I joined today in DoW community and already got all the information needed to plan a bike trip to Spiti in March 2018.
About myself: — I am Vinod from Hyderabad who believes in “Live to Ride and Ride to Live”. Been a rider and driver since past 10 years. I usually do solo trips and covered most parts of India.
Today, I am happy to have joined DoW community where there are liked minded, passion-ed, enthusiastic people. This forum already gave me enough information, tips, suggestions, precautions about any trip to Himalayas. I am grateful to be a part of this community as I can gain immense knowledge from co-travelers on many aspects and share my few cents.
Please see below my itinerary and kindly advice on any thing that I am missing on Spiti Valley road trip in March 2018. I am taking Shimla-rampur-kalpa-kaza road as the other one will be closed.
10 March – I will arrive in Delhi on 10th March by 1730 and Reach Chandigarh by night.
11 March – Renting an RE from Chandigarh around 0900. Chandigarh – Shimla – Narkanda before sunsets
12 March – Narkanda – Kalpa
13 March – Kalpa – Kaza and rest
14 March – Explore and stay in Key Monastery
15 March – Start back from Kaza – Kalpa and rest
16 March – Kalpa – Reach Chandigarh back
17 March – Reach Delhi – Rest
18 March – Board flight at 0730 to Hyderabad
End of trip
Any suggestions are of a great help regarding stay, change of stops, or anything.
Also do let me know of anyone is travelling during the same period.