India – explore Hymalayas 15 days

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This trip will be started from Delhi and you have 13 days riding on the good, medium and difficult roads to share the local life with Indian people.

Itinerary

Round: DELHI - MANALI - JISPA - SARCHU - TSO MORIRI LAKE - LEH - KHARDUNGLA PASS - LAMAYURU - ULETOKPO - ALCHI - LIKIR - LEH - SARCHU - KEYLONG - MANALI

Day 1: ARRIVE DELHI

On arrival in Delhi, meet our representative at airport with garland welcome & a bottle of mineral water. He will escort you till your hotel to make your hotel check-in smooth & fast. Overnight stay in Delhi. Optional half day sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi

Day 2: DELHI - MANALI (550 Km / about 12 hrs drive)

Early morning drive to Manali. Manali is located near the northern end of Kullu Valley & on the banks of River Beas at the height of 2050 m. Manali - an important hill station & breathtaking natural beauty is the hallmark of this valley. On arrival in Manali, check into the hotel for overnight.

Day 3: MANALI

After breakfast, you will check your Royal Enfield 500 cc Motorcycle. We will ride Enfield in & around Manali for local sightseeing & you will be taught all skills to handle Enfield in mountains. In the evening take a walk on Mall Road to see the colorful Market of Manali. Overnight in Hotel at Manali.

Day 4: MANALI - JISPA (145 kms / about 6 hrs ride)

Morning after breakfast start ride to Jispa (3142 m) over Rohtang la pass (3980 m). Jispa is very beautiful village situated on the bank of Bhaga River & the surrounding peaks covered with mist and clouds creating an awesome view. On arrival in Jispa, check into the hotel Ibex and relax. Later explore the area by walk. Overnight in Hotel at Jispa.

Day 5: JISPA - SARCHU (75 Kms /about 4-5 hrs ride)

Morning after breakfast leisurely ride over the scenic Bara Lacha La at a height of 4830 Mt. from MSL that is called Switzerland of India. After crossing the pass drop down to the vast Sarchu plains. Sarchu is situated on the bank of the Bhaga river & with that Sarchu offers marvelous views of the majestic Himalayas and spellbinding scenery. On arrival in Sarchu, check into the Camp & relax. Overnight in camp at Sarchu.

Day 6: SARCHU - TSO MORIRI LAKE (140 Km / about 6 hrs ride)

After breakfast, ride to Tso Moriri Lake. Tsomoriri Lake is a high altitude Lake in Ladakh. It is situated at a height of 4595 Mt. above sea level. Enroute visit Tso Kar Lake. On arrival in Tso Moriri, check into the camp & relax. Overnight in camp at Tso Moriri Lake.

Day 7: TSOMORIRI - LEH (215 km / about 7 hrs ride)

Morning enjoy the walk on the bank of Tsomoriri lake & visit the Korzok monastery. The monastery itself is a beautiful construction standing in the silence of the lake and the mountains. Later start ride to Leh. Enroute enjoy the pretty village alongside of the Indus River. On arrival in Leh & check-into the hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel at Leh.

Day 8: EXPLORE INDUS VALLEY

Morning after breakfast, proceed for a full day excursion to the Indus valley, visiting Shey Palace- a ruined Castle, after that visit the 14th century Thikse monastery, it is an outstanding specimen of Ladakhi architecture. It is a glorious Buddhist monastery & a marvelous Buddha statue in the seated position is adorning the main prayer hall. Later visit the Hemis monastery- the richest monastery in Ladakh. In the last, visit the Royal Stok Palace & museum (residence of the royal family of Ladakh). Later back to hotel for overnight

Day 9: LEH - KHARDUNGLA PASS

After breakfast we ride about 39 Kms to Khardungla La Pass (the World's Highest Motorable Road at a height of 5606 m), where we take a stop for Photography because the view from the top is spectacular & take a cup of coffee at World's Highest point. Later ride back to Leh. After lunch, we visit nine storeys Leh Palace and it was built by King Singe Namgyal in the 16th century, also visit Shanti Stupa (Japanese Pagoda) a magnificent white-domed structure, offers spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset. Overnight in Hotel at Leh.

Day 10: LEH - LAMAYURU - ULETOKPO

After early breakfast ride to Lamayuru (127 Km / about 5 hrs), enroute visit Spituk gompa, the name "Spituk", meaning exemplary. Spituk Gompa is beautifully located on a hilltop and provides a beautiful view of the Indus Valley & Leh Airport. Later ride continue for Lamayuru, on arrival visit Lamayuru monastery- known to be the oldest monastic establishment in Ladakh. The monastery is made up of a number of shrines and also has a very rich collection of thankas and magnificent wall paintings. Later we move towards to Uletokpo (55 km/ 2 hrs). Stay for overnight at Uley Ethnic Resort, a fine camp above Indus River.

Day 11: ULETOKPO - ALCHI - LIKIR - LEH (72 km/ about 3 hrs ride)

After breakfast, ride back to Leh, enroute visit Alchi village, situated on the bank of Indus River. The village is famous for the existence of one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh (a national heritage) Alchi Monastery, mainly known for its magnificent and well-preserved 11th or 12th century wall paintings. Later proceed toward Likir, it contains the huge Buddha statue, museum & various old manuscripts. It also houses an interesting collection of thankas, old religious and domestic costumes and implements etc. Further continue drive to Leh. Arrive and transfer to hotel for overnight.

Day 12: LEH - SARCHU (250 Km / about 6-7 hrs ride)

Morning after breakfast, start ride for Sarchu. On arrival in Sarchu, check into the camp & relax. Overnight in Camp at Sarchu.

Day 13: SARCHU - KEYLONG (110 Kms / 4-5 hrs ride)

Morning after breakfast, start ride to reach Keylong. Enjoy beautiful views of conifers hillsides and meadows unwind as the road climbs through 2800 m, conifers giving way to poplars and then banks of flowers. Afternoon On arrival in Keylong, check into the hotel & relax. Overnight in hotel at Keylong.

Day 14: KEYLONG - MANALI (115 Kms / 4 hrs ride)

After breakfast ride for Manali. On arrival in Manali, check into the hotel & relax & have your lunch in the hotel. Later you will be transferred to Bus stop for overnight journey to Delhi. Later on arrival in Delhi check into the hotel for wash & change.

Day 15: Departure for Home Town

Arrive in Delhi & have time for fresh up & shopping. Have a cocktail Dinner party with in good restaurant in Delhi. Later you will be transferred to Delhi International Airport.

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