Zanskar Bike Tour

ZANSKAR LAND OF GLACIERS WITH HIGH PASSESS AND LAKES OF LADAKH 

 

Our Zanskar Bike Tour is founded on our years of experience with motorcycle expeditions in Ladakh. You will experience new tracks, passes and highlights. Extreme Zanskar is very rarely covered and we are delighted to offer you extreme Zanskar bike tour. The off-roading to Ladakh, India’s coldest desert is a once-in-a-life time experience. Staying in tents, eating packed food and enjoying the surrounding environment can only be done in the region like Ladakh. This challenging tour demands solid riding skills, a sense of adventure and flexibility, which is very must require when taking part in Himalaya expeditions which covers around 2800 km and considerable altitude differences.

 

No of Trip Days 15 days and 15 nights
Total Distance Covered 2800km
Off-Roading Distance 1800km
Best Time to visit May to September
Staple Food Dal, Rajma, Rice, Yak milk ,meat, Thupka, Momos,Noodles, Maggi,Yak cheese
Culture Buddhism and Muslim
Number of Passes covered 15 passes
Number of lakes covered 5 Lakes
Modes of Accessibility Bike, Jeeps, SUV, Cycle, Trekking
Average Temperature Day time : Average 25 degree Celsius

Night time : Average 5 to 10 degree Celsius

Hotel Stays 10 days
Tent Stays 5 days
Average Journey Hours per day 6 to 8 Hrs.
Highlighted  attraction of the Trip Khardungla, Zozila, Penzila, Changlangla, Pangong Lake, Drang-Drum Glacier, Tso Morari, White Dessert (Nubra Valley) , Gata Loops and many more. For Details refer Itinerary.

ITINERARY

 

Day 1: – Chandigarh to Patnitop, 450 Km    

Road type:Tar Roads and Highways.

Attraction: Hill station in Jammu Kashmir situated on Shivalik belt

of Himalaya.

Altitude: 2024m.

Stay: Nice Hotel in a cool weather of Patnitop.

Food: Punjabi Food in a Hotel

 

 

Day 2:- Patnitop to Srinagar, 170Km

Road type:Tar Roads and Highways.

Attraction: Flowing Chenab River along the Road side, Longest Tunnel

in India “Jawahar Tunnel”, Dal Lake.

Altitude: 1585m.

Stay: Nice Hotel in Srinagar

Food: Staple Veg /Non Veg Food of Srinagar served on Shakira or

Walk street.

 

Day 3:- Srinagar to Kargil, 200km

Road type:50% Off-roading and 50% back-top road.

Attraction: Zozila Pass (4300m), Musical Suru River, Drass (world’s second coldest habitant place, War Memorial.

Altitude: 2600m.

Stay: Nice Hotel in Kargil

Food: Staple Veg/ Non Veg Food Baltistan.

 

Day 4:-Kargil to Rangdum, 130 Km.

Road type:90% Off-roading and 10% back-top road.

Attraction:Goosebumps giving view of Galaxy in Rangdum,

Suru Valley, Nun-Kun Glacier. Don’t forget to bring Tri-pod,

Beautiful Rangdum Monastery

Altitude: 3657m. (12000ft)

Stay: Stay in a tent

Food: Dal, Rice, Curry, Local Juicy Fruit, Cheese Paratha, local rum

(if required)

 

Day 5:- Rangdum to Padum, 90Km.

Road type:    100% Off-roading .

Attraction: Penzi La Pass (4401m), Drang-Drung Glacier, Remotest Village Padum.

Altitude: 3669m. (12000ft)

Stay: Stay in a tent

Food: Dal, Rice, Curry, Local Juicy Fruit, Veg Thumpka, Local food.

 

Day 6:- Sightseeing in Padum

Attraction: Karsha Monastery, Sunset View, and

Waterfall, Have Chat with Locals.

 

Day 7: – Padum (ZanskarValley) to Parkachik, 180 km

Roadtype:100% Off-roading .

Attraction: Penzi La Pass (4401m), Drang-Drung Glacier, Nun-Kun Glacier, Yoga Sessions.

Altitude:      3200m

Stay:     Stay in a Guest House

Food: Local taste of Dal, Rice, Curry.

 

Day 8:- Parkachik to Lamayuru, 190km

Road type:50% Off-roading and 50% back-top road.

Attraction: Fotula Pass (4108m),  Namkila Pass (3978m), Moon

like Landscape of Lamayaru, 500 year old monastery, Yoga sessions.

Altitude: 3510m.

Stay: Stay in a Hotel with a moonland view.

Food: Proper 4 course meal.

 

Day 9:- Lamayuru to Leh, 140km

Road type:    100% back-top road.

Attraction: Magnetic Hill, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Sangam of Indus

and Zanskar River

Altitude: 3500m.

Stay: Stay in a Hotel near Leh Bazaar

Food: Proper 4 course meal.

 

Day 10:-Rest and Local Sightseeing day in Leh

Servicing day for Bikes and local sightseeing day for you. You can enjoy

the visit to Leh Palace, Shey, Thiksey & Hemis Monasteries, Shanti Stupa, Hall of Fame and many more.

 

 

Day 11:- Leh to Hunder (Nubra Valley) 150km

Road type:50% Off-roading and 50% back-top road.

Attraction: The famous KHARDUNGLA Pass (5360m or 18379ft),

White Dessert Nubra Valley, Double Hump Camel Safari, Shyok River.

Altitude: 3048m.

Stay: Stay in a Tent near stream

Food: staple 4 course meal.

 

 

 

Day 12:- Hunder to Pangong Tso via Warila Pass 230km or

Shyok route 170km

Road type:100% Off-roading

Attraction: Luminous Blue-Green Pangong Lake.

Lake (5360m).

Altitude: 5360m.

Stay: Stay in a Tents

Food: staple food

 

Day 13:-PangongTso to Tso Moriri 210 km

Road type: 100% Off-roading

Attraction: ”Chushul Valley” that was used in the Sino-Indian War, Rezang La War Memorial, Tsaka La, Nyoma, Thatsankaru Lake 4500m.

Tso Kar Lake,  Magnificent Tso Moriri Lake

Altitude: 4595m.

Stay: Stay in a Tents

Food: staple food

(If we have issues with ILP for Chushul route then we take Leh – Tso Moriri direct rout)

 

 

Day 14:- Tso Moriri to Sarchu (200 km)

Road type:50% Off-roading and 50% back-top road

Attraction: Puga Hot Springs, Polokong la, Tso-Kar Lake 4530m,

Tent City Pang, The biggest and highest Plateau on Earth on,

21 Gata Loops, Lachungla Pass (5059m), Nakeela Pass 4740m,
Altitude: 4290m.

Stay: Stay in Tents

Food: staple food

 

 

Day 15:- Sarchu to Manali, 250Km.

Road type:  50% Off-roading and 50% back-top road

Attraction: Baralacha pass (3350m), Rohatang Pass (3978m), Suraj Tal, Deepak Tal.

Altitude:  2050m.

Stay: Stay in Nice Hotel

Food: Proper 4 course meal.

 

With last party of the team and our bags full of memories we will take your leave.