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Duration
10 Days / 9 Nights
Trip
Start: Manali / End: Manali

Lahaul Spiti Valley Bike Tour

Manali - Shoja - Sarhan - Sangla - Kalpa - Nako - Kaza - Ki Kibber - Langza Village - Kaza - Chandra Tal Lake - Manali

Introduction

Biking for many is no less than a passion. Such people like to explore challenging landscapes on mean machines like Royal Enfield. If you are also one of these people, opt for Spiti Valley bike tour 2018. The journey starts and comes to an end in Manali. During your bike ride, you cover towns, villages and monasteries such as Shoja, Sangla, Kalpa, Kaza, Nako, Key Monastery, Langza, and the moon-shaped Chandra Tal. Spiti on Bike tour also comprises of night stay in camps. While you drive on high-altitude passes such as Kunzum, Jalori and Rohtang, enjoy the breathtaking views of the surroundings. This well-planned tour, spanning in the duration 10 days, lets you experience a challenging road trip on one of the most challenging Indian landscape of Lahaul and Spiti Valley.

Note that 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.


Trip Highlights
    • Riding the mean-machine, a Royal Enfield
    • Exploring the mesmerizing Kullu Valley
    • Driving on high-altitude passes such as Jalori Pass, Kunzum Pass, and Rohtang Pass
    • Night stay in camps
    • Exploring remote villages like Shoja, Sarhan and Sangla, surrounded by the Himalayas
    • The Mall road of Kalpa
    • Scenic villages such as Kahab, Tabo, and Dnakhar
    • Visit to the popular Key Monastery, near Kaza
    • Camping Chandra Tal Lake

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Manali

Morning arrival in the beautiful hill station of Manali by bus. Get assistance of our tour representative in your hotel transfer and check-in. After breakfast, relax for some time. Lunch is followed by assembling at the parking of the hotel where your mean machine- Royal Enfield is parked. The group is briefed about the bike and the journey. Now is the time when you can explore the charming Kullu Valley so that you can practice the art of driving on first roads, rugged landscape and winding bends on your bike. Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight stay in Manali.

Day 2 Manali – Shoja (90 km/ 3 hours)

After breakfast, get onto your bike to travel to Banjar, crossing the high-altitude Jalori Pass. After riding up for around 1.5 hours, you arrive at Shoja, which is just above the Pass. Have lunch here and rest for some time. Now is the time to explore the place on-foot. Spend the evening as per your liking.

Overnight stay.

Day 3 Shoja – Sarhan (160 km/ 5.30 hours)

On day 3, have breakfast and start the journey to Sarhan through Rampur, Busher. After riding your bike for a few kilometers, you reach Jalori Pass, enveloped by wonderful beauty of the nature. From here, start descending to Shimla valley through Khanag so that you reach Sainj. The bike ride continues along River Satluj. Late afternoon arrival in Sarhan and check-in. Have some rest, Later, you are free to visit the place.

Overnight at Sarhan.

Day 4 Sarhan - Sangla (104 km / 6 hours)

Start driving along the superb Hindustan Tibet road, carved in a rock, riding along the River Sutlej. On driving towards Sangla, do not miss the stunning views of Kinner – Kailash Peak. Do not miss visiting the scenic remote villages such as Chitkul and Rakcham, boasting of tranquil and wonderful natural surroundings. As you reach Sangla, check in at the Sangla camp. You can explore the place on your own, if there energy and time permit.

Overnight in the camp.

Day 5 Sangala - Kalpa (Reckong Peo 60 Km/ 3 hours)

In the morning, leave Sangla while riding your Royal Enfield. You have started your journey to Kalpa, the Headquarter of Kinnaur District. As you reach, complete the check-in. Now, you have time in hand to visit the attractions of Kalpa including the Mall road as well as the local Temple. Explore Reckong Peo, a beautiful town nearby. Savor the wonderful views and the salubrious climate.

Stay overnight.

Day 6 Kalpa - Nako (110 km/ 6 hours)

After breakfast on the 6th day of the tour, start your bike for beginning the journey towards your next destination, driving it along River Sutlej, till Kahab village. On the way, stop to visit Pooh, a tiny beautiful hamlet, located on the confluence of Rivers Spity and Khab. Continue the bike ride to Nako. Complete the check-in formalities and take rest. Evening is free.

Stay Overnight.

Day 7 Nako – Kaza (109 km / 6 hours)

On day 7, the road journey to Kaza starts. En-route halts for visiting villages like Chango and Sumra, which are placed on the bank of a small lake and have beautiful scenery. Later continue your journey. The next stop is at Tabo village for visiting the wonderful Tabo Monastery. Later on, start your journey again with another stoppage at Dnakhar village. Now continue your ride towards Kaza. Check-in at the hotel.

Stay overnight in Kaza.

Day 8 Ki Kibber, Langza Village

On the 8th day of the tour, visit the popular Key Monastery, just 12 km from Kaza. This a centuries old Tibetan monastery that is placed on a hilltop and has a number of corridors and rooms. This is the largest monastery in the Spiti Valley. Thereafter, travel 9 km farther from here and visit a smaller gompa in Kibber. Once you explore Kibber village, start your bike ride towards Langza Village, lying at a high altitude in the Valley. Do not miss the stunning views of the Gaya Peak from here with a height of 6000 m. Return to Kaza in the evening.

Stay overnight.

Day 9 Kaza - Chandra Tal (83 km / 5 hours)

Post breakfast, begin driving towards Chandra tal (lake). You drive past a number of pristine villages such as Rangric, Pangmo, Hall, Kito, and Loser. After Loser, drive past Kunzum Pass, positioned at 4600 m. You can stop for enjoying lovely views of the Chandra Bhag ranges. Continue driving towards Chandra Tal. On reaching, set-up a camp on its banks. You can explore the place on your own.

Overnight at Chandra Tal Camp.

Day 10 Chandra Tal Lake - Manali

The last day of the tour starts early when you start your road journey via Batal, Chota Dhara, and Chatru. Short break at Chatru for tea and snacks. Relax and freshen up. Continue your journey towards Manali, through the popular Rohtang Pass. Halt here to savor the breathtaking views. Drive down to Manali and check into the hotel. The tour comes to an end.