Incredible Manali to Ladakh Motorbike Expedition 2018 (with Enfield Bike + Fuel + Volvo transfers from Delhi)

TT912

 Leh

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Quick Facts:

  • Duration: 11 Nights 12 Days
  • Trail Route: Manali - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh - Pangong Lake - Khardungla - Leh - Sarchu / Tsokar - Jispa / Sissu - Manali
  • Best Season: Mid June - Mid September
  • Trail Highlights: Manali, Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley, Monasteries & Khardungla Top (Highest Motorable road in the World)
  • Traveler: Both domestic and Internatonal

Itinerary:

Day 1: Delhi-Manali overnight in Volvo Bus (560 km/12 hrs)

  • Arrive Delhi Volvo station at 4 PM and board Volvo bus for Manali.
  • Over night in Volvo bus.

Day 2: Arrive Manali and Manali-city tour

  • Morning meet on arrival with the representative and get transferred to the hotel (check in time 12 noon/early check in subject to availability of room).
  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • Today you will start motorbiking of your Ladakh bike trip.
  • Afternoon you will be introduced to your motorcycles.
  • You will enjoy a short ride and have guided motorbike tour of Manali.
  • Dinner at hotel.
  • Stay overnight at hotel.

 Day 3: Manali - Rohtang Pass - Jispa (140 kms/8 hrs)

  • Morning after breakfast start riding motorbike toward Jispa.
  • Following the Beas river up the valley we head over Rohtang Pass (3978 mtrs) which is an exhilarating Ride enabling you to become familiar with bike and the Manali-Leh road.
  • Enroute you cross Himalayan Villages Koksar, Sissu, Gondla and Tandi.
  • On arrival check in at camp.
  • Overnight in camp.

Day 4: Jispa-Baralacha Pass-Sarchu (100 kms/5 hrs)

  • Early morning after breakfast start riding towards Sarchu.
  • Enroute cross Jispa, Darcha Patsao, Zingzing bar and over Baralachala Pass (4830m) which is one of the most popular pass among other, passes on the way to Leh. This pass is around 73 Km from Keylong - the originating point of Chandra,Bhaga and Yunam rivers.  
  • Enroute visit 2 lakes Deepak & Suraj Tal and cross many water streams.
  • On arrival check in at camp.
  • Overnight campind under the stars.

 Day 5: Sarchu – Pang –Tanglangla - Leh (255 kms/ 10 hrs)

  • Morning start from Sarchu to Leh crossing over Naki La (4800 m) and Lachang La (5065 m) pass.
  • 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.
  • On arrival check in at hotel.
  • Shop, walk the streets, dinner, relax followed bye a good sleep at hotel.

Day 06: Leh - Khardung La Pass - Nubra Valley (160 Kms)

  • In morning after breakfast ride to Nubra valley over Khardung La Pass (5600) hightest motorable pass in world. This day is one of the most important day of our Ladakh motorbike trip.
  • Khardung La is the charming Nubra Valley. Its original name is believed to be Ldumra meaning “Valley Of Flowers.
  • After crossing Khardung La Pass we reach Khalsar, crossing the village of Khardung and continuing towards Nubra valley. Khardong La is historically very important as it lies on the major Silk route from Leh Central Asia. About 10,000 horses and camels used to take the route annually.
  • An amazing experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. Ride along the Shayok river till you join the road of khardong la and by turning right we will move towards Hunder, by enjoying the beautiful view of sand dunes on our ride we’ll reach Hunder.
  • After arriving Hunder one is free to explore Deskit, Hunder Village and Double hump Bactrian camel Safari in Sand Dunes between Deskit and Hunder Village. And visiting surrounding of Nubra valley. 
  • Overnight sta at Camp/Hotel In Hunder.

 Day 07: Nubra Valley - Shyok Valley - Pangong Lake

  • In morning after Breakfast ride towards Pangong Lake (14,500 ft) - Highest salt water Lake in the world passing over Changla Pass 17,380 ft. Changla Pass is the third highest motorable road in the world.
  • Arrive Pangong, which is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. It is the largest brackish water lake in Asia is one of the best attraction of Ladakh. 2/3rd portion of the lake lies in China. The lake is 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its broadest point. All together it covers 604 km. The waters are crystal clear blessed with so many intriguing shades of blue.
  • Enjoy the beauty of the lake and three Idiots shooting point.
  • Overnight at a picturesque camp in Pangong Lake.

Day 08: Pangong - Changla Pass - Leh  (160 kms/ 5 hrs)

  • Early in morning after breakfast, we procced to Leh in the same route.
  • Riding on the bank of Indus river and cross one of the most beautiful valley of entire Ladakh.
  • Today we have time to explore Leh town, Mall road, Leh Place etc.

 Day 9: Leh - Tsokar  (160 kms/ 5 hrs)   

  • After breakfast we ride from Sarchu to Sissu over baralach la (4800 mtrs) and crossing Darcha, Jipsa and Keylong.
  • After crossing pass we’ll arrive at a beautiful brackish lake called TsoKar (14842 ft). One would really feel that you had a ride of your life. An awesome blend of stark mountain, gorgeous landscape, occasional sightings of the nomadic people and their herds of yaks & goats are common throughout the route.
  • A dramatically inspiring location to visit letting you reach oblivion unknowingly.
  • Overnight at camp Tsokar.

Day 10: Tsokar - Jispa / Sissu (160 kms/ 5 hrs)   

  • After break fast we procced to Jispa  again.  
  • We follow same route (Manali leh Highway - pang, Naki la, Lachang La, Sarchu, Baralach la and Jispa).
  • Ovenight at camp Jispa.

Day 11: Jispa/Sissu - Manali (Overnight in Volvo Bus)

  • After breakfast the last day of the tour ride 90 kms from Sissu to Manali through Rohtang La and descend to Marhi, Gulaba, Kothi and finally reaching Manali.
  • We end our Motorbike Safari in Manali.
  • In Manali some time to freshen up and in the evening you proceed to Delhi by Volvo with beautiful life time memories always with you.

Day 12: Arrive Delhi

  • Morning arrive in Delhi and wind up the trail.
  • Enjoy bike rides on the tricky roads of Leh Ladakh.
  • 1 Helmet Go Pro Camera for Road Captain to shoot video and pictures of the entire tour.
  • Participation certificate for riding up to highest motorable road of the world Khardugla Pass.
  • Drive across, Rohtang Pass, Baralacha Pass Chang la, nakI la and Tanglang La.
  • Visit Shey, Thiksey and other Leh monasteries.
  • Explore Jispa, Sarchu and Pang villages.
  • Shopping and sightseeing in Leh.
  • Stay at Pangong Lake.
  • Experience Nubra Valley.
  • Relish delicious Ladakhi cuisines.
  • Many Mountain passes among them 3 are World’s Highest and lakes.
Stay Envisaged Stars Destination Nights
Hotel Pine View / Similar
Manali 1
Himalayan Midway Camp / Similar
Jispa 2
Sarchu Hut Camp / Similar
Sarchu 1
Hotel lyon / Hotel Asia / Similar
Leh 2
Ladakh Summer Camp / Leisure Camp / Similar
Nubra 1
Tsokar Camp / Similar
Tsokar 1
Regal Camp / Similar
Pangong Lake 1
Inclusions
  • Accommodation in double bedded room in hotels/camps/guest house. Check in/ out time is 12 noon.
  • MAP- Breakfast and dinner (Starts from Dinner on day 02 on Arriving in Manali till breakfast on departure from Manali on day 11).
  • AC Volvo (Semi sleeper) tickets from Delhi to Manali and Manali to Delhi.
  • Good condition Enfield motorbike with fuel per rider (dual riders on one bike) and as per the above itinerary from day 02 to day 10, inc of Toll Tax, Parking, State tax.
  • Bike (Enfield 350 CC) with 2 riders on one bike.  
  • Fuel for motorbikes as per itinerary. 
  • 1 Helmet Go Pro Camera for Road Captain to shoot video and pictures of the entire tour.
  • Participation certificate for riding up to highest motorable road of the world Khardugla Pass.
  • Standard size Helmet for rider and pillion rider (Used Helmet not New).
  • Non AC sharing car for Pangong excursion on day 07.
  • Tour Leader from day 02 to day 10.
  • Professional Motorbike Mechanic along with spare parts during the entire tour.
  • Environmental & Permit fee for Pangong area.
  • 01 backup jeep to carry luggage and mechanic.
  • First aid box and oxygen cylinder.
  • Two plastic cans to carry fuel.
  • All taxes/ tolls.
  • Bone fire (Once during camping. depend on weather condition).
  • One small surprise gift for each rider.
  • Life time memories and many good friends.
Exclusions
  • Accessories for bikes (available on direct cost).
  • Spares parts change in Bike during tour. –Front tube/ Rear tube/Spark plug/Clutch and Brake Wire/Clutch and Disc brake pads/ Engine oil/Clutch Plate. 
  • In case of major mechanical damage, participant will have to pay for replaced parts and for servicing done by the local shop & accident damage will have to be paid by the rider.
  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Inclusions”.
  • Tips, Insurance, Laundry & Phone Calls.
  • Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated).
  • Soft or hard drinks, starters.
  • Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.
  • Medical & Travel insurance.
  • Fuel for the bike running.
  • Gloves, jackets, boots, strap.
Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions

  • Early Bird Price with FLAT 20% OFF (Valid for online bookings made before 30th April, 2018): 
  1. Price Per couple/2 Friends (without Enfield Bike & Fuel) - Rs. 28,999/- Rs. 22,999/- per person (sharing Bike & room).
  2. Price for Single person (without Enfield Bike & Fuel)- Rs. 33,999/- Rs. 26,999/- per person (individual bike & double sharing room).
  3. Price Per couple/2 Friends (with Enfield Bike) - Rs. 41,999/- Rs. 32,999/- per person (sharing Bike & room).
  4. Price for Single person (with Enfield Bike) - Rs. 53,999/- Rs. 42,999/- per person (individual bike & double sharing room).
  5. Price Per couple or 2 Friends (with Enfield Bike, Fuel & Volvo) - Rs. 46,999/- Rs. 36,999/- per person (sharing bike & room).
  6. Price for Single person (with Enfield Bike, Fuel & Volvo) - Rs. 58,999/- Rs. 46,999/- per person (Individual bike & sharing room with other).
  7. Price for Single person (in Innova/Scorpio) - Rs. 35,699/- Rs. 28,499/- per person (with minimum 5 persons in car & sharing room with co travellers).

          NOTE: For individual riders who need rooms on single sharing basis, additional cost would be applicable @ Rs. 11000/-   

  • The price mentioned above is inclusive of the Early Bird Offer of FLAT 20% OFF which is valid for online booking made before 30th April, 2018.
  • Minimum 10 Pax required for each departure.
  • All the programs are subject to change due to plitical reason, natural clamities, strikes and special reason.
  • NOTE: Roads from Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake is not in good condition many times as such the road gets blocked with stones. If this is this case then we recommend that this route be skipped instead you go back to Leh from Nubra valley on Day 7 & then next day got to Pangong Lake from Leh and came back to Leh on same day itslef. Thus the itinerary changes to Day 7: Nubra Valley-Leh (189 km/7-8hrs)  & Day 8: Leh-Pangong Lake -Leh. Though we would still prefer to retain the original route. 
  • Above Rates Are Subject To Availability And Can Be Change Without Any Prior Notice.
  • For Postpone/Prepone of tour packages, the same is to be communicated in written and need to be informed to us at least 7 days prior of tour date. INR 1000/- will be charged extra for prepone/postpone.
  • A Valid Photo Identity Is Must To Be Carried.

Things to Carry

  • Saddle bags/ Magnetic tank bag/ Luggage carrier (optional, as you can keep your luggage in the backup jeep which would be part of the troop)
  • Comfortable clothes: tracks, raincoats, tee-shirts
  • Wind-cheaters, Jackets and pullovers
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Personal medication
  • Riding Shoes, a pair of slippers for the night, extra pair of socks
  • Sunglasses, caps or hats, sunscreen lotion and insect repellents
  • Personal toiletries
  • Water bottles, backpack with plastic lining, daypack

Advisory

  • Wear riding shoes till your ankles.
  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes contrast from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • While riding, tuck-in your tracks into the socks to avoid hindrance.
  • Wear a double layered socks to avoid dust, mud and infections during the trek.
  • Do not wear tight-fitted clothes as they might hinder with your movement during the ride.
  • Do not carry valuables like jewellery or expensive electronics.
  • Wear proper protective headgear that fits perfectly along with eye wear and mouth protection wear to avoid the glare of the sun, dust and wind.
  • Consult with a physician if you are fit to undertake the long bike ride.
  • The ride takes place through eco-friendly zone; do not litter the local sites or campsites.
  • Consumption of alcohol/drugs and smoking during the bike ride is strictly prohibited
  • Usages of plastic bags are strictly prohibited during the ride.
  • Avoid using earphones, as you might not be able to follow up the instructions from the guides or the instructors.
  • Any damage in bike during tour would be payable by guest directly.
  • Please bring your own USB Pendrive of 32 GB for videos and images.
Cancellation Policy
  • 25% amount will be deducted before 30 days prior to departure date.
  • 50% amount will be deducted between 30 -15 days prior to departure date.
  • 100% amount will be deducted less than 15 days of departure date.

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    Trail Overview

    Ask bikers why they would choose a two wheeler over the comforts of more 'secure' mode of transports and they'd tell you, you can't understand the pleasure of doing so until you experience it. And rightly so, because you are truly in touch with your surroundings, you tend to sense things even before you see them because of your heightened senses, a depth that is rarely achieved in our everyday life, not to mention the adrenaline that courses through your veins as you set about making your way on two wheels. Simply put, riding doesn't transport you to a destination; riding is the destination.

    So this summer, live the Motorcycle Diaries by undertaking an exclusive 12 Days biking trail to Leh-Ladakh and have an experience of a lifetime. Beginning from Manali, take home the rewards of an opportunity that allows you to discover yourself in a world that beholds such astonishing visions. Ladakh biking expedition is counted among the best adventure experiences in the Land of High Passes. The adventure of riding your bike through Ladakh calls for travellers from around the globe. Gear up to experience a never before terrain & unforgettable memories with this well-planned curated itinerary. The trail involves riding through the tough terrains and High Mountain passes on your bike. Experience Ladakhi culture, a visit to Khardung La Pass, the highest motorable pass in the world along with visit to Pangong Tso, one of the most famous and breathtaking lakes in the world. It's time to be a TerrainTraveller!

    Duration : 12 Days
    Trail Type : Fixed Departure
    Location : Leh
    Maximum number of people : 25
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