Bike Tour in Ladakh
About Bike tour
Buckle up for the most precious trip of your life time. Stopover in sapphire lakes, rusty terrains, peaceful outbacks and almost anywhere your heart wants to. This is not where your burdens will dare to follow you; this is where you dig out your fantasy and put it straight into reality. So, let the magic of marooned monastery, independence and soft breeze, swirl up your senses for the good. Read the details further for a better idea of the journey. The tour will start from sightseeing of Manali, a beautiful hill town on the banks of the Beas River. You are going to ride your bike on various high-altitude roads, including the Khardungla pass, the world’s highest motorable road 5606 m, above the sea level. Another major highlight of this tour is the Bara Lacha La (4830 m, 4-5 hours), also called the Switzerland of India.
Highlights of the Tour
Enjoy bike rides on the tricky roads of Leh Ladakh
Relish sumptuous Ladakhi delicacies Porter
Drive across Baralacha Pass, Rohtang Pass and Tanglang La
Visit Shey, Thiksey and other Leh monasteries Helpers
Explore Jispa, Sarchu and Pang villages Wildlife fees
Shopping and sightseeing in Leh And inner line permission where ever it’s needed.
A day at Pangong Lake
What’s included in the price:
All hotel, guesthouse and camping charges in Himachal and Ladakh, twin sharing basis
350cc Royal Enfields for riders, tour leader and tour guide
Luggage racks and bungee cords for strapping on soft luggage
Backup pickup Tempo or Balero pickup and mechanic
First aid kit and oxygen cylinder & Helmets
All Hotels with breakfast & dinner
The tour does not include:
Tour leaders will collect a kitty to pay for all these expenses.
Alcohol and other beverages.
Petrol – all riders will be expected to pay their own fuel bills at petrol stations. The kitty will pay for spare fuel that we carry in the back-up truck – we will need to top up tanks in Pang and Sarchu and there are no petrol pumps in this area.
Gloves, jackets, boots, strap.
Service tax extra @ 3.61% of the total bill amount.
ay to Day Program
Bike tour 11 days Manali to Ladakh
Season: June- October
The itinerary for this tour is set out below:
Tour 1 – Manali
After breakfast, each individual will be provided with a motorbike, for you to explore Manali and its surroundings with a local guide. You will also visit Naggar Castle, Roerich Art Gallery, Hindu Temples and the hot springs in Vashisht.
Tour 2 – Manali to Keylong
Travelling Distance: 117 km
Altitude: 3080 m
You will drive along the Beas River upstream along the left bank through several villages, until you reach the Rohtang Pass (4050 m / 13,287 ft.). You will then drive down to reach in Gramphu, and then the passport check point at Koskar. Afterwards, you will carry on to reach in Keylong; the tribal district headquarters.
Tour 3 – Keylong to Sarchu
Travelling Distance: 114 km
Altitude: 4290 m
You will leave to the higher region, accompanied by zigzag uphill roads in the shadow of hanging glaciers to the scenic Baralacha La (4800 m / 15,748 ft.), before we descend to the Sarchu plateau. Overnight stay on Sarchu campsite.
Tour 4 – Sarchu to Tsokar
Travelling Distance: 140 km
Travelling Time: 7 hours
Altitude: 4530 m
You will leave the vast Sarchu plateau, to head up a curvy drive until you reach Namik La (4950 m / 16,240 ft.), where you can experience the spectacular views of rugged rocks and their unique geological formation. Then you go over Lachu Lang La (5090 m / 16,699 ft.)before descending to the gorge of the cliffy GanglaJal to Pang. You will then continue through the vast plateau of Kyang Chu-Thang (plateau of wild donkey) to Tsokar, via dusty and unidentified trails. The Tsokar lake – also called White Lake because of the salt deposits around it – is where extracted salt from its shores is still sold all over Ladakh, as well as yellow headed Wagtail, Pled Wagtail, Desert Wheatears, Raven, Horned Lark etc.
Tour 5 – Tsokar to Leh
Travelling Distance: 153 km
Altitude: 3500 m
After the breakfast drive to Leh by passing through Tanglang La Pass 17,585ft, second highest motorable road in the world, reach Upshi for entry of tourist and tourist vehicle, from here drive along with banks of Indus river & Valley. Arrive at Leh by evening. Overnight in hotel.
Tour 6 – Leh
Altitude: 3500 m
Rest day, shopping and local sight seeing in Leh.
Tour 7 – Leh – Pangong Lake – Leh
Travelling Distance: 290 km
After Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft), through Changla Pass 17,350 ft., it is the third highest motor able road in the world. Arrive Pangong Lake, which is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake. Drive back to leh, overnight in hotel
Tour 8 – Leh – Khardung La – Leh
Altitude: 5540 m /18,175 ft.
Today’s tour will begin with an uphill until the Khardung La, as it is the highest point you will need to be cautious of altitude sickness. However, oxygen cylinders will be within the accompanying vehicle throughout the journey. Once you have reached on top of the highest motor able pass in the world, you can enjoy the magnificent views of Himalaya and its valleys. You will then head back for Leh, where you will have lunch and then you will be free for the rest of the day. Overnight stay in hotel.
Tour 9 – Leh to Sarchu
Travelling Distance: 230 km
Altitude: 4300 m / 15,190 ft. (Over Tanglang La 5630 m / 18,471 ft.)
The road goes through several villages over the world’s second highest motor able pass before reaching in Sarchu. Overnight stay in camp.
Tour 10 – Sarchu to Sissu
Travelling Distance: 130 km
After breakfast we ride from Sarchu to Sissu over Baralacha La (4800 m) and crossing Darcha, Jispa, Gemur & Keylong. Overnight at camp.
Tour 11 – Sissu to Manali
Travelling Distance: 90 km
The last day of the tour, a 90 kms journey from Sissu to Manali. Crossing the Rohtang Pass ((4050 m) and Descend to Marhi, Gulaba, Kothi and finally reaching Manali. Journey ends with beautiful memories.