Leh Ladakh Bike Trip: A Complete Guide

Leh Ladakh is the ultimate adventure of a lifetime in India. If you are an adventure lover irrespective of gender, you must have a dream of going on a Leh Ladakh bike trip. Going on a bike trip to Leh Ladakh is all about the snow-clad mountain, rugged landscape, dangerous route, and roaring bike engines inclusive of good vibes. 

Most Bike lovers want to kick start their new year with crazy bike trips. The beauty of Leh Ladakh is beyond words, it passes through beautiful spots of an unexplored world. If you want to test your spirit, just go on a Bike trip to the barren land of Ladakh.

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Which Best time is the best time to go on a Leh Ladakh bike trip-

Three summer months enable the biker to enjoy the Leh Ladakh trip are July to September. Also, winters are best to go on Leh Ladakh bike trip as winters have their own charm. 

Duration of Leh Ladakh Bike Trip-

Leh Ladakh bike trip is totally expended on the route you have taken. The trip depends on the weather condition, The Ideal duration would span over a period of 10 days or more. If you opt from Delhi to Leh Ladakh via Manali it would take around 15 days to enjoy the entire trip. 

Expenses of Leh Ladakh bike trip- 

 You need careful planning of the budget and the selection of Bike. Your journey may fall between 30k-40k. Fuel is a priority of bike trips and the meal is the addition of fuel. Delhi to Leh Ladakh trip is around 2570 km, therefore, the major share of your expanse will go towards the fuel.

The selection of bikes is important in a road trip. Your average expanse can be arrive depending upon the basic factors such as meal, fuel, and accommodation. This also includes the miscellaneous expenses for the Leh Ladakh bike trip. 

Choose which bike is best for a road trip-

Every bike trip depends upon the bike you choose. Choosing a kind of bike that can easily handle and is easy to maintain. While Ladakh bullet is a dream bike for most bike lovers but there are various bike options are available. You certainly need the best bike that you have driven before, and that one can be easily maintained and serviced. Whichever bike you choose, your chosen bike must have the stamina for steep gradients, cold weather, and high altitude. Here are some best bike options for the Ladakh road trip-

Royal enfield  Himayalan BS4

Royal Enfield interceptor650

KTM duke RC390

Royal Enfield thunderbird 500/350 

Bajaj Avenger Street 220

Hotel / Accommodation on your Ladakh bike trip-

During the trip, accommodation is one of the major discussion points. Rest is quite important as you are riding a bike at the highest altitude, which is the highest altitude in the world. The best option to stay in Ladakh is homestay to explore the Ladakhi culture. Local Ladakh people open their hearts and homes for guests. 

Best Leh ladakh bike trip route-

If this trip starts from Delhi as a base for the Leh Ladakh Bike trip, Ladakh via Srinagar and Ladakh via Manali are two routes that offer the best picturesque views. While riding from Srinagar will offer better road conditions and on the other hand, traveling via Manali through Rohtang pass is an equally impressive and popular route. You can choose both routes, according to your driving skills and other factors. Here we will share both route itineraries From Delhi to Leh Ladakh.

Route- 1

Delhi to Leh Ladakh

Route map- Delhi > manali> Sarchu> Leh>Nubra valley>kargil> srinagar>Delhi

Total Distance covered – 2570 KM

Route-2

Delhi to Leh Ladakh

Route Map- Delhi>Manali> Sarchu>Leh>Khardurg La>Nubra valley>Kargil>Srinagar>Delhi

Total Distance Covered- 2295 KM

Packing Tips on Leh Ladakh bike Trip-

*Leh Ladakh bike trip requires careful packing. During the trip, you will get the feeling of “Your life, Your rules” but this is not advised to go with this attitude. Breaking rules on the most dangerous and highest altitude can be dangerous as death itself. Your trip must be safe and full and full of safety by following the rules wisely.

*carry necessary medicines  with you in case you suffer from altitude sickness

*Carry enough cash with you as you will find an ATM on Manali to Leh route. 

*Trekking shoes or good quality boots.

* A camera to capture the beautiful landscape.

*Charger power bank

*Valid ID proofs and Driving Licence.

* Comfortable hamlet must be required. 

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