Dream Mountain Biking Tour In Ladakh

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Together with the absolute magnificence of character, Ladakh isn't any less than a heaven in the world. This fascinating place is in the beautiful North Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. 

This area is also referred to as the chilly desert and it's bequeathed with snow kissed mountains, glinting lakes, and a lot of different illustrations character's opulence. 

The royal and stunning monasteries reveal the amalgamation of Indian and Tibetan cultures in Ladakh. Ladakh is absolutely one of greatest destinations in regards to mountain biking from India. With its countless intact locations, Ladakh functions as a empyrean for its experience aficionados who wish to learn more about the character's grandeur on bicycle.

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This 11 nights and 12 days ahead of motor-biking excursion to Ladakh is a clever choice to create for your adrenaline junkies. This tour requires the adventurers into the tranquil and fascinating areas like Chumathang, Sumdo, Karzok, Tsokar, Upshi, Leh, etc.

Biking throughout the arresting paths in Ladakh provides a exceptional sense of delight and satisfaction.

Day 1

DELHI - LEH (COMPLETE REST IN LEH FOR ACCLIMATISATION)

On arrival at Leh airport, our executive may greet you personally and push to the resort. Leh is located at an elevation of 11,500ft/3,500m and so it is recommend that the remaining part of the evening be spent acclimatizing.

Day 2

LEH - SHEY - THIKSEY -- HEMIS

In the morning following breakfast, we'll proceed the holiday tour to a number of the early monasteries within this region such as Shey, Thiksey and Hemis. 

After researching the monasteries, return to the resort to enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel in Leh. Shey Gompa is approximately 15 kms from Leh. It was the summer palace of the kings of Ladakh. There are a great deal of Stupas and Gompas constructed throughout the palace. 

Shey palace was constructed by Deldan Namgyal at the start of 17'Th century AD. Main fascination in Shey is your 12m Shakyamuni Buddha statue within the Dresthang Gompa. 

Thiksey Gompa, near Shey is approximately 17 kms from Leh. The monastery is regarded as among the very exquisite in Ladakh and goes back on the Gelukspa order. Hemis, roughly 45 kms south of Leh it's but one of the most well-known and biggest monastery in Ladakh. 

It goes to the Drukpa order and has been set in the first 17'past century. The atmosphere is ideal with all the monastery cradled into a beautiful valley, surrounded by flows and flows by extended Mani walls.

Day 3

LEH - UPSHI -- HYAMNYA

Now after an early breakfast, then we'll ride 47 Kms south shore towards the little place at Upshi about the Manali Leh Highway. From here, we'll be leaving the street and keep towards the little village of Hyamnya, that will be roughly 35 Kms. It's the stage where people camp for the night remain.

Day 4

HYAMNYA -- CHUMATHANG

Following an early breakfast in the morning, we'll begin our nearly 60 kms flat ride into the village of Chumathang situated at an altitude of approximately 3965 mts/13005 ft. 

Chumathang is renowned around Ladakh and Zanskar because of its medicinal hot springs which are reputed to cure all sorts of body discomfort. We'll place our camp close to the village to get an overnight stay.

Day 5

CHUMATHANG -- SUMDO

Nowadays, we'll go from Chumathang into Sumdo. The ride goes through a stunning landscape called average Ladakh until the time people hit on the Mahe Bridge, which will be roughly 23 Kms away. 

Photo of Sumdo by Tejpal Choudhary

From here, we'll cross and ride for approximately 14 kms via a narrow green gorge to get to the village of Sumdo. We'll camp near town. At the day, we'll learn more about the little Gompa that houses many well maintained paintings and graphics.

Day 6

SUMDO -- KARZOK

From the morning after breakfast, we'll depart to the village of Karzok in the northern end of this magnificent Tsomoriri Lake. 

Even the 43 kms ride extends through enormous tree land surrounded by rolling mountains which get brilliant colors and colors which range from deep purple to red and desert brown using the traverse of sunlight. 

We'll also pass a little turquoise river in the Tazang Tso. From here, we'll be flying through tree land populated by colonies of Marmots (Phya at Ladakhi) and afterwards, hit the village of Karzok located in a height of approximately 4572m / 14,996 feet in the northern lakeshore. 

We'll place our camp close to the village around the beaches of the interesting lake for a relaxing overnight stay in the camp.

Day 7

KARZOK

The afternoon is free to rest and unwind at the lake. Here, we'll have to stroll around the gorgeous lake, and that is about 24 kilometers long lake located at an elevation of 4242 mts/13786 noodle in this year, we'll see thousands of migratory birds left around the lake that include geese, duck while round the lake you're able to see the tiger species of white-winged redstart, robin accentor, Asian martin, white-throated dipper and finches. An overnight stay at the camp.

Day 8

KARZOK -- TSOKAR

Following an early breakfastwe will go towards another stunning lake which is located in 4485 mts/14711 feet, the Tsokaror saltwater lake. 

We'll return to the little village of Puga at which we turn west to cross the Pologongka la in 4940 mts/16203 feet emerging to a huge plateau of stunted shrubs and grass. 

This huge plain sustains an wonderful number of wild life such as the Kyang (Tibetan Wild Ass), the Woolly Hare, Tibetan Wolf, Red Fox, colonies of Marmots and Pica along with the seldom seen black Snow leopard. 

The vegetation includes several resident species such as the Himalayan Snow Cock, both Common and Fork Tailed Swift, Sand and Eurasian Crag Martin and a host of other people. 

Another quite visible birds would be the massive lammergeyer and also the Himalayan Griffon circling from the gaseous currents high above.

Day 9

TSOKAR -- DEBRING

Nowadays, we'll ride through the huge pasture lands of this Plainsto reach Debring 4800 mts/15744 feet on the primary Manali - Leh highway. 

The Longer plains is also the summer residence of the Changpa shepherds whom you're able to see using their big herds of goats and sheep within this plateau living from the dark yak skin tents. Debring lies under the Tanglang la. We'll camp for a night live.

Day 10

DEBRING -- UPSHI

We'll start our ascent into the Tanglang La in 5303 mts/17393 feet, the world's third highest motorable pass. From here, we'll occur after the switchback road that slides down to the Indus Valley and 56 kms afterwards, we'll get to the little village of Upshi. We'll camp at the oases such as Gya campsite place atop a yawning canyon and revel in an overnight stay.

Day 11

UPSHI -- LEH

Now after breakfast, we'll start our 60 kilometers rides throughout out the spread Indus Valley across the Indus River until we hit Leh from lunchtime. 

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Photo of Leh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Tejpal Choudhary

On arrival, check in at the resort. The remaining portion of the evening is free to rest up and relax after our 10 day experience from one of the remotest regions from the Indian Western Himalayas. Enjoy an overnight stay in the hotel in Leh.

Day 12

LEH -- DELHI

In the early hours, we'll drive into the Leh airport to board the flight for Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, we'll move you to the airport to catch the flight for onward destination.

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