THRILLING KASHMIR - LADAKH - HIMACHAL
Trip Location: Srinagar to Leh to Manali
Number of Days: 12 Nights - 13 Days
Mode of transport: SUV & Bike
Departure Date: 21st June 2021 Monday
- Day 01 – Arrive at Srinagar – Sightseeing at Dal Lake
- Day 02 – Srinagar To Kargil
- Day 03 – Kargil To Leh
- Day 04 – Acclimatisation in Leh
- Day 05 – Local Sight-Seeing in Leh (70 KM One way)
- Day 06 – Bike Trip Start, Leh to Hundar (Nubra Valley) via Khardungla, Stay at Hundar
- Day 07 – Hundar (Nubra Valley) to Turtuk to Diskit, Stay at Diskit
- Day 08 – Diskit(Nubra Valley) to Pangong Tso via Shayok, Stay at Pangong TSO
- Day 09 – Pangong Tso to Leh via Changla Pass, Stay at Leh
- Day 10 – Departure from Leh Journey towards TSO Moriri
- Day 11 – TSO Moriri to Sarchu
- Day 12 – Sarchu to Manali
- Day 13 – Departure to Delhi
Royal Enfield Classic 350cc Solo: Rs. 29499
Royal Enfield Classic 500cc Twin Sharing: Rs. 26499
Royal Enfield Himalayan Solo: Rs. 30499
Royal Enfield Himalayan Twin Sharing: Rs. 27499
SUV: Rs. 24499
Day 01: ARRIVE AT SRINAGAR - SIGHTSEEING AT KARGIL
Arrive at Srinagar airport and get picked up by our Representative. Transfer to Guest House. Sightseeing at Dal Lake. Explore Srinagar City. Stay at Guest House.
DAY 02: SRINAGAR TO KARGIL - SIGHTSEEING AT KARGIL
Get transferred to the Kargil via the Zujila Pass (11,640ft) and enter the Ladakh region in SUV/Tempo. From Sonmarg the landscape starts changing dramatically all the way till the famous ZojiLa pass (11,640ft). This is also the toughest few kms of the entire Srinagar – Leh highway, beyond which tarmac is fantastic. Within an hour of crossing Zoji La, you would be at Drass. A few kms beyond Drass is the Kargil war memorial, built in the memory of fallen soldiers in the 1999 Kargil war. You will visit the famous Kargil War Memorial. Reach Kargil by late evening. Stay at Guesthouse in Kargil.
DAY 03: KARGIL TO LEH
This morning after breakfast we start our journey towards Leh. This time the road condition is better on this way proceed to Leh, pass through Fatu La is a mountain pass on the Srinagar-Leh highway in the Himalayas Zaskar Range in India. At an elevation of 4,108 metres (13,478 ft), it is the highest point on the highway, EnRoute visiting 30ft Long Maitreya Buddha, later visit Lamayuru, Likir & Alchi Monastery, Overnight at Leh in Hotel.
Day 04: Acclimatisation and Rest
This morning after breakfast, meet for the group formation and orientation to meet your team members riding with you and the briefing about riding Ladakh. Spend the whole day visiting Leh Market, Leh Palace. Later in the evening to capture the best glimpse of the sunset you will visit this beautiful architecture, a monument known as “Shanti Stupa”. Overnight at Leh in Hotel.
Day 05: Local Sight-Seeing in Leh (70 KM One way)
Post breakfast and some leisure, we’ll head towards Leh – Srinagar highway. EnRoute, we’ll visit the famous Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, followed by Magnetic Hill, it’s a gravity hill located near Leh. EnRoute also check the confluence of Indus & Zanskar River called (Confluence point) Sangam & Hall of Fame. Return to Leh in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Optional – Rafting in Zanskar River can be arranged if you want to (charges need to be paid on the spot).
Day 06: Leh to Khardung La to Nubra Valley
Today morning accelerate the bikes to Khardung -la (5580m.) that is the highest motor able road located near the Khardong village, in the Ladakh region, gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valley. Explore the beautiful Nubra Valley, there are no words to describe the beauty of this valley. We will visit the oldest and largest monastery, Diskit monastery EnRoute Hunder in Nubra valley. Later on, we ride the sand dunes of Nubra into Hunder and will enjoy the camel safari on the double hump Bactrian camel into the dunes. Overnight at Nubra in Swiss Tents / Hotel.
Day 07: Nubra Valley –Turtuk – Nubra Valley (7-8 hrs. Journey)
Around 80km further north from Hunder (Nubra), we reach a beautiful village which was part of former Baltistan. Turtuk is one of the last unexplored places in Leh – Ladakh and village still retains the pristine with very hospitable local people. We return to Hunder same day. Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in Hunder.
Day 08: Nubra Valley –Pangong TSO (8-9 hrs. Journey)
This morning after breakfast. drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo China border via Shayok Valley. This is a major attraction of the region and is famed for its brackish waters. Visit Pangong Lake. Enjoy the landscape in the backdrop of the Lake. Get clicked at the same location where 3-idiots movie was shot. Overnight at Nubra in Swiss Tents.
Day 09 - Drive back to Leh from Pangong via Chang-la Pass
Begin the day early with lip-smacking breakfast and drive back to Leh. On the way back you will be passing Chang La pass (2nd Highest motorable road), Thiksey Gompa, Druk Padma Karpo School (3 Idiots School). Later, check-in at the hotel and let off the tiredness.
Day 10 - Departure from Leh / Journey towards tso moriri
Early morning transfer to Leh airport to board a flight back to the destination/Journey Start Towards TSO Moriri. Tso Moriri lake in Changthang region of Ladakh is one of the most beautiful, calm and sacred and the day starts with a drive towards it. Spend a day near this beauty and stay overnight nearby to the lake.
Day 11 - tso moriri to sarchu
Wake up and have your breakfast. Do a bike check before beginning the ride for the day. As you ride towards Sarchu, your next stop. You will reach Sarchu in the evening. Dinner and Overnight Stay in Swiss Tents at Sarchu.
Day 12 - sarchu to manali
Begin our day to head towards Manali after an early breakfast, to get ready for the last day of this memorable trip.
Enjoying every bit of it, we once again ride across the beautiful Rohtang La before we conclude our trip in Manali where we drop off our bikes at the hotel and venture out to visit the local places and cafes. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13 - Departure to delhi
After breakfast, we check out of the hotel at 10:00 am. Explore the nearby cafes with our fellow riders, reliving and relishing the beautiful journey that was once a dream and how it has become not just an achievement, but a chronicle. Leave for Delhi in the evening via an overnight Volvo bus, taking with us memories worth a lifetime and friendships to cherish forever!
INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
What is included in the trip
- Bikes , Fuels and Helmets for Riders.
- Stay – On Twin Sharing
- Breakfast & Dinner.
- Backup vehicle & Mechanic.
- Inner Line Permits.
- Airport Pickup & Drops.
- Medical Kit & Oxygyen
What is NOT included in the trip
- Lunch & Snacks.
- Airfare / Train Fare.
- Personal Expenses.
- River Rafting Charges.
- Monuments / Museums Entry Fees.
- Any Item Not Specified Under Cost Inclusions.
- Any kind of Insurance, such as Accident.
- Riding gears and accessories.
Things to carry
- Comfortable clothes
- Good quality trekking shoes, slippers and the extra pair of socks
- Sunscreen lotion or any other skin moisturizers
- Water bottles, trendy backpack, and energy bars/snacks
- A pair of sunglasses and a camera
- Caps or hats
- Personal toiletries and basic medication (if any)
- Flashlight (with spare batteries)
- Insect repellent and emergency medical kit