Overview

Ladakh Road trip is not just another destination in a traveller’s bucket list, but it is a dream in itself. A bike trip to Ladakh doesn’t create stories, it creates CHRONICLES! Ladakh is a poet’s best poem, a painter’s best painting and a photographer’s best muse. As the altitude rises, the landscapes en route to Ladakh change like shots of a motion picture. The mighty Himalayan Mountains, pristine glacier lakes and beautiful valleys together make Ladakh for the nature’s wonder that it is. Always keeping you high on adrenaline, an adventure trip to Ladakh through the world’s highest passes rewards you with the most breathtaking views you could ever imagine.
One thing that’s extremely important is the culture & people of the place. Ladakh is home to one of the most hospitable tribes in the World. Their colorful and peace-loving culture will make you fall in love with the localites instantaneously! We suggest that you savour Ladakhi food while you are there because you won’t get that yummy food anywhere else in the World.
Zooming through the treacherous Gata Loops, or riding through KhardungLa Pas, a trip to Ladakh is the ultimate adventure you can think of. While biking has been a popular activity, there’s a new addition to the list of ‘things to do in Ladakh’! It is to get a picture clicked on the famous ‘Yellow Scooter’ at the panoramic Pangong Lake.
So for how long are you just gonna read about the wonders of Ladakh? It’s time to tick these activities off your bucket list with Bhatakna Leh Ladakh Package for 2024! Go on and create your own Ladakh Chronicles!

7 Nights 8 Days 23 May, 30 May, 06 Jun, and more
Itinerary
Day 0:Departure From Delhi/Chandigarh To Manali By Volvo. Overnight Journey.
  • Departure from Delhi at 07:30 PM and reach Manali the next morning (Pickup from Chandigarh on the way). Overnight journey.
Day 1:Arrival In Manali & Local Sightseeing(Self-Exploration). Overnight Stay In Manali
  • After a long journey, check in to the hotel. Freshen up and get ready to relax amidst the tranquil mountains.
  • Start your day with a delicious breakfast. Later choose to relax or head for local sightseeing in Manali (by self).
  • Discover the ancient Hidimba Temple, the majestic Jogni Waterfall, the serene Vashisht Temple, and the bustling Mall Road.
  • If you're a foodie, don't miss out on the Old Manali Cafe Crawl. Indulge in some lip-smacking local delicacies while exploring the charming cafes in the heart of the town.
  • As the day winds down, head back to the hotel to unwind and rejuvenate.
  • Enjoy a delectable dinner and get briefed on the exciting activities planned for the next day.
  • Snuggle up in your cozy bed and wake up rejuvenated for another day of adventure in Manali.
Day 2:Manali To Sarchu Via Atal Tunnel. Overnight Stay At Sarchu
  • Wake Up early morning & check out.
  • Embark on the Leh-Manali Highway which weaves in & out amongst the mighty snow-clad peaks of the western Himalayas over a stretch of nearly 475 km.
  • Drive through Atal Tunnel to Lahaul Valley, along the Chandra River to Keylong, the district headquarters of Lahaul & Spiti.
  • Drive through Darcha, Patsio, Zingzing Bar & over Baralacha-La (4892 m) pass which is one of the most challenging passes among other passes on the way to Leh and one can see excellent panoramic views of the high rising/sky touching mountains.
  • Just on the top of Baralacha-La is a small lake Suraj Tal, the source of river Bhaga surrounded by mountain ranges & gradual descent down through Killing Sarai to Sarchu.
  • Overnight stay in camps at Sarchu under million stars.
Day 3:Sarchu To Leh. Overnight Stay In Leh
  • After breakfast at the campsite, head to Leh.
  • Once you start, you will instantly be greeted with Gata Loops (21 hairpin bends) at 4669 m. En route cross Nakee-La (4739 m) and then Lachung-La (5065m) just above Brandy Bridge.
  • After a quick and delicious lunch break at Pang, prepare to be amazed by the Moore Plains, a straight road stretching over 30km, perfect for a scenic drive. Keep an eye out for the adorable colonies of Marmots and the majestic herds of Kyung - Yak, who might just grace you with their presence.- On the plains, one has a chance of spotting tiny colonies of Marmots and the wild herds of Kyung – Yak.
  • After crossing Tanglang-La (5328 m, one of the highest motorable roads in the world), continue your journey through Upshi, Karu, and then finally Leh.
  • Check-in to your hotel and unwind after an exhilarating day. Get a good night's sleep, rejuvenating yourself for the adventures that await you in Leh!
Day 4:Leh To Nubra Valley Over Khardung La. Overnight Stay In Nubra
  • After a delicious breakfast in the morning, set out on a thrilling drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung-La, one of the highest motorable roads in the world at a towering 5359 mt.
  • As you arrive in Nubra Valley, get ready to be mesmerized by its natural beauty and stunning vistas. Popularly known as Ldorma or the Valley of Flowers, this magical valley is situated to the north of Ladakh and is home to a colorful variety of flora and fauna.
  • Check in to your hotel and then set out to explore the Sand Dunes, also known as the cold deserts of India (Hunder). Hop on a camel and take a safari (self-paid) to explore the dunes and soak up the tranquil atmosphere.
  • Visit the charming Diskit village and the iconic Diskit Monastery, one of the oldest and largest monasteries in the region. Take a walk around and immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions.
  • As the evening approaches, make your way back to your stay for a delicious dinner, followed by a peaceful overnight stay.
  • Get ready to wake up to another exciting day of adventure in the beautiful Nubra Valley!
Day 5:Nubra Valley To Turtuk To Nubra Valley. [Distance: 200km, Duration: 7-8 Hours] 
  • Wake up to a beautiful sunrise & get ready to embark on a journey that will take you to the charming village of Turtuk.
  • Turtuk is a remote village that boasts of a unique identity, inhabited by ethnic Muslims who have their own distinct traditions and culture.
  • Spend some time amidst the pristine landscapes of Turtuk Village, and witness the enchanting beauty of the region. From the snow-capped mountains to the lush greenery that surrounds you, this place is a feast for the eyes.
  • As the day comes to an end, return to Diskit, where you can indulge in a delicious dinner and reminisce about the incredible experiences of the day. Get a good night's rest, as tomorrow is another day filled with adventure and exploration.
Day 6:Nubra Valley To Pangong Tso Via Shyok Valley. Overnight Stay In Pangong
  • After a scrumptious breakfast, check out of your hotel and set out on a breathtaking drive to the famous Pangong Tso Via Agam & Shyok Villages.
  • Be ready to witness the lake's mesmerizing beauty, which changes its color 4 – 5 times a day! The stunning Pangong Lake is about 4 km wide on average and at least 136 km long, with an area of upwards of 250 square miles (400 sq. km).
  • As you arrive at the lake, check in to your campsite and get ready to soak up the tranquil atmosphere and breathtaking scenery.
  • As the night falls, relish a delicious dinner under the stars, followed by a peaceful overnight stay at the campsite. Get ready to wake up to another day of adventure and exploration in the beautiful Pangong Tso!
Day 7:Pangong Tso To Leh Via Chang La. Overnight Stay In Leh
  • Wake up early morning to witness a mesmerizing sunrise after having breakfast, head back to Leh.
  • En route visit chang-la, one of the highest motorable roads in the world at 5350 m.
  • Reach by evening time and explore the local market/cafe’s since it will the last day in Leh.
  • Shop something for your friends/relatives back home.
  • Come back to the hotel by evening. dinner and sleep overnight
Day 8:Fly Back From Leh
  • Post breakfast and check-out depart to the airport according to your flight timings, with some amazing memories of the trip.
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

✔ Volvo transfer from Delhi to Manali ( Not included for self bike option).

✔ Bike Rent for 5 days. Sarchu to Leh (For Biking Option). Manali to Sarchu transfer will be from Tempo Traveller

✔ Fuel for the bike(Sarchu to Leh)

✔ Entire travel from Manali to Srinagar by tempo traveler/cab (For Tempo Traveler Option)

✔ Stay for 7 nights – 2 nights in a hotel at Leh, 2 nights at Diskit, 1 night in camps at Pangong Tso, 1 night in camps at Sarchu & 1 night in a hotel at Manali on triple/quad sharing basis

✔ A total of 17 meals – 1 meal Day 1 (B) + 1 meal Day 2 (D) + 2 meals Day 3 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 4 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 5 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 6 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 7 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 8 (B) 

✔ Mechanical Backup

✔ All inner line permits for the trip

✔ Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax, Parking Charges, etc.

✔ Team Captain throughout the trip

✔ An Oxygen Cylinder 24x7 in the car in case of emergency

✔ Riding Gears – Helmet, Gloves, Elbow Guards, Knee Pads (Though it is recommended you carry your own helmet for comfort)

What is NOT included in the tour

✘ GST (5%) is applicable extra.

✘ Any kind of food or beverage that is not included in the package like alcoholic drinks, mineral water, meals/refreshments/lunches on the highway.

✘ Any personal expenses like a tip to the drivers, entry to monuments/monasteries, camera/video camera charges, camel safari, river rafting, laundry, telephone bills, tips, etc

✘ Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc. (to be borne directly by the customer on the spot)

✘ Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.

✘ Any damage to the bike except engine damage must be borne by the client.

NOTE: ₹10,000/- needs to be submitted as security for the bike before the start of the trip. Any damage to the bike, except engine damage, has to be borne directly by the client.

NOTE: ₹2500/- per person extra on double sharing

 

Things To Carry

Must Carry

  • Authentic Government ID Card
  • Comfortable warm clothing like woolen socks, cap, fleece jackets or warmers, down jacket, toiletries.
  • Sunscreen & lip balm, Good U/V protection sunglasses
  • Personal Medicines (if any) & few medicines for altitude sickness (a must)
  • Power Banks (No Electricity at Sarchu, Pangong Tso & Jispa)
  • Only post-paid numbers will work in Leh City & apart from that most of the area is no network zone

Things To Carry

Gears

  • A rucksack bag and a day pack
  • 3-litre water bladder or water bottle

Clothes

  • A sun cap and a woolen cap
  • UV protected sunglasses
  • One cotton long sleeves and 2 short sleeve t-shirt
  • 1 fleece jacket
  • 1 heavy Thick jacket/down jacket
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • At least 2 long pants (trek pants and cargo pants are favourable)
  • 4 sets of undergarments
  • 2 pair of socks
  • A small towel
  • A rain jacket or a poncho

Footwear

  • Above-the-ankle waterproof and breathable hiking boots with good grip
  • Flip flops/sandals

Medication

  • One strip of Diamox
  • Glucose powder
  • Medicines for headaches, diarrhoea, motion and altitude sickness
  • Dettol
  • Bandages
  • Cotton

Personal Accessories

  • Toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Paper soap, or sanitizer
  • Sunscreen minimum of spf40 , lip balm, cold creams
  • Body spray
  • LED torch light

 

Additional Information

NOTE: Travellers residing outside Delhi are suggested to book trains/flights reaching Delhi not later than 2 PM on the trip start date.

 

NOTE: Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of participants etc. May cause itinerary change. We reserve the rights to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort and general wellbeing.

NOTE: The age limit of our group departures is 16 to 42 years due to the power packed itineraries that we provide to our travellers. We can customise trips for travellers beyond the mentioned age bracket.

NOTE: Please note that the itinerary may vary depending on the weather conditions and other factors. It is recommended to consult with a local tour operator or travel agent for a customized itinerary that suits your preferences and requirements.

NOTE: You will be travelling to High Altitude cold desert places of India. It's advisable to consult your personal doctors for any sort of medical awareness before travelling. There are very few medical facilities/hospitals available at such remote locations and WanderOn shall not be responsible for any such of Medical emergency thus occurred. However any kind of support with respect to arranging logistics will be arranged if required and the expenses shall be borne by the clients. Please consult your personal doctor and we advise you to be physically fit and healthy before travelling. Do mention any sort of prior health issues before travelling so that we can advise you correctly.