Rider $3,984 | Pillion $3,484

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Explore the mighty Himalayan region of Ladakh on a Royal enfield bullet.

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Driving Level 8Travel styleMotorcycle Tour
Driving Distance1495 kmTour Typesmall group
Driving Days11RegionsLadakh
LandscapeMountains, lakes, valleysAccommodation LevelComfort

Trip description

Ladakh motorcycle tour

Across the mighty Himalayan range In Ladakh region, ride through remote villages in isolated valleys and breathe in the serenity that the ancient monasteries offer. The legendary Royal Enfield will become your best friend as you’ll roam together the vast mountain passes and discover the secrets of the Tibetan-Buddhist culture. The people of Ladakh, on the pitchfork between China, Tibet, and India, believe in the influence of the gods and spirits on the material world. When you’ll see the views surrounding them, you’ll be bound to wonder how it all was created.

We’ll explore the Nubra, Indus and Rupshu valleys and camp alongside to the most pristine lakes, situated in a very high altitude. The rugged terrain and marvelous sceneries of Leh and the villages around will reveal their beauty to those who are brave enough to reach the far region, and will go far beyond living up to your expectations.

What’s included

  • An experienced and accomplished English-speaking road captain
  • Enfield Bullet 500 cc motorcycle
  • Support jeep with an experienced motorcycle mechanic
  • Fuel included
  • 11 Nights: Accommodation in hotels /guesthouses in double rooms
  • 4 Nights: Accommodation in a deluxe camp site in double tents
  • Option for a single room/tent there, extra surcharge of 490$
  • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners outside Leh (including non-alcoholic beverages with the meals
  • All tolls roads and admission fees (heritage sites, monuments, etc.) for the entire program
  • Inner Line Permit

Itinerary

Day 01  Delhi  - Leh

Arrive at Delhi Airport and connecting flight to Leh, a breathtaking one-hour early-morning flight across the Greater Himalayas. Welcome lunch and an easy day with short walks around Leh. Introduction and brief about the tour at dinner time.

Day 02  Leh

Warming up day trip to get familiar with the handling of the Enfield Bullets. We’ll ride for about 100 km to visit the Stok Palace and further via the famous Hemis and Tiksey monasteries before returning to our hotel.

Day 03  Lamayuru

Today, we start for the lower Indus Valley – to acclimatize to this amazing high altitude moon landscape with a rewarding visit to the Lamayuru Monastery. We’ll spend the night in a modest but comfortable monastery guest house.

Day 04  Alchi via Likir  

Today, we head for the beautiful village of Alchi and its monastery, which is regarded as one of the most important Buddhist centres in Ladakh and also referred to the “monastic jewel of Ladakh”.(100km)

Day 05  Alchi to Leh via Sham valley and Basgo

Ride from Alchi to Basgo through Hemis Shukphan. (100km)

Day 06  Kardung La Pass

Crossing the world’s highest motorable road; the famous Kardung La Pass, all the way down to the Nubra Valley. (120 km).

Day 07  Nubra Valley

Ride from Hunder to Panamik and Sumur Tegar. Visit to Samstangling Gompa monastery and hot springs. (140km)

Day 08  Pangong Tso Lake

Ride through the Wari La Pass to the shores of Pangong Tso Lake, situated at a height of 4.350 meter. (165km)

Day 09  Leh

We enjoy today’s breakfast by the lake and will take our time to “saddle up” before returning to our comfortable base in Leh (150 km).

Day 10  TsoKar Lake

Drive to the salt lake of Tsokar and camp there. (180 km)

Day 11  Tsokar to Tsomoriri

Ride through the isolated region of Rupshu Valley to Tsomoriri Lake. On the way, we’ll meet the meet the Changpas (nomads) who camp around in their yak skin tents and graze their yaks and Pashmina goats. We’ll spend the night in a deluxe camp near Tsomoriri Lake. (4.522m, 100 km)

Day 12  Tsomorori Lake

A free day to walk around the lake and observe the unique and endangered bird species.

Day 13  Tsomoriri to Leh

Last day in the Enfield’s saddle so we’d better make the most of it; an 8 to 9 hour ride to Leh via Mahe. (3500m, 210 km)

Day 14  Leh

A free day in Leh to let the impressions and memories of this truly unforgettable trip sink in. Farewell dinner.

Day 15  Delhi

Flight to Delhi and onwards home with lots of memories.

What our explorers are saying

“Perfect”

"Experiencing India on a motorcycle is a completely different and amazing experience! but what's amazing about this trip is that we didn't miss one bit of the amazing culture of this place! We went through all kind of interesting villages and we really got to explore them and take in the local atmosphere. Would recommend it to anyone" 

Kenneth Rees

“Rich”

"The sights are absolutely incredible, and the cultural richness is abundant. India Travelz team have constructed a truly spectacular expedition, it literally had everything you can dream of! I applaud the team"

Dr. Derek Robinson

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Ladakh Motorcycle Tour

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