Feel the thrill of riding on the highland roads of Ladakh, a journey where you ride at your own speed, while the cool breeze brushing through the majestic mountains kisses your face. The Ladakh bike trip is every biker's dream and to satiate the rider in you we have designed special Manali to Leh bike trip package which starts from Manali. Drive via Lahaul valley and enter the Greater Himalayan landscape. Treat your eyes to the scenic views as you're driving past the Baralacha Pass. After visiting the scenic passes spend your night while gazing the stars at the camps in Sarchu. It is better to experience a place once than to read about it a thousand times. Join our 11 Nights/12 Days Ladakh bike Trip Tour and make memories of a lifetime.
date_range 11 Nights / 12 Days
Day 1: Delhi - Manali (14 hrs. Journey)
Board the evening Volvo from Delhi and head to Manali. Overnight journey to Manali.
Day 2: Arrive at Manali (Bike Test Trip & Inspection)
Arrive at Manali bus stand in morning. Check-in at the hotel and have some rest. Post breakfast and some leisure in afternoon, get ready for your motorbike tour. Start riding the meandering roads of the Kullu Valley with Himalayas on one side and the roaring River Beas on the other. Do not lose yourself in admiring the stunning scenery as the roads are pretty tricky. Enjoy the amazing and exciting experience. Return to hotel in evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Manali - Jispa
Wake up early morning. Get ready for an exciting day. Start your bike ride by driving on the stunning Rohtang Pass, positioned at an altitude of 3798 m. The excitement of driving on this pass lies in the fact that this is an extremely challenging road with hairpin bends. Drive via Lahaul valley, nestled amid snow-clad peaks. Arrive at Jispa in the evening. Savor mountain dinner comprising of hot momos and Thukpa (a special traditional Himalayan soup). Overnight stay in Jispa.
Day 4: Jispa - Sarchu
The day is going to be equally amazing. Start your bike journey to Sarchu, the next beautiful destination. As you drive past Jispa, you enter the Greater Himalayan landscape. Notice that size of the mountains has become bigger than the previous roads. Treat your eyes to the wonderful views as you are crossing the Baralachha Pass (5000m). Continue your ride till you reach Sarchu, a village that forms the border line between Himachal and J&K. Check-in at the Sarchu camps. The rest of the day is for relaxing. Make sure that you consume a lot of fluids. Night stay in camp.
Day 5: Sarchu - Leh
The journey today is going to be challenging as you are going to ride your bike via flatlands, entering into mountainous range horizon. Keep riding on one of the world's highest mountain pass, Tanglang-La Pass (5300 m). As you cross the pass, you'll enter into the mountainous roads of Leh. On the way you'll cross the most popular monasteries of Leh- Thiksey and Shey, made on hilltops. On the borders of Changspa, check in at the hotel. The evening is at leisure. Savor local delicacies and get an insight into the culture of Ladakh. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 6: Day at Leisure
The day is at leisure as you've covered a lot of ground past day and gear up for next day to ride on one of the highest motorable passes in the world (Khadungla Pass). You can enjoy your evening at Leh market. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: Leh – Enroute Khardungla – Nubra Valley ( 280 k.m, 5-6 hrs journey )
Wake up to a refreshing morning and travel to Nubra Valley, a cold desert with vast landscapes and mountain ranges. Feel the thrill of crossing one of the highest motorable passes in the world, Khardung La. Once you reach Nubra, enjoy a camel ride in the desert mountains of Hunder (at additional cost). Overnight stay in Nubra.
Day 8: Nubra to Pangong tso
Prepare for another day of a daring off-roading experience as you traverse through untamed paths in the high mountains. The route leads to the beautiful Pangong Tso (lake) via Shyok river or Wari La Pass. It is quite challenging yet thrilling and is generally used by the army. On arrival, prepare for a captivating overnight camping experience near the enchanting blue lake.
Day 9: Pangong - Leh via Drive
In morning, get set for yet another journey exhilarating ride as you head back to Leh, via Chang La pass and Choglamsar. En route, stop at the famous Druk White Lotus School, featured in the blockbuster Bollywood movie ‘3 Idiots’ and Shanti Stupa, a beautiful white-domed Buddhist stupa surrounded by a stunning scenery of vast mountains. If time permits, you can even visit Magnetic Hill, War Memorial, and Gurudwara Pathar Sahib. Overnight stay will be provided in Leh.
Day 10: Leave for Kargil
After breakfast leave for Kargil, enroute visiting the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining "Moonland" hills. Lamayuru is known for its unique landscape that resembles the moon and also visit Spituk monastery & Alchi monastery. Take clicks of the beauty to cherish it as wonderful memories. Continue with your journey. On the way to Kargil you can view the 9m tall rock sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek (7th –8th century AD). On arrival check-in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 11: Kargil - Srinagar via Drive
Early departure for Srinagar driving through Drass (famous as the second coldest inhabited place in the world) and crossing the Zoji-la Pass (11,500-ft. / 3,505 m) to reach hill station of Sonamarg from where it's smooth driving through the beautiful Kashmir countryside to reach Srinagar & transfer to the hotel. Here you'll handover the bikes. Check-in at the hotel in evening for overnight stay.
Day 12: Back To Home
This is the last day of your trip when you check out of the houseboat/hotel post your breakfast and cab will drop you at Srinagar airport. Board the flight back to home. End of trip.
- Accommodation on twin / triple sharing basis at all the locations (depending on the group size)
- Fuel for bikes included
- Inner Line Permit for Leh Ladakh
- 500 CC Royal Enfield Bike as per the itinerary
- Reflective Jacket & Rider's Batch
- Helmet for the Rider and Pillion
- Permit for Rohtang Pass
- Meal plan : MAP - Modified American Plan - Rooms with breakfast and Dinner (11 Breakfast and 11 Dinner)
- Deluxe Hotels and Camps with attached washrooms, stay for couples on twin sharing basis at all the locations
- Basic spares and a mechanic available throughout the bike ride (any damage/ change of spares payable as extra directly)
- Oxygen Cylinder and First Aid Kit
- Back up Vehicle to carry your luggage
- Expert Road Captain throughout the bike ride
- Volvo transfer from Delhi to Manali and Srinagar airport drop
- All applicable taxes
Ø Monument, monasteries, museum, park fee
Ø Any meal other than mentioned in the itinerary
Ø Refundable security deposit of Rs 10000 per bike
Ø Air fare, visa fees, airport tax or any kind of insurance cover
Ø Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, camera fees, etc.
Ø Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond IYC’s control like roadblocks, change in flight / bus schedule, cancellation of flights/bus, political disturbances, natural calamity, etc.
Ø Extra cost due to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond our control.
Ø Any other item not specifically mentioned in INCLUSIONS section
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Hi, Would like to thank you for arranging a nice trip. I would like to add one small suggestion, first two days stay in Hotel Arya is not very great. The Hotel rooms were very cold and hospitality is not so great. Snow leopard was excellent. Javed has organized the trip very well.
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