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SPITI Circuit Cycling Expedition

Durations

11 Days & 10 Nights

Difficulty

Hard

Min Age

18

Tour Overview

Dare2Gear is back to redefine adventure with a perfect fusion of landscapes, flora and fauna will excite the nature lover in you. We are pleased to add one more adventure to your kitty by presenting the “Spiti cycling expedition” in the mountains.

And Cycling is the perfect way to appreciate the majesty of the landscape at a gentle pace, to get close to the environment and feel the culture of this place. All this wonder, packed in one expedition is something you will carry with you throughout your life.

We bet you will not want to close your eyes even for a second because it is a blink-and-you-miss landscape! Get ready to have a bold experience in the valley of Spiti with Dare2Gear.

Please Note: Only MTB bikes are allowed. No cyclocross, gravel or hybrid bikes are allowed.

Itinerary

  • Upon arrival at ISBT Shimla, a designated pickup service will be available for those who have arranged transportation through Dare2Gear.
  • The pickup will take you to your hotel where you will meet and get acquainted with your fellow riders.
  • After settling in, you can take some time to rest before gathering for a delicious lunch.
  • In the evening, enjoy a refreshing HI-Tea followed by a briefing by the Dare2Gear team to provide important information and tips for the upcoming Ten-days cycling expedition.
  • Conclude the day with a satisfying dinner before retiring early to ensure our bodies are well-rested and prepared for the journey ahead.

Stay: Hotel(3Star or above) | Lunch at Theog | Altitude: 2708 Meters

  • Start your first day of cycling by waking up early and enjoying some fresh air.
  • Begin the day with a healthy and delicious breakfast to fuel your journey.
  • After breakfast, set off on your cycles towards Narkhanda.
  • The landscape along the way will make you feel like it was designed specifically for adventurous cyclists.
  • Ride through the Himalayan Range, and enjoy the beautiful road that leads you to today’s destination, the picturesque town of Narkanda.
  • Narkanda is among India’s oldest ski destinations, known for its undulating beauty of nature.
  • Enjoy a lunch break at Theog, a scenic town known for its natural beauty and pleasant weather.
  • After lunch, continue your journey towards Narkhanda.
  • Upon reaching Hotel, freshen up and gather for a relaxing HI-Tea, sharing stories and laughter with your fellow riders.
  • Conclude your day with a satisfying dinner, reflecting on the memorable experiences of the day.

Stay: Hotel(3Star or above) | Lunch at Rampur | Altitude: 2086 Meters

  • Start your day with a hearty breakfast to fuel your downhill ride from Narkanda to Badhal.
  • Enjoy the scenic views as you coast downhill, taking in the beauty of the surroundings.
  • After covering almost half of the route, be prepared for some uphill riding, which will add a bit of challenge to the day’s ride.
  • Take your time, enjoy the ride, and embrace the experience of cycling through the picturesque landscapes.
  • Upon reaching Hotel, freshen up and gather for a relaxing HI-Tea, sharing stories and laughter with your fellow riders.
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner under the stars, reminiscing about the day’s adventure.

Stay: Hotel(3Star or above) | Lunch at Tapri | Altitude: 2320 Meters

  • Today’s journey offers another easy day of cycling, with a downhill ride in most parts of the region.
  • Enjoy the pleasant ride to Spillo and take in the beautiful surroundings as you coast downhill.
  • While most of the route is downhill, be prepared for some uphill sections, adding a bit of variety to your ride.
  • Embrace the ease of today’s ride and savor the experience of cycling through this picturesque region.
  • Upon reaching Spillo, freshen up and gather for a relaxing HI-Tea, enjoying the serene surroundings.
  • Conclude your day with a hearty dinner, reflecting on the day’s journey and preparing for the adventures ahead.

Stay: Hotel(3Star or above) | Lunch at Pooh | Altitude: 3625 Meters

  • Start your day with an early morning bite before gradually ascending towards Nako, located in the Trans-Himalayan region near the Indo-China border.
  • Nako is famous for its oval-shaped lake surrounded by mountains, offering a picturesque and scenic beauty that you will experience from the saddle of your bike.
  • Upon reaching Nako, freshen up and gather for a relaxing HI-Tea, enjoying the serene surroundings.
  • Conclude your day with a hearty dinner, reflecting on the day’s journey and preparing for the adventures ahead.

Stay: Hotel(3Star or above) | Lunch Point: Hurling | Altitude 3050 Meter

  • Today’s ride is adventurous and challenging, as we head towards Tabo, another popular tourist destination in the Spiti Valley.
  • Enjoy a hearty breakfast before starting your journey.
  • The route offers picturesque views and attractions such as ancient monasteries, temples of the Enlightened Gods, the Golden Temple, and the Mystic Mandala Temple.
  • Be prepared to encounter brown hills standing over the roads as you make your way to Tabo, experiencing the beauty and majesty of the Spiti Valley.
  • Upon reaching the hotel in Tabo, freshen up and enjoy a Hi-Tea, reflecting on the day’s journey.
  • Conclude your day with a satisfying dinner in Tabo, reflecting on the day’s ride and preparing for the next day’s adventures.

Stay: Hotel(3Star or above) | Lunch Point: Kaza | Altitude: 1189 Meters

 

  • Today’s ride covers a distance of 76 km, exploring the quaint village of Pangmo along the journey.
  • Start your day with a healthy and delicious breakfast to fuel your journey.
  • Pangmo offers spectacular views of the Spiti River and valley, surrounded by snow-capped peaks and scaling mountains, making it a hidden gem yet untainted by tourists.
  • Upon arrival at the hotel, freshen up and gather for HI-Tea with fellow riders.
  • Conclude the day with a satisfying dinner, giving yourself and your cycles some rest for the next day’s adventures.

 

Stay: Hotel(3Star or above) | Lunch Point: Lossar | Altitude: 4250 Meters

  • Today’s destination is Chandrataal, also known as “Tso Chigma,” a place of mythological significance where Indra is said to have transported Yudhishthira to heaven.
  • The route to Chandrataal offers an off-road riding track, providing a challenging and adventurous experience for riders.
  • Chandrataal Lake is a treat for adventure enthusiasts, surrounded by gigantic Himalayan mountains, valleys, and undiscovered monasteries, offering a truly unique and breathtaking experience.
  • Upon reaching the hotel in Lossar, freshen up and enjoy a Hi-Tea, reflecting on the day’s journey.
  • Retire to your cozy bed after a hot served dinner for a sound sleep, preparing yourself for the challenges of the next day.

Stay: Hotel(3Star or above) | Lunch Point: Chatru | Altitude: 3130 Meters

  • Start your day with an early breakfast before embarking on an 81 km ride to Sissu, a small town in the Lahaul valley of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Sissu is famous for its all-season charm and the stunning views of the sun-kissed Himalayan mountain range.
  • Enjoy a lifetime experience as you ride through beautiful autumn vibes, making unforgettable memories along the way.
  • Upon reaching the hotel in Sissu, freshen up and enjoy a Hi-Tea, reflecting on the day’s journey.
  • Retire to your cozy bed after a hot served dinner for a sound sleep, preparing yourself for the challenges of the next day.

Stay: Hotel(3Star or above) | Lunch Point: Marhi | Altitude: 2050 Meters

  • Today marks the last riding day of our expedition as we ride to one of India’s most popular destinations, Manali.
  • Manali is a classic blend of peace and beauty, offering a heaven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts seeking to experience nature up close.
  • Prepare to witness beautiful landscapes that will leave you awestruck, and take the opportunity to explore the local culture of the Manali region.
  • In the evening, we will gather at the hotel for the trophy distribution ceremony, followed by tea and snacks.
  • Relax and share your experiences and learnings from the Spiti circuit cycling expedition with fellow riders.
  • After dinner, retire to your cozy beds for a sound sleep, gearing up for the return journey the next day.

Today’s morning post-breakfast, you are free to plan your return. Participants can take a bus from Manali or flight from Kullu and return to their homes or they stay there to roam in and around Leh. The call is completely yours, in case you need any assistance in planning, we are here to help you out.

Inclusions

Exclusions

Add On(s)

People who don’t want to carry their own cycle, or have with them road or city bikes only. For them this is the best option to go for a hassle free extended services from Dare2gear. Can drop cycles at Leh itself no additional cost of cycle transportation.

As Delhi is the central hub for all flights, so if you plan to join us from Delhi we will make your bookings in same Volvo bus where you get opportunity to travel together with co riders from Delhi itself.

You have to drop your cycles at Noida, if you are not staying in Noida or around once you book the tour as per your location in INDIA we will coordinate the pickup from your city as well with revised cost form your city.

All cycles as dropped in leh will be shipped back to Noida, if you are not from Noida or around once you book the tour as per your location in INDIA we will coordinate the drop to your city as well with revised cost to your city.

Some participants look for a single stay and don’t want to share the rooms as their personal comfort choice, to meet their requirement this service is being offered by default tour is designed keeping stay on double sharing.

Gallery

Each image tells a unique story, inviting us into a world of emotion, beauty, and complexity. Get ready to be moved, inspired, and challenged as we journey through this captivating collection of images.

FAQ?

  • Personal Toiletries:
  • Light Weight Towel (Easy to dry)
  • Lip Balm
  • Shower Gel / Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toothbrush
  • Hair oil
  • Wet Wipes
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Skin Moisturisers
  • Vaseline / Anti chafing cream
 
  • Mandatory Items:
  • Helmet
  • Full Fingers Cycling Gloves Pair
  • Half Fingers Cycling Gloves Pair
  • Sunglasses UV protected
  • Front Light
  • Tail Light
  • Reflective Vest
  • Sipper Bottle
  • Wind Cheater
  • Rain Coat Upper & lower both
  • 10 -15 Ltrs Backpack
  • 60 /70 Ltrs Rucksack

 

Yes, a route map has been designed for participants who register with us. This is a training plan which a rider can follow own their own to train themselves strong along with set of exercises you should during your training.

Yes, we do provide personalised training in which we assign a coach to you who examines your training patterns, current strength and then design a customised training with certain list of tasks involved and observe the progress report on weekly basis.

By Road (Delhi To Shimla)
If you wish to go to Shimla from Delhi by road, The total distance by road from Delhi to Shimla is 12 hours. A network of state-run and private buses connects Shimla to some of the most well-known tourist destinations, including Leh, Manali, Kullu, Dharamshala, and New Delhi. The majority of buses depart from Delhi‘s ISBT Kashmiri Gate. The bus trip from Delhi to Shimla is more comfortable if you choose an air-conditioned Volvo coach. The best one to take would be the Himachal state transport buses because of its good frequency and cheap price.

By Rail (Delhi To Shimla)
If you wish to go to Shimla from Delhi by rail, You cannot directly reach Shimla from Delhi because Shimla does not have a railway station. The nearest railway station from Delhi to reach Shimla is Chandigarh. You can simply catch a train to Chandigarh, and then opt for a bus or taxi from there.

By Air (Delhi/ To Shimla)
If you wish to go to Shimla from Delhi by air, Chandigarh is where the nearest airport to Shimla is located which is about 110 km from Shimla. You can fly down to Chandigarh from Delhi and then go to Shimla by road. Once you get down at the airport, you will surely find some taxis or can ask us we will provided extended services to our registered members.

In Mountains weather is one thing which is most unpredictable but on the basis of old patterns in last 5 years of experience sharing the insights on climate.

When you reach Manali days are time temperature is pleasant around 24 degree celcius and morning and evening are cold around 5 degrees.
The similar kind of weather we will get till Jipsa first 3 days of tour with a drop of 2 -3 degrees in temperature. Post jispa Cold deserts area begin where you need to be in warm clothes and temperature during the day will be around 18-20 degrees and in nights can drop to 0 degrees also till we don’t cross Tanglangla pass for next 4 days.

The Day we will be enter Leh will be little hot as compare to previous days and temperature will be between 25-30 degrees diring day and night and early morning are pleasant with 4 – 5 degrees temperature.

When we will go to attempt khardung-la we have to cover ourselves with warm layers as we will be again gaining the height and touching more approx. 18000 feet of height.

*Disclaimer: Rain & Snow Storm changes the story.

As this ride is designed to test  your endurance and explore the mountains so MTB or Gravel bicycle is allowed. On mountains during the downhill the bike need more stability and controllability which can easily be achieved on MTB or Gravel bicycles.

Yes, we do provide cycles on Rent. We have premium brand Polygon MTB bikes available for rent.

09-Sep To 19-Sep

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Under 18 ( ₹ 44990 )

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Cycle on Rent ( ₹ 10500 )

Cycle Transportation from Noida to Shimla ( ₹ 3000 )

Passenger Transportation Delhi to Shimla) ( ₹ 2500 )

Cycle Transportation Manali to Noida ( ₹ 3500 )

Single Stays ( ₹ 21500 )

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