Fixed Departures Essence of Himachal Pradesh

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Price
$1250 per person
Duration
10N / 11D
Destination
Himachal
Travellers
20+

EVERY MILE A MEMORY Essence of Himachal Pradesh

Its area is 21,495 sq mi (55,670 km2) Himachal Pradesh is famous for its abundant natural beauty. The history of the area that now constitutes Himachal Pradesh dates back to the time when the Indus valley civilization flourished between 2250 and 1750 BCE.
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What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Manali
Return Location
Manali
Price includes
  • Accommodation ( 4 star + wherever applicable )
  • Back up vehicle
  • Backup Rider/Helper
  • BBQ night
  • Corpsman
  • English speaking guide
  • First Aid Kit
  • Food MAP Basis
  • Mechanical Team
  • Medical assistance 24x7
  • Medicines
  • Mineral water, Snacks, Dry fruits
  • Mobile chargers on Bike
  • Oxygen Canister
  • Team Leader
Price does not include
  • All expenses of personal nature such as Alcohol, laundry etc.
  • Any item not included in the above “INCLUSIONS”.
  • India Visa
  • Insurance against or for accidents/loss of life, loss of goods etc.
  • International /Domestic flights
  • Medical insurance/Travel insurance coverage
  • Motorbike damage will be covered from your Refundable security amount
  • Personal insurance and evacuation charges
  • Riding Gears.
  • Third party insurance.
  • Tips to guides, drivers etc.
  • Trip extension in case of road blockage /Natural crisis.

This motorcycle tour will take you to Himachal most famous sites, Himalayan landscapes, hill stations and temples, giving you an excellent overview of its sumptuous sceneries.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10
  • Day 11
Day 1

In morning we come to pick you up at the Kullu Airport or at the bus station and drive you to your hotel. Our representatives are there to provide you all the services and soon you’ll be introduced to the bikes and all details about the tour. Go-Pro Cameras on helmets, riding gears, Royal Enfield Bikes, let’s start riding around Manali valley with Adventure activities!
 
Day 2

In morning we start riding to the beautiful valley of Manikaran. The small town of Manikran is located in the Parvati Valley between the rivers Beas and Parvati at an altitude of 1760m. Manikaran attracts tourists visiting Manali and Kullu to its pilgrim centres and hot springs. According to an old legend, Manikaran is connected with Lord Shiva and his divine consort, Parvati, who lost her ear rings here, which gave birth to hot waters on the bank of Parvati River. Surrounding by mountains and lush greenery, you’ll fully appreciate taking a holy dip in that amazing place.
 
Day 3

On this day, we take the road in direction of Rewalsar Lake, known as Tso Pema (Lotus Lake) by Tibetan Buddhists. It is a mid-altitude lake (1360m) located on the mountainside. According to the legend, the lake was created when the king of Mandzi tried to burn alive the Guru Padmasambhava, to prevent his daughter Mandarava running off with him. A view of Rewalsar town with lake from the top of surrounding hills, some Hindu Temples and Buddhist monasteries, makes a majestic panoramic appearance.
 
Day 4

We follow our trip in direction of Kangra, the capital of the district with the same name. There you’ll be able to visit some temples, the Wildlife Sanctuary and the famous Kangra Fort built in the 4th century. In addition of its places of interests, the Kangra Valley, sheltered by the sublime Dhauladhar range, is one of the most picturesque valleys of lower Himalayas and offers you an incomparable green and luxuriant landscape. We Continue our ride are reach to Dharamsala.
 
Day 5

We will discover on that day Dharamsala, also called the little (Lhassa) because 15 000 Tibetan refugees live there around the 14th Dalai Lama residence. The rest of the day is yours for sightseeing in the city. Its many temples, its lake, its art gallery, Dharamsala has a lot to offer in that field. On the schedule, lots of adventure activities such as temples visits, a hike to the wonderful Bhagsu waterfalls, paragliding or, for the most courageous, an ascent to admire the spectacular view of Himalayan peaks.
 
Day 6

After many adventure activities, get ready to hit the road towards the capital of Himachal Pradesh through the beautiful valley of Kullu. Pretty mountain villages, roaring rivers, orchards and terraced fields, thick pine forests and snow-flecked ridges await you. At the end of the afternoon, we transfer you to your hotel. A walk down the Mall, main shopping street of Shimla, and a visit of Christ Church will be organized.
 
Day 7

Ancient summer capital of India under the British Empire, Shimla will make you feel like you are in a 60’s British town due to his architecture buildings. Large and growing city with 171,817 inhabitants, Shimla is well known as a hub for India's tourism sector and is among the top 10 preferred entrepreneurial locations in India. Visits, shopping, cultural activities, you will not remain indifferent to that charming city. The day is yours to visit Chamba and its surroundings.
 
Day 8

From Shimla, we follow our route towards Rohru. This little town of 14,953 inhabitants is located at the bank of Pabbar River and is famous for its apple farms and for trout fishing. Rohru offers you the best view of the valley with its pine trees. The ideal place to have a beer, to fish for trout and spend a relaxing moment near the river. After a pleasant moment head to Narkanda, a gateway to apple country of Himachal Pradesh. Situated at an attitude of 2708m Narkanda offers a spectacular view of the eternal snow ranges, the inviting apple orchards and dense forests. An ideal pace to spend the night.
 
Day 9

Our trip continues to Prashar Lake . Gear up for the ride to Prashar Lake! Located at a height of 2730m, the lake is held sacred to the sage Prashar and he is regarded to have meditated there. With deep blue waters, surrounded by snow-capped peaks and looking down on the fast flowing river Beas, you’ll be captivated by an immense and sumptuous panorama.
 
Day 10

After taking pictures of that little piece of heaven, resting soothed at the sound of the ripples of the lake or, for the more intrepid, taking a bath in its fresh and crystalline water, we begin our trip back to Manali. For our last night a warm farewell with camp fire, barbecue and guitar live show will be organized with Hardev Motors Team. We hope that you spent an enjoyable trip with us.
 
Day 11

End of the tour. In the morning, you are free to do some shopping for the family and friends. Shawls, Tweed jackets, costume jewelry, Tibetan handicrafts are the local arts and crafts that you can find easily in Manali and for a reasonable price. After lunch, a transfer to the Kullu airport or Manali bus station will be organized by our team as per your schedule.

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This motorcycle tour will take you to Himachal most famous sites, Himalayan landscapes, hill stations and temples, giving you an excellent overview of its sumptuous sceneries.

Its area is 21,495 sq mi (55,670 km2) Himachal Pradesh is famous for its abundant natural beauty. The history of the area that now constitutes Himachal Pradesh dates back to the time when the Indus valley civilization flourished between 2250 and 1750 BCE.

Himachal is in the western Himalayas. it is a mountainous state. Most of the state lies on the foothills of the Dhauladhar Range.

Himachal has a rich heritage of handicrafts. These include woollen and pashmina.

The state is endowed with a variety of landscape and vivid topographic features which attract tourists.

Himachal has a rich heritage of handicrafts. These include woollen and pashmina shawls, carpets, silver and metalware, embroidered chappals, grass shoes, Kangra and Gompa style paintings, woodwork, horse-hair bangles, wooden and metal utensils and various other household items. These aesthetic and tasteful handicrafts declined under competition from machine-made goods and also because of lack of marketing facilities. But now the demand for handicrafts has increased within and outside the country.

The region also has some of the oldest Buddhist Monasteries in Asia. Himachal was one of the few states that had remained largely untouched by external customs, largely due to its difficult terrain. on this ride, we will visit most of the untouched parts of Himalayas.

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TOTAL KMs1150 kms
TOUR TIME11 Days
CULTUREHinduism , Buddhism
RIDING LEVELIntermidiate
RIDING HOURS/DAY6-8 hrs
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Dear Riders,

Hardev Motors Welcomes you for Superlative Moto ride adventures experience in Asia, Hardev Motors is registered under Firm Act IPA 1932, Himachal tourism Act 2002, MTOA (Motorbike tour operator association Act 1860, GST registration no. 02AAHFH9134M1ZB.

Kindly read all terms & conditions before the booking.

  1. Online Booking
  • A deposit of 50% of the total estimated bill is required to hold the booking with in 10 days of inquiry on 100% confirm basis to secure your seat on our rides.
  • HARDEV MOTORS required the Rider/Pillion to Book your  Seat 90 days before the ride, As In the Himalayas there are limited resources/Hotels/Other executive services to have a hassle free ride.
  • 50% Due amount have to deposit on day 1st of your arrival.
  • According to your transfer details booking/confirmation letter will generate and send to you by mail for visa process.
  • A PDF file of the ride will send to you by Hardev Motors office team. Kindly carry a PDF file of your ride with inclusions and exclusions.
  1. Motorcycle Security deposit
  • Our motorcycles are third party insured and according to INDIAN law there’s no claims covered from that Insurance: Life/Motorcycle damages compare to EUROPEAN law.
  • Security amount USD150 have to deposit on prior of your ride. Travel cheques are not accepted.
  • The company is not responsible for the bikes damages. If the body, clutch plates damaged because of rough riding the applicant will be charged. The total amount is Refundable if there is no physical damage on the motorcycle.

 

  1. Cancellation and refunds
  • 40% of the total estimated bill is refundable until 60 days before the tour starts. Above stipulated time, 0% will be refundable.
  • While on a ride in rear extreme case by natural crisis/road blockage/Accident/snow fall/earthquake etc, Hardev Motors Holds the rights to changes Route plans /Abort/Detour, As rider safety is our prime concern. No amount is refundable in that condition.
  1. Responsibility of the applicant
  • We are Riding in Asia and Indian sub continent so we will witness while riding Cows, Monkeys, Road crossing/Schools, Villages etc on the road, so we need to understand the riding speed to be maintain according to that expect As well to have safe ride on both ends (riders and Public).

As we are riding to experience  beautiful Nature, Culture, Lifestyle,History and point of views of the region not to race

  • Riding is a fatal disease so kindly confirms your health insurance and travel insurance. Hardev MOTORS is not responsible in case of physical / fatal injuries.
  • On our rides we explore some of the untouched mountains and roads, To keep it still pure we carry garbage bags on back up jeeps so kindly feel free to ask team where to dump Bottles/plastic bags.
  • We welcome and ride with riders from any Nation. Causing Fatal/Danger environs to other group members is not acceptable. Hardev Motors holds the rights to remove you from the ride without notice and refund.
  1. Riding Rules:
  • “Speed thrills but kills”, According to Indian driving laws for Motorcycles 65KMPH is valid speed. But this was not implemented on the road and you will see over speeding cars on highways and accidents as well,
  • In the Himalayas (Ladakh, Spiti valley, Himachal Pradesh, Bhutan, Tibet, North east India) the Motorcycle speed will be 40-70KMPH depending on Road conditions/Water streams traffic etc. For (Rajasthan, South India, West Coastal Ride ) its 40- 85KMPH.
  • The Road captain is a person who Knows Road s, riding rules, Region situation and point of views of the people, No overtaking is allowed from him. As Pax’s of wolfs always travel in Group with Leader.
  • Certified Helmets, Riding Gears, Riding Shoes are mandatory to Join our rides. Your Safety is our prime concern.
  • Riders have to bring hydration bags. To avoid too much wastage of plastic bottles.
  • Carry your personal medical kit, Warm Inner and things to eat in a bag while you are riding.
  • ASIA and Indian-Sub continent most of the drive are left hand side so ride As much as possible on left hand side specially in the Himalayas to avoid crashes, while riding we must be aware of the Trucks as they carry heavy load there are not able to controls as quick as light vehicles can.
  • Clutch plates will burn of the motorcycle if you ride in half clutch.
  • Uphill and downhill riding rules to control motorcycle is to use hard gear braking system 50%on hard gear 25%Front brake & 25%Rear brake. While we ride uphill on the curve we use a little bit front disc brake first to slow down motorcycle and then hard gears to have enough power to climb with maximum left side riding. Totally opposite while doing Down hill as Motorcycle are heavy and fast. First to drop down to hard gear then 25% front brake.
  • In some of the days on the itinerary we have to ride early morning to avoid night ride.
  1. Trip extension

If unforeseen circumstances necessitate a trip extension or if the participants decide to extend the motorbike tour, additional costs are applicable.

  1. Conditions to participate in our rides
  • To participate as a rider an individual has to be equal or above the age of 21 years at the time of the tour and be in possession of a valid motorcycle driving license and international driving license (for foreigners), be in good health condition and have at least 2 or 3 years experience in riding a motorcycle.
  • As a pillion, an individual has to be equal or above the age of 18 years at the time of the tour, in good health condition and with at least some motorcycle co-riding experience.
  • A valid International driving license
  • Valid travel insurance.
  • Suite case is not allowed on a ride carry Rucksack bags/duffle bags.
  1. Number of participants
  • A minimum of 6 riders is required to start a tour.
  1. Things to Carry
  • Riding Jacket
  • Riding Lower
  • Riding shoes
  • Helmet
  • Face mask
  • Thermals
  • Water proof poncho
  • Personal medical kit.
  • Sun Glasses.
  • I-pod
  • Go-pro camera
  • 1 extra shoes
  • Sun protection.
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Sleeping bags (In rear case of Natural crisis in the Himalayas)
  • Warm and Light clothes.

 

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Essence of Himachal Pradesh

Price
$1250 per person
Duration
10N / 11D
Destination
Himachal
Riders
20+

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