Day 1: Arrive Naggar (5500 ft.) Arrive Naggar where you would be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Naggar is an ancient village of Kullu District just before 18 KM of Manali. Today, we would spend the day in Naggar itself to acclimatize to the high altitude. This is absolutely necessary and is most important for the days ahead. Overnight in the hotel/Camp.
Day 2: Manali – Marhi (3313m. ; 7 – 8hrs) Approx 38 kms Embark on an exciting day of cycling to Marhi. Go through the flower valleys, forests and the tiny beautiful villages. As you arrive in Kothi, cycle through the hairpin bends till Rohalla Falls, experience the adventure at its best. Cycle up to the campsite at Marhi and stay overnight in tents or guesthouses or hotel.
Day 3: Marhi – Rohtang Pass (13052 ft.) – Sissu (3120m. ; 7 – 8hrs) Approx 54 kms Cycle along the zig-zag roads to Rohtang La (3978m). After reaching the pass, continue cycling downhill to Khoksar village. Then take a short detour and finally descend to Sissu. Stay overnight in the tents / guesthouse / hotel at Sissu.
DAY 4: Sissu – Jispa (3100 m. ; 6 – 7hrs) Approx 54 kms Start off cycling from Lahaul Valley to Tandi where the confluence of Chandra and Bhaga can be witnessed. From Tandi, climb up till Keylong. After exploring Keylong, descend to Jispa. Stay overnight in Jispa.
DAY 5: Jispa – Zing-Zing-Bar (4270 m. ; 7 – 8hrs) Approx 38 kms Today, you are going to discover the beautiful green meadows and pastureland to Darch at a height of 3235 meters. At Darcha, halt for a while to enjoy a cup of tea. Continue climbing, until you reach Patseo (3650m). Upon arrival, check-in to your room or tent for the stay overnight.
Day 6: Zing-Zing-Bar – Brandy Nallah (4,120 m. ; 7 – 8hrs) Approx 58 kms Cross the Himalayas to Sarchu and experience the hectic day along with some fun and adventure. Climb up to the Baralacha La Pass (4890m). Once you reach, you will witness the captivating views of snow-covered Barashigri, Chandrabhaga and Mulkila Peaks. Continue cycling and ride past Kiling Serai to reach Sarchu. Stay overnight in Sarchu.
Day 7: Brandy Nallah –Nakee la (5050m.) – Lachalang Pass – Pang (4530m. ; 7 – 8hrs) Approx 57 kms Start cycling early today as you have to ride a long distance today. Firstly, climb across Brandy Nallah and Whisky Nallah toward Gata Loops. Also, climb up to the Nakli La (4740 meters) and Lachalung La Pass (5100 meters). Afterwards, cross the Zanskar Range and witness the captivating views. From Lachalung La Pass, start an easy ride down till you reach Pang. Stay overnight in tents at Pang.
Day 8: Pang –More Plain (4700m.) – Tsokar Lake (4660 m. ; 7 – 8hrs) Approx 57 kms Start the day with a short ascent to the More Plains (4700m). Then you pass through Rupshu, the waterless high altitude desert. Deviate from the main road and cycle along a sandy track to reach Tsokar Lake. You will be camping near Pongunagu. Stay overnight in tents /guesthouse/hotel at TsoKar.
Day 9: Tsokar Lake –Tanglang La (5360 m.) – Lato (4084m. ; 7 – 8hrs) Approx 67 kms Wait to experience another long day of cycling today. Enjoy every bit of your trail to Rumptse. Cross the last pass Taglang La (5,328 m) first and then climb to the top of Taglang La to behold the charming views of the Himalayas and Karakoram Range. Proceed to cover a long zig zag descent to reach Rumptse. Stay overnight in Rumptse.
Day 10: Lato – Leh (3505 m. ; 8 – 9hrs) Approx 75 kms Cycle along the Kyamnar River down to Upshi. Also, en route, visit Hemis, the largest and richest Ladakhi monasteries. Also, visit ancient temples and Buddha statues. Start to cycle beside the Indus River and pass through Karu, Thiksey and the ruins of Shey Palace. At the final stage, leave Indus and enter Leh. Once you arrive in Leh, check-in to your hotel and relax.
Day 11: Leh – Khardung La – Leh (5600m. ; 7 – 8hrs) Approx 90 kms After breakfast, get ready to make the big climb today. You will be angling up to the highest motorable all weather civilian pass, the mighty Khardung La (5,602m). The view from the top is breathtaking and you can look as far away as the Indus valley. After having pour packed lunch and stopping for photos, we ride downhill to reach Leh. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
Day 12: After Breakfast group breakup. After breakfast today, you will be departing for home as the trip comes to an end.
Note: Normally we expect to carry your personal luggage on your own, if you don’t want to carry your backpack so you can give it to porter/Mules, but you have to informed us in advance and have to pay Rs.300/- extra per day per bag.