HIMALAYAS – WORLD’S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN PASSES
WOMEN ONLY MOTORCYCLE TOURS
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MOTORCYCLE:We’ll blend in with the crowd and ride the legendary Royal Enfields! On this trip, we’ll have extra fun with the latest models Royal Enfield Himalaya. Motorcycle rental is included in the price of the tour.
ABOUT THE TRIP:This is best described as a roller-coaster motorbike ride: From the Buddhist monasteries of Ladakh, and desertic high-altitude landscapes we’ll head straight up to the highest pass in the world – Khardung La. The Panding Tso and Tso Moiri lakes are also on our way, followed by several more passes over 5,000m. Riding to the top of the world – with the mythical Royal Enfield will give you memories to last a lifetime! Check out the pictures of our latest expedition in the gallery section of this website - and get packing!
WOMEN ONLY TOURS
- Indus Valley;
- The most important Bhuddist monasteries in Indus Valley;
- Nubra Valley;
- Khardung La Pass – the highest road approved for traffic in the world;
- Chang La Pass;
- The Indus River;
- Lake Tso Moriri and Pangong Tso.
ABOUT THE ROAD:
The ride itself is not technically very difficult. We will be riding either paved roads or gravel roads in generally good condition. There can be dust and sometimes some mud – all depends on the weather. High altitude may contribute to tiredness.
It is not a race, and we care about safety. We will be going at our own pace and make sure all participants reach the destination safely.
The weather at this time of the year is generally dry and sunny but also subject to radical changes as it happens in the high mountains. Remember that we will be going to very high altitudes (over 5,000m) and having suitable clothing and sun-blocker is important.
Remember this is a motorcycle trip, so you have to use adequate gear. We will drive through very diversified areas, including high altitude roads, so you have to be prepared for changing weather conditions.
LEH – ARRIVAL AND ACCLIMATION
RIDE IN THE INDUS VALLEY – VISITING THE MOST IMPORTANT BUDDHIST MONASTERIES
LEH – DHA HANU
DHA HANU – DHU – KARGIL – LAMAYURU
LAMAYURU – ALCHI – LEH
LEH – TSO MORIRI LAKE
TSO MORIRI LAKE – TSO KAR LAKE
TSO KAR LAKE – PANGONG TSO LAKE
PANGONG TSO LAKE – NUBRA VALLEY
NUBRA VALLEY – KHARDUNG LA – LEH
FLYING OUT OF LEH AND BACK TO EUROPE
THE ITINERARY MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO POLITICAL OR SOCIAL REASONS OR WEATHER CONDITIONS.
Motorcycles available in India – Royal Enfield Himalaya.
Assistance of a Moto Birds speaking guide on the motorbike and the local guide.
The luggage goes in the support car. We travel light! An experienced mechanic is coming with us. If necessary, we provide spare parts.
food and accomodation
Accommodation in twin rooms, in a 3-star hotels or guesthouses and a 2-person tents with beds and a bathroom (where hotels are not available). Breakfasts, lunches and dinners (with the exception of lunch and dinner in Leh). We can arrange a single room upon request – cost 40 EUR/night supplement.
transport to/from hotel
documents and insurance
Travel insurance. Tourist Guarantee Fund fee. The price also includes access permits to special or border zones. The price does not include the cost of the visa. Visas are organized by participants individually (we will provide information on how to do it).
Doctor for medical backup with oxygen (O2) & AMS pack.
Entrance tickets to Buddhist monasteries visited on the way.
photos and tracks
After the trip we will send you photos from the trip and tracks from the road.
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airplane tickets to and from Leh (please don’t buy the plane tickets until the minimum number of participants joining the trip is confirmed).
Meals other than breakfast.
The costs resulting from damage to the motorcycle caused by the driver.
Entrance tickets to tourist attractions along the route, other than Buddhist monasteries.
Cost of the Indian visa, organized by participants individually.
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