7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali

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20th May 2018
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay

Duration 7 days

BUDGET

Delhi to Manali-1100

7 days stay 450 rupee =3150(Aprox)

7 days food 400 rupee =2800(aprox)

Bike expense (1000 per day charge and 6k -7k for leaving bike in leh )( 14k /2= 7000) = 7000

Bike expense for 4 days in leh ladakh (1300*4/2) = 2600

Fuel expense 7 days (4000/2)=2000

Permit for nubra,Pangong,turtuk village=400

Bike maintenance and other expense = 1000

Other expenses = 500

Flight to delhi 6k -7k

Bike ride gear on rent and gum boots ( from Delhi ) =2000

Total budget 29k-30k ( approx )

This itinerary is made for those who dreams for a leh ladakh trip from Manali on bike but can’t afford more than 6-7 days

Gear up your bike on early morning in Manali on day 1 , reach leh then go to nurba valley and pang tso , turtuk village ( indo pak border) and leave the bike in leh on 7th day and take 1hr 20 mins early morning flight to delhi

( For this all you have to do is to talk to you bike provider in Manali to arrange bike up to leh , he will charge extra for this but you leave your bike in leh )

Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay

The route for the Ladakh bike trip is as follows:

Manali – Rohtang Pass - Gramphu - Kokhsar - Keylong(115 kms from Manali)

Jispa (138 kms from Manali ) Darcha – Zingzingbar - Baralacha La - Bharatpur - Sarchu (223 kms from manali)-Gata Loops - Nakee La - Lachulung La - Pang - Tanglang La - Gya - Upshi - Karu - Leh(473 kms from Manali)

Passes between Manali - leh

1. Rohtang la pass

2. Baralacha la pass

3. Nakke la pass

4. Lachulung la pass

5. Tanglang la pa

Things to REMEMBER

1. DON” t forget to full up Jerry cans from keylong and it’s last fuel pump till upshi and there also no fuel pump in pangong tso

2. Carry bsnl post paid sims for connectivity

3. Don’t under estimate acute mountain sickness take proper Medicine for oxygen, water and food to avoid vomiting or acidity or other

( first 2 days more cautious)

4. Make your riding rules and discipline

5. Don’t miss blanket of stars over earth in sky and try to find out Milky Way galaxy ( I missed it)

6. Rather than wasting time in rooms or tents spend time having long breaks on roads during ride

Day 1

Leave for Manali at 10 :00 and reach Manali in the morning

Talk to you bike provider to ready your bike and permit by noon

Leave by 1 or 2:00 pm , there is not much issues for bikers regarding traffic jam at Rohtang pass

Photo of Jispa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Akshay

Rohtang pass

Photo of Jispa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Akshay

Rohtang to Jispa

Photo of Jispa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Akshay
Photo of Jispa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Akshay
Photo of Jispa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Akshay

Suraj tal

Photo of Jispa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Akshay
Day 2

Or

Start early in morning near about 6:00 or 7:00 and reach sarchu ( preferred due low altitudes than pang )or pang which ever we will reach smoothly without much hectic

In itinerary initial days must be less hectic so that all can easily a acclimatize themselves

We will start early morning near about 6:00 or 7:00 and reach keylong or jispa( preference) which ever we will reach smoothly without much hectic.

In itinerary initial days must be less hectic so that all can easily a acclimatize themselves

Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Day 3

During bike ride on Himalayan terrains try to leave early in the morning reason being not to miss morning serene and to reach to the decide destination on time to avoid any kind on problems or emergencies

So leave at 5:00 or 6:00 in the morning and reach leh safely and easily

Reaching early can also get you comfortable and cheap stays

Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay

Leh city view

Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Photo of 7 Days Itinerary For Leh Ladakh On Bike From Manali by Akshay
Day 4

Local sightseeing is good option for 1st day in leh to get acclimatise properly and rest from ride

Place to visit

1. Local leh - Shanti stupa

2. Local leh - hall of fame army museum

3. Local leh - magnetic hill

4. Leh market place

5. Gurudwara Pathar sahib

6. Sangam - Indus and Zanskar river sangam in leh

Photo of Leh by Akshay

waiting for amigos

Photo of Leh by Akshay
Photo of Leh by Akshay
Photo of Leh by Akshay
Photo of Leh by Akshay
Photo of Leh by Akshay
Photo of Leh by Akshay
Photo of Leh by Akshay
Photo of Leh by Akshay
Day 5

130 kms from leh

Go to nurba valley That is hunder village where there is sand dunes of hunder and Diskit Gompa

Have your stay in hunder

There are many options for stay in hunder

The roads from leh to nubra valley is good but there is small stretch near khardungla that is bit difficult.

Photo of Nubra Valley by Akshay

Diskit monetary

Photo of Nubra Valley by Akshay
Photo of Nubra Valley by Akshay

mighty khardungla

Photo of Nubra Valley by Akshay
Photo of Nubra Valley by Akshay
Photo of Nubra Valley by Akshay
Photo of Nubra Valley by Akshay

#squad

Photo of Nubra Valley by Akshay

Diskit Gompa

Photo of Nubra Valley by Akshay
Day 6

Pangong lake is almost 170 kms from hunder

Via shayok river route

Roads are good but some times there are issue regarding river water level during evening time

There some big pits in the way try to travel in day time .

Have your camps at pangong lake

The very first camp is good option but there are many other options after 4-5 kms from starting point of lake

off toh pangong

Photo of Pangong Lake by Akshay
Photo of Pangong Lake by Akshay
Photo of Pangong Lake by Akshay
Photo of Pangong Lake by Akshay
Photo of Pangong Lake by Akshay
Photo of Pangong Lake by Akshay
Day 7

Come back from pangong tso to leh and

There is hemis monetary in hemis near Karu

Get your bags pack in night and get ready to have the flight view of leh ladakh

Photo of Leh by Akshay
Photo of Leh by Akshay
Photo of Leh by Akshay
Day 8

In this short , 7 days itinerary to Manali - leh ladakh on bike there are some point of flexibility like if one can cover manali to leh in 2 days , most of the riders cover this area in 2days

As directly to Sarchu and then to Leh , things can go better as such hectic bike traveling can make things to go wrong way

Essentials to carry.( try to carry as less luggage as you can )

1. Clothes -lowers , t shirts , sweat shirt , warm socks or else .

(3 pairs are enough )

2. 1 jacket rider ( from which water or air can’t pass )

3. Inner warmer ( inners are must here

4. Shoes or boots ( water resistant boots are necessary )

5. pair of gloves , cap and muffler

6. brushes,paper soap , soap ,sanitizer , facewash,toiletries

7. Sunscreen to prevent from uv rays

8 . Warm lohi or blanket (try not to full bag with this , sleeping bag can also work )

9. First aid kit and medicines

( diamox for AMS , med for headache, stomach aches, vomiting , fever , cough )

10 . Sufficient water ( drink and carry as much as water you can coz water will you to prevent from AMS )

11. Shades or goggles

12. Food items ( chocolates , glucose,biscuits , nuts ) for high carbohydrates and to avoid Ladakhi food

13 . Gadgets and their chargers ( mobile , dslr, power bank, 3 pins sockets , extra battery for camera )

14. Tripod and selfie stick

15. Enough amount of money ( to avoid Atm tensions)

16. Post paid connections of bsnl ( only bsnl post paid network works in leh ladakh region to don’t forget to arrange mobile phone )

17. Documents

driving licences and Adhar card

Map of ladakh

printed itineraries

printed flight ticket

18. Permits

Photo of Delhi, India by Akshay
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