Manali Leh Manali Cycle Expedition

11 Days

Overview

 10 days cycling tour package, to have bold experience in the cool habitat of North India Leh ladakh.

Duration: 10 days / 11 nights

Riding Style: Pro Rider

Total Distance Cycled: 500km averaging 40km per day. Tour Starts: Manali

Tour Ends: Manali | Leh | Ladakh

Group Size: Min. 6, Max. 20

– Unmatchable topography of contrasting barren desert fields and green farmlands to soak in – Bike past four formidable mountain passes in the lower Himalayas and the highest motorable road in the world at Khardung La.

– Have an intimate tryst with Ladakhi life in local homes, village-side shops and in conversations with a passing shepherd

– Push the boundaries with sweat and sinew behind one of the toughest but best cycling trails in India

– This one will be a wholesome fill of cycling in one of the most spectacular trails of India, with an infusion of local food, culture and the pleasant simplicity that you will encounter with locals

Support: A Van follows the group of riders throughout the trip and carries all belongings. If at any point riding seems a little hard, the van takes you for as long or as little as you wish it to.

Altitude Variance:

Manali (altitude 1,950 m (6,400 ft)) to Marhi at 3,300 m (10,800 ft)
Marhi to Rohtang Pass at 3,980 m (13,060 ft)
Rohtang to Gramphu at 3,200 m (10,500 ft)
Kokhsar to Sissu at 3,130 m (10,270 ft)
Sissu to Tandi at 2,570 m (8,430 ft)
Tandi to Keylong at 3,080 m (10,100 ft)
Keylong to Jispa at 3,310 m (10,860 ft)
Jispa to Darcha at 3,360 m (11,020 ft)
Darcha to Zingzingbar 4,270 m (14,010 ft)
Zingzingbar to Baralacha La pass at 5,030 m (16,500 ft)
Baralacha La to Keylong Sarai 13 km
Keylong Sarai to Sarchu at 4,300 m (14,100 ft)
Sarchu to Pang 4,600 m (15,100 ft)
Pang to Taglang La pass at 5,328 metres (17,480 ft)
Taglang La to Upshi 61 km (38 mi)
Upshi to Karu 14 km
Karu to Leh at 3,500 metres (11,483 ft)
Leh to KahrdungLa 5,359 m (17,582 ft)

Tours ends here with loads of Memories.

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1 :
Manali

On Arrival Pick and Hotel Transfers, followed by checking your gears, allocations of bikes and meet the team session. Enjoys the day and gear up for upcoming exciting adventure cycling tours to leh ladakh.

Inclusions : Accomodation at Hotel Night Stay , Lunch, Dinner & Transit.

The journey starts from the smooth roads of Manali. We take a series of hairpin bends to leave the Pine and Deodar forests surrounding Manali, cycle through the villages of Palchan, Kothi and Gulaba to reach the alpine meadows at Marhi - the base of the Rohtang Pass.

Inclusions : Fully Guided Backed up Journey, Accomodation at Tent Night Stay , Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner and Medical Assistance.

After breakfast we will peddle uphill to reach Rohtang la 3978 m up and pass by first among the other passes of Leh, we go down to the road surface witnessing splendid scenery. After reaching the valley floor, we head towards Gondla along the River Chenab .

Inclusions : Fully Guided Backed up Journey, Accomodation at Tent Night Stay , Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner and Medical Assistance.

A much lighter day ahead as we continue our journey to Jispa via Keylong on a flatter road surface allowing you to enjoy the surrounding without exhausting much.

Inclusions : Fully Guided Backed up Journey, Accomodation at Tent Night Stay , Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner and Medical Assistance.

Expect a bit exhausting peddling as we head skyward from Jispa to Baralacha la at 4930 m up. However this effort shall be rewarded with scenes that are pure and white unlike the landscapes you come across downhill.

Inclusions : Fully Guided Backed up Journey, Accomodation at Tent Night Stay , Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner and Medical Assistance.

Enjoy the stunning views of Lingti valley and after few kilometres of flat ride, the road heads dramatically upwards via ‘Gata Loops’ a series of 21 consecutive hairpin curves and bends totaling to a 20 km climb to the up hills of Lachlung la 5050 m up – a achievement worth a reward! We will come downhill all the way to Brandy Nala, a famous place for army stock up supplies.

Inclusions : Fully Guided Backed up Journey, Accomodation at Tent Night Stay , Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner and Medical Assistance.

A less exhausting excursion to Pang will leave you with some scope to chill and relax along the beautiful valley. A splendid experience at 4200 m, will leave you peddling a bit lighter as you ride on a flatter plain for a change.

Inclusions : Fully Guided Backed up Journey, Accomodation at Tent Night Stay , Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner and Medical Assistance.

The adventure reach its extremity as we scale up to the peak of Tanglang la, at 5328 m and among the highest spot of our journey which also require some hard peddling up the hill. Tanglang la is also the second highest road in the world. Further we shall go down towards Uphsi along a more greener and fertile.

Inclusions : Fully Guided Backed up Journey, Accomodation at Tent Night Stay , Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner and Medical Assistance.

With the last of the soaring passes now conquered, the riding becomes easier. We follow the Indus Valley route, breaking the journey at one or two fascinating monasteries, or ‘Gompas’. We stop the day in legendary city of Leh- a paradise on earth perfect place to recover from the journey to get there!

Inclusions : Fully Guided Backed up Journey, Accomodation at Tent Night Stay , Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner and Medical Assistance.

Day 10 :
KhardungLa

Khardung la pass known as the highest motor able road in the world, with altitude of around 18380ft, has continuous climb from Leh to Khardungla-top. Khardungla top is around 45 kms from leh, continuous climb in the route till top. High altitude prone area and known as very challenging route, as it is the final destination of the route. After reaching the top, a continuous downward slope on the same route back to leh.

Inclusions : Fully Guided Backed up Journey, Accomodation at Tent Night Stay , Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner and Medical Assistance.

Our tour concludes with our winding up of luggage’s and lots of memories to cherish while we transfer you to the Manali via Tempo Traveler long journey.
Tour Ends at Manali Common Point with Loads of Memories.

Inclusions : Breakfast, Lunch and Transit.

Inclusions

  • Cost : Rs 39,500/- Per Person for min 10 Persons.
  • All accommodations - guests houses/overland camping setup, sleeping bags & sleeping mats.
  • All breakfasts, Packed lunches, tea and dinners.
  • Nutritious, high calorie food will be served.
  • Expert Trip Leaders who look after your every need.
  • Back up vehicle support that follows throughout the trip and carries all belongings.
  • Fully equipped Medical Vehicle follows throughout the trip with a certified CPR personel.
  • Transportation from Leh to Manali via Tempo Traveller.
  • First level medical assistance.
  • Mountain Bike (Non Rentals).
  • Forest Permits, wild life fees and camping charges.
  • Khardungla Wild Life Fees.
  • Fireballs Adventures Jersey.
  • Any expense not specified in the inclusion list

Exclusions

  • Personal insurance or cost of emergency evacuation.
  • Any damage in cycle or change of parts required will be charged extra.
  • For BYOB please Carry Extra tubes, Extra spares for cycles, Mechanic for the same will be from our side.

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Manali Leh Manali Cycle Expedition