Day 1: At Manali
Your tour starts once you reach Manali by train or flight. Here you can take a visit through the local sightseeing places such as the Hadimba temple, Manu temple and the hot springs. These places are extremely beautiful and can offer you with a day filled with pleasure as you gear up to start your journey from the next day onwards.
On the same day, you get ready with your necessary supplies as you will starting your adventurous trip from here the next day. If you have to make any purchases, you can also do your shopping.
Day 2: Manali to Sarchu (235 Km)
Firstly, today you get to see your bikes – the Royal Enfield motorbikes – which you will ride on your own for the rest of the trip. You will receive the necessary instructions to ride your bikes safely through the places that you will go through. A test ride would also be considered to make you get acquainted with your bikes.
You start from Manali and ride through the greeneries of the place, travelling through the National Highway, and also taking short breaks to capture images of the multicolored landscapes.
Day 3: Sarchu to Leh (230 Km)
This ride will offer the experience of both the smoothest road that you can pass through, while you ride to the Tanglang La pass, following your ride through a rough road. It will be extremely adventurous and exciting, however with the need to be careful as well.
Day 4: Leh to Nubra Valley (75-150 Km)
Today you will take your ride through the Khardung La pass which will again be a challenging ride, thus offering you with immense levels of adventure and pleasure. Further ahead of the ride, you will reach the amazingly beautiful Nubra Valley.
You will spend the night at the valley, where your stay and food arrangements will be made available by our teams.
Day 5: Nubra Valley to Leh
On day 5, you will take your ride back to Leh from the Nubra Valley. However, before you start from the valley, you will enjoy the camel rides in the morning, on which you will make visits to the Hunder and Diskit villages. You will also see the Panamik hot springs located here. After this local sightseeing, you will take up the Khardung La pass again, to travel back to Leh.
En route you will pass through the Sumdo village, and come across the Polokongka la too, crossing which you will eventually reach the TSO Kar Lake, the salty lake being the third uppermost elevation lake in the region.
Day 6: Leh to Pangong Tso (164 Km)
From Leh, now you will gear up for your ride to the Pangong Lake. On your way, you will be crossing the Chang La pass, after passing through the Khardung La and Tanglang La passes. Also en route you will take breaks to rest, to capture photos of all sceneries around, and make your visits to the Shey, Thiksey, and Leh-Hemis monasteries, all being extremely popular for local sightseeing.
Don’t forget to capture images of the waterfalls, which are mesmerizing and can be awesome backdrops for your own photos. Once you are near the lake, you will have to walk a little distance to the lake, carrying your bikes along with you.
The lake is extremely peaceful reflecting beauty and serenity in combination. After a long ride, once you reach the lake, it’s time for you to spend the night at the lake. Your accommodations shall be made in tents beside the lake, with arrangements of meals too.
For those who have watched the 3 Idiots movie, must have seen this lake in its shots too.
Day 7: Pangong Tso to Leh (164 Km)
On Day 7, you will ride back to Leh from Pangong Tso, covering the 164 Km distance again back to Leh. While coming back, you can also make a visit to the school that was shown in the 3 Idiots movie by the name of Phunsuk Wangdu School.
On returning to Leh you can take complete rest or can make local sightseeing visits, and shopping too.
Day 8: Leh to Sarchu (230 Km)
You will travel back to Sarchu through the rough road once again, and taking the Tanglang La pass, covering the 230 Km back to the place.
You will spend the night at Sarchu. You can do local sightseeing or take rest.
Day 9: Sarchu to Manali (235 Km)
Finally you will travel 235 Km from Sarchu and come back to Manali again. Here you stay for the night or you may even take your own flight or train to go back to your home. For those who stay, you can make visits to nearby places, do shopping, and spend a nice day before leaving for home.