LBE EXTREME - ALL HIMALAYAN EDITION

Kid Friendly, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport to Srinagar

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If you are looking to travel to off beat destinations with very small group of like minded people, our backpacking trips are the best. Explore new places, indulge in impromptu adventures, meet interesting locals and try their local cuisine. It's going to be a lot of different experience and best way to explore this hidden gem.
ItineraryDay 1: Acclimatization in LehPass By: Leh Royal Palace, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirOnce we are done with orientation and briefing, we go on an acclimatization walk across the town to Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. The rest of the day is for relaxation and some shopping. Stay at Guesthouse in LehNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Stay at Guesthouse in LehDay 2: Leh to Nubra valleyPass By: Nubra Valley, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirToday’s ride starts with us conquering the mighty Khardung La (the World's Highest Motorable Road at a height of 18,380 ft). Riding further downhill, we enter the heart of Nubra valley. It is an amazing experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. The ride along the Shayok River to enter Hunder sand dunes is a treat for the eyes. Then we will visit the oldest and largest monastery, Diskit monastery enroute Hunder in Nubra valley. It is located at an altitude of 3142 meters. Once we arrive at our campsite, we get refreshed and head out to explore the sand dunes. Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in HunderNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in HunderDay 3: Nubra to Turtuk to NubraPass By: Nubra Valley, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirAround 80km further north from Hunder (Nubra), we reach a beautiful village which was part of former Baltistan. Turtuk is one of the last unexplored places in Leh - Ladakh and village still retains the pristine with very hospitable local people. We return to Hunder same day. Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in HunderNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in HunderDay 4: Nubra to Pangong Tso via ShayokPass By: Pangong Tso, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirOur ride today is the short cut to the famous Pangong Tso via Shayok where we maneuver our bikes on rocky terrain and in between water streams. It will definitely not seem like a short cut though! Our campsite for the night, which is our personal favourite, is by the lake itself at Spangmik. Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in SpangmikNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in SpangmikDay 5: Pangong Tso to Hanle via ChushulPass By: Pangong Tso, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThis will be the most scenic ride of the entire trip although the entire stretch is off road. From Spangmik, we will head towards Mann and Merak. We grab our lunch at a small village Chushul and then reach our next destination – Hanle. This is where the Indian Astronomical Observatory is located. Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in HanleNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in HanleDay 6: Hanle to Karzok (Tsomoriri) via Mahe BridgePass By: Tso Moriri Lake, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirWe depart from Hanle post breakfast and reach one of the highest lakes in the world. Although much smaller than Pangong Tso, it looks more majestic. With less tourists visiting this place, it makes the places all the more beautiful. We reach campsite by later afternoon. Stay at Camp near the LakeNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Stay at Camp near the LakeDay 7: Karzok (Tsomoriri) to Gya / Lato via TsokarPass By: Tso kar Lake, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirAfter exploring around Tsomoriri Lake in the morning, we depart to our next destination at Tso Kar which is fairly nearby. Tso Kar known for its size and depth, is a fluctuating salt lake situated in the Rupshu Plateau and valley in the southern part of Ladakh. Then head to Gya village which is located in the gorge created by the River Gya. Stay at Guesthouse in GyaNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Stay at Guesthouse in GyaDay 8: Gya / Lato to LehPass By: Thiksey Monastery, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirToday’s ride comprises good roads of Manali-Leh Highway. Before reaching Leh, we will cross the third highest motorable road - Tanglang La. Reach Leh by evening. Stay at Guesthouse in LehNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Stay at Guesthouse in LehDay 9: Leh to Lamayuru to Kargil + River RaftingPass By: Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa), Kargil, Kargil District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirAfter all the hardcore riding on tough roads, we sit back and enjoy the Srinagar Highway in SUV / Tempo Traveller. We wash off all the dust from our crazy journey by plunging into the waters of Zanskar River! We will go on a crazy rafting expedition which you will surely cherish. We then head to the Moonland of Ladakh – Lamayuru Monastery. Then reach Kargil by late evening. Stay at Guesthouse in Kargil.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Stay at Guesthouse in Kargil.Day 10: Kargil - Srinagar via Zojila Pass & SonamargPass By: Sonamarg, Srinagar, Srinagar District, Kashmir, Jammu and KashmirThe last leg of our journey leads to Srinagar! We will visit the famous Kargil War Memorial which was built in the memory of the soldiers and officers of the Indian Army. Once you reach the Zojila pass, you are going to have an amazing view of the mighty Himalayan Mountains, which makes the ride worth. We will reach Srinagar by late evening. Stay at Guesthouse in Srinagar. Thus your Ladakh Odyssey comes to an end with lots of new memories and experiences to take back.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Accommodation included: 9 nights
  • Bike, helmet and fuel for riders (Day 1 to Day 8)
  • Stay in the guest house and Swiss tents
  • Dinner and Breakfast
  • Mechanic and support vehicle with an oxygen cylinder and first aid kit
  • Environmental fees and Inner Line Permits
  • Pick up from Leh Airport

What’s not included

  • Transportation till Starting point and back from End Point
  • Entry ticket of Monasteries & Monuments
  • River Rafting expenses
  • Lunch and Snacks / Beverages
  • Items of personal nature like laundry, telephone calls, tips, camera fees etc
  • Anything other than above-mentioned inclusions

Itinerary

Day 10: Kargil - Srinagar via Zojila Pass & Sonamarg Pass By: Sonamarg, Srinagar, Srinagar District, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir The last leg of our journey leads to Srinagar! We will visit the famous Kargil War Memorial which was built in the memory of the soldiers and officers of the Indian Army. Once you reach the Zojila pass, you are going to have an amazing view of the mighty Himalayan Mountains, which makes the ride worth. We will reach Srinagar by late evening. Stay at Guesthouse in Srinagar. Thus your Ladakh Odyssey comes to an end with lots of new memories and experiences to take back. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 1: Acclimatization in Leh Pass By: Leh Royal Palace, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir Once we are done with orientation and briefing, we go on an acclimatization walk across the town to Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. The rest of the day is for relaxation and some shopping. Stay at Guesthouse in Leh No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Stay at Guesthouse in Leh
Day 2: Leh to Nubra valley Pass By: Nubra Valley, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir Today’s ride starts with us conquering the mighty Khardung La (the World's Highest Motorable Road at a height of 18,380 ft). Riding further downhill, we enter the heart of Nubra valley. It is an amazing experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. The ride along the Shayok River to enter Hunder sand dunes is a treat for the eyes. Then we will visit the oldest and largest monastery, Diskit monastery enroute Hunder in Nubra valley. It is located at an altitude of 3142 meters. Once we arrive at our campsite, we get refreshed and head out to explore the sand dunes. Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in Hunder No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in Hunder
Day 3: Nubra to Turtuk to Nubra Pass By: Nubra Valley, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir Around 80km further north from Hunder (Nubra), we reach a beautiful village which was part of former Baltistan. Turtuk is one of the last unexplored places in Leh - Ladakh and village still retains the pristine with very hospitable local people. We return to Hunder same day. Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in Hunder No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in Hunder
Day 4: Nubra to Pangong Tso via Shayok Pass By: Pangong Tso, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir Our ride today is the short cut to the famous Pangong Tso via Shayok where we maneuver our bikes on rocky terrain and in between water streams. It will definitely not seem like a short cut though! Our campsite for the night, which is our personal favourite, is by the lake itself at Spangmik. Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in Spangmik No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in Spangmik
Day 5: Pangong Tso to Hanle via Chushul Pass By: Pangong Tso, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir This will be the most scenic ride of the entire trip although the entire stretch is off road. From Spangmik, we will head towards Mann and Merak. We grab our lunch at a small village Chushul and then reach our next destination – Hanle. This is where the Indian Astronomical Observatory is located. Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in Hanle No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Stay at Camp/Guesthouse in Hanle
Day 6: Hanle to Karzok (Tsomoriri) via Mahe Bridge Pass By: Tso Moriri Lake, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir We depart from Hanle post breakfast and reach one of the highest lakes in the world. Although much smaller than Pangong Tso, it looks more majestic. With less tourists visiting this place, it makes the places all the more beautiful. We reach campsite by later afternoon. Stay at Camp near the Lake No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Stay at Camp near the Lake
Day 7: Karzok (Tsomoriri) to Gya / Lato via Tsokar Pass By: Tso kar Lake, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir After exploring around Tsomoriri Lake in the morning, we depart to our next destination at Tso Kar which is fairly nearby. Tso Kar known for its size and depth, is a fluctuating salt lake situated in the Rupshu Plateau and valley in the southern part of Ladakh. Then head to Gya village which is located in the gorge created by the River Gya. Stay at Guesthouse in Gya No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Stay at Guesthouse in Gya
Day 8: Gya / Lato to Leh Pass By: Thiksey Monastery, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir Today’s ride comprises good roads of Manali-Leh Highway. Before reaching Leh, we will cross the third highest motorable road - Tanglang La. Reach Leh by evening. Stay at Guesthouse in Leh No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Stay at Guesthouse in Leh
Day 9: Leh to Lamayuru to Kargil + River Rafting Pass By: Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa), Kargil, Kargil District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir After all the hardcore riding on tough roads, we sit back and enjoy the Srinagar Highway in SUV / Tempo Traveller. We wash off all the dust from our crazy journey by plunging into the waters of Zanskar River! We will go on a crazy rafting expedition which you will surely cherish. We then head to the Moonland of Ladakh – Lamayuru Monastery. Then reach Kargil by late evening. Stay at Guesthouse in Kargil. No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Stay at Guesthouse in Kargil.
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