Leh to Umling La pass bike trip

duration Duration 8 Days
altitude Maximum Altitude 19300 ft
Camp Thrill Level Extreme

Take on India’s most iconic Leh to Umling La pass bike trip

Live the dream of every biker, gearing up Leh to Umling La pass bike trip. Visit Ladakh, a region famous for its unreal routes passing through some of the world's highest mountain passes. Experience the new king of the highest motorable pass in the world at the new Umling La pass with Moustache Escapes. Put an end to the excuses for the bike trip with you buddies.

Bringing out the best Ladakh bike trip Itinerary with the best offers and destinations across the region. Experience the thrill of driving in Ladakh through mind boggling altitudes and unique culture of the region. So let’s get started. Hit our Leh to Umling la pass bike trip package, finding out what makes Leh Ladakh drive so desirable to adventurers.

Begin Ladakh Bike Tour in ‘The Land of Lamas’

The Ladakh Bike Tour begins with a relaxing day in Leh after your arrival at Leh airport. The relaxing time is actually compulsory in any Leh and Umling La pass bike ride tour, as your body needs to acclimatize to the weather and high altitude terrain. Moreover, enjoy the process of breaking the ice with your fellow riders who will join you on the ride tour in Leh. You can take a walk across the town sampling delicious Tibetan dishes and shopping in Leh Ladakh.

On the second day of your journey, our Ladakh to Umling La bike pass will take you to the Leh Palace, the Shanti Stupa, and many monasteries. The stupa location will provide some of the area's most sweeping panoramic vistas. After that, you can visit the Gurudwara Pathar Sahib while seeing the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers. Return to your Leh accommodation for some much-needed rest. The action-part of the Leh to Umling La pass bike trip package has just begun!

Ladakh Bike Trip on Full Throttle with our Gear Support

The day is finally here, where you’ll get to ride on the hypnotic roads on the Land of high passes. But before you start your Leh and Umling La pass bike tour, fill yourself up with a delicious breakfast. Followed by a briefing regarding the bikes and the formation of your bike ride and trip!

Post briefing session, head out to the Ladakh bike shop with your guide and instructor for the trip. It's now time to ride the given Royal Enfields while embracing the breezes. Depending on single rider or along a pillion rider, RE motorcycles with 350 cc and 500 cc engines will be allotted to the riders respectively. For extra safety an experienced mechanic along with necessary spare parts and toolkits will tag along from the 3rd day of your Ladakh Bike trip.

Get into formation and it’s time to get lost into the rhythms of clutch, gears and throttles. Not forgetting the jaw-dropping mountains on every side all along our Leh to Umling La pass bike trip package. You won’t mind taking an extra one or two pit stops just to enjoy the views. The realization of your dream of your Leh Ladakh self drive tour is elevated by the presence of your fellow riders.

Ladakh Bike Tour into the World of Stars & Stark Mountainscapes

Now you may have already got the idea about why the Leh to Umling La pass bike trip is such a popular circuit of India. If not, let us tell you why. The Umling La pass is a record holding feat because of its whopping height of 19,300 ft. from sea level. It passes through some of the most beautiful alpine terrain on the planet. Experience the most clear starry skies one can only dream of at the Pangong Lake. Find the perfect place to seek inner peace at the remote monasteries holding ancient wisdom for millennia.

Visit the most remote campsites and the second highest optical telescope and clearest skies in the world at Hanle. One of the clearest skies in the world, at Hanle you get to experience the endless mountains contrasting the starking blue skies. Just in case, any of our riders are into photography. Well, there won’t be a more perfect place to capture the starry sky or the cloudy sunset timelapse.

Experience the adventure of your dreams only in the Ladakh region with Moustache Escapes. After all, lifelong bonds, memorable adventures and a chance for the most epic travel tales is what we strive for.

Itinerary for the Ladakh tour packages

Day 1: Leh arrival

  • Arrive in Leh, meet with our agent, and be transported to your accommodation.
  • Rest and acclimatize before the experience begins.
  • In the evening, you may go to Leh Ladakh shopping market.
  • Return to your hotel from Ladakh main market and have your supper, and call it a day.

Day 2: Local sightseeing in Leh

  • Get up and grab your breakfast. Today you will see the tourist attractions of Leh Ladakh.
  • Visit the Ladakh tourist spot at the Hall of Fame, Sangam Point, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, and Magnetic Hill.
  • In the evening, wander to the Ladakh local market and soak in the atmosphere of Leh.
  • Return to the resort and enjoy your lunch before retiring to your accommodation for the day.

Day 3: Leh to Nubra

  • Wake up with a cup of morning tea in bed and head out to ride your bike.
  • During breakfast, you will be briefed on the plan. Begin your journey towards Khardung La Pass, stopping at South Pullu. Start over with some light nibbles.
  • Arrive at Khardung La Pass and revel in the fact that you are on the world's highest motorable road. North Pullu is just a few miles away.
  • After seeing Diskit monastery, proceed to Hunder sand dunes, where you can ride a double-humped camel.
  • Arrive at the campsite, freshen up, and have a discussion about the ride and meals. Take a break for the day.

Day 4: Nubra to Pangong

  • Wake up with morning tea in bed, get ready, and check your bike.
  • Start your bike and continue down the Shyok river after getting briefed on the day's schedule.
  • Stop for lunch in Durbuk, re-energize yourself, and then resume your journey.
  • Observe Marmots on the route and photograph numerous tourist attractions.
  • Arrive at Pangong Lake, settle into your campgrounds, and enjoy your meals while discussing the ride and resting for the day.

Day 5: Pangong to Hanle

  • On this day, you get up really early. We'll ride to the other side of Changthang Valley to see Hanle, the world's second-highest optical telescope.
  • Ride with the squad and arrive in Hanle before sundown with a mature attitude.
  • Overnight stay in a dormitory or a homestay in the most isolated location.

Day 6: Ride to Umling La Pass (18,504 ft.)

  • We will tour the Hanle valley after breakfast. You will rise 1500 meters in a relatively short ride to reach the highest point of the route at 19300 feet.
  • Take a photo with a smile on the highest motorable road in the world to commemorate the occasion. Feel free to wander around the small village of 300 people.
  • Stay the night in Hanle.

Day 7: Hanle to Leh

  • After breakfast, we go from the camp and see the Korzok town and lake region.
  • Later on, head back to Leh. you’ll drive back on the same route till Mahe bridge and then take the beautiful road along the river Indus to Leh.
  • Arrive Leh for dinner and overnight stay. Enroute visit Rancho School (Known as 3 Idiot School), Thikshey & Shey Monastery.
  • Afterwards, retreat to the hotel for a good night’s rest. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 8: Departure

  • Immediately following breakfast, get ready to go.
  • Depart the enchanting land of Ladakh with priceless recollections of your incredible journey.

How to Reach the basecamp at Leh

By Road: Himachal Roadways, Jammu and Kashmir roadways buses provide daily bus service from Manai, Srinagar and Shimla to Leh bus stand. A taxi cab from Manali to Leh can also be booked.

By Air: From Delhi, Mumbai, or Srinagar, take a direct flight to the local Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, often known as the Leh Airport. To go around, utilize public transportation or shared taxi cabs from the airport.

By Train: Leh's closest train stations are at Pathankot, Kalka, and Chandigarh. Train travel to the locations described above can be combined with a cab ride to Leh.

Things to carry for the Leh Ladakh package trip

  1. Sporting footwear.
  2. Hiking or trekking shoes.
  3. Woolen apparel, such as warm hats and gloves.
  4. Sweaters and jackets.
  5. Rain coat (For June & July).
  6. Prescription drugs. Medicine for high altitude sickness.
  7. Water Bottle, Lip Balm, and Moisturizer
  8. Sunglasses are a must.
  9. Woolen Jacket with extra socks, ideally made of wool.
  10. Smartphones and cameras at your own risk.
  11. Only Jio, Airtel, BSNL postpaid mobile connection will work in major parts of Ladakh.
  12. Towel and outfit change.
  13. Book your flights with an option of free date change
  14. Bring Light Clothes Not More Than 5 Pairs
  15. Carry a plastic bag for your Mobile phone.

Inclusions for Leh Ladakh trip
  1. Accommodations at conventional motels or campers with triple occupancy.
  2. Stay near Pangong Lake, Leh and other destinations mentioned in the itinerary.
  3. When you arrive in Leh, you will be met by our crew.
  4. All accommodations from Leh to Leh are included in a shared guest house/hotel/camp.
  5. 7 breakfasts and dinners are included according to the itinerary.
  6. Fuel for bike as per itinerary.
  7. 01 RE 350 cc for a single rider and 500 cc for dual rider for 05 days.
  8. An experienced and trained tour mechanic will be available beginning on the third day.
  9. All the permits required during the tour.
  10. Transfers are offered to and from the Leh hotel and the airport.
Excluded from the Ladakh trip package
  1. Any reimbursement due to natural events such as bad weather, blockages, and natural disasters, etc.
  2. If any activity is left unfinished owing to extreme occurrences, government policies, or a lack of safety.
  3. No refunds will be issued, and no activities will be rescheduled.
  4. Anything not specifically indicated in Inclusions.
  5. Personal expenditures include, among other things, table drinks, water bottles, snacks, phone calls, laundry, camera fees, and gratuities for drivers, tour guides, and hotel personnel.
  6. Biking equipment of any type (such as Elbow Guard, Knee Guard, Riders Jacket...etc.)
  7. The 5% GST tax is not included in the trip price.
  8. Any entrance fee to the temples, buildings, events and historic monuments.

Cancellation Policies for the Leh Ladakh trip
  • If cancellation is made 30 days before the date of travel, then 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation is made 16 days to 30 days before the date of travel, then 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation is made 0 days to 16 days before the date of travel, then 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • Information regarding cancellation will only be accepted through email.

FAQs for the Ladakh trip

Where is Ladakh?

Ladakh is the Northernmost part of the Indian subcontinent region. Ladakh is bordered by China in the East, Pakistan and Afghanistan in the Northwest and the state of Himachal and J&K in the south.

How many days for the Ladakh bike trip?

A thorough and comprehensive Ladakh to Umling La pass bike trip should last at least 8 days. Depending on your interests and travel objectives, you may also organize a much shorter or longer journey to Ladakh.

How many days for the Leh to Umling La pass bike trip?

The Leh Ladakh trip is for 7 nights and 8 days. Check out all of our bike trips to and from Leh Ladakh on Moustache Escapes website.

How to plan a Leh Ladakh bike trip?

Ladakh road trip is a famous itinerary for bikers and adventurers. You can also avail the Leh Ladakh couple trip package or any of the Ladakh family trip packages with Moustache Escapes.

How to plan a Leh Ladakh trip from delhi?

You may visit Ladakh on your own, with family, or with friends. Reach Leh by air, road or public transport from Delhi to begin your Ladakh Trip. Leh Ladakh trip package is another option for a hassle free and fun-filled trip to Leh.

How to organize a Ladakh trip from Mumbai?

You can take a flight directly from Mumbai to Leh airport. Or you can choose to take a flight to Delhi then take a bus ride to Leh from Delhi.

How to organise a budget trip to Leh Ladakh?

The best option for a Leh Ladakh trip cost in your budget is the Moustache Escapes budget Leh Ladakh trip. Get to experience the local cuisine, Tibetan culture and the natural raw beauty of the Himalayas on the best budget Leh Ladakh sightseeing trip.

How to prepare for a Ladakh trip?

Check out the ‘things to carry’ section of the Leh Ladakh trip itinerary to best prepare for the Leh Ladakh trip. Make sure to carry warm clothes, trekking shoes and medicines for high altitude sickness to prepare for a Ladakh Trip.

How much does a Ladakh trip cost?

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What is the best time to visit Leh Ladakh?

Ladakh is best visited during the post-winter months of April through July. The snow clears up and the temperature is pleasant for a smooth and enjoyable road trip to Leh Ladakh.

What to shop in Leh Ladakh?

The tourism attractions of Leh Ladakh draw visitors from all over the world. You can buy many souvenirs like local stones, gems and other items related to Tibetan culture from Leh Ladakh shopping markets.

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