Mighty Himalayan 2
This Tour takes you over three of the worlds highest motor able roads. Amazing views surround us we travel over the roof of the world up to heights of 18,380 feet. An amazing experience that you will remember for the rest of your life.
Land in Delhi and pick up from airport by an Extreme Bike Tour Director and taken to a luxury hotel. We have a luxury car and driver on standby should anyone wish to visit any tourist attractions in the capitol.
Delhi – Leh by plane (1.30 hrs) pick up from airport to hotel and start acclimatising to the 3,500m altitude. Once check in has been done an introduction to the 500cc Bullet will take place.
Day 3 – Last minute shopping and acclimatising in Leh. We will be having a short ride today to get the hang of your 500cc Bullet.
A ride to Lamayura Monastery is on today’s agenda and through Moon Valley to the top of Fotu Pass (13,341 ft) and return to Leh. This is a beautiful full day ride through valleys, up small passes and through some stunning Ladakh scenery. (120km)
The big one! Leh - Nubra Valley . Over the highest motor able road in the world*, Khardung La (18,380 ft) and into Nubra Valley. We will be surrounded by towering snow capped Himalayas and will be getting within 50km of the Chinese border. Rare two humped Camels can be found here in the Desert at 12,400 ft. (100km)
Nubra – Pong Gong Lake. Over the newly opened Wari La pass towards the Chinese Border. Good roads lead us to the lake. Half the lake is in India and the other half is in China. Camping in our tents. (150km)
Pong Gong Lake – Hemis Monastery . Over Chang La, at 17,355 ft it is one of the world’s highest motor able passes, we then head towards the temple village of Hemis to visit the monastery and camp in the grounds. (150km).
Hemis – Tso Moriri Lake
After a good nights sleep in the Monasteries grounds we then head down the Indus valley following the river. Good tarmac roads take us most of they way till we get near the stunning Tso – Mori La for a nights camping near this amazing high altitude lake.
Tso Moriri – Tso Kar La
After a good nights sleep and a lie in, we have a very relaxed day riding the short distance between the lakes, allowing some time also for our mechanics to check the bikes again before we head over the Himalayas towards Himachal Pradesh.
Tso Kar La – Sarchu
After leaving Tso Kar La we head down some winding roads down onto the Mori Plains. A desert set at high altitude. This is a great place to open up your Bullet a little, surrounded by snow-capped peaks. After Lunch near Pang we head up Lachlung La (16,617 ft) before winding back down the pass and to our camping spot for the night near Sarchu. (13,779 ft)
Sarchu – Keylong. From Sarchu we head over Baralacha la (16,617 ft) to Keylong for a nights stay in a guesthouse. The roads over this pass are pretty good and the beautiful valley below pans out as you wind you way back down to the valley floor.
Keylong – Manali. We head over the final pass today, the Rohtang Pass (12,762 ft), and check into our hotel in Manali for a good night sleep and a cocktail or two. (100km)
Manali – A day to relax, go shopping and get used to being back in some sort of normality. The Mall in Manali is famous for its shops and carnival feel.
Manali – Parvati Valley.
We head down the Kullu valley and through the orchards today. We stop for lunch at Naggar Fort and then for some more adventure, White water rafting on the Beas River. After which we head down the stunning Parvati Valley and back to our base in the Himalayas. Tonight we will have some cocktails, a laugh about some of the adventures on the tour.
Parvati – Delhi
Flights from Bunter to Delhi to luxury hotel for the night.
Any early morning flight for one and a half hours should have you back in Delhi by Lunch. One night in our hotel in Delhi.
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Internal flights in India
All petrol for tour
All bike maintenance and spares for the bikes
Up to £150 worth of insurance for bikes if dropped or crashed
All inner line permits for military controlled areas around Ladakh
Accommodation (twin sharing hotels/guesthouses and camping)
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Accommodation ranges from luxury hotel, guesthouses to camping. All accommodation is on same sex twin-sharing (couples double-room). Sometimes there might a single occupancy in a double room.
You must bring with you appropriate travel insurance and documents as follows:
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