Spiti, a legendary Himalayan playground for lovers of extraordinary landscapes, wilderness adventures, and spiritual horizons. An arid land set high in the Himalayas, a high-altitude desert punctuated by small patches of green and miniature villages of white, snow-covered peaks and precariously perched Buddhist Monasteries.
The journey starts from a small town in Himachal Pradesh called Manali. You start exploring this beautiful terrain and drive from Manali to Lossar, en route you can explore the breathtaking landscapes and valleys.
The ride starts from Lossar and continues towards Kaza or Kaze, which is the sub-divisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley. En route, you cross Kibber Village and visit the Ki Monastery. The Ki Monastery [key Gompa], situated at 4166 meters [13688ft] is the largest monastery of Spiti Valley and is also a religious training center for the Lamas.
In this expedition, the guests cycle through remote villages like Langcha, Komic, Tabo, Dhankar, Gue and breathtaking villages of Pin Valley. Cross Kunzum La Pass [5490mtrs] and a high-altitude lake called Chandratal. you will also get the chance to explore the area’s history and culture.
A visit various the Buddhist monasteries on the way is a great experience. The Tabo Monastery which is known for its ancients painting and sculptures, the Gue Monastery which is known for having a preserved Monk’s Mummy which is dated over 500years, the Komic or Tangyud Monastery which is situated at 4250mtrs and the Dhankar Monastery which is located at 3894mtrs.
19th – 28th JULY
4th – 14th AUGUST
The start point of the event is Manali. The nearest Airport is Bhuntar, Kullu [50 KM] and nearest railway station is at Chandigarh [350 KM] or New Delhi [585 KM]. You can also take the overnight Volvo bus from either Delhi or Chandigarh. In case any of the participants need help in getting their tickets arranged, please feel free to connect with the team as they will assist you to book your tickets.
Please note: All meals from the start till the end of the tour are included. We understand the concerns of our customers and we ensure that all the meals are prepared in a hygienic environment. It is our duty to provide the best quality food along with high-grade packing services to ensure that the food stays warm and fresh when served.
The ride is open to all amateur and seasoned cycling enthusiasts who are physically fit to endure the challenges of riding on the hills. The tour includes 10 days of total riding. Riders will be crossing 5 high altitude passes, Rohtang-La [3979 mts], Baralacha-La [4,890 mts], Naki-La [4442 mts], Lachung-La [5065 mts] & Tanglang-La which is also the 2nd highest motorable pass [5328 mts].
This is a difficult terrain to ride and therefore we only recommend riders who are physically fit to endure the challenges of riding in high altitude. Riders will be covering an average distance of about [approx] 35 to 80 KM per day over 10 days of riding. The combination of climb-weather-altitude makes this a unique and fun challenge.
We really enjoyed the track chosen by cycleit. It is a great experience to wake up and look at the Himalayas. Thank you cycleit for making my dream come true
The hilly ranges of India made me feel like it was the Alps. The service is so good that you will never have to worry about anything other than the cycling experience
The campsite was well maintained. Good food, warm hospitality along with good tents will definitely make me recommend this trip to anyone