Road Trip to Ladakh by Motorbike will help you explore the Mesmerising and Beautiful lands of Leh and Ladakh By this tour, you would not only get a chance to see the beautiful landscapes of Mother Nature but also interact with the culture of Ladakh. A Leh-Ladakh road trip by bike is praised as the most adventurous trip that you would love to do and the memories will last forever. Bikes on rent in Delhi packages, Bikes on rent in Manali Packages, Bikes on rent in Leh Packages are also available. Moreover, motorbike tour from Delhi to Ladakh will include Snow-clad mountain peaks to the barren hills of Himalayas, Sand Dunes, Clear Water lakes, Lush green Valleys, Highest Motorable pass or drive through Magnetic Hill – what else can a nature lover ask for?
Day 00: Delhi - Chandigarh - Manali
On the first day of your trip, board a Volvo bus to Manali from Delhi or Chandigarh. It will be an overnight journey so make sure that you are well prepared.
Day 01: Kullu Manali
Once you reach Manali, check in at the guest house. Rest for some time and get ready for an orientation process and tour briefing. After that, enjoy a relaxing nature walk to Hadimba Temple and Manu temple around Beas River. Hadimba Temple is truly one-of-a-kind, as it is dedicated to Hadimba Devi, wife of the mighty Bhima from the Hindu epic Mahabharata. Manu Temple located near river Beas is dedicated to sage Manu, the creator of the world. When you return, you will get a chance to ride your allotted bike for a trial run.
Day 02: Manali -Rohtang Pass - Jipsa
Your long-awaited ride to Ladakh finally begins on this day. Pack your bags and get set for a thrilling ride. On the way, you will pass Vashisht Hot Springs. Although Manali is known for its freezing temperatures, these hot springs which are located 6 km from the town, have temperatures ranging from 43-50 °C. You will then visit Solang Valley, known for a variety of winter sports, followed by Rohtang Pass and Keylong. Once you reach Jipsa, an overnight stay will be provided.
Day 03: Jispa - Sarchu
On this day, gear up for an adventure as you cross the 16,043-ft-high Bara-Lacha la Pass in the Zanskar Range. The rough patches of Darcha and Zingzingbar will give you an adrenaline boost. You will also get to spend some time near Chandrabhaga river (also known as Chenab) so make sure that you have a camera handy and take mesmerizing pictures. En route, you can visit Suraj Taal and Deepak Taal, two breath-taking lakes in the Lahaul and Spiti region. Once you reach Sarchu, relax and retire for the night.
Day 04: Sarchu - Leh
On day five, start your journey towards Leh, the hub of the Ladakh region. The route will take you through Nakeela Pass, Whisky Nallah, Lachulung La Pass, Pang, More Plains, and Tanglang La Pass. When you reach Leh, check in at the accommodation and stay overnight.
Replenish your energies with a healthy breakfast and enjoy your rest day at Leh. The first half of the day is saved for a regular check-up of the bike and gears. Thereafter, spend your day sightseeing.
Stop by the Leh Palace and enjoy the splendid panoramic views of the Stok Kangri and Ladakh mountain ranges from the terrace and explore the museum exhibiting artifacts close to 450 years old. Later head to the Shanti Stupa perched upon the hilltop in the Changspa region. Constructed to endorse world peace and to celebrate 2500 years of Buddhism, this monument is known to hold the relics of the Buddha at its base, enshrined by the 14th Dalai Lama himself.
The evening is saved for exploring the colorful markets of Leh and getting insights into the lives of the warm, local people here.
Day 06: Leh - Kardung La Pass - Nubra Valley
Wake up to a refreshing morning and travel to Nubra Valley, a cold desert with vast landscapes and mountain ranges. Feel the thrill of crossing one of the highest motorable passes in the world, Khardung La. Once you reach Nubra, enjoy a camel ride in the desert mountains of Hunder (additional cost). Overnight stay will be provided in Nubra.
Day 07: Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake
Prepare for another day of a daring off-roading experience as you traverse through untamed paths in the high mountains. The route leads to the beautiful Pangong Tso (lake) via Shyok river or Wari La Pass. It is quite challenging yet thrilling and is generally used by the army. On arrival, prepare for a captivating overnight camping experience near the enchanting blue lake.
Day 08: Pangong Lake - Leh
In the morning, get set for yet another journey exhilarating ride as you head back to Leh, via Chang La pass (the third highest mountain pass in the world) and Choglamsar. En route, stop at the famous Druk White Lotus School, featured in the blockbuster Bollywood movie ‘3 Idiots’ and Shanti Stupa, a beautiful white-domed Buddhist stupa surrounded by stunning scenery of vast mountains. If time permits, you can even visit Magnetic Hill, War Memorial, and Gurudwara Pathar Sahib. Overnight stay will be provided in Leh.
Day 09: Leh - Sarchu
Leave for Sachu, after enjoying the breakfast. Cross the high passes like Nakee La, Lachung La, and Tanglang La. Say goodbye to the beauty of Ladakh and ride along the curvy roads to Himachal Pradesh. Reach Sarchu and stay for the night.
Day 10: Sarchu - Manali
Cross the ever mesmerizing Rohtang Pass and reach Manali by evening. Check in to the hotel and stay over the night.
Day 11: Manali- Delhi
Have breakfast and explore the delightful cafes of Manali. Later catch your Volvo bus in the evening for your onward journey back to Delhi.
Manali: Hotel Hollywood/Kalinga/Seven Hills/Similar
Jispa: Jispa Journey Camps/The Yak Hotel Jispa/Hotel IBEX/Similar
Sarchu: /Snow Gold Camps/Gold Drop Camps/Antrek Camps/Dorjey Camps/Similar
Leh: Horpo/The Silk Route Ladakh/Hotel Zion/The Himalaya Leh/Three Roses Leh/Similar
Nubra: Lasthang /Chunka Camps/Nature Nest Camps/Similar
Pangong: Wonderland Camps/The Ladakh Camps/Similar
Meals - Breakfast and Dinner. Dinner on Day 01 to Breakfast on Day 11
Terms and Conditions for tours as per the organizing vendors. The refund and cancellation policy will be explained in detail by the vendors. Advisory information will be provided before the commencement of the tour. For any further queries, you can contact Wheelstreet or the vendors.
- Riders below 21 are not allowed
- People with back/neck/heart or other major issues should avoid the tour.
- Do not carry suitcases.
- 46 Days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost will be deducted.
- 31 - 45 Days before date of departure: 50% of total cost will be deducted.
- 30 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost will be deducted.
- The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received less than 30 days before date of departure.
- Cancellations received more than 60 days prior to the date of tour start will be subject to the following a Rs.5,000/- per person cancellation fee.
- Total estimated bill is required to confirm the booking at least 30 days before the tour starts.