Day 01: Manali (Morning Arrival), Conditioning Ride to Sethan
Arrive Manali, Our representative will meet you at the volovo bus stand & drive you to the hotel.
We meet post breakfast to talk about the trip and important information on the motorcycle riding in the ladakh region, Himalayas.
Later, we set out for Trial & conditioning off-road ride to sethan Village, Panduropa (3,800 meters).
Overnight & Meals at Hotel.
Day 2: - Manali to Jispa valley camps
2nd day of Ladakh motorcycle tour, starts after a relaxed breakfast, Our destination of the day is Jispa which is a beautiful Riverside Campground facility on Manali – Leh Highway, the journey to jispa goes through some of the most extraordinary Himalayan Landscapes in India, i.e. Gulaba, Rohtang pass (13,051 fts) and khoksar Village.
Jispa is also the Transition point of landscapes on Manali – Leh highway, from here one notices the change in landscapes, from green to dry desert mountains for Ladakh.
Day 3:- Jispa to Sarchu desert
Distance – 100 kms | journey – 05-06 hrs by road
Today, we will be riding through one of the most enchanting landscapes on the Ladakh Motorcycle tour and will cross challenging Glacial water streams, off roads around Bharatpur and Zingzingbar.
A major highlight of the Day will be to cross the Mighty Baralacha pass (16,000 fts) before we check into our camps in search for overnight halt.
Day 4: Sarchu - Leh city
Distance – 260 km | Journey – 10-12 hrs by road
Today will be the longest day on the roads in Ladakh Motorcycle tour, so we begin early and prepared to ride through 3 High altitude passes of Ladakh, among the highest Motorable passes in the world, each one of them elevating Average or more than 5,000 meters asl ( 16,900 ft).
first, we ascend Nakeela Pass, 15,600 fts than Lachungla pass 16,900 fts, and the last pass Before leh city is World’s second Highest Motorable pass Tanglangla pass at an elevation of 17,480 ft, Ladakh.
Also, one of the Major highlights of the day will be to ride at Gata loops – 22 successive hairpin bends before reaching the Nakeela Pass, & To ride at more plains – 40 km straight stretch before tanglangla feels like a blessing on the road on a long day, it sure feels like a delight of the day.
Day 5:- Leh, River Rafting at Zanskar & Local Sightseeing
Distance: 60 km, 20 km rafting | Time – 3 hours by road, 3 hours in rafting
After a relaxed breakfast we ride 30 km off the Leh city to Nimmo, which is a beautiful village situated at the confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers in Ladakh, Also the starting point for highest White water rafting point in the world, we will experience a thrilling rafting session on Zanskar river Ladakh, Later Return to hotel, Evening at leisure.
Day 6: Leh to Pangong Lake Via Changla Pass
Distance – 149 kms | Time – 6-7 hrs by road
Gear up, to visit an incredible Place on earth, to get there we first cross second highest Pass in the world – Tanglangla passes Ladakh ( 17,902 ft, asl).
The Pangong lake Ladakh, at the border of India and China, a very interesting fact about this lake is that 25% of its part is in India while 75 % is in China, the lake is estimated to be 280 km long, we will camp by the lake witnessing a unique night with milky ways and stars.
Pangong Lake is an endorheic lake in the Ladakh Himalayas and one of the largest brackish lakes in Asia at an elevation of 14,000 ft above sea level.
Day 7:- Pangong lake to Hunder sand dunes (Nubra Valley)
Distance – 208 kms | Time – 7-8 hrs by road The journey between Pangong lake to Nubra valley goes through Shyok valley along the Shyok river which literally means the river of death, the roads are narrow but a good one for the ride. this route is considered as one of the most Cloud burst and landslide-prone area in Ladakh, Also will be one of the most challenging days during Ladakh Motorcycle tour.
The route is equally rewarding as well, offer some unique views of deserted Karakoram Himalayas if one keep riding along the Shyok river the road goes directly to Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.
We stop at Hunder for a wonderful Camp stay in Nubra Valley Ladakh.
Day 8:- Nubra Valley to Leh Via Khadungla pass
Distance – 160 km | Time – 06-07 hrs by road
It is a day for a biker that will go into the history of his greatest moments of all time when the biker scales Khardungla pass – Worlds highest motor-able pass in the world at an elevation of 18,736 ft asl.
Get pictures on the roof of the world, make videos remembering your family and friends who are waiting at home for you to hear about your great adventures, Make the most of this Once in a Lifetime moment.
Day 9:- Rest at Leh / Fly Back to Delhi
Distance – 0 km | Time – Full day
Free Day to Explore the town, Mall Road, Leh Palace, Shey Monastery and Rancho school can be visited today.
Evening at leisure, overnight at hotel.
Day 10:- Leh to Sarchu
Distance – 260 km | Time 8-9 hrs by road
Its time to recall the adventures and make the journey back to search, though we will ride on the same routes but it never feels the same different contours to ride and a changed perspective of view make the ride Incredibly refreshing, Also the rider starts to feel the skills of control that one acquires after such incredible riding experience in Ladakh.
Day 11:- Sarchu - Manali
Distance – 237 km | Time 8-10 hrs by road
Today will be the last riding day of Ladakh Motorcycle tour, we will make an excursion to Suraj tall lake near the baralacha pass, explore local food for lunch at Darcha village or khoksar.
Reach Manali in the evening, take the most awaited hot shower and join for a group dinner with a small farewell treat. overnight at the hotel.
Day 12:- Ladakh Motorcycle tour Concludes after breakfast
Distance – 0 km | Time 0-0 hrs by road
Today after breakfast, its time for goodbye hugs and exchanging a new bond of adventure which will forever be cherished.