Manali to Leh Motor Bike tour

Tour Itinerary:

Start Point: Manali

End Point: Leh

Leisure Day: Leh

Accommodation: Comfortable hotels and camps

Total Distance Covered: 1020 Km

Main Highlights:

  • Traverse high-altitude passes.
  • Experience thrilling off-road riding.
  • Explore breathtaking lakes.
  • Discover historical sites along the route.

Best Tour Season:

MID-JUNE – MID-SEPTEMBER 

Destinations:

KULLU – MANALI – JISPA – SARCHU – LEH- KHARDUNG LA – NUBRA – PANGONG 

DAY 1 - ARRIVE KULLU

After arriving at Kullu airport, you’ll be transferred to the hotel. From there, you’ll embark on a scenic one-hour drive to Manali, situated north of Kullu, where you’ll be greeted by the breathtaking greenery of the valley. In Manali, you’ll have the opportunity to test-ride RE Motorcycles, your travel companion, before spending the night. 

DAY 2 - MANALI - KEYLONG - 158 KMS

We’ll begin our journey towards Keylong early in the morning, our destination for the next night. As we ascend the steep mountains over Rohtang Pass, the lush greenery and trees will gradually give way to arid landscapes. Expect to encounter a few muddy tracks along the way. We’ll spend the night camping at Keylong.

DAY 3 - KEYLONG- SARCHU - 84 KM

Once we depart from Jispa, we’ll encounter the true ascent, navigating through muddy patches and water crossings where the melting snow from the higher range’s cascades onto the road. Our journey will lead us to ascend Baralacha La pass, standing at 4830 meters, before crossing into the Zanskar ranges to reach our camping site at Sarchu. We’ll spend the night at Sarchu.

DAY 4 - SARCHU - LEH -251 KMS

Today, we’ll embark on another early start, aiming to traverse through Brandy Nallah, Gata Loops, and the Double-humped Pass Lachulung La, towering at 5060 meters. The journey promises awe-inspiring scenery, albeit occasionally stark, as we cross Pang at 4630 meters and navigate the More Plains—a vast flat stretch spanning 48 kilometres, with an average elevation of 4200 meters—before reaching the world’s second-highest motorable pass, Tanglang La, standing at 5360 meters. Our overnight stay will be in Leh.

DAY 5 - LEH -AT LEISURE IN LEH TOWN

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore at your own pace, taking leisurely walks and discovering the charms of Leh. Your overnight stay will be in Leh.

DAY 6 - LEH - KHARDUNG LA (5602 M) - NUBRA – 120 KMS

Today marks the pinnacle of our journey as we aim for the highlight, we’ve all been anticipating – the summit of the world at Khardung La, standing tall at 5602 meters! The initially smooth track transforms into a more challenging terrain filled with boulders and stones as we ascend, but the exhilarating ride is undoubtedly rewarding. Following a brief pause, we’ll continue our journey to reach the picturesque Nubra Valley. The route unfolds as a fantastic ride over well-maintained, paved roads for most of the way. Our overnight stay will be in Nubra. 

DAY 7 - NUBRA - PANGONG - 140 KMS

Our journey today takes us towards Pangong Tso via the scenic Shyok Valley. Pangong Tso, aptly named the “lake of great hollowness,” stretches nearly 130 kilometres in length and spans 6 to 7 kilometres in width. Nestled at an elevation of 14,000 feet, the lake extends majestically from east to west. Our overnight stay will be at Pangong, allowing us to immerse ourselves in the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings.

DAY 8 - PANGONG - LEH - 230 KMS

Today, our journey brings us back to Leh. With an early start, we aim to reach Leh by the afternoon, providing the opportunity for a well-deserved rest. The overnight stay will be in Leh, allowing for some much-needed relaxation.

DAY 9 - LEH – ONWARD JOURNEY

Following breakfast, we’ll arrange for your transfer to the airport to catch your flight for your onward journey.

SERVICE INCLUDE:

  • Room on double / twin sharing with breakfast.
  • Royal Enfield 500 CC /Himalayan 411cc motorcycle rental for the entire trip
  • Fuel for the entire trip.
  • Back up Jeep
  • Service of a mechanic for the entire trip
  • All exclusive sightseeing tours.

SERVICE EXCLUDE:

  • Any kind of hard/soft drinks
  • Any kind of telephone/ mobile service
  • Any kind of medical / insurance claim
  • Any kind of entrance to the monuments
  • Any kind of airfare/airport tax
  • Any kind of tips
  • Any kind of damage to the bikes due to an accident

MOTORCYCLE TOUR REQUIREMENT:

  • Valid Tourist Visa
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • International Motorcycle Riding License
  • Travel Vaccinations as required.

TOUR SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Total Distance covered on the tour: 1020 Km.
  • Main Highlights of the tour: High altitude passes, offroad riding, Lakes, and Historical sites.

Accommodation:

Manali

Johnsons lodge

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Keylong

Hotel Dekyid

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Sarchu

Adventure camp

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Leh

Lhar rim mo

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Nubra

Hunder Residency

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Pangong

Horizon Camp

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