Real adventure enthusiasts should have to visit at least once this region as it provides wide scope for trekking, biking, off roading, hiking and many more activities. The major attractions included in this trip are Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Shey Palace, Stok Palace Museum, Hemis monasteries, Thiksey, Sindhu Ghat, Pangong Lake, Gurudwara Pather Sahib, the confluence of Zangskar & Indus River, Magnetic Hill and last but not the least Khardungla Top (The Highest Motorable Pass in the World), Tanglang La (The second Highest Pass in the world), Rohtang La and Manali. Therefore, it will be a memorable Ladakh tour in its beautiful valleys.
On your arrival at Manali city you will get a warm welcome from Crazy Riders Adventure Tours representative at hotel premises. Our representative will hand over all your tour related documents and will give you a brief about the tour. Get ready for local sightseeing and visit Solang Valley can enjoy paragliding, visit Hadimba temple, Vashisht village where you may take dips at hot water spring, Mall road market, wrap up any last minute shopping and come back to hotel by evening, and gear up for your adventurous ride thorough Pir panjal range of the great Himalaya, the very next day. Have your dinner at hotel and overnight stay at Manali.
Having a healthy breakfast, we will hit the road for Jispa crossing the famous Rohtang Pass, the first pass on Manali Leh highway, which connects Kullu valley with Lahaul spiti Valley, you will enjoy mesmerizing scenic beauty along with chandara and Bhaga river. Get welcomed with the welcome drink at Jispa and stay overnight.
Today we drive to Sarchu. As you leave Jispa behind, enter the Greater Himalayan landscape. This highway route, takes you into the heart of the mountains. Enjoy the splendid view as you pass through the Baralachha Pass (5000 meters above sea level). Keep driving towards Sarchu which is the border line between Kashmir and Himachal. From there, get to the Sarchu camp. Relax for the rest of day and keep a high intake on fluids to keep away AMS (acute mountain sickness). Stay overnight in camp.
After early breakfast leave for Leh, have to cross Gata Loops the 21 hair pin bends and will get the chance to ride on all types of road i.e tarmac, stony, quick and unbelievable U turn and that’s why, often call by many as the “Highway to Hell”. Break for lunch at Pang and then drive on towards Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (a vast plateau stretching for 42 kms) and then crossing Tanglang-La (17,585ft) and driving through the upper Indus Valley. Reach Leh by evening. Overnight in hotel.
After a hearty breakfast, set out for local sightseeing, exploring Leh and the neighboring attractions, visiting Shanti Stupa, Jama Masjid, Leh Palace, Polo Grounds, and the War Museum to name a few. In the later part of the day, check and gear up the bikes as necessary and get ready for the adventure that is to follow the next day.
Gear up and speed off on the smooth tarmac to meet the board showing The Highest Motorable road in the world, after having a quick photo session head toward Khardung village where you can have a quick break for tea and snacks, after crossing Khalsar and Diskit and will enter in the fascinating magical sand dunes of Nubra valley. Overnight stay at camp.
Instead of coming back to Leh from Nubra, we will head towards Pangong Lake via Shyok route. This will give us an additional opportunity to ride/drive as real off roading, water crossing and save a day as well where we will get the chance to ride along with SHYOK RIVER. We have to take left turn from DURBUK. After crossing Tangtse you will see the first view of world famous Pangong TSO. Overnight stay at camp.
After spending an unforgettable night on the bank of Pangong TSO, post breakfast head toward Leh enroute will cross the Changla Pass ( 3rd highest motorable pass). Have a quick break at Karu for refreshment. Overnight stay at Hotel in Leh.
After a healthy breakfast in hotel move towards Sarchu the best destination to stay over night on the route of Leh- Manali highway get ready to ride up a humpy &bumpy road to the mighty Tanglang La (17582 ft) - the 2nd highest motorable pass in the world, called by many as the "highway to hell" owing to its super smoothroadway and thus, riding on this road can be tricky demanding high alertness, cautioning the bikers at every turn as the elevation and turns are so sharp, enroute we will cross Karu, Upshi, Rumtse, Tanglang La ( The Second Highest Motorable Road in the World) , Debring, Pang and will reach Sarchu, overnight stay at camp in green mesmersing nature.
Today get ready to finish up your tough and humpy & bumpy ride, and reach Manali to get refreshed in your own way. Say thanks to mighty Himalaya for your good & safe journey and enjoy overnight at Resort in Manali, can roam at Mall road.
After breakfast its time for both of us to say good bye and Your memorable dream tour concludes here. Carry sweet unforgettable memories of Ladakh to cherish throughout life.
A. Route from both side i.e Sringar and Manali to Leh is open from June to September. So these months are best to do road trip for Ladakh.
A. Any 150cc+ is enough for Ladakh tour but Royal Enfield is the most popular bike among all for Ladakh.
Yes 2 people can ride on a bike. Itís depend on the capacity of your bike only. We are charging per head only.
A. No, if you have installed Ladakh Carrier on your bike and if you have limited stuff with you. Anyway if you have extra luggage with cant be accommodate on bike then luggage can be accommodated on back up vehicle.
A. Yes you will followed by a backup vehicle. 1. Backup vehicle is supposed to be used for breakdowns and emergency case. 2. We advice all the bikers to install Ladakh Carrier on their bike and carry limited stuffs for this trip. 3. We will share the complete list of required stuff once the booking is confirmed.
A. Yes, mechanic will be there and first aid trained tour captains will be there on the trip.
A. Donít worry. Its not an issue for us that you are coming with your own bike or rented bike, as we also prefer own bike rather than rented bike because you are much aware with your own machine. You can get the rented bike just before trip also, but at that time there are too rush of bikers to rent the bike and charges would be high at that time, you will also get very fewer option to select the good bike so its just an advice to book your bike in prior to avoid rush and nothing else.
A. Vehicle should be registered on your name only and original Registration Certificate, PUC and insurance is required.
A. Yes, you have other options of Bajaj Avenger, Bajaj Pulsar 150cc, Yamaha FZ. (We can also provide you Harley Davidson bike on additional cost).
A. We provide all bikes in perfect conditions, with adding new bikes to our fleet every year.
A. No, the fuel cost is not included in this trip.
A. 60% Roads are in good condition, in other 40% you can experience off road driving.
A. This is the kind of trip riding gear is made for. Get a riding jacket, pants, shoes, gloves and full face helmet. Keep in mind that all of your riding gear should be good to go against rain, hail and snow.
A. Yes we make arrangement, and a team member will be with you until the problem resolved.
A. Minimum 25 maximum 40 pax.
A.Of Course guests can join us with a CAR/SUV/JEEP/.Our package is excluding of fuel charges for all segments. Expert bike mechanic and backup vehicle driver will be there but with minor knowledge of 4 wheelers but they can fix the problems on temporary basis.
A. Anybody travelling 10,000 feet above sea level will find difficulty in breathing or is likely to fall prey to altitude sickness. It happens due to low level of atmospheric oxygen. The biggest cause of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) is dehydration. People on the trip forget to drink enough water, they just keep on riding.To beat AMS, take the following steps:1. Drink lots and lots of water mixed with glucose. 2. Take everything slow. Even little labor at high altitudes will leave you spent. 3. Take one Diamox at Manali on the morning when you leave for Leh. Diamox takes one hour to start working. 4. Donít push too hard, take the trip slow. Ascent slowly, decent slowly. 5. If you feel the symptoms creeping up, stop and take some rest. Donít keep pushing.
A. Yes. MAP (all Breakfast & Dinner 12 days).
A. Both in (70%:30%) ratio.
A. Deluxe or 3 Star as per location.
A. Swiss cottage, Waterproof, luxurious camps with bed.. swiss cottage tent comprises of a master bedroom with attached bathroom.
A. Most welcome no need to worry at all. We maintain strict discipline. Each and every guests has to follow the basic rules. There are so many public convenience at shops enroute hence she can use it.
A. As of now its 4% but it would may change as 9% as per GOI notice.
A. Yes, first day and last day we have to cover approx 500 KM and we all have to cover that distance by their own mode of transport i.e if any one joining us by bike then he/she will cover the distance by bike and same with the car. We have to travel on butter like highway in plains, so its not an issue. Thatís why we will start the trip from Delhi by early morning so we will reach Pathankot by 6 or 7 PM in the evening. And rest of the day we are covering just only 150-200 KMs.
A. During whole trip you can get BSNL network at some places, in Manali you can get every mobile network but in Ladakh region you can only access postpaid BSNL, Idea, Airtel and Vodafone.