Are you ready for an adventure of a lifetime on a Classic Royal Enfield Motorcycle? Ride the world’s highest mountains and motorable roads.
The Mighty Himalayan Motorbike tour offers travelers the chance to explore the northern most region of India on a classic motorbike. What makes the tour so special is that the roads are only accessible in the summer months due to heavy snowfall. Riding over the world’s highest motorable road, Khardung La (18380 ft), lucky encounters with nomadic herdsmen and rare, two-humped camels are only some of the tour highlights, not to mention the stunning high altitude views all round . With twisting mountain roads, remote wildernesses and a horizon glistening with snow, a breathtaking, unmissable adventure awaits. This tour defines ‘extreme’, with white water rafting on the Beas River and a ride over some of the world’s highest motorable roads. Share fun stories with your fellow travelers around the fire and camp under the twinkling stars next to high latitude lakes and deserts nestled amongst the towering, snow-dusted peaks of the mighty Himalayas
· Tour on Royal Enfield 500cc Bullet; the best suited bike for the Himalayas.
· Stay in carefully chosen luxury hotels.
· Only 10 bikes per tour for an extremely personalized and hassle free riding experience.
· High Client:Staff ratio of 1:1. We boast of the highest client:staff ratio among motorbike tour operators in the himalayas; ensuring extremely high attention to detail.
· Ride some of the worlds highest motorable roads and over extremely high mountain passes, including Khardung La (5602 m, 18380 ft) andChang La (5,360 m, 17600 ft.)
· Visit some of the worlds oldest monasteries and be immersed in the Indo-Tibetian culture of a rugged but gentle Buddhist culture of a charming and endearing mountain people.
· You don’t pay for anything once you arrive (except items personal in nature, alcohol.) Your fuel, meals, accommodation, transfers are all included in the cost.
Price per person on twin sharing basis. Accommodation in luxury air conditioned hotels with a three star rating or higher. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included. Fuel, routine motorcycle maintenance, all toll fees, all transfers included. Doubts? Contact us. Please read the Indian Expeditions Booking Terms and Conditions
6-8 hours of riding per day approx.
Day 1 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Delhi
Land in Delhi and pick up from airport by an Extreme Bike Tour Director and taken to a luxury hotel. We have a luxury car and driver on standby should anyone wish to visit any tourist attractions in the capital.
Day 2 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Delhi – Leh
By plane (1.30 hrs) pick up from airport to hotel and start acclimatising to the 3,500m altitude. Once check in has been done an introduction to the 500cc Bullet will take place. (15 km)
Day 3 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Leh
Last minute shopping and acclimatising in Leh. We will be having a short ride today to get the hang of your 500cc Bullet. (30 km)
Day 4 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Leh – Alchi Monastery
A ride to Alchi Monastery is on today’s agenda. The beautiful and serene Alchi monastry is one of the oldest surviving monasteries in the world and makes for a fantastic visit. This is a beautiful full day ride through valleys, on great roads and through some stunning rural Ladakh life and scenery. (120 km)
Day 5 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: The big one! Leh – Nubra Valley
Over the highest motor able road in the world*, Khardung La (18,380 ft) and into Nubra Valley. We will be surrounded by towering snow capped Himalayas and will be getting within 50 km of the Chinese border. Rare two humped Camels can be found here in the Desert at 12,400 ft. (100 km)
Day 6 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Nubra – Pong Gong Lake
Over the newly opened Wari La pass towards the Chinese Border. Good roads lead us to the lake. Half the lake is in India and the other half is in China. Camping in our tents. (150 km)
Day 7 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Pong Gong Lake – Hemis Monastery
Over Chang La, at 17,355 ft it is one of the world’s highest motor able passes, we then head towards the temple village of Hemis to visit the monastery and camp in the grounds. (150 km)
Day 8 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Hemis – Tso Moriri Lake
After a good nights sleep in the Monasteries grounds we then head down the Indus valley following the river. Good tarmac roads take us most of the way till we get near the stunning Tso – Mori La for a nights camping near this amazing high altitude lake. (120 km)
Day 9 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Tso Moriri – Tso Kar La
After a good nights sleep and a lie in, we have a very relaxed day riding the short distance between the lakes, allowing some time also for our mechanics to check the bikes again before we head over the Himalayas towards Himachal Pradesh. (50 km)
Day 10 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Tso Kar La – Sarchu
After leaving Tso Kar La we head down some winding roads onto the Mori Plains, a desert set at high altitude. This is a great place to open up your Bullet a little, surrounded by snow-capped peaks. After Lunch near Pang we head up Lachlung La (16,617 ft) before winding back down the pass and to our camping spot for the night near Sarchu (13,779 ft). (120 km)
Day 11 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Sarchu – Keylong
From Sarchu we head over Baralacha la (16,617 ft) to Keylong for a nights stay in a guesthouse. The roads over this pass are pretty good and the beautiful valley below pans out as you wind you way back down to the valley floor. (90 km)
Day 12 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Keylong – Manali
We head over the final pass today, the Rohtang Pass (12,762 ft), and check into our hotel in Manali for a good night sleep and a cocktail or two. (100 km)
Day 13 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Manali
A day to relax, go shopping and get used to being back in some sort of normality. The Mall in Manali is famous for its shops and carnival feel.
Day 14 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Manali – Delhi
Another day to relax and swap pictures and videos in Manali. We catch a luxury night bus to Delhi.
Day 15 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Delhi
An early morning check in to a luxury hotel for the night in the Delhi. Free day in Delhi.
Day 16 of The Mighty Himalaya Motorcycle Tours: Delhi. Departure
Flights home or onward journey.