Map of your Motorcycle road trip :
Welcome to one of India’s most bustling cities. We’ll transfer you from the airport to the hotel where you can take it easy after your flight or enjoy one of the most incredible cities in the world. Either way, make sure you are ready to get started on your adventure the next day !
Delhi - Nalagarh
Delhi – Nalagarh
Nalagarh - Shimla
If you’ve signed up for this Himalayan motorcycle tour then you are probably familiar with the classic 500cc Royal Enfield Motorcycle which will carry you across the mountains roads of India. Travel the pine forests and get ready for the bracing Himalaya air. We’ll be making our way to Shimla, Himachal Pradesh’s capital and a famed health resort town located at 2,000 meters above sea level. It’s a famous sumer escape from the monsoon months of Delhi !
Shimla - Sarahan
Get ready to wind the curvy roads of the foothills where you’ll see apple season in full blossom. Experience a side of India that you would never imagine as you travel across the orchards, pine forests and meadows of the highlands. We’ll make our way up to 2,300 meters above sea level where we enter the Kinnaur Valley which will give us our first glimpse of the biggest Himalayan mountains. Finally we’ll reach Sarahan where we can visit one of the most revered Hindu Temples in the world. Motorcycle tours of India don’t get any better than this !
Sarahan - Sangla
On our Tibet motorcycle tour today, it’s time to climb up the Sutlej Valley as you cross the thousand-year-old Hindustan-Tibet Road. This ancient route between Lhasa and Punjab connected India and Tibets since ancient times. Towards the end of the day we break off the main road to wind our way on a narrow path alongside an incredible gorge. We will eventually arrive a Baspa, a small village high in the mountains next to do the famed Baspa River. Then we continue along to finish the day in the charming town of Kinnaur.
Sangla - Nako
We are going to keep journeying on our Himalayan motorcycle tour to the Tibetan Plateau. As we climb further and further northeast, the forest landscapes turn into a moonlike desert. We are not far from the Chinese border as we end the day in the Upper Himalayas in the Tibetan Village of Nako which is located at 3,600 meters above sea level.
Nako - Kaza
Now we will enter the Spiti Valley where you will cross some of the most significant villages of Buddhism. Motorcycle tours India just don’t get any better than this! You’ll visit some of the oldest monasteries in the world including Tabo and Töling-Tsaparang which are both over a thousand years old! You’ll see the classic frescoes which are simply astounding. Finally, we will make our way up to Kaza, the capital of the Spiti hotel and truly unique place.
We’ve been pushing ourselves hard on Tibet motorcycle tour so today we will take a break from our bikes and visit the incredible Gompa (monastery) Dhankhar which hangs on a high ridge. Then we will continue to the village of Lallung. Finally, we will return back to Kaza where you can enjoy the markets and restaurants or just have a nice snooze in the sun !
Kaza - Kibber
We only travel thirty miles today on our Indian motorcycle tours, but we climb high along the way as we reach the village of Kibber which sits at 4,200 meters above sea level. Along the way, we will visit the Kye Monastery and enjoy the beautiful natural environment that’s surrounded by some of the tallest mountains in the world !
Kibber - Lac Chandra Tal
We descend back towards Kaza as we head Northwest on our motorcycle tours India. Along the way, we will cross the Kunzum Pass which at 4,600 meters separates the famed regions of Lahaul and Spiti. We will stop at the the top to admire the glaciers that surround the mountains before we reach the hilly roads of Chandra Tal or “Lake of the Moon.” Tonight we camp alongside this incredible lake under the stars and experience the true beauty of the Himalayas.
Chandratal lake - Naggar
This is going to be the most challenging day on the road. We’ll be facing many narrow paths, dirt roads and pebbles as we descend from the Himalayan heights. We are crossing the neck of Rohtang which is considered the border of two worlds that of the Tibetan Mineral Universe and the lush valley of Kullu or “Valley of the Goods.” We’ll make our descent to Manali as we zigzag down to 2,000 meters above sea levels. We’ll end the day in the famous Indian summer resort where good food and fun awaits you as a celebration for a hard day on the road of Tibet motorcycle tour.
Today, our Royal Enfield tour will take us to Kullu, a high-lying valley full of green forests and natural beauty. You’ll see traditional villages and beautiful landscapes as we make our way to the fifteenth century fort of Naggar. By the end of the day, we will return to Manali where you will have the perfect opportunity for picking up incredible souvenirs such as a famous Kullu Shawl.
Manali - Delhi
This is a free day to enjoy. We include this as an extra day should there be some unforeseen holdups. Remember, journeying the Himalayas is no easy task. This is a great chance for some last minute explorations, shoppings and seeing the Himalayas. At the end of the day, we’ll drop off our bikes and jump on a VIP night bus ride back to Delhi.
Delhi International Airport
It’s the end of our Indian motorcycle tours.You’ll arrive in Delhi in the morning. Depending on the time of your flight, you’ll have time to enjoy the amazing Indian capital or head out on your flight. We hope you had an unforgettable time !