Around Kathmandu Valley Mountain Biking

Around Kathmandu Valley Mountain Biking

TYPOLOGIES

Cultural

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DIFFICULTY

MIN. AGE

18 years

Trip Introduction

Kathmandu Valley acts as a Mecca for large numbers of mountain bikers and bicyclists. Reason for this is that the place draws large numbers of enthusiasts belonging to different regions of the world. In addition, mountain biking activity across the entire region of Kathmandu would allow individuals to experience the unique culture of Nepal and its diversity. In addition, Kathmandu valley mountain biking highlights a delightful world comprises of various small villages, wooded slopes, hidden temples and views of various principle mountain peaks found in the Nepal’s Himalayan region starting from the Mount Makalu to the Mount Annapurna.

Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu Valley Mountain biking trip lets individuals to gain enjoyment across its hidden areas rarely frequented with westerner people to give an excellent opportunity to view another site of the entire Kathmandu City.
  • Trip allows individuals to visit historical cities of Bhaktpur,  Patan and Nagarkot hill resort combined with the sunset view of the complete Nepalese Himalayan region.
  • Biking tour lets individuals to view picturesque villages,
    monasteries and temples tucked away within the forest region across its
    way.
  • Biking would continue towards Dhulikhel and Nagarkot station.
  • While cycling across the Kathmandu Valley, you will be able to witness many sacred temples of the region named Dakchhinkali, Palanchowk, Namo Buddha and Bhagawati. In this manner, biking gives you with the best way of visiting countless interesting temples, towns and stupas of Buddhist religion.

TOUR MAP

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) and transfer to Hotel.

Our team will meet at the Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu, from where you could reach at the nearby hotel. After you freshen up, we will invite you in our office and brief about the entire trekking program.

Day 02: Mountain biking sightseeing tour around Kathmandu Valley.

On this day, leave for a sightseeing tour for the entire dayacross the valley of Kathmandu. During this journey, you may visit ancient and famous worldwide heritage sites, especially the ones enlisted in UNESCO, like Swyambhunath and Pashupatinath. In addition, you will be able to come across the famous stupa of Buddhist religion named Boudhnath and find various fine arts as well as historic architecture of Durbar Square in the city.

Day 03: Biking from Kathmandu to Kakani (Shivapuri Forest).

We will start with our biking tour with a ride of about 35 kilometers from the city of Kathmandu to reach the Nepal’s famous picnic spot of Kakani, where we will view the beautiful mountain peaks/ranges including Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. After this, our biking team will pass from Shivapuri Forest that acts as a home to more than 120 mushrooms’ species, 2000 floral species and 318 varieties of birds.

Day 04: Ride from Kakani to Chisapani.

On this day, we will move ahead to get a breathtaking experience via our mountain biking tour to reach at the popular hill station of Nepal i.e. Chisapani.

Day 05: Ride from Chisapani to Dhulikhel via Nagarkot.

Chisapani means cold water, from where you have to go for 45 kilometers of bike ride to reach the famous scenic valley of Nepal named Dhulikhel. Here, you will not only be able to enjoy Newari culture but also get views of few famous destinations named Khopasi, Panauti and Navo Buddha. Moreover, before reaching Dhulikhel, you will pass from the famous Nagarkot hill to get panoramic mountain views in Nepal.

Day 06: Ride from Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha & Balthali Village.

We will go for a wide bike trail to Namo Buddha temple rewarded with various panoramic views of the famous Ganesh Himal and sacred sites of Tibetan Buddhists. Once we did with viewing beauties of the entire Namo Buddha temple and nearby area, we will continue with biking from orchards and green fields to reach at the quiet Balthali village to take rest for the day and have picnic lunch. Here also we will get the opportunity to view amazing mountains and green farmlands.

Day 07: Ride from Balthali to Lakuri Bhanjyang and Godavari.

Now, move ahead from the village of Balthali to reach at Godavari. At this place, we will have some light breakfast and on the same day, we will visit Lakuri Bhanjyang. This place acts as a paradise for most of the Nepal tourists.

Day 08: Ride from Godawari to Chapagaon, Bungamati & Hattiban.

Now, starting from Godawari, move forward to another popular village Chapagaon located nearby the river Bagmati. On the same day, we will go to another historical village Bungamati recognized as the birthplace of famous Rato Machhendranath and the Patan’s patron God. From this, our biking tour will further move ahead to reach at Hattiban and here, we will stay for the night.

Day 09: Ride from Hattiban to Dakshinkali, Pharping & Kathmandu.

Today, our biking team will ride to the renowned Dakshinkali temple. For this, we will pass from various rustic village areas and follow Himalayan views on the right side. In addition, on the way, we will come across a thriving Newari town named Pharping, where you will find most of its Buddhist pilgrimage sites as taken over by Tibetan people. Finally, we will come back to the capital city of Nepal i.e. Kathmandu on the tarmac road.

Day 10: Final departure. Drop to airport as per flight schedule.

Our team will drop you to the Tribhuvan International Airport, so that you may catch your flight and make a safe journey.