Leh Ladakh Bike Trip- Manali to Leh
Leh Ladakh Bike Trip- Manali to Leh. Ladakh bike trip is one of the things which we must do in our life. It is the full adventure trip which gives thrill at each moment. Ladakh is known to be the roof of India. It is one of the union territories of India. Leh is the major district of Ladakh in terms of administration and facilities. Other than this all places are at remote locations.
The Himalayan kingdom- Ladakh is such a beautiful place. There you will be amazed by snow-covered peaks of high brown mountains, breath-taking valleys & high mountain passes. Actually, it is the cold desert land stretched at the lowest elevation 2550 m to 7,742 m.
The area of Ladakh is spread over in 59,146 square kilometers. There are 12 high pass motorable roads in the Ladakh which are some of them said to be the highest motorable road on the earth. Roughly the population of Ladakh is 2.74 Lakhs. The majority of the population is Buddhism followers.
The religion in Ldakah influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. Thirty-six monasteries exist which makes this land scared also. All these monasteries are beautiful and the place to seek peace. These monasteries are decorated with Tibetan art and architecture is also the same as Tibetan architecture.
There are two ways to reach the Ladakh one is from Srinagar to Leh, and the other one is from Manali to Leh. The distance between Manali & Leh is 473 km and between Srinagar & Leh is 804 Km. Both the routes are most picturesque.
Bike Trip from Manali to Leh
Manali is the small town in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. It is one of the best tourist destinations in India. There are various tourist attractions exist in Manali; some of them are Hadimba Temple, Vashishtha Hot Water Pool, Sage Manu Temple, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass & many more. The central market of Manali is also well-settled from there you can go shopping if you are a shopaholic. During your trip from Manali to Leh, you will pass through Jispa, Sarchu which are amazing places to see.
Day 1:Arrival at Manali
Day 2:Manali – Rohtang Pass- Jispa
Day 4:Sarchu- Leh
Day 5:Leh-Khardung La Pass
Day 6:Nubra Valley- Turtuk- Nubra Valley
Day 7:Nubra Valley – Pangong Tso Lake
How to Reach-
As your trip will start from Manali, so you have to reach there first.
Manali is well connected by road with major cities of India via Delhi and Chandigarh. Chandigarh is nearby in comparison to Delhi. The Manali is 307 kilometers far away from Chandigarh. It will take 8-9 hrs to reach by driving. There are government and private buses available so you can choose accordingly.
The nearest railway station is the Chandigarh railway station. It is connected with all major stations with a strong rail route. As you reach there, you can board on the bus or hire a private tourist cab from there.
The nearest airport to Manali is Bhuntar airport. This airport is connected to all major airports via Delhi. There are flights in the regular interval from Delhi. Bhuntar airport is the only airport in the Kullu Manali region. From the outside of the airport, you can hire a cab which will drop you at Manali. The distance between Bhuntar and Manali is 50 km.
Things to Carry
- Identity Proof
- Personal Toiletries
- Small Garbage Collection Bags
- Sunscreen Lotion
- Lip Balm
- Body Lotion
- Water Bottle
- Thermo Flask
- Led Flashlights
- First Aid Kit
- General Medicine Kit
- Woolen Socks
- Woolen Clothes
- Extra Batteries for Camera
- Woolen Gloves
- Solar Charger
- Ladakh is a very sensitive area in terms of security, so carry all essential identity proof with you and show upon asking by the authority.
- In Summers it is even cold in comparison to other areas so carry proper clothes to stay warmer.
- ATMs are available at Leh, and Kargil, so an ample amount of cash must be with you to avoid any money related difficulty.
- Do not throw anything in water bodies; it will help to save nature.
- Do not litter.
- If you are going in a group so stick with the group and listen to all instructions carefully provided by the group leader.
- If there is any warning board is there at any monuments regarding photography, then stick with the rules to avoid any kind of penalty.
- If you are staying at some homestay, then maintain the harmony with the house owner.
- Local people are emotionally connected with religion, so respect their sentiments.
- The airport is under control of the Indian Army so upon asking to present your all essential documents.
- Some places required permit/license so obtain all the necessary permits/licenses before the trip.
- The authority is responsible for maintaining law and order, so do not misbehave with them.
- Do not misbehave with local people on any issue. Try to sort it out peacefully.
- Try to avoid any religious comments on your trip mates.
- During the visit of religious places maintain the dignity of the site.
- All the places are naturally rich so try to avoid plastic items. In any case, you have used it. Then the disposal must be proper.
- In place of plastic bags, try to use Cloth or Paper Bags.