Srinagar to Manali via Leh Ladakh is one of the most adventurous motorcycle trips in India. Every year thousands of riders across the globe travel to these mountains to explore the most rugged terrains of the Himalayas. In these 12 days, Srinagar to Manali motorbike trip one will enjoy the real beauty of the Trans Himalayas Mountains ranging from 3000Mtrs to 5300Mtrs. We will start our Motorbike trip from Srinagar by covering the Srinagar-Leh highway via Kargil, Drass, Zoji La pass, and Sonamarg before we reach Leh. On the Leh Ladakh bike trip, we will cover the Highest Motorable road in the world, the World-famous Pangong Tso Lake, the Coldest desert Nubra valley & Local sightseeing in and around Leh. After exploring Leh Ladakh on Motorbike, we will further ride towards Manali via the Manali-Leh highway and reach Manali by riding through New Built high altitude “Atal Tunnel”.
What to expect on Srinagar to Manali Motorcycle Tour?
Most rugged terrains on the Himalayas
Manali – Leh Highway & Srinagar-Leh Highway
Top 3 worlds highest motorable roads and 8 mountain pass from Srinagar to Manali
The oldest monastery in the Himalayas
And never-ending Snow-capped mountains
High altitude mountain roads,
high mountain passes
Month to Visit
Mid. July to
Type of Food
Authentic Indian &
Day 1 - Arrival At Srinagar
Upon arrival at Srinagar, we will provide you with the hotel details well in advance. You need to reach the hotel on your own. You will meet our Ride captain or Tour leader in the evening for briefing, Introduction to your motorcycles, riding gears scrutiny, Safety measures, and other important aspects of the tour followed by dinner. You need to take ample rest today so that you can get acclimatize soon. Srinagar is at the height of 1585Mtrs.
Day 2 - Srinagar to Kargil
Kilometers - 205
It will be the first day of the Srinagar to Manali bike trip; we will start our ride towards Kargil, we will ride through Zoji La Pass, it is situated at the height of 3528Mtrs ASL, Enroute we will also visit Kargil War Memorial, by evening we will reach Kargil.
Day 3 - Kargil to Leh
Kilometers - 220
Soon after breakfast, we will start our journey on the Leh Ladakh Bike trip towards Leh. We will ride from Kargil to Leh today and you will be surprised to ride on this road since 90% of the journey is covered with tarmac, so be ready to cruise on control. We will cross Fotu La before reaching Leh, which is the highest point between Srinagar-Leh Highway at the height of 4100Mtrs ASL. By evening we will reach Leh and rest for the day.
Day 4 - Leh Rest Day
After 2 days of grueling ride on the Srinagar to Manali Bike trip, finally, we have reached Leh. Since Leh is located at the height of 3500Mtrs ASL, it is very important for each one of you to have enough rest to get acclimatize for the upcoming days. No motorcycles will be provided today since we will need time to maintain the bikes for the next days of adventure travel.
Day 5 - Leh to Pangong Tso Lake
Kilometers - 160
Soon after the breakfast, we will start our ride towards Pangong Tso Lake, before that we will cross multiple check post where we need to submit our restricted area permits and inner line permits. Before reaching Pangong Tso we need to cross Changla Pass, which is the 3rd highest motorable road in the world at the height of 5360Mtrs ASL. By early evening we will reach Spangmik village which is at the banks of Pangong Tso Lake. We will be staying at tented accommodation today. Pangong Lake is located at the height of 4225Mtrs ASL.
Day 6 - Pangong Tso Lake to Nubra Valley
Kilometers - 175
After spending a night at the banks of Pangong Lake, we will start our 7th day of the Ladakh Motorbike trip towards Nubra Valley. Nubra valley is situated at the height of 3000Mtrs ASL and it’s the coldest desert in the entire Himalayas. Most of the road today will be off-road since we will be riding through Shyok Valley. We will reach Hunder by evening; if we have time during the evening we will visit Hunder Sand Dunes and spend some time over there.
Day 7 - Nubra Valley to Leh
Kilometers - 135
We will leave Hunder after breakfast and head towards Diskit Monastery, Diskit Monastery is the oldest monastery in Nubra valley also it has a statue of Maitreya Buddha. Post that we will start ascending towards Khardungla Top, which is the World’s Highest Motorable Road at the height of 18380Ft ASL. Since the Khardungla pass is the main attraction on Delhi to Leh Motorbike trip, we will spend some time and then starts to descend towards Leh. By early evening we will reach Leh and rest of the day you can enjoy roaming at Leh Bazaar and buy some souvenirs.
Day 8 - Leh Local Sightseeing
Kilometers - 150
Today will be a leisure ride; we will start exploring the sightseeing places in and around Leh. After breakfast we will visit Magnetic Hill, then Likir Gompa, and later Alchi Monastery, by early evening we will back to Leh and rest of the evening you can spend on visiting Shanti Stupa.
Day 9 - Leh to Sarchu
Kilometers - 240
After exploring one of the greatest creations of Mother Nature we will start our return journey on Srinagar to Manali Bike trip. We will be riding towards Sarchu and we will cross TanglangLa pass, Moore Plains, Lachungla Pass, Nakeela Pass, and Gata Loops before reaching Sarchu by evening.
Day 10 - Sarchu to Manali
Kilometers - 225
It will be the last ride day on Srinagar to Manali bike trip; we will start our ride towards Manali, we will ride through Atal Tunnel and reach Manali by evening. Before that, we will also cross Baralachala la pass.
Day 11 - Departure from Manali
After breakfast, you will be checked out from the hotel and we will drop you to the bus stop towards your onward journey to Delhi by Volvo bus.
NOTE: Most of the Volvo bus starts after 3 pm since you have ample of time after checking out from the hotel, you can spend some time exploring Manali town on your own.
What is included?
Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycle with fuel for the entire trip as per the itinerary (Bikes will not be provided for personal use during the tour).
Accommodation on twin/double sharing basis (Hotels/Camps/Guest House).
Breakfast and Dinner (Set Menu meals, Starts from Dinner on Day 1 from Srinagar and Ends with Breakfast on Day 11 at Manali).
Dedicated Tour leader for the whole tour as per the itinerary.
Mechanic for the entire tour as per the itinerary.
A backup vehicle for Luggage (Based on the group size we will provide a backup vehicle, either it will be Bolero/Xylo/Innova/Tempo Traveller).
One Helmet and Basic Riding gloves (Both helmets & Gloves are used ones, we recommend each rider to carry their riding gears).
Delhi to Manali & Manali to Delhi Volvo Tickets.
Portable oxygen cylinders during the entire tour.
Inner line permits and Restricted area permit for the Ladakh region.
All Sightseeing places entrance and parking fees.
GST @ 5% is included.
What is excluded?
All your international and Domestic flight tickets.
Medical or travel insurance.
Personal Damages/accidental damages cost to the motorcycle is not included (Client has to pay for any damages that happened during the tour).
Alcohol, tips, room service, or anything which is not mentioned in the above inclusions.
Lunch or any other meals which are not mentioned in the inclusions.
The cost of riding gears like Jacket, Boots, Riding Pants, etc is not included.
For any extra cost arising due to weather conditions, local disturbance, etc, the client has to pay the cost of extra days on the spot.