Nepal Spiritual Trekking (P.) Ltd.

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Nepal Mountain Bike Tour

  • Overview
  • Trip Info
  • Itinerary
  • Cost Info

Nepal is a world famous destination for adventure activities. Mountain biking is one of the important adventure activity to do in Nepal. What a pleasure it is to do bicycling in the lap of Himalayas, along the bank of Mountain rivers, through the green beautiful forests, open meadows and sometimes through the busy narrow streets. We offer different types of bicycle tour programs based on your time and interest. You can do Mountain bike tour as a part of Nepal Tour program along with other activities like rafting, trekking, paragliding, bungy jump, jungle safari or you can make a major focus on bicycle tour including other activities. We have Mountain Bike tour available from a day tour to a month long trip.

Cycling is Environmental friendly responsible travel . This Green travel causes minimum impact to the nature and on the other hand gives maximum sublime experience. The out skirt places of Kathmandu are very famous for a day to several days cycle tour in and around Kathmandu. You can simply hire a mountain bike here in the local market or bring of your own as you like. The places Nagarkot, Godawari, Dakshinkali , Chobar, Kakani, sankhu, sundarijal etc are very famous destinations for a day Mountain bike Tour from Kathmandu.

Choose classical cycling tour Itinerary that includes major three cities of Nepal kathmandu, Pokhara Chitwan. This is one of the famous cycle tour program which covers the important things to see in Kathmandu, the view of beautiful city Pokhara and Jungle activities of chitwan National Park. This trail goes along the beautiful and adventurous highways of Nepal. It is real fun when the group takes rest on some panoramic points or river bank for dry picnic or fun. The accommodation can be managed in tent in some wonderful scenic points or use of Luxury resorts can be the option.

These days Annapurna Circuit Mountain bike tour is very famous Mountain bike tour of Nepal. Annapurna round the best classical trekking route of Nepal has been the bestadventure cycle tour trail these days.The road has been built on both sides of the Annapurna Circuit from Besishar to manang and from Baglung to Mustang. It is much exciting to make cycle tour on this part of the Earth here.First few days cycling, few days walk for thorong Laa pass and then continuity of cycling makes program more exciting.Upper Mustang of Nepal known as Tibet of Nepal is another most famous Mountain biking destination of Nepal. Contact Nepal Spiritual trekking P Ltd for Nepal Mountain bike Tour program.

You have the option to extend your trip to continue onto Chitwan jungle safari, rafting and bungee, Kathmandu valley shopping tour, scenic Everest flight, and other activities.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal (1,345m)

Our Airport Representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer to your hotel on a private tourist vehicle. Explore Thamel and Basantapur, tourist hubs offering numerous bars, shops and restaurants and an instant taste of Nepali life. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 02: Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing in Kathmandu

In the morning after breakfast at 9am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your biking leader/guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your trip. This includes a final briefing and preparations for the trip, including sorting out bikes and equipment. For the meeting, please make sure you bring:

  • Passport
  • Four copies of passport size photos
  • Travel insurance policy
  • A pen and a notepad to take notes

Day 03: Ride from Kathmandu to Nagarkot (Distance: 38km, Altitude: 2,175m), via Bhaktaur

Road Condition:  Paved road 100%

Day 04: Ride back from Nagarkot to Kathmandu via Shanku (34km, 1,345m)

We descent on Jeep tracks through the ancient village of Shanku where we will have lunch and then ride back to Thamel, Kathmandu. We lose elevation on the down hill tracks, which at some points require technical skills. You will find yourself amidst massive stretches of farms. In fact, a considerable amount of rice and vegetables supplied to Kathmandu comes from Sankhu. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Road Condition: Off-road 65%, Paved road 35%

Day 05: Drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (760m)

Early in the morning we set off to Besi Sahar, which is the starting point of our biking trip. We prepare for the tour, arrange porters, equipments, and so on. Optional warm-up ride in Besi Sahar. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06: Besi Sahar to Jagat (18km, 1,360m)

The trail soon turns to rough jeep track, and follows the course of the Marshyangdi River along the right side of the valley. We ascend steeply, gaining 800m in elevation. The first day is the perfect prelude to more thrilling riding in the days to follow. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Road Condition:  Off-road 30%, Paved Road 70%

Day 07: Jagat to Tal (20km, 1,700m)

After some 7km the jeep track runs out and whence it is 11km of mainly push and carrying the bike up the steep rocky trails with a final 1km descent into the flat valley surrounding Tal. We are welcomed by marvelous sites and the remoteness of the region. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Road Condition: Off-road 100%
Rideable: 70%

Day 08: Tal to Chame (21km, 2,620m)

Leaving Tal, there is a mani wall (dry stone wall inlaid with Buddhist prayer slates) in the middle of the path. These should always be passed on the left going clockwise. After going through green corn, barley and potatoes field, the valley becomes narrow again. From Tal to Danaqu it will involve a large percent of push / carry with a very steep hard climb out of Danaqu. From here though it becomes more rideable with closer views of snow-capped peaks and a wide flowing trail to the finish. After a hard day's work to reach Chame, bikers can relax by the hot spring on the other side of the Marshyangdi River, enjoy baked bakery product, or even e-mail home from an internet café. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Rideable: 60%

Day 09: Chame to Pisang (17km, 3,230m)

Ascend through pine forests as the trail open into a fertile agricultural valley. Rice fields and cow pastures mark a rather more hospitable stretch of terrain. The dirt trail leads you through villages and settlements, and you get the opportunity to meet with friendly locals and snotty children. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Rideable: 50%

Day 10: Pisang to Manang (19km, 3,540m)

The route goes through a dense forest in a steep, narrow valley and crosses the river via two bridges, one at 2,910m and the other at 3,030m. The trail continues along the river to Pisang, where the altitude is enough to bring on the first symptoms of altitude sickness or AMS. From Pisang, the route follows through a wide valley that opens up ahead of us. Bikers will pass through Humde (the highest commercial airport in the world) and Braga with its monastery rooted in Tibetan religion. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Rideable: 95%

Day 11: Rest day and acclimatization in Manang

It is necessary to spend a rest day here to acclimatize. Ascending too rapidly could have potentially fatal consequences. There are many short excursions possible from Manang and remaining active is encouraged to aid acclimatization. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 12: Manang to Yak Kharka (15km, 4,010m)

Today we leave Manang through narrow, medieval-looking streets and then climb steadily up to Khusang. Although the trail is more rideable above Khusang (3,900m), the altitude now takes effect and pedalling becomes a very hard work. It is advised to go slowly enjoying the scenery and culture of this region. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Rideable: 75%

Day 13: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (12km, 4,450m)

We continue to ascend to higher altitude, and thus make our ride more strenuous as we reach Thorung Phedi. It is important to remain physically and mentally prepared for the highest climb of the following day. Take it easy and enjoy the scenery as we forsake distance for altitude. The scenery of the mighty hills surrounding you is sure to impress. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Rideable: 45%

Day 14: Thorong Phedi to Kagbeni (22km, 2,800m) via Thorung-La pass (5,416m) 

A 4am start is necessary to cross the Thorong-La Pass: the trail can get windy later making it difficult to cross the pass. It will take approximately 4 hours to reach the top (approx 3km) and will be 100% carry for bikers. The effects of altitude can now be fully felt. Once at the top, the trail descends rapidly on a very steep slope (technical riding) for approximately 45 minutes to Muktinath (3,800m) and then on a less extreme gradient on fast, wide flowing trails to the valley floor, where we will be greeted by the medieval village of Kagbeni, last stop before entering Mustang. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Rideable: 85%

Day 15: Kagbeni to Tatopani (42km, 1,190m)

Today we will descend from snow capped peaks to tropical lowlands. Leaving Kagbeni the trail follows a wide and flat river bed leading into the cobbled streets of Jomsom, with its bustling markets and airport. The trail then follows rough and rocky jeep tracks, descending through villages such as Marpha, and Khopang. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Rideable: 100%

Day 16: Tatopani to Beni (35km, 830m) and drive to Pokhara (820m)

As we descend the temperature increases and the trail becomes less rocky. From Beni the final 15km is a long an undulating track that follows the course of the river and passes through paddy fields, lined with banana plants. Once at Khaniya Ghat we will rejoin the paved road, where a bus will be waiting for us to transfer to Pokhara (2 hours). Overnight at a hotel.

Day 17: Sightseeing in Pokhara (820m)

Your sightseeing trip starts at 9am in the morning after breakfast. The places we visit are Fewa Lake, Bagnes Lake, Devi’s water fall, museums, Tibetan refugee settlement and Gupteshower cave. You will have a relaxing evening. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 18: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,345m)

We return back to Kathmandu by a tourist bus. A pleasant stroll and a last-minute shopping spree in Thamel and Basantapur. We host a farewell dinner in a typical Nepali-style restaurant with cultural performances (dancing and singing with costumes) tonight to celebrate our hard work and achievement in the biking trip.Overnight at a hotel.

Day 19: Final departure from Nepal

The trip concludes. Our Airport Representative will drop you at the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal.

Cost Include

  • Airport Pick up and transfers by private car.
  • Sightseeing tours as per the program by private vehicle with English speaking guide
  • All ground transportation
  • Mountain Bike guide
  • Meals during biking
  • Entrance fees for national parks
  • All applicable government taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • International and domestic airport taxes
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, bar bill, laundry, internet, telephone calls etc.
  • Your travel insurance