A biking trip to Leh Ladakh | Hanle-Turtuk Standard

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LADAKH: - -“LADAKH, a land with beauty beyond description”. Ladakh is a land of High Passes,

Ladakh has been described as 'moon land', 'magic land', and 'mysterious land' for its unique landscapes. Ladakh is country's coldest, highest and the driest zone. Ladakh has a cool and generally dry mountain climate.

 


ITINERARY:-Manali-Leh–Srinagar(12D11N)

 

Day 1:- Departure from Delhi by Volvo

 

You will be given the tickets for your Volvo bus from Delhi to Manali. You have to reach the bus stop, where a coordinator from our team will help getting your seats. Over Night Journey from Delhi to Manali by Volvo (Tickets provided by GCT). All of you group members will be in the same bus, so the long 10-12 hour journey will not let you feel alone there.

 

Day 2:- Manali

 

Arrival Manali.

We will give you the address of our Manali hotel. You have to reach that destination where our GCT team will be waiting for you all.

Upon arrival, welcome followed by introduction with the Tour leader, followed by allotment of rooms. Followed by a safety & rescue session by our professionals.

Evening welcomes you to follow by a tour briefing and group discussion followed by dinner.

Tips: This day you need a complete rest for acclimatization as from the next day you will be going on an adventure like never before for next 9 days.

 

Day 3:-Manali to Jispa

Travel time: - Approx. 7 hours or depends on the group average speed or road condition.

Travel Distance: - Approx. 140 KM

High mountain pass and sightseeing

Rohtang Pass

Ride Grade, Altitude and tips

Ride Grade:-Moderate

Maximum Altitude of this day:- Rohtang-la altitude 13051 ft. from the sea level.

Tips: - This is the first day of your ride so always try to drive along with the group in queue. This day you might ride in dirt and sleepy roads when you descent to Chandra valley from Rohtang pass, so be careful while riding and always follow given instruction by Tour leader.

Note: You can’t stop more than 10 minutes on Rohtang-la Top. As it effects the group timing and also it may cause your health issues for staying long on a high altitude

Altitude of start and end point of your ride:-

Starting point Manali:- 6,398 ft. above from the sea level

Night stay In Jispa :- 10,500 ft. above from the sea level

 

Day 4:- Jispa to Tso-kar/Pang


Travel time: - Approx. 7-8 hours or depends on the group average speed and road conditions.

Travel Distance :- Approx. 210 KM

 

High mountain pass and sightseeing

 

Baralacha-lA

Gata Loops

Naki-la

Lachung-la

Deepak Tal

More plains 

Ride Grade, Altitude and tips

Ride Grade:-Hard

Maximum Altitude of this day:- Baralacha-lA Altitude 16043 ft from the sea level

Tips: - This day you are going to climb Baralacha-La high mountain pass so make sure you should not stop at Baralacha-La more than 5 min or as per instruction given by group leader this day. Also you have to cross some major water streaming on Patseo and Zingzing bar before climbing Baralacha-LA so you should check properly things to carry list it will help you in your shopping for bike trip expedition.

Today you will be entering into Ladakh region( J&K) high altitude plateau, so get ready for the altitude.

Today would be the one of the longest and toughest day of the trip, carry water, put sun cream and cover your face.

Night stay in Tsokar/Pang, it will be most difficult night of your journey you might have to sleep at subzero temperature. As you will be going at 14000 ft. and above first time in your journey so it can cause you suffer from the AMS (Altitude Mountain Sickness)

You should drink at least 4 to 5 litter water every day it will help you to reduce chances of AMS.

Please avoid eating oily food in lunch, it may cause you digestion problem at this altitude.

You may need your gumboots very much this day, as there is a major water crossing this day.

Altitude of start and end point of your ride:-

Starting point Jispa:- 10500ft above from the sea level

Night stay in Pang/Tsokar :- 15000ft approx. above from the sea level

 

 

Day 5 Pang/Tsokar to Hanle

Travel time: - Approx. 7 To 8 hours or depends on the group Average speed and road conditions.

Travel Distance :- Approx. 180 KM

High mountain pass and sightseeing

Tsokar Lake ( 14862ft)

Polo kongka la

Ride Grade, Altitude and tips

Ride Grade:- Moderate

Maximum Altitude of this day:- Polo kongka la Approx. 16000ft ft. from the sea level

Average Altitude:- 14000 ft. and above.

You should drink at least 4 to 5 liter water every day it will help you to reduce chances of AMS.

This Day every Person need to follow very carefully the guidelines given by our group Leaders as it is testing time for your riding skills and team work today. Today you are going to ride almost 80% off road.

If you feel any health problem i.e. headache or vomiting so ask your support team to check your oxygen, they will be giving you every possible medical support you need.

Please make sure that you need to start your journey early morning this day so that you can reach your destination on time. There is a ride of almost 11 hrs. Today.

While approaching Hanle you have to be alert as the road has lots of surprises as curves and Jumps.

 

Altitude of start and end point of your ride:-

Starting point Pang/tsokar:- 15400 ft. Approx. from the sea level

Night stay in Hanle :- 14,763 ft. from the sea level

 

Day 6 Hanle to Pangong Lake

 

Travel time: - Approx. 07 To 08 hours or depends on the group Average speed and road conditions.

Travel Distance :- Approx. 160 KM

High mountain pass and sightseeing

Hanle Monastery

A Beautiful 40 km Long Road with beautiful landscapes.

Tsaga-la pass

Shitan Singh war memorial

Chushul Village (Place where indo-china flag meeting happens)

Lake side ride of beautiful Pangong

Ride Grade, Altitude and tips

Ride Grade:-Hard

Maximum Altitude of this day: - 16400 ft. Approx.

Average Altitude:- 15,000ft and above

You should drink at least 4 to 5 liter water every day it will help you to reduce chances of AMS.

Roads will be very slippery, you have to be very careful while riding and ride your bikes on high gears this day.80% of your journey will be off road this day, so follow the instructions of the group leader.

Altitude of start and end point of your ride:-

Starting point Hanle :- 14,763 ft. from the sea level

Night stay in Pangong :- 13,940 ft. from the sea level

 

 

Day 7 Pangong to Sumur(Nubra valley) 7 to 8 hour Drive

Travel time: - Approx. 07 To 08 hours or depends on the group Average speed and road conditions.

Travel Distance :- Approx. 160 KM

High mountain pass and sightseeing

Three Idiot point( pangong)

Shyok village

Yarab- tso lake

Ride Grade, Altitude and tips

Ride Grade:- Moderate

Maximum Altitude of this day: - 13900 ft. above from the sea level

Average Altitude: - 12000 ft. above from the sea level

You should drink at least 4 to 5 litter water every day it will help you to reduce chances of AMS ( more details you can find in our website blog section)

You will need your gumboots again this day, as there are some off road this day and some water crossings.

Today you will face some immediate ascends and descends.

Don’t Over speed, you may fall. Try and control your bike with gears rather than breaks while descending.

Altitude of start and end point of your ride:-

Starting point Pangong :- 13,940 ft. from the sea level

Night stay in Sumur :- 11,000 Approx. ft. from the sea level

 

 

Day 8:- Sumur to Hunder Nubra via turtuk 5 to 6 Hour Drive

Travel time: - Approx. 08 To 09 hours or depends on the group Average speed and road conditions.

Travel Distance :- Approx. 200 KM

High mountain pass and sightseeing

Diskit Monastey

Sandunes

Double Hump Camels ( Client cost )

Beautiful Mountains

Turtuk

Ride Grade, Altitude and tips

Ride Grade:- Moderate

Maximum Altitude of this day:- 12,000 ft. Above from the sea level

Average Altitude: - 11,500 ft. above from the sea level

You should drink at least 4 to 5 liter water every day it will help you to reduce chances of AMS.

Would be the warmest day of the trip, today would be lots of curves, narrow roads and lots of army trucks so always keep left and maintain your space in a que.

Altitude of start and end point of your ride:-

Starting point Sumur :- 11,000 Ft. approx. from the sea level

Night stay in Hunder:- 11,000 Ft. approx. from the sea level

 

 

Day 9 Hunder (Nubra) to Leh Via Khardungla pass (6 Hour Drive) (Titled Highest Motor able pass 17982 ft.)

 

Travel time: - Approx. 05 To 06 hours or depends on the group Average speed and road conditions.

Travel Distance :- Approx. 130 KM

High mountain pass and sightseeing

Khardung-La

Ride Grade, Altitude and tips

Ride Grade:-Moderate

Maximum Altitude of this day:- 17982 ft.

Average Altitude:- 14800ft and above

You should drink at least 4 to 5 liter water every day it will help you to reduce chances of AMS.

Don’t stay more than 5 minutes on the khardung-la top, it can cause you severe headache and illness.

Altitude of start and end point of your ride:-

Starting point Nubra:- 10,000 ft. from the sea level

Night stay in leh:- 11,480 ft. from the sea level

 

 

Day 10 Leh to Kargil 7 Hour Journey

After Breakfast leave for Kargil en -route visit Magnetic Hill, Pathhar Sahib Gurudwara and Hall of Fame museum Giant Living Buddha Sculpture on Rock Mountain and enjoy the view of Moon Landscape over Night stay In Kargil.

 

 

Travel time: - Approx. 07 To 08 hours or depends on the group Average speed and road conditions.

Travel Distance :- Approx. 240 KM

High mountain pass and sightseeing

Namikla Pass

Hall of Fame

Pathhar Saheb Gurudwara

Magnetic Hill

Photulla Pass

Ride Grade, Altitude and tips

Ride Grade:-Easy

Maximum Altitude of this day: - 13,000 ft.

Average Altitude:- 13000 and above

You should drink at least 4 to 5 liter water every day it will help you to reduce chances of AMS.

Be aware of Blind curves this day, as there are many sharp and blind curves this day.

Don’t over speed, follow the speed of marshal (group Leader).

Altitude of start and end point of your ride:-

Starting point Leh:- 11,000ft from the sea level

Night stay in Kargil :- 8780 Ft. Above from the sea level

 

 

Day 11 Kargil to Sonamarg 5 to 6 Hour Journey

 

Travel time: - Approx. 05 To 06 hours or depends on the group Average speed and road conditions.

Travel Distance :- Approx. 130 KM

High mountain pass and sightseeing

Zozilla Pass

Kargil war Peaks (Tiger hill, Tololing hill) from Vijay war memorial hall site

Drass Village (2nd Coldest Inhibited place in the World)

Ride Grade, Altitude and tips

Ride Grade:-Moderate

Maximum Altitude of this day: - 11574.8 ft.

Average Altitude:- 11,000ft and above

You should drink at least 4 to 5 liter water every day it will help you to reduce chances of AMS

Be Aware of the rock falling and landslides of zozilla pass.

Maximum speed while crossing Zozilla pass 20-30 Km Per hour. Avoid Overtaking at Zozilla.

Altitude of start and end point of your ride:-

Starting point Kargil:- 8780 Ft. Above from the sea level

Night stay in Sonamarg: - 9186 ft. from the sea level

 

Day 12 Sonamarg to Srinagar

 

Early morning after breakfast we will drop you to Srinagar airport by Travelers. 

 

 

 

Tour Package Includes

Accommodation on Double/Triple sharing basis as per itinerary in hotel/camps mentioned or similar.

 

(NOTE: - Hanle is the remote area so we have only dormitory option for every group members.)

10 Breakfast and 10 Dinner As per itinerary.

Royal Enfield Standard 500cc Bike including Petrol only be used for As per the itinerary ( for Bike package only Exp. one bike one rider and one bike 2 rider )

Dedicated tour leader.

Back up and mechanics support

Delhi to Manali Volvo Transfer ticket.

An Oxygen Cylinder 24X7 in the backup in case of emergency

All drives, sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary using SMB/Traveler/Suv/Camper/Isuzu (Depend on the package inclusion.

Tour Package Excludes:

Meals which are not mentioned in inclusions

Any personal expenses like laundry, telephone bills, and tips. etc.

Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks. Etc (to be borne by the client directly on the spot.)

Tip to driver and tour escort person (IF ANY)

Any other item which is not specified under cost inclusions

All applicable taxes

Protected area Permit- cost 600 Per Person

Any entrance fee to the monastery and monuments.

Travel Insurance.

 

Remarks on Itenary:

GCT can change the Sequence of the day-wise tour program without any prior notice or information may Change depending upon traffic schedules /restrictions on some roads and other unforeseen travel-related conditions.

If there is any unprecedented hike in the cost of transport (including fuel surcharge) or accommodation it will also affect the cost

We shall not be responsible for any change in the itinerary due to landslides, flight cancellations, weather conditions or any unforeseen circumstances. The additional cost incurred will be in addition to the cost which will be bared by client.

Only Bag pack is allowed. You can carry only 10 Kg Luggage with you (Per Person) Extra Luggage will cost you 1500 Per KG or GCT reserve the right to reject your excess luggage transportation.

 

General Terms and Conditions for Booking:

25% to be paid as booking registration amount.

50% of the tour cost to be deposited in our account on 1st week of March 2019

Remaining balance to be paid before 15 days on the departure

All bookings & confirmations are subject to availability of accommodation in specified hotels.

Kindly note that cheque is not acceptable.

Guests, who are unable to visit our offices for booking, can deposit amount in the bank account or can make payment online through net banking.

 

Also, after making the transfer, intimate the same to us by sending scanned copy/screenshot of bank slip and personal details.

 

Cancellation Policy:

In case of cancellation for group from organizer side due to any unavoidable circumstances, we will try to transfer the booking in other departure (if client deny to opt for transfer of booking to other group then there will be 100% refund.

In case of cancellation from client side after the registration at any point of time, then

in that case there will be no refund of booking amount.

Before 60 Days- 30% of the package cost will be deducted from the package cost.

60-30 Days- 50% of the Package cost will deducted from the total Package cost.

30-0 Days- 100% of the package cost i.e. No Refund.

In case of the change of the departure date: - GCT reserve the right to change the booking date of client in case of customer request before 60 days prior.

NO REFUND ON UNUTILIZED SERVICES OF THE PACKAGES, (IF ANY)

 

Important Notes or Conditions:

 

Any extra transfers required or bike transportation during the tour will be charged extra to the client. Anything that is explicitly not mentioned in the inclusions and optional as suggested in the itinerary, are not a part of this package. Images shown about the place, city, hotel, attractions, etc. are for illustration purpose only and may not be the same as linked to the itinerary or services provided.

Cost and consequences arising due to any force majeure situations including but not limited to unforeseen circumstances like; natural calamities, political disturbances, health issues, flight delays / cancellations, things beyond our control, etc. will have to be borne by the guest.

Airport transfers and coach tours are based on all guest traveling together in same flight, any additional transfers will not be provided if guest travel on different airlines and GCT can provide you only shuttle service from the sonamarg to manali or manali to sonamarg.

There will be additional charges for the passengers would like to stay back at the destination or transit.

GCT reserve the right to allow/reject If you are carrying gifts, brochures, standees, placards, t-shirts, stationery, backdrops, laptops, projector etc. for distribution, Promotion or commercial purpose.

Duties or gratuities, if any will be payable by the guest/corporate only.

Allowing excess luggage is subject to the GCT approval, if any such charges will be payable by guest/corporate only.

Any changes in itinerary or upgrade in hotel /s will be charged extra, over and above the given cost (which will be informed to the customer in advance for final acceptance and payment)

Minimum 10 People required to run Any Batch. if in case people is not gathered so GCT has Reserve the right of Group Cancelation without paying any compensation but global corporate tour liable to pay Your Booking Amount of the package only.

 

Things to Carry:

ID Proof

Good U/V Protected Sun Glasses

Sun Cap

Sun Creams Lotion

Personal Flash Torch

Comfortable warm Clothing / No Formals

Personal Medicines

Riding gears

Medical Certificate


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