Ladakh Bike Holiday
Holiday Name : Ladakh Bike Holiday
Holiday Durations : 09 Nights - 10 Days
Holiday Destinations : Manali - Jispa - Pang - Leh - Pangong Lake - Sarchu - Manali
Holiday Cost : On Request per person on twin sharing basis.
Best Time : January - December
Day 01 : Arrive in Manali (By Bus)
On reaching Manali, check-in to the hotel and relax till afternoon. Have your lunch and then leave for your motorbike ride. Go all the way riding on the Himalayan riding premier through the rough roads along the Kullu Valley. There are tricky bends and stretches on the road which will help you know the torque characteristics of the bike. Enjoy the ride to the beautiful Kullu Valley. Later, come back to the hotel and have a comfortable stay.
Day 02 : Manali - Jispa (150 km)
Wake up early this morning and then leave for a day full of adventure. So, you start the day with Rohtang Pass (3978 meters). This would really turn out to be a challenge as the roads you will bike through are really bad and the weather conditions are also uncertain. Further, you will get to face millions of people moving here and there to see the snow. Pass through the Lahaul Valley where there are mountains capped with snow all around. Enjoy mountain dinner of steamed momos and thukpa. Thukpa is a very famous traditional Himalayan soup which is made by mixing meat and vegetables.
Day 03 : Jispa - Pang (150 km)
Today, you will be leaving for the next destination, Pang. When you leave from Jispa, you will enter the Greater Himalayan landscape. While you are on this route, you will see that the mountains are bigger on this part of the highway. Enjoy the view and later cross the Baralachha Pass (5000 meters). From there, head towards Sarchu which forms the border line between Kashmir and Himachal. From there, reach the Pang camp. Pang is a place where you will witness a mix of different natural formations which are seen through the roads and sand. Relax for the rest of day and keep it high on fluids.
Day 04 : Pang - Leh (ride 150 km)
The 4th day comes with a lot of challenges as you will have to bike through flatlands and get into the mountain-range-horizon. Cross the Tanglang-La Pass which is the second-highest motorable 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. En-route you will get to see the monasteries of Thiksey and Shey which are set on the top of a hill. Check-in at the hotel in the borders of Changspa. Spend evening chilling out at the place. Explore the culture and geography of Ladakh in the next few days.
Day 05 : Leh
Spend the whole day sightseeing at Leh. With a mixed population of Muslim and Buddhist, the place houses a large Masjid and a Tibetan Gompa. There are many eating joints at the central street which serve a wide variety of cuisines. This day, explore Leh on foot and visit the Old Fort which looks over the city. Spend the evening at any of the garden restaurants which are popular in this place.
Day 06 : Leh - Pangong Lake (ride 149 km)
Pay a visit to the Pangong Lake which is the largest brackish water lake in Asia. The 2/3rd portion of the lake lies in China. After this visit, you will cross the Chang La (5500 meters) and go forward to an army checkpoint at Tangse. Have a comfortable stay at night in the resort.
Day 07 : Pangong - Leh (ride 149 km)
Have your breakfast early in the morning and get ready to head towards Leh. This will be the last day at Leh, so explore Leh the whole day. Shop at bazaars and visit the Shanti Stupa which is a Buddhist white-dome huge structure which overlooks Changspa. Enjoy a great view of the Indus Valley and the Zanskar range and go colder to nature.
Day 08 : Leh - Sarchu (ride 215 km)
This day, you will get back to the biking track through which you reached Leh. En-route, you will see Pang and ride through to reach Sarchu. Sarchu lies in the middle of the two beautiful destinations, Manali and Leh. Have a comfortable stay at night in the camp.
Day 09 : Sarchu - Manali (ride 215 km)
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. Rohtang pass will come with a number of challenges with mini-rivers of mud. Have a comfortable stay at the hotel in Manali.
Day 10 : Manali
This is the last day of the adventurous bike tour. Our service ends here.