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Mountain Biking Over High Passes

MTB in Himalaya

On The World Highest Road

Cycling from Manali to Leh on one of the most highest and spectacular road of the world is a challenging ride. You will be riding over six passes,  Lowest among them is Rohtang pass (3950 m) and highest is Khardungala (5560 m). Looping  up and down from one pass to other  and from deep valleys to the large high altitude plateau of Ladakh “The roof  of the world”.

During the trip you will be noticing dramatic changes of climate and culture, South  is lavishly green where Hinduism is flourished, whereas north is arid here Tibetan Budhism is practicing since centuries. Large part of the trip is dry and harsh but is extensive and magnificent.

DAY 01: Arrival Delhi,
DAY 02: Delhi to Manali,
DAY 03: In and Around Manali, O/N in hotel, (Introduction on Indian Road) MTB
DAY 04: Manali to Marhi-39 Km 3320 mtrs.night at camp. (Uphill road) MTB
DAY 05: Marhi to Gondla (41 km) 3160m, over Rohtang pass 3950,
DAY 06: Gondla to Jispa (Darcha) (50 km) 3400 m., (Flat and Gradual road) MTB
DAY 07: Jispa to Bharat pur (55 km) 4400m. over Baralachla 4800 mtrs).
DAY 08: Bharatpur to Whiskey bridge “(65 km) 3950 m.) (Flat road) MTB
DAY 09: whiskey bridge to Pang” over Namkila pass 4950 m and Lachlangla àƒ 5090 m
DAY 10: Pang to Baseof Tanglangla (Debring) (54 km) 4 500 m
DAY 11: Base of Tanglangla to Rumtse (48 km, 4320 m)
DAY 12: Rumtse to Leh. (90 km) 3400 mtrs. (Flat road) MTB
DAY 13: Leh – Khardungla-(5540 m) 39 kms one way.
DAY 14: Explore Leh, O/N in hotel. End of MTB
DAY 15: Leh-Delhi flight
DAY 16: Departure

DAY 01: Arrival Delhi,

On arrival at IGIA (Indira Gandhi International Airport) you will be met by our representative and will escort you to the hotel, overnight at hotel in Delhi.

DAY 02: Delhi to Manali,

2000 Mtrs, 570 kms, 16 hours by Mini bus, 14 hours by Jeep. Early morning at 5 am Check out, breakfast on the way, Passing through most fertile states of North India (Haryana – Punjab) Afternoon lunch stop while entering in Himachal Pradesh is a mountainous state of India, By evening reach Manali, overnight at hotel in Manali.

DAY 03: In and Around Manali, O/N in hotel, (Introduction on Indian Road) MTB

After breakfast Motor bike will be provided to each individual and you will explore Manali and its surrounding with local guide. Visit Nagar castle, Roerich art gallery, Hindu Temple’s and hot spring at Vashisht, after the sightseeing return back to hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 04: Manali to Marhi-39 Km 3320 mtrs. night at camp. (Uphill road) MTB

First day of expedition, up hill ride by curved road through villages and forest.

DAY 05: Marhi to Gondla (41 km) 3160m, over Rohtang pass 3950, (Up and down hill road) MTB

13 kms uphill road till Rohtang pass, Having spectacle view of snow caped mountains of Himalaya. Down hill to Gramphu, passport will be checked at Khokasar the first village of tribal district of Lahoul and spiti, easy road to Gondla, overnight stay at camp in Gondla.

DAY 06: Gondla to Jispa (Darcha) (50 km) 3400 m., (Flat and Gradual road) MTB

on the way visit keylong, the district headquarter, most of time flat scenic road, overnight stay at camp in Jispa (Darcha).

DAY 07: Jispa to Bharat pur (55 km) 4400m. over Baralachla 4800 mtrs) (Flat and Zig-Zag uphill road) MTB.

Gradual and Up hill ride for about 32 kms till Baralachala, long descend till Beautiful campsite, overnight stay in Bharatpur.

DAY 08: Bharatpur to Whiskey bridge “(65 km) 3 950 m.) (Flat road) MTB

Road goes through vast plateau of Sarchu, Border of two states Jamu- Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, later ride till the next camp site accompanied by Tsarap River.

DAY 09: whiskey bridge to Pang” over Namkila pass 4950 m and Lachlangla àƒ 5 090 m

(44 km) 4 630 m. (Gradual uphill and down hill road) MTB Long climb by Snake curved road till first pass and than short descend of 3 kms, again 3 kms climb to Lachulangla and long descend to pang by the gorge of Ganglajal. campsite beside the stream before check post.

DAY 10: Pang to Base of Tanglangla (Debring) (54 km) 4500 m.

(Gradual and flat road) MTB Short easy climb for 5to 7 kms, enjoy the magnificent view of Zara chu (stream) with canyon erected both side in different shape and mirages on the large Qyangchuthang (wild donkey ground)., Rest all is flat ride in Pang plateau.till campsite.

DAY 11: Base of Tanglangla to Rumtse (48 km, 4320 m)

over Tanglangla (5332 m.) (Gradual and down hill road) MTB. 23 kms gradual climb to the top of world the second highest motor able pass Tanglangla, after long descend to the Indus valley, a series of Chhorten will lead you to the Rumtse the first village of Ladakh, campsite beside the stream on the meadow .

DAY 12: Rumtse to Leh. (90 km) 3400 mtrs. (Flat road) MTB

Easy ride through Ladakhi villages, on the way visit shey and Thiksey monasteries, by afternoon reach Leh , the capital of Ladakh O/N in the hotel.

Day 13: Leh – Khardungla-(5540 m) 39 kms one way.

Back to Leh (steep hill climb) MTB. Most exciting day, steep road , half of the stretch is mettled and half is Rough. Reaching on the top of highest road of the world is a thrill, having extensive view from the top and same way descend to Leh,

DAY 14: Explore Leh, O/N in hotel. End of MTB

Visit Shanti stupa and old fort of Leh., monastery in the town,. Afternoon pack up the mountain bike rest time at leisure, O/N in hotel.

DAY 15: Leh-Delhi flight,

Transfer to the domestic airport, flight to Delhi..Transfer from airport to the hotel. Visit old or new Delhi (Full day sightseeing), evening transfer to IGIA to board flight for onward destination. O/N in hotel.

DAY 16: Departure:

Transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.

Cost per person —1755€ based on 4 pax

Cost per person—- 2195€ based on 2 -3pax.

Departure guarantee based on 2 persons,
Price guarantee based on 4 persons. (Departure of single person contacts us.)

Formed groups: If the proposed dates doesn’t suite to those who are already formed group of individuals, families, friends, club or corporates, we can tailor their trip for the date that match to their holidays schedule for the suitable period when your trip can be conducted.

Book Your Departure Date:

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    08 Jul - 22 Jul  1,755.00
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    29 Jul - 12 Aug  1,755.00
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    19 Aug - 02 Sep  1,755.00
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    09 Sep - 23 Sep  1,755.00
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Validity of the price: Price is valid till (proposed dates) those wish to travel after proposed dates price may change due to inflation in local economy.

Cost Include

  • Accommodation (Twin sharing) neat & clean hotels in cities
  • All meals, while riding lunch packed or in local restaurant
  • English speaking rider guide from 4 persons onward, 2 -3 persons are accompany by non-rider guide
  • Separate backup vehicle from 4 persons onward,2-3 persons will be accompany by same vehicle as of Kitchen
  • While camping twin sharing spacious tent , dining tent, toilet tent Kitchen team with all necessary items, camping chair, foam mattress
  • Medical kit with Oxygen Cylinder
  • Special Inner line permits to ride till restricted Khardungala ( 5600m ) top
  • Delhi to Manali Volvo bus ticket for each guest
  • Leh to Delhi flight ticket in economy class

Cost Exclude

  • Bike and spare parts
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping
  • International flights
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Back up Vehicle for 2-3 persons Sleeping bag.
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Documents required ride/travel in India

You are required to bring your travel insurance policy with you on the tour. Please print two copies, one for yourself and hand one copy to the tour operator upon arrival. Please ensure it has the address and contact details of the travel insurance company on it. Without these documents you will not be able to take part in the tour as your safety is our primary concern.