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Manali Leh Srinagar Bike Trip Highlights

  • Explore the 'Heaven on Earth - Srinagar' with a famous Shikara ride along with a chance to sojourn in a unique houseboat
  • A perfect blend of adventurous, thrilling and cultural experiences, handpicked by Thrillophilia’s outdoor experts
  • Visit pangong lake; world’s highest saltwater lake that changes its colour from shades of blue to green to red
  • Let the adrenaline rush pump through your veins as you drive through the world’s highest motorable passes like Khardung la and Lachung la, Rohtang la, and Baralacha la.
  • Experience Himalayan region with utmost safety and comfort in well sanitized accommodation and vehicles
  • Stay amidst the beautiful valley of mountains and a starlit sky in the night

Manali Leh Srinagar Bike Trip Overview

About the destination: 

 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 Thrillophilia's outdoor experts.


This circuit features some of the world’s highest motorable passes with the spectacular beauty of snow-capped mountains, Lakes, rivers on their side while covering these breathtaking destinations, Solang valley, Gata Loops, Zojila pass, Kargil, Magnetic hill, Confluence of Indus, And Zanskar river, Dal lake and much more waiting on the way!

Admired for its unparalleled scenic views, pristine icy lakes, and swirling roads, This circuit 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.

 

Quick info:

Route: Manali - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh - Nubra via Khardung La Pass - Pangong Lake - Leh - Lamayuru - Kargil - Zojila Pass - Sonamarg - Srinagar.

Duration: 11 Days & 10 Night 

Start point: Manali

Endpoint: Srinagar

Passes covered: Khardung-la (18,000 ft), Chang-la (17,688 ft), Rohtang Pass (16,051 ft), Lachung La(16,600 ft), and Baralacha la ( 16,000 ft)

Inclusions: 

  • Comfortable 500cc Royal Enfield for dual riders and 350cc for solo riders on all days as per the itinerary.
  • Srinagar airport drop
  • 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 4x4 backup vehicle to carry your luggage, spare parts, and extra fuel from Day 2
  • 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 Cafe for a tall glass of Italian coffee
  • Ride the remarkable double-humped (Bactrian) camels exclusively found at Nubra valley
  • River rafting at the world’s highest river-rafting point, Sangam
  • Shop souvenir for friends and family at the Leh Market
  • Feast on delicious Maggi at the Khardungla-pass
  • Enjoy Thukpa, traditional Ladakhi cuisine at The Tibetan Kitchen restaurant
  • Adventure sports at Solang valley like skiing, zorbing, paragliding, etc.



How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Manali is Kullu Manali Airport, located approximately 50 kilometers away from Manali town, in Bhuntar.  

By Road: Manali is very well-connected to important tourist destinations like New Delhi, Shimla, Kullu, and Leh by means of an extensive network of Buses.

By Rail: Joginder Nagar Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Manali and is connected with several important cities of the country.

Manali Leh Srinagar Bike Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Manali | Land of Scenic Beauty
Manali
  • After arriving at Manali, 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
  • Enjoy a hearty breakfast in the hotel
  • Take a rest and enjoy the beauty of Manali by visiting Mall Road, Hadimba temple, and old Manali
  • You can also visit Solang Valley and try out different adventurous sports activities like paragliding, Snow Scooter, Cable Car Ropeway, Skiing and many more fun activities.
  • In the evening, our tour leader will brief you about the various safety measures, riding tips, and gear checkups. 
  • Collect your motorcycles and check it with a short ride around the town
  • The group would have an opportunity to get acquainted with the fellow riders at dinner time.
  • Have dinner at the hotel and enjoy an overnight stay in Hotel
Day 2
Manali to Jispa | Get Acclimatized in Lush Green Jungles
Jispa
  • After breakfast, start your journey towards Jispa crossing Rohtang pass
  • the picturesque vistas of Rohtang attract photography lovers from all over the country every year. The clear blue skies, pristine snow, and the Magnificent Himalayas which is so spectacular that it has been featured in many Bollywood blockbusters ranging from Jab We Met to Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani
  • Move ahead for Keylong – the laid-back region where natural beauty remains untouched in its most pristine form
  • Explore the lush green Bhaga valley, and then head over to Jispa
  • Located right next to the Chandra River, Jispa is truly rich in fascinating trails and lush green jungles
  • Check in to the camp in Jispa and enjoy evening tea with snacks
  • Overnight stay in camp
Day 3
Jispa to Sarchu | Enjoy the Confluence of 3 Valleys.
Sarchu
  • After breakfast depart towards Sarchu
  • Explore this picturesque Himalayan village, before moving on to Zingzing Bar – one the highest roadside bars in the world
  • Your next stop is Baralacha La. Standing at 16000 feet, you can enjoy the confluence of the 3 valleys
  • Enjoy your lunch at Bharatpur tent colony
  • Reach Sarchu in the afternoon & enjoy a bunch of exciting activities organized by the operator.
  • Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay in a camp in Sarchu
Day 4
Sarchu to Leh | Welcome to Top of the World
Leh
  • After breakfast, start your journey towards Leh
  • Enjoy the ride through Gata Loops which is a series of 21 hairpin bends that leads to the top of one of the highest motorable passes in Ladakh region that is Nakee La
  • Stop at places like Nakeela River, Lachung La
  • Have lunch at Pang or the nearby area
  • Reach Leh by evening, take a rest and get ready to roam around the Leh city area
  • Indulge in a lip-smacking dinner in the hotel
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh
Day 5
Leh Local Sightseeing | Soak in the Enlightening Ladakhi Culture
Leh
  • Have a mouth-watering breakfast at the hotel and then start your sightseeing tour of Leh.
  • Start with a visit to the popular Shanti Stupa that promises an amazing sunset view and a panoramic view of the city from the clifftop.
  • Post which, you will go to explore the ancient symbols of the royal family in the area that is the Leh Palace.
  • Later, head out to explore the shops in the Leh bazaar and do some shopping.
  • Overnight stay at hotel in Leh


Day 6
Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung-La Pass | A drive to the World’s Highest Motorable Road (18000 ft.)
Nubra Valley
  • After breakfast in the hotel, prepare yourself for the ultimate adventure
  • The journey from Leh to Nubra falls on a very scenic route
  • Known as the gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valleys, the Khardung-La pass is the world's highest all-season motorable road.
  • Also, enjoy the most loved snack - Maggi at the Khardungla Cafe.
  • As you descend from Khardung-la, experience the white sand dunes in Nubra and enjoy a ride of the double-humped camel, exclusively found in Ladakh.
  • Later enjoy camping the bonfire under the sky full of stars. 
  • Overnight stay at the campsite in Nubra Valley.
Day 7
Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake | Relive Bollywood moments
Spangmik
  • 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. 
  • Later, get back to your accommodation at a campsite near Pangong lake under the open sky.


Day 8
Pangong Lake to Leh | Excursion to Rancho School
Leh
  • 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.
Day 9
Leh to Kargil | Visit the Legendary 'Sham Valley'.
Kargil
  • Begin your day early with a delicious breakfast and prepare for an adventurous drive,
  • 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 the admission you need to be 10th fail! 
  • Also, visit the Basgo Palace that comprises a dark red base and sky-high temples on the steep trails.
  • Starting on the Ladakh- Srinagar highway, drive to Kargil, and visit the Giant Buddha at green and beautiful Mulbek Village en route.
  • Relish tempting dinner as you stargaze around the bonfire.
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Kargil
Day 10
Kargil to Srinagar | Second Coldest Inhabited Place in the World
Srinagar
  • After having breakfast, get ready to start riding towards Srinagar.
  • En route, we will be passing Drass Village; the second coldest inhabited place in the world.
  • Soak in amazing views of Kargil, Tiger Hill and other famous peaks from the Kargil War.
  • Drive across the mighty Zoji La Pass and arrive in Srinagar by the evening.
  • Check in the hotel at Srinagar and the evening is free for your leisure.
  • Come back to have a delicious dinner at the hotel.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Srinagar.
Day 11
Departure from Srinagar | Time to Leave Heaven of Earth
Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport Srinagar
  • Post breakfast, depart from Srinagar for your onward journey.
  • The cab will drop you at the airport.
  • End your Leh Ladakh tour package with a bag full of memories.


Select Package Option

Break the monotony of city life and get ready to explore the wonders of Ladakh, the ‘Land of High Passes’. All equipment, meal areas, accommodation, etc. are sanitized before and after every use to ensure the utmost safety and hygiene of the travelers.

Price Includes
  • Transfers

    Airport drop as per your flight timings

    A 4x4 backup vehicle to carry your luggage


  • Meals

    Buffet breakfast and dinner on all days

  • Stay

    Stay on a double (couples and special requests) and triple sharing basis in hygienic and sanitized hotels

    Evening Bonfire (Wherever possible)

  • Permits

    Assured Inner-Line Permit fee for Pangong & Khardungla

    Wildlife Fee and Environmental Fee

    Ladakh Union fees for restricted areas

  • Tour Leader

    Highly experienced tour leader on his Bike

    Mechanic with spare parts in backup vehicle

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing as per the itinerary

Break the monotony of city life and get ready to explore the wonders of Ladakh, the ‘Land of High Passes’. All equipment, meal areas, accommodation, etc. are sanitized before and after every use to ensure the utmost safety and hygiene of the travelers.

Price Includes
  • Transfers

    Airport drop as per your flight timings

    500cc Royal Enfield (Fuel included for the entire trip)

    A 4x4 backup vehicle to carry your luggage, spare parts, and extra fuel from Day 2

    Daily maintenance by an experienced mechanic

    Spare parts change in bike during the tour - front tube/rear tube/spark plug/clutch & brake wire/clutch & disc brake pads/engine oil/clutch plate




  • Meals

    Buffet breakfast and dinner on all days


  • Stay

    Accommodation at all locations on a triple and double (for couples & special requests) sharing basis in Hotels/Camps

    Evening Bonfire (Wherever possible)

  • Permits

    Assured Inner-Line Permit fee for Pangong & Khardungla

    Wildlife Fee and Environmental Fee

    Ladakh Union Fee for restricted areas

  • Tour Leader

    Highly experienced tour leader on his Bike

    Mechanic with spare parts in backup vehicle

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing as per the itinerary

Break the monotony of city life and get ready to explore the wonders of Ladakh, the ‘Land of High Passes’. All equipment, meal areas, accommodation, etc. are sanitized before and after every use to ensure the utmost safety and hygiene of the travelers.

Price Includes
  • Transfers

    Airport drop as per your flight timings

    350cc Royal Enfield (Fuel included for the entire trip)

    A 4x4 backup vehicle to carry your luggage, spare parts, and extra fuel from Day 2

    Daily maintenance by an experienced mechanic

    Spare parts change in bike during the tour - front tube/rear tube/spark plug/clutch & brake wire/clutch & disc brake pads/engine oil/clutch plate

  • Meals

    Buffet breakfast and dinner on all days


  • Stay

    Stay on a double (couples and special requests) and triple sharing basis in hygienic and sanitized hotels

    Evening Bonfire (Wherever possible)

  • Permits

    Assured Inner-Line Permit fee for Pangong & Khardungla

    Wildlife Fee and Environmental Fee

    Ladakh Union Fee for restricted areas


  • Tour Leader

    Highly experienced tour leader on his Bike

    Mechanic with spare parts in backup vehicle

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing as per the itinerary

More Details about Manali Leh Srinagar Bike Trip

Know Before You Go for Manali Leh Srinagar Bike Trip

  • For safety purposes, a biking tour is not recommended for women who are more than 3 months pregnant, anyone that has had major surgery, or has a broken leg/arm, has chronic back or neck pains, etc.
  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; it is advisable that you take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • Consult a physician before undertaking the tour. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the tour
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the tour. The advisable baggage weight is 60 litres as you might have to carry the luggage to the backup vehicle, the accommodation, etc.
  • Rates may fluctuate with any change in services/hotels. The difference in the cost shall be borne by the client in case of any amendment in the package due to an increase in the number of guests, hotel change, etc., before the beginning of the trip.
  • The hotels are subject to their availability. In case they are not available, the travellers will be accommodated in a property of similar standard.
  • Transportation during the trip would be in Non AC & Non-Heater vehicles. Please wear clothes according to the weather while travelling.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitization and use of mask recommended.
  • Thrillophilia reserves the right to rearrange the itinerary due to any kind of disturbance that occurred (i.e weather condition, political condition or any others) without changing the total number of days and without compromising any service.
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like a change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, roadblocks, etc. will not be accommodated in the package cost. No bill will be reimbursed for any missed service/facility.
  • Because of any reason natural or personal, if the tour or a particular activity is not completed, no refund will be processed.
  • Pay heed to the tour guides and instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound tour.
  • All entry tickets for stupas, monasteries, sightseeing, state and entry fees, monument entrances, camera charges, permits, etc. are not a part of the package.
  • GST is applicable to the package cost.
  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature will not be included in the package. Any meals or transfers not mentioned in the itinerary are to be considered an exclusion in the deal. Any kind of drink (alcoholic, aerated, or mineral water) is not included in the package cost.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations. Travellers littering may be fined.
  • Usage of the swimming pool at any accommodation is strictly according to government guidelines.
  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
  • Carry dry snacks/food, granola bars, etc. from home. Carry a regular and another insulated water bottle with you, so that you can refill.
  • If in case any traveller wants to or decides to leave the trip in the middle, all the expenses from that point onwards will be borne by the traveller. Neither the operator nor Thrillophilia will be held responsible for such decisions or for any refund.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof.

Things To Carry for Manali Leh Srinagar Bike Trip

  • Warm clothes
  • Caps
  • Toilet paper & wipes
  • Back pack (50-60l)
  • Water bottle
  • Biking gears
  • Extra pair of socks
  • Fleece jackets and thermals
  • Hiking shoes
  • Mosquito & insect repellent

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Manali Leh Srinagar Bike Trip Map

Starting Point
Manali
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
Drop Points
Srinagar
Srinagar