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Himalayan High Road Challenge- Ladakh India

Gday there Motorcycle Adventure Riders.

Looking for willing participants, for an experience that will never been forgotten. I am starting up a new motorbike tour company called World On Wheels, and am looking for up to 10 people who would like to be guided on some of the most amazing roads in the world. The tour will last 21 days, and takes you through Northern India, into Ladakh on the highest motorable roads in the world.

Their would be no fees to you. You would pay your own way, all the way. I will guide you, as I have had many years experience in the region. All that I ask is that we can take some photo's of you for our brochure and website. We figure this is a good way to start for us, mainly to get feedback from you.
As I said before their would be no fees for you, and I have all the contacts to ensure that you have everything available to you for a cheap price.
My names Brett, and I'm from Tasmania, and my partner is Svieta, and she is from Russia.
So, what you think....
Would love to hear from you.....

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My bike or your bike ?

If yours, I'm interested
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Thumbs up Depends on timing and bike

If you're supplying the bike I would most definitely be interested, It would depend on timing of coarse.

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All the costs involved with the trip, you guys will pay for. I can organize absolutely everything. Bikes, mechanic(If you want), itinerary, etc....
I would run it like you were my clients, as if a normal tour operation, however you will only pay cost price.

The business World On Wheels, and the Himalayan High Road Challenge, has already been set up, however my partner and I want to run the first tour with no profit. the reason for this is simple..... we would love to get images of our group, videos, and most importantly feedback.
We can organize anything that you might want, from different standards of accommodation etc.
Basically you are getting a tour, for cost.
If you want an idea of how much it would cost you. I will try to give you an idea.
Bike- around $15 per day
Fuel- around $$10 per day
Accommodation from - $5 - the skies the limit. But for something nice if its a single around $15-$20 or half that for 2 people in a double room.
Food- Depends on you- but ranging from $3- $25 per day. In our opinion from experience $20 is more than enough for quality food.
As far as when the tours should go...... Anytime from end of June to September. The closer to June, the colder it is. ( But amazing, and our personal favourite).

I can tell you this. Ladakh is amazing.... words cannot describe that place. You will be left with stories to share thru the generations... A+++

If there is absolutely anything that you would like to know.... if you want some images sent to you, please feel free to contact us.
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Hi,

I've been to Manali a few years back and have been dreaming of Leh and Ladakh ever since.

my girlfriend is from India and we are planning a trip for June. Would like to join you if possible.

But we'll need a bike.

Thanks,

Victor
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Hey Victor,
Would love you guys to join us. I guess you have read my posts, and you guys have experience in India, so u know the costs involved. I can organise anything you want....
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If it is this June or July..I would be interested..would we be riding the good old Royal Enfield by any chance ?? I would be available the end of June..
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Hi Brett

I've wanted to ride this area ever since I bookmarked the write-up and video of Yogesh Sakar and his mates doing it on Baja 160s and the like. Here's another recent write up with Enfields.

I'm interested and I've done a few days riding around Goa so I've some idea of Indian roads and driving standards. A rough budget for bike, fuel, accommodation and food for the 21 days looks like being around $1200-1400.

Where would we fly into--New Delhi? A quick search has found return flights for £400-450, but maybe this could be bettered.

I'm free for most dates but would prefer (if possible) not to miss the annual HU meet in the UK which is 24-27 June 2010.

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All the costs involved with the trip, you guys will pay for. I can organize absolutely everything. Bikes, mechanic(If you want), itinerary, etc....
I would run it like you were my clients, as if a normal tour operation, however you will only pay cost price.

The business World On Wheels, and the Himalayan High Road Challenge, has already been set up, however my partner and I want to run the first tour with no profit. the reason for this is simple..... we would love to get images of our group, videos, and most importantly feedback.
We can organize anything that you might want, from different standards of accommodation etc.
Basically you are getting a tour, for cost.
If you want an idea of how much it would cost you. I will try to give you an idea.
Bike- around $15 per day
Fuel- around $$10 per day
Accommodation from - $5 - the skies the limit. But for something nice if its a single around $15-$20 or half that for 2 people in a double room.
Food- Depends on you- but ranging from $3- $25 per day. In our opinion from experience $20 is more than enough for quality food.
As far as when the tours should go...... Anytime from end of June to September. The closer to June, the colder it is. ( But amazing, and our personal favourite).

I can tell you this. Ladakh is amazing.... words cannot describe that place. You will be left with stories to share thru the generations... A+++

If there is absolutely anything that you would like to know.... if you want some images sent to you, please feel free to contact us.
I'm definitely interested but would prefer a lightweight modern enduro bike like a XR400 etc. and not an Enfield.

I would also prefer some more time than 3 weeks, with stays in the villages along the way and not driving every day.

Single modest room and food is ok for me.

What is the route ?

When will there be some definite plans and itinerary ?
I need to reserve my summerholiday a good time in advance ?

Do you have a homepage with pictures ?

What is the security situation in the area ?

What kind of gaurantee can you offer, if we have to pay you in advance ?
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Sounds good

Again interested. Timing and cost seems right. I'd prefer an enfield (rode one through Raj. and southern India about 15 yrs. ago) but would ride most anything.

I'm a professional videographer which might be of some interest to you however I generally don't like to combine business with pleasure.

Keep me informed as to your plans - is there anyway I can get you my email without plastering it all over this board?

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My email is wow_in_india@yahoo.com if anyone wants to contact me directly..
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when mate?
Hey there Cole,

We are flexible for this trip, however we reckon the best time to travel is around the end of June...
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Hi,

I've been to Manali a few years back and have been dreaming of Leh and Ladakh ever since.

my girlfriend is from India and we are planning a trip for June. Would like to join you if possible.

But we'll need a bike.

Thanks,

Victor
Hey Victor,
Would love for you guys to join us....
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If it is this June or July..I would be interested..would we be riding the good old Royal Enfield by any chance ?? I would be available the end of June..
hey Bjorg,

Yeah definately on an Enfield. We recommend either a 500cc bullet, or a 350 Thunderbird. Personally, I think the thunderbird is perfect for this trip...
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