About the tour
We invite you to a 11 day ritual bike road trip to the Land of High Passes- Leh ladakh. This ultimate Ladakh Bike Trip (biking expedition) involves crossing over high-mountain passes, snow-capped peaks, rugged terrain and witnessing some of the most spectacular and picturesque landscapes in the world.
An experience bunched of enthusiasts, combined with experiences from the Armed Forces, joined into design a picture perfect program for you in to the Land of Ladakh.
Expedition 01:- 14th-25th June 2019
Srinagar, Kargil, Leh, Ladakh, Nubra Valley, Khardungla Pass, Pangong Lake, Baralacha La, Naki La, Lachlung La, Tanglang La , Sarchu, Keylong, Jispa, Rohtang Pass, Manali
We request you to kindly make your own arrangements to Srinagar. The ideal time to reach Srinagar would be before early morning/noon, so one doesn’t miss out on the day excursion.
Meeting and assistance upon arrival at Srinagar airport. We will check into our hotel. This afternoon we will enjoy Shikara ride. Later, we will explore the sights of Srinagar.
In the evening, we have a team huddle, where the trip leaders/instructors shall conduct a briefing about the trip, with instructions on safety, riding techniques etc. Overnight in a hotel.
After an early breakfast we proceed to Sonamarg.
As we leave the Srinagar city and drive along the Dal lake, this is one of the most scenic drives of the voyage. Lush green mountains, gustling rivers, meadows & much more.
The drive to Sonmarg is through yet another spectacular facet of country side in Kashmir.
As we reach Sonamarg, guests can explore the serenity of the nature. Evening welcomes you to a bonfire on the banks of the Sindh river. Overnight at a campsite.
After a leisurely breakfast, we will drive to Kargil. Today we cover the scenics of Baltal, Drass, Kaksar and the mighty Zozilla Pass.
This is a town which serves as the headquarters of Kargil district of Ladakh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India. It is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh. Enroute we shall also cover some of the attrcattions like Kargil War Memorial Stonday and Mulbekh monastery etc.
Later the evening, independent time to explore the Kargil city and nearby areas. Overnight in a hotel.
After breakfast, we will start our mighty ride from Kargil to Leh. Today we shall see a topographical change from green mountains to sands.
Enroute we shall visit the Lamayuru Monastery (the oldest monastery in Ladakh) and also visit the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, The Magnetic Hil and Gurudwara Pathar Sahib.
Overnight in a hotel
An early morning wake up, followed by breakfast and checking our bikes and gear. We start our drive towards the world’s highest motor-able road- Khardungla Pass. After a drive of about 40 Kms we reach the Khardungla Pass – The Highest Motor-able Road in the world.
Later, we head towards the Nubra valley via Khardungla village, Khalsar. Lunch will be en-route. We will visit Diskit, and Hunder. Diskit has monasteries with tallest lord Buddha statue and hunder has sand dunes and camel safari.
Overnight at a campsite.
Early morning wakeup call followed by breakfast, we take our ride back from Nubra to Leh city.
We reach Leh by evening and catch breath taking sun set view of Leh city.
Overnight in a hotel.
It’s a complete day at leisure today in the capital city of Leh. Independent time for the riders to explore the complete city. Leh town has some major attractions like Shanti Stupa, City Palace, War Museum, Thiskey Monastery etc.
Evening we shall do a small get-together at the hotel, around a campfire discussing the experiences of the tour till now.
Overnight in a hotel.
Early wakeup call, after breakfast we will start our journey to the world’s highest salt lake. The 200-km trip to Pangong Lake is an experience of its own.
Beyond this city, there is nothing but the extreme mountain ranges for company. The second stop is the Changla Pass (17,350 ft.), which could test ones lungs, for the lack of oxygen. Upon arrival, we settle in our camps, followed to a visit to the lake.
Overnight at a campsite.
Post Breakfast, we do a complete gear check and drive to Tsomoriri Lake. It is a breathtaking journey on a trail that is literally a ‘no mans’ land.
Spend your evening watching shadows of the surrounding mountain and the varying depths of Tsomoriri lake changing colors from the most amazing hues of blue and green alternating between jade and turquoise emerald and an unbelievable indigo. Overnight at a campsite.
Early morning wakeup call followed by breakfast. Later, we flag off our epic ride from Tsomoriri to Jispa, a distance of about 320 kms. Being the longest ride of the voyage, time plays a crucial element today, as we try to reach Jispa before sunset.
Over night in a hotel.
This is the final leg of our ritual road trip. Following a leisurely breakfast we will drive to Manali. Today we climb the mighty Rohtang Pass and enter the beautiful valley of Manali.
As the sun descends down, the evening welcomes to a grandeur celebration of a successful roadtrip with Campfire, Bar-be-Que's & much more. Overnight in a hotel.
Day is at leisure for your independent activities. Explore the Manali city and it’s attractions. We board the return Volvo Coaches in the evening to return to Delhi.