BIKE TOUR AND TRIP TO LEH – LADAK.
We at Bhramanti365 have arranged Leh – Ladakh Bike Ride from 23rd June 2017 – 03rd July 2017
Brief Itinerary – Schedule for the Bike Ride.
Day 01: Arrive Manali and Manali- City tour.
Morning arrive Manali and transfer to hotel. (Check in time 12 noon/early check in subject to availability of room). Afternoon you will be introduced to your motorcycles. Today you will enjoy a short ride and have guided motorbike tour of Manali. Dinner at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Manali-Rohtang Pass- Keylong or Jispa
Travel distance and travel time (140 kms / 8 hrs) approx..
Morning after breakfast start riding motorbike toward Jispa. Crossing over Rohtang Pass (3980 m) and crossing beautiful villages of Lahul Valley. This is our first day of Manali to Srinagar via Ladakh bike trip. we will ride over legendary Manali Leh road today. On arrival check in at camp/hotel. Overnight stay in camp / hotel.
Day 03: Jispa- Baralacha Pass- Sarchu.
Travel distance and travel time (190 kms/ 6 hrs) approx.
After breakfast start riding toward Sarchu. Crossing Baralachala Pass (4800 m). Enroute visit 2 lakes Deepak & Suraj Taland. On arrival check in at camp. Overnight in camp.
Day 04: Sarchu/ Leh
Travel distance and travel time (253 kms/ 10 hrs) approx
Morning start riding toward Leh. Today crossing 22 Gata loops, 45 kms Pang ground, second highest motor able pass in world Tanglang La. On arrival check in at hotel/guest house. Overnight stay at hotel/guest house.
Day 05: Leh / Pangong Tso Lake (160 kms / 6 hrs)
After Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 ft, through Changla Pass 17,350 ft. On arrival check in at camp. Overnight at camp.
Day 06: Pangong/Leh
Morning start riding toward Leh back. On Arrival check in at hotel. Rest of day free, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07: : Leh/Khardong La/Nubra (130 kms/8 hrs)
Travel distance and travel time (130 kms/ one way/8 hrs) approx.
Morning ride to Nubra Valley. Crossing over Khardung La. (the highest motorable road in the world) at 5602 M / 18,390 Ft. From the pass one can see all the way south over, the Indus valley, to seemingly endless peaks .Nubra valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers.
Day 08: Nubra/ Leh.
Morning visit Panamik and Samastaling monastery and return back to Leh. rest of day free. Overnight at Leh.
Day 9: Leh/ Lamayuru/ KargiL
Travel distance and travel time (245 kms/ one way/8 hrs) approx
After Breakfast start riding to Lamayuru. Visiting Basgo Palace and Lamayuru monastery which is one of the oldest monastery of Ladakh region. Today we will ride over Ladakh and Srinagar highway. In all Manali Leh Srinagar bike trip we ride over this road. Travel onwards to Kargil Enroute visiting Giant Buddha at Mulbek. On arrival check in and overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Kargil/Zozila pass/ Srinagar.
Travel distance and travel time (204 kms/ 6 hrs) approx.
After Breakfast ride to Srinagar passing through Drass, the second coldest inhabited Place on earth. Today you can see Kargil, Tiger Hill and other Peaks other famous peaks. Arrive at Srinagar by evening. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11: Depart Srinagar.
Morning transfer to Srinagar airport / Railway Station. End of bike ride with loads of colourful memories
Hotel/Camp included: Place Hotel
Manali Himalayan Country House
Jispa Jispa Journey camp
Sarchu Camp with attached toilet
Leh Jigmet Guest house OR Similar
Nubra Camp with attached toilet
Pangong Camp with attached toilet
Kargil Hotel Rangyul or similar
Srinagar Hotel / House Boat or Similar
· Accommodation in hotels/camps/guest house on twin/triple sharing basis. Check in/out time is 12 noon.
· MAP basis in hotel (Room+Breakfast+Dinner).
· One Enfield bike with fuel – (500 cc).
· Basic spares parts for the bike (any damage/ change of spares payable as extra directly)
· Road Caption for the entire bike tour
· One Motorbike Mechanic for the entire tour in bike
· Inner line security Permits.
· All Govt taxes and entry fees to visit monasteries etc.
· 01 backup jeep for – First aid box and Oxygen cylinder
· Life time memories
· Any other meal than mentioned in the itinerary.
· Any personal or travel Insurance, tips, gratuities, portage, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks. Or any other expenses of personal nature, any item not specified under cost inclusions.
· International / Domestic air fare.
· Personal riding kit – jacket, helmet, gloves or shoes.
· Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
· Any other item not specifically mentioned above as ‘INCLUDED’
COST FOR THE ENTIRE TOUR – 49900 /- (for single rider) & 42000 /- (For Rider and Pillion – Double seat)
A person who wants to ride on their own bike need to contact for the actual price of the entire trip. Inner line permit in Leh to visit on personal bike not allowed.
Last day to book the tour shall be 25 days before the start of the trip.
Cancellation Policy- Refund applicable & calculated on the Entire Tour Cost:-
1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded
3. After that no refund will be provided.
People suffering with any disease or ailments need to take advice from their respective doctors.
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Essential Things to carry on Leh – Ladakh Tour
Water: Water is the most essential thing while traveling in Leh – Ladakh, since dehydration can further complicate health issues at such a high altitude. So make sure you are carrying at least couple of liter of water per person all the time and drinking at regular intervals.
Medicines:– Acetazolamide (Brand Name: Diamox) is used to prevent AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) – it is a sulphur drug ( Please check with your allergies) with this also carry medicines for headache, fever, stomach ache, cold and cough syrup.
Sunscreen Lotions: – though we are on High altitude UV rays can harm skin even in winter season so don’t forget to carry a good quality sunscreen lotion eg. Lotus Herbal Sun Screen Lotion with rating of SPF30 or higher and apply it properly before going out in the sun.
UV Sunglasses: – Protect your eyes from harmful UV rays so carry good Sunglasses (Fastrack or any suitable brand).
Lip Balm :- Dry and cold weather of Leh – Ladakh will make your lips dry, which can get quite painful due to cracking and skin coming off, so make sure to carry a lip balm or Vaseline.
Mustard oil: Mustard oil can be used for moisturizing skin, putting it in your hair and for lubricating insides of nostrils, which can become quite dry and painful due to dry and cold winds of Ladakh. (It cannot be replaced with coconut oil as it freezes in cold region)
Glucose: Carrying water mixed with Glucon C/D is a good idea while traveling at high altitude, as it provides instant energy on the move, when your appetite is likely to be reduced due to AMS and at the same time, doesn’t act as a diuretic, like most caffeinated energy drinks. Carry couple of small packs with you, which you can mix in water, at the beginning of the day.
Chocolates, biscuits and nuts: Carrying couple of chocolates, a pack of biscuits and few hundred grams of almonds, raisins and cashews is a good idea, as these provide instant energy and easy snack and don’t take up too much space. Those who love spicy food, make sure to carry pickle or sauce, since Ladakhi food is a bit bland.
Other personal essentials: Paper soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, comb and toilet paper. You can also carry your shaving kit and face wash if you have the space and need for these and any other toiletries.
Clothes: In Ladakh it is best to dress in layers, since majority of coldness is due to wind chill and temperatures can change rapidly depending on the place, time and weather. Hence dressing in layers will allow you to add/subtract layers as and when needed. So make sure apart from your regular cloths, you are also carrying a sweater, gloves, cap (protect head and ears from cold winds), warm inners (especially if you are traveling in off season) and if possible, air/water resistant jacket.
Documents and IDs: It is essential to carry at least one government issued identity card and couple of photocopies of it, since it is needed while applying for Inner Line Permit, and at certain places, to register at the check post. You should also carry your medical insurance card (if you have one), Map of Ladakh, your printed itinerary, hotel reservation slips (if you have prebooked), couple of copies of your flight ticket (if traveling by air) and list of important contacts (useful in case your mobile phone stops working).
Chargers for all the gadgets, cameras and mobile: please carry your charging devices handy
Spare camera batteries: Carry at least one spare set of batteries required by your camera, since in cold environment, batteries can die quickly.
Car charger or battery bank: If you are an avid smart phone user and planning to log your route on your favourite GPS App, then make sure you are carrying car charger or a power bank with at least 4000-5000mAH capacity to keep your mobile phone running throughout the day.
3 socket Belkin Surge Protector: While it is a little large in size, 3 socket Belkin Surge Protector will not only keep your gadgets protected from power surges, but will also allow you to charge multiple devices simultaneously and at the same time, provide the crucial cable length to safely place your gadgets in rooms with idiotic power socket locations (sadly enough, many hotels have this).
Enough memory cards to last you the entire trip: Doesn’t matter if you are carrying a laptop or planning to burn CDs/DVDs at Leh, carry enough memory cards to cover your entire shooting duration in Ladakh. If needed, borrow from friends but don’t depend on laptop HDDs or worse still, virus infested cyber café computers to copy and save your photographs!
Torch: Carry a good Torch with Spare Batteries
Money: While my recommendation would be to carry enough cash you need, to avoid wasting time withdrawing cash, it may not be feasible for everyone. So please keep in mind that ATMs beyond Srinagar and Manali are only available in Kargil and Leh and they too are few with often long queues in front of them.
Mobile phone connectivity: Only post-paid mobile phone connections from other states work in Ladakh and even from these, only BSNL has presence beyond Leh. So unless you wish to be dependent upon STD booths, carry a BSNL/MTNL post-paid connection.
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