Biking Adventure: Manali to Leh, Umingla and Back


Get ready for the ultimate biking adventure that will take you through some of the most breathtaking landscapes of northern India. Starting from the charming town of Manali, known for its scenic beauty and adventurous spirit, this journey promises an unforgettable experience for thrill-seekers and nature lovers alike.

Leaving Manali behind, you’ll embark on a thrilling ride towards the enchanting region of Leh. As you traverse the winding roads carved through majestic mountains, every turn offers a new vista of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and azure skies. The journey itself becomes an adventure, with each mile bringing you closer to the heart of the Himalayas.

One of the highlights of this trip is crossing the formidable Umingla Pass, a high-altitude mountain pass that challenges even the most seasoned bikers. Perched at an elevation of over 5,800 meters, conquering Umingla is a test of skill, endurance, and sheer determination. But the reward is well worth it, as you stand atop this majestic pass, surrounded by panoramic views of the Himalayan range stretching as far as the eye can see.

Arriving in Leh, you’ll be captivated by the city’s rich cultural heritage, ancient monasteries, and warm hospitality of its people. Take some time to explore the vibrant markets, sample delicious local cuisine, and immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of this Himalayan gem.

After soaking in the sights and sounds of Leh, it’s time to bid farewell and begin your journey back to Manali. As you retrace your path through the rugged terrain and dramatic landscapes, you’ll carry with you memories that will last a lifetime.

Whether you’re an experienced rider seeking a new challenge or a nature enthusiast craving adventure, this bike trip from Manali to Leh and back promises an unforgettable journey through some of the most spectacular scenery on earth. So, rev up your engines, and get ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

Trip Details

Depature Dates

June 3, 2024June 10, 2024June 24, 2024July 8, 2024July 22, 2024August 9, 2024August 26, 2024September 9, 2024


Tour Duration



Starting Location



Price Per Person


Package Details

Own Bike/Car (Without Fuel) 27,999
Single Rider with Rented Bike (with Fuel) 47,999
Dual Rider with Rented Bike (with Fuel) 37,000
Seat in SUV/ Tempo Traveller 36,000

Trip Schedule

Day 1- Arrive Manali-Local Sight Seeing & Briefing
We Arrive Manali In Morning, Check In Hotel And We Relax Today To Let Our Body Acclimatize.
Explore Manali Local Sight Seeing. Our Tour Captain Will Give You A Little Brief About The Ride,
Itinerary, Etc. Evening At Leisure. Explore & Enjoy Overnight Stay In Hotel With Dinner.

Day 2 – Manali To Jispa\Sarchu (140\240 Kms )
Your Long-Awaited Ride To Ladakh Finally Begins. Pack Your Bags And Get Set For A Thrilling
Ride. Pack Your Bags And Get Set For A Thrilling Ride. On The Way, You Will Pass Atal tunnel,
Tandi (Last Petrol Pump Before Upshi) And Keylong. We Will Cross Zing Zing Bar, Suraj Tal,
Baralacha La-16040 Ft & Killing Sarai. Once You h Overnight Stay Will Be Provided at camps.

Day 3 : Jispa\Sarchu to Leh ( 250\340 Kms ) 6 HourStart Journey In Morning After Breakfast From Jispa\Sarchu. After Photo Session Start Journey
Towards Leh. We Will Cross Ghata Loopse (21 Pins), Nakee La (15,547ft), Lachung La (16,616ft),
Pang, Moore Plains and Debring . On Arrival In The City By Evening, Head To The Hotel For An
Overnight Stay.

Day 4 :Leh To Nubra Valley (160 Km | 2-3 Hrs | 5,441 M)
This Section Of The Srinagar To Manali Motorbike Expedition Involves Undertaking A Scenic And
Thrilling Road Journey To The Nubra Valley. The Road To The Valley Will Take You Across What
Is Claimed To Be The Highest Motorable Road On Earth – Khardung La. Upon Reaching The Nubra
Valley Which Is Located On The Banks Of The Nubra River, Head To The Hotel For A Relaxing
Overnight Stay.

Day 5 :Nubra Valley To Pangong Lake (150 Km | 3-4 Hrs | 4,349 M)
Today Morning, You Will Leave Behind The Stark Region And Move Toward The Pristine Pangong
Lake. Enroute You Will Pass Through Shyok Village, Which Has Been Recently Open For The
Tourists. On Reaching The Shores Of This Enchanting Water-body, Take In Its Beauty And
Tranquillity, And Capture Photos Of The Realm. Later, Transfer To The Campsite For A Warming
Bonfire And A Peaceful Overnight Stay In The Lap Of Nature.

Day 6 : Pangong to Hanle : After breakfast we start our ride towards Hanle, It will be a great fun
riding alongside the beautiful Pangong Lake. We cross Merek Village and then Chushul the will ride
this route to Loma bridge and take a turn towards Hanle. It is famous for world’s highest
astronomical observatory. Hit’s one of the restricted areas in Ladakh open to only domestic tourists
with permits Check in to your Guest House.Check in to your Guest House for the stay here, hotels
are not available because of the remoteness. Overnight at Hanle Guest House.

Day 7 : Hanle To Umling-La Pass Hanle : Today will be riding to the World’s Highest Motorable
pass at 19300ft. Be ready for the most exiting day of the ride. After Breakfast we will start our ride
Umling La at the height of 19300ft, which is a newly opened and the Highest pass in world even
higher than Khardung La. Overnight in Guest House, hotels are not available because of the

Day 8 : Hanle To Leh ((260 Kms/ 8-9 Hrs)
Morning breakfast. We will start our day for the last leg of the ride. On the way, We will pass
Taglang La La Pass 17,585ft, which is the Highest motorable road in Manali Leh Highway. Arrival at
Leh by evening. Overnight stay at Leh.

Day 9 : Leh To Sarchu \ Jispa (250\320 Km | 9-10 Hrs | 4,290 M)
In The Morning, After A Scrumptious Meal Of Breakfast, The Next Stop For Your Tour Is Sarchu.
You Will Pass Through The Borders Of Jammu And Kashmir And Himachal Pradesh, Taking In
The Panoramic Vision Of The Mighty Mountains And Colors Of Nature. Then You Will Pass
Through Morey-Plains, A Plateau At A Astounding Height Of 15,500+ft With A 45 km Stretch of
Flat Road. You Will Then Cross The Twin Passes – Lachung La (16,616 ft) & Nakee La (15,547 ft)
Before Reaching The Famous Gata Loops (21 Hairpin Bends). Then By Evening, You Will Be
Reaching Sarchu.

Day 10 : Sarchu \ Jispa To Manali (120\200 Km | 6-8 Hrs | 2,050 M)
Wake Up With Sunrise In Jispa And Have Your Breakfast In The Accommodation. We Riding
Towards The Last Day Of Your Adventurous Journey. Kick Start The Bike on the way cross
Keylong, Sissu and Atal Tunnel and Some Of The Most Scenic Villages Of Lahaul Valley. Reach
Manali, drop bikes and end of the trip.

 – Royal Enfield 411cc Himalayan Bike with helmets for rider and pillion.
 – Accommodation on Triple Sharing Basis, for couples –twin sharing, from Day 1 to Day 9,
 – Daily Breakfast ( From Day – 2 to Day – 10)
 – Daily Dinner (From Day – 1 to Day – 9)
 – Backup vehicle / luggage van for 01 rucksack bag per person (Trolley bags not allowed)-
Mechanical Support
 – Riding gears – elbow guard and knee guard for entire trip  – Group Leader on bike for
minimum of 8 bikes in a group  – All Inner Line Permits/ Green tribunal permit.
 – Motorbike Fuel for the complete trip as per the itinerary with rented bike
 – Wildlife Fee and Environmental Fee
 – Oxygen Cylinder with general First Aid
 – Transport in an MUV like Tempo Traveller / Innova / Xylo / Scorpio / Backup Van /
Similar from Day 01 to Day 10 as per the group size.
 – 1 Bonfire
 – Riding Gears for rider (Knee pads and Elbow guards)

 Personal expenses like Telephone, Laundry, Tips and Table Drinks etc.  Any type of
insurance-Medical, Accidental, theft
 Any Airfare / Rail fare other than what in mentioned in “Inclusions”
 Any Airport, Railway station or Bus stop pick up or drop
 Cost of any spare part which will be used due to the accidental damage incurred when the
motorbike is in rider’s possession.
 Cost incurred to transfer or tow the motorbike in case it is dropped on the way.
 Any lunch and other meals not mentioned in package inclusions
 Security deposit per motorbike of Rs. 5,000/- As per the deposit policy (This is refundable at
the end of the trip if there is no damage or spare parts used.)
 Parking and monument entry fees during sightseeing.
 Any cost incurred due to extension, change of itinerary due to natural calamities, road,
blocks, vehicle breakdown, union issues and factors beyond our control
 Riding Gears for rider which can be rented (Knee pads and Elbow guards – Rs. 750/- for the
whole trip)
 Anything that is not mentioned in the Inclusion sections
 5% GST

BACKPACKCLAN (A UNIT OF KSN TOURS PVT LTD), 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 of BACKPACKCLAN
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. The check in time is 12 noon/early check in subject to
availability of room.
We require minimum strength of 8 people 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 (A UNIT OF KSN
TOURS PVT LTD) nor the participating partners/hotels will be responsible for the additional expenses.
BACKPACKCLAN (A UNIT OF KSN TOURS PVT LTD) 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 the starting point. 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.

Cancellations received more than 60 days prior to the date of tour start will be subject to the following a Rs.5,000/- per
person cancellation fee.
– 45 days prior to departure will be subject to the following forfeit of 25% tour cost. – 45-30 days – 50 % of the tour
cost – 30-20 days- 75% of tour cost.
– within 20 days- 100% of tour cost.
No exception to this policy can be made for any reason.


Rev up for adventure: Explore Ladakh’s beauty on two wheels!
Prepare for the adventure of a lifetime with Backpackclan’s 10-day Ladakh Bike Tour! Geared towards both bike enthusiasts and thrill-seekers, this journey guarantees to immerse you in Ladakh’s stunning landscapes and rugged terrain.

Renting a bike from us means embracing a physical and mental challenge. Our meticulously crafted itinerary leads you through Ladakh’s high mountain passes and tough terrain, offering an exhilarating experience at every turn.

Yet, it’s not just about the thrill of the ride – our tour invites you to delve into Ladakh’s vibrant culture while exploring its breathtaking landscapes. From the awe-inspiring Nubra Valley to the serene Pangong Lake, you’ll have the chance to witness Ladakh’s beauty firsthand.

With a variety of Ladakh tour packages available, satisfying your wanderlust is effortless. Whether you’re a solo traveler or part of a group, we cater to every preference and budget.

Don’t forget your camera because this journey is packed with countless opportunities to capture memories that will last a lifetime. From majestic mountain vistas to bustling local markets, every moment of your Ladakh adventure is worth preserving.

So, why hesitate? Join our 10-day Ladakh Bike Tour and prepare to explore some of the world’s most incredible landscapes in the most unforgettable way possible! Gear up, rev your engines, and let’s embark on this epic journey together.


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