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Great Himalayas Motorbike Tour

Great Himalayas Motorbike Tour

Price

$2900

Duration

15 days

Max People

10

Min Age

18

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Overview

15 Days of motorcycle expedition in the Himalayas Including the World’s Highest motorable road in India.


Embark on an exhilarating Great Himalayas Motorbike Expedition, the only company that immerses you in the authentic local experience. Traverse the enchanting landscapes of Ladakh, Zanskar, and Himachal Pradesh where history, culture, and adventure intertwine.

Join us on a thrilling journey to conquer some of the 10 highest passes in the world, including the crown jewel, Umlingla Pass, which stands as the highest motorable pass on the planet, towering at an astounding height of approximately 5,883 meters (19,300 feet). Get ready to experience the ultimate adrenaline rush as you ride through these challenging terrains, each offering breathtaking vistas and a sense of accomplishment like no other.

Great Himalayas Motorbike Expedition now offers the ultimate two-wheeled odyssey through Leh and Ladakh, a journey filled with ancient monasteries, breathtaking glaciers, high mountain passes, serene lakes, and charming valleys. Experience the genuine charm of Ladakh and unforgettable memories as a fearless rider. Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

 

​Tour Highlights

  • Explore the enchanting Himalayas on this 15-day motorcycle adventure, commencing and concluding in Leh.
  • Explore the picturesque Zanskar and Suru Valleys, the scenic wonders of the Indus Valley, and a thrilling ride across ten of the world's highest mountain passes, with the iconic Umling La Pass as the pinnacle.
  • Roam through lush grasslands in Puga and Hanle, witness the splendor of India's sole dark sky reserve, and immerse in the area's rich wildlife.
  • This journey promises a mosaic of landscapes and experiences that will etch themselves into your memory forever.
  • Small Group size. Maximum 10 People in one tour.
  • 15 nights of accommodation, breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the price.

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Included/Excluded

  • Royal Enfield Himalayan Motorcycle and fuel
  • Twin sharing accommodation
  • Mineral water, Tea-coffee Includead
  • English-speaking guide
  • Mechanics and spare parts
  • All entrance fees ( limited to admission)
  • Luggage and backup support vehicles.
  • Visa.
  • International or domestic flights.
  • Any medical / travel insurance.
  • Any tips for the team
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Any damage to the motorcycle.

Tour Plan

Day 1 : Leh Arrival

Book your flights to and from Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXL) Leh, Ladakh, India. On your arrival in Leh, We will receive you at the airport and take you to the Hotel. On the very first day, we will have a rest day in Leh City to get acclimated to the high altitude.

Day 2 : Leh Local Sightseeing

You will get your motorbikes and have a small ride in the hills with some monastery visits and a ride briefing session. In the evening, you will have free time and stay the night in a hotel.

Day 3 : Leh to Kargil

After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will start the motorbike journey from Leh to Kargil a thrilling 215-kilometer adventure through Ladakh's stunning landscapes. Along the route, you'll encounter the famous Magnetic Hill, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Lamayuru Monastery, and Mulbekh Monastery. An ancient Buddha statue which is considered as 2000 years old is the main attraction on the way. We will also cross a couple of High passes today. Photu la and Namiki la on the way to kargil. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kargil.

Day 4 : Kargil to Rangdum

Embark on an early morning motorcycle adventure from Kargil to Rangdum in Ladakh, where rugged landscapes and towering peaks unfurl before you. Pause at Panikhar to relish stunning vistas and savour local cuisine. Your journey takes you through the charming Suru Valley, with a backdrop of the awe-inspiring Nun Kun peaks, towering at an impressive height of over 7,000 meters. Along the way, you'll catch glimpses of the majestic Parkachik Glacier. Finally, arrive at Rangdum, a tranquil haven far removed from urban life, where the serene Rangdum Monastery stands as a testament to the region's rich culture. Whether you choose a cosy guesthouse or a night under the stars, you'll experience the profound serenity of this remote settlement.

Day 5 : Rangdum to Padum

Set out on an exhilarating motorcycle journey from Rangdum to Padum in Ladakh, traversing the remote and mesmerizing terrain. Leaving Rangdum's serene atmosphere and the scenic mountains behind, you'll ascend to the high-altitude Pensi La Pass, standing at over 4,400 meters above sea level, offering panoramic views of the Zanskar Range. Just after the Pensi la pass, the majestic Drang Drung Glacier which is 25 km long will welcome you like a backdrop of the road. On your route, visit the picturesque Sani Village, known for its ancient Sani Monastery, and don't miss the serene Sani Lake, nestled amidst the tranquil landscapes of Zanskar. As you ride through the dramatic landscapes of the Zanskar Valley, you'll encounter the cultural richness of the region and the charm of its isolated villages. Your adventure culminates in Padum, the cultural hub of Zanskar, where centuries-old monasteries and a warm welcome await you. This journey promises a thrilling ride and a deep connection with the breathtaking landscapes and heritage of Ladakh.

Day 6 : Padum to Gonbo Ragjnon

Embark on an exhilarating motorcycle journey from Padum to Gonbo Rangjon, a unique destination in Ladakh with rich cultural and natural significance. Departing from Padum, Reach Purne at noon and visit the captivating Phuktal Monastery, a hidden gem accessible via a stunning trek, known for its isolation and spiritual importance. As you journey toward Gonbo Rangjon, you'll discover its strategic importance, serving as a gateway to the remote Zanskar region, and connecting travellers to the region's ancient heritage and untamed beauty. Your adventure to Gonbo Rangjon promises a fascinating blend of culture, nature, and historical significance, making it a must-visit destination in Ladakh.

Day 7: Gonbo Ragnjon to Sarchu

Venture further on your thrilling motorcycle odyssey from Gonbo Rangjon to Sarchu, passing through the lofty Shinkula Pass at an elevation of 5,150 meters and the formidable Baralacha Pass, which stands at around 4,890 meters above sea level. These high-altitude mountain passes offer breathtaking vistas of the Himalayan landscapes. As you ride, the rugged terrain and ever-changing scenery lead you towards Sarchu, a vital pit stop on the Manali-Leh Highway. This route through the towering heights of the region provides a heart-pounding adventure and an awe-inspiring connection with the majestic Himalayas. Overnight stay at Sarchu.

Day 8: Sarchu to Tso kar / Puga

Continue your exhilarating motorcycle journey from Sarchu to the pristine landscapes of Tso Kar and Puga, located in the high-altitude desert of Ladakh. Traverse challenging terrain and stunning vistas as you approach the mesmerizing Tso Kar Lake, a saltwater lake set at approximately 4,530 meters above sea level. This remote region is also renowned for its geothermal activity, with Puga offering a unique experience of hot water springs. As you ride, you'll be captivated by the stark beauty and tranquillity of the area, immersing yourself in the natural wonders and geological marvels of Ladakh.

Day 9: Puga to Tso Moriri

Embark on the next leg of your thrilling motorcycle expedition from Puga to the enchanting Tso Moriri Lake in Ladakh. Ride through the awe-inspiring landscape, and enjoy the geothermal wonders of Puga. As you journey towards Tso Moriri, you'll ascend to an altitude of around 4,522 meters, where this pristine high-altitude lake glistens like a sapphire in the Himalayan desert. Encircled by rugged mountains, Tso Moriri is a serene haven for wildlife and a sanctuary for travellers seeking solace amidst nature's grandeur. This ride offers not only adventure but also a profound connection with Ladakh's breathtaking natural beauty.

Day 10: Tso Moriri - Hanle

Continue your captivating motorcycle journey from the serene Tso Moriri to the remote village of Hanle in Ladakh. Riding through the stunning landscape, you'll experience the high-altitude desert's unique beauty. Hanle, situated at an elevation of about 4,530 meters, offers a sense of tranquillity and solitude. As you traverse this remote region, you'll also encounter the Hanle Monastery, known for its spiritual significance and its picturesque location against the backdrop of the Himalayas. This ride offers not just adventure but also a deep connection with the captivating natural beauty and cultural heritage of Ladakh.

Day 11: Hanle - Umling la - Hanle / Nyoma

Set out from Hanle on your motorcycle adventure to Hanle or Nyoma, venturing through the breathtaking Umling La Pass, which reaches an astounding height of approximately 5,352 meters, making it one of the highest motorable passes globally. The route will take you through Norbole Top, a pristine and remote expanse of the Ladakh wilderness. Don't miss the Photila Pass, at around 4,682 meters, offering spectacular views. This journey is an opportunity to embrace the region's solitude and unique beauty. Hanle, situated at an elevation of about 4,530 meters, is known for its tranquillity and the Hanle Monastery, a place of spiritual significance. Nyoma, a short distance away, adds to the adventure with its rugged terrain and stark beauty. This ride offers a profound connection with the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Ladakh, an unforgettable experience for any adventurer.

Day 12: Nyoma - Leh

As you leave Nyoma behind and head towards Leh on your motorcycle expedition, you'll traverse through captivating landscapes. First, you'll ride through Chumathang, known for its rejuvenating hot water springs and medicinal baths. Continuing your journey, you'll pass through the picturesque Indus Valley, famed for its cultural heritage and stunning vistas. This ride is a blend of adventure and cultural exploration, as you venture through the stark beauty of the region, making your way to the vibrant city of Leh. The unique terrain and the rich cultural tapestry of the Indus Valley will offer you an unforgettable experience and a profound connection with Ladakh's natural beauty and heritage.

Day 13: Leh - Pangong tso

Your motorcycle adventure continues as you depart from Leh towards the breathtaking Pangong Tso Lake, a jewel of Ladakh. The route takes you over the towering Chang La Pass, standing at around 5,360 meters, making it one of the world's highest motorable passes. As you descend from the high pass, the surreal landscapes of the region will unfold, leading you to the mesmerizing Pangong Tso, a stunning high-altitude lake renowned for its ever-changing hues and pristine beauty. This journey is a thrilling combination of natural wonders and high-altitude adventure, offering a profound connection with the rugged charm of Ladakh's wilderness.

Day 14: Pangong tso to Nubra valley

From the enchanting Pangong Tso Lake, your motorcycle journey takes you through the awe-inspiring Shyok Valley, known for its remote charm and stunning vistas. En route to Nubra Valley, don't miss the exhilarating camel ride on the famous sand dunes of Hunder. Explore the ancient Diskit Monastery, perched high on a hill, and immerse yourself in its spiritual serenity. This ride combines adventure, natural beauty, and cultural exploration, with the Shyok Valley as the gateway to Nubra's unparalleled charm, ensuring an unforgettable experience and a deep connection with Ladakh's captivating wilderness.

Day 15: Nubra valley to Leh

On the last day of your exhilarating motorcycle tour, bid adieu to the enchanting Nubra Valley as you journey back to Leh via the legendary Khardung La Pass, one of the world's highest motorable passes at around 5,359 meters. As you navigate through this thrilling pass, you'll descend into the familiar landscapes of Leh, marking the tour's end in this vibrant city. This ride not only offers a breathtaking combination of natural beauty and high-altitude adventure but also leaves you with a deep connection to the rugged charm of Ladakh's wilderness, culminating your journey in Leh.

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Introducing Traverse Adventure Tours, your gateway to exhilarating new-age motorcycle adventures. Founded and owned by Vidit U, a passionate rider hailing from the heart of India, we are dedicated to crafting unforgettable journeys that embrace the spirit of adventure. Explore the diverse landscapes, cultures, and thrills that India has to offer on two wheels, guided by our expert team. Get ready to rev up your engines and embark on a ride like no other with Traverse Adventure Tours.

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+91 81607 28610

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