Discover Ladakh by Bike - Batch 1

About this tour

"Ladakh Bike Tour is counted among the best adventure experiences in the Land of High Passes. The adventure of riding your bike through Ladakh calls for tourists from around the globe. The 14 Day and 13 Night bike tour is truly one of the lifetime opportunities. Get ready to experience unforgettable memories with this well-planned itinerary.
The highlight of this tour is riding through the tough roads and High Mountain passes on your bike. Experience Ladakhi culture, a visit to Khardung La Pass, the highest motorable pass in the world along with visit to Pangong Tso, one of the most famous and breathtaking lakes in the world."
Ladakh is a land of lakes, some really big and some quite small. A deep blue lake under a deep blue sky in the grey of deserts of Ladakh; surrounded by green in small patches with snow capped peaks rising in the background is a photographic opportunity not to be missed. In this Batch, we have included visit to one such lake, Tso Moriri.

Day-wise Schedule


1 Day 1

Arrive at Srinagar
Arrival at Srinagar before 16:00 (After breakfast, We meet us with backup vehicle at our hotel. Backup vehicle will be pick up truck. Get hold of Bikes (For Rented), test drive/ Local sightseeing, Dinner & Overnight stay at Srinagar)


2 Day 2

Srinagar - Kargil (202km 6hrs)
Kargil is zonal army headquarters. We see lot of army establishments as we move along towards drass. Drass has War memorial which is a must visit destination.
The Zozila is one of the important mountain passes in India. At an elevation of 11,575 ft (3,528 meters) above the sea level, the pass lies Amid Leh in the Western Himalayan Mountain Ranges and Srinagar.


3 Day 3

Kargil - Leh (218km 4.5 hrs)
Leh is the capital of the Leh district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is dominated by the ruined Leh Palace, the former mansion of the royal family of Ladakh. Mountains dominate the landscape around the Leh.
We visit Lamayuru the oldest monastery in Ladakh and Mulbek, the rock carved Buddha statue on the way. Overnight at Leh Hotel.


4 Day 4

Leh - Khardung La Top - Nubra Valley (160km 5 hrs)
After Breakfast proceeds to Nubra valley Via Kahrdung La, Khardung La is a highest Motorable pass. We enjoy the sand dunes of Nubra valley in the evening, Overnight at Hunder.


5 Day 5

Nubra Valley - Leh (160km 5 hrs)
After Breakfast proceed to Leh via Khardungla. On the way we visit Diskit Monastery & will cover picturesque valley with lots of memories.


6 Day 6

Leh: Day at Leisure/ Maintenance
The morning is at leisure for rest & acclimatization after the long journey. Maintenance of bikes, Afternoon visit Shanti Stupa. Overnight at Leh Hotel.


7 Day 7

Leh - Pangong Tso via Chang La (223km 5.5hrs)
Chang La is worlds third highest Motorable pass. Driving this pass is tougher than the world highest pass as the gradient is tougher. Roads except near pass are in much better condition than what we encounter daily around our home town. We stay right next to Pangong Lake.


8 Day 8

Pangong Tso - Hanle (311 km 7.5 hrs)
Sengge Namgyal, one of the most prominent kings of Ladakh and also nicknamed as “The Lion King”; died at Hanle on his return from an expedition against the Mongols, who had occupied Tsang and were threatening Ladakh. Hanle Monastery was built under his patronage and is currently home to 10 Lamas. After Breakfast proceed to Hanle, reach Hanle in the Late Afternoon, Enjoy Astronomy Night at Hanle, Dinner & overnight stay at Camp/ Guest House


9 Day 9

Hanle - Umling La - Hanle
Recently, a few images have been going viral among travel and adventure enthusiasts; of a new highest motorable road in the world. It is, once completed, speculated to cross over Umling La at 19,300 feet, thus making it the new highest motorable road in the world; and Umling La as the new highest motorable pass.


10 Day 10

Hanle - Tso Moriri - Tso Kar (247km 8 hrs)
Tso Moriri is usually referred to as a freshwater lake which is not completely true. Its water is slightly salty but hard to notice while drinking due to which it is perceived as freshwater. The lake is fed by water from melting snow and springs and currently has no outlet.


11 Day 11

Tso Kar - jispa (226 km 7.5 hrs)
Tso Kar is called the white lake, it is the most peaceful and calm of them all and also the smallest of the three. There are only a few yak sheds, a monastery and a couple of nomadic families in the surrounding. The lake and area of Tso kar is home to many nomads who travel these areas continuously. Tso kar also has a large variety of birds for bird lovers.


12 Day 12

Jispa - Manali (223 km 7 hrs)
Its a long run for the day but in most of the part, roads are very good so its easy to cover the distance. Visit to Rohtang Pass height 3978 metres, the way up the hills is a treat to the eyes.

Bike deposit - Participants with rented bikes will handover their bikes at Manali at hotel & for own bikes we will transfer your vehicle from Manali only.


13 Day 13

Manali
Local site seeing in the morning Manali. Drop at Manali volvo station by 4pm. overnight journey towards Delhi.


14 Day 14

Delhi (545 km 12hrs)
Arrival at Delhi, Tour concludes


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