Manali-Leh-Manali Biking (11 days)
Leh, Ladakh, India
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  • Trip introduction

    This Leh motorcycle trip odyssey takes you from the lush valleys of Manali into the heart of one of the most starkly beautiful regions of India, and back to Manali. You'll be riding to iconic landmarks like Pangong Lake, Sarchu, and Nubra Valley, thundering through high altitude mountain passes, visiting monasteries, camping under Ladakhi skies, and making memories that will last you a lifetime.

    PRICE VARIATION: Price displayed for the trip is for 2 people per bike (1 rider and 1 pillion rider).

    NOTE: There is an additional refundable deposit of INR 10,000 per bike to be paid before the start of the Manali-Leh motorbiking trip.

    Destination

    Your Manali-Leh-Manali motorbiking adventure starts in the small centre of Leh, where you'll have a day to get used to the altitude. After that, you'll set off to Jispa, and onwards to Sarchu. You'll ride through the high altitude pass of Khardung La, and visit the cold desert of Nubra Valley, where you'll see sand dunes and double-humped camels. After that, you'll head to the blue-green Pangong Lake, and spend a night there, before returning to Leh, and then back to Manali. At the end of this trip, these roads will be a part of you forever.

    Destination highlights

    • Roar through the Leh landscape on a powerful Royal Enfield.
    • Visit Ladakhi landmarks like Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake, and Khardung La.
    • Travel across Ladakh from the green valleys of Manali to stark landscapes of Leh.
    • Spend the night in tents on the banks of Pangong Lake.
    • Sleep in the cold desert of the Nubra Valley.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    During the Manali-Leh motorbiking trip, you must wear a helmet at all times. You will also be required to carry your ID at all times.

    Any damage of the bike/helmet during the Manali-Leh bike trip will have to be paid for by the guest. Before starting the Leh motorbiking trip, all riders and pillion riders have to sign an Indemnity form.

    Participants who leave the group mid-way (for medical/health or other reasons) will have to pay for any additional costs and for transporting the bike back to Manali-Leh.

    Compensation for any damage/accident done by you during the Leh motorbiking trip to others' property/person would be directly payable by you.

    All guests will be responsible for safety and security of their own luggage.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 45 days or more before the departure of the Leh motorbiking trip: 75% of the trip fees will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 30-44 days before the departure of the Leh motorbiking trip: 50% of the trip fees will be refunded, minus any transaction charges.

    For cancellations made 0-29 days before the departure of the Leh motorbiking trip: No refund.

    No refunds for late arrival or no show.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The operator reserves the right to change the dates of departure of the Manali-Leh motorbiking trip if it is deemed unsafe.

    The operator will not be held responsible for any change in itinerary of the Manali-Leh motorbiking ride due to reasons beyond control, like change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, etc.

    The operator or any of its service providers does not cover for any kind of insurance and will not be liable in any case for any mishap/loss etc.

    The operator has the right to cancel the group if a minimum of 4 bookings is not confirmed.

    Any meals/services not availed of by the traveller are not refundable.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Kullu
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    Drop off point
    Kullu
    Mode of transport
    Motorbike
    Start point
    Manali
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    End point
    Manali
    Time of departure
    07:00 AM
    Time of return
    10:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Total distance covered
    590 km
    Nature of motorcycling trip
    Off-road biking
    Motorcycle provided
    Yes
    Bring own bike
    No
    Elevation at start point
    11480 feet
    Maximum elevation (approx)
    17570 feet
    Minimum elevation (approx)
    4900 feet
    Total distance
    590 km
    Average per day distance
    100 km
    Crew on trip
    Yes
    Bike manufacturer/brand
    Royal Enfield
    Bike model
    Bullet/Classic
    Key bike features
    350 CC
    Age of bike
    1-3 years
    Day-wise elevation details
    Breakdown assistance
    Yes
    Instructions for own bike
    Weight or height restrictions
    No
    Maximum Weight
    Minimum Height
    Maximum Height
  • Day 1 of Manali-Leh biking: Arrival in Kullu

    Today you'll arrive in Kullu and will check in to your campsite. You'll be given your bikes today, and can go for a short ride to get used to them. The day is free for you to meet the other members of your biker gang, and get used to the altitude. If you need to buy any last minute essentials, today is a good day. Overnight in campsite on twin or triple sharing basis.

    Day 2 of Manali-Leh biking: Manali to Jispa

    After a hearty breakfast, you'll begin your first day of riding. You'll ride on the Manali-Leh highway, towards Jispa. The first check point for the day is Rohtang Pass, at an altitude of 13,047 feet. At Jispa, you will stay in a hotel on triple sharing basis.

    Day 3 of Manali-Leh biking: Jispa to Sarchu

    After a hearty breakfast, you'll hit the road again. Today you'll go thorugh Baralacha La, a pass located at an incredible 16,000 feet, and into Sarchu. Overnight at Sarchu in tents on triple-sharing basis.

    Day 4 of Manali-Leh biking: Sarchu to Leh

    You'll start your ride towards Leh, going through Tanglang La (17,480 ft) which is the third highest motorable pass in the world. Later in the afternoon, you will cross the Indus valley and arrive at Leh. Overnight stay in hotel with attached washrooms.

    Day 5 of Manali-Leh biking: Leh rest day

    It's a rest day in Leh today. Over the next few days, you'll be covering long distances at high altitudes, so it is important that you are properly acclimatized. Make sure you rest, stay hydrated, and eat regular meals. In the evening, you can go for a short walk in Leh city. Overnight in your hotel in Leh.

    Day 6 of Manali-Leh biking: Leh to Nubra

    Today you'll leave Leh behind and head off into the mountains to Nubra Valley. The ride is very scenic, and you'll get to stop at Khardung La en route. Khardung La is at an elevation of 17,582 feet. You'll have some time to explore the pass and take photographs, before you head on to Nubra Valley. This cold desert is barren and dramatic, and you're sure to see the famous double-humped camels here. You'll be staying in Nubra Valley for the night, in a hotel. Overnight in twin or triple sharing rooms.

    Day 7 of Manali-Leh biking: Nubra to Pangong lake

    It's time to put your helmets on again and ride out to Pangong Lake. This famous lake is breathtaking, with clear blue water that stretches for miles. You'll be camping in deluxe Swiss tents for the night, right on the banks of the lake. You'll get to see the sun setting over the lake, turning it all shades of purple and crimson. Overnight in tents at Pangong Lake.

    Day 8 of Manali-Leh biking: Pangong to Leh

    Today you'll say goodbye to Pangong Lake and ride back to Leh. You'll stop at Khardung La once again, and then proceed onwards to Leh. At Leh, you'll check in to your hotel for the night. Enjoy your last evening in Leh for this Manali-Leh-Manali biking trip, because tomorrow you'll begin your return to Manali. Overnight in hotel.

    Day 9 of Manali-Leh biking: Leh to Sarchu

    Today you'll ride to Sarchu, and stop there for the night. Sarchu lies at 14,000 feet and is serene and vast. You'll enjoy the peace and quiet here. You'll stay at deluxe camps for the night.

    Day 10 of Manali-Leh biking: Sarchu to Manali

    Today you'll wake up, dig into breakfast, and set off on the last stretch of your Manali-Leh-Manali biking trip. You'll ride from Sarchu to Manali today. By evening, you'll check in to a campsite in Manali. You'll be returning your bikes today. Overnight in tents.

    Day 11 of Manali-Leh biking: Depart from Manali

    Today you'll wake up, dig into breakfast, and enjoy a peaceful morning before it's time to check out. Trip ends here, leaving you free to proceed on your way.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kullu
    End point
    Kullu
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    4193 feet
    Maximum elevation
    4193 feet
    Total distance covered
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    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kullu
    End point
    Jispa
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    13047 feet
    Maximum elevation
    4193 feet
    Total distance covered
    145 km
    Total driving time
    7 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Jispa
    End point
    Sarchu
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    16000 feet
    Maximum elevation
    10500 feet
    Total distance covered
    90 km
    Total driving time
    6 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sarchu
    End point
    Leh
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    17480 feet
    Maximum elevation
    10500 feet
    Total distance covered
    253 km
    Total driving time
    8 hrs

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Leh
    End point
    Leh
    Day start time
    12:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    17480 feet
    Maximum elevation
    17480 feet
    Total distance covered
    0 kms

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Leh
    End point
    Nubra
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    17582 feet
    Maximum elevation
    10500 feet
    Total distance covered
    130 kms
    Total driving time
    7 hrs

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Nubra
    End point
    Pangong
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    14000 feet
    Maximum elevation
    10500 feet
    Total distance covered
    130 kms
    Total driving time
    6 hrs

    Day 8 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pangong
    End point
    Leh
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    17480 feet
    Maximum elevation
    14000 feet
    Total distance covered
    150 kms
    Total driving time
    7 hrs

    Day 9 - Milestone

    Start point
    Leh
    End point
    Sarchu
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    17480 feet
    Maximum elevation
    14000
    Total distance covered
    253 kms
    Total driving time
    8 hrs

    Day 10 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sarchu
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    14000 feet
    Maximum elevation
    11480 feet
    Total distance covered
    230 kms
    Total driving time
    5 hrs

    Day 11 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Maximum elevation
    11480 feet
    Maximum elevation
    11480 feet
    Total distance covered
    0 kms
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • 350cc Royal Enfield Bullet motorbike for one motorbike rider plus one pillion rider
    • Fuel for motorbikes, as required
    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    • Basic spare parts for the motorbikes (all spare parts chargeable, if used)
    • Riding accessories: safety helmet, reflective jacket, rider's batch
    • Accommodation in hotels or tents with attached washrooms for 10 nights on a triple-sharing basis (couples on a twin-sharing basis, subject to availability)
    • Meal package including breakfast and dinner starting from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 11
    • Services of experienced road captain and mechanic
    • First aid kit (including oxygen cylinders)
    • All government permits and charges, including the Ladakh Inner Line permit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Manali
    • Upgrade to one person per motorbike without pillion rider (can be arranged for total trip cost of INR 42,000 per person)
    • Seat in Tempo Traveller/support vehicle without a motorbike (can be arranged for total trip cost of INR 27,300 per person)
    • Refundable security deposit of INR 10,000 per motorbike
    • Lunch, throughout the trip
    • Entry fees and photography/video charges at monasteries, monuments and places of interest
    • Personal expenses like extra meals or beverages, apparel etc.
    • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
    • Adventure travel insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Spare jeans, pants or lowers 4 -5 pairs
    • Inner wear 2 pairs
    • Socks (4-5 pairs)
    • Fleece jacket
    • 2-3 shirts/t-shirts and a sweatshirt
    • Thermal top and bottom
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • One 350 cc Royal Enfield rental and helmet
    • Fuel for bike as per itinerary
    • Reflective jackets
    • Back up Tempo Traveller vehicle
    • Basic spare repair parts on chargeable basis
    • First aid kit with oxygen cyclinders
    • All camping equipment as required
      You need to get
    • Two 1 ltr water bottles
    • Riding gloves or insulated gloves
    • Knee and shin guards
    • Riding jacket
    • Riding pants
    • Riding shoes
    • Lip care
    • Torch
    • Body moisturizer
    • Sunscreen lotion SPF 50+
    • UV sunglasses
    • Personal toiletries
    • Small hand towel
    • Personal medicines
    • Camera
    • Slippers
    • Documents and IDs (driving license)
    • Power bank and extra batteries for your gadgets
    • Sufficient cash
    • Participants must hold a valid driving license
    • Your own USB of 32 GB for photos and videos

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry all specific personal and prescribed medications.
  • Day 1 of Manali-Leh biking: Arrival in Kullu

    Overnight in Kullu

    Arrive in Manali and spend the day at leisure. You'll be accommodated in deluxe tents in Manali. Today's meal package includes dinner only.

    Day 2 of Manali-Leh biking: Manali to Jispa

    Overnight in Jispa

    Tonight you'll stay in a hotel, in triple sharing rooms in Jispa. Today's package includes breakfast and dinner.

    Day 3 of Manali-Leh biking: Jispa to Sarchu

    Overnight in Sarchu

    Tonight you'll be staying in deluxe tents with attached washrooms, on triple sharing basis. This is when you start to feel even more connected to the landscape, when you can hear all its sounds as you fall asleep. Today's package includes breakfast and dinner.

    Day 4 of Manali-Leh biking: Sarchu to Leh

    Overnight in Leh

    You'll spend the night in a charming hotel in Leh, sharing rooms with attached washrooms. Triple sharing only.

    Day 5 of Manali-Leh biking: Leh rest day

    Overnight in Leh

    You'll spend the night in a charming hotel in Leh, sharing rooms with attached washrooms. Triple sharing only.

    Day 6 of Manali-Leh biking: Leh to Nubra

    Overnight in Nubra

    You'll be staying at a hotel or campsite in Nubra Valley. Your accommodation will be twin or triple sharing, with attached washrooms. Today's package includes breakfast and dinner.

    Day 7 of Manali-Leh biking: Nubra to Pangong lake

    Overnight at Pangong Lake

    Tonight you'll spend the night beside the lake, in a deluxe tent with attached toilets, on sharing basis.

    Day 8 of Manali-Leh biking: Pangong to Leh

    Overnight in Leh

    Tonight you'll return to Leh and will spend the night in a hotel. Your rooms are on twin/triple sharing, and have attached washrooms. Today's package includes breakfast and dinner.

    Day 9 of Manali-Leh biking: Leh to Sarchu

    Overnight in Sarchu

    Tonight you'll be staying in deluxe tents with attached washrooms, on triple sharing basis. Today's package includes breakfast and dinner.

    Day 10 of Manali-Leh biking: Sarchu to Manali

    Overnight in Manali

    You'll spend the night in a twin or triple sharing tent with an attached washroom (no hot water, but a bucket of hot water can be arranged on request). You can spend the day enjoying the green environs of the campsite. Today's package includes breakfast and dinner.

    Day 11 of Manali-Leh biking: Depart from Manali

    Trip ends after breakfast

    Today you'll wake up and eat a hearty breakfast. After that, it's time to check out. Trip ends here.

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