Leh Ladakh Bike Trip

Ladakh Bike Trip

Exploring the natural beauty of Ladakh on two wheels provides a wholly immersive and unparalleled experience. A thrilling ride through the breathtaking winding roads on high passes against the snow-capped mountains leaves you speechless for good.

To enjoy this epic ride you need to get armed with the right bike and accessories and that’s exactly what we do in our Leh Ladakh bike trip. So, plan your Ladakh bike trip with a group of good mates and pack your backpack to ride this paradise on two wheels.

Popular Leh Ladakh Bike Trip Packages
Bike Trip PackagesPrice (INR)
Per Person
NightsDistance (Approx)
Leh Sightseeing40002300 Kms
Manali to Ladakh Bike Trip35000102000 kms
Leh Ladakh Bike Trip130005900 kms
The Ultimate Leh Ladakh Bike Trip1600061300 kms
Kargil & Leh Bike Trip2100071900 kms

Inclusions

  • Airport Pickup
  • Helmet for rider and pillion ride
  • All Taxes and tolls
  • Accommodation on twin sharing
  • Breakfast and dinner

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Leh Sightseeing
2 Nights

Attractions: Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Hall of fame, Magnetic Hill, Spituk Monastery, Gurudwara Pather Sahib, Sangam: Indus-Zansker river Confluence Lamayuru and more.

Day 1: Acclimatization and Sightseeing
As soon as you come out of the arrival terminal of Leh airport, you will see our driver carrying a placard with your name on it. The driver will take you to your hotel.  We will discuss about your itinerary with a welcome drink. You will need to get acclimatized on the first day so that your health is perfect for your whole trip. In the late afternoon you can visit the famous Leh Palace, the Shanti Stupa and the traditional Leh Market. Dinner would be served at the Leh Hotel. Night stay at Leh Hote

Day 2.

On this day you will ride towards Lamayuru. On the way you can visit the Hall of Fame, a museum about the brave soldiers who fought for the country. After that you will ride towards the Magnetic Hills famous for its anti-gravity phenomenon. Continuing the journey, the next stop would be Gurudwara Pather Sahib where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Saheb is said to have visited. Going farther, you will be visiting the Spituk Monastery, also known as the Kali Mata Mandir of Ladakh. This is a monastery where Hinduism converges with Buddhism. Moving on, we will visit Sangam, a beautiful sight of the confluence of two rivers: the Indus and the Zanskar River. And Lamayuru where you can visit the moonland of Ladakh.

Day 3. Airport Drop
After breakfast, we will see you off from the airport. The tour ends with beautiful memories.

2 Nights Leh Ladakh Bike Trip

Single Rider₹4500 / Person
With Pillion Rider₹4000 / Person

Leh ladakh bike trip

Manali To Ladakh Bike Trip.
10 Nights

Route: Manali to Leh.
Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardungla Pass.
Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake.
Pangong Lake to Leh.
Leh to Manali


Day 1
Manali; Your Ladakh road trip begins
• At Manali our agent will discuss with you the itinerary
• After formal procedures you will ride towards Sissu and pass along NH 21 the Manali to Leh Highway, Rohtang Pass
• Night Stay at Hotel in Sissu

Day 2
Sarchu.
• After having your breakfast you will ride towards Sarchu
• Then comes the Lahaul valley which used to get isolated from the rest of India in winters as Rohtang pass (before Atal Tunnel) was closed due to heavy snowfall.
• You will visit the point of confluence of Bhaga and Chandra rivers. This confluence forms Chenab at Tandi
• After that, head towards the Pangi Valley and the Mighty Sach Pass
• Night stay at Sarchu Hotel.

Day 3
Leh; Today you will arrive Leh
• After breakfast, you will ride towards Leh.
• You can see Surajtal on your way. It is the source of river Bhaga which is aTributary of Chenab.
• Enjoy the amazing views of Gata loops and Moore plains on the way.
• After Nakki La you have to cross Wiskey Nalah (a small water stream). If it is raining it would be a bit difficult to cross this stream.
• Enjoy the ride along the river Indus.
• Keep riding along Indus to reach Leh.
• Night Stay at Leh Hotel.

Day 4
Leh Sightseeing
On this day you will ride towards Sangam. On the way you will be visiting places like, the Hall of Fame, a museum about the brave soldiers who fought for the country.
After that you will pass through the Magnetic Hills famous for its anti-gravity phenomenon. Continuing the journey, the next stop would be Gurudwara Pather Sahib where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Saheb is said to have visited. Going farther, you will be visiting the Spituk Monastery, also known as the Kali Mata Mandir of Ladakh. This is a monastery where Hinduism converges with Buddhism. After that you will arrive Sangam, a beautiful sight of the confluence of two rivers: the Indus and the Zanskar River.

Day 5
Nubra Valley:
After having your breakfast, you will leave for Nubra Valley.
On the way you would cross Khardung La Pass, the world’s highest motorable pass.
The thrilling ride through these winding road would be memorable. You would be amazed by the great
• You would be amazed by the stunning landscapes of Nubra Valley

• Also enjoy the view of sand dunes on a double humped camel during camel safari.

Day 6
Back to Leh

• After riding to the Diskit village and visiting the great Diskit Monastery, Track back the same route to get to Leh

Day 7
Pangong Tso
• Today you would be riding to the famous Pangong Lake. The great scenery you witness during this ride would be unforgettable.
• The enchanting Pangong lake would impress you with its color changing effects.
• You would spend the night camping around Pangong. It would be a lifetime camping experience.
• The clear night sky decorated with millions of shinning stars would make you forget about this world.

Day 8
Back to Leh:
• Trackback the same route to arrive to Leh
• Visit the local traditional Leh Bazaar in the evening.

Day 9
Sarchu; Ride along two altitude passes Tanglang La and Lachung La
• After having your breakfast, head back towards Manali road.
• On the way you will cross Tanglang La, the second highest motorable pass
• Enjoy the great scenery of Moore Plains.
• Pass Lachung La to enter the grazing fields of Sarchu
• Sarchu is famous for camping among travelers.
• Have a memorable night camp at Sarchu

Day 10
Manali; Bike along the water-crossing of Rohtang La
• After breakfast, head towards Rohtang-La.
• Pass Rohtang to enter the Kullu Valley
• Night stay in Manali

Day 11
Manali; Departure
• Departure from Manali

10 Nights Manala Ladakh Bike Trip

Single Rider₹40,000 / Person
With Pillion Rider₹35,000 / Person

Ladakh bike trip

Leh Ladakh Bike Trip
5 Nights


Attractions: Pangong Lake, Khardung-La Pass, Nubra Valley, Sham Valley, Rancho’s School, Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Monastery, Magnetic Hill, Hall of Fame Spituk Monastery, Pather Sahib Gurudwara, Sangam, Indus-Zansker river Confluence, Shanti Stupa and more.

Day 1:
Acclimatization and Sightseeing:
Welcome to Ladakh ‘the Land of high passes’. You will meet the driver at Leh airport with a placard of your name. The driver will drop you at your hotel. Complete the checkin procedures. Have a warm welcome drink while discussing the itinerary with our representative.
After that have your breakfast and take a rest in your room for few hours to acclimatize.
After lunch, you can visit the great Shanti Supa, locally known as Japan-e-Gompa, which was built by the Japanese. This place offers great scenery of Leh Town which will cheer you up. After that, you can take a stroll in the traditional Leh market. On your return to the hotel hot dinner would be served.

Day 2:
Leh Sightseeing:
Soon after having breakfast, you will ride towards Sangam(confluence point of Indus and Zanskar River). Today you will be visiting famous tourist attractions like the Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pather Sahib, Spituk Monastery, Magnetic Hill, and Sangam. Night stay at Leh hotel and dinner will be served at the hotel.

Day 3:
Nubra Valley via Khardungla (4-5 Hours):
After breakfast, you will ride for Nubra Valley via Khardungla road. “The highest motorable road” (at 18k feet) will come in the way during this trip. This long ride can be a little bumpy because of few rough terrains on the way. But the ride on these winding roads with majestic snow-capped mountains in the background will make it well worth the effort.
On arrival at Nubra Valley, you would witness an amazing view of nature’s beauty. Camel safari on a double-humped camel of this valley is famous through-out India. Night stay at camp in Nubra.

Day 4: Pangong Lake via Shayok and Back to Leh (6-7 Hours):
Today you will be visiting the famous Pangong Lake of 3 idiots climax site. The road trip to the Pangong through Shayok is going to be very thrilling and adventurous. If you are into photography then these winding roads against the stunning backgrounds are going to impress you a lot. The enchanting lake with the sparkling blue water will mesmerize you on arrival. And then, the color transition from azure to mild blue and green to grey would showcase some of Pangong Lake’s most fascinating qualities. After this, you ride back to Leh for a good night’s sleep. Dinner will be served at the hotel in Leh.

Day 5:
Sightseeing to Monasteries and Palaces (5-6 Hours):
Today you would ride towards the famous monasteries. The great monasteries you will be visiting are Shey, Thiksey, and the Hemis monastery. people from all over the world come here to explore it. Also, you will visit Rancho’s school from the super hit movie ‘Three Idiots’. Night stay at Leh hotel. Dinner will be served at the Leh hotel at your preferred time.

Day 6: Departure:
After breakfast, we will drop you at the Leh airport.

5 Nights Ladakh Bike trip

Single Rider₹16000 /Person
With Pillion Rider₹13000 /Person

Leh ladakh bike trip

The Ultimate Leh Ladakh Bike Trip
6 Nights

Attractions: Nubra Valley, TsoMoriri Lake, Pangong Lake, Tsokar Lake, Khardung-La Pass, Nubra Valley, Sham Valley, Magnetic Hill, Hall of Fame Spituk Monastery, Pather Sahib Gurudwara, Sangam, Indus-Zansker river Confluence, Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, etc.

Day 1:
Acclimatization/Sightseeing:
Welcome to Leh Ladakh. You will see the driver waiting for you with a placard of your name. the driver will drop you at your hotel. Checking-in at the hotel would be done with a warm welcome drink. After breakfast, our representative will discuss with you about the itinerary. After that you need to rest for some time to acclimatize. As you have traveled to a higher altitude place from a very low altitude place, acclimatization is very important. After resting for few hours, you can visit the great Shanti Stupa. And then you can visit the traditional Leh market. On your return to the hotel hot dinner would be served.

Day 2:
Moonland Lamayuru:
Today, right after breakfast you will ride to Sangam which is the confluence point of Indus and Zanskar valley. After that, you will ride towards Lamayuru. Here you will enjoy the stunning views of Lamayuru and Moonland. Moonland is very famous among foreign visitors. After that you will ride back to Leh to have your dinner.
Today, you would be completely acclimatized to the Ladakh Altitude and ready for the next day Khardung-La Pass trip. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Night stay at Leh Hotel.

Day 3:
Nubra Valley via Khardungla (4-5 Hours):
On this day, you will ride towards the amazing Nubra Valley via the highest motorable pass Khardungla. You have to leave right after breakfast. It’s around 5 hours drive to Nubra. On the way, you will cross Khardungla, located at a height of more than 18k feet.
This adventurous long would be very thrilling with the great scenery through these winding roads against the snow-capped mountains in the background.
On arrival, you would witness how nature has endowed this place with its beauty. This valley must be seen in a lifetime. Here, you can go for a double-humped camel safari. The desert of white sand and you will be able to see small dunes. Today is the first camping night of your Leh Ladakh Bike Trip. Camping in Nubra would be a lifetime experience.

Day 4:
Pangong Lake and back to Leh:
Wake-up early for today’s long ride. Today you will ride towards the famous Pangong Lake.
This amazing bike ride day would be the best of your whole Ladakh bike trip.
On arrival at Pangong Lake, you will be amazed by this magnificent blue Lake which might even make you forget about the beaches altogether.
Head back to Leh for the Night Stay.

Day 5:
Leh to Tsomoriri:
On this day you will ride towards the great Tsomoriri Lake. it is the largest high-altitude lake in India.
The beautiful Blue Lake is around 7 kilometers at its widest point and about 19 kilometers long. Camping or pitching a tent near the Lake is prohibited by the government. Many wildlife and migratory birds can be spotted in this area.
Night stay at a hotel nearby and dinner would be served at the hotel.

Day 6:
Tsokar Lake and Back to Leh:
After breakfast, you will leave for Tsokar Lake, another famous saline body of water with stunning color and ecosystem. This place offers a variety of nature’s beauty in one place. Night Stay at Leh hotel and dinner will be served at the hotel.

Day 7: Departure:
After breakfast, we will see you off from the Leh airport. End of a great tour with beautiful memories.

6 Nights Leh Ladakh Bike Trip.

Single Rider₹19,000 / Person
With Pillion Rider₹16,000 / Person

Leh ladakh bike trip

Kargil & Ladakh Bike Trip
7 Nights

Attractions:
Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley, Khardung-La Pass, Kargil, Drass, Shyok, Nubra Valley, Lamayuru, Sham Valley, Magnetic Hill, Hall of Fame Spituk Monastery, Thicksey Monastery, Shey Palace, Pather Sahib Gurudwara, Sangam, Indus-Zansker river Confluence, Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, etc.

Day 1:
Acclimatization and Sightseeing:
On arrival at Leh Airport, the driver will pick you up and drop you at your hotel. After checking-in, breakfast will be served at the hotel. Our representative will discuss with you the Itinerary for your Ladakh Bike trip.
Today, you need to rest for acclimatization. As you have traveled from a lower-altitude to a very high altitude place, acclimatization is important.
After taking a nap, in the evening, you can visit Leh Palace, the abode of ancient Ladakhi kings and the great Shanti Stupa, which was built by the Japanese. And then you can take a stroll at the traditional Leh market. Dinner will be served at the hotel.

Day 2:
Sightseeing towards Thicksey and Sangam:
Soon after having breakfast, ride towards thicksey monastery. And then you will ride towards Sangam. On the way come several famous tourist attractions like the Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pather Sahib, Spituk Monastery, Magnetic Hill, and Sangam (a beautiful view of the confluence of Zanskar and Indus rivers).

Day 3:
Leh-Kargil:
On this day, you will be riding towards the beautiful valley of Kargil.
You will leave after breakfast. It’s around 5 hours drive to Kargil, so, leaving early is recommended. On the way, you will cross Lamayuru, ‘The Moon land of Ladakh’ Don’t forget to capture the moments of these breathtaking views and great sceneries. On arrival to Kargil immerse in the cultural richness of Kargil.
Night stay at Kargil.

Day 4:
Drass and back to Leh (7-8 Hours):
Today, after breakfast, you will ride to Drass and then head back to Leh via the same route.
Night stay at Leh Hotel.

Day 5:
Nubra Valley via Khardungla Pass;
After four days of Ladakh bike trip you would be perfectly acclimitized for a thrilling Khardungl bike ride.
Today you will ride towards the land of sand dunes and double humbed camel crossing the the ‘HIghest motorable pass’ Khardungla.
Night stay at Nubra Valley.

Day 6:
Pangong Lake:
After an early breakfast, you will ride towards the famous Pangong Lake.
This thrilling road trip would be memorable. The beautiful mountain villages lend an amazing natural beauty to this place which comes in the way of the Pangong trip. Some wildlife can also be sighted if you are lucky, such as Fia, wild yak. Soon as you will reach Pangong, you will be mesmerized by this vast enchanting Lake.
This spectacular saline body of water with its color-changing effects might even make you forget about the beaches altogether.
After this, you will ride towards Tsomoriri Lake. Night stay at a hotel near Tsomoriri.

Day 7:
Tso Moriri and back to Leh:
Soon after breakfast, you will visit the enchanting Tso Moriri Lake and stay there for a while.
After that ride back to Leh. Dinner and nightstay at Leh hotel

Day 8:
Departure:
After breakfast, we will see you off from the airport. The tour ends with beautiful heart etching memories.

7 Nights Kargil and Ladakh Bike Trip.

Single Rider₹23,500 / Person
With Pillion Rider₹21,000 / Person


Frequently Asked Questions

Which places in Ladakh are best for a bike trip?

There are a lot of places in Ladakh for a road trip. The stunning views of the amazing landscapes and the winding road against the snow-capped mountain would make the Leh Ladakh bike trip memorable. Every ride to a place in Ladakh would be unique and thrilling. The view of enchanting lakes and valleys makes this road trip unforgettable. Also, this place attracts adventure seekers for activities like Rafting, trekking, paragliding, hiking, mountain climbing, and much more.

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Some of the favourite tourist places for a Leh Ladakh bike trip.

  1. Pangong Lake
  2. Nubra Valley
  3. Zanskar Valley
  4. Khardung-La Pass
  5. Kargil
  6. Zanskar & Indus confluence point
  7. Magnetic Hill
  8. Diskit Monastery
  9. Shanti Stupa
  10. Drass
  11. Hemis National Park
  12. Lamayuru: Moonland
  13. Spituk Gompa
  14. Tsomo Riri Lake
  15. Thiksey Gompa
  16. Panamik Village
  17. Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary

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What is the best time for a Ladakh bike trip?

June, July and August are the best three months for a Leh Ladakh bike trip. Also, May and September is a good time for a road trip in Ladakh.

How far is Leh from Ladakh?

Leh is a part of Ladakh. In fact, Leh is the capital of Ladakh. A common misunderstanding among people about Ladakh is that Leh and Ladakh are two different places. Ladakh, now UT Ladakh has two districts Leh and Kargil.

What is the best route to Ladakh for a bike trip?

The two main highways to Ladakh are:

Route1 – Manali – Jispa- Leh – Pangong

RouteTravel TimeDistance
1Manali to Jispa2 hour91 km
2Jispa to Leh9 hour342 km

Route 2 – Jammu – Srinagar – Leh – Pangong

RouteTravel TimeDistance
1Jammu to Srinagar6 to 9 hours262
2Srinagar to Leh10 to 15 hours434

We strongly recommend you start your Ladakh bike trip from Leh. There are a lot of places in Ladakh for a thrilling road trip. And all the roads are favorite among riders for road trips. Renting a bike from Jammu or Manali is an expensive proposition in itself. The round trip from Jammu to Leh or Manali to Leh and back takes a lot of time and it’s very hectic and tiring. Also, renting a 150 cc to 500 cc bike will cost you a lot.

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Is any Permit required for Leh Ladakh Bike Trip?

Yes, Permit is required to visit places like Pangong and Turtuk. Those areas fall under the Actual Line of Control, so Indian tourists, as well as foreign tourists, need to obtain a permit to visit the Lake.

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How can I get the Permit to visit Pangong Tso Lake?

Inner-Line-Permit for Indian citizen.

Online: You can apply for Inner-Line-Permit online by visiting the site, but you need to verify it in the Leh DC office. Visit the tourism section of the Deputy Commissioner’s office, TIC Leh, with valid photo IDs for the verification process. You might need to wait in a queue for a long time during peak tourist season. If you have already booked a tour with us from our Ladakh tour packages, then don’t worry we’ll complete the verification process for you free of cost.

Offline: Visit Tourist Information Center Office in Leh. The opening hours are 10:00 am to 07:00 pm and the working days are Monday to Saturday. The office is closed on Sunday and other national holidays.

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Protected-Area-Permit for foreign nationals.

Foreigners are required to apply for Protected-Area-Permit. PAP for individuals would not be issued. Apply for a PAP with a group of three or more. Also, you need to be accompanied by an accredited guide.

Online: You can apply for Protected-Area-Permit online by visiting the site, and you need to complete the verification process in the Leh DC office.

Offline: Visit Tourist Information Center Office in Leh with your passport and other required documents. The opening hours are 10:00 am to 07:00 pm. It is closed on Sunday and other national holidays.

We recommend you not to apply for these permits yourself for a hassle-free tour. Let us do it for you or engage a local travel agent.

Petrol pump

Fill your bike tank in Leh, before embarking on a bike trip to the remote areas. You will find refueling pumps at many places in Ladakh but don’t give your hopes on it. It would be best if you fill your tank in main Leh and then start your road trip. Also, a few of the local stores at various places sell petrol. Do not buy petrol from these local stores unless it’s an emergency, as they are usually adulterated.

ATM

A lot of ATM kiosks can be found in main Leh. But in remote places, ATMs are rarely available. So, it would be best to carry the required cash with you before starting the bike trip to a far place from Leh.

SIM, Mobile Signal and Internet Connectivity

As of now, postpaid SIM operators of BSNL, Airtel, and Jio are working in Ladakh on roaming service. The signal for BSNL is better than Airtel and Jio.

Internet speed is good in the main Leh area, but in remote places the signals would be very weak or no signal at all. We highly recommend subscribing to a BSNL post-paid SIM before visiting Ladakh.

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Can we ride to Pangong Lake now in 2021?

Yes, Pangong Lake has been reopened for tourists from 10th January 2021. But the access has been restricted to one end.

Can we camp in Pangong Lake in 2021?

No, camping has been prohibited for now. Contact us to know the situation before your visit.

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Temperature in Ladakh?

The temperature in Ladakh keeps varying from place to place. Here is an average monthly temperature table of leh

MonthMin. Temp.Max. Temp.
January-25°-1°
February-25°
March-22°
April-5°10°
May18°
June20°
July10°30°
August12°30°
September25°
October-3°15°
November-14°
December-17

Temperature are in degree celcius

Temperature varies from place to place. The temperature in Pangong in June would be 15 degrees at noon and -1 at night. And the temperature in Leh would be 10 to 15 in summer. The table shows the average temperatures of Leh of the last few years. The actual temperature for a particular month and place in Ladakh may vary.

Plan your visit to Ladakh as per the weather informed by your assigned tour operator. If you haven’t booked a tour with us, then call us to know the weather before your visit. Pack woolen and other warm clothes for the night which would be very chilly as compared to the temperature of the day.

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