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  • Trip introduction

    On this 12-day Ladakh motorcycling expedition, explore the natural beauty of the Himalayas by camping at some of the most famous lakes of the region. Riding on Royal Enfield motorcycles, you will drive up to 14,300 feet to visit the three great lakes of Ladakh. You will visit Pangong Tso where you will camp on the banks of this famous, multi-coloured lake flanked by sandy mountains on all sides. You will camp at Tso Moriri, a twin lake to Pangong, that is located inside the cold deserts of the Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary. You will also visit Tso Kar, the smallest of the three lakes yet the most peaceful of them all. En route, you will stop at Ladakhi villages in the Nubra Valley and visit historic palaces and monasteries.

    Note: Riders are required to pay a refundable security deposit of INR 10,000 per bike. This cost is not included in the booking cost and will be paid directly to the tour operator.

    Destination

    On this motorcycling trip, discover the varied landscape of Ladakh from its lofty mountain peaks to virtually bottomless lakes. Located deep in the heart of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh features towering mountains painted with spectacular shades of brown and grey. On this motorcycling trip, you will visit the three great lakes of Ladakh - Pangong Tso, Tso Moriri and Tso Kar. En-route, you will ride through Khardung La and Tanglang La, the highest and the second highest motorable mountain passes in the world respectively. Visit landmark monuments such as the Shanti Stupa, Diskit Monastery and Leh palace and interact with the locals to gain a direct insight to Ladakh's rich Buddhist culture.

    Destination highlights

    Experience the thrill of motorcycling through the winding roads of Ladakh. | Camp under the starry night sky at Pangong Lake and Tso Moriri Lake. | Ride through the Khardung La pass, the world's highest motorable pass at 17,600 ft. | Visit historic Buddhist and Tibetan monuments like Diskit monastery and Leh palace.

    Activity Details

    Off road biking

    Yes

    No

    6700 feet

    18400 feet

    6700 feet

    1600 kms

    180 kms

    A backup vehicle to carry luggage fuel spare parts and support crew and mechanic.

    Royal Enfield

    500 cc UCE

    500cc engine

    NA

    NA

    Yes

    Riders are not allowed to bring their own motorcycles.

    Yes

    NA

    NA

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Arrive in Manali

    Land at the Kullu-Manali Airport or arrive at the bus station where you will board private, shared vehicles to reach the hotel in Manali. At the hotel, you will attend a short briefing session on the upcoming trip to know more about your motorcycles and riding gear such as helmets and Go-Pro cameras. After the session, spend the day with the rest of your group at leisure. Overnight at Manali in hotel rooms.

    Overnight at Manali in hotel rooms.

    Spend your night in Manali in a cosy hotel room on a twin-sharing basis. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. You can spend extra to have lunch at the hotel or visit any of the local restaurants in Manali.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Manali

    Manali

    09:00 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Dinner

    Veg|Non veg
    Day 2 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Manali to Jispa
    Day 3 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Jispa to More Plains
    Day 4 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: More Plains to Leh
    Day 5 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Day at Leh
    Day 6 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Leh to Nubra Valley
    Day 7 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake
    Day 8 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Pangong Lake to Karu
    Day 9 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Karu to Tso Moriri Lake
    Day 10 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Tso Moriri Lake to Sarchu via Tso Kar Lake
    Day 11 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling Trip: Sarchu to Manali
    Day 12 of the Ladakh Lakes Motorcycling trip: Depart from Manali
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  • Cancellation policy

    Cancellations made more than 30 days before departure of this Ladakh motorcycling trip: 40% refund.

    Cancellations made on or less than 30 days before departure of this Ladakh motorcycling trip: 20% refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Please adhere to the instructions of the road captain during this Ladakh motorcycling trip.

    Riders will not be allowed to ride without proper apparel and protective gear.

    Consumption of alcohol and narcotics is strictly prohibited during or before motorcycling.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator is not liable for any physical injuries or loss of life during this Ladakh motorcycling trip.

    The cost of any major damage to the motorcycle and loss/misuse of any spare parts will be deducted from the security deposit.

    The refundable security deposit will be payable to the tour operator directly. Any disputes arising from this will be settled between the tour operator and the rider.
    • Motorcycling Ladakh Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Ladakh Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Ladakh Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Ladakh Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Ladakh Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Ladakh Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Ladakh Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
    • Motorcycling Ladakh Himalayas Mountains Adventure Activity Sports
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Pick-up and drop at Kullu-Manali Airport or bus station in private, shared vehicles

    • 500cc UCE Royal Enfield Motorcycles
    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    • Basic spare parts and tool kits
    • Accommodation in hotels, tents and home stays on a twin sharing basis
    • Common kitchen/dining and toilet tents while camping
    • All required camping equipment
    • Meal package consisting of breakfast and dinner (lunch will be at additional cost)
    • Services of an experienced road captain, mechanic, back-up rider and support crew
    • Farewell party on the last day
    • Photos and videos of the tour
    • Permit charges, entrance fees and camping charges at sightseeing locations
    • First Aid kit (including oxygen cylinders)
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Airfare from base city to Manali

    • Damage to motorcycle or spare parts (will be recovered from your security deposit)
    • Medical or travel insurance
    • Trip extension cost in case of unforeseen circumstances (road blockages/natural crisis etc.)
    • Riding gear (facemask, riding gloves etc.)
    • Personal expenses like tips to staff, alcohol etc.
    • Any item not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Jeans or track pants
    • Waterproof riding gear (jacket, facemask, helmet etc.)
    • Riding boots/footwear
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Sweaters or thermal wear
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Full sleeved shirts/t-shirts
    • Night clothes
    • Woollen socks and gloves
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Sandals or slippers
    • Suitcases or hard luggage is not allowed

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Shared, private vehicles for pick-up and drop-off as per itinerary
    • 500cc UCE Royal Enfield Motorcycles
    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    • Basic spare parts and tool kits
    • All required tents and camping equipment
    • Common kitchen/dining and toilet tents
    • First Aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • Personal toiletries
    • ID proof (copies of passport and visa)
    • Torch (with batteries)
    • Swiss knife
    • Water bottle
    • Dry snacks
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen lotion

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry all specific and prescribed medications.