Biking & Backpacking across Ladakh

Explore Ladakh in Budget Tour to

Srinagar | Nubra | Leh | Pangong | Manali

Srinagar – Nubra - Pangong – Manali

Ladakh Biking & Backpacking (10 Days)

"Mujhe ladakh jaana hai, but this is my first adventure tour". For first-time travellers, this budget-friendly trip makes complete sense. The slow ascend from Srinagar helps you adapt to the increasingly tough roads & decreasing oxygen. The journey of twists and turns will get your blood gushing while you learn about the adventurous you. Visit the remote valleys and high passes on the way to Leh.

Moderate

Riding Skill Required

1600Kms

Journey

Royal Enfield with Fuel

Motorcycles

Srinagar, India

Fly In

Tour Highlights

Tour Cost

Indian Nationals

Own Motorcycle Rented Royal Enfield Motorcycle Passenger in SUV
Per Person Solo Rider Rider & Pillion Per Person
33000 51000 42000 31000

Inclusion

• Triple-sharing accommodation (Swiss Tent, Budget Hotel & Guest House)
• Daily Breakfast and Dinner
• Bonfire Activity Once during the tour
• All internal transfers and sightseeing in a non-AC Car for backpackers
• Experienced tour manager on the go
• Driver charges, tolls and parking of the car for backpackers
• Inner Line Permit Fee
• Oxygen Cylinder and Basic Medical amenities
• Royal Enfield motorcycle for the tour
• Motorcycle fuel for the tour as per itinerary
• Experienced Road Captain cum tour Manager
• Experienced Mechanic
• Helmet for Rider & Pillion
• Support vehicle for carrying luggage and other essentials
• Activities and Visits to make the experience truly Memorable
*Note: The helmets provided are of standard size so there can be some discrepancies regarding the sizes. For comfort and safety reasons, we recommend you carry your own helmet for the ride.

Exclusion

• Applicable GST
• Travel from Manali and to Srinagar (SXR)
• Lunches on all days
• Personal travel insurance
• Personal Expenses (Snacks, bottled water, Juice, Porter Etc.)
• Transfers within the city/ town after reaching the destination hotel
• Charges of Air-conditioning in the Car / SUV / Tempo traveller
• Any spares consume during the ride
• Monument Entry Charges, Safari, Camel ride and tolls
• INR 5,000 refundable security deposit for the motorcycle
• Optional rental for the riding gears
• Anything not mentioned in Tour Inclusions
• Any Hotel, subsistence or other cost incurred prior to the official start date of the tour and after the official end date of the tour
• Cost incurred to transfer or tow the motorbike in case it is dropped on the way

Day-wise itinerary as you witness the route

Motorcycle Tour Route Details

Day 1 - Arrival at Srinagar

Srinagar Alt. - 4700 Ft

Arrive at Srinagar airport and take a cab to the mentioned hotel. Check-in at the hotel & relax. You may head out for the famous Shikara ride at Dal Lake. Come back to the hotel in the evening for orientation and group meet-up. Learn all about the road trip in orientation - the roadmap, riding etiquette, pitfalls, & rules followed by bike allocation. Please test the bike allotted to you & inform the team of adjustments. Dinner will be served at the hotel. Overnight Srinagar Hotel.

  • Stay – Budget hotel
  • Meals – Dinner

Day 2 - Srinagar – Kargil

Srinagar Alt. - 4700 Ft Kargil Alt. - 8800 Ft

Start the day with a short test ride of the allocated bike. Convey the issues that need to fix. We will head to Kargil via Zoji La pass. Check your skills on the rough roads to the top of the mountain. We will spend time at the Kargil war memorial. You can spot tiger Hill, Tololing and Pt 4875 from there. We will continue the journey to Kargil. Overnight at the Hotel.

  • Stay – Budget hotel
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Kargil – Lamayuru – Leh

Kargil Alt. - 8800 Ft Leh Alt. – 11500 Ft

Enjoy riding on the beautiful stretch of the road. We stop at Lamayuru to glance at the Moon land of Ladakh. Before reaching Kargil, we will cross Fotu La and Namik La at 13500 ft and 12200 Ft. Enjoy a delicious meal at the midpoint of our journey. Beyond Khaltse, we will visit Magnetic Hill, the Zanskar-Indus River confluence and Gurudawara Patthar Sahib with our team. Enjoy the evening in the Leh Hotel.

  • Stay – Budget hotel
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Exploring Leh and around

Leh Alt. – 11500 Ft

Start the city exploration after a good breakfast. Feel free to wander the city - the market, the monasteries, and the palaces. Our team will guide you about places of your interest. You can consider the day to rest. Overnight stay at Leh.

  • Stay – Budget Hotel
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 - Leh - Khardung La - Nubra valley

Leh Alt. – 11500 Ft Nubra Alt. - 10080 Ft

We will ride on the road above 18000 ft, maintained by Border Road Organisation. Steep turns, low oxygen & weather unpredictability rank the ride among the most challenging ride. We will make a photo stop at the top for a photo at the landmark board. We ride downhill towards Nubra Valley. We will make a stop at Diskit Monastery for prayers. Overnight stay at Nubra Valley campsite or guesthouse.

  • Stay – Budget Camp
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 - Nubra - Shyok Agham - Pangong Tso

Nubra Alt. - 10080 Ft Pangong Alt. - 15280 Ft

It is a day of making a way in mud & water crossings. The Shyok valley acts as a wind tunnel; a shaking biker and his ride by powerful winds. Sandstorms and rolling stones are very usual crossings. Few water crossings en route are so huge and challenging, nothing like you have seen before. Later, face hilly curves along the Shyok river. Overnight camp stays near the Pangong lake at Tangste or Spangmik.

  • Stay – Budget Camp / Homestay
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 - Pangong Tso – Chang La – Leh

Pangong Alt. - 15280 Ft Leh Alt. – 11500 Ft

We will start on the narrow road along the Pangong lake coast. You encounter numerous water streams on the road before you reach the next big thing - Chang La Pass. En route to the mountain peak, you ride uphill on earthen and gravel roads to mighty Chang La (17,580 Ft). Catch the glimpse of Kang Yisay Peak of Hemis National Park. Overnight stay at Leh Hotel.

  • Stay – Budget Hotel
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 - Leh - Tanglang La – Sarchu

Leh Alt. – 11500 Ft Sarchu Alt. - 14500 Ft

You will head to a deserted location to spend the night with minimal human footprints. Many adventures and beautiful locations wait for you. You will cross 3 high altitude passes by riding on varied road conditions - Naki La (15,547 Ft), Lachalung La (16,616 Ft), and Tanglang La (17582 Ft). Not to mention the surreal experience of being photographed at Moray Plains (Only part of the Tibetan Plateau in India) and dining your lunch in a cramped hut at Pang is once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy the star-studded night in the trembling camps at Sarchu.

  • Stay – Budget Camp
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinnerr

Day 9 - Sarchu – Jispa – Manali

Sarchu Alt. - 14500 Ft Manali Alt. - 6700 Ft

You will understand the primal way of survival after spending the night at Sarchu. We will ride onto the urban life to Manali after witnessing the blissful Suraj Taal and Deepak Taal while riding on Baralach La pass (16000 ft). The route will never disappoint you in throwing some great adventure in the road conditions and nature hurdles. You will enjoy transversing through the 9 Km long man-made marvel - The Atal Tunnel. Enjoy the evening at Manali. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Stay – Budget Hotel
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 - Departure from Manali

It's the day we bid adieu to the beautiful city and the lovely people we met. Check out from the hotel at the dictated time and head for your onward journey. We will meet again on the next adventure.

  • Included Transfer: None
  • Meals Included – Breakfast

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Upcoming Fixed Departures

22 June to 01 July 2023 - Available
22 August to 31 August 2023 - Available

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