Departure (Ex Delhi or Chandigarh or Bhuntar)
Journey towards manali to be made via Delhi or Chandigarh or Bhuntar
Manali (Local tour & Team Briefing)
On arrival in Manali, check-in to the hotel. Our team will welcome and brief about the arrangements. Introduction to motor bikes followed by a tour towards Solang Valley and Leh – Manali highway with a guided motorbike. Overnight stay with dinner at hotel.
Manali – Keylong – Jispa
Well begun, they say is half done! And surely this is a good beginning as just out of Manali, you start the spectacular 52 Km journey to Rohtang Pass. As you gain height and reach the bewitching Rohtang Pass, being here is literally like feeling on top of the world! The trees will disappear, and vast and lush grasslands will be seen. Pass through the Lahaul Valley where there are mountains capped with snow all around. Enjoy mountain dinner of steamed momos and thukpa.
Jispa – Sarchu
Upon feasting your eyes to a wonderful sunrise over the mountains, start your bike expedition from where you left off. This part of your excursion will take you through Baralacha Pass. From there, head towards Sarchu which forms the border line between Kashmir and Himachal. From there, reach the Sarchu camp. Relax for the rest of day and keep it high on fluids.
Sarchu – Leh
This day, we start for our best and the longest ride of the trip. Cross the Tanglang-La Pass which is the second-highest motor able mountain pass in the world at the height of 5300 meters. After crossing this pass, you will have to bike through well-maintained roads all the way to Leh. After the Tanglang La, welcomes us to small villages, green fields and “JULLEY!” – a greeting in the Ladakhi language will add life to the relative straight road to Leh. Check-in at the hotel in the borders of Changspa. Spend evening chilling out at the place.
Khardungla Pass (Leh)
This morning, your wonderful motorcycle tour will involve driving towards Khardungla Pass one of the world’s highest motor able bike road. This day is one of the most important day of our Ladakh motorbike trip. There are a number of popular tourist attractions that you may visit, such as Leh Palace, Jama Masjid and Magnetic Hill.
Leh – Pangong Lake – Leh excursion
Today we will visit beautiful Pangong Lake and Three Idiots shooting point. This famous blue blackish lake of Pangong with half of it running to the other side of the Indo-China border has an experience of its own. The second stop is the Changla Pass and goes forward to an army checkpoint at Tangse. This will be the last day at Leh. While in Leh of course you aren’t short of things to do enjoy a great view of the Indus Valley and the Zanskar range and go closer to nature. Shopping around the local markets and trying the street food in the evenings can be a good plan too for the final day in this land of beauty! Have a comfortable stay at night in the resort.
Leh – Tsomori
Now we are moving toward Nomadic land of Ladakh (Tsomoriri). Riding on the bank of Indus river and crossing most beautiful valley in ladakh. The altitude of the tsomoriri lake is 14,836 ft. It is the largest of the high altitude lakes entirely within India and entirely within Ladakh.
Tsomori – Sarchu
Moving within the valley looking another beautiful lake the Tsokar, And reaching the mid way of pang. Taking the same route to Sarchu.
Sarchu – Manali
This is the final leg of our ritual road trip as we traverse the same challenging route back to Manali. In the morning, drive through the Sarchu plain and reach the Baralaccha plain till noon. Enjoy a smooth ride up the Lahaul ranges and reach Rohtang pass. The route is slightly rough, so this day we shall try and cover the maximum distance with minimum stopovers.
Depart from Manali
This is the last day of the adventurous manali to leh bike tour.
– Drive across Baralacha Pass, Rohtang Pass and Tanglang La.
– Enjoy bike rides on the tricky roads of Leh Ladakh.
– Visit Shey, Thiksey and other Leh monasteries.
– Explore Jispa, Sarchu and Pang villages.
– Relish sumptuous Ladakhi delicacies.
– Shopping and sightseeing in Leh.
– A day at Pangong Lake.
(1). Note: The helmet, gloves and other personal equipments may kindly bring your own.
(2). Before starting the tour from Manali, clients will have to make a security deposit of Rs. 4,000 per bike. Once the tour comes to an end, the full amount will be returned to the client at the ending point provided there is no damage to the bike.
(3). This is the itinerary for a tour which we run regularly. It can be altered, and we like to discuss plans with clients and can make suggestions about special places to visit depending on our clients’ interests, and available time. The itinerary is planned in such a way that you gain altitude gradually , you get a good and proper time to acclimatise properly while travelling through the Central Himalayas . Every day there is enough free time to make walk / or to relax your own so you could experience the people and culture from much close on the tour.
(4). In case you require accompanying tour escort / local guide with you please tell us and we will be happy to arrange local, knowledgeable guide for your tour, as per your choice.
(5). Please do not hesitate to collect any travel information from us, before working a final tour programme for yourself. We would be glad to provide you all the travel information and hotels details etc. at the time of planning your holidays with us, before you book your tour with Incredible Himachal Holidays. Being local, we can provide you with a wonderful private, personalise, tailor-made holiday tour in India at a cheaper cost than the standard package / group holiday that you might find elsewhere. We believe in delivering the service, more than- promised to our clients.