Srinagar Leh Manali Bike
(1N) Sonmarg – (1N)Kargil -(2N)Leh- (2N)Nubra – (1N)Pangong -(1N)Sarchu – (1N)Jispa -(1N)Manali
Embark on a flawless road journey to Ladakh Himalayas to surround yourself with the snow-capped mountains. Make Srinagar your starting point and traverse through towns like Sonmarg. The jaw-dropping bike trip to Ladakh from Srinagar will take you through the 2nd coldest inhabited place – Drass Village. Witness the thick sheet of snow or snowfall at towering high mountain passes like Zojila and Khardung La. Admire the landscape beauty at Lamayuru, India’s Own Moonland. Explore the top attractions within the Leh vicinity on Srinagar Leh Highway, including Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Hall of the Fame.
In our Srinagar Ladakh Manali bike trip, the highlight is the excursion to Great Siachen Base Camp. Have a look at this suggested 10 nights and 11 days itinerary of the Srinagar Ladakh Manali bike trip to come across with detailed information on what could be possible. Obviously, 500 cc Royal Enfield, biking gears, oxygen cylinder, backup mechanic, accommodation, and meals are included. Hear the call of the higher foothills of the Himalayas as Ladakh is waiting to be explored!
1Day 1 : Srinagar to Sonmarg (80 km / 2.5 hoursapprox.)
Receive a warm welcome from our representative outside the Srinagar Airport/railway station. Afterward, you will be escorted to the hotel at Sonmarg via shuttle cab. Upon reaching Sonmarg, complete the check-in formalities at the reception. Take a rest of a few hours and unwind in your room. Be prepared and don’t miss your briefing season with fellow or like-minded biking enthusiasts in the evening.
Once you are briefed with the safety on road and biking standards on the mountains, relish your dinner and sleep overnight.
Note: Arrive in Srinagar early morning to get escorted to the hotel with fellow like-minded travelers. Otherwise, be prepared to splash some extra cash for a stay in Srinagar if you will miss the shuttle survive arranged by us! Moreover, extra charges would be paid by you even if you want to be escorted to Sonmarg after the shuttle taxi hours.
2Day 2 : Sonmarg to Kargil (125 km / 5 hours approx. )
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and leave for a drive to Kargil once you pack your belongings. On the way to Kargil, be prepared to unlock the thrill of mountain biking at the mighty Zojila Pass. Also, let your daunting mountain bike pass from the Drass Village (2nd coldest inhabited region in the world). Gaze in or photograph the spectacular snow-capped peaks. If you reach Kargil by evening with fewer halts, don't forget to visit Vijaya War Memorial.
Upon your arrival at Kargil, complete the check-in formalities and remove your tiredness with proper rest. In the night, savor your dinner and enjoy a star-lit night with an overnight stay.
3Day 3 : Kargil to Leh ( 217 km / 5.5 hours approx )
Wake up to a delicious breakfast and prepare yourself for the adventurous ride to Leh. Before that, complete the check-out formalities. Proceed towards the Leh vicinity on the Himalayan emperor, Royal Enfield 500 cc. Enroute, stop at Lamayuru to visit one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh. A visit to Lamayuru will treat your wandering soul with lunar landscape views. On the way to Leh via Srinagar Leh Highway, other pit stops include gravity-defying Magnetic Hill, sacred Gurudwara Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, and the Hall of Fame Museum.
Check-in at your hotel in Leh. Overnight stay at the hotel followed by scrumptious dinner.
4Day 4 : Leh to Nubra Valley ( 160 km / 5 hrs )
Start your fourth day with an early lip-smacking breakfast and complete the check-out at the hotel. This is going to be one of the most amazing days of your Srinagar Ladakh Manali bike trip. Kick off your bike engines and drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung La, riding the beast at an elevation of 18,379 feet (approx.). Enroute to Nubra Valley, you will find sand dunes between Diskit and Hunder Village. Enjoy a double-humped Bactrian camel safari. Afterward, check-in at the Nubra Valley hotel to get rid of tiredness. Satiate your hunger with a delicious dinner and then retire with an overnight sleep.
Optional: Double humped Bactrian camel safari (charges extra).
5Day 5 : Nubra Valley: A Day off At Great Siachen Base Camp Excursion
Early morning after breakfast, you will be proud because you will be heading to the highest battlefield in the world, the Siachen Base Camp excursion. Enroute, Sumur Village will be your pitstop where the 150-year-old Samstanling Gompa or Monastery is located. Afterward, bathe in the therapeutic properties of the hot spring at Panamic. Later, proceed towards riding to Siachen Base Camp, which is a protected area. Soak in the unparalleled breathtaking views from the highest battlefield in the world.
After a hectic day, return to the Nubra Valley hotel to satiate your hunger with dinner. Overnight stay at the Nubra Valley.
Note: Wake up early today as the Siachen Base Camp excursion is the prime highlight of your Srinagar Ladakh Manali trip.
6Day 6 : Pangong Tso Lake: Arrival Via Shyok River ( 275km / 8 hours approx)
Complete the check-out formalities after a hearty meal at Nubra Valley. Pamper your spiritual side with a visit to Diskit Monastery. Take in the spellbinding views of the Nubra Valley. Afterward, continue your drive towards the pristine Pangong Tso Lake Via Shyok River that flows through the valley of Nubra. Take a halt at Durbuk for lunch. After that, let the adrenaline kick you as you drive to Pangong Tso Lake. Upon reaching complete the check-in formalities. The breathtaking beauty of pristine Pangong Tso Lake will captivate your mind and leave you mesmerized.
Later, fix your hunger with a drool-worthy dinner at the lakeside camp. You will be camping under the star-studded sky with a bonfire followed by overnight sleep.
7Day 7 : Pangong Tso Lake to Leh
Get ready to witness the morning like never before as you watch the sunrise over the shimmering Pangong Tso Lake. The views of the sunrise shimmer on the placid waters will make you wonder as if you are in paradise. Pangong Tso Lake changes its colors every hour, and the early morning is the best time to satiate your photography skills. After relishing your breakfast, complete the check-out formalities and drive towards the capital Leh. Enroute, visit Shey Palace and Thiksey Monastery. If time permits and you reach Leh town before evening, shop for some local souvenirs from the Leh Main Market.
Retire for an overnight stay in the hotel in Leh, followed by a scrumptious dinner.
8Day 8 : Leh to Sarchu (251 km / 6 hours approx)
Relish early morning breakfast around 7:30 AM (approx) and leave for Sarchu via Sky Angchu Thang after completing the check-out formalities. Enroute, stop for lunch at Pang while crossing the Nakee La. Sarchu is the major halt point where tented accommodations are located. Sarchu is positioned on Leh Manali Highway and would be your base for reaching Jispa the next morning.
Once you reach Sarchu, retire with an overnight sleep followed by dinner.
9Day 9 : Sarchu to Jispa (80 km / 5 hours approx)
Early morning after having an appetizing meal and completing the check-out formalities, leave for Jispa. This day you will cover a short distance, but the hype of a beautiful place enroute to Jispa would be legit. Cross the mighty Baralacha La Pass on an average elevation of 16,616 feet (approx.) and take a halt at Suraj Tal and Deepak Taal to bask in the serene landscape beauty for a while.
This is how you will leave the Ladakh border and enter Himachal Pradesh (Jispa). Upon reaching Jispa, finish off the check-in formalities and unwind at your own pace. If you want, you can explore the area encircling your accommodation in Jispa. Later, return to the hotel to enjoy a delicious dinner followed by relaxing overnight sleep.
10Day 10 : Jispa to Manali (93 km / 3 hours approx)
Leave you Manali today early this morning after enjoying an appetizing breakfast at Jispa. This will be the last stretch of the Srinagar Ladakh Manali bike trip. You will enjoy the journey while crossing the mountainous landscapes. Enroute, Rohtang Pass at an elevation of 13,058 feet (approx.). It would be the highlight. If you want, relish hot piping tea and maggie at the Khardung La Pass (at your own expense).
As you proceed towards Manali, get ready to witness the change in the landscape's beauty. The beauty of lush green valleys and the snow-capped mountains in the backdrops will leave you mesmerized for sure! Upon reaching the Manali hotel, check-in formalities must doze off, followed by a mouthwatering dinner. But before that, don't forget to conclude your bike trip under the supervision of your tour expert or guide.
Note: Your rented bikes would be handed over in Manali on the 10th day!
11Delhi: Departure Day from Manali (535 km / 13 hours approx)
Your exciting journey to the Srinagar Ladakh Manali bike trip is going to end today! Before you leave the hotel after relishing an inclusive breakfast, bid adieu to the fellow biking enthusiasts and thanks to the trip leader. Afterward, complete the check-out formalities, and you will be dropped to the Manali bus stand to board an AC Volvo for your return to Delhi.