Type of Tour: Tough. Off the road biking experience is necessary with complete physical fitness.
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 hotel Le Meridien 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. Overnight hotel.
Day 2. Delhi-Chandigarh. Take morning Shatabadi to Chandigarh, which leaves Delhi at 7.30am and arrives chandigarh at 11am. It is the only city in India which is well planned and very neat and clean, big parks and gardens all around. Transfer hotel. Here, you will get your motor bikes. Ride around the beautiful city to get used to your bike. The temperature will be high here. You will be able to visit famous Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake only in the evening. Overnight hotel Shiwalikview or equivalent.
Day 3. Chandigarh-Mandi (210km) After early breakfast, start your journey
towards Raison. Today u will ride 6-7 hrs. It will be a combination of link roads and national highway. Stop for lunch Bhota. Reach Mandi in the evening. Overnight Hotel Valley View.
Day 4. Mandi-Manali(110km). After leisure breakfast, you will be riding to Manali today which is nearly three hours ride.It is a spectacular ride full of nature and beautiful landscaping all around, river Beas flowing along side the road. Check into Banon resorts or equivalent. Explore Manali in the afternoon. Overnight hotel.
Day 5. Manali-Keylong(115km) After early breakfast, start your journey for Leh. You will be staying overnight at Keylong(3349m), crossing Rohtang Pass (3950m). Overnight hotel.
Day 6. Keylong Sarchu-(105km). It will be a leisure ride today . So we will start late after breakfast via Jispa by crossing Baralachla Pass (4670m). Conditions at this place are harsh due to high altitude(4253m). But there is no option for the travellers and only Swiss camps are available. Overnight camping.
Day 7. Sarchu-Thiksey(215km) Today it is going to be a long ride, 7-8 hrs ride , crossing three passes, Nakila Pass(4740m), Lachungla Pass (5019m) and the 2nd highest Talangla Pass (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 be never found anywhere in the world. The passes are tough but as we cross the last pass, we come down to the spectacular valley. Reach Thiksey (3400m) in the evening. Transfer hotel Chamba or equivalent.
Day 8. Leh(35km). After breakfast, visit Thiksey Monastery. Ride to Leh. Transfer hotel Shambhala or equivalent. Evening free for personal activities.
Day 9. Local sightseeing in Leh, covering Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Shey Monestary, Thiksey. Overnight hotel.
Day 1o. Alchi.Ride to Alchi via Lamayuru (55km). Visit the famous monasteries. Overnight hotel.
Day 11. Ride back toLeh. Overnight hotel.
Day 12. Leh-Khardungala Pass (39km). Ride to Khardungala Pass (5580m), world’s highest motorable road. Enjoy the breath taking view. After tea and light snacks, ride back to Leh. Overnight hotel.
Day 13. Pangong. You will be traveling in a cab to Pangong lake (150km). Drive back in the evening. Overnight hotel.
Day 14. Leh-Delhi. Take a morning flight to Delhi. Evening free for personal activities. Overnight Hotel Le Meridien or equivalent.
Day 15. Destination. Fly back your destination.
Extended tours: You can have an extended one day tour to Taj Mahal (Agra)
Please contact us for customized tours and pricing.
US$ 3150 p.p for a group of 6-8 persons.
US$ 1950 for a pillion rider.
The price includes:
Accommodation at all the places on twin sharing basis on CP (bed & breakfast)
Camping at mentioned places with all meals.
500cc royal enfield bike.
Back up vehicle.
All local transportations.
Delhi-Chandigarh Shatabadi fare.
English Speaking tour leader.
Mechanic with spare part
Boarding lodging for mechanic.
First Aid Box.
The price does not include:
Any fuel for the bike.
Any extra meals.
Any travel or personal insurance.
Any inner-line permit fees.
Any tips for the staff.
Extended tour: You can have one night trip to Agra (Taj Mahal) with extra cost of US$ 250.