Shimla – Sangla – Tabo – Kaza – Kibber – Shimla
“Shimla – Kaza – Shimla Bike Trip”
Detail Tour Programme
Day: 01 Arrive in Shimla (By Bus)
On arrival in Shimla, check-in to the hotel and relax till afternoon. Grab a quick lunch, post which you test your motorbike and get used to the roads. The tricky bends and stretches on the road will help you test the characteristics of the bike and acquaint yourself to handle the motor beast for your entire tour. Enjoy a fun ride to the beautiful Shimla hill station. Later, come back to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day: 02 Shimla – Sarahan ( 160 Km)
Start our epic Himalayan road trip today and start driving to Sarahan. Surrounded by field and orchards, and small villages with remarkable examples of local architecture , Sarahan is revered as a shaktipeeth – and the famous wood and stone Bhima Kali Temple is a resplendent example of indigenous building skills. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day: 03 Sarahan – Chitkul – Kalpa (160 km)
Day 3 start ride to Chitkul . The old Hindustan Tibet Road moved along the ridge line of hills and the present alignment closer to the valley floor. After see the beautiful Sangla and Baspa valley now get ready for see another beautiful kinner kailash valley. Moves to Kalpa via karchham, rekongpeo and enjoy the beautiful drive. After reached kalpa check into the hotel and after some time walking and visiting kalpa market.
Day: 04 Kalpa – Tabo
Early in the morning, witness the beautiful sunrise over the Kinnaur Kailash Peaks. After that drive to Tabo. On your way, visit Kinnaur’s most picturesque hamlet and the Nako Lake. Nako is a heritage village built around a small lake and has an important Buddhist Gompa and a small temple. A footprint like impression on a rock is ascribed to the saint Guru Padmasambhava. Explore the scenic Spiti Valley that has few signs of vegetation. The beauty of Spiti lies in its unspoiled, untainted raw landscape. Rudyard Kipling describes Spiti in ‘Kim’ in these words: “At last they entered a world within a world – a valley of leagues where the high hills were fashioned of the mere rubble and refuse from off the knees of themountains…surely the Gods live here.” On arrival at Tabo, check in to the hotel. The ancient village of Tabo is situated on the left bank of the river Spiti. It is the land of one of the most famous Buddhist monasteries, regarded next to the Tholong Gompa in Tibet. It is also known as the ‘Ajanta of Himalayas’. Dinner & O/N Stay into the Hotel at Tabo.
Day: 05 Tabo – Kaza Via Dhankar & Pin Valley
Join the morning prayers at the Tabo Monastery which was constructed in 996 AD. It is a complex that consists of 9 Temples, 23 Chortens, a monk’s chamber and an extension that houses the nun’s chamber. Above the enclave is a series of caves which are used by the monks. The monastery contains large number of scriptures and pieces of art including wall paintings and stucco. There is also a modern Gompa and a painting school founded by the Dalai Lama.
Check out of the hotel in Tabo and head to Kaza (3870 metres above sea level). On your way to Kaza (the capital of Spiti Valley), visit Dhankar Gompa, the traditional capital of Spiti. This hilltop fort that overlooks the Spiti Valley used to be a jail earlier. Today, more than 160 lamas reside here. Notable sights at Dhankar Gompa include a statue of Vairochana (Dhayan Buddha) consisting of 4 figures seated back to back in addition to various crumbling Thangkas.
Also enjoy to visit Pin Valley on the way. Enjoy to see the beautiful valley gifted by God to Himachal Pradesh. Evening time reached at Kaza. On arrival at Kaza, check in to the hotel & a comfortable overnight stay & Dinner at the Kaza.
Day: 06 Kaza Local Sight Seeing
Early in the morning after breakfast get ready for visit local sight-seeing. Visit to Ki Monastery, Kibber Village, Comick Village & nature of beautiful Kaza. Full day sight-seeing and back to hotel. Dinner stay into hotel at Kaza.
Day: 07 Kaza – Kalpa ( 190 km)
Early in the morning after breakfast get ready and back to Kalpa. Dinner & O/N Stay into the Hotel at Kalpa
Day: 08 Kalpa – Shimla (210 km) (Departure)
Early morning after having breakfast, we start riding back toward Shimla. On arrival, say goodbye to your best companion, the bike which has been your best buddy throughout the entire adventurous trip. This will be the end of motor biking.