Munsiyari
Munsiyari

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Skiing in Auli
Skiing in Auli

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Rafting in Rishikesh

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Munsiyari
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UTTARAKHAND

9-Days Guided Motorcycle Expedition
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Dates: March 12-20, 2022

Overview

Uttarakhand, the home of the Garhwal & Kumaon mountain ranges which is almost the untouched part of Himalayas.

 

Bordered by Tibet in the north, Nepal in the east, Himachal Pradesh in the west and the Gangetic plains in the south, Uttarakhand is a jewel on the crown of Indian Territory. Being the originating point of significant Indian rivers of India, Uttarakhand is the abode to five out of top ten Himalayan Mountain peaks of India. To name them, they are: Nanda Devi (No.2), Kamet (No. 3), Hardeol (No. 8), Chaukhamba (No. 9) & Trishul (No. 10).

Rider Cost: USD 1050 / INR 69000

SKILL

Intermediate

DURATION

9 Days / 8 Nights

START & END

Dehradun

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels / Guest houses or Camps 

SUPPORT VEHICLE

Included

DISTANCE

1100 Kms

GROUP SIZE

15 Max / 10 Min

DAILY RIDES

100-250 Kms

TERRAIN

90% Tarmac

10% Off-road

MECHANIC

Included

Tour Highlights

  • Nanda Devi, Chaukhmaba & Trishul Himalayas

  • Rishikesh Rafting

  • Munsyari, Kausani & Mukteshwar Ride

  • Hippie ridge ride in Kasar Devi, Almora (George Harrison learnt Sitar, Bob Dylan Vacationed)

  • Chholiya Dance over bonfire

  • Safari in Jim Corbett National park

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Dehradun & Transfer to Hotel in Rishikesh, Shivpuri
Flight tickets to be booked for early morning.
Airport To Rishikesh - Pick-up & drop Tempo Traveller/SUV Cars.
Rafting at Rishikesh for 2-3 hours

Day 2: The Escapade Day - Switzerland of Himalayas – KAUSANI
270 Kms/ 9 hrs – Rishikesh (Shivpuri) to Kausani
This is going to be an escapade from hustle bustle of town-life into the arms of nature of
Kumaon Himalayas. Music night will be done before bonfire!

Day 3: The Trek & Culture Day - RUDRADHARI FALLS & CHHOLIYA
Distance - 9 Kms; Trek Distance – 2 Kms
Kausani To Rudradhari Falls Trek; Activity: Cook your own food – Lunch in the jungle
followed by Chholiya Dance & Music in the Kausani property.
This is going to be a trek day to Rudradhari falls away from the main town. We will be doing
our own cook-out in the jungles and will get back to property by evening where Chholiya
dancers will be amusing us with their dance & music, a specialty of Kumaon Himalayas

Day 4: Ride to Biker's Paradise - MUNSYARI
164 Kms/7 hrs - Kausani To Munsyari
This day we will be riding one of the most scenic routes of this tour to Munsyari. Often referred to as "Little Kashmir", Munsiyari is a cosy hamlet known for its panorama of snow-capped peaks and  stunning backdrop of Panchachuli (the five peaks), Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot. Perched between the borders of India, Tibet and Nepal, Munsiyari is a base for three glaciers namely Namik, Milam and Ralam Glaciers and it is operated as the base camp for the Nanda Devi treks. Also dubbed 'Gateway to Johar Valley', Munsiyari is the starting point of Johar Valley which was the ancient trade route between Tibet and India.

Day 5: Ride to Hippie Hills of Beatles – KASAR DEVI & ALMORA
200 kms/ 8 hrs - Munsyari To Almora

Almora is a small town famous for its alluring beauty, panoramic view of the Himalayas, rich cultural heritage, unique handicrafts, and delicious cuisines. Also, it is home to one of the oldest prisons in India built in 1872 where many revolutionaries were imprisoned during India's freedom struggle including Jawaharlal Nehru.

Kasar Devi near Almora town is known for its spirituality and mysticism. A beautiful place famous for the Kasar Devi temple has somehow attracted many celebtries such as writer D.H.Lawrence; musicians like Bob Dylan, Beatles guitarist George Harrison, singer Cat Stevens and also a team of scientist from NASA to study the rare influence of Von Allen Belt. The only areas apart from Kasar Devi experiencing this magnetic energy are Machu Picchu in Peru, South America and Stone Henge in England.

Day 6: Ride to MUKTESHWAR

55 kms/ 2 hrs - Almora To Mukteshwar

If you are an adventure person who loves Paragliding, Rock climbing or Rappelling then Mukteshwar is one of the best places to do these. This place offers 180 degree view of the Himalayan Mountain ranges and many rock climbers visit this place to climb the famous overhanging cliff Chauli-ki-Jali.

Day 7: Ride to The Leopard Trails - JIM CORBETT
120 kms/4 hrs - Mukteshwar to Jim Corbett (Ramnagar)
Safari at Jim Corbett National Park


Day 8: Bidding Adieu to KUMAON
190 kms/6 hrs - Jim Corbett (Ramnagar) To Rishikesh

Our ride comes to an end on this day. Return the bikes at Rishikesh.

DAY 9: Fly back from Dehradun
Jolly grant Airport Drop in Tempo traveler/SUVs

 

Inclusions

  • Airport transfers to/from Dehradun

  • Overnights stay on a two sharing basis in 3-star hotel rooms or guest houses or Homestays

  • Breakfast and Dinners on tour days

  • Experienced English-speaking Ride Captain

  • Backup vehicle to carry the luggage & spares

  • Tour Mechanic

  • Entry fee for planned sightseeing places

  • Chholiya music and dance

  • Complimentary T-Shirts

  • First-Aid kit

  • One Night Bonfire

  • Tour photos/videos shot by a pro photographer *

Exclusions

  • Airfare & Visa

  • Cost of Lunch is not included

  • Damages to the motorcycle

  • Any expense incurred due to unforeseen circumstances like landslides, earthquakes, accidents etc

  • All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature such as snacks, alcohol, table drinks, water bottle, laundry, tips to drivers or local guides or to any hotel staff.

  • Travel insurance (cover against cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness). We highly recommend you arrange an appropriate insurance in your home country

Things to Carry

  • Passport & Visa (For Foreigners)

  • Original Driving License / International Driving Permit

  • DOT/ECE/ISI Full face helmet

  • Riding Jacket

  • Riding Pants or Jeans with protective knee guards

  • Riding gloves

  • Riding boots with shin & ankle protection

  • Rain gear

  • Sunglasses

  • Hydration pack or Water bottle

  • Sun screen lotion

  • Prescription medicines if any

  • Spare power glasses if applicable

Packages 

Own Bike (without Petrol)

Rider Cost - Rs.44,500 + 5% GST

Pillion Cost - Rs.44,500 + 5% GST

Rental Bike (Royal Enfield Himalayan BS4 + Petrol)

Rider Cost - Rs.62,500 + 5% GST

Pillion Cost - Rs.44,500 + 5% GST

Seat in Backup Vehicle (with Diesel)

Per person - Rs.62,500 + 5% GST

Photography Package (Optional)

Portrait/Action Photoshoot by a professional Photographer in most scenic backgrounds during the tour with minimum of 10 printable HD pictures.

Per person - Rs.7,500 + 5% GST

 

Above pricing is exclusive for Indian Citizens. Foreign nationals who are interested in this tour, please get in touch with us for the cost.

Note:

A refundable security deposit of Rs.10,000/- is payable for each motorcycle for any minor damages during the tour.