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A ride to remember: Enjoy a private cycling tour by Prune from Manali to Leh 

 

Do you want to plan a thrilling escape away from city life with your squad? Prune has got the perfect travel experience package for you! Now you can ride your way through some of the most beautiful valleys from Manali to Leh on your bicycle. It will be an adventurous journey that will leave you and your gang exhilarated. 

 

It is a 9-day trip from Manali to Leh, where you can explore the lush green valley of Kullu, pristine salt lakes, scenic mountain deserts, small mountain villages, and peaceful Buddhist monasteries. In your 478km long journey to Leh, you can make a thousand fun memories as you witness one of the most beautiful places in the world on your bicycle. 

 

To reach your destination, you will cross 5 mountain passes. These are Tanglang La, Lachulung La, Nakee La, Baralacha La, and Rohtang pass. And another exciting part is that you get to ride on the world’s highest motorable road at 18,600 ft which has recently opened to travelers. The view from this 5606-meter pass will leave you stunned with its raw beauty. Riding your bicycle through the snow-capped mountains will be one of the best experiences that Prune has planned with great care just for you!

 

 

About Leh-Ladakh 

 

Leh is the largest town of Ladakh which stands at an altitude of 3500m. It is a stunningly beautiful place situated amid the Himalayas and Karakoram, and you will feel like you are at the top of the world, quite literally. This charming landscape should be your go-to dream destination for both thrills and to have solitary time in untouched nature. From the winding roads and gleaming lakes to lush green valleys and rugged mountains, there’s a lot Leh has to offer to make the traveler in you happy. 

 

You will also love the cultural aspect of the place. One can notice the Tibet-Buddhist influence here with several monasteries in and around the region. These famous monasteries should be on your itinerary once you bicycle your way here in our tour package. Besides them, the sprawling landscape and mountain glaciers of this location will leave you mesmerized. The best time to visit Leh-Ladakh is Mid-June to October, and you can plan the trip to this piece of paradise with Prune’s package. We assure you that riding a bicycle from Manali to Leh will be a unique experience of your life. 

 

 

What’s included in the tour package

 

Bicycle

Car for emergency assistance

3 Meals

Camping equipment

 

 

Departure and return point

 

The departure point is old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh at 9 am. The return would be from Upper Tukcha Road, Leh.

 

 

Travel itinerary of Prune’s tour package

 

Day 1: The journey begins from Manali to Marhi, a small settlement between Manali and Rohtang La on the Manali-Leh highway. You have to ride your way through winding roads on your bicycle to Marhi and spend the night in a tent. Lunch and dinner will be available. 

 

Day 2: On the second day of cycling, you ride from Marhi to Tandi by crossing Rohtang pass. Here, you will get to enjoy the beautiful view of mountain peaks and glaciers. Then you leave for Khoksar and camp near the Bhaga river. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be available.

 

Day 3: The third day is about cycling from Tandi to Patseo. As you continue your ride, the area starts to get more deserted. You will find the last market on this day of the tour. From then on, it’s only sprawling landscape and uneven roads. You will finally camp at Patseo for the night.

 

Day 4: You will ride through the second pass Baralacha La on this day. The route to be covered is Patseo to Sarchu. The roads are not too steep, and initially, they are paved for you to ride on them with ease. You can witness views of the landscape as you make your way to Sarchu through a rough path. 

Day 5: You can take a rest on this day, and enjoy the beauty of nature around you. If you’re into photography, you can use the day to click pictures of the scenic location. 

 

Day 6: The route covered today would be from Sarchu to Whisky Nallah. It is relatively an easy ride until you reach Gata Loops. The roads start to curve from here. While on the way to Whisky Nallah, you might get a chance to witness a Himalayan blue sheep. 

 

Day 7: On this day, you ride from Whisky Nallah to Lake Tsokar. You will begin your journey to the second highest pass, which is Lachalung La. The climb could be challenging because of the uneven roads, but it’s just a short distance to cover. While the road may not be easy to ride on, you will come across spectacular landscapes that will make it worth it. You can take a short break in Pang before heading onto the flat mountain desert Debring. From here, you will cover the short distance of 3km to salt lake Tsokar to camp for the night. 

 

Day 8: This will be the most challenging day of the trip as you cover the route from Lake Tsokar to Rumpste. There’s an unpaved road in this 26km stretch of Tanglang La pass. Finally, you will get to ride on a smoother paved road after you cover that part of the journey from the pass. You’ll reach a small village after days which is called Rumtse. Here, you can explore the monasteries and Buddhist settlements. 

 

Day 9: The last leg of this tour would be Rumptse to Leh. You will ride down on a hilly road through beautiful landscapes till police checkpoint Upshi. After that, you can follow the river Indus to Leh. You will witness the mountains in all their glory. On the way, you will come across famous monasteries and villages you can take your time to explore before you continue your journey. Finally, you will reach your destination of Leh. It is a journey you’ll never forget.

 

 

Additional information

 

You will receive the confirmation after 48 hours of booking. Tour booking is subject to availability

Public transportation is available

You need a good level of fitness to undertake this journey

The package is only available for a private group

Not recommended for travelers with medical problems, pregnancy, and back issues

 

 

Cancellation policy

 

If you wish to cancel your tour, you need to do so 24 hours in advance. This tour package also requires good weather conditions to take place. Prune can cancel the travel experience or postpone it if the weather is poor, keeping your safety in mind. Feel free to get in touch with Prune regarding more details about the tour or cancellation policy.