Start and end in New Delhi! With the adventure tour Motorcycle Tour In Himalayas & Cultural Ladakh , you have a 13 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 6 other destinations in India. Motorcycle Tour In Himalayas & Cultural Ladakh includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Meet on arrival at Delhi International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Centre of Delhi for overnight.Start point You would be picked up from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi , Delhi, India
Morning after breakfast you are free to explore Delhi city at your own pace. At 4 PM you will be transferred to the Volvo stand to board Volvo coach for an overnight journey to Manali. It will an overnight journey.
Arrive Manali Bus station and transfer to hotel. Afternoon join the bike session where you will be briefed about varipous aspects of the motorcycle tour like Himalayas, climatic conditions, road safety, high altitude & at last bike handover to you. You will be free to test your bike & have a short ride to be friendly with your friend bike which will going to be with you for next 8 days.
You wake up early in the morning to start your adventure on one of the World's highest road - the Manali-Leh highway. As soon as you leave Manali, the climb for the 13,051 feet high Rohtang Pass starts. After Rohtang, the road descends into the Chandra valley, passing through Khoksar and on to Tandi and reaching Jispa. Your night stay is at our camp site in Jispa. Enjoy the bonfire & dinner in a beautiful settlement on the bank of River Bhaga.
Today you ride from the lush green landscape to the stark moonscape which Ladakh is famous for. Undoubtedly the best stretch on the Manali-Leh highway, this section of the Manali-Leh highway will feel as if you're on a roller coaster ride climbing up and down from one Himalayan pass to another. A very scenic ride passing through small lakes, waterfalls and streams. You also cross your second high altitude pass - Baralach La - at 16,500 feet. Then Naki La & Tanglang La the other highest motorable passes. You will cross Pang ground a 40 kms flat ground to arrive at Tsokar lake for overnight stay at camp site on the banks of lake. Evening free to walk aorund the Lake to enjoy its equisite beauty and to chance upon sighting of endangered Black Necked Crane or Tibetan Ass. You can also visit the Tsokhar village to view local houses and local life.
In and around LehToday we start our ride in mroning towards Leh town. We statt the climb to scale the 2nd Highest motorable Pass in the World, Tanglang La at 17480 feet and enter into Indus valley, on the banks of which many ancient civilasations have thrived. Once we climb down Tanglang La into the Indus valley, its a flat valley flanked by high mountains on its edges and towards one end Leh city is located. We ride to Leh passing across various villages, settlements and Army camps. You will reach Leh by the afternoon. Evening is at leisure to explore the town or walk around the various streets and try some Ladakhi or Tibetan cuisine like momos, thupka etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
In and around Likir, AlchiToday we start our ride exploring the Sham valley or lower Ladakh regions. We start the ride from Leh heading towards Likir village & moanstery, enroute riding through some enchating scenic views, visiting Gurudwara Pathaer Sahib, Magnetic Hill, viewing confluence of river Indus & Zanskar at Nimu. Continue ride towards Likr monastery which is also know as Klu-Kkji (water spirits) and after the visit we continue our ride to Alchi village. On arrival check in at hotel and later walk around the village and cultural Bhudhist heritage site a 1000 years old, living, enchanting & inspiring Alchi monastery.
Morning we start our ride back towards Leh and then start our climb to summit the Highest Motorable Pass in the World, The Khardung La at 18480 m. We ride back to Leh town for a relaxed evening. Overnight at hotel.
Today is a free day in Leh (bike is not included). If you wish you may walk down Leh streets, visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace in the town, shop around & enjoy the fine dine OR you may hire a local taxi to visit Leh Army Museum, Thiksey Monastery, Hemis & Shey Monastery. Overnight will be at the same hotel.
In and around SarchuEnjoy bike ride experiences today through Leh/ Tanglang La/ Sarchu following the same route. Overnight stay at tents in Sarchu.
Enjoy bike ride experiences today Sarchu/ Manali. It will be a long ride & we will start this day quite early. Reaching Manali, bike handover & check in at hotel. Evening certificate distribution for successfully completing this journey. Overnight stay at Manali hotel.
Morning after breakfast day is free to relax. You are free to walk around Old Manali trying its nuumerous cafes, walk around village, visit Hadima Devi temple or go for a relaxing dip in sulphur spring water bath at Vashisht. Evening transfer to Manali Bus Station to board on Volvo for Delhi. Overnight on board.
Arrive Delhi at around 7 8 AM depending on the traffic condition. You would be picked up from Volvo stand to your hotel in Delhi for wash n change and later dropped back at International Airport for your flight back home with fond memories of the Adventure & Himalayas. End of services.End point You would be dropped back at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Delhi, India