Bike Trip - Turtuk Valley

5 Nights / 6 Days

Overview

Route 5: LEH LADAKH – KHARDUNG LA – NUBRA VALLEY COLD DESERT(DISKIT & HUNDER) – TURTUK VILLAGE(THE LAST VILLAGE BETWEEN INDIA & PAKISTAN) – PANGONG TSO(SHARED LAKE BETWEEN INDIA & CHINA) – TANGSTE - LEH

 

DURATION: 05 NIGHTS & 06 DAYS  || RIDING DISTANCE: 760 KMS

 

FIXED DEPARTURE DATES FROM SRINAGAR: 16-Jun, 26-Jun, 06-Jul, 15-Jul, 25-Jul, 04-Aug, 13-Aug, 23-Aug, 02-Sep, 12-Sep'2020

 

HIGH MOUNTAIN PASSES COVERED: KHARDUNG LA, WARIL LA, CHANG LA

 

Itinerary
Day 1 : (Leh) Arrival in Leh || Rest & Acclimatization Day

On arriving in Leh, get briefed on the programme and upcoming events of your journey. Thereafter, transfer to the guesthouse and enjoy an overnight stay.

Day 2 : (Nubra Valley) Leh – Khardung La – Nubra Valley (approx. 130 km) || Bike Allotment & Gear Up for Highest Motorable Road

This section of the excursion takes you to Nubra Valley. Due to its high altitude and the sand dunes found here, this remote settlement is often referred to as the desert in the sky. The route to the village goes through the famed Khardung La. At an altitude of over 18000 feet, this pass is one of the highest motorable roads in the world. Driving on this route, enjoy scenic views of the surrounding landscape before reaching your destination. Upon arrival in Nubra Valley, transfer to your camp and stay overnight.

Day 3 : (Nubra Valley) Nubra to Turtuk to Nubra (3,001 m) | 200 KMS | 7 Hours

After the sun peeps out, you will pack your bags as you will leave for Turtuk village which was under Pakistan before 197 1. Nestled in the Nubra tehsil, 205 km from the Leh town, on the banks of the Shyok River, it is the last village before LO C. With stunning beauty throughout the valley, you will be blessed with views you might have not seen before. After exploring Turtuk you will ride back towards Nubra.

Bikes, Breakfast, Dinner and Overnight Stay at Swiss Camps in Nubra 

Day 4 : (Pangong) Nubra valley to Pangong Tso (approx. 130 km)

Gear up for the adventure this day holds for you, it is for sure going to blow your mind. Instead of simply returning to Leh, you will now head to the Pangong Tso lake. This road provides for the actual thrill of riding in Ladakh. If off-roading and river crossing were on your biking adventure list, this day accommodates everything. From the very first glimpse of it, Pangong Lake is known to leave a lasting impression on visitors. Take the narrow stretch of land that leads you directly to the lake and be greeted by a huge mass of water that stretches over 100 km and extends from India to China. Click memorable pictures with the deep azure water or just stand there mesmerized by the lake’s beauty – the experience is nothing short of exceptional. Overnight stay at Pangong.

Day 5 : (Leh) Pangong Tso to Leh (approx. 225 km)

In this phase of the biking adventure in Ladakh trip, travel to Pangong Tso to relish its spectacular sights. Situated at an altitude of around 14000 feet, this lake stretches from India to China. On a good day, numerous species of migratory and resident birds can be seen here. While travelling towards the lake, pass through Chang La, another high mountain pass. After reaching the destination, enjoy a bonfire and then an overnight stay in tents.

Day 6 : (Leh) Departure from Leh after the Breakfast

Get transfer to the airport on your own to board the flight for your onward journey.

Hotel Detail
Hotel Type Hotel Name
Standard The Galwan Palace
Hotel Type Hotel Name
Standard The Ladakh Camps
Hotel Type Hotel Name
Standard Royal Riders Camps
Price Summary
Hotel Type 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax 8 Pax Extra Adult
Standard 16500 16500 16500 16500 16500
Transfers
Transport Type Travel From Travel To Vehicle Type
Other Info

  1. Personal expenses like Telephone, Laundry, Tips and Table Drinks etc.
  2. Any type of insurance-Medical, Accidental, theft
  3. Any Airfare / Rail fare other than what is mentioned in “Inclusions”
  4. Airport, Railway station or Bus stop pick up or drop
  5. Cost of any spare part which will be used due to the accidental damage incurred when the motorbike is in rider’s possession.
  6. The cost incurred to transfer or tow the motorbike in case it is dropped on the way.
  7. Vehicle servicing or maintenance cost
  8. Any lunch and other meals not mentioned in package inclusions
  9. Security deposit per motorbike of Rs. 10,000/- . As per the deposit policy (This is refundable at the end of the trip if there is no damage or spare parts used.)
  10. Parking and monument entry fees during sightseeing.
  11. Any cost incurred due to extension, change of itinerary due to natural calamities, road, blocks, vehicle breakdown, union issues and factors beyond our control
  12. Additional accommodation/food cost incurred due to any delay
  13. Riding Gears for the rider which can be hired (Knee pads and Elbow guards - Rs. 750/-, Riding Gloves – Rs. 500/-, for the whole trip)
  14. Extra luggage other than allowed one 60 litres of rucksack/backpack shall be charged at Rs. 250 per day/10 kg
  15. Applicable GST
  16. Anything that is not mentioned in the Inclusion sections

How to Join

Join Now Our participation process is very simple. You may book online to reserve your seat or call us at 8010 22 44 22 between 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM on any working day. Alternatively, you may email us at info@internationalyouthclub.org for booking and assistance.

 

You may Book Offline through NEFT or Direct Transfer by making the payment in below bank account: 

  • Bank Name: YES Bank 
  • Account Name: International Youth Club 
  • Account Number: 006188700000308 
  • IFSC Code: YESB0000061 
  • Branch: Saket, New Delhi 

 

You need to email NEFT/Transfer/Proof of deposit details at info@internationalyouthclub.org along with Expedition Name, Date of Reporting, Participant’s- Name, Mobile, Email, DOB, City and Gender in order to send you the confirmation within 48 working hours from our side.

Notes :

 

Own Bike & Fuel 2 Person 1 Bike 1 Person 1 Bike Seat in Traveler
12500 16500 21500 16500
  • The check-in time is 12 noon/early check-in subject to availability of a room.
  • We require a minimum strength of 6 riders to operate one group. We have the right to cancel the group if we do not get minimum strength of riders in any group.
  • If there are any additional expenses due to bad weather or any other reason beyond the control of the tour operator on account of a hotel stay, transportation, and meals etc. extra bill will be raised. Neither the International Youth Club nor the participating partners/hotels will be responsible for the additional expenses.
  • International Youth Club is not responsible for any change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, etc
  • If any group member wants to leave group in-between the tour then he/she has to pay the cost for transportation of bike from point of leaving the tour till Manali drop
  • Group members would have to get own riding gears. Wearing a helmet, carrying a valid ID proof & Driving license is mandatory.
  • All guests will be responsible for the safety and security of their own luggage. We will not be at all responsible for the damage/missing / lost luggage. So carry a small daypack bags to carry all expensive things with you.
  • Compensation for any damage/accident done by you during the tour to other property/person would be directly payable by you.
  • List of Accommodation/Stays during your Motor Biking Expedition 2020

    Destination

    Hotel/Camps

    Kullu Manali

    Meridian Adventure Camps/ Riverside Rafting Camps/Jannat Resort/Manu Vatika/BD Resort/Golden Medows/Similar

    Jispa

    Billing Adventure Swiss Camps Jispa/Jispa Journey Camps/Similar

    Sarchu

    Garja Hills Swiss Camps/Gold Drop Camps/Similar

    Leh

    The Silk Route/Three Roses/The Himalaya/Cho Palace/The Galwan Palace/Eco Exotic/Similar

    Nubra

    Royal Riders Camps/The Nature Nest/Habib Guest House/Similar

    Pangong

    The Ladakh Camps/The Nature Nest/Similar

    Hanle

    Homestay

    Tsomoriri

    Dorjey Camps/Tso Kar Camps/Swiss Camps/Similar

    Kargil

    The Zojila Residency/Similar

    Srinagar/Sonmarg

    Deluxe Swiss Camps/Similar

     

 

Important Note : (We will run the departures subject to having a minimum group strength of 6 to 8 riders in each batch. We have the right to cancel the departure due to insufficient members in the batches. In such a situation, guests are eligible for a full refund . )

Foreign Nationals have to pay separately for the permits for Khardungla and Pangong Tso. Basic First Aid Kit. It’s advised that one should bring his/her own medicines which are known and suitable to him. Tour Leader cum Guide to managing the group by taking all safety measures. The group has to follow him to make the tour a success.

We provide well experienced and skilled Royal Enfield Mechanic with spare parts and tools. They are well trained to handle large groups. The spares used on the way will be chargeable. Backing vehicle – a 4 wheel drive (Xylo/Innova/tempo) for mechanical and medical support. In a case of an emergency if any rider is feeling uneasy then he can sit in it and the mechanic will ride the bike. Only one rucksack/backpack of 60 litres will be adjusted as it will be having tools and spares too.

  1. Accommodation in Hotels / Camps / Guest Houses on double/triple sharing
  2. Meals - Breakfast and Dinner. Dinner on Check-in Day to Breakfast on Check out Day
  3. Bike with fuel, helmet, reflector jacket and rider’s batch
  4. Services of experienced Road Captain and Motorbike Mechanic from Himachal or Ladakh
  5. Services of a backup seat in a vehicle for a group of more than 10 motorbikes restricted for exigencies
  6. First Aid kit and Oxygen cylinder at dispersal with the trip leader
  7. Sightseeing in Leh Ladakh
  8. Bike permits and Inner Line permit of all participants
  9. Facility to carry luggage in a vehicle restricted to 1 Rucksack / Duffle bag of 60 Liters per motorbike
  10. Certificate on completion of the trip