Incredible is the word for Ladakh! Ladakh is home to mountains, high passes and lakes! Being one of the last places in India, and also owing to its high altitude, Ladakh retains its natural beauty, and is less populated unlike rest of the famous destinations! At about 11500 feet, Ladakh is one of the highest inhabited regions on the earth wedged between Tibet and Pakistan. As you enter the place and see the landscapes, you will feel as if you have travelled to Moon or some vast deserted place which is seems surreal! The golden mountains crowned with icy snow will definitely leave you speechless with their beauty! The ultimate way of experiencing adventure is by taking a motorbike trip across the Cold Desert - Ladakh!
The picture perfect Gompas, the colourful prayer flags, the chants from the monasteries, prayer wheels and the warmth of the local people will add an amazing experience to your trip. If the edge of thrill and excitement fascinates you, then Motorbike Expedition from Manali to Leh via Nubra Valley is the ultimate adventure trip for you! Gata Loops, a series of bends and curves, will be the ultimate rush for you, if you have a sturdy heart. Ride on the loops, the rugged terrains and enjoy the scenic beauty of the famous Manali - Leh Highway!
Ladakh is the land of high altitudes and clear starry skies, so make it a point to carry your camera to capture the astronomy after the sunset! It is also home to the majestic Pangong Tso, known for its ever changing color from dawn to dusk. Riding your bike on the highest motorable road in the world is something to boast about! So what are you waiting for? This is your chance to take this adventure!
Day 01: Manali to Keylong via Rohtang Pass (115 KMS - 6 Hours)
Arrive at Manali on your own where you will be appointed your motorbikes to start your journey to Ladakh! To reach your destination Keylong, you will cross the Zero point- Rohtang Pass, famous for its picture perfect views. Reach Keylong by evening and stay overnight in a guest house.
Day 02: Keylong to Sarchu via Barcha La (107 KMS - 5-6 Hours)
Leave early morning for your next destination Barcha La. As the name suggests, this is the pass where many roads meets. Barcha La connects Lahaul in Himachal Pradesh to Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir. At an altitude of 16000 feet the place looks majestic. Reach Sarchu by evening and rest for the day. Stay overnight at tented camps.
Day 03: Sarchu to Tso Kar via Lachulung La (141 KMS - 6 Hours)
The White Lake is one of the three high altitude salt lakes in Ladakh. You will be enchanted by its beauty and the bird life. Birds make an amazing site when they take off over the green, picturesque plains with the backdrop of snow-clad mountains. Camp by the lake and take in the beauty of the sunset at the lake.
Day 04: Tso Kar to Leh via Tanglang La (153 KMS- 5 Hours)
After capturing the majestic sunrise, leave for Leh early morning. Reach Leh by afternoon and wander around and explore the beautiful town on your own. Rest for the day and stay overnight at the guest house.
Day 05: Leh to Hunder, Nubra valley via Khardung La (130 KMS - 5 Hours)
Leave for the cold desert - Nubra Valley, Hundar early in the morning. Cross the highest motorable road in the world to reach Nubra Valley. The Sand dunes at Hunder are breathtaking, which you can explore by taking a camel ride. Let the beauty of the place make you fall in love with Ladakh. Stay overnight at the guest house.
Day 06: Nubra Valley to Leh
Return to Leh and spend the time exploring the place around. Visit the Leh Palace and the Magnetic Hill. Spend the night at Leh in a guest house.
Day 07: Leh to Pangong Tso (165 KMS - 6 Hours)
Surrounded by hills and mountains on all sides, Pangong Tso presents a wonderfully scenic view.The views at the lake, breathtaking as they are during the day, can be even more exciting during the night, with the mountains around shining in the glow of the moonlight. Stay overnight in the tents by the lake and gaze at the inky blue sky with shining diamonds.
Day 08: Pangong Tso to Leh via Chang La
Return to Leh via scenic Chang La and enroute visit the Thiksey Monastery, largest monastery in central Ladakh. Spend the evening indulging in shopping at the local market. Spend the night at the guest house.
Day 09: Leh Airport
Your thrilling motorbike expedition from Manali to Leh ends today. You will be dropped off at the Leh Airport.
Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days
Activity: Motorbike Ride
Route: Manali -Keylong- Sarchu-Tsokar-Nubra Valley- Pangong Tso- Leh
Maximum Altitude: 18380 feet
Price for Single Rider: 48000