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: Arrival in Srinagar
- Day 2: Srinagar to Kargil via Zoji La Pass/Sonmarg
- Day 3: Kargil to Leh via Fotu La Pass
- Day 4: Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardungla
- Day 5: Nubra Valley to Pangong Tso
- Day 6: Pangong Tso to Hanle via Rezang La
- Day 7: Hanle to Umling La - Hanle
- Day 8: Hanle to Tso Moriri
- Day 9: Tso Moriri to Sarchu
- Day 10: Sarchu to Manali via Baralacha La Pass
- Day 11: Departure from Manali
- Day 12: Arrival at Delhi
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What is included in the tour
- Meals on MAP Plan(Breakfast and Dinner) starting with Dinner on Day 1.
- Accomodation on double (couples(without additional charges) and special requests(on additional charges)) and triple sharing(general) basis in hygienic budget hotels/camps.
- Volvo From Manali to Delhi.
- 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 (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 1 | The Grand Arrival In Srinagar
Your adventure kicks off as you touch down at Srinagar's Sheik Ul-Alam International Airport.
Our friendly guide awaits you, sparking the beginning of a remarkable journey.
We make our way to your Srinagar haven. The evening unfolds with a delightful dinner and a cozy overnight stay.
Day 2 | Srinagar to Kargil via Zoji La Pass/Sonmarg:
Zoji La Pass / Sonmarg
(Distance: 200 kms. / Driving Time: 6-7 hrs. / Altitude of Kargil: 2676 mts.)
After a hearty breakfast, the day brims with excitement as we embark on a thrilling drive from Srinagar to Kargil.
We can't resist a stop at the breathtaking Sonamarg along the way.
At the Kargil War Memorial, you pay homage to the brave souls who defended our land.
The day culminates with a sumptuous dinner at your Kargil base.
Day 3 | Kargil to Leh via Fotu La Pass:
Kargil- Leh via Fotu La Pass
(Distance: 220 kms. / Driving Time: 6-7 hrs. / Altitude of Leh: 3524 mts.)
Breakfast is a promise of the adventures awaiting us as we journey to Leh.
The Moon Landscape near Lamayuru Monastery beckons, leaving you in awe of nature's artistry.
En route, the confluence of the Zanskar and Indus Rivers at Sangam captures your heart, as do the wonders of Magnetic Hill, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, and the Hall of Fame museum.
Dinner brings us together, and you rest comfortably in your Leh abode.
Day 4 | Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardungla:
Leh- Nubra Valley via Khardungla
(Distance: 130 kms. / Driving Time: 6 hrs. / Altitude of Nubra : 3048 mts.)
The day starts with breakfast and a rendezvous with the legendary Khardungla Pass, the world's highest motorable road.
We make our way to Diskit, the heart of Nubra Valley, home to an ancient 14th-century monastery.
You create cherished memories in Nubra Valley and wind down with a delectable dinner under the starlit sky.
Day 5 | Nubra Valley to Pangong Tso:
(Distance: 180 kms. / Driving Time: 7-8 hrs. / Altitude of Pangong : 4250 mts.)
An early breakfast fuels your spirit as we head to Pangong Tso, a stunning spot beloved by travelers and filmmakers.
The path leads through quaint villages and mesmerizing gompas, with the Pangong Lake as the grand finale.
You arrive just before sunset, captivated by the crystal-clear waters and majestic mountains.
We gather for dinner and share tales at our campsite, illuminated by the serene Pangong Tso.
Day 6 | Pangong Tso to Hanle via Rezang La:
(Distance: 140 kms. / Driving Time: 6 hrs. / Altitude of Hanle: 4300 mts.)
Morning light finds us setting off on a journey to the remote village of Hanle, home to a mere 200 families.
The route traces the cobalt edges of Pangong Tso, leading us through Maan, Merak, and Chushul.
At the Rezang-La War Memorial, we pay tribute to the heroes of the 1962 Indo-China War and venture to explore the world's second-largest observatory.
Nightfall in Hanle unveils a surreal night sky, where galaxies and stars beckon with their celestial display.
Laughter and camaraderie fill the air as we dine together, and you retire to your cozy homestay.
Day 7 | Hanle to Umling La - Hanle:
(Distance: 150 kms. / Driving Time: 6 hrs / Altitude of Umling La: 5798 mts.)
The morning sun calls us to a thrilling ride towards Umling La, high-altitude adventure through surreal terrains.
Traverse Kalatartar 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, an unforgettable sight.
Umling La boasts remarkable terrain and serenity. Pause for meditation if you wish, snap photos, and savor your achievement.
We head back to Hanle, following the same route, and rest at our overnight haven.
Day 8 | Hanle to Tso Moriri:
(Distance: 160 kms. / Driving Time: 5 hrs. / Altitude of Tso Moriri : 4522 mts.)
Post-breakfast, we retrace our steps, appreciating the beauty of Puga Springs and acknowledging the untamed wonders of Mother Nature.
The landscapes shift as we journey on, leading to our arrival at Tso Moriri.
A hearty dinner and peaceful night's rest await you at the campsite.
Day 9 | Tso Moriri to Sarchu:
(Distance : 250 kms / Driving Time : 7 Hrs / Altitude of Sarchu : 4290 Mts .)
A hearty breakfast fuels our day as we embark on a challenging journey to Sarchu.
The route takes us past Tsokar Lake, a journey filled with challenges and astonishing vistas.
We conquer Naki La and Lachung La, crossing the famous More Plains and Gata Loops.
Our campsite springs to life as stories of the day's adventures and the anticipation of the road ahead bind us in camaraderie.
Day 10 | Sarchu to Manali via Baralacha La Pass:
(Distance: 215 kms. / Driving Time: 5-6 hrs. / Altitude of Manali: 2050 mts.)
Gear up for another day of adventure as we set forth after breakfast toward Manali.
Suraj Tal and Deepak Tal beckon, and we traverse the iconic Baralacha Pass, connecting Lahaul district to Ladakh.
Our journey is marked by challenges and rewards, as we push onward, minimizing stopovers.
We celebrate the completion of our epic road journey, our hearts filled with stories, laughter, and a sense of accomplishment.
Dinner and overnight respite await in Manali.
Day 11 | Departure from Manali
- Your journey draws to a close, but your heart brims with memories.
- After breakfast, we bid farewell to the captivating landscapes and embark on your onward journey from Manali to Delhi via Volvo
- Depart with a treasure trove of experiences, etching this incredible Ladakh adventure deep in your heart.
Day 12 | Arrival at Delhi
- Arrive at Delhi and proceed towards your hometown with respective modes of transfer.
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.
Roaring Engines and Majestic Peaks: Conquer the Himalayas with Deyor Experiences' Srinagar to Manali Motorcycle Expedition
Introduction: Rev up your engines and prepare for the adventure of a lifetime as Deyor Experiences invites you to join our Srinagar to Manali motorcycle expedition. This thrilling 12-day journey is not just a ride; it's an immersive experience through the heart of the Himalayas, offering breathtaking landscapes, challenging terrains, and unforgettable moments on two wheels.
Discovering the Beauty of the Himalayas: The journey begins in Srinagar, a city steeped in history and surrounded by the stunning landscapes of Kashmir. From the moment you arrive, our experienced guides ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience, setting the stage for the epic road trip ahead.
Challenging Passes and Scenic Landscapes: As you make your way through the iconic Zoji La Pass and Sonmarg on Day 2, the rugged beauty of the Himalayas unfolds before you. The journey to Leh via the Fotu La Pass on Day 3 is filled with awe-inspiring landscapes, including the Moon Landscape near Lamayuru Monastery. Prepare to be captivated by the confluence of the Zanskar and Indus Rivers at Sangam, Magnetic Hill, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, and the Hall of Fame museum.
Conquering the Highest Motorable Road: Day 4 takes you to the legendary Khardungla Pass, the world's highest motorable road, as you make your way to the enchanting Nubra Valley. Immerse yourself in the ancient vibes of Diskit, home to a 14th-century monastery, and wind down under the starlit sky with a delectable dinner.
Pangong Tso and Beyond: Fuel your spirit with an early breakfast on Day 5 as you head to the picturesque Pangong Tso. Marvel at quaint villages and mesmerizing gompas along the way before arriving at the grand finale – Pangong Lake. The crystal-clear waters and majestic mountains create a backdrop for unforgettable moments.
Remote Villages and Cosmic Displays: The adventure reaches new heights on Day 6 as you journey to the remote village of Hanle via Rezang La. Pay homage to war heroes at the Rezang-La War Memorial and explore the world's second-largest observatory. Nightfall in Hanle unveils a surreal night sky, a cosmic display of galaxies and stars that will leave you in awe.
High-Altitude Thrills: Day 7 beckons with a thrilling ride to Umling La, one of the highest motorable passes. Traverse Kalatartar Plain and Nerbo-la, standing above Everest Base Camp for a view that will forever be etched in your memory. The journey back to Hanle is filled with the raw, untouched beauty of the region.
Retracing Steps and Untamed Wonders: Day 8 sees you retracing your steps from Hanle to Tso Moriri, appreciating the untamed wonders of Mother Nature. Puga Springs and ever-shifting landscapes lead to a peaceful night's rest at the Tso Moriri campsite.
Challenges and Rewards: Prepare for a hearty breakfast on Day 9 as you embark on a challenging journey to Sarchu. Naki La and Lachung La, the famous More Plains, and Gata Loops add challenges and rewards to your adventure. Campsite camaraderie springs to life as stories of the day's adventures bind you together.
Celebrating the Epic Road Journey: Gear up for another day of adventure on Day 10 as you head to Manali via the iconic Baralacha Pass. Suraj Tal and Deepak Tal beckon, and the journey is marked by challenges and rewards. Celebrate the completion of your epic road journey in Manali with dinner and an overnight respite.
Farewell to the Himalayas: As Day 11 dawns, your heart brims with memories. Bid farewell to the captivating landscapes as you embark on your journey from Manali to Delhi via Volvo. Depart with a treasure trove of experiences, etching this incredible Ladakh adventure deep in your heart.
Arrival in Delhi: Day 12 sees your arrival in Delhi, the endpoint of your unforgettable journey. Proceed towards your hometown with respective modes of transfer, cherishing the memories of an epic Himalayan odyssey.
Conclusion: In conclusion, Deyor Experiences' Srinagar to Manali motorcycle expedition is not just a trip; it's a saga of conquering challenges, creating lasting memories, and discovering the true spirit of the Himalayas. Book your adventure now and let Deyor Experiences be your gateway to the ultimate Himalayan motorcycle expedition.
We look forward to an adventure-packed journey with you!