Ladakh Unravelled: High Altitude Lakes and Mountain Passes

Multi-day & Extended Tours, da Base Mountaineerz Map Location - Mountaineerz , MDR -29 , Haripur, Soil, Himachal Pradesh. to Manali da Base Mountaineerz Map Location - Mountaineerz , MDR -29 , Haripur, Soil, Himachal Pradesh.

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This trip has the best of what Ladakh has to offer. This incredible Ladakh Motorcycle Tour will leave you awestruck and take you through some of the most amazing and remote regions of the world. Not only do we cover Manali-Leh Highway, Leh, Khardung La, Nubra and Pangong Tso Lake but also Tso Moriri lake and Turuk. This lesser known lake is the largest of the high altitude lakes entirely within India and in this Trans-Himalayan biogeographic region, with some gorgeous views to offer. Turtuk is the last village on the Indo-Pak border in the Baltistan region. It is quite an experience interacting with the Balti people in this incredibly beautiful village.The trip will be led by an experienced trip leader and road captain and accompanied by a mechanic and a high clearance 4x4 vehicle. ROUTE: Manali - Sarchu - Leh - Khardung La - Nubra - Pangong Tso - Tso Moriri - Manali
Day 1: Arrive in ManaliReach Manali pick up will be  arranged from the bus stop, drive to base camp - Local sightseeing - Orientation process and briefing. Stay: Comfortable rooms at ‘dA Base’ on triple sharing. Meals: Refreshments, Brunch and DinnerDay 2: Manali - Sarchu | 223 Km | 8-9 hoursThe ride begins early morning - Enjoy the Leh Manali highway - Pass Suraj and Deepak Taal. Stay: Camping/tented accommodation.  Meals: Breakfast and DinnerDay 3: Sarchu - Leh | 250 Km | 8-9 hoursRide through Nakeela Pass, Whisky Nallah, Lachulung La Pass, Pang, More Plains, and Tanglang La Pass - The road from Pang to Leh will take you over a plateau (42 km long), called the Moore Plains.Stay:Homestay/Guesthouse on triple sharing. Meals: Breakfast and DinnerDay 4: Leh | Explore Leh and RestExplore Leh, get your vehicles checked  its markets, stupas and monasteries. Stay:Homestay/Guesthouse on triple sharing. Meals: Breakfast and DinnerDay 5: Leh - Kardung La Pass - Nubra - Turtuk - Hundar | 227 Km | 8 hoursDrive to one of the highest motorable passes in the world, Khardung La – Continue to Nubra Valley - Enjoy the double-humped camel ride.Stay: Swiss Camp on triple sharing. Meals: Breakfast and DinnerDay 6: Nubra to Pangong via Shyok Road or Wari La Pass (if Shyok road closed) | 173 KMS | 6-7 hours Drive to Pangong Tso Lake from Nubra - Enjoy the views of the highest saltwater lake. Stay: Nice Homestay/Private Camping on triple sharing.Meals: Breakfast and DinnerDay 7: Pangong Tso - Leh | 160 Km | 4-5 hoursAfter a hearty breakfast, we depart the emerald blue waters of Pangong to ride over the 3rd highest motorable pass, Chang La at 5360 meters. Stay: Homestay/Guesthouse on triple sharing.Meals: Breakfast and DinnerDay 8: Leh – Tso Moriri | 210 Km | 7-8 hoursStart from Leh in the morning  - Located at an altitude of 15,075 ft, Tso Moriri is the largest of the high altitude lakes in the Trans-Himalayan biogeographic region .Stay:Homestay/Private Camping on triple sharing. Meals: Breakfast and DinnerDay 9: Tso Moriri - Tsokar Tso - Sarchu | 220 Km | 8-9 hoursAfter breakfast, ride to Sarchu via another beautiful Lake and village of Tsokar. Stay: Camping or tented accommodation.Meals: Breakfast and DinnerDay 10: Sarchu - Manali | 225 KMS | 8-9 hoursDepart for manali early morning, visit Suraj Taal and Deepak Taal, two breath-taking lakes.Stay: Comfortable rooms at ‘dA Base’ on triple sharing.Meals: Refreshments, Brunch and DinnerDay 11: ManaliCheckout from the base camp after breakfast - Your trip ends here.Meals: Breakfast

What’s included

  • Accommodation in deluxe hotels and camps
  • Stay for couples on twin sharing basis/groups on triple sharing basis
  • 350cc Royal Enfield bike (500 cc can be arranged - choose add-on while booking)
  • Petrol for entire trip for rented bike
  • Breakfast & dinner at hotels/guesthouse/camps
  • Service of an expert road captain throughout the bike ride
  • Inner Line Permits (ILP) & Wildlife fees for restricted areas in Ladakh
  • Back up vehicle (high clearance 4x4 vehicle)
  • Enfield motorbike mechanic for the entire tour carrying basic spares
  • Hot water buckets will be available in hotels/camps on request
  • Basic First Aid Kit, medicines and oxygen cylinders
  • Excl

What’s not included

  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone/ fax calls, mineral water, alcoholic beverages, entrance and camera fee at monuments/ museums, medical expenses, gratuities etc.
  • For hygiene and comfort factor, riders and pillions are expected to get their own helmets
  • Any item, activity or facility other than clearly mentioned within the inclusions & itinerary above
  • Any spare parts of any kind or bike maintenance etc.
  • Any entry fees, any tips, porter pony charges or any other expenses incurred by the porter/ participants during the sightseeing trips, other than as clearly mentioned within the sightseeing in inclusions and itinerary
  • Any extra costs incurred due to extension/ change of the itinerary due to natural calamities, roadblocks, and vehicle breakdown etc. factors beyond our control
  • Rs. 10,000/- refundable amount to be paid as security deposit per bike at time of bike allocation

Itinerary

Day 10: Sarchu - Manali | 225 KMS | 8-9 hours Depart for manali early morning, visit Suraj Taal and Deepak Taal, two breath-taking lakes.Stay: Comfortable rooms at ‘dA Base’ on triple sharing.Meals: Refreshments, Brunch and Dinner
Day 11: Manali Checkout from the base camp after breakfast - Your trip ends here.Meals: Breakfast
Day 1: Arrive in Manali Reach Manali pick up will be  arranged from the bus stop, drive to base camp - Local sightseeing - Orientation process and briefing. Stay: Comfortable rooms at ‘dA Base’ on triple sharing. Meals: Refreshments, Brunch and Dinner
Day 2: Manali - Sarchu | 223 Km | 8-9 hours The ride begins early morning - Enjoy the Leh Manali highway - Pass Suraj and Deepak Taal. Stay: Camping/tented accommodation.  Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 3: Sarchu - Leh | 250 Km | 8-9 hours Ride through Nakeela Pass, Whisky Nallah, Lachulung La Pass, Pang, More Plains, and Tanglang La Pass - The road from Pang to Leh will take you over a plateau (42 km long), called the Moore Plains.Stay:Homestay/Guesthouse on triple sharing. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 4: Leh | Explore Leh and Rest Explore Leh, get your vehicles checked  its markets, stupas and monasteries. Stay:Homestay/Guesthouse on triple sharing. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 5: Leh - Kardung La Pass - Nubra - Turtuk - Hundar | 227 Km | 8 hours Drive to one of the highest motorable passes in the world, Khardung La – Continue to Nubra Valley - Enjoy the double-humped camel ride.Stay: Swiss Camp on triple sharing. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 6: Nubra to Pangong via Shyok Road or Wari La Pass (if Shyok road closed) | 173 KMS | 6-7 hours Drive to Pangong Tso Lake from Nubra - Enjoy the views of the highest saltwater lake. Stay: Nice Homestay/Private Camping on triple sharing.Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 7: Pangong Tso - Leh | 160 Km | 4-5 hours After a hearty breakfast, we depart the emerald blue waters of Pangong to ride over the 3rd highest motorable pass, Chang La at 5360 meters. Stay: Homestay/Guesthouse on triple sharing.Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 8: Leh – Tso Moriri | 210 Km | 7-8 hours Start from Leh in the morning  - Located at an altitude of 15,075 ft, Tso Moriri is the largest of the high altitude lakes in the Trans-Himalayan biogeographic region .Stay:Homestay/Private Camping on triple sharing. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 9: Tso Moriri - Tsokar Tso - Sarchu | 220 Km | 8-9 hours After breakfast, ride to Sarchu via another beautiful Lake and village of Tsokar. Stay: Camping or tented accommodation.Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
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