FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You need your motorcycle driving license, Adhaar card for Indians and a passport if you are Foreigner.
No we don’t as helmets are included for free with bikes.
You have to be at least 21 years old with a valid license.
All the Bikes are Serviced at our own workshop. So there are very less chanced of breakdown. Still the bike has to be tested by you. In case you feel there’s any trouble with the bike, you let us know and we fix it right away. If any mechanical problems occur after that, we provide a no-fee service untill 6 Kms.
if you crash your rented bike, the bike will be transported to the nearest garage .The damage to the bike will be assessed by the local garage which will do the repair, if possible. The bill for the repair will have to be paid by the renter. If the bike cannot be repaired, then your journey is over. No refund will be given on missed rental days and the cost of the transportation of the damaged bike back to the rental station of origin will be added to the repair bill whick will be payed by Hirer.
If the bike is rented locally, then the deposit is Rs 2000 – Rs5000, One Original Identity Proof with Address and Photo.
If the Bike is Rented for Leh / Ladakh / Spiti, the Security deposit for the bike is Rs 8000 – Rs 12,000.
If any Premium bike is rented deposits can vary from Rs 15000 – Rs 40,000.
Only for Spiti, Leh Tours.
The minimum rental period for leh is 7 days and for Spiti is 5 Days.
The height of the season is from May to September. For these months you should really book with nearly few weeks in advance, to be sure to have the model you wish for. For the rest of the year 2 weeks advance should be sufficient. Last minute rentals are also possible, if there will be something available, but probably not what you are looking for. Groups of 4 or more bikes should be booked with at least 1 month in advance
First of all send an email on firstname.lastname@example.org asking for availability of the bike of your wishes out of the models listed in the Rental section. You should then fill the booking form and submit it on the site itself. Once you get an answer on what is available you will be asked to process the advance payment for the bike. Then your rental will be then confirmed by email.
Yes, We do. Please look at our One way Deals section.
Yes, we can securely store any item at our base until you return and we can even courier your luggage to your forward location if hiring one way. If you are picking up the luggage from same place u left it, its free of charge. But if u need to get it sent somewhere else, extra charges apply.
You should hold a valid International Motorcycle driving license in case you are a foreigner. For Indian nationals, Motorcycle License is must.
Yes. The participants must get their riding gear consisting a Hemet, armored Jacket and trousers, Eye Protection Gear, Arm and Knee guards. Though its better to bring your own gear, BRM Expeditions can offer some gear if one finds getting his gear along difficult.
Normally, you should wear waterproof riding gear, riding boots, riding gloves along with a helmet. But if you do not have riding gear, wear clothing that will give you some protection in the unlikely event of a spill. As a minimum, you should wear the following: Footwear that protects your feet and your ankles (hiking boots are good). Durable pants-leather is best; but you can make do with jeans, work pants, or something similar. An abrasion resistant jacket that zips or buttons up close to the neck. For the Ladakh tour, you would also need a pair of thermal inner wear to combat the cold. Please make sure your riding gear is waterproof or you have a separate rain gear. You should also pack nightwear and casual clothing and footwear for your time away from the motorcycle
In Event of Sickness or Injury, The BRM Expeditions Support team will try to get the participant to the nearest medical facility. Any Costs or expenditures incurred as a result are to be paid by the participant. Also, depending on the nature of Sickness/ injury and in consultation with the local medical examiner, the BRM Expedition staff reserves the right to cancel the participation of the affected individual. No refund shall be offered in such a case.
You would need a valid passport good for atleast 6 months after the last day of the tour you are participating in. You are also advised to carry a medial insurance as well as a travel insurance that sufficiently covers the bike, you and any third party damages/injuries.
For every Tour that we organize, an Inclusions / Exclusion section is shared. You may contact us if there is any question or if you want more clarity around any points.
We recommend everyone who signs up for our tours to have atleast a one-year motorcycle riding experience and some experience of riding in off road conditions. You must bear in mind that all roads routes throughout the Himalayas are constantly subject to small landslides and water damage during the heavy monsoon rain months that usually occur from June to September. While off road riding experience is not mandatory, it can be very helpful to navigate these sorts of occasional rough road sections on anyone of our given Himalayan tour routes. You are advised to get comfortable on a 500cc motorbike if you are to take a tour with us. We reserve the right to terminate any participants’ ride if his riding skills are not up to the mark for the intended tour. Please feel free to email us to discuss riding skills and specific tour route conditions and requirements in more detail
Every Organized tour has a BRM Expeditions mechanic along who does the necessary repair and maintenance work on the bikes daily. Hence breakdowns are extremely rare. If any Parts need to be changed, the mechanic shall notify you and the cost of the part is charged to you. In Case of a break down so severe that the bike is rendered incompetent, BRM Expedition team takes a decision based on feasibility, of either supplying you a new bike or making alternate travel arrangement for you.
You would be served Indian/English Breakfast and A vegetarian Buffet Dinner at the hotels /Camps. The lunches are excluded from the pricing as we are mostly on the road and you can individually decide and pay for what you eat. If you have any dietary preferences, we recommend you to share the same by getting in touch with us.
Yes. A passenger can join a tour as a Pillion or can book a Seat in SUV. Please write to us for more info regarding this option.
Yes, We always have Support vehicles in our tours which have more than 5 bikes. Our Support vehicles normally include Isuzu Dmax Vcross 4×4 and Mahindra XUV500. On our larger groups we take a Tempo Traveller. These vehicles carry all your luggage, Spare fuel and Spares as well.
No. All our tours have aleast 1 rest day. On some days, we will take time to enjoy major attractions that are a scheduled part of the expedition. On other days, you may explore local sites on your own, or just rest and do what you please.
Yes, there is a restriction on the number of riders for every tour. The main reason behind this is to keep the group size small for us to interact with each rider personally and give them proper attention. The maximum riders we take on a tour are mentioned on the individual tour pages.
BRM Expeditions will custom-design a route to your specifications and desires with a minimum of 6 tour members. So if your motorcycle club or group of friends is interested in organising a unique tour all you have to do is contact us.
Yes, lodging for all our tours are on double-occupancy basis, but you can choose to avail of single-occupancy lodging for an additional charge.
No. The tour prices do not cover any Airfare, Be it International or Domestic. The price quoted for a tour can be Inclusive of Taxes, and the confirmation for the same is shared on every tours Included Section.
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