A road trip to Leh-Ladakh is on the bucket list of every biker worth his salt. It’s not only Indian bikers who aspire to make this trip as a large number of biking enthusiasts from around the world make the journey to India to take part in this Holy Grail of bike road trips in the country.
But this journey is anything but easy as the road to Leh includes treacherous and deadly 17,000 feet high mountain passes not to mention the extreme temperature change. But all these difficulties pale in comparison to the sheer beauty of the sights you are treated to on this journey. See what you’re missing on this once-in-a-lifetime trip with these gorgeous photos of the places en route on a Manali to Leh trip.
The perfect start from Manali
From Kullu to Lahaul through the gorgeous Rohtang Pass
Keylong Monastery with a stunning backdrop
Riding along the Bhaga River at Jispa
The hairpin bends of Zing Zing Bar
The serene Suraj Tal at Baralacha La
The greenery of Bharatpur
Stargazing at its best at Sarchu
The best road ever – Gata Loops
5 kilometres above sea level at Lachulung La
The Tegazung Plains and Gya Peaks
The largest Buddhist Monastery (Gompa) at Thiksey
The view that greets those who finally made it to Leh
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