Ladakh is a Union territory in India, which is divided majorly into two towns Leh, followed by Kargil, each of which headquarters a district. Leh Ladakh is one of the most beautiful regions in India. Everybody wants to once visit this beauty, often known as “Heaven to Earth”. A bike tour to Leh Ladakh means riding through harsh weather, high altitude and freezing cold, it will be more difficult than any other bike tour. At the same time, it will also be a thrilling and challenging tour of your life.
Things To Remember – Leh Ladakh Bike Tour
There are significant things to recall while you are venturing out to Leh Ladakh on a bike tour.
Traveling to Leh Ladakh on a bike tour needs a lot of physical and mental preparation.
Leh Ladakh Bike Tour Package
Leh Ladakh road tour via bike is always an experience unmatched by any other.
|Leh Ladakh Bike Tour Package
|7 days / 6 nights
|Leh Ladakh Bike Tour from Delhi
|9 days / 8 nights
|Leh Ladakh Bike Tour with camping
|8 days / 7 nights
|Leh Ladakh Bike Tour from Kolkata
|7 days / 6 nights
While there are some more important things to remember on Leh Ladakh bike tour package:-
The best time to visit Leh Ladakh is during the summer season from the month of April to July, and during this time, the temperature is also low between 10-20 degree celsius. While traveling to Leh Ladakh via bike, you should ensure that the weather is moderate, because during winter, it is not very advisable to visit. During winter, the temperature is below -0 degree celsius,so it is not advisable to go, as oxygen level also comes down significantly.
Choosing the best bike
There are some selected bikes which are suitable for the Leh Ladakh Bike tour. Here are, our selected best bikes:-
- Royal Enfield Bullet 350 cc
- Royal Enfield Himalayan
- Bajaj Dominar 400 cc
- Yamaha Fazer
- Yamaha FZ
- KTM DUKE 200/250/390 cc
- Hero XPulse 200 cc
- Jawa 42
- Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 cc
While traveling to Leh Ladakh via bike, there are some things to carry, which are:-
Basic Travel Kit
While traveling on a bike tour to Leh Ladakh, you should keep a travel kit with yourself, because you may not things easily, a kit can be a lifesaver at that time. Things which must be inside the travel kit are:-
– Route Map (Leh ladakh)
– Water Bottles
– Extension cord and charger of your cell phone.
– some essential tour medicines
-Locks for bag
Carry extra cells for the torch.
Ladakh is a region which is always under strict surveillance by the officers. So, carrying all the essential legal documents is an important and a mandatory thing. You might be in deep trouble, if you don’t carry such documents. Carry at least a legal government issued Aadhar Card, Pan Card, Passport and don’t forget to carry your driving license.
Carry your partner’s legal documents also.
There are some things for which you must have a backup plan. These are:-
Fuel stations are scarcely located in Leh ladakh. Always keep your full tank full, in case you see any fuel station, fill your tank and also keep some in store. For a bike tour, it is very important to carry some extra fuel as a backup plan, because you don’t know when the next fuel station will come. So, it is better to carry some extra fuel.
Facilities like ATM machines might not be easily found while traveling to Leh Ladakh.
So, keeping extra cash is very much essential, so that if you want to stay in some hotels for a night, it can be easily done. So, always carry sufficient cash while traveling on this journey.
In Leh Ladakh regions, the connection is very fickle. Only the Postpaid BSNL connections work there. So, if you are coming from a different state, get yourself a postpaid connection to be in touch with family.
While traveling to Leh Ladakh on a bike, there are certain things which you should not forget to carry .
i. Your vehicle’s spare key.
Carry a spare key of your vehicle, keep one with yourself and other with your partner, if any. Don’t keep that spare key in your luggage, keep it in your pockets or somewhere else.
ii. Tool kit for bikes.
iii. Tube for both the front and rear wheels.
iv. Screwdriver set
v. Nylon ropes & bungee cords.
After tying your luggage to the bungee cords, keep checking if it is tied properly, and after every short interval, check if your luggage is there or not. Ensure safety for your luggage, otherwise it may get misplaced and most.
vi. Cables for the clutch, brake and accelerator.
vii. Puncture repair kit, tools for removing the wheel.
While traveling to Leh Ladakh via bike tour, it is a must to carry your gumboots. The weather in Leh Ladakh is very unpredictable and fickle, so if your shoes are wet, it will not be easily dried. So, it is important to carry your gumboots. There are several streams to cross, so you’ll need gumboots or other waterproof boots if you are riding a bike.
A bike tour to Leh Ladakh will not only fill one of the items in your bucket list, but will also give immense pleasure and happiness in your life.