Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal is a culturally and historically rich city.
Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal is a culturally and historically rich city. The valley offers the best and amazing day tour experience for all levels of travel enthusiasts. Whether it be a full-day climbing, single-track exploration in the National Park, or everything in between with full adventure, Kathmandu is ideal for all. Biking inside the valley is gaining popularity day by day as it will take you to past picturesque Newari villages and traditional farms. Therefore, the Valley offers you stunning views of the Himalayas, rides through wild forests, National Parks, and many kilometers of rambling single tracks through rice fields and local villages.
If you are into mountain biking then the landscapes of Kathmandu Valley are best suited for you. Kathmandu Valley Biking Tour offers a mountain bike tour around Kathmandu Valley. Similarly, you will get to experience the daily lives of the locals in the villages of Kathmandu. Besides, this tour is an opportunity to explore the valley while enjoying the breathtaking sceneries of magnificent and towering mountains of the world. The landscapes are amazing but the friendly and welcoming people, culture,e, and tradition make this tour worth trying. Along with the biking experience in Nepalese landscapes, this tour even allows you to be a part of Nepalese culture while you paddle through some of the fantastic cultural trails on Earth.
On the other hand, your biking tour passes through several temples. You will even be biking inside the national park. Our journey starts with biking from Kathmandu to the hill station in Nagarkot. Also, Nagarkot provides bikers with stunning sunrise and sunset views along with the Himalayas. Then, from Nagarkot, you will ride through several villages and reach Namobuddha, Balthali, and finally Panauti. From Panauti, drive back to Kathmandu as Kathmandu awaits you with more biking adventures to Shivapuri National park. Similarly, explore a full day here at the National park on your bike. From this point, we can have great views of mountain ranges that lie between Ganesh Himal and Everest.
-Explore the cultural villages and visit religious sites – temples and monasteries while riding
-Get a glimpse of village roads, challenging and single-track trails.
-Enjoy the Himalayan panoramic view of high mountain ranges.
-Ride the jeep tracks and trails of the Kathmandu Valley by bike
-Enjoy technical challenges along jungle roads
-Choose a route to suit your technical ability
-Meet the villagers of the Newar and Tamang people and get to know their living standards as well.
Arrive in Kathmandu
Ride to Nagarkot
Cycle to Namobuddha
Cycle to Balthali
Bike to Khopasi then to Panauti
Return to Kathmandu
Jamacho-Shivapuri National Park
Note of above trekking package plan:: B L D Plan = Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are included. B L Plan = Breakfast and Lunch are included.
Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal. Our Airport representative will pick you up from the airport terminal and transfer you to the hotel of your choice. Then, at the hotel, your guide will give you a short briefing about the biking tour. Afterward, you can stroll around the city in Kathmandu.
After breakfast, take a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu and experience the wonders of this culturally rich city. Today, we will visit a UNESCO-listed world heritage site in Kathmandu. Start the sightseeing tour with Pashupatinath temple, devoted to Lord Shiva. Then, from Pashupatinath drive for a few minutes to Boudhanath. Boudhanath is a 36m stupa and built in a mandala design. This place is highly influenced by Tibetan culture and thus popular as “ A Little Tibet”. From Boudhanath, drive to Swayambhunath, a 2500 years old temple with a unique feature of Buddha’s eyes and eyebrows painted on it.
Then, finally, we will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square which reflects ancient art and architecture, culture, and tradition. Similarly, we will explore the Royal Palace, Hanuman Dhoka, and other several heritage sites inside Durbar Square. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Today is the day when your real biking journey begins. After breakfast, cycle through a beautiful pine forest following the ridgeline to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a hill station in Nepal that provides a stunning sunrise and sunset view. Besides, you will have a magnificent view of the valley and some monuments in the area from Nagarkot. When you reach the beautiful hilltop town of Nagarkot, enjoy a wonderful view and a fantastic sunset. Overnight at Nagarkot.
Today’s cycling route takes you from Nagarkot to Namobuddha. About 60% of the trail will be downhill today. As you cycle, you will be using off-road trails, unused Jeep roads, and some stretches of better highway as you approach Namobuddha. Then, you’ll pass through some native Tamang villages and the historic village of Dhulikhel. When you arrive in Namobuddha, visit the large and beautiful Buddhist monastery and interact with monks. Get to know more about Buddhist culture.
From Namobuddha start your cycling journey to Balthali. Balthali is a village that has a lot to offer to tourists. Your path takes you through orchards and fields. Cycle along a steep road where you can experience charming Newark village scenes and terraced fields. No matter where you go the backdrop of picturesque mountain panoramas is always following you on your journey. Finally, stop for lunch and continue cycling to Balthali.
Early morning, watch an amazing scenic sunrise before returning to the lodge for breakfast. The ride today will take you downhill to the Koshi River, then cross a suspension bridge to reach the town of Khopasi. Continue riding through picturesque surroundings until you arrive in the Newari village of Panauti. Spend the night here as well as learn more about the native Newar people in panauti.
Today, you will return to Kathmandu. Before leaving Panauti, interact with the local Newari people to learn more about their culture, daily life, and religion. Conclude your cycling tour with a beautiful stretch of trail through the countryside. Furthermore, upon reaching Kathmandu enjoy your moments at some tourist hub places like Thamel.
Start your early cycling tour to Jamacho. From Jamacho, 15 minutes will take you to Shivapuri National park gate. You need to pay entrance fees for all including your cycle. Following the zigzag Jeep Road, enter Shivapuri National Park. Ascend uphill on an off-trail road and explore the small monastery at the top. Likewise, the view of Kathmandu valley is stunning from here. In case of clear weather, riders will be blessed with panoramic views of the Nepalese Himalayan. After lunch, start riding all the way downhill to Mudkhu. Another 2-kilometer ride through well-paved roads reach the start gate and follow the same way back to the hotel.
Your Kathmandu Valley biking tour comes to an end here. Today, our representative will drop you off at an Airport terminal and wish you your safe and healthy journey.
Travel insurance is compulsory for all Clients undertaking any tour. It should provide adequate protection for the full duration of the tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter evacuation, loss of luggage, etc. For your kind information, we would like to give a list of the insurance companies, please inquire with them.