Sunday, February 8, 2009

Budget for participating in Great Tibetan Marathon

Budget Rs.30-35k is the bare minimum, if you include the race fees!

Registration fees were 8K (2 years back) so budget 10k, to factor in inflation! (Pl. note this is a special rate for Indian resident citizens, the regular rate is about 40K)

Bom-Del - Bom - 6.5K (book now and you will get full service airlines)
Del-Man - 1k (Bus)
Man-leh - 1-1.5k (Bus or four wheel drive taxi)
Manali stay - 0.5k (overnight stop over at a yatri nivas)
Leh stay - twin sharing about .3k x 10days - 3k (but budget for .5k per day) - ref. link below or use travel sites to find deals.
Leh/manali food - 0.5k per day x 10 - 5k
All terrain bike trip Khardungla to leh - 1k (downhill)
visit to lake - 1k (in a group)
Nubra valley (in the group) - 1.5k (trek will cost you a lot more, the hotel will be able to organise it)
Manali - Srinagar - 1k (bus)
Trek in manali - 1k
Shopping - 1-2k (t shirts & shopping at monastery)
Srinagar - Delhi - 4k (Air)

Above is the bare minimum cost. let me know if anything has been missed out.

My Place of stay was silverline Inn (can't find their number, pl. check
online, i will also look for it).
http://greattibetanmarathon.blogspot.com/2007/08/room-with-view-in-leh.html

Must visit desert rain cafe
http://greattibetanmarathon.blogspot.com/2007/08/desert-rain-cafe-leh.html

scroll from bottom to top on the blog..to view pics and other details from the adventure marathon.

1 comment:

david said...

hi, i'm in india at the moment and am thinking about doing the tibetan marathon (or half- fitness depending!) in july- i did the dublin marathon in oct so hope i can pull it together in time again- but i can only find registration for package tours. Is there a simple registration site?



Cheers,
Keo