A DRAMATIC LANDSCAPE, RICH BUDDHIST CULTURE, BIKING THROUGH WORLD’S HIGHEST ROAD, LOCAL VILLAGES, PASSING THROUGH BEAUTIFUL MONASTERY AND HIGH PASSES. A TIMELESS JOURNEY WILL SURELY LEAVE A MARK ON YOU.
The classic Trans-Himalayan route is a long and demanding ride on a road, which is certainly amongst the contenders on the world’s wildest highway. Flying to Leh, Kashmir or Manali and picking a route upon your wish, which will cover the same tour vice-versa will be an extension of high altitude land which gives you time to get acclimatized. There is much to see in and around Leh, Kashmir and Manali, including the stunning Himalayan panorama, a couple of short easy bike rides around Leh will help the group’s acclimatization, and will allow to visit some of the many interesting Buddhist monasteries and religious sites, worth a mention about the excellent condition of roads in Ladakh except some places will surely make the journey interesting.
Throughout this trip, the group will have support team with vehicle on camping portion in order to keep up with the ambitious schedule as per the itinerary. An adventurous biking tour which covers most of the best parts of the trans Himalayan road and Trans-Himalaya silk route, a fabulous journey which offers awesomely beautiful rock formation, cascades and canyons slightly hidden under the thin mists, with numerous mid hill rides with stunning views of the picturesque landscape, rural villages, enriched by the ancient most lavishly decorated monasteries and temples with chanting saffron color robed monks mostly on hilltop, ever smiling faces of people
Their typical lifestyle either newly modern or still continuing age-old systems all contributes to this trip, a memory of your lifetime. A land so rich in culture, tradition and steeped in religion with its unique landscape cast an enchanted spell that holds you in thrill and excitement while riding your bike.
Motorbike Safari Ladakh
- Duration: 11 nights / 12 days
- Start: Leh / End: Leh
- Best Time: June to September
- Highlight: Adventure, People, Villages, Wildlife and High Passes
- Physical Challenge: Moderate to Challenging
DAY 01: IN MANALI
We will test ride the bikes to get familiar with the machines. Visit the 16th century Hadimba Temple and ride around. Maintenance and servicing will be carried at the end if it.
DAY 02: MANALI – TANDI (115 KMS / 05 HOURS APPROX)
Today we start our journey to Leh stopping at Tandi for a night crossing the Rohtang Pass (3978 m) and reaching Keylong (3350 m). Upon arrival in Keylong we check in at our tented campsite for an overnight stay.
DAY 03: TANDI – SARCHU (120 KMS / 05 HOURS APPROX)
Today we start from Tandi to reach Sarchu crossing Keylong (3350 m), Baralacha Pass (4890m) with overnight stopover at Sarchu (4253 m), border of the states of Himachal Pradesh (Lahaul) and Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh). Upon arrival in Sarchu we check in at our tented campsite for an overnight stay.
DAY 04: SARCHU – LEH (251 KMS / 10 HOURS APPROX)
Leave for Leh by early morning, through Nakeela and Lachangla Pass 16,617 ft. Lunch at Pang. After Lunch drive to Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (Biggest and Highest Plateau on Earth on Stretch of 42 Kms), Tanglang La Pass 17,585ft and Indus Valley. Upon arrival in Leh you’ll met by our representative and check in at our Hotel.
DAY 05: IN LEH
Enjoy riding in Leh. Visit Shanti Stupa and nearby places around Leh.
DAY 06: LEH – PANGONG LAKE (145 KMS / 06 HOURS APPROX)
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable.
DAY 07: PANGONG LAKE TO LEH (06 HOURS APPROX)
After breakfast, we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Thiksey monastery an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village & Shey, the ancient capital of Ladakh. Drive further to Leh and check in at our hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 08: DEPART LEH
Tour concludes. ATISHA LADAKH thank you for your patronage and ensure a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination
#Note- This tour can be extended on the availability of time by adding Nubra Valley,
Extending the tour to 11 nights 12 days