MANALI – KEYLONG – SARCHU – LEH – KHARDUNGLA PASS – JISPA
Fixed Departure from 8th June’2013
DETAILED TOUR PROGRAMME:
DAY 1, 8th June’13: ARRIVE MANALI
On arrival in Manali, check into the hotel & relax. Manali is located near the northern end of Kullu Valley & on the banks of River Beas at the height of 2050 m. Manali – an important hill station & breathtaking natural beauty is the hallmark of this valley. After Lunch, you will check your Royal Enfield 500 cc Motorcycle. We will ride Enfield in & around Manali for local sightseeing & you will be taught all skills to handle Enfield in mountains. In the evening take a walk on Mall Road to see the colorful Market of Manali. Overnight in Hotel.
DAY 2, 9th June’13: MANALI – KEYLONG (115 kms / about 6 hrs ride}
Morning after breakfast start ride to Keylong over Rohtang la pass (3980 m). On arrival in Keylong, check into the hotel and relax. Later explore the area by walk. Overnight in Hotel at Keylong.
DAY 3, 10th June’13: KEYLONG – SARCHU (120 Kms /about 5 hrs ride}
Morning after breakfast leisurely ride over the scenic Bara Lacha La at a height of 4830 Mt from MSL that is called Switzerland of India. After crossing the pass drop down to the vast Sarchu plains. Sarchu is situated on the bank of the Bhaga river & with that Sarchu offers marvelous views of the majestic Himalayas and spellbinding scenery. On arrival in Sarchu, check into the Camp & relax. Overnight in camp at Sarchu.
DAY 4, 11th June’13: SARCHU – LEH (250 km / about 7 hrs ride)
Morning after breakfast start ride to Leh. Enroute enjoy the pretty village alongside of the Indus River. On arrival in Leh & check-into the hotel & relax.
DAY 5, 12th June’13: EXPLORE INDUS VALLEY
Morning after breakfast, proceed for a full day excursion to the Indus valley, visiting
Shey Palace- a ruined Castle, after that visit the 14th century Thikse monastery, it is an outstanding specimen of Ladakhi architecture. It is a glorious Buddhist monastery & a marvelous Buddha statue in the seated position is adorning the main prayer hall. Later visit the Hemis monastery- the richest monastery in Ladakh. Later back to hotel for overnight.
DAY 6, 13th June’13: LEH – KHARDUNGLA PASS
After breakfast we ride about 39 Kms to Khardungla La Pass (the World’s Highest Motorable Road at a height of 5606 m), where we take a stop for Photography because the view from the top is spectacular & take a cup of coffee at World’s Highest point. Later ride back to Leh. After lunch, we visit nine storeys Leh Palace and it was built by King Singe Namgyal in the 16th century, also visit Shanti Stupa (Japanese Pagoda) a magnificent white-domed structure, offers spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset. Overnight in Hotel at Leh.
DAY 7, 14th June’13: LEH–SARCHU (250 km / about 7 hrs ride)
Morning enjoy the walk on the bank of Tsomoriri lake & visit the Korzok monastery. The monastery itself is a beautiful construction standing in the silence of the lake and the mountains. Later start ride to Sarchu. On arrival in Sarchu & check-into the Camp & relax. Overnight in Hotel at Leh.
DAY 8, 15th June’13: SARCHU – JISPA (110 Kms / 4-5 hrs ride)
Morning after breakfast, start ride for Jispa. Jispa is very beautiful village situated on the bank of Bhaga River & the surrounding peaks covered with mist and clouds creating an awesome view. On arrival in Jispa, Check in Hotel & relax. O/n in Hotel.
DAY 9, 16th June’13: JISPA–MANALI (145 Kms / 6 hrs ride)
After breakfast ride for Manali. On arrival in Manali, check into the hotel & relax. Evening enjoy your farewell dinner.
DAY 10, 17th June’13: DEPART FROM MANALI
After breakfast, you can use the room till 12:00 Hrs. Later you are free to move as per your schedule.
Your adventure & culture Motorcycle tour to Himalaya concludes with sweet memories!
Cost for the Fixed Departure Package of 8th June’2013:-
Per Rider: Rs. 55,000/-
Per Pillion: Rs. 42,000/-
Note: (Just Pay 25% to book your seat at the time of confirmation. To operate this Fixed Departure, we need minimum 10 Riders & in case we don’t get 10 Riders, then have to cancel the trip & will refund the full amount to the rider.)
Package Cost Inclusions:
- 09 nights accommodation on Twin sharing basis.
- Daily Breakfast, Evening Tea & Dinner.
- Royal Enfield Motorcycle as per above Itinerary.
- Restricted Area Permits for Khardungla Pass.
- Back up vehicle for your luggage & motorcycle spare parts.
- Experienced mechanic on all riding days.
- AC Volvo Bus ticket Delhi-Manali-Delhi.
- English speaking Motorcycle Tour Leader for whole trip.
- All taxes
Cost does not include:
Any Airfare, Fuel for bike, In Case of major mechanical damage participant will have to pay for replaced parts & for servicing done by the local shop, Accident damage will have to pay by rider, Accessories for Bikes as per actual cost, Additional cost for changes in the Itinerary due to Weather, Travel Insurance, Lunch, Camera and video camera fees, Personal expenses like tips, bar & restaurant charge, Telephone bills, any other personal expenses which are not including the above cost include portion.