Ladakh bike trips offer a perfect combination of adventure, natural beauty, and cultural immersion. Take the Ladakh tour to enrich your travel experience in so many ways.
Arrive in Manali, reach your pre-booked hotel, complete the check-in formalities and relax for a while. Afterward, you will test your motorbike and get used to the roads. Go riding on the Himalayan riding premier through the challenging roads along the Kullu Valley.
The tricky bends and stretches on the road will help you test the characteristics of the bike and acquaint yourself to handle the motor beast for your entire tour. Enjoy a fun ride to the beautiful Kullu Valley. Later, come back to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Wake up early, check-out and begin your adventure. Start your ride to Rohtang Pass. This first leg of your journey is your first challenge as the roads are really bad and the weather conditions are also uncertain. Overcome your first test, after which you will pass through the Lahaul Valley. Lahaul introduces you to the mountains capped with snow all around. Proceed to Jispa, which is your halt for the day. Reach your pre-booked stay, check-in and unwind. At night, have dinner and stay overnight.
This morning, pack your bags, check-out and start with a drive to Sarchu. As you leave Jispa behind, enter the Greater Himalayan landscape. Enjoy the splendid view as you pass through the Baralacha Pass. Continue with your drive towards Sarchu which is the border-line between Kashmir and Himachal. From there, get to the Sarchu camp. Relax for the rest of the day and keep a high intake of fluids to keep away AMS (acute mountain sickness). At night, have dinner and stay overnight.
The day starts with a lot of challenges. Today, after completing the check-out formalities, you will have to ride your motorbike through flatlands and get into the mountain horizon. Drive through the Tanglang-La Pass, after crossing this pass, you will ride through well-maintained roads all the way to Leh.
En-route, get to see the monasteries of Thiksey and Shey. These ancient monasteries are set on the top of a hill and are attractions of your tour. Check-in at the hotel in the borders of Changspa in Leh. Spend your time exploring the local places. Further, have dinner and stay overnight.
On Day 5 of Motorcycle trip to Ladakh, you will visit Nubra via Khardung La Pass, one of the world’s highest motorable pass. Check-out and begin with your journey towards Nubra, where you will take the first break at South Pullu, grab some food and then start your journey again to Khardung La.
The next stop will be North Pullu where you can take a short break. On the way to Nubra, you will visit the Diskit Monastery. Once you reach Nubra, check-in at the camp and relax for a while. Take a camel ride in the evening and return to the camp for dinner and an overnight stay.
Wake up early and enjoy the enchanting natural sceneries. Later, complete the check-out and begin your drive to the Pangong Lake alongside the River Shyok. Enjoy the picturesque beauty on the way. Stop at Durbok and relax for a while. After a halt, you will proceed towards Chang La and go forward to the army checkpoint at Tangse.
Upon your arrival at the campsite, check in to your tents. The rest of the evening is at your leisure. You can stroll around the Lake and spend some quality time in nature with yourself. Enjoy the sunset from the lakeshore and have a great time stargazing. Further, have dinner and stay overnight.
On day 7, you can enjoy the photo-session around the lake and spend some quality time there. Later, check-out and you will head towards Leh. On arrival at Leh, you will have an assisted transfer to the hotel, complete the check-in formalities and unwind. Later, you can go on a sightseeing tour of Leh. You can shop at bazaars and visit the Shanti Stupa, the Buddhist white-dome huge structure which overlooks Changspa. Enjoy a great view of the Indus Valley and the Zanskar range. Roam around in the streets of Leh. The markets are very vibrant and you will love the energetic vibes of the Leh.
Return to the hotel in the evening and have dinner and stay overnight.
In the morning, complete the check-out formalities and begin your ride to Sarchu. En-route, you will see Pang, a scenic spot in Ladakh’s landscape. Halt at Sarchu. Sarchu lies in the middle of the two beautiful destinations, Manali and Leh. Upon reaching, check-in at the camp and unwind. The rest of the day is at ease. You can stroll through the adjacent area or shop at the local markets. At night, have dinner and stay overnight.
On day 9 of the Motorcycle trip to Ladakh, start your day with completing the check-out formalities and begin with a drive through the Sarchu plain and reach the Baralaccha plain till noon. Enjoy the beauty crossing through Lahaul ranges and reach Rohtang pass. Rohtang pass will challenge you with mini-rivers of mud. Ride through the obstacles to reach Manali. Once reaching Manali, complete the check-in formalities and relax. The rest of the day is at ease where you can just laze around in your room or probe in the surroundings. Further, have dinner and stay overnight.
This is the last day of the adventurous bike tour.Wake up, pack your belongings and complete the check-out formalities. Then, you will bid adieu to Manali with fond memories of your adventure in Ladakh. Further, you will continue with your onward journey to reach back home.
The 10 days Ladakh Bike trip is designed for adventure seekers looking to experience the best of Ladakh by road. Ladakh, known as the “Land of High Passes,” lies between the Karakoram and Great Himalaya ranges. Its motorable roads are perfect for motorbike enthusiasts. During the trip, you’ll conquer some of the highest mountain passes in the world. This trip to Ladakh will start from Manali and take you to famous landmarks such as Jispa, Sarchu, Nubra Valley, Khardung La, Leh, and Pangong Lake. To know more about the bike trip, check out the itinerary.