Sikkim Motorbiking Trip
Gangtok, Sikkim, India
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Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
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  • Trip introduction

    Offering you a journey across cultures, scenic beauty and a whole array of landscapes, the Sikkim Motorbiking trip is an adventure to remember. Conducted over 10 days, you will ride along the ancient Silk Route and emcompass many iconic sites as you go. From witnessing the spectacular Kanchenjunga peak, you’ll stop by the high altitudinal Nathu La Pass, the Gurudongmar Lake, the Yumthang Valley and the majestic Rumtek Monastery to name a few. As you ride, you’ll be exposed to riveting arid mountain views and glacial waterfalls, lush forests and tea plantations. Besides this, during your journey you’ll also get to interact with locals, drive through a plethora of small hamlets, witness the rustic way of life and even come as close as to the edge of China.

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

    Destination

    Located in the northeast region of India, Sikkim is a state that is predominantly bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. As it is located at an higher altitude, the landscape of this region mainly consists of mountainous terrains and rugged pathways. In the past, there ran the historic 'Silk Route,' which was a trade route that connected India and China for trading silk. The region is saturated with breathless arid beauty and varied landscapes, as well as a rich cultural heritage influenced by Buddhism.

    Destination highlights

    • Explore the ancient Silk Route through this stunning Sikkim motorbiking trip.
    • Drive through breathtaking landscapes.
    • Feel the pride of witnessing India's highest mountain.
    • Imbibe the Tibetan culture by visiting many monasteries.
    • Enjoy the thrill of motorbiking through high and rocky mountain roads.
    • Spend 10 whole days away from the hustle of the city.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    The motorbike rider is required to wear a helmet at all times while riding on the Sikkim 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 Sikkim motorbiking trip. 

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

    For any physical damages to the bike during the Sikkim motorbiking trip, the traveller has to pay for the damages.

    If any traveler wishes to exit the Sikkim 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 Sikkim 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
    Siliguri
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    End point
    Siliguri
    Time of departure
    10:00 AM
    Time of return
    10:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Total distance covered
    789 kms
    Nature of motorcycling trip
    Road biking, off road biking
    Motorcycle provided
    Yes
    Bring own bike
    Yes
    Elevation at start point
    400 feet
    Maximum elevation (approx)
    14140 feet
    Minimum elevation (approx)
    400 feet
    Total distance
    789 kms
    Average per day distance
    112 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
    Maximum Height
  • Day 1 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Arrival in Siliguri

    Arrive in Siliguri today and check in at the hotel. Spend the day resting or venture out for sightseeing. However, post dinner you'll undergo a thorough briefing followed by orientation for the upcomming motorbiking trip. After briefing, return to your room and have an early night in.

    Day 2 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Siliguri to Gangtok

    Wake up early and feast on a heavy breakfast. Post breakfast, you'll begin your journey for this adventure. Today you'll travel from Siliguri to Gangtok and this journey includes riding along the Teesta River and catching breathtaking views of Siliguri's foothills and landscapes. Besides this, you'll even pass through Rangpo. Reach Gangtok by late evening and check into a hotel for the night.

    Day 3 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Gangtok to Lachen

    Follow the same routine as the previous day and begin the second motorcycling day of your journey towards Lachung. As you'll be making your way towards the north which is higher up in the mountains, not only will you gain a lot of altitude but you'll even notice a change in the vegetation. From landscapes of alpine forests, you'll now be exposed to snowy mountain tops. You might also catch a glimpse Kanchenjunga peak. Besides this you'll pass through Mangan, catch sight of the Seven Sisters Waterfall and stop by the Singhik View Point. Reach Lachen by evening and check into a hotel for the night.

    Day 4 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Lachen to Lachung via the Gurudongmar Lake

    Wake up early and feast on a healthy breakfast. An exciting journey lies ahead of you as you make your way towards Lachung. First you'll bypass some gorgeous barren mountains as you ride towards the Chopta Valley and then you'll end this leg of your journey in the green pastures of Sikkim as you ride upto the highest lake in this region: the Gurudongmar Lake. Finally by late afternoon you'll reach Lachung, where you'll rest in comfortable hotel.

    Day 5 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Lachung to Gangtok via Yumthang

    Wake up early and eat a healthy breakfast. Today you'll make your way back to Gangtok. However you'll travel through a different route encompassing the beautiful; Yumthang Valley. This route consists of driving along mountain views, tea gardens, meadows and more. Once you reach the valley you'll witness some gorgeous rhododendron forests. After this you'll halt at Zero Point before concluding your day back in Gangtok.

    Day 6 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Explore Gangtok

    Wake up at leisure as today is your rest day in Gangtok. You can spend it relaxing in your hotel room or venturing out to witness the local sites, such as the Rumtek Monastery, the Tashi View Point, the Ganesh Tok or even the MG Marg. At night return to the hotel room for dinner and sleep.

    Day 7 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Gangtok to Zuluk via Nathu La

    Today's journey will take you take you to the gorgeous region of Zuluk. During this ride, you'll travel through the famous Silk route which includes the Nathu La Pass as you catch breathtaking views of the arid landscapes and even drive along the Tsomogo and Kupup Lakes and stop by Gnathang. Finally, you'll come accross the famous Zuluk Loops before concluding your day in a comfortable hotel in Zuluk.

    Day 8 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Zuluk to Pelling via Ravang La

    Today, wake up early, feast on a healthy breakfast and make your way towards Pelling via Zuluk La. During this ride you'll pass by many high altitude lakes and some gorgeous landscapes, but the real highlight will be driving over the Ravang La Pass and stopping to visit the Buddha Statue. You'll reach Pelling by late evening, where in you'll check into a hotel for dinner and sleep.

    Day 9 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Pelling to Siliguri

    As today you return back to Siliguri, your journey includes driving over high mountain roads, beautiful terrains and terrace gardens. You'll be able to witness all these sites as you ride over the Singshore Bridge. Besides this, imbibe the Tibetan culture by stopping at the Sangachoeling Monastery. Reach Siliguri by late evening and check into the hotel for dinner and rest.

    Day 10 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Departure from Siliguri

    On the last day of your trip, wake up early and feast on a delicious breakfast. Post breakfast, bid your farewells and check out of the hotel. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Siliguri
    End point
    Siliguri
    Day start time
    10:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    400 feet
    Maximum elevation
    400 feet

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Siliguri
    End point
    Gangtok
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    5413 feet
    Maximum elevation
    400 feet
    Total distance covered
    116 kms
    Total driving time
    6 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gangtok
    End point
    Lachen
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    9022 feet
    Maximum elevation
    5413 feet
    Total distance covered
    121 kms
    Total driving time
    7 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Lachen
    End point
    Lachung
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    9022 feet
    Maximum elevation
    8858 feet
    Total distance covered
    47 kms
    Total driving time
    3 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Lachung
    End point
    Gangtok
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    8858 feet
    Maximum elevation
    5413 feet
    Total distance covered
    118 kms
    Total driving time
    6 hrs

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gangtok
    End point
    Gangtok
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    5413 feet
    Maximum elevation
    5413 feet

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Gangtok
    End point
    Zuluk
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    14140 feet
    Maximum elevation
    5413 feet
    Total distance covered
    91 kms
    Total driving time
    5 hrs

    Day 8 - Milestone

    Start point
    Zuluk
    End point
    Pelling
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    10000 feet
    Maximum elevation
    7053 feet
    Total distance covered
    165 kms
    Total driving time
    8 hrs

    Day 9 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pelling
    End point
    Siliguri
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    7053 feet
    Maximum elevation
    400 feet
    Total distance covered
    131 kms
    Total driving time
    7 hrs

    Day 10 - Milestone

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

      Includes
    • Accommodation in deluxe hotels on twin sharing basis
    • 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 for the motorcycle
    • Back-up vehicle with an expert mechanic and spare parts
    • Services of an experienced road captain and support staff
    • First aid kit with oxygen cylinder
    • Free t-shirt
    • All permits required for the trip
    • All applicable charges
      Excludes
    • Upgrade to one rider per motorbike without a pillion at a total trip cost of INR 52500 per person
    • Bring your own motorcycle (can be arranged at a total trip cost of INR 36750 per person)
    • Transport from homecity to Siliguri and back
    • Lunch on all days
    • Any monument entry fees
    • Riding gear for the riders
    • Personal expenses such as snacks, waterbottles, telephone calls, tips, etc
    • Costs arising due to unforseen circumstances such as landslides, bad weather, riots, strikes, etc.
    • 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 motorcycle
    • Fuel for the motorcycle
    • Helmet for rider and pillion
    • Back-up vehicle with spare parts
    • First aid kit with oxygen cylinder
      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 Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Arrival in Siliguri

    Overnight in hotel at Siliguri.

    You'll arrive in Siliguri early today where you'll check into your hotel. You'll spend the day resting and exploring around Siliguri, no breakfast or lunch is provided today, so do pick up something for a local joint. At night you'll be served dinner in the hotel, before you retire into you twin sharing deluxe room.

    Day 2 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Siliguri to Gangtok

    Overnight in hotel at Gangtok.

    As today you begin your motorbiking journey, your package includes a delicious breakfast and dinner. No lunch is provided but en route your journey you can stop to pick something up along the way. You'll be spending the night in a deluxe hotel room on a twin sharing basis.

    Day 3 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Gangtok to Lachen

    Overnight in hotel at Lachen.

    After motorbiking for the whole day, you'll spend your night in a comfortable deluxe twin sharing hotel room in Lachen. Today's 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 Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Lachen to Lachung via the Gurudongmar Lake

    Overnight in hotel at Lachung.

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

    Day 5 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Lachung to Gangtok via Yumthang

    Overnight in hotel at Gangtok.

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

    Day 6 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Explore Gangtok

    Overnight in hotel at Gangtok.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. Since it is a sightseeing day in Gangtok, you can have lunch in one of the cafes or restaurants in Gangtok during your sightseeing session. At night, you'll be sleeping in comfortable deluxe rooms on twin sharing basis.

    Day 7 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Gangtok to Zuluk via Nathu La

    Overnight in hotel at Zuluk.

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

    Day 8 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Zuluk to Pelling via Ravang La

    Overnight in hotel at Pelling.

    After motorbiking for the whole day, you'll spend your night in a comfortable deluxe twin sharing hotel room in Pelling. 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 Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Ride from Pelling to Siliguri

    Overnight in hotel at Siliguri.

    After motorbiking for the 8 whole days, you'll spend your night in a comfortable deluxe twin sharing hotel room in Siliguri. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. No lunch is provided today but you can easily pick up something during your journey.

    Day 10 of the Sikkim Motorbiking Trip: Departure from Siliguri

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Today is the last day of your trip, and today's meal package only includes breakfast. Post breakfast, you'll pack up and check-out of the hotel in Siliguri. Your trip ends here.

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