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. 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!
- Day 1: Delhi to Manali: Overnight Volvo Journey
- Day 2: Manali Exploration and Briefing
- Day 3: Manali to Sarchu via Baralacha La Pass
- Day 4: Sarchu to Tso Moriri via Tanglang La
- Day 5: Tso Moriri to Hanle
- Day 6: Hanle to Umling La - Hanle
- Day 7: Hanle to Pangong via Rezang La
- Day 8: Pangong to Nubra Valley
- Day 9: Nubra Valley to Leh via Khardungla Pass
- Day 10: Leh to Kargil via Fotu La Pass
- Day 11: Kargil to Srinagar via Zojila Pass
- Day 12: Departure from Srinagar
What is included in the tour
- Meals on MAP Plan(Breakfast and Dinner) starting with Dinner on Manali Night
- Accomodation on double (couples(without additional charges) and special requests(on additional charges)) and triple sharing(general) basis in hygienic budget hotels/camps.
- Royal Enfield Himalayan Bike
- Helmets(Suggest you to bring your own)
- 01 Mechanic, 01 Marshall, 01 Backup Vehicle specifically for luggage.
- Fuel for the entire journey(As per the itinerary)
- Inner-Line Permit for all restricted areas
- Wildlife Fee and Environmental Fee
- Sightseeing as per itinerary
- Oxygen cylinder and basic first-aid during the tour.
- Camping with an evening bonfire(on additional cost).
- Airport/Volvo Stand Pickup and Drop Complimentary (At a common time for the group)
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any meals/services not mentioned in the inclusions
- Travel Expenses
- Security Deposit for Bike - INR 5000/bike.
- Biking Gears(Jackets, Knee and Elbow Guard)
- Transport apart from the itinerary
- Any charges for entry tickets and video cameras, still cameras, etc.
- Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water, beverages, etc.
- Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
- Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
- Room Service/Restaurant Expenses
- Anything not mentioned under 'inclusions'
- 5% GST
Day 01 | Delhi to Manali via Volvo:
Start your journey with an overnight bus ride from Delhi to Manali.
Settle into the comfortable Volvo bus as you leave the bustling city behind and head toward the serene mountains.
Day 02 | Manali: The Pristine Paradise:
Arrive in Manali and check in to your hotel.
Take some time to explore this beautiful city with its rich cultural heritage and breathtaking natural beauty.
In the evening, gather with your fellow riders for a briefing on safety measures, riding tips, and gear check.
Build companionships over dinner as you get to know your fellow adventurers.
Conclude the day with an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 | Manali to Sarchu via Baralacha La Pass:
(Distance: 230 kms. / Driving Time: 8 hrs. / Altitude of Sarchu: 4290 mts.)
After breakfast, embark on your Ladakh bike trip journey.
Ride through the famous Atal Tunnel on your way to Sarchu.
Cross Suraj Tal and Deepak Tal, and traverse the iconic Baralacha La Pass, connecting Lahaul District to Ladakh.
Experience a day of challenges and rewards, minimizing stopovers.
Share stories of the day's adventures at the campsite.
Day 04 | Sarchu to Tso Moriri via Tanglang La:
(Distance: 250 kms. / Driving Time: 7 hrs. / Altitude of Tso moriri : 4522 mts.)
Enjoy a hearty breakfast as you set off on a challenging journey to Tso Moriri.
Pass by Tsokar Lake, a route filled with challenges and astonishing vistas.
Conquer Naki La and Lachung La, riding across the famous More Plains and Gata Loops.
Conclude the day with a hearty dinner and a peaceful night at the campsite.
Day 05 | Tso Moriri to Hanle:
(Distance: 160 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Hanle : 4300 mts.)
Post-breakfast, retrace your steps, appreciating the beauty of Puga Springs and acknowledging the untamed wonders of Mother Nature.
Watch the landscapes shift as you journey to Hanle.
Witness a surreal night sky in Hanle, where galaxies and stars beckon with their celestial display.
Enjoy laughter and camaraderie during dinner and retire to your cozy homestay.
Day 06 | Hanle to Umling La - Hanle:
(Distance: 150 kms. / Driving Time: 6 hrs. / Altitude of Umling La: 5798 mts.)
Embrace the morning sun as it calls you to a thrilling ride towards Umling La, a high-altitude adventure through surreal terrains.
Traverse Kala Tartar Plain, reminiscent of Moore Plain on the Leh-Manali road but in its raw, untouched form.
Progress to Nerbo-la, where you stand above Everest Base Camp, enjoying an unforgettable sight.
Umling La boasts remarkable terrain and serenity, offering an opportunity to pause for meditation, snap photos, and savor your achievement.
Head back to Hanle, following the same route, and rest at your overnight haven.
Day 07 | Hanle to Pangong via Rezang La:
(Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 6 hrs / Altitude of Pangong: 4250 mts.)
Start the day with morning light as you set off on a journey toward Pangong.
Follow the route along the cobalt edges of Pangong Tso, passing through Chushul, Merak, Maan, and Spangmik.
Pay tribute to the heroes of the 1962 Indo-China War at the Rezang-La War Memorial and explore the world's second-largest observatory.
Gather for dinner and share tales at your cottage stay, illuminated by the serene Pangong Tso.
Day 08 | Pangong to Nubra Valley:
(Distance: 175 kms. / Driving Time: 7 to 8 hrs. / Altitude of Nubra valley : 3048 mts.)
Post-breakfast, retrace your steps, appreciating the beauty of Pangong and acknowledging the untamed wonders of Mother Nature.
Enjoy the mesmerizing view of the Shyok River along the road, famous for offroading and water crossings.
Create cherished memories in Nubra Valley and wind down with a delectable dinner under the starlit sky.
Day 09 | Nubra Valley to Leh via Khardungla Pass:
( Distance : 135 kms / Driving Time : 6 Hrs / Altitude of Leh : 3524 Mts .)
After breakfast, embark on an adventurous journey toward Leh via the mighty Khardungla Pass, the second highest motorable pass in the world.
Visit Diskit Monastery, the heart of Nubra Valley, and the famous Sand Dunes for a double-hump camel ride.
Be left in awe of nature as you ride past the Moon Landscape near Lamayuru Monastery.
Conclude your engaging day with dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10 | Leh to Kargil via Fotu La Pass:
(Distance: 220 kms. / Driving Time: 6-7 hrs. / Altitude of Kargil: 2676 mts.)
Gear up for another day of adventure as you set forth after breakfast toward Kargil.
Witness the confluence of Zanskar and Indus Rivers on your way.
Visit the famous Magnetic Hill, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, and the Hall of Fame museum.
Ride past the Moon Landscape near Lamayuru Monastery, enjoying the magnificent view.
Conclude your day with dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11 | Kargil to Srinagar via Zojila Pass:
(Distance:224 kms./Driving Time:-8 hrs./Altitude of Srinagar:2800 mts)
After breakfast, travel to Srinagar, visiting the Kargil War Memorial on the way.
Witness the Amar Jawan Jyoti torch as an honor to the supreme sacrifice made by the soldiers.
Stop at Mulbekh Monastery to see the remarkable statue "Chamba" carved over "Maitreya Buddha."
Enjoy the stunning view of Sonmarg.
Conclude your day with dinner upon arrival at the hotel.
Day 12 | Departure from Srinagar:
Reflect on the experience of a lifetime, packed with heart-warming memories and finest hospitality services.
Proceed to the airport for your onward journey.
Bid farewell to your fellow travelers and cherish the memories of your incredible Ladakh adventure.
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.
1. What is the best time to visit Ladakh?
Ideally the best time to visit Ladakh would be during the summers between the months of April to September due to the pleasant temperature ranging around 15-30 degrees Celsius. However, the true beauty of Ladakh shines during the winters as most adventurers seek to visit the land when covered with blanketed snow and experience the famous Chadar Trek during this time period.
2. How to reach Ladakh?
Ideally most travellers enter Ladakh through the Leh Airport which is situated 3kms away from the main city. Some travellers tend to travel by road from Delhi via Leh-Manali Highway (Delhi to Ladakh) which is around 1011 Kms and roughly takes 24 hours to travel.
3. How is the network connectivity in Ladakh?
Most towns and village have internet connectivity allowing all forms of payment acceptable in the region. In case some areas have low connectivity, travellers will be informed prior to visiting those regions.
4. Do we need a Covid Test or Vaccination to travel?
For unvaccinated travellers, it is mandatory to take a RT-PCR test 48 hours before travel. For Double vaccinated travellers, you do not need a RT-PCR test but it is mandatory to carry the Vaccination certificate.
5. Which Inner line Permits are 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.
6. 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.
7. 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).
Discover the Thrilling Beauty of Ladakh on a Bike Trip
Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the majestic landscapes of Ladakh on a bike trip. Discover breathtaking vistas, remote mountain passes, and ancient monasteries. Book your journey today.
Ladakh Bike Trips: A Thrilling Adventure Awaits You
The rugged terrain of Ladakh, with its soaring mountains, deep valleys, and stunning vistas, is the perfect destination for adventurous bikers. This remote region of northern India is known for its stunning beauty, ancient monasteries, and unique culture. By embarking on a bike trip through Ladakh, you will experience the thrill of exploring this incredible landscape in a way that few others ever will.
The Ultimate Adventure: Bike Touring Through Ladakh
Bike touring through Ladakh is an experience like no other. From the moment you start your journey, you'll be immersed in a world of natural wonder and cultural richness. The journey takes you through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on the planet, with towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and crystal-clear lakes.
The Benefits of a Ladakh Bike Trip
There are many benefits to embarking on a bike trip through Ladakh. First and foremost, it's a unique adventure that will stay with you for the rest of your life. You'll experience the thrill of riding through remote mountain passes, taking in the stunning scenery and exploring ancient monasteries. Additionally, you'll get a chance to challenge yourself physically, testing your endurance and pushing yourself to new heights.
Planning Your Ladakh Bike Trip
When planning your Ladakh bike trip, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, make sure you have the right gear for the journey. You'll need a sturdy bike, protective gear, and comfortable clothing suitable for the mountain climate. You should also research the best routes and make sure you have all necessary permits for the areas you plan to visit.
The Best Time to Visit Ladakh
The best time to visit Ladakh for a bike trip is between June and September, when the weather is warm and dry. During this time, the roads are generally clear and open, allowing for easy access to remote areas. However, it's important to keep in mind that the weather in Ladakh can be unpredictable, so it's always a good idea to be prepared for any conditions.
Discovering Ladakh's Culture and Traditions
Ladakh is a unique region with a rich cultural heritage. As you explore the area on your bike trip, you'll have a chance to immerse yourself in this culture, visiting ancient monasteries, meeting locals, and learning about the traditions of the region. This is an experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.
Book Your Ladakh Bike Trip Today
If you're ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, book your Ladakh bike trip today. With its stunning beauty, unique culture, and thrilling adventure opportunities, Ladakh is the perfect destination for bikers looking to push themselves to new heights. Get in touch with us to start planning your journey today.
Cancellation Policy & Terms and Conditions:
We understand that life sometimes takes unexpected turns. To ensure your journey with us is both exciting and secure, here are our cancellation policies and terms and conditions:
Cancellations made up to 30 days before the departure date will incur a 20% cancellation fee of the total ticket value.
Cancellations made within 30 days of the departure date will result in a 100% cancellation fee of the total ticket value.
Note: For bookings, 30% of the total amount must be paid within one month of booking or three months before the travel date, whichever is earlier. Failure to meet this requirement will lead to the cancellation of your booking without prior notice, and the amount received by Deyor Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will be forfeited with no refund.
Safety and Itinerary Changes:
At Deyor, your safety is paramount. We reserve the right to modify the itinerary and mode of transport for the entire or part of the trip. Such changes may be made due to factors, including but not limited to union concerns, government advisories, and restrictions.
In the event of an itinerary or transport change, travelers agree to cooperate with our team members and refrain from causing any disturbances that may adversely affect the experience for fellow travelers.
Deyor reserves the right to terminate the trip for any traveler and their group in cases of non-cooperation or disruptive behavior. In such instances, the full amount paid will be forfeited.
Vehicle and Accommodation:
Travelers should be aware that the bikes provided have been previously used by other travelers and may not be brand new. As long as the bikes are in working and running condition, any concerns raised by travelers will not be considered.
Deyor may change the accommodation as deemed suitable. The properties suggested during booking are indicative and should not be perceived as 'as-is' properties.
By proceeding with your booking, you acknowledge and understand the above conditions and agree to comply with them. An indemnity bond will be provided for your signature before trip departure, and failure to sign will be your responsibility. Deyor will not be held liable under any circumstances.
Circumstances Beyond Our Control:
In our commitment to delivering an exceptional travel experience, we want you to be informed about situations beyond our control. Please read the following clause carefully:
We regret that, in situations beyond our control, we are unable to offer compensation, expense reimbursement, or assume responsibility for any losses incurred.
These uncontrollable circumstances may necessitate changes to your booked tour or result in our inability to provide the tour as originally agreed upon.
When we mention "circumstances beyond our control," we are referring to events that were unforeseeable and unavoidable, despite our best efforts to exercise reasonable care.
These circumstances typically encompass, but are not limited to, events such as war, the threat of war, airport closures, epidemics, natural or nuclear disasters, terrorist activities, civil unrest, industrial disputes, and adverse weather conditions.
We understand the importance of delivering an exceptional travel experience and will do our best to minimize disruptions and ensure your journey remains enjoyable, even when faced with such challenges.
Q1: Why choose Deyor Experiences for the Srinagar to Manali Motorcycle Expedition? Answer: Deyor Experiences is a seasoned expert in curating exceptional adventure trips. Our Srinagar to Manali motorcycle expedition is meticulously designed to combine thrilling experiences with safety and comfort. With a team of experienced guides, top-notch accommodations, and a passion for exploration, we ensure every rider enjoys a seamless and unforgettable journey.
Q2: What makes this motorcycle expedition unique? Answer: Our expedition is not just a ride; it's an immersive experience through the heart of the Himalayas. We carefully plan each day to include iconic landmarks, high-altitude passes, and breathtaking landscapes. From the serene Pangong Tso to the remote village of Hanle, every day brings new adventures, making this expedition truly unique.
Q3: How challenging is the route, and what level of riding experience is required? Answer: The route is designed to be challenging, taking riders through high-altitude passes like Khardungla and Baralacha La. While a moderate to advanced level of riding experience is recommended, our expert guides provide support and guidance throughout the journey. Safety is our top priority, and we ensure that every rider is well-prepared for the challenges ahead.
Q4: What type of motorcycles are provided, and can I bring my own? Answer: Deyor Experiences provides well-maintained and reliable motorcycles for the expedition. However, if you prefer to bring your own bike, you are more than welcome. Our team will ensure that your motorcycle meets the necessary safety standards for the journey.
Q5: What is the accommodation like during the expedition? Answer: Accommodations are carefully selected to provide comfort and a unique local experience. From cozy homestays to campsites with stunning views, we ensure that each night's stay complements the day's adventures. Rest assured, you'll have a comfortable and memorable place to unwind after a day of riding.
Q6: How is the safety of participants ensured during the expedition? Answer: Safety is our utmost priority. Our experienced guides are well-versed in first aid and emergency protocols. We provide safety briefings before the journey, and our support vehicles are equipped to handle any unforeseen circumstances. Additionally, we encourage riders to follow safety guidelines and ride within their capabilities.
Q7: What is the best time to undertake this motorcycle expedition? Answer: The best time for the Srinagar to Manali motorcycle expedition is during the summer months, from June to September. This ensures favorable weather conditions, clear roads, and the best views of the Himalayan landscapes. However, it's essential to check weather conditions and road accessibility before planning your trip.
Q8: Can non-riders join the expedition? Answer: Absolutely! While the expedition is designed for motorcycle enthusiasts, non-riders can also join in our support vehicles. This allows them to experience the journey, enjoy the scenery, and be a part of the adventure without being on a motorcycle.
Conclusion: As you plan your Srinagar to Manali motorcycle expedition with Deyor Experiences, rest assured that every detail has been carefully considered to provide you with the ultimate adventure. Whether you're a seasoned rider or a first-timer, our expedition promises an unforgettable journey through the majestic Himalayas. Book your adventure now and let Deyor Experiences be your guide to conquering the heights of the Himalayas.
"Conquer the Himalayas: A Ladakh Motorcycle Expedition with Deyor Experiences"
Embark on an unforgettable journey through the high Himalayas with Deyor Experiences, where every twist of the road unveils new landscapes and cultural wonders. Brace yourself for an adrenaline-pumping Ladakh Motorcycle Expedition that promises not just a ride, but an immersive experience in the heart of the majestic mountains.
The Expedition Kickoff: Delhi to Manali Your adventure begins with an overnight Volvo journey from Delhi to Manali. Deyor Experiences ensures a comfortable transition from the bustling city to the serene mountains, setting the stage for the epic ride that awaits.
Manali: The Gateway to Ladakh Arriving in Manali, take a moment to explore its rich cultural heritage and natural beauty. Deyor Experiences orchestrates a seamless check-in, allowing you to focus on immersing yourself in the charm of this pristine paradise. The evening brings a briefing on safety measures, riding tips, and gear check, fostering connections over dinner with your fellow adventurers.
Thrills Over Baralacha La Pass: Manali to Sarchu Bid farewell to Manali as you ride through the famed Atal Tunnel towards Sarchu. Deyor Experiences guides you through the challenges and rewards of Baralacha La Pass, connecting Lahaul District to Ladakh. Share tales of the day's adventures at the campsite, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Himalayas.
Tso Moriri and Beyond: Sarchu to Pangong The journey continues with a challenging ride to Tso Moriri, navigating through high mountain passes. Deyor Experiences ensures you conquer Naki La and Lachung La, with the iconic More Plains and Gata Loops adding to the thrill. The day concludes with a hearty dinner, setting the stage for the next leg of your expedition.
Hanle and Umling La: A Symphony of Nature Retracing your steps, appreciate the beauty of Puga Springs as you ride to Hanle. Witness a surreal night sky where galaxies and stars beckon with their celestial display. The adventure intensifies with a thrilling ride to Umling La, offering remarkable terrain and serenity. Pause for meditation, capture photos, and savor the accomplishment before returning to Hanle.
Pangong Tso and Nubra Valley: A Visual Feast Navigate historical sites as you ride towards Pangong, passing through the Rezang-La War Memorial. Explore the world's second-largest observatory and share tales at your cottage stay, surrounded by the serene beauty of Pangong Tso. Retrace your steps to Nubra Valley, capturing memories against the backdrop of Ladakh's mesmerizing landscapes.
Leh and Beyond: Khardungla Pass to Srinagar The adventure reaches new heights as you ride to Leh via the mighty Khardungla Pass, the second-highest motorable pass in the world. Explore Diskit Monastery, ride past the Moon Landscape near Lamayuru Monastery, and unwind with dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel. The journey continues through Kargil, witnessing the confluence of rivers and historical landmarks, before reaching the picturesque Srinagar.
Reflect and Bid Farewell As your Ladakh Motorcycle Expedition with Deyor Experiences comes to an end, take a moment to reflect on the heartwarming memories and the finest hospitality services. Bid farewell to your fellow travelers, cherishing the camaraderie forged on this incredible journey. Until the next adventure calls, let the thrill of the Himalayas linger in your heart, a testament to the unforgettable experience that was.