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  • Trip introduction

    Explore the cold, desert kingdom of Ladakh on powerful Royal Enfield motorbikes on an action-packed 11-day itinerary. Accompanied by an entourage of like-minded motorbikers, you'll follow an expert road captain to visit secluded destinations, from the sand dunes of Hunder to the rolling mountains of Sarchu. During the day, you'll thunder across national highways and off-beat roads, with dramatic views of snow-capped peaks and barren mountains on all sides. En route, you'll halt to visit faraway villages like Turtuk and Buddhist landmarks like the Diskit Monastery, making memories to last a lifetime.

    Please note that price displayed is the per person price for a booking for one motorbike rider and one pillion rider. An additional refundable, security deposit of INR 5,000 per motorbike, not included in the cost displayed, is to be paid directly to the tour operator.

    Destination

    Your 11-day adventure in Ladakh begins from the green valleys of Manali. With every passing day, you'll travel north towards Ladakh, travelling over twisting roads and high altitude passes, postcard views of rolling hills in view. Soon, you'll find yourself camping by pristine high-altitude lakes in Ladakh that are flanked by the Ladakhi mountains, painted with differing shades of brown and grey. You'll explore the city of Leh, visit the historic town of Kargil, the gorgeous hill-station of Sonmarg and end your odyssey at Srinagar, with memories of an unforgettable adventure.

    Destination highlights

    Visit the cold deserts of Ladakh on a 11-day motorbiking tour. | Spend a night in Swiss tents by the famous Pangong Lake. | Visit the village of Turtuk and the town of Kargil. | Get stunning views of the desolate Ladakhi landscape. | Ride through the Khardung-La, highest mountain pass in the world. | Travel with an entourage of motorbikers and experience exciting new adventures.

    Activity Details

    Off-road biking

    Yes

    Yes

    6725 feet

    17582 feet

    5200 feet

    1660 kms

    170 kms

    Experienced road captain and support mechanic with spare parts

    Royal Enfield

    RE Bullet

    350cc engine

    Experienced support crew/mechanic, backup vehicle to carry spare parts and tool kits

    Please ensure that vehicle is registered to the rider's name and all documents (pollution check, insurance, driver's licence etc) are in order.

    No

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Arrive at Manali

    Arrive in Manali and check-in to a hotel. Today, you'll meet your road captain and your fellow travellers. A short briefing will be conducted by the captain to cover essential details about your upcoming ride. In the evening, you can test ride your motorbikes in the streets of Manali and visit local attractions like the Vashisht Temple and the Manali Mall Road. Overnight in a hotel at Manali.

    Overnight in a hotel at Manali.

    Arrive in Manali. You'll be accommodated at a hotel in Manali. No meals are included in today's meal package, but you can visit any of the restuarants in Manali to have meals at your own expense.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Manali

    Manali

    07:00 AM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Manali to Jispa
    Day 3 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Jispa to Sarchu
    Day 4 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Sarchu to Tso Moriri
    Day 5 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Tso Moriri to Pangong Lake
    Day 6 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Pangong Lake to Hunder
    Day 7 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Day trip to Turtuk
    Day 8 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Hunder to Leh
    Day 9 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Leh to Kargil
    Day 10 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Kargil to Sonmarg
    Day 11 of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: Sonmarg to Srinagar
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 60 days before departure of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 45-60 days before departure of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 30-44 days before departure of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 20-29 days before departure of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: 25% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 20 days before departure of the Ladakh motorbiking trip: no refund.

    In case of show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting an administration fee of INR 5,000 per person and a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. The administration fee is charged by the tour operator, the transaction fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    The motorbike rider as well as the pillion rider is required to wear a helmet at all times while riding the motorbike. A safety helmet will be provided to all travellers by the tour operator.

    Travellers are required to carry a valid, govt-issued photo ID card and a valid driver's licence.

    Travellers are required to follow all instructions of the road captain during the Ladakh motorbiking trip.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip. Travellers suspected of intoxication will not be allowed to participate in the trip.

    Travellers getting their own motorbike must ensure that the vehicle is registered to the rider's name and all the relevant documents (pollution check, insurance and driver's licence etc) are in order.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers will be required to pay a refundable, security deposit of INR 5,000 per motorbike. Any major damage or loss to the motorbike and use of any spare parts will be deducted from the security deposit. This deposit is payable directly to the tour operator and any disputes involving the deposit will be settled between the tour operator and the traveller.

    Travellers are only allowed to store one rucksack of maximum 60 liters capacity in the support vehicle. Any extra luggage will be the responsibility of the traveller.

    If any traveller wishes to exit the tour mid-way for any medical or personal reasons, an additional charge of transporting the motorbike from the leaving point to the end point will be applicable.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of this Ladakh motorbiking trip due to any unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Costs arising due to such a change in itinerary will be borne by the traveller.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • 500cc Royal Enfield motorbike for one motorbike rider plus one pillion rider

    • Fuel for motorbikes, as required, plus safety helmets
    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, fuel, spare parts and support crew/mechanic
    • Basic spare parts for the motorbikes (all spare parts chargeable, if used)
    • Travel arrangements on Day 11 from Sonmarg to Srinagar in a Tempo Traveller
    • Accommodation in hotels or Swiss tents with attached washrooms for 10 nights on a triple-sharing basis
    • Meal package consisting of all breakfasts and dinners from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 11
    • Services of experienced road captain and mechanic
    • First aid kit (including oxygen cylinders)
    • All government permits and charges, including the Manali Green Tribunal permit and the Ladakh Inner Line permit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements from your home city to Manali, from Srinagar to your home city, plus airport transfers

    • Upgrade accommodation in hotels and Swiss tents to twin-sharing basis (pay additional INR 4,500 per person)
    • Upgrade to one person per 500cc motorbike without pillion rider (arranged for total trip cost of INR 47,200 per person)
    • Seat in Tempo Traveller/support vehicle without a motorbike (arranged for total trip cost of INR 36,700 per person)
    • Ride on your own motorbike (arranged for total trip cost of INR 26,200 per person, without fuel and helmet)
    • Rental of knee pads and elbow guards (arranged at additional cost of INR 790 per person)
    • Refundable security deposit of INR 5,000 per motorbike
    • Lunch, throughout the trip
    • Entry fees and photography/video charges at places of interest
    • Personal expenses like extra meals, beverages, apparel or gear etc.
    • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts/shirts and jeans/track pants
    • Jacket and sweater
    • Inner thermal wear
    • Woollen and cotton socks
    • Waterproof, sports shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • 500cc Royal Enfield motorbikes
    • Fuel for the motorbike and safety helmets
    • Backup vehicle to carry luggage, backup fuel, spare parts and support crew
    • First aid kit (including oxygen cylinder)

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued photo ID card (plus driver's license)
    • Towel and napkins
    • Personal toiletries
    • Sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+) and lip balm
    • UV Sunglasses
    • Tarpaulin or plastic sheet
    • Small torch or head lamp
    • Candle and match box
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (chocolates, biscuits etc.)
    • Camera
    • Spare cash

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit