Motorbiking in Jammu Kashmir, India

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One of the most iconic motorbiking trips in India is the Leh Ladakh bike trip. This odyssey takes you to some of the most starkly beautiful terrain in all of India. When on the bike trip to Leh, you’ll be seeing high altitude passes, snow-capped mountains, cold deserts, silent monasteries and mysterious cultures. You will ride through beautiful stretches of landscape, meet reclusive locals, and see raging rivers as you travel through. At the end of your Leh Ladakh bike trip, this stark landscape will be a part of you forever.

Leh Ladakh bike trip: Short bike trips to Leh

Some bike trips to Leh start at Leh itself. You’ll have to arrive a day or two early to ensure that you are fully acclimatized. On your first day, take it easy and drink plenty of fluids. After that, you'll set off to Lamayuru, the moonland of Leh, with craggy peaks and colours of grey and ochre. Your ride through the beautiful Leh landscape offers you plenty of glimpses into the life here. You'll ride across long stretches of bare landscape, and see raging rivers that cut across it. You'll see camels with double humps, the cold desert village of Hunder; you'll meet reclusive locals and maybe try a cup of hot butter tea with them.

Leh Ladakh bike trip: Himachal to Leh

The Manali-Leh route is a pilgrimage for bikers, and you'll know why once you experience it. This Leh Ladakh motorbiking trip starts in the green valleys of Manali, with blooming flowers and apple orchards. As you ride, the lush greenery gives way to the weather-bleached landscape of Ladakh. You'll be crossing rivulets created by melting glaciers, navigating rocky patches, visiting silent monasteries, and exploring some of the most spectacular parts of India. From Rohtang Pass to Khardung La, from Gata Loops to Tanglang La, ,and from the picturesque Pangong lake to the scenic Nubra Valley, this bike trip to Leh takes you through the most iconic landmarks of the Trans-Himalayan route.

Leh Ladakh bike trip: Long distance bike trips to Leh

Some longer itineraries for bike trips to Leh offer an odyssey that takes you from the flat landscapes of Delhi or Chandigarh, up into the mighty Himalayas, across some of the most extreme landscape that the country has to offer.

A popular route for this is the following: Manali, Jispa, Sarchu, Leh, Khardung La, Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake, Leh, Lamayuru, Kargil, Sonmarg, Srinagar.

On this bike trip to Leh and Srinagar, you’ll thunder through some of the highest motorable passes and roads in the world, including Khardung La and Baralacha La. After that, you'll ride onwards to Pangong Lake and the Nubra Valley, seeing views that you'll never forget. As you cross into Kargil, and head to Srinagar via Sonmarg, you'll feel like you've stepped into a movie set. Most bike trips to Leh with this itinerary end with a visit to Dal lake, and maybe even a night in a houseboat.

Best season for bike trips to Leh

If you’re heading out for the Leh Ladakh bike trip, you’ll be going during May or June. For the rest of the country, try to stick to the winter months when the weather is cold. You’ll stay comfortable for long hours of riding, and your bikes won’t overheat.

Top motorbiking trips in Jammu Kashmir

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Extreme Ride to Srinagar
Leh, Ladakh
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This 12 day Manali-Leh motorbike odyssey takes you from Delhi, into the mighty Himalayas, across some of the most extreme landscape that the country has to offer. Bikers from around the world come together for this ride.

With camping under the stars, riding through desolate landscape, battling the weather and the challenges of a roadtrip, as well as making friends with a group of like-minded bikers over days in the wild, this Leh motorbike trip will be one you'll never forget.

This trip includes your bus travel from Delhi to Manali, where bikes will be allocated to you. After that, you'll pass through the following route: Manali, Jispa, Sarchu, Leh, Khardung La, Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake, Leh, Lamayuru, Kargil, Sonmarg, Srinagar.

IMPORTANT: This Leh motorbiking trip package is for one person, with accommodation on triple sharing basis. For two persons on one bike, the cost will change. Please click the Enquire button above to ask about costs for two travellers.

NOTE: There is an additional refundable deposit of INR 10,000 per bike to be paid before the start of the Leh motorbiking trip.
    Inclusions
  • Accommodation in hotels/camps/guest house on triple sharing basis as per package option
  • All buffet meals starting from dinner on day 2 to breakfast on day 12
  • One Enfield bike - 350 CC with fuel per rider
  • Fuel and oil changes for bike
  • Basic spares parts for the bike (any damage/change of spares payable as extra directly)
  • Road captain for the entire tour in bike
  • One motorbike mechanic for the entire tour
  • Volvo tickets from Delhi to Manali
  • Inner line permits
  • 01 backup jeep for more than 06 riders
  • First aid box and oxygen cylinder
  • All applicable taxes
    Exclusions
  • Entry fees to local site seeing
  • Refundable security deposit of INR 10,000 per bike
  • International/ domestic air fare, visa fees, airport tax or any kind of insurance cover
  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, camera fees etc
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond control like change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, etc
  • Extra cost due to any change in the itinerary/stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control
  • Participants getting their own bikes will be charged INR 36000 (excluding fuel)
  • Any cost or service not mentioned in the Inclusions
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Manali-Leh Ride
Manali, Himachal Pradesh
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The route between Manali and Leh is one of the most iconic motorbiking routes in India and attracts fuelheads from around the world. With its glorious mix of high altitude passes, crystal blue lakes, rugged landscapes, and winding mountain roads, it's the ultimate road trip for bikers who just want to roar off into the distance.

This trip combines camping in tents at some of the most spectacular locations, including at Pangong Lake. You'll take pit stops at villages, wave to nomadic people, ride in formation under fluttering strings of prayer flags, drink hot buttered tea with friendly shepherds, and camp out under the clear stars of the Ladakhi skies. The Manali-Leh motorbike trip will be an experience you'll never forget.
    Inclusions
  • Bullets 350 cc/ 500 cc in good riding condition
  • Backup vehicle in case of emergencies
  • Accommodation in neat and clean hotels, guesthouses and camps on twin sharing basis at all locations
  • Experienced and knowledgeable mechanic and guide
  • Breakfast on all days during the trip
  • All permits and permissions for the trip
  • First aid kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations)
  • All applicable taxes
    Exclusions
  • Fuel for the bikes
  • Charges for spares parts and damage caused to the bikes during the ride
  • Meals/services not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
  • Any form of personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc
  • Entry fees for the monuments or monasteries
  • Costs rising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance
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500cc Bullet Odyssey to Srinagar
Leh, Ladakh
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Leh, Ladakh
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Buckle your helmet on, hit the gas, and feel the engine roar to life! It's time to hit the road on a fierce 500cc beast and this Chandigarh-Srinagar motorbike trip is the perfect way to do it. You'll spend 13 days on the road, travelling past some of the greatest views that any biker has ever had, as you cross from Chandigarh to Manali, to Leh, and onwards to Kargil and finally, Srinagar.

This is a premium trip, and you can expect to stay in boutique hotels or homestays, or 3-star and above hotels en route, or camp in deluxe tents in spectacular locations of the Ladakhi deserts. At the end of this fabulous Srinagar motorbiking trip, you'll check in to a gorgeous houseboat for the night. You'll also have an experienced support staff, including a Road Captain and mechanics, who will travel with you at every step. In addition, there is a camera on the Road Captain's helmet, to capture footage of the entire trip. You can get access to this later.

IMPORTANT: This Srinagar motorbiking package is for one person, with accommodation on twin sharing basis. For two persons on one bike, the cost will change. Please click the Enquire button above to ask about costs for two travellers.

NOTE: There is a refundable security deposit of INR 10,000 that has to be paid for this trip. This is not included in this package cost and will be paid directly to the operator.
    Inclusions
  • Motorbike rental: Royal Enfield 500 cc bike
  • ISI marked helmet
  • Riding gloves
  • Accommodation as per itinerary in boutique hotels/homestays or similar category on twin sharing basis
  • Back-up support vehicle (Luggage would be carried in the same vehicle for all participants.)
  • Support staff and an experienced road captain will accompany you
  • Certified mechanic with spare parts and tools for breakdown assistance
  • One helmet camera with road captain to shoot video of the entire motorcycle expedition
  • Breakfast and dinner from Day 1 to Day 12
    Exclusions
  • Safety deposit of INR 10,000 (to be paid to the operator)
  • Fuel cost
  • Airfare from/to your originating city of stay
  • Personal expenses such as tips, porterage, room service, laundry, mineral water, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, phone calls, additional sightseeing tours / excursions not included in the itinerary etc.
  • Any increase in fuel cost, government taxes, entrance fees, intra and interstate taxes
  • Any items / services not specifically mentioned in the 'Inclusions’
  • All entry tickets to stupas, monasteries and sightseeing venues
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Manali to Leh on Motorbikes
Leh, Ladakh
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Pack your gear and head out to the mighty Himalayas! The Manali-Leh route is a pilgrimage for bikers, and you'll know why once you experience it. You'll be roaring through Leh, navigating high altitude passes, passing snow-capped mountains, and exploring cold deserts and gorgeous blue water lakes.

You start your journey in Chandigarh, but the names of places on your route after that will beckon to you with their mysterious charm: Chandigarh - Manali - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh - Pangong - Hunder - Nubra Valley - Kargil - Drass - Srinagar over 13 nights and 14 days.

IMPORTANT: This trip package is for those who bring their own motorbikes. The cost does not include any transport costs of the bike.
    Inclusions
  • SUV/ Jeep for non-bikers
  • Accommodation on triple share basis in tents / deluxe hotels for 13 nights
  • Breakfast and dinner for the duration of the trip
  • Utility vehicle charges
  • Professional guide, trained mechanic and staff fees
  • Peak fees, sanctuary fees / royalty / permits where applicable
  • Inner line permit charges
  • All applicable taxes
    Exclusions
  • Transfers to Chandigarh and back from Srinagar
  • Lunch for the duration of the trip
  • Cargo charges for bike transfer
  • Fuel and maintenance charges
  • Items of personal clothing
  • Expenses of a personal nature like laundry, phone calls, alcohol, cigarettes, insurance, camera fee
  • Costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond control
  • Medical evacuation or rescue costs
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
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Leh Bike Adventure
Leh, Ladakh
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This Leh motorcycle trip odyssey takes you into the heart of one of the most starkly beautiful regions of India for 6 nights and 7 days of motorcycle thrills and spills! You'll be riding to iconic Leh landmarks like Pangong Lake, thundering through high altitude mountain passes, visiting monasteries and memorials, and making memories that will last you a lifetime.

IMPORTANT: This Leh motorbiking trip package is for one person, with accommodation on twin sharing basis. For two persons on one bike, the cost will change. Please click the Enquire button above to ask about costs for two travellers.

NOTE: There is an additional refundable deposit of INR 10,000 per bike to be paid before the start of the Leh motorbiking trip.
    Inclusions
  • Rental of 350 CC bullet in good riding condition for the itinerary
  • Backup vehicle in case of emergencies
  • Accommodation in neat and clean hotels/guesthouses/homestays and camps on triple sharing basis at all locations
  • Experienced and knowledgeable mechanic and guide
  • Breakfast and dinner on all days during the trip (starting from dinner on day 1)
  • All permits and permissions for the trip
  • First aid kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations)
  • Inner line permits for Khardung La and Pangong lake
  • All applicable taxes
  • Certificate on successful trip completion
    Exclusions
  • Any travel/flights/trains into and out of Leh
  • Refundable security deposit of INR 10,000 per bike
  • Fuel for the bikes
  • Daily lunch
  • Charges for spares parts and damage caused to the bikes during the ride
  • Meals/services not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Entry fees for the monuments or monasteries
  • Any adventure activites (Rafting cost: Phey to Nimmo (25 km) - INR 1500 per person (includes lunch)
  • Charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
  • Any form of personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc
  • Costs rising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance
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