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This nightmare will last 15 days and it will have a lasting impression on your life. Riding through some of the most trecherous roads crossing imformidable rivers, this tour will take you through some of the most awe inspiring views. The infamous killer roads to Kistwar and the mighty Chang La pass. This route has it all. A must for adrenaline junkies and first timers alike. Cause you just cant get enough of these roads.

The Cliffhanger | 15

  •  Region            

              J&K, Himachal, India


               15 D











    Day 0: Delhi

    Delhi to Manali (500kms/12 Hrs)

    Pick up from Delhi Airport and night Bus/Tempo to Manali.

    Day 1 : Manali


    Meet up with the Crew at Lunch.
    Permits and Briefings
    Bike/Jeep Hire, Checks and spares.


    Day 2 : Manali to Udaipur(120km/5Hrs)

    We start with the rising sun, our first ascent to the first of the many passes we have to cross. Rohtang Pass 3978 M is the gateway to Lahaul valley. We take lunch enroute and pictures here. The Road downhill Rohtang will be muddy and full of slush.
    We reach Keylong or Tandi after 5 hrs of riding and check in late at noon or evening.
    PS: Early start will help us to move faster with less traffic and water crossings.
    Expect light to heavy rains and carry your rain gears outside.
    Expect light to heavy rains and carry your rain gears outside.

    Day 3 : Udaipur to Killar (130km/4Hrs)

    We fuel up our bikes at Tandi. This is the last active official pump before we enter Kashmir. We pass beautiful villages of Himachal to reach killar in the evening.

    Stay at PWD Rest House or the likes.

    Day 4 : Killar to Kishtwar (120km/4 Hrs)

    Dubbed as worlds most treacherous road.. get ready to have your breadth taken away as you ride these narrow slippery roads with 1000 ft drop on one side and water falling from above. You will cross Himachal to enter Kashmir border. Don’t panic seeing the police and military. There will be thorough check of documents and papers with our luggage. Don’t talk about drones. Shhh!

    PS: This stretch see a lot of breakdowns and require team efforts to sometime pull the bike on the road. Ride carefully. There will be no second chances. Take out your drones and cameras halfway, We ride slow enjoying the vistas taking the aerial shots!

    Day 5 : Kishtwar to Srinagar (200km/6 Hrs)

    Chill out in Srinagar, stay in local house boat on the famous Dal Lake and take a Shikara ride around!

    Day 6 : Srinagar | Rest

    Do absolutely NOTHING!

    Day 7 : Srinagar to Kargil (200km/6 Hrs)

    Crossing Zojilla marks entry into Drass sector of Laddakh, the cold deserts where temperature goes as low as -45 during winters and is the 2nd coldest inhabited place in the world. We stay in beside the Suru river that finds its orgin from the Zanskar Ranges with beautiful view of the naked mountains.

    Day 8 : Kargil to Leh (220km/6 Hrs)

    After a short ride to the Hunderman, and checking LOC of Pakistan we continue towards Leh by noon. Stand your guard cause you are now as close to pakistan as you could be. Riding the strategically important NH1D that connects Laddakh region to rest of India has been a matter of dispute and both the countries have fought wars to take control of this lifeline. We check out the Kargil war museum which shows interesting story of the war fought with pakistan in 1999. We keep riding as the terrain get dryer and the elevation higher as we cross fotula the highest point on the Srinagar Leh highway. We will reach Leh by Evening, after having a tea on the famous Patthar sahib gurudwara and the infamous magnetic hill where the vehicles drift uphill magically.

    Day 9 : LEH

    Rest and acclimitize, Explore Leh.
    Places to See:
    Shanti Stupa
    Leh Palace
    Leh Monastery
    Check out the powerbiking Map for more.

    Repair Bikes

    Day 10: LEH to Nubra Valley

    via Khardung La.. 5355m the highest of high passes. The ride will be pretty smooth after all the roads we have been riding. Nubra Valley.. where the deserts and the mountains meet. Enjoy the tranquility and ride of the double humped bacterian camels peculiar to this region.

    Day 11: Nubra to Pangong Tso

    Ride to Nubra – Pangong Tso via the beautiful Shyok River.

    Day 12: Pangong to Leh

    via Chang La, 2nd highest pass of the world.

    Day 13 : Leh to Sarchu (250km/8 Hrs)

    Passing through some of the highest passes in the world on the worlds best tarmac with occasional hot tea along with shepherds, on the more plains at 4000m that extend to the horizons. You will love the setting sun as we ride across the colorful rainbow mountains and canyons of laddakh to the camps where we will be spending our night.

    Day 14 : Sarchu to Manali (250km/10 Hrs)

    The last day and the Baralacha La awaits our presence crossing over to Keylong to Manali to Ride Rohtang Back.

    More details on the Map! This is a tentative itinerary and subject to change  based on road/weather conditions. Extra buffer day to adjust any change in plans.

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