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Manali Leh Khardungla Cycling Trek 12 days trip from Manali

7 Night 8 Days
Tour Type:
Group size:
Minimum : 2 Persons


Duration: 11 Night 12 Days

Start and End Location: Manali

Food: Breakfast

Group size: Minimum 2 people


Total: 39375


Accompanied service

Transportation Breakfast Sightseeing Stay

Special offer


Day 1 Arrival Manali

• Altitude:- 2,050m/6,700ft
• Distance from Delhi:- 530km, 13 hours
• Check in Hotel (12:30 pm)
• Expedition briefing by the Leader (Post Lunch, approx 3:00 pm)
• All telephone networks are available
• ATM is available
• Explore the nearby area in the evening
• Visit Hidimba Devi Temple, Vashist Kund and other major sightseeing points (avoid Rohtang Pass)
• Only hotel stay is included in the cost (food and sightseeing is excluded)

Day 2: Manali to Marhi 11023 ft 35 km

• Altitude:- 3,350m/11,000ft
• Distance 35km, 7 hours
• Full ascent with lots of hairpin band
• The route has a view of Pine and Deodar forest
• Start early in the morning to avoid the traffic of Rohtang pass
• Packed lunch on the way
• Phone networks are available
• Several shops on the way
• Stay in tents

Day 3 Marhi to Sissu via Rohtang Pass

• Altitude:- 3,100m/10,250ft (Rohtang Pass 3980m/13,050ft)
• Distance 50km, 7 hours
• Uphill till Rohtang(17km), Downhill till Koksar then gradual ascent till Sissu
• Phone networks are erratic
• Several shops on the way
• The checkpoint at Koksar, keep your ID handy
• Packed lunch on the way
• Stay in tents

Day 4 Sissu to Jispa

• Altitude:- 3,200m/10,500ft
• Distance 55km, 7 hours
• First 10km gradual, next 20km uphill, rest is a gradual ascent
• Going through Ghodhla, Tandi and Keylong
• On the way cross the confluence of Chandra and Bhaga river
• Phone networks erratic
• Packed lunch on the way
• Stay in tents

Day 5: Jispa to Zing Zing Bar

• Altitude:- 4,250m/14,000ft
• Distance:- 30km, 6 hours
• All the way steep and gradual ascent
• Keep ID handy at Dharcha checkpoint
• Deepak Taal on the way, nice place for relax
• No phone network
• Packed lunch on the way
• Stay in tents

Day 6: Zing Zing Bar to Brandy Nallah via Baralacha La

• Altitude:- 4,200m/13,750ft (Baralacha La 4,890m/16,000ft)
• Distance:-65km, 8 hours
• Brandy Nallah is at the foothill of Gata Loops
• Uphill till Baralacha la then gradual ascent till campsite
• Suraj Taal, Baralacha La, Killingsari, Sarchu on the way
• Sarchu marks as the border between Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir
• Packed lunch on the way
• Stay in tents

Day 7: Brandy Nallah to Pang via Nakee La, Lachulung La

• Altitude:- 4,600m/15,100ft
• Nakee La 4,750m/15,550ft, Lachulung La 5,050m/16,600ft
• Distance:- 55km, 7 hours
• The first half is uphill (Gata loops, Nakee La, Lachulung la)
• The second half is downhill with a bumpy ride
• Packed lunch
• Stay in tents

Day 8: Pang to Debring 15862 ft via More Plains 50 km

• Altitude:- 4,800m/15,800ft
• Distance:- 50km, 6 hours
• First, ¼ is steep uphill, rest is gradual (almost flat)
• Packed snacks and hot lunch at campsite
• Pang has an Army transit camp
• Stay in tents

Day 9: Debring to Rumtse 14000 ft via Tanglang la 17582 ft 46 km

• Altitude:- 4,250m/14,000ft (Tanglang la 5,328m/17,475ft)
• Distance:- 50km, 6 hours
• Uphill till Tanglang la, rest is downhill
• Packed snacks and hot lunch at campsite
• Stay in tents

Day 10: Rumtse to Leh

• Altitude:- 3,500m/11,500ft
• Distance:- 75km, 6 hours
• Packed lunch on the way
• All is downhill
• Stay in Hotel

Day 11: Leh to Khardung La and back to Leh

• Altitude:- 5,359m/17,577ft
• Distance:- 40km, 6 hours
• All is uphill
• Come back by car
• Packed lunch
• Stay in tents

Day 12: Check out after breakfast

Things to Carry

  • Backpack & rain cover: (50 – 60 ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
  • Day pack + rain cover: 20 – 30 ltr (If hire a mule or porter)
  • Walking stick: Advisable (At least one)
  • Head torch: 1 Nos.
  • Water bottle/Hydration pack: 2 bottles of one litre each
  • People who use a hydration pack
    1 hydration pack and 1 bottle of one litre
    Carry at least one thermos flask
    Snacks Energy bars, dry fruits, electral/ors
  • Personal Medical Kit: Consult your doctor
  • T-shirts: 2 Full sleeves (Non-cotton)
  • Fleece T-shirts: 1 Nos.
  • Fleece jacket: 1 Nos. (Alternative: a woollen sweater)
  • Down feather / Hollofil jacket: 1 Nos.
  • Wind & waterproof (jacket & pant): 1 Pair
  • Thermal inners (upper and lower): 1 Pair
  • Trek pants: 2 Synthetic (avoid shorts, fitting denim, capris)
  • Poncho: 1 Nos.
  • Personal Utilities
    Sunscreen cream
    Toilet Paper & wipes
    Lip balm
    Hand sanitizer
    Antibacterial powder
    Toothbrush and toothpaste
    Quick-dry towel
  • Sun cap 1 Nos: (One that covers the neck as well)
  • Woollen cap: 1 Nos.
  • Balaclava: 1 Nos.
  • Neck-gaiters: 1 Nos.
  • Sunglasses
    Dark with side cover, it should be U/V protected.
    People who wear spectacles-
    (A)- Use contact lenses. (Not for Chadar trek)
    (B)- Photochromatic glasses.
  • Trekking shoes: 1 Pair (Waterproof, high ankle with good grip)
  • Floaters/flip-flops: 1 Pair (Optional)
  • Cotton socks: 5 pairs
  • Woollen socks: 3 pairs
  • Gaiters: 1 Pair (TTH team will notify you if required)
  • Waterproof gloves: 1 Pair
  • Fleece/woollen gloves: 1 Pair


1. Accommodation Camping and Hotel, according to the Itinerary
• Hotel MAP plan (Breakfast and Dinner) and twin sharing basis
• Day 1 in Manali (Hotel)
• Day 10 & 11 Leh (Hotel)
• Day 2 to Day 9 in tents (Camping)
2. Meals while on trip
• Manali and Leh MAP plan (Breakfast and Dinner)
• During the trip- All meals (Veg + Egg)
• Nutrition snack during the trip – Energy bars, Dry fruits, fresh fruits and drinks
3. Trip equipment
• Sleeping bag, Mattress, Kitchen & Dining tent, Utensils, Tent)
4. Support
• 1 Support/backup vehicle for every 6 cyclist
• 1 Support vehicle for camping and logistics
• Cycle mechanic and repairing Kit
5. First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder
6. Mountaineering qualified & professional trip Leader, Guide and Support Staff
7. Services from Manali to Leh
8. All necessary permits and entry fees
9. Participants and TTH Staff insurance.


1. Any kind of personal expenses
2. Cycle and Cycle accessories
3. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head


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