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Manali to Leh Ride - Exodus Travels
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15 days

Manali to Leh Ride

Start and end in New Delhi
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
15
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33395
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Itinerary

Start and end in New Delhi! With the Bicycle tour Manali to Leh Ride, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 9 other destinations in India. Manali to Leh Ride includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Delhi.
  2. Day 2: Train to Chandigarh; drive to Mandi.
  3. Day 3: Drive to Manali; free afternoon to explore.
  4. Day 4: Acclimatisation ride around Manali.
  5. Day 5: Gradually climb through alpine forest towards Marhi.
  6. Day 6: Cycle to Sissu over the Rohtang La (3946m).
  7. Day 7: Cycle from Sissu to Patseo via the oasis town of Keylong.
  8. Day 8: Ride over the Baralacha La (4933m) and on to Sarchu.
  9. Day 9: A challenging day, via Nakli La (4948m) and Lachalung La (5100m), to Pang.
  10. Day 10: Across the Mori Plains to Tsokar Lake.
  11. Day 11: Explore the nomad settlements around the lake; ride over the Taglang La (5350m) to Lato.
  12. Day 12: Ride to Leh, visiting Thikse Monastery en route.
  13. Day 13: Climb to Khardung La (5602m), one of the highest motorable roads in the world; exhilarating downhill ride back to Leh.
  14. Day 14: Fly to Delhi; optional sightseeing tour.
  15. Day 15: End Delhi.
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    · October 16th, 2013
    Some real challenging cycling in an unbelievably beautiful part of the world, that can best be experienced on a bike. The scenery changes daily, and it would be difficult to find a more amazing landscape to cycle through anywhere else in the world. You... Show more
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    · September 16th, 2013
    A trip of a lifetime. Agonisingly hard at times on the way up. Joyful and endless descents. A challenging but totally amazing trip. The scenery on the clear days was stunning. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Reaching the top of the... Show more
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    · September 8th, 2012
    This is the ultimate cycling challenge with progressively higher passes, stunning Indian Himalyan panoramas  fast-paced, white knuckle downhills and diverse culture. Mountain bikes have the edge over any other form of transport for this route and,... Show more
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    · August 31st, 2012
    One of the most amazing bikeable roads  in the world.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Not sure I'd hold with a trip being 'inspirational', but there were plenty of cycling moments that had some of us shouting with joy. The endless... Show more
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    · August 17th, 2012
    This holiday provided the greatest the ultimate cycling holiday. Its simple as that!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?To experience the vastness of the worlds greatest mountain range makes one feel rather humble.What did you think of... Show more
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    · August 4th, 2012
    A great trip over one of the world's great roads , If your looking for a challenge this trip would certainly tick the box.Great Leaders and excellent company during the the trip .What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Getting to the top of... Show more
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    · July 31st, 2012
    It is important to understand in advance just how physically gruelling this trip is. I cycle 500-600 km per month but only managed to cycle up 2 of the 6 passes without assistance, and had to sit out one day completely due to a combination of altitude,... Show more
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  • A
    · September 13th, 2011
    Our trip was reversed due to a land slip near Manali to give chance for the road to be repaired so we flew into Leh and cycled to Manali.  This is a classic trip along one of the worlds most awesome roads.  Not for the faint hearted - cycling days were... Show more
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    · September 13th, 2011
    Our trip was reversed due to a land slip near Manali to give chance for the road to be repaired so we flew into Leh and cycled to Manali.  This is a classic trip along one of the worlds most awesome roads.  Not for the faint hearted - cycling days were... Show more
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Manali to Leh Ride
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  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

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  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for India. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for India. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for India. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for India. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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    • For any tour departing before June 28th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 28th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Exodus' Will Shoubridge on his bike from Manali to Leh