13 Days Trans Himalayan Motorcycle Tour in Ladakh, India

  • Delhi, India

Overview

Cross Country Motorcycle Tour India

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!

Highlights

  • Ride tours through Ladakh
  • Know the highest motorable road
  • Ride a Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycle
  • Experienced road captain and mechanic
  • Visit to sacred temples and monastery
  • Back-up vehicle for the luggage
  • Daily breakfasts and dinners
  • 10 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Group sizes

The maximum participants in the group is 10.

  • 9 riding days
  • English
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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.

Day 1: Arrive at New Delhi

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.

Day 2: Delhi to Manali

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.

Day 3: Manali

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.

Day 4: Manali to Jispa

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.

Day 5: Jispa to Sarchu

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.

Day 6: Sarchu to Leh

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.

Day 7: Ride to Sham Valley and Alchi monastery

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.

Day 8: Ride to Khardung and La Pass

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.

Day 9: Leh to Tsomoriri Lake

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.

Day 10: Tsomoriri Lake to Sarchu

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.

Day 11: Sarchu to Manali

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.

Day 12: Manali to Delhi

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.

Day 13: Departure day in 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.

Intermediate:

  • Can ride for three to four hours
  • Average riding experience
  • Little assistance required
  • Comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • Cverage experience with unsurfaced roads
  • Cteep ascents and descents
  • Ride along the Indus River visiting Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and a famous magnetic hill
  • Ride to Sham Valley and Alchi monastery
  • Tour of Shanti Stupa and a walk to the colorful market of Leh
  • Tour of the Thikse Buddhist monastery
  • Visit Leh hall of fame and its museum of the Kargil war memorabilia
  • Visit to Dharma Wheel Gompa
  • Visit to Likir Monastrey

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.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
(If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
  • 1 experienced English speaking motorcycle road captain
  • 1 experienced Royal Enfield mechanic
  • 1 farewell dinner with unlimited beer
  • 1 Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycle on all riding days
  • 3 daily meals
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • All applicable taxes
  • All entrances to the monuments, monasteries, and temples
  • All required video camera fees
  • Back-up vehicle for luggage
  • Bus tickets from and to Delhi and Manali
  • English speaking guide on sightseeing days
  • First-aid medical kit
  • Inner line permits for restricted areas and wild life areas
  • Knowledgeable English speaking ground representatives
  • Refreshment during rides like packed juice, fresh fruits, biscuits, tea, and coffee
  • Spare parts and fuel for the motorcycle
  • Transfers from and to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
  • Transportation to the sightseeing tours in an air-conditioned vehicle on non-riding days
  • Additional activities
  • Additional drinks
  • Additional transportation
  • Airfare
  • Bike insurance
  • Lunch and dinner in Delhi
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa fees

Arrival by airplane

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.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 59 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Testimonials

  • Review by Paul Peterson from San Fransisco, USA

    "Awesome Riders, I like the tour so much with Legendary Moto. I Highly recommend those Guys for the Bike Riding Tour"

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  • Review by Dale Shorter Sr. from Los Angeles, USA

    "It's cool and amazing to see fast these mortor cross go and people's having fun"

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  • Review by On Kwok

    "Amazing trip!the best way to experience Rajasthan !"

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Delhi, India

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13 days / 12 nights

FREE cancellation

The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 59 days before the arrival date.

End:
Monday July 3, 2017
(13 days / 12 nights)

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