Manali to Leh Motorcycle Tour
Duration: 12 days
Best season: July to September
Region: Himachal, Ladakh
Day 01 In and Around Manali, O/N in hotel,
After breakfast Motor bike will be provided to each individual and you will explore Manali and its surrounding with local guide. Visit Nagar castle, Roerich art gallery, Hindu Temples and hot spring at Vashisht.
Day 02 Manali to Solang Nalla 26 km O/N in hotel,
Test drive to Solang Nalla on some rough road to get used for further ride, Lunch stop and evening back to Manali.
Day 03 Manali to Jispa (135 km) (3250m)
Drive along the Beas river upstream long the true left bank through the several villages to the Rohtang pass (4050 m).Downhill drive to the Gramphu and and passport check point at Koksar. Reach Keylong the tribal dist. Head quarter, 35 km a head campsite at Jispa or Darcha.
Day 04 Jispa to -Sarchu Camp 84 km 4253 m
Leave to the higher region, Zig-zag uphill road in shadow of Hanging glacier to scenic Baralachala (4800 mtrs) descend to Sarchu plateau plateau, camp O/N
Day 05 Sarchu to Tsokar (4267 m) 133 km 7 hours
Leave the vast Sarchu plateau, uphill curvy drive till Namkila 4950 mtrs), spectacular view of rugged rocks, over Lachulangla (5090 mtrs.) descend to the gorge of cliffy Gangla jal to Pang. Continue through vast plateau of Kyangchu-Thang (plateau of wild donkey) to Tsokar by dusty and unidentified trail.
Day 06 Tsokar to Tsomoriri (Karzok) (4568 m) 90 km
Rough road leads to the top of Polokongkha (4920 mtrs), descend to Puga valley known for its Butan gass, nomad, Reach Sumdo village, Uphill drive till Namstang la (4800 mtrs) to Karzok. Gompa and its inhabitants the Nomades are most outstanding features of this lake, night in camp.
Day 07 Karzok to Leh – 220 km- (3506 m)
Leave early by same way back till Sumdo, reach at Mahe, join the main road leads to Leh, follow the Indus River, On the way visit Hemis, Thiksey and Shey Monastery.O /N in hotel
Day 08 Leh-visit Stok and Phyang monastery
Visit stok palace and its museum, stroll in the village, back to Leh for Lunch afternoon drive to Phyang. Back to Leh O/N hotel.
Day 09 Leh to Khardungla pass (5540 m) back to Leh
Uphill drive till pass, as it is the highest point one has to be careful of the altitude sickness however oxygen cylinder will be along with in the back up vehicle. Reach on the top of highest motor able pass in the world, enjoy the magnificent view of Himalaya and its valleys, get back to Leh, after lunch free visit, O/N in hotel.
Day 10 Leh to pang-174 km-4630 m-(over Tanglangla pass 5360 m)
Road goes through several villages over world second highest motorable pass to Pang. O/N in camp.
Day 11 Pang to Jispa – 161 km
Same way back
Day 12 Jispa to Manali-138 km
Same way back, End of Safari