Royal Enfield flags off 10th Himalayan Odyssey: 100 bullets and Delhi-Leh-Delhi
The 10th edition of Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey was flagged of from Delhi’s India Gate today. A total of 100 riders from across the country and overseas are participating in this 2700 km journey to Khardung La, the world’s highest motorable road which is at a height of 18,365 ft above sea level.
10th Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey is a non competitive motorcycling extravaganza which takes place each year. This time round the event will have riders divided into two groups. They will ride out of Delhi, meet at Leh and then go on as one contingent to Khardung La returning after a period of two weeks to Delhi in 8th July.
Coming to the Capital, this cavalcade of riders have come across metros and small cities of India where they will test their riding prowess across some of the most challenging of terrains in the country. The riders will be most tested across the terrains of Parwanoo, Narkhanda, Keylong, Sarchu via Kalpa and Kaza region with the latter two areas proving to be the most challenging for even seasoned riders.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Himalayan Odyssey, Royal Enfield has organised a special reunion ceremony in Leh on the 30th of this month wherein present contingent of 100 riders will take a victory lap around the city of Leh to celebrate 10 years of this highly exciting biking experience.
Shaji Koshy, Senior Vice-President Sales & Marketing Royal Enfield said, “The Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey is the ultimate motorcycling adventure that unites the rider with the bike and the terrain to create an experience of a lifetime. It is this love of pure unadulterated motorcycling that brings the riders together from all over the world and bond over their common passion of riding on a Royal Enfield to the Himalayas. In our 10th year now, this ride has only become bigger and better with a record number of 100 riders riding together to Ladakh on their Royal Enfields. ”