30JunManali – Leh highway, Part 2
Here is the second part of the pictures from our Manali – Leh highway adventure:
Cycling there involved crossing numerous very high passes, such as Nakeela (real hight around 4950m).
Lachulungla Pass – 5059m:
One morning we had a surprise in front of our tent – a Ladakhi shepherd welcomed us to the great plains of Ladakh!
We also passed through Taglang La – 5349m!
After a very hard work we could enjoy a smooth asphalt on the way down – coasting 50 km/h at this altitude is a pure joy!
The rest of the way to Leh was quite an easy ride through some amazing little towns and villages: