Pedal de Ladakh - The MLK Challenge


The ultimate adventure dream of every of cyclist is here - The Khardung La Cycling Odyssey. A cycling trip spread over 15 days and packed with unparallel beauty, the unquestionable challenge, high altitude adventure awaits. Pristine valleys of Ladakh & Worlds highest Highway embark the highlights of the trip. Rohatang Pass, 21 Ghata Loops, Baralacha La, Nakki La, Lachung la and Taglang La will be main challenges before the Ultimate Challenge of Khardung La.

The Scenery that changes from Lahaul Spiti to Ladakh can only be felt; no words can ever describe it. Snow laden peaks, high altitude desert of Moore Plains and rivers Chandra – Bhaga and of course Indus will be accompanying from time to time. Tibetan and ladakhi people welcome the travelers at their home stays. The land of Lamas and monasteries, quirky road signs by BRO, warm hearted people of Ladakh, amazing ladakhi cuisine, you name it this trip offers it all.

The adventure is unparalleled due to the challenge it offers, the varied terrains, unpredictable weather conditions, and of course the altitude. Join us on an odyssey that will be your experience of Life Time.

                            Start Date:                                                   End Date:            
                    13 July 2018 at Manali                                                                 26 July 2018 at Leh                                  

    Odyssey Type: Cycling

    Region & State: Ladakh - Jammu & Kashmir

    Maximum Altitude: 5603 mtrs

    Age Group: Age 15 years Onwards

    Duration of Odyssey: 13 Nights 14 Days

    Batch Size: 15 Cyclists

*Zenith Odysseys reserves the right of admission to this trip.
    Day 1: Reporting at Manali & Assembling cycles & trial ride, Overnight at Manali  

    Day 2: Acclimatization ride to Naggar and back at Manali, Overnight at Manali (42 kms)

    Day 3: Start the ride from Manali to Marhi approx. 35 Kms

    Day 4: Ride from Marhi to Sissu via Rohtang Pass approx.53 Kms

    Day 5: Ride from Sissu to Jispa via Tandi & Keylong approx. 64 Kms

    Day 6: Ride from Jispa to Patseo approx. 32 Kms

    Day 7: Ride from Patseo to Sarchu approx. 60 Kms

    Day 8: Ride from Sarchu to Brandy Nala approx. 29 Kms

    Day 9: Ride from Brandy Nala to Pang approx.52 Km

    Day 10: Ride from Pang to Debring approx. 51 Kms

    Day 11: Ride from Debring to Rumptse via Taglang La approx. 45 Kms

    Day 12: Ride to Rumptse to Leh via Karu Upsi approx. 77 Kms

    Day 13: Ride Leh to Khardung La approx. 40 Kms

          You may choose to ride back to Leh, followed by Gala Dinner.

    Day 14: Trip gets over post breakfast.


      1) Zenith Odysseys reserves the right to admission to this trip.

      2) Certain fitness level is required, please discuss it with us before booking.

      3) We will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances

           beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights and acts or forces of nature.

Step 1: Contact Call us on +91 9764384221 or +91 9028163088 for seat availability.

Step 2: Payment You have for options to pay us: (a) Online Transfer, (b) UPI, (c) PayTM, (d) Cheque.

Step 3: Fill the Enorllment Form Once transaction is complete, please fill the Enrollment form

Step 4: Confirmation You will receive communication (Email/ Text/ WhatsAPP) from us regarding your booking details and additional information regarding the trip.

Online Transfer:

            Bank Name : HDFC Bank

            Branch : Hingne Khurd

            IFSC / RTGS : HDFC0000825

            A/C Name : Zenith Odysseys

            A/C Type : Current Account

            A/c Number : 50200005722253

UPI Address: ZenithOdysseys@HDFCBank

Cheque: can be drawn in favor of Zenith Odysseys

** Participation to activity is subject to realization of cheque.

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        Clothing & Gear         Cosmetics         Other Gear
    1) A bike helmet

    2) Small day sack to carry trail

        clothing, Good quality waterproof jacket.

    3) Waterproof trousers

    4) Sun hat

    5) Warm gloves, mountaineering

        gloves,         (waterproof outer, fleece inner) are good.

    6) Long sleeved shirt

    7) Cycling shorts

    8) Shorts

    9) Cycling Gloves

    10) Balaclava (thick fleece)

    11) Mid-weight fleece top

    12) Tee-shirts synthetic

    13) Travel trousers

    14) Long sleeved thermal top

    15) Cotton tee-shirt for around town

    16) Thermal long johns

    17) 2-3 pairs underwear

    18) 2-3 pairs of standard socks

    19) 1 pair warm sock

    20) Cycling shoes

    21) Shoes, Flip-flops, Crocs or

        Sandals to wear around camp.

    1) Sunscreen

    2) Soap

    3) Tooth Brush & Paste    

    4) Moisturizer

    5) Lip Balm

    6) Hair Oil

    7) Shampoo & Conditioner

    8) Clotrimazole Powder

    9) Wet Wipes &

        Tissue Paper

    1) Water Bottles

    2) Personal medicines if any

    3) Foods like laddu, chocolates or Chiiki,

        Khakra etc.

    4) Identity Proof, photo copies of same.

    5) Passport size photos - 5

    6) Sun glasses

    7) Allen key set

    8) Cycle spares

Rs. 44,999 per person Ex. Manali Ex. Leh

                                  Inclusions                                   Exclusions

    1) 5 % GST

    2) Backup Vehicle & Technician

    3) Meals: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner (specially designed for cyclists),

        snacks packets / fruits & soft drinks during ride starting from lunch on Day one and        

        ending with breakfast on last day.

    4) Filtered water

    5) Budget hotel accommodation at Manali & Leh (2 nights each),

      Tents/ Home stays on rest of the days

    6) First aid kit.

    7) Safety & Tested Equipments

    8) Inner Line Permit, Toll & Parking etc

    9) Adventure Experts & Leaders

    10) Insurance

    1) Personal orders of Tea, coffee, Cold Drinks,

      Mineral Water, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, etc.

    2) Bike maintenance expenses.

    3) Personal expenditure of any kind.

    4) Medical expenses other than "First aid".

    5) Any other charges not specifically mentioned in "Fee Includes"

    6) Cost Escalation due to "Force Majeure" and evacuation charge    

    1) High altitude passes: Rohtang Pass, Baralacha La, Lalung La,

        Naki La, Taglang La & Khardung La

    2) 21 Ghata loops, Moore Plains, Brandy Nala

    3) Worlds highest highway

    4) High Altitude Adventure

    5) Life time experience of Ladakhi hospitality