• Eagle Himalayan Tours
  • Eagle Himalayan Tours
  • Eagle Himalayan Tours
  • Eagle Himalayan Tours
  • Eagle Himalayan Tours
 
 
Type of Accommodation
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Off-Season
Tenting
Rider
Pillion
 
   
Hotel
Rider
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Note : Rates are based on M.A.P. Basis (for 2 person)

Package Inclusions
Accommodations for Couple in Super Deluxe / Tent as per Package Nights.
A/C Volvo Bus from Delhi to Shimla/Manali and Back Manali/Shimla to Delhi or By car from delhi to Shimla and back.
Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner as per Plan and Stay of Nights in Hotel / Tent
All the applicable Tax, Parking’s, fuel and Drivers / Guide / Porters expenses


Day 1: New Delhi - Kalka - Shimla (By Train/Car)
Travelshimachal.com Tours rep. will pick you up from Delhi Airport to hotel. An early morning air-conditioned express train will bring you to Kalka, at the footsteps of the Himalayas, in about 4 hours.  Breakfast is served in the train & is inclusive in the fare.  From Kalka a 3 hour road journey in an AC Car will bring you to the erstwhile “summer capital” of India.  During British Empire. Enjoy you’re an evening on the Mall Road.

Day 2: Shimla (short familiarization ride – 60 Km)
You will requested to apply for Inner-line permits (which are required by “foreign visitors” for visiting the areas ahead) and giving the motorcycles to ride for Naldehra a thorough check-up for the journey ahead.

Today you’ll meet your Royal Enfield Motorcycle, your ride for the next several days.  After an exhaustive briefing by your ride leader you’ll be taking a short ride in an effort to know your bike better and to get familiar with its controls and riding conditions in India Himalaya.  The rest of the day is free for leisure or sight-seeing of H.P.

Day 3: Shimla - Sarahan (175 Km)
After breakfast it’s time to kickoff your Royal Enfield motorcycle journey to Kinnaur You’ll be leaving Shimla riding up the Hindustan-Tibet Highway (NH-22) towards Rampur.  We leave the NH-22 at Jeori, from where an 18 Km road winds up the mountain to Sarahan, home to the legendary Bhimakali temple, dedicated to the mother goddess kali.

Day 4: Sarahan - Sangla (95 Km)
Today’s ride is comparatively short but challenging nonetheless. take the NH-22 again towards Sangla.  Riding along the fierce Sutlej River flowing angrily in the gorges below you’ll reach Karchham.  At this turning point, a road continues towards Spiti and another turns towards the Baspa Valley and on to the beautiful Green valley of Sangla.  This is another 18 km stretch of narrow winding road with hair-raising gorges & cliffs high above the Baspa River gushing below.  Accommodation is in comfortable tented camp/ Hotel at a beautiful site, inclusive of all meals.

Day 5: Sangla - Chitkul - Kalpa (100 Km)
 

After enjoying a quite morning in the lap of Sangla valley you’ll saddle-up once again, first for a short ride to Chitkul, another small village in the Baspa Valley. Chitkul is the last village on this road towards border with China and offers great views of
snow clad peaks of the Kinnaur Kailash region. After spending a little time here you’ll return to Sangla for lunch and short visit to Kamru Fort afterwards leave for our next destination, Kalpa.  Again backtracking to the NH-22 at Karchham you’ll continue on the road towards Recong Peo, nestled 7 km.

Day 6: Kalpa

Day 7: Kalpa - Nako Lake (115 Km)
As you ride further up the Hindustan-Tibet highway, the mountain landscape starts to change from green to rocky & barren.  Still riding along the Sutluj you’ll reach Spello where your permits will be checked at a Police check-post.  Another 35 km ride will bring you to Khaab, a small village at the confluence of the Spiti & Sutlej Rivers.  Leaving Sutlej, from this point on you’ll be riding along the Spiti river to reach Nako, a village situated near the small but beautiful Nako Lake (3660 M).  This is first of the many high altitude lakes visited by you on this tour.  The location of this village is remote & infrastructure is basic.  Accommodation here is in comfortable tented camp/ Hotel inclusive of all meals.

Day 8: Nako - Tabo - Kaza (115 Km)
Today’s ride will take you further up into higher mountains (& across the infamous “Maling Nala”, your first major water crossing) and down to Chaango where you’ll enter Spiti Valley.  Your first destination is Tabo where you visit the historic monastery. After having lunch at a restaurant ride 47 km ride along the Spiti river to Kaza.

Day 9: Kaza
Kaza is the Distt. Head-quarters of the Spiti sub-division and you’ll be staying here for two consecutive nights.  You’ll be able to use facilities like Internet & long distance phone calls again, “luxuries” you left behind at Kalpa.  You’ll also be visiting the Key Gompa and Asia’s highest village Kibber (4275 M) on your motorcycle.  

Day 10: Kaza - Chandra Taal (100 Km)
Continuing up the Spiti Valley & further into higher Himalayas, today you’ll arrive at the second High Altitude Lake on your tour. After crossing a high pass (Kunzum La, 4550 M) and a couple of streams (glacier melts) you’ll reach the beautiful & desolate lake of Chandra Taal (4270 M).  The support staff will set up our own camp here and cook the evening’s dinner.  Accommodation will be 2 persons in one 4-men tent. Nature’s call will have to be answered in a small toilet tent with a portable camping toilet.

  Day 11: Chandra Taal - Jispa (135 Km)
After breakfast, you will head down into the Lahaul Valley, along the Chandra, a river originating from Chandra Taal Lake and glacier nearby.  The road (or the lack of it) from Chandra Taal all the way From Chatru to Gramphu (where it meets the popular Manali-Leh “highway”) offers some of the most thrilling riding experience you’ll have on this tour.  This stretch of the journey has several big & small water crossings challenging enough to test your grit & determination.  After Gramphu its a relatively smooth ride till Jispa (20 km ahead of Keylong) where you’ll be able to snuggle in a soft, warm bed once again (and enjoy a hot shower) in a beautiful Guest House / Hotel a river originating from Suraj Taal (Sun Lake) also near Baralacha La.  The Chandra & Bhaga Rivers meet at Tandi (which is also the last fuel station before Leh) & together form the Chandrabhaga River which is renamed as “Chenab” in Jammu & Kashmir state.  Jispa is small village, mainly serving as a convenient stop-over on the way to Ladakh.

Day 12: Jispa - Sarchu (90 Km)
90 km from Jispa, Sarchu is our next stop and also the last settlement (& check-point) in Himachal Pradesh.  You reach here after crossing over Baralacha La (4830 M), one of the many high passes on this tour & considered to get the maximum snowfall during the winters.  You’ll also pass Suraj Taal, another of the high altitude lakes in the region.    Accommodation is in comfortable tented camp inclusive of all meals.

Day 13: Sarchu - Tso Kar (145 Km)
Once you leave Sarchu it becomes evident that you’re going deeper into the Himalayas and any sights of human settlement will become few & far between from here on, barring some temporary “tent restaurants”, truck stops.  Crossing another two high passes (Nakee La 4905M & Luchalung La 5095M) and the vast expanse of  plain area called “the morey plains” (at an average height above 4000 M) which stretches for almost 35 km’s you’ll reach Tso Kar (4524 M), the third high altitude lake on this tour.  Surrounded by a wild life sanctuary, Tso Kar is a salt lake and breeding ground of many rare migratory birds. Like wild Horses Accommodation is in comfortable tented camp inclusive of all meals.

Day 14: Tso Kar - Tso Morari (80 Km)
The journey from Tso Kar to Tso Moriri (4541 M) is a beautiful blend of stark mountain landscape, occasional sightings of the nomadic people (Changpas) and their herds of yaks & goats.  En route, you’ll cross another couple of high passes (Polokongka La & Namshang La) & beautiful brackish lake called “Tso Kiagar” on some sandy stretch of mostly gravel roads to reach the village of Korzok on the banks of Tso Morari Lake, the fourth high altitude lake on this tour.  Accommodation is in comfortable tented camp inclusive of all meals.

Day 15: Tso Morari
The area around the lake is also known as the Tso morari Wetland Conservation Reserve and is the breeding ground of the rare & migratory Black-necked Crane.  You have a full day at your disposal to explore the area around the lake & the village and soak-in the spectacular views of the lake & snow clad mountains behind it.

Day 16: Tso Morari - Leh (210 Km)
Backtracking to the village of Sumdo, you’ll continue north to the turn-off at Mahe (bridge).  Turning left from here journey will take you along the banks of river Indus to Leh, the administrative head-quarters of Ladakh and entry/exit point for most travelers coming to this region.

Day 17: Leh
Another day for relaxation,  

Day 18: Leh - Khardung La - Hundar (125 Km)
Today journey will take you across Khardung La (5359 M), if not the highest, at least considered to be one of the highest motor-able passes in the world, into the Nubra Valley and at the footsteps of the Karakoram Range of the Himalayas.  Going past the Khardung village, you’ll get the first sight of the Shyok River, flowing in a wide valley.  From Khalsar, you’ll turn left towards Deskit and on to the little village of Hundar.

Day 19: Hundar
Between Hundar and Deskit lie several km. Of sand dunes where two-humped Bactrian camels graze in the neighboring "forests" of sea-buckthorn.  There is also a Gompa next to the road beyond which you’re not allowed.  You can either laze around, take walks around the village or to the sand dunes or if you are in the mood for yet another monastery take a hike 2 km up the hill to a deserted monastery.  The place is quite eerie but it’s worth the climb for spectacular views of the Nubra Valley.

Day 20: Hundar - Khardung La - Leh (125 Km)
You’ll saddle-up yet again and for the last time on this tour for your return journey to Leh.  

Day 21: Leh
Your last day in Leh.  You can shop for souvenirs or just explore the historic city of Leh at your own pace.  This day also works as a reserve day between your flights to New Delhi.

Day 22: Leh - New Delhi (By Air)
It’s day to say good bye to the Himalayas. You will be transferred to the Leh Airport where you’ll catch an early morning flight to New Delhi.  At the New Delhi airport you’ll be met by Travelshimachal.com Tours rep who will be transferred you to the hotel where your accommodation has been arranged. This shall be the “End” of your tour.

Package Exclusions
Personal Expenses
Train/Air Fare
Entry Charges