Mountain Biking in Nepal

from 90,000.00

11 Days

Our mountain biking tour of Nepal will take you through the non-touristy parts of this incredible country – Jomsom, Kaagbeni, Thini Gaun, Kalopani, Lupra pass, to name just a few. We’ll be doing “enduro-style” riding along with XC/Trail and All-Mountain, in the Mustang region, with stunning views of the mountains and valleys. There’s no better way to explore these Himalayan landscapes than by riding in some of the most exclusive trails in the world.

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  • Event Date

    September 19, 2020

  • Activity Level Extreme
    7/8
  • Group Size Medium Group
    8-15
All about Mountain Biking in Nepal.

Nepal is considered the mountain biking capital of the world and for good reason. The region offers trails of all types and for all difficulty levels. Our mountain biking tour will take you to the non-touristy parts of this incredible country – Jomsom, Kaagbeni, Thini Gaun, Kalopani, Lupra pass, to name just a few. We’ll be doing  “enduro-style” riding along with XC/Trail and All-Mountain – a combination of Jeep track, Single track, Uphill, Downhill and Technical –  in the Mustang region, with stunning views of the mountains and valleys. There’s no better way to explore these Himalayan landscapes than by riding in some of the most exclusive trails in the world.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Airport pickup on group arrival and drop off after the trip
  • Mountain bike and gears (if rentals)
  • Mountain flight from Pokhara to Jomsom
  • An experienced English speaking host and Mountain Biking Guide & Mechanic
  • Porters to support your luggage
  • Food and accommodations (first day dinner to final day breakfast)
  • TIMS and Permit
  • All the local transportation
  • Safe drinking water
  • Food, accommodations, fees, insurance and transportation for supporting staff/crew
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Visa fee to Nepal
  • Flight to and from Nepal
  • Domestic flights Kathmandu to Pokhara and back, should you decide to take one instead of the local road transportation provided
  • Dual suspension Mountain Bike (Hard tail MTB’s will be provided)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Beverage/soft drinks and mineral water in mountains
  • Travel, activity, medical and emergency evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for guides, porters and supporting staff
  1. Day 1 21st Sep
    • Arrival at Kathmandu
    • Airport pick-up to the Traveller’s hotel
    • Guided walk around Thamel and dinner with our host
  2. Day 2 22nd Sep
    • Travel to Pokhara from Kathmandu via private van/tourist bus (6 hrs journey)
    • Stay at hotel in Pokhara
    • Local ride with bike fitting and lake side sightseeing in the evening
  3. Day 3 23rd Sep
    • Catch a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom
    • 3 hrs ride to Kagbeni, beside the Kaligandaki river, mostly jeep track
    • Overnight stay in Kagbeni, one of the oldest villages in the Mustang region – houses made out of mud and rock, old monasteries, small alleys and Tibetan culture. This place is very windy.
  4. Day 4 24th Sep
    • Ride to Thini Gaun via Lupra Pass (6 – 8 hrs trail riding, point to point distance is over 35 km)
    • The ride involves a long climb through jeep track and a single track. We will visit Muktinath temple and Jawalamukhi monastery enroute. We then continue riding to Lupra pass, around 4000 m elevation, offering great panaromic views of Mount Dhaulagiri which is the 7th highest mountain in the world at 8167m. After soaking in these breahtaking views we go down through a long single track along the ridge until the Kaligandki river and then to Thini village along the riverbank. This one is iconic!
    • Overnight stay in Thini Gaun
  5. Day 5 25th Sep
    • Ride from Thini Gaun to Tilicho Lake (4919m) and another lake surrounded by beautiful forests, before heading back to Thini Gaun ( 5 – 7 hrs trail ride)
    • Expect lots of pushing and pedaling through single track and jeep tracks. The day ends with some downhill on mostly single track, some of it technical and some flowy.
    • Overnight stay in Thini Gaun
  6. Day 6 26th Sep
    • Ride from Thini Gaun to Tukuche to Kalopani ( 5 – 7 hrs trail ride)
    • This day has lots of up and down trail riding, mostly single track, some of it technical, with optional jeep track alternatives. We will ride through many villages.
    • Overnight stay at Kalopani Guest House. Kalopani is one of our favourite places to stay, surrounded by alpine forest and two 8000+ m mountains Annapurna 1 and Dhaulagiri.
  7. Day 7 27th Sep
    • Ride from Kalopani to Titi Lake and back to Kalopani ( 5 – 7 hrs trail ride)
    • We will ride to Titi lake which is located at 2900 meters, surrounded by mountains and alpine forest. First we climb for 2-3 hrs on jeep tracks and once we reach to the lake we have a half an hour push to the plateau from where there’s an amazing view of Dhaulagiri mountain up close. After that it’s mostly downhill, first single track and then mostly jeep track until kalopani
    • Overnight stay at Kalopani Guest House
  8. Day 8 28th Sep
    • Ride from Kalopani to Beni via Tatopani (6 – 7 hrs trail ride)
    • The last day on the big mountain. We go down to almost 700 meters from 2600 meters – mostly downhill until Tato Pani (hotsprings) on jeep tracks,  beside the deepest gorge in the world.
    • Return to Pokhara from Beni, via Private van
    • Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara
  9. Day 9 29th Sep
    • Pokhara Peace Stupa Ride (3 – 5 hrs trail ride), jeep and single track
    • Sightseeing
    • Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara
  10. Day 10 30th Sep
    • Return back to Kathmandu on a private van or tourist bus
    • Farewell Dinner
    • Overnight stay at the traveller’s hostel
  11. Day 11 1st Oct

    Departure

  1. 50% refund for cancellations made on or before 13th Sep 11pm.
  2. No refunds for cancellations done after that and for no-shows
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