Overview

Period                                June – September  

Duration                            13 Night 14 Days

Riding Days                      9 Days

Accommodation              Hotel / Camp / Home Stay

Motorbike                         Any Bike 150 Cc & Above

Level of Difficulty            Moderate - Difficult

Average Daily Distance   210 Kms

Total Distance                  2100 Kms

Fitness Level                    Moderate to Tough

13 Nights 14 Days 22 Jul, 12 Aug, 26 Aug, and more
Highlights
  • Visit to Highest motorable road passes like Rohtang La, Khardung La, Chang La, Lachung La, Tanglang La, Baralacha La.
  • Visit to Beautiful Monasteries in Ladakh.
  • Visit to Nubra and Pangong Lake.
  • Ride and explore the Zanskar Valley.
  • Cover High altitude passes in the Zanskar region - Penzi La & Shinkhu La
Batches & Camp Charges
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  • Itinerary

    Day 1: Arrive Delhi – Manali (300 Kms / 11 Hrs)

    Report our Tour Manager at R K Ashram Metro Station at 1630 Hrs. We proceed to Manali by Bus. Overnight Bus Journey.

     

    Day 2: Manali. 

    After breakfast we take hand over of the bikes. After taking the handover of the bikes our Tour Manager will brief you about the Do’s and Dont’s during the ride. Further we go for a short spin to peaceful Hamta Valley to get comfortable with the bikes on dirt roads. Return to Hotel by evening. Overnight at Manali.

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

     

    Day 3: Manali – Sarchu (250 Kms / 8 Hrs)

    After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to the first destination of the ride, Sarchu. Along the way to Sarchu we go across Rohtang la (13,050 Ft) and Baralacha La (16,040 Ft) which are the first two High Altitude and Scenic Passes of the expedition. We reach Sarchu by evening and check in at the camp. Camps at Sarchu (14,070 Ft) are at high altitude so we are likely to face AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness), So we take care to keep ourselves warm by wearing thermal wear and drinking plenty of water. Overnight at Sarchu. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

     

    Day 4: Sarchu – Leh (250 Kms / 8 Hrs)

    Today we have one more tough ride of the expedition. After breakfast we proceed towards Leh. We first stop for some time at a check post to register our group and continue our ride to Leh. Enroute we through Naki La (15,547 Ft) which is famous for its 21 Gata Loops / Hair pin turns and further we come across Lachung La (16,600ft) and reach Pang. We rest for sometime at Pang and refresh ourselves with Maggie and Omelets. After refreshment we proceed further. After a short while we will reach More Plains which has a long stretch of Tarmac for you to ride with peace of plain road up till Tanglang La (17,480 Ft). We reach Leh by evening and Check in at the hotel. After the tiring ride you will feel relaxed as you enter your rooms with cozy bed with blankets. Overnight at Leh. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

     

    Day 5: Leh

    Today we rest for full day. Your bikes will go for maintenance. You will be free to explore the Leh market and cafes there. Overnight at Leh. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

     

    Day 6: Leh – Nubra Valley (130 kms / 4 Hrs)

    After breakfast we ride to Hunder which is a part of Nubra Valley. On our way we take a halt at Khardung La (18,380 Ft). Further we go to Diskit Monastery after which we proceed further to Hunder where you will find Desert Sand Dunes with 2 Humped Camels. By evening we Check in at our camp in Hunder. Overnight at Hunder.

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

     

    Day 7: Nubra Valley – Pangong Lake  (180 Kms / 7 Hrs)

    After breakfast we head towards Pangong lake which is one of the High Altitude Lakes in India. We keeping riding along the banks of River Shyok which is the Tributary of Indus River. We reach Pangong by late afternoon and Check in at our camp. Tonight we enjoy camp fire under the sky full of stars. Overnight at Pangong. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

     

    Day 8: Pangong – Leh (160 Kms / 5½ Hrs)

    We proceed to Leh after taking some pictures at Pangong. On our route we come across Chang La Pass (17,590 Ft). We reach Leh by afternoon and rest at our hotel or you are welcome to accompany the group to visit the Hall of Fame gallery. Overnight at Leh. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

     

    Day 9: Leh – Kargil (220 Kms / 7 Hrs)

    Today we ride to Kargil. On our way we visit Lamayuru Monastery. We reach Kargil by evening and rest at the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

     

    Day 10: Kargil – Padum (230 Kms / 7½ Hrs)

    Early morning post breakfast we start our ride to Padum which is the only administrative town in the Zanskar Valley. From here there is a road which leads to Jispa. Enroute we go through the Penzi La Pass. We reach Padum by evening and Check in at the Home stay / Hotel. Overnight at Padum.

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)  

     

    Day 11: Padum – Darcha / Jispa (140 Kms / 6 Hours) 

    After breakfast we start our ride to Darcha via Shinkhu La Pass . Arrive at Darcha / Jispa by evening and rest. Overnight at Darcha / Jispa.  

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

     

    Day 12: Jispa – Manali (150 Kms / 6 hrs)

    We start our day by riding towards Manali. We start ascending the road to Rohtang La once again, the final High Altitude Pass on our plan.  We reach Manali by evening and check in at the hotel and rest. Overnight at Manali. 

    (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

     

    Day 13: Manali -  Delhi (550 Kms / 8 Hrs)

    Early morning post breakfast rest or head out to enjoy Optional Rafting Activity in Beas River. In the evening board the bus to Delhi. Overnight Bus journey.

    (Meals: Breakfast)

     

    Day 14: Delhi Departure.

    Arrive in Delhi by 1000 Hrs and proceed to your respective return journey plans.

     

     

    Inclusions & Exclusions

    What is included in the tour

    • Delhi - Manali - Delhi Transfer by A/c Volvo Bus.
    • Royal Enfield bikes with Fuel. (350 CC for Single rider)
    • Backup Vehicle with Mechanic, oxygen cylinders.
    • Accommodation as per the itinerary in Descent and Convenient hotels / Home Stays / Camps.
    • Meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Girikand Ride Marshall with Own Bike and Fuel.
    • Entry Permits & permissions.
    • Travel Insurance for every participant.
    • First Aid.

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • GST 5%.
    • Any air/train Fare (not mentioned in the itinerary)
    • Cost of pre or post tour hotel accommodation, early check in or late checkout charges.
    • Any increase in Airfare, Airport taxes, Govt Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and any applicability of new taxes from Govt.
    • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of an individual due to illness, accident, hospitalization, or any personal emergency
    • Any extra cost incurred due to delay in Flights, Rail, Strike etc. incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeure circumstances during the tour
    • Any charges for extra ride, Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature and food or drink which is not part of a set group menu.
    • Any services or activity charges other than those included in the group tour itinerary
    • Anything specifically not mentioned in the “tour price includes‟ column