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 valley and much more. There are uncountable experiences that one can have during this 9 days road trip.
Delhi to Manali
Arrival in Manali and Bike introduction
Manali to Jispa
Jispa to Sarchu
Sarchu to Leh
Leh Sightseeing and Khardungla Pass
Leh to Pangong Lake
Pangong to Leh
Leh to Tsomoriri
Tsomoriri to Jispa
Jispa to Manali
Board your overnight Volvo from Delhi to Manali
Arrive in Manali in the morning or by afternoon. Check-in in to hotel and relax. As you will be going on a 9 days long road trip from next day, an introduction to your bikes is necessary. Take a test drive of your bike in and around Manali, so that you get used to of your bike that you are going to take on the road trip.
Later come back to hotel and get ready for your road trip next morning.
Wake up early and begin your first day road trip to Jispa. The distance between Manali and Jispa is 140 km. You will be riding through Vashishth, Marhi, Rohtang Pass, Gramphu, Sissu and Keylong. You will be riding parallel to Chenab River, all the time. Reach Jispa and check-in into hotel. Jispa is a small village situated in Lahaul valley at 3200 m.
Overnight stay in a hotel at Jispa.
Wake up and get ready for your second day ride to Sarchu. As you move further from Jispa, the Greater Himalayan landscape welcomes you. Enjoy the splendid views while crossing the Baralacha La. Sarchu is a major halt on the Leh Manali highway and is situated on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir at 4290 m. As the place is at high altitude, maintain a high intake of fluids to prevent Acute Mountain Sickness. Overnight stay in camps at Sarchu.
Today, you will be riding from Sarchu to Leh. You will pass through the flatlands and enter the mountain horizon. You will also cross the second highest motorable pass in the world which is Tanglang La, situated at a height of around 5300 meters above the sea level. After crossing the pass, the roads get turned into well maintained one. While traveling to Leh, you will see some monasteries such as Thiksey and Shey monastery. After reaching Leh, relax and explore the surroundings. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel at leh.
Today early in the morning we leave for Khardungla pass,which is the 2nd highest motorable pass,situated at an elevation of 5359 meters. Get yourself clicked with the signboard of BRO.
Return to Leh and continue your sightseeing of Leh, the confluence of river Zanskar and Indus,magnetic hill, Shanti Stupa
The seventh day of your tour takes you to one of the most scenic lakes in the world, i.e., Pangong Tso. It is the largest brackish water lake in Asia and is one of the main attractions of Ladakh. 1/3rd of the lake lies in India and rest in China. Explore the surroundings and enjoy the breathtaking views.
Dinner and overnight stay in camps.
Wake up and get ready to move towards Leh from Pangong Tso. While riding to Leh, explore Hemis monastery and 3-idiots school. Reach Leh and relax. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel at Leh.
Today we are starting our return journey to Manali. We leave early from Leh for Tsomoriri which is another high altitude saltwater lake.
Overnight stay in Camps at Tsomoriri
Bid adieu to Tsomoriri and begin your ride towards Jispa by retracing the same route. Dinner and overnight stay in camps at Jispa
This will be your last day of the road trip. You will move towards Manali from Sarchu. Ride through the same route and reach Manali by evening. Trip Ends here.
Accommodation in mentioned or similar hotels , camp and Guest house on twin sharing basis. Check in/ out time is 12 noon
Map basis (Room + Breakfast + Dinner.) Breakfast will start in 2nd day but Dinner will start day one.
Enfield bike (350cc) per rider and as per the above itinerary (with Fuel)
One Motorbike Mechanic for the entire tour
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
2 Helmet Go Pro Camera ( 1 for Road leader to shoot video and pictures of the entire tour.2nd for clients.
Wildlife & camping fees
2 Extra Riders (If someone in the group becomes ill.)
Pick up and drop Manali Volvo stand.
DJ party in Last night.
Photographer : will take photos of the entire tour
Volvo tickets for Manali and Return
Any kind of drinks
Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
This cost is for Twin Sharing. 1 Rider + 1 Pillion
*45000 INR for single rider