Manali - Leh - Manali Bike Trip - 10 days, 9 nights

Visit : Manali, Jispa, Sarchu, Leh, Nubra Valley, Pangong

If going off the grid is on your travel bucket list, Leh is a good bet. Away from the dust and din of city life, this beautiful town, with its untouched landscape, leaves you completely rejuvenated. Apart from the deep turquoise lakes, glacial rivers and rugged mountains adorning its landscape, Leh comes alive with its irresistible, chaotic jumble of ancient monasteries, colourful fest ...

If going off the grid is on your travel bucket list, Leh is a good bet. Away from the dust and din of city life, this beautiful town, with its untouched landscape, leaves you completely rejuvenated. Apart from the deep turquoise lakes, glacial rivers and rugged mountains adorning its landscape, Leh comes alive with its irresistible, chaotic jumble of ancient monasteries, colourful festivals, and interesting flora and fauna. Enjoy a soul-stirring experience in the beautiful climate here as you join us on this Manali - Leh - Manali bike trip.

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  • Includes : Bikes Accommodation Insurance

IS THIS TRIP FOR ME?

  • On this bike trip, reaching Leh involves riding on a high-altitude road that is snowed under for a major part of the year. The steep ascent and crumbly roads are sure to test your mettle as you ride, so opt for this journey if you're looking for adventure. You will be rewarded with panoramic views of a land that is a fitting reminder of the extraordinary diversity of nature.
  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Price
  • Dates
  • Accommodation
  • Motorbike
  • Things to Carry
  • Travel Tips
  • Terms & Conditions

Highlights

  • Ride past some of the most spectacular scenery in the world
  • Experience ride across Tanglang La
  • An opportunity to explore the amazing sights in Leh
  • Feast your eyes on the sparkling blue Pangong Lake
  • A chance to see one of the highest-altitude roadside bars

Start of Tour

Manali

Total Riding Distance 1630KM.
End of Tour

Jispa

  • Day 1Arrive Manali (1,950 metres)
    • Welcome to Manali, the starting point of this Leh bike trip! On arrival, our representative will greet you with a welcoming smile and escort you to the hotel. After check-in, settle in for a short rest which will help recharge your mind and body before the ride from Manali to Leh and back to Manali on a bike tomorrow. In the evening, feel free to wander through this scenic hill station which is situated in the lap of nature. After soaking in the crispness of the mountain air on this sojourn, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

    • Meals - Dinner
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  • Day 2Manali - Rohtang Pass (3,980 metres)- Jispa (3,310 metres)
    • The day opens on a spectacular note as you embark on an adventurous Royal Enfield trip to the village of Jispa. En route is the first of the mountain passes you will come across - the majestic Rohtang Pass, which is located at an altitude of 3,978 metres. Thrown open to the public between June and October every year, this winding mountain pass is full of scenic splendours. Enjoy the panoramic views of the snow-covered peaks in the distance as you ride along this pass.

      Continue this Leh bike trip to Jispa along a route that passes through some green hills, lush vegetation, and steep black peaks adorned with glaciers. Eventually, you will arrive at Jispa where you can feast your eyes on trickling streams, lush woodlands and quaint houses scattered along the Chandra River. Spend the night in a hotel or camp.

    • 140 km
    • Meals - Breakfast and dinner
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  • Day 3Jispa (3,310 metres) - Sarchu (4,290 metres)
    • Today you ride to Sarchu. As you leave Jispa back, enter the Greater Himalayan landscape. This highway route, will take you into the heart of the mountains. Get amazed by the splendid view as you pass through the Baralachha Pass (5000 meters above sea level). Sarchu is the border line between Kashmir and Himachal. Finally you reach Sarchu camp. Relax for the rest of day and keep a high intake of fluids to keep away acute mountain sickness.

    • Riding Distance - 85 km
    • Meals - Breakfast and dinner
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  • Day 4Sarchu (4,290 metres) - Leh (3,500 metres)
    • Today you will ride your motorbike through flatlands and get into the mountain horizon. Ride through the Tanglang-La Pass which one amongst the highest motorable mountain pass in the world at the height of 5300 meters. Once you cross 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. Check-in at the hotel in Leh. Spend your time exploring the local places. Rest for the night.

    • Riding Distance - 250 km
    • Meals - Breakfast and dinner
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  • Day 5Leh - Khardungla Pass (5,358 metres) - Nubra Valley (3,048 metres)
    • On the agenda today is a Royal Enfield trip to Nubra Valley on what is believed by many to be the world's highest motorable road - Khardung La Pass. On braving this formidable pass, you will be rewarded with the sight of the beautiful Nubra Valley. The valley, one of the most timeless, pristine and charming places in the region, is home to an astonishing stretch of white sand dunes. Check-in to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

    • Riding Distance - 165 km
    • Meals - Breakfast and dinner
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  • Day 6Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake (4,349 metres)
    • Depart Nubra Valley and ride to one of the most mesmerising lakes in the world - Pangong Lake. Located amidst the beautiful arid landscape, this picture-perfect, high-altitude lake lies across India and China. Although the lake has no aquatic life because of its brackish water, it is a breeding ground for many rare species of birds thanks to the two wetlands here. Stay in a camp near the lake, and don't forget to watch the sunset beyond its sparkling blue waters.

    • Riding Distance - 275 km
    • Meals - Breakfast and dinner
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  • Day 7Pangong Lake (4,349 metres) - Leh (3,500 metres)
    • Wake up to stunning views on the banks of the gorgeous Pangong Lake. Return to Leh by embarking on a Royal Enfield trip through the Himalayan landscape. The Leh bike trip again takes you past some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, alternating between green and lush, and sparse and desolate. This exciting journey will prove to you that getting to this stunning yet stark destination can be just as exciting as being there.

    • Riding Distance - 225 km
    • Meals - Breakfast and dinner
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  • Day 8Leh - Sarchu (4,267 metres)
    • It's time to move on to Sarchu, a popular overnight stop between Leh and Manali that is located at 4,267 metres above mean sea level. The drive from Leh to Sarchu can be tough but the twisty roads are sure to give you the ultimate adrenaline rush. On arrival in Sarchu, feel free to spend the day at leisure and then retire for the night in an accommodation provided by us.

    • Riding Distance - 260 km
    • Meals - Breakfast and dinner
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  • Day 9Sarchu - Manali
    • Get ready for the last leg of this Leh bike trip as you hit the road to Manali. If time permits, embark on a quick ride on arrival to soak in the sights and sounds of this marvellous city and enjoy the last dinner.

    • Riding Distance - 230 km
    • Meals - Breakfast and dinner
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  • Day 10Depart Manali
    • After bidding farewell to the tour operator and fellow travellers, it is time to depart Manali. Reflect upon the happy memories of this Ladakh bike trip during your return journey home.

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    • Meals - Breakfast
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Inclusions

  • Motorbike - Royal Enfield 350 cc or similar.
  • 09 nights accommodation on twin / triple sharing basis.
  • Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All enroute feasiblesightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Tour guide / Road captain.
  • Service of mechanic throughout the journey.
  • Service of back up vehicle throughout the journey.
  • Rented helmets for rider and pillion.
  • Medical Kit. 
  • Oxygen cylinder.
  • Fuel for mentioned motorbikes.
  • Inner line permits / wild life charges.
  • Travel insurance.

Exclusions

  • A reimbursable security deposit of INR 5,000 per motorbike (If bike is damaged, the amount required for the damages shall be deducted at the end of the tour).
  • Client has to pay in case of damage to the vehicle by accident.
  • Spare parts of any kind / Engine oil of any kind.
  • Upgrade to other available motorbikes like RE - 350 cc, 500 cc, Himalayan or similar.
  • Personal riding gears.
  • If, the rider because of any circumstances leaves the ride in between then the charges for transporting the bike from the leaving point till end are chargeable from the rider.
  • Any transport to Manali / from Manali. Your tour price starts ex Manali.
  • Admission fees or guide charges to various monuments, temples, forts etc.
  • International / Domestic airfare.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Visa charges.
  • Optional activities.
  • Personal expenses, tips, laundry, telephone calls, personal medicines, alcoholic beverages.
  • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control.
  • Any kind of insurance, such as accident, theft, medical, evacuation, etc.
  • Any items / services not specifically mentioned under inclusions.
  • Goods and Services Tax of 5%.

Price - Valid till 31 Oct 2020

Hub Twin Sharing Accommodation
Pillion Rider
Ex Manali ₹ 31,000 ₹ 40,800
* These prices are applicable for 8-10 adventurers. But if you’re looking to venture off the beaten path with your own gang, we’ll be happy to craft an exclusive adventure for you!

Note:

  • Tour operates with a minimum of 08 Adults travelling together.

    Manali - Leh - Manali Bike Trip
    (Ex - Manali)
    09Nights / 10Days

    Motorbikes (Royal Enfield

    1Motorbike Shared by
    2 Adults
    (With - Fuel)
    Per Person (INR)

    1Motorbike
    1 Rider - Solo
    (With - Fuel)
    Per Person (INR)

    Your Own
    Motorbike
    Without - Fuel)
    Per Person (INR)

    350 cc 35,900 40,800 32,800
    500 cc 38,000 45,000 32,800
    Himalayan 38,500 46,000 32,800

  • Chandigarh - Manali - Chandigarh night bus - Approx. 2900 per person
  • Delhi - Manali - Delhi night bus - Approx. 2900 per person
  • Above Price is only for Indian Nationals.
  • It is adviseable to have proper safety gears for rider and pillion.
  • If you're looking to venture off the beaten path with your own gang, we'll be happy to craft an exclusive adventure for you!
  • If Minimum group strength is not met, we have the right to cancel the departure.

Accommodation

Hand picked good hotels and camps are provided on this tour.

Motorbikes

  • ManufacturerRoyal Enfield
  • ModelRoyal Enfield 350 CC
  • Horsepower @ RPM:19.80 bhp

Things to Carry

Appropriate equipment is a component of a successful journey! Travel light, try to stay under 45 lb (20 kg).

BAGS:

  • A sailor bag would be perfect, a walker's bag too (without steel bar). You can close it with a padlock if you want to (don't forget to tag it before leaving with your address)
  • A small backpack of 20 litres is advised for daily necessities such as camera, sunscreen lotion

CLOTHES AND PERSONAL EQUIPMENT:

  • 2 light pants
  • 4 shirts (including some with long sleeves, to protect yourself from the sun)
  • 1 bathing suit
  • Sun glasses
  • Hat
  • Sport shoes or trekking shoes
  • 1 litre canteen (flask) and a flashlight (don't forget the batteries)
  • Some sweats and cereal bars
  • UV sunglasses


PERSONAL MEDICINE:

  • Sun screen lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Broad-spectrum antibiotic
  • Paracetamol
  • Anti-diarrhoea
  • Elastoplast
  • Skin disinfectant
  • Bandages and special blisters bandage
  • Glucose

Travel Tips

  • Type of Food

    Good quality Indian /Tibetan food.

  • Clothes to Carry

    Appropriate equipment is a component of a successful journey! Travel light, try to stay under 45 lb (20 kg).

    BAGS:

    • A sailor bag would be perfect, a walker's bag too (without steel bar). You can close it with a padlock if you want to (don't forget to tag it before leaving with your address)
    • A small backpack of 20 litres is advised for daily necessities such as camera, sunscreen lotion

    CLOTHES AND PERSONAL EQUIPMENT:

    • 2 light pants
    • 4 shirts (including some with long sleeves, to protect yourself from the sun)
    • 1 bathing suit
    • Sun glasses
    • Hat
    • Sport shoes or trekking shoes
    • 1 litre canteen (flask) and a flashlight (don't forget the batteries)
    • Some sweats and cereal bars
    • UV sunglasses


    PERSONAL MEDICINE:

    • Sun screen lotion
    • Lip balm
    • Broad-spectrum antibiotic
    • Paracetamol
    • Anti-diarrhoea
    • Elastoplast
    • Skin disinfectant
    • Bandages and special blisters bandage
    • Glucose

  • Driving License

    You need to have a standard Indian driving license.

  • Our Crew

    We will have a tour leader who will be guiding you on the tour. In addition to the tour leader, you will also have a bike technician who will assist you in case you have any trouble with your bike.

  • Flight Information

    Kullu-Manali Airport in Bhutur has connectivity options available from Indira Gandhi International Airport / Chandigarh International Airport

  • Medical facilities Available

    Basic first aid available.

  • Altitude considerations

    Acclimatization is one of the important things to prepare for while planning a trip to Ladakh. The fact that Leh and most of the places in Ladakh are located above the altitude of 10,000 feet, visitors may suffer from dizziness, headaches or even acute mountain sickness (AMS). So planning to acclimatize to the high altitude condition becomes one of the most important things to take into consideration while you are planning your trip to Ladakh.

  • Luggage Info

    Luggage will be carried in the luggage van.

  • Books to Read

    Himalayas: Through Heaven and Hell in the Hills by Praveen Venkiteswara Annu is an account of the trip undertaken by the author and his friends along the scenic Manali-Leh highway. This illustrated travelogue showcases the various events that unfold during this five-day journey.
    Tso and La: A Journey in Ladakh by Vikramajit Ram gives readers a unique insight into the natural history, art and architecture of Ladakh. Tso and La are the Ladakhi words for 'lake' and 'pass'.

  • Approximate Group Size

    08-11 adults.

  • Money to carry

    Approximately INR 15000.

  • Tipping

    All tipping is optional and by no means mandatory, however if you feel that your staff and drivers have performed at a good or excellent level, it is a great way to let them know you appreciate their efforts.

  • Places to eat

    There are plenty of places to eat on the way.

  • Trip Summary

    • Start of tour: Manali
    • End of tour: Manali
    • Total days: 10
    • Riding days: 08
    • Rest days: 02
    • Total riding distance: 1630 km
    • Average distance per day: 205 km
    • Route: Manali - Rohtang Pass - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh - Khardungla - Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake - Leh - Sarchu - Manali
    • Season: June to September

  • Generic Notes

    • It is adviseable to wear proper safety gears for rider and pillion.
    • Some areas are political tensed so because of any such natural or human made calamity if, the tour is extended / diverted or terminated before the ending date then in such case Trip360 will not be responsible for it and any additional cost has to be paid by the clients.