The name “Himalayas” came from the Sanskrit words, “Abode of Snow” and it is a mountain range located in Asia. It stretches across the Indus River in Pakistan, through India, Nepal, and Bhutan, and ending at the Brahmaputra River in India. It is rich in biodiversity, as its climates range from tropical at the base, to perennial snow and ice at the highest peaks. You will see tigers, leopards, goats, and red pandas in the area. The famous highest peak of Mount Everest is also found in the Himalayas and it is known to have the third-largest deposit of ice and snow in the world. This majestic mountain range is definitely worth a visit. Plan on traveling the area by motorbike? Book these top motorcycle tours in the Himalayas and experience the diverse culture it offers.
Enjoy this unique 15-day tour that will take you through rough roads and high passes. Despite some difficulty, the route is very interesting and includes some amazing visuals. The service includes a Royal Enfield 500cc bike with fuel and a backup vehicle to carry luggage, spare parts, and tool kits. A team leader or road captain will lead the group during the tour. All meals are included and are in buffet style with mineral water, coffee, and juice. After the trip, airport drop off can be accommodated.
Duration: 15 days
2. Discover Nepal in this motorcycle tour
This motorbike tour starts and ends in Kathmandu. You will be able to travel through Nepal’s ancient trading town, witness the magnificent view of the Annapurna, and see the different wildlife in Chitwan. A Royal Enfield bike and riding gear will be included in this trip, including helmets and highlighter jackets. You will not have to worry about meals, as breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included and will be enjoyed at selected hotels in Kathmandu. The rooms provided in the hotels are all based on a twin share basis. You will be guided by two skilled tour guides and riders.
Discover Nepal in this motorcycle tour
Address: Kathmandu, Kathmandu District, Province No. 3, Nepal
Website: Nepal motorcycle tour
Price: 2,100 - 4,200 USD
3. Cross the world's top two highest mountain passes
Join this tour and experience crossing the word’s highest mountain passes, that provide amazing views of snowcapped mountain peaks and rugged terrain. The 13-day tour starts and ends in Delhi and it requires a skill level of intermediate to advanced. The tour comes with the rental of a Royal Enfield bike and riding gear and all meals are included.
During the tour, there is prepared budget accommodations in the stopovers at Delhi, Manali, Jispa, Tsokhar, Leh, Alchi, and Sarchu. You can enjoy sightseeing, go for a relaxing dip at Vashist, try Tibetan cuisine, and visit many museums.
Cross the world's top two highest mountain passes
Website: 13-day trans-Himalayan tour
Price: 1,411 to 2,231 USD
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4. Exciting motorbike tour for adventurous riders
This tour is best for those who like interesting and diverse routes. Dragon Tours organizes this tour, which includes exploring the best sights in the region. The 11-day tour includes the rental of a Royal Enfield bike and a tour over terrain that includes asphalt and trail. All meals are included. The accommodations will either be in hotels, camps, or guest houses. The last day will be spent relaxing in the city of Vashisht or you can also enjoy a short trek to the waterfalls in Manali.
Exciting motorbike tour for adventurous riders
Price: 2,500 to 5,000 USD
5. Extreme Himalaya motorcycle tour
This tour is the first to take on Zanskar and the extremely high Himalayan passes. You will definitely be thrilled by the experience, as your ride on your bike. You can choose from either Royal Enfield or a Himalayan bike for your bike rental. They recommend riding gear that is suitable for temperatures between 5 and 25 degrees celsius.
All meals and accommodation are included in the 15-day trip. Aside from the itinerary, you can also go for ATV rides, boating, hiking, yoga, cycle tours, and many more activities.
Extreme Himalaya motorcycle tour
Website: Extreme Himalaya motorcycle tour
6. Experience one of the highest roads in the world
Get the chance to ride on the Leh-Manali Highway, one of the highest roads in the world. The route starts and ends in Delhi and the roads are rough, with sharp turns and steep climbs which requires an advanced skill level. A Royal Enfield rental bike will be provided, along with a full-face helmet and elbow and knee guards. During the 16-day tour, all meals and accommodation will be provided. Get ready to surprise yourself with the natural beauty of Delhi. You can also visit lakes, palaces, and momo and thukpa eateries, while being welcomed by the friendly people of the region.
Experience one of the highest roads in the world
Website: Leh-Manali Highway motorcycle tour
7. All-women motorcycle tour in Ladakh, India
This tour is exclusively for women riders and it is also the first tour to take on 12 extremely high Himalayan passes. You will experience new tracks and highlights in Leh that have never been seen before. You can choose between renting a Royal Enfield or a Himalayan CC bike. During the tour, you can visit hot springs and high altitude lakes. You will also pass by the Khardung La pass, which is one of the world’s highest motorable road.
Food and accommodation are already included in the package. You will experience staying in different guesthouses, tents, and hotels for 11 nights.
All-women motorcycle tour in Ladakh, India
Price: 2,900 to 5,800 USD
8. Witness the beauty of the Pir Panjal Range
This motorcycle tour starts and ends in Manali, where you will ride through the Pir Panjal Range area. This area features some of the best views you will encounter during this trip. You’ll join Planet Way Round group in this expedition. They will provide you with the rental of either a Royal Enfield 500 or Himalayan 410 CC. Your accommodations for this tour are clean rooms on a two-person sharing basis in hotels, guest houses, and Swiss tents.
Witness the beauty of the Pir Panjal Range
Website: Pir Panjal Range on bike
Price: 2,350 to 4,400 USD
9. Experience breathtaking Buddhist monasteries by motorbike
Join the Freedom Riders on this breathtaking motorcycle tour along the Buddhist circuit. Aside from visiting Buddhist monasteries, you will also see the Kinnaur Valley, Spiti Valley, and beautiful passes, including clear turquoise water in high altitude lakes. Only breakfast and accommodation are included during this 12-night tour. Your accommodations will be in unique three to five-star hotels and in a comfortable campsite near Chandra Taal. Experience an adventurous and relaxing motorcycling holiday.
Experience breathtaking Buddhist monasteries by motorbike
Website: Buddhist monasteries by motorbike
10. Enjoy the beauty of Delhi and Leh by motorbike
Get ready for one of the best and challenging rides of a lifetime. In Ladakh, you will see breathtaking views and landscapes. A half-day sightseeing activity in Leh, Ladakh, is included in the itinerary. You can choose between renting a Royal Enfield or Bullet Standard bike. For riding gear, only a helmet is included. Throughout the 12-night trip, you will be staying in various accommodations, like tents and hotels.
Enjoy the beauty of Delhi/Leh by motorbike
Website: Delhi/Leh by motorbike
Explore the Himalayas on bike
The Himalayas are one of the best destinations to explore by bike. Here, you will be able to experience and witness many breathtaking attractions for your adventurous and relaxing motorcycle holiday.
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