Northeast India Motorbiking Trip
Guwahati, Assam, India
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  • Trip introduction

    The Northeast India motorbiking trip is an enriching 10-day adventure that takes you through the stark landscapes of Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya. This trip takes you between mountains and monasteries as you ride over the high altitude Sela Pass and visit the Chillapam Monastery and Tawang Monastery – the second largest monastery in the world. Other than this, you’ll also ride through the Kaziranga National Park, trek to the Shillong Peak and visit the gorgeous Living Root Bridge.

    Moreover, as your journey progresses and you ride deeper into the Dirang, you’ll get to witness a number of beautiful regions such as the Bum La Pass and the Sangestar Lake. Ideal for seasoned motorcyclists, this journey will have a few testing days, but will have all rewarding days.

    Please note that price displayed is the per person price for a booking for one motorbike rider and one pillion rider.

    Destination

    The northeast region of India mainly comprises of the Eastern Himalayas through landscapes of valleys, high passes and lakes. During this trip, you’ll be riding between the plains of Arunachal Pradesh to Meghalaya as you travel through a plethora of destinations and sites.

    Starting from Guwahati, over the next 9 days you’ll travel to Dwaki, Shillong, Cherrapunjee and the Kaziranga National Park within Meghalaya. Your entry point into Arunachal Pradesh will be through Dirang via Balukpong. After this, you’ll travel to the Tawang Valley, the Sela Pass, visit the Bum La Pass and the Sangestar Lake, Kalakthang and Bomdila before returning back to Guwahati.

    En route your journey you’ll even pay short visits to many smaller destinations such as the Mawlynnong Village, Tenga and Dirang Dzong, whilst exploring the Mawsmai and Elephanta Caves besides the Seven Sisters and Nokhalikai Waterfall.

    Destination highlights

    • Catch breathtaking views of the Himalayas during the Northeast India motorbiking trip.
    • Visit many beautiful destinations and sites every single day.
    • Drive through many scenic high passes and feel the thrill of riding close to the China border.
    • Spot rhinos in Kaziranga.
    • Drive through 2 different States of India and explore the cultural and natural wonders on your ride.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    The motorbike rider as well as the pillion rider are required to wear a helmet at all times while riding the Northeast India motorbiking trip. A safety helmet will be provided to the travellers by the tour operator. 

    Travellers are required to follow all instructions of the road captain at all times during the Northeast India motorbiking trip. 

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the Northeast India motorbiking trip.

    Travellers suspected of intoxication will not be allowed to participate in the trip.

    Travellers getting their own motorbike must ensure that the vehicle is registered to the rider's name and all the relevant documents (pollution check, insurance and driver's licence etc) are in order.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made before the departure of the Northeast India motorbiking trip: the booking deposit of INR 5000 is non refundable.

    All cancellations/refunds on this trip will be processed after a deduction of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next and is applicable for all cancellations.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are required to carry a valid, govt-issued photo ID card and a valid driver's licence for the Northeast India motorbiking trip.

    For any physical damages to the bike during the Northeast India motorbiking trip, the travellers have to incur the expenses.

    If any traveler wishes to exit the Northeast India motorbiking trip mid-way for any medical or personal reasons, an additional charge of transporting the motorbike from the leaving point to the end point will be applicable at INR 10000 per bike.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the Northeast India motorbiking trip due to any unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Costs arising due to such a change in itinerary will be borne by the traveller.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
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    Drop off point
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    Mode of transport
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    Start point
    Guwahati
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    End point
    Guwahati
    Time of departure
    10:00 AM
    Time of return
    10:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Total distance covered
    1497 kms
    Nature of motorcycling trip
    Road biking, off road biking
    Motorcycle provided
    Yes
    Bring own bike
    Yes
    Elevation at start point
    180 feet
    Maximum elevation (approx)
    13700 feet
    Minimum elevation (approx)
    147 feet
    Total distance
    1497 kms
    Average per day distance
    187 kms
    Crew on trip
    Experienced road captain, a skilled mechanic with spare parts and a back-up vehicle.
    Bike manufacturer/brand
    Royal Enfield
    Bike model
    350/500 CC
    Key bike features
    Age of bike
    Day-wise elevation details
    Yes
    Breakdown assistance
    Experienced road captain, a skilled mechanic with spare parts and a back-up vehicle.
    Instructions for own bike
    Please ensure that vehicle is registered to the rider's name and all documents (pollution check, insurance, driver's licence etc) are in order.
    Weight or height restrictions
    Maximum Weight
    Minimum Height
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  • Day 1 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Arrive in Guwahati

    Arrive in Guwahati today and check into the hotel. Spend the day resting. In the evening, you'll have a session of orientation, followed by briefing about the upcomming trip. At night feast on a delicious dinner and sleep early for your journey tomorrow.

    Day 2 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Guwahati to Dwaki via Shillong

    Wake up early today and post breakfast gear up for your first day of motorbiking. You'll travel to Dwaki in Meghalay via Shilliong. This gorgeous journey will include riding to the Living Root Bridge, riding along the Shnongpdeg River and through the Mawlynnong Village. Once you reach late in the evening, spend the night in Dwaki in camp tents.

    Day 3 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Dwaki to Shillong via Cherrapunjee

    Wake up early and feast on a healthy breakfast. Today's journey takes you to Shillong via Cherrapunjee. En route your drive you'll witness the Mawsmai Caves, the Seven Sisters and the Nokhalikai Waterfalls and the famous Elephanta Caves. You'll reach Shillong late in the evening, where you'll check into a hotel for dinner and rest.

    Day 4 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Shillong to the Kaziranga National Park

    Eat a healthy breakfast as it is a long day ahead. First you'll travel to the Shillong Peak, the highest point in the state. After this you'll head over the Kaziranga National Park, which is where many species of endangered animals stay including the horned rhinos. Once you reach, late in the evening, check into the national park's resort. At night, feast on dinner before retiring into your room for sleep.

    Day 5 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Kaziranga National Park to Dirang via Bhalu

    Wake up early today, for those who wish to embark upon the safari (at your own expense) have to wake up at 05:30 hrs. After the safari return to the hotel to freshen up, feast on breakfast and leave for Dirang via Bhalukpong. During this journey you'll pass through Tenga and Bomdila. However, as you drive over the Bhalukpong Bridge, you'll make your entry into Arunachal Pradesh. You'll reach Dirang by evening where in you'll check into a hotel for the night.

    Day 6 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Dirang to Tawang via Sela Pass

    Wake up early and after a healthy breakfast, begin today's journey which will take you to Tawang via the Sela Pass. A beautiful adventure, today's journey will entail visiting the Dirang Dzong, driving over the Sela Pass at 13700 feet, witnessing the gorgeous Sela Lake and the Jung Fall. You'll reach Tawang by late evening where you'll check into a hotel for dinner and rest.

    Day 7 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Detour Day to the Bum La Pass, Sangster Lake and Tawa

    Wake up early and feast on a healthy breakfast. Today's journey will be a detour that takes you to the Bumla Pass near the Indo-China border and then Sangestar Lake. In the evening you can even pay a visit to the Tawang Monastery. At night return to the hotel for dinner and sleep.

    Day 8 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Tawang to Bomdila

    As today you begin your return journey, you'll make your way to Bomdila. Thus, eat a heavy breakfast and begin your journey. En route your journey you'll drive along the Dirang Valley. Once you reach Bomdila, you can visit the monastery. Finally, at night you'll check into a hotel for dinner and sleep.

    Day 9 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Bomdila to Guwahati via Kalakthang

    On the last of motorcycling, you'll make your way back to Guwahati. Thus, feast on a healthy breakfast and make your way towards Kalakthang. En route your journey you'll drive along the Dirang Valley where you'll catch 360 degree views of the Himalayas. Besides this, you can even pay a visit to the Chillipam Monastery. Finally at night you'll reach Guwahati, where you'll check into a hotel for dinner and restful sleep.

    Day 10 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Departure from Guwahati

    On the last day of this trip, wake up early, freshen up and head down for a healthy breakfast. Post breakfast, pack-up and bid your farewells. By 10:00 hrs check-out of the hotel. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Guwahati
    End point
    Guwahati
    Day start time
    10:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    180 feet
    Maximum elevation
    180 feet

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Guwahati
    End point
    Dwaki
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    180 feet
    Maximum elevation
    147 feet
    Total distance covered
    175 kms
    Total driving time
    6 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dwaki
    End point
    Shillong
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    5003 feet
    Maximum elevation
    147 feet
    Total distance covered
    170 kms
    Total driving time
    6 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Shillong
    End point
    Kaziranga National Park
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    5003 feet
    Maximum elevation
    262 feet
    Total distance covered
    224 kms
    Total driving time
    8 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kaziranga National Park
    End point
    Dirang
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    4910 feet
    Maximum elevation
    262 feet
    Total distance covered
    227kms
    Total driving time
    8 hrs

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dirang
    End point
    Tawang
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    13700 feet
    Maximum elevation
    4910 feet
    Total distance covered
    130 kms
    Total driving time
    6 hrs

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tawang
    End point
    Tawang
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    8727 feet
    Maximum elevation
    8727 feet
    Total distance covered
    120 kms
    Total driving time
    4 hrs

    Day 8 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tawang
    End point
    Bomdila
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    8727 feet
    Maximum elevation
    7923 feet
    Total distance covered
    171 kms
    Total driving time
    6 hrs

    Day 9 - Milestone

    Start point
    Bomdila
    End point
    Guwahati
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    7923 feet
    Maximum elevation
    180 feet
    Total distance covered
    280 kms
    Total driving time
    9 hrs

    Day 10 - Milestone

    Start point
    Guwahati
    End point
    Guwahati
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    180 feet
    Maximum elevation
    180 feet
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in deluxe hotels on twin sharing basis except on day 2 where you'll sleep in tents
    • Breakfast on Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10
    • Dinner on Day 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9
    • Royal Enfield 300/500CC motorcycle
    • Helmet for the rider and pillion
    • Fuel expenses
    • Back-up vehicle with mechanic and spare parts
    • Services of an experienced road captain
    • First aid kit with oxygen cylinder
    • All permits
    • All applicable charges
      Excludes
    • Upgrade to one rider per motorbike without a pillion at a total trip cost of INR 57750 per person
    • Lunch on all days
    • Any monument entry fees
    • Riding gear for the riders
    • Personal expenses (snacks, waterbottles, telephone calls etc)
    • Cost escalation due to natural causes such as strike/taxi-bike union issues/anti social unrest/natural calamities
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Emergency expenses
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • T-shirts/shirts and jeans/track pants
    • Jacket and sweater
    • Inner thermal wear
    • Woollen and cotton socks
    • Waterproof, sports shoes
    • Windcheater
    • Good gripped boots
    • Night clothes
    • Slippers
    • Woollen gloves
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Gadgets
    • Hard luggage
    • Skirts/dresses
    • sari

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Royal Enfield 300/500CC
    • Helmet for the rider and pillion
    • Back-up vehicle and spare parts
    • Fuel
    • First aid kit with oxygen cylinder
    • Camp tents
      You need to get
    • Riding gear: armored jacket, riding pants, riding gloves (preferably waterproof), elbow and shin guards, and sturdy boots with good grip
    • Government issued ID card and driver's license
    • Photo copies of the ID card along with a few passport size photographs
    • Spare cash
    • Water bottle (2 ltrs)
    • Balaclava
    • Raincoat
    • Anti-fungal powder
    • Personal toiletries like tissue paper, toilet paper, wet wipes, etc.
    • Towel and napkins
    • Sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+) and lip balm
    • UV sunglasses
    • Tarpaulin or plastic sheets
    • Leatherman/Swiss knife
    • Small backpack to carry essentials
    • Small torch/head lamp
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks like chocolates, energy bars, biscuits, etc.
    • Camera (optional)
    • Personal medicines
    • Personal first aid kit
    • WD-40 spray
    • Duct tape and zip ties
    • Power bank

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry all specific and prescribed medications.
  • Day 1 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Arrive in Guwahati

    Overnight in hotel.

    Today you'll arrive in Guwahati. Upon arrival check into your hotel and relax for the day. Today's meal package includes only dinner. You'll be staying in a comfortable twin or double sharing room.

    Day 2 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Guwahati to Dwaki via Shillong

    Overnight in tents.

    After motorbiking for the whole day, you'll spend your night in Dwaki in a comfortable double sharing camp tent. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. No lunch is provided today but you can easily stop at a local restuarant during your journey.

    Day 3 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Dwaki to Shillong via Cherrapunjee

    Overnight in hotel.

    After motorbiking for the whole day, you'll spend your night in a comfortable deluxe twin sharing hotel room in Shillong. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. No lunch is provided today but you can easily stop at a local restuarant during your journey.

    Day 4 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Shillong to the Kaziranga National Park

    Overnight in hotel.

    After motorbiking for the whole day, you'll spend your night in a comfortable deluxe twin sharing hotel room in a resort in the Kaziranga National Park. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. No lunch is provided today but you can easily stop at a local restuarant during your journey.

    Day 5 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Kaziranga National Park to Dirang via Bhalu

    Overnight in hotel.

    After motorbiking for the whole day, you'll spend your night in a comfortable deluxe twin sharing hotel room in Dirang. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. No lunch is provided today but you can easily stop at a local restuarant during your journey.

    Day 6 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Dirang to Tawang via Sela Pass

    Overnight in hotel.

    After motorbiking for the whole day, you'll spend your night in a comfortable deluxe twin sharing hotel room in Tawang. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. No lunch is provided today but you can easily stop at a local restuarant during your journey.

    Day 7 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Detour Day to the Bum La Pass, Sangster Lake and Tawa

    Overnight in hotel.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner, As today is a detouring day around Tawang, you'll get to stop along the way for lunch at your own expense. At night, you'll return to your comfortable deluxe hotel room in Tawang for dinner and sleep.

    Day 8 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Tawang to Bomdila

    Overnight in hotel.

    After motorbiking for the whole day, you'll spend your night in a comfortable deluxe twin sharing hotel room in Bomdila. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. No lunch is provided today but you can easily stop at a local restuarant during your journey.

    Day 9 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Bomdila to Guwahati via Kalakthang

    Overnight in hotel.

    After motorbiking for the whole day, you'll spend your night in a comfortable deluxe twin sharing hotel room back in Guhwati. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. No lunch is provided today but you can easily stop at a local restuarant during your journey.

    Day 10 of the Northeast India Motorbiking Trip: Departure from Guwahati

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Today's meal package includes only breakfast. Post breakfast you'll pack up and check-out of the hotel in Guwahati. Your trip ends here.

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