Nepal Bike Tour

Nepal Mountain Bike Tour

Surrounded by spectacular vistas and rhododendron forests, which give way to bamboo groves, you will encounter the marvellous culture of the people, with a mix of Aryan and Mongoloid people. The Annapurna Himal lies between the Kali Gandaki and Marsyangdi river valley, forming a solid, mountain bastion. It spans a total of 40 miles and incorporates twelve peaks that are higher than 7000m



Nepal Mountain Bike Overview

Day-1: Kathmandu

Day-2: Nagarkot, cycle to Nagarkot

Day-3: Cycle and visit Bhaktapur

Day-4: Drive to Pokhara

Day-5: Fly to Jomsom, ride to Kagbeni

Day-6: Cycle to Muktinath

Day-7-8: Cycle part of Annapurna circuit

Day-9: Cycle part Annapurna Circuit, transfer to Pokara

Day-10: Free day Pokara

Day-11: Fly to Kathmandu

Day-12: Depart Kathmandu



Nepal Mountain Bike Tour Detailed Itinerary

Day-1: Kathmandu
Arrival transfer, included dinner, overnight at Thamel Eco Resort

Day-2: Nagarkot, cycle to Nagarkot, overnight hotel (B-L) After breakfast, transfer by road to Bhaktapur to avoid traffic, then cycle to Nagarkot on nice backroads and through pine forest. As we pedal along the rim of the valley we pass terraced farmland and houses that seem to cling to the hillside. When we reach the top of the hill we are rewarded with the our first glimpses of the snowy peaks of the Himalayas.

Day-3: Cycle and visit Bhaktapur
After an early morning breakfast we ride west to the medieval town of Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is an ancient city, with beautiful Newari art and a wonderful cultural heritage. There are many lovely temples and palace squares to explore.

Day-4: Drive to Pokhara
Free morning in Kathmandu. In the early afternoon we drive to Pokara. On a clear day the views from here over the lake are breathtaking. There is plenty of time to enjoy this city and make some last minute preparations for our ride up in the Himalayas.

Day-5: Fly to Jomsom, ride to Kagbeni, overnight guesthouse (B-L-D)
A spectacular morning flight will bring us to Jomsom, a lovely village nestled in the Annapurna mountain range at 2800m. We then cycle to Kagbeni, only two hours away. This is perfect way to get acclimatised to the higher altitudes. In the afternoon we will go out on foot and explore the valley. This was one of the major trading routes between Tibet and India. The traders brought salt from Tibet and barley, spices and cloth from India. We stay overnight in Kagbeni.

Day-6:Cycle to Muktinath (B-L-D), guesthouse
We set off early for a strenuous ride uphill to the spiritual hub of Muktinath. A jeep can be used for those who can't make the strenuous uphill.

Day-7-8: Cycle Annapurna circuit (B-L-D), guesthouse
From today our ride is mostly downhill until we get back towards Pokara. Don't be deceived though, the adventure is far from downhill with the legendary mountain views! We cycle along the parts of the Annapurna Circuit and we stop overnight in lovely authentic local villages.

Day-9:Cycle Annapurna Circuit (B-L-D), transfer to Pokara,
The last day of cycling is just few hours, finishing at Beni. Our bus will be waiting for us. We load up the gear and prepare for the bus journey back to Pokhara.

Day-10:Free day Pokara

Day-11: Fly to Kathmandu
Afternoon city tour, overnight Thamel Eco Resort

Day-12:
Departure day, airport departure transfer

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Nepal Bike Tour



Nepal Visa Information

Tourist entry visas can be obtained for the following duration from Nepal Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad, or at the following entry points in Nepal:

Tribhuvan International Airport,
Kathmandu Kakarvitta,
Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
Birganj,
Parsa (Central Nepal)
Kodari,
Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
Belhiya,
Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
Jamuna,
Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
Mohana,
Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
Gaddachauki,
Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal

Tourist Visa Fees Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Tamang Heritage Trek
Duration 12 Days
Best time April to October
Sleeping Hotels and Tents
Altitude 5416m

Nepal Visa Information



Dates and Costs

All of these treks are arranged on a private basis. Costs vary based on the number of people.

For current prices

Nepal Bike Tour

Price includes
Local English speaking guide
Private transfers
Entrance fees
Bike Guide
Flight: Pokhara - Jomsom, and Pokhara - Kathmandu
ACAP personal entrance fees
TIMS
Accommodation in lodges while on Annapurna area.
Excess baggage (including that for bikes) on Pokhara-Jomsom flight
All meals while trekking
Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara (twin sharing, including breakfast).
One full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (for Kathmandu joining)
All ground transfer as per our itinerary
Dinner with Nepalese Cultural program (for Kathmandu joining)


Prices excludes
International flights
Required airport taxes
Visa's and vaccinations
Porters tips
Bike Hure
Items of clothing, sleeping bags and miscellaneous drinks, etc.
Airport Taxes (see below)
Extra expenses and/or additional days caused due to unexpected events (delays, porterage because of land slides and other natural events.)


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