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Mountain Bikking on Indo Tibet Border (**)

Exploration of isolated Kinnaur-Spiti situated on Indo-Tibet border. a spectacular road from Simla an ancient capital of British Raj leads in to the Gorgeous Sutlej valley of scenic Kinnaur dominated by mighty kinner kailash. Where as wider Desert spiti surounded by high mountains, holding tibetan budhist culture and housing several monasteries in its lap.

Climate and culture changes so rapidely as begining from Simla peoples are hindu, Kinnaur adopted both Hindu and budhist culture, Spiti where Tibetan budhism is flourished. During the expedition one can see the most exotic sight of Himalayas which will be an unforgettable experience also in terms of both skill and thrill. Highest point is Kunzum Pass (4700 mtrs).


Day 01: Arrival Dehli,
Day 02: Dehli to Simla (1900m).
Day 03: Visit Simla:
Day 04: Shimla to Narkanda – 64 km s (2708 mtrs) Gradual (MTB)
Day 05: Narkanda to Rampur-(85 km) Flat and down hill road. (MTB)
Day 06: Rampur to Sarahan-1920 mtrs. 60 kms. (uphill and gradual road) (MTB)
Day 07: Sarahan to Sangla-2680 mtrs-90 kms, flat and gradual road (MTB)
Day 08: Chhitkul back to Sangla-26 kms.,Rough road (MTB)
Day 09: Sangla to jangi -59 K Ms flat and gradual road (MTB)
Day 10: Jangi to – Nako- 74 kms-2950 mtrs, Flate and uphill road (MTB)
Day 11: Nako to Tabo or around (3050 m.) 67 kms. (flat road) (MTB)
Day 12: Tabo to Shichling (3100 m.) visit Dhankar-25 kms. flat and Gradual road, (MTB)
Day 13: Shichling to Kaza -29 kms – flate Gradual road (MTB)
Day 14: Kaza to Key and kibber(4200 mtrs.) 23 kms one way, flat and uphill road (MTB)
Day 15: Rangrik to Takscha-53 kms flat gradual road (MTB)
Day 16: Takschey to Chatru-67 ms, Over Kunjum La, Steep, gradual and flat road (MTB)
Day 17: Chhatru to marhi -42 kms Over (Rohtang pass) gradual and uphill road (MTB)
Day 18: Marhi to Manali – 35 kms -(down hill) (MTB)
Day 19: Explore Manali, hotel. (MTB)
Day 20: Manali to Delhi
Day 21: Departure


Day 01: Arrival Dehli,

Reception in the air port, transfer to the hotel, O/N in the hotel.

Day 02: Dehli to Simla (1900m).

Jeep or minibus for group. 10 hours.

Day 03: Visit Simla:

After breakfast climb to the Jhaku hill to visit the Hanuman temple (the monkey God museum and Advance study hall, back to hotel for lunch, Free afternoon to visit the mall O/N in the hotel

Day 04: Shimla to Narkanda – 64 kms (2708 Mtrs) Gradual (MTB)

steep and flat road.Early after breakfast Leave Simla, road goes through tinny hamlet, dense forest, kufri a winter paradise for skier, Few kms a head reached at Narkandha, hotel.

Day 05: Narkanda to Rampur-(85 km) Flat and down hill road. (MTB)

Long descend Descend to Valley of Sutlej, now flat road till Rampur, erestwhile Himalayan kingdom of Rampur Busheher. It offers a rare insight into customs, relations, art and architecture of its people. It is one of the biggest commercial town in Himachal Pradesh and it is famous for the Levi mela (fair) held in November:traders from Lahoul/Spiti and Kinnaur participate in it. Simple hotel

Day 06: Rampur to Sarahan-1920 mtrs. 60 kms. (uphill and gradual road) (MTB)

Continue to Sarahan the summer capital of the Rampur Busheher. The Bhimakali temple is a big attraction and one gets a magnificent view of the Shir Khand peaks.This temple is about 1500 years old. O/N in camp or hotel.

Day 07: Sarahan to Sangla-2680 mtrs-90 kms, flat and gradual road (MTB)

Descend to the main road than further ride to Sangla, also called the Baspa Valley. Most beautiful valley of Kinnaur dominated by Kamru fort, visit the fort and village, O/N in camp.

Day 08: Chhitkul back to Sangla-26 kms., Rough road (MTB)

Full Day visit till the last village of valley, On the way visit Rakchham and other villages, evening back to Sangla. O/N in camp or hotel

Day 09: Sangla to jangi -59 K Ms flat and gradual road (MTB)

Leave Baspa valley, same way back till Katchham, again follow the Sutlej valley toward north, Passport and inner line permit will be checked at check post before campsite.

Day 10: jangi to – Nako- 74 kms-2950 mtrs, Flate and uphill road (MTB)

Drive towards Spiti via Khab where the Satlej joins in to the Spiti river. Uphill drive to Nako, the most charming village offers a magnificent view around. To the north of the village is the monastic complex of four large temples belonging to the Drugpa order. O/N in camp

Day 11: Nako to Tabo or around (3050 m.) 67 kms. (flat road) (MTB)

Driving through several villages reached at Tabo, visit the ancient monastery founded in 996 A.D. This monastery has exquisite frescoes and stuco statues and is often called the Ajanta of the Himalayas. In trans Himalayas Buddhism, Tabo sanctity is next only to
Tibet’s Tholing gompa. O/N in camp.

Day 12: Tabo to Shichling (3100 m.) visit Dhankar-25 kms. flat and Gradual road, (MTB)

After one hour reach at Schichling, establish the campsite, later uphill road leads to Dhankar the ancient capital of Spiti, visit scenic Gompa and down hill road for 8 kms till campsite.

Day 13: Shichling to Kaza -29 kms – flate Gradual road (MTB)

Road goes beside spiti river, on arrival at KAza establish the campsite, later visit sub divisional headquarter of Lahoul – Spiti, Explore the tinny town and its monastery, campsite out of the main Kaza, Camp at Shego or Rangrik.

Day 14: Kaza to Key and Kibber (4200 mtrs.) 23 kms one way, flat and uphill road (MTB)

Visit the famous. Kye gompa perched high on a pyramid like mountain, belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Kibber one of the highest permanent inhabited village in the world, situated at the elevation of 4200 m located in a semi bowl-shaped narrow valley. Evening return to the camp near Kaza.

Day 15: Rangrik to Takscha-53 kms flat gradual road (MTB)

Easy road to Takscha through several villages of Spiti valley, last village of the valley is Lossar, a gompa and village can be visited, visit the village, later short ride to beautiful campsite where herd of yak can be seen grazing around. Camp.

Day 16: Takschey to Chatru-67 ms, Over Kunjum La, Steep, gradual and flat road (MTB)

9 kms. uphill drive till Kunzum pass (4700 m.) which offer extensive view of mountains. A small temple on the pas sis dedicated to the Goddess Kunzum Devi, Down hill ride to Batal and further rough road in Chandra valley leads to Chhatru. Camp.

Day 17: Chhatru to marhi – 42 kms Over (Rohtang pass) gradual and uphill road (MTB)

Again rough road to Gramphu to join the main high way of Manali -Leh, Uphill ride to Rohtang pass (3050 m.) a gateway between Lahoul/ Spiti and Kullu., Entered in lush green valley of God (Kullu/Manali). Descend by snake-curved road through the pasture of wild
flowers to campsite.

Day 18: Marhi to Manali – 35 kms -(down hill) (MTB)

After a while you will enter in tree line, Long descend through forest of silver Oak, Fir, Popular and several waterfalls will gives accompany till Manali. O/N in hotel.

Day 19: Explore Manali, hotel. (MTB)

Visit ancient Hindu temples, Nagar castle and Roerich art gallery, Stroll in Typical Village, by evening back to hotel.

Day 20: Manali to Delhi

Early morning departure to Delhi, 570 kms by jeep or minibus.14 hours.evening reached Delhi and hotel

Day 21: Departure

Full Day visit in Delhi, evening transfer to international airport, flight to onward destination.


Price per person : Based on Minimum 4 persons.

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Cost for less than 4 persons

Cost Per Person- €3280 for 2 person Group

Cost Per Person- €2825 for 3 person Group

Formed group : If you are a group of more than 8 persons, please contact us to get the special deal.

Cost Include

  • All ground transport by jeep or minibus for group,
  • Airport transfer (domestic and international )
  • Back up Jeep ,
  • Twin sharing room on 3 star hotel,
  • All hotel on BB basis , Rest full board,
  • Twin sharing spacious tent, , dining tent, toilet tent
  • Kitchen team with all necessary items, camping chair,
  • Foam mattress,
  • Inner line permit.

Cost Exclude

  • Flight domestic and International,
  • Monument fee, Visa, airport tax,
  • Insurance, flight for tour leader, sleeping bag,
  • Lunch and dinner from day 1 to day 9 /day 19 to 21
  • Mountain bike and spare parts.
  • Single Occupancy on additional charge
  • Mountain bike and rent.



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All the cancellation must be in written and signed by the person who signed the booking form and will be effective from the date of the reception by the company.

1:60 days or more before departure

The agency will refund the entire paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee (€ 40 per persons or equivalent in other currency), bank charges subject to the bank policies, when booking domestic flights, the Cancellation fee subject to airline policies at present or if the tickets are non- refundable in that case the full amount of the ticket will be retained. The hotels are reserved and must be paid in advance; the company will apply the cancellation policies of hotels. Cancelation charge for train tickets and other ground transport and related services if needed to be booked in advance. Hence the remaining amount will be refunded after deducting all above cancelling policies applied for different services.

2: 40 Days before departure

The agency will refund the 50% of paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee (€ 40 per persons or equivalent in other currency), bank charges subject to the bank policies, when booking domestic flights, the Cancellation fee subject to airline policies at present or if the tickets are non- refundable in that case the full amount of the ticket will be retained. The hotels are reserved and must be paid in advance; the company will apply the cancellation policies of hotels. Cancelation charges of train tickets and other ground transport and related services if needed to be booked in advance. Hence the remaining amount will be refunded after deducting all above cancelation policies applied for different services.

Less than 30 days before departure

The agency will be obliged to withhold the full amount of the deposit paid by the customer. In this case, the customer must inform their insurance as soon as possible and provide as much documentation to support the cancellation of trip. It is therefore h3ly advised to take out cancellation insurance to cover such expenses.

Itinerary / hotels are sub to change in case of strike , civil war threaten , you may be will lose expected places you have prepared for but will explore unexpected and for sure will not disappointed.

In case of Vehicle break down another mode of transport will be managed at the earliest possible, In that case you are requested to keep patience. And co-operate with the situation ,while travelling to rural and isolated Area replacing vehicle can take time due to lac of communication or distance to pass the message with the other vehicle those who are driving toward the nearest town or the place from where one can have telephone facilities. Or from where one can be connected by Mobile phone . Also you can be transferred by the other type of vehicle what ever is available at the moment as of local bus till you will be not having the proper mode of transport .

The Company cannot be made liable for the consequences of weather condition, flight cancellations or delay of bus / train at destination , war or threat of civil war, strikes, industrial action, political unrest or any other force majeure, unusual or unforeseen circumstance. The company reserves the right to use alternate transport, or vary the itinerary if breakdown, sickness or any other force major. Any additional that result, such as extra hotel accommodation, flight or road transport will be on your charge and must be paid directly at the spot.
Please understand, there are certain hazards involved in your adventurous and culture holidays which you must accept at your own risk. The company will not be liable for any illness major or minor injury, death sustained during neither the trip, nor it will be liable for any uninsured losses of your property and other losses during the trip. No refund will be made for unused services and in case of no show of the participants before starting the trip
It is strongly advised that clients take out insurance to cover the unexpected and cancellation charges.

Accommodation is based on Twin / Double sharing on 3 star category in cities as of Delhi and Simla, In rural charming hotels, neat and clean local standards of hotels, Fixe camps or guest houses will be provided where choices are limited. Single room will be with a supplement charges.

Indian and partly Tibetan (local meals of Spiti) Veg. and non veg, meals is served. Indian recipes are bit on spicy side, Breakfast and dinner will be served at the hotel, Lunch packed or in local restaurant or in hotel sub. to the schedule.

You will be accompanying by a back up vehicle to assist you through out the tour, mechanic is there with necessary spare parts.
If you have special requirement for the pillion who wish to take comfortable journey time to time, In that case extra vehicle can be arranged in advance sub. to the number of persons.
All vehicle will be air-conditioned, except in hilly area air-condition of any vehicle cannot be regularly used due to steep uphill drive, so you have to co-operate with. For the Autumns and spring season when temperature goes down, if you required heater except minibus each of those mentioned vehicles have the heating facilities and cannot be used while uphill drive

Road-:
You will be crossing two passes, highest is Kunzum pass(4590m), different type of road condition will be encountered vary from wet and humid in lower altitude to dry and garble road in higher altitude of Kinnaur, Spiti and Lahoul. you may be will not have any options except crossing the icy rivulets. You can face land slide not only cause of rainfall but also by higher melting rate of Snow and Ice (glacier) due to perpetual summer heat. You can be blocked for hours, day or more, you may miss the places expected to visit or will visit the unexpected places, to regulate the situation the team at the spot will do the best possible at the moment. Road in India are being widen at so many states, so please don’t compare the driving time as estimated in developed nation.
During the trip it’s possible that back up vehicle and bike can get break down or road block can cause the delay, in that case guide on the spot will do the best possible to monitor the situation. In such circumstances patience and co-operation is required.

Many metropolitan cities is India are not that much conservative, but still in certain part of cities and in rural it is better to dress conservatively, One should not try to attract attention towards themselves due to their dressing style, while entering to religious site one should take off shoes, don’t dress short and half sleeves and are required to cover the head. Mobile phones are required to be in silent mode, hugging and kissing will shock the people hence restricted in public, To be respected, respect always local culture.