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Manali – Leh – Manali Motorbike Expedition

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Stonehead Bikes Private Limited is committed to proffer especially designed Leh motorbike tours. If you are looking for an unprecedented experience through a bike tour to Leh Ladakh, give us a shout for Leh Ladakh packages on bike. We have hosted countless trips to Ladakh by bikes and boast upon a happy client base that appreciates us for a never before experience.

This motorbike journey will take you to the most panoramic landscapes you could imagine. Think of a river flowing beside the road, cold mountain air brushing your face, pin drop silence inasmuch that you can hear yourself breathing and sights of sky touching snow clad mountains. Well that is Ladakh for you- redefining beauty of nature in every sense of it.

This adventure motor ride will take you to some of the most astonishing spots you have never been to. One of them being the highest motorable pass in the world- Khardungla Pass (5606 m).

As our excursion is for 12 days, you will have ample time to soak in the charms of Leh and Ladakh. We would ride through the highest roads in the world, cross mountain passes like Baralacha La (4890 m) and Tanglang La(5328 m), cross many Himalayan rivers and get to know the traditions and culture of the local people.

Visit ancient Buddhist monasteries and the Tibetan nomads with their caravan of Yaks and Pashmina goats on the legendary Royal Enfield Bikes.

This adventure motorcycle tour will take you to places you perhaps never know existed, experience nature and life like you have never done before.

If you are a true adventure loving motorcycle enthusiast and have got that need for thrill in you, this tour is certain to provide you the fix you needed for this long.

Grade: Tough
Best Season: May till October
Total no. of riders: 10-16
Minimum riders required to conduct the tour: 10
Duration: 11 nights & 12 days

Landscape and culture that bears this comparison. It lies to the east-northeast of Kashmir and forms a part of the State. For many years, the caravans from Kashmir and Yarkand (in Central Asia) met in the bazaars of Leh. The ethnic mixture can still be observed in its streets.

DAY 01: ARRIVAL DELHI / MANALI – OVERNIGHT VOLVO

Today you will board Volvo from Delhi to Manali (famous land for honeymooner and adventure lover). Overnight on board.

DAY 02: ARRIVE MANALI

Morning arrive at Manali, you will meet and transfer to hotel (check in time 12 noon, early check in subject to room availability). Free time wash & change. Later gathering at hotel lobby and will provide briefing about the journey. Later you will enjoy test ride approx 01 hr around the Manali. Evening free at leisure for personal activities. Dinner & amp; Overnight at hotel.

Activity: Afternoon test ride.

DAY 03: MANALI/ ROHTANG PASS/ KEYLONG/JISPA (128 KMS/ 06/07 HRS)

After breakfast we start ride by Royal Enfield from Manali to Jispa climbing over Rohtang Pass (3980 m) and en-route you can see several villages of Lahaul valley like Khoksar, Sissu, Gondla and Tandi the confluence of Chandra & Bhaga Rivers. On arrival check-in into the hotel. Dinner & amp; Overnight at hotel.

DAY 04: JISPA/BARALACHA PASS / SARCHU (90 KMS/ 04 HRS)

After breakfast start ride from Jispa to Sarchu, en-route crossing Darcha and over Baralacha La Pass (4800 m). Evening free at leisure to relax for personal activities. Dinner & Overnight at camp.

DAY 05: SARCHU/PANG/TSOKHAR LAKE/TSOMORIRI LAKE (230 KMS / 07 HRS)

After breakfast ride from Sarchu to Tsomoriri, stop for tea at Pang and then continue ride to Tso Moriri en-route you can see Tso Khar lake. Evening free to walk around Karzok village situated on banks of lake, visit Karzok monastery. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.

DAY 06: TSOMORIRI LAKE/LEH via MAHY BRIDGE (220 KMS / 06-07 HRS)

After breakfast start ride to Leh you can enjoy the ride parallel to Indus river till Upshi. On arrival check in at Hotel. Rest of evening free for personal activities. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel

DAY 07: LEH (EXCURSION TO KHARDUNG LA PASS – 35 KMS)

Today after breakfast at your hotel ride to Khardungla pass (5600 m), which is the highest motorable pass in the world 5600 meters. Later ride back to Leh. Evening free for personal activities. Dinner & amp; overnight at hotel.

DAY 08: LEH (EXCURSION TO THE WORD FAMOUS PANGONG LAKE – 145 KMS / 03 HRS ONE WAY)

Early morning drive for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft), through Changla Pass 17,350 ft., it is the third highest motorable road in the world. Arrive Pangong, and you enjoy beauty of lake which is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Later drive back to Leh. Dinner & overnight at hotel

DAY 09: LEH/TANGLANG LA/ MORE PLANE/SARCHU (253 KMS/ 08/09 HRS)

After breakfast start ride from Leh to Sarchu. Crossing over Tanglang La pass (5300 m) which is Worlds II nd highest motorable pass, later cross over Lachung La (5065 m), Naki La (4800 m).

Later continue ride to Sarchu. Dinner & Overnight at Camp l

DAY 10: SARCHU/ MANALI (222 KMS/ 07-08 HRS). LAST DAY OF RIDING

After breakfast, start ride from Sarchu to Leh riding upto Baralacha Pass and descend crossing Zingzingbar, Darcha, Jispa and riding across Lahaul valley to Khoksar stop for Tea. Later start ascend of our last challenge, The Rohtang Pass.ss After complete the success expedition evening will enjoy the farewell dinner with our team members and all participants to discuss the memorable moments together.

DAY 11: MANALI/DELHI BY OVERNIGHT VOLVO BUS

After breakfast time free for personal activities. At approx 3:30 PM we transfer you to Volvo stand to board the coach to Delhi (seat in coach basis). Overnight on board.

DAY 12: ARRIVE IN THE MORNING AT DELHI

TOUR CONCLUDES.

Pricing

Destination Hotel/Camp
Manali Rajhans or Satkar or similar
Jispa Hotel Ibex or similar
Sarchu Camp Sarchu
Tsomoriri Hotel Lake view or similar
Leh Serine Ladakh or similar

 (Cost based on minimum 10 Full paying rider)

                 Cost Details Price (Per Person-PP)
Per couple or 2 friends – (sharing one bike & room) INR 34000/- PP
01 Full Paying rider – (exclusive bike & sharing room) INR 45000/- PP
Single room supplement (Based on Per room basis) INR 11000/- Nett.
Supplement for 500 CC (Royal Enfield / Per Bike) INR 5500/- Nett.

***Motorcycles provided would be with carriers to carry baggage/ fuel

Date of departure

Batch – I 09 Jun – 20 Jun’2017
Batch – II 23 Jun – 04 July’2017
Batch – III 07 July – 18 July’2017
Batch – IV 21 July – 01 Aug’2017
Batch – V 04 Aug – 15 Aug’2017
Batch – VI 11 Aug – 22 Aug’2017
Batch – VII 25 Aug – 05 Sep’2017

The above Cost included:

  • Accommodation in the mentioned or similar hotels on twin sharing basis. Check in/ out time is 12 noon.
  • Half board basis at places of stay (breakfast & dinner included)
  • Transfer by Sumo/Qualis or other similar vehicle from Manali Volvo bus stand to hotel & back
  • One Royal Enfield 350 cc Motorcycle per rider and as per the above itinerary
  • Fuel and engine oil are included in package cost for the entire tour
  • 01 pair of riding gloves for each rider only
  • Excursion to Pangong Lake by Innova/Xylo/Tempo traveler as per group strength
  • One Royal Enfield Motorbike Mechanic for the entire tour
  • One Road caption with private bike for the entire tour
  • Basic spares for the motorcycles (any damage payable as extra directly)
  • Inner-line Permit (for Khardungla & Pangong Lake)
  • Presently applicable taxes

Cost Does Not Include:

  • Any airfare/ train
  • Any bike damages (internal/external)
  • Any Travel insurance
  • Any other expenses of personal nature like tips, gratuities, portage, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks
  • Any other meal than mentioned in itinerary

Any item not specified under cost inclusions

TERM & CONDITIONS

Itinerary changes:
Every effort will be made to adhere to the planned itinerary. Due to weather conditions and reasons beyond Stoneheadbikes TOUR’s control, changes to the itinerary might occur, for which the company accepts no responsibility.

Insurance:
There is no personal insurance of any kind included in the tour price. Travel insurance should be obtained from your place of residence, before commencement of trip. Stoneheadbikes will not be held liable for any illness, injury or death sustained during a tour.

Payment Procedure:
All tour payments must be made in advance (at least 60 days prior to arrival date in Manali). Tour payment should be remitted in favour of “Stonehead Bikes Private Limited”. The Banks and account detail will be advised once the tour bookings are confirmed.

Cancellation & Operational Policy:
25% of total tour cost charged as cancellation charges for booking once made. 50% charges apply between 60 days & 45 days and no refunds thereafter. If any part of package is not availed, refunds cannot be claimed for and neither is any part of package exchangeable with some other services. Incase extension of a tour is required, supplement as applicable would be paid directly to us by the clients.

Reservation Policy: All reservations have to be sent by email. Bookings will be received for all dates irrespective of high season or low season at any time of the year.

The Important essentials to be carry during the Expedition:
Helmet
Glasses
Gloves
Leather boots
Pants and motorcycle jacket

To ride, we recommend a small backpack that may contain:
Solar cream
Lipstick
Wipes
Scarf or turban
Sunglasses
Cap
Rain gear to keep morale in thunderstorms
Spare gloves to start perky after the rain
Water, essential for drink driver
Swiss knife
Flashlight or headlamp
Any camera
Mobile phone (and charger!)

Essentials for the Evening:
Tee-shirts
Woolen/Cotton Socks
Long-sleeved shirt
Sweater or sweat shirt
Spare pants and shorts
Swimsuit
Lightweight shoes
Blanket
Towel
Toiletries
Personal medication (2-3 bandages, eye drops, antiseptic, Imodium, NIFL Uril. and aspirin, excellent to combat headaches associated with altitude)

VISA Requirements/ Permit information (if applicable):

Indian Tourists DO NOT need any inner line permits in Leh – Ladakh region any more starting from 1st May 2014 in order to visit the restricted places: “Dah, Hanu Villages, Pangong Tso, Man, Merak, Tso Moriri, Nyoma, Loma Bend, Khardung La, Nubra Valley (up to Panamik), Turtuk, Tyakshi, Digger La, Tangyar (for trekking only)“

As an Indian Tourist or Indian Nationals, now you can just present your valid Photo ID Nationality Proof (Driving License, Indian Passport, Aadhar Card, PAN Card, etc.) at the ITBP/Army check-posts, when and where asked from you and that will just acts as permit for you.

Please note that being an Indian or domestic tourist, you STILL NEED to apply for Inner Line Permits in order to visit places like: Hanle, Chusul, Tsaga, beyond Loma bend, Chumur, Marsimik La, Batalik sectors.

All foreign nationals, NRIs having PIOs or OCIs still need Protected Area Permit (PAP) or Restricted Area Permit (RAP) to visit Inner Line areas of Ladakh including Pangong tso, Nubra Valley, Khardung La, Tso Moriri, Turtuk, Dah Hanu Villages. In order to apply for the Protect Area Permit (PAP), a foreigner must be in a group of two or more foreigners and PAP must be applied at DC Office, Leh with required fees. Once you get the permit, make at least 8-10 photo copies as you need to submit them at the check posts on your journey to these inner line places in Ladakh. The duration of PAP is seven days and you need to re-apply permit in case you want to have an extended stay up there in Ladakh. Solo travelers can also get the permit through travel agents.

For reservations or in case of any queries left, please write to info@stoneheadbikes.com or call Harry J Sebastian (Tour Manager) at +918800371553 or +911165371553.

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