J&D Custom Co. X Motorcycle Expeditions
Manali To Kaza (Spiti Valley)
We extend a warm invitation to motorcyclists from across the globe to participate in this extraordinary event. Scram Himalaya promises an unparalleled two-wheel experience, where camaraderie and the true spirit of motorcycling converge amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas.
Scram Himalaya is the ultimate playground for those yearning for adventure in the mighty Himalayas, where you can quench your thirst for excitement. The event takes you on an unforgettable ride through challenging high-altitude terrains that will test both your riding skills and physical endurance, leaving you with an unbeatable sense of accomplishment specially when you are riding Bullet 500 Scramblers or your own custom built machine.
The route from Manali to Kaza in the Spiti Valley spans 400 kilometers over two action-packed days. As you traverse this magnificent route, you'll encounter a multitude of road conditions, each presenting its unique set of thrills and challenges. From smooth tarmac that lets you open up the throttle to rugged off-the-beaten-track trails with gravel and water crossings, every twist and turn offers a new facet of adventure.
Scram Himalaya is more than just a motorcycle ride; it's an opportunity to immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes, the rich culture of the region, and the shared passion for motorcycling that brings riders together from all corners of the world.
So gear up, embrace the adrenaline, and get ready to embark on an epic journey that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Join us for the ride of a lifetime!
Day 1 – Arrival in Manali: Gateway to Adventure
Upon arriving in Manali - the gateway to this incredible journey, you will be warmly greeted and directed to check-in at the hotel. Rest assured, we have arranged comfortable twin-sharing accommodations for you, complete with hearty breakfasts and delicious dinners to fuel you for the days ahead.
Check-in time is at 12:00 PM, so you can settle in and freshen up before immersing yourself in the adventure. We kindly request all participants to present any personal identification required for hotel check-in.
As the afternoon unfurls, you'll have the opportunity to meet and greet the enthusiastic crew and your fellow participants. This camaraderie-building session is a perfect way to connect with like-minded adventurers who share your passion for two-wheel exploration. During this meet, you will also receive a detailed briefing on the upcoming epic journey that is Scram Himalaya.
Day 2 – Manali to Kaza: Journey to the Himalayan Gem
On Day 2, get ready for an exhilarating expedition from Manali to Kaza, spanning 230 kilometers and approximately 8 to 9 hours of awe-inspiring riding.
As the sun peeks over the horizon, we embark on our journey, starting with a thrilling ride through the renowned Atal Tunnel. The road ahead transforms into a gravel path, leading us towards the Pass.
Brace yourself for the longest day on the saddle, a true test of both skill and determination. The ascent in elevation and the seemingly never-ending zigzagging roads into the mystical Spiti valley promise an adventure like no other.
The challenges may be formidable, but every twist and turn on this path brings rewards beyond imagination. The breathtaking landscapes, the untamed beauty of the Himalayas, and the sense of accomplishment will make this journey a truly worthwhile adventure.
Upon reaching Kaza, we'll check into a cozy hotel, where you can unwind and rest after the day's exhilarating ride. A well-deserved dinner awaits, allowing you to replenish your energy for the days that lie ahead.
Day 3 – Kaza Exploration
As the sun rises over the breathtaking desert mountain top, Day 3 in Kaza promises more exciting adventures. Gear up to conquer another challenge by embarking on a thrilling hill climb towards the magnificent statue of Lord Buddha. Feel the rush as you ascend higher, soaking in the panoramic views that surround you.
Afterward, get ready for a fun-filled drag race, where you can showcase your riding prowess and speed. But the excitement doesn't stop there! Later in the day, it's time for a fantastic fancy dress ride. Prepare your costume and channel your inner idol actor or superhero as you join in the parade of creativity and enthusiasm.
As the evening descends, gather around the warm firepit, and crack open some refreshing beers while immersing yourself in the cultural folklore of Spiti valley. Listen to captivating stories and immerse yourself in the local traditions, adding an enriching experience to your journey.
The day concludes with a delicious dinner served at the hotel, leaving you with the perfect opportunity to bond with your fellow riders and share your unforgettable moments. Rest well, for tomorrow holds even more exciting surprises as you continue your expedition through the wonders of Kaza.
Day 4 – Rally and Farewell: Kaza to Manali
As we bid adieu to the captivating Kaza, Day 4 takes us back to Manali, retracing the same adventurous route we conquered earlier. However, before we conclude this unforgettable journey, we have one last thrill in store for you – a thrilling section of Rally.
Prepare to unleash your competitive spirit and showcase your off-road riding prowess on this challenging stretch. The Rally will put your skills to the test, and you'll need to be at the top of your game to conquer this particular section. It's a chance to prove your mettle and leave a lasting mark on Scram Himalaya.
Upon arriving back in Manali, the excitement peaks as you ride into the podium with pride. Your participation and triumph in Scram Himalaya will be commemorated with a well-deserved trophy, a symbol of your remarkable adventure.
In the evening, join us for a heartfelt farewell Musical event. Let the music and camaraderie fill the air as we bid goodbye to this extraordinary journey. The memories you've gathered during this adventure will be cherished forever, a precious bundle of experiences to carry with you.
Day 5 – Departure: The End of an Epic Tale
With gratitude for joining us on this incredible journey, we bid you farewell.
Before embarking on this thrilling adventure, we want to ensure that you are well-prepared for the unforgettable journey that awaits. Here are some essential guidelines to keep in mind:
Motorcycle: There are two options for participating in Scram Himalaya, one is you ride our Bullet 500 equipped with the Scrambler Kit or you bring your own customized motorcycle. We believe that customized bikes reflect your passion for two-wheels. So either ride our custom scrambler or bring your custom ride to embrace your unique style. Stock bikes are best left in your shed for now. You can send your bike's picture to us for checking customized eligibilty.
Insurance Coverage: Prioritize safety first! Ensure that your insurance adequately covers any potential road injuries. A secure and protected ride is crucial for a worry-free journey.
Riding Experience: Make sure you possess competitive riding skills, as this adventure demands a confident rider. Off-road riding experience is required to conquer the challenging terrains.
Mechanical Skills: Basic mechanical know-how is essential, though our team will be on hand to address any wear and tear issues. Familiarize yourself with your bike to ensure a smooth ride.
Fancy Dress: Pack your creative spirit! Bring along your fancy dress, as you have the freedom to disguise yourself into whatever character or persona you desire.
Riding Gear: Dust off your riding gear and be well-equipped for the journey. However, we kindly request you not to show up in your thong; appropriate riding attire is essential for comfort and safety.
Altitude Eligibility: Ensure you are eligible to ride in high-altitude regions. Acquaint yourself with the effects of altitude and take necessary precautions for a healthy and enjoyable experience.
Medication: If you are under any prescribed medication, remember to pack an ample supply for the duration of the adventure.