Mountain Biking Around Kathmandu

Mountain Biking Around Kathmandu

TripGrade: Moderate
Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Duration:

9 Days

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Group Size

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Best Season:

Any

Mountain biking around Kathmandu Valley allows you to enjoy the hidden pockets around Kathmandu valley rarely frequented by adventure lovers otherwise, giving you a chance to see the other side of the valley.

Cycling through rural villages on the edge of the valley on the back trails with a few ups and downs, these days bike tours give you enough time to soak up your peaceful surroundings and make friends with the locals.

Our bike tour includes tour in the city to the famous and popular medieval and historical sites of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan, to the viewpoint - Nagarkot and Kakani, the quiet and peaceful town of Sankhu and Budhanilkantha.

All these interesting places seem out of this world and yet so close to Kathmandu. Come and bike with us on our excellent day trips for you to choose from and see the other side of Kathmandu as it was for centuries!

A pleasant and fabulous journey takes you to the medieval civilization around Bhaktapur, with plenty of time to visit and make friends with the warm local farmers and villagers along the way. Your journey continues to the famous panoramic viewpoint in Nagarkot, the highest point of our trip offers you a beautiful view of sunrise and sunset against the magnificent backdrop of the Himalayas.

A great scenic drive with a visit to the best pilgrimage sites and mountain views. This fascinating journey takes you to the little-visited area of rural pockets on and off the edge of the Kathmandu valley, cycling off-road to the paved road and through the rice terraces with magnificent views of a series of snow-capped peaks from Annapurna to Everest mountain range.

Your wonderful 9-days biking tour concludes exploring Bathali and the Panauti village.

Starting Price

USD 949 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu-city of temples.

Meals included: BB

You are heartily welcomed in the beautiful country, Nepal. A Himalayan Trekkers' representative will meet you at the airport and drop you at your hotel. You check-in at the hotel, freshen up and spend overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

Day 2

Introduction with bikers and biking sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

You will meet fellow bikers in the Himalayan Trekkers office with a guide and supporting staff with enjoying tea/coffee.

After meeting you will enjoy the sightseeing of some renowned landmarks of the Kathmandu valley like Kathmandu durbar square, Local market, Patan durbar square, Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple.

Night halt.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Scenic ride to Kakani.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After enjoying breakfast, you will enjoy a scenic ride to Kakani with the bikers’ group of Himalayan Trekkers.

After reaching Kakani you will witness the smiling mountains, scenic views of green hills, valleys and will also explore the park.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Tea house/ guest house.

Day 4

Scenic ride to Budanilkantha & back to the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, & Lunch

With delicious breakfast, you will ride down the hill to visit Budhanilkantha, a pilgrimage site with a sleeping idol of Lord Vishnu.

On the way down, you will enjoy the ride in the trail between woods and visit the temple of Budhanilkantha. After visiting a temple, ride back to the hotel.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

Scenic ride to Nagarkot via exploring Bhaktapur durbar square.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today you will ride to popular hill-station via exploring the ancient Bhaktapur durbar square; now a popular museum.

1st portion of today’s ride will be to the Bhaktapur durbar square area where you will witness the great temples, palaces, local’s lifestyle, culture, and other artificial attractions. you will enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.

Then you will continue uphill ride to Nagarkot. Reaching Nagarkot, you will visit view-tower for sunset view with amazing valleys and mountains on the backdrop.

Night halt.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 6

Scenic ride to Namo-buddha via Dhulikhel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

By enjoying scenic mountain views and sunrise with delicious breakfast, you will continue to ride to Namo-buddha via Dhulikhel.

You will ride across different local villages, green forest of pine and juniper woods, and enjoy a scenic view of mountains and hills. Stopping for a short break at Dhulikhel, you will again continue scenic uphill ride to Namo-buddha for Night halt.

You can explore the Namo-buddha monastery area in the evening, witness the prayers of the monks and know the mythological story of that area. You can also visit a local village if you have a good time available.

Accommodation: Hotel/resort.

Day 7

Scenic ride to Kathmandu by exploring Balthali and Panauti.

Meals included: Breakfast, & Lunch

Following the downhill trail, you will ride back to Kathmandu by exploring Balthali and Panauti.

After a warm breakfast, you will ride downhill to reach a small valley called Shanku which leads the trail to Balthali. After exploring Balthali for a short period of time, you will continue your ride to Panauti.

You will visit Panauti for about an hour and then ride back to Kathmandu via the old track of Banapa. Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 8

Free day.

Meals included: BB

You can use this time by visiting souvenirs shops or by enjoying a ride to southern cities like Khokana, Bungmati, Pharping, Champadevi and many others.

In the evening, farewell dinner with the team of Himalayan Trekkers in an authentic Nepali restaurant.

Night halt.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 9

Departure from land of Mt. Everest.

Meals included: Breakfast.

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel to catch your scheduled flight to the Airport with an assessment of the Himalayan Trekkers representative.

Looking for your words on us and waiting for you for the next leisure/vacation. Have a safe journey.

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferred accommodation.

In general we arrange a 3-star hotel with all facilities in cities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra.

Although all places during your trek do not have all modern facilities (especially at higher altitudes), we ensure that it is arranged safely and comfortably. Mostly hygienic and safe tea houses / local lodges / home stays are arranged & please feel free to personalize according to your preference.

If your travel schedule includes camping or if you choose to experience it, a correct campsite will be determined in advance and everything will be taken care of. If required, we also provide equipment such as a tent, cookware, etc. Check the equipment lists and equipment lists for more information.

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B accommodation within the costs. Meals in the city must be paid separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place.

Remote areas don't have that many options, but hygienic and well-prepared food is always served. Moreover, most meals are included in the costs during your trek. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available! Moreover, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome of Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Follow the detailed route description or itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you to your heart's content.


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • All ground transfers in a private vehicle including airport transfers
  • 3 Star hotels in Kathmandu as per itinerary.
  • All accommodation in the best available tea house.
  • All meals as per itinerary.
  • Professional Mountain Bike Guide.
  • All permits and entry fees.
  • Welcome or Farewell dinner with traditional cultural dance program.

Whats Not Included

  • Drinks, snacks and other personal expenses
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Travel Insurance
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Others (not mentioned in includes)


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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