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: Arrival at Srinagar
We will pick you up from the airport and take you to the hotel. 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 2: Sonmarg to Kargil Distance: 120 km
After breakfast we will leave for Kargil. 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 Kargil.
Day 3: Kargil to Leh Distance: 220 km
After breakfast, we leave for Leh. 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 Leh by evening. Overnight at Leh
Day 4: Leh to Nubra Valley 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, you descend into the dramatically different landscape of the Nubra valley.
Day 5: Nubra to Pangong Lake via Shyok Distance: 280 km
Today we will be taking one of the most uncommon routes in Ladakh. We will ride to Pangong via Shayok village, which was opened recently for the tourists. While riding you will definitely enjoy the scenic view of mountains and waterfalls.
Day 6: Pangong Lake to Hanle Distance: 310 km
After Breakfast, ride along the lake towards Hanle via Maan Merak and village Chushul. Opened recently for tourists, there are just 400 families living in Hanle!. Post lunch, you can explore the village and the nearby area. Overnight stay in home-stay in Hanle.
Day 7: 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 8: Hanle to Tso Kar Distance: 145 km
We start our ride toward Tsokar Lake, one of the popular salted lakes in the world. This day is. going to be very adventurous and you will witness the Himalayan Rock Salt. Overnight in a guesthouse or camp. (Hotel is unavailable in this area)
Day 9: Tso Kar to Jispa Distance: 230 km
After breakfast, we start our ride early in the morning towards Jispa. This ride will be one of the longest rides of our journey. You will enjoy the beauty of More Planes Pang landscapes. Today we have to cross 3 More passes; Nakila, Lachungla (Approx 16000 ft), Gata loops crossing 21 hairpin bends till we reach Sarchu. After lunch, we will start our journey towards Jispa. Enroute we will cross Baralacha La Pass (Approx 16000ft). Over Night stay in a camp/hotel.
Day 10: Jispa to Manali Distance: 140 km
This is the final leg of our road trip. We start our day early and ride from Keylong to Manali. The route is slightly rough, so this day we shall try and cover the maximum distance with minimum stopovers. We arrive in Manali by the evening, followed by a hand over of the bikes and gear. Later, we all celebrate the completion of our epic road journey!
Day 11: Manali to Delhi Its time to bid goodbye to this epic journey. We will provide you with Volvo tickets to Delhi.
Accommodation details 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 from Srinagar Manali to Delhi bus tickets Professional road Captain as guide Backup Vehicle with mechanic, basic spare parts and medical kit First aid kit for entire tour Expedition completion certificate All Toll, Taxes and Permits
Airfare Visa Lunches Beverages Any cost due to unexpected circumstances
How to get there?
Renting a bike from us? Book your flight to arrive at Srinagar International Airport (SXR) You can book your return journey from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
Bringing your own bike? Ride your bike to Srinagar or ship it to Jammu Tawi (via train/ private transport) and then ride to Srinagar.
Dates(2018): 17th May to 28th May 2018 22nd May to 02nd June 2018 27th May to 06th June 2018 01st June to 11th June 2018 06th June to 17th June 2018 11th June to 21st June 2018 16th June to 26th June 2018 21st June to 02nd July 2018 26th June to 06th July 2018 01st July to 11th July 2018 11th July to 21st July 2018 16th July to 26th July 2018 26th July to 05th August 2018 30th July to 09th August 2018 10th August to 20th August 2018 25th August to 04th September 2018 09th September to 19th September 2018 24th September to 04th October 2018