Delhi to leh biking

Delhi to Leh biking

Delhi to Leh is an adventure bike ride to some of the highest mountain passes in India, and the most exciting one! Enchanting town and the ancient Buddhist monasteries rejuvenate your journey through bikes.

The bike safari tour starts at the historic capital of India, New Delhi. On arrival, check into your hotel, guides will take you around the city. From Delhi, you will proceed to the hill town of Manali. The Khardung La Pass is at an incredible height of 18,370ft. This pass is the highest motor able pass in the world.

The road was opened for foreigners in 1990 and the approach to the Pangong Lake in 1994. The road covers a distance of 520 km between Manali and Leh, and is paved all the way, besides 30 km stretches crossing the Taglang pass.

Explore the famous passes while moving to Leh on bikes. Bike Safari tour will take you to Rohtang Pass, Baralachala Pass (4,892 m), Lachalangla Pass (5,065m) and the highest pass on this circuit, the 5,360m high Tanglangla Pass. After a stopover at Leh, you will proceed to the Khardungla Pass, 18,370ft, which is the world’s highest motor able point road. 
The first leg of the biking safari tour will start from Manali to Marhi, covers 39km. About 15km from Marhi lays the Rohtang Pass (3,980m). Stay at night and next day, your bike safari will take you 50km uphill to cross the famous Kunzam Pass (4,551m). Enter the Spiti Valley, home to some of the world’s oldest Buddhist monasteries.

There are some famous monasteries: Tabo and Dankar. Thereafter, explore Kibber, the highest village in the valley, and 1,000-year old Ki Monastery (4,116 m).

Move further on this road, which touches the high- altitude lake of Tso-Kar, a mineral lake with verdant wildlife. The Tibetan wild ass, the kiang, can be seen. Explore the famous monasteries of Ladakh, like Tikse and Hemis, populated by nomads with herbs of yaks and sheep.
Each day unfolds fresh panoramas filled with sun-bathing walls, multi-colored rock. Snow capped peaks with clear blue sky backdrops set beside deep gorges, canons and a barren desert landscape!

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