MOTORBIKE TOUR NO.2[DELHI-LEH]
Day 1 – Arrival Delhi
On arrival Delhi, pick-up and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 – Delhi – Amritsar by morning Satabdi Train ( 07:20 – 13:25)
After breakfast at hotel transfer to Railway station for train to Amritsar.Upon arrival Amritsar pick-up from Rly station and transfer to Hotel here take your bike at hotel and checking and testing.Check-in hotel. After check-In visit activity of Indian BSF and Pakistan BSF at Baga Border( The Border of India and Pakistan).Overnight at hotel meet here with waiting for your escort mechanic and your motorcycle.
Day 3 - Amritsar and around Amritsar motorbike testing tour.
You're first introduced to the engine. To meet the Enfield and the Indian movement to get used to that in the morning a short city tour. Amritsar is the province of the Punjabi Sikhs recognizable by their traditional headscarves. The golden temple is the center of Sikhism. We visit this temple during the city tour in the morning. In the afternoon we drive to the border with Pakistan to the tearing down of the flag to see. This is mainly to Indian side raised many many dramatic situations. On both sides of the border stands built with both the Pakistani and Indian audiences together to sing national songs and the opposite challenge. This strange almost laughable spectacle takes place daily.Overnight at same hotel.
Day 4 - Amritsar – McLoedganj ( Dharamshala ) (1457 m) -190 km / 5 Hrs Drive
After breakfast at hotel start your ride to McLeodganj.If we run out of town, the roads are crowded. Slowly we drive into the mountains and the traffic also is quieter but still watch out for the big trucks. McLoedganj lies at the foot of the Himalayas and is home to the fugitive spiritual leader of Tibet, the Dalai Lama.On reach Mcleodganj check-in hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 5 - Dharamshala (McLoedganj ) - sightseeing.
After breakfast at hotel ride to do sightseeing tour of Dharamshala.In the town is nice enough to do for one day to spend. You can use the monastery of the Dalai Lama to visit just outside the village. Perhaps he just runs around. The village is really a Tibetan settlement in India. It brings so many foreign tourists as well or not attracted to Buddhism as local Indian visitors. Overnight at same hotel.
Day 6 - Mcloedganj - Patnitop ( 2024 m) – 259 km / 7 Hrs
After breakfast at hotel ride to Patnitop.Patnitop direction we really in the Himalayas. The first part overlaps with the route two days back and watch the weather for the trucks. During the day, traffic is considerably less and get you first feel a deserted area in rough driving.Overnight stay at hotel in Patnitop
Day 7 - Patnitop - Srinagar (1585 m) – 181 km / 7 Hrs
After breakfast at hotel ride to Srinagar,When we arrive at the Jawahar Lal Tunnel will we as a group running. this tunnel through a mountain. On the other hand, we almost immediately in the valley of Srinagar. A beautiful journey that we are at the heart of Kashmir. Here Kashmiries will attend with their own language and tradition they have always wanted an independent Kashmir, but were victims of the struggle for territory between Pakistan and India. The engines we put in a city park and set sail in small boats across the lake to a luxury houseboat where we will in the next two nights sleep.Check-in to a House Boat. Overnight stay and dinner in House Boat.
Day 8 - Srinagar - Sightseeing
After breakfast at hotel fullday sightseeing of Srinagar.That Srinagar actually a very peaceful relaxing place you'll notice today. We take a boat ride through the narrow canals of the city or the morning visit the floating market. The rest of the day you can relax at the house boat.
Day 9 - Srinagar - Kargil (2704 m) -225 km / 8 Hrs
After breakfast at hotel ride to Kargil, sightseeing of Kargil. We drive slowly up the higher parts of the Himalayas. But before we Zoji La Pass 3529 m climb we drive through the Switzerland of India have a green hilly valley. You will certainly large famlies against those with homes with their herds travel through the region. Then we drive through the coldest of India Drass. The road between Srinagar and Kargill legerconvooien is fairly busy on the way to Kashmir. In Kargill we sleep in a simple hotel.
Day 10 - Kargil - Lamayuru (3510 m) -153 km / 6 Hrs.
After breakfast at hotel ride to Lamayuru, sightseeing of Lamayuru. Soon after Kargil, we climb the real mountain in Himalaya. We are soon above the tree line and the landscape is rough and bare very impressive. You feel increasingly insignificant between the giant mountains. The route is (still) completely unpaved and there are certainly challenging pieces. According to some participants of even one of the best rides of the trip. After two impressive passes of 3760 and 4147 m we arrive at the main monastery of the Ladakh Lamayuru monastery 1000 years old. This also indicates the transition from the Islamic part of Ladakh to the Buddhist and Hindu part. Overnight at the monastery.
Day 11 - Lamayuru - Leh (3350 m) – 115 km / 4 Hrs.
After breakfast at hotel ride to Leh, sightseeing of Leh. Immediately after departure we enter a surreal 'moonscape' end. Then drive through again one of the most impressive parts of the trip. Rough fit alternate with deep valleys. At the end of the day we arrive in Leh fun. We stay at the hotel in the center of town within walking distance to great restaurants and roof gardens. Hear overnight in A class hotel
Day 12 Leh – Hemis sightseeing.
This day after breakfast do sightseeing of Shey, Thikshaey, Hemis and return to hotel in Leh. Overnight at hotel
Day 13 Leh – Khardungla Pass – Leh.
After breakfast at hotel ride to Khardungla pass and return after sightseeing near by villages. Stay for the first time at 3500 meters. It is therefore recommended that the first day not too intense effort. You can use it in the hotel garden to rest or to walk through the town. We can also a short morning trip to the monastery Tikse organization. On the main road we drive around and through narrow roads we drive back to Leh. The second day we use for the trip to the La Kardung. This is the highest motorable road in the world at 5,602 meters. We chose this road that we need a special permit after arrival in Leh requested. On return back to Leh check-in same hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 - Leh - Sarchu (4290 m) – 260 km / 10 Hrs
After breakfast at hotel ride to Sarchu via Pung. A long tough day but a very special landscapes. This section also known as Little Tibet called because it is vast hoogvalkte. The roads are straight and flat but once we drive on over 4000 meters. There is here a lot working on the road and some parts seem even on the Dakar Rally on a journey through Himalayal. Just before we pass Sarchu a fantastic view over a dry rivieerebedding on both sides sandcastle-like shapes. Now the road climbs through a rocky area to Sarchu. This is 4200 meters the highest overnight of the trip. We spend the night in a tent camp. All tents are equipped with private toilet and sink.
Day 15 - Sarchu - Keylong (3080 m) – 115 km / 6 Hrs
After camp breakfast ride to Keylong. The first part of the route we drive across the plateau. Later that day, the surroundings greener and descend slowly declining. Here is more rain and that is also back on the road. More often than previously during this journey you will encounter flooded road sections. But the views of the rocky valleys groende remains impressive. Highest pass at 4880 meters today. Keylong is a small village with a center consisting of a street. It's been a real Indian place. Overnight at a simple hotel here.
Day 16 - Keylong - Manali (2050 m) – 129 km / 6 Hrs
After breakfast at hotel ride to Manali via Rohtang Pass. Although not the highest pass of the trip remains the only Rotang always a big challenge. The pass is right on the borderline between the rainy season in the southern lowlands and the dry mountains. During the period that this trip possible rains almost always. The pass consists of dozens of hairpin bends and the higher we climb the greater the chance of rain. But the higher we go the worse the road surface. Before you're on top you'll probably already in dense fog. At the top of the pass run run yakhuiden Tibetans in thick coats and you can make a ride on the yak. The south side of the pass is probably even more challenging. The changes here by the rain and fog in a big mud pool. And the only flood after another presents itself. But when you finally at the fog comes in suddenly appears a wonderful green landscape. The last part of the descent, you can still enjoy these sights and to the warmer climate. The last part we drive even through dense woods around. Manali until the roads are fine again. Manali is a lively town with many nice restaurants and facilities for travelers Internet cafés. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17 - Manali - Free for relaxation
To rest from the exhausting days of driving past one day we stay in Manali. This is a real people of that village with all amenities. Quaint shops and restaurants special Internet cafes everywhere. Overnight at hotel in Manali.
Day 18 - Manali - Mandi (705 m) – 105 km / 4 Hrs
After breakfast at hotel do sightseeing of Manali then continue ride to Mandi. We descend further and further, the spot is always greener it gets warmer and the sounds of crickets are already common. It's a short but very beautiful route. The bare mountain walls have been replaced by rice terraces. Mandi is a small village with several temples and monastery on a fast flowing river. On reach check-in hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 19 - Mandi - Shimla (2205 m) – 155 km / 7 Hrs
After breakfast at hotel ride to Shimla, We choose the unpaved road to Shimla in by pass numerous small villages. Shimla is one of the greatest places on the route. You notice now clear that the lower we get closer it gets populated. Shimla is a hill station where the former high government officials from the UK time to go went to the oppressive heat of Delhi to escape. Old colonial buildings still grace the streets of this town stuck on a mountainside. On reach check-in hotel. Overnight at hotel
Day 20 - Shimla - Pinjore (375 m) – 110 km/ 3 Hrs.
After breakfast at hotel do sightseeing of Shimla then ride to Pinjore. We descend quickly but we leave the mountains behind us not yet final. After a short drive we arrive in Pinjore. Overnight here in a classic hotel surrounded by vast landscaped gardens amid the rolling green foothills of the Himalayas.On reach Pinjore check-in hotel.Overnight at hotel.
Day 21 - Pinjore - Delhi 270 km / 7 Hrs
After breakfast at hotel ride to Delhi. A long route today. So far you have not seen the real busy Indian road. It is a journey of over 270 km. The last part is mostly closer to Delhi on a dual carriageway. But you'll certainly see that the closer we come to the capital will be the busier traffic. As you well know, the motor will make it easier to get used to traffic. From the moment we are close to the city it is necessary to ride in a group format. Especially in central Delhi, you need special care by the chaotic traffic and the road running across the middle of sacred cows. But when we reach the end of the afternoon at the hotel in the Karol Bagh district arrive greater sense of satisfaction. We immediately take leave of our engines. Overnight at hotel.
Day 22 - Dehli - Sightseeing.
After breakfast at hotel do sightseeing by Car/ coach of Delhi. Overnight at hotel.
Day 23 - On time departure transfer to airport for flight to next Destination. Trip ends here
1.Hotel accommodation at Delhi, Amritsar, Dharamshala, Manali, Pinjaur on BB basis
2.Accommodation at Patnitop, Srinagar, Kargil, Lamayuru, Leh, Sarchu, Keylong on breakfast and dinner basis. From Srinagar to Manali everyday pack lunch will be provided.
3.In Delhi, Amritsar, Dharamshala, Manali, Pinjaur : the lunch and dinner at any city restaurant or Midway on direct payment basis.
4.All Bullet Motor Bike 500cc on rent basis. The bike rent is included in cost.
5.One car/Qualish for all ground transportation
6.English speaking local guide for city sightseeing
7.A mechanic/Escort for whole tour
Cost Doesn't Include:
1.Entrance fee of the monuments and monasteries
2.All nature drinks and tips / personal nature expenses, laundry etc
3.The security deposit US$ 800 per motorbike which is refundable in Delhi at the time to return the motorbike.
Conditions of return back the motorcycle.
A) On no damage or broken : Full deposit refund
B) On damage or lost of parts or broken : The amount of the parts will be deducted from the security deposit
4. Fuel and Mobil oil
Petrol @ US$ 1.7 per litter. Speed Capacity @30KM per Litter