Riding the Himalaya

September 10, 2011 by

Its been a while since i did any summer riding, and due to the unrest in Syria and Egypt we had to cancel our Euro trip this year…the only way to reach Europe is thru Syria or by ferry from Alexandria, Egypt.

Five of my friends decided to look for an alternative and they ended up joining an organized 11 day Himalayan bike tour thru Spiti Valley, Manali all the way to Leh – the capital of the former Himalayan kingdom-  on an 500cc Royal Enfield.

The guys left yesterday to New Delhi and from the outskirts of  Delhi they will start their 11 day Himalayan adventure reaching altitudes of over 5500 meters on some of the toughest biking routes in the world.

The nice thing about this trip is being a one way trip,  so they won’t be riding the motorcycles back.. they will be flying back to Delhi once they reach Leh.

I will try to post updates about the trip if i get any, but i believe the updates will be very little considering the route and the lack of communication tools.