India,Delhi,Manali,Tibet

Himalayas on motorcycles

India,Delhi,Manali,Tibet

Himalayas on motorcycles

Price
$2400
+ flight to Delhi and back home
Duration
15 days
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We will ride motorcycles to the most beautiful places of the Himalayas, where India meets Tibet. You will be conquered by incredibly beautiful mountains and sky, strewn with millions of stars. Waterfalls and hot springs, Tibetan temples and ancient monasteries, high mountain passes and absolutely wild places with no signs of civilization. Beginners can take a motorcycle riding course before the trip

  • Day 1
    Arrival in Delhi, checking into a hotel.
  • Day 2
    Bus to Shimla. Here we will rent our motorcycles and spend the night in the hotel.
  • Day 3
    We take off to Narkand by motorcycles (80 km, 4 hours on the way). We can say that the Himalayas begin here. We drive along steep, but still asphalt roads, admiring the beautiful green valleys and apple orchards. Night in the hotel.
  • Day 4
    Departure to Sarahan (80 km, 4 hours on the way). The road gradually goes up and than we see the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas for the first time. We check into the hotel in Sarahan and visit the temple, which is more than a thousand years old. It is completely built of wood and boasts large altar of pure silver.
  • Day 5
    We take off to Kalpa (90 km, 6 hours on the road). Here a true off-road begins in the full sense of the word. In Kalpa we get permits to visit Little Tibet and refuel. Night in the hotel.
  • Day 6
    We move on to Nako (110 km, 8 hours on the way). Steep ascents and descents, bridges, water from the mountains, and incredible landscapes of glaciers and valleys. Night in the hotel.
  • Day 7
    Rest in Nako. This is one of the last villages before the mountains, which is located at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level.
  • Day 8
    We move on to Kaza (110 km, 8 hours on the way). In these remote areas there is no connection with the outside world, no gas stations or shops. We will rarely see vegetation - only mountains and rivers.
  • Day 9
    Rest in Kaza. It is a small town in India's Little Tibet region. Kaza boasts many Buddhist temples and ancient monasteries. We will visit the most interesting of them.
  • Day 10
    We drive to the Lake of the Moon - Chandra Taal (100 km) via the Kunzum pass (4600 meters above sea level). Only mountains, yaks and sky on our way. The average speed in the mountains is 20-30 km per hour. We come to the shore of the lake 4300 m above sea level. We spend the night in tents. The starry sky here is amazing!
  • Day 11
    Early in the morning we leave for Manali (120 km). We drive via two passes and smoothly descend back into civilization. Night in the hotel.
  • Day 12
    Rest in Manali, the town in the valley of Kulu known for its history and natural beauties. We will walk to the picturesque waterfalls and enjoy hot springs, as well as visit several ancient temples.
  • Day 13
    We take off to Narkanda (200 km, 8 hours). On the way we will visit the house-museum of the prominent Russian scientist and painter Nikolai Roerich in the picturesque town of Sri Nagar. Night in the hotel.
  • Day 14
    We move on to Shimla (70 km, 3 hours on the way). We leave the motorcycles and go to Delhi by bus (6-10 hours on the way, depending on the traffic). Night in the hotel.
  • Day 15
    Flight back home.
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Trip code: ARDN
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At a Glance
Chandra taal lake, Hot springs, Waterfalls, Mountain passes and stunning views, Villages, Ancient temples ans monasteries, Nicholas Roerich house-museum
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Group size 11 persons.

We will ride motorcycles to the most beautiful places of the Himalayas, where India meets Tibet. You will be conquered by incredibly beautiful mountains and sky, strewn with millions of stars. Waterfalls and hot springs, Tibetan temples and ancient monasteries, high mountain passes and absolutely wild places with no signs of civilization. Beginners can take a motorcycle riding course before the trip

Is this trip for you? 

This trip is of demanding physical grade, suitable for people with good health and basic motorcycles skills. (Beginners can take master class before traveling, for details see "Additional Options" section). We will ride motorcycles on asphalt and dirt roads at an altitude of up to 4600 meters above sea level, spending 4-8 hours on motorcycles per day. Also the program includes one bus trip (6-10 hours, depending on traffic). Accommodation in tourist class hotels, most will have hot water, some - wi fi internet. One night will be spent in tents in a picturesque place on the shore of the lake. 

The price of the trip includes: 

  • Accommodation in tourist class hotels during the entire trip; 
  • Comfortable public bus Delhi - Shimla - Delhi;
  • Permits to Tibet;
  • Accompanying mechanic;
  • Rent of motorcycles; 
  • Professional guiding services throughout the trip.

To be paid separately: 

  • Flight to Delhi and back home; 
  • Tourist insurance (mandatory);
  • Gasoline ($50);
  • Foods, except breakfasts in hotels (approximately $500 per person);
  • Visa to India ($ 62).
At a Glance
Chandra taal lake, Hot springs, Waterfalls, Mountain passes and stunning views, Villages, Ancient temples ans monasteries, Nicholas Roerich house-museum
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We will ride motorcycles to the most beautiful places of the Himalayas, where India meets Tibet. You will be conquered by incredibly beautiful mountains and sky, strewn with millions of stars. Waterfalls and hot springs, Tibetan temples and ancient monasteries, high mountain passes and absolutely wild places with no signs of civilization. Beginners can take a motorcycle riding course before the trip

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Citizens of almost all countries need a visa to enter India.

Indian visa should be arranged in advance online or in the embassy in your country of residence.

We provide free visa consulting for clients. 

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