MOUNTAIN BIKING IN LADAKH-7 NIGHTS 8 DAYS
MOUNTAIN BIKING IN LADAKH-7 NIGHTS 8 DAYS Ladakh is the land of high passes and it is that one must visit destination bookmarked by all adventure fanatics. Its heart throbbing offbeat trails overlooking the snow-clad peaks, and shimmering lakes offer a great place for mountain biking. With every turn you take, you are greeted with an impressive landscape, breath-taking views and challenging trails ultimately arousing the daredevil in you. This fascinating land does not only boast its natural grandeur but of its majestic monasteries that are often perched on or nestled in lofty mountains inspire mountain bikers and other adventurists to include them in their bucket list. The high mountain passes and the alpine lakes often connected with rough trails may challenge the determination of the bikers but often reward them with experiences that are unparalleled. In our 7N/8D mountain biking tour, we offer you an adventure of a lifetime. Traversing through landmarks like Shey Gompa, Thiksey Gompa and Hemis Monastery, this tour will help you to travel to places like Hyamnya - Chumathang, Sumdo - Karzok, Debring - Upshi and back to Leh. Our package will give you an opportunity to see Ladakh in a different way, camp in the midst of the barren land or villages and visit small sea-green lakes as well as get a glance of exotic bird species such as Himalayan Snow Cock and Fork Tailed Swift. Also visit some attractions like Shakyamuni Buddha, Chumathang hot springs, Mahe Bridge, Tsomoriri Lake and Tazang Tso.
Day1 DELHI - LEH (COMPLETE REST IN LEH FOR ACCLIMATISATION) In the morning, take flight for Leh from Delhi airport. On arrival at Leh, our representative will be there to greet you and transfer to the hotel. After lunch, we will proceed for a short leisurely walk around the main bazaar exploring several curio, cafes and handicraft shops. By late evening, return back to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day2 LEH - NIMMO (30 KMS/3-4 HRS RIDE) (BIKING TRIP START FROM HERE) In the morning, our biking expert will see you and familiarize you with bikes. Enjoy an exciting bike ride to Nimmo. Enjoy a night stay in guest house at Nimmo.
Day3 NIMMO - ALCHI (38 KMS/4 HRS) In the morning after breakfast, we will proceed for our bike ride to Alchi. En-route, visit the Basgo known for its Buddha statue and Likir Monastery. On arrival at Likir, visit the old age monastery located there. Enjoy a night stay in camp.
Day4 After breakfast in the morning, start your bike ride to Lamayuru. Here, visit Lamayuru monastery, which was founded in the 10th century by Rinchen Zangpo. This Gompa is nestled amidst the massive mountains and is believed to be the oldest Gompa in the central Ladakh. An overnight stay in the camp.
Day5 LAMAYURU - LEH (140 KMS/BY CAR) Today morning, we will visit the Lamayuru monastery to take part in the morning prayer ceremony and experience the power of spirituality. An overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Day6 LEH - THE KHARDUNG LA PASS (41 KMS/5580 MTS) - LEH We will start our day a bit early in the morning and proceed for the Khardung - La Pass after light comes up. Biking 26 miles at a height of 6000 feet is an ultimate adventure you can experience. It is the highest motorable road offering stunning views from the top. We will move from the Indus valley in the South to the giants of the Saser Massif in the North. As we will finish the trip, you will feel proud on your achievements and have a satisfying lifetime memories. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel/guest house.
Day7 RAFTING FROM CHILLING TO NIMMO IN ZANSKAR RIVER (LEVEL 3 PLUS) Today after breakfast, we will proceed to experience the most magical moment by undertaking rafting from Chilling to Nimmo in Zanskar River. After lunch at camp in Nimmo, we will return back to Leh. An overnight stay at the guest house in Leh.
Day8 LEH - DELHI Transfer to the airport early in the morning to catch a flight for Delhi.
End of the trip and services.