Duration: 11 Nights & 12 Days
Destinations: Manali – Marhi – Gondla – Jispa – Zingzingbar – Sarchu – Takh – Pang – Rumtse – Upshi – Leh – Khardong La – Leh
Day 01: Manali – Marhi (36 Kilometer)
Star your Trans Himalayan Biking Tour with IndiaTravelTours.Net. Start this exciting Himalayan biking tour from Manali. Today enjoy bike ride to Marhi with road climbing gradually through forests and meadows. Marhi is a small village just below the Rohtang Pass. Overnight camp near the small meadow.
Day 02: Marhi – Gondla (56 Kilometer)
After breakfast, test yourself on the second highest road (over Rohtang Pass) where the climb is steep, air thin and it requires strength and determination. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the camp near the Chandra River at Gondla Village.
Day 03: Gondla – Jispa (49 Kilometer)
After breakfast at Gondla, continue along the Chandra passing the village of Sissu. From Sissu village you will get spectacular vista of a large garrulous waterfall across the river. You will also see the colossal glaciers clinging to the mountain slopes high above. Keep on to the Tandi Bridge and cross the Bhaga River. Stop at Keylong and finally arrive at the small village of Jispa. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the camp.
Day 04: Jispa – Zingzingbar (37 Kilometer)
After breakfast, ride today to your next destination Zingzingbar. Overnight stay will be at the camp.
Day 05: Zingzingbar – Sarchu (53 Kilometer)
After breakfast, proceed to Sarchu via Baralaccha La. The road passes a tinny jewel of a lake the Suraj Tal also known as the Lake of the Sun. Lake is located before the Baralaccha La Pass. This is the centre of three valleys – Chandra, Bhaga and Yunan. On arrival at Sarchu, check-in at your camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06: Sarchu – Takh (40 Kilometer)
After breakfast, ride toward Takh, Roads leads out from Sarchu and heads north and enters into the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Now ride playfully up to the Gata Loops (a series of 23 switchback turns). Arrive at campsite at Takh. Stay overnight at the camp.
Day 07: Takh – Pang (40 Kilometer)
After breakfast at the camp, ride today over the Lachulung La (5060 M). Go along the zigzag road. You see marvelous views of hills. Arrive at downhill settlement of Pang. Dinner & overnight will be at the camp.
Day 08: Pang – Rumtse (94 Kilometer)
After breakfast at the camp ride today over the over Tanglang La (5200m). It was once the second highest motorable pass in the world. Now ride to the Marsimik La on the eastern boarders of Ladakh. From here ride smoothly down to the Indus Valley floor and then arrive at picturesque village of Rumtse. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the camp outside the village of Rumtse.
Day 09: Rumtse – Upshi (35 Kilometer)
After breakfast at the camp, ride along a mountain stream along the Indus Valley and finally arrive at the small village of Upshi – a junction on the Leh – Manali Highway. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the camp.
Day 10: Upshi – Leh (51 Kilometer)
After breakfast at the camp, ride through long stretches of mettaled road and past the famous Thiksey Gompa. Reach at charming town of Leh, Ladakh. On arrival at Leh, IndiaTravelTours.Net representative transfers you to your pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax at the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 11: Leh – Khardong La – Leh
After an early morning breakfast, enjoy ride on Khardong La Pass (world’s highest motorable pass). Return back to Leh and check-in at your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 12: Leh – Delhi
Departure from Leh. Punctual transfer to Leh Airport to take flight for your onward journey.