Manali – Leh Himalayan Biking Expedition 2020
An Adventure Of A Lifetime
A Road, Few Dare To Ride.
11 Nights 12 Days – Ex Delhi
Delhi – Manali – Jispa – Sarchu – Leh – Khardungla – Nubra – Pangong – Leh – Jispa – Manali – Delhi
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Snow & Ice
Activity Level Tough
Group Size Medium Group
Reporting And Dropping
Delhi – RK Ashram Metro Station– 16:00 hrs
Key Features of the Ride
- Royal Enfield Classic 350cc, 500cc, Himalayan and other bikes as per choice.
- Ride your motorbike on Highest Motorable road in the world KHARDUNG PASS (18380 ft) and other TOP 10 Passes
- Tanglang La (17600ft),Lachulung La (16680 ft), Baralacha La (16500ft)
Thrilling Zoji La Pass
- Experience the deep blue colour of Pangong lake.
Note : Cost stated is for own bike.
|Bike and Rider||Cost Per Person|
|350cc Bike – Rider with Pillion||INR 34999/-|
|Cost for 350cc Bike – Single Rider||INR 42999/-|
|500cc Bike – Rider with Pillion||INR 37999/-|
|500cc Bike – Single Rider with Pillion||INR 45999/-|
350cc Classics, 500cc Royal Enfeild , Himalayan and other options are availble.
Select – ADD-ONs – option availble on Booking Page to choose your desired Ride, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Bajaj Avenger and other options also availble.
- One Enfield 350 cc motorbike per rider a with Helmet as per the above itinerary from Day 02 to Day 11 (For Biker witout Bike)
- Fuel for the entire trip (Rented Bikes)
- Sharing based accommodation in a double bedded room in hotels/camps/guest house
- Breakfast and Dinner (Starting from Dinner on day 02 on Arriving in Manali till Breakfast on departure from Manali on day 11)
- Experienced Mechanic with back up vehicle for lugage, spares.
- Experience Pilot Rider with own Bike
- Pangong and Nubra permission fee
- Music and Bonfire once where possible
- Permissions, Entry fees, Inner line permit, wild life charges etc
- First aid kit with Oxygen cylinder
- Achievement Certificate
- Any Meals during Train/Volvo journey
- Entrance fees/personal expenses/Tips/Mineral water etc-
- In case of part replacement or any repair of the vehicle, the cost to be borne by Participants
- Airfare/Train fare
- Anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
- Journey to Delhi and return
- Local transfers in Delhi.
Arrival at Location
Day 1 DELHI – MANALI
Arrive at Delhi R.K Ashram Metro Station before 16:00, board Volvo for Manali, Overnight Journey.
Manali Local City Tour
On arrival at Manali, Check in to the hotel. Fresh up & Relax. After a short breifing from the Road Captain get a hold of bikes. Go for Test drives/ Local sightseeing’s. Get acquainted with your Bkes. Dinner & Overnight stay at hotel.
Manali - Rohtang - Jispa
Early morning departure for Keylong/Jispa Via Rohtang passes. Depending upon the weather condition we will ride till Keylong or Jispa. So along with our way, you will enjoy the scenic beauty of these Valleys and Chandra & Bhaga Rivers. Jispa (12000ft) located 20 km north of Keylong whose riverside and Himalayan mountain backdrop is sure to leave anyone breathless. Arriving at Jispa will be all for the first day of our trip from Manali. Stay will be overnight at Jispa in camps directly under the sky and magnificent stars with refreshing Campfire.
Jispa - Baralachla - Sarchu
We will start our journey a little bit late, acclimatizing in the altitude of Keylong/Jispa. We would then proceed to Sarchu via Baralacha LA (16500 ft). Sarchu is at such Altitude where altitude is not fatal but it’s not easy to cope up.On the way passing by two marvellous lakes Deepak Taal & Suraj Taal. Deepak Tal is a small manmade lake near Patseo having its own charm whereas Suraj Taal Lake (third highest lake in India and 21st highest lake in the world) is the origin of Bhaga River, a tributary of the Chenab River. The Chandra River originates from moon shaped lake; Chandra Lake. The feeling of passing through this particular pass has a feeling of its own kind and you also will experience that by yourself. Sarchu, is where you really start to see those unique looking soil formations on the mountains and special colours of Ladakh. Arriving at Sarchu, the overnight stay will be in camp.
Sarchu - Leh (253 Km/ 10 Hrs)
Today is a long day so we shall hit the road early. Have an early Breakfast and start riding from Sarchu towards Leh crossing 22 Gata loops (Gata Loops just before climbing Nakedla – a series of 22 hairpin bends) and 45 km Pang ground. Tanglangla Pass is nestled at an altitude of 17480 ft above the sea level, in the Zanskar range, which is the second highest mountain pass in Ladakh. On arrival, check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Leh Local - Rest day
Today is the day when we can take some rest, recheck our Bikes and roam in the beautiful Leh City. We can visit Local Market, Tibetan Market, Monasteries, Gompas, Shanti Stupa, Hall Of Fame, Leh Palace and delicious local food. Overnight at Leh Hotel.
LEH – KHARDUNGLA PASS – NUBRA VALLEY (150 Km / 6 Hrs)
Today its time to turn on the adventure mode with our ride to Khardungla (also popularly known as K-top) the doorway to Shyok and Nubra valleys and the world’s topmost motorable pass. The ‘Khardungla’ is located on the Ladakh range which is 40 km from Leh and It is positioned at an altitude of 18,380 ft., it is also known as the ‘Pass of Lower Castle’. The place offers amazing picturesque and attractive views of valleys. In addition, Tibetan prayer flags add numerous colours to scenic beauty. Khardungla is a very significant Historical place of major caravan route from Leh to Kashgar. Bikers from all over the world visit this mountain pass on their motorcycles and do mountain biking which is a refreshing and remarkable experience for a lifetime. Further, we will ride towards Nubra Valley, arriving at Nubra overnight stay will be at the hotel.
NUBRA VALLEY – PANGONG LAKE (160 Km / 6 Hrs)
Chang La is worlds third highest Motorable pass. Driving this pass is tougher than the world’s highest pass as gradient is tougher. Roads excepts near pass are in much better condition that what we encounter daily around our cities/home town. We stay right next to Pangong lake.
PANGONG TSO LAKE – LEH (320 Km /10 Hrs)
We are here at Pangong Tso Lake, climax scene of phunsuk wangdu! (Three Idiots Movie). Pangong-Tso (Pangong Lake) is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas and one of the largest brackish lakes in Asia; Situated at a height of 14000 feet, the lake is 130 km long, 45 km of which lies in India while the remaining stay in China. It is Shaded from an ink blue to turquoise to an aquamarine to a purple to other brilliant colours, you have to see it to believe it. The Lake is 5 km wide at its broadest point and during winter the lake freezes completely despite being saline water. In the evening return back to Leh and the overnight stay will be at a hotel.
LEH – JISPA (330 Km / 9 Hrs)
Starting our return journey riding toward Jispa even heart is still denying. By evening, we reach to Jispa and check in at camp and Overnight with one last great campfire that would never fade away from your memories of Leh.
JISPA TO MANALI (140 Km / 6 Hrs)
Early morning after having breakfast, we start riding back toward Manali. On arrival, time to say goodbye to your best companion throughout the entire adventurous trip. By late Evening, we will board our Volvo for Delhi.
DAY 12: MANALI TO DELHI
Overnight journey will be in a Volvo Bus. By morning at around 10 o’clock, we will reach Delhi. This will be the end of motorbiking tour.
|Pangong||Himalayan Retreat Camp||1|
Accommodations are subject to availability and may change.
2 Overnight Journeys by comfortable Semi Sleeper Volovo – Delhi – Manali – Delhi
We recommend wearing Biking Shoes or Snow Trekking Shoes that can comfort your feet. As this is Biking Trip and many of the locations are snow covered, it is very strenuous on your Feet. Proper Biking Shoes are also necessary to avoid injuries to your Feet.
Though not prohibited, we would advise NO. In this expeditions we are going to pass through some of the Highest Mountain Passes in the world and with height there will be very low oxygen in the Air. Alcohol makes it worst by lowering the oxygen carrying capacity of your Blood. So please don’t.
Once registered we will send you a detailed list of Things to Carry which includes minute details from Toiletries to essential Medicines.
The mode of transport on this expedition is a relative mix due to the locations. Here is a detailed veiw of the Distances and mode of Transports.
Distances and Mode of Transport (For Reference)
|MUMBAI – DELHI : 1400 Km – 16 Hrs By Superfast Train and 2 Hrs by Flight||TSOMORIRI – LEH : 260 Km (Bike)|
|DELHI – MANALI : 537 Km (Volvo Bus)||LEH – PANGONG : 85 Km (Bike)|
|MANALI – KEYLONG : 125 Km (Bike)||PANGONG – HUNDER : 212 Km (Bike)
|MANALI – JISPA : 150 Km (Bike)||HUNDER – LEH : 126 Km (Bike)
|KEYLONG – SARCHU : 90 Km (Bike)||LEH – KARGIL : 210 Km (SUV / Traveller)|
|SARCHU – TSOMORIRI : 229 Km (Bike)||KARGIL – SRINAGAR : 204 Km (SUV/Traveller)|