Overview

Period

July - September

 

Duration

09 Night 10 Days

Riding Days

8 Days

Accommodation

Hotel / Guest House / Camps

Motorbike

Any Bike 150 Cc & Above

Level of Difficulty

Easy - Moderate

   

Average Daily Distance

163 km

Total Distance

1300 km

Fitness Level

Amatuer - Experienced

   
   

 

9 Nights 10 Days You are just moments away Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Highlights
  • Excellent Gateway to explore the land between Tibet & India.
  • Visit to Chitkul Village.
  • Visit to Kibber which is one of the inhabited village in the world.
  • Chandigarh to Chandigarh escorted Ride
  • Complete comfort and Safety.
  • Experienced Guides
Batches & Camp Charges
date & duration price
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  • Itinerary

    Day 01:  Arrival at Chandigarh.

    Arrive at Chandigarh Airport / Railway Station and transfer to hotel. Check in at hotel and relax. Overnight in the Hotel.

    (Meals: Dinner)

     

    Day 02: Chandigarh to Sarahan (280 kms 9 hrs)

    After breakfast, ride to Sarahan. Shady scenic road goes up to the Narkanda (2500 mtrs) through the pine forest. A gentle descent through the outer side of villages to join the Main road from Shimla leads to Kinnaur –Spiti. Continue to Sarahan the summer capital of the Rampur Bushahr. Arrive and checkin at the hotel by evening and visit the 1500 years old temple of goddess Bhimakali and one gets a magnificent view of the ShriKhand peaks. Overnight in the guest house.

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Dinner)

     

    Day 03: Sarahan - Chitkul - Kalpa (2758mtrs) (167kms/5-6 hours) 

    Today we have 104km to go, to get to the picturesque village of Chitkul, a beautiful little village in Sangla Valley. From Sarahan we ride till Karcham dam and turn right to Sangla valley. The road is in fairly good condition but after crossing the dam the road will get a bit challenging but you will forget all the troubles after watching the beauty of the Sangla valley. This Valley is situated on the banks of the Baspa River, and is another prominent attraction, which rests at an altitude of 8900 ft above sea level. After that visit Kamru Fort, the Naga Temple, and Sapni, is renowned for their architectural excellence and return back to the dam and follow the road to Reckong Peo, One of the prime attractions of Kalpa is the Kinnaur Kailash Mountain also known as the Kinner Kailash Mountain in the local language. It is considered to be sacred by the locals of the region. A Shiva Lingam measuring 70 m in height sits on top of the peak which attracts a large number of devotees and tourists all year round. Kalpa is the headquarters of Reckong Peo town which offers a panoramic view of the Kinner Kailash Mountain. Overnight at the Hotel.

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Dinner)

     

    Day 04: Kalpa to Nako (106 kms/4 hours)

    After breakfast drive to Nako. You can explore Nako village, famous for its serene Nako Lake and go for the short trek to acclimatize your body.  In the evening you’ll visit the Nako Monastery located in the village as well as several other Buddhist temples. Overnight stay in camps.

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Dinner)

     

    Day 05: Nako to Kaza (3,600 Mtrs) (approx. 120 kms/ 6 hours drive)

    After breakfast, you’ll ride the bikes to the village of Tabo in Spiti valley. En-route we reach Sumdo which is the last village in the Kinnaur District and the entry point to the Spiti Valley. The last point of the Hindustan-Tibet road, Kaurik is only 19 km from Sumdo. We shall take a detour here to Giu village famous for its naturally preserved mummy that is almost 500 years old. The mummy is said to be of a Tibetan Buddhist Lama and is in a sitting posture. We shall continue our drive towards Kaza. Enroute we go across Dhankar the ancient capital of Spiti king, the most incredibly situated Gompa, perched high on the barren rocky mountain slopes. Lalung, The second  most interesting monastery of Spiti. In the afternoon reach Pin valley, known for its national park of the snow leopards, and ibex. Kungri Gompa is the main centre of the Nyingmapa sect in Spiti. Arrive at Kaza by evening, the sub divisional headquarter of Spiti. Overnight at the guest house / Camp. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Dinner)

     

    Day 06: Kaza (3600 m - 46 km) visit Kye and Kibber (4200mtrs)

    Leave to visit the famous Kye gompa perched high on a pyramid like mountain belonging to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Further visit Kibber which is one of the highest permanent inhabited villages in the world, situated at the elevation of 4200 m located in a semi bowl-shaped narrow valley. By afternoon return back to Kaza. In the evening ride uphill road till Langza, visit the villages, further visit Komic known for one of the highest monasteries in the world and for fossils. Return back to Kaza by evening and Overnight at guest house/camp. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Dinner)

     

    Day 07: Kaza to Chandratal Lake (102 kms/3-4 hours)

    Today drive Kaza to Chandratal Lake. Chandratal is situated at an altitude of about 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in the Himalayas. Drive to Losar through the several villages of the Spiti. Losar is the last village of the Spiti valley, Short uphill drive to Kunzum pass (4700 m.). There is a small temple dedicated to the Goddess Kunzum Devi at the top of the pass with the prayer flags fluttering high over it.  Mountains of scree overlook the lake on one side, and a magnificent cirque presents a view on the other. The lake is situated in the Spiti part of the Lahaul and Spiti. Overnight stay at Camp. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Dinner)

     

    Day 08: Chandratal to Manali (130 km / 5 hours)

    After breakfast uphill drive to Manali via Rohtang pass, which offers an extensive view of the C.B.Shigri range. Drive through Chandra valley over Rohtang pass (4050 m.) the gateway between Lahaul/Spiti and Kullu “valley of the God” Descending by the snake-curved road through the pasture of wild flowers and forest of silver Oak and waterfalls will accompany you till Manali, overnight stay at hotel in Old Manali.

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Dinner)

     

    Day 09: Manali to Chandigarh (300 Kms/9 hrs).

    Today after Breakfast drive to Chandigarh and Arrive Chandigarh by evening and check into the hotel and relax. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Dinner)

     

    Day 10: Chandigarh Departure.

    Post breakfast drop at Chandigarh Airport / Railway Station.

    (Meals: Breakfast)

     

    Inclusions & Exclusions

    What is included in the tour

    • Bike RE 350 cc. (For Rented Bikes)
    • Fuel (For Rented Bikes)
    • Back up Vehicle throughout the route.
    • Mechanic
    • Stay on triple sharing basis.
    • Meals as per the itinerary.
    • Ride Marshall throughout the ride with bike and fuel.
    • Travel Insurance for every participant.
    • First Aid.

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • 5% GST
    • Any air/train Fare (not mentioned in the itinerary)
    • Lunch on all days.
    • Cost of pre or post tour hotel accommodation, early check in or late checkout charges.
    • Any increase in Airfare, Airport taxes, Govt Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and any applicability of new taxes from Govt.
    • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of an individual due to illness, accident, hospitalization, or any personal emergency
    • Any extra cost incurred due to delay in Flights, Rail, Strike etc. incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeure circumstances during the tour
    • Any charges for extra ride, Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature and food or drink which is not part of a set group menu.
    • Any services or activity charges other than those included in the group tour itinerary

    Anything specifically not mentioned in the „tour price includes‟ column

    Pickup point
    Spiti Valley Tours, Kaza, Himachal Pradesh, India View on Map