Biking India's Nubra Valley

Price from
US$ 2,390
Duration
14 Days / 13 Nights
Distance
484 km
Tour code
IND-DNV
Next departure
17-Jun-2018
Number of Cycling Days 8
Average Distance Per Day: 61
0
150 Km
Average Climbing Per Day: 1
0
2,250 m
Total Cycling Distance 484 kilometres
Accommodation Included
Bike Hire Mountain Bike: US$ 175
Single Supplement US$ 620

All About this Tour

This exhilarating trip through the high altitude mountain desert of Ladakh takes you over passes, into remote valleys, alongside glacier–fed rivers and through Tibetan villages. Be among the first to bicycle a new road over Warila Pass and cycle through the beautiful Sakti and Nubra Valleys. This tour ends on the highest note possible, a cycle up (and of course down) one of the highest motorable roads in the world.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Meet at a hotel in New Delhi for a welcome dinner.

Day 2

We fly to Leh and take it easy to acclimate to the sudden change in alti-tude. Go for a slow walk around Leh to visit the palace or the market.

Day 3

We visit the Stok Palace Museum and then try out our bikes and lungs with a ride to Stakna and Thiksey monasteries.

Day 4

We transfer to Nemo and start cycling along the Zanskar River through a spectacular gorge to Chilling for a raft down the river on Grade 3 rapids. Transfer to Likir.

Day 5

Transfer to the top of Tsermachenla for a fantastic roller coaster ride back to Likir. Stop at a monastery with a huge Buddha statue before continu-ing the downhill blast to Nemo. Head back to Leh for dinner.

Day 6

We begin our trip to the Nubra Valley with a gradual climb up through a valley to the village of Sakti. Looking ahead you can see our destination, Warila Pass.

Day 7

It's a long and steady climb to the top of Warila Pass for impressive moun-tain views. Down the other side, we cycle through the large villages of Tangyar and Khyungru.

Day 8

Our downhill blitz passes traditional Ladakhi homes, before climbing gradually to Khalsar. Here, we join the Karakoram highway into the Nubra Valley.

Day 9

The landscape changes to sand dunes as we cycle to Hundar and on to the Muslim village of Turtuk.

Day 10

A rest day as we transfer to Khalsar and then set up camp in pastures close to the North Pulu check post.

Day 11

Many switchbacks take us to the top of Khardungla Pass and the highest point of the trip. After soaking in the amazing views of the valleys and snow-capped peaks, it's an exhilarating downhill to Leh.

Day 12

We fly to New Delhi and transfer to our hotel.

Day 13

We tour New Delhi, visiting the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, and Qutab Mi-nar. Meet up for a farewell dinner.

Day 14

Onward travel.

Additional journey information

Meets: New Delhi
Ends: New Delhi
Fly in to: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
Fly out of: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
Countries visited: India
Minimum age: 18 (on scheduled departures)

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