusions
It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.