Manali-Ladakh-Srinagar Bike Ride 2022 via Turtuk
Take a complete package of experiencing an enchanting beauty as you book this Manali-Leh-Srinagar bike tour of 10 nights/ 11 days. Let your soul escape into the serene and purely natural surroundings to have a memorable break. This ride takes you across many attractive sights of Srinagar, Ladakh and Manali.
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- Best of 2 valleys - Himachal and the Kashmir Valley
- Cross the Zozila pass and see the beautiful Srinagar
- Travel through many mountain passes
- Stay at the deluxe camps in Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake
- Experienced road captain and a backup vehicle throughout the ride
Route: Manali - Jispa - Sarchu - Leh - Nubra - Turtuk - Pangong - Leh - Kargil - Srinagar
Why Choose This?
- No Hidden Costs: All-inclusive price with no hassle of paying on multiple occasions during the trip.
- Fixed Departures: All available dates on the calendar are bookable.
- Premium Stays: All accommodations during the ride in comfortable hotels and deluxe camps. All with attached washroom.
- Bike Rent and Fuel: For rented bike options, bike rent, as well as fuel, is included in the price.
- All Permits and Fees: No hassle of paying permit fees, entry fees or wildlife fees during your ride. It's all included in the price.
Still thinking about planning out your bike trip? Take our help with this Manali-Leh-Srinagar bike tour which will assure you the best travelling memories. The tour begins from Manali and proceeds with a 3-day ride to reach Leh. During the ride, you will cover the Nubra valley and Pangong lake to camp at the banks of this serene blue lake.
From Leh, the ride will continue to Kargil, Sonmarg and Srinagar, which will be the last leg of the ride.
In this tour, you will be riding through one of the most beautiful yet remote places existing across the globe. You will be accompanied by an experienced road captain and a fully equipped backup vehicle to prevent any glitches. So put on the helmet and get ready to capture the best memories for life.
- Day 1: Arrive in Manali
- Day 2: Ride from Manali to Jispa (110 km | 3-4 hours ride)
- Day 3: Ride from Jispa to Sarchu (85 km | 4/5 hours ride)
- Day 4: Ride from Sarchu to Leh (250 km | 9/10 hours)
- Day 5: Ride from Leh to Nubra Valley (160 km | 2/3 hours ride)
- Day 6: Ride from Nubra Valley to Turtuk to Nubra Valley (160 km | 4/6 hours ride)
- Day 7: Ride from Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake (161 km | 8/10 hours ride)
- Day 8: Ride from Pangong Lake to Leh (160 km | 5/6 hours ride)
- Day 9: Ride from Leh to Kargil (215 km | 7/8 hours ride)
- Day 10: Ride from Kargil to Srinagar (200 km | 8/9 hours ride)
- Day 11: Departure from Srinagar
Day 1: Arrive at Kullu-Manali
- Reach Kullu-Manali and check-in to well-arranged accommodation in guesthouses or hotels.
- Go for some local sightseeing (expenses not included in the tour).
- Take part in an orientation process and Leh ride briefing.
Day 2: Ride from Manali to Jispa (140 km | 7/8 hours ride)
- The Ladakh ride begins on Day 2. Enjoy the Leh Manali highway.
- En-route Jispa you cross the Atal Tunnel, Upshi, and Keylong.
- Once you reach Jipsa, an overnight stay will be provided.
Day 3: Ride from Jispa to Sarchu (85 km | 4/5 hours ride)
- On day 3 you will be riding from Jispa to Sarchu. En route Sarchu you will cross the Zing Zing Bar, Baralacha La-16040 Ft & Killing Sarai.
- Visit Suraj Taal and Deepak Taal, two breath-taking lakes in the Lahaul and Spiti regions. For the night, stay at the camps/guest home in Sarchu. Enjoy the stay in the valley.
Day 4: Ride from Sarchu to Leh (250 km | 9/10 hours)
- The ride to Leh will begin in the early morning.
- Today's route will go through crossing about 22 Gata loops (hairpin turns), 45 km Pang ground, and Tanglang La, which is the 10th highest motorable pass in the world.
- On arrival in Leh, check-in at a hotel pre-booked for the group and take rest.
- The overnight stay will be in a hotel in Leh.
Day 5: Ride from Leh to Nubra Valley (160 km | 2/3 hours ride)
- On day 5, you would be assigned your bikes and would be riding to the famous Nubra Valley.
- The road to the Nubra Valley will take you across what is claimed to be the highest motorable road on earth – Khardung La.
- Overnight stays would be arranged near Nubra Valley.
Day 6: Ride from Nubra Valley to Turtuk to Nubra Valley (160 km | 4/6 hours ride)
- On the sixth day, you would be riding from Nubra to Turtuk. Turtuk was occupied by Pakistan till the year of 1971.
- Turtuk is the last village prior to the LoC and is a beauty on its own, absolutely stunning.
- Post the tour of Turtuk you would be riding back to Nubra Valley, for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Ride from Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake (161 km | 8/10 hours ride)
- Take on an off-roading experience to Pangong Lake. You will also visit the Shyok Village.
- On arrival, enjoy the overnight camping experience near the enchanting blue lake.
Day 8: Ride from Pangong Lake to Leh (160 km | 5/6 hours ride)
- Head back to Leh and stop by the famous school from the Bollywood movie '3 Idiots' and Shanti Stupa.
- You will cross the second highest pass on this day Chang La and also Tsoltak a small high mountain lake.
- Post your arrival in Leh, overnight stays would be arranged for you.
Day 9: Ride from Leh to Kargil (215 km | 7/8 hours ride)
- Enjoy your morning breakfast and then hit the road. En-route Kargil, visit the Buddhist monastery of Lamayuru and cross the Fotu La.
- Before reaching Kargil cross the Hambuting La by late afternoon and stay overnight in Kargil.
Day 10: Ride from Kargil - Srinagar (200 km | 8/9 hours ride)
- After breakfast at Kargil, leave for Srinagar. You are expected to reach Srinagar by late afternoon, en-route cross the Zozila Pass.
- You'll be staying in Srinagar for the night.
Day 11: Departure from Srinagar
- After breakfast at Srinagar, check-out from the Srinagar hotel. Your trip ends here.
- Accommodation in deluxe accommodation in Manali.
- Parking facility in Manali.
- Volvo Transfers from Delhi to Manali.
- Accommodation in deluxe hotels and camps with attached washrooms.
- Stay at twin sharing basis for couples and a triple sharing basis for the group.
- Hot water bucket available on request.
- Bike rental charges for Royal Enfield 500 cc (RE Himalayan can be arranged - choose add-on while booking).
- Fuel for the rented bikes, as per the itinerary.
- Safety helmet for riders and pillions.
- Daily Breakfast ( From Day 2 to Day 11)
- Daily Dinner (From Day 1 to Day 10)
- Expert road captain for the bike ride.
- Permits and Wildlife fees for restricted areas in Ladakh for Indian Nationals.
- Backup vehicle (Innova/tempo traveller or similar) for the ride.
- Luggage space for one Rucksack per person in the support vehicle.
- Royal Enfield motorbike mechanic for the entire road trip.
- Basic first aid kit, medicines, oxygen cylinders
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Yes fuel cost is included as per itinerary in all rented bike options. If you are bringing your own bike then fuel cost is not included in own bike package.
At all places of stay there will be attached bathroom with running water. Either running hot water or hot water on request would be available at all places except Sarchu.
You may select the tour depending upon your date of travel, number of days and mode of travel (more importantly). If you are looking for a group departure for a bike trip then make sure that you are spending time at the locations mentioned in the itinerary (some of the important places to stay is Hunder/Diskit in Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake). Make sure the group really has a backup vehicle with a mechanic and should carry your luggage, extra fuel and bike in case of break down. Most importantly make sure that you are getting assured departure, many a time people waste days and money because trip organisers don\'t start the trip because of their faulty operations.
t is good to keep at least 10 to 12 days in hand for a Leh Ladakh bike trip. You don\'t want to rush everything.
It is not advisable to do this ride with a kid below 8 years. If travelling with kids then you can choose the SUV option. People travel to Leh with their kids from all parts of the world. Every individual immunity is different, taking rest to get acclimatize is the best option when coming by flight in the high altitude. Things to keep in mind when travelling with kids is to keep when hydrated and not try to force feed if baby\'s appetite is low. That said, Leh city has medical facilities in case some medical assistance is needed.
On an average we would travel about 6-7 hrs each day or less. On few stretches like Sarchu-Manali we would travel for about 10 hours. On an average, we will be riding 150 km per day.
Foreigners would have to pay INR 500 extra towards the Inner Line Permit to visit Pangong, Nubra, Tso Moriri or other restricted areas. Fee includes Environment & Wildlife fee. For Indian Nationals permits fee and other fees are included in the price.
Manali is well connected with Delhi and Chandigarh. Best way to reach Kullu or Manali is via overnight bus from Delhi/Chandigarh. You can take semi-sleeper Volvo AC buses or normal sleeper buses. The bus journey take 11-13 hours to reach Kullu and a further 1 hour to reach Manali. Tickets should be booked online. We suggest you choose government run buses such as HPTDC and HRTC as they are seldom late and run as per schedule.
Manali Leh highway usually opens in first or second week of June and remains open for about five months. Manali to Leh road usually gets closed from September end or early October depending upon weather conditions that particular year.
Once Manali Leh Highway is officially open, it is quite safe to travel and roads gets better and better till September as BRO keeps repairing bad stretches. In terms of safety your preparation, following safety guidelines and the weather plays an important role too.
The Manali-Leh route has some of the world\'s highest mountain passes. The five mountain passes that you would be crossing on journey to Leh from Manali are Rohtang Pass, Baralacha La, Nakeela Pass, Lachulung La Pass and Tanglang La Pass.
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