Mountain biking or cycling in Kathmandu and Pokhara periphery is a different retreat for many tourists who have taken a once in a life time leap towards the country of Mountains and pure natural beauty. Himalayas Hiking has a package designed for an awesome outdoor two wheeler adventure that will provide a breathe of freshness in a conventional trip of Nepal which revolves around trekking, jungle safaris and extreme sports like rafting and jumps from the bridges. In Nepal you can always rent a mountain bike and go for it.
Cycling is good for anyone, both the people who love extreme adrenaline rush and for those who prefer more subtle approach towards enjoying a vacation in this serene land. Nepal is dynamic in that term. You can plan either the extreme biking around some of the exciting trekking trails going up and down the trekking routes in exciting and fast tracks or choose to take instead more flat valleys and get close with locals.
Nepal has diverse terrain which is perfect for extreme adventure sports. Being a hilly country the landscapes are dream land for most mountain biker around the world. The geography is pure haven for extreme sports lovers especially bikers. Cycling or mountain biking offers an environment friendly ways of exploring Nepal’s magnificent beauty, extreme landscapes and heritage sites without disturbing their natural state. Apart from it, there are several health benefits that are obvious factors that can never be ignored.
Similarly, there are always adventures waiting for the adrenaline junkies – you can take an extended trips to challenging mountain bike rides to some amazing destinations like a typical mountain adventures in Mustang and Manang, Kalinchowk, even Namche bazaar etc. For those who are more into milder versions, there are beautiful and culturally rich cities like Kathmandu and its surrounding towns, Pokhara, Bandipur and Tarai areas that can be explored on the convenience and efficient mountain bike. Very few but usually every year hundreds of cyclists also try the entire length of the country.
Himalayas Hiking provides you the few multiple options below
Peace Pagoda Biking Day Tour
Staring point Lakeside Pokhara. Ride to Pumdi Bhumdi for 360° view of magnificent mountains and awesome view of the city with blue Fewa Lake. Ride to David fall, Gupteshwar Cave and International Mountain Museum for sightseeing tour.
Distance: 28 km
Sarangkot Hill Point Biking Day Tour
Sarangkot is at the hilltop so requires a bit of a push. A famous viewpoint near Pokhara. Extraordinary charming view of massive Annapurna Panorama, Machhapuchhre and Mt. Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal etc.
Distance: 25 km
Starting point Thamel or the Basantapur – Explore the rich culture of Kathmandu valley, touring through historic sites, ancient temples, shrines and in the periphery towns – fascinating villages, greenery and enjoy the climate.
Biking Day Tours in Kathmandu (1 Day)
Kathmandu to Tokha
Kathmandu to Tokha – Best for beginners, an easy climb, some 10 km away from Capital traditional Newari villages and farmlands
Distance: 32 km
Kathmandu-Jamcho- Kathmandu Biking Day tour
Kathmandu to Jamcho – relatively challenging through Shivapuri National Park Jungle, rough and ready jungle trail, breathtaking views from the top, better suits hardcore riders
Distance: 45 km
KTM-Scar Road – Long Biking
KTM-Scar Road long biking is a long challenging ride in the Kathmandu Valley, as trails are narrow and technically advanced that pass through Shivapuri National Park, 34km bike-ascend on twisting and winding paved roads leading to Trishuli and the heart of Langtang. Adventure and spectacular views of Himalayas.
Distance: 62 km
Kathmandu-Chobhar-Lele-Godawari- Kathmandu Biking Day Tour
One of the long biking trips, scenic ride in the southern end of the Kathmandu Valley. Unwind the winding and twisting countryside road that runs through some of the old Newar and Tamang settlements.
Distance: 47 km
WOW! it has been an amazing experience with the team of Himalayas Hiking. Wonderful place, amazing vibes, amazing people with wonderful team. Kudos to the team Hiimalayas Hiking.