Road to Buddhism Land
Leh Ladakh
Kardungla Pass
Kunzum Pass
Tanglang La
Khardung La
Nubra Valley
Chandartal Lake

Road to Buddhism Land

The Motor Bike tour including Unlimited Fun & challenge to one of the remotest regions of Himachal Pradesh, Via Manali, Leh, Kinnaur and Spiti Valley. It involves visiting remote Valley, villages and Crossing Over High Mountain passes Kunzum Pass (4550 m) providing spectacular views of picturesque Snow-capped peaks, rugged terrain and old monasteries. Before you venture into the journey of exploring the beauty and tranquility of Kinnaur and Spiti valleys, take a small break in Manali & Leh which has an Alpine feel. The tour starts & ends in Chandigarh.



Destination Covered: -

Chandigarh, Manali, Baralacha La, Tanglang La, Leh, Nubra Valley, Khardung La, Sarchu, Keylong, Chandratal Lake, Kaza Khas, Kalpa, Narkanda and Chandigarh.
Day 01 - Chandigarh to Marhi (327 KM) 09 Hrs Riding
Journey of Your Life Starts from Chandigarh towards Highest Motor able Road in the World around 18,380 ft. This day we will head towards Marhi; Overnight Stay at Camps.
Day 02 - Marhi to Baralacha La (160 KM) 06 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast will start the ride from Marhi to Baralacha la (4894 Mtrs). Rohtang La is the more famous one owing to its proximity to Manali but certainly Baralacha La is a much more dangerous one. Few attempt it every year and fewer cross it successfully. Due to the low oxygen levels in high altitudes, the human body gets messed up; Acute mountain sickness, breathlessness, nausea, headaches, nasty sunburns, you name it. Adding to that, the bikes also lose a lot of power, the steep inclines lead to burnt clutch plates, brake fails, throttle cable snaps, etc. Putting it shortly, Baralacha La is the ultimate test of Man and Machine against the Nature; Overnight at Camp.
Day 03 – Baralacha La to Tanglang La (170 KM) 05 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast will start the ride towards Tanglang La, the pass has been claimed the world's second highest motor able pass. On the top there's a local sign that incorrectly claims 17,582 feet, which would be 5,359 meters. Anyways is the second highest motor able mountain pass in India after Khardung La. The road is asphalted but from 5,000m upwards it becomes an unpaved dirt roadway. The ascent includes 20 KMs of loose-stone road, 700 meters uphill and an atmospheric oxygen level half that at sea level. Even heavy load traffic makes use of that road to get to the town of Leh. Pass summit is characterized by hundreds of Buddhist prayer flags; Overnight at camp.
Day 04 - Tanglang La to Leh (110 KM) 03 to 04 Hrs Riding
After Breakfast we will start our journey of our life towards Leh the ultimate destination. Mountains dominate the landscape around the Leh as it is at an altitude of 3,500m; overnight stay at camp.
Day 05 - Leh Local Sightseeing
Today you take a breather from the grueling ride you have had. After a half day's rest you explore various parts of Leh, such as the Namgyal Palace, Tibetan market and the Shanti Stupa. Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist white-domed Stupa (Chorten) on a hilltop in Chanspa; overnight stay at Camp.
Day 06 - Leh to Nubra Valley Via Khardung La (150 KM) 05 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast will start the ride towards Nubra, it is a tri-armed valley located to the north east of Ladakh valley. Nubra is about 150 km north from Leh. The Shyok River is a tributary of the Indus River. The average altitude of the valley is about 10,000 ft. i.e. 3048 meters above the sea level. The common way to access this valley is to travel over the Khardung La Pass, the "Pass of Lower Castle" at a height of 18,380 ft. from the mean sea level lies on the road between Nubra valley and Leh in Ladakh. Khardung La Pass is the highest motor able road in the world; overnight stay at Camp.
Day 07 - Nubra Valley to Pangong Tso Lake (218 KM) 08 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast will start the ride towards Pangong Lake is situated in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft.). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to Tibet. Approximately 60% of the length of the lake lies in Tibet. The lake is 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its broadest point. All together it covers 604 km. During winter the lake freezes completely, despite being saline water; overnight stay at Camp.
Day 08 - Pangong Lake To Sarchu (335 KM) 09 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast will start the ride towards Sarchu, it is a major halt point with tented accommodation in the Himalayas on the Leh-Manali Highway, on the boundary between Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh. It is situated between Baralacha La to the south and Lachulung La to the north, at an altitude of 4,290 meters; overnight stay at Camp.
Day 09 - Sarchu to Keylong (105 KM) 04 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast will start the ride towards Keylong, it is the administrative center of the Lahaul and Spiti, 126 km north of Manali and 120 km from the Indo-Tibetan border. It is located along the Manali-Leh Highway, about 7 km north-east of intersection of the Chandra Valley, the Bhaga Valley and the Chenab Valley on the banks of Bhaga River; overnight stay at Camp.
Day 10 - Keylong to Chandratal Lake (110 KM) 03 to 04 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast we will start ride towards Chandra Tal Lake which is also Known as The Moon Lake, is situated at an altitude of about 4,300 meters (14,100 ft.) in the Himalayas. Mountains of scree overlook the lake on one side, and a magnificent cirque presents a view on the other. The name of the lake originates from its crescent shape. This lake is situated in the Spiti part of the Lahaul and Spiti; overnight stay at camp.
Day 11 - Chandratal Lake to Kaza Khas (100 KM) 03 to 04 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast will start the ride towards Kaza, it is the sub divisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the Lahaul and Spiti in the Western Himalayas of India. Spiti, which is a part of the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal, is a high altitude or cold desert having close similarities to the neighboring Tibet and Ladakh regions in terms of terrain, climate and the Buddhist culture. Kaza, situated along the Spiti River at an elevation of 3,650 meters (11,980 ft.) above mean sea level, is the largest township and commercial center of the valley; overnight stay at Camp.
Day 12 - Kaza Khas Local sightseeing
Kaza is known for its colorful festivals and the ancient Sakya Tangyud Monastery in a side valley, 4 km from the town. It has an average elevation of 3,650Mtrs. It is also popular with tourists and adventure seekers during summer months because of its central location and connections to rest of the valley and outside. This central location also makes Kaza an ideal base camp for trekking, mountaineering and tours directed to other parts of the valley. Some of the major tourist attractions in and around Kaza beside Tangyud Monastery are the Key Gompa, Kibber village at an elevation of 4205 Meters. Gette Village is situated an altitude of 4270 Meters. Langza village famous for presents of marine fossils, the Pin Valley National Park, a protected area for Himalayan high altitude wildlife and the Losar village 60 km to the north of Kaza at an altitude of 4079 Meters; overnight stay at Camp.
Day 13 - Kaza Khas to Kalpa (206 KM) 08 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast will start the ride towards Kalpa, it is a small town in the Sutlej River valley, above Rekcong Peo in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, in the Indian Himalaya. Inhabited by the people of Kinnaur and famous for its Apple orchards. Apples are a major cash-crop for the region. It has an average elevation of 2,960Mtrs. It is located 265 kilometers beyond Shimla on the NH-22; overnight stay at Camp.
Day 14 - Kalpa to Narkanda (163 KM) 04 Hrs Riding
After early breakfast will start the ride towards Narkanda, it is a town in Shimla at an altitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan-Tibet Road NH 22 in Himachal Pradesh. It is about 65 km from Shimla and surrounded by the Shivalik Ranges that span a large part of Himachal Pradesh. It is a skiing resort in winter. It connects Shimla with Rampur and a detour also goes to Thanedhar, the prime apple belt of Himachal Pradesh.
Day 15 - Narkanda to Chandigarh (178 KM) 05 Hrs Riding
Today will drive back towards to Chandigarh.

Trip Includes:

Accommodation (Sharing Basis) tented accommodation with sleeping bags / blankets will be provided in camps.
Note: Separate Hotel Rooms & Camping will be provided for Couples and Individuals on extra Charges
Breakfast & Dinner
Clean, wholesome and nutritious vegetarian food is prepared in the camp kitchens with hygiene as main priority.
Different varieties of food will be provided, so participants don't miss home at all in Himalayas.
Cook and Supporting Staff.
Rescue Team.
Bike Mechanic
Back-up Team on the Road
Inner Line Permits
Full Medical Kit
Bike Servicing on the Route

Steps for Registration:

Two passport size photographs with name and rider number behind.
A photo copy of your passport (First & last page) OR Voter ID Card.
Medical History by Doctor and copy of Your Driving License
Copy of Vehicle Registration, Tax and Insurance certificate valid for the duration of the trip.

Cost Excludes:

If any cost arising due to natural calamities like Landslides, Road Blockage, Political disturbances, etc. (to be borne by the client, who will be directly payable on the spot).

Who Can Participate

Any Individual, Groups, Couples, Institutions, Adventure Club, Media Channels & Organization can participate.
Should have driving license.
Age- 18 to 55 years.

Luggage on person

You should be carrying the following items with you on your person all the time:
Basic Repair Tools
Torch, Match Box, lighter and Pocket Knife
Basic First aid kit with essential medicines, or you're prescribed
Medication if you are on medication
Water bottle, Light and high energy snacks
Spare pair of socks and Piece of rope
Spare bike key (you could also keep this with us or a friend)
Spare spectacles, lens cleaning and carrying solution, if you wear glasses or contact lenses.
Anything else you would need between the time of your reaching the destination and the arrival of the support vehicle.
Camera/phone and spare power supply, chargers, memory storage devices films, tapes etc.
Change of Clothes / Shorts and Floaters as you would want to change into more comfortable clothes after reaching the destination and the support vehicle may take some more time to arrive.

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