Arrival in New Delhi
On arrival in New Delhi, transfer to the hotel and get an orientation from your tour guide. After the orientation, enjoy an overnight stay in the city.
New Delhi to Naggar
Early in the morning, check-out from the hotel and travel to Naggar by road. First, drive along National Highway 1 till Chandigarh and from here divert to the mountains to reach Naggar. On arrival in the village of Naggar, check-in at your lodgings and stay overnight.
Today, Do some local sightseeing and get acquainted with your bikes. Visit the famous Hadimba Devi Temple, which stands in the middle of tranquil forests of towering deodar trees. It is dedicated to Hadimba, the demoness wife of Bhima. The temple has a four-tiered wooden roof, designed like a Buddhist Pagoda. Also during the trip, travel to the famed Vashisht Village and bathe in the hot sulphur springs, where the waters reportedly have medicinal properties. Upon returning to your lodgings, get your hands on the motorcycles and run all the important checks. Also, buy whatever you need for the upcoming excursion from the local market. In the evening, enjoy another overnight stay in the Naggar village.
Naggar to Sarchu
At the break of dawn, commence your motorbike expedition Ladakh and in its first stage, travel 245 km through the Himalayas to Sarchu. The journey will take you along National Highway 3 through dense coniferous jungles for some distance out of Naggar and Manali. As you gain elevation and reach the bewitching Rohtang Pass, the trees will disappear, and vast and lush grasslands will be seen. Just as you reach the Lahaul and Spiti district, the greenery will also diminish and the brown and barren slopes of this cold desert will take over.
Sarchu to Leh
Upon feasting your eyes to a wonderful sunrise over the mountains, start your bike expedition from where you left off. This part of your excursion will take you through Tanglang La, which at about 17480 feet above sea level, is among the highest motorable roads on earth. The terrain along the road is tough and the pavement, bumpy and rocky, so drive carefully and slowly as this part of the road has claimed many lives.
Sightseeing in Leh
Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at your lodgings and then head out for a sightseeing tour around the town of Leh. There are a number of popular tourist attractions that you may visit, such as Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa and Jama Masjid. Later, run another round of checks on your bikes and buckle up for the section of motor bike expedition Leh that is to follow.
Leh to Pangong Tso
Your motorbike expedition Ladakh will now get you to the picturesque Pangong Tso Lake. During the course of your journey, cross the approximately 17585-feet high Chang La mountain pass. Along the way, visit the famous Buddhist monasteries of Shey, Hemis and Thiksey. Also remember to click snaps wherever you find a view, worth capturing forever. As you near Pangong Tso, get off your bikes and walk them to the lake.
Pangong Tso to Leh
Wake up to an enchanting sunrise over Pangong Tso and recommence your bike expedition to Leh Ladakh. On the way, see the famed school that was used as an off-studio location in the hit Hindi film, 3 Idiots
Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung La
This phase of your journey involves crossing the approximately 17582-feet high Khardung La, claimed to be the highest motorable road in the world, to Nubra Valley.
Nubra Valley to Leh
In the morning, enjoy a wonderful ride on the twin-humped Bactrian camel and explore the villages of Diskit and Hunder. Later, travel to the hot sulphur springs of Panamik and take a dip in their therapeutic waters. Post the dip, begin another section of motorbike expedition Ladakh, travelling back to Leh and crossing Khardung La.
Leh to Kargil
The ensuing phase of this bike expedition to Leh Ladakh involves riding to the town of Kargil. On the way, pay homage at the Buddhist monastery of Lamayuru, which is the highest in the region in terms of altitude. Onwards on the excursion, drive on Fotu La mountain pass and then follow the road, descending to Kargil
Kargil to Dras | Dras to Srinagar
The following stretch of this motor bike expedition gets you first to Dras, which is the second coldest place on earth. In Dras, climb up to the Tiger Hill Peak and then restart your road journey. En route, cross Zoji La pass and enter the breathtaking valley of Sonamarg, which is a famous ski resort. Later drive to Srinagar, the capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Here you may visit numerous places of interest, such as Shalimar Bagh and take a Shikara ride on the picturesque Dal Lake.
Sightseeing in Srinagar
You could stay in Srinagar, exploring this amazing city further.
Srinagar to Jammu
This morning, your wonderful motorcycle tour will involve driving through the Jawahar Tunnel out of Srinagar to Jammu.
Jammu to New Delhi
Complete your amazing Himalayan excursion by travelling from Jammu to Delhi via road.