If you are willing to go on a thrilled, adventurous trip on a mystical land with your companion; that is on your bike that will provide you with all the essence of discovery in no time as you ride through the even and sometimes uneven pathways while you are riding. Make sure you have chosen Leh Ladakh for an enthralling bike journey to absorb the beauty and the purity of the area that will swirl you for choosing the better option of being one with nature. You can feel the presence of the heavens residing on earth. The immemorial journey through the clouds resting on the mountain lands offers you a panoramic tour at a go.
Make sure that you have serviced your bike (do have such a bike that will not create any hazardous effect on your trio after all mountain roads are a bit bumpy). And if you think that bike rides are fun and that also on the mountain roads then set out with your bike through the Himalayan ranges covered in snow and the dancing bliss that will be casting a spell on you on your bike trip. If you are not travelling by bike from your residential zone then you can hire a bike from the point (Delhi, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Manali, Chandigarh) before you set out for your Leh Ladakh bike journey. You should make sure that you have your Rohtang Pass permission made beforehand before you are out on your journey by bike.
Not every kind of bike is perfect for travelling a longer trip; especially on the mountain pathways. You must make sure that you possess or hire the below-mentioned bikes:
- Royal Enfield
- Royal Enfield Himalayan
- KTM Duke
- CBR- 250
- Bajaj Pulsar
- Hero Impulse
- Bajaj Vikrant
- Yamaha Fazer
- Yamaha FZ
These bikes are considered to be the most reliable bikes that will carry you smoothly with less trouble while you are riding on the mountain regions of Leh Ladakh. Make sure that you are carrying enough petrol bottles to make your vehicle going. Though some bikes in the list do not possess a heavy engine like; Bajaj Vikrant, Hero Impulse, Yamaha Fazer and Yamaha FZ. Though these bikes can carry you with no hectic pace on the mountain roads. It is all about what suits the most on the mountain roads and not just how good or attractive a bike is.
A trip to Leh Ladakh on your bike is always advisable from June to September. After all, it is when the bikers will be able to enjoy the tourist spots just like others. Except for the monsoons as it is a bit difficult to travel on your bike to Leh Ladakh whereas on the bike it is a total 15 days trip for the bikers. You can start your journey either from Manali or from Srinagar as these two places offer an easy route for the bikers to travel from. As you begin your journey you will be fascinated by the beautiful trails and the panoramic tour you will be going through while you are the one merging yourself with nature.
If you are thinking about starting your bike journey from Manali then you have to start your journey from Delhi to Manali then you will be crossing Sarchu, Leh, Khardung La, Nubra Valley, Kargil, Srinagar and back to Delhi.
And if you are taking the route to Leh Ladakh from Srinagar then you will begin your bike journey from Delhi to Jalandhar to other sites you will be crossing like Jammu, Srinagar, Kargil, Leh, Karu, Sarchu, Manali and after that, again back to Delhi.
You will be inspired by the snow-clad mountains, the steep curves, the sanctified monasteries, the villages and other spots that will be a part of the journey you are about to dive into. You must not forget to take your prescribed medications out on your journey after all Acute Mountain Sickness is a common thing most bikers face on their trip. You must carry two bottles of water with you to keep yourself hydrated. Do make sure that your Inner Line Permits are for this the facilities will be provided to you by the permit granted by the DC office in Leh make sure you pay a visit as it is a mandatory thing to do. Take enough money in cash on your trip.