How to Plan Solo Bike Trip to Spiti Valley?
Spiti Valley is one of the most surreal places in India and a bike trip to Spiti is an achievement in itself. The best time to visit Spiti is from March to June as driving in winters can be very dangerous. So to make the most of your journey, here is a Spiti Valley bike trip itinerary from Delhi.
DAY 2 - NARKANDA TO CHITKUL
Start riding to Chitkul in the morning. Chitkul is the last village on the China border and has amazing views all around it. The distance from Narkanda to Chitkul is 180 kilometres. Take a good rest and spend your second day exploring this beautiful village.
DAY 3 - CHITKUL TO KALPA
Have your breakfast and start riding to Kalpa. It takes around 3 to 4 hours to reach Kalpa from Chitkul. Explore the views from the suicide point and stay overnight in Kalpa
DAY 4 - KALPA TO TABO
The real journey starts from here and it involves a distance of 150 kilometres. On the ride to Tabo, you will come across Nako valley which is one of the beautiful treasures of Himachal and the road from Nako to Tabo will take you between the valleys and riverbanks. Enjoy the breathtaking views and you will also be able to spot Milkyway from Tabo.
DAY 5 - TABO TO KAZA
The next day, leave for Kaza- the capital of Spiti Valley. On your way visit the Dhankar Monastery. You’ll also come across Hikkim which has the World’s highest post office. After reaching Kaza you can enjoy the tasty food there and also get your bike refilled at the world’s highest fuel station. Enjoy the fantastic views, take some rest and get ready for the next day.
DAY 6 - KAZA TO CHANDRATAL LAKE
The distance from Kaza to Chandratal Lake is 150 kilometres. On your way, visit the Key monastery which is the iconic landmark of Spiti valley and enjoy the scenic beauty of the valley around it.
DAY 7 - CHANDRATAL TO MANALI
The distance between Chandratal to Manali is 160 km. after reaching Manali, head back to Delhi via Sunder Nagar.
A trip to Spiti Valley is for the adventure lovers and visiting Spiti Valley indeed will provide you with a pure bliss of nature and breathtaking views of the Milky Way that you will cherish throughout your life.