Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights
Destination Covered: Manali – Banjar Valley – Shoja – Sangala – Kalpa ( Nako) – Kaza – Ki Kibber, Langza Village – Kaza – Chandra Tal Lake – Manali – Delhi
Day 1: 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 2: Manali – Banjar Valley (130 km) – Shoja-
On day 2, 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.
Day 3: Shoja – Sangala (160 Km / 6 to 07 hrs.)-
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 Sangala.
Day 4: Sangala – Kalpa (Nako)-
On the 5th 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 km. 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.
Day 5: Nako – Kaza (109 km / 6 hrs)-
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.
Day 6: Ki Kibber – Langza Village – Kaza-
On day 8, in the morning, visit the Key Monastery, located at a distance of 12 km 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 km 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 6000 m. In the evening, drive back to Kaza.
Day 7: Kaza – Chandra Tal (83 km / 5 hrs)-
After relishing 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, 4600 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 8: Chandra Tal Lake – Manali (130 km / 6 hrs)-
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 into the hotel.
Stay overnight in Manali.
Day 9: 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.