Department of Tourism, Jammu and Kashmir

When traveling by bike, you will get to see the best of that region with the level of intimacy unmatched by most other modes of travel. Trails can be matched to everyone’s riding ability. Mountain biking can hog you to limelight. The treacherous ride enroute to Ladakh is full of surprises. This adventurous mountain biking journey takes you to the world’s greatest motor biking roads. The journey after Manali has unforgiving roads. One has to ride on roads at heights where clouds usually hang out. The journey takes you over the highest passes in the world, including Rohtang La, Baralacha La, Lachlung La and Tanglang La and the grand Daddy of them all, the Khardung La, standing proud with its head thrust 18,380 ft in the air. This is considered to be the best motorcycling road in the world.
 
One will have their share of falls when one comes across different kinds of terrain. The numerous hairpin bends test the true ability of the rider as well as the bike. The water crossings enroute can be a thoroughly bone chilling experience. The rough road from Keylong to Sarchu is a tough battle; however the physical hardship fades away into nothings because of its surroundings. The long winding roads, snow-capped mountains, green valleys blooming with flowers can rapt you with the beauty of the land.
 
As you reach the destination a sense of pride will engulf you for you have bravely handled treacherous roads, have ridden over snow and ice and crossed the mighty Kardung La, the world’s highest motorable road.
 
 

About Jammu & Kashmir Tourism

The Department of Tourism, J&K is the main developmental, promotional and regulatory arm of the J&K Government. Its main role comprises of overall planning and execution of schemes for the development, up-gradation and improvement of the tourism infrastructure in different parts of the State.
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