- Best time
- Round the year*
*Snowfall at Shimla, Sarahan, Manali in the month of December / January / February. Highways will be open, local infrastructure like Hotel, restaurant, Gas station, health services remains same.
- Destinations Covered
- Delhi – Chandigarh (Bike tour starts) – Shimla – Sarahan –Banjar – Manali – Bir – McLeodganj (Dharamshala) – Amritsar (Bike tour ends)
- Hotel Category
- Luxury, Budget, Camping
- Main Attraction
- Moderate Biking, Himalayan / Tibetan culture, Tea Gardens, fishing, Hiking etc.
- Day 01
- Arrival Delhi
Meet on arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
Check in with traditional Indian Welcome at hotel.
Our executive will be present at the hotel, before your arrival to fulfill all check-in formalities.
The hotel will serve you a welcome drink – Rose, Lemon water or soft drinks.
- Day 02
Morning: After breakfast, Proceed for sightseeing of Delhi with our Guide, Experience the rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through very narrow streets namely - Balli Maran, Kinari Bazar - (Cloth market), Masale Wali Gali – (Spice Market) etc
Rest of the time is free to explore Connaught Place
Dinner at own choice of restaurant.
- Day 03
- Delhi – Chandigarh
After bed tea and cookies, departure transfer to New Delhi Railway Station.
Depart by Shatabdi Express Train to Chandigarh. Breakfast on board.
Arrive at Chandigarh Railway Station and transfer to the hotel.
After getting fresh, day is free to relax.
Afternoon: Gather at the conference room of the hotel for tour briefing and slide show.
Later the members will be introduced to their Royal Enfield 500 cc bikes and the technical support team including the Royal Enfield technician. Also the team gets an opportunity to test ride the bikes.
Dinner at a local restaurant.
- Day 04
- Chandigarh - Shimla (115 KS)
After breakfast, commence the motorbike ride to Shimla.
Chandigarh situated at 365 meters above sea level and you are going to climb 2450 meters to Shimla Town. The road is wide and smooth (as per Indian standards).Lunch at a mid-way.
Arrive in Shimla and check in to hotel.
Evening: Walk to the Mall Road- visit the Ridge Road, Gaiety Theatre and Christ Church.
Overnight in Shimla
- Day 05
- Shimla - Sarahan (171 KS)
After breakfast, drive through the townships of Narkanda, Sainj and Rampur to reach Sarahan, a very spectacular village. It is famous for 500 years old Bhimakali temple and the breath taking views of snow-capped mountains.
Overnight in Sarahan
- Day 06
- Sarahan – Banjar (114 KS)
After breakfast, ride to Banjar, after crossing Jalori Pass at 3500 Mts
Today will be thrilling ride on the rough and narrow road of Himalayas with no signboard and little civilization en route.
Stop at Jalori Pass for tea break at a local tea shop.
Later ride down to Banjar Valley. Arrive and check in to the camp.
Dinner with bonfire.
Overnight in Banjar
- Day 07
After breakfast, day is free to walk to the surroundings villages, hiking, bird watching and fishing at River Tirthan.
Dinner with local folk dance and music.
Overnight in Banjar
- Day 08
- Banjar - Manali
After breakfast, start the bike to ride to Manali. En route stop at Naggar- the erstwhile capital of Kullu, for sightseeing. Visit the Naggar Castle and Roerich Art Gallery.
Enjoy the fresh trout fish in lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, ride down to Manali. Arrive and check in to hotel.
Overnight in Manali
- Day 09
- Manali – Bir (180 KS)
After breakfast, ride on your bike to Bir via Mandi.
Stop at Mandi for the lunch. Post lunch take an off road to reach Bir.
After crossing Joginder Nagar, the view of Himalayas will change.
Arrive at Bir and check in to the hotel. After getting fresh visit TCV – (Tibetan Children’s Village School) - inaugurated and blessed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on 21st November, 2004.
Overnight in Bir
- Day 10
- Bir – McLeodganj (Upper Dharamsala) (70 KS)
After breakfast, drive to Dharamsala through local tea gardens and lots of Gompas or Buddhist Shrines (Choltens).
Arrive in Dharamsala and proceed to McLeodganj which is the house of HH Dalai Lama.
Check in to the hotel. Day is free to relax.
Dinner at rooftop Tibetan Restaurant.
Overnight in McLeodganj
- Day 11
- McLeodganj (Dharamsala)
After bed tea proceed for, parikrama or circumambulation (an important part of Hinduism and Buddhism) of house and main temple of HH Dalai Lama.
After breakfast, day is free to explore Mcleodganj town and surroundings on bike.
Evening: Ride to Naddi to see sunset and for the photography of panoramic view of Dhauladhar range from there.
Overnight in McLeodganj
- Day 12
- Dharamsala – Amritsar (120 KS)
After breakfast, drive to Amritsar.
En route visit Masrur, famous for remarkable group of monolithic rock cut temples.
Continue riding to Amritsar. Arrive and check in to the hotel.
After getting fresh, ride to Wagah Border to attend the flag off march at India- Pakistan Border. Also visit Golden Temple (Shree Harminder Sahib Ji)
Dinner with folk dance and music with crew members.
After dinner say good bye to your crew members.
- Day 13
- Amritsar - Delhi
After morning tea and cookies, departure transfer to the Airport
Morning: Fly to Delhi.
Meet on arrival and proceed to explore centre of Delhi “Connaught Place”
After farewell dinner, departure transfer to the International Airport of Delhi
Fly to your home as per your flight scheduled
END OF SERVICES
- Instead of train one can take flight for:
✔ Delhi- Chandigarh
✔ Amritsar- Delhi
✔ We can provide transportation in a separate vehicle for those who do not want to ride or pillion ride a bike but wish to accompany our bikers on this trip.
✔ From Delhi- An extended trip to Agra and Jaipur (03-04 Days)
✔ Agra - Taj Mahal
✔ Jaipur, also known as Pink city of India is famous for Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal and other monuments