After you arrive at the Delhi Airport, meet our tour representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and relax for a while. Later, you can opt for a guided sightseeing tour of Delhi. The capital city of India, Delhi is not only the melting point of the country’s politics but is also a cultural potpourri. It is dotted with several places to visit. Some of the major attractions of Delhi include Akshardham temple, Red Fort, India gate, Laxmi Narayan temple, Lotus Temple, Chandni Chowk, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb. Enjoy welcome dinner party.
Today, after an early breakfast, begin your journey to Shimla in an air-conditioned car. The ‘Queen of Hills Stations’, Shimla was the summer capital for the British during their reign. Enclosed by deodar and pine forests, Shimla is one of the most popular hill stations in India, flocked by tourists all around the year. The air is fresh and the views completely enchanting. As you reach Shimla, check-into a hotel. If time and energy permits, you can explore the surroundings on your own. You can visit the Mall Road or Ridge Road for shopping.
Day 3, after breakfast, is for getting introduced to your Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle and the road Captain who makes you aware of all the rules of driving in India. Later on, you visit the popular tourist attractions of Shimla including Jakhoo Hill- dedicated to Lord Hanuman, this ancient Hindu temple is placed up on the Jakhoo hill; Institute of Advance Studies- a research institute, it was originally erected as home for Lord Dufferin, the then Viceroy of India; Christ Church- the second oldest church in North Goa, it was built in 1857 in neo-Gothic style and finally the Mall Road- the shopping and entertainment road where all tourist activity can be enjoyed. Thereafter, begin you motorbike ride to Narkanda, a panoramic hamlet. On reaching, check- in at the hotel and relax. Admire the lovely scenery and let the cool breeze brush past your face.
Stay overnight in Hotel.
Today, post breakfast, you begin your motorbike ride to Sarahan, a beautiful serene hamlet. This former summer capital of the Bushahr Kingdom, this place is known for its striking hill architecture, an association with legends, lovely views of the Srikhand Mahadev peak and a deep valley, and mesmerizing scenery. As you arrive in Sarahan, complete the check-in formalities at a guest house. After relaxing for a while, you are now free to spend the day as per your own liking.
On the 5th day, have your breakfast, and embark on a tour to explore the lovely village Sarahan. Take a walk in the nearby areas. Visit the very popular Bhimakali temple, constructed in typical Kinnauri style with stone and timber layering to avert the effect of earthquake. This temple was originally built in the 12th century and in the 1920s it became extremely popular. Post sightseeing, hop onto your bike to start driving towards Sangla. Blessed with mesmerizing scenery, Sangla is also known as Sangla Valley, offers superb views of the snow-capped peaks bounding it. As River Baspa traverses through the valley, it is called Baspa Valley too. The place of coronation of the King of Kinnaur, Kamru Fort is the most popular attraction in Sangla. Upon reaching, check-in at a guest house. Take rest. Later, visit village Kamru, the original capital of Bushahr Kingdom. Here, you can visit the Kamru Fort, erected in notable tower-style architecture. The fort also has a temple that is dedicated to Kamakhya Devi.
Overnight in guest house.
Post morning breakfast, start driving to Kalpa, one of the largest and most beautiful hamlet in Kinnaur region. Its claim to fame is that it is one of the world’s heritage villages. On reaching, check- into a guest house and relax for a while. Thereafter, get set to explore this amazing place. Admire the magnificent views of the Kinner Kailash peak. Take a short walk in and around the place. Visit the popular places of worship such as Buddhist Hu-Bu-Lan-Khar Gompa, newly constructed Durga temple with tower-style architecture and Narayan-Nagini Hindu temple.
Stay overnight in Kalpa.
After enjoying sumptuous breakfast, ride towards Tabo, placed at an altitude of 3050 m. Lying on the banks of River Spiti, this pristine town is flanked by hills an both the sides. As you arrive in Tabo, check-in at the Camp. Now you have some time in your hand for relaxing. Feel close to the nature and enjoy the peace sprinkled all around. Now you have got some time to explore the area in and around Tabo on your own.
Overnight stay in the Camp.
After breakfast, visit the very popular and one of the most significant Buddhist monasteries, the Tabo Monastery that is also known as Ajanta of Himalaya. The largest monastery complex in Spiti, it was erected in 996 AD. After this, begin driving to Kaza, perched at an altitude of 3600 m above the sea level. It is placed on the left bank of Spiti River. In the old times, Kaza was the capital of Nono, the Chief of Spiti. On the way, halt at Dhankar monastery- 24 km from Kaza, this old fort monastery was built in the 16th century, originally used as a prison. The new monastery is right below the old one. The next halt is at the Pin valley- located below the Kungri Glacier, this valley is known for its natural beauty and offering superb trekking opportunities. Later, continue to Kaza.
Upon arriving in Kaza, check- into a camp and take rest. The capital of Spiti, Kaza has crystal clear water streams, green patches and snow-clad peaks. Explore the nearby surroundings and Sakya Tangyud Monastery, an ancient Gompa that is built in the form of a fortified castle. Located at an altitude of 4,587 m above the sea level. This monastery is one of the oldest one in Himachal Pradesh state.
Stay overnight in Kaza.
On day 9 of the tour, have your breakfast and start riding your bike to Keylong, around 7 km north-east of the crossing of the Chenab and Chandra Valley. The striking Keylong region has been blessed with a clean environment, lovely scenery and is bounded old mountains. After reaching, check into a hotel. If time and energy permits, you can take a walk around, savoring the scenic beauty and tranquility. You can visit the region’s monasteries such as Gemur, Kardang and Shashur.
On the 10th day, after breakfast, get onto your bike to begin your ride to Manali over Rohtang Pass. One of the most popular hill stations of Himachal Pradesh, Manali lies on the banks of Beas River and lies in the northern corner of Kullu Valley. Blessed with scenic beauty in abundance, Manali offers ample opportunities to partake in adventure activities such as zorbing, paragliding, zip lining, river rafting, trekking, mountaineering, skiing and more. Treat your eyes to the lovely views of the scenery while driving. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities. Relax. If time and energy permits, you can visit the nearby attractions on your own.
Overnight in Manali.
Day 11, post breakfast is for visiting the popylar tourist attractions Manali including Hadimba Devi- dedicated to Hidimba, wife of Bhima- one of Pandava brothers, it is built on the place where she medicated; Manu temple- placed in Old Manali, this temple is dedicated to Hindu Sage Manu; Vashisht temple- an old temple dedicated to Sage Vashisht, it has hot water springs known for their medicinal properties and Arjun Gufa- a cave where Arjuna, one of the Pandava brothers had meditated for the possession of the powerful ‘Pashupati Astra’ ( weapon ) from Lord Indra. Spend the evening, taking a walk at the very popular Mall Road of Manali. Sumptuous delicacies during the farewell dinner. Say goodbye to your motorbike today.
Stay overnight in Manali.
Today, post breakfast. Get an assisted transfer back to Delhi. On arrival, check into the hotel for a good night’s sleep.
Overnight stay in Delhi.
On the last day, after breakfast, time is at leisure. You can spend it as per your own liking. Later, get on-time transfer to the Airport to board your flight back home.