The Himalayas and the Karakoram ranges cradle in their midst a gem of a destination, called Ladakh- â€œTHE LAND OF HIGH PASSESâ€. Nowhere else would you find a region so rich with diversity! The landscapes here are always bedecked in all of natureâ€™s finery. Somewhere they are dressed in the greens of the meadows, somewhere they take up the arid, brown color of the desert. The only way to truly know the beauty of Ladakh and its capital city, Leh is to ride through its rich and varied landscapes. Embark on this once in a lifetime chance, drop everything and just hit it!
This energizing overland excursion has it all. On this voyage you navigate through probably the most strange and surrealistic landscapes. You will visit locales which till as of late were cut off visitor, and are saturated with rich society mad history.
Marvel the Ladkhâ€™s snow-topped mountains, profound chasms, alluvial fans and antiquated religious communities offers delights while riding through the scenes.
This adventure includes navigating through the greater Himalayas and the intersection various high passes starting with the Rohtang pass(3,978 m).
From Manali you go through Keylong, central command of the Lahaul region, to achieve Jispa. From Jispa you ride to Sarchu through the Baralacha Pass(4883 m) over the Zingzingar fields.
Form here one can see the Mulkila and Barashigra crests. In the following stage you ride through the Lachlung La(5065 m) and Tanglang La(5306 m) passes and from that point dive to the wonderful Indus valley to achieve Leh.
The last leg of this riding excursion would include investigation the Nubra valley and riding the marvelous Pangong Tso lake.
Day 1: Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
As you arrive in Delhi, embark on an overnight bus journey that will take you to the tiny tourist settlement of Manali.
It is here that your Leh Ladakh bike trip and sightseeing journey finally begins.
Day 2: Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
Ride from Sarchu to Manali. (222 KM)
Freshen up in your hotels and have a delicious, wholesome meal to prepare for half-a-day guided bike tour of the city. Travel the roads of the Old Manali to discover the feel of a typical Indian mountain life. Take a break at the Buddhist monasteries. Admire the towering statue of the historical Buddha. Succumb to the flavors and aromas of local cuisine. Experience a brush with Tibetan refugees. Visit the ancient stone and wooden Hidimba temple. Return to your accommodation. Retire of the night.
Day 3: Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
Start your first leg of the mountain biking in the great Himalayan terrain after a wholesome breakfast. Leave Manali behind to hit the route on the Rohtanf Pass (3,980 M), the gateway to the gorgeous Lahaul and Spiti Valley. Heading towards snow clad mountains and the delightful hamlets with pretty looking residences. Enjoy these views to arrive at Keylong. Retire for the night at a hotel.
Day 5:Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
Perhaps the most exciting and the adventurous ride of the entire tour begin with an early morning breakfast. Get o your bikes to travel on the worldâ€™s second highest motor able pass, Tanglang La(17,480 Ft). Situated in the Ladkh region, perpetually drowned in snow, ride along the endless lines of colorful Buddhist prayer flags that are characteristic to the land. Experience the adrenaline rush as you make swift and tactful turns the end of the day to retire for the night in a hotel.
Day 6:Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
Enjoy your relaxed start of the day for youâ€™ll be going on a leisurely ride around the beautiful mountain town of Leh. Experience a world of Tibetan culture and tradition. Find the Tibetan stylized fortress, perched on a mountain top looking down a busy little town. Continue to ride outside the town limits on a zigzag road towards Khardungla Pass(5,359 M). Seize the thrill of riding on a terrain that has barely embraced. Return to Leh to rest for the night.
Day 7:Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
Begin early for a day long excursion to Panbong Lake, a high altitude lake offering absolutely gorgeous views of the Himalayas. This enchanting lake with its unique ability of transforming its colour into myriad hues is breathe-taking. Spend n entire day amidst an untouched piece of nature. Return to Leh by the end of the day. Retire into your accommodation.
Day 8:Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
Exit from Leh after breakfast to continue of the Leh highway towards Tsomori Lake, the highest altitude lake entirely in the territory of India. A secluded lake flanked with breathe taking views of lofty mountains, it attracts several migratory species of rare birds and wildlife. Known to be a land dominated by nomads, the region comes under the Tsomoriri Wetland conversation reserve. Be prepared to experience harsh mountains weather conditions. Check into an overnight camp site.
Day 9:Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
After breakfast begin another day of long distance riding. BY now, the familiar mountain comforts you with their astounding views and serene ambience. Head to Sarchu, a barren land located at an elevation of 14500ft. historically a significant point along the ancient silk route, the ride also gives you a stopover at yet another high altitude lake, and a ride through Tsokar village before entering Sarchu for an overnight stay.
Day 10:Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
Begin your return journey to Manali this morning after breakfast, which should take you around 9 hours. On return, turn in at the hotel, marking the end of the Ladakh trip by bike.
Day 11:Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
Departure from Manali to Delhi(625Km).
Day 12:Leh Ladakh bike trip from Delhi
As you arrive to the familiar environs of Delhi, feel the magic of Leh and Ladakh tug at your heart once again, until you return.