|DURATION||08 NIGHTS / 09 DAYS|
|DESTINATION COVERED||MANALI – BANJAR VALLEY – SHOJA – SANGALA – KALPA ( NAKO) – KAZA – KI KIBBER, LANGZA VILLAGE – KAZA – CHANDRATAL LAKE – MANALI – DELHI|
Lahaul Spiti Valley Bike tour is an adventure filled journey to the Greater Himalayas. Bike riding through the challenging terrain is not just a hobby but a passion. “Geshna Prakriti Yatra” presents well-planned itinerary for Spiti Valley on Motorcycle Tour, an adventure of a lifetime. Hop onto a bike and begin your journey through himalayas high mountain passes like Rohtang & Kunzum, villages, valleys, towns and monasteries. Some places of interest include Shoja, Banjar Valley, Sangala, Kalpa, Kaza, Nako, Key Monastery, Langza, and the beautiful Chandra Tal. The Bike tour starts from Manali and concludes in Manali. Thrilling roads, stay in camps, wonderful views, challenge and bliss of the incredible Spiti Valley are included on your 9 days and 8 nights Bike tour itinerary.
|NOTE||This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.|
|Explore the beautiful Banjar Valley.|
|Driving past high altitude passes such as Jalori Pass and Rohtang Pass.|
|Exploring the beautiful villages such as Shoja, Sarhan and Sangla surrounded by Himalayan peaks.|
|Leisure time at the scenic villages like Khab, Tabo, Dnakhar, Loser etc.|
|Visit to the very popular Key Monastery, near Kaza.|
|Visit to Chandra Tal Lake.|
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL MANALI
Morning arrival in the beautiful hill station of Manali. Our tour assistant helps you in getting transferred to the hotel where you complete the check-in formalities.
After relaxing for a while, head to the site where your bikes are parked. The group is given all the information about this machine and about the journey. It is now time for enjoying a ride on your bike.
Explore the peaceful Hamta valley. Familiarize yourself with the way of driving on dirt roads, meandering bends and rugged landscape. Savor the surrounding scenery.
In the evening, back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Manali.
DAY 02 : MANALI – BANJAR VALLEY – SHOJA
2nd day, have your breakfast, get onto your bike and start driving towards the pristine Banjar valley. You drive past the beautiful villages of Naggar/ Kais/ Bhuntar. This journey includes a climbing ride towards Jalori Pass. After around one and a half hours’ climb and driving along the river, arrive at Shoja, right below the Jalori Pass.
Complete the check-in at the hotel. Savor lunch here. Take some rest for a while. Later, explore the place on-foot.
The evening time is at leisure and you can indulge in the activities of your interest. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 03 : SHOJA – SANGALA
In the morning, after breakfast, get ready to proceed to Sangala, driving over the Jalori Pass. Enjoy the ride through outer Siraj valley and the lovely villages of Rampur Wangtu, and Karchham.
As you ride your bike, treat your eyes to the stunning views of the snow-clad peaks and lush environs.
Later afternoon arrival in the most beautiful valley of Himachal, Sangala valley, also known as Baspa Valley.
After check-in, proceed for visiting the Kamru Fort the oldest fort in Himachal and the Sangala Village where if you want, you can interact with the locals.
Stay overnight in hotel at Sangala.
DAY 04 : SANGALA – KALPA (NAKO)
On the 4th day of the tour, in the morning, hop onto your bike and leave Sangala. Begin your journey towards Kalpa, the Headquarter of Kinnaur District. The distance between the two places is around 70 kms. Drive the bike along the River Sutlej till Khab village.
On the way, halt to explore Riiba, Lippa, Jangi and Pooh Villages, which are located close to each other.
Later, you visit the confluence of River Spiti and River Khab. Continue your journey and reach Nako, Complete the check-in at the hotel.
Relax in this beautiful mountain town. Stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 05 : NAKO – KAZA
In the morning, the road journey from Nako to Kaza begins.
On the way, halt to visit village Chango and village Sumra. Both of these tranquil and splendid villages are placed on the banks of a small lake.
Later, stop at Tabo and visit the magnificent Tabo Monastery. Thereafter, start driving and halt at village Dnakhar, explore the place on your own. Then continue your bike ride towards Kaza.
Transfer to the Hotel and complete the check-in formalities and stay overnight.
DAY 06 : KI KIBBER – LANGZA VILLAGE – KAZA
6th day, in the morning, visit the Key Monastery, located at a distance of 12 kms from Kaza. Located on the top of a hill, this Tibetan Monastery is centuries old and is a web of rooms and corridors. The biggest monastery of Spiti Valley and the former religious training centre for the Lamas, it houses a number of valuable Thangka paintings.
Later on, visit the smaller Gompa in Kibber, around 9 kms from Key Monastery. Lying at an altitude of 13,792 feet above the sea level, Kibber is the highest permanently inhabited village of the region.
After exploring the place, start your bike ride to Village Langza, lying on a high area in the Spiti Valley. From here, savor breathtaking views of the Gaya Peak, with a height of 6,000 m.
In the evening, drive back to Kaza. Stay overnight.
DAY 07 : KAZA – CHANDRA TAL
After breakfast, start riding your bike towards Chandra Tal Lake. On the way, drive past the beautiful villages of Spiti Valley such as Rangric, Pangmo, Hall, Kito, and Loser.
As you drive past village Loser, you drive on Kunzum pass, 4,600 m. From the pass, you can enjoy a view of the Chandra Bhag ranges. Continue your drive from Kunzum to Chandra Tal.
As you reach, set-up a camp on the banks of the Lake. If time and energy permit, you can explore the place on your own.
Stay overnight at Chandra Tal Camp.
DAY 08 : CHANDRA TAL LAKE – MANALI
Today is the last day of the tour when you early morning leave for Mandi, driving through Batal, Chota Dhara, and Chatru.
Take a short break at Chatru for refreshment and tea. You can relax and freshen up here.
Later, continue to bike ride to Manali, via the very popular Rohthang Pass. Take a short halt here to savor the views. Finally drive down to Manali. Check-in and stay overnight in hotel at Manali.
DAY 09 : MANALI – DELHI FOR DEPARTURE
On the last day of the tour, the morning is at leisure. You can relax in your room. Afternoon departure by Volvo to Delhi.