Manali - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh - Khardung La - Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake - Manali
Ladakh Bike Trip 2024 is tailored to thrill the adventure seeker looking to experience the best of Ladakh by road in shortest possible duration. Select from our range of fixed departures for Ladakh Bike Trip 2024 to embark on a journey of the lifetime. Conquer some of the highest mountain passes in the world, visit the cold mountain desert at Nubra Valley and get mesmerized by the azure Pangong Tso during your 10 days Ladakh Trip by Bike this year.
‘Land of high passes’ is how many adventure enthusiasts know the remote and sparsely populated region of Ladakh. Snuggled amid the Karakoram and Great Himalaya ranges, the region is crisscrossed with motorable roads that run along with your adrenaline rush on a road trip to Ladakh. Which is one major reason, that every traveler dreams of kick the dust-up, don a leather jacket and take on a motorbike trip to Ladakh.
With the onset of June, Ladakh welcomes travelers and insists on them to stay till the sublime autumn. Offering you the kind of experience that is packed with unlimited gripping adventure is our Ladakh Bike Trip 2024 with fixed departure dates staring from 5th of June. Our Ladakh Trip on Motorcycle is a 9 nights and 10 days itinerary. The 10 day long motorcycle trip to Ladakh will start from Manali and will take you to the famous landmarks such as Jispa, Sarchu, Khardung La, Leh, and Pangong Lake. Come embark on a trip of a lifetime, ride to the land of lamas, conquer some of the highest passes on the world, come live the dream.
Enjoy bike rides on the tricky roads of Leh Ladakh
Relish delicious Ladakhi cuisines
Drive across Baralacha Pass, Rohtang Pass, Chang la and Tanglang La
Visit Shey, Thiksey and famous monasteries
Explore Jispa, Sarchu and Pang villages
Enjoy shopping in Leh Market
A day at Pangong Lake
Day 1 Arrive in Manali (By Bus)
On arrival in Manali, check-in to the hotel and relax till afternoon. Grab a quick lunch, post which you test your motorbike and get used to the roads. Go riding on the Himalayan riding premier through the challenging roads along the Kullu Valley. The tricky bends and stretches on the road will help you test the characteristics of the bike and acquaint yourself to handle the motor beast for your entire tour. Enjoy a fun ride to the beautiful Kullu Valley.
Later, come back to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay in Manali.
Day 2 Manali - Jispa (Approx Distance 150 Km)
Wake up early this morning and begin your adventure. Start your ride to Rohtang Pass (3978 meters). The beautiful mountain pass is the gateway to your bike tour. This first leg of your journey is your first challenge as the roads are really bad and the weather conditions are also uncertain. Overcome your first test, after which you will pass through the Lahaul Valley. Lahaul introduces you to the mountains capped with snow all around. Proceed to Jispa, which is your halt for the day. Enjoy a delicious dinner of the mountains. Steamed momos and thukpa are famous traditional Himalayan items for dinner. Fill your stomachs and be off to your well-deserved rest.
Overnight stay in Jispa.
Day 3 Jispa – Sarchu (Approx Distance 85 Km)
Today you drive to Sarchu. As you leave Jispa behind, enter the Greater Himalayan landscape. This highway route takes you into the heart of the mountains. Enjoy the splendid view as you pass through the Baralachha Pass (5000 meters above sea level). Keep driving towards Sarchu which is the border-line between Kashmir and Himachal. From there, get to the Sarchu camp. Relax for the rest of the day and keep a high intake on fluids to keep away AMS (acute mountain sickness).
Overnight stay in Sarchu.
Day 4 Sarchu - Leh (Approx Distance 215 Km)
The day starts with a lot of challenges. Today you will have to ride your motorbike through flatlands and get into the mountain horizon. Drive through the Tanglang-La Pass which is the second-highest motorable mountain pass in the world at the height of 5300 meters. After crossing this pass, you will ride through well-maintained roads all the way to Leh. En-route, get to see the monasteries of Thiksey and Shey. These ancient monasteries are set on the top of a hill and are attractions of your tour. Check-in at the hotel in the borders of Changspa in Leh. Spend your time exploring the local places. Rest for the night.
Have a sumptuous dinner are a resort. Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Day 5 Leh – Nubra Valley (Approx Distance 160 Km)
Today is the 5th day of the trip and you will visit Nubra via Khardungla Pass at 18360 ft., one of the world's highest motorable pass. On the way to Nubra, you will take the first break at South Pullu, grab some food and then start your journey again to the Khardung La. Take pictures and get a feel to standing at one of the world's highest passes. The next stop will be North Pullu. Take some rest and eat something. On the way to Nubra, you will visit the Diskit Monastery. The Maitreya Budha statue which is 32 m high can be seen far from here. Nubra is famous for sand dunes and two-humped camels. Take a camel ride in the evening and return to the camp.
Have a delicious dinner and overnight stay in the camp in Nubra.
Day 6 Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake (Approx Distance 190 Km)
Wake up early and enjoy the enchanting natural sceneries. Freshen up and enjoy the breakfast. Later, begin your drive to the Pangong Lake alongside the River Shyok. Enjoy the picturesque beauty on the way. Stop at Durbok and enjoy lunch. After a halt, you will proceed towards Chang La (5500 meters above sea level) and go forward to the army checkpoint at Tangse. Upon your arrival at the campsite, check in to your tents. The rest of the evening is at your leisure. You can stroll around the Lake and spend some quality time in nature with yourself. Pangong Lake is the largest high altitude brackish water lake in the world. The 2/3rd portion of the lake lies in China. Enjoy the sunset from the lakeshore and have a great time stargazing.
Have a comfortable stay for the night in the tent.
Day 7 Pangong Lake - Leh (Approx Distance 150 Km)
After having a delicious breakfast early in the morning, you can enjoy the photo-session around the lake and spend some quality time there. Later you will head towards Leh. On arrival Leh, you will have an assisted transfer to the hotel. Later, you can go on a sightseeing tour of Leh. You can shop at bazaars and visit the Shanti Stupa, the Buddhist white-dome huge structure which overlooks Changspa. Enjoy a great view of the Indus Valley and the Zanskar range. Roam around in the street of the Leh. The markets are very vibrant and you will love the energetic vibes of the Leh.
Return to the hotel in the evening and have a delicious dinner. Enjoy the comfort of your hotel. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 8 Leh - Sarchu (Approx Distance 215 Km)
Bid adieu to Leh and begin your ride. En-route, you will see Pang, a scenic spot in Ladakh's landscape. Halt at Sarchu. Sarchu lies in the middle of the two beautiful destinations, Manali and Leh.
Have a comfortable stay in the camp in Sarchu.
Day 9 Sarchu - Manali (Approx Distance 215 Km)
In the morning, begin your drive through the Sarchu plain and reach the Baralaccha plain till noon. Enjoy the beauty crossing through Lahaul ranges and reach Rohtang pass. Rohtang pass will challenge you with mini-rivers of mud. Ride through the obstacles to reach Manali.
Have a comfortable stay at the hotel in Manali.
Day 10 Manali (Departure)
This is the last day of the adventurous bike tour. We bid you adieu with fond memories of your adventure in Ladakh.
FAQs of Ladakh Motorcycle Tour 2024
Ques: What is the best time for Ladakh Bike Tour?
Ans: The Srinagar - Leh high pass is open by the mid-May and the Manali-Leh route is open from early June to October. So the best time for Ladakh Bike Tour is from June to mid-October and we offer the best Ladakh bike trip packages during this time.
Ques: What is an Ideal Duration for Ladakh Bike Trip?
Ans: We offer a number of Ladakh Bike Trip packages from both Srinagar and Manali spanning over a duration of 7 to 15 days. Many famous tourist destinations of Ladakh are covered in the packages and you can choose one according to your requirements.
Ques: What are the best bikes for Ladakh Trip?
Ans: Some of the best bikes for Ladakh trip are Royal Enfield, Pulsar, Yamaha Fazer, Hero Impulse, and KTM Duke.
Ques: What are the destinations covered in Ladakh Bike Trip 2023?
Ans: The destinations covered in this Ladakh bike trip are:
Manali - A beautiful honeymoon destination on the bank of the river Beas famous for trekking and skiing. Manali in Himachal Pradesh is the starting point of the Ladakh biking trip.
Jispa - This spectacular village is located in the Manali-Leh highway on the bank of the the Bhaga river.
Sarchu - This is one of the prime camping sites in Leh-Manali highway and a stop during Ladakh bike trip from Manali.
Leh - A high desert city in the Ladakh region famous for Leh palace, Buddhist monasteries, and vibrant markets.
Khardung La - A gateway to Nubra and Shyok valley, this is of the highest passes in India offering breathtaking views.
Nubra Valley – With Shimmering sand dunes, this high desert valley offers double humped camel ride. Its head quarter is Diskit where the famous Diskit monastery is located.
Pangong Lake - Located in the eastern Ladakh, Pangong Tso is the highest saline water lake in the world offering stunning views of its water changing the color from blue to green to red throughout the day.
Ques: What are the popular routes for Ladakh Tour by Bike?
Ans: There are two main routes for Ladakh tour by bike; Srinagar to Leh via Zoji La Pass covering approx 265 Km and Manali to Leh via Rohtang Pass covering 475 Km.
Manali to Leh – This route is comparatively tougher to travel due to its higher altitude. But real enthusiasts like to take the challenge of the nature that reward them with stunning views and isolated areas throughout the journey.
Srinagar to Leh – This route is comparatively easier to cross both in terms of distance and altitude. You will pass through mesmerizing valleys of Kashmir and Sonamarg and the beautiful towns of Drass and Kargil before reaching Leh.
Ques: Are Foreign Nationals allowed to do Ladakh bike trip?
Ans: Foreign Nationals can travel on both Manali-Leh and Srinagar-Leh high passes with a normal visa but to travel to the inner areas in Ladakh such as Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso and Tso Moriri lake, they need to have protected area permits.
Ques: What kind of clothing is required in Ladakh bike trip?
Ans: You need to wear Warm Clothes including Thermal Coat and bike riding jacket during Ladakh bike trip. Also, you need to carry Sports Shoes, Hand Gloves, Knee Pad & Elbow Pad, Goggles, etc. for your bike trip.