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  • Fasten your backpack, step on the gas and let your bike be the most trusted companion on your Leh Ladakh bike trip. This adventurous journey passes through some of the most breathtaking, challenging and awe-inspiring landscapes found on Earth. Experience the Best Bike Trip from Manali to Leh at Rs.35300/- only.

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    From the millions of years of permanence, the Himalayas with freezing mountain streams, high altitude gorgeous passes, majestically laden plains and enormous mountain lakes in Leh Ladakh region have left a lasting impression on the lucky ones who have got a chance to travel to this remote Himalayan region. 
    Broad evergreen valleys and majestic snow-capped ranges, ornate temples and meditative ceremonies, serenity and vibrant celebrations, bustling cities, and remote wilderness, deep gorges, and breathtaking passes, make a truly spectacular setting for a motorcycle tour and is one of the greatest adventures to embark in Ladakh at least once in a lifetime.


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    Be treated to long strokes, open roads and spectacular views all while climbing the world’s highest motorable passes on your classic geared bikes. A Bike Trip to Leh Ladakh is a dream of every Biker. Definitely, the ride of a lifetime, this guide to Leh Ladakh bike trip packages will introduce you to azure clear waters, serene picturesque lakes, and a ruggedly handsome terrain.

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    But by any means, this it is not an easy ride since most parts of the road are at altitudes of 13,000 feet and above in the Himalayas.  Leh Ladakh road trip via bike is always an experience unmatched by any other. 

  • Routes for Leh Ladakh Bike Trip

  • 01Route: 1 Delhi - Srinagar - Leh – Manali

    Image Credit :  Kiran SRK-Flickr

    -Total Distance: 2200 Km (Approximate value)

    -Best time to Visit: June to October

    -Route Map: Delhi- Ludhiana- Jalandhar- Jammu-  Srinagar- Kargil- Leh- Hunder- Pangong- Karu- Sarchu- Manali. 


    Day 1: Delhi to Jammu

    On day one you will travel from Delhi to Jammu. If you choose to travel by road, on the way you will cross Ludhiana and Jalandhar. You will take around 10 hours to reach Jammu, which is approximately 600 Km.

    Day 2: Jammu – Srinagar

    On the second day, travel from Jammu to Srinagar. This distance is approximately 300 Km. You will take around seven hours to reach Srinagar if you travel by road.

    Day 3: Srinagar

    After a tiring journey from Jammu to Srinagar, add some excitement by claiming your bikes for the ride. After this enjoy a good night’s sleep in at a hotel in Srinagar and get energized for the awaiting thrill.

    Day 4: Srinagar to Kargil

    Begin your day early, for a 203 Km spellbinding bike ride. You will be riding from Srinagar to Kargil via Sonmarg. This route passes through the Zojila Pass (11,500ft), Drass. While in Kargil, a visit to the Kargil War Memorial is a must, to know the heroic stories of our brave soldiers. Take a break in Kargil for the night.

    Day 5: Kargil to Leh

    Today, enjoy riding the stunning boulevard from Kargil to Leh and explore the beauty of Ladakh as you pass through Phey, Alchi, Lamayuru and Saraks. It’s a journey of 210 Km, which will take you about 4 hours.

    Day 6: Leh and Around

    Spend a day at Leh and visit the captivating places around. Admire and find peace at the age old Lamayuru Monastery.  Take time and stopover to be in awe of the mesmeric vistas of Lamayuru, which are also known as the ‘Moonland’ Hills. Tonight, you can stay at any hotel in Leh, depending on your comfort.

    Day 7: Leh - Khardungla - Diskit – Hunder

    After rejuvenating yourself at Leh, start early and prepare yourself to travel a distance of 120Km. Feel your spine tingle as you explore the Khardung La pass (18,380ft), one of the utmost traversable roads in the world. Also, visit the Deskit Monastery on the way, as you ride further to Hunder.

    Day 8: Hunder - Nubra Valley

    While in Hunder, explore the captivating Wari La- Nubra Valley. If it fits in your schedule, take time to experience the camel safari through the sand dunes. Later, enjoy camping under the stars at Nubra Valley.

    Day 9: Nubra - Pangong Tso

    Today you will depart from the Nubra valley and cover approximately 217Km to reach the Pangong Lake. Entice yourself with the scenic beauty of the Pangong Tso Lake. There is a camping site near the lake, check-in into the camp for an overnight stay.

    Day 10: Pangong – Karu

    Bid adieu to the mesmeric Pangong Lake and ride your bike through the Chang-la pass (17370 ft) towards Karu

    Day 11: Karu – Sarchu

    Ride approximately for 217Km and cover the stretch from Karu to Sarchu in 6 hours. Sarchu is one of the popular halts in the Himalayas and is located on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh. Sarchu offers tented accommodations where you can take a break.

    Day 12: Sarchu – Manali

    Cherish the memories you build camping in the fascinating panorama of Sarchu. Embark riding towards Manali and enjoy the amazing views along the way. Spend the night in Manali.

    Day 13: Manali – Delhi

    The enthralling adventure ends here. Depart from Manali and reach Delhi, from here head back to your respective places along with stories full of thrill and adventures. 

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  • 03Route: 2 Delhi - Manali - Leh – Delhi

    Image Credit :  Kiran SRK-Flickr

    -Total Distance:  2300 Km (approximate value)

    -Best time to Visit: June to September

    -Route Map: Delhi- Manali- Sarchu- Pang- Leh- Khardungla- Hunder- Nubra- Pangong- Leh- Kargil- Srinagar- Jammu- Delhi.


    Day 1: Delhi to Manali

    Commence your journey from New Delhi and head out on the National Highway 1. Enjoy the boulevard amidst exciting pastures of farmlands. You will be riding through the immaculate city of Chandigarh on the way to Manali. It is a 12 hours ride; you will cover approximately 550Kms. Once at Manali check into a hotel of your choice and take rest.

    Day 2: Manali – Sarchu

    On day two will cover a stretch of around 235km, as you traverse from Manali to Sarchu. The journey will be spectacular, as you will trade through the National Highway 3, which is in the midst of jungles full of coniferous trees.  Ride via districts of Spiti and Lahaul and reach Sarchu, where you can take a break in the tents.

    Day 3: Sarchu – Pang - Leh

    Sarchu to Pang is approximately a ride of 75 Km; it would take around 2hours for you to reach from Sarchu to Pang. Pang is a necessary halt during the journey, as it has several tea houses along the way and it also proffers tent accommodations. After taking a break at Pang, ride further to Leh.

    Day 4: Leh

    Spend a day at Leh and admire the age-old Lamayuru Monastery. Also visit the mesmeric vistas of Lamayuru, also known as the ‘Moonland’ Hills. Tonight, you can stay at a hotel in Leh, depending on your comfort.

    Day 5: Leh - Khardungla – Hunder

    Today morning start early and travel a distance of 120Km. Feel your spine tingle as you explore the Khardung La (18,380ft), the utmost motorable road in the world.  Visit the Deskit Monastery and ride further to reach Hunder.

    Day 6: Hunder – Nubra

    While in Hunder, explore the Wari La- Nubra Valley in the morning. One can take pleasure in activities like the camel safari through the sand dunes and also enjoy camping under the stars at Hunder.

    Day 7: Nubra – Pangong

    Today you will depart from the Nubra valley and cover approximately 217Km to reach the Pangong Lake. Entice yourself with the scenic beauty of the Pangong Tso Lake. There is a camping site near the lake, check-in into the camp for an overnight stay.

    Day 8: Pangong – Leh

    Pangong Tso has located approx 175 km from Leh town across the Chang-la pass. On this route, you will pass via. Chang La at 17,590 ft, which is one of the highest motorable roads. You will witness the pristine culture of Ladakh as you will come across some villages on this route.

    Day 10: Leh – Kargil

    On day ten, enjoy the astounding boulevard from Leh to Kargil, as you pass through Saraks, Lamayuru, Alchi, and Phey. It’s a journey of about 210 Km, which you will cover in approximately 4 hours.  Pay a tribute to our heroic soldiers, at the Kargil War Memorial. 

    Day 11: Kargil – Srinagar

    Commence early from Kargil and traverse via the alluring vistas of Drass, Baltal, and Sonamarg and reach Srinagar. Today, you will be covering a stretch of 200kms in about 5hours.

    Day 12: Srinagar

    Admire the divine beauty of Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The Shalimar Bagh is one of the most beautiful attractions here.  Explore the Mughal Gardens and the Shankaracharya Temple before you find a hotel to relax for the night.

    Day 13: Srinagar – Jammu

    Bid adieu to the picturesque city of Srinagar and ride back towards Jammu. This route will take you via Jawahar Tunnel that will open at Jammu. Check in at a hotel for an overnight stay.

    Day 14: Jammu - Delhi

    The enthralling journey comes to an end. Depart from Jammu and reach Delhi, from here head back to your respective places along with fun-filled and adventurous stories. 

  • Essential Info About Leh Ladakh Road Trip

  • 04How to prepare for Leh Ladakh Bike Trip

    Prepare Your Bike:

    The first thing to keep into consideration is that the bike has to be well kept and properly maintained. Meticulously check that your bike’s drive chain, air filter, the clutch and gear box, control cables, the lights and electrical, the brakes, the wheels and tyres, frame, the engine and suspension, everything is in the best condition. 

    It is very important to get your bike thoroughly serviced beforehand; if you do not want to fall prey to unwanted circumstances and enjoy a hindrance free adventurous ride.

    Prepare Your Luggage:

    Travel light, but also carry all the necessities required to suffice your basic needs. A few jackets to beat the cold are extremely necessary. Pack your luggage in a way that is easy to carry on the ride and doesn’t add to the burden. 

    Consider carrying an extra pair of sturdy shoes. It is wise to be armed with a few supplies like a blue tooth headset, ear plugs, a torch, extra pair of gloves, a tool-kit, a physical map, a battery pack, a headlamp and a first-aid kit. 

    Prepare The Biker:

    For a pleasant ride, it is important that the rider is fit and healthy. Exercise and warm up thoroughly and strengthen your immunity. A bike trip to Ladakh means long hours of riding, variations in temperature and also sticking to the schedule. 

    Make yourself capable enough to face any of the predicaments that you might encounter. One also needs to have a positive frame of mind and a can do attitude, as it reflects in our actions and helps us make wise decisions.

  • 05Duration and Best Time for Bike Trip

    Duration:

    The Duration of the trip will be approximately 15 days, depending on the schedule and also on other external factors like natural calamities, weather conditions, health status, etc. 

    Best Time:

    The best time to take a Ladakh trip is from June to September.  Bikers would really enjoy their ride at this time of the year.

  • 06How to Rent a Bike for Ladakh Trip

    Image Credit : Prabhu B Doss-Flickr

    Renting from Delhi:

    Bike rental shops are readily available in Karol bagh area of New Delhi.  The rates start from Rs.900 for a day for two wheelers, which are robust enough to be driven to Ladakh. A deposit amount is required while renting a bike, which starts from Rs.10, 000 and varies according to its make. 

    At the time of the rental, you are required to provide sufficient documents of identification and the driver license. Parent's consent letter is required for anyone under the age of 25. Many shops rent out additional equipments such as riding gear, GPS etc Customers also have the option of hiring a guide or mechanic for the entire trip on a daily wage basis.

    Renting in Manali:

    If you choose to rent a bike from Manali, you can strike a bargain, for anything between Rs.1000 and Rs.1800 depending on the model and the condition of the bike. Additionally, you will also have to pay a deposit amount, which again ranges from Rs.12, 000 to Rs.18, 000. 

    The bike rental company will be keeping an original copy of your nationality proof (Adhaar Card, Passport or Voter Id) until the bike is returned. It is highly advised, that you take the bike for a test ride and push it to its limits to make sure the bike is functioning properly.

  • 07Leh Ladakh Bike Trip Cost

    Image Credit : Kiran SRK - Flickr

    Petrol Cost on Leh Ladakh Bike Trip:

    The distance covered while you explore places, during the trip to Ladakh on the bike is approximately about 3300-3600 KMs. Let us consider that your bike gives a mileage of about 30 KMPL on an average. 

    And also reflect on the fact that you would be riding through hilly terrains and plains. In this case you would require Rs 8000 – 9000 worth of fuel roughly.

    Stay Cost:

    On the Ladakh trip on bike, you would come across several stay options, which would suffice your demands and requirements. Comfort level, liking and many other clauses and circumstances are several factors that would directly affect the cost of stay.  

    If you are comfortable staying in an average budget hotel, then the expenditure for the same would go up to approximately Rs 500-700 per day. If you are looking for high-end accommodation, with all the amenities then you would have to spend approximately Rs 2000 to Rs 2500 per day.

    Food Cost:

    The food cost incurred during the bike trip to Leh Ladakh, varies depending on factors like the number of people, whether the food is vegetarian or non- vegetarian and also the choice of place. If you go to a Dhaba, then the cost of a meal would come out around Rs 100-150 per person. 

    But if you chose to eat at a restaurant, which proffers great variety and a warm ambience then the cost of food per person will go up to approximately  Rs 300 – Rs 500 per person. The rates will go on increasing as you keep moving to other expensive restaurants.

    Rented Bike Cost for Ladakh Bike Tour:

    In case you wish to rent a bike for the bike trip to Leh – Ladakh, then the cost of petrol has an added expenditure of the rent and this automatically hikes the price of travelling. A decent bike on rent, which is in a well-kept condition would cost around Rs 1000 – 1300 per day. The rent will differ considering the make and model of the bike you rent. 

    If calculated, the cost of rent for the entire journey comes out around Rs 13000 – 17000. You could surely try your luck in getting some discount. The total cost acquired, including the bike rent and the fuel cost will be about Rs 21000 – 26000 approximately.

  • 08Petrol Pumps on Highways

    Image Credit : Kiran SRK - Flickr

     Manali to Leh:

    On this route, once you start from Manali, you will find only two Petrol Pumps till you reach Leh. Hence, it is advisable that while taking a bike trip to Ladakh through the Manali to Leh route, one should have their tank full and also carry some extra jars of petrol along with them. The petrol pumps will be found at the following places:-

    -     Tandi
    -     Upshi/Karu

    Srinagar to Leh:

    On this route, it is easy to find fuel as you will come across several petrol pumps. On this Srinagar to Leh highway there are petrol pumps at the following places:-  

    -     Srinagar
    -     Kangan
    -     Sonamarg
    -     Kargil
    -     Mulbekh
    -     Wakha
    -     Khaltsi

  • 09ATM's On Highway

    Image Credit :  Sistak - Flickr

    Manali to Leh:

    On a bike tour to Leh Ladakh through the Manali to Leh route, you will find only one ATM at Keylong, but later there are several ATMs at Leh.

    Srinagar to Leh:

    On the Srinagar to Leh route, you will find ATMs at Ganderbal, Drass and Kargil, apart from the ATMs at Leh and Srinagar.

  • 10Mechanics on Highway

    Image Credit : Motographer - Flickr

     Manali to Leh:

    On the bike trip to Ladakh, along the Manali-Leh Highway, you can find mechanics and puncture shops around Marhi, Khoksar, Keylong, Darcha, Sarchu and Upshi.

    Srinagar to Leh:

    In case of emergency, one can find many mechanics and puncture shops on the Srinagar to Leh route. They are available at Ganderbal, Sonamarg, Kargil, Lamayuru, Mulbekh and Nimmu.

  • 11Mobile Phones and STD Booths

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    The only service providers in the valley of Leh are the BSNL and Airtel. Hence, the people who have the post-paid connections from these operators can enjoy a hassle-free connectivity during their visit to Leh. On the other hand, if you do not have the post-paid connection from the aforementioned service providers, there are only two options for you: First, either buy a prepaid connection from the mentioned service providers or just use the overcrowded phone booths located in the Leh city.

    As the city of Ladakh has a considerable amount of Army, the phone booths in the city are almost always crowded and you can find a lot of soldiers waiting in line to talk to their loved ones, especially in the booths located near the main market or the main road of Leh.

    However, if you want to buy the prepaid sim from BSNL or Airtel, it is one of the toughest tasks for the Indian nationals. As the Indian Govt. considers the regions of Leh-Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir as sensitive areas, getting a SIM card is a daunting process for Indians.

    Hence, it is recommended that you do not apply for the SIM cards until you are planning to stay for long in the city. On the other hand, the foreign nationals can easily get the prepaid connections and the process is pretty straightforward. They only have to submit photocopies of passport and two passports sized photographs while submitting the application for the SIM cards. 

  • 12Inner Line Permits

    Image Credit : Kiran SRK - Flickr

    The Inner Line Permit application form is easily available at the stationary shop behind the Leh DC office. One can visit the Leh DC office from 9.00 AM to 03:00 PM, no applications will be accepted after that. The office remains closed on Sundays and National Holidays. 

    To acquire the permit one has to pay Rs. 200, which includes environment tax and Red Cross Donation. Once approved, it is advisable that you carry copies of your Inner Line Permit, as you might have to submit them at certain check posts of the military personnel.

    Indian Nationals:

    The inner line permit (ILP) rules for Ladakh tourism have been simplified. There are certain requirements to be considered like a valid photo ID and attested photocopies that act as a proof of Nationality (Passport, DL, Voters ID etc.).

     No inner line permits are now required to travel to places like Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso and Tso Moriri. However, there are some exceptions. In case one plans to cover a direct Stretch from Tso Moriri to Pangong Tso via Chushul route with a visit to Hanle, then one needs to give detailed information.

     It is important to mention Pangong Tso, Man, Merak, Chushul, Tsaga, Loma, Nyoma, Mahe, Hanle and Tso Moriri in the permit application. Similarly, it is mandatory to apply for an Inner Line Permit, if you are planning to visit Pangong directly from Nubra via Shyok, Darbuk, Tangtse.

    Foreign Nationals:

    The foreign nationals must obtain the inner line permits, if they plan to visit areas like Turtuk, Panamik, Khaltse, Pangong, Changthang, Hunder, Tso Kar and Tso Moriri and few others. Also, to visit Hanle, Chusul, Tsaga, beyond Loma bend, Chumur, Marsimik La and Batalik Sector, they must have the inner line permits.

    Foreign nationals, with exception from Bhutan, Burma, Nepal and Pakistan, also need to obtain PAP or the Protected Area Permit to visit the above mentioned places. This permit is issued at the Leh DC Office and is allowed only to a group of four or more foreign nationals and is valid for 7 days.

    While travelling Suru and Zanskar valleys, inner line permits are not required. However, this permit doesn't allow them to beyond Merek Village in the Mahe or Pangong village.

  • 13Information about AMS

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    There is a possibility that you might suffer from Altitude sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). One should be weary of the following symptoms.

    -       Lack of appetite

    -       Nausea or vomiting

    -       Fatigue or weakness

    -       Dizziness

    -       Swelling of hands , feet, and face

    -       Insomnia

    -       Shortness of breath upon exertion

    -       Nosebleed

    -       Persistent rapid pulse or drowsiness.

    It is advisable that you carry certain medication and stay hydrated. If your health doesn’t permit, kindly go down to a lower altitude and take rest.

  • 14Leh Ladakh Bike Tour Tips

    This bike trip is considered as one of the best motorcycle tours in India but before that have some valuable tips-: 

    -A sudden change in climate and atmosphere can hamper your health. Hence, it is sensible to stay at least for a day before you begin your journey. This will help you get accustomed to your surroundings.

    -Try and maintain a cordial atmosphere when you visit the local villages, religious centers or other such places.

    -Rules and regulations are imposed for your own safety. They help your journey be peaceful and joyous. Do not break any rules, while on this trip.

    -The locals define the culture of a place, befriend them and enhance your knowledge. Treat them with harmony and respect and avoid hurting their sentiments in any way.

    -Exploring a new place becomes easier with proper guidance from experienced people. Feel free to take assistance from tour guides or organizers.

    -Keep updating someone about your whereabouts and further plans, so that people can reach you in case of emergency.

    -Preferably, eat less oily but healthy food like boiled veggies and meat.  

  • Attractions of Ladakh

  • 15Pangong Lake

    Located at a distance of just 222 kilometers from Leh, Ladakh bike trip is ought to cover Pangong as one of the main destinations of the region. The pristine water body which does not necessarily fit the definition of a lake attracts lakhs of visitors every year; thanks to its length! And also, its distance from the town of Leh, which makes it a perfect one-day tour.

    Everybody who does the homework well before the trip is sure to notice how all Ladakh bike trip packages don’t miss out on this day stop. In fact, no Leh Ladakh tour package can escape presenting visitors the beauty this serene, captivating Lake.

    The stretch from Leh to Pan gong is filled with spellbinding scenic beauty! It is all that a rider or a nature enthusiast can ask for! Moreover, as the stretch from Leh to Pangong serves as a destination within itself, the roads are well maintained that makes riding or driving on them all the more fun!

  • 16Magnetic Hill

    If you have always believed in Newton’s law of gravity, the Magnetic hill stands to challenge you. The mysterious hills have brought about many theories for itself, from people - tourists, scientists and all kinds of expert, from not just India but across the globe. The famous tourist spot that is popular for pulling a car in upslide direction, rather than downside is located at a distance of just 30 kilometers from Leh town and 22 kilometers from Leh airport, the closest airport.

    This makes Magnetic hills a day tour from Leh with a couple of minutes of driving on Leh-Kargil highway. The 30 kilometers drive brings tourists to the hill that redefines the phenomenon of gravity and often leaves each one awestruck. While there are many existing theories established explaining the behavior of this hill, it sure is worthy of your visit. Know for yourself if you are able to justify magnetic hills with your own new theory!

  • 17Royal Leh Palace

    A former palace of the royal family of Leh, Royal Leh Palace began its construction work in 1553, i.e in the 16th century and was fully ready in the 17th century. Belonging to Namgyal dynasty of Ladakh, the palace’s architecture is of Medieval Tibetan style. It is built of stone, mud, wood, and sand and holds a few spacious rooms, corridors, and balconies.

    At the entrance, one can barely skip noticing the wooden carved figurines and at the balconies, huge wooden walls. The mud layered on the palace keeps it away from the scorching heat of the sun and thus maintains a pleasant temperature indoors, at any given time.

    Today, the palace is open for tourist visits and exhibits artifacts that are over 450 years old. A few big rooms of the palace are turned into museums that hold pictures and frames from the times of the king and queen of Ladakh. The palace is open to visitors daily, from 7 am to 4 pm.
  • 18Tso Moriri Lake

    Tso Moriri or lake Moriri or mountain lake, as you may want to call it, is a high altitude mountain lake located in the Chanthang area of Ladakh. It flows from North to South at a length of 28 kilometers, spreading 4 to 5 kilometers in breadth. The stunning water body is surrounded by snow peak mountains under open clear blue skies of the mighty mountain region. The colour of the water appears to be dark blue colours and stays crystal clear.

    It is hard to not take a dip into the water, unless you realise it stays chilled for most periods of the year! A tour to Tso Moriri Lake brings tourists to the valley of Rupshu. It is a drive of 137 kilometers from the town of Leh and requires 7 to 9 hours of the day time to cover the distance. A visit here also opens opportunities to spot the enchanting wildlife of this region that includes wild ass, black-necked cranes, geese flocks and a number of migrating, rare species of birds!

  • 19Zanskar Valley

    The valley of Zanskar is world famous for its enchanting views, strength testing trekking trails and old caves shaped monasteries, and of course, the river rafting! Spreading across an area of 5000 kilometers, Zanskar valley stands at an altitude of over 13000 feet. It is one of the most isolated valleys of Trans Himalayan region and attracts adventure enthusiasts from across the globe.

    It is the ultimate go-to for trekking enthusiasts, water rafting and paragliding even! Zanskar invites tourists from the months of March to September when it has a pleasant climate. Rest months of winter witness temperature fall down to as low as 300 centigrade! Padum and Harsha remain to be the main towns of Zanskar while Zongla, Zongkhul, and Stongdey are some of the famous tourist spots here.

  • 20Nubra Valley

    Nubra Valley fondly referred to as Orchard of Ladakh is a valley of orchards settled in cold and barren land. It is situated 150 kilometers North of Leh town and happens to be a must of every Leh Ladakh bike trip. The valley invites riders who open themselves to the opportunity of exploring every corner of this valley, as it rightly deserves, on their two-wheelers. It is one valley that has it all - the water, the mountains, the desert!

    Geographically, Nubra valley lies in the middle of Kashmir and Tibet and is most famous for bringing home to the world’s highest motorable pass - Khardungla; which settles at a height of over 18000 feet. The natural beauty of this valley remains unmatched and continues to awestruck visitors. Here, Panamik, Yarab Tso lake, Diskit Gompa, and the sand dunes are some must visit places that unfold the beauty of this region a hundred times!

  • 21Shanti Stupa

    A white dome dedicated to Buddhism, Shanti Stupa in Leh is believed to be one of the most stunning Tibetan structures. It was constructed by Ladakhi and Japanese artisans together, who built the struct to celebrate 2000 years of Buddhism; and in order to promote peace amongst humanity.

    The stupa stands on a steep hilltop at a height of over 11000 feet above sea level. Thanks to its hilltop location, the structure offers breathtaking views of surrounding mountains and Leh city, as it faces Leh palace.

    The stupa attracts many tourists every year who stop by to spend a couple of hours here. Tourists can catch the best of Shanti Stupa’s beauty at night time; especially under a full moon night when it lits in all its glory and endures a million hearts! The place certainly has reasons convincing enough to make its way on most of the - Ladakh bike trip packages!

  • 22Khardung La

    Every traveller who has dreamt of being a part of Leh Ladakh Bike trip is sure to have heard of Khardungla. It won’t be wrong to say that it is the dream of many to ride here, at Khardungla because it is the world’s highest motorable pass, situated at a height of 18380 feet; which is really, really high!

    Riding or reaching this point in Ladakh often invokes a sense of achievement amongst tourists for getting to the top; which ain’t that easy! The ride comes with several factors like altitude sickness, headache, nausea, lack of oxygen, etc.

    However, it is never a big concern! The pristine views, freshest air, snow covered hills make up for it all and how! Moreover, it also works as a gateway to the valley of Nubra and Shyok. All together, a trip to Ladakh can never be completed without having visited this famous tourist pass!

  • 23Lamayuru Monastery

    A tour to this Tibetan Buddhist monastery of Lamayuru bring tourists to Lamayouro, a tiny hamlet nestled in the mountains. This monastery is the oldest gompa in Ladakh and is also, one of the largest ones. It is perched at an altitude of 11520 feet and is famed as “Tharpa ling” - meaning the “place of freedom.”

    Around 150 monks belong to this monastery while many still stay here even today, practicing Buddhism. The monastery welcomes spiritual learners in the form of tourists who wish to spend some time in tranquility, as the gompa also serves as a meditation centre open for all.

    A tall player flag pole here manages to grab the attention of many, while the murals on left walls here depict the ideal way of living for monks. Here, the festival of Yuru Kabgyat brings together many monks from Tibet, Japan, Cina, Korea and other parts of the world.

  • 24Alchi Monastery

    Alchi Monastery is located in Alchi village which forms the lower segment of the Ladakh region. It is only 70 kilometers away from the town of Leh and can be easily reached using any mode of both - public or private transport. Alchi monastery is believed to be one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh and thus, sees a frequent number of visitors.

    Here, tourists can see a huge statue of Buddha, along with wooden carvings and artwork; and learn about years of history associated with this place. The minute carvings on these structures have been adorned for years by tourists who get fascinated by the stunning age old architecture of the gompa.

    The best time to visit this monastery is during the celebrations of festivals like - Chotrul Duchen, Losar, Dayjur, Galdan Namchot, Sho Dun and Monlam. The gompa is open for tourists to visit on all days from 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm.

  • 25Diskit Monastery

    When touring around in Nubra valley makes your sight sticking to a gigantic statue of Buddha, know it is the Diskit Gompa. The monastery was constructed during the 14th century and is considered as one of the most popular tourist spots in Ladakh.

    Everybody who visits Nubra Valley is sure to get atop this hill of Diskit to experience the enchanting views of the entire valley, standing by the side of a 100 feet gigantic Maitra Buddha statue, which once upon a time was inaugurated by holy Dalai Lama himself.

    This monastery features the deity of many others, along with texts in the storehouse, in Tibetan and Mongolian. The prayer hall happens to be the main part of the monastery that holds images of many fearless guardians. A visit here is certainly worth spending a few hours of time learning about the history, culture, architecture, and stories of Ladakh.

  • 26Shey Monastery

    About 16 kilometers from the town of Leh, tourists can take a day tour to Shey Monastery which is a gompa situated inside of Shey Palace. It is one of the famous go-to places around Leh and is visited by most bikers on Leh Ladakh bike trip. The beautiful, visually appealing monastery is known for its gold colossal copper-golden statue. T

    This statue is of a seated Shakyamani Buddha and is stated as the second largest statue in Ladakh. It is believed that the palace was constructed in the year 1655 in the memory of Deldon Namgyal’s father - Singay Namgyal. It is also said that this palace used to be the summer retreat of the then royal family of Ladakh. Here, the festivals of Shey Loo Doo and Shey Rupla are celebrated in all their glory which makes it a great time for tourists to be here.

  • 27Gurudwara Pathar Sahib Day

    In the year 1517, a Gurudwara named Gurudwara Pathar Sahib was built to commemorate Guru Nanak Dev’s visit to Ladakh. His visit to Ladakh invoked a sense of respect in the minds of Buddhists and his mention is often found in the preachings of Dalai Lama.

    This temple is located at a mere distance of 25 kilometers from the town of Leh and can be a great destination for a day tour. The route of Srinagar-Leh highway gets one to this temple from Delhi side. This Gurudwara in Ladakh is a perfect example of how various religions have been and can continue to live in harmony with each other, respecting respective sets of belief.

  • 28Hemis Monastery

    Stationed on the west bank of Indus river, Hemis monastery in Hemis village is where you should go for once in a lifetime experience. Except for the fact that the monastery invites you to pay prayers to Guru Rimpoche and Buddha, it has a lot more to offer than just that.

    The architecture, the views of Hemis village and the simplicity of lifestyle here are reasons more than enough for tourists to reach. You can club your visit to Hemis monastery with Hemis festival which is a great time for tourists to observe and be a part of Ladakhi culture.

    This is the time when Lamas decorate the monastery and perform the popular Cam dance. Moreover, there is a museum nearby that exhibits the collection of Buddhist structures, and ancient artifacts that depict the ancient culture of Ladakh. Longside, there is a sanctuary that can be visited too; where tourists have a fair amount of chances of spotting snow leopards.

  • 29Hall of Fame

    A tour to Hall of fame is sure to leave every soul saddened by the loss of an uncountable number of soldiers who lost their lives in wars! At the same time, a tour here is also sure to raise your head up in pride. Hall of fame is a museum that remembers and salutes sacrifices of Indian soldiers at the borders.

    It is located on Leh-Kargil highway, just 4 kilometers from the town of Leh and is surely a must visit place. The hall of fame is divided into two main sections - one of which puts at display the weapons used in the wars, along with arms and ammunition captured by Indian soldiers during or at war; while the other one displays photographs of men in the uniform at various posts.

    There are a number of things that rightly grab the attention of tourists; such as the open letter of Captain Vijayant. Moreover, there is also a projection room where tourists are shown a documentary on “Operation Vijay” that helps everybody learn about the successful execution of the mission.

  • 30Hemis National Park

    Hemis national park introduces one to a side of Ladakh which is unlikely to be seen, unless you decide to spend a few months in the region. Ladakh is known for its wildlife - a life consisting of wild snow leopards and Shapu sheep - two animals that can only and only be seen in this part of the entire country; and which can be spotted here, at the Hemis National Park.

    Except for these two animals, the park also houses varied vegetation consisting of subtropical pine forests, western Himalayan alpine shrubs and meadows and a lot more. Exploring the park means spotting rare species of animals like the bharal - meaning blue sheep, Shapu - meaning Ladakhi  Urial and the great Tibetan sheep, Eurasian brown bear, red fox, Tibetan wolf, Himalayan snowcock, Himalayan Griffon vulture and many others that you may never have heard of. A visit to Hemis National Park is certainly worth anything you would like to bet!

  • 31Kargil

    On a trip across Leh-Ladakh, how can visiting Kargil be possibly missed? Having a strong history of its own, the land of Kargil is home to the soldiers of India. It serves as the headquarters of Ladakh and is geographically, the second largest town in the region, after Leh. Here, summers are warm and winters drop the temperature to as low as -40 degrees, or perhaps more.

    The landscape here is rugged and sharp, with the minimum elevation of any hill being 8000 feet. For visitors, Kargil has several places of tourist interest; Mulbekh monastery, Kargil War memorial, Kargil Pensi la lake, Suru Basin, Lamayuru monastery to name a few.

    There is a market area in Kargil which is filled with small shops providing everyday needs, along with a few shops selling woolen items, Buddhist paintings, pashmina shawls, tobacco pouches, brass kettles, hookahs and similar items special to the region.

  • 32Drass Valley

    Drass Valley has gained popularity owing credits to its winter nights that make the valley world’s second coldest inhabited place. Here, the snow lord shows no mercy and drops the temperature to -60 degrees with continuous snowfall, making it miserable for human bodies. However, humans here have survived and how!

    It won’t be incorrect to call people of Drass the guardians of Ladakh. This valley begins its magic from Zojila pass and attracts visitors for its serenity. In terms of tourism, Drass acts as the base village to the 3 days long Suru Valley trek and the holy Amarnath journey; and for many other shorter ones.

    The beauty of Drass remains in its natural setting. The valley is a perfect frame for a photographer who would decide to take a 360 degree turn! Or for a nature lover, who will settle for unrealistic backgrounds of rustic mountains, under the clear blue sky often changing its hues!

  • Leh Ladakh Road Trip Packages

  • 33Backpacking Leh Ladakh Tour Package with Camping at Nubra Valley

    Backpacking Leh Ladakh Tour Package with Camping at Nubra Valley
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    Departure Dates

    April 28  May 11  June 15 July 14 August 15September 1

    Group size- 12

    About the Destination:

    Ladakh, the dream destination for many has been luring its admirers from every corner of the world and for a long time now. This time head out on this 6 Days and 5 Nights Leh Ladakh local sightseeing group tour and get a chance to come close to the ethereal beauty of Ladakh. Blessed with the beauty of the mountains, valleys, and monasteries, this region is considered synonymous with heaven

    Ladakh will not only bring you close to heavens, it will also make you feel heavenly. The monasteries, markets, palaces and high mountain passes are some of the things that you will not find anywhere else in the world, all of them set in such unparalleled sceneries. It is always a delight to see some of nature's and man's wonders, all of which you will have no shortage of in Ladakh, be it Pangong and Nubra Valley, or Diskit and Thiksey Monasteries.

    About the Tour:

    -Head out for an amazing tour of the breathtaking Ladakh in this 6 Days Leh Ladakh sightseeing group tour package and explore the beauty of this region.
    -Also called the ‘Land of High Passes’, it is known for its soaring mountains, pristine valleys, and a vibrant cultural life. 
    -Marvel at the sight of the awe-inspiring natural beauty that it is breathed and blessed by the Gods themselves.
    -Visit some of the places like Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake.
    -Also, visit some other places like Deskit Monastery and explore the Leh markets.
    -Conclude your tour after 6 days and head back home with lots of memories.

    *Note- This tour can be customized as a private tour. For answering your queries for the same, you can get in touch with us over mail

  • 34Manali to Leh Bike Trip from Delhi - 2019

    Manali to Leh Bike Trip from Delhi - 2019
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    Multiple Departure Dates from June to September

    Price Variants

    Cost without Bike: INR 35300 per person
    Double Rider(2 people sharing 1 bike): INR 43300 per person
    Single Rider(1 person on 1 bike): INR 52300 per person

    Group Size- 18 to 20 Participants/ 10-15 Bikes | Open for Solo or Groups

    About the Destination:

    Bestowed with natural formations and heaven like ambience the regions of Ladakh and Leh are beautified with immense natural diversities. On the other hand, Kashmir is a land that is utterly beautiful and has inspired many love affairs and art pieces!

    Decorating the crown of the subcontinent of India, literally, the landscapes of this area are richly embellished with sights of every kind imaginable.

    The Northern frontier of India has always been home to a rich and prosperous culture. Navigate the toughest passes on a trip of Manali to Leh on the bike, the empty stretches of highways and rock-strewn pathways in the mountains all of which reward you with gorgeous vistas that make the ride worthwhile!

    About the trip

    • The trip starts with you boarding your bus from Delhi for Manali, where you will meet your bikes for the Manali to Leh bike trip
    • You will take a test ride to Solang valley and will leave with your bikes for Leh the very next day.
    • Crossing Rohtang pass, Jispa, and Sarchu, you will arrive in Leh
    • You will pay visits to the Sham Valley, Nubra Valley, and Pangong Tso, before returning to Manali via Upshi and Jispa
    • These 12 days will leave you in awe of the beauty of this place and will keep you coming back for more
  • 356 Days Leh Ladakh Biking Tour Package

    6 Days Leh Ladakh Biking Tour Package
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    - Cost without Bike/ Seat in a Car: INR 17845 per person

    - Double Rider (2 people sharing 1 bike): INR 22850 Per Person

    - Single Rider (1 person on 1 bike): INR 27450 Per Person

    About the Destination:

    The names Leh and Ladakh often bring forth to the imagination a land that is still untouched by the hand of commercialisation and urban culture. 6 Days Leh Ladakh Tour Package gives you that perfect adventure outing that you have been waiting for. Nestled within the protective covers of the Himalayas and adorned with magnificent landscapes, Leh-Ladakh is a belt that must be explored!

    Leh is a comprehensive town jotted with a number of religious and aesthetic attractions. Nature has been kind to the Nubra Valley and the Pangong Lake. The former seems like a carpet of exotic flowers while the latter is a sight to behold in all its glory. The Khardungla Pass and Chang La Pass offer panoramic views of such beauty and mystique that they have thus far, only been imagined!

    About the Tour:

    -Get ready to taste the adventure in Ladakh with this thrilling 6 Days Leh Ladakh Tour Package.
    -Start your tour after arriving at Leh and meet the tour representative, they will transfer you to your hotel.
    -Ride along the exotic routes with diverse landscapes, always make for a dream journey that is unmatchable and unique its own ways.
    -Enjoy the thrill of riding at otherwise unimaginable heights. Imagine looking down and staring into a deep gorge on one side and being flanked by massive mountain ranges on the other!
    -Be amazed by natural blessings like the Lamayuru or Moonland, Pangong Lake and the Khardung La Pass.
    -Learn of the region’s history and religion with visits to prominent monasteries and temples.
    -Interact with the locals to acquaint yourself with the local lifestyle and culture.
    -Conclude this tour after 6 days and head back home with lots of memories.
  • 36Manali to Leh Ladakh Sightseeing Tour Package

    Manali to Leh Ladakh Sightseeing Tour Package
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    Departure Dates
    June 9,14,15,21,22 July 6,10,13 August 3,10,17 September 1,7,15,22

    Group Size- 6 people

    About the Destination:
    Get ready to explore the beautiful land of cultural diversity and thrilling adventures, Ladakh, while you head out for a vacation. Leh Ladakh group tour package is the perfect tour where you can head out with your group and explore the beautiful city. The capital city of Leh is a wonderland in itself and has innumerable sights worth enjoying. Be it the bustling marketplaces, the royal palaces, the treasured monasteries or its extensive trails for trekkers, it has something for everyone.

    The mesmerizing beauty of Pangong and the alluring charm of Nubra Valley will leave you spellbound and wanting for more. Add to that the feeling of being on top of the world. Why sit and enjoy the facts, when you can actually go and see the ‘World’s Highest All Weather Motorable Road’: Khardung La Pass! Because it is better to experience a place once than to read about it a thousand times

    About the Tour

    • Your trip starts with arrival in Manali, post which you will leave to cross the Rohtang Pass into the Lahaul Valley
    • You will then drive from your first stop at Jispa to Leh via another popular stayover town of Sarchu
    • You will also be driven through the highest civilian motorable pass of the world, Khardung La
    • Khardung La connects Leh to the beautiful Nubra Valley, where you will visit Diskit and Hundar sand dunes for a double-humped camel ride
    • Also from Leh, you will drive for the famous Pangong Lake (one from 3 Idiots) over Chang La pass
    • These 8 days are going to be super exciting and full of sights that will leave you speechless with their grandeur
    *Note- This tour can be customized as a private variant also. Kindly drop us a mail with your queries for the same
  • 37Manali to Leh Jeep Expedition with Tso Moriri Lake

    Manali to Leh Jeep Expedition with Tso Moriri Lake
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      Fixed departure dates: Multiple dates open to Join a Group departure in June, July, August and September and can be customized on request for separate group also.

      About the Activity: 

      • From the pleasantly hospitable town of Manali, the Manali to Leh Jeep expedition takes you on a roller coaster drive through distinct geographies portraying diverse geographies. From hill town to high altitude arid desert, this safari is one mega experience.
      • The Manali to Leh by road traverses over five high altitude Himalayan passes such as Rohtang (3,978m), Keylong (3,350m), and Tanglang La (17,585ft) showcasing an ever changing dynamic landscape that alters from barren lands to lush green pastures. 
      • Tsomoriri Lake is the one attraction that demands all your attention during this jeep ride which is now Tso Moriri Wetland Conservation Reserve. It is the largest of the high altitude lakes entirely within India at an altitude of 4522 meter.
      • Interact with the amazing landscapes beautified by the natural formations throughout the journey. You will come across the undeniable beauties of Khardung La Pass, Pangong Lake, Deskit, Hundar, the confluence of Zanskar and Indus Rivers, Nubra Valley etc.
      • These places have been occupied by multitudinous mountains, valleys, small streams, rock formations, monasteries, gompas and what not.
      • By the end of the journey multi-hued prayer flags, Tibetian chortens, and friendly locals would be etched in your memories for a very long time to come.

      • Number of PAX       Standard               Deluxe                 Super Deluxe

      • Min 02 pax               Rs. 37470            Rs. 38090                Rs. 39660

      • Min 03 Pax               Rs. 28530            Rs. 29260                Rs. 30620

      • Min 04 pax               Rs. 24950             Rs. 25280                Rs. 27140

      • Min 05 Pax               Rs. 22090             Rs. 22780                Rs. 24220

      • Min 06 Pax               Rs. 20780              Rs. 21400                Rs. 22970

      • Min 07 Pax               Rs. 22540             Rs. 23220                 Rs. 24700

      • Min 08 Pax                Rs. 21500            Rs. 22130                  Rs. 23700

      • Min 09 Pax                Rs. 20300            Rs. 20960                  Rs. 22460

      • Min 10 Pax                Rs. 19690             Rs. 20320                  Rs. 21880

      • Min 11 Pax                 Rs. 18870             Rs. 19520                 Rs. 21040

      • Min 12 Pax                  Rs. 18480            Rs. 19100                 Rs. 20670

      • Extra Bed Child            Rs. 8800             Rs. 9800                    Rs. 10700
    • 38Ladakh Bike Trip : Manali Leh Srinagar

      Ladakh Bike Trip : Manali Leh Srinagar
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      Price Variants:
      Variant 1:  Self Drive (own bike & fuel): INR 35300/- per person
      Variant 2: Double Rider (2 people sharing 1 bike): INR 43300/- per person
      Variant 3: Single Rider (1 person on 1 bike): INR 52300/- per person

      Group Size: 18 to 22 Participants/ 10-15 Bikes | Open for Solo or Groups.
      Multiple Departure Dates from June to September

      About the Destination

      Ladakh, the jewel in the crown of Jammu and Kashmir, is blessed with the fascinating Himalayan Range. Embraced with the captivating beauty of the scenic meadows, rivers, cold deserts and enchanting trails, the region boasts of being an adventure hub in the country.

      Be it for the trekkers, bikers, skiers or any other adventure sports, Ladakh is one hotspot for all! In addition, the option to explore the stunning beauty and appeal of the region through Ladakh bike trip always add an extra amount of fun and excitement to a tour to this ‘Land of High Passes’.

      About the Trip

      This bike trip to Leh-Ladakh from Delhi will take you to Ladakh, Srinagar, and Manali. Over the course of your bike trip to Ladakh, you will be introduced to various challenges, extremely uneven routes, narrow passes and much more! This apart, you can also expect to make stops and ride through fascinating landmarks like Khardung-La, the highest pass in the world, Tanglang La (17,600ft), Lachulung La (16,680ft), BaralachaLa (16500ft), the beautiful Zojila Pass as well as Pangong Lake.

    • 39Manali to Leh Cycling Tour 2019

      Manali to Leh Cycling Tour 2019
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      About the Destination

      Ladakh is the emergent favorite of travelers, not just from India, but from the entire world. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains on all sides, the beauty of this place is unparalleled, and you will agree to that as soon as you set foot here. And despite being so far off and on the rain shadow side of the Himalayas, Ladakh is very well connected, especially the capital city of Leh. Apart from the main airport in the capital, you can arrive in Ladakh via road too, with highways coming in from Srinagar and from Manali, the latter being one of the most beautiful highways in the country.

      And this is another reason why Ladakh is a favorite of adventure junkies. You can ride a bike till here, or can even cycle up to this beautiful land of Leh, some 11,400ft above sea level.

      About the Trip

      Manali to Leh cycling expedition is a scenic ride traversing through some of the highest passes in the world making it one of the most challenging rides to beat. Cutting across beautiful trails with the Himalayas serving as the perfect backdrop, one can cross Tanglang La standing at 5328m before entering Leh. The route from Manali to Leh is straightforward with the roads either being completely dirt or tarmac.

      In the Manali Leh cycling tour explore rougher dirt tracks while making some tough climbs along with gut-wrenching descents. Everyday the distance covered ranges from 40 to 80 km traversing altitudes over 4000 m. Not only will this invigorating route comprise cycling from Leh in the Indus Valley to the alpine Kullu Valley covering a total of 470 km, but it also cuts across three mountain ranges of Zanskar, main Himalayas and Pir Panjal Range. Altogether one exceeds 29000 feet in altitude crossing passes like the Khardung La, Tanglang La and Baralacha La (4890m). 

    • 40Manali to Leh Jeep Safari

      Manali to Leh Jeep Safari
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      About the Activity: 

      From the pleasantly hospitable town of Manali, the Manali to Leh Jeep expedition  takes you on a roller coaster drive through distinct geographies portraying diverse geographies. From hill town to high altitude arid desert, this safari is one mega experience.

      The Manali to Leh by road traverses over five high altitude Himalayan passes such as Rohtang (3,978m), Keylong (3,350m), and Tanglang La (17,585ft) showcasing an ever changing dynamic landscape that alters from barren lands to lush green pastures. A drive through Skyangchu Thang, the biggest and highest plateau on earth on a stretch of 42kms leaves you breathless. For you to capture moments like these, the safari also includes a brief photography workshop to help arrest high altitude frames with more panache.

      By the end of the journey multi-hued prayer flags, Tibetian chortens, and friendly locals would be etched in your memories for a very long time to come.   

    • 41Leh Ladakh Tour Package from Delhi by Air, 2019

      Leh Ladakh Tour Package from Delhi by Air, 2019
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      Dates Available: June(23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30) July(6,7,12,13,14,20,21,27,28) Aug(3,4,11,15,16,17,18) Sep(All Dates)
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      About the Destination:

      Ladakh or the land of high passes is situated in the picturesque state of Jammu and Kashmir. Leh Ladakh tour package from Delhi by air will definitely make your vacation a special one. It has always been regarded as an exotic tourist destination, filled with breath-taking natural beauty and mystery! 

      The charming town of Leh will leave you smitten with its spectacular views of the majestic snow-capped Himalayan ranges, lush greenery, mystic monasteries and sparkling rivers. The town also boasts of an amazing trekking trail which attracts enthusiastic trekkers from all over the world. Get ready to be awed by the scenic beauty of this region while you head out on this tour. And yes, don't forget to take your camera with you.

      About the Tour:

      -Explore the wonders of mystical Ladakh, on a 6nights/5daysLeh Ladakh Tour Package from Delhi by air which kicks starts from the charming town of Leh. 
      -Explore the charming Leh market and the majestic Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. Drive up to the beautiful Sham valley and visit ancient monasteries steeped in age-old traditions.  
      -Drive up to the awe-inspiring moon landscapes, enjoy breathtaking views of the Nubra Valley, as you drive through the highest motorable road in the world.
      -Witness the mesmerizing sunset over the beautiful shimmering waters of the Pangong Lake.
      -Experience a slice of culture and history at the famous Shey Palace. 
      -Conclude this Leh Ladakh tour package from Delhi by air and head back home with lovely memories of this beautiful place!
      Note: Flight tickets are included in the package and this tour is available for April 14, Sept 14 and Sept 15 dates only.
    • 42Leh Ladakh to Manali Bike Trip Package 2019

      Leh Ladakh to Manali Bike Trip Package 2019
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      Departure Dates
      June 7,12,13,19,20,27 July 4,8,11,18,25  August 1,8,15,22,29  September 5 

      Price Variants
      Double Rider(2 people sharing 1 bike): INR 27950 per person
      Single Rider(1 person on 1 bike): INR 34950 per person

      Group Size- 18 to 20 Participants/ 10 Bikes | Open for Solo or Groups

      About the Destination
      The land of high passes, Ladakh is a true beauty and a gift of nature to the already beautiful land of Kashmir in India. Known for being the land of adventures and mysteries, Ladakh has a lot of tricks up its sleeve and reveals them all to its visitors in due time. Home to Ladakhi culture and people, surrounded by some of the most beautiful mountain ranges of the world, and gifted with stunning landscapes like the Dunes of Hundar and Pangong Lake, Ladakh will beckon to you to visit again when you leave. So might as well listen to it

      About the Trip

      • A bike trip through the Ladakh is almost every Indian's dream trip
      • Bike trip of Ladakh is not only an Indian but is also an international favorite because of the many high mountain passes here
      • Experience the culture of Ladakh and the lifestyle in these harsh conditions of living
      • Ride on one of the highest motorable passes in the world, the famous Khardung La
      • Visit the grand Pangong Tso Lake, which will easily take your breath away
      • Also, visit the Diskit Monastery
      • These 10 days will be the forever favorite of your life

    • 43Leh Ladakh Tour Package from Manali 2019

      Leh Ladakh Tour Package from Manali 2019
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      About the Destination:
      Ladakh, a scenic as well as a blissful destination that poses various challenges for adventure enthusiasts, is one of the most sought off adventure destinations in the world. Leh Ladakh tour package from Manali allows you to explore this region in a more vivid way. Be it trekking, sightseeing, leisure tours or a biking expedition, this scenic highland never ceases to amaze its visitors.

      While the stunning beauty of Ladakh disconnects you from the rest of the world, its fascinating challenges urges the adrenaline junkies to indulge in several thrilling activities and quench all their yearnings. Soak in the amazing beauty of the region while you head out here along with your loved ones.

      About the Tour:

      -Taking you to the heart of Ladakh, the Leh Ladakh tour package from Manali will get you introduced to the enthralling corners of this snowy paradise.

      -Start this tour after arriving at Manali and then get ready for the adventure as you ride through the roads.

      - While for others, this tour might or might not sound engrossing, an ardent biker will instantly fall in love with it.

      -Over the course of riding, you will be covering around 2,400km and be riding through some of the most enticing passes in the world. 

      -Feel the thrill as you ride through Khardung La Pass which is a wish of all the riders.

      -Head out on an exploration of few other places like Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley and several others.

      -Explore the famous Hunder valley, Diskit Monastery, Lamayuru Monastery, Mulbek and Buddha statue.

    Attractions

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    Pangong Lake

    Rather, the most sought after tourist destination is Pangong Tso in Ladakh region. It is the highest among the high altitude lakes in India which is filled with saline water but provides some awe-struck moments to the visitors with the unbelievable phenomenon of changing colours quite a number of times a day.

    The reflections of the towering Himalayan peaks in the water add more charm to the lake. Currently, Pangong Tso is the favourite location for tourists as the banks of the lake give soothing bed to relax and the nearby places are enhanced by the beauty of this particular lake. The quiet lake is 134 km in length and 5 km in width is situated at an altitude of 14270 meters. But the major share of the lake lies in the area of China. Now, its recognition is spread everywhere in the world because it is termed as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.

    The highly saline water does not accommodate any water species not even micro-organisms. But the banks of the lake give space for several birds and animals very rarely seen in the other parts of India. It is an important breeding ground for many migratory birds as well.

    Height: The lake is located at an altitude of 4250 meters above sea level.

    Location: Pangong Tso is easily accessible as it can be reached after a five-hour drive from Leh and the travel would be on a rough and dramatic mountain road. You will cross the villages of Shey and Gya during the tour and go through Chang La as well.

    Best time to visit: The months from May to September are the ideal time to visit the lake as the other seasons may cause challenges due to the heavy snowfall.

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    Nubra Valley

    Something divine makes Nubra Valley close to heart and it is not an exaggeration but a fact that experienced and shared by the countless tourists visited the paradisiacal location in Jammu and Kashmir. Without touching the spectacular roads of Nubra Valley, a Ladakh tour will not be complete. The tri-armed valley has Diskit Village as its capital. Ldumra, a magnificent name is the original name of the valley as the local scholars insist. Ldumra means Valley of Flowers. The large valley is formed after the merging of Shyok River with Nubra or Siachen River causing the separation of the Ladakh and the Karakoram Ranges. The valley is located 10000 feet that is 3048 meters above mean sea level and those who cross the Khardung La Pass can easily come to Nubra Valley from Leh.

    Except for the river beds, every other place in the valley shows scant vegetation and low precipitation levels. Most of the villages in the valley are occupied by Nubra skat speakers and in the villages, one can find lush greenery and farming which happen through the regular irrigation. Diskit is the place where native people are seen in abundance and Diskit Monastery is the centre of attraction as well. The Shyok River flowing on one side of Diskit has a captivating effect on the visitors. Nubra Valley unwinds a lot of surprising sights when you visit it and an unbelievable fact is that the valley was open to the public till Hunder until 2010. Beyond Hunder, it was the greener region in the lower altitude where the Turtuk village exists. Till 2010, the Government did not allow tourists to mesmerize themselves in the magnificent beauty of Turtuk where numerous apricot trees and other vegetation along with the tribal community were preserved as a virgin.

    Height: 3048 meters above the sea level

    Location: The paradisiacal Nubra Valley is located at a distance of 140 km from Leh and the main road access to the valley is through Khardung La pass where you have to show the photocopies of your travel permit to the soldiers camping.

    Best time to visit: The months from June to September is the perfect period to visit Nubra Valley

    To see the pure, rugged face of nature, One must visit Ladakh once in their lifetime.

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    Khardung La

    Controversies regarding the proclamation that Khardung La is the highest motorable pass in the world is not yet diminished but Ladakh travelers still believe that it is the highest and most adventurous pass in the world. Despite the controversies, Khardung La keeps on attracting hundreds of adventure seekers every year, be it bikers, trekkers or visitors. Nestled amidst the most reverberating surrounding, the ‘Pass of Lower Castle’ is located at an altitude of 17582 feet. Near to the pass, the collection of awesome valleys will lure you and along with the natural extravaganzas, the Tibetan prayer flags are an additional charm.

    The pass was constructed in the year of 1976 and later in 1988, it was opened to public and from then on, the pass was inviting uncountable bikers, trekkers and tourists. It is maintained by the Border roads Organization as the pass is highly significant and important to India because it was once used to carry supplies to the Siachen Glacier. Recently, Khardung La became the hot potato of the town with a happy news that a ten member team of visually impaired people is going to conquer the pass through cycling in 2017.

    Height: Khardung La is located at an altitude of 5359 meters. But there is an incorrect proclamation on the signboards appear here saying that the height of the pass is 18379 feet.

    Location: The highest motorable pass in Ladakh is lying about 39 kms away from Leh. By road, one can reach the pass. The first 24 kms of the road are paved and from there to the North Pullu check post, the 15 kms of the road are filled with loose rock, dirt and occasional rivulets formed after the melting of snow.

    Best time to visit: The season between May to October is the best time to visit Khardung La.

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    Tso Moriri Lake

    It won’t be exceeding at all how much you describe the beauty of Tso Moriri in Ladakh, a highly protected lake in Changthang Region and a significant portion of Tso Moriri Wetland Conservation Reserve.  It is the largest of all high altitude lakes in India especially in Ladakh and is located at an altitude of 4522 meters above the sea level. The length comes to 26 km north to south and 3 to 5 km is the width and the water is wholly brackish. 

    The water to feed the lake comes from the springs and melted snow from the nearby mountains. There are two major stream systems to lead the water to the lake. One in the north part of the lake and the other comes in the southwest part. Huge, extensive marshes are seen at both the entrances of the lake. Rupshu Valley, a breathtaking area is the guardian of Tso Moriri along with an array of the lofty Himalayan Mountains in the surrounding.

    The number of people come to witness the beauty of this splendid lake is lesser when compared to that of Pangong Lake. It is because of the secluded location of the lake. Hence, it is a favorite home town for many migratory birds. They come to breed here especially birds like great- crested grebe, the brown-headed gull and the Brahmin duck. The rare Himalayan hares are also abundantly seen near the lake. Thus, the declaration of the lake as a reserved area is a right option to protect these species from extinction. Less human interference would keep their lives strong.

    Height: The lake is situated at an altitude of 4522 meters.

    Location: You can reach Tso Moriri via road from Leh. It is 150 kms away from Leh Airport. Kalka Railway station is the nearest one to the lake. You will get buses and taxis from the station as well.

    Best time to visit: May, June, July and August are the peak season when tourists come to Tso Moriri in large numbers and other months will be filled with snow and have extreme cold conditions.

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    Shanti Stupa

    The white dome of Shanti Stupa is clearly visible from a far distance when you are on a tour of Leh. Peace Pagoda got its name like that because of many reasons mainly the silence persists in and around the pagoda always. This Buddhist prayer center is the most beloved attraction in Jammu and Kashmir. At a height of 4267 meters, the two storied stupa stands holding its head high and overlooks the bustling Leh town. The uneven mountain terrains in the surrounding gives the pagoda a remarkable shining. It is at a location which is 5 km away from Leh town and one who visits the stupa has to climb five hundred steps. The exotic view of the Himalayan peaks turns the beauty of the stupa also, a peace lover would dedicate his life to have such overjoying moments.

    History

    The stupa was constructed by both Japanese and Ladakh Buddhists. The construction was started in 1983, many Buddhists and Indian Government officials have supervised the procedures throughout.

    Structure of the stupa

    Among the two structures of the pagoda, the first level depicts the central relief of Dharmachakra which has deer on each side and the turning wheel of Dharma also has a golden image of Buddha at the center. The second level displays images which show the birth of Budhha and the death as well. In addition, both the level have smaller images of Buddha meditating. The stupa came into existence in order to spread the word of peace and harmony among people and it came into establishment as a commemoration of the valuable 2500 years of Buddhism.

    Location: Any one can reach the stupa via road from Leh, only 5 kms from the town, a walk of fifteen minutes would require.

    Timings: 05:00 am to 09:00 pm

    Highlights: The sunset and sunrise views from the stupa are inevitably beautiful


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    Magnetic Hill

    Magnetic Hill is still a mystery yet a famed attraction that pulls the adventure lovers on a large scale toward it. A mystifying phenomenon which stunts the science and fiction together and exists as a magic to the normal people visiting here. Magnetic Hill is a trump card of every Ladakh tour because of the awe-struck moments it would promise the travelers. There is a sign board placed which says that the hill defies gravity completely and inviting everyone to experience the magical phenomenon.

     If you keep your vehicle in neutral at a position marked on the road and wait, you will be surprised to see the vehicle starts moving uphill at 10-20 km per hour. And this is the unexplainable feature of Magnetic Hill that confuses the world of science. It is located on Leh-Kargil-Baltic Highway and on the east, the beautiful Sindhu River is flowing calmly. Near the hill there is a Sikh Gurudwara maintained by the Indian Army. Due to the natural attraction as well as the human architectural brilliance, the hill has gained popularity in a short term. 

    Not just the vehicles hitting the road but the aircrafts and helicopters crossing the radius which Magnetic Hill comes in would feel the same magnetic effect. If the aircrafts are going on a slow pace, then it starts jerking while they are in the circumference of the hill. So the only solution to escape from the clutches of this phenomenon is that the crafts should move at a greater speed.

    Height: Magnetic Hill is located at an elevation of 14000 feet above the sea level.

    Location: To reach the hill, you can hit the Leh-Kargil-Baltic National Highway and it is situated at a distance of just 30 kms from Leh town.

    Best time to visit: The best time to visit the Magnetic Hill is from June to October.

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    Lamayuru Monastery

    The high elevation where Lamayuru Monastery is located at amuses every traveler comes here. Existing on Leh-Srinagar Highway, around 15 kms east of the Fotu La, the monastery is perched on a height of 3510 meters. The murals, frescoes and the images of Buddha have created an interesting setting inside this famous Buddhist temple.

    History

    Lamayuru Monastery was originally the monastery belonged to Bon and the name means Swastika which symbolized eternity. The history says that an Indian scholar named Naropa caused a lake to dry up and there founded Lamayuru Monastery. Seng ge Sgang is the oldest building surviving which is dedicated to the builder-monk, Rinchen Zangpo.

    The structure of the monastery

    There were actually five buildings in the beginning and still one can find the remaining of the four buildings located in the corner. In the past there, were up to 400 monks and currently there are 100 monks residing in the monastery. There is a small temple can be seen which is dedicated to Avalokiteshwara.

    Location: The monastery is located at a distance of 127 km from Leh in the Lamayuru region. You can reach the monastery via road by bus or jeep.

    Timings: It is open on all days from 06:00 am to 06:00 pm.

    Entry fee: INR 30 per person

    Highlights: There will be two annual Mask Dance festivals happen which is the most suitable time to visit the monastery.

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    Alchi Monastery

    After the endless mountain peaks, green valleys, high passes, monasteries in Ladakh are the prime factors behind the huge number of visitors to the paradise every year. Alchi Monastery, a group of Buddhist shrines is now a remarkable landmark and a must visit tourist attraction in Leh. The rugged valleys, uneven mountain terrains etc are creating a flamboyant view from the monastery and make the travelers feel elevated. Alchi is a part of the three villages that together constitute to the Alchi Group of Monuments.

    History

    Alchi Monastery and its current guardians are grateful the great translator Rinchen Zangpo who was the reason behind the construction of the monastery. He built it in the AD 1000 and there were 32 wood carvers and sculptors from Kashmir to help him. But when the Gelug sect decided to shift the activities to Likir Monastery permanently, it turned to be the administrative shrine of the Alchi Gompa, officially.

    Structure of the monastery

    Alchi Monastic Complex has three principal shrines named the Dukhang or Assembly Hall, the Sumtseng and the temple of Manjushri. Chortens have a special space inside the complex. The wall paintings seen inside are dating back to the spiritual and artistic nuances found in Buddhism and Hindu Kingdoms. Like we seen in other monasteries, here also, you will find the huge statues of Buddha and several wood carvings and art works appearing in Baroque style.

    Location: The monastery is located in Alchi Village in the Leh District, 70 km from Leh.

    Timing: May to September on all days: from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm and from 02:00 pm to 06:00 pm.

    Entry Fee: For Indians: INR 25, For Foreigners: INR 50

    Highlights: The views from the monastery have attracted a lot of film production sets. Good photographic location as well.

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    Royal Leh Palace

    A nine storey high building displays the influence of Potala Palace in Lhasa is the famed Royal Leh Palace that stands with its head high on a cliff top overlooking the ravishing Leh town. Leh Palace is a must visit during anyone’s tour of Ladakh region as it has been standing there as a symbol of the old glorious days of the royal family lived here. The top floors accommodated the members of the regal community and the low floors were occupied by stables and stores.

    History

    In the 17th century, King Sengge Namgyal led the construction of Leh Palace and it gained fame in a short span of time. Later, it was termed as an architectural icon and the symbol of pride and glory of Leh. The history says that during the time when Dogra forces took control of Ladakh, Leh Palace was abandoned and the members of the family were asked to move to Stok Palace. The Archeological Survey of India has restored the valuable ruins of the palace and opened to the public as a remarkable tourist attraction.

    Structure of the palace

    There is a monastery behind the palace which is a part of the palace and there you will find the statue of a seating Buddha in there in the monastery behind the palace. On the walls of the palace, you will see the old pictures and paintings including Tibetan thangka.

    Timings: The palace is open to the public on all days from 07:00 am to 04:00 pm

    Entry fee: For Indians: INR 20 and for Foreigners: INR 100

    Location: Leh Palace is closely located to the town. Visitors can reach the palace by walking from Leh town as it is about 5 kms away from there.

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    Zanskar valley

    The Zanskar Range is the mountain range in Jammu and Kashmir that acts as the separating line between Ladakh and Zanskar. The Zanskar Range is a part of the Tethys Himalayas, formed with weakly transformed sedimentary series. The average height of the Zanskar Range is 6000 meters. It is an inevitable spot for adventure lovers during their adrenaline rushing trekking trips to the Trans Himalayas every year.

    On the way to Zanskar Valley, one will come across the incredible Suru Valley which puts forth a decent trekking experience to adventure lovers. Zanskar is alluring always with its brightly shining mountain peaks and the presumably attracting villages, sometimes, it looks overshadowing the relishing Changthang Region as well. Tourism has caused a great enhancements on the economic side of the region like education flourished and the lifestyle of the people has changed but it took its toll on the fragile mountain environment.

    Nevertheless, Zanskar is the favorite tourist destination still because of the vast area that is made beautiful by multiple hues, the distinct flora and fauna and the extremely variant climatic conditions. There are two main branches of the Zanskar River; one is Doda which has source near Pensi-La and flows south eastwards to reach Padum and the second one is formed by two tributaries called Kargyag River and it has source near Shingo La.

    Height: The valley is situated at an average height of 6000 meters above the sea level.

    Location: It is located at a distance of about 464 kms from Leh and would take around 10 to 11 hours to reach. Buses are available from Leh to reach the valley.

    Best time to visit: The months of June, July, August and September are suitable to visit the Zanskar Range as the other months will cause heavy snowfall and the roads will be blocked.

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    Hemis National Park

    Around 4400 sq.km is the area the prime attraction of Ladakh spreads into. We are talking about the renowned Hemis National Park named after the popular monastery in the region that is Hemis Monastery. The very rare species of wildlife is the reason behind its global recognition. Bharal and snow leopards are examples for the unseen animal collection found in Hemis National Park. The park is located on the west bank of the Indus River. 

    The animals, the flora, the birds and the nature in the park and its vicinity are coming under the highly protected areas and this is the only place in India where the protected snow leopards are seen in abundance. The Rumbak and Markha catchments were found to be protected with the discovery of the park in 1981 and it grew into 4400 sq.km in 1990 and becomes the largest national park in South Asia. Argali or the Great Tibetan Sheep, Shapu etc are the supporters of the prey base for the predators in Hemis. Asiatic Ibex, the Tibetan Wolf, the Eurasian brown bear and red fox are some of the endangered species found before and some are still present in the park. The crucial problem faced by the park is the regular animal-human conflicts because over 1600 people are living inside the park boundaries, mainly pastoralists living with poultry farming, goats and sheep.

    Height: The elevation at which the park exists is 3000-6000 meters above the sea level.

    Location: The park is located about 5 kms from Leh and Leh Airport is the closest airport to the park.

    Best time to visit: To reach the park there are a number of trekking routes opened from Mid-June to Mid-October. But the best season to spot snow leopards is of course, in late winter.


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    Spituk Monastery

    Spituk Monastery in Ladakh has another name that is Pethup Gompa, very famous among the locals. It is located at a distance of 8 km from Leh and there are 100 monks inside the gompa. The major attraction at the monastery is the giant statue of Goddess Kali. The Buddhist monastery is at a site which was blessed earlier by Arhat Nyimagung.

    History     

    Spituk Monastery was founded by Od-de. He was the elder brother of Lha Lama Changchub Od. When he came to Maryul, he built the monastery and introduced the monastic community. But Lotsewa Rinchen Zangpo on his arrival said that an exemplary religious sect should be there and thus the name of the monastery was changed to Spituk which meant exemplary.

    Structure of the monastery

    There are three chapels in the gompa with numerous statues of Buddha and several thankas as well. The Dukhang Hall is the highlight and the two rows of seats running to a throne at the end are also something unique found here. Visitors will come across the beautiful sculptors and chortens.

    Location: The monastery is perched on a thrilling hill top near Indus and about 8 kms away from Leh on Srinagar road. It is at an elevation of 3307 meters.

    Timings: It is open on all days from 08:00 am to 01:00 pm.

    Entry fee: INR 20 per person

    Highlights: Gustor Festival held from the 27th to 29th day in the eleventh month of the Tibetan Calendar and it is for two days with mask dance and prayers. Usually, the festival falls on winter time which guarantees the presence of natives in large but the number of tourists would be comparatively lesser.


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    Visit to the Hall of Fame

    Hall of Fame is a proud displayer of Indian Army simultaneously acts as the symbol of those dark days of India’s war against Pakistan. The museum that showcases seized arms and weapons of Pakistan army is located in Ladakh, the paradise of adventure lovers lying in the beautiful Himalayas. Moreover, the museum is considered to be a tribute to the brave soldiers who lost their lives during the war. To make it more appealing, the Indian Army has kept the photos and the things of those soldiers inside the museum. Also, the arranged items related to the history and culture of Ladakh, wildlife and vegetation have importance and amuses the visitors definitely. 

    There are things which enhance every Indian’s patriotic feelings as well as they let us appreciate the bravery shown by every Indian soldier during the wars, from the heart. Different quotes, letters written by the soldiers, the tools, aircrafts, weapons, tents and what all the soldiers have used during the period are preserved which give every visitor a minute to think and pay tribute to those brave hearts who lost their lives to help every one of us sleep in peace. Located next to Leh Airfield, the museum is opened on all days. Every day, visitors will be able to watch a detailed documentary on Operation Vijai or Kargil War screened.

    Entry fee:  For Indians: INR 10, for Foreigners: INR 50

    Timings: 09:00 am to 01:00 pm and 03:00 pm to 07:00 pm

    Highlight: Evening parade or march is a major event happening here

    Location: 4 kms from the main town, on the way to Magnetic hill via Leh Srinagar Highway.

    Tips: Camera and video are allowed inside but at an additional cost.


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    Rohtang Pass

    Rohtang Pass is quite famous among Ladakh travelers but the unpredictable avalanche and severe climatic conditions make it scary some times. Nonetheless, it had made adventure seekers’ tour of Ladakh mind-blowing. A high mountain pass at an elevation of 3978 meters above the sea level, Rohtang is just 51 km from Manali. It is a part of the proud Pir Panjal Range of the mighty Himalayas.

    It acts as the connecting link between Kullu Valley and Lahaul and Spiti Valley. Being an ancient trade route, it was well maintained by the natives. The generic name of the pass suggests that either the pass was the oldest and the most used pass. With the increase of visitors every year, the fragile mountain ecology will be in threat, environmentalists worry.

    But the exciting beauty of the mountain terrains seen from the top of the pass is indescribable and flamboyant. The Indian Government started building a tunnel which is 8.5 km long to bypass Rohtang pass in order to reduce the travel time and distance to Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti and Leh.

    The tunnel promises to reduce the distance by 50 km and the time by five hours between the south and north faces of Rohtang pass. Currently, the time taken to ascend and descend the pass itself is 5-6 hours.

    Height:
     Rohtang Pass is located at an altitude of 3978 meters above the sea level in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas.

    Location:
     The pass is located about 51 kms away from Manali and you can reach the pass if you take Leh- Manali Highway.

    Best time to visit: 
    The pass will be open from the months of May to October as the snow starts melting and the paths will be cleared.

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    Lachulung La

    Apart from Khardung La or Baralacha La, Ladakh has numerous other passes at great heights which stand as Ladakh’s pride for centuries now. The glitters of other passes may be diminished by Khardung La mainly but all the other passes are equally important. Lachulung La is a single example.

    The elevation of this pass is 5059 meters above sea level which is considered to be a dangerously exciting height for any pass after Khardung La. Lachulung La is on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Also, it separates the valleys of Tsarap Chu and Tozay. If you take Leh-Manali highway, you will be able to cross this pass that has other names such as Lachalung La, Lungalacha La etc. 

    A fact that to be remembered before you head to visit this pass is, it is open only for four and a half months during summer. Any traveler should be prepared not to fall sick during the conquering of Lachulung La because its geographic status, the height, the rugged pathways and the remote villages it goes through may cause dramatic influence on your body. Being one of the most adventurous passes in Ladakh, Lachulung is a favorite stop avid adventure lovers.

    Also, the surroundings are quite fictional as the towering Himalayan passes and the nature lying in correspondence to them are creating soothing visuals. Trekkers should be very careful while climbing the altitude up as altitude sickness is assured at the top and keep hydrated to maintain your body conditions with respect to the climate. But the descent is smooth and easy so that you will feel overjoyed till the end.

    Height:
    5059 meters

    Best time to visit:
    May to October

    How to reach:
    Take Leh-Manali highway, from Sarchu 54 KM and from Pang, 24 Km

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    Tanglang La

    Tanglang La is a high mountain pass, the glorious pride of Ladakh, the favourite tourist spot for bikers and trekkers. 5328 meters above the sea level is the dream like height of this pass which happily poses some threatening adventure to those who try to climb up the top. The road leading to the pass on Leh-Manali highway, from Upshi to Tanglang La is completely paved. A 500 meter long section of the road is the only part which is unpaved. Tanglang La is also beautifully paved to the make the climb easier. 

    There are a lot of confusions existing regarding the position of Tanglang La in the list of world’s highest motorable passes and the world believes it to be the second highest which is proven to be wrong. The local sign on the top of the pass shows the altitude of the pass is 17582 feet or 5359 meters. But now, it is said that the sign board gives a wrong impression but the original height of the pass is 5328 meters. The pass is made beautiful by the innumerous Buddhist prayer flags despite the fact the road is tough to conquer and any type of traveler will fall for the scenery at the pass and adventure lovers would love to try their energy level by climbing up to the top. But remember, the oxygen level will be decreased as you cover the altitude and reaches to the half of what you feel at sea level.

    Height: 5328 meters of 1248 feet

    Best time to visit: May to October

    How to reach: The pass is close to Leh-Manali highway and can be reached via 21 Gata loops

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