2015 Himalayan Odyssey flagged off


55 Royal Enfield riders to make their way to Leh from New Delhi.

Royal Enfield OdysseyThe journey was flagged off from India Gate, New Delhi, on 10 July, 2015 by Rudratej Singh, president of Royal Enfield. A total of 55 Royal Enfield riders are participating in the event.

The journey will take the 55 riders through three mountain ranges, which will include six motor able passes, covering a total distance of more than 2,700km. The riders will pass through Parwanoo, a town divided by the Shivalik range, and move on to Narkanda in the Shimla district, where they will be at an altitude of 8,599ft. The next stop will be the Jispa village, about 10,500ft above sea level, and the temperature at night drops to about two degrees Celsius.

Riders will also pass through Sarchu or Sir Bhum Chun, a major halt the Himalayas with tenting accommodation. The riders will pass through Rumtse and Hunder through Wari La and finally reach Khardung-La high up at 18,380ft on 20 July, 2015.

This time around, Royal Enfield has allowed pillion riders to take part in the event as well.

Source: Autocar India

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