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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Mountain biking around Kathmandu Valley allows you to enjoy the hidden corners around Kathmandu valley that are rarely frequented by adventure lovers, 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, this bike riding journey gives you plenty of time to soak up your peaceful surroundings and make friends with the locals.

Our bike tour includes a tour in the city to the famous and popular medieval and historical sites of KathmanduBhaktapur, 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 they are so close to Kathmandu. 

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 with exploring Balthali and the Panauti villages.

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!

Starting Price

USD 949 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)

A Himalayan Trekkers' representative will meet you at the airport and drop you at your hotel after you land at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. You check-in at the hotel, freshen up and spend the night at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

Day 2

Introduction with bikers & Kathmandu sightseeing

Meals included: Breakfast

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, Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple.


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.


Accommodation: Tea house/ guest house.

Day 4

Scenic ride to Budanilkantha & back to Kathmandu

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.


Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

Scenic ride to Nagarkot via Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today you will ride to a 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 the uphill ride to Nagarkot. Reaching Nagarkot, you will visit the 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 forests 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 a scenic uphill ride to Namo-buddha for a 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

Ride to Kathmandu after exploring Balthali & 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 Banepa.


Accommodation: Hotel

Day 8

Free day

Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner

You can use this time by visiting souvenir 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.


Accommodation: Hotel

Day 9

Departure Kathmandu

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.

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Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

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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.


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.


Whats Included

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

Whats Not Included

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


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:


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


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


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


  • 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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