A challenging tour from Manali to Leh is unbelievably a gorgeous a part of the planet which will be best experienced on a cycle. The scenery traditional villages, ancient monasteries, and therefore the best season for ridden are June, July, August, September, and October. After October the road is closed for the winter. Manali is a tourist place surrounded by mountains and a landscape that appears like Switzerland. Between the 2 towns, the road climbs over five passes and crosses desert plains, providing long gentle uphill grinds and stunning downhill descents on Cycles.
Duration: 17 Days / 16 Nights
A challenging tour from Manali to Leh is unbelievably a gorgeous a part of the planet which will be best experienced on a cycle. The scenery traditional villages, ancient monasteries, and therefore the best season for ridden are June, July, August, September, and October. After October the road is closed for the winter. Manali is a tourist place surrounded by mountains and a landscape that appears like Switzerland. Between the 2 towns, the road climbs over five passes and crosses desert plains, providing long gentle uphill grinds and stunning downhill descents on Cycles.You can also customize this itinerary to create your tailor-made trip to Jaipur
Greeting at the Delhi International airport than our representative will take you to the hotel.Later proceed for a visit to Old Delhi- Former center of Mughal Emperor Power offer ancient monuments pulsating with energy and color, the hustle and bustle of thronged bazaars a maze of narrow lanes which twists and turns, sounds and aromas of the Indian sub-continent. Enjoy the rickshaw ride of the amazing walled city has got to offer through these narrow lanes and feel your senses wake up as you encounter the various wonders. Visit the Jama Masjid, the best mosque in India, and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal the good mosque of Delhi and therefore the largest in India, with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. Also, drive around the India Gate and therefore the stately buildings to witness the fashionable day grandeur of Delhi.
In the afternoon, continue your experience of Delhi, with a visit to Humayun’s tomb, the primary garden-tomb within the Indian subcontinent, and therefore the inspiration for several monuments including the Taj Mahal. Also visit the Qutub Minar, one among the best Islamic structures ever raised in India. Overnight occupy the hotel.
Early morning we start our journey by train to Chandigarh. Breakfast is going to be served on board. After Chandigarh we drive 310 km down towards Manali, it’s unspoiled scenic grandeur from the plain to the foothills of Himalayas. Manali’s township is situated on the banks of river Beas within the midst of the Deodar tree with high mountains towering above. The evening is free for leisure and explores the town. Overnight occupy the hotel.
Today to assemble our bikes and take them out for a test ride to make sure we’re all able to hit the road within the morning and begin paddle to Hadimba Temple in Manali, which is one among the foremost important temples within the region. This four-story wooden temple is found within the middle of a forest called the Dhungiri Van Vihar. Also, visit Old Manali town and Vashist village (famous for decent spring and old Vashist Temple). Overnight occupy the hotel.
After breakfast, we start our cycling journey toward an uphill ride by curved road to Marhi, a roadside restaurant. The uphill ride is basically off the beaten path with many small beautiful waterfalls and little villages on the way. Overnight occupy the camp.
After breakfast we start our journey toward Sissu flowing the ascend to the Rohtang Pass then we descend to the Chandra River valley. The view from the pass you’ll see the drastic change in the landscape into a barren land with towering stark mountains. Later riding down from the Pass to the Khokasar and that we stop at check post to registering, thereafter we still the village Sissu. Overnight occupy the tented accommodation.
After breakfast, we continue along the Chandra River till Tandi Bridge where it gets together with the Bhaga River streaming in from the north. Continue up along the Bhaga River to Keylong, the district place of Lahaul. We continue further along the Bhaga River for 23km to succeed in Jispa. Overnight occupy the hotel/ tented accommodation.
After breakfast, we start with an easy day cycling up to Darcha (3235 m). From Darcha the road climbs to Patseo, The terrain is far arider, and therefore the road is rutty, dusty, and rocky. Passing the hamlet of Jispa we begin of a gorge and descend downhill before starting the ascent to Patseo, the tiny village of Patseo to finally reach the flat grounds of Zingzingbar where we found out camp for the night.
After breakfast, we paddle towards Sarchu. En-route we cross Baralacha Pass 4892 m. ‘The pass with the crossroads on the summit’ and here meets the paths from Zanskar, Ladakh, Spiti & Lahaul. Sarchu, the boundary between Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh is an oasis at the desert land and there are many fixed camps were we stay for the night at Sarchu.
Cycle within the Kumarakom region today, explore the village or visit the Kumarakom aviary. Cycling 30-40 KM
After breakfast starts cycling to succeed in Pang, a wide-ranging beauty considered to be the world’s highest transit camp and second-highest vehicular pass. En-route we cross Lachulung La, 5065 m located in Ladakh an area to admire the local natural great thing about the encompassing mountains. Overnight occupy the camp.
After breakfast, the road climbs up past to 4750 m, Morey Plains long 45 km. The plains are an extension of the Changthang Plateau a home of brackish water lakes. we’ll camp at Debring 16 km under the Tanglang La. Overnight occupy the camp.
After breakfast, we continue our cycling journey towards Rumtse, and now the road begins winding ascent to the Tanglang La Pass 5590 m and therefore the third highest motorable road within the world. After the pass continues downhill ride to the village Rumtse. Overnight occupy camp.
After breakfast we continue straight roads to Upshi and after we are within the Indus valley and reach Leh, an unforgettable experience and therefore the highest inhabited region in India. Remote though it’s has never been totally isolated. Leh is the cultural heartland of Ladakh where many of the luxurious palaces and gompas to be found. Overnight occupy the hotel.
Day free for leisure and you’ll prefer to stroll along the main market looking into the shop is an enticing experience attractive sight the road of girls from nearby villages sitting along the sting of the footpath with baskets of the fresh vegetable marketplace for sale. For Lunch, you’ll step into any of the several restaurants a number of them located in gardens or on the sidewalks and serve local Tibetan, Indian and Continental cuisine. Thereafter, visit the Shanti Stupa to witness a tremendous sunset over the Indus Valley. Day 15: excursion To Kardung-La (5602 m) (Cycling – 40 Kms)
Today we leave early morning with packed lunch for the day-return trip with an elevation gain of 2100 m from Leh and there’s challenging cycle ride to the Khardung- La – the very best motorable road pass within the world and its take 06 hrs ride from Leh. the primary half the ride is a metaled road and therefore the second half road is rough. From the highest, you’ll view the close-up of the Karakorum ranges, After a photograph stop-start downhill ride return to Leh. Overnight occupy the hotel.
You begin your day with a visit Shey Palace – overlooking a little lake, the palace, and fortification of Shey was the location of 1 of the previous capitals of Ladakh. within the 10th century the primary ruler of Western Tibet, Nyima-Gon, laid the foundations of the primary dynasty of Ladakh. Continue drive to Thiksey Monastery, which is one of the foremost vibrant and active monasteries within the region. Thereafter, drive to Hemis Gompa. Hemis Chemdey monasteries monks. During the Hemis Festival, an enormous thangka made from silk and embroidered with pictures of varied Buddhist deities is hung within the courtyard. No Cycling
After breakfast on time transfer to Airport to board the flight for Delhi. On arrival Delhi, our representative will assist you at Delhi Airport and transfer to hotel. Day free for leisure. Overnight occupy the hotel.
On-time you’ll be transferred to the International airport for flight back home.