Something you can’t understand until you’ve experienced it and something you can’t forget once you have.
It’s a Dream of many adventurers to take challenge of Manali-LEH road trip !!! Though I am not an adventurer; my heart was free to dream about. I read many blogs, saw Youtube videos to get to know whether I can! Or not. Then decided “Its better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times”.
Me and my friend Srinivas together planned to pedal cycle from Manali to Leh and enrolled to YHAI’s Manali-Leh-Khardungla cycling Expedition. Though we were neither regular cyclist nor know how to use GEARs in cycle, we registered! Later we came to know that, in expedition, there will be a test ride and unless we clear that we are not allowed to move further.
Keeping the Difficulty level in our mind, we bought a new cycle and pedaled every Sunday for Chamundi hill, Mysore (3300 ft).
After two months of struggling, pedaling and practicing we got li’l confidence to take CHALLENGE. The final day came for which we were planning from last 4 months. We flew to Chandigarh and took Himanshu Bus to reach Manali…