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Leh Ladakh Bike Trip : A Trip to Heaven

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India is filled with wonders and magnificent  places to explore. The diversity in language, cultures, history, traditions, people and even diverse geography makes India an attractive tourist destination. The trans Himalayan state of Ladakh offers an extreme hardcore experiences for the tourists than the pleasant mellow states of HImachal Pradesh, Jammu Kashmir nd Uttarakhand. A lot of adventurers are leaning towards nature-based outdoor experiences. A road trip in the mountains is the best cure for a stressed out life and getting a break while connecting with the nature around you. 

Bike trips are gaining popularity as you drive yourself on two wheels to the top of the world. The bike trips to Ladakh are filled with brand new experiences, thrills and activities. The lofty terrain, rough landscapes and barren valleys present you with adrenaline pumping challenges which you don’t usually come across in cities. A bike trip offers you sightseeing, activities, village walks, thrilling experience of driving at the highest roads and passess. Following are some popular bike tours which almost every tour agency offers. 

Leh Sightseeing 

In this road trip you explore the famous tourist places all around Leh and other parts of Ladakh. The sightseeing packages include local sightseeing places like the beautiful Leh Palace, Jama Masjid, Tsemo Gompa, calming monasteries, Indus river excursions, local market etc. The 6 Days/5 nights package includes basic standard facilities like meals, accommodation, guide, transport, rental Himalayan Royal Enfields, oxygen cylinders, helmets, fuels, toll taxes, inner line permit etc. The famous tourist spots to visit in Ladakh are Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso, Tso Moriri, Kargil, Lamayuru, Hemis, Khardungla, Changla, villages like Stoyk, Turtuk, Hanoo, Nimoo etc.

Srinagar- Leh

A trip from heaven to paradise. The road trip from Srinagar to Leh takes you through some exciting, marvelous journey from flowery valleys of Kashmir to isolated beige Zanskar Valley. Both are equally beautiful in their own element. Your journey begins from Srinagar, the city of beautiful pleasant lakes and lush green gardens to the freezing deserted city of Leh, full of monasteries and gompas. The route is challenging, yet picturesque at the same time. Get an opportunity to drive yourself to the highest motorable road of Khardungla and have the best camping experience at Nubra valley and Pangong Tso. 

Srinagar-Leh-Manali

This terrific trio makes the best of Himalayan road trips for bikers. You basically  live on the road and drive where the road takes you that day. The views are dynamic at every turn, every city. The mountains change their color from icy white snow to beige with snow capped peaks. The beautiful city of lakes, Srinagar is the origin of  your adventurous 11 Day road trip. You can stay in the Shikharas, shop in the local floating market at Dal Lake, stroll in Mughal Gardens, mosques, collect souvenirs such as exquisite Kashmiri silk shawls, scarves, carpets, dry fruits or fruits. Do not miss out on the opportunity to try out the local cuisines of every state you stay in. 

The northern Himalayan states display the best sides of the Himalayan ranges. It is not only an adventure to bike through uneven roads and lofty terrains but also a self reflecting journey. The serene lakes, rivers, monasteries offer a peaceful space where your mind often goes blank or flushes out all the chaotic thoughts rushing in.  Trip to the mountains often results in a perspective shift which living in a monotonous lifestyle might not offer. Your outlook changes as you set out in the actual world surrounded with nothing but sky high mountains and some friendly people. 

The winters in the trans Himalayan region are extreme resulting in heavy snowfalls and landslides. Hence. the majority of the months, the roads are blocked and airports shut down. The best time to venture into the wild would be between the summer months of April to September. The temperatures are fairly mild and dry, perfect for camping, exploring, riding bikes.

 

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