Himachal Pradesh – Heavenly Rides – 13 Days.
Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill state in India, nestles in north-west region of western Himalayas & popularly known as the Devbhumi – “Land of the Gods”. Endowed with superb nature beauty features like majestic snow-capped mountain peaks, thick forests, lovely lakes, chatty mountain streams, beautiful meadows with blooming flowers, gorgeous gorges, scenic slopes, lively valleys and magnificent landscapes. From times immemorial, the natural beauty and soothing climate of Himachal has lured people from all parts of the world.
In this Mountainous Motorbike tour, you will experience the travel in UNESCO World Heritage Toy Train & explore the untouched and breathtaking spots of Himachal Pradesh by riding the legendary Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycle through the tranquil landscape which is soothing to the eyes and soul & will make you feel that you are Riding Bike in between Heaven & Earth.
Country / Region & Location: India – Himachal Pradesh (North Area)
Best Time: April to June and October
Number of Days: 12 Nights / 13 Days
Accommodation: 3 and 4 Star
Riding Level Required: Intermediate
Terrain: 85% Tarmac & 15% Gravel
Tour Type: Riding on Zig-Zag Mountainous Road
Number of Riding Days: 10 Days
Duration of Ride:between 5 and 7 Hours a day on Average
Distance Covered on Motorcycle: 1800 Kilometres
Temperature: 10º C to 25º C
Day 3: Shimla to Chindi.(100 kilometres = 3 hours riding)
After breakfast, you will be introduced to our Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle & our road Captain will make you understand about the driving rules of India and you will be taught all skills to handle Royal Enfield in Indian mountains. Later start your first day ride toward Chindi village, which is located in Karsog Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Chindi is also known as abode of calmness in Himachal. Enjoy riding Royal Enfield Motorcycle on tarmac zigzag road along orchards of apples and dense hilly woods of deodars and pines. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Chindi to Banjar (120 kilometres = 5 hours riding).
After leisurely breakfast ride toward Banjar. Banjar Valley, also known as the “Valley of Tranquillity”, is noted for the splendid scenery, sparkling streams, lakes, meadows, thick forest, and high mountain ranges. On arrival, check in Hotel & relax. Overnight
Day 5: Banjar to Manali (90 kilometres = 3 hours riding)
AAfter leisurely breakfast start motorbike ride to Manali. Manali is located near the northern end of Kullu Valley & on the banks of River Beas. Manali – an important hill station & breathtaking natural beauty is the hallmark of this valley. En-route enjoy the amazing view of the beautiful villages situated among the green Hills On arrival in Manali, check into the hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Manali.
Day 6: Manali – Local Sightseeing.
After breakfast, ride Motorcycle to Rohatang Pass (3978 metres) a high mountain pass. Later back to Manali town & enjoy the visit of Hadimba Devi & Manu temple in Old Manali, hot water spring at Vashist temple, Arjun Gufa (Cave of Arjun) & take a walk on Mall Road to see the colourful Market of Manali. Overnight in Manali.
Day 7: Manali to Dharamsala (250 kilometres = 6 hours riding)
After breakfast, start motorbike ride to Dharamsala, Dharamsala lies on the backdrop of the snow-draped Dhauladhar Mountains, a sub-system of the Himalayas, the town is surrounded by woods of pine and deodar and commands majestic views of the main range and the Kangra Valley below. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Rest of the day is at leisure or explore local Tibetan markets at the Mcleodganj. Overnight in Dharamsala.
Day 8: Dharamsala to Dalhousie (140 kilometres = 5 hours riding).
After leisurely breakfast, visit the Tibetan monastery in Maclodganj (upper Dharamshala) a seat of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama & later start bike ride to Dalhousie. Dalhousie is spread out over five hills & named after the 19th century British Governor General Lord Dalhousie. Located on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas, it is surrounded by the beautiful scenery of snow-capped peaks. Dalhousie is situated at 6000-9000 feet above sea level. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Later visit the Panjpulla (A pretty spot, where water from natural sources flows under five bridges), Bara Patthar (small temple), Bakrota hills (offers magnificent views of the snow clad peaks). Overnight in Hotel at Dalhousie.
Day 09: Dalhousie to Khajjiar then Chamba returning to Dalhousie
After breakfast, ride for a full day excursion to Khajjiar & Chamba.
Khajjiar: A picturesque spot with an emerald shaped meadow amidst a dense deodar forest which even has a lake with a floating island at its centre & often called India’s Switzerland, This amazing hill station is houses of magnificent and incredible attraction like 12th century temple Khajji Nag dedicated to Snake God, Five life size wooden images of the five Pandav brothers & Golf Course.
Chamba: Chamba stands on the right bank of the river Ravi. It is a cold land with warm people under the purest of skies, offers a variety of scenic beauty. It is well known for its splendid architecture and a base for numerous attractions like Bhuri Singh Museum, Hari Rai Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Chamunda Temple, Rang Mahal, The Chowgan & St. Andrew Church.
Day 10: Dalhousie to Pragpur. (170 kilometres = 4 hours riding)
After leisurely breakfast start ride to panoramic Heritage Village Pragpur. Pragpur is located in the Kangra Valley and replete with history. It is the home of the famous 18th century Kangra school of miniature painting and probably the world’s – most certainly India’s – oldest ruling lineage comes from here. On arrival, check in Hotel & relax. Later take a walk around to explore the hidden beauty of Nature in Pragpur. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 11: Pragppur to Amritsar (175 kilometres = 5 hours riding)
After leisurely breakfast start ride to Amritsar. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Late afternoon we drive about 30 Km to Wagha Border (India-Pakistan Border) and enjoy flag ceremony starts at 04:30 pm and changing of guard. Later drive back to hotel & relax. O/n in Hotel.
Day 12: Amritsar to Chandigarh (240 kilometres = 5 hours riding) then Chandigarh to Delhi by Train.
After breakfast visit the Golden Temple (the beautiful Golden Temple, is made of white marble, bronze and gold leaf). Later start ride to Chandigarh. On arrival in Chandigarh, leave bikes & take bid from crew members. Later you will board in the Super Fast Train for Delhi (ETD: 6:20 pm – ETA: 9:50 pm). On arrival in Delhi at railway station, you will be received by our representative & transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 13: Depart from Delhi.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Airport to board your home flight. If you have late night flight then you have option for the local sightseeing of Delhi or same day trip to visit Taj Mahal on extra cost.
02 to 14 May 2019
23 September to 05 October 2019
02 to 15 October 2019
Prices in Australian Dollars
AUD 4170.00 Per Rider twin share per person
AUD 7225.00 for Rider + Pillion total.
AUD 3445.00 for Car Passenger twin share per person
AUD650.00 Single Room Supplement
Package Cost Includes:
- 12 Nights Hotel / Camp Accommodation on Twin / Double Sharing basis.
- Breakfast & Dinner throughout the Tour.
- All Ground Transfers from your arrival at Airport in India to till departure from India, sightseeing & overland journey by Air Conditioned Vehicle on non-riding days.
- Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle on all riding days.
- Fuel for the Bike.
- Experienced English speaking Motorcycle Road Captain for whole trip on his own Bike.
- Experienced Royal Enfield mechanic with motorcycle all necessary spare parts.
- First-Aid Medical kit.
- Refreshment during rides like Packed Juice, Fresh Fruits, Biscuits, Chips, Tea, Coffee Etc.
- Back-up Vehicle for your Luggage & Pillion Rider.
- Delhi – Kalka / Chandigarh – Delhi Super fast Train Tickets in Aircon Chair Class.
- Toy Train Kalka – Shimla Ticket.
- One Time Monument / Monastery / Temple Entrances.
- All required Video / Camera fees.
- Farewell Dinner with Unlimited Beer.
- Assistance by friendly, knowledgeable English speaking ground representatives from the moment you arrive in India until the time you leave.
- All Currently Applicable Taxes.
International Flights, Lunch, personal medical insurance (compulsory), Bike damage, extra drinks, visa fees and items of personal nature such as tips, laundry, liquor, extra drinks etc & anything which is not mentioned in included section.
What to Bring on ride.
Find below the detailed list of items that are required in the Tour for the safety & comfort level. We do not provide any of these, so we highly suggest to our all Riders to bring all of the required items mentioned below:
Clothing & Other Kit:
- Sun Hat / Cap
- Your regular medicine (if any)
- Warm cloths
- Strong pair of Jens pant
- Fleece/under jacket
- Shoes or boots leather & scarf
- Money Belt
- Insect repellent
- Sunscreen/sun block UV 30/40
- Lip balm
- Thermos for Hot & Cold
- Goggles / sunglasses
- Bike gloves
- Snood / Dust mask
- Kidney belt
- Water resistant backpack
- Bungee / Cargo net
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