Ladakh, one of the most sought after destinations for adventure activities, is a must visit destination in the country. Jotted with numerous mountains and snow-clad peaks, Ladakh or the ‘Land of High Passes’ is also bestowed with the gurgling Indus River, Zanskar River and several gorges. These alluring water bodies in Ladakh, attracts adrenaline junkies especially the river rafters to make it to Ladakh and indulge in exhilarating river rafting trails. One of the most compelling and exciting river rafting in Ladakh tour, this tour package is the ultimate way to challenge the strenuous rapids in Ladakh and pump up your adrenalines. In addition, the presence of expert rafting guides and instructors will make your trail extremely fun-filled and enthralling as well!
Day 1 : Flight from Delhi to Leh - Acclimatisation in Leh
This enthralling river rafting in Ladakh tour will begin with your flight journey from Delhi to Leh. Arriving at the Leh Airport, out friendly tour guides will drive you to a nearby hotel and assist you in checking-in. Post this, you can laze around the hotel till late afternoon, and take an acclimatisation walk around the Leh market. This walk will not all get you acclimatise with the climate, but will also get you acquainted with the local life in Leh; overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 2 : Mountain Biking from Leh to Nimmo (30km/3-4 Hours)
Your first morning in Leh will be welcomed with astounding views of the Trans Himalayas and the enchanting beauty of the locales! Post your morning meal, you will be briefed about how to ride through high altitudes and the challenges offered by the rugged terrains. Hereafter, you will be handed over designated bikes, and you can embark on your first mountain biking trail in Ladakh. Starting from Leh, your biking expedition will continue till you reach Nimmo. Upon arrival in Nimmo, you will be checked-in into a campsite for your overnight stay.
Day 3 : Bike Ride from Nimmo to Alchi (38km/4 Hours)
Today, you will be riding towards a village called Alchi; on your way, you will be visiting Basgo to seek blessings from the revered statue of Lord Buddha. Hereafter, you will be visiting the Likir Monastery and will also get to enjoy the glimpses of Ladakh’s vibrant cultures. Moving ahead, you will be visiting the sacred Alchi Monastery before you retire for the day in an overnight stay camp in Alchi village.
Day 4 : Bike Ride from Alchi to Lamayuru (58 km/4-5 Hours)
Adorn the mystical morning from the campsite with a hearty breakfast and get prepared for your today’s ride! On this day, you will be riding from Alchi village to another gorgeous settlement called Lamayuru. With your arrival in the village, our tour representatives will guide you to the pious Lamayuru Monastery, which dates back to 10th century and was built by Rinchen Zangpo. Post this you will be checked-in into an overnight stay campsite in Lamayuru.
Day 5 : Drive from Lamayuru to Leh (140 km/By Car)
After a couple of days of mountain biking, today, you will be driven back to Leh. Prior to boarding the vehicles to Leh, you will be guided to the Lamayuru Monastery once again to attend the holy morning prayers in the monastery. Attend the prayers and help your mind and soul to attain peace by seeking blessings from the Gods! Post this, embark on the drive to reach Leh; arriving in the city, you will be checked-in into a hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 6 : Bike Ride from Leh - Khardung La Pass (5580m) - Leh (41km/Total)
Today, the bike convoy will start early morning as it will head towards the majestic Khardung La Pass today! Catch the early morning views of the Himalayas and its numerous peaks while biking towards the highest motorable pass in the world at an elevation of 5,580m! During your ride to the Khardung La Pass, do not be surprised if you get hurdled by series of challenges and obstacles! The ride for the day will conclude after you reach the Saser Massif towards the north of the great Khardung La Pass. Post this, you will be guided back to the Leh hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 7 : Rafting from Chilling to Nimmo in Zanskar River (Grade III+/2.5 Hours (approx.))
This day will be main highlight of your Enthralling River Rafting in Ladakh tour! Buckle up yourself today, as on this day, you will get to pad up yourself for an adrenaline pumping river rafting expedition in the Zanskar River! Waking up in the morning, you will be driven to a point called Chilling which will serve as the origin of your river rafting in Ladakh. Reaching the point, our river rafting experts will brief you about the dos and don’ts of rafting in Ladakh; post this, plunge into the rafts and start cruising through the Grade-III (+) rapids. As you manoeuvre through the challenging rapids, you will surely feel the adrenaline rush till you reach Nimmo. Upon reaching Nimmo, you will be driven back to Leh for your overnight stay.
Day 8 : Departure from Leh - Tour Ends Here
Today will be the last day of your Enthralling River Rafting in Ladakh tour! After you wake up in the morning, you will be served with a filling breakfast, and will be later driven to the Leh Airport; with your drop at the airport, this exhilarating river rafting tour in Ladakh will come to an end.