Biking & Backpacking Trip : Spiti Valley

Explore the Himachal valleys in Budget

Kullu | Sangla | Kinnaur | Spiti | Lahaul

Manali-jibhi-Sangla-Kalpa-Kaza-Chandratal-Manali

Spiti Biking & Backpacking (07 Days)

What better could you ask than exploring the magical Spiti valley in 7 days? Well, you cannot. Spiti stands sacred from modern life and remains a dreamy land for adventure seekers. The entire valley is located between 3000 to 4600 meters. The cold - barren land offers unique landscapes to those who visit and makes them fall in love. Travel the twisting roads of Spiti valley along the rugged mountains. Maybe you find your Nirvana on the Himalayan quest.

Moderate

Riding Skill Required

1000 Kms

Journey

Royal Enfield With Fuel

Motorcycles

Manali

Fly In

Tour Highlights

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Tour Cost

Indian Nationals

Own Motorcycle Rented Royal Enfield Motorcycle Passenger in SUV
Per Person Solo Rider Rider & Pillion Per Person
31000 41000 36000 31000

Inclusion

• Royal Enfield motorcycle for the tour
• Motorcycle fuel for the tour as per itinerary
• All internal transfers and sightseeing in a non-AC Car for backpackers
• Support vehicle for carrying luggage and other essentials
• Triple-sharing accommodation (Swiss Tent, Budget Hotel & Guest House)
• Experienced Road Captain
• Experienced Mechanic
• Breakfast from Day 2nd to Day 7th
• Dinner from Day 1st to Day 6th
• Standard Helmets for Rider and Pillion
• Bonfire activity once during the tour
• Oxygen cylinder and basic medical amenities
• All Inner Line Permits for restricted areas and all tolls
• Driver charges, tolls and parking of the car for backpackers
*Note: The helmets we provide are of standard size, so there may be some discrepancies regarding the size. For comfort and safety reasons, you may carry your helmet for the ride.

Exclusion

• Any spares consume during the ride
• INR 5,000/- refundable security deposit for the motorcycle
• Riding gears
• Cost incurred to transfer the motorbike in case it is dropped in between the trip
• Applicable 5% GST
• Flight Tickets
• Lunch on all days
• Airport pick-up and Drop
• Personal travel insurance
• Sightseeing entry fees and any activity cost
• Double occupancy room add-on - INR 2,500/- per person
• Upgrade Himalayan Motorcycle add-on - INR 2,500/- per Motorcycle
• Any hotel, subsistence or other cost incurred before the official start date of the tour and after the official end date of the tour.
• Anything not mentioned in Tour Inclusions
• Transfers within the city/ town after reaching the destination hotel
• Charges for Air-conditioning in the Car / SUV / Tempo traveller

Day-wise itinerary as you witness the route

Motorcycle Tour Route Details

Day 1 - Arrival at Manali

Manali Alt. - 2000 m

Reaching Manali is no less than rocket science. Take an overnight bus to reach Manali from Chandigarh/ Delhi. Once you have arrived at the Manali bus stand, take a small taxi to the specified hotel. Our team at the Hotel will assist you with check-in. Room Type

  • Hotel – Budget Hotel
  • Room Type – Triple sharing room
  • Meals – Dinner

Day 2 - Manali to Rampur

Manali Alt. - 2000 m Rampur Alt. - 1050 m

After breakfast, we wandered around the Kullu Valley. Please assemble in the parking after loading your luggage in the backup vehicle. We will ride alongside the Beas River to Kullu. Upon crossing Bhuntar, we will cross a dark tunnel opening to the Beas-Sainj confluence. From there, we will ride on narrow mountain roads to Jibhi surrounded by a breathtaking valley. Witness the water turning clearer as you ride along the pine tree jungle. You will ride on the narrow roads climbing up to the Jalori Pass. The road at some points is very steep. Even the Himalayas struggle to power the wheels. Take a picture once you have made it to the top. We will start descending on the narrow roads to the Shimla. Witness the apple farms with a house made of mud, wood and stone. There are numerous waterfalls on the way. There is one waterfall without any visible source of water. At one point, we will cross the Sutlej River and meet the two-lane highway.Enjoy the smooth highway to Rampur.Enjoy the yet uncommercialised heaven In the lap of the mountains.Hotel :- Tent with attached washroom

  • Hotel – Budget Hotel
  • Room Type – Triple sharing room
  • Meals – Dinner

Day 3 - Rampur to Sangla

Rampur Alt. - 1050 m Sangla Alt. - 2621 m

Later ride through a broad yet exciting cliffhanger road in the Kinnaur Valley. we will ride the cliffhanger road to the Kinnaur valley. Pose for the welcome photograph at Kinnaur Rock gate. Be watchful of the rolling stones falling from the mountains. Do not forget to capture a snap of the beautiful arch bridge near Tranda. Ride on the end of the mountain to reach Karcham Dam.

The beautiful highway will turn into a narrow single-lane road. Once the vehicle starts climbing the narrow road after the dam, turn around to see the stunning sunset. You might have seen the videos of this road in multiple places as 'The scariest road of India'. The road to the Indo-Chinese border is narrow and broken in many parts. The cliffhanger view of the valley is the one breathtaking part of the Spiti Adventure. Upon reaching Chitkul, enjoy the view with a cup of coffee or a walk to the river. The village has got a charm to keep you in awe. You will fall short of storage taking photographs here.

Enjoy the natural charm of the place and the warmth of hospitality extended by the inhabitants of the old villages. Overnight at Sangla Valley.

  • Hotel – Budget Hotel/ Homestay
  • Room Type – Triple sharing room
  • Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4 - Sangla - Kaza

Sangla Alt. - 2621 m Kaza Alt. - 3800 m

Enjoy the view with a cup of coffee or a walk to the river. After breakfast, we will ride to the headquarters of Spiti Valley. The thrill will continue till the Raksham Bridge. Later, we will head back to the Baspa - Sutlej confluence to catch up with the national highway to Kalpa.

At first, the roads to Pooh are smooth like the warm sunrise, later it will become barren as we travel along the Spiti River to Khab and Nako. The ascend will be gradual once you reach Sumdo. The road will become narrow with a steep incline. Ride on the serpentine road with the most stunning views. Once you reach Nako, the road will turn into a dirt trail with Spiti River all along the route. After reaching Nako town, the Kaza will appear to be very close. Be careful in shadow-light corners as sudden sun flare and shadow games almost blind you around the corner. Overnight stay at Kaza.

  • Hotel – Budget Hotel / Homestay
  • Room Type – Triple sharing room
  • Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5 - Kaza – Langza – Hikkim – Komic – Kaza

Kaza Alt. - 3800 m

We need to start very early today. It's a long day. At first, you will visit the world's highest post office at Hikkim. The short ride is good enough to give you an adrenaline rush. Send a postcard to the loved ones (which might reach them in the next three months). Later, we will visit the highest village connected to a motorable road - Komic at 15027 ft. Collect and witness the beautiful sea fossils. The beautiful town sits surrounded by snowcapped mountains. Afterwards, we will head to meet Buddha at Langza. The Buddha statue sits on the top of the villages looking into the mesmerising valley and smiling at you. Try ginger lemon tea with almonds and apricots at a nearby café.

Towards the end of the day, pay a visit to the Key Monastery & and imbibe the prayer hymns in you. Overnight stay at Kaza.

  • Hotel – Budget Hotel/ Homestay
  • Room Type – Triple sharing room
  • Meals – Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6 - Kaza to Chandra Tal

Kaza Alt. - 3800 m Chandra Tal Alt. - 4250 m

We will start riding Moon Lake. We will ride to one of the highest suspension bridges in the world at 4150 m situated at Chicham. Apart from being the Most Instagramable place, the bridge is wow for its 150m deep gorge. (Imagine dropping a stone which takes 16 seconds to touch the water). We will continue the ride on one of the most scenic routes of the ride to Losar via Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary. Take a sip of tea at the last tea point. We will ride on the most scenic route of the ride. The views on the road are stunning. You ride on the dirt, high cliffs, water crossing, sharp turns, blind spots etc.

Once you have crossed the Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary, we will get to a tarred road. We will take the tarred road to the last village. We will ride a smooth road for a couple of kilometres and then to the broken road. You get the chance to ride on the route where Royal Enfield organises offroading races. Upon reaching the Kunzum La at 14931 Ft, take a minute to take blessings at Kunzum Mata Temple. We will continue descending towards Chandratal on a road suitable just for one car. We will leave the Manali highway and take right towards Chandrataal. Ride along the small tributary of the Bhaaga River to reach the serene lake. Park your horses with wheels at the last motorable point & and hike the lake for 2 km. The hike is easy but tiring to get there. Witness the ultimate time-lapse of The Moon Lake. Overnight camping at the campsite. (Get ready for the coldest night)

  • Hotel – Budget Camp with attached washroom
  • Room Type – Triple sharing room
  • Meals – Dinner

Day 7 - Chandratal to Manali and depart

Chandra Tal Alt. - 14100 Ft Manali Alt. - 6726 Ft

After being mesmerised by the sunrise and heavy breakfast, we gear up to leave for Manali. Ride on the same 'Just one vehicle road' till you join the Manali Kaza highway. Upon reaching the turn, we will take a right towards Manali. Continue on the broken downhill road to reach a bridge Enjoy a warm meal at Chacha-Chachi Dhaba before we explore the offroad heaven. This dhaba has acted as the last shelter as well as the rescue office. The dhaba is popular for its warm hospitality in the frozen land. After the meal, we will ride on the road of big boulders and river stones. Saddle through the bumpiest path with many surprises till Chhatru. You will experience one notch up for the offroading you saw in Ladakh. After crossing a few mountains and a 9-long Atal tunnel, we will make it to Manali. Leave the machines in peace at our hotel. After breakfast, bid farewell to each other sharing our unforgettable memories. You joined us as an unknown, turning a team, sharing a rider's bond.It marks the end of the trip. See you soon on the next ride.

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