Kathmandu valley is a Mecca for mountain bicyclists, as it draws thousands of enthusiasts from all corners of the world. Around Kathmandu Mountain Biking is an excellent option to experience as much of Nepal's culture and natural diversity. Kathmandu valley mountain bike tour offers you a delightful world of wooded slopes, small villages, hidden temples and the views which include all of the principal peaks of the Nepal Himalaya - from Makalu to the Annapurna. You can explore secluded places and reach places that cannot be visited any other way. Mountain biking in Kathmandu offers an environmentally sound way of exploring this magnificent country, its landscape and living heritage.
The biking trips within Kathmandu Valley allow you to enjoy its hidden pockets rarely frequented by westerners which give you a chance to see the other back side of Kathmandu. You will visit the historic cities of Patan and Bhaktapur, hill resort of Nagarkot with its sunrise view of the entire Nepal Himalaya and the temples, monasteries and picturesque villages tucked away in the forests along the way. The biking continues to Dhulikhel, and beautiful hill station Nagarkot. You will witness the sacred temples like Palanchowk bhagawati, Dakchhinkali and Namo Buddha during the cycling around Kathmandu valley. It is a good way to visit the interesting towns, temples and Buddha Stupas. It can be really interesting visiting a rarely visited traditional Newari village. Out of the valley you will ride to Kulekhani and Daman that offers you exciting biking along with splendid views.
Mountain biking in Kathmandu is a fascinating way to travel the byways of the valley, visiting little known villages, sacred groves and out of the way temples and monuments. The ride is a moderate one, with lots of up and down hill and requires a good level of fitness. The challenges come with adventures out in the wild lurk around almost every corner you zip into.
Day 1: Greetings at
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.
Day 2: A full day sightseeing tour of
The very next morning, after
breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu
valley. You can visit sacred
Day 3: Bike to Nagi Gompa, Chisa pani (2195m)
Chisa pani is east and north
side of Katmandu. Follow a good forested trail with Rhododendrons blooming in
the spring adding a magical appeal, whilst the
Day 4: Bike to Nagarkot (2000m)
Today is again traffic free
riding as you leave chisopani via the track and head up to Nagarkot. A short steep climb up to Nagarkot will be
rewarded by the comfort and peaceful surroundings. It offers breathtaking views
of the surrounding
Day 5: Bike to Palanchowk Bhagawati
After enjoying the glorious sun rise view, the day begins with an exciting descent by single track trail. We have a ride through the rustic village trail to the scared hindu pilgrimage Palanchowk bhagwati.
Day 6: Bike to Dhulikhel (1600m)
Dhulikhel is also the gateway to the road network that stretches into Tibet and the other eastern towns in Nepal. Leave Nagarkot and go down hill for some way and rejoin the road for the short climb to Dhulikhel another ideal hill town.
Day 7: Bike to Namo Buddha - Lakhure Bhanjyang Best view point of Valley
We start with an early
morning climb on wide jeep trail to the temple of Namo Buddha, rewarded with
superb views of Ganesh Himal. we enter into a narrow pristine valley ascending
300m on superb trail to reach the summit of
Day 8: Bike to Dakchhinkali
Today we will ride to
dakchhinkali Temple. We pass through many rustic villages, while the views of
Day 9: Bike to Kule Khani
We spend the morning sampling
some exciting trails that lead up and across the valley rim to the south and on
to the Kulekhani Dam Site. Even Kulekhani is the best view point for the
panoramic views. From Kakani we ride through scared track to
Day 10: Bike to Daman
Daman is Best View point to
western mountain range of the Nepal. Leaving
Day 11: Bike to the down hill to Naubise and Bus transfer to Kathmandu
We descend down to Palung
valley on the same way and continue up to Palung height then we follow a long
broken tarmac road to Naubise. We will
ride back to
Day 12: Free day in
Today you will have a free day in
Kathmandu valley. Have some rest in your hotel. You can also take a leisurely
stroll over the streets and buy some souvenirs and remembering from
Day 13: Farewell Departure
Today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. We will drop you to the International airportto catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.
Duration: 13 Days Arrival to Departure
Location: Around Kathmandu Valley
Trip Grade: Moderate
Required Skill: Moderate Mountain Bike Riding
Best Time: February - May, September - November are the best seasons.
Activity: City tour, Biking