Mountain Motorbike Tour of North East (14 Days / 13 Nights)
This Motorbike Safari in the remote North East sector of India will bring you closer to nature. Be it the Rhinos of Kaziranga National park, Tea plantations, Chang Bungalows, crossing the mighty Bramhaputra River or meeting the hill tribes of the North-East; at every corner the nature only comes closer to you. Arunachal Pradesh, where this Royal enfield motorcycle tour takes us is the north eastern tip of India and the begining of the torrential Bramhaputra River, classified in Hindu mythology as the only male river. We are proud to say that we extend our wings from the origin of the river in Tibet to the final stages of confluence points through our motorcycle adventures. The motorcycle ride will keep you occupied with a variety of wild life passing enroute - some rare species to be seen, identifying the remote hill tribes and learning their customs while enjoying the hospitality warmth from people yet untouched by the modern life. The evergreen forest ride on motorbike with some spectacular scenery enroute gives memories to be cherished forever! Approximately distance covered is 1700 kms.
Day 1: Kolkata
Friday, January 21, 2022 - Saturday, January 22, 2022
Arrive and transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Kolkata
Saturday, January 22, 2022 - Sunday, January 23, 2022
Kolkata, capital of West Bengal is the nerve centre of intellectual and human values where many modern movements began in literature, art, cinema, theatre, science, politics and industry.Full day city tour visiting The Howrah Bridge
, an important landmark denoting the city of joy. This hanging bridge is an architectural marvel of the country. The recently built Vidyasagar Setu, another architectural marvel, connects both the banks of the Hooghly River. Onto visit the Victoria Memorial
built of White Marble. It was opened by Prince of Wales in 1924 and has a statue of Queen Victoria with other innumerous exhibits. Visit the Indian Museum and drive past Dalhousie Square
, St. Paul's Cathedral
, National Library, Shaheed Minar, Eden Garden, Fort William and drive past city centre. Optional visit to Mother Teresa's Home of Charity.
Day 3: Kolkata - Tezpur - Kaziranga
Sunday, January 23, 2022 - Monday, January 24, 2022
Transfer to airport to fly to Tezpur and drive to Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary. The drive ride is along the river basin. Afternoon seasoning biking in the local area around Kaziranga, mostly cross-country. Overnight stay at Tourist Lodge at the Wild life Park.
Day 4: Kaziranga - Dibrugarh
Monday, January 24, 2022 - Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Leaving behind the National park we ride along metalled roads in generally good condition, with a few not so good stretches breaking the speed. The traffic density is very low. The road is almost like a roller coaster ride at few stretches with Tea Gardens along both sides. It is advised not to go very fast as lot of workers of the Tea Gardens as well as stray animals are found crossing the roads.
Day 5: Dibrugarh - Pasighat
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Its time to say a temporary good bye to the road as we board the Ferry & load the bikes to cross to the other side of the bank of river at Sonarigaon. Ferry crossing of this river is a unique experience and you will find yourself travelling with local business men women carrying with them cattle and others edible items to be sold at Dibrugarh.
Day 6: Pasighat - Along
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - Thursday, January 27, 2022
Located at an altitude of 300 meters, Along is the headquarter of west Siang district in Arunachal Pradesh. Enroute we will visit Jirdin, Kabu and Kaying villages. Interesting to see is a local hanging bridge on the Siang river made of cane and bamboo. This bridge is around 70 m long and is the connection for the hill tribes.
Day 7: Along - Daporijo
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - Friday, January 28, 2022
Ride to Daporijo, the headquarter of the Upper Subansri district of Arunachal Pradesh, located at an altitude of 600m. The international boundary to China is just 400 km from the Taliha, 60 km from Daporijo. Enroute you can visit a few tribal villages in Daporijo.
Day 8: Daporijo - Ziro
Friday, January 28, 2022 - Saturday, January 29, 2022
At an altitude of 1,572 m Ziro is one of the most beautiful hill stations of the area, Ziro, fringed by lofty mountains. The ride is through lush forest hill sides and pass tribal settlements of the Nishi Hill Miri tribes.
Day 9: Ziro - Itanagar
Saturday, January 29, 2022 - Sunday, January 30, 2022
Itanagar is the capital town of the state of Arunachal Pradesh with modern settlement built in the vicinity of the ruins of the 14th century old fort capital. The archaeological remains of this medieval capital comprises of two brick wall ramparts.
Day 10: Itanagar - Bomdila
Sunday, January 30, 2022 - Monday, January 31, 2022
Bomdila, the head quarter of west Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh is located at an altitude of 8000 ft and offers a marvellous view of the snow capped Himalayas. We can also visit the Tibetan refugee camp at Tenzingoan, which is 40 km from Rupa.
Day 11: Bomdila - Tawang
Monday, January 31, 2022 - Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Today the road is fairly steep as it soars uphill. Located at an altitude of 10200 ft, Tawang is inhabited by the Monpa tribe and is the birth place of the sixth Dalai Lama. Enroute Tawang you can visit the Tsela lake 14000ft, Nurnang water fall, the sheep breeding farm at Sangti valley and the Yak research centre at Nyukmudung.
Day 12: Tawang - Bomdila
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Wednesday, February 2, 2022
It is all down hill as we ride back into the Brahmputra valley.
Day 13: Bomdila - Tezpur
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - Thursday, February 3, 2022
Today is the last day on motorbike as we drive back to Tezpur.
Day 14: Tezpur - Kolkata
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - Friday, February 4, 2022
Take a flight back to Kolkata for onward flight home.Arrive and transfer to international airport to fly back homeonword destination.