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Saturday, 12 July 2014

Motorcycle ride to Leh, Ladakh - 2 of 5



Following beautiful photo-blog has been contributed by my son Mukul Wardhan.
यह सुंदर फ़ोटो-ब्लॉग मेरे पुत्र मुकुल वर्धन की प्रस्तुती है । 

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For us bikers it is a dream to kick start the bike & go on a long ride in to the Himalayas. Three of us started off to a journey of approx 3400 km from Delhi. 
Mukul Wardhan on Royal Enfield Classic 500,
Avnish Shukla on Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 & 
Dev Badda on Royal Enfield Classic 350.
The route was :
Delhi - Pathankot - Jammu - Srinagar - Pahalgam - Drass - Kargil -  Mulbek - Leh.
> Leh - Khardung La- Diskit - Panamik - Hunder - Leh.
> Leh - Pang - Sarchu - Tendi - Jispa - Keylong -  Rohtang - Manali - Chandigarh - Delhi.
Photos have been taken on Nikon DSLR.
Hope you enjoy the scenery as much as we did.

- Mukul 


Hunder Valley cold desert

Double-humped camels at Hunder. They are not found elsewhere in India

Joy ride in Hunder - Mukul & Avnish

Hunder Valley - another view

Up there is the road to Khardung La 

Khardung La, 18380 ft, worlds' highest motor-able road

Beyond Leh - a view of the Himalayan range

 Dev Badda Saab 

Towards Sarchu, approx 14070 ft

Resting horses in More Plains. No road here


Evening shade on Gata Loops

These winding roads are called Gata Loops

Sarchu

Shelter for the night at Sarchu. This is on Leh-Manali Highway

Bara La Challa 

More photos available on following links:

* Motorcycle ride to Laddakh - 1 of 5.
http://jogharshwardhan.blogspot.com/2014/07/motorcycle-ride-to-ladakh-1-of-5.html

* Motorcycle ride to Laddakh - 3 of 5.
http://jogharshwardhan.blogspot.com/2014/08/motorcycle-ride-to-ladakh-region-of.html

* Motorcycle ride to Laddakh - 4 of 5.

* Motorcycle ride to Laddakh - 5 of 5.
http://jogharshwardhan.blogspot.com/2014/10/motorcycle-ride-to-ladakh-5-of-5.html


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