Taste of Nepal Biking Tour

Trip Duration 06 Nights/07 Days
Trip Code NAP-MBT - 001
Trip Cost On Request
Trip Grade Walking and Hiking
Best Time Throughout the year

Overview

Taste of Nepal Biking Tour - Nepal is the world's number one adventure playground for mountain bikers. Through mountain biking trip is one of the most amazing activities for travelers in Nepal which is possibility ranges from a low land of just few hundred feet above the sea level to the highest point on earth and one to several days tours are available to suit your fitness level and personal preference. The Kathmandu biking tour offer, best wildlife spotting, best cultural experience, best local cuisine and best overall experience for both technical and non-technical riders. Circumnavigating the rim of Kathmandu Valley, we’ll ride to remote villages, scenic hillside towns and important world heritage sites. The trails range from superb dirt trails to not-so-technical single-track with undulating hills — challenging for the intermediate cyclist; fun for advanced bikers and an unforgettable experience for all! You can have an option, a 2-day of Cannoning or bungee jumping or rafting at the end of your bike trip.

Highlights

  • Explore major attractions around Kathmandu valley
  • Unique biking adventure in Kathmandu valley
  • Panoramic view point of Nagarkot and Dhulikhel Hill
  • Ancient town of Shanku
  • Visit Buddhist Monastery of Namo Buddha

Trip Summary

Trip Grade Walking and Hiking
Trip Duration 06 Nights/07 Days
Trip code NAP-MBT - 001
Trip Start/Ends Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude Nagarkot Hill (2175m)
Trip Cost On Request
Group Size Minimum 2 upto 16 passengers
Accessibillity Walking and hiking trip as per the itinerary
The Route Maximum altitude (2194m) Nagarkot, 4/5-hrs average biking per day in easy trail.
Season Throughout the year
Trip Valid This offer is valid on reservations made from September through December 31, 2018.
Trip Facilities Standard hotel/Resort

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Tribhuwan international airport, welcomed by our representative and transfer to hotel. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure. A pre trip meeting and briefing will held all together with you at hotel about the daily program activities by company representative and your trip Leader/Guide where you can discuss your final questions all together.

After breakfast our first biking day start of Kathmandu's historical and spiritual key attractions; including the historic Kathmndu Durbar Square, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath) and then finally visit to Patan Durbar square which is situated the heart of the city constitutes the focus of visitor's attraction. In the evening there will be pre-trip discussion where you can meet your group leader/guide then you can ask any questions you may have.

This day we have uphill road ride through the pine forests brings us to a Nagarkot hilltop (2194m) above sea level. The great panoramic view point of the Himalayan peaks. We visit the traditional Newar pottery village of Thimi on our way to Nagarkot. A lunch stop at Bhaktapur, the ancient city dotted with 16th and 17th century monuments will bring you back to the Malla dynasty.

We spend the night at Nagarkot in one of the many fine hotels and wake up to have breakfast with some of the 7000 and 8000 meter mountains such as Langtang, Ganesh, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shankar and even Everest from a distance.

After sunrise views we have breakfast at Nagarkot then we ride down the ultimate downhill trail for nearly 10-km to Sankhu, another ancient town at the outskirts of Kathmandu. Then continue our biking trip to Dhulikhel descending through ‘Nala’ an old Newari village, rich with traditional architecture and ‘Banepa’ a busy town, market for several villages nearby. We will reach Dhulikhel, (2140m) situated at 32-kms east of Kathmandu. Dhulikhel is yet another vista point which offers central and eastern Himalayan views but with a different perspective than from Nagarkot Hill. Dhulikhel is also the gateway to the road network that stretches into Tibet and the other eastern towns in Nepal.

The trail starts with a nice climb to Kali temple and gradually reaches to Namo Buddha. (Buddhist Monastery), which is situated on a hilltop east south of Dhulikhel. It is rarely visited by as there is no road for vehicle. Pilgrims hike to Namo Buddha but we do it on the mountain bike all the time. After picnic lunch atop the monastery we ride back down to Dhulikhel and check into the resort.

Our last day ride begins at 8:00 am after breakfast. We ride through a historically important town, ‘Panauti’. Pedaling 2 and half hour climb from here will reach to ‘Lakuri Bhanjyang’. A perfect destination for awe-inspiring panoramic views of the mountain and sight the three cities (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur) from the altitude of 1994m. After a refreshing lunch at a beautiful Tented Camp Resort, we descend back to Sisneri – Lubhu and finally to Kathmandu.

After breakfast you will have some free time until the time to leave the international airport for your final departure.

Cost Included

  • Fee: Park entrance permit
  • Activities: Sightseeing and biking trip as per the itinerary.
  • Accommodation: 3 night’s hotel in Kathmandu, 1 night hotel in Nagarkot and 2 nights in Dhulikhel on twin sharing bedroom.
  • Food: 6 breakfast only
  • Staffs: Biking Guide (Assistance guide group above 6 passengers)
  • Transportation: Airport arrival and departure transfer.
  • Company and Government’s service charge: All applicable Government taxes and official service charges. And Crew’s, daily wages/salary, food, equipment, air and road-head transportation

Cost Excluded

  • Travel insurance covering with emergency Helicopter rescue
  • Personal bike and biking equipments
  • All lunch and dinner
  • Bar bills and beverages
  • Sherpa Porter or pack animal, if necessary to hire for carrying baggage
  • Tips/Gratuities for your crews
  • Temple and Monastery entrance fees
  • Optional activities
  • And unforeseen expenses which are out of control by Nepal Adventure Point

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