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11 Sep - 24 Sep 2018

THE INDE TRAIL EXPERIENCE

Motorcycle Tour in the Himalayas

Last Date for Registration: 30th June

WHEN /

TOUR - 11 SEP- 24 SEP, 2018

WHERE /

DELHI - NAGGAR - JISPA - SARCHU - RUMTSE - LEH - KHARDUNG LA - TSO MO RIRI - TSOKAR

ABOUT THE TOUR /

THE MANALI-LEH HIGHWAY, AKA THE TRANS-HIMALAYAN, IS DEFINITELY THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND AWE-INSPIRING RIDING TRAILS IN INDIA. BUT MORE THAN BEAUTY, IT'S THE STIMULATED ADVENTURE THAT RULES THE DAY HERE. 
STRADDLING YOUR ROYAL ENFIELD, AS YOU CROSS ROHTANG LA (3900M/12,975FT) AND KHARDUNG LA (5602M/18379FT), OFTEN REGARDED AS PASSAGES TO TWO WORLDS; OF MYTHOLOGICAL HINDUISM AND THE CONTEMPORARY TIBETAN BUDDHISM, YOU NOT ONLY CONQUER THE WORLD'S HIGHEST MOTORABLE ROAD, BUT ALSO THE MOST TREACHEROUS.

IN AROUND 1000KM RIDE, THAT TAKES AT LEAST 1-2 WEEKS TO COVER, YOU COME ACROSS BEWITCHING LUNAR LANDSCAPES, NOMADIC PEOPLE, GOAT & YAK HERDERS, AND SOMETIME A SNOW LEOPARD TOO. SO BE READY FOR SOME ACTION AND MANY UN-CALLED FOR PHYSICAL CHALLENGES. JOIN US ON A JOURNEY, SEEKING THE ULTIMATE!

Last Date for Registration: 30th Nov

SCHEDULE /

DAY 1 | DELHI

  1. YOU’RE MET AT THE AIRPORT AND TAKEN TO YOUR HOTEL IN CENTRAL DELHI. FREE TIME, AND NIGHT AT THE HOTEL. 

DAY 2 | DELHI

  1. ENJOY A FREE MORNING IN DELHI. THEN HEAD TO THE BUS STATION IN THE EVENING FOR A COMFORTABLE OVERNIGHT JOURNEY BY A COMFY BUS. MANALI, HERE YOU COME! 

DAY 3 | NAGGAR

  1. MORNING ARRIVAL IN NAGGAR FOR A DAY’S ACCLIMATISING.

  2. MOTORCYCLE TOUR OF THE VERDANT UPPER KULLU VALLEY, THEN VISIT OF THE TEMPLE AND CASTLE IN NAGGAR. 

DAY 4 | JISPA

  1. THE BIG DEPARTURE! WE RIDE UP THE UPPER KULLU VALLEY AND CROSS ROTHANG LA PASS (3,900M).

  2. THEN A SPECTACULAR DESCENT TO LAHAUL AND THE CHANDRA VALLEY. 

DAY 5 | SARCHU

  1. BACK DOWN INTO THE MAIN VALLEY. THE LANDSCAPES ARE INCREASINGLY DESERT-LIKE. THEN THE ROAD CLIMBS TO BARACHA LA (4,800M/15,748FT). 

DAY 6 | RUMTSE

  1. THIS VERTIGO-INDUCING ROAD CLIMBS UP TO LACHLUNG LA (5050M/16,568FT) THEN DISAP- PEARS INTO IMPRESSIVE GORGES.

  2. YOU THEN CLIMB BACK UP TO TANGLANG LA, THE WORLD’S SEC- OND-HIGHEST MOTORABLE PASS. 

DAY 7 | LEH

  1. THE ROAD RUNS ALONG THE OOR OF AN IMPRESSIVE GORGE, WHICH OPENS OUT INTO THE INDUS VALLEY THEN CARRIES ON TO LEH, CAPITAL OF LADAKH.

  2. EN ROUTE, VISITS TO THE MONASTERIES OF HEMIS AND TIKSE. FREE AFTERNOON IN LEH. 

DAY 8 | LEH

  1. A NORTHWARD CLIMB, ZIGZAGGING ENDLESSLY. OUR TARGET: KARDHUNG LA (5,602M/18,379FT), THE WORLD’S HIGHEST MOTORABLE PASS!

  2. JAW-DROPPING PANORAMIC VIEWS OF THE ZANSKAR MOUNTAINS TO THE SOUTH, AND THE SOARING KAROKARAM RANGE TO THE NORTH 

DAY 9 | TSO MO RIRI

  1. WE RIDE BACK UP THE INDUS VALLEY TOWARDS THE BORDER WITH TIBET, AND MAKE FOR RUPSHU, THE MOST REMOTE REGION OF LADAKH.

  2. THEN, ALONG A SANDY TRAIL, WE REACH THE TURQUOISE WATERS OF TSO (LAKE) MORIRI. 

DAY 10 | TSO KAR

  1. WE VISIT THE VILLAGE OF KORZOK, ONE OF FEW IN THE RUPSHU REGION, AND MEET CHAMPA NO- MADS.

  2. THEN OFF TO TSO KAR SALT LAKE, SET IN A STAGGERING LUNAR LANDSCAPE. 

DAY 11 | JISPA

  1. WE BEGIN THE DAY ON A SANDY TRAIL TO CONNECT WITH THE LEH - MANALI ROAD, NEAR PANG. THEN A SOUTHWARD ROAD TO SARCHU, THEN DARCHA AND JISPA. 

DAY 12 | NAGGAR

  1. SADDLE UP - IT’S YOUR LAST DAY OF MOTORCYCLING! AN EARLY START, HEADING SOUTH TO NAGGAR.

DAY 13 | NAGGAR

  1. FREE DAY IN NAGGAR, AND THE OPTION OF A WALK IN MANALI. IN LATE AFTERNOON, DEPART FOR DELHI ON A COMFORTABLE, AIR-CONDITIONED COACH. 

DAY 14 | DELHI

  1. THE COACH REACHES DELHI IN THE MORNING. FREE DAY IN THE CAPITAL, WITH THE CHANCE TO GO SIGHTSEEING. 

DAY 15 | END

  1. FREE DAY IN DELHI. YOUR HOTEL ROOM IS YOURS UNTIL 10AM. TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT, AS PER YOUR FLIGHT-DEPARTURE TIME. 

 
Last Date for Registration: 30th June

WHAT'S INCLUDED -

PACKAGE I -  

  1. A ROYAL ENFIELD 500CC MOTORCYCLE IS PROVIDED WITH FULL MECHANICAL ASSISTANCE, FUEL AND ALL SPARE PARTS.

  2. ALL DOMESTIC TRANSFERS DURING YOUR INTENDED PERIOD OF BOOKING WITH US. 

  3. LODGING IN COMFY HOTELS AND LUXURY CAMPS. TWIN/DOUBLE ROOM SHARING.

  4. ENGLISH AND FRENCH SPEAKING TOUR LEADERS

  5. AN EXPERT MECHANIC OF ROYAL ENFIELD MOTORCYCLES

  6. A SUPPORT VEHICLE CARRYING ALL YOUR LUGGAGE

  7. ENTRANCE FEE TO ALL SIGHTSEEING 

  8. ALL MEALS: FULL BOARD DURING YOUR INTENDED PERIOD OF STAY WITH US

  9. ALL RIDING PERMISSIONS, GREEN TAX ETC

WHAT'S EXCLUDED -

  1. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS AND AIRPORT TAXES

  2. TRAVEL INSURANCE

  3. SOUVENIRS AND PERSONAL EXPENSES

  4. VISA FEES TO TRAVEL TO INDIA

  5. A REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT OF 400 € FOR EVERY MOTORCYCLE
  6. COMPULSORY INSURANCES, INCLUDING REPATRIATION ASSISTANCE WHICH COVERS YOU IN CASE OF A MOTORBIKE ACCIDENT IN INDIA AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE 
  7. TIPS TO DRIVER, GUIDES ETC.

  8. ALCOHOL

NOTE - 

This tour is not a part of Saveur-Nomade association. Veer, one of the founders, is conducting the tour and using the Saveur-Nomade's platform as a means to reach out to people.

 

CHECKLIST

APPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT IS A COMPONENT OF A SUCCESSFUL JOURNEY! TRAVEL LIGHTLY, TRY TO STAY UNDER 45LBS (20 KGS) 

BAGS

  1. A SAILOR BAG WOULD BE PERFECT, A WALKER’S BAG TOO (WITHOUT STEEL BAR). YOU CAN CLOSE IT WITH A PADLOCK IF YOU WANT TO. DON’T FORGET TO TAG IT BEFORE LEAVING WITH YOUR ADDRESS. ALSO WITH THE ADDRESS OF INDE-TRAIL IN INDIA. 

  2. A SMALL BACKPACK OF 20 LITRES IS ADVISED FOR DAILY NECESSITIES SUCH AS CAMERA, SUNSCREEN LOTION, ETC. ​

SPECIAL MOTORCYCLE EQUIPMENT

  1. MOTORCYCLE BOOTS ARE ADVISED OR TREKKING SHOES (WATERPROOF) - WARM MOTORBIKE JACKET (SYNTHETIC PREFERRED)

  2. A RAIN SUIT ( JUST IN CASE!)

  3. GLOVES 

  4. HELMET

  5. BANDANA ​

CLOTHES AND PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

  1. 2 LIGHT PANTS

  2. 4 SHIRTS (INCLUDING SOME WITH LONG SLEEVES, TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE SUN)

  3. 2 WARM SWEATERS OR JACKETS

  4. SUNGLASSES

  5. HAT

  6. SPORT SHOES OR TREKKING SHOES

  7. 1 LITRE CANTEEN ( ASK) AND A FLASHLIGHT (DON’T FORGET THE BATTERY)

  8. SOME SWEETS AND CEREAL BARS 

PERSONAL MEDICINES

SUNSCREEN LOTION, BROAD-SPECTRUM ANTIBIOTIC, LIP BALM, PARACETAMOL, ANTI-DIARRHOEA, ELASTOPLAST, SKIN DISINFECTANT, BANDAGES AND SPECIAL BLISTERS BANDAGE 

ACCOMMODATION

Twin Sharing Rooms

LANGUAGE

French & English Speaking Tour Leader

FOOD

All Meals Will Be Provided

TRIP COST

PILOT (1 bike per person) - 2500 €

PILLION (extra person) - 1700

*Add 700 Euros to include Air Fare & Visa

CONTACT US

France: +33-781-527-708

India: +91-9999-105-209

contact@saveur-nomade.com