Every serious motorcyclist is likely to have a trip to the treacherous mountains that is Leh Ladakh on their bucket list. Just a few months of the year are marked by the roads being opened. In the lower Himalayan region and the high altitude Ladakh region are linked by the motorway Manali-Leh.
The three passes we traverse during this trip are the highest in world. The trip is with amazing experiences that will keep you entertained. The attraction of the unknown, and the fascination of the broad road. There will be a variety of changes to the landscape, the weather, and the cities over these 12 days.
You’ll feel like you’re blissfully happy when you view mountains covered in snow , and when you view lakes, waterfalls and deserts.
11 Days Leh Ladakh Itinerary (Best Itinerary for a bike tour in Leh Ladakh)
Day 1: Manali to Delhi
Volvo flight departing from Delhi to Manali
Day 2: Manali
The day is free to enjoy recreation, so you can make the most to shop at the nearby markets.
Day 3: Jispa – Manali
Today we will travel to Jispa located 140 km from Manali. As we climb up to Rohtang Pass (3,978 m) You’ll be in awe at the Himalayas’ stunning beauty. It will be a breathtaking bike riding experience while riding through the valley filled with lush vegetation.
We’ll ride throughout the Lahaul valley, after completing the first mountain pass. We will continue to ride alongside the Chandra river, and finally arrive in Jispa in the evening (3,200m). In Jispa, we’ll be having an evening campfire.
Day 4: Jispa – Sarchu on Day 4
We’ll depart to head for Baralacha Pass in the morning with our vehicles (4900m). The Zanskar Range’s highest mountain Pass, Baralacha La, is typically covered in snow. In the evening, we’ll be able to reach Sarchu (4300m).
Sarchu is a huge plateau with a stunning landscape. There are some cliffs that are similar to each other and also are needle-like in their structure when they reach the sky. Be sure to go up early on the next day because it’s going to be an extremely long day.
Day 5: Leh – Sarchu
We all know that today is a major day as we traverse three passes, the first of which is the second-highest on the planet. When the sun sets it is time to drive. Gata loops the 21 hairpin curves upwards towards the Nakila and Lachungla Passes.
Additionally, we will see 50 km of flatlands prior to climbing Tanglang La Pass, which is the second highest motorable road passes in the entire world with 5328m. In the evening, we’ll arrive at Leh (3500m). After such a tiring day, all we need is relaxation.
Day 6: Local Sightseeing in Leh
Today is a day for unwinding in the sun, exploring, and enjoying the city of Leh. We’ll explore the surrounding monasteries, and Shanti Stupa. It’s difficult to explain Shanti Stup’s architectural beauty and grandeur. Shanti Stupa’s elevated position allows us to imagine Leh Ladakh’s entire panorama. It is possible to walk around Leh’s bustling markets at night.
Day 7: Nubra – Leh
Our first task today is to drive to the highest motorable pass in world that is that is the Khardungla Pass (5359m), which is located just 40 kilometers from Leh. Then, we’ll enter the Nubra Valley following that. We’ll be in the high altitude desert region. Beautiful natural beauty is found through the dunes as well as deserted surrounding.
Day 8: Pangong to Nubra
We’ll head out to Pangong Lake in the morning. To get to the Shyok River, we’ll be moving together on Agham Shyok Road. There is a possibility of crossing certain water crossings along the route. We’ll arrive at Pangong Lake (4,250m), which is also known by the name of Pangong Tso, which means high grassland lake after an eight-hour drive. Its unique appeal that is derived from its peace and tranquility. 60 % of its 134km long and five kilometers in width is located in China.
Day 9: Leh – Pangong
You’ll surely be awed when you witness the most beautiful sunrise that you’ve ever had. You are also able to take a swim if you wish. The third-highest motorable pass anywhere in the globe, Changla Pass (5300m) is to be traversed as we head back to Leh at the beginning of the afternoon.
Changla Pass is exceedingly challenging to traverse due to its most steep ascent and huge water gushes. The ability of your vehicle to navigate off road can be test. We’ll drive there later in the evening to Leh.
Day 10: Jispa – Leh
We’ll be heading towards the highway between Leh and Manali in the early hours of the morning. The route we’ll endure today is the longest, as it’ll be between 8 and 10 hours. After a lunch stop in Pang We’ll then continue on to Manali. In a group taking long lines with each other is an unforgettable experience, particularly in this kind of scenery.
Day 11 The return
Then, it’s time to return to the point where we began this morning after the sun has set. On the journey, we’ll visit Sissu Lake and Palam Dhara an important waterfall.
The total cost of the excursion for Leh Ladakh bicycle tour
Leh Ladakh tours cost a lot. Cost is 30,000/- per person sharing a RE 350 CC Bicycle
40,000 per person for a solo rider on a RE 350 CC bike
22,000 on a bicycle as for this Person For The RE 500 credit card, the trip starts and finishes in Manali.