Srinagar Leh Manali Bike Trip
9 Nights/10 Days
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 10 days, Srinagar to Manali motorbike trip one will enjoy the real beauty of 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. In 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, and local sightseeing in and around Leh. After exploring Leh Ladakh on a motorbike, we will further ride towards Manali via the Manali-Leh highway and reach Manali by riding through the built high altitude “Atal Tunnel”.
Most rugged terrains on the Himalayas.
Manali - Leh Highway & Srinagar-Leh Highway.
Top 3 world's highest motorable roads and 8 mountain passes from Srinagar to Manali.
The oldest monastery in the Himalayas.
And never-ending snow-capped mountains.
Recommended season to visit -
May to October.
Authentic Indian &
Type of Food
High altitude mountain roads,
high mountain passes
Glimpse of destination
Day 1 -
Arrival At Srinagar (No Ride)
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 a briefing, Introduction to your motorcycles, riding gear 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 acclimatized soon. Srinagar is at the height of 1585 Mt. Dinner included.
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, which is situated at the height of 3528Mtrs ASL, enroute we will also visit Kargil War Memorial, by evening we will reach Kargil.
Breakfast and dinner included.
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 the Srinagar-Leh highway at the height of 4100 Mtrs ASL. By evening we will reach Leh and rest for the day. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 4 -
Leh to Nubra Valley
Kilometers - 140
Today we will start our journey towards Nubra Valley, Nubra valley is the coldest desert situated at the height of 10000ft asl in the Himalayas. Before reaching we will cross Khardungla pass at the height of 5380Mtrs, which is the world’s highest motorable road. We will also visit Diskit Gompa and Hunder sand dunes, where you can do a double hump camel safari.
By evening we will reach the camp in Nubra Valley. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 5 -
Nubra Valley to Turtuk and Back
Kilometers - 160
After exploring the coldest desert, day 5 on the Ladakh Motorcycle Tour continues towards Turtuk Village. Turtuk is a tiny farming village nestled between snow-topped mountains in India's far north-western region of Ladakh. Probably one of the most beautiful villages in Nubra Valley, surrounded by apricots barley farming is an important source of income. It is situated next to the Shyok River, Turtuk is one of the few places in India where one can witness Balti culture, It is the last major village where tourist activity is allowed before the Line of Control with Pakistan. By evening we will ride back to Nubra Valley. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 6 -
Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake
Kilometers - 170
After breakfast we will start our journey towards world famous Pangong Lake at the height of 14000Ft asl, we will be taking the Nubra – Shoyk Valley route, the entire road is very tricky with sudden twists and turns with multiple water crossings.
We will reach Pangong Lake by evening, and for the rest of the day, you can spend time near the lake.
Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 7 -
Pangong Lake to Leh
Kilometers - 175
After breakfast we will start our return journey to Leh Via Changla mountain pass, Changla pass is situated at the height of 17900ft height and it’s the 3rd highest mountain pass in the world. We will reach Leh by evening and rest of the day you can spend time by yourself by spending time in Leh's local market for shopping.
Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 8 -
Leh to Sarchu
Kilometers - 240
After exploring one of the greatest creations of mother nature we will start our return journey on the Leh Ladakh Bike trip from Delhi. We will be riding towards Sarchu on the same Manali-Leh highway that we took during our onward journey. We will reach Sarchu by early evening and the rest of the time we can explore some breathtaking sceneries of Sarchu and its surrounding mountains. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 9 -
Sarchu to Manali
Kilometers - 180
On this day of the trip from Sarchu, we drive through Jispa, Keylong, Tandi, and Sissu and head towards Manali. Considered to be the last village in Lahaul Valley, Jispa is the perfect hideout if you are looking for some peace and calm. The village is also the pit stop for travelers making their way to Leh. We will be crossing Baralacha La Pass and Atal Tunnel to reach Manali, it’s been a great journey. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 10 -
Departure from Manali
After breakfast, you will be checked out from the hotel at noon towards your onward journey to Delhi by Volvo bus.
PS: Most of the Volvo bus starts after 3 pm since you have ample time after checking out from the hotel, you can spend some time exploring Manali town on your own.
What is included?
Royal Enfield Himalayan motorcycle with fuel for the entire trip as per the itinerary (Bikes will not be provided for personal use during the tour).
Manali to Delhi Volvo Tickets.
Accommodation on a double sharing basis (Hotels/Camps/Guest Houses).
Breakfast and Dinner (set menu meals, starts from dinner on day 1 and ends with breakfast on day 10).
Tour leader for the whole tour as per the itinerary.
Mechanic for the entire tour as per the itinerary.
A backup vehicle for Luggage (one rucksack and small backpack per person is permitted. NO trolley bags/suitcases are allowed).
Helmets for rider and pillion, riding gloves for rider, knee and elbow guard for both rider and pillion (All the gears are used ones, we recommend each rider to carry their own riding gear).
Portable oxygen cylinders during the entire tour and First Aid Kit.
Inner line permits and restricted area permits for the Ladakh region.
GST @ 5% is included.
What is excluded?
All your international or domestic flight tickets.
Medical or travel insurance.
Personal damages/accidental damages cost to the motorcycle is not included (the client has to pay for any damages that happened during the tour).
Alcohol, tips, room service, or anything that is not mentioned in the above inclusions.
Lunch or any other meals which are not mentioned in the inclusions.
Any extra cost arising due to weather conditions, local disturbances, etc, the client has to pay the cost of extra days on the spot.
A refundable security deposit of INR. 7,500/- per bike.
Sightseeing entrance fees and parking fees.
Terms and Conditions -
A valid driving license is compulsory for all riders.
Hotel check-in time will start after 11 am only (early check-in is subject to availability).
Any damages to the motorcycle will be completely borne by the participant on the spot to continue the tour.
Any sort of Drugs /Alcohol during the ride is completely prohibited and Motorcycle Escapades will have a complete right to terminate the participant from the tour without any REFUND.
After finishing the day's ride, our lead rider or mechanic will collect the bike keys from each rider, this is to ensure the bikes are maintained properly for uninterrupted service during the tour.
Breakfast and dinner will be provided as per the inclusions in the itinerary as per the set menu from the hotels, anything ordered extra has to be borne by the participant to the hotel on the spot.
The availability of non-veg food completely depends on the hotel; since we are traveling in remote places, we cannot ensure the availability of non-veg food every day.
All hotels mentioned in the itinerary will remain unchanged, in case there is an issue with the hotel, we will provide a similar category hotel.
Hot water is subject to availability in Sarchu, Nubra, Pangong Lake, or any other remote locations.
In any case, if the tour gets interrupted due to weather conditions, landslides, avalanche,s or any political or local issue, then participants should take care of the cost of alternate accommodation, we will help in finding the alternate hotel and participants should pay upfront directly to the hotel.
Motorcycle Escapades can change or revise the sequence of the day-wise program without any prior notice or information, it may be because of unforeseen conditions during the tour.
In case of any accident or damage to the bike during the tour and if the same needs to be transported in an additional pickup truck the cost has to be borne by the participant
Luggage size: One rucksack and a small backpack per person is permitted. NO trolly bags/suitcase is allowed.