15 days Leh motor-biking expedition (July to mid Sept.)

Delhi‐Agra‐Kiratpur Sahib‐Manali‐Sarchu‐Leh‐Nubra‐Pangong

Type of tour: Tough and a lot of off the road biking experience is needed.
This itinerary has been carefully designed to make your trip memorable and enjoyable. Stay at each place helps you to get properly acclimatized for the high altitude area. You will witness cascading rivers, lush green and high snow peaked mountains, incredible water falls, mountain desert, rich culture and high passes. This route is one of the toughest roads in
the world and rightly very popular with bikers. It attracts thousands of biking lovers from all around the world every year.
DAY 1. Delhi. Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel Godwin or equivalent. Temperature will be in 40s here. You will be taking rest in
your air‐conditioned hotel in the afternoon. Visit India Gate, Parliament House and President Palace in the evening. Enjoy
shopping at the bustling Connaught Place. Overnight hotel.
DAY 2. Delhi‐Agra‐Delhi (200km). After early breakfast, you will be taken in luxury bus or taxis to Agra, 4‐5 hrs journeys.
Visit famous Taj Mahal, enjoy lunch and drive back to Delhi in the evening. You will be taking a night train ‘Himachal Pradesh
Express’ from Delhi to Kiratpur Sahib. Reach there in the early morning.
DAY 3. Kiratpur Sahib‐Manali. You will be travelling by air‐conditioned cab from Kiratpur Sahib to Manali (6 hours, 210km). You will be crossing Bilaspur, Sundernagar, Mandi and Kullu. Reach Manali in the afternoon. Check into Banon Resorts or equivalent. Evening free for rest. Overnight hotel.
DAY 4. Manali (2006m). After breakfast, You will be given your bikes. Ride to Nagar (17km). Visit beautiful Castle and famous Roerich Art Gallary. Enjoy lunch at german bakery. Ride back in the afternoon. Evening free for personal activities.Overnight hotel.
DAY 5. Manali‐Sissu(3120m). After early breakfast, start your ride towards Sissu (6‐7 hrs, 85km), crossing Rohtang Pass (3980m). Rohtang Pass can be really tough during rainy season as one has to cross many kilometers of deep muddy road. Reach Sissu, a small village in the afternoon.Overnight guest house.
DAY 6. Sissu‐Jispa(3142m). Start riding towards Jispa (53km,2‐3 hrs) after breakfast. Stop at Tandi (the only petrol station on this route before Leh) for refueling your bike. The other major town on the way is Keylong. Reach Jispa in the afternoon. Check into Ibex hotel. Overnight hotel.

DAY 7. Jispa‐Sarchu(4253m). Start your ride again and reach Sarchu, 95km, crossing Baralachla pass (4830m). You will see river Bhaga flowing in this area, giving it a spectacular look. After Keylong, small towns Jispa and Darcha comes from here the major treks to Lamayuru and Padum(Ladakh) start. Even greenery ends at Darcha and desert mountains start. Overnight camping.
DAY 8. Sarchu‐Leh(3505m). Today it is going to be a long ride, 222km from Sarchu to Leh , crossing three passes, Nakila Pass(4740m), Lachungla Pass (5019m) and Tanglang La pass the highest (5360m). You will witness incredible landscaping in this area and you would like to stop regularly to admire the creation of God. Natural beauty which you see here, can benever found anywhere in the world. The passes are tough but as we cross the last pass, we come down to Rumtse, first small town and from here the plains start. Upshi, which is 50km from Leh, is the another big town on the way and you will stop here for a cup of tea. From here river Indus flows along the road to Leh. Reach Leh in the evening. Overnight hotel Larimo or equivalent.
DAY 9. Leh. Rest day for acclimatization. Half day local sight seeing covering Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Shey Monastery, Thiksey Monastery. Overnight hotel.
DAY 10. Leh‐Khardungala‐Nubra. Ride to Khardungala Pass (5580m), 39km from Leh, world’s highest motorable road, reach
spectacular Nubra valley,7‐8hrs. Overnight camping at Hundar(3048). The total distance from Leh is 125km. This is a high
security zone and anybody entering Nubra valley needs a permit. Enjoy camel safari at this spectacular place.
DAY 11. Nubra Valley. Ride to the other side of Nubra valley, reach Teger(3146m) and explore the area. Visit Samstanling
Monastery and hot springs in Panamik. Overnight camping or guest house.
DAY 12. Nubra‐Pangong Lake. Ride to Pangong Lake, ,a total distance of 130km app, 6‐7 hrs. It is situated in the eastern
sector of Ladakh and is one of the largest and most beautiful natural lakes in the country. It is around 120km long and only
1/3 of its portion lies in Indian territory.Reach there in the evening. Overnight camping or guest house.
DAY 13. Pangong‐Leh. After early breakfast, start your ride to Leh, (145km,5‐6 hrs). Evening free for leisure activities.
Overnight hotel.
DAY 14. Leh‐Delhi. Take a morning flight to Delhi. Evening free for personal activities. Overnight hotel.
DAY 15. Destination. Fly back to your destination.

Please note that customized tour can be arranged for a group of four persons and above.
Please contact us for customized tours and pricing.

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