The Lahaul Spiti Valley Bike Tour is an exciting journey into the Greater Himalayas. Riding a bike through difficult terrain is more than a hobby; it’s a passion. Times To Times presents a well-planned itinerary for a motorcycle tour of Spiti Valley, an adventure of a lifetime. So get on your bike and ride through the Himalayas, passing through high mountain passes like Rohtang and Kunzum, villages, valleys, towns, and monasteries.
This Lahaul Spiti bike tour will take you through Shoja, Banjar Valley, Sangala, Kalpa, Kaza, Nako, Key Monastery, Langza, and the stunning Chandra Taal. The bike tour begins in Manali and ends in Manali. Your 9-day and 8-night Bike tour includes thrilling roads, camping, beautiful views, challenges, and the bliss of the incredible Spiti Valley.
Arrival in the picturesque hill station of Manali in the morning. Our tour guide assists you in getting transferred to the hotel, where you will finish the check-in procedures. After some downtime, proceed to the location where your bikes are stored. All of the information regarding the machine and the journey is given to the group. It is now time to go for a bike ride. Discover the tranquil Hamta Valley. Familiarise yourself with the driving style on dirt roads, meandering bends, and difficult terrain. Take in the scenery around you. Back to the hotel in the evening.
Stay at Manali for the night.
Stay at Manali for the night.
On day 2, eat breakfast, hop on your bike, and ride towards the gorgeous Banjar Valley. You drive through the picturesque villages of Naggar, Kais, and Bhuntar. This tour includes a bike up to Jalori Pass. After around 1.5 hours of climbing and driving down the river, you arrive at Shoja, just below the Jalori Pass. Complete the hotel check-in process. Lunch is served here. Take a break for a bit. Later, go on a foot tour of the area. The evening is free for you to engage in activities of your choice.
Stay for the night.
In the morning, after breakfast, prepare to drive to Sangala via the Jalori Pass. Then, take in the scenery as you ride through the outer Siraj valley and the charming villages of Rampur Wangtu and Karchham. Later in the afternoon, you will arrive in Sangala region, also known as Baspa Valley, Himachal's most picturesque region. After checking into your pre-booked hotel, proceed to the Kamru Fort, Himachal's oldest fort, and the Sangala Village, where you can interact with the people if you choose.
Spend the night in Sangala.
On the fourth day of the tour, get on your bike and depart Sangala in the morning. Begin your trek towards Kalpa, the Kinnaur District headquarters. Drive the bike along the Sutlej River until you reach Khab settlement. Stop along the road to explore the nearby villages of Riiba, Lippa, Jangi, and Pooh. You then go to the junction of the Spiti and Khab rivers. Continue on your adventure till you reach Nako. Complete the hotel check-in process. Relax in this lovely alpine village.
Spend the night.
The journey from Nako to Kaza begins in the morning. Stop along the journey to visit the villages of Chango and Sumra. Both of these lovely settlements are situated on the shores of a tiny lake. Later, make a stop in Tabo to see the majestic Tabo Monastery. After that, begin driving and stop at the village of Dnakhar to explore on your own. Then continue riding your bike towards Kaza. Finally, proceed to the hotel and finish the check-in procedures.
On day 6, go to the Key Monastery, which is 12 kilometres from Kaza. Later, go to Kibber Gompa, which is around 9 kilometres from Key Monastery. Kibber is the highest permanently populated settlement in the region, located at an elevation of 13,792 feet above sea level. After touring the area, begin your bike journey to Village Langza, which is located in an elevation area of the Spiti Valley. Enjoy spectacular views of the 6000-meter-high Gaya Peak from here. Return to Kaza in the evening.
Spend the night.
After breakfast, begin riding your bike towards Chandra Tal Lake. Drive through the lovely Spiti Valley towns of Rangric, Pangmo, Hall, Kito, and Loser along the way. As you travel beyond the settlement of Loser, you will come to the 4600-meter-high Kunzum pass. From the pass, you can see the Chandra Bhag mountains. Continue your journey from Kunzum to Chandra Tal by car. Set up tent on the Lake's shores as you arrive. If you have the time and energy, you can explore the area on your own.
Today is the last day of the journey, and you will depart early in the morning for Mandi, passing through Batal, Chota Dhara, and Chatru. Stop at Chatru for some refreshments and tea. You can unwind and refresh yourself here. Later, continue biking to Manali across the well-known Rohtang Pass. Take a quick break here to take in the scenery. Finally, make your way to Manali. Check in to your hotel.
Spend the night at Manali.
The morning of the final day of the excursion is free. So you can unwind in your hotel before your afternoon Volvo flight to Delhi.