About the Tour:
Get ready to make your dream of riding in Ladakh come true in the action-packed bike trip where one would be experiencing the fusion of thrill, serene beauty, and culture of The “Land of High Passes”, as the entire tour is exclusively elected by HB Travel outdoor experts.
Ride your bikes to the top of the world through the world’s highest motorable passes with the spectacular beauty of snow-capped mountains. Admired for its unparalleled scenic views, pristine icy lakes, and swirling roads, Ladakh is becoming the most Instagrammable place in India and is on everyone’s bucket list. It offers you a stay amidst the beautiful valley of mountains and a starlit sky in the night. The unique thing about the Ladakh terrain is that it has mountains, forests, deserts, lakes, rivers, waterfalls in one beautiful and dynamic geography.
Route: Leh – Sham Valley – Khardungla- Nubra Valley – Pangong – Chang-la – Stok village – Leh.
Duration: 7 Days & 6 Nights
Start point: Leh Airport
Endpoint: Leh Airport
Passes covered: Khardung-la (18,000 ft) and Chang-la (17,688 ft)
➔ Comfortable 500cc Royal Enfield for dual riders and 350cc for solo riders on all days as per the itinerary.
➔ Airport pick up and drop as per your flight timings
➔ Accommodation at all locations on a triple and double (for couples & special requests) sharing basis in Hotels/Camps
➔ Buffet Breakfast and Dinner on all days
➔ Fuel for the whole trip as per the itinerary.
➔ Assured Inner line permits and Ladakh Union fee
➔ Experienced tour leader on a bike
➔ Daily maintenance by an experienced mechanic
➔ Spare parts change in the bike during the tour – front tube/rear tube/spark plug/clutch & brake wire/clutch & disc brake pads/engine oil/clutch plate
➔ A 4×4 backup vehicle to carry your luggage, spare parts, and extra fuel
➔ Standard size helmet for the rider and the pillion
➔ Oxygen cylinder and Basic First-Aid during the tour.
➔ Evening Bonfire (Wherever possible)
➔ Driver expenses/ toll tax/ Fuel/ Parking charges
Things to do:
➔ Hangout at Lala’s Art Café for a tall glass of Italian coffee
➔ Shop souvenirs for friends and family at the Leh Market
➔ River rafting at the world’s highest river-rafting point, Sangam
➔ Ride the remarkable double-humped (Bactrian) camels found exclusively at Nubra valley
➔ Feast on delicious Maggi at the Khardungla-pass
➔ Enjoy Thukpa, traditional Ladakhi cuisine at The Tibetan Kitchen restaurant
How to reach:
The easiest way to travel to Ladakh is by air. The nearest airport is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXL) located in Leh. This airport is connected with many international airports in India like Delhi. It also receives flights from Srinagar, Jammu, Chandigarh, and other common destinations in India
After landing in Leh, get welcomed by our representative in a traditional way
Later get transferred to the hotel in a sanitized vehicle with a welcome drink at the time of check-in
Later in the evening, visit the Leh Market, Leh Palace, and Shanti Stupa
Indulge in a lip-smacking dinner in the hotel
Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh
Begin your day early with a delicious breakfast and prepare for an adventurous drive to the legendary 'Sham Valley'.
Visit the confluence of the Zanskar- Indus Rivers, which is also the world highest river rafting point
Experience the world-famous Hall of fame and learn more about the Indo-Pak wars and the martyrs
Visit the Magnetic Hill, where you can witness the unusual phenomenon of vehicles sliding uphill on neutral gear
While returning to Leh, enjoy delicious langar at Gurudwara Pathar Sahib
Later visit SECMOL which is the actual 3-idiots school, where in order to get admission you need to be 10th fail!
Later, enjoy dinner after you have experienced a day full of activities and thrill
Overnight stay at hotel in Leh
After breakfast in the hotel, prepare yourself for the ultimate adventure
Located at an altitude of 18,380 ft, Khardung La falls on an extremely scenic route in Ladakh.
Also, enjoy the most loved snack - Maggi at the Khardungla Cafe.
Later on, start your journey to Nubra valley Visit the white sand dunes in Hundar and enjoy a ride of the exotic double-humped camel ones of its type in the world.
At night enjoy the chat with your group member around the bonfire under the sky full of stars.
Overnight stay at the campsite in Nubra Valley.
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo-China border.
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Shyok river on one side and the Mountains on another side.
The lake is a major attraction of the region and is amongst the highest altitude saline water lakes in the world and changes colors from shades of blue to green to red.
Featured in movies like 3-idiots and Jab Tak Hai Jaan, it is said to be the most beautiful lake in India.
Overnight stay at a campsite near Pangong lake.
Wake up in the morning to the beautiful Pangong Lake view
The journey from Pangong Lake back to Leh takes you via Chang La, a mountain pass situated at an altitude of 17,590 feet (5360 meters).
Along the way, pay a visit to the Druk White Lotus School, which shot to fame with the movie ‘3 Idiots’ as the site where the last scene was shot
Known to be the largest Tibetan monastery in Ladakh, visit Thiksey monastery housing several stupas, statues, and other Buddhist artifacts in its 12 story structure.
Reach Leh and enjoy a delicious dinner at the hotel
Overnight stay at a hotel in Leh.
After a sumptuous breakfast, it's time to explore the Stok village.
The picturesque, quaint village of Stok lies nestled at the base of the might Stok range with the Stok Kangri peak (6150 m). The valley, home to the Stok Chu river is a very green and fertile area.
Stroll through white-washed Chortens and mud-brick homes strewn across barley fields, adorned by fluttering prayer flags wielded in the wind.
Later, enjoy traditional 'Ladakhi Lunch' served hot in a 200-year-old house by a local Ladakhi family.
Rest for a while and in the evening roam around the Leh city local Bazar.
Later savor a lip-smacking dinner.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Leh.
Post breakfast, depart for Leh airport with a bag full of memories.
Have a great journey towards your destination.