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Leh Ladakh- The Biker`s Paradise In India

Leh Ladakh- The Biker`s Paradise In India


Why Leh Ladakh is the biker`s paradise in India yaar leave this “pahado par le chalo chiffon ki saree pehen kar tere mere hoothon pe meethe meethe geet mitwa par dance karna hai”. 

Jammu and Kashmir’s valley includes the small city of Leh, located near the Himalayas. Biker and adventurers will find this to be one of the best getaway spots.

  • Riding these high roads in Ladakh and Leh is simply thrilling
  • With so many people visiting here each year, it’s becoming known as one of the best places to go on motorcycle tours.
  • There are hundreds of bikers riding on the highway between Manali and Leh in June, and from there you can enjoy the best weather. 
  • The bikers are not just from India but from all around the globe. The high passes in Ladakh include the world’s highest one.

How to reach

  •  Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh connects the region to other places by air.
  • Ladakh is 700 kilometres away by rail from Jammu Tawi (the closest station). From here, one can hire a cab or take a JKSRTC bus to Ladakh.
  • The road remains the most popular way to reach Ladakh. The destination can be reached by bike or Jeep. The most popular bike trips are from Delhi, Chandigarh, and Manali.

Rohtang La Pass

There is no way to complete a Ladakh bike trip without crossing Rohtang Pass. Most army personnel think it is an easy road, but only bikers know how difficult it can be to navigate this high-altitude road. As well as being very scenic, it makes for a perfect destination for photographers. You can get the best views of the Himalayas from here and also a great place to ride a motorcycle.

Towards Chenab River

As you descend the Rohtang Pass, you will come to a tiny hamlet called Gramphu. If you are travelling to Spiti, this is where you split. You can ride to the Gramphu River from here. This place is dotted with guesthouses and shacks that serve wholesome and delicious food.

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A deeper look into Ladakh

Motorcycle expeditions are very common in India, Nepal and Tibet, and many people do this circuit at least once in their lifetime. Motorbike enthusiasts find this place very enticing because of its rugged landscape. The experience of riding in landscapes of such extraordinary stature is unique. Several other sports like jeep safaris, cycling, white water rafting and trekking are very popular here too.


Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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