8days Mt. Biking Tour - the most exciting biking tour in the world, starts from the historic city of Nepal called Kathmandu. This epic mountain biking tour starts as soon as you finish the sightseeing tour of the most historic and holy places in Kathmandu. Adventurous ride across friendship highway will reward you with the beautiful riverside view, waterfalls, villages of different people from different castes, small towns and many others. The main part of this tour is that you can view breathtaking panorama of the Himalayan range including Mt Everest from La Lung La. We, Nepal Tibet Tours & Treks has been organizing this type of biking tour since a long time. We provide experienced guide along the 8days Mt. Biking tour, this tour can be tailored according to the time and will of our valuable clients.
NOTE: 8days Mt. Biking Tour can be customized as per the clients timetable and Interest!
Arrive Kathmandu airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel
After breakfast sightseeing tour to Swayambhunath Stupa, where you can see lots of monkeys & beautiful view of Kathmandu Valley. This old stupa is called Monkey Temple as well. Bouddhanath Stupa, second biggest Stupa in the world & Pashupatinath Temple, famous Hindus Temple. In the afternoon prepare for the tour. Overnight at hotel.
To help you acclimatize before you enter high Tibetan plateau you will driven to Nagarkot, a 2100 meter hill resort located 30 Kms away from Kathmandu. En-route capture the most breathtaking panoramic Himalayan sights of Mt. Everest, Manaslu and Gauri Shankar. Nagarkot accommodates finest resorts, hotels, restaurants and cafes. You will spend the night at one of the best resort or hotel in Nagarkot. In the evening, you can catch the most magnificent sunset view in Nagarkot.
Early morning beautiful sunrise view can be seen from the hotel. Many snow mountains view including Mt. Everest view can be seen if the weather is clear. After breakfast start your biking adventure along the leisurely downhill trail to Dhulikhel amidst the enchanting picturesque vistas of Himalayas through interesting Nepalese countryside. Dhulikhel, an ancient town situated 30 kms east of Kathmandu.
After early breakfast you will paddle through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to Kodari on the Nepal Tibet border, a large section of the road runs parallel to Bhote Koshi river. After completing the border formalities at both the Nepalese and Chinese immigration posts and meeting Tibetan guide you will further paddle up a series of incredibly steep switchbacks to Zhangmu on the Tibetan side of the border. A short drive of only 30km from the border takes you to Nyalam, on a steep winding road which passes through a mossy gully with cascading waterfalls.
You spend a day in Nyalam in order to acclimatize before heading up high. For acclimatization, exercise walk / ride to Milareppa cave will be arranged.
You will drive for a little more than an hour from the lush, green lower hills into the dry, arid landscape of the Tibetan Plateau. Once you are on the top of La Lung La you will be treated with a breathtaking panorama of the Himalayan range including Mt Everest - a fitting backdrop to the vastness of the Tibetan Plateau. After a brief rest on the top of the pass you are now ready for downhill ride to Nepal via friendship high way. You will drive or ride back to Dhulikhel where you can have lunch there. Then slowly drive or ride back to Kathamndu.
Drive to Airport for your Final Departure.
Note: This itinerary can be customized as per situation.
Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.
Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.
A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.
Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.
Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.
A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)
Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.
You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)
a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.
a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph