Join this trans-Himalayan motorbike ride in India to explore and experience the highest motorable road with 5,600 meters. Visit ancient Buddhist monasteries and Tibetan nomads on a legendary Royal Enfield. If you are a true thrill and adventure-loving motorcyclist enthusiastic this tour is perfect for you. This tour to Ladakh is highly recommended for every rider at least once in a life. Experience the land where sky and Earth meet with Legendary Moto Rides!
During this tour, you will stay in a shared room. You will stay one night at a five-star hotel in Delhi, two nights of overnight trips in an air-conditioned bus on your trips between Delhi and Manali, two nights at a hotel in Manali, one night at a hotel in Jispa, two nights at a comfortable camp site in Sarchu, three nights at a hotel in Leh, and one night at a comfortable camp site in Tsomoriri Lake. You will experience the best available accommodation in the Himalayan region.
You will arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) where a representative of Legendary Moto Rides will meet you outside the exit gate holding a placard with your name to welcome you with garland and a bottle of mineral water. He will escort you to your hotel to make your check in smooth and fast.
After taking your breakfast in the hotel, you will get ready for a guided city tour of New Delhi with many historic monuments such as the 12th century Qutab Minar, the world's tallest free standing minaret with five distinct stories with a total height of 72.5 meters, Humayun's tomb, a forerunner of the Mughal style of architecture, and a visit to the Lotus Temple.
Later, you will drive past the India gate, the city's world war I memorial, the president's residence, and the parliament house and the secretariat buildings, all designed by Lutyens. Later, you will be transferred to the bus station for a comfortable overnight journey to Manali in an air-conditioned bus.
You will ride 60 kilometers / 37.2823 miles in and around Manali. During the morning, on arrival at Manali bus station, you will be received by a representative and be transferred to the hotel and relax. Manali is located near the northern end of Kullu Valley and on the banks of River Beas. Manali is an important hill station and the breathtaking natural beauty is the hallmark of this valley.
After the lunch, you will be introduced to the Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycles and also the road captain will make you understand about the driving rules of India. You will be taught all skills to handle Royal Enfield in Indian mountains and you will ride a Royal Enfield around Manali for local sightseeing so you can habituate to your motorbike for the tour. You will spend the night at a hotel in Manali.
You will ride about 145 kilometers / 90 miles during six hours. After breakfast, you will get ready to start the Himalaya motorcycle tour with a ride to Jispa with an altitude of 3,200 meters over Rohtang la pass with 3,980 meters. Crossing Rohatang Pass is a very challenging and exciting due to bad road and lot of wet soil in which handle a Motorcycle is really a challenging task full of fun.
Jispa is a very beautiful village situated on the bank of Bhaga River and the surrounding peaks covered with mist and clouds creating an awesome view. On arrival in Jispa, you will check into the hotel Ibex and relax. Later, you will explore the area by walk.
You will ride about 100 kilometers / 62 miles during four hours. After a morning breakfast, you will enjoy leisurely ride on you Royal Enfield bike over the scenic Bara Lacha La Pass at a height of 4,890 meters. Then, you will cross the pass drop down to the vast Sarchu plains.
Sarchu is situated on the bank of the Bhaga River, which offers marvelous views of the majestic Himalayas and spellbinding scenery. Upon arrival in Sarchu, you will check into a camp site for an overnight stay and relax.
You will ride about 250 kilometers / 155 miles during seven hours. After breakfast, you will start your ride to Leh. During the ride, you will enjoy the famous Moore Plains and cross world’s third highest motorable road called Tanglang la Pass with a height of 5,360 meters. Later, you will ride through panoramic villages alongside of the splendid Indus River in route to the ancient city of Leh. Upon arrival in Leh, you will check into a comfortable hotel for an overnight stay and relax.
After breakfast, you will start a ride 140 kilometers / 86.9 miles to explore the 1,000 years old Alchi monastery, the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter, you will proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three stories of the Dharma Wheel Gompa where you'll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues.
Later, you will see the Indus and Zanskar River Sangam and ride along the Indus River visiting Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and a famous magnetic hill where the cars and motorbike defy gravity. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Leh hall of fame which has a museum of the Kargil war memorabilia. You will enjoy a dinner and an overnight at a comfortable hotel in Leh.
This day will be the best day of this motorcycle riding tour as you will ride your motorcycle to the highest motorable road located about 39 kilometers / 24 miles from Leh city. This road is known as motorbike ride to Khardungla La Pass, the world’s highest motorable road with a height of 5,606 meters. Reaching to the top, you will enjoy a celebration with a photography session and a cup of tea or coffee in the highest cafeteria in the world.
Later, you will ride down back to Leh. Upon arrival in Leh, you will enjoy a lunch followed by a ride to visit Shanti Stupa and take a walk in colorful market of Leh. You will enjoy and overnight stay at a hotel in Leh.
You will ride about 220 kilometers / 136 miles during six hours. After breakfast, you will ride to Tso Moriri Lake. During the trip, you will enjoy a visit of the 14th century Thikse monastery, which is a glorious Buddhist monastery with a marvelous Buddha statue in seated position adorning the main prayer hall. After the visit, you ride will continue toward Tsomoriri.
Tso Moriri Lake is a high-altitude Lake in Ladakh situated at a height of 4,595 meters above the sea level. Upon arrival in Tso Moriri, you will check into a comfortable camp for an overnight stay and some time to relax.
You will ride about 220 kilometers / 136 miles during six or seven hours. After breakfast, you will start your ride toward Sarchu via Tso Kar Lake. Upon arrival to Sarchu, you will check in a comfortable camp for an overnight stay.
You will ride about 250 kilometers / 155 miles during seven hours. This day will be the last day with ride tours on this motorcycle tour. You will ride again over the Rohtang La Pass to reach Manali. Upon arrival in Manali, you will check into the hotel to enjoy some time to relax.
During the late evening, you will get ready for a farewell gala dinner party with unlimited beer, dance, and music with a bon-fire where you will share your experience om this motorcycle tour of Ladakh. You will spend the night at the hotel.
You will enjoy a morning free for leisure and in the afternoon, you will take a walk in the colorful market of Manali. In the late afternoon, you will be transferred to the Manali bus station to board an air-conditioned bus and enjoy a comfortable overnight journey to Delhi.
Upon the morning arrival at Delhi in the bus station, you will be received by a representative to be transferred to your hotel. Later as per your return flight schedule, you will be transferred to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to board your return flight home.
This motorcycle tour will be held at different places in Ladakh, India. You will have the opportunity to visit New Delhi Manali, Jispa, Sarchu, Leh, and the Tsomoriri Lake.
During this tour, you will be served three daily delicious and locally sourced meals except on your stay in Delhi where only breakfast is included. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a farewell dinner with unlimited beer and refreshment during the rides like packed juices, fresh fruits, biscuits, tea, and coffee.
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Legendary Moto Rides will pick you up from the airport.