Planning a bike trip to Ladakh? In this post i will be disclosing best bikes for Ladakh trip. Ladakh is really amazing to explore with own vehicle and that too with a bike is like exploring hidden secrets lies in the Himalayas.
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Let’s proceed with the Best bikes for Ladakh trip,
BEST BIKES FOR LADAKH TRIP
If you think that you have excellent driving skills, then you must do Ladakh trip as it gives you an opportunity to test your driving on a highest motorable road which is Khardungla Paas and truts me if you first timer then you must know about some best bikes for ladakh trip which are used by most of the bikers.
Rent or use Own bike for Ladakh bike trip ?
Rental Bike- If you do not own a motorcycle then no worry, you can also do Ladakh trip by renting a bike. Here, I would like to say that renting a bike can harm your pocket as the standard cost would be Rs.900 per day for the single bike. The borrowed bike is usually not in excellent condition and might show uncertain damage, which will turn your refreshed mood into bad one. A rented bike will be with you for a limited period as you have to return it to the owner.
Own Bike- If you have your bike then it will be the best bike for Ladakh trip, you can create an infinite number of memories which will be with you for lifelong. You will be wholly and solely responsible for your bike, as you are well aware of its mileage. There is no scope for rent of bike, and the traveling cost will be of petrol only. If it is your bike then evidently you will care about its maintenance. I am sure; all of you cannot deny the fact that doing Ladakh trip by your bike will be a much better option.
WHEN TO VISIT LADAKH
The most appropriate time to visit Ladakh is from April- August because the weather at the time is pleasant and Manali- Leh highway opens at that time.
BEST BIKES FOR LADAKH TRIP
Royal Enfield 350- A 346 CC bike which is most famous for long trips.With a fuel capacity of 13.50 liters, this bike can cover 410 km in full tank. Max power is 19.80 bhp at 5250 rpm which can comfortably accommodate two people without any trouble.
Bajaj Dominar 400-This bike also deserves to be placed in the list of best bikes for Ladakh trip, newly launched giant with an Engine capacity of 373.3 cc is well enough to fit for Ladakh trip. Max power of 34.50 bhp at 8000 rpm makes this bike very popular among the young bikers. Its fuel tank capacity is 13 L which can go up to 351 km with fuel economy of 27 km/L.
TVS APACHE RR 310 – TVS new invention is impressive, apache RR 310 has an engine capacity of 312.2 cc which makes it fit for log tour.And a max power of 34.00 bhp at 9700 rpm leave no margin for errors in consideration of power. This will be one of the best choices for Ladakh trip.
KTM 390 DUKE– KTM is very popular among the new bikers, its lightweight, high acceleration makes it very fast. Power is not eliminated by focusing the speed; this bake has an engine capacity of 373.20 cc which makes it very powerful.
These were some best bikes and are very popular for long rides, but these are very costly if you have a tight budget then you can opt for some other bikes, but surely those bikes are well maintained and have an engine capacity of more than 150 cc. There are certain cases where people have made successful Ladakh trip on Bajaj Platina which is 99 cc bike, Hero splendor 99 cc , TVs Jupiter 110 cc and on Bajaj pulsar 150 cc .So it’s your choice to chose which bike you can afford. There is not much difference between expensive bikes and cheap bikes they both can give you a successful Ladakh bike trip, but things become more easy on expensive bikes which have more power that’s it.
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