June: 03 (06 seats), 19 (10 seats)
July: 01 (08 seats), 22 (07 seats)
August: 13 (11 seats), 27 (13 seats)
customize trips are also available…
Ladakh Orchard House or Similar
Paramount camps or Similar
White Heaven Cottage or Similar
Note: INR2500 Extra on dual Sharing Basis
Pay Advance Token Money for the Leh Bike Trip and the remaining 15 days before the start of the trip.
In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, the activity may be cancelled and in such cases, you can reschedule your Leh Bike Trip bookings. However, no refund will be provided in any condition.
Medication Kit for Leh Bike Trip
Band-Aids: For protecting cuts, wounds, and scraped knees, etc.
Elastic Bandage/Crepe: Used to treat muscular Strain and Sprains.
Pain Relief Spray: For fast relief from insect bites, scrapes, cuts, and burns.
Avomine: It is used to treat allergies, trouble sleeping, and nausea.
Crocin: It provides symptomatic relief from mild to moderate pain e.g headache, migraine.
Combiflam: It contains two painkiller medicines. They work together to reduce pain, fever, and inflammation
Muscle relaxant: It is used to mitigate symptoms such as muscle spasms, pain, and hyperreflexia.
Digene: Used against acidity caused by indigestion, providing quick relief.
Cetirizine: Used to relieve allergic symptoms like watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing, hives, and itching.
ORS: Oral Rehydration Solution, It used to treat dehydration caused by diarrhoea, a common illness in travellers.
Note: This is just an explanation of medication that may be required. Kindly consult your doctor for a prescription before trekking.
In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, the activity may be cancelled and in such cases, you can reschedule your Kedarkantha Trek bookings. However, no refund will be provided on any condition.
30 days or more: 90% of the total Package Cost is refundable
21-30 days: 75% of the total Package Cost is refundable
11-20 days: 50% of the total Package Cost is refundable
Less than 10 days: No refund
Biking to Leh Ladakh in the Himalayas is one of the most spectacular and challenging bike trips in the world. It is a journey that takes you through some of the most breathtakingly beautiful and rugged terrains in the world. It is an unforgettable experience full of adventure, breathtaking scenery, and cultural exploration.
The bike trip starts in the city of Manali, which is located in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. This is the starting point for most of the bike trips to Leh Ladakh. From Manali, the riders will travel through some of the most stunning scenery in India, including snow-capped mountains, lush green valleys, and barren deserts. The route also passes through several small villages, which offer a glimpse into the unique culture of the region. The journey from Manali to Leh Ladakh is about 500km, and it takes around 10-12 days for the whole trip. Along the way, riders will have the opportunity to explore some of the most breathtakingly beautiful landscapes in India. The riders will also be able to stop in villages and explore the local culture, including traditional festivals, monasteries, and ancient monuments. The trip also offers some amazing opportunities to experience the local cuisine. The riders will be able to sample some of the most delicious and unique dishes of the region, including momos, thukpa, and yak cheese. The riders will also have the chance to visit traditional markets and sample some of the local handicrafts. It is an unforgettable experience and is something that should not be missed. The stunning scenery, cultural experiences, and delicious food will make it an unforgettable trip. It is a journey that will take you through some of the most stunning landscapes in India, and it is a journey that will stay with you for a lifetime.
Places to visit during Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip
Nubra Valley is an enchanting valley of alpine meadows, snow-capped mountains, and picturesque villages. It was once a part of the Silk Route and is now a popular tourist destination. The valley is known for its stunning views of the Himalayas, and its unique culture. It is home to a variety of places to visit – from ancient monasteries and villages to beautiful lakes and stunning vistas. The Diskit Monastery, the oldest and largest in the valley, is a must-visit. The Hunder Sand Dunes, located near the confluence of the Shyok and Nubra Rivers, offer a unique view of the Himalayan landscape. Visitors can also explore the nearby Sumur, Panamik, and Tigger Villages, which are home to traditional Ladakhi culture and architecture. The unique culture of this Valley is also worth exploring. The valley is home to an interesting mix of Buddhist and Muslim cultures, which can be seen in the local architecture, festivals, and food. The region celebrates the Hemis Festival, an annual celebration of the birth of Guru Padmasambhava, and the local people also take part in several other religious festivals throughout the year. It is a must-visit for anyone interested in exploring the ancient culture and stunning landscape of the Himalayas. With its picturesque villages, beautiful lakes, and breathtaking views, it is a paradise waiting to be explored.
Pangong Lake is a high-altitude lake in the Himalayas situated at an elevation of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to Tibet and is one of the largest brackish lakes in Asia. The lake is famous for its picturesque and serene beauty and is a popular tourist destination in Ladakh. The lake is surrounded by barren hills, and its crystal clear waters reflect the colour of the sky. The temperature of the lake ranges from a minimum of -15°C in December to a maximum of 15°C in August. During winter the lake freezes and is inaccessible to visitors. The lake is of immense importance to the Indian military as it serves as a strategic border point between India and China. The lake has been featured in many Bollywood films as well, hence further popularizing the lake among the masses. The lake is also a popular tourist destination and a lot of people visit the lake to experience its unique beauty. There are many camping sites around the lake, and visitors can also take a stroll along its banks.
One of the less well-known lakes, Tso Moriri is a display of huge magnificence, finished off with the luck of serenity. ‘Tso’ represents a lake, and ‘Moriri’ for a mountain and that is actually what you will discover in wealth over yonder. Not just for the lake, go there for the magnificent view during the excursion.
Hunder & Diskit
Hunder and Diskit are exceptionally little green villages in Nubra Valley. They are everything like the view we used to draw as children. Enclosed with mountains, little and large streams, stream along the entirety of its roads and houses made of stone and block lie scattered, isolated by needle-like dry violet stems of old trees.
The picking up prevalence of Ladakh as a vacationer location implies that the selection of spots to remain in Leh just continues expanding each year. Quick portable organization infiltration and the web have brought individuals of this far-off locale closer to the rest of the world, giving them a more clear thought of what the vacationers need. From lavish inns to prudent visitor houses to customized homestays – there’s adequate convenience in Leh to suit each financial plan. Sometime in the past, you needed to depend on visit organizations/travel planners to make courses of action for your excursion to Ladakh. Not all that any longer. On account of dependable portable organizations like Airtel, one can undoubtedly contact the properties and pre-book your convenience on the web.
From wood-terminated pizzas to wholehearted Thukpas – everything is accessible in Leh. You are spoilt for a decision here (which won’t be the case once you begin investigating the remainder of Ladakh). The best food (drink) that one should have during their stay in Leh is the new apricot juice. The ocean buckthorn juice is likewise nice; however, the apricot juice is something different as also the fresh apricots.
Over the most recent couple of years, advanced correspondence has seen a universe of progress, particularly in distant areas like Ladakh. So one does not need to make any exceptional courses of action like a satellite telephone (except if you are arranging a long journey) to stay in contact. Airtel 4G is inescapable in distant India and one would now be able to settle on video decisions from Leh-Ladakh. Blue skies or blue waters, both give a feeling of vastness. This force is the primary idea that strikes a chord about Ladakh and the main motivation we need to go to Lakshadweep. Be that as it may, I deviate. One will no longer need to stress over staying in contact with family back home while arranging your move to Ladakh.
The public vehicle transports between Ladakh and different pieces of India (Manali, Srinagar and Kargil) utilize up to Leh. On the off chance that you have a harsh thought of the dates for your excursion to Ladakh and are adaptable to your schedule, you can utilize this taxi booking site to discover sidekicks on the web. One can discover data about explorers hoping to share taxis or set up their necessities here and discover partners in crime to impart a ride to and cut down your movement expenses to Ladakh. Indeed, even from a natural perspective, it bodes well to go in a full taxi.
Must-Try Cafes in Leh Ladakh
Where is Leh Ladakh?
Ladakh, the land of High Passes is a Union Territory that is directly governed by the central government of India. Leh is the largest town in Ladakh. This region is known for its immense beauty and Landscapes. Although the place is accessible via air throughout the year, people prefer to visit Leh Ladakh on Bike to explore the beautiful valley filled with mountain slopes of the Karakoram ranges and the Great Himalayas. People of Ladakh speak Tibetian and Ladakhi commonly. Ladakh is the highest plateau in India with an altitude of 2987 m. It lies within the Himalayan Ranges including the Indus River Valley. Food in Ladakh is highly inspired by Tibetan food like Thukpa and Tsampa. One of the famous lakes in Ladakh is Pangong Lake which extends from Ladakh to the autonomous region of China; Tibet.
Why should one do a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
Travelling Leh Ladakh allows you to get in touch with rhythms of life now unknown to us. This part of India is truly another world, a “rarefied” world, not only because of the altitude but also for its sublime beauty, which amazes travellers discovering the myth of Shangri-La. It is a land inhabited by a meek people who live in a very harsh environment, which allows you to rediscover the human dimension made of honesty and respect; it is a land of spectacular landscapes, and unusual at the same time because it is formed by two very wide rivers with dunes, snow-capped mountains as a frame and the beautiful lake region; it is a land with a long and very high spiritual tradition, with its countless Buddhist monasteries, an outpost of Tibetan Buddhism.
If I Cancel my trip midway because of a medical emergency. Will I get a refund for unused services?
No, You won’t get any refund or compensation for any unused services if you have to cancel the trip midway due to any reason.
Are riding gears included in the package cost? If not, what is the expected cost of essential riding gear?
No, riding gears are not provided in the package cost. The expected cost of riding gear will be ₹1500 to ₹2000 which includes elbow guards, knee guards and gloves.
Will helmets be provided for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
Yes, helmets will be provided to both rider and pillion at no extra cost. However, this may change without any notice.
What is the best way to explore Leh-Ladakh?
The best way to explore Leh Ladakh is on Bike. It is a dream to go experience these tough and beautiful High-passes filled with gurgling rivulets with a view of tall snow-capped mountains, the magic of magnetic hill, the vibrance of monasteries, the Liveliness of Leh and the silence of the enchanted Pangong Lake.
Which bike is best for a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
The best bike on a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip is Royal Enfield because of its power and performance off-road. You will easily find mechanics on the way for its servicing and repair if needed. Yes, other sports bikes are there and with no doubt, they can also navigate the terrain, but if you get into trouble and need service you may have a hard time finding a mechanic around.
How much does a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip cost?
A 12 Days 11 Nights Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip cost between ₹20,000 to ₹35,000. If you are going on your bike and only need guidance and accommodation the charges will be less. If you need a standard bike with accommodation, meals and guidance, the charges will be average and if you need an upgraded variant of the bike alone along with other facilities, the charges will be high.
Suggest the best month to visit Leh Ladakh.
The best months for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip are from June to September every year. The rest of the time it is closed due to heavy snowfall. However, during winter you can still visit the place by taking a direct flight to Leh from New Delhi. Following is a list of all the months and what types of weather you will experience:
April to May: This is the starting season for tourists in Leh Ladakh. During these months you can visit Leh Ladakh by air because most of the roads are still closed.
June to July: During these months Leh Ladakh is accessible via road and it is also the best time for Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip. You can still see the snow-clad mountains throughout the trip as the snow has not melted completely.
August to September: Due to the monsoon, the distant views are covered with fog. The place is still accessible by road but it will be a bit of a hassle.
October to November: The place starts receiving snowfall and becomes inaccessible by road. The temperature starts dropping as winter is about to arrive.
December to March: These are the coldest months throughout the year with fewer tourists at Leh. However, from January onward adventure seekers go for a chadar trek on the frozen Zanskar River.
How can I plan my bike trip to Leh Ladakh?
First, decide the most suitable month and then the book stays accordingly. Take all the necessary inner line permits, otherwise, you won’t be allowed to proceed further. If you are going for a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip on your own make sure you do it in a group and you have all the necessary information about the route and type of terrain. Alternatively, you can just book it with Uncia Trails and we will take care of all the permits and necessary equipment so you can fully enjoy your Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip.
Is there an oxygen problem in Leh Ladakh?
Leh Ladakh is situated at an altitude of 3500 m above sea level. Usually, at this altitude, the air is thinner so you may experience a lack of oxygen if you do vigorous activities. Otherwise, this place is fully inhabitable. You may face problems sleeping at first but you will get used to everything in a few days.
Is a Passport required for a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
For Indian nationals, no passport is required. However inner line permits are still required for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip. If you are a foreigner you need a valid passport with a visa to get these permits. For Indian nationals, valid Identification proof like Adhar Card, Voting Card or Driving Licence is required.
How far is Leh from Ladakh?
Ladakh is a union territory administered by the central government of India and Leh is the largest town in this region called Ladakh.
Is alcohol allowed during the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
There are no such restrictions. But we advise you not to drink and drive if you are coming for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip. The roads are challenging and require full attention.
Is alcohol available in Leh Ladakh?
Leh does not have any bars or pubs. You will find a few restaurants that serve beer along with food. You will also find Liquor Vends (theka) in Leh where you can get a few beer brands and IMFL. If you are going outside Leh it’s better to carry your quota with you.
Is smoking allowed on the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
There are no restrictions for smoking during Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip except for Nubra Valley, where selling and smoking cigarettes are prohibited.
Is Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip safe for couples?
Yes, it is safe for couples. You can either book a seat as a traveller or rent a bike.
How many days are enough for a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
A minimum of 10 days are enough for a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip to explore all the places without any rush.
Is there snow in Leh Ladakh in May?
Yes, you will easily find snow in Leh Ladakh in May. This is the ideal season when roads are clear and mountains are covered with snow.
What is the weather like in Leh Ladakh in May?
The weather in Leh Ladakh in May is between -5 to 25 degrees Celsius. Although it is the beginning of summer, you should carry warm clothes and jackets.
Are rented Bikes allowed in Leh Ladakh?
Rented bikes can be used to reach Leh but to explore Leh and visit Pangong Lake you have to use bikes rented at Leh only. For private bikes, there are no such restrictions.
How can I plan a budget trip to Leh Ladakh?
The Leh Ladakh Trip is quite challenging and requires experience. Your budget should be above ₹20,000 if you are planning to do it alone. Make sure you book everything in advance and take all the inner line permits before going or you may have to pay more at the last moment. The best option is to book your Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip with Uncia Trails in advance at a genuine price.
Can asthmatic go on a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
No, asthmatic patients are not advised to go for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip. However, if they still want to go they should carry their inhale and avoid rigorous activities. The oxygen levels are lower at Leh Ladakh and the medical facilities are rare.
What are things to purchase/buy at Leh Market?
You can purchase pashmina shawls made from wool curated by Mountain goats. Handwoven sweaters, caps, gloves. You will also find markets full of Prayer wheels, Choktse, Dragon motifs and Tibetan jewellery.
What is the oxygen level in Leh Ladakh?
In Leh Ladakh, the percentage of oxygen is about 20 – 23% at sea level with 750 – 765 mmHg of barometric pressure.
What should I wear on a Bike Trip to Leh Ladakh?
Wear two to three layers of clothes, a waterproof jacket with a windcheater. Waterproof shoes, comfortable pants, Gloves and helmet.
Is a Private car or vehicle allowed in Leh?
Yes, you can travel to Leh Ladakh by personal car or vehicle. Only rented vehicles are not allowed further.
Is Leh Ladakh good for a Honeymoon?
The natural beauty of Leh Ladakh cannot be described in words. It is a perfect place for couples. View of snow-clad mountains, cold breeze and beautiful Ladakh valley is all you need for your honeymoon trip. Couples prefer to go to Leh directly by air.
What is Delhi to Leh Ladakh distance by bike?
The total distance of Leh Ladakh from New Delhi is around 1000 km.
What is the best time to visit Leh Ladakh?
The best time to visit Leh Ladakh is when the weather is warm between June to mid of August.
What is the best season to visit Leh Ladakh?
You should visit Leh Ladakh every season to get a different view every time. Here is what you will find in each season.
Summer: This is the best season to visit Leh Ladakh. The view of rocky mountains with clear sky and clouds will touch your chord. The place becomes touristy during this season as all the roads are open and the weather is just perfect.
Winters: In winter Leh Ladakh has its charm. It is the time for true adventure seekers to hop in for a thrilling experience when the place is fully covered with a blanket of snow. The famous Chadar trek on the frozen Zanskar River is also done this season.
What is the Temperature of Leh Ladakh?
The temperature of Leh Ladakh varies throughout the year as shown
|April to July||14°C to 31°C||Summer|
|August to September||2°C to 20°C||Monsoon|
|October to March||-2°C to 15°C||Winter|
What is the weather like in Leh Ladakh?
In summer the weather of Leh Ladakh is mostly clear whereas winters are cold and cloudy. Monthly weather conditions are shown below
The temperature in Leh Ladakh
The summer season in Leh Ladakh lasts for three months, from June to September with an average temperature of 18 °C and 28 July is the hottest day of the year.
The winter season in Leh Ladakh lasts for three and a half months, from November to March with an average temperature of 1.5 °C and 25 Jan is the hottest day of the year.
Clouds in Leh Ladakh
In Leh, the mean percentage of the sky covered by mists experiences a big seasonal variation annually.
The sky is mostly clear for 6.4 months in Leh Ladakh starting from the 13th of May to the 25th of November, where the 20th of September is the clearest day.
The sky is cloudy for 5.6 months in Leh Ladakh starting from the 25th of November to the 13th of May, where the 14th of February is the cloudiest day.
Rainfall in Leh Ladakh
Leh Ladakh encounters seasonal variations in monthly rainfall.
The rainy season in Leh Ladakh receives an average of 1.27cm of rain and lasts 1.2 months, starting from the 14th of July to the 22nd of August, when the 1st of August is the rainiest day.
The rainless period of Leh Ladakh receives an average of 0cm of rain and lasts for 11 months, starting from the 22nd of August to the 14th of July when the 8th of January is the day with the least rainfall.
Snowfall in Leh Ladakh
Leh Ladakh receives snowfall from early November to April without varying liquid-equivalent quantities. Throughout the year it receives the most snowfall in March.
Can we swim in Pangong Lake?
Swimming in Pangong Lake is not banned, but it is a saltwater lake, and therefore it is not fit for swimming or bathing. The water is frigid, and a few seconds of exposure will make you numb and trigger a cold for the remaining trip. It can also cause Ice cream Headaches.
Is Leh Ladakh safe from Terrorism?
Leh Ladakh is terror-free. It is hard for anyone to cross the Himalayas and cause terror in Leh Ladakh. There is no record of any such activities in Leh Ladakh. Moreover, the highest battlefields like the Siachen glacier in the east Karakoram Ranges of the Himalayas are mastered by the Indian Army for protecting its territory.
Are bikes allowed to Rohtang pass?
Yes, bikes are allowed to Rohtang pass, once you obtain a permit you are good to go. The permits can be obtained from https://rohtangpermits.nic.in/ The permits are issued daily and can be applied in advance to plan your journey.
What are the best Leh Ladakh Tour Packages?
12 Days 11 Night packages are the best Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip packages. You get enough time to acclimatize at each location and enjoy the road trip without overburdening your bike engine.
What is the route for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
There are mainly two routes for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip; one starts from Manali, Himachal Pradesh and the other from Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. The best route is from Manali because of zero terrorist activities and better connectivity by road. The only problem was the Rohtang pass which can now be bypassed using an 8 km long route, reducing the Leh – Manali distance by 46 km.
What is the meaning of Rohtang?
Rohtang means “Pile of Corpses” of “Bhoti” in the Ladakhi language. This name was given because of the number of people who tried to cross this path centuries ago and lost their lives. This route remains closed most of the time in a year because of heavy snowfall and uninhabitable climatic conditions.
Who are the best Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip organizers?
Uncia Trails is one of the best Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip organisers. They prepare your tailor-made trip and get in touch directly to build you an initial idea of the tour and price. They will do their best to meet your needs and adapt their proposal during your exchanges. Take advantage of them, They are the experts on this destination who will reveal the best places to go and help you travel outside the box.
Is a mobile network available in Leh-Ladakh?
Yes Leh mobile network is available but only for postpaid connections. And there are a few places throughout the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip where you will get good strength of the signal. Here is the list of places where you will find the network.
Around Leh Ladakh: BSNL, Airtel and Jio.
Pangong Tso Lake: BSNL (weak strength)
Tso Moriri: BSNL (weak strength)
On the Manali to Leh route, you will find a network between Manali to Keylong and Upshi to Leh. On Srinagar Leh Highway, you will find a network between Srinagar to Sonmarg, Dras to Kargil, Lamayuru and Alchi to Leh.
Always inform your family or friends about the Bike Trip in advance. You will also get satellite phones in some of the remote villages of Ladakh which you can use in case of emergency. BSNL has the most extensive coverage throughout the route, whereas Airtel and Jio are expanding at a fast pace.
Is data connectivity available in Leh Ladakh?
Yes, if you are getting a mobile network, you will also get data connectivity, but it is limited to 2G or slower than this. Although in Leh, Kargil and Manali you can enjoy 3G connectivity. At Leh, WhatsApp messages are the most effective mode of communication.
What is the total distance of the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
Starting from Manali, the one-side distance of the Trip is around 700 km. Starting from Srinagar, the one-side distance of the Trip is around 650 km.
Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip Blogs
Here is the list of Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip Blogs:
Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip
Hemis National Park – Leh Ladakh
Cycling From Leh to Ladakh | My Travel Journey
What is the itinerary for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
Short itinerary of Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Manali:
Delhi – Manali – Jispa – Sarchu – Leh – Nubra – Pangong – Leh – Sarchu – Manali – Delhi
Short itinerary of Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Srinagar:
Srinagar – Kargil – Leh – KhardungLa – Nubra Valley – Khardung La – Leh – Pangong Tso – Leh – Kargil – Srinagar
Can I go solo for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
Even if you are 100 per cent sure, don’t try to do a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip solo. Forget those DIY quotes for Leh Ladakh. There are lots of things which have to be taken care of, and if you are doing it for the first time make sure you do it in a group or book it from the trip organisers.
Is Ladakh expensive?
Yes, a 12 Days and 11 Nights Bike trip are expensive for a normal Indian family but it’s worth it. Even if you do it yourself, you will spend more than you thought or what the tour organisers are charging. It will cost an average of ₹20,000 to ₹30,000 depending upon the type of bike you choose and additional services.
What is Leh Ladakh famous for?
Leh Ladakh is famous for High-Passes, beautiful landscapes, Monasteries and the Himalayas. In visiting the capitol, excursions to Tsemo Fort and Gompa must not be missed – a pleasant walk from where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Stok Kangri chain (6,150 meters) – and to the Leh Palace, built in 1600 and which served as the official residence of the Ladaki kings until 1846 and today one of the most photographed symbols. Another interesting walk is the Shanti Stupa, built-in 1991 by Japanese monks to promote world peace.
As for the other monasteries, the Soma Gompa (located in the centre) and the Sankar Gompa, about 2 kilometres away, are worth a thorough visit which should, however, be approached with some basic knowledge. It is advised to prepare in the previous months by learning to recognize the basic elements of Buddhist symbolism. Each Gompa will reveal itself to you in a completely different light!
What should I wear in Leh Ladakh?
Choosing the clothing to wear in Leh Ladakh is very important; in general, it must meet the criteria of practicality, comfort and suitability for the climate. It is advised to opt for very comfortable sportswear and footwear. Clothing with breathable garments is ideal and the “layered” clothing rule is best. In Leh, however, many shops sell sports equipment at very low prices. So start light!
Who would you recommend a visit to Leh Ladakh?
A Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip of at least 12 days (preferably three weeks) is a profound, demanding and culturally rewarding experience; the altitude factor can be challenging, but if you don’t have any particular health problems it is feasible for anyone.
How to move outside of Leh Ladakh and what to see?
The itinerary outside of Leh can be organized following the four cardinal points and to move around, a prepaid taxi or a motorbike (strictly the legendary Royal Enfield) is a must.
Towards the east, visit the gompas of Stok, Matho and Hemis on the left bank of the Indus River and Stakna, Thiksey and Shey on the right bank; The beautiful and spectacular gompa of Chemrey ( Thekchhok Gompa ) always to the east of Leh, is rather on the way to the lake Pangong Tso, one of the largest salt lakes in Asia.
North of Leh there is the Nubra Valley, accessible only with the permission and after crossing the Khardung La pass at 5359 meters. In Nubra, which was an important branch of the ancient silk road, it is possible to meet the famous Bactrian camels, very resistant and very hairy animals.
A part of the Nubra is almost desert and characterized by small dunes while the areas bathed by the Shyok and Nubra rivers are very green; the irrigated and fertile villages are large producers of wheat, barley, peas and fruit (apricots, apples, walnuts, etc.). Absolutely to taste the fantastic jams. The gompas of greatest interest are found in Diskit and Sumur (Samstemling gompa).
Finally, to the south and south-west of Leh, Lamayuru, are the Gompa Spituk (near Leh airport), Phyang, Chamba, Alchi (the oldest), Likir, Rizong, Tingmosgang and Lamayuru.
An interesting excursion of a couple of days is the one to another beautiful salt lake: the Tso Moriri at 4595 meters! This excursion will take you to pass the Tanglang-La pass at 5359 meters and discover an incredibly high-altitude mountain environment, inhabited by yaks, marmots, wild donkeys, herds of pashmina goats and camps of nomadic shepherds.
If you have more time, you can do some really interesting treks to discover the beauty of the landscape from the peaks.
What language do they speak in Leh Ladakh?
People of Leh Ladakh speak Tibetan, Ladhaki, Urdu and Balti. Due to tourism, many have learned Hindi and English also.
How do you say Hello in Leh Ladakh?
Hello means Jullay! (pronounced joo-lay): an all-purpose word for hello, thank you, and goodbye. Use it always!
What is the capital of Ladakh?
Leh is the capital of Ladakh, a region with a Buddhist majority enclosed between the mountain ranges of the Karakoram and the Himalayas. Also known as “Little Tibet” due to its past which saw it constitute the westernmost part of Tibet itself, it is a place where the population is still very attached to the ancient rites and customs of the so-called Tibetan Buddhism.
How to rent a Motorcycle in Leh Ladakh?
There are lots of vendors who give bikes for rent at Leh Ladakh. The price varies from 800 to 1600 per day depending on the type of bike you are choosing.
What age is preferable for a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
For the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip, you should be a minimum of 20 years old and have a valid driving license. Always consult a doctor for a medical checkup before coming for the trip.
What is the name of the famous Lake near Leh Ladakh?
Leh Ladakh is known for its endothermic Lakes and some of its most famous lakes are listed below:
Pangong Tso Lake
Tso Moriri Lake
Kyun Tso & Ryul Lake
Chagar Tso Lake
Lang Tso and Stat Tso Lake
Tso Kar Lake
Yarab Tso Lake
Mirpal Tso Lake
Kiagar Tso Lake
Out of all these, Pangong Tso is the famous lake near Leh Ladakh with a breathtaking elevation of 14,270 feet (4,350 meters) above sea level, the lake offers a surreal sight. Glacial erosion created the lake basin, and it was initially a freshwater lake. Over time it became brackish due to the formation of mineral deposits, which eliminated aquatic life. No one knows exactly how deep Pangong Lake is, although it is estimated to be around 300 feet. Although the lake is salty, it freezes in winter. As the weather warms up, melting snow from the surrounding peaks serves to replenish its water supply.
Can we visit Pangong Lake during the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
Yes, in the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip itinerary, Pangong Lake is already included.
Is Ladakh a state?
Ladakh is not a state; It is a union territory that the central government of India administers. The Parliament of India passed this act on 31 October 2019.
Are ATMs available in Leh Ladakh?
Yes, ATMs are available at Leh. Most are State Bank ATMs and others include HDFC Bank, JK Bank, Yes Bank, ICICI Bank and Axis Bank.
Is it safe to go to Leh Ladakh via road?
Yes, the Leh Ladakh trip can only be enjoyed on a bike. Going from green landscapes to barren valleys, where the cold has burned the vegetation, up to mountain peaks perpetually covered with snow. Besides, you cross some of the highest mountain passes in the world, which exceed 4-5 thousand meters in altitude, such as Rohtang La, Pir Panjal, Baralacha La, Lacholang La and Tanglang La. long and uncomfortable journey – the speed of vehicles does not exceed 15-20 km per hour, so it might be convenient to rest along with one of the data, the small restaurants along the way.
Why do riders prefer Bike trips to Leh Ladakh?
Ralph Waldo Emerson said; ‘It is, not the Destination, It’s the journey. So the riders are more concerned about which route to take to reach their destination and hence prefer a bike trip instead of booking a direct flight to Leh.
Why do riders prefer Royal Enfield (bullet/Himalayan) on Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip?
Riders prefer Royal Enfield Bikes for various reasons:
They can navigate through the tough terrains of Leh Ladakh using Royal Enfields because of their power and robust design.
Service is easily available throughout the route and you will easily find a mechanic who can repair a Royal Enfield in case of emergency.
Which is the world’s highest saltwater lake?
Pangong Lake is one of the highest saltwater lakes in the world. The lake is also unusual because it is completely landlocked and unable to drain everywhere, unlike other bodies of water that flow into a river or ocean.
How do plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Kolkata?
If you want to plan your Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Kolkata, you have to reach Delhi by train or by air. After reaching Delhi take a bus to Manali from where you can start your bike trip. If you are in a group of more than 10 members, we can arrange a bike trip for you from Kolkata itself.
How to plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Bangalore?
For a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Bangalore, you have to reach Delhi first and then take a bus to Manali. Rent a bike there and get all the inner line permits. You can also rent a bike from Delhi which will add two extra days to your bike trip. If you are a group of more than 10 people. You can contact us for a custom Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Bangalore.
How to plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Delhi?
If you are planning for a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Delhi then rent a bike in Delhi, take the necessary inner line permits and start your trip. Alternatively, you can go to Manali via Volvo bus and rent a Bike over there.
How to plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Chennai?
The best way to do a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Chennai is to reach Delhi by air and then start the remaining journey on a rented bike. You can also go to Manali first and then rent a bike there.
How to plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Ahmedabad?
To plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Ahmedabad you should first reach Delhi via flight or train. After reaching Delhi you can rent a bike for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip
How to plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Mumbai?
The first option is to reach New Delhi by air or by train and rent a bike for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip. The second option is applicable if you are in a group of more than 10 people, we will arrange a Bike trip from Mumbai itself.
How to plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Chandigarh?
Rent a bike from any bike rental in Chandigarh and you can start your trip from there itself. Make sure to get inner line permits before starting the trip.
How to plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Manali?
In Manali, you will find many tour operators with whom you can directly book the trip or you can rent a bike, get permits and start your trip.
How to plan a Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Pune?
Reach New Delhi from Pune and rent a bike for the Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip from Delhi along with necessary inner line permits.
Where can I book a Leh to Leh bike trip?
You can call us or drop a mail at [email protected] to customize Leh to Leh bike trips. Make sure the number of people is between 4 to 5.
Where can I book Manali to Srinagar bike trip?
You can mail us at [email protected] for a custom Manali to Srinagar bike trip.
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Manali Leh Manali Bike Trip Quotes
When exploring Ladakh, be a traveller, not a tourist
Let’s get Leh’d
Ladakh – The Land of Lamas
Leh Ladakh – The land of High Passes
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Delhi – Manali (1N) – Jispa (1N) – Leh (2N) – Pangong Lake (1N) – Nubra Valley (1N) – Tso Moriri Lake (1N) – Leh (1N)- Kargil (1N) – Sonamarg (1N) – Srinagar
Delhi – Manali (2N) – Jispa (1N) – Sarchu (2N) – Leh (3N) – Nubra (1N) – Pangong Lake (1N)
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