LADAKH, a land with beauty beyond description. Ladakh is a land of High Passes, Ladakh has been described as 'moon land', 'magic land', and 'mysterious land' for its unique landscape. Ladakh is country's coldest, highest and the driest zone. Ladakh has a cool and generally dry mountain climate.
Best Season: June-September Total Distance: 1800 km Maximum riders: 20 Duration: 11 Days
Day 1: Delhi to Manali by Bus
Departure from Delhi to Manali by Volvo Bus service.Your ticket for the journey till Manali is included in the the cost. For those who are getting their own bike, join us on Day 2 in Manali.
Day 2: Arrival at Manali
Upon arrival, we will have a traditional welcome followed by an introduction with the Tour leader, allotment of rooms and a safety and rescue session by a professional. We will have a tour briefing in the evening followed by a flagship celebration of the ride over dinner.
Day 3: Manali to Jispa Distance: 140 km
After breakfast, we leave for Jispa. As soon as we leave Manali, the climb for the 13,051 feet high Rohtang Pass starts. After Rohtang, the road descends into the Chandra valley, passing through Khoksar and on to jispa.
Day 4: Jispa to Tso Kar Distance: 230 km
Today we ride from the lush green landscape to the stark moonscape which Ladakh is famous for. A very scenic route passing through small lakes, waterfalls, and streams. Undoubtedly the best stretch on the Manali-Leh highway, this section of the Manali-Leh highway will feel as if you're on a roller coaster ride climbing up and down from one Himalayan pass to another. You ride up and down three high altitude passes, Baralacha-La, Lachlung -La (16,616 feet) and Nakee-La (15,547 feet)
Day 5: Tso Kar to Hanle Distance: 145 km
After breakfast, we start our ride towards Hanle. Hanle is one of the restricted areas in Ladakh and only accessible to domestic tourists. Today is going to be very adventurous and you will be witnessing a Galaxy with your Naked eyes! Overnight in a guesthouse. (Hotel is unavailable in this area)
Day 6: Hanle - Umling La - Hanle Distance: 200 km
Are you ready to conquer the highest pass? We will start our ride early morning at 5:30 am towards Umlingla (19300 ft) which is newly opened pass in Ladakh. The journey of this pass is going to be very tough in terms of terrain as well as altitude. Oxygen is very less as compared to the city. After reaching Umlingla we have to come back from the same route soon towards Hanle. Overnight in a Guest House. In case we do not get a permit for Umling La, we will go to Tso Moriri lake instead.
Day 7: Hanle to Pangong Lake Distance: 310 km
After Breakfast, ride towards Pangong via villages Chushul and Maan Merak. Then we have a ride along with a lake. Overnight stay in camp at Pangong
Day 8: Pangong Lake to Nubra via Shyok Distance: 280 km
Today we will be taking one of the most uncommon routes in Ladakh. We will ride to Nubra via Shayok village, which was opened recently for the tourists. While riding you will definitely enjoy the scenic view of mountains and waterfalls.
Day 9: Nubra Valley to Leh via Khardung La Distance: 160 km
Today, we take the road to the second highest motorable pass in the world Khardung-La at 18,380 feet. In spite of the altitude, today you ride on some of the smoothest roads so far and the landscape also becomes grand. After celebrating at Khardung-La pass, we descend into the dramatically different landscape of the Leh
Day 10: Leh to Kargil Distance: 220 km
After breakfast, we leave for Kargil. Enroute visit Mulbek, Giant Living Buddha Sculpture on Rock Mountain, Lamayuru, one of the oldest Monastery of Ladakh and enjoy the view of the Moon Landscape, Magnetic Hill, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara and Hall of Fame museum. We will reach Kargil by evening. Overnight at Kargil
Day 11: Kargil to Sonmarg Distance: 120 km
After breakfast, we will leave for Sonmarg. Experience the beauty of Sonamarg (Known As Meadow of Gold), cross the famous Zo-jila pass and Drass Village (2nd Coldest Inhabitated place in the World). Enroute, you will visit the Kargil war memorial where we will get a magnificent view of the Kargil wars famous Peaks (Tiger, Tololing). Overnight stay at Sonmarg.
During this tour, you will be accommodated at several hotels, guesthouses, and fixed tents on a twin sharing basis.You can also opt for individual rooms by paying an additional charge of Rs.18,500/-
Bring your own bike: Single Rider: Rs. 26,250 Rider + Pillion: Rs.52,360
Rent Royal Enfield 500: Single Rider: Rs. 52,360 Rider + Pillion: Rs.77.690
Motorcycle rental (those who are renting from us) Fuel (those who are renting from us) Accommodation Daily Breakfast and dinner Airport transfer to Srinagar Delhi to Manali bus tickets Professional road Captain as the guide Backup Vehicle with the mechanic, basic spare parts, and medical kit First aid kit for the entire tour Expedition completion certificate All Toll, Taxes, and Permits
Airfare Visa Lunches Beverages Any cost due to unexpected circumstances Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
Dates(2018): 31st May to 11th June 05th June to 16th June 15th June to 26th June 20th June to 01st July 30th June to 11th July 05th July to 16th July 15th July to 26th July 20th July to 30th July 29th July to 10th August 03rd August to 14th August 14th August to 25th August 18th August to 29th August 29th August to 09th September 02nd September to 13th September 13th September to 24th September 17th September to 28th September