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Leh Ladakh Bike and Backpacking Trip | Delhi - Leh - Srinagar

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Delhi to Srinagar

Backpacking Trips

11 Days

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Overview

When it comes to a Leh Ladakh bike trip, it’s a known fact that the majority of people have it reserved on top of their bucket list. It has been decades since Ladakh first opened its route for travelers and yet it is still renowned as a bikers paradise.  The main reason is that a bike trip to Ladakh encompasses both adventure and peace. On one hand, you get to traverse through different terrains with the landscape in the backdrop changing from the lush green valleys of Kullu to the cold deserts of Ladakh. On the other hand, the dramatic shift in the culture that you witness as you move on this bike trip to Leh from Manali also is one of the reasons why so many travelers wait for Ladakh season to commence.  The Leh Manali route is one that many adventure seekers opt for simply because of the rugged terrain with the majestic view of the Himalayas in the backdrop. Since the route from Manali to Leh stretches to approx 474Kms of land, it also allows riders to have the experience of the ultimate road trip on one of the most popular highways of India. 

 

Another reason why many travelers prefer to go to Leh Ladakh from Manali is because of all the popular attractions they get to witness throughout their journey. After all, Ladakh bike trips are known to provide people with diverse experiences, part of which comes from the landmarks that adorn the trail that leads you to Leh. In this itinerary, we’ve curated an experience that consists of some of the best places to visit in Ladakh and have also made sure that the ride leading up to Leh from Manali is just as exciting as spending your days in the Land of High passes.  We first make our way from Manali with the stunning views of Kullu valley accompanying us throughout the ride until we reach Sarchu, which is a major halt point for all travelers and riders who embark on a Ladakh bike trip for acclimatization purposes. At an altitude of 13,783 ft, Sarchu serves as an ideal tented accommodation amid the Himalayas and gives you the first glimpse at the barrenness that Ladakh is known for. En route Sarchu, you’d be traversing through Baralacha La pass which, nestled at an altitude of 15,912 ft, is one of the most popular high motorable passes in the Zanskar range. 

 

The best part about going to Leh from Manali is that the journey takes two days which allows you more time to explore Ladakh as much as you want and make the most out of your experience. As you move towards Leh from Sarchu, the trail becomes dirt-ridden and bumpy up until you reach More plains which is a vast stretch of plain land as opposed to the jagged terrains that you ride throughout your Ladakh bike trip. The terrain remains straight for approximately 35 kilometers up until the point you come across Tanglang La pass which is when you’d start to feel the rise in the road as the pass is nestled at an altitude of 17,480ft.  Soon after you’d reach Upshi which is one of the highest civilized settlements in India. The small village which lies along the pristine Indus river is the last milestone you traverse through before finally reaching Leh.  When it comes to Leh, there’s no limit to the outburst of a vibrant culture that you get to witness here. As the largest city in Ladakh, it is the ultimate stop for travelers to feed on local cuisine, shop for souvenirs and get in touch with the locals. Naturally, a Leh sightseeing tour is a significant part of any Ladakh bike trip which is why we’ve included some of the must-visit places in Leh on this trip.  Starting from Shey Palace which is an abode to a 12 meters tall copper Buddha statue gilded with gold expanding to three floors of the monastery. Apart from the statue, the monastery also holds thangka paintings as well as centuries-old manuscripts that have been preserved for ages now. Afterward, we will visit Thiksey Monastery which is the largest gompa in central Ladakh and holds extreme religious significance as the temple inside the monastery was commemorated by the Dalai Lama himself in 1970. It also has the largest statue of Maitreya Buddha which is as tall as a two-story building.  The last stop in the Leh sightseeing day would be Shanti Stupa, a white-domed pristine structure nestled at an altitude of 11,841 feet that offers a stunning panoramic view of the entire district. It also holds ancient relics of Buddha in its embrace and is one of the most popular attractions of Ladakh. 

 

Although Ladakh is mostly popular among biking enthusiasts and has branded itself to be a place that offers off-roading adventures, there are many other activities that a few hidden gems of Ladakh offer. One of them is Nubra Valley, which offers the opportunity for people to indulge in ATV rides as well as Bactrian camel safari rides as the double hump camel is found only here. Apart from that Nubra has also known for its river beds and the ride to Nubra from Leh consists of traversing through yet another iconic pass which is Khardung La pass. At an altitude of 18,379ft, it is one of the highest motorable passes in the world and is a gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valleys. The next stop in this Ladakh bike trip package is the iconic Pangong lake. Popularized after featuring in many Bollywood movies including 3 Idiots, the lake is also known to have fascinating qualities such as that it changes color according to the direction of the sun and that despite being a saltwater lake, it freezes completely. En route to Pangong, we’d pay a visit to Diskit Monastery which is the oldest and largest gompa in Nubra valley and is notable for its 32-meter tall Buddha statue that overlooks the Shyok river.  It also has a lot of frescoes, paintings, and statues that are symbols of the Buddhist culture that is prevalent throughout the valley.  As we started this Leh bike trip from Manali covering one route that leads you to Ladakh, for the return journey we take you through the Leh Srinagar route, and in this way, you get to experience the best of both routes to Ladakh. 

 

As we head from Leh to Kargil which is the second-largest city in Ladakh, we’d be traversing through many iconic passes including Fotu La pass which nestled at an altitude of 13,478ft is the highest point on the Srinagar Leh highway surpassing the otherwise iconic Zoji La pass which is at an altitude of 11,575ft. The other pass between Leh and Kargil is Namika La which is at an altitude of 12,139 ft. Apart from all these passes of the Zanskar range of the Himalayas, you also get to visit some other popular attractions in Ladakh.  The first one is Gurudwara Patthar Ganj Sahib which is dedicated to the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Sahib. Although Buddhism is largely practiced in the entire region, the gurudwara attracts devotees from all over the world, and many Buddhists also come here to pay their reverence. The place of worship is maintained by the Indian Army and has extreme spiritual and historical significance associated with it like many other Gurudwara that provide regular Langar, Patthar sahib too offers it to all those who visit it. 

Another popular attraction of Ladakh that you get to visit when you’re traversing through the Srinagar - Leh route is the Magnetic Hill which is believed to be a gravity-defying phenomenon. It is believed that when driving in a certain spot, your vehicle travels uphill even if you’re driving in the opposite direction. Although it has been said that there is a brilliant optical illusion at play, the popularity of magnetic hills has only increased in recent years.

Last but not least is The Hall of Fame, which is a museum dedicated to all the martyrs who lost their lives during the many battles that occurred post-partition along with the Kargil war that happened in 1999. The Hall of Fame is a reminder of the many sacrifices that Ladakh has witnessed in the past. The museum has a wall named “The Last Post” which has all the letters written by soldiers in their last few days before they lost their lives in the Kargil war.  As you leave Kargil behind, you’d yet again witness the contrasting landscape that this bike trip is popular from. The barren cold desert of Ladakh will soon be replaced by the lush green meadows of Kashmir as you move toward Srinagar.

 

This Ladakh bike trip package gives people a chance to embark on a full-circuit bike trip ride throughout Ladakh. The best time to go on this Leh Ladakh bike trip is from the months of June to September as all the passes that connect different valleys which you’d be passing through in this bike trip open after May when the snow melts away to give way for authorities to restore the many high passes that Ladakh is known for. 

Overall, this Ladakh bike trip package starting from Manali and ending in Srinagar encompasses everything that you’d imagine for your dream trip to be and hence needs to be ticked off of your bucket list as soon as possible.

Itinerary

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Delhi to Manali | Overnight Journey
2

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Manali Arrival
3

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Manali to Sarchu (177 Kms)
4

Day

Sarchu to Leh (230 Kms)
5

Day

Leh to Nubra Valley (130 Kms)
6

Day

Nubra Valley to Turtuk (170 Kms) | Back to Nubra
7

Day

Nubra Valley to Pangong (180 Kms)
8

Day

Pangong to Leh (150 Kms)
9

Day

Leh to Kargil (216 Kms)
10

Day

Kargil to Srinagar via Dras (210 Kms)
11

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Departure from Srinagar | Tour Ends
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AC Volvo Bus From Delhi to Manali

Transportation: In Tempo Traveler from Manali to Srinagar.

Pick up and drop to a houseboat in Shikara in Srinagar.

1-Hour Shikara Ride on Sharing Basis.

Himalayan BS6 Bike - For those opting for Himalayan Bikes as a mode of Transportation

Bike Rent & Fuel from Sarchu to Srinagar.

Riding Gears:  Knee guard, Elbow guard, Helmet, Riding Glove, Riding Jacket - Level 2.

Note: Due to comfort and safety reasons, we recommend you all carry your own Riding Gears for the ride. The Gears which we provide are of standard size so there can be some discrepancies regarding the sizes.

Accommodations: On sharing basis as per the itinerary. 

Meal Plan: MAP Plan (Total 18 Meals - 1 Meal on Day 2 (D) + 2 Meals on Day 3 (B+D) + 2 Meals on Day 4 (B+D) + 2 Meals on Day 5 (B+D) + 2 Meals on Day 6 (B+D) + 2 Meals on Day 7 (B+D) + 2 Meals on Day 8 (B+D) + 2 Meals on Day 9 (B+D) + 2 Meals on Day 10 (B+D) + 1 Meal on Day 11(B))

Evening Tea/Coffee from Day 3

The Trip Lead will be present at all times during the tour

*Travel Insurance

Bonfire in Nubra for 1 Night

Driver Allowances & Night Charges

Backup Vehicle & Spare Parts

Mechanical Support

Inner Line Permits

First Aid Kits

Oxygen Cylinders

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Things To Pack

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Rucksack:

You must pick a good quality backpack with a comfortable fit and straps that won’t give you shoulder pain. You can check out your nearest Decathlon store for a good trekking backpack.

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Day Bag / Day Pack:

When you head towards the summit, you are required to carry only a few necessary items and for that, you need a day backpack as you will leave your bigger one on the campsite.

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Hiking Shoes :

Durable footwear designed for rugged terrains.

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Floaters or Sandals:

Although the entire trek requires a good quality shoe, you still need to let your feet breathe to avoid chafing and blisters. When you are at the camp, a good pair of sandals and floaters will help you to move freely.

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Tees / Tshirts:

You must keep at least three pairs of quick dry tees so that you can wash them in between stops for proper hygiene.

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Poncho:

A poncho is an evolved form of a raincoat that provides coverage to your body as well as your bag and ensures total water protection from rain.

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Quick Dry Towel:

A quick dry towel will help in maintaining proper hygiene. It must dry quickly because the wet fabric will only increase the chance of bacterial growth.

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Sanitizer:

Essential for maintaining cleanliness while trekking.

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Sun Cap / Hat:

A lightweight sun cap with side flaps is perfect to keep your head cool and avoid sunburns on a sunny day.

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Sunscreen SPF 40+:

To avoid sunburns and chafing, you need to put on sunscreen as well as cold cream.

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Water Bottle (Re-usable):

Hydration is extremely important when it comes to trekking. Carrying a water bottle that you can refill with Himalayan water is a must.

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Personal Toileteries:

A bag with all your essentials including napkins, toothpaste, sanitizers, paper soap, etc should be carried in a ziplock bag.

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Personal Medication / First Aid:

A few cuts and bruises are almost inevitable when you are on a trek so carrying a medical kit with bandages, Dettol, etc is necessary.

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Sun Glasses / Reading Glasses:

Photochromatic glasses are specs that are designed to transform into anti-glare shades depending upon exposure to the sun. They are good when it comes to eye protection but one can also opt for clip-on glasses etc.

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Charger:

To keep your electronic devices powered during the trip.

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Power Bank:

Ensures your devices stay charged when there are no outlets.

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Personal Documents & ID's:

Identification proofs like Aadhar Card, Drivers License.

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Laundry Bag (Waterproof):

In case your clothes get wet or your garments don’t dry, you can carry them in polythene. However, make sure that all the plastic that you are carrying into the woods leaves with you. Don’t litter in the mountains.

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Track Pants:

A good pair of track pants made of polyester will let your skin breathe. They’re lightweight, dry easily, and comfortable to walk around in. You can easily avoid chafing and rashes by investing in a good pair of track pants.

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Trekking Shoes:

A good trekking shoe is comfortable, provides ankle support, and has a good grip as well. They shouldn’t be chunky, instead, they should be lightweight and sturdy.

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Cotton Socks:

Cotton socks are extremely comfortable to move around in and are lightweight as well which is why you can always count on a good pair of cotton socks while trekking. However, keep in mind to change them and avoid wearing them when they are wet.

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Woolen Socks:

A good pair of woolen socks, especially merino, are comfortable, limit odors and provide adequate insulation from the cold so you can wear them at night.

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Woolen Gloves:

Insulated gloves help in maintaining proper body heat in your hands and also provide a better grasp on trekking poles.

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Main Jacket:

It’s emphasized that you need to carry proper layers so you can avoid getting cold which is why you need to carry a heavy jacket that you can put on over your other clothes.

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Woolen Cap:

A woolen cap will help prevent cold when you ascend to high altitude. You can also cover your ears to avoid any pain and discomfort you might face in them when going at high altitudes.

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Hoodie:

A versatile layering option for various temperatures.

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Scarf / Balaclava:

Along with sun rays and chilly winds, you also get hit by dirt and grime during treks which is why it's important to carry a scarf or balaclava so you can cover your face when needed.

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Head Lamp:

You can’t rely on moonlight when you are in the mountains. A torch or even a headlamp with a fresh pair of batteries is always a good idea to bring along.

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Trekking Pole:

The trekking pole assists in more than one way. It saves energy while also providing stability and helps you to maintain proper balance.

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Camera:

This should be obvious. To make sure that you get to capture all the great moments from your trek. Make sure that you have enough storage and some extra batteries as well.

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Riding Gear:

If your trip involves biking or motorcycling.

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Moisturiser & Cold Cream:

To avoid sunburns and chafing, you need to put on sunscreen as well as cold cream.

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Lip Balm:

Your lips can become chapped due to the harsh cold winds so it's important to keep them moisturized.

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Sanitary Pads:

Essential for feminine hygiene.

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Insect Repellent:

Guards against pesky bugs and insects.

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Cash:

Emergency funds for unexpected situations.

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Thermals:

Thermal is a piece of garment that helps in keeping your body warm in cold temperatures. It is a necessary item that you need when going on a high-altitude trek.

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Snacks / Dryfruits / Energy Bar:

Provides quick energy on the go.

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Positive Attitude:

The most important item for a successful trek or trip, keeping your spirits high and adaptable to the challenges of the journey.

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Everything you need to know about Ladakh

If you are planning a Leh Ladakh Tour, numerous questions will keep coming to your mind. A trip to Ladakh is different from other destinations because of its uniqueness and adventurous side.

 

Ladakh, the Land of High Passes, is a recently designated Union Territory in India that was previously a part of Jammu & Kashmir. Its scenery is awe-inspiring, with mountains, snow, cold desert, alpine meadows, and lakes all nearby, providing a unique and dramatic landscape. The challenging terrain of Leh Ladakh in the Himalayas invites you to experience a completely new way of life. This place is awe-inspiring and breathtaking due to its purity, which can awaken something within you. Leh is a small town that epitomizes a mountain town, with its stunning beauty and humble, loving locals.

 

For nature lovers and adventurers alike, tourism in Ladakh offers an incredible experience.    Ladakh, with its towering barren mountains, is known for having some of the highest motorable passes such as Khardung La (5359 m), Marsimik La (5582 m), and Chang La (5360 m), as well as picturesque alpine lakes like Pangong Tso (4350 m) and Tso Moriri (4522 m).   The region of Ladakh is divided into three parts - Leh, Nubra, and Zanskar, each offering a variety of attractions to explore.  The region of Leh and Ladakh exemplifies organized simplicity. Ladakh offers not just mesmerizing landscapes and adventure, but also a focused lifestyle that promotes contentment and fulfillment. Traveling to Ladakh through this Itinerary allows you to escape the rat race of everyday life and appreciate the true essence of living on Earth. When searching for Ladakh tour packages online, the desire for adventure naturally grows. This destination ignites excitement and offers a life-changing experience.  

 

Here is everything you need to know about Leh Ladakh: 

 

How to Reach Leh Ladakh

 

The Indian winter paradise of Ladakh is one of the most valued travel destinations for both nature lovers and thrill-seekers. Mountain bikers, trekkers, and hikers will love this spot. Ladakh, which is 3,001 meters above sea level, appears otherworldly with its surrounding peaks, valleys, ancient monasteries, and alpine lakes.

 

By Road - Despite its high elevation, major Indian towns like Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir and Manali in Himachal Pradesh have good road connections to Ladakh. The fact remains, though, that individuals can only schedule their road travel during the first six months of the year because snowfall keeps the roads closed the rest of the time.

 

Biker favorite route 1 is from Manali to Leh. The Manali to Leh route is superior, more practical, and has some of the nicest views along the way. Leh is around 490 kilometers from Manali.

 

Route 1- Manali-Rohtang-Gramphu-Kokhsar-Keylong-Jispa-Darcha-Zingzingbar-Baralacha La-Bharatpur-Sargu-Gata Loops-Nakee La-Lachulung La-Pang-Tanglang La-Gya-Upshi-Kuru-Leh

 

Route 2: The roadway between Srinagar and Leh is less often traveled. 

 

Srinagar – Sonmarg – Zozi La – Drass – Kargil – Mulbek – Lamayaru – Saspol – Leh

 

By Air - Air travel is one of the most convenient and pleasant methods to go to Ladakh. There are several airlines that offer direct flights to Ladakh. The Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh is the closest airport to the city. 

 

 

Best Time to Visit Leh Ladakh 

 

The best time to visit Leh Ladakh is from May to September. The beautiful weather and open roads to Leh make it easier to get there during this time of year.

 

Summer (May to September): With its pleasant temperatures and beautiful skies, summer is Leh Ladakh's busiest travel season. Visitors can experience the region's breathtaking landscapes since the majority of the routes, including high-altitude crossings and famous lakes like Pangong Tso and Tso Moriri, are open. Adventure seekers come from all over the world to participate in outdoor activities like white-water rafting, trekking, and camping because of the perfect weather. 

 

Spring (Late April to Early May): As temperatures progressively rise and the snow starts to melt, spring signals the start of the tourist season. With snow-capped peaks in the background, the landscape comes to life with flowering flowers, even though certain higher passes may still be unreachable early in the season. Less people visit around this time, so it's ideal for individuals looking for a peaceful experience.

 

Autumn (late September to October): With crisper weather and colorful scenery, autumn showcases Leh Ladakh in all its splendor. Winter is coming, but the days are still nice and the nights are starting to grow chilly. Even while certain tourist attractions might close by the end of October, most attractions are still open, and there are comparatively fewer people around, making it a great time for a quiet vacation.

 

Winter (November to April): Because of the intense cold and a lot of snowfall, which cause road closures, particularly in higher-altitude places, winter is the off-season for tourists in Leh Ladakh. snow, however, offers special chances for those seeking adventure, such as going on snow trekking and attending customary celebrations like Losar. Even if there aren't as many amenities available, visiting Leh Ladakh in all of its icy beauty may be an unforgettable experience.

 

The Best Places to Visit in Ladakh 

 

Nubra Valley - Nubra, a deep gorge created by the Shyok and Siachen Rivers, is without a doubt one of the top tourist destinations in Ladakh. In addition to being the starting point for some of the highest regions, such Siachen Glacier, it is also the location of the hot springs at Panamik settlement, the old monasteries, the sand dunes of Hunder, and the settlement split along a boundary.

 

Pangong Tso - One of the most well-liked and fantastic locations to visit in Ladakh is Pangong Lake, which is the highest saltwater lake in the world. Several scenes from the films 3 Idiots, Jab Tak hai Jaan, and many more were filmed there as well.

 

Lamayuru - Tradition has it that the Yuru Gompa, commonly referred to as the "eternal monastery," was the first Bon Monastery to be built in Ladakh. 

 

Shanti Stupa - Ladakhi and Japanese Buddhists collaborated to construct the Shanti Stupa. This white-domed structure, perched atop a hill, is a popular tourist destination in Ladakh and is said to contain Buddha relics.

 

Khardung La Pass - One of the highest motorable passes in the world, the Khardung La Pass serves as a gateway to Ladakh's Nubra and Shyok Valleys. 

 

Magnetic Hill  -  Magnetic Hill is a picturesque and captivating route that runs next to the Sindhu river.When you park your car in the designated white box on the road, the vehicle will begin to ascend at a rate of twenty kilometers per hour on its own. The phenomenon piques travelers' curiosity and is the subject of numerous mythology.

 

Tso Moriri - Tso Moriri is undoubtedly at the top of the list when it comes to Ladakh tourist destinations. Tso Moriri, the region's largest lake, is a lesser-known paradise hidden among Ladakh's high mountains. Measuring around 26 km in length and 8 km in width, it's one of the region's hidden treasures!

 

Diskit Gompa - One of the main draws for tourists visiting Nubra Valley is the 108-foot-tall Maitreya Buddha statue, which stands guard over the Shyok River. It was constructed to uphold the ideals of harmony and serenity as well as to keep evil out of Diskit Village.

 

Hanle - Hanle, another breathtakingly gorgeous location in Ladakh, is literally heaven for all astronomy enthusiasts. Situated around 250 kilometers from Leh on the historic India-Tibetan trade route, it is the site of the Indian Astronomical Observatory and one of the oldest monasteries constructed in the Indo-Chinese style.

 

Turtuk - Located at the northernmost point of Nubra beside the Shyok River, Turtuk is the final settlement situated in the Baltistan region along the boundary between India and Pakistan. For the Indian Army, this region is crucial since it serves as the entrance to Siachen Glacier. One of the best spots to visit in Ladakh is its apricot-laden orchards, lush plains, pure river banks, and captivating history.

 

Umling La - The world's highest motorable pass, Umling La, has been built by BRO (Border Roads Organization), surpassing national expectations once again and surpassing Khardung La and Mana Pass in Uttarakhand. Constructed as part of "Project Himank," the 19,300-foot road trip is sure to leave you feeling amazed, ecstatic, and full of adrenaline.

 

 

READ MORE: THE BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN LADAKH 

https://www.justwravel.com/blog/best-places-to-visit-in-ladakh 

 

Things to do in Leh Ladakh 

 

From trekking to river rafting, there is a wide variety of activities you can do in Ladakh. To make the most out of your Leh Ladakh Tour, it is recommended for you to indulge in some of these activities.

 

 

Camel Safari In Ladakh - The sand dunes of Hunder, located in the Nubra Valley, have acquired the nickname "desert in the sky." Experience a safari on a double-humped Bactrian camel, which was formerly an essential component of the caravans.

 

Where to do: Nubra Valley 

 

Mountain Biking in Ladakh - Experience the abundance of Ladakh on a mountain bike; you won't be disappointed to find some of the most captivating and seductive scenery. 

 

Where to do: You can do the whole Ladakh circuit on Bike

 

River Rafting in Ladakh - Have a go at river rafting. The Indus in the Leh area, the Zanskar in Zanskar, and the Shayok in Nubra. Rafting the Zanskar River is a fun and thrilling experience.

 

Where to do: Zanskar River 

 

Trekking in Ladakh - There are a plethora of breathtaking scenery in Ladakh that can leave one spellbound. It is also the ideal location for hikers. featuring some amazing vistas and routes that will change your perception of adventure.

 

Where to do: Lumayuru to Darcha trek, Ripchar Valley trek, Padum to Darcha trek, Lumayuru to Alchi trek, Lumayuru Stok Kangri and Markha Valley trek. 

 

Quad Biking - You simply must go quad biking while visiting the Nubra Valley, often known as the adventure valley. The ideal approach to up the ante on your Leh Ladakh tour package excursion is to go quad biking for 45 minutes.

 

Where to do: Nubra Valley 

 

High Passes of Ladakh 

 

Ladakh is called the land of high passes for a reason. The whole region is blessed with passes that are capable of raising your adreline. Here are the famous passes of Ladakh that you can’t miss. 

 

  • Namik La (12,198 feet) Located on the Srinagar Leh highway
  • Zoji La (12,400 feet) - Zoji La means Mountain pass of Blizzards
  • Fotu La pass (13,479 feet) - Lies on the Srinagar Leh circuit and is higher than the Zojila pass
  • Nakee La (15,547 feet) - Third and one of the highest mountain passes between Leh to Manali.
  • Baralacha La (16,400 feet) - Baralacha La has a summit with crossroads from Spiti, Ladakh, Zanskar, and Lahaul
  • Khardung La pass (17,582) - Once considered to be the highest motorable road in the world
  • Taglang La (17,583) - It's a beautiful journey, so make sure to stop at the pass for sweeping vistas. 
  • Chang La (17,585 feet) - You will encounter this pass while traveling to Pangong Tso
  • Marsimik La (18,953 feet) - It is located 20 kilometers from the stunning Pangong Tso in the Chang-Chemno range.
  • Umlingla Pass (19,300 feet) - Highest motorable road in India

 

 

READ MORE ABOUT HIGH PASSES OF LADAKH 

 

https://www.justwravel.com/blog/high-passes-of-ladakh-that-bikers-love 

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