Lead Rider: Moksha Jetley
Tour Organiser: Native Tibet Agency Photography & Partnerships: Caroline Letrange
|Group size:||Min 6 and Max 16 people|
|Destination:||China / Tibet / China|
Our Services include the following during the trip:
- English speaking tour guide
- One Bike Mechanic man throughout the journey
- One experienced Bike Team Leader during whole ride * Accommodation for Bike T leader & Mechanic
- Bike tire repair tool, chain, chain oil & side + tail box
- One business Ford van with 12 seats during the tour for carrying staff and emergency response
- Truck for carrying bikes for any breakdown instances
- Bike riding papers from Chengdu (riders need to be presented in person)
- Accommodation in Chengdu & Tibet
- All sightseeing entrance tickets
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Commercial insurance for bike G310GS/R
Our services exclude the following during the trip:
- Chinese visa fee
- Domestic and international flight tickets
- Motorbikes with a pillion passenger (Charges 300RMB / day/person)
- All trekking and riding equipment
- Meals as per the itinerary, and meals will be arranged on the road to allow flexibility and will be in Tibetan, Indian/Nepal & Han Chinese restaurants. If participants have special dietary requirements, please do inform the tour operator and they will arrange your meals according to the needs of client – Please bear in mind that Tibet remains a remote and poor country will scarce food in some places. Despite our best efforts, we may not be able to serve to your exact needs during the trip.
- The Restaurants along the road from Lhasa to EBC have options from Tibetan to Chinese mainland Sichuan tasted food and pack lunch will not be necessary. Your tour agency will provide fruits, snacks, mineral water, & coffee throughout journey. Bring the snacks that suits your buds.
- The best restaurant in EBC is either the Rongphuk monastery restaurant but we may choose to have meals in the local tent which will provide simple but local tasty food from Noodles to Sham Dre (Patatoe, Yak meat with rice), butter tea, milk tea, salted black tea, soft drinks, and beer.
- For group from 14 to 16 people, an extra tour guide will be added to the tour for your safety with an extra fee USD $80/pp
- The motorbikes provided cannot be changed to another model and we will be allocating a motorbike per rider. We reserve the right to make any decision that is best, both for the group and each individual riders and our decision is final.
- Find further details about the motorbike models provided during the tour (for your information only)
- We recommend that you undergo a thorough medical check before departure and keep a provide certificate from your doctor that you are fit to travel in altitude, above 4000m. Thank you to provide a copy to the tour agency upon booking.
- Be aware that your travel insurance must cover you for adventure trips, including motorbike, and above the altitude of 4000m – the altitude cover is mandatory and failure to comply may result to the cancellation of your trip without refund. You should provide proof of your full insurance upon booking.
- We recommend that you undergo a motorbike-training course before heading to Tibet. Roads are generally good but the terrain in some places may be difficult with unmarked roads and rocky trails. Always drive safely and be very careful when animals, vehicle and people are around (whether on the road/trail or in proximity) as they may have unpredictable behavior when seeing a motorized group of riders.We recommend Richard >>
- Tibet is very remote and there are NO helicopter evacuation options in case of accident or emergency. Transport to any hospital / border or main city will be done by road and may take several days. We strongly recommend that you take your personal medical kit with you at all times. Ride safe at all times.
We strongly recommend that you subscribe to Global Rescue for any search and rescue operations.
- We will have to pass through numerous check-points and show visas and stamps on multiple occasions. To make your journey as enjoyable as possible and to prevent unnecessary delays, it is highly recommended to always demonstrate a respectful attitude, avoid being part of demonstrations, gatherings or to engage in conversations or displays that may be considered as offensive. Never loose your temper in any circumstances, this may be misinterpreted by the locals.
- Women travelling with us will find plenty of good advise and travel tips
thanks to our partner SHETRAVEL. Being a member is not mandatory but
would definitely help be fully prepared for this journey in the remote Himalayas.