Motorbike expedition to Ladakh is the best opportunity that anyone can get to experience the charm of the region in a new way and at its best. You can explore the vast cold desert at a slow and relaxing pace on a bike.
Ladakh is a favorite spot for adventurous souls. The nature lovers also admire it. People from all over the world throng to this mountainous region and explore this jewel of nature. Besides natural treasures, the region is also famous for its ancient Buddhist monasteries.
Biking into and around Ladakh is the Holy Grail of biker-trails anywhere in the world. Terrifying mountain passes, thin air, the awe of the beauty around you no other route offers as much. Stopover in sapphire lakes, rusty terrains, peaceful outback and almost anywhere your heart wants to.
One of the most famous routes that the bikers follow is
DELHI – MANALI – JISPA – SARCHU – TSOMORIRI – LEH – KHARDUNGLA PASS – KEYLONG – MANALI – DELHI
Delhi to Manali
Delhi to Manali is a 550 Km ride and it takes about 12 hrs drive. Located at an elevation of 2050 meters on the banks of the Beas River, Manali is a beautiful and popular hill station. You would love riding through the smooth highway runs, sharp mountain bends, and uncertain terrains. You may take halts as per your wish and requirement.
Manali to Jispa
You can start on with your bikes for Jispa through the Rohtang La pass (3980m). The chills that you would feel on the hairpin bends and uneven terrains the mountains throw are amazing. Once you reach Jispa, you can explore the native Jispa on a walk.
Jispa to Sarchu
You can begin your ride over the picturesque Bara Lacha pass (4830 meters) and then set up a camp near the Sarchu plains. You can stay over at Sarchu for the night. It’s an amazing experience.
Sarchu to Tso Moriri Lake
You can now head towards the Tso Moriri Lake, at an altitude of 4595 meters above sea level. It is around 140 Km from Sarchu. It’s again a beautiful place to camp and enjoy the night.
Tsomoriri – Leh
Leh is around 215 Km from Tsomoriri and it takes around 7 hrs to reach there. On the way, you would view a picturesque village right alongside the Indus River.
Leh – Khardungla Pass
Khardung La Pass is the world’s highest motorable pass at an altitude of 5606 meters. The breathtaking views of the Khardung La pass were an altogether a great experience. The breathtaking views will only add to your excitement.
You can start back to Leh after enjoying the beautiful Khardungla Pass.
It is around 250 Km and will take about 6-7 hrs to reach Sarchu.
The ride from Sarchu to Keylong is 110 Kms. It takes around 4-5 hrs ride to reach there.
As you ride towards Keylong, you will marvel at the spectacular views of the conifers hillsides and meadows as the road climbed upwards.
This Himalayan motorcycle tours will be one of the best one of your life. You can always get a bike on rent for this amazing trip.