Cross India Challenge is a series of guided motorcycle
and scooter tours across the vast Indian territories,
and although we have included everything you need into our tour packages, but traveling always require prior planning.
Here you will find some
further details that will
help you plan your next adventure around India
Registration for Cross India Challenge tours are easy. Just click on the REGISTRATION link on the right side navigation menu or click here to be directed to the tour registration form and fill it out. Once your application is submitted, our registration team will contact you shortly to confirm and finalize your application.
Pillion riders are
allowed in Cross India
Challenge tours, however it
is not advised on very
demanding and challenging
tours like the Himalayas. If
you are traveling with a
pillion rider, please ask
them to fill out a separate
registration form. Pillion
riders must be 16 years of
age or older.
We have few spots for accompanying persons in our chase vans. If you
are traveling with an accompanying person, please ask them to fill out a separate registration form. Accompanying persons must be 16 years of age or older.
A valid passport is required to travel to India, and a valid
international driving license with motorcycle endorsement is required to
be able to ride motorcycles in India.
We are aware that travel plans can change, however fees and costs are based on the number of confirmed participants
and changing this number mid
way affects the entire
operation of the tour. The following cancellation guidelines are in place:
Cancellation before 8 weeks before the tour departure date: 50% of the registration fee is refunded *
Cancellation after 8 weeks before the tour departure date: 0% of the registration fee is refunded *
* banking transfer charges are to be covered by the registrant.
Motorcycle riding is risky at the best conditions. Please wear proper protective gear while riding in any of our tours. If bringing your protective gear is a weight issue while flying to India, please contact us and we can provide options for you.
Wearing a helmet during Cross India Challenge tours is mandatory. If you
do not wish to bring your own helmet, we have a helmet rental option at very reasonable prices. Please check the helmet rental option while filling our the registration form.
All Cross India Challenge tours include breakfast and dinners. Both are usually served at the hotels/camps where you will be staying. For lunch while riding, you can always pack some fruits that are rich with energy and nutrition or cookies and biscuits.
All participants in Cross India Challenge tours will be handed
a number of long sleeve t-shirts to wear during the tour. Be prepared that you might encounter cold weather during early starts and at nights, so prepare yourself with a light jacket or a sweater.
Please pack light and maintain your luggage to the smallest size and lightest weight possible. You will be carrying your luggage on your motorcycle during the challenge and heavy weight luggage could sacrifice your balance. In the case you can not fit your luggage on your motorcycle we can place it in our chase van, but space is very limited.
You will receive your official t-shirts in your welcome kit, so plan for enough space to store them in your luggage.
Please check with your local health authorities in your country if vaccination is required before traveling to India.
It is suggested that participants bring not only medications for likely gastrointestinal problems but also other prescription for personal use as local availability in remote areas is extremely limited.
Travel insurance is always an advantages when traveling abroad. It is highly advisable to obtain a travel and accident insurance before you leave to India.
Before the tour starts,
you will be asked to sign
rental agreement and pay a
security deposit of $200.
The security deposit will be
returned to you in full at
the end of the tour if there
are no damages to your
otherwise the cost to fix
any damages will be deducted
from the security deposit
and the balance will be
returned to you.
VISA TO INDIA
Most visitors to India need to obtain a visa prior to entry to the country. The online e-Visa system https://indianvisaonline.gov.in is available to many nationals around the globe. It is advises to check the Indian Visa website for more information on how to get your visa to India.
The official language of Cross India Challenge is English and all communications will be in English.
Local currency in India is the Indian Rupee (INR). Exchange rates are around 65 INR per 1 USD.