Ladakh 3 Lakes Motorcycle Tour2020-07-02T07:19:19+00:00
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The Three Lakes of Ladakh Motorcycle Tour

The Three Lakes of Ladakh Motorcycle Tour, covering seven passes in the Indian Himalayas including the highest pass Khardung La, Leh, Pangong lake, Nubra Valley and an optional excursion to the Taj Mahal, has been our most successful motorcycle tour for the past ten years and is exclusive to our program. We’ve run this truly exciting Leh Ladakh bike tour four times every summer since 2010. Over 500 bikers have taken it in recent years and were thrilled by the experience!

Ladakh, a region high in the Indian Himalayas with its snow-capped mountains, deep gorges, azure mountain lakes and rushing rivers, is one of the most sparsely populated parts of India. The culture and religion that took shape there over the millennia is closely linked to that of Tibet. Colorful prayer flags adorn peaks and passes, and the scent of butter lamps and incense sticks pervades the alleys of the old town of Leh. Here you can experience Buddhist monasteries with ancient ceremonies that have hardly changed over time. And then there are the finest tracks and passes and the most striking scenery that the Himalayas – and perhaps the planet itself – have to offer.

The Three Lakes of Ladakh Motorcycle Tour is the distillation of our 30 years of motorcycle expeditions in Ladakh. We continuously adapt the bike tour package to current conditions on the ground to give you the best of all possible experiences. You can look forward to fantastic routes, passes and highlights that no one has experienced before on an organized motorcycle tour. This tour includes seven spectacular Himalayan passes, five of which hit altitudes of over 5,000 meters – as well as the three highest passes in the world!

We take in all of the scenic and cultural highlights of the ancient Buddhist kingdom of Ladakh and three of the most beautiful Himalayan lakes, Pangong, Moriri and Tso Kar – all at altitudes of more than 4,500 meters – along the frontier to Tibet. Our Leh Ladakh bike tour packages include everything right from Royal Enfield motorcycles to accommodation as well as meals. After two intensive weeks in Ladakh, you can visit the Taj Mahal in Agra on an optional excursion. We start and wrap up the Three Lakes of Ladakh Motorcycle Tour by flying from Delhi directly to Leh and back. Long, tiresome bus and train transfers are a thing of the past.
We also organise a new Himalayan Motorcycle Tour, Into the Wilds of Zanskar and Ladakh for experienced riders.

2020 Tour Package Highlights

  • Two nights at the Alchi oasis – day trips to Fatu La Pass and Lamayuru Monastery
  • Two nights in Nubra Valley at the Hunda oasis with a camel ride in the sand dunes and visits to Diskit Monastery and the hot springs of Panamik
  • Two nights at Lake Pangong in wooden bungalows with lake view
  • One night at the monastery at Lake Tso Moriri, near the Tibetan nomads
  • Two nights at Fana Resort in Shakti Valley
  • Optional excursion: one overnight stay in Agra with a sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal

We tackle seven road passes on this Leh Ladakh motorbike tour:

5,604 m | Kardungh La – the highest motorable pass in the world
5,390 m | Tanglang La – the second-highest pass in the world
5,360 m | Chan La – the third-highest pass in the world
5,300 m | Wari La
5,050 m | Namshang La
4,900 m | Konka La
4,005 m | Fatu La – not quite as high, but one of the most beautiful road passes in the world

2021
1.
17.07. – 31.07. 2. 31.07. – 14.08.
3. 14.08. – 28.08. 4. 28.08. – 11.09.

Royal Enfield Bullet 500: 2.980€
Pillion: 2.580€
Single Room: +490€

Extension to the Taj Mahal (optional/depending on participant number):
approx. 250 – 300€

15 days / 14 nights / 12 riding days

With extension:
17 days / 16 nights / 12 riding days

Accommodation in mid-range hotels and guest houses. 3 nights in basic accommodation.

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The Three Lakes of Ladakh Motorcycle Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Flight to Leh* and acclimatization

Leh, the former capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, is located at an altitude of 3,524 meters in a broad valley surrounded by the tall mountain ranges of the Himalayas. The city was closely linked to Tibet, China and India via an important historical trade route along the Indus Valley. In addition to foodstuffs such as salt, precious goods such as brocades, cashmere wool, silk and indigo were traded. The mighty old royal palace built around 1600, which overlooks Leh and is open to the public, remains an impressive testimony to the former might of the kingdom. The spectacular view on the flight to Leh is already a highlight at the start of the tour. In Leh, a taxi driver from Hotel Bijoo will meet you at the airport with a sign. After the transfer to our simple but charming and centrally located tour hotel, you’ll have plenty of time to relax and acclimatize. Our guide will meet you at the hotel. Later, we’ll explore the area on a walk to the Shanti Stupa (pagoda), and there will be a delicious welcome dinner in the hotel garden in the evening.
*International arrival: before 2:00 am at Delhi International Airport. Depending on the airline, the journey continues from there. Jet Airways, Vistara and Air India depart to Leh from the same terminal, T3. After passing immigration and getting your bags through customs, go up one floor to check in for the domestic flight.

Arrival in Leh
Road to the Hemis and Tikkse Monasteries

Day 2: Warm-up day tour – the Hemis and Tikkse Monasteries

Our first excursion with our Royal Enfield motorcycles takes us to two of Ladakh’s most famous monasteries, Hemis and Tikkse, in the upper Indus Valley. We’ll get to know the bikes on a warm-up run and enjoy the beautiful views. Hemis Monastery was founded in the tenth century and is closely associated with the Yogi Naropa, founder of the esoteric Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

Afterwards, we’ll ride back to Leh for the night. Dinner will be served in the beer garden of a local restaurant.

Distance covered: approx. 90 km

Day 3: Start of tour to Alchi – Basgo, Likir and Hemis Supachen

The Ladakh tour begins with a relaxed ride down into the western Indus Valley. We’ll visit the ruins and temples of the ancient royal palace of Basgo and the mighty Snake Buddha statue at Likir Monastery. We’ll climb the narrow mountain roads to the village Yang Tang on our Bullets and continue over a small nameless mountain pass to Hemis Supachen, famous for its ancient holy forest of juniper trees. We’ll reach the oasis of Alchi, on the banks of the Indus river, at 3,200 meters. There we’ll spend the night in the comfortable, typical Zimskhang Holiday Home, a cozy guest house in an apricot garden. We’re only a few steps away from Ladakh’s oldest monastery, which today houses a cultural history museum with beautiful temple paintings. Dinner in the garden restaurant.

Distance covered: approx. 130 km

Snake Buddha statue at Likir Monastery
On our way to Fatu La Pass

Day 4: Over Fatu La Pass to Kargil – Lamayaru Monastery

A day trip along the mighty Indus River to the never-ending hairpin bends of Fatu La Pass, which ascends up to 4,000 meters. From there we continue into Kanji Valley, and a very special village awaits us at the end of the newly built road – we’re in for a treat! On the way back, we’ll visit the imposing Lamayuru Monastery, towering majestically on a rock above the surrounding countryside – a spectacular landmark of Ladakh. The “eternal” monastery, which is at an altitude of 3,500 meters, serves as a school for 150 resident monks.

On the way back to the Indus Valley, we’ll descend and soon return to the idyllic oasis of Alchi for a second overnight stay. There we’ll spend the night in the comfortable, typical Zimskhang Holiday Home.

Distance covered: approx. 130 km

Day 5: Into the gorge of the Zanskar River to Chilling – Leh

The formerly independent kingdom of Zanskar, situated in an impressive high valley, is one of the many highlights of this Himalayan motorcycle tour. The road in the dizzying heights of Zanskar is literally breathtaking – it’s called the “Roof of the World” for good reason. We’ll have time to enjoy the peaceful setting of the village oasis of Chilling. Only a few thousand people live in the vast Zanskar region, which is only accessible seven months a year.

In the afternoon, we’ll head back to Leh and relax in the garden of the Bijoo Hotel. Dinner will be in the roof garden restaurant with its view of the royal palace and the old town.

Distance covered: approx. 110 km

Across the water to Chilling
Khardung La Pass in the Indian Himalayas

Day 6: Motorcycle Tour to Khardung La Pass and into Nubra Valley in the Indian Himalayas

Today we’re aiming high: the 5,604-meter, highest motorable pass in the world, Khardung La. The tour to Khardung La Pass is one of the highlights of this Leh Ladakh bike tour. Situated at an elevation of 5615 meters in the Ladakh region, of the Indian Union Territory of Ladakh, Khardung La is the highest motorable pass in the world. Khardung La is situated 39 km by road from Leh, the capital of Ladakh. The concept of conquering the world’s highest motorable road seems to be on many people’s mind while crossing this pass.
Khardung La pass has an Indian Army post and a temple. Tourists, specially bikers usually stop to have their photo taken along with the signboard that proclaims Khardung La Pass to be the highest motorable pass in the world. This pass cuts through the mountain peak and hence it offers amazing view of Leh and mountains surrounding the Nubra valley.

Cresting the pass, we’re in for an adventurous ride on our Bullets into the vast desert of Nubra Valley. Knowing that Nubra Valley is “only” about 3,000 meters above sea level, you can well imagine the 2,600-meter descent. The destination of the day is the oasis of Sumur, where we’ll stop in the lush garden of Lharji Resort and spend the night. There will be time for a walking tour of the nearby monastery in the evening or early the next morning.

Distance covered: approx. 120 km

Day 7: Excursion to Diskit – camel ride in the dunes

We’re forging ahead on our Himalayan tour! We’ll start the day with an exploration of the broad Nubra valley on our Bullets. We’ll visit the ancient, picturesque Diskit Monastery with its huge Buddha statue and the hot springs of Panamik. In the afternoon, it’s time for a camel ride in the sand dunes of Hunder. If you’re not up to riding a camel, relaxing in the oasis may be more your speed. Dinner will once again be served in the serene garden of the hotel in Sumur.

Distance covered: approx. 100-180 km

Camel ride in the dunes at Diskit
View of Lake Pangong

Day 8: From Nubra Valley to Lake Pangong Tso

Today we’ll take a new track along the river Shyok, a tributary of the Indus. From there it’s a steep climb to Chang La, the third-highest pass of the journey at 5,360 meters, which is festooned in prayer flags. Pangong Lake, with its magical blue-green shimmer, is waiting for us at the end of a wild mountain road. Arriving at its shore, we’ll spend the night in simple wooden bungalows with a view over the wide lake. At 4,360 meters above sea level, Lake Pangong marks the border between China and India. On a clear day, you can see Tibet on the opposite bank.

Distance covered: approx. 170 km

Day 9: Free day at Lake Pangong

Today we have time to explore the lake shore, riding 40 km to the idyllic Dork Merak.

If you’re up to it, go for a swim in the clear, icy salt water of the lake. If that sounds a bit too refreshing, you might want to enjoy the lake views on a short hike into the mountains or explore the nearby Dork Spangmik. A relaxed day in a fantastic landscape.

We’ll once again spend the night in the resort’s simple wooden bungalows – with a view over the vast lake to the Tibetan shore.

Motorcycling along the banks of Lake Pangong
At the Chang La Pass

Day 10: Over Chang La Pass back to the Indus Valley and the village of Tikkse

We’ll head back over Chang La Pass to the small village of Tikkse near Leh. There we’ll spend the night in the Chamba Hotel at the foot of the imposing monastery. The afternoon is free, and those willing to hike will be rewarded with a great view atop the monastery hill at sunset. Dinner in the cozy hotel garden.

Distance covered: approx. 90 km

Day 11: Over Namshang Pass to Lake Tso Moriri

Today, we’ll ride out into the eastern Indus Valley to Mahe Bridge. After passing the Inner Border Line checkpoint, we’re heading upward again. Cresting the 5,050-meter Namshang Pass, we’ll reach the land of the Tibetan nomads, and slowly the magical turquoise of Lake Tso Moriri will come into view. Our well-appointed tent camp is near the Korzok village and monastery. A delicious Ladakh dinner awaits us in the restaurant tent.

We’ll explore the old monastery and then hike to the tent settlements of the nomads in the wild high valley just behind Korzok. If you’re feeling courageous, you can go for a dip in the cool waters of Lake Tso Moriri. We’ll enjoy the scenery and atmosphere in our comfortable camp overlooking the lake. Tso Moriri, which simply means “mountain lake” in the local language, is 4,522 meters above sea level and is not only the largest high-altitude lake in Ladakh, but with its 105 square kilometers, the largest lake in the whole of India. Tibetan gazelles, lynxes, wild Tibetan donkeys (kiang), Tibetan wolves and snow leopards live on its shores.

Distance covered: approx. 190 km

Lake Tso Moriri

Day 12: Over Pologonka Pass, along Lake Tso Kar to Shakti Valley

On dust tracks through desert valleys – that’s the best way to describe the start of today’s ride. We pass steaming sulphur springs, cross the windswept Pologonka Pass at 4,900 meters and reach the salt lake of Tso Kar, a nature reserve and home to some rare and reclusive birds and mammals. The two 6,000-meter peaks, Thugje (6,050 m) and Gursan (6,370 m), dominate the broad lake panorama.

We then cross another five-thousander, Tanglang La Pass (5,340 meters). After the leisurely climb, the ride takes a spectacular turn through a wild gorge almost 2,000 meters down to the Indus River. After 20 kilometers, we reach Shakti Valley, and thus our comfortable resort, at a monastery with a cave temple. We’ll spend the night at the Fana Resort in Shakti Valley, at nearly 4,000 meters.

Distance covered: approx. 190 km

Day 13: The Wari La Pass

Biking action and another small but very impressive monastery with a cave temple is on the program today. The recently opened road to Wari La Pass at an altitude of 5,300 meters will demand our full attention. After taking the ascent to Wari La, we’ll roll back to Shakti Valley and visit Taktik Monastery.

Once again, we’ll stay at the Fana Resort in Shakti Valley.

Distance covered: approx. 240 km

Ride over the wooden bridge to Shakti Valley
crossing a stream in the Shakti Valley (Leh)

Day 14: Shakti Valley – Leh

We’ll return to Leh around midday, bringing our Himalayan motorcycle tour to a close. Last chance for shopping in Leh, and our farewell dinner is slated for the evening.

Distance covered: approx. 120 km

Day 15: Flight to New Delhi – the end of the tour

Our flight leaves to Delhi leaves early in the morning, wrapping up our tour. We’ll be happy to organize hotel rooms near the airport for those who will be departing later. Most flights leave Delhi at night.

Option: Taj Mahal excursion – bus trip to Agra

If you’d like to visit the Taj Mahal, join us for a five-hour luxury bus ride to the old Mughal capital of Agra, where we’ll check into a fine 5-star hotel near the Taj. There will be free time in the afternoon to relax or to explore the city on your own. Dinner will be a buffet in the hotel.

Taj Mahal at Agra near Delhi

Day 16: Visit to the Taj Mahal and Red Fort

We’ll visit the Taj Mahal at the crack of dawn – the only time of day that offers the peace and quiet to truly savor this unique monument. After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll check out Agra’s monumental Red Fort and return to Delhi.

After the bus ride back to Delhi, we’ll stop in at the Royal Enfield Flagship Store, have a farewell dinner at Saket Market, and transfer directly to New Delhi Airport.

Day 17: Individual return flights

Have a great day!

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Questions & Answers

Included Services2020-05-08T11:07:29+00:00
  • Domestic flights Delhi – Leh at the beginning of the tour and Leh – Delhi at the end
  • All airport transfers
  • All accommodations in double/twin rooms, mostly with en-suite bathroom
  • In the camps spacious double tents with awning (including proper beds with insulation mats)
  • with large breakfast buffet and dining tent for meals, separate toilet tent
  • Breakfast and dinner including tea, coffee. Other softdrinks and alcohol is not included.
  • During the motorcycle tour snacks and water in the service vehicle
  • All road and bridge tolls, entrance admission fees for sights for the entire program
  • Rental motorcycle Enfield Bullet 500 cc with comprehensive insurance with a retention of EUR/US$ 500, motorcycle touring kit, electronic starter Bullets
  • Fuel, engine oil, spare and wear parts
  • Experienced English speaking tour guide on own motorcycle
  • Service vehicle for the transport of luggage
  • Seats in the service vehicle for pillions
  • Experienced motorcycle mechanic (who can ride your bike in case of need)

Optional Taj Mahal excursion: 250€ – 300€ (exact price depends on participant number) pick-up from Delhi airport and transfer in private AC minibus to the Taj Mahal. Early next morning visit of the Taj Mahal and and Red Fort in Agra (with guided tour). Including one night in a 5* hotel in Agra.

Can I get altitude sickness?2019-12-18T06:21:12+00:00

The Ladakh tour starts in Leh at the altitude of 3,500 meters, so a slow acclimatization is important. After two nights in Leh, we’ll move on to two nights in Alchi on the western Indus at an altitude of around 3,000 meters. Based on our experience, everybody should be well-acclimatized by then and the minor discomfort (dizziness, headache, insomnia) associated with high altitudes a thing of the past. So, don’t worry!
We have had hardly any cases of “real” altitude sickness on our Ladakh motorcycle tours in the last ten years.

That said, everyone reacts differently to high altitudes. We therefore recommend that you discuss the use of acetazolamide, a medication to prevent altitude sickness, with your GP.

Will there be any water crossings?2019-12-18T06:20:55+00:00

There is definitely one water crossing on the way from Nubra Valley to Lake Pangong in Ladakh. Ultimately, the situation is different after every winter, so you should be prepared to ford more than one river. Our team will be happy to help and take over your bike if you don’t feel comfortable with the crossing.

Do I need a visa for India?2019-12-18T06:33:21+00:00

Visitors to India need a tourist visa, which you must obtain in advance.
Visas are not issued on arrival.
Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the period of your stay.
The e-Tourist Visa costs around 20 to 80 euros and you can apply for it online.
Important note: The terms for the e-Tourist Visa can be found here: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html
The visa application itself can be found here: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/info1.jsp

What do I need to bring along for a motorcycle tour?2020-01-06T11:30:46+00:00

You will definitely want to bring your riding suit with protectors and a helmet. You will also need motorcycle boots or lighter riding shoes and gloves. While your gear should be breathable in hot climates, you need to be ready for anything at high altitudes and in the Himalayas. We recommend winter gloves, warm socks, liners for jackets and trousers, a scarf and face protection. Rain gear is a good idea if your riding suit is not waterproof.
Please note that we do not hire out clothing. We believe that your own riding gear will fit best and thus give you the best protection. If you forget anything, we’ll find a solution, however. We often have spare gear with us, or we can point you in the direction of a shop.

Do I need travel insurance and travel health insurance?2019-12-18T06:24:21+00:00

We always recommend that you take out travel insurance to cover costs incurred if you need to cancel the trip due to illness or other reasons. When shopping for travel health insurance, make sure the policy covers the potentially high cost of medical evacuation to your home country. Both forms of insurance can save you a lot of money in an emergency and we recommend them unreservedly. In many countries, your national motoring organization can provide the coverage you need.

What should I keep in mind when riding with a passenger?2019-12-18T06:24:20+00:00

Riding two-up is almost always possible. In difficult terrain or on rough tracks, every passenger has a guaranteed seat in the support vehicle to keep things relaxed for both rider and pillion.

Do pillion passengers have a guaranteed seat in the support vehicle?2019-12-18T06:24:16+00:00

Yes, all passengers have a guaranteed seat. In bad weather or challenging riding conditions, they can switch to the support vehicle at any time – and back to the bike when conditions improve.

How big are the groups? What’s the minimum number of participants?2019-12-18T06:24:15+00:00

Groups generally consist of 8 to 14 riders and 2 to 6 passengers. The minimum number of participants is 6 riders.

What’s the Classic Bike Adventure travel team like?2019-12-18T06:24:12+00:00

Our European tour guides are skilled motorcyclists and inveterate travelers who love India. They’re resilient in the face of stress and know the history and culture of the regions they cover. Our Indian mechanics are experienced Enfield specialists who all speak English and are happy to help with any technical problem, great or small.
A stand-in rider is always available. More information on our travel concept is available here.

What kind of bikes will we ride?2019-12-18T06:24:12+00:00

We ride 500cc Royal Enfield Bullets manufactured from 2014 to 2017 that feature electric starters, 5-speed gearboxes with the gearshift on the left, front disk brakes, roomy and rugged leather saddlebags, crashbars, 19” tires and twin horns.

What do I need in the way of documents?2019-12-18T06:24:09+00:00

You will need your passport, national driving license, international driving license and flight ticket. Please be sure to make photocopies of all of your important travel documents and carry them separately. They can be invaluable in an emergency.

What are the import regulations for India?2019-12-18T06:32:08+00:00

Up to 200 cigarettes and 2 liters of alcohol may be imported duty-free. All international cigarette and spirits brands are available in India. Customs checks of arriving tourists have become considerably less strict in recent years.

Do I need a driving license?2019-12-18T06:24:05+00:00

All riders must have a valid motorcycle driving license issued in their home country. An international driving license is also required. Be sure to contact the relevant authorities in your home country well in advance for more information on obtaining an international driving license.

Will I need maps?2019-12-18T06:31:37+00:00

Simple street maps are often available locally. The best road maps are available from the German publishers Reise Know How and Nelles. These are only available in specialized bookstores or online.

Where can I stow my bags?2019-12-18T06:24:02+00:00

Your baggage will be carried by the support vehicle. Please don’t pack too much – remember: less is more. From time to time, we’ll have to carry our baggage over short distances to the hotel. Baggage is not insured, so please be sure to purchase your own baggage insurance for the trip if necessary. Your personal items for the day are best kept in the saddlebags or your daypack. Tank bags – including magnetic ones – can be used on the Enfields, but we don’t provide them.

Do I need to buy an Indian SIM card for my phone?2019-12-18T06:30:59+00:00

European SIM cards now work almost everywhere in India. You’ll need patience if you want a local SIM card, as the registration takes a minimum of three days, and in some regions it is not possible at all.

How much is the deposit for the bike?2019-12-18T06:24:00+00:00

Riders must make a deposit of USD/EUR 500.00 in cash for their bikes. The deposit will be refunded when the bike is returned in good condition. The deposit corresponds to the comprehensive insurance deductible for damage to the rented bike and damage or injuries to third parties caused by the rider.
(The deductible is payable in such cases!)

Important note: The deductible also applies to damage or injury to third parties. In practice, the rider is initially liable for the full damages. The costs are later refunded by the insurance company, minus the deductible.

What are the specs of the bikes?2019-12-18T06:23:59+00:00

Technical specifications: Single-cylinder four-stroke, 499 cc, 16 kW (28 bhp) at 4,600 rpm, 178 kg, 80 cm seat height, 123 kph max.

Our Enfields were manufactured from 2013 to 2017 and are well-maintained. Naturally, some of them bear the minor battle scars typical of touring motorcycles. Technically, they are all in top shape and perfectly suited to the planned tours. They’re tremendous fun to ride, and their handling is safe and predictable after a brief familiarization period. Our average speeds on the tour range from 40 to 60 kph, depending on the road conditions and traffic.

On which side do you ride in India?2020-01-14T22:21:09+00:00

Indians drive on the left. The flexible and generally considerate driving style of the locals makes it easy to adjust to riding on the “wrong side” and coping with traffic conditions that initially seem chaotic. The behavior of pedestrians and cyclists, and the frequent presence of animals on the road call for considerably more attention, however. Extreme caution is required around children.
Further information on traffic and riding can be found here and here.

What kind of food and drinks will we be having in India?2019-12-18T06:29:54+00:00

Western food is generally not available, so we’ll be having simple, often vegetarian meals as well as regional specialties throughout the tour. Hearty breakfasts will not always be available. We can promise you a wide range of cuisine, with a special emphasis on local specialties. In general, a lot of curry is served in India, and little meat – chicken being the most common non-vegetarian food – but plenty of vegetables, legumes and rice. Indian cuisine is generally well-spiced, easily digestible and not overly hot. Vegetarians will have no problems in India.
Indian beer is not always up to international standards. The most common brands are Kingfisher, Castle and San Miguel. The local Chang beer is quite effective but requires a bit of getting used to. Wine – when it’s available – is even more of an acquired taste than Chang. Mineral water and beverages such as Coca Cola can be purchased anywhere and must be carried individually.

Should I bring Indian rupees to India, or are US dollars preferable?2019-12-18T06:29:18+00:00

You are not allowed to bring Indian currency into the country or take it out. You may bring the equivalent of up to US$ 5,000 in foreign currency into the country without prior notice. We recommend bringing euros in €50 and €100 notes. Please make a note of the daily exchange rate to avoid getting a bad rate at the airport. American Express Traveler’s Cheques are no longer in common use and will cause unnecessary hassles. Credit cards (Maestro, Visa and MasterCard) with PINs can be used for cash advances from ATMs in many towns.
You will need the equivalent of around €100 to €150 for drinks, lunch and tips per week.

What’s a typical day on the road like?2019-12-18T06:22:49+00:00

A travel day normally begins at 8 am with breakfast. Around 9 am, after a short briefing by the road captain, it’s time for the day’s riding, the mileage of which can vary quite a bit. Plenty of time will be available for lunch and coffee breaks, of course. Depending on the day’s mileage, we’ll reach the destination hotel between 3 and 4 pm.
Since our tours vary considerably, we may also hit the road at 8 am on high-mileage days – which is also nice, because then we have the whole day ahead of us.

What’s the time difference?2019-12-18T06:28:18+00:00

Indian standard time is 5.5 hours ahead of GMT.

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