The Spiti & Ladakh regions are also called Little Tibet because of their sharing of a similar physical & cultural character with ancient Tibet. In fact it is just an administrative boundary which separates the two regions otherwise both the valleys enjoy the reputation of being one of the last remaining places in India offering accessibility by road to the borders of Tibet and China.
For long, the regions of Lahoul, Spiti & Ladakh were beyond limits for foreign tourists – but now with the grant of “inner-line permits” tourists can have their way through these intimidating mountains to reach the Highest Motorable Road in the world. going over some very high passes ranging from 4500 to 5300 m above sea level Not only a love for riding over high-altitude passes, It does require a courage on part of one to face the adventure extreme at any moment in a land full of land slides, Boulder shooting, wash-outs, creek-crossings, glacial melts and broken bridges. Travelling through this region by road.
Backwoods Holiday tours take you to the most stunning locations in the region some of them located above 4500 m above sea level and over some very high passes namely, Khardung La- 5580 m, Chang La-5183 m, Taglang la-5359 m, Baralacha La-4870 m, Kunzum La-4550 m). In our Bike Tours we make sure that there are enough non-riding days as well to give participants sufficient time for sight-seeing as well as exploring the region.