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World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakh

Tour Grade

Outback Moto Rides
Chilli Out of Chilli

Duration: 13 Nights/ 14 Days

Best time to travel: June to September

Max Altitude: 5600 m

Temperature: 02° C to 25° C

Distance: 1400 Kms

World’s Highest Motorable Road

INTRODUCTION

World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakhs

Motorcycle tour to Leh & Ladakh is most demanding among adventure loving riders. Ladakh region is heaven for motorcycle riders where you like each & every corner of the region. Ladakh is the land of some of the highest passes & home of the World’s highest motorable road at 18380 feet where you have feeling to standing on the sky. Ladakh is the highest plateau of the Indian state of Kashmir where average elevation is more than 3000 meter. Our adventure motorcycle tour to Himalayas starts from Manali & we visit best part of the Ladakh region, pass some of the world’s highest passes, cross ice-cold water falls & water crossings & we visit some of the best monasteries of the Ladakh region. We conquer world’s highest pass known as Khardungla pass at 18380 feet above sea level. Moto adventure to Ladakh takes you to the some of the high altitude lakes in the Ladakh region where remote mountain beauty & culture are incredible & will impress you surely on our Himalayan motorcycle tours. Our adventure motorbike ride to Himalayas gives you lifetime memory & gives best adventure ever. Our expert & experience crew members give you all necessary information regarding your safety & look after everything so that you can enjoy ride without worrying anything. Our guided motorcycle tour to Himalayas takes you to the best places like Jispa, Tso Kar lake, Leh, Thikse, Khardungla pass, Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake & other tourist place and other less explored trails famous for motorcycle riders. Ladakh is high altitude cold desert & attracts motorcycle riders to explore hiden beauty of the Himalayas in India & encourage riders to ride in the Himalayas.

Outback Moto Rides design Himalayan ride carefully so that our riders have best ride & we make sure that our riders must get best services even in diverse conditions of the high Himalayas. Our expert team always with you to make best tour in Himalaya & ensure your safety & comfort by providing best support which is very necessary on the Himalayan motorcycle adventure. Our guide is well certified in first aid assistance & our support vehicle really gives you support & always behind to sure everybody. Ladakh gives you best opportunity for adventure motorbike rides on highest plateau of India & a place for friendly people with rich history & great culture of Buddhism where you interact with little monks & can imagine their dedication for Buddhism.

About Leh Ladakh

Ladakh region is located in Jammu & Kashmir region & situated in North most area of India. Ladakh is highest plateau in India & has close border with Tibet so you can see lots of similarities to Tibet region. Ladakh region is a cold desert in the Himalayan region of India & is home some of the best scenic high mountains range including Karakoram. Ladakh is the land of high passes, snow clad mountains & arid land with spectacular landscapes. Leh is the capital city of the Ladakh region & offers great opportunity to explore less known region of India. Ladakh region has a great variation in temperature from 35 degree in summer & -40 degree in winter time at high altitude. Buddhist religion is the majority of the people in Ladakh region & you can visit some of the best located monasteries in Ladakh region like Thikse, Disket, Hemis & Alchi are the some names of the centers of the Buddhism in India. In the past Ladakh gained very importance because Ladakh was the main centre of the crossroads trade. Ladakh is home some of the highest lakes like Pangong Lake, Tso Moriri Lake & Tso Kar Lake & some the beautiful lakes on earth.

HIGHLIGHTS

Main Highlights

  • Adventure of life time in high Himalayas
  • Hilltop monasteries of Thikse, Spituk, Disket, Alchi & Lamayuru.
  • High altitude lakes of Pangong Lake, Tso Moriri Lake & Tso Kar lake
  • World’s Highest road at Khardungla pass on 18380 feet
  • 3 highest passes on Royal Enfield bullet
  • India’s highest airport at 11500 feet
  • Scenic picturesque valleys of Leh, Nubra & Pangong lake

Tour Map

Tour Grade

  • Mostly paved road
  • High Altitude ride
  • Suitable for experience rider
  • Mostly mountain road

Accommodations

  • Best available Hotels & camps.
  • Try Indian Food
  • Clean & decent accommodation
  • Basic facilities in hotels & camps

Pillion Rating

  • Pillion can enjoy with rider.
  • Careful with potholes, Bumper & switchbacks.

Adventure of lifetime

  • Total 1400 Km.
  • 10 Riding days
  • 4 days off from bike
  • Longest ride 230 km, shortest ride 80 km

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive New Delhi (India)

World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakhs

Arrive New Delhi airport & our representative will give warm welcome to you with garland & a bottle of water. We recommend arriving in the morning time so that you can visit historical monuments in New Delhi & Old Delhi. Our representative will help you for smooth check in. Have hot shower, later in the afternoon we visit Humayun’s Tomb- is the finest example of the Mughal architecture & structure is little similar to Taj Mahal. It is a combination of marbles & red stones. It was built in the 15th century & we can see beautiful gardens & lawns. There are many graves of the Mughal rulers.

Qutab Minar-is 74 meters long tower of victory & it was built in the end of 11th century. 3 stories added in the 12th century. Tower was built by red stone bricks & there is much calligraphy on the wall of tower. Place is quite interesting & worth to see.

Red Fort- This monument has highest importance in the Indian history from past to present. Every year Indian Prime Minister salutes the national flag at Red fort & delivers his/her speech to the nation. A must visit monument.

World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakhs

Day 2: New Delhi to Leh (By Morning Flight)

Wake up early morning & packed breakfast will be given to you. We will take flight to Leh where we will start our World’s highest ride in the Himalayas. Leh airport is some of the highest airport at 11500 feet from the sea level. View of the Himalayan Mountains is spectacular from the plane. We have just 1 ½ hrs flight to Leh. Arrive in Leh & check into the hotel. Today we have full day for acclimatization in Leh & you are advised to have short walk to the market & in the evening we have dinner in local restaurant with drinks. Night stay in Leh.



Day 3: Leh local sightseeing on Motorcycle (Approx. 100 Km Ride)

After breakfast you will be introduced first time to our Legendary Royal Enfield 500 cc bullets. Get necessary instructions from your expert Team leader about riding in High Himalayas. Today we have sightseeing ride around Leh city where we visit some of the famous monasteries on motorcycles. First we visit Thikse World’s Highest Ride—Leh & LadakhsMonastery, Hemis Monastery, Royal Palace & in the last we visit Spituk monastery. If time permits we will visit Shanti Gompa to see spectacular view of the Leh city. These sightseeing are much more worth & you become more familiar with Royal Enfield & mountain road. Back to the hotel & have shower. Later we have option for dine out in Local restaurant with chilled beers.

Day 4: Leh to Nubra Valley via Highest Road at 18380 Feet (130 Km Ride)

After breakfast, small briefing about today’s ride from our expert road captain. Your dream comes true to conquer highest ride at 18380 feet (World’s Highest Road). Pass is 40 km from Leh city & almost half road is paved road & half is dirt road with small stone on the road. We reach on the highest pass & we take our time to capture photos of the pass with your motorcycle. We will take group picture as well. later we take black coffee at highest pass. Later we continue to Nubra valley another 100 km from the pass. Road is in good condition & you will enjoy ride & beautiful view of the high peaks. Enroute taste your lunch in local restaurant. On arrival in Nubra valley, check into the camp. Evening free for short walk.

World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakhs

Day 5: Nubra Valley sightseeing

After breakfast we start our sightseeing on Legendary Royal Enfield & we first visit Diskit monastery where you see spectacular view of the nubra valley & huge sitting statue of Lord Buddha. Later we continue our ride towards Panamik & on the way we visit another monastery in a small village of Sumur. Later visit Panamik hot spring in Panamik. We have our lunch in Panamik but only basic lunch with curry & rice with good taste. We have to ride on the same route because ther is no other road to our camp. When we are returing back to camp visit Sand dunes in Hunder where you can enjoy ride on Bectrian camel in sand dunes. Later back to camp & enjoy dinner with drinks.


World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakhs

Day 6: Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake (180 Km Ride)

After breakfast we start riding towards high altitude Pangong Lake in a very remote area of Ladakh region. Pangong lake located at an altitude of 14270 feet. We will take a different route from Nubra valley which was opened in 2014 by Indian army. This route has very less traffic so you will enjoy very good ride on the route via some beautiful Himalayan villages. Arrive at spectacular lake. We have our stay in camp near lake. Evening free for a walk on the bank of lake. Enjoy great view of the lake with Himalayan peaks.

Day 7: Pangong Lake to Leh via Third Highest Pass at Chang La pass (160 Km Ride)

After breakfast in camp we will start our motorcycles & will ride towards Leh city via 3rd highest pass at 17500 feet called as Chang La pass. We can take refreshment on the pass provided by Indian army. En route we will stop spectacular places to capture scenic view of mighty Himalayas. On the way to Leh city enjoy Lunch close to Thikse monastery. Later ride to Leh. Check into the hotel & have slower after many nights in Camps. Dinner in local restaurant with chilled beers.

World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakhs

Day 8: Leh to Tso Moriri Lake (Chumatang Region) (220 Km Ride)

After breakfast in the hotel we start our riding for another spectacular high altitude wetland area close to Tso Moriri Lake. This ride is amazing through Chumatang area. Most of the road leads through Indus River & we ride along with Indus River. En route visit many Himalayan villages & we stop on the way for tea/coffee break. We will enjoy our packed lunch close to a small lake before our destination for night stay. Later ride towards high altitude Lake Tso Moriri Lake. Last 20-25 km is off road with many slopes, surely off riders will love this small trail to lake. Lots of opportunity for photos. Arrive to camp & check into the camp. Later walk to lake.

Day 9: Tso Moriri Lake to Tso Kar Lake (80 Km Ride)

Today we have short ride to another high altitude soda lake called Tso Kar Lake. It’s a wetland area with some hot spring. About 40 km we have to ride on the same route back to Sumdo, and then we take left turn for the lake. We have option to start little late after breakfast. Some part of the road is unpaved with little stones. We stop on the way for few times for tea/coffee break & we see very hot spring very closely little off the road. Arrive at Tso Kar Lake & check into the camp. We have some free time to explore surrounded area. Dinner at Camp.

Day 10: Tso Kar Lake to Leh via 2nd highest pass at Tanglangla pass (160 Km Ride)

After breakfast we start our riding to Leh city via 2nd highest pass at 17582 feet at Taglangla pass. First we ride few km off road then we come to Manali-Leh highway. Soon we reach to 2nd highest pass & have some picture with other riders. Later we continue on the route & stop in Rumtse village for tea/coffee break. Later we continue for the ride & we stop for our Lunch on the way to Leh. Arrive in Leh city & check into the hotel. Later we have our dinner in Local restaurant with drinks.

World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakhs

Day 11: Leh to Lamayuru via Likir Monastery (110 Km Ride)

Today we have our best ride if you are concerned about road condition & we also have some sightseeing on the way to our destination. So after breakfast we start our riding on Leh-Srinagar highway. Road is in good condition & road is paved with many spectacular slopes on the way. We ride along with Indus river & stop on the way for tea/coffee break. First we visit Basgo monastery & later we visit famous Likir monastery where you will see sitting Buddha in the monastery. Later we continue to Lamayuru. Arrive in Lamayuru & check into the guest house. Later visit monastery by walk & spend quality time there. Dinner in the guest house with bonfire.

Day 12: Lamayuru to Leh via Alchi monastery (120 Km Ride)

World’s Highest Ride—Leh & Ladakhs

After breakfast we start our riding for leh on the same route because there is no other road for Leh from Lamayuru. First we have our stop for tea/coffee break later we stop for Alchi monastery. Alchi monastery is quite old & it’s worth to visit where you see small open market for souvenirs mainly Buddhism related crafts. Good place to select something for your beloved. Later ride towards Leh. Arrive to hotel & have hot shower. Today we have our farewell dinner in local restaurant with beers.

Day 13: Leh to Delhi (By Morning flight)

Have early breakfast in the hotel, later you will be transferred to Leh airport for onward flight to New Delhi. Arrive New Delhi airport where our representative will escort you to the hotel for smooth check in. as our flight arrive in the morning so you have option to visit remaining monuments in Delhi or you can spend relaxing time in the hotel. We will assist you as per choice of majority. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 14: Departure to home

Our adventure of lifetime comes to an end with transfer day. We hope everybody has lots of photos & videos to share with your family & friends for your life changing adventure in mighty Himalayas. You will be transferred to New Delhi International airport as per your flight timing.

INCLUDES

Tour Inclusions

  • Accommodation on Twin Sharing basis
  • 14 Breakfast & 12 Dinner included.
  • Flights For Delhi-Leh-Delhi (Return)
  • Latest Royal Enfield Bullet 500 cc
  • Fuel for entire trip, maintenance & repair
  • Expert mechanic
  • Support vehicle for your luggage & Spare parts
  • All airport transfers & ground transfers by private vehicle
  • All monument fees on the tour
  • Personal assistance on arrival & Departure
  • Expert Team Leader with his own motorcycle
  • Mineral water, cookies & other refreshment on the trip
  • Fare Dinner in Leh city with drinks
  • All Taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • Visa Fees
  • International air tickets
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses

NECESSARY INFO

Below is the some necessary information regarding your motorcycle tour to India & a brief introductions to each things necessary for the tour.

Travel Documents

To visit India, you need Indian VISA, travel insurance & international driving license for motorcycle touring. You can get VISA for India by submitting your passport & other supporting documents in Indian Embassy or consulate or you can also get VISA online but for the validity for 1 month only. More informatio0n is given in FAQ section.

Temperature

As we do 6 motorcycle tours in India, 4 tours in Himalayan region, 1 in South India & 1 in Rajasthan. These 3 regions have different temperatures according to months you visit. So we will forward more details regarding climate conditions in particular months when you contact us regarding your packing list & riding gear.

Required Money

You required only INR 20000-INR 30000 if you don’t do shopping for your extra expenses like food & other expense for personal use. You can change your money in New Delhi or on the tour as well but if you are looking for best exchange rate then Delhi is the right place to change money.

Riding gear & packing list

You need all riding gear to participate on our motorcycle tour in India. Riding gear & packing list details is given in a separate section on our website.

Riding Experience

Riding experience is very important for any successful tour. Our expert travel advisors help you to choose right tour for you. Confidence plays an important role for any tour. If you are riding in your country for 2 years then we recommend participating in our tour. If you are able to ride in your city in busy hours then easily you can ride with us in India.

Your Fitness

Your fitness is very important for the Himalayan tour especially where riding on high altitudes require a good fitness. Other tour like in South India & Rajasthan require a minimum fitness & if you can climb stairs in your home then you can choose tours in South India & Rajasthan with Outback moto Rides.

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Date Price Book Here
13 June to 26 June 2017 US$ 3000/ Rider
24 August to 06 September 2017 Pillion US $ 400 discount