4 Night / 5 Days
Pangong lake is a gem of the Ladakh region. This 140-kilometre-long salt lake is located at an altitude of 4,250 metres, 30% of the lake is in India whereas the other part is in Tibet. This Himalayan wetland reserve is an important breeding site for migratory birds. Spangmik is a small village on the bank of the lake where inhabitants rear pashmina goats.
To access Pangong lake, you will drive through Chang La pass which is one of the highest motorable passes in the world at an altitude of 5,360 metres above sea level. Then, you will pass through Tangtse, a pleasant village situated 35 kilometres from Pangong lake.
You can combine the Pangong lake tour with the visit of several monasteries in the Indus valley. You can visit Chemrey monastery, Hemis monastery, Thiksey monastery and Shey palace. If you have more time, you can include Stakna monastery and Stok palace in your itinerary.
The Pangong lake tour can be done in one, two or three days. It is recommended that you take at least two days for this tour so that you have time to visit the monasteries of the Indus valley:
Get welcomed traditionally as you arrive at 'Land of high passes - Leh' by our local representative.
Today is your day to get acclimatized to the natural cold surroundings.
Relish lunch and rest into your cosy blankets admiring the views of the giant chocolate brown mountains.
Later in the evening its time to meet your bikes and your experienced tour captain who will guide you throughout the tour.
Gear up and head out for a mini ride to the Shanti Stupa and gaze at the beautiful sunset with a pictorial view of the city, and then, head towards the Leh Palace.
Come back to Leh Mall Road for shopping and having some local cuisines.
Get back to the hotel for savouring hot-piping dinner.
Snuggle up in your beds and you have an action-packed day tomorrow.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Leh.
Places covered today: Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Hills, SECMOL (3-idiots school), Zanskar - Indus confluence.
Wake up to scenic views of mountains from your window.
Savour delicious breakfast and prepare for an adventurous ride to the legendary 'Sham Valley'.
Visit the Hall of Fame - a museum that pays homage to the soldiers of the Indo-Pak war of 1986.
Relish holy Langaar for lunch at the Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib as you soak in the divinity of the surroundings.
Later its time to challenge the gravitational laws of Einstein as you ride to nature's wonder - Magnetic Hills.
Proceed your ride to the magnificent sight of the confluence of the Zanskar-Indus rivers which is also the world’s highest river rafting
After a thrilling adventure, you will visit the SECMOL actual 3-idiots school where you get admission 10th to fail and student teaches students.
Enjoy your delicious dinner at the hotel and nestle into your beds as you are going to experience the best of Ladakh tomorrow.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Leh.
Places covered today: Khardung La, Hunder White Sand Dunes, Deskit Monastery.
Brace yourself for the ultimate adventure of your life and drive on the highest motorable road in the world - Khardung La.
Drive back to Leh and evening is free for your leisure.
Savour a delicious dinner accompanied by a discussion session around the bonfire.
Overnight in Nubra Valley camps under the starlit sky.
This morning after a lovely breakfast ride to Pangong Lake on the Indo-China border.
The route takes the visitor past the striking villages of Shey and Thiksey and turns off the Indus valley by the side valley of Chemrey and Shakti.
Click some amazing instagrammable pictures with the famous '3-idiots scooter' and 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan's Bullet' which is just next to the lake.
Drive back through the same route passing Chang La pass and visit Thiksey Gompa and Shey Gompa en-route.
The Thiksey Monastery is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive Gompas in Ladakh and is inspired by Potala Palace in Lhasa.
Rest for a while and later savour a lip-smacking dinner.
Overnight at your hotel in Leh.
Post breakfast, depart from Leh for your onward journey.
We will drop you to the airport.
End your Leh Ladakh bike tour package with a bag full of memories.