You will have to take a Volvo from Delhi to Manali which will be an overnight journey. You will be reaching Manali the next day where you will meet our representative who will assist you further.
Note: This service is optional and you can straightaway reach Manali too.
Distance between Delhi and Manali- 537 km
Time Taken - 9 hours (approximately)
Check into your hotel and take some rest. You can visit the attractions of Manali on your own. Later in the evening get ready for a brief sightseeing tour of the valley. Enjoy visiting some important attractions after that too and then head back to the hotel for dinner and comfortable sleep.
After having a scrumptious meal in the morning, you will have to pack your bags, complete the check-out formalities and then head to your first destination on this bike tour to Ladakh. You will leave Manali and cross Rohtang Pass. If the time doesn't allow this, you will have to visit through Atal Tunnel which also reduces the overall distance by a significant number.
You will also be crossing the Chandra Valley to reach Jispa. Finally, upon arrival, you will have to complete your check-in formalities and get settled at the campsite in Jispa. Take your delightful dinner and enjoy sleeping in the camp.
Distance between Manali and Jispa- 150 km
Time Taken - 6 hours (approximately)
Take your early breakfast and leave for Purne which is also going to be your next night staying point. You will be riding alongside the Sumdo River crossing Darcha and Chikkararik Village. Throughout this route, you will also be crossing Shingu La Pass, Lakong, Mount Gompa Rangjum, Kargayak village, and Testa Village. Finally, you will reach Purne in the late afternoon. Check into your hotel and enjoy the meal. You will also have an overnight stay here at the campsite.
Distance between Jispa and Purne- 120 km
Time Taken- 6 hours (approximately)
Wake up to a filling breakfast and freshen up quickly. You will be leaving for Padum today which is the next destination on your bike tour. There will be uphills and downhills throughout this stretch, so you are surely going to have a lot of fun. The entire stretch goes along the Zanskar River. You will be crossing several places in this stretch as well. The list includes Cha Village and Raru Village Mune Bardan Monastery. Upon arrival, check into your campsite and enjoy the dinner. You will have to stay overnight here. So, just relax and take some rest.
Distance between Padum and Purne- 70 km
Time Taken- 5 hours (approximately)
From Padum you will have your breakfast and leave for Kargil. En route, you will be crossing the Drang-Drung glacier and Pensi La. You will be riding through the challenging roads of Padum and there will be a brief stop at Skygam Village for lunch. This is the Rangdum Region and probably the midpoint too, of the entire stretch you will be covering today.
After crossing Panokhar you will reach Kargil. The entire journey of this day will be highly exciting and equally enthralling. Upon arriving at Kargil, you will check into your hotel and get your dinner. There is going to be an overnight stay at Kargil. So, make yourself comfortable and relax in a comfortable bed.
Distance between Padum and Kargil- 200 km
Time Taken- 7 hours (approximately)
Wake up to an early breakfast, pack your bags, and complete the check-out formalities. Now, you will be riding towards Leh which is your next prime location. This is going to be an extended ride with good roads almost throughout the stretch. You will resume your riding from Kargil to Leh. While riding to the capital city of Ladakh, you will stop at a few major attractions like Lamayuru to visit the oldest monastery of Ladakh.
The other attractions on the Srinagar- Leh highway will be Magnetic Hill, the Hall of Fame Museum, and Gurudwara Pathar Sahib Gurudwara. Upon arrival, you will check into the hotel, complete the formalities, and check into your room. Get some rest and freshen up. Your dinner will be served in your room. Tuck yourself in your comfortable bed and enjoy a good sleep.
Distance between Kargil and Leh- 220 km
Time Taken- 5:30 hours (approximately)
Get your breakfast and pack your bags. Complete the check-out formalities and then head to the mesmerizing Nubra Valley. You will first reach Khardung La after crossing North Pullu and South Pullu. Take some snacks here and then head for Nubra. You will be stopping at the Diskit Monastery to offer your prayers at the Gompa. Enjoy the ride and view of the dunes. Arrive at the hotel and check in to your hotel room by completing the formalities.
Take some rest and then head out to enjoy the ride on the double-humped camels. Now after enjoying the entire day, you can head to the hotel to take some rest. Your dinner will be served in your room after which, tuck yourself in the comfortable bed.
Distance between Leh and Nubra- 116 km
Time Taken - 5 hours (approximately)
Have your early breakfast, freshen up, pack your bags, and complete all the check-out formalities. You will be riding to the Pangong Lake through Shyok and that's going to be an astonishing ride. Enjoy the beautiful view of the lake and its surroundings. Check into your camp and take some rest. Your dinner will be served in your camp. Enjoy a night under the sheet of stars.
Distance between Nubra and Pangong Tso- 135 km
Time Taken- 5 hours (approximately)
Have your scrumptious breakfast and check out from the camp. You will now be heading back to Leh from Chang La pass. On arrival, check into your hotel and take some rest. Later in the day, you can visit Shanti Stupa and Leh market. Buy some souvenirs as a memory of your trip. Post an eventful day, you can get to the hotel for a sound sleep.
Distance between Pangong Tso and Leh- 160 km
Time Taken- 7:30 hours (approximately)
Wake up to a scrumptious and filling breakfast, early in the morning. Get ready for an extended ride for the day. Rest assured that you will be enjoying the view throughout. Check out of the camp and mount your luggage on the bike to resume your journey.
You will cross the Gata Loops that are 21 hairpin bends. The next place on the tour is Nakee La which is another high-altitude mountain pass. From there you will cross another pass which is even higher than the previous one named Lachulung La. At the end of this section, you will reach Pang. There will be a temporary tent settlement here where you can take a halt for some time. Enjoy the landscape and natural beauty. Keep riding to Leh and you will be crossing Shey and Thiksey monasteries.
Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and swiftly complete all your formalities. Take some rest and the evening is at your leisure to spend. Have your dinner at the hotel and get some sleep after the exciting and exhaustive ride.
Distance between Sarchu and Leh- 260 km
Time Taken- 8 hours (approximately)
Have a filling breakfast, pack your bags, mount the luggage on your bike, and leave for Manali. The earlier we leave, the better it is for us. While traversing on the trail, we will be visiting Jispa and Baralacha La Pass. You will be taking a brief halt at Deepak and Suraj Tal. Enjoy the serene beauty around the place and move on.
Drive to Manali through the Atal tunnel. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel and relax. Your dinner will be served in your room, and you can either go for a walk on mall road or head to sleep directly.
Distance between Sarchu Manali- 170 km
Time Taken- 6:30 hours (approximately)
This is the final day of the marvelous Srinagar Manali Bike tour. You will wake up to a scrumptious breakfast and freshen up. Post this, you can head for the walking tour of the hill station by yourself. Later, head to the bus station after completing your check-out formalities.