Bike Road Trip to Leh Ladakh

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Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas.

A bike road trip to this region is considered among the best adventure experiences that one can have. On this road trip, one gets to experience bike riding on some of the world’s highest passes such as Khardung La, Tang Lang La, Bara Lacha La, etc. Apart from high passes, there are other attractions such as Ladakhi culture, Serene Lakes like Pangong Tso, Magnificent valleys like Nubra & Shyok and much more. There are uncountable experiences that one can have during this 9 days road trip. 

Short Itinerary

Day 0 : *Delhi to Manali

Day 1 : Manali Arrival . Group Briefing and Bike Introduction

Day 2 : Manali to Jispa (138 kms, 7 hrs of drive)

Day 3 : Jispa to Sarchu (130 kms ,5 hrs drive)

Day 4 : Sarchu to Leh (230 kms ,7 hrs drive)

Day 5 : Leh Sightseeing

Day 6 : Leh to Nubra (162 kms, 6 hrs of drive)

Day 7 : Nubra to Pangong (225 kms, 6 hrs of drive)

Day 8 : Pangong to Leh (225 kms, 7 hrs of drive)

Day 9 : Leh to Sarchu (260 kms, 8 hrs of drive)

Day 10 : Sarchu to Manali (130 kms , 5 hrs of drive)

Itinerary (Manali to Manali)

  • 0

    Day 0 : *Delhi to Manali

    * For guests opting for Delhi to Delhi package. We take overnight Volvo in the evening around 7 PM from Delhi, Majnu Ka Tila to Manali.

  • 1

    Day 1 : Manali Arrival . Group Briefing and Bike Introduction

    Reach Manali and check in to the hotel. Meet the Trip lead at the Hotel. 

    Today is an acclimatization day as we start our journey to the Himalayas from tomorrow. Bike Introduction. The guests are free to explore the town of Manali but are advised to not exert themselves too much. Hadimba Temple, Local market, cafe hopping in Old Manali are few of the things that you can explore in Manali .

    Dinner Overnight stay in Manali. 

  • 2

    Day 2 : Manali to Jispa (138 kms, 7 hrs of drive)

    Today we will start our journey towards the mighty Himalayas. We start from Manali after breakfast and after crossing Madi, we reach Rohtang pass in about 2 hrs. You may like to stop by Rohtang for a click, but believe me there will be plethora of ineffable beautiful landscapes on your way ahead, continue your journey for Jispa crossing Keylong.

    Reach Jispa by afternoon, which is our overnight stay. 

    After freshen up, gather for a tea/ coffee, followed by Bonfire and Dinner.

    Overnight stay at Jispa

  • 3

    Day 3 : Jispa to Sarchu (130 kms ,5 hrs drive)

    Today after breakfast we start from Jispa to Sarchu. The distance is not much only about 130 kms but we will be crossing Baralachala pass and also a number of streams en route.

    Dinner and overnight stay at Sarchu.

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    Day 4 : Sarchu to Leh (230 kms ,7 hrs drive)

    Start early Morning after Breakfast. Enroute you will come across beautiful landscapes of Baralancha-la, Tanglangla, Moore Planes & Upshi, the route most loved by the Shutterbug community.

    If you are sleeping while traveling on this route means you are missing the most precious times of your life.(This is the longest route on the journey, you are suggested to start early and reach by evening). For riders, it will be one tough day as we cross several passes and several kms of high altitude drives.

    Overnight at Leh.

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    Day 5 : Leh Sightseeing

    A very Good Morning! Today is our first morning in Leh. A place about which you definitely have heard a lot and always dreamt about. Leh it is! Dream come True. No matter where you are in Leh, you will always see a series of snow-capped peaks. Those are the Stok Ranges and the highest in them is the Stok Kangri Peak. 

    We gather at the Breakfast table and, later start for the Leh sightseeing tour.  We start our tour by visiting Shey Palace, followed by  Thiksey Monastery. Later move towards the confluence of Indus and Zanskar via Magnetic Hill and Pathar Sahab Gurudwara. If time permits, you can also have Langar at the Gurudwara itself. 

     Hall of fame & Shanti Stupa later in the evening. Don’t exert your body, if you are feeling tired at any time during the day.

    Return to Hotel. Overnight at Leh.

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    Day 6 : Leh to Nubra (162 kms, 6 hrs of drive)

    After Breakfast, move towards Highest Motorable Road of The World, KhardungLa Pass. Have a cup of Tea there, get yourself clicked with the Khardungla Signboard by BRO & proceed towards Nubra valley covering Deskit Monastery enroute.

    Check-in at Hotel/Camp, freshen up & later you can have a Double Hump Bactarian Camel ride. Dont forget to click this unique mammal, found in cold Desert. It was once used to carry the trade material on silk route.

    Overnight at Hunder/Nubra Camps/Hotel.

  • 7

    Day 7 : Nubra to Pangong (225 kms, 6 hrs of drive)

    After Breakfast, check out from the camps & visit Diskit Monastery. If time permits you can also go for ATV ride (personal expense) and then continue further till Pangong via Shyok Valley

    One of the most beautiful & scenic, Saltwater Pangong Lake at Spangmik. Various Bollywood movies have been shot at this lake.

    One-Third of this lake is controlled by India & rest of the two-third lies under Chinese province. Overnight at Camps in Pangong.

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    Day 8 : Pangong to Leh (225 kms, 7 hrs of drive)

    After Breakfast, check out from Camps for return journey to Leh. Enroute visit Hemis Monastery & 3-Idiots School.

    Overnight at Leh

  • 9

    Day 9 : Leh to Sarchu (260 kms, 8 hrs of drive)

    After Breakfast at Hotel, you are advised to depart from by 8:00am, to reach Jispa in due time. Enroute you will come across Upshi, Tanglangla, Moore Plains, Baralacha-la, before finally arriving at Sarchu

    This route is most loved by the shutterbug community, for the amazing snow cladded landscapes & tortuous roads, one come across.

    Overnight at Sarchu

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    Day 10 : Sarchu to Manali (130 kms , 5 hrs of drive)

    After early Breakfast, start your journey to Manali via Keylong, (the administrative centre of Lahaul & Spiti district) & snow bedded Rohtang La . Arrival at Manali by 2:30 pm, tentatively. You may like to board VOLVO to Delhi.

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Inclusions

Accommodation in mentioned or similar hotels, camp and Guesthouse on twin sharing basis. Check in/ out time is 12 noon

MAP basis (Room + Breakfast + Dinner.) Starting from Day 1 Dinner

Enfield bike (350cc) per rider and as per the above itinerary

One Motorbike Mechanic for the entire tour

Fuel for the bike

Tour Guide,

Road Captain.

Presently applicable taxes

Permission Manali to Leh Ladakh

Inner line permits fees in Leh

First aid kit entire tour

Oxygen cylinder in entire tour

backup jeep to carry luggage, Mechanic and who cannot ride the bike

one time bonfire during camping 

Helmets.

Wildlife & camping fees

Exclusions

Volvo tickets for Manali and Return

Any kind of drinks

GST

Lunch

Anything not mentioned in Inclusions

Spare Parts

INR 5000 per bike security deposit (refundable)

Cancellation Policy

Booking amount is non-refundable.

No refund of total trip amount will be provided on cancellation, 10 days prior to departure date.

50% of total trip amount can be refunded on cancellation between 11-20 days prior to scheduled departure date.

90% of total trip amount can be refunded on cancellation between 21-90 days prior to scheduled departure date.

100% of total trip amount can be refunded on cancellation, 90+ days prior to scheduled departure date.

For Cancellations/ Refund Request , kindly reply to the confirmation mail and get in touch with the Team. All cancellations will be considered only after the mail has been received.

Things To Pack

Down Jacket /Main Jacket

Thermals (Upper & Lower)

Clothes

Socks

Undergarments

Gloves

Slippers

Running Shoes/ Outdoor Shoes

Hats/Caps

Daypack

Medicines (Diamox – to reduce chances of AMS)

First Aid Kit

Documents – ID (Driver’s License, AADHAR Card, Voter ID :: Passport and Visa copy for Foreign Nationals)

Sun Glasses

Torch

Water Bottle

Power bank

Mobile Charger / Travel Charger

Raincoat

Hand Sanitizer

Toiletries

Cold Cream

Lip Guard

Sunscreen Lotion

Things To Know

19000 INR Per Person, if riding Own Bike

Bike on Rent

2 riders on 1 Bike: 31500 INR Per person

1 rider per Bike: 41000 INR Per Person

Seat in Tempo Traveller: 26500 INR

Properties

Leh -Zakar guest house, Himalayan dream, Lyon, Mayflower / Similar

Nubra valley  - Edelweiss camp / Heaven adventure camp / Seachin hotel / Similar 

Pangong lake - Pangong Holiday Camp / Lake view camp / similar

Jispa- Jispa journey camp / similar 

Sarchu - Himalayan route camp / Mulkila camp / similar

FAQs

19000 INR Per Person, if riding Own Bike

Bike on Rent

2 riders on 1 Bike: 31500 INR Per person

1 rider per Bike: 41000 INR Per Person

Seat in Tempo Traveller: 26500 INR

Reviews

Jaydatt Amit soni
Jaydatt Amit soni:

It was Great experience of my life, and the organizer Rohan and team members where very friendly......5/5star

AJAY KUDVA
AJAY KUDVA:

My trip was wonderful filled with loads os funs and adventure , Thank you justwaravel for making my trip such a wonderful one , especially Rohan Bhai he is a great tour guide (our captain) , he made sure we are all safe on few extreme terrains , he pushed us when we were tired , motivated us to successfully complete the trip Rohan bhai would be the best person to lead a adventurous road trip like leh ladakh Thank you Justwravel

Shubham
Shubham:

What experience should i share as all memories still in my mind i think this is the best trip so far in my life and it will be best as all the journey cooperation support love u got from all my team members was awesome but still special thanks to ROHAN for this trip i think we were lucky to have as our lead as rohan because how he manages is commendable sometime we feel low but seeing his energy was awesome so i would be very happy to be part of this trip and in coming years every road every mountain every river every trees i am in love with after this journey and special thanks to rohan and justwravel team for making this possible .i think after visiting ladakh i am more calm and compose person


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