After carrying and pushing the bikes for over the Shingo La, its finally time for some real cycling. The day before, we obtained cash, food and gasoline in Keylong, we are ready to start now.
(If you are planing you trip: There is no gas station in Keylong, I got lucky to get gas at a workshop)
At first you follow more or less the river, but after Dacia is the first real ascent.
Darcia ist the last permanent settlement. Everything beyond is not accessible in Winter.
The view is quite scenic, and could be a trekking route. I initially planed on stopping here when getting back to Leh, and follow this valley which would finally lead me to the Spiti valley. I wasn't able to find out whether, there is a trail or not, so I disposed this plan.
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