Manali Chandratal Cycle Expedition

Brief Description

A cycle expedition from Manali to the beautiful Chandratal lake. It takes you from the lush green lands of Kullu through the arid landscape of spiti & lahaul . The blue water of chandratal lake will take your breath away & reaching here on cycles gives you another level of high. A must do cycling trip for anyone who is into cycling . One of india's best cycling route in terms of natural beauty. Chandra Taal (meaning the Lake of the Moon) is situated at an altitude of about 4,300 Metres. Mountains of scree overlook the lake on one side, and a magnificent cirque presents a view on the other. The name of the lake originates from its crescent shape.

Why Bikat?

  • Special for this Expedition
    • Batch Size : Max 12
    • 1 Support Vehicle for every 6 participants
    • Dedicated Camping Vehicle
    • Brilliant condition Scott Aspect 950 bikes on rent
    • Twin Sharing Tents during the expedition
    • Twin Sharing Hotel Stay in Manali for 1 night (Hotel Woodbine or Similar)
  • Learning Experience: We do not just focus on completing the trek but also help you develop basic trekking knowledge & skills like:
    • Morning Yoga & Evening stretching
    • Assembling & Disassembling an MTB
    • How to pitch and dismantle a camping tent and properly use a sleeping bag
    • How to do basic maintenance of an MTB
    • How to fix a flat MTB tyre
  • Loyalty Programs: Join Bikat community and enjoy benefits of our vouchers and referral programs.
  • Personalized attention: We have small batch size (max. 12) and to enable individual focus and monitoring.
  • Best Expedition Leaders: Our leaders are advanced mountaineering course qualified, specially trained in rescue procedures from NIM and certified first-aid responders. Even our local guides are certified, first-aid responders.
  • Safety norms: We have mapped every region with an emergency evacuation plan and safety protocols. We focus on acclimatization We carry an extensive first-aid kit including oxygen cylinders and high altitude medicines.


Show detailed itinerary
1 Day 1
Day 1 : Arrival in Manali, Distance: 0, Altitude: 1,980 m (6,400 ft)
2 Day 2
Day 2 : Manali-Marhi, Distance:38 kms, Altitude: 3,300 m (10,800 ft)
3 Day 3
Day 3: Marhi-Chhatru, Distance: 50 kms, Altitude: 3200m (10,499 ft)
4 Day 4
Day 4: Chhatru-Batal, Distance: 31 kms, Altitude: 4095m (13,435 ft)
5 Day 5
Day 5 : Batal-Chandratal, Distance: 14 kms, Altitude: 4300m (14,100 ft)
6 Day 6
Day 6: Chandratal-Manali, Distance: 118 kms, Altitude: 3250m (10,663 ft)

Frequently Asked Questions

Age limit: What is the minimum & maximum age limit?

The minimum age limit is 13 years. However, minors aged between 13 to 17 should be accompanied with their parents or guardians. If you are above the age of 60, kindly carry a medical certificate from your doctor that deem you fit for adventure activities like trekking.

Eligibility: Experience required

  1. Jog/Run for 5 Kms in 25-30 mins or Walk continuously for 10 kms (with 3-4 small breaks) on plain terrain (slight incline is better) - You would be required to produce a screenshot from a fitness app testifying the same
  2. Hold your breath for 30-35 seconds

If you are not meeting these benchmarks, please use the preparation schedule to improve your fitness till you achieve the above benchmarks.

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Terms & Conditions

What's Included

  • All Meals during the expedition ( Starting Lunch on Day 2)
  • Entry Fee,if any (Upto the amount charged for Indian nationals)
  • Camping Charges,if any (Upto the amount charged for Indian nationals)
  • 1 Night Hotel/Guest House Stay in Manali on sharing basis
  • Separate Camping Vehicle
  • One support vehicle per 6 Participants. 2 Support Vehicles in a batch of 12.
  • Services of a First Aid certified expedition leader & Asst. Leader in group of 12.
  • Services of support team include expedition cook,helper.
  • Certified first aid support & kit includes Oxygen Cylinder.
  • Energy Bars, Dry Fruits & Refreshment during day ride.

What's not Included

  • Bicycle Rent
  • Meals during Hotel Stays
  • Any Kind of Insurance
  • Any expense of personal nature
  • Any expense not specified in the inclusion list

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