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A Venturesome Manali-Leh-Manali Bike Trip

A Venturesome Manali-Leh-Manali Bike Trip

Pickup Point

Pick up: Delhi

Departure: Delhi


Ladakh Road trip is not just another destination in a traveler’s bucket list, but it is a dream in itself. A bike trip to Ladakh doesn’t create stories, it creates CHRONICLES!

Ladakh is a poet’s best poem, a painter’s best painting, and a photographer’s best muse. As the altitude rises, the landscapes en route to Ladakh change like shots of a motion picture. The mighty Himalayan Mountains, pristine glacier lakes, and beautiful valleys together make Ladakh for nature’s wonder that it is.

Manali is every biker’s utopia. Nestled in the scenic state of Himachal Pradesh, Manali offers windy rides and rocky roads that make your bike ride a fulfilling adventure!

Watching your vehicle defy the laws of gravity at the Magnetic Hill, zooming through the treacherous Gata Loops, or riding through KhardungLa Pas, an excursion to Manali-Leh-Manali is the ultimate adventure you can think of.

While biking has been a popular activity, there’s a new addition to the list of ‘things to do in Ladakh’! It is to get a picture clicked on the famous ‘Yellow Scooter’ at the panoramic Pangong Lake.

So for how long are you just gonna read about the wonders of the Manali-Ladakh road trip? It’s time to tick these activities off your bucket list with Manali to Ladakh bike trip experience for 2021! Go on and create your own bike trail Chronicles!

Short Itinerary

What you will do

Day 1:

  • Leave from Delhi at 6:30 P.M. (Day 0) and reach Manali the next morning.
  • Check in to the hotel, freshen up & relax.
  • Post breakfast head for local sightseeing of Manali.
  • Places to Visit – Hidimba Temple, Jogni Waterfall, Vashisht Temple, Mall Road.
  • Old Manali Cafe Crawl, Collect your bikes & come back to the hotel by evening.
  • Dinner followed by a briefing for the next day & overnight sleep.

Day 2:

  • Wake Up early morning & check out.
  • Embark on the Leh-Manali Highway.
  • Drive through Atal Tunnel to Lahaul Valley, along the Chandra River to Keylong, the district headquarters of Lahaul & Spiti.
  • Be enamored by Suraj Tal, a small lake flowing atop Baralacha-La.
  • Overnight stay in camps at Sarchu under a million shining stars.

Day 3:

  • After breakfast at the campsite, head to Leh.
  • En route Gata Loops (21 hairpin bends) at 4669 m, Nakee-La (4739 m), and then Lachung-La (5065m) just above Brandy bridge.
  • After a quick lunch at Pang (an army base) by afternoon, drive through the Moore Plains after crossing Tanglang-La (5328 m), continue your journey through Upshi, Karu, and then finally Leh.
  • Check-in to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4:

  • Wake Up & have breakfast at the hotel.
  • Post breakfast head for the local sightseeing of Leh.
  • Places to Visit – Hall of Fame, Shanti Stupa, Zanskar & Indus Confluence, Magnetic hills, and Pathar Sahib Gurudwara
  • Evening free for leisure and acclimatization.
  • Explore the local Leh Market and some cafes around.
  • Come back to the hotel by evening.
  • Dinner & sleep overnight.

Day 5:

  • After breakfast in the morning, head to Nubra Valley Khardung-La(The highest motorable road at 5359 mt).
  • Sink in the beauty of Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas.
  • Check in to the hotel and visit the Sand Dunes (cold deserts of India), take a camel safari (self-paid).
  • Visit the Diskit village and the Monastery around.
  • Come back to the hotel by evening, dinner, and sleep overnight.

Day 6:

  • After breakfast check out, start your journey to the famous Pangong Tso via the Agam and Shyok villages.
  • Pangong Tso changes its color 4 – 5 times a day with sunlight. With a backdrop of mountains of various hues and colors, it is a sight for the Gods.
  • Reach Pangong Lake & check in to the campsite.
  • Dinner & sleep overnight.

Day 7:

  • Wake up early morning to witness a mesmerizing sunrise.
  • After having breakfast, head back to Leh via Chang-La (the 2nd highest motorable road at 5350 m).
  • Reach by evening time and explore the local market/cafes.
  • Come back to the hotel by evening.
  • Dinner and sleep overnight.

Day 8:

  • Wake up & post-breakfast bid farewell to Leh city.
  • Depart for Manali.
  • Overnight halt at Jispa.
  • Reach Jispa & check in to the camps.

Day 9:

  • Wake up early morning & post breakfast depart for Manali.
  • Reach Manali & depart for Delhi by evening.

Day 10:

  • Reach Delhi by morning with amazing trip memories

Short itinerary

Day 0: Departure from Delhi

Day 1: Manali Local Sightseeing

Day 2: Manali to Sarchu

Day 3: Gata Loops-Moore Plains- Leh

Day 4: Hall of Fame-Shanti Stupa-Magnetic Hills-Pathar Sahib Gurudwara

Day 5: Leh-KhardungLa-Nubra Valley

Day 6: Nubra Valley-Shyok-Pangong Tso

Day 7: Pangong Tso-Chang La-Leh

Day 8: Leh-Jispa

Day 9: Jispa-Manali-Delhi

Day 10: Reach Delhi

Free Amenities

Breakfast Included


Luggage storage


Hot Shower


Common Area


  • Volvo transfer from Delhi to Manali & back.
  • Bike Rent for 8 days (For Biking Option)
  • Fuel for the bike (Manali to Manali)
  • Entire travel from Manali to Manali by tempo traveler/cab (For Tempo Traveler Option)
  • Stay for 8 nights – 1 night in a hotel at Manali, 1 night in camps at Sarchu, 3 nights in a hotel at Leh, 1 night in a hotel at Hunder, 1 night in camps at Pangong Tso & 1 night in camps at Jispa on triple/quad sharing basis
  • A total of 15 meals – 1 meal Day 1 (B) + 1 meal Day 2 (D) + 2 meals Day 3 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 4 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 5 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 6 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 7 (B+D) + 2 meals Day 8 (B+D) + 1 meal Day 9 (B)
  • Mechanical Backup
  • All inner line permits for the trip
  • Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax, Parking Charges, etc.
  • Team Captain throughout the trip
  • An Oxygen Cylinder 24X7 in the car in case of emergency


  • GST (5%) is applicable extra.
  • Any kind of food or beverage that is not included in the package like alcoholic drinks, mineral water, meals/refreshments/lunches on the highway.
  • Any personal expenses like- tips to the drivers, entry to monuments/monasteries, camera/video camera charges, camel safari, river rafting, laundry, telephone bills, tips, etc
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks, etc. (to be borne directly by the customer on the spot)
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Any damage to the bike except engine damage must be borne by the client.

Things to keep in mind

  • Authentic Government ID Card
  • Comfortable warm clothing like woolen socks, cap, fleece jackets or warmers, down jackets, toiletries.
  • Sunscreen & lip balm, Good U/V protection sunglasses
  • Personal Medicines (if any) & few medicines for altitude sickness (a must)
  • Power Banks (No Electricity at Sarchu, Pangong Tso & Jispa)
  • Only post-paid numbers will work in Leh City & apart from that most of the area is no network zone
  • Gears
  • A rucksack bag and a day pack
  • 3-liter water bladder or water bottle
  • Clothes
  • A sun cap and a woolen cap
  • UV protected sunglasses
  • One cotton long sleeves and 2 short sleeve t-shirt
  • 1 fleece jacket
  • 1 heavy Thick jacket/down jacket
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • At least 2 long pants (trek pants and cargo pants are favorable)
  • 4 sets of undergarments
  • 2 pair of socks
  • A small towel
  • A rain jacket or a poncho
  • Footwear
  • Above-the-ankle waterproof and breathable hiking boots with good grip
  • Flip flops/sandals
  • Medication
  • One strip of Diamox
  • Glucose powder
  • Medicines for headaches, diarrhea, motion, and altitude sickness
  • Dettol
  • Bandages
  • Cotton
  • Personal Accessories
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Paper soap, or sanitizer
  • Sunscreen minimum of spf40, lip balm, cold creams
  • Body spray
  • LED torchlight

Important COVID-19 Guidelines

  • Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, everyone will be tested for body temperature daily.
  • Please maintains sufficient distance while using the common area
  • Always sanitize your hands before using any common area amenities
  • Regular sanitization of the property will be done at regular intervals to ensure safety and hygiene. 
  • Keep wearing your mask while traveling nearby.

Property Rules

  • Travelers residing outside Delhi are suggested to book trains/flights reaching Delhi not later than 2 PM on the trip start date. Similarly, on the trip end date, book returning flight/trains leaving post 4 PM.
  • All the riders are required to wear a riding jacket(won’t be provided by us) at all the times they are riding the bike, else won’t be allowed to ride the bike.
  • Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of participants, etc. may cause itinerary change.
  • We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort, and general wellbeing.
  • INR 10,000/- needs to be submitted as security for the bike before the start of the trip.
  • Any damage to the bike, except engine damage, has to be borne directly by the client.

Cancellation Policy

No Refund shall be made with respect to the initial booking amount for any cancellations. However,

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 75% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be canceled and in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.

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COVID-19 safety measures

Regular temperature checks

Mandatory mask

Regular room sanitisation

Safety amenities available

Sanitised vehicles