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LADAKH  TRAILS

10-Days Guided Motorcycle Expedition
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Dates: Aug 19-28, 2022

Rider Cost : USD 1250 / INR 79000

Overview

Conquer some of the highest mountain passes and roads in the world, get spellbound by the beauty of Pangong lake, watch the Milky Way galaxy and find your inner peace while riding in the most beautiful landscapes on earth - the Mighty Himalayas. 

This tour will cover some of the most beautiful valleys, cold desert and beautiful lakes of Ladakh connected via the top 3 highest mountain passes in the world. The lake circuit which connects the 3 lakes Pangong Tso, Tso Moriri and Tso Kar is the highlight of the tour and it will leave everyone spellbound.

SKILL

Intermediate

DURATION

10 Days / 9 Nights

START & END

Leh

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels / Guest houses or Camps 

SUPPORT VEHICLE

Included

DISTANCE

1500 Kms

GROUP SIZE

15 Max / 10 Min

DAILY RIDES

25 - 250 Kms

TERRAIN

80% Tarmac

20% Off-road

MECHANIC

Included

Tour Highlights

  • Ride starts and ends in Leh  

  • Conquer the World's highest motorable road - Umling La (19,024 ft)

  • Lake circuit (Pangong lake, Tso Moriri & Tso Kar)

  • Enjoy the hot springs at Nubra valley

  • Get a glimpse of the hidden gem of Ladakh - Turtuk

  • Walk the sand dunes of Hunder and take a ride on a Bactrian camel /double-hump camel

  • Watch the Orion’s belt and millions of stars with naked eye at Hanle

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive at hotel in Leh

Pickup from Leh Airport. Meet the team followed by briefing by the Tour Leader. Get acclimatized during the day. In the evening we'll do a short ride to Shanti Stupa to watch the sunset. 

Day 2. Leh - Lamayuru (135 Kms)

Visit the River confluence, Hall of Fame, Magnetic hill and  Alchi/Likir monasteries on the way to Lamayuru. 

Day 3. Lamayuru - Dah - Leh (235 Kms)

Meet the dependents of Alexander the Great and then  ride through the Aryan Valley back to Leh. 
 

Day 4. Leh - Hunder (130 Kms)

Ride to the highest motorable road Khardung La. Visit the Diskit monastery and Sand dunes of Hunder.


Day 5. Hunder - Pangong Tso (175 Kms)

One of the most scenic rides of this tour along the Shyok river to reach the beautiful Pangong Lake.  

Day 6. Rest day (Read as Photoshoot day)

Explore the villages Man & Merak along the Pangong lake and take some stunning pictures with the lake background.

Day 7. Pangong Tso to Hanle (150 Kms)

Scenic ride along the length of the Pangong lake and reach Hanle. Hanle is the best place for Astro-photography and home to the second highest optical telescope in the world.

Day 8. Hanle - Tso Moriri (300 / 150 Kms)

Ride to the world's highest motorable road - Umling la (19,024 ft). Then continue along the Indo-Tibet border to Tso Moriri which is part of the Lake circuit of Ladakh. While Pangong Tso is a salt water lake, Tso Moriri is fresh water lake.

Day 9. Tso Moriri - Tso Kar - Leh (250 Kms)

Last day of the ride is filled with butter smooth roads  and high-speed off-road sections. We will witness the salt plains of the Tso kar lake and then  have the opportunity to go crazy in More plains for a group Photoshoot. Farewell Dinner.

Day 10. Fly back  
Airport transfer from Hotel to Leh Airport.

Inclusions

  • Airport transfers to/from Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXL) in Leh

  • Overnights stay on a two sharing basis in 3-star hotel rooms or guest houses or Swiss tents

  • Breakfast and Dinners on tour days

  • Coffee/Tea/Soft drinks and Bottled-water

  • Experienced English-speaking Ride Captain & Tour Leader

  • 4X4 Pickup truck as backup vehicle to carry the luggage & spares

  • Mechanic for the entire tour

  • All permits & Entry-fees for planned sightseeing places

  • Complimentary T-Shirts

  • First-Aid kit & Oxygen cylinders

  • One Night Bonfire

Exclusions

  • Airfare & Visa

  • Cost of Lunch is not included

  • Damages to the motorcycle

  • Any expense incurred due to unforeseen circumstances like landslides, earthquakes, accidents etc

  • All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature such as snacks, alcohol, table drinks, laundry, tips to drivers or local guides or to any hotel staff.

  • Travel insurance (cover against cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness). We highly recommend you arrange an appropriate insurance in your home country

Things to Carry

  • Passport & Visa (For Foreigners)

  • Original Driving License / International Driving Permit

  • DOT/ECE/ISI Full face helmet

  • Riding Gear (Jacket, Riding Pants or Jeans with protective knee guards, Gloves & Boots)

  • Rain gear

  • Thermals (Base/Mid layer for cold protection)

  • Polarized Sunglasses

  • Hydration pack (Optional)

  • Sun screen lotion

  • Prescription medicines if any

  • Spare power glasses if applicable

Packages 

Rental Bike (Royal Enfield Himalayan + Petrol)

Rider Cost - USD 1450 / INR 89000

Pillion Cost - USD 1150 / INR 65000

Seat in Backup Vehicle (with Diesel)

Per person - USD 1150

Photography Package (Optional)

Portrait/Action Photoshoot by a professional Photographer in most scenic backgrounds during the tour with minimum of 20 printable HD pictures.

Per person - USD 150 / INR 10,000/-

 

Note:

A refundable security deposit of USD 150 / INR 10000 is payable for each motorcycle for any minor damages during the tour.