Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh cover the majority of the Northern Himalayan area, which has a terrain and moonscape unlike any other. It's largely a wind-driven voyage across some of the most beautiful and challenging regions of the planet, filled with adventure, wildlife, and culture. Leh — Ladakh is a place rich with natural beauty as well as soul-stirring experiences. These are experiences that will allow you to connect with yourself, and the magnificent sights will be something you will remember for the rest of your life. Prepare for an exciting journey now that you've stocked up on everything you'll need. When it comes to the fascinating Leh Ladakh trip, the old adage "there's beauty everywhere, all you have to do is look around" is absolutely true. A vacation to Leh Ladakh in India is all about the feeling of snow-capped mountains, rough scenery, towering peaks, hazardous roads, and screaming motorcycle engines. In a nutshell, embarking on a Ladakh bike tour is all about positive feelings and a rider's unwavering attitude.
Are you excited to travel to Leh this season? Let's take a look at the crazy departure we have in stock for you!
Manali - Rohtang La – Jispa – Baralacha La – Sarchu – Gata loops – Nakila – Lachulung La – Pang – Moore plains – Pangong Tso - Nubra - Khardung La – Leh - Sarchu - Manali
What is included in the tour
- Accommodation on Double/Triple sharing basis as per the itinerary (Double sharing for married couples only)
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily (Staring from Day 2 Dinner to Day 12 Breakfast)
- Royal Enfield 500CC Bike
- Fuel for the entire journey (As per itinerary)
- Dedicated Tour Captain verified by Deyor Camps
- Dedicated Bike Marshal
- Back up Vehicle for luggage
- Mechanic for assistance
- Helmets for the Rider and the Pillion
- Delhi to Manali and Manali to Delhi Transfer By Volvo
- An Oxygen Cylinder 24X7 in case of emergency
- First-Aid Kit
- All sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary
What is NOT included in the tour
- Meals not mentioned under inclusions
- Inner Line Permit Fee (INR 800)
- Any Travel expenses to Delhi and Back
- Any personal expenses like laundry, telephone bills, tips etc
- Biking gears (Gloves, knee guard, elbow guard etc)
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc. to be borne by the client directly on the spot
- Any entrance fee to the monastery and monuments
- Travel Insurance
- Security Deposit - INR5000 per bike (refundable)
- Any other item which is not specified under cost inclusions
- GST @ 5%
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The months of June to September are ideal for a bike ride across Leh Ladakh. Bikers may experience the finest of Ladakh throughout these months as long as they enjoy their bike trip to Lahaul and Spiti. However, most motorcyclists prefer to begin their new year with this adventurous bike ride since Ladakh offers breathtaking views that can be enjoyed all year save during the rainy season.
Brief Itinerary :
Day 1 : Departure for Manali from Delhi via Volvo (535 Km)
Day 2 : Stay in Manali
Day 3 : Manali to Jispa (140 Km)
Day 4 : Jispa to Sarchu (80 Km)
Day 5 : Sarchu to Leh (250 Km)
Day 6 : Leh to Nubra Valley (180 Km)
Day 7 : Nubra Valley -Turtuk - Nubra (75 Km)
Day 8 : Nubra to PangongTso (200 Km)
Day 9 : Pangong Tso to Leh via Chang La (160 Km)
Day 10 : Leh to Sarchu via Tanglang La (220 Km)
Day 11 : Sarchu to Manali (225 Km)
Day 12 : Departure from Manali to Delhi via Volvo (535 Km)
Day 1: Departure from Delhi
On this day, you will be on the way from Delhi to Manali via Volvo. Take in the nature's beauty along the way as you prepare for a thrilling and adventurous time ahead.
Day 2: Arrival at Manali
On this day, You’ll arrive at Manali in morning. We will check into our hotel and relax today to allow our bodies to acclimate. Manali Local Sightseeing is a great way to see the sights in the area. You may also spend some time by visiting the local markets and shopping. You will be briefed about overview of the ride, including the itinerary, bike allocation, and so on. Afternoon at leisure Overnight stay at a hotel with dinner to explore and enjoy.
Day 3: Manali to Jispa
The adventure begins in Manali and continues to Jispa over the Rohtang Pass, passing through peaceful Lahaul Valley villages like as Khoksar, Sissu, Gondla, and Tandi, as well as the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga Rivers. The route passes through unique landscapes of rocky mountains and mud, making it ideal for photographers. A lovely bike ride will be provided by the magnificent lush green valley and hairpin curve. We will enter the Lahaul valley after crossing our first pass, and our ride will continue beside the Chandra river until late afternoon, when we will arrive in Jispa. We'll make a campfire and camp out here for the night. Staying in Jispa is also recommended since your body will begin to acclimate.
Day 4: Jispa to Sarchu
After breakfast, begin your journey. We will pass through many magnificent views that have never been seen before. Zing zing bar, suraj tal, baralacha la-16040 ft, and killing sarai will be crossed. Baralacha la is a high mountain pass in the zanskar range that is generally covered in snow all year. We shall arrive at sarchu in the early evening (4300m). Sarchu is a large plateau with a stunning, martian-like environment. Cliffs with needle-like structures that resemble sand castles are attempting to reach the sky. Don't forget to get to bed early tomorrow since it's going to be a busy day.
Day 5: Sarchu to Leh
We'll hit the road as soon as the sun shines. The Gata loops' 21 hairpin curves continue to rise towards the Nakila and Lachungla Passes. We'll stop for lunch and refreshment in the afternoon at Pang. We will also see 50 kilometres of flatlands before going to Tanglang La Pass, the world's second highest motorable road pass. Prepare to take some stunning photos, as the scenery resembles a football field created by God for Yetis. We shall arrive at Leh in the evening. After a long day, we need a good rest.
Day 6: Leh and Around
Spend a day in Leh resting and exploring the surrounding areas. The ancient Lamayuru Monastery is a place to admire and find calm. Take the time to pause and be surprised by the mesmerising vistas of Lamayuru, commonly known as the ‘Moonland’ Hills. We'll go to Shanti Stupa and the surrounding monasteries. Shanti Stup's architecture and beauty are indescribable. Shanti Stupa's elevation allows us to see the entire landscape of Leh Ladakh. You may spend the evening exploring Leh's gleaming bazaar. You can stay in any hotel in Leh tonight, depending on your needs.
Day 7: Leh to Nubra
Our first mission today is to ride to the top of the world - the Khardungla Pass (5359m), the world's highest motorable pass, located 40 kilometres from Leh. Following that, we'll travel to the Nubra Valley. We'll be staying underground in the high-altitude desert. Discover the beautiful Wari La-Nubra Valley while in Hunder. Take time to go on a camel safari with a dune if it works into your itinerary. Later, enjoy Nubra Valley camping beneath the stars.
Day 8: Nubra – Pangong Tso
You will leave the Nubra Valley today and travel roughly 217 kilometres to the Pangong Lake. Allow yourself to be enchanted by the breathtaking splendour of Pangong Tso Lake. There is a campground near the lake where you may check in for an overnight stay. You'll have the opportunity to go off-road and cross a river. Prepare for a full-fledged adventure. From the Narrow Stretches, we'll arrive to Pangong Lake, a beautiful blue lagoon. Pangong Lake's Magnificent View Will Leave You Speechless. Pangong Lake is 134 kilometres long and extends from India to China. It is located at an elevation of around 4350 metres. Spend Some Quality Time And Allow Your Soul To Relax. Staying in a hotel for the night.
Day 9: Pangong to Leh
After breakfast, we'll begin our journey back to Leh. We'll pass through the Changla Pass and the Wildlife Sanctuary. See the famous school that was used as an off-set location in the hit Hindi film 3 Idiots on the way. Changla Pass is the steepest ascent and the most challenging crossing due to many water torrents. It can put your off-road abilities to the test. We shall arrive at Leh in the evening. Don't forget to get to bed early tomorrow since we'll be taking the longest ride of the journey back home.
Day 10: Leh to Jispa
The journey today will be the longest, since we will be riding for 8 to 10 hours. We'll stop for lunch in Pang before continuing on our way to Manali. Riding in lengthy lines back to back with friends is a unique experience, especially in this type of setting. We will arrive in Jispa in the evening and will be able to enjoy our adventure with a bonfire and music.
Day 11: Jispa to Manali
It's now time to cycle back to where we started after the dawn today. On the way, we'll stop at Sissu Lake, where there's also a large waterfall known as Palam Dhara. Following that, we'll have lunch in Koksar. We will arrive at Manali in the late afternoon. Set out on a journey to Manali, taking in the breathtaking scenery along the way. Stay at Manali for the night.
Day 12: Manali to Delhi.
This is when the thrilling adventure comes to an end. Leave from Manali and go to Delhi, then return to your respective areas with stories full with thrills and experiences.
NOTE: The package is from Hotel to Hotel
How to prepare for Ladakh Bike Trip
Full Face Helmet with clear Visor: Get a good quality full face helmet for the ride to protect you from the cold winds while riding.
Riding Gloves: Gloves is necessary for the ride, as after a while you might feel cold, and if not it gives a good grip and protect your hands in case you fall down.
Elbow and Knee Guard: If you are not comfortable wearing a riding jacket and riding pants, the least you can do is wear elbow and knee guards.
Riding Shoes: Make sure you wear riding shoes, and if not then gumboots with thermal socks will serve the purpose.
Sunscreen Lotion: UV rays at high altitude keeps getting harsh which is quite damaging to the skin. Carry a plus SPF 30, as you don’t want a bad tan.
Water Bottle: It is necessary to drink 4-5 litres of water at high altitude to avoid dehydration. As it will later might result to AMS (Altitude Mountain Sickness) symptoms like nausea, vomiting, headache and burning of eyes. So keep your body hydrated at all times.
Clothing: Always dress like an onion (dress in layers) at high-altitude, it is better than a thick woollen. Carry at least 2-3 spare shirts, with 1 pair of riding pants, and 1 pair of jeans.
Cap: Carry a cap to keep yourself protected from the harsh winds while riding. It will protect your forehead, ears and even neck.
Driving license: This goes without saying, carry your DL at all times as it required to show at certain checkpoints.
Q. How can I reach Leh?
Leh is connected to major cities including as Delhi, Jammu, and Srinagar via air. You may simply get to the airport after meeting your group at the meeting location and begin your cycling trip. National routes between Srinagar (April to November) and Manali (May to October) are open during the summer, making vehicle travel to Leh possible.
Q. What is the best season to visit Ladakh?
You can visit Ladakh at any time of year depending on your preferences, but the tourist season runs from May through October.
Q. Which types of clothes is ideal?
In the summer, you only need a sweater, one or two coats, and hats, but for a lengthy bicycle excursion, full biking gear with jackets, pants, knee-pads, and shoes is required.
Q. How safe is it to ride a motorcycle in Ladakh?
Because the roads in the highlands are full of shocks and unexpected pin-bend twists, as well as being primarily narrow, riders must ride with extreme caution, adhering to the laws and avoiding overtaking if the roads are tight.
Q. Which network is accessible?
In Ladakh, BSNL has the most robust network, linking most of the areas, whilst Airtel and Aircel are only present in Leh.
Q. How Far is Ladakh from Leh?
The distance between Ladakh and Leh is 25.48 kilometres (15.83 miles) by air. The road range between Ladakh and Leh is shown below. Alternate routes will also be presented if more than one course is available. The map below shows the road map and travel directions for getting to Leh from Ladakh by vehicle or bus.
Q. Innerline Permits Is Required in Leh – Ladakh?
In April 2017, the government made it mandatory for domestic and international travellers visiting several of Ladakh protected areas to get an Inner Line Permit. Obtaining an Inner Line Permit can be a time-consuming process that involves hours of standing in line, especially if your travel falls on a government holiday (Saturday and Sunday). The government recently launched an online portal via which one can register for an internal line permit (ILP) by paying INR 400 as an environmental fee plus 20 rupees per day as an inner line fee. This rule went into force on June 1st.
Q. What is the Inner Line Permit?
The Inner Line Permit, or ILP, is a travel permit issued by the Indian government that allows Indian and foreign tourists to visit a protected area for a specified duration. This permit is required for all residents who do not reside in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Foreign visitors to Ladakh must first get a Ladakh Protected Area License (PAP) before entering the territory. The ILP, or Inner Line Permit, is valid for 3 weeks for Indians and 1 week for foreigners. It is also worth remembering that as long as you have the required permissions with you, there is no limit to how many times you can visit a location within the legal time frame.
Q. Which Areas Need an Inner Line Permit?
It should be noted that the Inner Line Permit is not required to visit all of the locations. Nubra Valley, Khardung La, Pangong Tso, Tso Moriri, Dah, Hans Towns, Man, Merak, Nyoma, Loma Bend, Turtuk, Tyakshi, Chusul, Hanle, Miner La, Tangyar are among the places where it is required (for trekking only).
Q. What is the age limit for the people who want to travel by bike to Leh Ladakh?
The minimum age of the tourist must be 25 years of age to opt for travelling by bike to Leh Ladakh.
Assumption Of Risk
You understand and accept that your proposed tour may expose you to inherent dangers including but not limited to Covid, physical exertion, equipment failure, or the activity itself. You acknowledge that alterations to the schedule itinerary or activity may be made as necessitated by weather, group size, road transport, road closures, illness, lock downs or other factors, you agree to accept the decisions of the tour leader or representative, and you accept that neither we nor the providers of services can be held responsible for expenses or inconvenience incurred as a consequence. You acknowledge that the enjoyment of your tour or holiday is derived in part from travel beyond the safety risks of life at work or at home, and you accept and assume all the risks involved.