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9N/10D Srinagar | Leh | Manali – Bike Expedition

Ladakh, Srinagar
4.9/5
 (12 Ratings)

31,680 25,960 (18% off)
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Overview

The journey from Srinagar to Manali via Leh is one of the most scenic road trips in India. With the majestic Himalayas accompanying you on your rides, the 9N/10D Srinagar | Leh | Manali – Bike Expedition designed by AdventuRush gives you the chance to see breathtaking vistas. Snow-capped peaks are a sight for sore eyes! Ride along pristine rivers and travel through tricky-to-cross mountain passes as this tour blends fun with calming nature to make your holiday memorable. 

  • Ascend Zoji La (Zojila) and immediately descend the mountain pass to reach Ladakh for a true roller-coaster experience.
  • Visit the Kargil Memorial in Drass village to learn about the sacrifices made during the war.
  • For pure magic and peace, visit Mulbek, a life-size sculpture of Maitreya Buddha on a rocky mountain, and Lamayuru, one of Ladakh's oldest monasteries.
  • The Gurudwara Pathar Sahib is another serene location to visit before experiencing the intriguing Magnetic Hills that surround you.
  • Drive across Khardung La, which is said to be the highest motorable road on earth.
  • Pangong Lake’s vivid colours and serene ambience are incomparable to anything else.
  • Drive across the Chang La, the second-highest pass in the world.
  • Traverse the longest highway tunnel, Atal Tunnel, and visit some of the most scenic villages in Lahaul Valley.
  • The snow-capped mountains of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh make the drive exciting.
  • Ascend Tanglang La, the third-highest pass (17,480 ft) before undertaking a wonderful ride through More Plains.

  • Upon landing at Srinagar Airport, proceed to the hotel to rest for the night.

200 kms | 4-5 hrs | 8776 ft

  • Your day begins on a positive note as you wake up to a beautiful morning on Day 2. Get ready for the amazing journey ahead! Your biking trip starts after breakfast with the drive towards Sonmarg, one of the most scenic resort towns in the region. After ascending Zoji La, descend the mountain pass to enter Ladakh.
  • Get acquainted with some amazing facts about the Kargil War at the Kargil War Memorial in Drass Village.
  • As the day winds down, enjoy dinner and stay overnight in Kargil.

220 kms | 5 hrs | 11,483 ft

  • The next leg of the motorbike trip includes crossing two high-altitude mountain passes. 
  • After leaving Kargil, the first pass is Mulbek, where we will see a life-size Maitreya Buddha sculpture. Next, we cross Lamayuru, which houses one of Ladakh’s oldest monasteries. Lamayuru is also called Moon Land. 
  • Experience divinity at Gurudwara Pathar Sahib and experience the intriguing phenomenon of Magnetic Hills.
  • After arriving in Leh, check in at the hotel for the night. 

60 kms | 2-3 hrs | 17,851 ft

  • Take a scenic and exhilarating ride to the Nubra Valley as part of the Srinagar to Manali Motorbike Expedition. Drive to Nubra Valley through Khardung La, the highest motorable road on earth.
  • At Nubra Valley, which is located next to the Nubra River, spend a wonderful evening exploring the place and a relaxing night at the hotel.

300 kms | 8 hrs | 12000 ft

  • Day 5 is when we undertake the ‘The Great Siachen Base Camp’ Excursion and experience adventure at its best.
  • Base Camp is located at an altitude of 12000 ft above sea level. Siachen is the highest battlefield in the world.
  • If visiting Siachen is not permitted, you will be taken for a wonderful excursion to Turtuk, the last village on the Indo-Pak border in Ladakh.
  • We will stay overnight in Nubra.

160 kms | 4-5 hrs | 10000 ft

  • On Day 6, leave behind the bleak landscape and move towards the pristine Pangong Lake. The road will take you through the newly opened Shyok Village (a place that tourists were not allowed to access earlier). 
  • When you reach the shores of this enchanted water body, you will be amazed by its beauty and vivid colours.
  • Later that evening, transfer to the campsite for a bonfire and an evening of relaxation in nature.

160 kms | 4-5 hrs | 14835 ft

  • Day 7 brings a unique adventure, with Pangong Tso’s scenic views and stunning landscapes. Before leaving for Leh, breakfast will be served. Cross Chang La (17,590 ft), the second-highest pass of the world, is considered one of the toughest to cross in the world. Leh and the Changthang Plateau are connected by this pass. There is a small lake called Tsoltak that we can see before climbing the Mighty Pass. 
  • There will be a descent into Shakti, a beautiful village, after crossing the pass, and the journey continues toward the Manali-Leh Highway.
  • Upon arrival in Leh, roam around the city and rest for the night here. 

150 kms / 250 kms | 13783 ft

  • In the morning, after a hearty breakfast, continue journeying toward Sarchu/Jispa. Take in the panoramic views of the mighty mountains and colours of nature as you travel through the mountains of Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.
  • Ascend Tanglang La, the third-highest pass (17,480 ft). Pass through the Morey-Plains, an astounding plateau at a height of 15,500 ft with a 45-km stretch of flat road. After crossing Lachung La (16,616 ft) and Nakee La (15,547 ft), reach the famous Gata Loops (21 hairpin bends).
  • From here, you will be able to reach your destination by nightfall.

12 kms / 200 kms  | 10,500 ft

  • Your bike adventure is nearing its end as Day 9 approaches. Ride along the iconic route of Atal Tunnel and some of the most scenic villages in Lahaul Valley.
  • Upon arrival in Manali, check in at your pre-booked hotel and rest for the night. 

  • Get ready for the last day of the Srinagar-Leh-Manali Motorbike Expedition at daybreak. 
  • Following a delicious breakfast, explore Manali at leisure and by late afternoon, board the volvo bus to Delhi for an overnight journey. 
  • Manali: Keylinga Inn/ Seven Hills/ Similar
  • Jispa: Jispa Journey Camps/ Gemur Camps/ Similar
  • Sarchu: Red Rock Camps/ Wild Adventures/ Holiday Makers/ Similar
  • Leh: Mandala/ Zik Zik/ Royal Heritage Resort/ Similar
  • Nubra: Sand Dune/ Shayok Camps/ Alpin Glow Camps/ Similar
  • Pangong: Pangong Heritage Camp/ P3 Camp/ Similar
  • Kargil: Rangyul/ Caravan/ Similar
  • Srinagar: Marcopolo House Boat/ Shafaf/ Similar
  • Bike
  • Meals
  • Permits
  • Mechanic
  • First Aid Kit
  • Backup Vehicle
  • Oxygen Cylinder
  • Accommodation
  • Experienced Tour Marshal
  • Kindly carry only one rucksack per person.
  • This trip covers places located at high altitudes.
  • Kindly read all the sections in the attachment to know more about the trip.
  • If you plan on bringing your own bike, the fuel cost will not be included in the package cost.
  • Kindly pay attention during the briefing and follow all recommended guidelines.
  • A refundable security deposit of INR 10,000 in cash will have to be paid on arrival to the vendor partner for the bike allocated to you.
  • High altitude may lead to acute mountain sickness due to lower oxygen pressure than usual. Some symptoms include headache and nausea, among others.

Starting Point

Srinagar Airport

Indragandhi Road, Humhama, Badgam, Jammu and Kashmir 190007

Directions

Ending Point

Manali Bus Stand

Himachal Pradesh, Kullu Manali Market, Manali

Directions

  • We will confirm your booking within 24 hours.
  • In case of non-availability for the date, our team will get in touch with you to work out best possible dates. Kindly bear with us as this industry does not work with real-time inventory view from vendor partners.
  • If you wish to cancel before receiving a confirmation, you will receive 100% refund.

  • Full Refund– If cancelled before 15 days of the scheduled date.
  • No Refund– If cancelled within 15 days of the scheduled date.

If participants are unable to or refuse to go through with the experience at site, no refund will be applicable. In order to avoid inconvenience to other travelers, the expedition will continue in such case and participants will have to make their own arrangements if they continue their stay.

  • 100% at the time of booking.

Rescheduling is subject to availability.

Once the cancellation window ends, rescheduling cannot be done.

Each booking allows for a maximum of two rescheduling opportunities. After which, no further changes can be made to the booking.

Any price differences resulting from rescheduling, such as changes in seasonal rates or availability, will be applicable and will be communicated to the customer during the rescheduling process.

In the event that a customer requests a rescheduling but fails to attend the newly scheduled appointment, it will be considered a missed appointment, and our standard cancellation policy will apply

  • Since ladakh is a rough terrain, a bike with powerful engine and strong build is preferable. The ideal bike for this trip is RE 350cc, RE Classic 500cc, RE Himalayan, RE Thunderbird, Bajaj Avenger and in adventure bikes, you can try KTM Duke, KTM Adventure 390.

  • Yes, it is absolutely safe for solo riders to bring their own bike and join the group if they are a good rider. The group departure has an experienced tour marshal along with a mechanic and a backup vehicle. Thus, you can enjoy this adventure with maximum safety.

  • Yes, there will be an experienced tour marshal during the entire trip.

  • Please read the product detail page carefully for things to carry for the trip.

  • The best time to visit for a Ladakh Bike Trip is from May to October, during this time all the winter snow starts melting resulting in clear and dry roads. Autumn and summer are the best time, as there are a lot of festival celebrations in the town, which makes it more appealing for tourists.

  • Yes, there are age & weight restrictions for this trip. The age limit is 18 to 50. The weight limit is 50 to 100 Kgs as long as there is no medical history or condition involved. Please consult your doctor before visiting the trip

 

  • The accommodations will be provided in standard hotels/ guest houses and camps on Single/ Twin/ Triple sharing basis of your selection.

  • Breakfast and dinner are included in the trip from Dinner on Day 01 to Breakfast on Day 10.

  • If you are a frequent bike rider then this trip is perfect for you. If you are not a rider then you can join the trip as a pillion with your rider partner or get a seat on a backup vehicle.

  • Every day you will be doing a ride of minimum 5 to 6 hours and it may extend depending on the cumulative speed of the group and halts taken during the trip.

  • You can enjoy river rafting, camping, double humped camel ride and ATV rides during this trip at your expense. It is not a part of the package being offered.

  • If you are going for this expedition during the month of Jan to March, you may experience snow on the trail. In the summer, the snow melts completely and the weather is bright and sunny.

Below are the additional charges that may incur and are not included in the package cost:

  • A refundable security deposit of INR 10,000 in cash will have to be paid on arrival to the vendor partner for the Bike.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any detours that you may take or places that you visit which are not a part of the itinerary.
  • Entry fees of any attractions.

  • For riders with their own bikes, all the documents related to the vehicle are mandatory like insurance, RC and Driving license a valid Id & address proof. For other riders, id proof and valid driving license is required.
  • The local permits required will be arranged by our vendor partner however a valid Id proof & address proof, the booking voucher along with your declaration form is required.

 

  • The best way to reach Srinagar is by flight. Named Sheikh ul Alam Airport, Srinagar Airport is an international airport. This airport is well connected and airlines offer regular flights from Srinagar to Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh. The airport is located just 15 km away from the center of the city.
  • You can reach Srinagar by Train, one has to reach either Jammu Tawi or Udhampur railway station. The stations are well connected with different parts of India. From these stations, you can hire taxis, private as well as the state government buses to reach this magnificent place.
  • Srinagar is the capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The city is well connected with major cities like Delhi (876 km), Chandigarh (646 km), Leh (424 km) and Jammu (258 km). There is good Bus service and Cab service available.

  • Full Refund– If cancelled before 15 days of scheduled departure.
  • No Refund– If cancelled within 15 days of scheduled departure.

If participants are unable to or refuse to go through with the experience at site, no refund will be applicable. In order to avoid inconvenience to other travelers, the expedition will continue in such case and participant will have to make their own arrangements, if they continue their stay.

  • The payment policy is 100% at booking.

  • In case of extreme bad weather, government restriction or political disturbance, if any activity is cancelled, then the operator will suggest the best possible alternative. However, a cash refund is not applicable. In case of a change in itinerary due to weather, any additional expenses must be borne by the traveler.

  • AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness is caused by the quick exposure to low oxygen levels at high altitude. Symptoms of AMS include nausea, fatigue, rapid heart rate and headache to name a few.
  • In case of any symptoms, please inform your tour marshal immediately, if there is any discomfort and oxygen levels drop, Backup oxygen cylinder is provided as an immediate relief and the customer is taken to the nearest hospital and moved to a lower altitude region. Once the doctor certifies that you are fit to travel, you can resume the trip or you will be advised to travel back home.

 

  • Any changes in your schedule pertaining to airlines or transportation will result in a change in the entire itinerary. The operator will suggest the best alternative possible in this case. However, a refund for any missed inclusions will not be provided and any extra cost incurred to rearrange the itinerary will be borne by the traveler.

 

  • In case of any modification required you can contact us.

  • For discounts on group booking, please contact us.

Your adventure begins upon landing at Srinagar International Airport, nestled amidst the stunning Himalayan foothills. As you disembark, take a deep breath of the crisp mountain air and feel the excitement of the journey ahead. After collecting your luggage, a prearranged transfer will whisk you away to your hotel in Srinagar. Later, unwind at your hotel, enjoying breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and indulging in a delicious dinner. As you settle in for the night, let the anticipation build for the epic motorbike adventure that awaits you on the following days.

200 km | 4-5 hrs | 8776 ft.

Your day begins on a positive note as you wake up to a beautiful morning on Day 2. Get ready for the amazing journey ahead! Your biking trip starts after breakfast with the drive towards Sonmarg, one of the most scenic resort towns in the region. After ascending Zoji La, descend the mountain pass to enter Ladakh. Get acquainted with some amazing facts about the Kargil War at the Kargil War Memorial in Drass Village. As the day winds down, enjoy dinner and stay overnight in Kargil.

220 Kms | 5 hrs | 11,483 ft.

The next leg of the motorbike trip includes crossing two high-altitude mountain passes. After leaving Kargil, the first pass is Mulbek, where we will see a life-size Maitreya Buddha sculpture. Nestled amidst the mountains, this colossal statue exudes an aura of serenity. Take a moment to soak it in before continuing your ride. Next, we cross Lamayuru, also called Moon Land due to its lunar-like landscape. Explore the ancient Lamayuru Monastery, a hidden gem nestled amongst the cliffs. Experience the spiritual atmosphere of Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, a Sikh pilgrimage site perched atop a hillock. As you continue your journey, defy gravity and experience the intriguing phenomenon of the Magnetic Hills, where cars appear to climb uphill on their own!  Finally, arrive in Leh, the heart of Ladakh, and check in at your hotel for the night.

60 Kms | 2-3 hrs | 17,851 ft.

Day 4 is all about conquering the mighty Khardung La, the world’s highest motorable road. Brace yourself for breathtaking views and the thrill of riding at such a high altitude.  As you descend into Nubra Valley, a paradise nestled between the Himalayas and the Karakoram ranges, be mesmerised by the stark beauty of the desert landscape. Spend the evening exploring the valley located next to the Nubra River and unwind overnight at your hotel.

300 kms | 8 hrs | 12000 ft

Day 5 offers a chance to choose your adventure! Embark on the ‘The Great Siachen Base Camp’ Excursion, a challenging yet rewarding journey to the world’s highest battlefield. Witness the stark beauty of the Siachen Glacier and experience the resilience of the Indian soldiers guarding the borders.

Alternatively, explore the unique village of Turtuk, nestled in the Shyok Valley bordering Pakistan. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of this hidden gem, distinct from Ladakh due to its historic ties with Central Asia. Regardless of your choice, the night will be spent back in Nubra Valley, reflecting on the day’s experiences.

160 kms | 4-5 hrs | 10000 ft.

On Day 6, bid farewell to the stark landscapes of Nubra Valley and embark on a journey towards the captivating Pangong Lake.  En route, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the newly opened Shyok Village, previously inaccessible to tourists. This hidden gem offers a glimpse into the traditional way of life in this remote region.  As you reach the shores of Pangong Lake, a high-altitude lake known for its phenomenal colours, be prepared to be awestruck by its beauty.  Later that evening, transfer to the campsite for a bonfire and a night under the starlit sky, surrounded by the serenity of the lake.

160 kms | 5-6 hrs | 17,590 ft.

Day 7 brings a final challenge before returning to Leh. After breakfast, get ready to conquer Chang La, the world’s second-highest motorable pass. Brace yourself for breathtaking panoramic views and the chance to see the Tsoltak Lake, a small but serene jewel nestled amidst the mountains.  Descending from the pass, you’ll arrive in Shakti, a charming village with a distinct culture.  From here, the journey continues towards the Manali-Leh Highway.  Upon arrival in Leh, celebrate your accomplishment and enjoy the opportunity to explore the city’s vibrant markets and historical sites before resting for the night.

150 kms / 250 kms | 13783 ft.

After a hearty breakfast on Day 8, it’s time to tackle another leg of the journey. As you depart Leh, soak in the panoramic vistas of the mighty mountains and the ever-changing colours of nature.  Prepare to conquer Tanglang La, the third-highest motorable pass in the world, offering a breathtaking experience.  Traverse the vast Morey Plains, a high-altitude plateau known for its flat expanse stretching for 45 km.  Cross Lachung La and Nakee La, adding to your collection of conquered passes.  Finally, reach the famed Gata Loops, a series of 21 hairpin bends that will test your riding skills.  By nightfall, you’ll arrive at your destination in either Sarchu or Jispa, nestled amidst the stunning scenery of the Himalayas.

120 kms / 200 kms | 10,500 ft.

As Day 9 dawns, your motorbike adventure nears its end.  Embark on a scenic ride along the iconic Atal Tunnel, a marvel of engineering that cuts through the mighty Himalayas.  Wind your way through the picturesque villages of the Lahaul Valley, stopping to admire the traditional architecture and soak in the local charm.  Finally, celebrate reaching Manali, the end point of your journey. Check into your pre-booked hotel and spend the evening reminiscing about your incredible adventure.

Get ready for the last day of your expedition. After a delicious breakfast, explore Manali at your leisure.  Stroll through the bustling Mall Road, visit the Tibetan Monastery, or soak in the beauty of Vashisht Springs. In the late afternoon, board your pre-booked Volvo bus to Delhi for your overnight journey home, carrying with you unforgettable memories of your epic motorbike adventure through the Himalayas.

  • 4 - Passport size photographs.
  • Driving License – Original.
  • If bringing your own bike, all documents related to your bike should be brought.
  • Photo and address identity proofs that are issued by the Government of India like Driving License, Passport, Voter ID (PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof).

Reviews

4.9 / 5

Total 12 Ratings

Total 12 Ratings

Om Prakash Singh

5

The entire tour package turned out to be good The hotel accommodation provided in Leh and Manali was good Even the shopping areas Mall Road Leh Market were near to the hotel The travel guide were pretty much on time and covered most of the locations In all the trip was good

Harpreet Singh

5

Thank you thank you so much for all your preplanning and checking on everything for us before during and after this amazing adventure trip to Ladakh We had a wonderful time and loved every minute We truly appreciate the whole team for making this trip of a lifetime an outstanding reality

Suraj Agrawal

5

It was our first bike tour for Ladakh I heard lot of stories and reviews that its very risky and really freaky to go on first bike tour due to heavy snow hotels just opened inline permits etc But all these worries were very well handled by team Whole trip was well planned scheduled organized

Naveen Khandelwal

5

We had a 10 days SrinagarLehManali Grp Bike Trip with them The whole trip was executed very well by the team Right from Accomodation to Bikes everything was Good Our Captain was always ready as a leader to execute the trip as per Itinerary and was very attentive and looking after the Bikers and very helpful in case of emergencyBreakdown or any people left behind

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