Hop on one of our bikes from Manali to Leh, from Kashmir to Chhattisgarh, in the North of India, on one of the highest and most spectacular roads of the world! You will cross six passes, the lowest of which is the Rohtang pass (3950 m) and the highest is Khardungala (5560 m), looping up and down from one pass to another and from deep valleys to the high altitude plateau of Ladakh, “The roof of the world”. During the trip, you will experience extreme changes in climate and culture: the southern regions you will visit are full of green and are the womb of Hinduism, whereas the North, around the Himalayas, is arid and it’s where Tibetan
Buddhism has been practiced for centuries. Pack up and leave to India with Sharewood!
Namaskar, welcome to India! Land in Delhi and meet our driver, who will escort you to the hotel where you will spend the night.
Check out from the hotel at sunrise, the route through the most fertile regions of India awaits you! 2000 Mtrs, 570 kms, 16 hours by Mini bus, 14 hours by private vehicle through Haryana and Punjab, with a stop at the border with Himachal Pradesh for lunch. You will reach Manali by night, where you will be able to relax at the hotel.
After breakfast, hop on one of our scooters and stroll around Manali with the tour guides! Visit Nagar castle, Roerich art gallery, the Hindu Temple and hot springs at Vashisht. After the sightseeing return back to the hotel.
The true first day of expedition: a uphill ride following the curved roads through villages and the forest. Night in camp.
Set off for 13 km uphill road to reach Rohtang pass. Enjoy the spectacular view over the snow-capped mountains of Himalaya. Downhill to Gramphu, you will have your passport checked at Khokasar, the first village of tribal district of Lahoul and Spiti. Continue on the easy road to Gondla, overnight stay at the camp in Gondla. Night in camp.
On the way from Gondla to Jispa, visit Keylong, the district headquarter, on what will be for most of the time an easy but incredibly scenic road. Overnight stay at the camp in Jispa (Darcha). Night in camp.
Gradual uphill ride for about 32 km till Baralachala, in preparation for the long descend to our beautiful
campsite in Bharatpur. Night in camp.
The road for today goes through the vast plateau of Sarchu, on the border between the two states of Jamu-Kashmir and
Himachal Pradesh; later in the day, ride to the next campsite along the Tsarap River. Night in camp.
Gradual uphill and downhill road on MTB from Lachulangla to the gorge of Ganglajal. Before dinner, set up the campsite along the river.
Easy and flat road: MTB Short easy climb for 5 to 7 km, enjoying the magnificent view of Zara Chu (stream) surrounded by the canyons. Arrival in Pang and setting of the campsite.
From Tanglangla (5332 m.), gradual and downhill road to the Indus valley. Setup of the camp for the night by the river.
Easy ride through Ladakhi villages, on the way visit Shey and Thiksey monasteries, by afternoon reach Leh, the capital of Ladakh. Night in hotel.
Back to Leh (steep hill climb) by MTB. Most exciting day, steep road, half of the stretch is mettled and half is rough. Reaching on the top of the highest road of the world is a thrill, having an extensive view from the top and same way descend to Leh. Night in hotel.
Visit Shanti stupa and old fort of Leh, the town monastery. In the afternoon, pack up the
mountain bike and enjoy the rest of the day as you prefer. Night in hotel.
Transfer to the airport, flight to Delhi. In Delhi transfer from airport to hotel,
later half day sightseeing to Temple of Laxminarayan, Bhai Temple, India Gate. Night in hotel.
Visit Spice market of old Delhi by rickshaw. Overview on India Gate. After Lunch visit the
Grand mosque (closed during the prayer time). Transfer to the
international airport by evening for your flight home.
Changes in the itinerary may incur. Organizers may modify the tour accordingly to weather conditions to ensure the safety of participants.
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