29 January, 2021
Himalayan Motorcycle Tour Manali to Leh
Ride through Indian Villages in the Himalayas
Explore the vast Himalayan Range and regions that have not been influenced by commercialization.
Start: Manali, India
Finish: Leh, India
Physical Rating: 3
Ages: Min 18
Why You'll Love This Adventure?
- Highest Motorable Road in the world – Khardungla Pass 18,832 feet above sea level. Let Palace and famous monasteries.
- Pangong Lake
- The highest and only cold desert in India. Numbra Valley
- Sand Dunes, Temples, Camels, Himalayas.
Day 1: Arrival Manali
Arrive in Manali and our rep will take you to your hotel.
Check in a take the whole day to acclimatize your body to the difference in altitude.
Day 2: Day in Manali
Half-Day of leisure in Manali and you will receive your motorcycles.
Sightseeing of Manali in the afternoon. Manali has some amazing cafes which will be a delight before the basic food of Lahaul Valley. Visit places like Hadimba Temple, Museum of Himachal Culture; Folk Art near Hadimba Temple, Himalayan Nyingmapa Gompa and Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa and Naggar Castle.
Overnight stay in Manali
Day 3: Ride to Sissu over Rohtang Pass(90 Kms / 4 – 5 hrs)
After breakfast leave for Sissu in Lahaul Valley. Today the ride is approximately 90 Kms where you will cross over Rohtang Pass, 13050ft. The getaway pass for Lahaul; The Spiti valley.
Day 4: Ride to Sarchu (140 Kms / 5 – 6 hrs)
In the morning after breakfast, ride to Sarchu, 140 Kms away. We refuel at Tandi the last station, before we reach Leh. Ride towards Deepak Tal; Suraj Tal (known as the origin of Bhaga river) and Cross Baralacha Pass (16020 ft).
Tea Break at Bharatpur.
Reach Sarchu by the afternoon at 14,157ft.
Overnight stay at the camp in Sarchu.
Day 5: Ride to Leh (250 Kms / 9 – 10 Hrs)
After having breakfast leave for Leh, the ride is 250 km, passing through Nakeela Pass, Lachangla Pass (16,617 ft.) and Tanglang La Pass. Ride passing through Skyangchu Thang (Biggest and Highest Plateau on Earth at a Stretch of 42 Kms); Tanglang La Pass 17,585ft, second highest motorable road in the world.
We will reach Upshi for the entry of tourist and tourist vehicles then ride along the banks of the Indus river; Valley. By evening arrive in Leh, stay overnight.
Day 6: Visit Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib & Magnetic Hill
Today we ride to Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib crossing the spectacular confluence / sangam of the rivers Zanskar, Indus and Nimu. Stop at the Magnetic Hill and overnight in Leh
Day 7: Ride to Nubra Valley (128 Kms | 4-5 hrs approx)
Ride to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the world, 18,700 ft). Khardung La is a pass within the Leh district of Ladakh, the Indian Union Territory. The Himalayan Range lies to the north and Nubra Valley is also home to the Shyok and Nubra rivers. You can get small breaks at wayside cafes and at roadsides for some stunning pictures.
Post lunch, enjoy a camel safari (double-humped camel which is found only in Ladakh, Mongolia) at the Sand Dunes between Hundur Village.
Overnight stay Nubra Valley
Day 8: Ride to Pangong Lake via Shyok river road (150 Kms | 6-7 Hrs approx)
After Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 ft, the ride is 6 to 7 Hrs. Enjoy the color changing lake sunset on its banks.
Overnight stay in Pangong Lake.
Day 9: Ride back to Leh (140 Kms | 4-5 hrs approx)
Enjoy an early morning picturesque sunrise on the lake. After breakfast ride back to Leh; en-route visit Thiksey Monastery and Shey Palace.
Stay overnight in Leh.
Day 10: Departure from Leh
Morning transfer to Kushok Bakula airport or next step of your journey.
- Bike (500 Enfield) with Helmet
- Accommodation in a budget hotel on Twin Sharing Basis with Breakfast.
- All the feasible sightseeing places mentioned as per the tour plan mentioned above.
- Professional bike mechanic along with light spares accompanying us for the entire tour for the smooth handling of the tour.
- Back up of one Vehicle for any breakdown by health or any other issues.
- Guidance with bike preparation and physical conditioning on the trip.
- Inner Line Permit and Monument Entrances.
- Guide services throughout the tour.
- Fuel Charges.