17 days / 3181 km / 85 hours 2 minutes
From Stoneheadbikes to Stoneheadbikes. 17 days and 3181 kilometers of new adventures. You too can use Furkot to plan your next road trip.
Krzysztof ChlabiczSee more trips
Land in Delhi, get the bikes and leave the city
Landing, move to bike rental (Stoneheadbikes), rent 2 Himalayans (booked in advance).
Re-pack and leave Delhi asap - direction Chandigarh for the first overnight + some shopping on the way.
Arrival in the evening - hotel found on the spot.
Chandigarh - Patnitop
The plan was to get to Patnitop, starting to travel in the mountains but in reality we landed in Mandi - one of Himalayans failing to charge the battery... RE service helped but we only did 200 km this day.
Mandi - Srinagar
We know we would not make it so the plan is to go as far as posssible. A biker met on the way advised antoher road and finally we land in Udampur and join a pack of other bikers who help us find hotel.
Udampur - Srinagar
The plan is to service the bikes in Srinagar and service them there but:
extremely heavy traffic and tough road + a punture slow us down. It feels dodgy in Srinagar (afternoon) and is too late to service the bikes so we decide to continue to Sonamarg and arrive there @ 10pm
Inspite of tought conditions and rain we make it easiliy to Kargil.
Scenic road and better weather, easily getting to Kargil + afternoon walk.
Sightseeing in Leh, peimits arrangement, shopping, good food, bikes service + fixing (stand welded), trip to Indus.
Leh - Khardung La - Hunder
Early start, Khardung La, Hunder, Dunes, valey trip.
Hunder - Spangmik (Pangong Lake)
Nobra Valey, Dunes, Deserts, Pangong
Pangong - Karzok
Pongong shore, desert, Chushul, China border, forbidden road, Loma Bend, Indus, Korzok (Tso Morriri)
We don't make it to Keylong, no cash, no fuel, overnight in Serchu
Serchu - Manali
Baralacha La, Waterfall blockade, Rohtang in the clouds, Manali - bike service, overnight.
Rainy day, crazy drivers of the lowlands are back, hotel issues in Shimla
Shimla sightseeing, shopping, easy trip to Nahan, Nahan sightseeng & food.
Hot rain, hotel arrival, last Himalayans Delhi offroad adventure, dinner in Delhi.
Delhi sightseeng, Red Ford, Old Bazar, Spice Market, dinner...