Ladakh Tour: Srinagar – Ladakh – Manali – Delhi

11 Days

Travelling through high passes, serene lakes, ancient monasteries, listening to tranquil sound of chants, feeling the chill in the air and smile on your face these are some of the experiences we promise you on a road trip you will remember for the rest of your life.

Come & experience a visual delight for your soul and body as we lazily ride through long and winding roads. Come and get Leh’d with us on a journey across cultures so diverse and land so different.

Dates:

4th June – 14th June 2023
19th June -29th June 2023
4th July – 14th July 2023
19th July – 29th July 2023
3rd August – 13th August 2023
18th August – 28th August 202
2nd September – 12th September 2023

Pricing :

  • Rented Bike with Fuel (Single Rider): Rs. 49999.00
  • Double Sharing Rented Bike with Fuel: Rs. 39999.00 (Per Person)
  • Rider/Pillion (Self Bike/Car): Rs. 26999.00 (Per Person)
  • Seat in Backup Vehicle: Rs 32999.00(Per Person)

Overview

Travelling through high passes, serene lakes, ancient monasteries, listening to tranquil sound of chants, feeling the chill in the air and smile on your face these are some of the experiences we promise you on a road trip you will remember for the rest of your life.

Come & experience a visual delight for your soul and body as we lazily ride through long and winding roads. Come and get Leh’d with us on a journey across cultures so diverse and land so different

The origin of the word “travel” is most likely lost to history. The term “travel” may originate from the Old French word travail, which means ‘work’. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, the first known use of the word travel was in the 14th century.

It also states that the word comes from Middle English travailen, travelen (which means to torment, labor, strive, journey) and earlier from Old French travailler (which means to work strenuously, toil). In English we still occasionally use the words “travail”, which means struggle. According to Simon Winchester in his book The Best Travelers’ Tales (2004), the words “travel” and “travail” both share an even more ancient root: a Roman instrument of torture called the tripalium (in Latin it means “three stakes”, as in to impale).

High Mountain Passes and High Altitude Lakes

  • High Mountain Passes and High Altitude Lakes

Itinerary

After months of preparation and years of planning time has arrived to go on trip of lifetime. Arrive at Srinagar Airport and around 12:00 noon. we will transfer you to Sonamarg. Enjoy the majestic beauty of Sonamarg. Our Team will meet you in the evening so that we get to know each other and group formation and rules for the trip will be explained.

The time arrives to answer the call of the mountains and with Dug Dug Dug…sound of our pipes we are off for the epic road trip. Today will be the 1st day when we will start riding on the famous Srinagar-Leh highway, every riders dream. Enroute we will be passing the mighty Zozi La which on any given day will test your riding skills. Pay homage to the valor of Indian army at Kargil War Memorial at Drass. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kargil.

Get up and ride to Leh today. By today nomads must be feeling the high of the Himalayas. Lazily riding through the winding roads our caravan will witness many wonders of Srinagar-Leh Highway today. En route Srinagar-Leh highway seek blessing of Guru Nanak Dev at Gurudwara Pathar Sahib , find the illusion of magnetic hill for yourself, witness the confluence of Indus and Zanskar . Also check moonlike landscape at moonland near Lamayuru Monastery. Also Huge statue of Buddha on rock at Mulbekh monastery.

Finally the day has arrived to ride to one of the highest motor able road in the world. Yes the time has come to live the dream and nomads are at Khardung La (18380ft). Caravan moves ahead to what lies beyond and will reach nubra valley, another spectacle of nature. Desert, mountains, river all at same place and this is what makes nubra valley so special. Nomads can get face to face with Bactrian camels, friends of the earliest nomads. We will seek the blessing of Maitreya Buddha (100ft High) at Diskit Gompa the oldest & largest gompa in Nubra valley.

Wake up and travel to Turtuk village. Turtuk is located on the banks of Shyok River. Turtuk was under Pakistan's control until 1971, after which India gained control of this strategic area.The place is culturally, linguistically and historically different from what you’ve seen till now in your Ladakh trip as it falls under the Gilgit-Baltistan region. Even the landscape is different with dramatic narrow valleys and steep mountains, unlike Central Ladakh and Nubra. Comparatively, situated at a lower altitude than Leh, you’ll see green pastures here that yield fresh produce like apricots and apples. Return to Diskit/Hunder by evening.

Nomadic caravan will start its journey to Pangong Tso one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Today we will ride on the most remote route of the trip. With various water crossings, riding on dry riverbeds, smooth tarmac and roads which are virtually non- existent it is going to be one epic riding day. All our tiredness will go awayon the view of

majestic Pangong Tso. Camping beside the lake with only basic necessities will be a life time experience.

Experiencing sun rise at Pangong Tso will be moment of awe for the nomads. After having our breakfast we will bid adieu to this majestic lake and start our journey back to Leh base camp via Changla Pass (17688 ft.).

Nomads will bid its final “Julley” to the land of Lama’s and move toward Sarchu the tent city as we call it. En route the caravan will pass through Tangalang La, third highest pass in the world and then passes through Moore Plains before reaching the tent city Sarchu.

The destination today will be Manali, one of the most beautiful hill station in North India and a gateway for trekking, skiing, backpacking. Today will be rough riding day with lot of water crossings and unpaved roads. Your riding skills will be put to sternest of test today.En route the nomads will ride through Bara Lacha La, Suraj Tal ,Deepak Taal, Zing-Zing Bar, Darcha, Jispa, Keylon
, Tandi. We will also be passing through an engineering marvel of our country- Atal Tunnel which is 9.02 kms long and is the longest tunnel above 10000 fts in the world.Back to green as Nomads will once again witness the vegetation on the mountain ranges.

destinations.It’s time for final chat with the fellow nomads and bid adieu to this trip. Saying goodbye is always hard but we promise we will meet back for more such journeys and living in your memories for life. After breakfast check out from the hotel at 10:00 AM. You can keep your luggage at cloak room.Rest full day you can take local tour of Manali.You will be transferred to Delhi via Volvo Semi sleeper bus in the night.

You will arrive in Delhi by morning. . It’s time for final chat with the fellow nomads and bid adieu to this trip .Saying goodbye is always hard but we promise we will meet back for more such journeys and living in your memories for life. After that you can proceed to your hometown with memories of lifetime.

Note: We only provide a brief itinerary of the trip along with major halt points of the trip. All the detailed activities are told once guest arrive at the destination in order to build the excitement factor.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Meal Plan MAP ( 9 Breakfast and 9 Dinners)
  • Accommodation on Triple Sharing Basis. Double Sharing only for Couples.
  • We may not able to accommodate everyone in same hotel or camp due to limited availability.
  • Royal Enfield Himalayan Bike on Rent with fuel.
  • Experienced Road Captain.
  • Experienced Mechanic.
  • First Aid support with portable oxygen cylinders.
  • Support Vehicle for luggage. (No suitcase or trolleys, only 1 rucksack/backpack per person). If someone brings suitcase or trolleys INR:500/Day extra needs to be paid.
  • All Inner Line Permits.
  • Manali to Delhi Bus ticket in Volvo.
  • Transfer from Srinagar airport to Sonamarg.

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • GST as applicable.
  • Personal Beverages of any kind.
  • All meals not mentioned in inclusion section.
  • Personal Expenses of any kind.
  • Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing.
  • Camera Charges.
  • Lunch
  • Security Deposit (Refundable) of Rs.10, 000/- per bike for rented bikes.
  • Extensions of the tour program or diversions in the tour itinerary for any reasons eg. Due to bad weather, road closure, breakdown or any natural calamity or due to any social or political situation/unrest/strikes, sudden rule changes or shut down of Govt. offices,etc. Any additional expenses incurred due to the same would be borne by the participants.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion list

Frequently asked Questions

Booking Policy

• Pay Booking amount of INR 10,000 as advance.
• Pay remaining amount 30 days before commencement of tour.

Cancellation Policy:

• Cancellations made before 45 days prior to the trip will result in 70% refund.
• Cancellations made between 30-45 days prior to the trip will result in 50%refund.
• Cancellations made 30 days before the trip date will receive no refund.
• In case of double sharing bike i.e. 1 bike 2 rider option, if anyone of 2 cancels the trip due to any reason then the other one has to opt for solo ride package.
• Booking amount is non-refundable under any circumstances.

Change or Cancellation by XKMPH

We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements. Occasionally, we may have to make changes due to Force Majeure Events and we reserve the right to do so at any time before or during the trip. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date before or during the trip based on the Force Majeure Events. We also reserve the right under Force Majeure Events to cancel your travel arrangements / offer alternative dates / revise the itinerary before or during the trip. Any additional cost incurred due to the above mentioned reasons will have to be borne by the traveler himself. There shall be no refund to the traveler under Force Majeure Events. Force Majeure Event shall mean and include any circumstance beyond

the reasonable control of XKMPH, including without limitation, any act of nature or the public enemy, accident, explosion, fire, storm, earthquake, flood, drought, perils of the sea, casualty, strikes, lock- outs, labour troubles, riots, sabotage, terrorists acts, embargo, war (whether or not declared),pandemic, epidemic governmental actions, delay in issuance or processing of Visa/permit, change of laws and regulations, orders, or decrees, or other causes of like or different character, etc beyond the control of XKMPH.

If you want to make changes to your trip plan

After you make booking by paying full or partial amount, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by the traveler himself.

Advisory

• Abide by the instructions given by the team leader.
• Do not encourage or take part in littering the vicinity in any form.
• Avoid roaming during the nights without the consent of the tour leaders/facilitators.
• Do not disturb the local environment or life in any form.
• Any external damage to the motorbike or the riding gears due to accident or fall of the motorbike rider is responsible and pay the compensation.
• Company is not responsible for the safety or the insurance (injury or death) claim of the rider or his/her associates in case of an accident. Rider and pillion themselves will be responsible for such cases.
• In case of any medical emergency or hospitalization the rider and pillion needs to pay for their treatments.
• All sightseeing is subject to weather conditions, political conditions in the destination.

Things to Carry

• Good quality shoes and slippers (for the night).
• Sunscreen lotion or skin moisturizers.
• Insect repellents.
• Bsnl, Jio, Airtel POSTPAID simcard only.
• Caps/hats, goggles/sunglasses
• Basic medication (if any)
• Good Quality Jacket or any other woolen cloth.
• Valid Driving Wheeler License.
• ID proof.
• Photocopies of ID proof.
• Passport Size Photographs.
• Riding Gear Including Riding gloves, Helmet, Jacket for Motorcycle Clients.

What about mobile and internet access?

Yes Mobile network is available in most places and you can use your mainmobile number if it is a post paid connection. Preferred Network are Jio, Airtel and BSNL.

You may also get local SIM from Leh.

Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Ladakh specially in remote areas is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Ladakh Tour: Srinagar – Ladakh – Manali – Delhi