Ride of My Life

Checklist of mandatory and optional stuff for your tour to the high altitude desert of Ladakh. Please note that it is very important that you try and test all the stuff before you bring them along for the tour. Avoiding this simple exercise can sometimes give you a nasty surprise.

The list below only covers the trip essentials while you are on the tour. A detailed checklist will be sent to you once you book a tour, which would include things to do before you come for the tour, for example, insurance visa etc.


  1. Good quality Helmet
  2. Waterproof riding gear, or suitable clothing to ride in cold conditions which protects you in an unlikely spill; like leather pants or jeans
  3. Rain gear, if riding gear is not waterproof
  4. Riding boots or hiking boots
  5. Riding gloves since it is cold out there and Enfield does not have heated grips
  6. Thermal inner wear
  7. Nightwear and casual clothing for time away from the motorcycle
  8. Flip-flops or spare set of boots
  9. Balaclava
  10. Spare set of spectacles if applicable
  11. Driving license
  12. Headlamp with one set of spare batteries
  13. If you are taking any medication, carry them from home


  1. Riding glasses or shades
  2. Sleeping bag
  3. Sunscreen
  4. Dust goggles
  5. Ladies, if you use tampons, carry them from home
  6. Cap / hat
  7. Mosquito repellent