Spiti Motorcycle Expedition

8 Night/ 9Days

 Views:  50 June 21st  to 30th June 2018


Starting from:

Rs. 25000 Rs. 29000

Package cost



Spiti Valley which is also known as “Little Tibet” in Trans Himalayan Terrain at an average altitude on 4000 mtrs connected with the borders of Tibet. Spiti valley is also home to some of the oldest monasteries. The highway of Spiti is also known as hell in heaven & that’s why there are so many road sign board showing you are travelling on the most treacherous road of the world. Or Simply you can say heaven for riders, which is hell for others. So lets make your plan to ride once on most treacherous road of the world.

Itinerary
Day 1  Delhi to Shimla

An early morning wake up call and meeting at India Gate followed by a quick briefing session and now this is the time to start the life time dream trip  on One of Most treacherous Road of the World to Shimla at wee hours via Karnal, Chandigarh and after that  now we will enter in mountains. In the evening explore local Shimla & Jakhu Temple.  Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 2  Shimla to Sarahan

After healthy breakfast, we head towards Sarhan. Through the Wangtu bridge on our way, we will be reaching Sarhan by evening for night stay. After reaching Sarahan early we can also visit the Sarhan Bird Sanctuary and Bhim Kali temple. After dinner night stay at hotel.

Day 3  Sarahan to Chitkul

After healthy breakfast, On your bikes we head towards Chitkul enroute visiting the famous Bhimakali temple in Sarahan if missed last evening, regarded as one of the Shaktipeeths.  Continue ride to Chitkul. Enjoy the last Indian village on arrival check in at camp. Overnight at camp/Hotel.

Day 4  Chitkul to Nako

 In the morning after breakfast proceed to Nako. On this day you will also explore Kalpa where you will get the chance to click selfie at sucide point and also can admire the mesmersing and devotional view of Kinner Kailash around apple orchad. Visit the confluence of Satluj and Spiti rivers at Khab en route. Nako is a beautiful village on the banks of a lake. Enjoy overnight stay at Nako.

Day 5  Nako to Kaza

 In the morning after breakfast travel to Tabo and visit the Tabo monastery is more than a thousand years old and is famous for its wall paintings and murals. It is also known as the Ajanta of the Himalayas. You’ve ridden through Kinnaur and Baspa Valley’s. Now hit the awesome trail of inspirational Spiti Valley, and the small town of Tabo. The town has not changed for millennia and is where you will find the second most important Buddhist Monastery, only to that of Tholong Gompa in Tibet. The 10th century Tabo Monastery houses some 60 Lamas and contains old scriptures and artifacts. A great place to take time out and relax, stay overnight at KAZA.

Day 6  Kaza to Kaza

On this day, we will visit the Ki monastery the biggest monastery located on the top of the hill offering fabulous picturesque views from the location and then, we will move ahead forward from the Kibber village which is positioned just a few miles from the monastery. We will stay overnight in the guest house. This day you have so many option to click yourself at on the top with the sign board showing highest of bla bla …………

Day 7  Kaza to Chandertal
 Kaza to Chandertal

After breakfast with  your machine from Kaza to base of Chandertal lake enroute crossing some very beautiful villages of Spiti Valley and crossing over Kunzam pass (4558 m). On arrival check in at camp. Rest of the day free to explore the surrounding. Overnight at camp.

Day 8  Chandertal to Manali

After about a drive of 7-9 hours, depending on travel conditions we finally reach Manali. On our way we come across Batal, Chotta Darrah, Gramphu and the magnificent Rohtang Pass, which is supposed to be one of the highest passes for motor vehicles and is known for its breathtaking beauty. We approach Manali by evening to retire and stroll around the forests. We spend our time feasting on the views of this beautiful town. On arrival in Manali (3340 metres above sea level), check in to the hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at MANALI.

Day 9  Manali to Delhi

Check out of the hotel and proceed to Delhi for your onward journey. The tour concludes with lots of unforgettable memories for ever.

Inclusion & Exclusion

Inclusion

  • Welcome drinks on arrival.
  • Accommodation in well appointed 3 star or equivalent hotels as per city on Triple sharing Basis.
  • All meals throughout the stay on MAPAI basis- Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Support back up vehicle, for emergency use and luggage transfer in emergency.
  • Tour Leaders throughout the trip
  • One bike mechanic throughout the biking tour with spare parts (Spare parts are chargable).
  • All Inner line permits wherever required.
  • Theme Dinner with bonfire at Leh.
  • One party night during the trip.
  • Basic First aid kit and Oxygen Cylinders in emergency.
  • T-shirt/ highlighter specially designed.(Please send your size)
  • Stickers for Bike & Helmet.
  • Likeminded Friends.
  • Unforgettable memory for the life!!

Exclusion

  • Any majeure service expenses.
  • Fuel for bike.
  • Any kind of Insurance/ medical.
  • All entry tickets for stupas, monasteries, sightseeing, state and entry fees.
  • Fees for camel ride or ATV ride.
  • Any Air/Bus/Taxi/Jeep fare.
  • Lunch throughout the tour.
  • Ladakh autonomous hill development council (LAHDC) Leh environment fees & red cross fees.
  • Any personal expenses like room service, donation, tips, drinks, bar & beverage, mineral water, laundry  and telephone.
  • All items/services not specially mentioned in the inclusion.
  • No bill will be reimbursed against any missed service/facility.
  • Any part of package is not availed by the client; refunds cannot be claimed for any part of package exchangeable with any services.
  • In case of extension of a tour is required, supplements as applicable would be paid directly to us by the clients.
  • Govt. Service Tax as per actual would be charged on the package cost.


Important Notes

  • Participants should be there in tour start city at least one day prior.
  • Participants are requested to pack their stuff in backpack and not the trolley bag.
  • 10,000/- Rs refundable security amount would be required for rented bike.
  • Participants are requested to follow the timing in the program, in case any service are missed due to delay in departure, the company will not be responsible for any refund.
  • Crazy Riders Adventure Tours reserve the rights to rearrange the itinerary due to any kind of disturbance occurred (i.e whether condition, political condition or any others) without changing the total number of days and without compromising any service.


What's Unique

  • A   surprise party (Apart from regular meals) any day and that day will not be disclosed to the guests (Music, bonfire, drink and many more).
  • Complete circuit of Spiti (Delhi to Delhi around 2000 KM) including  Simla and Manali both route.
  • A  chance to make your dream true in half cost. As there there is a lucky draw and winner will get the 50% cash back.
  • After completion the trip you will have the experience of riding/driving on most treacherous road in the world.
  • Your machine will get the chance to fill there tummy at Worlds Highest Petrol pump in KAZA.
  • You will also visit The Last Indian Village(Chitkul), Highest Village in World(KOMIC)  and The Worlds Highest Post Office(HIKKIM).


Confirmation & Refund policy

  • Booking will be based on First come First serve.
  • 25% deposit would be required at the time of booking.
  • 75% deposit would be required on 15 days prior to trip start day.
  • 20% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation charges for booking once made.
  • No refund will be there if cancellation made within 15 days to start the trip.


  • Q. Which is the best time for Leh Ladakh Bike Trip?

    A. Route from both side i.e Sringar and Manali to Leh is open from June to September. So these months are best to do road trip for Ladakh.

  • Q. Which is the best bike for Ladakh trip?

    A. Any 150cc+ is enough for Ladakh tour but Royal Enfield is the most popular bike among all for Ladakh.

  • Q. Can 2 people ride on a bike? Pillion is allowed? If yes then pricing for that?

    Yes 2 people can ride on a bike. Itís depend on the capacity of your bike only. We are charging per head only.

  • Q. If Pillion rider is allowed will it not be difficult to carry two peoples luggage in a single bike?

    A. No, if you have installed Ladakh Carrier on your bike and if you have limited stuff with you. Anyway if you have extra luggage with cant be accommodate on bike then luggage can be accommodated on back up vehicle.

  • Q. Do you provide any backup vehicle which will carry our luggage and petrol?

    A. Yes you will followed by a backup vehicle.
    1. Backup vehicle is supposed to be used for breakdowns and emergency case.
    2. We advice all the bikers to install Ladakh Carrier on their bike and carry limited stuffs for this trip.
    3. We will share the complete list of required stuff once the booking is confirmed.

  • Q. Will there be bike mechanic and medical support team during this trip?

    A. Yes, mechanic will be there and first aid trained tour captains will be there on the trip.

  • Q. I have my own Royal Enfield bike but I am not yet sure whether to bring my bike or rent one. So can I book for the tour now without bike and then pay for bike just before the trip if needed.?

    A. Donít worry. Its not an issue for us that you are coming with your own bike or rented bike, as we also prefer own bike rather than rented bike because you are much aware with your own machine. You can get the rented bike just before trip also, but at that time there are too rush of bikers to rent the bike and charges would be high at that time, you will also get very fewer option to select the good bike so its just an advice to book your bike in prior to avoid rush and nothing else.

  • Q. As my vehicle is Karnataka/Maharastra/Other states registered, do I need any permission for travelling during this trip?

    A. Vehicle should be registered on your name only and original Registration Certificate, PUC and insurance is required.

  • Q. Can we have any option in bikes?

    A. Yes, you have other options of Bajaj Avenger, Bajaj Pulsar 150cc, Yamaha FZ. (We can also provide you Harley Davidson bike on additional cost).

  • Q. What about the condition of bikes?

    A. We provide all bikes in perfect conditions, with adding new bikes to our fleet every year.

  • Q. Is the fuel cost including in this trip?

    A. No, the fuel cost is not included in this trip.

  • Q. How is the condition of road during whole trip?

    A. 60% Roads are in good condition, in other 40% you can experience off road driving.

  • Q. What riding gear do I need for Ladakh trip?

    A. This is the kind of trip riding gear is made for. Get a riding jacket, pants, shoes, gloves and full face helmet. Keep in mind that all of your riding gear should be good to go against rain, hail and snow.

  • Q. What if my bike gets damaged and we need to wait for assistance from nearby village? Will the team move forward? Will there be anyone from the organizing team to be with me waiting until the helps arrived?

    A. Yes we make arrangement, and a team member will be with you until the problem resolved.

  • Q. What will be the size of each batch? Minimum & Maximum?

    A. Minimum 25 maximum 40 pax.

  • Q. Can people with a car join? If yes then do they need to pay petrol charge? And in case of breakage of that personal car, will you be able to provide support? Will that be chargeable?

    A.Of Course guests can join us with a CAR/SUV/JEEP/.Our package is excluding of fuel charges for all segments. Expert bike mechanic and backup vehicle driver will be there but with minor knowledge of 4 wheelers but they can fix the problems on temporary basis.

  • Q. Is there any lack of oxygen during trip?

    A. Anybody travelling 10,000 feet above sea level will find difficulty in breathing or is likely to fall prey to altitude sickness. It happens due to low level of atmospheric oxygen. The biggest cause of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) is dehydration. People on the trip forget to drink enough water, they just keep on riding.
    To beat AMS, take the following steps:
    1. Drink lots and lots of water mixed with glucose.
    2. Take everything slow. Even little labor at high altitudes will leave you spent.
    3. Take one Diamox at Manali on the morning when you leave for Leh. Diamox takes one hour to start working.
    4. Donít push too hard, take the trip slow. Ascent slowly, decent slowly.
    5. If you feel the symptoms creeping up, stop and take some rest. Donít keep pushing.

  • Q. Food is included? What type of food? How many times?

    A. Yes. MAP (all Breakfast & Dinner 12 days).

  • Q. All accommodation in Hotels? Or tents too?

    A. Both in (70%:30%) ratio.

  • Q. If Hotels then what types of Hotels?

    A. Deluxe or 3 Star as per location.

  • Q. In case of Tents what type of tent? Igloo type? Waterproof? Will you provide bedsheets and pillow? Sleeeping bags? What about toilets?

    A. Swiss cottage, Waterproof, luxurious camps with bed.. swiss cottage tent comprises of a master bedroom with attached bathroom.

  • Q. My girlfriend also wants to join. So I am bit worried about safety and also washroom facilities during daytime. Can you explain on this?

    A. Most welcome no need to worry at all. We maintain strict discipline. Each and every guests has to follow the basic rules. There are so many public convenience at shops enroute hence she can use it.

  • Q. What is the amount of Tax on actual package cost?

    A. As of now its 4% but it would may change as 9% as per GOI notice.

  • Q. On day 1, it is showing Delhi to Pathankot which is around 500KM, so are we traveling all this distance by bike on single day?

    A. Yes, first day and last day we have to cover approx 500 KM and we all have to cover that distance by their own mode of transport i.e if any one joining us by bike then he/she will cover the distance by bike and same with the car. We have to travel on butter like highway in plains, so its not an issue. Thatís why we will start the trip from Delhi by early morning so we will reach Pathankot by 6 or 7 PM in the evening. And rest of the day we are covering just only 150-200 KMs.

  • Q. Which network is accessible?

    A. During whole trip you can get BSNL network at some places, in Manali you can get every mobile network but in Ladakh region you can only access postpaid BSNL, Idea, Airtel and Vodafone.