LADAKH CYCLING TOUR
Duration: 15 Days
If you are passionate enough and have the mettle for an exciting tour, avail to our 15 days cycling tour package, to have bold experience in the cool habitat of North India. Our tour package includes a fascinating Leh-Ladakh Tour following the tour map of Delhi- Chandigarh-Manali-Marhi-Gondla-Jispa-Zinzanbar- Pang- Lipsa.
Day 1. Arrive in Delhi
At your arrival to the capital, after the boarding and lodging process you shall be guided to visit the last city of pre- independent India then known as the ‘Lutyen’s city’ built by the British architect Edwin Lutyen in 1911. The main visiting the attractions will include the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Birla Mandir (Lakshminarayan Temple), and India Gate. Also visit an astounding piece of architecture from the Mughal era – The Humayun Tomb.
Day 2. Delhi to Chandigarh
We shall start our journey to reach Chandigarh from Delhi. Spend a day in Chandigarh, explore the city and gear up for the awaited excitement that the cycling tour has in store for you.
Day 3. Chandigarh to Manali
Day three we shall begin our journey towards Manali haulting at the famous Rock Garden before we continue our journey through Kullu valley to Manali.
Day 4. Day in Manali
Our experts will guide you assemble your bikes and prepare yourselves for the adventure ahead. Manali is situated in the beautiful Kullu Valley, which holds a cultural and religious significance as the home of saptarshi (seven sages). What could be a more perfect place to go for a test ride on your respective bike and get used to the cuts and curves of this hilly area.
Day 5. Manali to Marhi (30km)
Gear-up for an all-new cycling adventure as we reach Mahri 5 km below our first speck, we shall cover peddling.
Day 6. Marhi to Gondla (69km)
After breakfast we shall peddle uphill to reach Rohtang la 3978 m up and pass by first among the other passes of Leh, we descend to the road surface witnessing stunning scenery. After reaching the valley floor, we precede towards Gondla along the River Chenab.
Day 7. Gondla to Jispa (43km)
A much lighter day ahead as we continue our journey to Jespa via Keylong on a flatter road surface allowing you to enjoy the surrounding without exhausting much.
Day 8. Jispa to Zingzangbar (32km)
Expect a bit exhausting peddling as we head skyward from Jespa to Baralacha la at 4930 m up. However this effort shall be rewarded with scenes that are pure and white unlike the landscapes you come across downhill.
Day 9. Zingzangbar to Brandy Nala (74km)
Enjoy the stunning views of Lingti valley and after few kilometres of flat ride, the road heads dramatically upwards via ‘Gata Loops’ a series of 21 consecutive hairpin curves and bends totalling to a 20 km climb to the up hills of Lachlung la 5050 m up – a achievement worth a reward! We shall come downhill all the way to Brandy Nala, a famous place for army stock up supplies.
Day 10. Brandy Nala to Pang (53km)
A less exhausting excursion to Pang will leave you with some scope to chill and relax along the beautiful valley.
Day 11. Pang to Tanglang La Base Camp (50km)
A splendid experience at 4200 m, will leave you peddling a bit lighter as you ride on a flatter plain for a change.
Day 12. Tanglang-La Base Camp to Upshi (60km)
The adventure reach its extremity as we scale up to the peak of Tanglang la, at 5328 m and among the highest spot of our journey which also require some hard peddling up the hill. Tanglang la is also the second highest road in the world. Further we shall descend towards Upsi along a more greener and fertile treks.
Day 13. Upshi to Leh (63km)
With the last of the soaring passes now conquered, the riding becomes easier. We follow the Indus Valley route, breaking the journey at one or two fascinating monasteries, or ‘Gompas’. We cease the day in legendary city of Leh- a paradise on earth perfect place to recover from the journey to get there!
Day 14. Day in Leh
After the return trip back to Leh enjoys the day for individual activities. Some people may choose to go for an optional rafting trip, others may want to visit the Tibetan Refugee village in Choglamsor, and some may just want to explore the bazaar for interesting trinkets.
Day 15. Flight to Delhi
Our tour concludes with our winding up of luggage’s and lots of memories to cherish while we transfer you to the airport for your departure.