Day 1. DELHI TO AMRITSAR
We will commence our Dream Ride today, departing for the holy city, Amritsar. A smooth ride, mainly riding on the Highway, we will cross places like – Murthal – Famous for its ‘Dhabas’ and Restaurants, Kurukshetra – The epic Mahabharata battle was fought on this ground Ludhiana – An industrial city in the State of Punjab.
2. DAY 2- AMRITSAR TO JAMMU (220 Kms)
Today we will leave for the winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir U.T. Jammu. We will enter the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, while crossing places like – Gurdaspur – Guru Nanakji spent his last days before going to Pakistan Ravi River – One of the 5 rivers of the Punjab Region
3. DAY 3- JAMMU TO SRINAGAR (270 Kms)
Post breakfast we will leave for the mountains, specifically Srinagar. The summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir U.T. We wil see places like – Jhelum River – One of the 5 rivers that flow through the Punjab Region Jawahar Tuunel – Also called the Banihal Tunnel, 2.85kms in length Chenani – Nashir Tunnel – The longest tunnel of our country, 9.28kms in length Udhampur – Northern Command headquarters of the Indian Army.
DAY 4 – SRINAGAR TO KARGIL (200Kms)
Today we will leave for Kargil, entering the Ladakh region. Crossing many scenic places and valleys, like – Sonmarg – Its name translates into Meadow of Gold Zoji La – 11,570 ft. The first pass on this Highway Dras – The second coldest inhabited place in the world Kargil War Memorial – is a war memorial, commemorating the 1999 Kargil War.
DAY 5 – KARGIL TO LEH (220Kms)
Today we will leave for the main point of our trip, Leh. We will reach by evening, crossing many scenic natural beauties, like Namik La – 12,139 ft. A pass which lies on the Zanskar Range Fotu La – 13,478 ft. Highest pass on the Srinagar – Leh Highway Lamayuru – Famous for its moon type landscape.
DAY 6- LEH REST DAY (40-60Kms)
Today have fun and roam around the city you have been dreaming about for months or maybe years. You can visit many places like – Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Mall Road, Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Monastery, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Hall of Fame, Magnetic Hill, Sangam.
Day 7 – LEH TO NUBRA VALLEY (140Kms)
Get ready, as you will climb the highest motorable road of the world and enter the beautiful Nubra Valley. You will cross places such as – Khardung La – 18,380 ft. Highest motorable road we can have a lunch break at North Pullu Permit checkpost.
Khalsar – Halt. Just a small village on the banks of river Shyok
Things to Do in Hunder – Sand Dunes, ATV ride and Camel ride.
Day 8 : NUBRA VALLEY TO PANGONG TSO
We will leave for Pangong Tso post breakfaast, maybe one of the most attractive place of Ladakh. For the majority of the ride we will be riding alongside the Shyok river.
We will come across places like –
Agham – Halt. A tiny village where the road cuts for Wari La (en route Leh)
Durbok – Lunch. A village where the road cuts for Chang La and Pangong Tso
Tangste – Checkpost. Last permit check before Pangong Tso
DAY 9 – PANGONG TSO TO LEH (160Kms )
Wake up to a chilly morning with the view of the scenic Pangong Tso. We will leave early so that we can reach Leh early and enjoy our day relaxing or shopping .
We will see places like –
Tsoltak – Halt. A small lake, the climb for Chang La starts from here
Chang La – 17,590 ft. 2nd highest pass of the world
Karu/Shakti – Lunch.
Day 10 – LEH TO SARCHU (250 Km’s)
Post breakfast we will depart for Sarchu, starting our journey towards Delhi, after enjoying the serene Leh – Manali Highway. We will see places like –
Tanglang La – 17,480 ft. Highest pass on this highway
Morey Plains – A plateau at a height of 15,500+ ft
Lachulung La – 16,616 ft. One of the easier 16,000+ ft pass
Nakee La – 15,547 ft. Last pass for today
Gata loops – A section on the highway which has 21 hairpin bends
Day 11 : SARCHU TO MANALI (230 KM’s)
Wake up to a chilly morning, post breakfast we will leave for the Manali, a place famous for its adventure activites. We will cross places like –
Baralacha La – 16,040 ft. The first pass in Himachal , from Leh.
Jispa – A town from where the tree-line zone properly starts
Rohtang La – 13,050 ft. The pass through which you enter the Kullu valley
Day 12: MANALI TO CHANDIGARH (300 KM’s)
We will start our journey towards the plains today. We will reach Chandigarh by the evening.
We will see places like –
Mandi – One of the biggest towns of Himachal, situated on the bank of river Beas
Bilaaspur – Famous for its Gobind Sagar Lake
Day 13: CHANDIGARH TO DELHI (250 KM’s)
We will start the last day of the ride today, reaching Our start point, Delhi, by the evening. Remember all those fun moments you had during the trip and try to relieve them with a promise to meet soon. We will cross places like –
Kurukshetra – The epic Mahabharata battle waas fought in this area
Murthal – A place famous for its ‘Dhabas’ and Restaurants
Chandigarh: Hotel Hollywood Heights/Bahl Residency/Similar
Manali:Hotel Hollywood/Kalinga/Seven Hills/Similar
Jispa: Jispa Journey Camps/The Yak Hotel Jispa/Hotel IBEX/Similar
Sarchu: /Snow Gold Camps/Gold Drop Camps/Antrek Camps/Dorjey Camps/Similar
Leh: Horpo/The Silk Route Ladakh/Hotel Zion/The Himalaya Leh/Three Roses Leh/Similar
Nubra: Lasthang /Chunka Camps/Nature Nest Camps/Similar
Pangong: Wonderland Camps/The Ladakh Camps/Similar
Kargil: Rangyul/ Similar
Srinagar: Amina House Boat/Similar
Pathankot:Kay Kay Resort/Similar
DOCUMENTS TO CARRY
1) 4 – Passport size photographs
2) Original Photo ID (voter card/ passport/PAN card/ Aadhar card)
3) Driving Licence – Original
4) If bringing your own bike, all documents related to your bike should be submitted along with
The check in time is 12 noon/early check in subject to availability of room.
We require minimum strength of 6 riders to operate one group. We have right to cancel the
group if we do not get minimum strength of riders in any group.
If there is any additional expenses due to bad weather or any other reason beyond the control of
the tour operator on account of hotel stay, transportation, and meals etc. extra bill will be
raised. Neither BACKPACKCLAN nor the participating partners/hotels will be responsible for the
BACKPACKCLAN is not responsible for any change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control
like change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances,
natural phenomenon, etc
If any group member wants to leave group in-between the tour then he/she has to pay the cost
for transportation of bike from point of leaving the tour till Manali drop
Group members would have to get own riding gears. Wearing a helmet, carrying a valid ID proof
& Driving license is mandatory.
All guests will be responsible for safety and security of their own luggage. We will not be at all
responsible for the damage/missing / lost luggage. So carry a small daypack bags to carry all
expensive things with you.
Compensation for any damage/accident done by you during tour to others property/person
would be directly payable by you
IF WE CHANGE OR CANCEL YOUR ADVENTURE HOLIDAY
We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to
your travel arrangements. Occasionally, we may have to make changes due to Force Majeure
Events and we reserve the right to do so at any time before or during the trip.
If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date before or during
the triP based on the Force Majeure Events.
We also reserve the right under Force Majeure Events to cancel your travel arrangements / offer
alternative dates / revise the itinerary before or during the trip. Any additional cost incurred due to
the above mentioned reasons will have to be borne by the traveller himself. There shall be no
refund to the traveller under Force Majeure Events.
Force Majeure Event shall mean and include any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of
BACKPACKCLAN, including without limitation, any act of nature or the public enemy, accident,
explosion, fire, storm, earthquake, flood, drought, perils of the sea, casualty, strikes, lock-outs,
labour troubles, riots, sabotage, terrorists acts, embargo, war (whether or not declared),
governmental actions, delay in issuance or processing of Visa/permit, change of laws and
regulations, orders, or decrees, or other causes of like or different character beyond the control
IF YOU WANT TO CHANGE YOUR ADVENTURE HOLIDAY PLAN After you make full or partial payment, if
you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or
accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible.
Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost
incurred due to amendment will be borne by the traveller himself.
ALL DISPUTES ARE SUBJECT TO DELHI JURISDICTION
Road closure/blocks due to snow accumulation on the highway, which may effect the safety or
smooth operation of the the tour may result in change of itinerary or cancellation of the trip.
Backpackclan will not provide ay refunds in such cases.